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The Latest: Houston company says workers missing after blast

QUINTON, Okla. (AP) — The Latest on an explosion at a drilling rig in eastern Oklahoma (all times local): 5 p.m. A Houston-based energy company is confirming some of its employees are missing after an explosion at a drilling rig in eastern Oklahoma. Patterson-UTI Energy Inc. said in a statement Monday that the cause of the fire remains unknown but that some of their employees "are unaccounted for at this...

January 23, 2018

Japan central bank keeps lax monetary policy unchanged

TOKYO (AP) — The Bank of Japan has opted to keep intact its unprecedented monetary stimulus despite stronger than expected growth. Japan's central bank announced the decision to stick with its massive asset purchases and negative interest rate policy following a policy meeting Tuesday. The U.S. Federal Reserve and European Central Bank, among other central banks, have begun tightening stimulus unleashed to...

January 23, 2018

Stocks edge higher in early trading, led by energy companies

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes are edging higher Monday, led by energy companies. High-dividend stocks are also higher as bond yields decline, but industrial companies are falling. Yields had climbed to their highest level in more than three years last week. French pharmaceutical company Sanofi and biotech drugmaker Celgene both announced large acquisitions. Investors aren't fazed by the federal government...

January 22, 2018

Emergency official: 5 missing after Oklahoma rig explosion

QUINTON, Okla. (AP) — Five people are missing after a fiery explosion ripped through an eastern Oklahoma drilling rig on Monday, sending plumes of black smoke into the air and leaving a derrick crumpled on the ground, emergency officials said. More than 20 employees were at the natural gas well site when the blast was reported around 8:45 a.m., Pittsburg County Sheriff Chris Morris said. Aerial footage shows several fires were still burning by midday on the rig and other equipment; the derrick, a towering metal structure above the well, collapsed onto the ground. Emergency crews were pulled away after other explosions at the site, where several tanks are also located, Pittsburg County...

January 23, 2018

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