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  • An artist's rendering of the Tesla Gigafactory

    Tesla has sent twelve "Golden Tickets" to holders of Model 3 reservations to attend the Gigafactory grand opening, Verge Reports.

  • Hertz's deal with Uber will allow drivers in Los Angeles to rent cars from certain off-airport Hertz locations. The deal could be expanded to other areas in the United States, Hertz said. Hertz, which piloted a similar partnership with Lyft in Las Vegas and Denver last year, said it would also rent cars in Los Angeles and San Francisco.

  • WASHINGTON, June 28- The Obama administration and U.S. Senate Republican leaders scrambled on Tuesday to garner enough support to get a Puerto Rico debt relief bill through a critical procedural vote set for Wednesday which several lawmakers predicted would be close. After months of waiting for Congress to act as Puerto Rico's economic crisis progressively...

  • NEW YORK, June 23- A year after Travis Kelso-Turner and his husband got married, their to-do list of financial tasks still daunts them. That landmark Supreme Court decision in June 2015 is making a significant impact on the finances of the LGBT community because of the large increase in the number of same-sex married couples, surveys have found.

  • NEW YORK, June 23- A year after Travis Kelso-Turner and his husband got married, their to-do list of financial tasks still daunts them. That landmark Supreme Court decision in June 2015 is making a significant impact on the finances of the LGBT community because of the large increase in the number of same-sex married couples, surveys have found.

  • NEW YORK, June 23- Federal prosecutors in Manhattan are pursuing insider trading cases on a pace not seen since 2012- before a major appellate ruling limited their ability to bring charges against hedge fund managers and other traders. Since May alone, those charged include famed Las Vegas sports gambler William "Billy" Walters and hedge fund manager Sanjay...

  • Deadly heat wave fueling Western wildfires

    Soaring temperatures across the Southwest are spurring wildfires and forcing evacuations.

  • LOS ANGELES, June 20- California's power grid operators warned homes and businesses on Monday to conserve electricity as rising demand for air conditioning stoked by a record-setting heat wave across the U.S. Monday's alert was the first big test of power generators' ability to meet heightened energy demands in the greater Los Angeles area without natural...

  • LOS ANGELES, June 20- California's power grid operators warned homes and businesses on Monday to conserve electricity as rising demand for air conditioning stoked by a record-setting heat wave across the U.S. The alert was the first big test of power generators' ability to meet heightened energy demands in the greater Los Angeles area without natural gas...

  • LOS ANGELES, June 20- California's power grid operators warned homes and business on Monday to conserve electricity as rising demand for air conditioning stoked by a record-setting heat wave across the U.S. The alert was the first big test of power generators' ability to meet heightened energy demands in the greater Los Angeles area without natural gas...

  • The alert marked the first big test of power generators' ability to meet heightened energy demands in the greater Los Angeles area without natural gas supplies normally furnished by the now-crippled Aliso Canyon gas storage field, effectively idled since a major well rupture there last fall. Southern California Gas Co, the division of San Diego- based utility...

  • The bankruptcy of the operating unit, Caesars Entertainment Operating Corp, in January 2015 has pitted some of the most aggressive investors on Wall Street against each other. Several hedge funds that own bonds are suing the Caesars parent in New York and Delaware, alleging it reneged on guarantees from bonds issued by CEOC prior to the unit's $18 billion...

  • NEW YORK, June 13- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday said federal judges should have more discretion to boost penalties in patent infringement cases and ordered an appeals court to review whether Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc willfully violated Stryker Corp patents on a surgical cleaning wand. In a unanimous opinion, the high court also ordered the appeals court in...

  • NEW YORK, June 13- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday said federal judges should have more discretion to boost penalties in patent infringement cases and ordered an appeals court to review whether Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc willfully violated Stryker Corp patents on a surgical cleaning wand. In a unanimous opinion, the high court also ordered the appeals court in...

  • WASHINGTON, June 9- Twenty-one U.S. states led by Texas and Arkansas on Thursday announced a lawsuit against Delaware, accusing it of violating federal law by snatching up to $400 million in unclaimed checks that should have gone to other states. "Delaware has our money," Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said at a news conference outside the U.S. Supreme Court.

  • Solar farm and wind turbines near Palm Springs, CA.

    The U.S. solar energy market will nearly double new installations this year to 14.5 gigawatts, led by utility projects.

  • June 8- XpressWest, the private U.S. firm proposing to build a high-speed rail link between Las Vegas and Los Angeles, terminated a joint venture with Chinese companies less than nine months after the deal was announced, citing delays faced by its partner. Las Vegas- based XpressWest said the decision to end the relationship stemmed from problems with "timely...

  • Solar installations rose 24 percent in the first quarter, accounting for 64 percent of all new U.S. electric generating capacity during the period, the report by GTM Research said. California was the top solar market in the quarter, followed by North Carolina, Massachusetts, Nevada and New York. GTM's quarterly report is published in partnership with the solar...

  • June 8- XpressWest, the private company proposing to build a high-speed rail line between Las Vegas and Los Angeles, announced Wednesday that it had terminated its joint venture with China Railway International, less than nine months after the deal was announced. Las Vegas- based XpressWest said the decision to terminate its relationship with the consortium...

  • LONDON, June 6- Lithium is shaping up to be The Next Big Thing. The Global X lithium fund, one of the very few ways to get in on the action, has gained 25 percent over the past three months with assets under management leaping from $41 million to $68 million since the start of the year. It's a far cry from the 1990 s, when the U.S. Department of Energy was selling surplus stocks...