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WASHINGTON, Jan 17- The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has approved the $2.5 billion purchase of regional grocer Harris Teeter Supermarkets Inc by Kroger Co, deciding the transaction does not violate anti-trust law, the companies said on Friday.
*Around 15 firms have moved operations to Vietnam- trader. BEIJING/ SINGAPORE, Jan 15- Chinese yarn makers, crippled by artificially high prices for cotton at home, are shifting production overseas to secure cheaper raw materials, even going as far afield as the United States.
WASHINGTON, Jan 14- Disputes between U.S. states and electronics manufacturers over accusations of price-fixing on liquid crystal display panels can be heard in state court, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday, marking a setback for corporate defendants.
FRANKFURT, Jan 14- The head of the United Auto Workers is convinced the union will be represented in carmaker Volkswagen's plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, by June, he told a German newspaper. Volkswagen has called for a formal vote by employees.
WASHINGTON, Jan 9- American automakers on Thursday pushed for rules against currency manipulation to be included in an ambitious trade pact being negotiated between the United States and 11 other Pacific Rim countries.
The charges stem from a Jan. 3 vote that approved Boeing's contract offer by just 600 votes, ensuring its latest jetliner, the 777 X, will be built in the Seattle area. If the push for a recount fails, which appears likely, Boeing will resume the rocky relationship with the city and region it helped to build, although it is less of a force.
WASHINGTON, Dec 20- President Barack Obama on Friday defended his administration's decision to delay for some people the requirement to buy medical insurance under his healthcare law, but acknowledged that the botched rollout of the policy was his biggest mistake of 2013..
WASHINGTON, Dec 20- President Barack Obama on Friday defended his administration's decision to delay for some people the requirement to buy medical insurance under his healthcare law, saying that the rollout of his signature domestic policy is a "messy process."
WASHINGTON, Dec 20- President Barack Obama on Friday defended his administration's decision to delay for some people the requirement to buy medical insurance under his healthcare law, explaining that the rollout of his signature domestic policy is a "messy process."
NORTH CHARLESTON, South Carolina, Dec 19- Boeing Co is close to hitting its production target of building 10 of its high-tech 787 Dreamliner jets a month, a top Boeing executive said on Thursday. A 787 entered production at the new rate on Nov. 14, Boeing said, but has not been completed.
Besides 267 acres it had planned to lease from the Charleston County Aviation Authority, Boeing added another 201 acres that had been privately owned, spokeswoman Candy Eslinger said. Boeing did not say what it plans to build on the land, which is near its 787 Dreamliner final assembly plant in North Charleston.
Besides 267 acres it had planned to lease from the Charleston County Aviation Authority, Boeing added another 201 acres of North Charleston land that had been privately owned to the deal, spokeswoman Candy Eslinger said. It will lease the property to Boeing for $1 a year until 2027, when the company can opt to buy the land.
WASHINGTON, Dec 12- The Democratic-led U.S. Senate on Thursday approved six of President Barack Obama's nominees, including four judges, on the second day of its around-the-clock confirmation marathon that Republicans were unable to stop because of a rule change.
NEW YORK, Dec 12- Boeing Co said on Thursday it planned to eliminate up to 1,200 jobs in Washington state and move them to other U.S. locations as it reorganizes research and development functions. The move will reduce Boeing's reliance on unionized engineers in the Seattle area, and follows other steps Boeing has made to move jobs outside the state this year.
WASHINGTON, Dec 12- The Democratic-led U.S. Senate on Thursday approved five of President Barack Obama's nominees, including three judges, as an around-the-clock confirmation marathon entered its second day with Republicans unable to stop it because of a rule change.
In an open letter on Tuesday to Boeing Chief Executive Jim McNerney and Boeing Commercial Airplanes Chief Executive Ray Conner, the state's two senators and 10 representatives emphasized the congressional support that would come with putting the jet factory in their state.
LONDON, Dec 4- Supporters of renewables often imply the clean-energy revolution is close to phasing out fossil fuels for electricity generation in the United States, especially polluting coal-fired power plants.
A check by Reuters showed visitors waiting for the Florida, Pennsylvania and South Carolina markets. But the queue in Pennsylvania and South Carolina quickly disappeared as volumes fluctuated. "The real challenges remain, and that's downstream," said Rick Howard, research director for the technology consultant Gartner. "
Nov 26- General Electric Co said on Tuesday it signed a nearly $700 million deal with Saudi Electricity Co to supply natural gas turbine generators. GE said it currently has more than 500 generators installed in Saudi Arabia, supplying roughly half of the kingdom's power.
But people familiar with the discussions said that South Carolina, Alabama, Texas, Utah, California, Kansas, Missouri and Washington state are among the possibilities.