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WASHINGTON— Dominion Energy received federal approval late Monday to export liquefied natural gas from its Cove Point terminal on the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland.
WASHINGTON, Sept 29- U.S. federal regulators on Monday approved construction of Dominion Resources Inc's liquefied natural gas export project in Cove Point, Maryland. Cove Point is the fourth U.S.
LONDON- Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee member David Miles speaks at London School of Economics and Political Science- 1730 GMT. VIENNA- ECB Executive Board member Sabine Lautenschlaeger speaks at the annual supervisory conference in Vienna on the topic: "National supervision within a European system- getting the balance right"- 0745 GMT.
NEW YORK— Traffic at Chicago's two busiest airports was slowly returning to more normal levels Monday, three days after a fire at a regional air traffic control center disrupted much of the nation's air-travel system.
Microsoft to offer early look at next Windows. SAN FRANCISCO— Microsoft plans to offer a glimpse of its vision for Windows this week, as its new CEO seeks to redefine the company and recover from missteps with its flagship operating system.
The Treasury Department auctioned $24 billion in three-month bills at a discount rate of 0.015 percent, up from 0.010 percent last week. Another $24 billion in six-month bills was auctioned at a discount rate of 0.040 percent, the same as last week. For a $10,000 bill, the three-month price was $9,999.62, while a six-month bill sold for $9,997.98.
WASHINGTON— Figures on government spending and debt.
FRANKFURT/ NEW YORK- Officials from Pimco and its German parent Allianz scramble to contain the fallout from star bond manager Bill Gross' stunning exit last week, and money continues to leave the firm, giving a huge boost to rival bond houses like DoubleLine, which saw record inflows. Canada's Encana to buy Athlon Energy for $5.93 bln.
WASHINGTON— The IRS failed to take all required steps for collecting unpaid taxes from people it can't locate in over half the cases that investigators studied, potentially costing the government a pile of lost revenue, according to a federal report released Monday.
NEW YORK, Sept 29- New York's financial regulator wants some Commerzbank AG employees to be fired as part of a settlement over allegations the German lender improperly processed transactions with Iran and other countries facing U.S. sanctions, according to people familiar with the matter.
WASHINGTON— Standard& Poor's releases S&P/Case-Shiller index of home prices for July, 9 a.m.. WASHINGTON— The Conference Board releases the Consumer Confidence Index for September, 10 a.m.. BERLIN— Germany releases September unemployment figures.
The employees were among the first to report widespread wrongdoing at the Phoenix hospital, including chronic delays for veterans seeking care and falsified waiting lists covering up those delays.
WASHINGTON, Sept 29- One of the more unusual trials to come out of the 2008 financial crisis is set to begin on Monday, when a federal judge will consider whether the U.S. government's rescue of American International Group Inc was, in fact, legal.
Like other East Coast ports, Savannah is scrambling for deeper water to make room for supersized cargo ships expected to begin arriving via an expanded Panama Canal in little more than a year.
BRUSSELS, Sept 29- The woman likely to become the EU's new trade chief sought to reassure lawmakers on Monday that U.S. companies will not be able to challenge Europe's safety and environmental rules if Brussels and Washington agree the world's biggest trade deal.
If we don't contribute politically and get out there with the candidates, we can't help shape what happens, "said Patrick McManamon, head of Cleveland- based Cannasure Insurance Services, which offers insurance to marijuana growers and dispensaries.
WASHINGTON, Sept 29- U.S. consumer spending accelerated in August, the government said on Monday, a positive sign for an economy that appears to be firing on nearly all cylinders. Consumer spending rose 0.5 percent last month after being unchanged in July, the Commerce Department said.
WASHINGTON— The Federal Aviation Administration is reviewing security practices and how it deals with unexpected incidents throughout its air traffic control facilities following last week's fire at a Chicago- area air traffic facility, agency administrator Michael Huerta said Monday.
WASHINGTON— Fewer Americans signed contracts to buy homes in August, suggesting that real estate sales will remain sluggish over the next few months. The National Association of Realtors said Monday that its seasonally adjusted pending home sales index fell 1 percent over the past month to 104.7.
The department store chain, which also operates Bloomingdale's, said Monday that the growth is being fueled by its expanding online business.