Trade Deal Could Propel U.S. to Top of China’s LNG Supplier List

By Stephen Stapczynski (Bloomberg) --Here’s another reason for Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping to seal a swift trade deal: it could put the U.S. on track to become China’s biggest supplier of liquefied natural gas, according to Morgan Stanley. A pact this year between the world’s two largest economies -- the bank’s base case -- will likely lead to large Chinese … [Read more...]

Environmental Groups Sue Trump Administration Over Rollback of Obama-Era Offshore Safety Rules

By Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON, June 11 (Reuters) - A coalition of environmental groups on Tuesday filed a lawsuit challenging the U.S. Interior Department's rollbacks of safety measures put in place by the Obama administration in the aftermath of the fatal 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The lawsuit filed in a federal district court in California alleges that the … [Read more...]

U.S. Cruise Operators Forced to Stop Cuba Sailings, Angering Travelers

June 5 (Reuters) - Major U.S. cruise operators said on Wednesday they will no longer sail to Cuba following the Trump administration's ban on travel to the Caribbean island, angering travelers and prompting worries about trip cancellations and company earnings. The new restrictions are aimed at pressuring Cuba's Communist government to reform and stop supporting Venezuelan … [Read more...]

U.S. Ban on Cruises to Cuba Creates Chaos for Travelers

By Sarah Marsh and Marc Frank HAVANA, June 4 (Reuters) - The Trump administration banned cruises to Cuba under new restrictions on U.S. travel to the Caribbean island imposed on Tuesday to pressure its Communist government to reform and stop supporting Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro. The tightening of the decades-old U.S. embargo on Cuba will further wound its crippled … [Read more...]

Trump Administration Bans Cruises to Cuba in Clampdown on U.S. Travel

By Sarah Marsh and Marc Frank HAVANA, June 4 (Reuters) - The Trump administration on Tuesday imposed heavy new restrictions on travel to Cuba by U.S. citizens, including a ban on cruises, in a bid to further pressure the Communist island over its support for Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro. The tightening of the decades-old U.S. embargo on the Caribbean's largest island … [Read more...]