Daily Archives: May 12, 2018

Funeral held for Colorado soldier killed in combat

LONGMONT, Colo. –  A funeral service has been held in Longmont for a Colorado soldier who was killed by enemy fire in Afghanistan. Gabriel D. Conde’s family members shared poems and songs as they remembered the 22-year-old Army airborne infantryman Saturday at Lifebridge Christian Church. Mourners stood and the Battle Hymn of the Republic played as Conde’s flag-draped coffin was ...

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American shale-oil producers are on a roll

JUST over a year ago Harold Hamm, billionaire boss of Continental Resources, one of the biggest shale-oil producers in America, issued a stern warning to his fellow frackers. Drill with restraint or we will “kill the market”, he said. This month the 72-year-old Mr Hamm, son of an Oklahoma cotton sharecropper who went on to become one of the founding ...

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