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  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, Nov 15- President-elect Donald Trump closed in on naming two early Wall Street backers to key economic positions but jettisoned a national security expert from his transition team on Tuesday, a sign of the premium he places on loyalty as he confronts the task of building his administration. Trump, a Republican outsider who won a surprise...

  • The company, which is shutting plants in El Paso, Texas and Newington, Virginia, said some jobs in Huntington Beach plant would move to El Segundo, Long Beach, and Seal Beach in Southern California. The company said about 1,600 positions will move to Los Angeles County, California; 500 to St. Louis, Missouri and about 400 to Huntsville, Alabama as part of the...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 15- President-elect Donald Trump jettisoned a respected national security expert from his transition team on Tuesday in a sign that he may be settling on loyalists such as former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani and conservative hard-liners like former U.N. Mike Rogers, a former U.S. congressman from Michigan who had been mentioned as a...

  • The company also said it would create a new global operations group that would include its defense units in Australia, Saudi Arabia, and UK. The unit will he headed by David Pitchforth, managing director of the company's UK defense unit. The company said some 1,600 positions will move to Los Angeles County, California, 500 to St. Louis, Missouri and about 400 to...

  • Nov 15- Boeing Co said on Tuesday it would revamp its defense, space and security business and close its sites in El Paso, Texas and Newington, Virginia. The world's biggest planemaker said the consolidation would increase employment in Los Angeles County; St. Louis, Missouri and Huntsville, Alabama. Boeing's defense, space and security business accounted for 31.4...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 15- President-elect Donald Trump jettisoned a respected national security expert from his transition team on Tuesday in a sign that he may be settling on loyalists such as former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani and conservative ideologues such as former U.N. Mike Rogers, a former U.S. congressman from Michigan who headed the House of...

  • Yet many of his more ambitious proposals will require cooperation from Congress after he takes office on Jan. 20. Trump has also said he would renegotiate or scrap the North American Free Trade Agreement, the 1994 free-trade deal with Mexico and Canada. Both Canada and Mexico have indicated they are willing to discuss the agreement with Trump.

  • *Toyota, Nissan raise SUV imports from Japan to North America. TOKYO/ MARYSVILLE, Nov 11- Japan's top automakers are shuffling their U.S. product portfolios and resorting to larger imports of popular models there as they scramble to meet booming demand for gas-guzzling SUVs and trucks in the world's No. 2 auto market. Honda Motor Co, Japan's third-largest...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 9- U.S. stock index futures sank in the overnight session into Wednesday as a market that had been expecting a victory by Democrat Hillary Clinton scrambled to adjust to an upset win by Republican Donald Trump. "His victory speech helped turn markets a bit," said Brian Jacobsen, chief portfolio strategist at Wells Fargo Funds Management in Menomonee...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 9- Republican Donald Trump campaigned on a promise to shake up Washington and as president the brash real estate mogul will be in a position to dramatically change how the United States handles immigration, trade and a range of other policies. Yet many of his more ambitious proposals will require cooperation from Congress.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 9- Republican Donald Trump campaigned on a promise to shake up Washington and as president the brash real estate mogul will be in a position to dramatically change how the United States handles immigration, trade and a range of other policies. Yet many of his more ambitious proposals will require cooperation from Congress.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 9- Republican Donald Trump campaigned on a promise to shake up Washington and as president the brash real estate mogul will be in a position to dramatically change how the United States handles immigration, trade and a range of other policies. Yet many of his more ambitious proposals will require cooperation from Congress.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 4- The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board said on Friday it had opened an investigation into the Colonial Pipeline Co accident in Helena, Alabama, which killed one worker and seriously injured four others. A team of five NTSB investigators arrived Thursday and will be in Alabama for several days conducting interviews, documenting the...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 4- The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board said on Friday it had opened an investigation into the Colonial Pipeline Co accident in Helena, Alabama, which killed one worker and seriously injured four others.

  • NTSB OPENS INVESTIGATION INTO COLONIAL PIPELINE ACCIDENT IN HELENA, ALABAMA, IN WHICH ONE WORKER DIED AND FOUR OTHERS SERIOUSLY INJURED: STATEMENT.

  • Retail prices in Georgia, one of the hardest hit by the outage, climbed another 2 cents overnight to average about $2.24 a gallon on Friday, and have risen from $2.18 a week ago, according to motorists advocacy group AAA. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued fuel waivers to 13 states including Alabama, North Carolina and Georgia, as well as the District of...

  • Voters in this small city in the San Francisco Bay area will be voting on a penny-per-ounce soda tax Tuesday. Proponents are pushing for lawmakers in Birmingham to consider a penny-per-ounce tax on sugary beverages to fill a shortfall for Medicaid. Voters in this small city in the San Francisco Bay will be voting on a penny-per-ounce soda tax on Nov. 8.

  • Voters in this small city in the San Francisco Bay area will be voting on a penny-per-ounce soda tax Tuesday. Proponents are pushing for lawmakers in Birmingham to consider a penny-per-ounce tax on sugary beverages to fill a shortfall for Medicaid. Voters in this small city in the San Francisco Bay will be voting on a penny-per-ounce soda tax on Nov. 8.

  • HAVANA, Nov 2- Cuba approved 11 business proposals for its Mariel special development zone over the last year in its quest to boost foreign investment, a senior official said on Wednesday, and two U.S. projects are among those currently under review. The Communist-ruled island created the zone, which offers firms significant tax and customs breaks, three years...

  • HELENA, Ala./ NEW YORK, Nov 2- U.S. energy officials sought to determine the extent of gasoline shortages on Wednesday, two days after a fatal blast in Alabama shut a crucial supply pipeline to the East Coast, as retail gasoline prices inched higher in southeastern states. Retail gas prices in Georgia, one of the worst-hit states during Sept. 9 outage, climbed about 3...