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  • WASHINGTON, Dec 30- A code associated with the Russian hacking operation dubbed Grizzly Steppe by the Obama administration has been detected within the system of a Vermont electric utility, The Washington Post reported on Friday, citing unnamed U.S. officials. While it is unclear which utility reported the incident, there are just two major utilities in...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 28- Democrats on the U.S. Senate's environment panel on Wednesday asked President-elect Donald Trump's choice to head the Environmental Protection Agency to disclose his ties to the energy industry ahead of his confirmation hearing early next year. The six senators sent a letter to Scott Pruitt, who as Oklahoma Attorney General led several...

  • Hillary Clinton speaks as Donald Trump looks on during the town hall presidential debate at Washington University on October 9, 2016 in St Louis, Missouri.

    Mostly Democratic lawmakers want their states to join a 10-year-old movement to work around the Electoral College.

  • NEW YORK, Dec 19- American sweet tooths may suffer this holiday season as a ready-made whipped cream shortage could leave such favorites as apple pie or a mug of hot chocolate without a little extra on top. "The timing is really unfortunate," said Stephanie McVaugh, vice president of Delaware- based Natural Dairy Products Corporation, the maker of Natural by Nature...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 14- The U.S. government should keep banks from cutting off the accounts of vendors who work with state-sanctioned marijuana businesses, 10 U.S. senators said in a letter to the Treasury on Wednesday. That nervousness has spread to landlords, security guards, chemists, lawyers and other vendors working with marijuana businesses, according to the...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 7- Donald Trump will name Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, an ardent opponent of President Barack Obama's measures to curb climate change, as head of the Environmental Protection Agency, a Trump transition team official said on Wednesday, a choice that enraged green activists and cheered the oil industry. Trump's choice of Pruitt fits...

  • SHANGHAI/ SHELTER ISLAND, New York, Dec 2- Thomas Benson once ran a small liberal arts college in Vermont. They recruited dozens of U.S. admissions officers to fly to China and meet in person with the companies' student clients, with the companies picking up most of the travel expenses. Among the schools that participated: Cornell University, the University of...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 1- Indiana state officials have agreed to give United Technologies Corp $7 million worth of tax breaks to encourage the company to keep at least 1,069 jobs at its Carrier unit in Indianapolis, Carrier and the state said on Thursday. Indiana is also offering $1 million in training grants to support workforce development and $1 million in tax...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 1- Indiana state officials have agreed to give United Technologies Corp $7 million worth of tax breaks over 10 years to encourage the company to keep about 1,100 jobs at its Carrier unit in Indianapolis, Carrier said on Thursday. Some other details of the deal in Vice President-elect and Indiana Governor Mike Pence's state were unclear but it has...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 1- Indiana state officials have agreed to give United Technologies Corp $7 million worth of tax breaks over 10 years to encourage the company to keep about 1,000 jobs at its Carrier unit in Indianapolis, Carrier said on Thursday. "The state of Indiana has offered Carrier a $7 million package over multiple years, contingent upon factors including...

  • Rallies organized by the union-backed' Fight for $15' group targeted McDonald's Corp restaurants in several major cities. Baggage handlers and janitors at Chicago's O'Hare and Boston's Logan airports also demonstrated in support of starting pay of $15 per hour. "When we started demanding $15... people thought we were crazy, but we were just demanding the basic...

  • The plan is sure to face fierce opposition from Wall Street. Following Kashkari's speech, a spokeswoman for the Financial Services Forum, an industry trade group, said the plan would hurt economic growth and job creation. Trump has been critical of Wall Street, and indicated he would support dismantling a 2010 financial reform law known as Dodd-Frank, but it is...

  • The plan, which would double the amount of loss-absorbing equity capital for large U.S. banks and impose a new tax on hedge funds and other asset managers, is sure to face fierce opposition from Wall Street. Trump has been critical of Wall Street, and indicated he would support dismantling 2010 financial crisis legislation known as Dodd-Frank, but it is not clear...

  • Sanders wants Americans to rally against Trump's presidency

    Bernie Sanders is urging millions of people to rally to prevent the removal of key rights such as abortion

  • Bernie Sanders may run for president again in 2020

    The Vermont senator says he will not rule out another presidential bid four years from now.

  • MEXICO CITY, Nov 8- Mexico's peso whipsawed in after-session trading on Tuesday, but remained at two-and-a-half-month highs on bets that U.S. Polls favor Clinton over Trump, who has threatened to rip up a free-trade deal with Mexico and tax money sent home by migrants in order to build a wall on the southern U.S. border. After rallying nearly 1.4 percent on Tuesday,...

  • TOKYO, Nov 9- The dollar retreated on Wednesday as brief gains gave way to anxiety after early exit polls in the U.S. presidential election showed the final outcome was too close to call. Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton scored early victories on Tuesday in their bitter presidential race, with Trump winning as expected in conservative...

  • MEXICO CITY, Nov 8- Mexico's peso weakened in after-session trading on Tuesday, but remained at around two-month highs on bets that U.S. Polls were favoring Clinton over Trump, who has threatened to rip up a free-trade deal with Mexico and tax money sent home by migrants in order to build a wall on the southern U.S. border. In the run-up to the election, Mexico's peso...

  • Ron Read

    CNBC's Landon Dowdy breaks down the story of the late Vermont janitor who moonlighted as a stock-picker.

  • A shopper reading a food label in a market.

    Obama has signed a law that would require all food labels to declare whether the item contains GMO's, NBC News reported.