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  • North Dakota, Pennsylvania and West Virginia each gained one. Arkansas, Colorado and Louisiana were down one rig each. California, Ohio, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah and Wyoming were all unchanged.

  • JUCHITAN, Mexico, Sept 8- At least 34 people were killed when the most powerful earthquake to hit Mexico in over eight decades tore through buildings, forced mass evacuations and triggered alerts as far away as Southeast Asia. The southern town of Juchitan in Oaxaca state, near the epicenter, was hit particularly hard, with sections of the town hall, a hotel, a bar and...

  • The largest e-commerce company said it intended to create "HQ2", a headquarters that would be a "full equal" to its Seattle office, Chief Executive Jeff Bezos said in a statement. Amazon was likely to land its second headquarters in a cheaper city than Seattle and score subsidies. Dallas, Houston, Toronto, St. Louis, Kentucky and Miami are a few that are committed to bid.

  • Sept 7- A federal appeals court on Thursday ruled in favor of environmentalists, photographers and other critics of Wyoming's so-called data-trespassing laws, which make it illegal for people to cross private property to take photos or collect data on public lands. Two laws passed last year by Wyoming's legislature prohibited collecting data, including...

  • About 6.3 billion dead trees are still standing in 11 Western states, up from 5.8 billion five years ago, according to U.S. Forest Service statistics compiled for The Associated Press. Since 2010, a massive infestation of beetles has been the leading cause of tree mortality in the West and now accounts for about 20 percent of the standing dead trees, the Forest...

  • Sept 2- Maria Rocha does not generally discuss her immigration status with her third-graders at a San Antonio charter school. Rocha is one of nearly 800,000 undocumented young people in the United States to receive work authorization through Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA. After graduating from the University of Texas at San Antonio, she was...

  • HOUSTON, Aug 30- Tropical Storm Harvey inflicted more damage on the heart of the U.S. energy industry overnight after flooding the biggest U.S. refinery in Texas and then churning into Louisiana, causing fuel shortages and high gasoline prices that could afflict the country for weeks. Colonial Pipeline Co, the key artery serving the East Coast, said the lack of...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 30- Gasoline futures surged on Wednesday to another two-year high and crude oil was down, as flooding and damage from Tropical Storm Harvey shut nearly a quarter of U.S. refinery capacity, curbing demand for crude while raising the risk of fuel shortages. U.S. gasoline futures were up 5.5 percent at $1.8810 a gallon, having hit $1.9140, the highest since...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 30- Gasoline futures surged on Wednesday to another two-year high and crude oil was down, as flooding and damage from Tropical Storm Harvey shut nearly a quarter of U.S. refinery capacity, curbing demand for crude while raising the risk of fuel shortages. U.S. gasoline futures were up 5.5 percent at $1.8810 a gallon, having hit $1.9140, the highest since...

  • HOUSTON, Aug 30- Tropical Storm Harvey inflicted more damage on the heart of the U.S. energy industry overnight after flooding the biggest U.S. refiner in Texas and then churning into Louisiana, causing fuel shortages and high gasoline prices that could afflict the country for weeks. That includes the biggest U.S. refinery, Motiva's Port Arthur facility, which...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 30- Gasoline futures surged on Wednesday to another two-year high and crude oil fell, as flooding and damage from Tropical Storm Harvey shut nearly a quarter of U.S. refinery capacity, curbing demand for crude while raising the risk of fuel shortages. U.S. gasoline futures were up 6.5 percent at $1.8993 a gallon, having hit $1.9140, highest since July...

  • Aug 29- Galvanize, a for-profit software coding school that has raised $63 million in venture funding, plans to lay off 11 percent of its workforce, the company said on Tuesday. The five-year-old startup said the downsizing will affect 37 people at the company's headquarters in Denver, effective Friday, Robin Olsen, a spokeswoman, said. The layoffs come a month...

  • Aug 29- Galvanize, a for-profit coding school that has raised $63 million in venture funding, plans to lay off 11 percent of its workforce, the company told Reuters on Tuesday. The five-year-old startup said the downsizing will impact 37 people at the company's headquarters in Denver. The layoffs come a month after two other coding boot camps, Dev Bootcamp in San...

  • Since 2012, the EPA has been the lead sponsor of the Climate Leadership Awards program and conference, which recognizes companies that reduce greenhouse gas emissions in their internal operations and supply chains. In an email sent on Friday, the EPA announced it will no longer be involved in the awards or the conference. Under Administrator Scott Pruitt, who...

  • O'Reilly Automotive Chief Executive Gregory Henslee told analysts earlier this month that many of the company's stores with weak second-quarter sales were in Hispanic-dominant areas of the United States. In late July, Target Corp Chief Executive Brian Cornell at a conference referenced a report by retail consultants NPD Group that cited a decline in...

  • BEIJING, Aug 23- A Chinese court has ordered three domestic shoemakers to pay more than 10 million yuan to New Balance in damages for infringing the U.S. sportswear company's signature slanting logo. The amount of compensation, though small by international standards, is according to lawyers one of the highest to be awarded to foreign companies in trademark...

  • Aug 22- Private equity firm Blackstone Group LP is exploring an initial public offering of Gates Global LLC, three years after it acquired the U.S. auto parts and building products maker for $5.4 billion, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. Based in Denver, Colorado, Gates manufactures power transmission belts and fluid power products used in...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 21- In a volatile market, boring investments can be pretty darn sexy. That is why investors have plowed more than $4 trillion into exchange-traded funds, according to London- based research firm ETFGI. "Based on the flow data we see, they appear to be mainly used for short-term periods in more aggressive tactical fashions," said Matthew Bartolini, head of...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 21- In a volatile market, boring investments can be pretty darn sexy. That is why investors have plowed more than $4 trillion into exchange-traded funds, according to London- based research firm ETFGI. "Based on the flow data we see, they appear to be mainly used for short-term periods in more aggressive tactical fashions," said Matthew Bartolini, head of...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 21- In a volatile market, boring investments can be pretty darn sexy. That is why investors have plowed more than $4 trillion into exchange-traded funds, according to London- based research firm ETFGI. "Based on the flow data we see, they appear to be mainly used for short-term periods in more aggressive tactical fashions," said Matthew Bartolini, head of...