Houston-based gas driller: Make homeowner pay for disparaging us

MONTROSE, Pa. (AP) - A gas driller's ongoing feud with a Pennsylvania homeowner over the contamination of his water supply has once again entered a courtroom. Houston-based Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. claims Dimock resident Ray Kemble and his former lawyers tried to extort the company through a frivolous lawsuit. The federal lawsuit, which was filed in…

Exxon says it will increase climate-change disclosures

DALLAS (AP) - Exxon says it will give more details about how climate change could affect its business. The oil giant said in a brief regulatory filing Monday that in the near future - it didn't give a date - it will disclose potential changes in demand and implications of policies designed to limit global warming to two degrees Celsius. Policies

Bitcoin futures rise as virtual currency hits major exchange

CHICAGO (AP) - The first-ever bitcoin future jumped after it began trading Sunday as the increasingly popular virtual currency made its debut on a major U.S. exchange. The futures contract that expires in January surged more than $3,000 to $18,580 eight hours after trading launched on the Chicago Board Options Exchange. The contract opened at

US job openings slip in October, but hiring increased

WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. employers posted slightly fewer job openings in October than the previous month, but the number of people being hired improved. The Labor Department says nearly 6 million jobs were available at the end of October, down from 6.18 million in September. Manufacturers, retailers, wholesalers and the information sector

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