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  • TORONTO, Feb 3- Freeport-McMoRan Inc, the world's biggest publicly-listed copper miner, said on Friday it will cut staff, spending and production in Indonesia if it does not get a new export permit by mid-February, amplifying a warning it made last week. The Phoenix- based miner said it continues to work with the Indonesian government to resolve issues after...

  • TORONTO, Feb 3- Freeport-McMoRan Inc, the world's biggest public-listed copper miner, said on Friday it will need to cut staff and development spending in Indonesia if the government there continues to delay export approval of its copper concentrates. The Phoenix- based miner said it has the right to export copper concentrate from its Grasberg mine without...

  • TORONTO, Feb 3- Freeport-McMoRan Inc, the world's biggest public-listed copper miner, said on Friday it will need to cut staff and development spending in Indonesia if the government continues to delay export approval of its copper concentrates. The Phoenix, Arizona- based miner said it had the right to export copper concentrate without restriction or export...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 31- Imposing a temporary travel ban on citizens from seven Muslim countries, President Donald Trump said the move would help protect the United States from terrorism. The Jan. 30-31 poll found roughly one in two Americans backed the ban, which also suspends admission of all refugees for 120 days, although there were sharp divisions along party lines.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 31- Imposing a temporary travel ban on citizens from seven Muslim countries, President Donald Trump said the move would help protect the United States from terrorism. The Jan. 30-31 poll found roughly one in two Americans backed the ban, which also suspends admission of all refugees for 120 days, although there were sharp divisions along party lines.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 31- Uber Technologies Inc has signed another deal with a major automaker as the popular ride service accelerates efforts to build out one of the world's first fleets of autonomous vehicles. Uber on Tuesday announced a partnership with Germany's Daimler AG, maker of the luxury Mercedes-Benz cars and trucks. In the coming years, Daimler plans to...

  • A falcon flies over the Chisos Basin in the Big Bend National Park in West Texas.

    To build the controversial wall, the federal government would need to seize land from Texas residents, Vox reports.

  • FORT BERTHOLD, North Dakota, Jan 27- When the U.S. oil boom hit North Dakota a decade ago, wells sprang up quickly on the edges of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, an expanse of prairie and rolling hills three times larger than Los Angeles. "The reservation looked like the hole of a donut," said Marcus Levings, who was chairman of Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation's...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 27- As some Native American tribes renew their push for more control over the natural resources on their lands, they will also urge Congress and President Donald Trump to prohibit state taxation of energy and resource development on reservations. "Dual taxation is an impediment to development," MHA Nation Chairman Mark Fox said in an interview...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 27- As some Native American tribes renew their push for more control over the natural resources on their lands, they will also urge Congress and President Donald Trump to prohibit state taxation of energy and resource development on reservations. "Dual taxation is an impediment to development," MHA Nation Chairman Mark Fox said in an interview...

  • FORT BERTHOLD, North Dakota, Jan 27- When the U.S. oil boom hit North Dakota a decade ago, wells sprang up quickly on the edges of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, an expanse of prairie and rolling hills three times larger than Los Angeles. "The reservation looked like the hole of a donut," said Marcus Levings, who was chairman of Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation's...

  • A worker monitors operations as water is added to concentrate at Freeport McMoRan's Grasberg copper and gold mining complex in Papua province, Indonesia, on Wednesday, April 22, 2015.

    Freeport-McMoRan warned that it would need to start slashing output and jobs at its Indonesia mine if it fails to get an export permit.

  • Jan 25- Freeport-McMoRan Inc, the world's biggest publicly-listed copper miner, warned on Wednesday that it would need to start slashing output and jobs at its Indonesia mine by mid-February if it fails to get an export permit from the government. The Phoenix, Arizona- based miner also reported weaker-than-expected fourth-quarter earnings and cut its 2017...

  • Jan 25- U.S.-based miner Freeport-McMoRan Inc reported weaker-than-expected fourth-quarter earnings on Wednesday and warned that it may need to cut output and jobs at its mine in Indonesia if it can't secure a permit to export copper concentrates. Freeport's exports of copper concentrate from Indonesia have been halted since Jan. 12 when a ban on shipping...

  • Freeport is being helped by higher prices for both metals but its copper business has been dented recently by a ban on exports of copper concentrates in Indonesia, where the company owns and operates the giant Grasberg gold-copper mine. The company's exports of copper concentrate from Indonesia have been halted since Jan. 12 when a ban on shipping unprocessed...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 20- Ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc has hired the man behind Google search to work closely with Chief Executive Travis Kalanick and help grow the company's self-driving car program. Amit Singhal announced on his personal blog on Friday that he will join Uber after 15 years at Alphabet Inc, where he led Google's search division.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 20- Ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc. has hired the man behind Google search to work closely with Chief Executive Travis Kalanick and help grow the company's self-driving car program. It launched a second fleet in San Francisco last month, but a feud with California regulators over Uber's failure to obtain proper permitting...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 19- TCF National Bank was on Thursday accused of "tricking consumers" into costly overdraft services in a lawsuit by the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. According to the lawsuit, Minnesota- based TCF National Bank wrongly pushed customers into a costly overdraft protection that generated hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue.

  • Jan 12- The Arizona Attorney General plans to file a lawsuit against Theranos Inc over a "long-running scheme of deceptive acts and misrepresentations" related to the company's blood-testing equipment, according to a state bidding document. Theranos, founded by Elizabeth Holmes in 2003, said last year it would close its clinical labs and Wellness Centers,...

  • Final repossessions of properties also dropped overall, but did increase in 21 states and the District of Columbia, including Massachusetts, Alabama, New York, Virginia and New Jersey. Daren Blomquist, spokesman for the Irvine, California, data company, said just over half of the foreclosures that did take place were related to the housing crisis, which began in...