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  • The move follows CenterPoint's $363 million investment in Enable Midstream's preferred securities on Friday, through the early redemption of notes payable to a CenterPoint unit of the same amount. "The REIT structure has recently received significant attention in the regulated utility industry in Texas and could have substantial potential for...

  • Heart rate monitor

    Common illnesses like heart disease, diabetes and respiratory conditions are causing more of the increase in deaths.

  • Jan 28- Wal-Mart Stores Inc was ordered by a federal jury in New Hampshire to pay $31.22 million to a pharmacist who claimed she was fired because of her gender and in retaliation for complaining about safety conditions. McPadden also said her gender played a role, alleging that Wal-Mart later disciplined but stopped short of firing a male pharmacist in New...

  • WTI slips below $30 after two-day rally last week. *OPEC's Badri says sees signs that market is rebalancing. NEW YORK, Jan 25- U.S. oil prices recoiled 6 percent on Monday, slipping below the pivotal $30- a-barrel threshold in post-settlement trade, after news that Iraq's output reached a record last month returned attention to a market glut that sent prices to 12-...

  • NEW YORK/ WASHINGTON, Jan 23- A blizzard that has paralyzed much of the U.S. East Coast intensified on Saturday, bringing Washington to a standstill and forcing the closure of roads, bridges and tunnels into New York until Sunday morning. It ranked No. 3 in terms of snowfall accumulation in New York City history with at least 25.1 inches, and was among Washington's...

  • NEW YORK/ WASHINGTON, Jan 23- A blizzard that has paralyzed much of the U.S. East Coast intensified on Saturday, bringing Washington to a standstill and forcing the closure of roads, bridges and tunnels into New York until Sunday morning. At least 13 people have been killed in weather-related car crashes in Arkansas, North Carolina, Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee and...

  • NEW YORK/ WASHINGTON, Jan 23- A blizzard that has paralyzed much of the U.S. East Coast intensified on Saturday, bringing the nation's capital to a standstill and forcing the closure of roads, bridges and tunnels into New York, the largest city in the country. At least 13 people have been killed in weather-related car crashes in Arkansas, North Carolina, Kentucky, Ohio,...

  • NEW YORK/ WASHINGTON, Jan 23- A monster blizzard that has paralyzed much of the U.S. East Coast intensified on Saturday as it barreled into New York City, forcing the closure of all bridges and tunnels into the largest U.S. city and prompting a travel ban on area highways. At least 13 people have been killed in weather-related car crashes in Arkansas, North Carolina,...

  • *Record tides cause major flooding in New Jersey, Delaware. NEW YORK/ WASHINGTON, Jan 23- A monster blizzard that has paralyzed the U.S. East Coast intensified on Saturday afternoon as it barreled into New York City, prompting a travel ban on area highways as high winds whipped up record-setting tides in New Jersey and Delaware. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo...

  • Administrative Law Judge Geoffrey Carter said in a ruling posted on the board's website that the U.S. retailer violated labor law by "disciplining or discharging several associates because they were absent from work while on strike." The ruling was hailed by one labor group as a "huge victory" for employees, although Wal-Mart indicated it would likely appeal the...

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, Jan 20- Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Pat Roberts has asked for a full explanation from the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission for an accounting error that led auditor KPMG to withdraw nearly a decade of financial opinions about the agency's accounts. The request comes after Reuters exclusively reported on Tuesday that...

  • Jan 15- Wal-Mart Stores Inc is merging an Arkansas- based division that develops computer systems for its stores with a fast-growing technology unit in Silicon Valley, aiming to hasten its move to compete in the online era. To them, it's just Walmart or Sam's Club, " Neil Ashe, head of the company's e-commerce division, said in an internal memo to staff seen by Reuters.

  • Jan 15- Wal-Mart Stores Inc is merging an Arkansas- based division that develops computer systems for its stores with a fast-growing technology unit in Silicon Valley, aiming to hasten its move to compete in the online era. To them, it's just Walmart or Sam's Club, " Neil Ashe, head of the company's e-commerce division, said in an internal memo to staff seen by Reuters.

  • Jan 15- Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Friday that it would pull the plug on its smallest store format, Walmart Express, and close 269 locations as it contends with higher costs in its home market of the United States and disappointing results overseas. The move includes Wal-Mart's largest-ever single culling in the United States, where the company is closing 154...

  • Gov. Asa Hutchinson: Computer coding in the classroom

    Gov. Asa Hutchinson, (R-Ark.), discusses his state's computer coding mandate and efforts to attract tech companies. Also Hutchinson weighs in on lowering income taxes and balancing the budget.

  • HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan 7- Wal-Mart Stores Inc, the world's largest retailer, faces a lawsuit in Pennsylvania claiming store employees negligently allowed an underage, intoxicated customer to buy a box of bullets later used to commit three murders. The lawsuit, filed in Philadelphia by families of the victims, seeks compensatory and punitive damages from Wal-Mart...

  • Ameren Corp's Callaway plant in Missouri and Entergy Corp's Arkansas Nuclear One in Russellville, Arkansas, have not been affected by heavy rains and no impact is predicted, the regulator said. Plants in the vicinity of the Mississippi River, such as Grand Gulf in Mississippi, and River Bend and Waterford in Louisiana, all operated by Entergy, are also not likely...

  • *Wheat almost flat, market eyes U.S. weather; corn eases. Wheat was largely unchanged as the market was torn between concerns over adverse weather for U.S. soft red winter wheat and abundant world supplies. Wheat lost around a fifth of its value last year.

  • SINGAPORE, Jan 4- Chicago wheat kicked off the new year with modest gains as prices were underpinned by short-covering and concerns about the U.S. weather after the grain market suffered deep losses in 2015. Corn and soybeans was largely unchanged in early Asian trade. *Chicago Board of Trade March wheat gained 0.2 percent to $4.70-3/ 4 a bushel by 0120 GMT on...

  • The FCC says video accounts for more than 60 percent of U.S. Still, the United States only ranks 25 out of 39 nations in 2013, according to the FCC. It said the United States was behind many countries including France, Canada, Germany and Japan-- but ahead of Brazil, Chile, Mexico, and Israel.