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  • DENVER— The Trump administration asked three federal judges from the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday to hold off on a decision regarding a major federal fracking rule implemented by the Obama administration. It was put on hold last year after a federal district judge in Wyoming said the Bureau of Land Management had no authority to set such a rule.

  • July 26- Power development company Invenergy LLC and General Electric Co on Wednesday announced plans to build the largest wind farm in the United States in Oklahoma, part of a $4.5 billion project to provide electricity to 1.1 million utility customers in the region. American Electric Power Co Inc is asking utility regulators in Louisiana, Arkansas, Texas and...

  • NEW YORK, July 26- The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority on Wednesday named Susan Schroeder the new head of its enforcement division and expanded the unit to include members of the market surveillance and examinations group. The changes are part of a broad reorganization the securities industry self-regulator's new Chief Executive Robert Cook...

  • Alexander Vinnik, a 38 year old Russian man (L) suspected of running a money laundering operation, is escorted by a plain-clothes police officer to a court in Thessaloniki, Greece July 26, 2017.

    A Russian national was arrested in Greece on suspicion of laundering criminal funds through Bitcoin.

  • A person scans a quick response (QR) code with a smartphone while demonstrating usage of the company's Robocoin-branded automated teller machine (ATM) at The Pink Cow restaurant and bar in Tokyo, Japan.

    Increased regulator attention on digital currencies will help them develop into a mature investment product, several analysts said.

  • WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump's choice of a key player in his drive to scale back financial rules would likely push to relax regulations on community banks, ease restrictions on some speculative trading and soften annual tests of big banks' health. A Senate committee will hold a confirmation hearing Thursday for Quarles. He is expected to eventually win...

  • The deal comes after Monsanto, the world's largest seed company, terminated in May its agreement to sell the unit, Precision Planting LLC, to machinery maker Deere& Co, amid regulatory pressure. The U.S. Department of Justice had filed a lawsuit to block the sale, arguing the deal could make it more expensive for farmers to use fast, precise planting technology.

  • *French govt has made 50/ 50 ownership offer to Italy. PARIS, July 26- The French state said on Wednesday it would nationalize the STX France shipyard if Italy does not accept its offer to split STX's capital equally, putting down a marker on the limits of economic liberalism under new President Emmanuel Macron. Both Fincantieri Chief Executive Giuseppe Bono and...

  • *French govt has made 50/ 50 ownership offer to Italy. PARIS, July 26- The French state said on Wednesday it would nationalise the STX France shipyard if Italy does not accept its offer to split STX's capital equally, putting down a marker on the limits of economic liberalism under new President Emmanuel Macron. Both Fincantieri Chief Executive Giuseppe Bono and...

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    A new study shows which items are the most commonly stolen in each state.

  • TORONTO, July 26- Shares in Home Capital Group Inc relinquished early gains on Wednesday as concerns about tougher mortgage regulations offset news it had paid back the balance of a C $2 billion loan from Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway. Repayment of the credit facility will significantly reduce the interest paid on borrowings going forward, Home...

  • A bitcoin token stands next to a collection of U.S. one dollar bills.

    A Russian man suspected of laundering $4 billion of criminal funds by switching them into the digital currency bitcoin has been arrested in Greece.

  • *French govt has made 50/ 50 ownership offer to Italy. PARIS, July 26- The French state said on Wednesday it would nationalise the STX France shipyard if Italy does not accept its offer to split STX's capital equally, putting down a marker on the limits of economic liberalism under new President Emmanuel Macron. The threat raises the stakes in a standoff with Rome...

  • *French govt has made 50/ 50 ownership offer to Italy. PARIS, July 26- The French state said on Wednesday it would nationalize the STX France shipyard if Italy does not accept its offer to split STX's capital equally, putting down a marker on the limits of economic liberalism under new President Emmanuel Macron. The threat raises the stakes in a standoff with Rome...

  • *French govt has made 50/ 50 ownership offer to Italy. PARIS, July 26- The French state said on Wednesday it would nationalize the STX France shipyard if Italy does not accept its offer to split STX's capital equally, putting down a marker on the limits of economic liberalism under new President Emmanuel Macron. The threat raises the stakes in a standoff with Rome...

  • *French govt has made 50/ 50 ownership offer to Italy. PARIS, July 26- The French state said on Wednesday it would nationalise the STX France shipyard if Italy does not accept its offer to split STX's capital equally, putting down a marker on the limits of economic liberalism under new President Emmanuel Macron. The threat raises the stakes in a standoff with Rome...

  • PARIS, July 26- The French state said on Wednesday it would nationalise the STX France shipyard if Italy does not accept its offer to split STX's capital equally, putting down a marker on the limits of economic liberalism under new president Emmanuel Macron. Le Maire said Fincantieri was welcome to invest in STX but on an equal footing with French partners and...

  • PARIS, July 26- The French state said on Wednesday it would nationalize the STX France shipyard if Italy does not accept its offer to split STX's capital equally, putting down a marker on the limits of economic liberalism under new president Emmanuel Macron. Le Maire said Fincantieri was welcome to invest in STX but on an equal footing with French partners and...

  • SHANGHAI, July 26- China blue-chip stocks fell for a second day on Wednesday on lingering fears of further regulatory tightening, even though most China watchers do not expect any major new clampdown ahead of a sensitive national leadership reshuffle in autumn. The market seemed largely unaffected by news that China will turn all big companies owned by the...

  • July 25- Wall Street's main regulator said on Tuesday that initial coin offerings, a means of crowdfunding for blockchain technology companies, should be subject to the same safeguards required in traditional securities sales. But the Securities and Exchange Commission has said that the tokens can be considered securities, and therefore, may need to be...