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  • WASHINGTON/ HOUSTON, Feb 7- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will grant the final easement needed to finish the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline, according to a court filing Tuesday. The $3.8 billion line, which is being built by Energy Transfer Partners, needed a final permit to tunnel under Lake Oahe, a reservoir that is part of the Missouri River.

  • WASHINGTON/ HOUSTON, Feb 7- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will grant the final easement needed to finish the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline, according to a court filing Tuesday. The $3.8 billion line, which is being built by Energy Transfer Partners, needed a final permit to tunnel under Lake Oahe, a reservoir that is part of the Missouri River.

  • Feb 7- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will grant the final easement needed to finish the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline, according to a court filing Tuesday. The $3.8 billion line, which is being built by Energy Transfer Partners, needed a final permit to tunnel under Lake Oahe, a reservoir that is part of the Missouri River. The 1,170- mile line will bring...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 6- California Public Employees' Retirement System should maintain its investments in the controversial Dakota Access oil pipeline project in order to exert influence over the companies involved, staff for the largest U.S. public pension fund said on Monday. Legislation proposed in California would require CalPERS, a $300 billion fund, to...

  • WINNIPEG, Manitoba/ BUFFALO, New York, Feb 6- R efugees in the United States fearing a worsening climate of xenophobia in the wake of a divisive U.S. presidential campaign are flocking to Canada in growing numbers. Most braved the freezing prairie winter to walk into Canada. "They will make a dash for Canada, whether they are going to go through cold weather to die or not,"...

  • A man walks past a Macy's department store in Washington, DC.

    Hudson's Bay Co has made a takeover approach for struggling retailer Macy's Inc, people familiar with the matter said.

  • The pipeline was originally set to start in late 2016 but has faced intense protests and legal challenges from climate activists and Native Americans, led by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, whose land in North Dakota runs adjacent to the route.. "Commercial operations are expected to begin in the second quarter of 2017, pending the issuance of an easement from the...

  • Feb 3- Hudson's Bay Co has made a takeover approach for struggling retailer Macy's Inc, people familiar with the matter said, trying to push further into the U.S. market where it already owns the Lord& Taylor and Saks Fifth Avenue chains. Macy's, the host of New York's annual Thanksgiving Day parade, is in the midst of a turnaround engineered by Chairman and Chief...

  • President Donald Trump on Friday started killing off a retirement advice rule that wealth managers from Wall Street to Wisconsin have spent the last six years lobbying against. Wall Street has argued it would harm consumers because it would raise compliance costs and therefore fees, and force them to get rid of Main Street clients and small businesses that...

  • Feb 3- Hudson's Bay Co has made a takeover approach for retailer Macy's Inc, which has struggled with a turnaround, people familiar with the matter said, as the owner of the Lord& Taylor and Saks Fifth Avenue chains tries to push further into the U.S. market. Shares of Macy's, which had a market value of about $9.4 billion as of Thursday's close, rose 7 percent to $32.81 in...

  • The pipeline was originally set to start in late 2016 but has faced intense protests and legal challenges from climate activists and Native Americans, led by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, whose land in North Dakota runs adjacent to the route.. "Commercial operations are expected to begin in the second quarter of 2017, pending the issuance of an easement from the...

  • Feb 3- Wells Fargo& Co reached an agreement with Intuit Inc to allow the bank's customers who use financial management applications such as Mint, TurboTax and QuickBooks to choose the information they share while importing bank account details. Intuit's Mint, TurboTax and QuickBooks are personal finance tools which allow individuals to calculate taxes and...

  • US veterans vow to block completion of Dakota Access pipeline

    A group of military veterans say they will do everything to ensure the environment and human life are respected.

  • Feb 1- A jury weighing charges against an activist behind a coordinated protest that disrupted the flow of millions of barrels of crude oil into the United States failed to reach a verdict in a case in Washington state, prosecutors said on Wednesday. Ken Ward did not dispute that he shut down a valve on Kinder Morgan Inc's Trans Mountain Pipeline near Burlington,...

  • WASHINGTON/ CANNON BALL, N.D., Feb 1- Native Americans and activists protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline project expressed alarm on Wednesday after federal lawmakers from North Dakota said the final permit had been granted for the project, a statement later contradicted by the Army, which issues such permits. Activists in North Dakota expressed anger after...

  • WASHINGTON/ CANNON BALL, N.D., Feb 1- Activists protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline project expressed alarm on Wednesday after federal lawmakers from the state said the final permit had been granted for the project- a statement later contradicted by the Army, which issues such permits. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said on Wednesday it has started a review for...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 1- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said on Wednesday it has taken initial steps to review requests to approve the final permit to finish the Dakota Access pipeline, the focus of protests for months. The move does not mean the government has granted right of way for the pipeline to build its last remaining stretch under the Missouri River near Cannon...

  • Veterans march with activists near Backwater Bridge just outside of the Oceti Sakowin camp during a snow fall as "water protectors" continue to demonstrate against plans to pass the Dakota Access pipeline adjacent to the Standing Rock Indian Reservation, near Cannon Ball, North Dakota.

    A group of U.S. military veterans has vowed to block the completion of the hotly disputed Dakota Access pipeline.

  • The move does not mean easement to the tunnel under the Missouri River- the last remaining stretch of the pipeline in North Dakota to be built- has been granted. On Tuesday, two North Dakota politicians said they had been told by Army officials that the project would be completed. Native American groups and climate activists have been protesting the $3.8 billion...

  • Hundreds of United States military veterans vow to defend the Standing Rock protest camp and march through a winter blizzard to the scene of recent clashes with state police and the national guard just outside of the Lakota Sioux reservation of Standing Rock, North Dakota, December 5, 2016.

    Trump's move doesn't order construction of the pipeline, but does require expedited consideration of permit requests, NBC News reports.