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  • SEATTLE, April 5- Boeing Co said on Wednesday it had launched a venture capital arm and invested in two tech startups, a fresh sign of the importance big companies see in keeping up with rapidly evolving technology for designing and making products. Boeing's new division, known as HorizonX, invested in Upskill, a Washington, D.C.- based software company that uses...

  • April 5- BNP Paribas SA said Wednesday it has sold its $120 million share of the loan for the Dakota Access Pipeline, becoming the second bank to divest from the project that faced opposition from Native Americans and environmentalists. The move by the French bank follows the announcement made last month by Dutch bank ING Groep NV, which said it wanted to send "a...

  • SEATTLE, April 5- Boeing Co said on Wednesday it had launched a venture capital arm and invested in two startup companies in a bid to stay abreast of rapidly evolving aircraft designs and factory technology. Zunum also received funding from JetBlue Technology Ventures, a unit of the New York- based JetBlue Airways Corp.. Nordlund was involved in launching...

  • CNBC's Deirdre Bosa reports that a judge has temporarily blocked Seattle's first-in-nation law allowing drivers from ride services like Uber and Lyft from unionizing.

  • SEATTLE, April 4- Bertha, one of the worlds largest tunnel boring machines, emerged north of downtown Seattle on Tuesday shrouded in clouds of dust and chunks of falling concrete, completing the most difficult phase of a plan to build a highway under the heart of the city. A sinkhole, a two-year delay and a $480 million claim by contractors have challenged the $3.1...

  • SEATTLE, April 4- Bertha, one of the worlds largest boring machines, will cut through a thick concrete wall at midday on Tuesday if all goes according to plan, completing the most difficult phase of building a highway under the heart of downtown Seattle. A sinkhole, a two-year delay and a $480 million claim by contractors have challenged the $3.1 billion project...

  • SEATTLE, April 4- Bertha, one of the worlds largest boring machines, will cut through a thick concrete wall at midday on Tuesday if all goes according to plan, completing the most difficult phase of building a highway under the heart of downtown Seattle. A sinkhole, a two-year delay and a $480 million claim by contractors have challenged the $3.1 billion project...

  • SEATTLE, April 4- Bertha, one of the worlds largest boring machines, will cut through a thick concrete wall at midday on Tuesday if all goes according to plan, completing the most difficult phase of building a highway under the heart of downtown Seattle. A sinkhole, a two-year delay and a $480 million claim by contractors have challenged the $3.1 billion project...

  • SEATTLE, April 4- Bertha, one of the worlds largest boring machines, will cut through a thick concrete wall at midday on Tuesday if all goes according to plan, completing the most difficult phase of building a highway under the heart of downtown Seattle. A sinkhole, a two-year delay and a $480 million claim by contractors have challenged the $3.1 billion project...

  • April 3- A U.S. appeals court said on Monday it would hold a hearing in May over a Hawaii federal judge's order that blocked President Donald Trump's revised travel restrictions on citizens from six Muslim-majority countries. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals previously upheld a Seattle judge's block of Trump's first travel order. Hawaii and other...

  • April 3- A U.S. appeals court said on Monday it would hold a hearing in May over a Hawaii federal judge's order that blocked President Donald Trump's revised travel restrictions on people from several Muslim-majority countries. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals previously upheld a Seattle judge's block of Trump's first travel order. The appeals court did...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, March 30- The U.S. Justice Department on Thursday appealed a ruling by a federal judge in Hawaii extending a suspension of President Donald Trump's revised restrictions on travel from some Muslim-majority countries. District Judge Derrick Watson on Wednesday turned an earlier temporary restraining order into a preliminary injunction in a...

  • LOS ANGELES, March 30- Starbucks Corp will open a dedicated mobile order and pay store next week in its Seattle headquarters building as it tests how to best serve convenience-oriented customers, the company said in a letter to employees on Thursday. One of those cafes, which is available only to company employees, is among its top three stores in the United States...

  • The Republican chairman of the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee promises a thorough investigation into any direct links between Russia and Donald Trump during his successful 2016 run for the White House. Nations led by China and the European Union rally around a global plan to slow climate change after Trump began undoing Obama-era plans for deep cuts in...

  • March 28- Amazon.com Inc launched AmazonFresh Pickup service from two locations in Seattle, as the online giant attempts to crack into the multi-billion dollar grocery market dominated by retail giants such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc.. AmazonFresh Pickup, currently open only to employees, allows users enrolled in its Prime service, to drive in and pick up...

  • March 28- Amazon.com Inc launched AmazonFresh Pickup at its brick-and-mortar grocery store in Seattle, as the online giant attempts to crack into the multi-billion dollar grocery market dominated by retail giants such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc.. AmazonFresh Pickup, currently open only to employees, allows users enrolled in its Prime service, to drive in and...

  • NEW YORK, March 28- Callan Olive is about as adult as you can get for a 26- year-old. She and her husband, Isaac, who is also 26, own a house near Chicago where they live with their 4- year-old, 2- year-old and newborn. There are 4.75 million more 26- year-olds like the Olives out there right now, which makes young adults born in 1990 the largest single age group in the United...

  • U.S. home prices on a tear

    Home prices in the U.S. grew to 5.9% year-over-year in January.

  • NEW YORK, March 28- Callan Olive is about as adult as you can get for a 26- year-old. She and her husband, Isaac, who is also 26, own a house near Chicago where they live with their 4- year-old, 2- year-old and newborn. There are 4.75 million more 26- year-olds like the Olives out there right now, which makes young adults born in 1990 the largest single age group in the United...

  • Harold Shaw, left, special agent in charge of the FBI's Boston Division, and Massachusetts State Police Col. Richard McKeon, right, show Tom Brady's recovered jerseys Thursday along with Patriots Chief Executive Robert Kraft, middle.

    New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's stolen Super Bowl jerseys have been returned to the team, the FBI said Thursday. NBC News reports.