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  • Sept 18- Retail gasoline prices surged due to continuing problems with Colonial Pipeline Co's gasoline line that carries fuel to the U.S. East Coast, as the company started to construct a bypass line around the leak. The average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in Georgia rose to $2.26 as of Sunday morning, according motorists' advocacy group AAA, up more than...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 16- A phantom account scandal at Wells Fargo& Co has put the U.S. bank's disclosure policies under a harsh spotlight. Despite press reports that a federal regulator and the Los Angeles prosecutor were investigating sales practices at retail branches of the San Francisco- based lender, the bank, which agreed to a $190 million settlement, gave...

  • Under so-called seamless conversion, an insurer can seek permission from the Centers for Medicare& Medicaid to auto-enroll members of its non- Medicare insurance plans when they reach 65, the age of Medicare eligibility. Auto-enrollment might be convenient, but it short circuits one of the most important choices to be made when signing up for Medicare-...

  • Vote Plz and the 2016 election

    Sam Altman, Y Combinator President, speaks to CNBC's Josh Lipton about his new nonprofit Vote Plz to help young people participate in the democratic process as well as his thoughts on the upcoming election.

  • The Mission Continues

    A large group of U.S. veterans and active duty service members working with a nonprofit is honoring the memory of those who died during Sept. 11.

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 29- The Federal Bureau of Investigation has found breaches in Illinois and Arizona's voter registration databases and is urging states to increase computer security ahead of the November presidential election, according to a U.S. official familiar with the probe. The FBI warning in an Aug. 18 flash alert from the agency's Cyber Division did not...

  • Millennial Train

    Millennial Trains Project arranges cross-country trips for young innovators so they can discuss key issues impacting society, explains founder Patrick Dowd.

  • Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton said on Friday the Clinton Foundation was seeking other organizations to partner with as it looks to wind down some of its charitable work, but defended her work as secretary of state as independent from her family's foundation. Clinton has come under fire in recent days amid questions over the charity and its...

  • Dog Day

    SPCA's Fiona Woodhouse talks to CNBC about how Hong Kong's society is becoming more open to adopting dogs instead of buying them.

  • Aug 25- Since announcing her presidential bid last year, Hillary Clinton has had to field questions about the Bill, Hillary& Chelsea Clinton Foundation, her family's global philanthropy. Bill Clinton established the Clinton Foundation in 1997 to raise funds for his presidential archive in Little Rock, Arkansas, as he prepared to leave the White House.

  • Then along came Jeffrey Bullock, the newly appointed secretary of state for Delaware. Delaware's second-biggest biggest source of revenue was fees from few-questions-asked company registrations and other corporate services. The global pushback against shell companies was threatening to dim Delaware's longstanding appeal as a secretive corporate...

  • Aug 22- Swimwear maker Speedo USA said on Monday it had decided to end its sponsorship of Ryan Lochte, two days after the U.S. Olympic gold medalist swimmer admitted to exaggerating his story about being robbed at gunpoint in Rio de Janeiro. Speedo USA said it would donate $50,000 of Lochte's fee to Save The Children, a global charity partner of Speedo USA's parent...

  • Aug 22- Swimwear maker Speedo USA said on Monday it had decided to end its sponsorship of Ryan Lochte, becoming the first company to officially terminate its endorsement of the U.S. swimmer. Speedo USA said it would donate $50,000 of Lochte's fee to Save The Children, a global charity partner of Speedo USA's parent company. "The current situation in Brazil...

  • Aug 22- Swimwear maker Speedo USA said on Monday it had decided to end its sponsorship of Ryan Lochte, two days after the U.S. "We cannot condone behavior that is counter to the values this brand has long stood for," Speedo USA said in an email statement on Monday. Speedo USA said it would donate a $50,000 portion of Lochte's fee to Save The Children, a global charity...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 18- The U.S. Justice Department announced plans on Thursday to phase out its use of privately operated prisons, calling them less safe and a poor substitute for government-run facilities. GEO Group Inc ended down 39 percent at $19.51 on the New York Stock Exchange while Corrections Corp of America sank 35 percent to close at $17.57.

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 18- The U.S. Justice Department announced plans on Thursday to phase out its use of privately-operated prisons, calling them less safe and less effective than government-run facilities. The decision, announced Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates in a memo, followed a report last week by the Justice Department's inspector general that...

  • LONDON, Aug 14- Some UK shell companies under offshore control may be skirting new rules which were designed to clamp down on corruption and tax evasion by forcing businesses to reveal their true owners, a Reuters analysis of corporate filings shows. Under the new system, statements which UK companies file when they are set up and on each anniversary of that date...

  • LONDON, Aug 14- Some UK shell companies under offshore control may be skirting new rules which were designed to clamp down on corruption and tax evasion by forcing businesses to reveal their true owners, a Reuters analysis of corporate filings shows. Under the new system, statements which UK companies file when they are set up and on each anniversary of that date...

  • LOS ANGELES, Aug 11- A charity looking to fight the rise of dangerous, drug-resistant bacteria on Thursday asked the public to help convince McDonald's restaurants around the world to stop serving meat and milk from animals raised with routine use of medically important antibiotics. A week after the world's biggest fast-food company took that step with...

  • LONDON, Aug 9- British Prime Minister Theresa May raised concerns on Tuesday with Iran's President Hassan Rouhani over several cases involving dual British-Iranian nationals, including imprisoned aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, May's office said. Zaghari-Ratcliffe works for the Thomson Reuters Foundation, a London- based charity that is...