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  • SEATTLE/ NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C., Feb 15- Boeing Co handily defeated a union drive by workers at the company's aircraft factory in South Carolina on Wednesday, as almost three-quarters of workers at the plant who voted rejected union representation. The NLRB said 74 percent of the 2,828 workers who cast ballots voted against joining the International...

  • NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C., Feb 15- Boeing Co handily defeated a union drive by workers at the company's aircraft factory in South Carolina on Wednesday, as almost three-quarters of workers at the plant who voted rejected union representation. President Donald Trump is due to visit Boeing in South Carolina on Friday, as the company rolls out the first completed...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 15- Benchmark U.S. The Labor Department said its Consumer Price Index jumped 0.6 percent last month after gaining 0.3 percent in December. Data from the Commerce Department showed that retail sales rose 0.4 percent last month as households bought electronics and a range of other goods.

  • SEATTLE, Feb 15- Demand for jetliners made by Boeing Co and Airbus is in decline but no big bust for the industry lies ahead, a leading analyst said on Wednesday, noting that military aircraft sales should rise. "The great boom is over," Richard Aboulafia, analyst at Teal Group, said at an industry conference near Seattle on Wednesday. A U.S. trade dispute with China would...

  • Feb 15- President Donald Trump acted well within his authority in issuing his executive order on immigration, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton told a federal appeals court on Wednesday. Texas is the first state to back Trump in the closely watched litigation. Trump's directive, which he said was necessary to protect the United States from attacks by Islamist...

  • Feb 15- Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Wednesday asked a federal appeals court for permission to file legal papers in support of President Donald Trump's travel ban, making Texas the first state to back Trump in closely watched litigation over the ban. District Judge James Robart in Seattle suspended Trump's entire order across the country on Feb. 3 after...

  • *Two-year yields highest since Dec. 28. NEW YORK, Feb 15- Benchmark U.S. The Labor Department said the Consumer Price Index jumped 0.6 percent last month after gaining 0.3 percent in December.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 14- U.S. immigration authorities have detained a 23- year-old Mexican man who was brought to the United States illegally as a child and given a work permit during the Obama administration, according to a lawsuit challenging the detention in Seattle federal court. Ethan Dettmer, a partner in the law firm Gibson Dunn& Crutcher and one of the...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 14- U.S. immigration authorities have detained a 23- year-old Mexican man who was brought to the United States illegally as a child but later given a work permit during the Obama administration, according to a lawsuit challenging the detention in Seattle federal court. The program was established in 2012 by Democratic President Barack Obama...

  • A man protests the travel and immigration ban

    U.S. authorities have arrested a Mexican immigrant who was brought here illegally as a child and later given a work permit during the Obama administration.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 14- U.S. authorities have arrested an immigrant from Mexico who was brought to the United States illegally as a child and later given a work permit during the Obama administration in what could be the first detention of its kind under President Donald Trump. The program protects from deportation 750,000 people who were brought to the United...

  • AUTHORITIES ARRESTED MEXICAN IMMIGRANT IN SEATTLE WHO HAS PERMISSION TO WORK IN UNITED STATES UNDER OBAMA ADMINISTRATION PROGRAM- COURT FILING.

  • SEATTLE _ ClearSign Combustion Corp. on Tuesday reported a loss of $2.3 million in its fourth quarter. The Seattle- based company said it had a loss of 17 cents per share. Keywords: ClearSign Combustion, Earnings Report.

  • The Seattle chain said it will serve "affogato" varieties of hot or cold coffee over ice cream at 100 stores in Orange County, California, starting Wednesday, with pricier versions sold at 10 locations with its "reserve" bars. Spokeswoman Holly Hart Shafer said the treats were first introduced at the company's Roastery store in Seattle, which is a pipeline for...

  • SEATTLE _ Trupanion Inc. on Tuesday reported a loss of $1.7 million in its fourth quarter. On a per-share basis, the Seattle- based company said it had a loss of 6 cents. Trupanion shares have increased 6.5 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • CHICAGO— States are moving forward with new initiatives to help workers save for retirement, even as the Republican-led Congress tries to block rules making it easier for them to do so. "It's clear there's a retirement crisis," Illinois Treasurer Michael W. Frerichs told the small business owners. " Seven states— California, Connecticut, New Jersey, Maryland, Oregon...

  • SEATTLE, Feb 14- Boeing Co said on Tuesday it plans to fly its new 737 MAX-9 aircraft for the first time in April, a further sign the company will start delivering the large version of the workhorse plane in 2018.. "We are anticipating our certification of the airplane within a matter of days-weeks," Keith Leverkuhn, 737 general manager, said at a Monday briefing...

  • President Donald Trump's travel ban will proceed on two tracks in the next few days: in a U.S. appeals court vote in San Francisco and the Seattle courtroom of a federal judge. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will vote on whether to reconsider an appeal in the case that was decided in the Seattle court last week. In Seattle, the state of Washington will attempt to...

  • BELLEVUE, Wash. _ T-Mobile US Inc. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $390 million. The average estimate of 16 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 29 cents per share. Fifteen analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $9.84 billion.

  • In a Seattle federal courtroom, the state of Washington will attempt to probe the president's motive in drafting his Jan. 27 order, while in the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, judges will decide whether to reconsider an appeal in that same case decided last week. Trump's directive, which he said was necessary to protect the United States from attacks by Islamist...