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WASHINGTON, Aug 15- Former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden began downloading documents describing the U.S. government's electronic spying programs while he was working for Dell Inc in April 2012, almost a year earlier than previously reported, according to U.S. officials and other sources familiar with the matter.
*GE, LG Chem among companies entering growing market. SAN FRANCISCO/ LOS ANGELES, Aug 12- California, whose green ambitions helped the solar and wind industries take root, is taking an essential next step by proposing a sharp rise in energy storage to better integrate renewable power with the rest of the grid.
Boeing said its production rates are unlikely to be affected by the potential sale of the wing division of Spirit Aerosystems Holdings Inc, which warned of a second-quarter charge of up to $400 million on Tuesday and delayed its earnings release.
FRANKFURT, July 22- German software maker SAP AG is breaking up its dual-CEO structure and giving sole executive power to Bill McDermott, only weeks after his co-CEO Jim Hagemann Snabe defended the power-sharing structure in a newspaper interview.
WASHINGTON, July 18- Legislation to allow U.S. states to collect sales taxes on purchases made online is garnering support from both sides of the political spectrum, with a leading conservative economist saying on Thursday the tax would foster growth and job creation.
New Jersey’s standing in America's Top States for Business has declined since Gov. Chris Christie took office in 2010. It finishes 42nd this year.
New Hampshire, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and California fill out the list with the biggest drops in our America's Top States for Business rankings for 2013.
Unions say right-to-work laws infringe on workers’ collective bargaining rights, and proponents call for a federal law as opposed to the current patchwork of state statutes.
Life's not always a beach in Hawaii: The Aloha State is ranked as America's Worst State for Business in America 2013.
More than a couple of states can make a case for most-improved status in the areas of Economy, Infrastructure, Workforce and Business Friendliness.
South Dakota soars to the top spot in CNBC's annual survey of the Top States for Business. What other surprises are in store?
July 5- Gay couples rejoiced last week when the Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act and cleared the way for federal recognition of same sex-marriages. That's something Jason Dottley, a Los Angeles pop singer and actor, would like to see. He filed for divorce in April 2012 from his husband, Del Shores, a film director and playwright.
WASHINGTON, July 3- It costs almost twice as much to live in New York City as it does in Marshall County, Mississippi, according to figures published Wednesday by the Economic Policy Institute, a Washington think tank.
*Booz Allen's revenue and earnings grew under Carlyle. NEW YORK, June 28- The Edward Snowden saga may be a headache for his former employer Booz Allen Hamilton Corp and its 67 percent owner, the private equity firm Carlyle Group LP, but it could turn out to be a bigger problem for some of Carlyle's rivals.
*Justices pave way for same-sex marriage in California. WASHINGTON, June 26- The U.S. Supreme Court delivered a landmark victory for gay rights on Wednesday by forcing the federal government to recognize same-sex marriages in states where it is legal and paving the way for it in California, the most populous state.
Which are the top states for the creation manufacturing jobs? Here's the countdown.
*American who leaked secrets not seen on Moscow- Havana flight. WASHINGTON/ MOSCOW, June 24- The United States on Monday increased pressure on Russia to hand over Edward Snowden, the American charged with disclosing secret U.S. surveillance programs, and said it believed he was still in Moscow despite earlier reports he was leaving for Cuba.
MOSCOW, June 24- Former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden's whereabouts were a mystery on Monday as Russia resisted White House pressure to send him back to the United States or stop him continuing on his journey to escape U.S. prosecution.
*Snowden not seen on Moscow- Havana flight. MOSCOW, June 24- Former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden's whereabouts were a mystery on Monday as Russia defied White House pressure to send him back to the United States and stop him fleeing Moscow on his globe-crossing escape from U.S. prosecution. There are no direct commercial flights to Quito from Moscow.
*Snowden not seen on Moscow- to- Havana flight. MOSCOW/ HONG KONG, June 24- Russia defied White House pressure on Monday to expel former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden to the United States before he flees Moscow on the next stop of his globe-crossing escape from U.S. prosecution. There is no direct flight to Quito from Moscow.