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  • The actions, brought under an SEC initiative that encouraged municipal bond issuers to self-report certain violations, involved conduct that occurred between 2011 and 2014, the SEC said. All of the entities involved settled with the SEC without admitting or denying the SEC's findings, the agency said. The action covers a wide range of other issuers and...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 8- The U.S. dollar rallied against the yen on Monday amid firming bets for a U.S. interest rate hike late this year, while oil prices jumped about 3 percent to extend recent gains as speculation grew that OPEC would try to restrain output. The MSCI All-Country World equity index rose 0.3 percent, helped by stocks in Asia. "The market is still digesting a...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 8- The U.S. dollar rallied against the yen on Monday amid firming bets of a U.S. interest rate hike later this year, while oil prices jumped nearly 3 percent to extend recent gains as speculation grew that OPEC would try to restrain output. The MSCI All-Country World equity index rose 0.3 percent, helped by emerging markets and stocks in Asia.

  • Tenet also said it had reached an agreement in principle with the U.S. Department of Justice to pay $514 million to settle the previously disclosed investigation into alleged kickbacks for referring primarily undocumented pregnant Hispanic women for labor and delivery services at four of its hospitals in Georgia and South Carolina.

  • July 28- Duracell said it plans to close a battery-making plant in South Carolina that employs 430 people, making the announcement fewer than five months after being acquired by Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc.. Duracell said the move will lead to "some" job growth in LaGrange, which is about 330 miles southwest of Lancaster, and that Lancaster workers...

  • *Fed says near-term risks to economic outlook diminished. *Target interest rate still 0.25 percent to 0.50 percent. WASHINGTON, July 27- The Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged on Wednesday but said near-term risks to the U.S. economic outlook had diminished, opening the door to a resumption of monetary policy tightening this year.

  • Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, FNB has about $20 billion in assets and 300 branches in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Ohio and West Virginia. Raleigh, North Carolina- based Yadkin serves over 130,000 customers, has assets of $7.4 billion, and operates over 100 branches in North and South Carolina. FNB's financial adviser was RBC Capital Markets LLC and Reed...

  • Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, F.N.B. has about $20 billion in assets and 300 branches in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Ohio and West Virginia. It provides commercial and consumer banking and wealth management solutions led by its largest affiliate, First National Bank of Pennsylvania. Raleigh, North Carolina- based Yadkin serves over 130,000...

  • A 'Now Hiring' sign is displayed during a Job News USA career fair at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium in Louisville, Kentucky, U.S., on Wednesday, May 18, 2016.

    Wonder which states created the most employment over the past 10 years? CNBC has graded all 50 states to come up with the list.

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    The Palmetto State offers relatively low costs, but K-12 school performance is generally subpar.

  • A file photo of two young men wearing their pants with underwear showing.

    A South Carolina town passed an ordinance banning saggy pants that "intentionally" display undergarments, USA Today reports.

  • A 2012 Ford F-150 4x4 Supercrew

    Several recalls were announced this week, including a recall of more than 202,000 Ford vehicles.

  • File photo of a tornado in Milsap, Texas.

    Texas and Oklahoma were bracing Monday for a second round of severe storms and hail the size of tennis balls, reports NBC News.

  • South Carolina officials say the individuals earned a total of more than $2.2 million between 2011 and 2014.

  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally at Winner Aviation in Youngstown, Ohio March 14, 2016.

    Trump wins the open primaries twice as often as the closed ones.

  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally at Winner Aviation in Youngstown, Ohio March 14, 2016.

    Trump wins the open primaries twice as often as the closed ones.

  • Home bakers fight 'cookie ban'

    CNBC's Kate Rogers reports small business owners in Wisconsin are fighting the state's baking lobby. One baker Lisa Kivirist, owner of Inn Serendipity B&B, could land in jail for up to six months if she charges for her muffins and cookies not made in a licensed commercial kitchen.

  • Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton addresses a primary night rally in Columbia, South Carolina, on February 27, 2016, following her sweeping victory in the state's Democratic primary.

    Early exit polls indicated that Clinton won more than 80 percent of black voters in the South Carolina Democratic primary.

  • Democratic Presidential Candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-VT) campaigns at Chicago State University February 25, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois.

    On Super Tuesday, Bernie Sanders' campaign faces a do or die moment, says media strategist Mark Macias. Here's why.

  • Donald Trump (L) and Arnold Schwarzeneggar (R).

    House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy compares Donald Trump to the GOP dynamic that swept actor Arnold Schwarzenegger into the governor's office.