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WASHINGTON, March 3- As the years-long fight over the Keystone XL pipeline grinds toward resolution, green groups are broadening their focus to include the possibility that the Obama administration will loosen curbs on how much oil and gas the United States exports.
March 2- While Colorado environmental groups work to put a ballot measure before voters this fall that could severely hobble the U.S. energy industry, Whiting Petroleum Corp is busy figuring out where in the state it can spend $10 billion over the next decade. The Denver- based company sees Colorado as key to its plan to sharply boost oil and natural gas production.
Senator Al Franken warned telecommunications regulators on Thursday that Comcast Corp's proposed acquisition of Time Warner Cable Inc could mean "higher prices, fewer choices, and even worse service for consumers." Comcast, the largest U.S. cable company, said on Feb. 13 it had agreed to acquire No. 4 Time Warner Cable for $45.2 billion.
DETROIT, Feb 27- U.S. safety regulators have opened an investigation into whether General Motors Co reacted fast enough in its recall of more than 1.6 million cars over an ignition-switch defect linked to 13 deaths in crashes.
TOKYO, Feb 27- Any regulation of the bitcoin crypto-currency should involve international cooperation to avoid loopholes, Japanese vice finance minister Jiro Aichi said on Thursday. Commenting on the closure this week of Tokyo- based Mt. Gox was created by a Tokyo- based consulting firm, said Ryan Selkis, a blogger who initially leaked scans of the document.
Last month, the FDA issued an alert and said it was investigating the risk of stroke, heart attack and death in men taking testosterone drugs based on the recent publication of two studies that suggested increased cardiac risk. But the FDA said it had not concluded that testosterone does, in fact, increase heart problems.
Testosterone therapy is approved by the FDA for men who lack or have low testosterone in conjunction with an associated medical condition, such as a genetic failure of the testicles to produce testosterone.
The US unemployment rate could fall early next year as cuts throws more than a million long-term unemployed Americans off the benefit rolls.
Amid the IRS targeting scandal, the Treasury Department is proposing stricter rules keeping nonprofits from getting tax exemptions. Jay Sekulow, American Center for Law and Justice, says the government is trying to make what they did illegally, legal through the regularity process.
A Reuters study found that Iran's Ayatollah Khamenei controls a massive financial empire built from property seizures from ordinary Iranians.
Months after the Komen Foundation's decision to cut Planned Parenthood funding sparked widespread backlash, the group's CEO still holds her position and received a large raise.
As U.S. authorities grapple with how to regulate the use of unarmed drones in U.S. skies, a small network of police, first responders and experts is already flying unmanned aircraft.
Andrew Young and Brad Newman, GiveLocally,net founders, discuss the future of nonprofit giving on the web.
If the 1,500 delegates didn't know how it felt to be on a reality TV show, they do now.
Judith Rodin, Rockefeller Foundation president, discusses job growth in the U.S. and how to unlock opportunities in the "for-profit" markets.
Linda Rottenberg, Endeavor Global CEO, explains why her non-profit organization, which supports start-ups in emerging markets, is betting on Greece.
If you’re looking for more than a pure financial return, socially responsible investing may be a great alternative, Tom Ricketts, Incapital CEO and owner of the Chicago Cubs, told CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street.”
Jon Bon Jovi, JBJ Soul Foundation chairman, discusses his philanthropic work, and the state of charitable donations amid a weak U.S. economy, with Joshua Kraft, Boys and Girls Clubs of Boston CEO, Jonathan Kraft, New England Patriots president, and Robert Kraft, New England Patriots owner.
Dozens of celebrities perform guest trading duties on BTIG's floor during its 10th annual "Commissions for Charity Day'. Steven Starker, BTIG co-founder, discusses the day's events, with CNBC's Bob Pisani.
Carly Fiorina, former HP CEO, discusses her new position as chair of "Good 360", an online donation marketplace that connects corporate product donations with nonprofit organizations.