Republicans target Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius for her soliciting of funds on behalf of a non-profit group, called Enroll America, from two private entities.» Read More
RALEIGH, N.C.-- Tesla Motors is fighting a bill in North Carolina that would effectively ban the company from selling its electric cars in the state, pitting it against auto dealers who say the car maker has an unfair advantage selling directly to consumers online.
A French court has eased the pressure on Christine Lagarde, head of the IMF, by stopping short of making her an official suspect for her role in a €400 m pay-off to a supporter of former president Nicolas Sarkozy. The FT reports.
The FDA said full clinical information about the patients is still being gathered, but it suggested some of the problems were infections and that "at least one of these infections appears to be fungal in nature." The FDA has since stepped up its oversight of pharmacies that compound drugs tailored to specific patient needs.
WASHINGTON, May 24- An influential U.S. senator expressed strong concerns on Friday about Japanese company SoftBank Corp's plan to buy 70 percent of Sprint Nextel, warning it could expose the United States to Chinese cyber attacks.
WASHINGTON-- The Federal Trade Commission is warning consumers who want to help the victims of this week's Oklahoma tornado that they need to be wary of scams and make sure that their donations are going to a reputable organization.
The FDA said full clinical information about the patients is still being gathered but it suggested that at least some of the problems were caused by infections and "at least one of these infections appears to be fungal in nature."
The State Department posted about 100,000 comments late on Thursday and plans to release sets of a similar number each week, a process that will take about three months. "This marks the first time the Department has made all individual comments on a Presidential permit application available to the public," a State Department release said.
WASHINGTON, May 24- An influential U.S. senator on Friday expressed strong concerns about Japanese company Softbank Corp's plan to buy 70 percent of Sprint Nextel, the No. 3 mobile service provider, warning it could expose the United States to more Chinese cyber attacks.
WASHINGTON, May 24- Federal Reserve profits paid over to the U.S. The Fed transferred $15.3 billion in the first quarter versus $23.8 billion in the same period in 2012, reflecting a decline in earnings from both interest and non-interest income.
BROOMFIELD, Colo.-- Noodles& Co. has made a regulatory filing for a proposed initial public offering of Class A common stock. Noodles launched in 1995. It says its revenues have grown from $170 million in 2008 to $300 million in 2012..
SEATTLE-- College students in Washington state say they need Congress to give them affordable student loans at a rate they can depend on, instead of a yearly debate on rising interest rates.
SAVANNAH, Ga.-- Don't worry, the $652 million plan to deepen Savannah's busy shipping channel remains very much on President Barack Obama's radar, the mayor of Atlanta told coastal business and political leaders Thursday.
Jan Brewer's push to expand Medicaid received an obscene and threatening voicemail at her office, a sign that the rancorous debate over embracing a signature component of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul in the state is far from over.
WASHINGTON-- President Barack Obama said Thursday that the Justice Department will review the policy under which it obtains journalists' records in investigations of the leak of government secrets.
LINCOLN, Neb.-- A Nebraska tax measure that could benefit high-tech start-up companies and uninsured medical patients is headed to a final vote in the Legislature after winning second-round approval on Thursday.
WASHINGTON, May 24- Orders for long-lasting U.S. manufactured goods rose more than expected in April, a hopeful sign that a contraction in factory output could soon run its course. New orders for durable goods, which range from toasters to aircraft, increased 3.3 percent last month, the Commerce Department said on Friday.
WASHINGTON, May 24- Orders for long-lasting U.S. manufactured goods rose more than expected in April, a sign of resilience in the factory sector despite belt-tightening in Washington and weakness in overseas markets. Durable goods orders, which range from toasters to aircraft, increased 3.3 percent last month, the Commerce Department said on Friday.
WASHINGTON-- A jump in volatile commercial aircraft demand likely boosted U.S. orders for long-lasting manufactured goods in April. The Commerce Department will release the report at 8:30 a.m. EDT Friday. Economists at JPMorgan Chase believe the investment category will decline 0.5 percent in the April report.
BRUSSELS/ HONG KONG, May 24- The European Commission rejected Chinese trade association statements that talks to resolve a dispute over allegations of dumping of solar panels had broken down, while Chinese comments highlighted risks the dispute could escalate.
Obama's decision to nominate them roughly one month after SEC Chairwoman Mary Jo White was sworn in signals the administration is anxious to ensure the agency will have a full, five-member commission to complete its busy rulemaking agenda. The SEC is trying to complete rules required by the 2010 Dodd-Frank Wall Street reform law.