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  • In a statement on Thursday evening, Burgum and the Army Corps refused to extend next Wednesday's deadline. Army Corps spokesman Ryan Hignight said contractors working for the agency would enter the camp as soon as they could. The exchange came a day after Burgum ordered pipeline opponents to move off of land owned by the Army Corps, citing safety and...

  • In a statement on Thursday evening, Burgum and the Army Corps refused to extend next Wednesday's deadline. Army Corps spokesman Ryan Hignight said contractors working for the agency would enter the camp as soon as they could. The exchange came a day after Burgum ordered pipeline opponents to move off of land owned by the Army Corps, citing safety and...

  • Pacific Northwest, sending freight rates soaring and prompting Asian buyers to seek fill-in loads as they wait for the backlog at ports to clear. The setbacks come at a critical time for U.S. exporters, who are trying to move as much grain as possible before buyers turn their attention to South America when corn and soybean harvests in Argentina and Brazil...

  • Pacific Northwest, sending freight rates soaring and prompting Asian buyers to seek fill-in loads as they wait for the backlog at ports to clear. The setbacks come at a critical time for U.S. exporters, who are trying to move as much grain as possible before buyers turn their attention to South America when corn and soybean harvests in Argentina and Brazil...

  • CANNON BALL, N.D./ HOUSTON, Feb 9- The company building an oil pipeline that has fueled sustained public protests said on Thursday it has started drilling under a North Dakota lake despite a last-ditch legal challenge from a Native American tribe leading the opposition. The federal government this week cleared way for the project to resume, leading the Standing...

  • Nevada in the crosshairs of fate of public lands

    CNBC's Scott Cohn reports on the renewed debate over whether to return federal lands back to the states or to private ownership.

  • CHICAGO/ NEW YORK, Feb 3- U.S. Municipal bond sales next week from New York City, the state of Oregon and a California healthcare provider worth nearly $1.7 billion include warnings to potential buyers that Trump's policies could pose a financial risk to these issuers. New York City on Tuesday told potential investors for its upcoming $800 million bond sale that...

  • CHICAGO/ NEW YORK, Feb 3- U.S. Municipal bond sales next week from New York City, the state of Oregon and a California healthcare provider worth nearly $1.7 billion include warnings to potential buyers that Trump's policies could pose a financial risk to these issuers. New York City on Tuesday told potential investors for its upcoming $800 million bond sale that...

  • *Yen had previously strengthened after China surprise rate hike. TOKYO, Feb 3- The recently beleaguered dollar rose to its session high against the yen on Friday after the Bank of Japan offered to buy Japanese government bonds in a surprise operation aimed at bringing down JGB yields, as investors awaited U.S. jobs data later in the session. "The yen might continue...

  • *China hikes short-term rates, hitting riskier assets. HONG KONG, Feb 3- Chinese stocks slumped on Friday, sending Asian markets down for their biggest losses in two weeks after Beijing unexpectedly raised short-term interest rates, adding to growing concerns about U.S. "My interpretation of the higher interest rates in China is that the regulator does not want...

  • *China's currency in focus after markets reopen. HONG KONG, Feb 3- Asian stocks dipped on Friday as Chinese markets fell after Beijing unexpectedly hiked short-term rates, adding to lingering anxiety over global growth in the wake of U.S. On the first day of trading after a week-long break for the Lunar New Year, Chinese equities slipped after the People's Bank of...

  • TOKYO, Feb 3- The dollar took a breather in early Asian trade on Friday, poised for weekly losses, as investors awaited U.S. employment data for clues to the timing of the Federal Reserve's next interest rate hike. The dollar began climbing after Donald Trump's presidential election victory on Nov. 8 on expectations that his stimulus policies would stoke growth...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 2- A U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee will take up bipartisan legislation next week to foster generic drug development, the committee's chairman, Representative Greg Walden, said on Thursday. "Specifically the bill will require FDA to prioritize, expedite and review generic applications of drug products that are currently in...

  • Representative Tom Price to head the Department of Health and Human Services and banker Steven Mnuchin to be Treasury secretary Wednesday on a straight party line vote, sending the nominations to the Senate floor. Republican members of the committee, who were all present, then approved the nominees 14-0. The nominees are considered likely to be confirmed by...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 30- President Donald Trump said he will announce his nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday as he looks to quickly put his stamp on the court by restoring its conservative majority, even as Democrats geared up for a Senate confirmation fight. They are: Neil Gorsuch, a judge on the Denver- based 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals; Thomas Hardiman, who...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 30- President Donald Trump said he will announce his nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday as he looks to quickly put his stamp on the court by restoring its conservative majority, even as Democrats geared up for a Senate confirmation fight. Trump, set to fill the lingering vacancy on the nation's highest court left by the death of...

  • Confusion persisted over details of implementation, in particular for green card holders who are legal residents of the United States. In his most sweeping action since taking office on Jan. 20, Trump, a Republican, put a 120- day hold on allowing refugees into the country, an indefinite ban on refugees from Syria and a 90- day bar on citizens from Iran, Iraq, Libya,...

  • But confusion persisted over details of implementation, in particular for green card holders who are legal residents of the United States. In his most sweeping action since taking office on Jan. 20, Trump, a Republican, put a 120- day hold on allowing refugees into the country, an indefinite ban on refugees from Syria and a 90- day bar on citizens from Iran, Iraq, Libya,...

  • In his most sweeping action since taking office on Jan. 20, Trump, a Republican, put a 120- day hold on Friday on allowing refugees into the country, an indefinite ban on refugees from Syria and a 90- day bar on citizens from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. Look what is happening all over Europe and, indeed, the world- a horrible mess! " U.S. Senate Majority...

  • Lucia Quiej joins with demonstrators, including students from local high schools as well as a college, to rally in front of Homestead City Hall against President-elect Donald Trump and are asking that the city be used as a sanctuary city and their respective schools be sanctuary campuses on November 16, 2016 in Homestead, Florida.

    President Trump is following through on a campaign promise to pull funding from 'sanctuary cities' that harbor illegal immigrants.