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  • NEW YORK/ WASHINGTON, April 7- An attempt by U.S. authorities to identify an anonymous critic of President Donald Trump on Twitter has set off alarm bells among Democratic and Republican lawmakers and civil liberties advocates fearful of a crackdown on dissent. The summons that Twitter received came from agents who investigate corruption and misconduct...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, April 7- Twitter Inc on Friday dropped a lawsuit it filed the previous day against the U.S. Homeland Security Department, saying the government had withdrawn a summons for records about who was behind an account critical of President Donald Trump. A lawyer for the social media company, Mark Flanagan, wrote in court papers that a U.S. Justice...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, April 7- Twitter Inc on Friday dropped a lawsuit it filed the previous day against the U.S. Homeland Security Department, saying the government had withdrawn a summons for records about who was behind an account critical of President Donald Trump. A lawyer for the social media company, Mark Flanagan, wrote in court papers that a U.S. Justice...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, April 7- Twitter Inc on Friday dropped a lawsuit it filed the previous day against the U.S. government, saying the government had withdrawn a summons for records about who was behind an account critical of President Donald Trump. A lawyer for the social media company, Mark Flanagan, wrote in court papers that a U.S. Justice Department lawyer told...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, April 6- Twitter Inc on Thursday filed a federal lawsuit to block an order by the U.S. government demanding that it reveal who is behind an account opposed to President Donald Trump's tough immigration policies. The account is claimed to be the work of at least one federal immigration employee, according to the lawsuit filed in San Francisco...

  • WASHINGTON, April 6- In a last-ditch effort, five U.S. Senate Democrats are urging President Donald Trump to veto a resolution that would repeal a Labor Department rule designed to help cities launch retirement savings plans for low-income private-sector workers by exempting such programs from strict federal pension protection laws.

  • New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman

    A coalition of 17 U.S. states filed a legal challenge against efforts by President Donald Trump's administration to roll back climate change regulations.

  • *Flat $8/ mmBtu could be expensive in 2023- Diamond Gas Int'l. *Australia's Woodside also considering flat price offers- CEO. LNG exports ex- Alaska as head of Cheniere Energy- stirred things up at the Gastech conference in Japan from the start, offering cargoes delivered to Japan at a flat $8 per million British thermal units.

  • "The law is clear: the EPA must limit carbon pollution from power plants," New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said in a statement announcing the challenge. Shortly after, EPA filed a legal motion asking the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit to delay ongoing court proceedings on the regulation to allow for the review.

  • The Oregon senator leads bid to block SCOTUS pick

    Senator Merkley argued Gorsuch shouldn't be considered until the probe is into alleged ties between Trump and Russia came to a close.

  • CHIBA, Japan, April 5- Producers of liquefied natural gas have shot themselves in the foot with oversupply, and face calls for flexibility and greater competition from other fuels that may force them to take more risks and start trading just like other commodity dealers. Under the protection of these lucrative locked-in deals, producers in Australia, Qatar,...

  • The challenge, also joined by environmental groups, came after the U.S. Department of Energy last month delayed standards proposed under the Obama administration to reduce air pollution and operating costs associated with the products. Ten Democratic attorneys general, plus New York City and a Pennsylvania regulator, on Monday notified Energy Secretary...

  • Ten Democratic attorneys general, plus New York City and a Pennsylvania regulator, on Monday notified Energy Secretary Rick Perry of their plan to sue in 60 days for stalling proposed standards for air compressors, commercial boilers, portable air conditioners, power supplies, and walk-in coolers and freezers. The same group, excluding Maryland, on Friday...

  • NEW YORK, April 3- A coalition of U.S. states and municipalities has begun legal action against President Donald Trump's administration, accusing it of violating federal law by delaying energy efficiency standards for several consumer and commercial products. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, who announced the legal action, said enacting the six...

  • TOKYO, March 31- The dollar edged up on Friday, poised for weekly gains after solid U.S. economic data contrasted with cooling euro zone inflation, though it was set to book losses in the first quarter amid concerns about the direction of U.S. The euro nursed losses, flat on the day at $1.0675 and down 1.1 percent for the week. German and Spanish consumer price data...

  • TOKYO, March 31- The dollar edged up in Asian trading on Friday, poised for weekly gains after solid U.S. economic data contrasted with figures showing euro zone inflation cooling. German and Spanish consumer price data released on Thursday showed inflation slowed more sharply than expected in March as oil prices slumped, offering some respite to the European...

  • TOKYO, March 31- The dollar edged up in Asian trading on Friday, poised for weekly gains after solid U.S. economic data contrasted with figures showing euro zone inflation cooling. German and Spanish consumer price data released on Thursday showed inflation slowed more sharply than expected in March as oil prices slumped, offering some respite to the European...

  • Thursday's vote marked the 12th time the Republican-controlled Congress has successfully killed an Obama-era regulation through the use of an obscure 1996 law known as the Congressional Review Act. The law lets Congress repeal a newly minted rule through simple majority votes in the House and Senate, and a signature from the president.

  • March 29- In the last four years, North Carolina has become the second largest solar market in the United States, behind only California. It has installed more solar energy than Texas, which has nearly three times the population; more than Arizona, which has twice as many sunny days; and more than New York, which has far more aggressive renewable energy targets.

  • That hands-off stance ended this month when Republican AGs voted to abandon the agreement and spend money to help unseat Democrats in other states, according to the Republican Attorneys General Association. The move comes as Democratic attorneys general in states across the country have assumed lead roles in opposing some of Republican President Donald...