Alex Baloo Hernandez

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BP refinery leaks oil into Lake Michigan near Chicago

<b>A BP refinery has spilled an undetermined amount of crude oil into Lake Michigan in the US.</b><p>BP said a malfunction caused crude oil to enter the Whiting refinery's cooling water system, which discharges into the lake.<p>US regulators said the spill appeared to be contained by Tuesday evening.<p>The Whiting …

Obama warns of further military action, if needed, in South Sudan

HONOLULU -- President<p>Obamatold congressional leaders Sunday that he was closely monitoring the unrest in South Sudan, after four U.S. service members were attacked near Bor, and said he “may take further action to support the security of U.S. citizens, personnel and property, including our Embassy, …

Al Qaeda Growing Rich Off Ransom Payments

As the British government urges the UN to crack down on ransoms to terrorist groups, jihadists in the Maghreb are upping their hostage …