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  • Sept 8- Not even Chief Executive Tim Cook singing "Sweet Home Alabama" on Carpool Karaoke could get Wall Street excited about the launch of Apple Inc's iPhone 7.. The larger iPhone 7 Plus edition will retail for $769- $20 more than the iPhone 6 s Plus- and will feature two cameras, including a telephoto lens. The new phones will start shipping in major markets, including...

  • CANNON BALL, N.D./ WASHINGTON, Sept 7- A Native American tribe's efforts to halt construction of a crude oil pipeline in North Dakota have swelled into a movement, drawing international attention and the support of movie stars and social media, and making a major oil company blink. The 1,100 mile, $3.7 billion Dakota Access pipeline would carry oil from just north of...

  • HOUSTON, Sept 7- A U.S. judge on Wednesday halted a plan to allow fracking on public lands in central California, saying a federal agency's environmental plan should have taken a "hard look" at the potential impact of the process. District Judge Michael Fitzgerald, was at least the second setback in three years for fracking in California and came as the Obama...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 7- A sheriff's department in North Dakota is investigating possible charges against the U.S. Green Party presidential candidate, Jill Stein, for damaging equipment during protests on Tuesday over construction of an oil pipeline. Stein was part of a group protesting the Dakota Access pipeline and spray-painted construction equipment, the...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 7- Authorities in North Dakota are investigating possible charges against U.S. Green Party presidential candidate for allegedly damaging equipment during protests on Tuesday over construction of an oil pipeline in the state. Jill Stein allegedly was part of a group protesting the building of the Dakota Access pipeline and spray painted...

  • Native Americans march to a burial ground that was disturbed by bulldozers building the Dakota Access Pipeline.

    Dakota Access agreed to temporarily halt construction of an oil pipeline in parts of North Dakota where Native American sacred sites are located.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 6- A Native American tribal chairman said his people were "disappointed" that a company agreed on Tuesday to temporarily halt construction of an oil pipeline only in some but not all parts of North Dakota where the tribe says it has sacred sites. Judge James Boasberg said on Tuesday he had granted in part and denied in part the temporary...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 6- A pipeline company agreed to halt until Friday construction of an oil pipeline in parts of North Dakota where a Native American tribe says it has ancient burial and prayer sites, a lawyer for the company said in court on Tuesday. The $3.7 billion project would be the first to bring crude oil from Bakken shale, a vast oil formation in North Dakota,...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 1- Ferrellgas Partners LP has quietly shed a five-year contract at a Philadelphia- area crude rail terminal just a year after it obtained it through a deal that gave the propane company its first foothold in the oil logistics business. The quiet sale raises questions about how transparent Ferrellgas has been with investors about developments...

  • *Apple slips after being asked to pay Irish government $14.5 bln. Aug 30- Apple dragged down U.S. stocks after EU antitrust regulators ordered the company to pay about $14.5 billion in back taxes to the Irish government, but a gain in financial stocks limited the impact. Federal Reserve and its path to interest rates after Fed Chair Janet Yellen said last week that...

  • Aug 29- Samson Resources Corp, one of the largest energy companies to seek bankruptcy in the current commodities slump, reached a new agreement with creditors that aims to bring the company out of Chapter 11 under the ownership of its second-lien lenders. Under the restructuring support agreement, sketched out in a Friday filing with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in...

  • Aug 29- Wall Street snapped a three-day losing streak on Monday as financial stocks rose after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said the case for an interest rate hike had strengthened. Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer suggested that a move as soon as next month could be possible. The S&P 500 financial index was trading at its highest level since Dec. 17, a day after...

  • Aug 29- Wall Street snapped a three-day losing streak on Monday as financial stocks rose after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said the case for an interest rate hike had strengthened. Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer suggested that a move as soon as next month could be possible. The S&P 500 financial index rallied 1.05 percent, trading at its highest level...

  • Aug 25- A Wells Fargo& Co mortgage unit will pay $3.45 million to some customers because of a processing error that delayed the mailing of letters to almost 8,000 homeowners in bankruptcy and shortened their notice period about changes to monthly mortgage payment amounts, according to a court document. The unit, called Wells Fargo Bank NA, agreed on the sum in a...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 24- Actors Susan Sarandon, Riley Keough and Shailene Woodley joined members of North Dakota's Standing Rock Sioux Tribe outside a courthouse in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday to protest against construction of a pipeline they say would pollute water and desecrate sacred land. The 1,100 mile pipeline, being built by a group of firms led by Energy...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 22- Ending a decade on the run, the former chief executive officer of Comverse Technology Inc who fled to Africa to avoid a fraud prosecution over a stock options scandal is returning to the United States to plead guilty. Jacob "Kobi" Alexander, 64, will admit to one count of backdating stock options in the federal court in Brooklyn on Wednesday, his...

  • WELLS FARGO CHARGED ILLEGAL FEES, FAILED TO UPDATE INACCURATE CREDIT REPORT INFORMATION- CFPB.

  • WELLS FARGO TO PAY AN ADDITIONAL $410,000 TO BORROWERS, CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAU SAYS.

  • CFPB SAYS IT IDENTIFIED BREAKDOWNS IN WELLS FARGO'S SERVICING PROCESS.

  • The announcement came as Trump, a New York businessman seeking his first elected office, looks to improve his standing among voters, particularly those in swing states such as Iowa, where some recent opinion polls show Trump and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton in a tight race. Republican Governors Terry Branstad of Iowa, Sam Brownback of Kansas, Jack...