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  • WASHINGTON, June 29- Presidential candidate Donald Trump on Wednesday lashed out at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's scathing criticism of his stance on trade, highlighting divisions within the Republican Party that threaten unity ahead of the Nov. 8 election. But on Tuesday it took issue with Trump's vocal opposition to trade deals, calling his proposals "...

  • WASHINGTON, June 29- Presidential candidate Donald Trump and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday continued to diverge sharply on trade policy, the latest example of divisions within the Republican Party that threaten unity ahead of the Nov. 8 election. But it took issue on Tuesday with Trump's vocal opposition to international trade deals, calling his...

  • WASHINGTON, June 29- Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump fired back at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, saying the nation's largest business association needed to "fight harder" for American workers, after it issued a scathing criticism of his economic platform. But it took issue on Tuesday with Trump's vocal opposition to international...

  • WASHINGTON, June 29- Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump fired back at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, saying the nation's largest business association needed to "fight harder" for American workers, after it issued a scathing criticism of his economic platform. But it took issue with Trump's vocal opposition to international trade deals,...

  • NEW YORK, June 27- A New York energy investor pleaded guilty on Monday to charges that he engaged in a years-long scheme to avoid paying more than $45 million in income and other taxes stemming in part from his sale of an oil company. Zukerman& Co, pleaded guilty in Manhattan federal court to one count of tax evasion and one count of obstructing the Internal Revenue...

  • Maine fight back at EU proposal to ban American lobster imports

    Governor Paul LePage says the European Union should reject a proposal to list the American lobster as an invasive species.

  • Sweden has asked the EU to bar imports of live American lobsters after 32 American lobsters were found in Swedish waters.

  • June 9- The New Jersey Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that retired public employees do not have a contractual right to receive increasing cost-of-living adjustments, a decision that saves the state $17.5 billion. The state Supreme Court vindicated that move last year. Credit rating agencies rank New Jersey the second-worst U.S. state partly because of its...

  • June 9- The New Jersey Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that retired public employees do not have a contractual right to receive increasing cost-of-living adjustments, a decision that is expected to save the state billions of dollars. The state Supreme Court vindicated that move last year. Even so, Wall Street credit rating agencies rank New Jersey the...

  • June 9- The New Jersey Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that retired public employees do not have a contractual right to receive increasing cost-of-living adjustments, a decision that is expected to save the state billions of dollars. Governor Chris Christie's administration suspended the COLA payments, which are tied to inflation, as part of bipartisan...

  • Wide variation in Obamacare rates proposed for 2017. What you pay will depend on where you live.

    Proposed price increases for Obamacare plans vary widely across states, and even within states.

  • NEW YORK, May 23- A New York energy investor has been indicted for engaging in a multiyear scheme to evade paying over $45 million in taxes in connection with the sale of an oil company and the purchase of paintings by European artists, U.S. prosecutors said on Monday. Zukerman& Co, pleaded not guilty at a hearing in federal court in Manhattan to charges that included...

  • May 20- American Medical Systems, a major defendant in litigation over controversial vaginal mesh devices, is accusing "a pyramid of businessmen, doctors and lawyers" of luring women into unwarranted surgeries to remove the implants and inflate their damages claims. The company, a unit of Ireland- based Endo International, has set aside $1.9 billion to settle as...

  • MONTREAL, May 3- Canada's predominantly French-language province of Quebec will require retail stores with English brand names such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc to display some French on their outdoor signage, the provincial government said on Tuesday. Quebec, the only North American jurisdiction with a French-speaking majority, has laws to ensure French is used...

  • Hacking hacker cyber security

    Law enforcement agencies nationwide are being hit with ransomware viruses, NBCNews reports.

  • The news agency also reported that the organization had sometimes recycled exams in the United States, including last January. Reuters found that tests were also reused in the United States during special midweek sittings, on Sundays and during makeup exams, even though some questions and answers from those tests had been discussed online.

  • The news agency also reported that the organization had sometimes recycled exams in the United States, including last January. Reuters found that tests were also reused in the United States during special midweek sittings, on Sundays and during makeup exams, even though some questions and answers from those tests had been discussed online.