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  • Prospective home buyers view a kitchen while touring a house for sale in Helotes, Texas.

    It's cold outside, but hot indoors, as housing experts say this might be the best time to sell (and a good time to buy).

  • SEATTLE _ Omeros Corporation on Thursday reported a loss of $19.6 million in its fourth quarter. The Seattle- based company said it had a loss of 45 cents per share. For the year, the company reported that its loss narrowed to $66.7 million, or $1.65 per share.

  • GREENBELT, Md.— The Latest on federal court challenges to President Donald Trump's revised travel ban:. A federal judge in Seattle has ruled that his order blocking President Donald Trump's original travel ban does not apply to the revised executive order. The federal judge in Maryland who on Thursday blocked President Donald Trump's revised travel ban that...

  • GREENBELT, Md.— Rejecting arguments from the government that President Donald Trump's revised travel ban was substantially different from the first one, judges in Hawaii and Maryland blocked the executive order from taking effect as scheduled on Thursday, using the president's own words as evidence that the order discriminates against Muslims.

  • SEATTLE, March 14- Boeing Co and about 90 other aerospace companies are urging Congress to overhaul the U.S. tax system, saying a set of changes Republicans proposed last year- including a big cut in the corporate tax rate- will make them more competitive globally and help create U.S. jobs. Boeing Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg was among those who signed a letter...

  • SEATTLE, March 14- Boeing Co and about 90 other aerospace companies are urging Congress to overhaul the U.S. tax system, saying a set of changes Republicans proposed last year- including a big cut in the corporate tax rate- will make them more competitive globally and help create U.S. jobs. Boeing Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg was among those who signed a letter...

  • BlackRock signage above building entrance in New York.

    BlackRock planned on Monday to put new pressure on companies to explain themselves on issues including how climate change could affect their business as well as boardroom diversity.

  • BOSTON, March 13- BlackRock Inc, which wields outsized clout as the world's largest asset manager, planned on Monday to put new pressure on companies to explain themselves on issues including how climate change could affect their business as well as boardroom diversity. The move by BlackRock, a powerful force in Corporate America with $5.1 trillion under...

  • March 9- Washington state's attorney general will ask a federal judge in Seattle to confirm that a previous court ruling halting a temporary travel ban signed by President Donald Trump applies to a revised order signed by Trump this week. Washington state filed a lawsuit against Trump's original ban and a federal judge in Seattle ordered an emergency halt to...

  • March 9- The attorney general for Washington state will ask a federal judge in Seattle to apply a previous injunction that halted President Donald Trump's temporary ban on some travelers and refugees to a revised order that was signed on Monday, said a source familiar with the situation.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, March 9- With the broad release of Google Assistant last week, the voice-assistant wars are in full swing, with Apple Inc, Amazon.com Inc, Microsoft Corp and now Alphabet Inc's Google all offering electronic assistants to take your commands. Siri is the oldest of the bunch, and researchers including Oren Etzioni, chief executive officer of the Allen...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, March 9- With the broad release of Google Assistant last week, the voice-assistant wars are in full swing, with Apple Inc, Amazon.com Inc, Microsoft Corp and now Alphabet Inc's Google all offering electronic assistants to take your commands. Siri is the oldest of the bunch, and researchers including Oren Etzioni, chief executive officer of the Allen...

  • March 8- The state of Hawaii requested emergency court intervention on Wednesday to halt a revised executive order from President Donald Trump placing U.S. entry restrictions on refugees and travelers from six Muslim-majority countries. Constitution, the state asked a Hawaii federal court to grant a temporary restraining order that should apply...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, March 9- With the broad release of Google Assistant last week, the voice-assistant wars are in full swing, with Apple Inc, Amazon.com Inc, Microsoft Corp and now Alphabet Inc's Google all offering electronic assistants to take your commands. Siri is the oldest of the bunch, and researchers including Oren Etzioni, chief executive officer of the Allen...

  • March 8- The state of Hawaii can sue over President Donald Trump's new executive order temporarily banning the entry of refugees and travelers from six Muslim-majority countries, a federal judge ruled on Wednesday. U.S. District Court Judge Derrick Watson in Hawaii said the state could revise its initial lawsuit, which had challenged Trump's original ban...

  • March 8- A federal judge on Wednesday said the state of Hawaii could file an amended complaint against President Donald Trump's new executive order temporarily banning the entry of refugees and travelers from six Muslim-majority countries. U.S. District Court Judge Derrick Watson in Hawaii said the state could add to its initial lawsuit, which had...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, March 7- The state of Hawaii said it will ask a federal court on Wednesday for an emergency halt to President Donald Trump's new executive order restricting travel from six Muslim-majority countries, becoming the first state to challenge the ban in court. In a court filing on Tuesday, Hawaii said it would seek a temporary restraining order against...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, March 7- The U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday said it would voluntarily dismiss its own appeal of a Seattle federal court ruling that had suspended President Donald Trump's first executive order concerning travel from seven Muslim-majority countries. It keeps a 90- day ban on travel to the United States by citizens of Iran, Libya, Syria,...

  • March 7- The U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday said it would voluntarily dismiss its own appeal of a Seattle federal court ruling that had suspended President Donald Trump's first executive order concerning travel from seven Muslim-majority countries. The Trump administration this week issued a new executive order that supplanted the one which had...

  • 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...