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  • Feb 7- Jobs in the U.S. solar industry grew 25 percent last year to include more than 260,000 workers, according to a report by sector advocacy group the Solar Foundation on Tuesday. Solar's dramatic jobs growth, including its largest annual percentage gain in the six years the Solar Foundation has tracked the data, is a key benefit renewable energy advocates hope...

  • Apple AI

    The U.S no longer has a strategic monopoly on A.I. technology, widely seen as the next generation of warfare, The NYT reports.

  • Andrew Puzder, chief executive of CKE Restaurants, exits after his meeting with president-elect Donald Trump at Trump International Golf Club, November 19, 2016 in Bedminster Township, New Jersey.

    Puzder has argued that labor regulations stifle growth, and indicated a preference for machines as workers, The New York Times reports.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 3- A former Morgan Stanley wealth manager in New Jersey has been criminally charged with stealing about $5 million from clients, and then going on a spending spree including private jet service, luxury cars, and country club memberships. Barry Connell, 50, was arrested early Friday in Henderson, Nevada, a Las Vegas suburb, and charged with wire fraud and...

  • LONDON, Jan 3- There's lithium in them there Cornish hills! "Cornwall's mining industry set for 50 bn pound revolution," proclaimed a headline in The Sun newspaper. The company, led by Jeremy Wrathall, a graduate of Cornwall's famous Camborne School of Mines and now a banker with Investec, is currently trying to raise 5 million pounds to start an exploration...

  • President Donald Trump, will now not get a senior role at the White House, the New York Times reported on Wednesday. The White House, Scaramucci and SkyBridge Capital, the hedge fund he founded, were not immediately available for comment. In January, Scaramucci said he would join Trump's White House staff as an adviser and public liaison to government agencies and...

  • DETROIT/ BEIJING, Feb 1- Electric luxury car startup Faraday Future, one of several Chinese-funded companies taking aim at Elon Musk's Tesla Inc, is throttling back on plans to build vehicles in the United States, the company and public officials said. Faraday, an affiliate of Beijing- based Leshi Internet Information and Technology Corp, has also pared its...

  • OTTAWA/ TORONTO, Jan 29- Canada will offer temporary residency to any travelers stranded by U.S. Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen told a news conference he did not know how many people might be eligible but said only a handful of passengers headed to the United States from Canada had been denied boarding. The Canadian Council for Refugees and the Canadian Civil...

  • OTTAWA/ TORONTO, Jan 29- Canada will offer temporary residency to any travelers stranded by U.S. Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen told a news conference he did not know how many people might be eligible but said only a small number of passengers trying to fly to the United States from Canada had been denied boarding. The Canadian Council for Refugees called on...

  • STUTTGART, Jan 27- German car parts maker Bosch reported a slide in profits for 2016 as it invested in the development of products for connected and electric vehicles. It also aims to decide by the end of the year whether to start making its own cells for production of batteries to compete with Asian rivals, Chief Executive Volkmar Denner said.

  • Jan 20- Donald Trump, a big supporter of the U.S. oil, gas and coal industries, has promised to get to work quickly after being sworn in as president of the United States, raising expectations that he will sign a slew of executive orders. The problem is that attorneys general from states like New York and California, as well as environmental groups, would likely step...

  • Jan 19- Las Vegas Sands Corp agreed to pay a $6.96 million criminal penalty to end a U.S. Department of Justice probe into whether it violated a federal anti-bribery law by making payments to a consultant to help it do business in China and Macau. The resolution of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act case follows Las Vegas Sands' related $9 million civil settlement...

  • Health insurance doctor and patient

    Advocacy group, American Progress Action Fund, ACAWorks.org, has already collected more than 3,000 testimonials since it soft-launched after the election.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 19- Rick Perry, President-elect Donald Trump's pick to run the U.S. Energy Department, said during a Senate confirmation hearing on Thursday that global warming caused by humans is real, but that efforts to combat it should not cost American jobs. The comment marks a shift for the former Texas governor, who had previously called the science behind...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 19- President-elect Donald Trump's choice for Treasury secretary, Steven Mnuchin, will defend his banking record in the aftermath of the financial crisis on Thursday and sell senators on why he should be given stewardship of the U.S. financial system. Mnuchin, a former Goldman Sachs executive, hedge fund manager and Hollywood film financier,...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 19- President-elect Donald Trump's choice for Treasury secretary, Steven Mnuchin, will defend his banking record in the aftermath of the financial crisis on Thursday and sell senators on why he should be given stewardship of the U.S. financial system. Mnuchin, a former Goldman Sachs executive, hedge fund manager and Hollywood film financier,...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 18- Borrowers who say OneWest Bank refused to help them when they struggled to pay their mortgages appeared Wednesday on Capitol Hill, where they urged the U.S. Senate to vote against confirming the bank's former chief executive, Steven Mnuchin, as Treasury Secretary. "Steve Mnuchin's company had no interest in helping us," said the Nevada mother,...

  • BOSTON/ BEIJING, Jan 18- The hedge fund investment firm founded by Anthony Scaramucci said it will sell a majority of itself to RON Transatlantic EG and an arm of Chinese aviation and tourism conglomerate HNA Group, four days after Scaramucci took a position in President-elect Donald Trump's administration. For HNA Group, which announced about $20 billion of...

  • A researcher at Walter Reed Army Institute for Research holds a sample being tested for superbugs. A Nevada woman died from a feared superbug infection in August.

    It's not the first U.S. death from a near-ultimate superbug, but it's a reminder that unkillable bacteria are evolving and spreading, NBC News reports.

  • Final repossessions of properties also dropped overall, but did increase in 21 states and the District of Columbia, including Massachusetts, Alabama, New York, Virginia and New Jersey. Daren Blomquist, spokesman for the Irvine, California, data company, said just over half of the foreclosures that did take place were related to the housing crisis, which began in...