Brazil says Greek-flagged tanker is top suspect in oil spills

World Nov 2, 2019

Brazil says Greek-flagged tanker is top suspect in oil spills

A Greek-flagged tanker is the main suspect in oil spills that have been appearing along the coast of Brazil for two months, the defense ministry said Friday, finally lifting some of the suspense over this "environmental catastrophe." The oil began appearing in early September and ...

Trump's latest Syria strategy — protect the oil — under question

World Oct 26, 2019

Trump's latest Syria strategy — protect the oil — under question

After abruptly pulling out U.S. troops who protected Kurdish fighters, President Donald Trump has identified protecting oil as the new goal in Syria. But experts question if the new strategy is realistic — or even legal. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Friday that U.S. troops ...

Volkswagen unveils new Golf as end of gasoline era nears

Business Oct 25, 2019

Volkswagen unveils new Golf as end of gasoline era nears

Volkswagen unveiled the newest incarnation of its iconic Golf hatchback on Thursday, counting on the bestseller to help fund a costly switch to the electric era and bridge the gap to the cars of the future. The eighth generation of the unglamorous but trusted compact ...