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  • NORTH DAKOTA GOVERNOR'S SPOKESMAN SAYS NO BLOCKADE PLANNED FOR SUPPLIES INTO PIPELINE PROTEST CAMP.

  • CANNON BALL, N.D., Nov 29- North Dakota law enforcement will begin to block supplies from reaching protesters at a camp near the construction site of an oil pipeline project in an effort to force demonstrators to vacate the area, officials said on Tuesday. Supplies, including food and building materials, will be blocked from entering the main camp following...

  • Nov 29- Investors, including the state treasurers of Connecticut and Illinois, called on Wells Fargo& Co to require an independent board chair, saying the bank needs stronger oversight in the wake of a scandal over fake customer accounts. Although Wells Fargo already has shuffled its leadership structure, Connecticut Treasurer Denise Nappier on Tuesday said...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 28- Massachusetts Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren on Monday criticized Wells Fargo& Co's decision to require customers affected by its unauthorized accounts scandal to go through arbitration rather than allowing them to sue. The San Francisco- based bank last week asked a U.S. court to uphold contract clauses that mandate arbitration,...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 28- Massachusetts Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren on Monday criticized Wells Fargo& Co's decision to require customers affected by its unauthorized accounts scandal to go through arbitration rather than allowing them to sue. Warren also used her Facebook post to advocate for a rule proposed by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau...

  • LOS ANGELES, Nov 28- U.S. wind and solar companies for the first time gave more money to Republicans than Democrats during the 2016 election cycle, according to federal campaign disclosures, part of a years-long effort to expand renewable energy's appeal beyond liberal environmentalists. The industry is now hoping its strategy of reaching across the...

  • Water protectors join hands in prayer at the end of the day's protest as police line the hill at Standing Rock on Nov. 24, 2016, during an ongoing dispute over the building of the Dakota Access Pipeline.

    Dakota Access oil pipeline protesters will not follow a government directive to leave federal land, organizers said Saturday.

  • The proposed class-action lawsuit, filed on Tuesday in federal court in Minnesota, accused the third-largest U.S. bank of "self-dealing and imprudent investing" by steering 401 contributions to its Wells Fargo Dow Jones Target Date funds. The lawsuit, filed by employees led by John Meiners, from St. Louis, seeks to recoup excess fees and unrealized profits...

  • U.S. President-elect Donald Trump arrives at the the main clubhouse at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey, U.S., November 19, 2016.

    Trump holds stock in the company building the disputed Dakota Access oil pipeline, and pipeline opponents warn that Trump's investments could affect any decision he makes.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 22- A U.S. banking regulator is considering whether to harden sanctions against lenders that abuse their clients or violate banking laws, according to a draft plan, seen by Reuters, that was drawn up in the wake of a scandal at Wells Fargo. Wells Fargo in September agreed to pay $190 million to settle charges that bank employees opened as many as 2...

  • CANNON BALL, N.D., Nov 23- The September decision by the Obama administration to delay final approval for the Dakota Access Pipeline was intended to give federal officials more time to consult with Native American tribes that have faced dispossession from lands for decades. Their tribal lands are adjacent to the Missouri River, where federal approval is needed...

  • CANNON BALL, N.D., Nov 23- The September decision by the Obama administration to delay final approval for the Dakota Access Pipeline was intended to give federal officials more time to consult with Native American tribes that have faced dispossession from lands for decades. Their tribal lands are adjacent to the Missouri River, where federal approval is needed...

  • CANNON BALL, N.D., Nov 23- The September decision by the Obama administration to delay final approval for the Dakota Access Pipeline was intended to give federal officials more time to consult with Native American tribes that have faced dispossession from lands for decades. Their tribal lands are adjacent to the Missouri River, where federal approval is needed...

  • Nov 22- For months, North Dakota's Standing Rock Sioux tribe has been protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline's planned crossing under the Missouri River, adjacent to their lands, in part due to worries about contamination of their primary water source. The project, which has received little attention in the months-long fight over the Dakota Access pipeline, has...

  • Nov 21- Tesoro Logistics LP said it would buy some oil, natural gas and other gathering systems in North Dakota for about $700 million, and will also acquire terminal and storage assets from major shareholder Tesoro Corp for about $400 million. The North Dakota assets, which the company is buying from a group that includes Whiting Oil and Gas Corp, consist of over...

  • weather@ NEW YORK/ CANNON BALL, N.D., Nov 21- Police fired tear gas and water at hundreds of protesters in the freezing North Dakota weather late Sunday and early Monday, in the latest violent clash over a pipeline project running through the state. An estimated 400 protesters mounted the Backwater Bridge just north of Cannon Ball, North Dakota, and attempted to force...

  • Nov 21- Tesoro Logistics LP said on Monday it would buy crude oil, natural gas and other gathering systems in North Dakota from a consortium for about $700 million. Tesoro Logistics also said it would buy terminal and storage assets located in Martinez, California from a subsidiary of oil refiner Tesoro Corp for about $400 million. The consortium selling the...

  • 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...

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  • 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...