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  • NEW YORK— Moody's Corp. has agreed to pay nearly $864 million to settle federal and state claims it gave inflated ratings to risky mortgage investments in the years leading up to the financial crisis. Moody's— along with the other two major rating agencies, Standard& Poor's and Fitch— were widely criticized for giving low-risk ratings to the risky mortgage...

  • Now that Republican President-elect Donald Trump is poised to take charge, deficits and debt just don't seem to matter to the GOP. Trump and incoming top White House officials such as his chief of staff, Reince Priebus, are making it clear that the new administration doesn't support tackling the financial problems of the huge benefit programs that are the...

  • *New Hampshire court to review enhanced damages issue. Jan 10- Wal-Mart Stores Inc has been ordered by a federal judge to pay $16.08 million to a former New Hampshire pharmacist in a gender bias case, but the amount is only about half what a jury awarded and may fall substantially further. District Judge Steven McAuliffe also asked the New Hampshire Supreme Court...

  • Jan 10- Wal-Mart Stores Inc has been ordered by a federal judge to pay $16.08 million to a former New Hampshire pharmacist in a gender bias case, but the amount is only about half what a jury awarded and may fall substantially further. District Judge Steven McAuliffe also asked the New Hampshire Supreme Court to advise whether the plaintiff Maureen McPadden was...

  • CONCORD, N.H.— Hundreds of people flocked to Concord on Tuesday to testify, cheer and boo as they debated the merits of right-to-work legislation during the session's first public hearing on the topic. Legislators and business leaders who testified in support of the bill said it would give workers more freedom and entice businesses to New Hampshire.

  • CONCORD, N.H.— If one New Hampshire lawmaker has his way, it might become difficult to find Russian vodka in the state's liquor stores. The legislation suggests the state could suspend or ban the sale of Russia- made liquor at stores operated by the New Hampshire Liquor Commission and require that Old Man on the Mountain bottles contain American liquor, not Russian...

  • EXCLUSIVE- MERRIMACK PHARMACEUTICALS NEARS DEAL TO SELL DEVELOPED CANCER DRUG PORTFOLIO TO IPSEN FOR MORE THAN $1 BILLION- SOURCES.

  • PORTLAND, Maine— Lobster lovers are used to adjusting to high prices, but this winter, they're shelling out even more for the cherished crustaceans because of a lack of catch off of New England and Canada and heavy exports to China. And the winter months are also an important time for exports to lobster-crazy China, which celebrates its New Year holiday Jan. 28.

  • Sununu is hosting inaugural events Friday in Portsmouth, Saturday in Nashua and Jan. 21 at the Omni Mount Washington Hotel. Eversource is a major utility in New Hampshire and is behind the Northern Pass transmission line project. The other top donors are law firm Gallagher, Callahan and Gartrell, which lobbied on behalf of dozens of clients at the Statehouse last...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 5- The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission told French nuclear power company Areva SA it will publish as early as next week the names of U.S. reactors that contain components from its Le Creusot forge that is suspected of falsifying documents despite the company's claim that the information is proprietary. Still, anti-nuclear power advocates,...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 3- In a wide-ranging request for documents and analysis, President-elect Donald Trump's transition team asked the Department of Homeland Security last month to assess all assets available for border wall and barrier construction. A spokeswoman for the Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Customs and Border Protection declined to...

  • Pedestrians experience what we now call just a dusting of snow, with more in the forecast along Winter and Washington Streets in Downtown Crossing, Thursday.

    Blizzard conditions were possible in areas bracing for a foot of snow — maybe twice that in some locations, USA Today reports.

  • New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services

    The data breach affects individuals who were involved with the state's DHHS prior to November 2015.

  • Dec 15- For nearly two years, a killer stalked the patients of Providence Alaska Medical Center. It was a bacteria called Acinetobacter baumannii, a common cause of infections in hospitals. After a rash of mild cases in early 2011, doctors began seeing highly drug-resistant infections in patients, said Dr Megan Clancy, an infectious-disease specialist at the...

  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump (2nd L) talks with journalists during a rally against the Iran nuclear deal on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol September 9, 2015 in Washington, DC.

    Trump has fired off another tweet barrage, attacking a CNN reporter who said the president-elect "falsely" claimed extensive voter fraud.

  • Here's what the future of farming looks like

    Dorn Cox, a farmer in Lee, N.H., says that the future of farming won't be filled with glossy automated robots and tractors, but instead with do-it-yourself sensors and drones that feed data into an open source network of farmers.

  • Nov 21- President-elect Donald Trump, working to fill administration positions ahead of his inauguration on Jan. 20, was scheduled to hold talks in New York on Monday with former Texas Governor Rick Perry, who is being considered for Cabinet posts including defense, energy and veterans affairs. Trump met with aides and contenders for top U.S. posts over the...

  • Nov 21- Business software maker Oracle Corp said on Monday it would buy Dyn, a monitor of global internet performance and traffic, to allow cloud customers to optimize their infrastructure costs and increase web-driven revenue. Financial terms were not disclosed. Manchester, New Hampshire- based Dyn acts like a switchboard for internet traffic, and helps...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 19- President-elect Donald Trump held talks on Saturday with 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, a meeting between famous foes fueling speculation that Romney could be in line to be the new U.S. secretary of state. On Friday it was announced that Trump had chosen Republican Senator Jeff Sessions to be attorney general, retired...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 19- President-elect Donald Trump held talks on Saturday with 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, a meeting between famous foes fueling speculation that Romney could be in line to be the new U.S. secretary of state. On Friday it was announced that Trump had chosen Republican Senator Jeff Sessions to be attorney general, retired...