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  • Before dawn, Rick Velasquez shovels fresh snow during a winter storm in Boulder, Colo., Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016.

    The arctic blast has blanketed the Rockies and Plains with subzero temperatures, NBC News reports.

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 5- Native American reservations cover just 2 percent of the United States, but they may contain about a fifth of the nation's oil and gas, along with vast coal reserves. Now, a group of advisors to President-elect Donald Trump on Native American issues wants to free those resources from what they call a suffocating federal bureaucracy that holds...

  • CANNON BALL, N.D./ WASHINGTON, Dec 4- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said on Sunday it turned down a permit for a controversial pipeline project running through North Dakota, in a victory for Native Americans and climate activists who have protested against the project for months. The line, owned by Texas- based Energy Transfer Partners LP, had been complete except...

  • CANNON BALL, N.D./ WASHINGTON, Dec 4- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said on Sunday it turned down a permit for a controversial pipeline project running through North Dakota, in a victory for Native Americans and climate activists who have protested against the project for several months. The line, owned by Texas- based Energy Transfer Partners LP, had been complete...

  • CANNON BALL, N.D./ WASHINGTON, Dec 4- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said on Sunday it turned down a permit for a controversial pipeline project running through North Dakota, in a victory for Native Americans and climate activists who have protested against the project for several months. The line, owned by Texas- based Energy Transfer Partners LP, had been complete...

  • CANNON BALL, N.D./ WASHINGTON, Dec 4- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said on Sunday it turned down a permit for a controversial pipeline project running through North Dakota, in a victory for Native Americans and climate activists who have protested against the project for several months. The line, owned by Texas- based Energy Transfer Partners LP, had been complete...

  • CANNON BALL, N.D., Nov 23- The September decision by the Obama administration to delay final approval for the Dakota Access Pipeline was intended to give federal officials more time to consult with Native American tribes that have faced dispossession from lands for decades. Their tribal lands are adjacent to the Missouri River, where federal approval is needed...

  • CANNON BALL, N.D., Nov 23- The September decision by the Obama administration to delay final approval for the Dakota Access Pipeline was intended to give federal officials more time to consult with Native American tribes that have faced dispossession from lands for decades. Their tribal lands are adjacent to the Missouri River, where federal approval is needed...

  • CANNON BALL, N.D., Nov 23- The September decision by the Obama administration to delay final approval for the Dakota Access Pipeline was intended to give federal officials more time to consult with Native American tribes that have faced dispossession from lands for decades. Their tribal lands are adjacent to the Missouri River, where federal approval is needed...

  • Nov 22- For months, North Dakota's Standing Rock Sioux tribe has been protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline's planned crossing under the Missouri River, adjacent to their lands, in part due to worries about contamination of their primary water source. The project, which has received little attention in the months-long fight over the Dakota Access pipeline, has...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 22- Lower leasing costs, more efficient office space and the hope of projecting an image more appealing to millennials are leading hedge funds and large corporations to leave Manhattan's most-coveted business district for a rejuvenated Downtown and the trendy far West Side. The construction of gigantic new office buildings that allow tenants...

  • Some of the largest bond requests won approval, including the biggest bond proposal in Tuesday's election: $9 billion of California general obligation debt in the state's so-called Proposition 51. This will finance new construction and modernization for K-12 and charter schools and community colleges, according to semi-official election results on the...

  • WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Nov 9- The Canadian government will review the use of a suit designed to shield laboratory workers from dangers such as the Ebola virus after an employee found a tear following an experiment, the lab's director said on Wednesday. The worker at the National Centre for Foreign Animal Disease in Winnipeg may have been accidentally exposed to...

  • Some of the largest bond requests won approval, including the biggest bond proposal in Tuesday's election: $9 billion of California general obligation debt in the state's so-called Proposition 51. This will finance new construction and modernization for K-12 and charter schools and community colleges, according to semi-official election results on the...

  • CHICAGO/ SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 4- U.S. voters on Tuesday will decide the fate of $70.3 billion of municipal bond issuance, the largest amount of borrowing requests in a decade, with much of it earmarked to help pay for fixing the nation's crumbling infrastructure. The biggest concentration of bonds hanging in the balance is in California, which accounts for nearly 60...

  • CHICAGO/ SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 4- U.S. voters on Tuesday will decide the fate of $70.3 billion of municipal bond issuance, the largest amount of borrowing requests in a decade, with much of it earmarked to help pay for fixing the nation's crumbling infrastructure. We've had more stability in revenues and more stability in the economy as a whole, so we would expect a...

  • HOUSTON, Oct 28- U.S. refiner Phillips 66 expects a permit will be granted to build a controversial oil pipeline under the Missouri River near Native American land in North Dakota, Chief Executive Officer Greg Garland said on Friday. Justice and Interior Departments along with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers halted construction under the Missouri in September...

  • TOKYO, Oct 26- Underpinned by expectations U.S. rates will rise by the year-end, the dollar held steady in Asia trading on Wednesday, just below a near nine-month peak struck overnight, while the Australian dollar gained as inflation data doused chances of a rate cut there. The Reserve Bank of Australia holds its monthly policy meeting next week and is expected to...

  • TOKYO, Oct 26- The dollar took a breather in early Asia trading on Wednesday, but was still not far from a nearly nine-month peak against a currency basket as expectations for a year-end rate hike by the Federal Reserve remained intact. The market was pricing in a greater than 78 percent chance that the Fed would raise rates in December, according to CME Group's...

  • Oct 13- Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari said on Thursday that sluggish growth in the U.S. economy will likely remain for the foreseeable future. "We're not forecasting a recession, but we're also not forecasting a booming economy," Kashkari said at a town hall meeting in Montana streamed live on the bank's website. He said it would likely remain "sluggish."