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LETTERKENNY ARMY DEPOT, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, Nov 18 (Reuters)- Linda Woodford spent the last 15 years of her career inserting phony numbers in the U.S. Department of Defense's accounts.
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CHICAGO, Nov 15- Caterpillar Inc said on Friday that it will close another plant and lay off 240 additional workers as it continues to respond to a sharp drop in demand for its earth-moving products from customers in the mining industry.
Nov 7 (Reuters)- James River Coal Co idled four more mines in Central Appalachia and temporarily laid off about 200 employees as the company looks to shore up its precarious cash position amid weak coal prices. "The balance sheet continues to be the critical issue to watch for James River Coal," Simmons& Co analyst Bill Herbert said in a note.
Nov 7- James River Coal Co said it idled four mines in eastern Kentucky in Central Appalachia and temporarily laid off about 200 employees as coal prices fall further. James River Coal shares were down about 0.5 percent in trading before the bell, after the coal miner reported a slide in shipments and a bigger loss for the third quarter.
Humana Inc said that because of technical problems preventing millions of Americans from accessing the federal HealthCare.gov website since it opened on Oct. 1, the company had slashed its expectations of signing on 500,000 new plan members to an estimate of closer to 250,000..
*Cuts 2013 capital budget to $260 mln- $290 mln from $275 mln- $325 mln. Oct 31- Alpha Natural Resources Inc joined rival Arch Coal Inc in forecasting lower mining costs for the year as it reins in spending to cope with weak coal prices.
Oct 29- U.S. coal miner Arch Coal Inc on Tuesday reported disappointing third-quarter results and cut its production outlook for steelmaking coal for the second time this year while rival CONSOL Energy Inc reported earnings that slightly topped estimates due to strict cost controls.
Oct 29- Arch Coal Inc said costs for the full year would be lower than its expectations after posting a smaller-than-expected quarterly loss as lower expenses helped blunt weak prices for coal. The company expects full-year average cash costs of $10.40- $10.60 per ton for its Powder River Basin operations, lower than $10.45- $10.85 it forecast earlier.
NEW YORK, Oct 28- U.S. stocks were little changed on Monday as investors found few catalysts to push equities higher after the S&P 500' s latest record high.
NEW YORK, Oct 28- U.S. stocks were little change on Monday as investors found few reasons to keep pushing shares higher after the S&P 500 climbed to a series of records on expectations for continuing Federal Reserve stimulus.
*Apple to report results after market closes. Corporate earnings may serve as a catalyst to further gains, with investors especially looking to Apple Inc results after the market closes.
Oct 28- Consol Energy Inc said on Monday it will sell five West Virginia coal mines to privately held Murray Energy Corp amid regulatory uncertainty and as it focuses more on the growth of its natural gas operations. Civil War, is selling the mines for $850 million cash, as well as $184 million in future royalty payments for its coal reserves.
Oct 28- Consol Energy Inc said on Monday it will sell five West Virginia coal mines to privately held Murray Energy Corp amid regulatory uncertainty and as it focuses more on growing its natural gas operations. Civil War, is selling the mines for $850 million cash, as well as $184 million in future royalty payments for coal reserves.
*White House: signup can take place right up to March 31. WASHINGTON, Oct 23- The contractors for the government's troubled healthcare website sought to deflect blame on Wednesday as more Democrats voiced concerns about the implementation of President Barack Obama's signature domestic policy.
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.