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WASHINGTON, Oct 21- Diverging high court rulings in New York and Illinois over' Amazon taxes' point to a possible U.S. Supreme Court case to settle questions about the legality of states taxing online retail sales, lawyers said on Monday.
CHICAGO, Oct 21- When the Obama administration unveiled new emission regulations for coal-fired power plants earlier this year, the National Association of Manufacturers blasted the proposed rules, saying they would hurt its members "twice"- as energy users and as polluters "next in line" for such rules.
WASHINGTON, Oct 17- Wisconsin next month will become the 14th U.S. state to begin collecting sales tax on online purchases through Amazon.com Inc, joining a trend toward squeezing more revenue from e-commerce.
So far, the North American shale revolution has been confined to two states, Texas and North Dakota, at least as far as oil is concerned. But Texas, where production is up 1.469 million bpd, and North Dakota, where production has risen 671,000 bpd, account for virtually all the increase.
WASHINGTON, Oct 15- President Barack Obama has "full confidence" in Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius despite the troubled launch of the U.S. government website for signing up for his signature healthcare insurance program, the White House said on Tuesday.
Oct 14- The Obama administration has made headway against an online bottleneck that jammed enrollment for the president's healthcare reform, but new technical problems greeted users on Monday, showing how difficult it will be to get consumers registered in time for insurance coverage to start Jan. 1.
Oct 14- The U.S. administration has made headway against an online traffic bottleneck that jammed enrollment for President Barack Obama's healthcare reform, but new technical problems greeted users on Monday showing how difficult it will be to get consumers registered in time for coverage to start Jan. 1.
WASHINGTON, Oct 11- As the battle in Congress over the U.S. budget grinds on, states say they may soon have to choose between putting their own dollars into federal programs for residents or letting vitally important services such as food stamps lapse.
Over the past 50 years, Boeing has increasingly outsourced large airplane pieces such as wings and fuselage sections. The virtuous circle gave work to Japan's heavy industrial companies and helped Boeing keep Airbus largely out of the Japanese market.
WASHINGTON, Oct 9- President Barack Obama will sit down on Thursday with some of his main adversaries in the fight over raising the U.S. debt ceiling and ending a government shutdown, meeting with Republicans who control the House of Representatives.
*South Korea says detects zilpaterol in U.S. beef. *Halts some U.S. beef imports from unit of JBS USA.
As Twitter Inc races toward the year's most highly anticipated tech offering, memories of Facebook Inc's disappointing 2012 debut are dampening enthusiasm for shares of the eight-year-old online messaging service. Like Facebook, Twitter enjoys strong brand recognition, which typically translates to outsized retail investor interest.
As Twitter Inc races toward the year's most hotly anticipated tech offering, memories of Facebook Inc's disappointing 2012 debut are dampening enthusiasm for shares of the eight-year-old online messaging service. Like Facebook, Twitter enjoys strong brand recognition, which typically translates to outsized retail investor interest.
LONDON, Oct 1- Giant sedimentary basins underneath the United States have the capacity to store 500 years' worth of the country's energy-related carbon dioxide emissions, and the biggest are located in the traditional petroleum producing states along the Gulf Coast, according to U.S. government scientists.
WASHINGTON, Sept 27- As if the Capitol Hill battle over Obamacare were not messy enough, some lawmakers are hoping to add one more layer to the mix: turning off the much-bemoaned, across-the-board spending cuts known as the "sequester."
WASHINGTON, Sept 26- U.S. House of Representatives Republicans on Thursday refused to give in to President Barack Obama's demand for straightforward bills to run the government beyond Sept. 30 and to increase borrowing authority to avoid a historic default.
*Argentine weather, China demand give fundamental support. Wheat's recent gains- prices for the benchmark Chicago Board of Trade December soft red winter wheat contract have risen 3.6 percent so far this week- have also caused some investors to cover short positions as the market has surged through key technical resistance points.
The National Credit Union Administration brought the lawsuit against JPMorgan Chase& Co, Credit Suisse Group AG, UBS AG and 10 other international banks on behalf of five failed credit unions.
HOUSTON, Sept 23- With the fall harvest looming, pockets of the U.S. Midwest are bracing for a mad scramble for diesel fuel to power tractors and combines after the summer closure of a key pipeline that supplied buyers from Arkansas to Indiana.
The Senate vote was 97-2. Republicans Ted Cruz of Texas and Jeff Sessions of Alabama dissented. The White House on Thursday said it supported the Senate vote to keep the reserve operational. The Senate action, it said, would provide for an orderly transition of the federal government out of the helium market.