Japan-Russian oil exploration project meets with U.S. resistance

Jul 14, 2017

Japan-Russian oil exploration project meets with U.S. resistance

A Japanese group’s plans to explore for Russian oil with state-run Rosneft PJSC have been stymied by U.S. intervention over sanctions, according to people familiar with the matter.Washington’s objection to the Japanese project to explore for oil in the ocean off the Russian Far ...

New partnership makes it easier to prove Pilgrim ancestry

Jul 14, 2017

New partnership makes it easier to prove Pilgrim ancestry

The number of people trying to determine whether they are descended from a Mayflower passenger is surging as the 400th anniversary of the Pilgrims’ arrival in the New World approaches in 2020.Now, a partnership announced Thursday between the New England Historic Genealogical Society and ...