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  • *Some Republican lawmakers criticize Switzerland move. SAN FRANCISCO/ WASHINGTON, Nov 25- A U.S.-based foundation overseeing promising semiconductor technology developed with Pentagon support will soon move to Switzerland after several of the group's foreign members raised concerns about potential U.S. trade curbs. The nonprofit RISC-V Foundation...

  • *Some Republican lawmakers criticize Switzerland move. SAN FRANCISCO/ WASHINGTON, Nov 25- A U.S.-based foundation overseeing promising semiconductor technology developed with Pentagon support will soon move to Switzerland after several of the group's foreign members raised concerns about potential U.S. trade curbs. The nonprofit RISC-V Foundation...

  • CHICAGO, Nov 12- U.S. pork prices rose in recent weeks at a time when they would normally be falling, as a fatal pig disease in China is tightening global meat supplies, the chief executive of Tyson Foods Inc said on Tuesday. But African swine fever is reshaping global meat markets and China is scouring the world to replace millions of its pigs killed by the disease.

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    CNBC picks out some of the best places with ghoulish histories and scary stories to guarantee any visitor a terrible night's sleep this Halloween.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 25- U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and Senator Tom Cotton on Wednesday asked intelligence officials to investigate whether the popular Chinese-owned app TikTok poses national security risks. In a letter http://bit.ly/2BEFX3r to Joseph Macguire, acting director of national intelligence, the senators raised concerns about...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 3- Walmart Inc said on Thursday it will begin several healthcare pilot programs for its U.S. employees starting Jan. 1 as it looks for ways to cut healthcare costs- one of the largest expenses for the retailer after wages. The pilot programs will be held in parts of Arkansas, Florida and Texas. In Colorado, Wisconsin and Minnesota, Walmart will expand a...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 9- Attorneys general from 48 U.S. states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico formally opened an antitrust probe on Monday into Alphabet's Google, in a sign of growing government scrutiny of U.S. technology giants. California and Alabama declined to be part of the probe. A separate group of eight state attorneys general, led by New York, joined...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 9- Attorneys general from 48 U.S. states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico have opened an antitrust probe into big tech companies that focuses on Alphabet's Google, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton formally announced on Monday. California and Alabama are not part of the investigation. Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes said the probe was "...

  • Guillermo and Jessica Garcia believe Walmart's failure to employ armed security guards at the store, despite using them in other stores, was a factor in the massacre, where 22 people were killed, their lawyers said on Wednesday. Guillermo Garcia remains hospitalized in critical condition after being shot in the spine, while Jessica Garcia was hospitalized and...

  • Sept 3- U.S. meat processor Tyson Foods Inc on Tuesday lowered its 2019 adjusted earnings forecast citing short-term challenges due to commodity market volatility, slower-than-expected operational improvements in the chicken segment, and the impact of a recent fire at its slaughterhouse in Holcomb. Tyson now expects to earn an adjusted profit between...

  • President Donald Trump speaks on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, July 15, 2019.

    Trump's critics and health policy experts say moves out of the White House have made and will make it more difficult for people to obtain the mental health-care that the president is advocating.

  • Collin Palkovitz relocated to Vermont this year under its Remote Worker Grant Program.

    Vermont has a labor problem — its workforce is one of the oldest in the nation, and it's dwindling. It has a plan to combat the decline.

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • Protesters on both sides of the abortion issue gather in front of the U.S. Supreme Court building during the Right To Life March, on January 18, 2019 in Washington, DC.

    Arkansas adopted a stricter abortion law this year that reflects the values that people in the state "feel dearly about," says Hutchinson.

  • Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson discusses the state's abortion laws and whether or not he is concerned about the potential backlash from businesses.

  • During the months of March and April, the state of Arkansas attracted $285 million in capital investment that will create 1,400 new jobs. Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson joins "Squawk Box" to discuss.