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The results of the telephone auction of 38 Studios' assets will be released once the sales process is completed in the coming days, Nick Jimenez, executive vice president at the Heritage Global Partners auction house, said in a statement.
NEW YORK, Dec 12- As a deadline approaches for people to sign up for medical insurance under President Barack Obama's healthcare law, some insurers and state-run online marketplaces are giving shoppers an extra week to pay their first premiums.
Lenders initiated foreclosure action against 52,826 U.S. homes in November, down 10 percent from the previous month and a drop of 32 percent from November last year, according to new data from foreclosure listing firm RealtyTrac Inc.. Foreclosure starts increased last month on an annual basis in 15 states, including Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland and Oregon.
WASHINGTON, Dec 11- Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday were falling in line behind a two-year budget deal negotiated behind closed doors, indicating that the normally rambunctious group of lawmakers is not spoiling for a year-end fiscal fight.
Tom Corbett said Tuesday he hopes the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ensures that other states abide by the same standards that Pennsylvania has. The petition is aimed at Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, North Carolina, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia.
WASHINGTON-- The United States and Russia are marking the end of a 20- year program to convert highly enriched uranium from dismantled Russian nuclear weapons into fuel for U.S. power plants. The final shipment arrived in Baltimore this week.
*Spot Q1 premiums could hit 5- year highs of $250- 280/ T. HONG KONG/ SINGAPORE, Dec 11- Copper users in top consumer China are braced to pay higher premiums to procure metal and global exchange stocks have slumped to five-year lows, flagging tight supply that some traders expect to stretch out into next year.
NEW YORK-- Two reporters for The New York Times have sued the Department of Homeland Security after they were questioned at an airport as they headed to overseas assignments. The Freedom of Information Act lawsuit was filed Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Manhattan.
The Bureau of Investigations and Enforcement said its 10- month review did not find any factors that would disqualify MGM from doing business in Massachusetts. The five commissioners will make the final decision on whether to find MGM suitable.
From 2 to 8 inches of snow was forecast to fall from northern Virginia, across Maryland, Pennsylvania, Delaware and into southern New England, Brian Korty, meteorologist with the National Weather Service said in a forecast. Federal government offices in the Washington, D.C., area were shut on Tuesday, according to the Office of Personnel Management said.
As much as 5 inches of snow were forecast for Monday night into Tuesday for an area stretching from Virginia into New York, the National Weather Service said. "I don't think things are going to warm up anytime soon," said Bruce Sullivan, National Weather Service meteorologist.
SILVER SPRING, Md.-- Specialty drugmaker United Therapeutics Corp. said Monday that it received a subpoena from federal regulators looking into the company's marketing of three drugs used to treat a form of hypertension. United Therapeutics said it intends to cooperate with the investigation. United Therapeutics shares fell 31 cents to $90.66 in trading.
Northern Maryland received 7 to 10 inches of snow over the weekend, while central and eastern Pennsylvania got 4 to 10 inches, and parts of New York received up to 10 inches through Monday morning, according to the weather service.
They want the EPA to force nine states- Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, North Carolina, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia- to regulate the emissions that cross into their borders through prevailing winds and contribute to higher ozone levels to the north and east of the upwind states.
Dec 9- A massive winter storm that drove parts of the southern United States into a deep freeze over the weekend kept a tight grip on the region on Monday while bitter temperatures, snow and ice spread through the East Coast.
They want the EPA to force nine "upwind" states- Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, North Carolina, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia- to regulate the emissions that cross into their borders through prevailing winds and contribute raising ozone levels to the north and east of them.
Marching north, it was expected to pummel the East Coast with snow, sleet, and freezing rain from Baltimore to north of Portland, Maine, according to the National Weather Service. The Delaware Memorial Bridge, which links Delaware with New Jersey, was closed briefly "due to ice and multiple accidents," according to the bridge's official Twitter account.
The storm was moving up the East Coast, with snow, sleet, and freezing rain expected from Baltimore, Maryland, to north of Boston, according to the National Weather Service. The system was expected to reach Philadelphia and New York City by Sunday afternoon and linger over the area through Monday morning's rush hour commute.
NEW YORK, Dec 6- General Electric Co has agreed to pay as much as $18.25 million to settle a class action lawsuit accusing it of rigging bids for municipal securities, court papers filed on Friday show.
Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc. disclosed Thursday that Ohio's attorney general is looking into some of its advertising and marketing practices. Kate Hanson, a representative for Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, said the office could not comment under state law.