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  • NEW YORK, May 26- Two fossil fuel industry groups dropped their attempts to intervene in a court case over climate change this week after failing to reach an agreement on a unified legal position on climate science, court filings show. The American Petroleum Institute and the National Association of Manufacturers, prominent trade groups in the oil and gas...

  • May 22- Private equity firm TPG Global LLC said on Monday it would buy Wave Broadband for $2.37 billion in a deal that creates the sixth largest U.S. cable operator at a time when demand for high-speed internet service is growing rapidly. Headquartered in Kirkland, Washington, Wave has residential and commercial customers in the Sacramento and San Francisco...

  • Democratic Senator Ron Wyden on Friday accused Canada of "politicizing" a U.S. government anti-subsidy investigation into Canadian softwood lumber imports by threatening retaliation against wine and other products from his home state of Oregon. Wyden told Reuters in an interview the trade case has broad support in Congress and is supported by evidence,...

  • CHICAGO, May 19- U.S. states collected less personal income tax revenue in April than they did a year earlier, a Reuters analysis shows, and analysts said they believed high earners were shifting income to next year, hoping for tax cuts from the federal government. Removing outliers Louisiana and Oregon, which had big gains due to technical factors, magnified the...

  • Wave and its PE owners Oak Hill Capital and GI Partners did not respond immediately to requests for comment. TPG acquired RCN and Grande Communications for $2.25 billion from another buyout firm, ABRY Partners, in a deal that closed this February. Headquartered in Kirkland, Washington, Wave has residential and commercial customers in the Sacramento and San...

  • NEW YORK, May 17- U.S. arrests of suspected illegal immigrants rose by nearly 40 percent in the first 100 days of Donald Trump's presidency, following executive orders that broadened the scope of who could be targeted for immigration violations, according to government data released on Wednesday. The acting director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement...

  • WASHINGTON, May 16- The Trump administration's top trade officials hope to keep the North American Free Trade Agreement as a trilateral deal in negotiations with Canada and Mexico to revamp the 23- year-old pact, senators said on Tuesday. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer told them in a closed door meeting that they would prefer the current...

  • HOUSTON/ NEW YORK, May 12- Cheniere Energy Inc said on Friday it has had extensive negotiations with China about increasing U.S. liquefied natural gas exports, as a new trade deal paves the way for a second wave of LNG investment in the world's fastest growing gas supplier. The Trump Administration on Thursday said it reached an agreement with China to increase...

  • HOUSTON/ NEW YORK, May 12- Cheniere Energy Inc said on Friday it has had extensive negotiations with China about increasing U.S. liquefied natural gas exports, as a new trade deal paves the way for a second wave of LNG investment in the world's fastest growing gas supplier. The Trump Administration on Thursday said it reached an agreement with China to increase...

  • HOUSTON/ NEW YORK, May 12- Cheniere Energy Inc said on Friday it has had extensive negotiations with China about increasing U.S. liquefied natural gas exports, as a new trade deal paves the way for a second wave of LNG investment in the world's fastest growing gas supplier. The Trump Administration on Thursday said it reached an agreement with China to increase...

  • WASHINGTON, May 11- The U.S. Senate on Thursday approved President Donald Trump's nominee for U.S. Trade Representative, a critical position ahead of renegotiations of the North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico. Delays in Senate confirmation of veteran trade lawyer Robert Lighthizer more than 100 days after his nomination have set back...

  • WASHINGTON, May 11- The U.S. Senate on Thursday approved President Donald Trump's nominee for U.S. Trade Representative, a critical position ahead of renegotiations of the North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico. Delays in Senate confirmation of veteran trade lawyer Robert Lighthizer more than 100 days after his nomination have set back...

  • PORTLAND, Ore., May 10- The city of Portland, Oregon, on Wednesday directed its attorneys to issue a subpoena intended to force Uber Technologies Inc to disclose software that helped its drivers evade local transportation authorities. Uber has acknowledged using the software, known as Greyball, to circumvent government officials who were trying to clamp down on...

  • BOSTON, May 9- Insys Therapeutics Inc's chief executive said on Tuesday it was working to resolve a U.S. Justice Department probe, after prosecutors accused several former executives of leading a scheme to bribe doctors to prescribe a fentanyl-based pain medication. Saeed Motahari, who took over as the Arizona- based drugmaker's CEO just over three weeks ago,...

  • "We continue to believe that a negotiated settlement is in the best interests of all parties and we are prepared to work toward that end," Ross said in a statement issued by the Commerce Department. Canada also is considering duties on exports from Oregon such as wine, flooring and plywood, a source close to the matter told Reuters, citing the role played by U.S.

  • OTTAWA, May 5- Canada struck back at the United States over a lumber dispute on Friday, threatening to ban shipments of U.S. thermal coal from Pacific ports and suggesting sanctions against products from Oregon. Canada is also considering duties on exports from Oregon such as wine, flooring and plywood, said a source close to the matter, citing Oregon Democratic...

  • WASHINGTON, May 4- The U.S. House of Representatives was set on Thursday for a cliffhanger vote to repeal Obamacare, as Republican leaders worked to deliver President Donald Trump a win for one of his top legislative priorities. "We're optimistic that we'll pass it out of the House today," Representative Mark Meadows of North Carolina, chairman of the conservative...

  • Arrests made in America's May Day protests

    Tens of thousands across the U.S. protested against President Trump's immigration and labor policies in May Day rallies.

  • SmartAsset.com ranked the top 10 U.S. states (and, in one case, federal district) whose citizens have the most personal debt.

  • *Pembina to pay as much as C $1.52 bln in cash, 99.5 mln in shares. *To pay either 0.4287 of a Pembina share or C $18.65 in cash. Pembina's deal for Veresen comes in the wake of Enbridge Inc's $28 billion acquisition of Spectra Energy, announced in September, and TransCanada Corp's $10 billion purchase of Columbia Pipeline Group in March last year.