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  • SEATTLE, March 24- A U.S. tax overhaul proposed by Republican leaders in Congress would deepen divisions between big manufacturers like Boeing Co and the thousands of smaller companies that supply them, according to suppliers and tax and trade experts. Aerospace components often zigzag through multiple countries and companies before reaching Boeing's...

  • RICHMOND, Va.— Shipping containers full of coal ash from China, Poland and India have come into the U.S. through the Port of Virginia as foreign companies find a market for the same industrial waste that America's utilities are struggling to dispose of. They want Virginia to mandate more recycling of the ash that's already here, threatening to contaminate water...

  • GREENVILLE, S.C.— Lockheed Martin is moving production of F-16 fighter jets from Texas to South Carolina. Defense One reports that the United States has not purchased F-16s since 1999, but Lockheed Martin has orders from several countries. Lockheed Martin currently employs about 500 people in Greenville providing maintenance, repairs and overhauls.

  • March 20- Westinghouse Electric Co LLC, the nuclear power plant developer owned by Japanese electronics company Toshiba Corp, is taking offers for a financing package to help it go through U.S. bankruptcy, people familiar with the matter said on Monday. Should it file for bankruptcy, the money would allow Westinghouse to continue to pay employees and build four...

  • March 20- Westinghouse Electric Co LLC, the nuclear power plant developer owned by Japanese electronics company Toshiba Corp, is taking offers for a financing package to help it go through U.S. bankruptcy, people familiar with the matter said on Monday. Should it file for bankruptcy, the money would allow Westinghouse to continue to pay employees and build four...

  • COLUMBIA, S.C.— Last week's deep freeze in the Southeast appears to have nearly wiped out Georgia's blueberries and South Carolina's peaches and seriously damaged a number of other crops like strawberries and apples. In South Carolina, 85 percent of the state's peach crop is gone while the small pink blooms remain on the trees, according to the South Carolina...

  • Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC) questions FBI Director James Comey and National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers during a hearing into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election, on Capitol Hill in Washington, March 20, 2017.

    Here's a transcript of Rep. Trey Gowdy grilling FBI Director James Comey before the House Intelligence Committee.

  • Lakaysha is one of nearly 2,000 students in South Carolina's rural Berkeley County benefiting from a grant from Google, which on Monday unveiled one of its 28 WiFi-equipped school buses in the area. Google has at least a decade-long relationship with Berkeley County, where it's invested more than $1 billion in data center complexes in Berkeley County since...

  • J.C. Penney on Friday released a list of the 138 locations that will close in the coming months as part of its plan to cut costs. Riverview Mall in Bullhead City. Fort Morgan Main Street in Fort Morgan.

  • *White House opposed to Chapter 11 for Westinghouse- Yomiuri. *Govt spokesman says not aware that this is White House's stance. TOKYO, March 17- The Japanese government said it was not considering steps to support embattled Toshiba Corp and will share information with Washington on developments involving the firm and its U.S. nuclear unit Westinghouse.

  • WASHINGTON, March 16- Japan's industry minister said on Thursday he had agreed with the U.S. energy and commerce secretaries to share information on developments involving Toshiba Corp and its troubled U.S. nuclear affiliate, Westinghouse Electric Co, Japan's Kyodo news agency reported. Kyodo said Hiroshige Seko, Japan's minister of economy, trade and...

  • WASHINGTON, March 16- Japan's industry minister said on Thursday he had agreed with the U.S. energy and commerce secretaries to share information on developments involving Toshiba Corp and its troubled U.S. nuclear affiliate, Westinghouse Electric Co., Japan's Kyodo news agency reported. Kyodo said Hiroshige Seko, Japan's minister of economy, trade and...

  • Trump's plan, submitted to Congress on Thursday and showcasing his administration's economic priorities, is just the first volley in what will likely be an intense battle over spending in coming months. Although Trump's fellow Republicans control both the Senate and House of Representatives, Congress holds the federal purse strings and seldom approves...

  • Although both the Senate and House of Representatives are controlled by Trump's fellow Republicans, Congress holds the federal purse strings and seldom approves presidents' budget plans. Trump's plan took a big swipe at some federal institutions, envisaging a more than 31 percent cut, or $2.6 billion, for the Environmental Protection Agency and a 28 percent...

  • WASHINGTON, March 16- President Donald Trump will ask the U.S. Congress for dramatic cuts to many federal programs as he seeks to bulk up defense spending, start building a wall on the border with Mexico and spend more money deporting illegal immigrants. It is the first volley in what is expected to be an intense battle over spending in coming months in Congress,...

  • WASHINGTON, March 16- President Donald Trump will ask the U.S. Congress for dramatic cuts to many federal programs as he seeks to bulk up defense spending, start building a wall on the border with Mexico and spend more money deporting illegal immigrants. It is the first volley in what is expected to be an intense battle over spending in coming months in Congress,...

  • WASHINGTON, March 16- President Donald Trump will ask the U.S. Congress for dramatic cuts to many federal programs as he seeks to bulk up defense spending, start building a wall on the border with Mexico and spend more money deporting illegal immigrants. It is the first volley in what is expected to be an intense battle over spending in coming months in Congress,...

  • TOKYO, March 15- Japan's crisis-racked Toshiba Corp has offered shares in its memory chip unit to creditors as collateral to secure debt refinancing, people briefed on the matter said on Wednesday. Creditors have been asked to respond by March 24. Its main banks- Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp, Mizuho Bank and Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank- said they would give Toshiba...

  • *Gains second extension for Q3 results until April 11. TOKYO, March 14- Toshiba Corp is' actively considering' a sale and other strategic options for U.S. nuclear unit Westinghouse, the group said on Tuesday, as it expanded a probe into problems there that caused it to miss an earnings deadline for a second time. But Chief Executive Satoshi Tsunakawa sidestepped...

  • *Gains second extension for Q3 results until April 11. *Aggressively considering sale of Westinghouse. TOKYO, March 14- Japan's Toshiba Corp failed to submit audited third-quarter earnings for a second time on Tuesday, gaining a one month extension as its expands a probe into problems at its U.S. nuclear unit Westinghouse.