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  • Lightning a threat to ND saltwater disposal sites Saturday, 19 Jul 2014 | 11:33 AM ET

    WILLISTON, N.D.— Three massive fires since the beginning of June have highlighted the threat lightning poses in the North Dakota oil patch, and in each case it was tanks that store the toxic saltwater associated with drilling— not the oil wells or drilling rigs— that were to blame.

  • New leader says Komen has eye on future Friday, 18 Jul 2014 | 5:30 PM ET

    FORT WORTH, Texas— The new leader of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure organization says it has moved on from the controversy that erupted 2½ years ago over its decision, quickly reversed in an onslaught of criticism, to stop giving grants to Planned Parenthood for breast cancer screenings.

  • North Texas storms blamed for rain, travel delays Friday, 18 Jul 2014 | 7:18 AM ET

    The National Weather Service issued a flash flood watch through Friday afternoon for the Dallas-Fort Worth area and points north, including Denton, Gainesville, Sherman and Denison.

  • Singapore, Greece among F-16 upgrade opportunities. FARNBOROUGH, England, July 14- Europe's largest defense contractor BAE Systems expects to win more than half of the $10 billion market to modernize F-16 fighter jets, saying its cost-effective offering could give it an edge in the battle with Lockheed Martin.

  • The estimated value of the missile deal was $82 million.- It has delivered to Iraq 24 IA-407 armed reconnaissance helicopters.- It has provided Iraq with sniper rifles, M-16 rifles, M-4 rifles, millions of rounds of small arms ammunition and thousands of tank rounds.- Ten Scan Eagle reconnaissance drones, launched with a trailer-mounted pneumatic catapult, are to be delivered to Iraq later in the year.- U.S. special operations forces began a month of counterterrorism training for a group of Iraqi military troops on Monday in Jordan.

  • NEW YORK, June 6- It's graduation season, and for the newly minted members of the country's workforce, it is a supremely scary moment: Time to get that very first job out of college. Anchor, CBS News' "Face the Nation". "I was a sophomore at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, and I was paid $1 an hour to work in the news department of the little radio station there.

  • May 8- Chesapeake Energy Corp said on Wednesday the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has ended its probe against the company and its former chief executive Aubrey McClendon.

  • White did not elaborate on what the SEC has been finding, or what defines "emerging financial fraud." In addition, last July the SEC unveiled its new financial reporting and audit task force, which is headed by David Woodcock, an attorney and accountant who heads the SEC's Fort Worth, Texas, office.

  • NEW YORK, March 13- A former analyst affiliated with billionaire Steven A. Cohen's SAC Capital Advisors LP has agreed to pay more than $203,000 and be banned from the securities industry to settle insider trading charges by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

  • Prostitution a $1 billion-a-year business: Study Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 2:44 PM ET

    A new business model is being adopted by prostitutes. They now do their transactions on the Internet where they feel safer and can get more money.

  • March 4- RadioShack Corp said it will close up to 1,100 U.S. stores after reporting a wider quarterly loss and huge drop in sales during the holidays that raised concerns about the longer-term prospects for the U.S. electronics chain. RadioShack's sales have been in free fall since 2010 amid executive departures, tough competition and an image problem.

  • March 4- Retailer RadioShack Corp reported a wider quarterly loss on Tuesday and said it will close up to 1,100 U.S. stores after a huge drop in sales over the holidays, sending its stock down nearly 24 percent.

  • March 4- Retailer RadioShack Corp reported a wider quarterly loss on Tuesday and said it will close up to 1,100 U.S. stores after a huge drop in sales over the holidays, sending its stock down 23 percent. RadioShack's sales have been in free fall amid executive departures, tough competition and an image problem.

  • March 4- Struggling retailer RadioShack Corp reported a wider quarterly loss on Tuesday and said it will close up to 1,100 U.S. stores after a huge drop in sales over the holidays, sending the stock down more than 15 percent. Its net loss widened to $191.4 million, or $1.90 a share, in the fourth quarter, from $63.3 million, or 63 cents, a year earlier.

  • American Airlines drops bereavement fares Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 7:26 AM ET

    American Airlines has ended its policy of extending special fares to passengers who must book a last-minute flight because of a relative's death.

  • Airports ramping up downtown rail connections Tuesday, 11 Feb 2014 | 2:53 PM ET
    In April 2013, Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport’s Sky Train began service between the airport’s busiest terminal and Valley Metro Light Rail.

    Dallas, Seattle and other cities are connecting their airports to downtown by rail in hopes of easing headaches and attracting more business.

  • *India central banker says U.S. should do the right thing. MUMBAI/ NEW YORK, Jan 31- The Federal Reserve's decision to keep trimming its economic stimulus drew fire on Friday as India's central bank chief said Americans should be more attuned to the global impact of their policies, and the IMF called for vigilance given strains in financial markets.

  • DIARY - Top economic events to Feb 13 Thursday, 30 Jan 2014 | 7:01 PM ET

    FRIDAY, JAN 31 VIRGINIA, United States- U.S Treasury Secretary Jack Lew will meet the CCAM's business and university partners. FORTH WORTH, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Richard Fisher speaks on "Federal Reserve Operations and Economic Update" at a community forum hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas in Fort Worth, Texas- 1815 GMT.

  • DIARY - Top economic Events to Feb 12 Wednesday, 29 Jan 2014 | 7:01 PM ET

    THURSDAY, JAN 30 BERN- Bank of Italy's former Deputy Governor, Fabrizio Saccomanni, visits Switzerland. He will open the second forum for dialogue between Switzerland and Italy in the company of the Swiss President Didier Burkhalter.

  • DIARY - Top economic events to Feb 11 Tuesday, 28 Jan 2014 | 7:01 PM ET

    WEDNESDAY, JAN 29 WASHINGTON- U.S. EDINBURGH, Scotland- Bank of England Governor Mark Carney speaks in Edinburgh- 1215 GMT. THURSDAY, JAN 30 BERN- Bank of Italy's former Deputy Governor, Fabrizio Saccomanni, visits Switzerland.