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UN Authorizes Nations to Board Rebel Libyan Oil Tankers

The U.N. Security Council on Wednesday authorized nations to board ships suspected of carrying Libyan oil from rebel-held ports, days after U.S. naval forces seized an oil-laden tanker that sailed from a rebel zone in chaotic eastern Libya.   Libyan rebel leader Ibrahim Jathran and the central government are locked in a long-running standoff over a blockade of three oil ports Jathran's men took over in the summer to press for eastern autonomy and a greater share of oil...

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