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  • Autoneum North America Inc. said the data included 2016 W-2 salary and tax information as well as the current and former workers' names, addresses and Social Security numbers. Company spokeswoman Anahid Rickmann said it has been working with the FBI and IRS to investigate the breach and has offered its employees identity repair and credit monitoring...

  • The request was contained in a 252- page brief filed late Tuesday on behalf of David Samson, the former chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. The 77- year-old Samson is a former New Jersey attorney general who headed Christie's transition team in 2010 and later was rewarded with an appointment as Port Authority chairman the following year.

  • WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump's plan to impose sharp cuts to foreign aid and domestic programs is a non-starter in the Republican-led Congress— and that's according to top GOP lawmakers. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R- Ky., who once headed the panel responsible for the foreign assistance budget, told reporters that Trump's cuts to foreign aid...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 28- The White House and Congress lacked agreement on a plan to repeal and replace Obamacare on Tuesday amid signs of growing Republican division on the issue, as President Donald Trump prepared to address lawmakers about his 2017 agenda. Republicans, who control the White House and Congress, are in agreement in their opposition to former...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 28- A Republican effort to repeal and replace Obamacare encountered resistance on Tuesday from party conservatives who said draft legislation emerging in the U.S. House of Representatives would not reduce the cost of healthcare. On Tuesday, he told reporters that the White House, Senate and House were working on a single plan to repeal and...

  • ROCK HILL, S.C. _ 3 D Systems Corp. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $5.2 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 12 cents per share. Seven analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $176.1 million.

  • DETROIT, Feb 27- Japan's Takata Corp on Monday removed a major obstacle to its potential sale or restructuring, pleading guilty in a U.S. federal court to a felony charge as part of a $1 billion settlement that included compensation funds for automakers and victims of its faulty airbag inflators. U.S. District Court Judge George Steeh approved the previously...

  • DETROIT, Feb 27- Japan's Takata Corp on Monday pleaded guilty to a felony charge as part of an expected $1 billion deal with the U.S. Justice Department that includes compensation funds for automakers and victims of its faulty airbag inflators. Lawyers for U.S. vehicle owners have sued Honda Motor Co, Nissan Motor Co, BMW AG, Ford Motor Co, Mazda Motor Corp, and other...

  • Wal-Mart launched the price test across 11 Midwest and Southeastern states such as Iowa, Illinois and Florida, focusing on price competition in the grocery business that accounts for 56 percent of the company's revenue, said vendor sources with direct knowledge of the matter who did not wish to be identified for fear of disrupting business relations with...

  • Although there is little movement on Capitol Hill to make Trump's infrastructure vow a reality, governors have sent the White House a list of 428 projects they say are ready to go with some extra federal spending. Democratic California Governor Jerry Brown has asked for $120 billion, saying that since the state made up 12 percent of the U.S. economy it deserves 12...

  • CHARLESTON, S.C. _ Benefitfocus Inc. on Thursday reported a loss of $7.1 million in its fourth quarter. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 12 cents per share. For the current quarter ending in April, Benefitfocus expects its results to range from a loss of 15 cents per share to a loss of 11 cents per share.

  • 70% of BMW's are exported in South Carolina

    The port of Charleston exports 70% of the BMW's built in the U.S.

  • South Carolina's $2.3B port expansion plan

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reporting from Charleston and weighing in on President Donald Trump pushing for fewer imports and more exports.

  • PEORIA, Ill.— Peoria Mayor Jim Ardis planned to open this year's State of the City speech by thanking Caterpillar Inc. for its longtime commitment to the central Illinois town, declaring "We wouldn't be Peoria without Caterpillar." It's been that way for decades in Peoria and in other company towns across the United States. Caterpillar's recent decision to move...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 22- The S&P 500 ended modestly weaker on Wednesday, holding losses after minutes from the Federal Reserve's last meeting kept alive a potential near-term interest rate hike, while DuPont shares helped the Dow close at an all-time high for a ninth straight session. The major U.S. indexes are trading around record highs, driven up since President...

  • Feb 22- U.S. stocks were modestly weaker on Wednesday after the release of minutes from the Federal Reserve's latest meeting showed many of the central bank's policymakers said it may be appropriate to raise interest rates again "fairly soon." The major U.S. indexes are trading around record highs, driven up since President Donald Trump's Nov 8 election by the...

  • Dozens of protesters who participated in the 'Day Without Immigrants' actions last week were fired on Friday.

  • LAMBERTVILLE, N.J.— A United Airlines lobbyist and longtime state official accused of conspiracy in a shakedown benefiting the former chairman of the agency that controls New York City- area airports has died. Jamie Fox, who held numerous governmental posts during his career, died Monday at age 62, the Van Horn-McDonough Funeral Home said.

  • WASHINGTON— Presidents since Franklin Delano Roosevelt have loved to tour Boeing factories. President Donald Trump on Friday touted the latest Boeing 787 Dreamliner as proof of a coming American manufacturing renaissance. Nearly five years ago, President Barack Obama made a similar visit to the facility in Everett, Washington.

  • 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...