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  • SYDNEY, July 8- Circling thousands of feet above Tasmania's farmland in a light aircraft, Christina Nebel prepares to release tiny chemical particles as part of a cloud-seeding scheme estimated to have helped boost rainfall on the Australian island by at least 5 percent. "We are looking for fronts crossing Tasmania," said Nebel, cloud seeding officer at...

  • July 7- Oracle Corp said its copyright infringement lawsuit against software support services company Rimini Street Inc and the smaller rival's Chief Executive Seth Ravin would go to trial in September. Oracle said on Tuesday that it was seeking more than $200 million in damages and an injunction on Rimini's current business model. The U.S. District Court in...

  • As El Nino looms, cloud seeding gets tailwind Tuesday, 7 Jul 2015 | 4:59 PM ET

    SYDNEY, July 8- Circling thousands of feet above Tasmania's farmland in a light aircraft, Christina Nebel prepares to release tiny chemical particles as part of a cloud-seeding scheme estimated to have helped boost rainfall on the Australian island by over 10 percent. The programme is one of a handful globally riding a wave of renewed interest in the...

  • NEW YORK, July 2- Per Se, the three Michelin- starred Manhattan restaurant run by Thomas Keller, will pay $500,000 to settle charges it withheld tips from workers who staffed private dining events, even as it portrayed those tips to customers as gratuities. Thursday's settlement resolves a New York probe accusing Per Se, whose prix-fixe tasting menus cost $310...

  • July 1- Real estate developer Donald Trump's string of luxury hotel properties, The Trump Hotel Collection, could be the latest victim of credit card breach, KrebsonSecurity reported, citing data shared by several U.S.-based banks. Credit card data at various Trump properties in the United States, including those in Chicago, Honolulu, Las Vegas, Los Angeles,...

  • July 1- Real estate developer Donald Trump's string of luxury hotel properties, The Trump Hotel Collection, could be the latest victim of credit card breach, KrebsonSecurity reported, citing data shared by several U.S.-based banks. Credit card data at various Trump properties in the United States, including those in Chicago, Honolulu, Las Vegas, Los Angeles,...

  • July 1- Real estate developer Donald Trump's string of luxury hotel properties, The Trump Hotel Collection, could be the latest victim of credit card breach, KrebsonSecurity reported, citing data shared by several U.S.-based banks. Credit card data at various Trump properties in the United States, including those in Chicago, Honolulu, Las Vegas, Los Angeles,...

  • China's big ambitions stumble at Bahamas resort Tuesday, 30 Jun 2015 | 3:02 PM ET

    Nassau, Bahamas/ Beijing June 30- China's push to extend its influence in the Western Hemisphere has hit an embarrassing setback at an unfinished, $3.5 billion resort and casino project in the Bahamas. And on Monday, Baha Mar Ltd, developer of the 2,323 room resort located along Cable Beach near downtown Nassau, filed for voluntary bankruptcy protection in a...

  • CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.- An unmanned Space Exploration Technologies rocket exploded about two minutes after liftoff from Florida on Sunday, destroying a cargo ship bound for the International Space Station in the latest in a string of mishaps in supplying the orbiting outpost. Those included six cargo runs for NASA under a 15- flight contract worth more than $2...

  • 45. Nevada Wednesday, 24 Jun 2015 | 4:19 PM ET
    Top States 2015: Nevada

    The Silver State offers a ready supply of employees, but the workforce is tarnished by the worst education system in the country.

  • June 24- Lennar Corp, the second-largest U.S. homebuilder, reported a better-than-expected jump in quarterly profit as it sold more homes at higher prices across the United States, especially in the West and Southeast Florida markets. Homebuilders Meritage Homes Corp, KB Home, PulteGroup Inc, D.R. Horton Inc and many of the sector's other stocks were trading 1-3...

  • Tired of high state taxes? Maybe it's time to move Tuesday, 23 Jun 2015 | 10:00 AM ET
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    A CNBC analysis shows that many states with the highest per capita in taxes are also seeing the most net migration to lower-tax states.

  • Supreme Court could blow up Obamacare for millions Monday, 22 Jun 2015 | 7:00 AM ET
    An agent from Sunshine Life and Health Advisors offers insight to potential enrollees in Miami about the plans available last year under the Affordable Care Act.

    A Supreme Court case threatens to unwind some of the gains in insured rates and uncompensated care costs states have reaped under Obamacare.

  • *ConAgra rises after Jana Partners takes stake in company. June 19- U.S. stocks were down in early afternoon trading on Friday, a day after a strong rally pushed the Nasdaq Composite index to a record high, but the major indexes were still on track for their strongest weekly performance in about two months. The Greece crisis also showed no signs of receding.

  • US STOCKS-Wall St falls as rally stalls; Greece eyed Friday, 19 Jun 2015 | 11:40 AM ET

    *ConAgra rises after Jana Partners takes stake in company. June 19- Wall Street fell in late morning trading on Friday, a day after a strong rally pushed the Nasdaq Composite index to a record high, but the major indexes were still on track for their strongest weekly performance in about two months. "When you're facing the turmoil that is all things Greece, and the...

  • June 16- Kirk Kerkorian, the son of poor Armenian immigrants who used his gambler's instincts to became a multibillionaire Las Vegas casino tycoon, Hollywood mogul, airline owner and auto industry investor, died at age 98.. Three different times- in 1969, 1973 and 1993- Kerkorian built the world's biggest hotel in Las Vegas, the desert gambling capital where he...

  • Kirk Kerkorian dead at 98 - CNBC Tuesday, 16 Jun 2015 | 11:13 AM ET

    Kerkorian, who opened the original MGM hotel and casino in the 1960 s after buying the MGM movie studio, in more recent years tried to buy Chrysler Corp but was rebuffed.

  • LONDON, June 15- Tom Hayes, the former star trader on trial on alleged Libor-rigging charges, asked brokers to wine and dine traders at other banks in order to help him distort benchmark interest rates, according to evidence presented in a London court on Monday. Hayes promised to reward brokers who used their contacts at other banks involved in the Libor-setting...

  • UPDATE 1-Tesla enters into $500 mln credit facility Friday, 12 Jun 2015 | 6:14 PM ET

    June 12- Electric car maker Tesla Motors Inc said on Friday that along with its subsidiary, Tesla Motors Netherlands B.V., it had entered into a $500 million senior secured asset-based revolving credit agreement. The agreement was signed with a group of banks, including Deutsche Bank, Bank of America, the company said. Tesla said in May that it planned a total of $1.5...

  • DETROIT, June 9- Tesla Motors Chief Financial Officer Deepak Ahuja will retire this year, but will stay on to help search for a successor at the fast-growing electric car maker, Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk told shareholders on Tuesday. Musk made the unexpected announcement at the company's annual meeting. In a presentation at the Computer History Museum...