White House says it will veto bill to approve oil pipeline

World / Politics Jan 7, 2015

White House says it will veto bill to approve oil pipeline

The White House on Tuesday threatened to veto the first piece of legislation introduced in the Republican-controlled Senate, a bill approving the much-delayed Canada-U.S. Keystone XL oil pipeline, in what was expected to be the first of many confrontations over energy and environmental policy. Hours ...

Editorials Dec 23, 2011

Risky catalog purchase of fighter

The government on Tuesday selected Lockheed Martin's F-35 as the Air-Self Defense Force's next-generation fighter over Boeing's F/A-18 and the Eurofighter Typhoon to replace aging F-4 fighters. Japan plans to purchase 42 F-35s, hoping that the first delivery will start in fiscal 2016 (April ...