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Nexen has an oil sands facility near Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada. Nexen is being acquired by China National Offshore Oil Co. in a $15-billion deal that, if successful, will be China’s largest ever overseas acquisition. For Canadians, more drilling means more jobs and tax revenue. (Associated Press)

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Best combat rifles of all time

A combat rifle is a military service rifle that fires a full-power rifle cartridge, a mainstay of every modern army in the world. See the best combat rifles ever made.