Devon-WPX Deal Would Answer Investor Calls for Permian M&A Wave

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(Bloomberg) — Fed-up U.S. shale investors may finally be about to get the industry consolidation they’ve been demanding. Devon Energy Corp. and WPX Energy Inc. are in advanced talks to merge, the Wall Street Journal reported Saturday, with an announcement coming as soon as this week. The combination would create one of the biggest independent … Read more

Mets ruined their improbable MLB playoff scenario

Mets ruined their improbable MLB playoff scenario

WASHINGTON — All the scenarios the Mets needed to happen for them to sneak into the postseason occurred over the weekend, except one: They didn’t win their own games. The Phillies, Giants and Brewers all cratered in a true race to the bottom for the NL’s final wild-card spot. Three victories over two days at … Read more

Joey Logano, Kyle Busch have early run-in at Las Vegas

Joey Logano, Kyle Busch have early run-in at Las Vegas

After trading barbs this past week, Joey Logano and Kyle Busch didn’t quite mend fences in Sunday’s South Point 400 Cup Series playoff race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. RELATED: Live leaderboard  Contact between the two longtime rivals and former teammates while racing for the lead on Lap 88 led to damage for both, significantly … Read more

Trump: I Paid Takes and a Lot of State Taxes

Trump: I Paid Takes and a Lot of State Taxes

Sep.27 — President Donald Trump answers questions about the New York Times article about his tax information for the last two decades. Trump is said to have paid $750 in federal income taxes in the year he won the presidency. He speaks at a news briefing at the White House.

4th quarter punting call pays off

4th quarter punting call pays off

The Detroit Lions have finally snapped their 11-game losing streak, defeating the Arizona Cardinals 26-23 in Week 3. It wasn’t the most pretty of victories, and it took a walk-off Matt Prater field goal to get it done, but the Lions finally put one in the win column. There were several ways this game could’ve gone … Read more

Maryland man gets year in prison for hosting large parties, ignoring gathering limits

Shawn Myers (via Charles County Sheriff’s Office)

Shawn Myers hosted two parties that attracted crowds as much as six times the gathering limits set by the governor to contain coronavirus A Maryland man has been sentenced to a year in prison for throwing house parties in March that violated the state’s coronavirus protective orders. Shawn Marshall Myers, of Hughesville, Maryland, was arrested … Read more