Controversial oil pipeline in North Dakota to get final approval for completion amid protest from environmentalists and Native Americans. Opponents say the Dakota Access Pipeline will damage local water supplies.
TransCanada Corp's Keystone pipeline leaked about 5,000 barrels of oil in South Dakota in the US. It comes days before neighboring Nebraska decides on the fate of the company's ambitious Keystone XL pipeline project.
The Gulf kingdom accused Tehran of being behind an oil pipeline fire that it termed a "terrorist act." Iran rejected the claims as "false talk and childish accusations."
Only a few dozen people remain at the anti-pipeline camp. After Donald Trump approved the Dakota Access Pipeline last month, activists are now pinning their last hopes to halt the project on a lawsuit.
The first groups of veterans have arrived in North Dakota to join in a protest against a pipeline project near tribal lands. Thousands of veterans are expected to form a human chain around the demonstrators this weekend.
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