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  • NEW YORK, Sept 21- Drivers from Tennessee and Georgia to New Jersey may soon breathe a collective sigh of relief as service is restored on Colonial Pipeline, cutting gasoline prices that have surged following a leak on the key line. Still, the 12- day disruption on Colonial, the main artery that flows about 1.3 million barrels per day of fuel from the refining hub on...

  • The SEC also alleged that Cooperman tried to cover up the misconduct. The SEC indicated it was sending a message that well known and wealthy people aren't exempt from its efforts to pursue insider trading. The SEC said Cooperman profited illegally in July 2010 by buying securities in Atlas Pipeline Partners in advance of the sale of its natural gas processing...

  • SAN FRANCISCO— The popular navigation app Waze is putting a new twist on the phrase "tunnel vision." The beacons will be turned on Wednesday in two Pittsburgh tunnels, Fort Pitt and Liberty, and another in Israel, where Waze was founded before Google bought it in 2013 for $969 million. Plans already are being drawn up to install the Waze beacons in tunnels in Rio de...

  • Treasury Secretary Jack Lew speaks on U.S.-Africa Trade and Investment before a forum hosted on the occasion of the 71st session of the UN General Assembly and is co-hosted by the U.S. Department of Commerce and Bloomberg Philanthropies- 1805 GMT. DUBLIN- Bank of England's executive director of insurance supervision, David Rule, at the General Insurance...

  • Treasury Secretary Jack Lew speaks on U.S.-Africa Trade and Investment before a forum hosted on the occasion of the 71st session of the UN General Assembly and is co-hosted by the U.S. Department of Commerce and Bloomberg Philanthropies- 1805 GMT. DUBLIN- Bank of England's executive director of insurance supervision, David Rule, at the General Insurance...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 20- The Obama administration proposed on Tuesday deeper government involvement in the design of autonomous vehicle systems and called on manufacturers to share more information about how such systems work and why they fail. The wide-ranging proposal unveiled on Tuesday by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration called on...

  • WASHINGTON— Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton say they raised record amounts of money in August for their presidential bids— a total of $233 million just in one month. And wealthy donors are pouring millions of dollars more into outside groups involved in the race for the White House and Senate contests. The payment from Make America Number 1 to Conway's The...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 20- Hundreds of top scientists warned on Tuesday against Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's vow to pull the United States out of the Paris climate-warming accord if elected in November. Among the signers are biologist E.O. Wilson, physicists Stephen Hawking and Claude Canizares, astrophysicist Simon D.M. White, and Nobel winners...

  • Sinclair said that while it previously anticipated a decline in presidential ad spending based on late fundraising by the campaign of Republican nominee Donald Trump, it has yet to see significant spending even at the levels it initially expected. Leslie Moonves, chief executive of CBS Corp, downplayed Sinclair's warning in remarks at an investor...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 20- The Obama administration is proposing deeper government involvement in the design of autonomous vehicle systems and calling on manufacturers to share more information about how such systems work and why they fail. A proposal put forward on Tuesday by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration calls on automakers to...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 20- The state of West Virginia is investigating whether Mylan NV violated antitrust law or defrauded the state's Medicaid program in connection with its EpiPen device. Mylan, which has raised the U.S. price for a pack of two EpiPens from less than $100 when it acquired the product in 2007 to more than $600, also faces scrutiny from U.S. lawmakers and an...

  • RENO, Nev.— Eldorado Resorts has agreed to buy Missouri- based Isle of Capri Casinos for $1.7 billion in combined stocks and cash, a move that will add 13 casino-resorts to the Reno- based company's portfolio. The company based in the St. Louis area operates 14 casino properties in Colorado, Florida, Iowa, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri and Pennsylvania.

  • WASHINGTON— Unemployment rates in U.S. presidential swing states, including Florida and North Carolina, mostly fell in August compared with a year ago. But they were up in some hotly contested states, such as Pennsylvania, where the rate jumped to 5.7 percent from 4.9 percent 12 months earlier, according to a report Tuesday from the U.S. Labor Department.

  • NEW YORK— Sugar has become the nutritional villain du jour, but just how bad is our addiction? Philadelphia recently passed a tax on sugary drinks, several other places have proposed them, and the government this year recommended we limit our intake of added sugars to 10 percent of daily calories, underscoring how significant elected officials believe the...

  • WASHINGTON— Donald Trump Jr. has posted a message on Twitter likening Syrian refugees to a bowl of poisoned Skittles. Trump Jr.' s tweet said, "This image says it all. Skittles parent company, Wrigley Americas, distanced itself from the tweet with a terse response opposing Trump Jr.' s premise.

  • LONDON- Bank of England's executive director Andrew Hauser gives speech at CREST event- 1310 GMT. QUEBEC CITY, Canada- Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz will give a speech in Quebec City on the topic of "Living With Lower for Longer," followed by a press conference- 1635 GMT. ENKOPING, Sweden- Sweden's Riksbank First Deputy Governor Kerstin af Jochnick will...

  • LONDON- Bank of England's executive director Andrew Hauser gives speech at CREST event- 1310 GMT. QUEBEC CITY, Canada- Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz will give a speech in Quebec City on the topic of "Living With Lower for Longer", followed by a press conference- 1635 GMT. ENKOPING, Sweden- Sweden's Riksbank First Deputy Governor Kerstin af Jochnick will...

  • WASHINGTON— Obama administration officials previewed long-awaited guidance Monday that attempts to bring self-driving cars to the nation's roadways safely— without creating so many roadblocks that the technology can't make it to market quickly. Traditional automakers and tech companies have been testing self-driving prototypes on public roads for...

  • The Philadelphia Inquirer reports lawyer Robert Mongeluzzi said in Monday's opening statements the two cut-rate contractors convicted in the collapse were clueless and negligent but "so was everybody else involved." The defendants include the owner and architect of a building that collapsed as it was being demolished and buried people in rubble inside...

  • DETROIT— Within five years, a majority of ride-hailing company Lyft's rides will be in self-driving cars, the company's co-founder and president predicted on Sunday. John Zimmer also said that personal car ownership will come to an end because autonomous rides will become a cheaper way to travel than owning an automobile. San Francisco- based Lyft is testing...