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  • NEW YORK/ SAN FRANCISCO, March 6- The new, more narrowly tailored temporary travel ban President Donald Trump signed on Monday will be more difficult to challenge successfully in court, legal experts said. Trump's first executive order signed on Jan. 27 banned travelers from seven Muslim-majority nations- Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen- for 90 days...

  • SEATTLE, March 2- Boeing Co has accepted 1,880 voluntary layoffs from its union machinists and engineers in the Seattle area, the unions said on Thursday, part of the jet maker's drive to cut costs through job reductions and other measures. Last year, Boeing cut about 1,200 white-collar union jobs- 850 through voluntary layoffs and 350 through involuntary...

  • March 2- Boeing Co has accepted slightly more than 1,500 voluntary layoffs from its machinists in the Seattle area, the union said on Thursday, part of the jet maker's drive to cut costs through job reductions and other measures. "These are all voluntary, where people planned to retire or had other plans," said Connie Kelliher, a spokeswoman for the International...

  • "Techstars would love to be in Canada and we expect to have something to announce in the near future," a spokeswoman said in response to queries. While Canada has a rich technology scene, it has long struggled to attract top caliber executives or provide the necessary environment to keep its highly skilled tech graduates from bolting south to California or New...

  • *World stock index dips with Wall Street. NEW YORK, Feb 28- Stocks in major markets dipped and the Dow snapped a streak of records while longer-dated Treasury yields fell as investors prepared for President Donald Trump's Tuesday night address to a joint Congress session. He can get some things done but it won't be as phenomenal as expected, "said Paul Eitelman,...

  • *Europe stocks up, world stock index dips with Wall Street. NEW YORK, Feb 28- Stocks in major markets dipped along with the U.S. dollar and U.S. He can get some things done but it won't be as phenomenal as expected, "said Paul Eitelman, Multi-Asset Investment Strategist at Russell Investments in Seattle.

  • Marijuana

    The White House spokesman's comments were viewed as a signal that the administration may target the recreational market.

  • The Oceti Sakowin Camp was completely vacated shortly after 2:00 p.m. CST, the Morton County Sheriff's Department said in a statement. About a dozen Humvee vehicles entered the camp at around 12:30 p.m. CST and a helicopter flew low overhead, with more police officers and National Guard members stationed outside the site. Around 200 law enforcement...

  • A real estate agent shows a home to a prospective buyer in Miami.

    In local markets across the nation, there are too few listings to meet the strong buyer demand.

  • Feb 22- Verizon Communications Inc said on Wednesday it would offer its high-speed wireless 5 G network to certain customers in 11 U.S. cities in the first half of 2017.. Verizon will begin pilot testing 5 G "pre-commercial services" in cities, including Atlanta, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Miami, Seattle and Washington, D.C.. AT&T Inc said in January that it planned to test...

  • San Francisco's Painted Ladies

    Buyers with lower household incomes can expect heavy competition for the listings they can afford, NBC News reports.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 17- The state of Delaware will sell $225 million of general obligation bonds on Feb. 23, the largest offer in a trading week shortened by the Presidents Day holiday on Monday. The subdued level of supply is in line with the low-volume trend that began at the outset of the month, according to Alan Schankel, managing director and municipal strategist...

  • NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C., Feb 17- President Donald Trump promised to boost U.S. manufacturing and punish companies for moving jobs overseas during a visit on Friday to a South Carolina Boeing Co plant to celebrate the unveiling of its latest Dreamliner jet. Trump repeated his campaign threat that any company that lays off American workers to move to another...

  • SEATTLE/ NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C., Feb 15- Boeing Co handily defeated a union drive by workers at the company's aircraft factory in South Carolina on Wednesday, as almost three-quarters of workers at the plant who voted rejected union representation. The NLRB said 74 percent of the 2,828 workers who cast ballots voted against joining the International...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 15- Benchmark U.S. The Labor Department said its Consumer Price Index jumped 0.6 percent last month after gaining 0.3 percent in December. Data from the Commerce Department showed that retail sales rose 0.4 percent last month as households bought electronics and a range of other goods.

  • SEATTLE, Feb 15- Demand for jetliners made by Boeing Co and Airbus is in decline but no big bust for the industry lies ahead, a leading analyst said on Wednesday, noting that military aircraft sales should rise. "The great boom is over," Richard Aboulafia, analyst at Teal Group, said at an industry conference near Seattle on Wednesday. A U.S. trade dispute with China would...

  • Feb 15- President Donald Trump acted well within his authority in issuing his executive order on immigration, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton told a federal appeals court on Wednesday. Texas is the first state to back Trump in the closely watched litigation. Trump's directive, which he said was necessary to protect the United States from attacks by Islamist...

  • Feb 15- Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Wednesday asked a federal appeals court for permission to file legal papers in support of President Donald Trump's travel ban, making Texas the first state to back Trump in closely watched litigation over the ban. District Judge James Robart in Seattle suspended Trump's entire order across the country on Feb. 3 after...

  • *Two-year yields highest since Dec. 28. NEW YORK, Feb 15- Benchmark U.S. The Labor Department said the Consumer Price Index jumped 0.6 percent last month after gaining 0.3 percent in December.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 14- U.S. immigration authorities have detained a 23- year-old Mexican man who was brought to the United States illegally as a child and given a work permit during the Obama administration, according to a lawsuit challenging the detention in Seattle federal court. Ethan Dettmer, a partner in the law firm Gibson Dunn& Crutcher and one of the...