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Melodie Daoust #15 of Canada falls after colliding with Monique Lamoureux #7 of the United States during the Women's Ice Hockey Preliminary Round Group A game on day five of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics on Feb. 12, 2014.

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Melodie Daoust #15 of Canada falls after colliding with Monique Lamoureux #7 of the United States during the Women's Ice Hockey Preliminary Round Group A game on day five of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics on Feb. 12, 2014.

Obama Puts a Case on the Line With Harper Over Hockey

UPDATE: The Canadian women’s team prevailed over the U.S. squad in overtime in today’s match, 3-2, leaving it up to the American men tomorrow to salvage for national pride the bet delineated below… … There’s some tension between the U.S....

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The TransCanada Corp. Hardisty Terminal 1 in Alberta, Canada, on Dec. 7, 2013

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The TransCanada Corp. Hardisty Terminal 1 in Alberta, Canada, on Dec. 7, 2013

Keystone Foe’s TV Ad: ‘Sucker Punch’ Benefits China More than U.S.

China is set to get a new role in the lingering argument over whether to build the Keystone XL pipeline. For years, supporters of TransCanada Corp.’s $5.4 billion project argued that rejection of the application by President Barack Obama would...

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Welders work on a joint between two sections of pipe during construction of the Gulf Coast Project pipeline in Prague, Oklahoma.

Photograph by Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

Welders work on a joint between two sections of pipe during construction of the Gulf Coast Project pipeline in Prague, Oklahoma.

Keystone Pipeline Route Could Go Through Alaska

If Republicans in Congress are able to force President Barack Obama into approving the Keystone XL pipeline as part of a deal to head off default, they can look to Alaska for a model. The Republican-led House of Representatives has...

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Welders David Warner, left, and Brent Mauldin work on a joint between two sections of pipe during construction of the Gulf Coast Project pipeline in Prague, Oklahoma, on March 11, 2013.

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Welders David Warner, left, and Brent Mauldin work on a joint between two sections of pipe during construction of the Gulf Coast Project pipeline in Prague, Oklahoma, on March 11, 2013.

Five-Year Keystone Wait Draws Criticism from Lawmakers

Today is the fifth anniversary of TransCanada Corp.’s original application to build the Keystone XL pipeline, a public relations opportunity supporters didn’t let pass unnoted. At a House hearing this morning and at a press conference of Senate Republicans and...

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A worker uses a grinder smooth a weld on the joint between two sections of pipe on a section of the Gulf Coast Project pipeline in Atoka, Oklahoma, March 11, 2013. The Gulf Coast Project, a 485-mile crude oil pipeline being constructed by TransCanada Corp., is part of the Keystone XL Pipeline Project and will run from Cushing, Oklahoma to Nederland, Texas.

Photograph by Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

A worker uses a grinder smooth a weld on the joint between two sections of pipe on a section of the Gulf Coast Project pipeline in Atoka, Oklahoma, March 11, 2013. The Gulf Coast Project, a 485-mile crude oil pipeline being constructed by TransCanada Corp., is part of the Keystone XL Pipeline Project and will run from Cushing, Oklahoma to Nederland, Texas.

TransCanada Spreads Money To Towns in Keystone Path

The Keystone XL pipeline is already paying dividends for tiny Circle, Montana — population just over 600 — even though construction hasn’t started and the project hasn’t been approved. TransCanada Corp., Keystone’s sponsor, sent a check for $5,000 to the...

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The Gulf Coast Project, a 485-mile crude oil pipeline being constructed by TransCanada Corp., is part of the Keystone XL Pipeline Project and will run from Cushing, Oklahoma to Nederland, Texas.

Photograph by Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

The Gulf Coast Project, a 485-mile crude oil pipeline being constructed by TransCanada Corp., is part of the Keystone XL Pipeline Project and will run from Cushing, Oklahoma to Nederland, Texas.

Keystone Attack Ad Parodies TransCanada’s Girling

Is that really TransCanada Corp. chief executive officer Russ Girling sliding through an oil pipeline and saying he misled the U.S. about the Keystone XL pipeline’s ability to create jobs? Of course not. It’s a character actor in an ad...

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Pipes carry recovered bitumen from oil sands, near Conklin, Alberta, Canada.

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Pipes carry recovered bitumen from oil sands, near Conklin, Alberta, Canada.

Rice’s Oil Holdings Flagged — Keystone Pipeline Rests at State

Written with Jim Efstathiou Jr. If  the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Susan Rice, ascends to secretary of state — no sure thing given the pre-emptive Republican strikes against her — she may have to sideline herself from the...

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