InsideClimateNews.org — Between February 2010 and July 2011, Lisa and Bob Parr filed 13 complaints about air pollution from gas and oil operations near their ranch in Wise County, Texas. Sometimes they had trouble breathing, they told the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ). They also experienced nausea, nosebleeds, ringing ears and rashes.
Hreidar Mar Sigurdsson, the former chief executive officer of Kaupthing Bank hf, was arrested after an investigation into the collapse of Iceland’s largest bank, two people familiar with the probe said.
Paul G. Allen, a Microsoft Corp. co- founder who was once the second-richest American, accused 11 companies including Google Inc. and Apple Inc. of infringing patents he holds for online-shopping technology.
British Prime Minister David Cameron hosted his top aides for a Sunday lunch at his country retreat as they ended 23 weeks of infighting that resulted in the deepest budget reductions the U.K. has ever seen.