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NATO Summit In Brussels - Day Two BRUSSELS, BELGIUM - JULY 12: U.S. President Donald Trump arrives to speak to the media at a press conference on the second day of the 2018 NATO Summit on July 12, 2018 in Brussels, Belgium. Leaders from NATO member and partner states are …

Trump: NATO Now ‘Stronger’ Ahead of Putin Summit

President Donald Trump rebuffed a reporter during Thursday morning’s press conference at the NATO summit, declaring NATO “stronger” after Trump’s push for countries to meet their spending commitments before his Monday meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Leaders Meet For NATO Summit BRUSSELS, BELGIUM - MAY 25: US President Donald Trump (front left) and Prime Minister Theresa May (front right) during the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) summit on May 25, 2017 in Brussels, Belgium.

Trump Demands NATO Allies Immediately Pay 2%, Not in 2025

U.S. President Donald Trump repeated questions Wednesday over payments from Germany to Russia for a gas pipeline and called for NATO allies to increase spending to two percent immediately, not by 2025.

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM - JULY 11: German Chancellor Angela Merkel and U.S. President Donald Trump attend the opening ceremony at the 2018 NATO Summit at NATO headquarters on July 11, 2018 in Brussels, Belgium. Leaders from NATO member and partner states are meeting for a two-day summit, which is being overshadowed …

Trump and Germany’s Merkel Discuss Russia Gas Pipeline

President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel held a pull-aside meeting at the NATO summit in Brussels, Belgium, on Wednesday during which they discussed a German gas pipeline to Russia that Trump had openly criticized that morning.

In this Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, photo, debris is piled on the ground awaiting pickup by cleanup crews at the Dakota Access oil pipeline protest camp in southern North Dakota near Cannon Ball. The camp is on federal land, and authorities have told occupants to leave by Wednesday, Feb. 22 …

Taxpayers Foot $1M Bill to Clean Up Dakota Pipeline Protest Area

The U.S. Army Corps will spend more than $1 million to clean up the mess left behind by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and others opposed to the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota. The protesters — who succeeded in temporarily shutting down pipeline construction under orders from President Barack Obama — were evicted after President Donald Trump put the pipeline project back online.

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DOJ Rejects Crowd Control Assist Request for Pipeline Protest

ASSOCIATED PRESS — The federal government won’t send 100 federal officers to help police protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline in North Dakota as requested, drawing a sharp rebuke Wednesday by the county sheriff who wanted the help as well as the head of the National Sheriffs’ Association.

Native Americans marching to a sacred burial ground, disturbed by bulldozers building the Dakota Access Pipeline, near the encampment where hundreds of people have gathered to join the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe's protest of the oil pipeline

DOJ Moves to Halt Energy Pipeline After Tribal Fail

The U.S. government moved on Friday to halt a controversial oil pipeline project in North Dakota that has angered Native Americans, blocking construction on federal land and asking the company behind the project to suspend work nearby.

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More Police Requested to Contain ‘Violent’ Pipeline Protests

ASSOCIATED PRESS — North Dakota authorities are recruiting law enforcement officers from across the state to guard the site of a protest in anticipation of an impending federal ruling on whether to block the construction of the four-state Dakota Access oil pipeline.

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Militant Native American Protesters Attack Pipeline Crew

A longstanding protest against a Texas-based energy company’s plan to build a pipeline near tribal lands in North Dakota turned violent against construction crews and a limited security team over the Labor Day weekend.

Various videos and local reports have confirmed that “hundreds” of Native American protesters and supporters of the Standing Rock Sioux turned violent at a construction site under the management of Dallas-based Energy Transfer Partners near Cannon Ball, ND. The Associated Press reported that four private security guards and two dogs were injured in the incident as a result, according to the Morton County Sherriff’s Office. Though protesters have asserted through a variety of mediums that they were the ones first attacked, many of their own videos purport to show the opposite occurred.

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U.S. and Canada Moving Toward Higher Safety Standards for Oil Trains

After a series of spectacular oil-train crashes and accompanying horrific fires. Reuters reported that the United States and Canada are in the finalization stage before announcing that the current safety upgrade for rail-tankers will be suspended and new higher flammability requirement will be adopted railroad oil-tanker safety designs.

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Fiery Oil-Train Crash in W. Va. a Warning to California

Another 100-plus tanker oil train carrying crude from North Dakota’s Bakken Field derailed Tuesday morning, causing an explosive fire near the West Virginia state capital of Charleston. Local residents were forced to flee their homes in frigid weather as firefighters battled the blaze.