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  • LOS ANGELES— Iridium Communications says its 10 new satellites launched from California during the weekend are functioning normally. The McLean, Virginia- based company said Monday the satellites will undergo about 45 days of testing to ensure they can be integrated into its operational constellation that provides mobile voice and data communications...

  • The justices narrowed the scope of lower court rulings that had completely blocked key parts of a March 6 executive order that Trump had said was needed to prevent terrorism attacks, allowing his temporary ban to go into effect for people with no strong ties to the United States. 1/ 8 http://tmsnrt.rs/2seb3bb 3/ 8. I want people who can love the United States and all...

  • The justices narrowed the scope of lower court rulings that had completely blocked key parts of a March 6 executive order that Trump had said was needed to prevent terrorism in the United States, allowing his temporary ban to go into effect for people with no strong ties such as family or business to the United States. 1/ 8 http://tmsnrt.rs/2seb3bb 3/ 8.

  • One of Lidl's first US grocery stores awaits customers on June 18, 2017 in Virginia Beach, Virginia.

    Lidl announced Monday the opening dates of four new stores in Virginia and North Carolina, which are coming in July.

  • WASHINGTON, June 26- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday handed a victory to President Donald Trump by reviving parts of his travel ban on people from six Muslim-majority countries and refugees and agreeing to decide its legality later this year in a major test of presidential powers. The justices narrowed the scope of lower court rulings that had completely...

  • WASHINGTON, June 26- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday handed a victory to President Donald Trump by allowing his temporary ban on travelers from six Muslim-majority countries and all refugees to go into effect for people with no strong ties to the United States while agreeing to decide this fall the legality of the order. The executive order also made waivers...

  • NEW YORK— A U.S. government lawyer told jurors Monday that a monthlong trial has revealed the secret long-time owner of a Manhattan skyscraper: Iran. Attorney Michael Lockard expressed confidence that the government had proven through witness testimony, documents and other evidence in Manhattan federal court that the Alavi Foundation must give up its 60...

  • WASHINGTON, June 26- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday handed a victory to President Donald Trump by allowing his temporary bans on travelers from six Muslim-majority countries and all refugees to go into effect for people with no connection to the United States while agreeing to hear his appeals in the closely watched legal fight. The Supreme Court left the...

  • LOS ANGELES— A SpaceX rocket carried 10 communications satellites into orbit from California on Sunday, two days after the company successfully launched a satellite from Florida. The Falcon 9 rocket blasted off through low-lying fog at 1:25 p.m. PDT from Vandenberg Air Force Base northwest of Los Angeles. A SpaceX Falcon 9 on Friday launched from Cape...

  • RICHMOND, Va.— Federal regulators say a proposed pipeline that would carry fracked natural gas for 300 miles across West Virginia and Virginia would have "significant" impacts on forests. But they say other adverse effects would be limited. The final environmental impact statement of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is largely favorable for...

  • WASHINGTON— It was at Oregon's Timberline Lodge, later known as a setting in the horror movie "The Shining," where Patrick Doyle earned his first real paycheck. The job didn't pay much. But Doyle quickly learned lessons that served him for years as he rose to become the CEO of Domino's, the pizza delivery giant:.

  • RICHMOND, Va.— A 303- mile pipeline that would carry fracked natural gas across West Virginia and Virginia would have "significant" impacts on forests but other adverse effects would be limited, federal regulators said Friday. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's final environmental impact statement is largely favorable for developers of the $3.5...

  • But the centerpiece of his plan would use $200 billion in government money to attract enough private investment to raise $1 trillion for infrastructure projects. Regardless, investors looking to bet on such an increase in infrastructure spending should also consider companies outside the U.S., says Josh Duitz, portfolio manager of the Alpine Global...

  • PARIS, June 22- Boeing won a race for new business at the Paris Airshow, rolling out a new model of its best-selling 737 airliner that helped it claim back the order crown from rival Airbus. "The MAX stole the show," Ihssane Mounir, vice president of sales and marketing at Boeing's commercial aircraft division, said. Asked if Airbus had lost momentum after years in which...

  • PARIS, June 22- Boeing won a red hot race for new business at the Paris Airshow, rolling out a new model of its best-selling 737 airliner that helped it claim back the order crown from rival Airbus. "The MAX stole the show," Ihssane Mounir, vice president of sales and marketing at Boeing's commercial aircraft division, told journalists. In a late flurry on Thursday...

  • WASHINGTON— The Latest on former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson's testimony before the House Intelligence Committee:. Jeh Johnson, the former head of the Homeland Security Department, told members of the House intelligence committee that because Trump "was predicting that the election was going to be rigged," the Obama administration was concerned...

  • House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA)

    The gunman was shot to death after opening fire at a congressional baseball practice and wounding five people.

  • NEW YORK— People have used crowdfunding sites to raise money for business ideas, help afford medical emergencies and even to pay for vacations. Now the concept is coming to college savings. Account holders can create webpages and share the links on Facebook, Twitter or in emails.

  • Preisdent Donald Trump attends a meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House June 12, 2017 in Washington, DC.

    Trump's party has gained seats in recent special elections, but Democrats have narrowed the spread.

  • RICHMOND, Va. _ CarMax Inc. on Wednesday reported fiscal first-quarter net income of $211.7 million. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 98 cents per share. CarMax shares have decreased 8 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has climbed nearly 9 percent.