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  • Carolyn Maloney, a New York Democrat, made the request in a letter dated April 20 to House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling, a Republican from Texas. The letter, seen by Reuters, came weeks after the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists worked with media outlets including The Guardian and BBC to report on 11.5 million...

  • HONG KONG/ NEW YORK, April 7- Apex Technology Co Ltd, a Chinese company that manufactures ink cartridge chips, is in negotiations to acquire U.S. printer and imaging systems provider Lexmark International Inc, according to people familiar with the matter. Apex's executives are due to visit their counterparts at Lexmark in the United States this month to try to...

  • March 31- The United States and Canada on Thursday issued a rare joint cyber alert, warning against a recent surge in extortion attacks that infect computers with viruses known as "ransomware," which encrypt data and demand payments for it to be unlocked. "Infections can be devastating to an individual or organization, and recovery can be a difficult process that...

  • New York, March 30- It is tax season, and you owe thousands to the Internal Revenue Service. If the collections unit of the IRS reaches out to you first, things can get ugly. " If you owe a big balance on the due date, send the IRS about 40 percent of what you owe, "he says.

  • New York, March 30- It is tax season, and you owe thousands to the Internal Revenue Service. If the collections unit of the IRS reaches out to you first, things can get ugly. " If you owe a big balance on the due date, send the IRS about 40 percent of what you owe, "he says.

  • The virus was discovered at MedStar after several recent attacks on U.S. hospitals by cyber extortionists using software known as ransomware, which encrypts data and demands that users pay to get it unlocked. The FBI said on Monday it was looking into the incident at MedStar, which is one of the largest medical providers to have operations interrupted by...

  • MedStar spokeswoman Ann Nickels said she did not know when the systems would be restored or what type of virus had infected the network. MedStar quickly decided to take down "all system interfaces to prevent the virus from spreading" and moved to backup systems for paper record-keeping, the post said. The FBI said on Monday that it was looking into the incident at...

  • March 28- MedStar Health, one of the biggest medical providers in the Washington, D.C., area, said on Monday it shut down some computer systems after the discovery of a computer virus. "Networks temporarily shut down to prevent virus spread," MedStar, the operator of 10 hospitals in Washington and Maryland, said on Twitter. The Washington Post quoted MedStar...

  • "Volkswagen must be held accountable for its false and misleading promotion and sales of its vehicles in the Commonwealth," Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear said in a statement. Kentucky is at least the fifth U.S. state to sue VW, along with New Jersey, Texas, New Mexico and West Virginia. District Judge Charles Breyer in San Francisco the status of talks over a...

  • March 22- The U.S. state of Kentucky filed suit against Volkswagen AG and its luxury units Tuesday over the German automaker's excess diesel emissions scandal. Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear said VW willfully violated Kentucky's Consumer Protection Act by fraudulently promoting diesels. Kentucky is at least the fifth U.S. state to sue VW, along with...

  • Head coach Rick Pitino of the Louisville Cardinals

    Louisville and SMU are banned from March Madness this year, and the financial effect of their absence extends to other teams.

  • A man celebrating St. Patrick's Day

    Emergency visits to the dentist skyrocket right after St. Patrick's Day because so many people get their teeth knocked out.

  • The funds announced by the federal Appalachian Regional Commission and the Economic Development Administration will support projects that help coal-dependent communities in places like West Virginia and Kentucky diversify their economies, retrain the workforce and attract new investment. Last week, Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton...

  • Coal miners operate a carbide-tipped shearer as it scrapes coal at a mine in Wind Ridge, Pennsylvania.

    Banks’ exodus from coal projects financing comes as several industry leaders face painful restructuring.

  • The deep economic dislocation felt by many in Mississippi, reflected in Reuters interviews with dozens of voters, explains how Trump is attracting broad-based support in southern states, including from many evangelical Christian voters prepared to overlook his past liberal positions on touchstone social issues. "If we don't have a country, it's not going to...

  • The company said in October that it had hired Goldman Sachs Inc to advise on its options, including a sale. The restructuring is expected to generate about $67 million in savings in 2016 and annualized savings of about $100 million beginning in 2017, Lexington, Kentucky- based Lexmark said. The company also reported a 5 percent drop in revenue to $968.8 million...

  • LOUISVILLE, Ky., Feb 17- Nathan Applebee's family in Seneca, Illinois has farmed using John Deere equipment since the 1930 s. "I have what I need," Applebee, 32, said after checking out a $355,000 Deere 8345 R tractor, with a 345 horsepower engine, and the latest in digital connectivity to enable precision planting. The Department of Agriculture has estimated U.S. net...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 16- The Republican head of the Senate panel that weighs U.S. Supreme Court nominations said on Tuesday he will wait until President Barack Obama names his pick to fill the vacancy left by conservative Justice Antonin Scalia's death before deciding whether to hold confirmation hearings. Grassley has offered mixed messages since Scalia's...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 16- The Republican head of the Senate panel that weighs U.S. Supreme Court nominations said on Tuesday he will wait until President Barack Obama names his pick to fill the vacancy left by Justice Antonin Scalia's death before deciding whether to hold confirmation hearings. Republicans have threatened not to act on any nominee put forward by the...

  • Feb 12- A printer cartridge reseller infringed the patent rights of Lexmark International Inc when it imported Lexmark's toner products back into the United States after they were first sold abroad, a U.S. appeals court ruled on Friday. Though the case was about laser printer cartridges, the decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in...