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  • Gulf of Mexico platforms ahead of Hurricane Barry, the U.S. offshore drilling regulator said. There were 1.3 million barrels per day of oil production offline in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf of Mexico on Monday, about 80,000 barrels fewer than on Sunday, according to the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement. It can take several days for full...

  • Gulf of Mexico platforms ahead of Hurricane Barry, the U.S. offshore drilling regulator said. There were 1.3 million barrels per day of oil production offline in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf of Mexico on Monday, about 80,000 barrels fewer than on Sunday, according to the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement. It can take several days for full...

  • Gulf of Mexico platforms ahead of Hurricane Barry, the U.S. offshore drilling regulator said. There was 1.3 million barrels per day of oil production off line in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf of Mexico on Monday, about 80,000 barrels less than on Sunday, according to the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement. Barry came ashore in central...

  • Gulf of Mexico platforms ahead of Hurricane Barry, the U.S. offshore drilling regulator said. There was 1.3 million barrels per day of oil production off line in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf of Mexico on Monday, about 80,000 barrels less than on Sunday, according to the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement. Barry went ashore in central...

  • NEW ORLEANS, July 14- Storm Barry trudged through northwestern Louisiana on Sunday, weakening to a tropical depression but dropping up to 15 inches of rain in some places to create life-threatening flood conditions along the Mississippi River. The National Hurricane Center said 3 to 5 inches of more rain was expected across south-central Louisiana, with...

  • NEW ORLEANS, July 14- Tropical Storm Barry trudged through northwestern Louisiana on Sunday, dropping up to 15 inches of rain in some places to create life-threatening flood conditions along the Mississippi River. Fears that Barry might devastate the low-lying city of New Orleans like Hurricane Katrina did in 2005 were unfounded, but rain in the forecast...

  • Acosta, standing next to Trump on the White House lawn, said his handling of the sex abuse case against financier Jeffrey Epstein a decade ago had become a distraction. Trump's White House has had the highest senior-level staff churn rate of the past five presidents, according to figures compiled by the Brookings Institution, a think tank. Sarah Sanders: White...

  • *Walmart strongly protested India e-commerce rules with U.S. govt. The lobbying effort yielded no result at the time- India implemented the new rules from Feb. 1- but the document underlines the level of concern at Walmart about the rules. Differences over e-commerce regulations have become one of the biggest issues in frayed trade ties between New Delhi and...

  • Railroad tracks leading into the historic train depot in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

    By the numbers, these are America's worst states for business, according to a 2019 CNBC ranking released today. They received low marks for the quality of their workforce, business-friendliness, education and economic growth.

  • In CNBC's America's Top States for Business study, we used hard data—including health, crime, environmental quality and inclusiveness—to evaluate quality of life in all 50 states. By the numbers, these 10 states are America's worst places to live.

  • Wyoming, Shell, The Hideout Guest Ranch, cow-boy, Tom

    These states are the cheapest places to live in the US, according to the 2019 CNBC America's Top States for Business study released Wednesday. To determine which states are most affordable, we examined cost of living, housing, food prices and more.

  • NEW YORK, June 24- JetBlue Airways Corp has sued Walmart Inc for trademark infringement, after the world's largest retailer began using the name Jetblack for its text-based personal shopping service. In a complaint filed on Friday night in Manhattan federal court, JetBlue called Jetblack a "transparent attempt" by Walmart to capitalize on the goodwill...

  • Trump's White House has had the highest senior-level staff churn rate of the past five presidents, according to figures compiled by the Brookings Institution, a think tank. Sarah Sanders: White House spokeswoman Sanders will leave her job at month's end for a possible political future in her home state of Arkansas, Trump said on June 13. The White House chose...

  • FAYETTEVILLE, Ark., June 7- Walmart Inc Chief Executive Doug McMillon said on Friday the retailer was concerned that fresh produce prices would rise if tariffs are placed on imports from Mexico. "Where we can change sourcing, whether it's Mexico, it's China, we will but where we can't we just have to deal with it and find places where we can cut costs in the near term," he...

  • FAYETTEVILLE, Ark., June 7- Walmart Inc Chief Executive Doug McMillon said on Friday the retailer was concerned that fresh produce prices would rise if tariffs are placed on imports from Mexico. "We are concerned about that category.... President Donald Trump said on Friday there was a "good chance" that the United States would be able to reach a deal with Mexico over...

  • A Walmart logo is displayed above the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly after the opening bell in New York, August 16, 2018. 

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports from Arkansas during Walmart's annual shareholders meeting and takes a look at where some of the company's recent pilot programs have ended up.

  • ROGERS, Ark., June 5- Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Wednesday told Walmart Inc shareholders and top executives that the world's largest retailer should boost the "starvation"- level wages it pays its workers and stop fueling income inequality. He presented a shareholder proposal asking the company to give hourly employees a seat on its...

  • ROGERS, Ark., June 5- Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Wednesday told Walmart Inc shareholders and top executives that the world's largest retailer should boost the "starvation"- level wages it pays its workers and stop fueling income inequality. He presented a shareholder proposal asking the company to give hourly employees a seat on its...

  • NEW YORK, May 29- MPLX LP said on Wednesday that it would restart early on Thursday its 360,000 barrel-per-day Ozark crude pipeline from Cushing, Oklahoma to Wood River, Illinois, traders told Reuters, citing a shipper notice. U.S. futures and cash crude markets at Cushing, the delivery point for U.S. crude futures, pared losses on the projected restart after...

  • NEW YORK, May 29- MPLX LP said on Wednesday that the issue that forced the shutdown of its 360,000 barrels per day Ozark crude pipeline from Cushing Oklahoma to Wood River, Illinois has been resolved, traders told Reuters, citing a shipper notice. U.S. cash crude markets at Cushing, the delivery point for U.S. crude futures had weakened significantly on Tuesday after...