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  • Senator Ted Cruz as a potential attorney general and North Carolina Governor Nikki Haley as secretary of state, as he works to fill administration positions ahead of his inauguration on Jan. 20. Trump said on Sunday he would hire Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus as White House chief of staff and named Stephen Bannon, former head of the...

  • Some of the largest bond requests won approval, including the biggest bond proposal in Tuesday's election: $9 billion of California general obligation debt in the state's so-called Proposition 51. This will finance new construction and modernization for K-12 and charter schools and community colleges, according to semi-official election results on the...

  • HOUSTON, Nov 9- Sunoco Logistics Partners said on Wednesday it is forming a joint venture with Exxon Mobil, giving the midstream company strategic assets near the Dakota Access line while expanding its West Texas footprint for the second time in less than two months. Exxon's contribution includes its Longview to Louisiana and Pegasus pipelines, Hawkings...

  • Some of the largest bond requests won approval, including the biggest bond proposal in Tuesday's election: $9 billion of California general obligation debt in the state's so-called Proposition 51. This will finance new construction and modernization for K-12 and charter schools and community colleges, according to semi-official election results on the...

  • *Trump election win could put Iran nuclear deal on shaky ground. NEW YORK, Nov 9- Oil prices edged higher on Wednesday as stocks and the dollar bounced back from a huge early slide following Donald Trump's surprise victory in the U.S. presidential election. Brent futures rose 32 cents, or 0.7 percent, to settle at $46.36 a barrel, while U.S. crude gained 29 cents, or 0.6...

  • *Election win could put Iran nuclear deal on shaky ground. NEW YORK, Nov 9- Oil fell on Wednesday in choppy trading after weekly data showed another build in U.S. crude inventories, just as the market began to recover from an initial Brexit-like reaction to Donald Trump's surprise victory in the U.S. presidential election. "The dramatic increase of 170,000 barrels...

  • Donald Trump wins Arkansas, NBC News projects

    NBC News projects Donald Trump wins Arkansas, and also projects Republicans retain control of the House of Representatives. CNBC's John Harwood weighs in.

  • *Doubts remain over OPEC, producer cuts in crude output. U.S. crude stockpiles rose 4.4 million barrels in the week to Nov. 4, according to the American Petroleum Institute. Brent futures edged down 26 cents, or 0.6 percent, to $46.04 a barrel at 5:09 p.m..

  • According to the complaint, Wal-Mart questioned the fiber content of Welspun India Ltd's products as early as 2008, but waited until two months ago to halt sales of its mislabeled Egyptian cotton bed linens, following a similar halt by Target Corp.. The plaintiff, Dorothy Monahan of Michigan, said she overpaid at a Wal-Mart for Better Homes and Gardens bed...

  • *Doubts remain over OPEC, producer cuts in crude output. NEW YORK, Nov 8- Oil prices ended little changed on Tuesday as the market waited to find out who voters elected to be the next president of the United States. West Texas Intermediate contract due in part to projections of record OPEC output.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 4- Oil futures on Friday fell by their biggest weekly percentage decline since January of around 9 percent as signs of tensions resurfaced between Saudi Arabia and Iran that could scupper a key supply cut pact. Old disputes between Saudi Arabia and rival Iran resurfaced at a meeting of OPEC experts last week, with Riyadh saying it could raise oil...

  • 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.

  • *OPEC production seen hitting another record in Oct. NEW YORK, Nov 2- Oil prices tumbled 3 percent on Wednesday after a record weekly build in U.S. crude inventories stoked investor worries about a global supply glut, days after analysts estimated higher monthly OPEC crude output. The U.S. Energy Information Administration said crude inventories rose 14.4...

  • *OPEC production seen hitting another record in Oct. NEW YORK, Nov 2- Oil prices tumbled 3 percent on Wednesday after a record weekly build in U.S. crude inventories stoked investor worries about a global supply glut, days after analysts estimated higher monthly OPEC crude output. The U.S. Energy Information Administration said crude inventories rose 14.4...

  • *OPEC production seen hitting another record in Oct. NEW YORK, Nov 2- Oil prices tumbled 3 percent on Wednesday after a record weekly build in U.S. crude inventories stoked investor worries about a global supply glut, days after analysts estimated higher monthly OPEC crude output. The U.S. Energy Information Administration said crude inventories rose 14.4...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 2- Oil prices tumbled 3 percent on Wednesday after a record weekly build in U.S. crude stocks added to worries of all-time highs in OPEC production that suggested little could be done to rein in a global glut. Crude prices have swung in recent weeks, with Brent hitting one-year highs of $53.73 and WTI 15- month peaks of $51.93 on OPEC plans to cut output...

  • *OPEC meeting yet to agree on output-cap plan- sources. NEW YORK, Oct 28- Oil prices settled below $50 on Friday to mark their biggest weekly loss in six weeks, on concerns OPEC will not fully carry out a planned output cut, even as data showed U.S. oil drillers removed rigs from production for the first time since June. But the market's attention remained on...

  • *OPEC meeting yet to agree on output-cap plan- sources. But the market's attention remained on disagreements at a meeting in Vienna of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, said James L. Williams, energy economist at WTRG Economics in London, Arkansas. "All of the focus prices-wise is on the OPEC meeting right now...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 25- As a preteen, Howard Kahn could not have had less interest in his family business- the Kahn Lucas girls' dress company, founded in 1889.. And he did not work on the factory floor in Lancaster, Pennsylvania during summer vacations. Now 47, Kahn is a fourth-generation leader of the company, which includes the fashion lines Emily West, Bloome and Sweet...