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  • LAS VEGAS— Officials from 21 states sued the U.S. Department of Labor Tuesday over a new rule that would make about 4 million higher-earning workers eligible for overtime pay, slamming the measure as inappropriate federal overreach by the Obama Administration. Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt, a Republican, filed the lawsuit in U.S. District Court in...

  • DETROIT— Within five years, a majority of ride-hailing company Lyft's rides will be in self-driving cars, the company's co-founder and president predicted on Sunday. John Zimmer also said that personal car ownership will come to an end because autonomous rides will become a cheaper way to travel than owning an automobile. San Francisco- based Lyft is testing...

  • TORONTO, Sept 15- Canadian base metals miner Lundin Mining Corp has won a two week extension until Sept. 29 to bid on Freeport-McMoRan Inc's stake in the Tenke Fungurume copper and cobalt mine, Lundin said in a statement on Thursday. Lundin, previously granted an extension to Sept. 15, said it continues to review, with legal and financial advisors, its ownership in the...

  • Under so-called seamless conversion, an insurer can seek permission from the Centers for Medicare& Medicaid to auto-enroll members of its non- Medicare insurance plans when they reach 65, the age of Medicare eligibility. Auto-enrollment might be convenient, but it short circuits one of the most important choices to be made when signing up for Medicare-...

  • Pulse of the economy

    San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer (R) and Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton (D) weigh in on the state of the U.S. economy as well the immigration debate.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 13- American intelligence agencies are concerned about reports that foreign governments may be attempting to undermine the Nov. 8 U.S. elections through cyber attacks, Admiral Mike Rogers, the director of the National Security Agency, said on Tuesday. "We continue to be actively concerned," Rogers told a Senate hearing, responding to a question...

  • LOS ANGELES, Sept 12- Student loan debt is out of control, but really it is the parents we should be most worried about. Horror stories abound, including one about an unemployed parent in Arizona who took out $120,000 in student loans to send her youngest to a pricey Midwestern university. Parents typically take out PLUS loans after exhausting savings and loans in...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 8- U.S. prosecutors on Thursday announced criminal fraud charges against two former American Realty Capital Properties Inc executives stemming from a 2014 accounting scandal that wiped out roughly $4 billion of the real estate investment trust's market value. Former Chief Financial Officer Brian Block, 44, was charged with six criminal...

  • Blue Cross Arizona resumes coverage in Pinal County

    Blue Cross Arizona resumes coverage in Pinal County, CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 8- U.S. prosecutors on Thursday announced criminal fraud charges against two former American Realty Capital Properties Inc executives stemming from a 2014 accounting scandal that wiped out roughly $4 billion of the real estate investment trust's market value. Former Chief Financial Officer Brian Block, 44, was charged with six criminal...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 8- U.S. prosecutors on Thursday announced criminal fraud charges against two former American Realty Capital Properties Inc executives in connection with a 2014 accounting scandal that wiped out roughly $4 billion of the real estate investment trust's market value. Former chief financial officer Brian Block, 44, was charged with six criminal...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 8- On April 5, 2012, a criminal investigator from the Food and Drug Administration named Robert West charged into an oncology clinic in Greenville, Tennessee. West told Posey Sen she was guilty of buying counterfeit drugs and looked like a "deer in the headlights," court records say. Earlier that year, managers at the FDA's Maryland- based Office of...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 8- On April 5, 2012, a criminal investigator from the Food and Drug Administration named Robert West charged into an oncology clinic in Greenville, Tennessee. West told Posey Sen she was guilty of buying counterfeit drugs and looked like a "deer in the headlights," court records say. Earlier that year, managers at the FDA's Maryland- based Office of...

  • Anglo American, Glencore and Freeport have been at the forefront of those companies trying to sell, but BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto have also been seeking to rationalise their assets while signalling an interest in acquisitions. Slower growth in China triggered the slide in the prices of raw materials, and Chinese companies are among the potential buyers of...

  • Arizona's Pinal county will not go down as the nation's first region to have zero Obamacare plans next year.

  • DENVER, Sept 6- The drumbeat of hammers echoes most mornings through suburban Denver, where Jay Small, the owner of company that frames houses, is building about 1,300 new homes this year. Eight years after the housing bust drove an estimated 30 percent of construction workers into new fields, homebuilders across the country are struggling to find workers at all...

  • DENVER, Sept 6- The drumbeat of hammers echoes most mornings through suburban Denver, where Jay Small, the owner of company that frames houses, is building about 1,300 new homes this year. Eight years after the housing bust drove an estimated 30 percent of construction workers into new fields, homebuilders across the country are struggling to find workers at all...

  • DENVER, Sept 6- The drumbeat of hammers echoes most mornings through suburban Denver, where Jay Small, the owner of company that frames houses, is building about 1,300 new homes this year. Eight years after the housing bust drove an estimated 30 percent of construction workers into new fields, homebuilders across the country are struggling to find workers at all...

  • RBC Capital Markets LCC, in settling the case, neither admitted nor denied the allegations, the SEC said. An SEC investigation found that RBC's presentation included "materially false and misleading statements," making the bid look more attractive. The presentation also caused the information to be included in a proxy statement filed by Rural/Metro in May 2011...

  • Senator Marco Rubio speaks during a town hall meeting in Marshalltown, Iowa, January 6, 2016.

    Three high-profile incumbents, including Rubio and McCain, have beat back primary challengers in Tuesday's primaries, NBC News reports.