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  • WASHINGTON— Just 1 in 5 Americans want to deport young immigrants brought to the United States as children and now here illegally, the focus of a politically fraught debate between the White House and Congress. Americans also have largely negative opinions about President Donald Trump's signature immigration pledge to build a wall along the entire U.S.-...

  • Two decades before a secretive gambler lugged an arsenal that included 12 "bump stocks" into a Las Vegas hotel room and opened fire on a crowd of concertgoers, a 40- something ex-Marine was tinkering in his Florida garage, looking for a fresh take on an old idea. The story of his invention is a window on an obscure, do-it-yourself industry that helped create part of...

  • MORGANTOWN, W.Va.— Technology now in limited use removes about 90 percent of carbon dioxide from the smokestacks of coal-fired power plants, but energy experts say cost remains the chief obstacle to bringing the "clean coal" touted by President Donald Trump into the mainstream. "What we have now is a public policy challenge, or call it a political challenge if you...

  • *Saudi Arabia, Russia expected to agree extended production cut. NEW YORK, Oct 5- Oil prices rose about 2 percent on Thursday as signs Saudi Arabia and Russia would limit production through next year pushed the U.S. benchmark back above $50 a barrel. Russian President Vladimir Putin said this week that a pledge by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting...

  • In June, the Competition Commission said it would investigate Aspen, U.S. company Pfizer, Swiss-based Roche Holding and its subsidiary Genentech, and Equity, a division of Clinigen South Africa, for suspected excessive pricing in the provision of specific cancer medicines in the country. "Based on the information gathered to date, the Commission has decided to...

  • In June, the Competition Commission said it would investigate Aspen, U.S. company Pfizer, Swiss-based Roche Holding and its subsidiary Genentech, and Equity, a division of Clinigen South Africa, for suspected excessive pricing in the provision of specific cancer medicines in the country. "Based on the information gathered to date, the Commission has decided to...

  • AGAWAM, Mass., Oct 2- Lloyd Nicholas, 82, and his wife Gloria Hitchcock, 69, sat next to each other as they received counseling on a reverse mortgage, a loan that would allow them to cash out the equity in their home, pay off a mountain of bills and live comfortably as they age in the house they built 50 years ago. But a change in rules on Monday by President Donald Trump's...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 29- The Trump administration's ability to win over the U.S. Supreme Court will be put to the test when the nine justices begin their new term on Monday with major cases awaiting on voting rights, religious liberty, union funding and class-action suits. President Donald Trump's Justice Department already has flipped the government's position...

  • Nick Morphis of CoinVault ATM helps attendee Firouzeh Forouzmand (R) use the Robocoin ATM at the Bitcoin stand at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada.

    Almost 80 percent of Americans have heard of Bitcoin, the most well-known digital currency. Yet almost half of those are unsure if its legal.

  • ST. LOUIS, Sept 23- Protests in St. Louis over the acquittal of a white former policeman who killed a black man could impede the city's bid to attract Amazon.com' s second headquarters, academics and business executives said. "There is no good timing for something like this and it will have an impact," said Didi Caldwell, founding principal with Global Location...

  • HOUSTON, Sept 20- U.S. oil producer Anadarko Petroleum Corp said on Wednesday it would spend $2.5 billion to buy back its own stock, a plan worth roughly 10 percent of its outstanding shares at current prices. Anadarko, which has a 5 cent dividend that is far below peers, said it would spend $1 billion by December on buybacks and the remaining $1.5 billion by the end of...

  • "I've never felt that we should legalize marijuana," Sessions said in response to a question from a reporter during a press conference in San Diego announcing record-breaking narcotics seizures by the U.S. Coast Guard in fiscal 2017.. Since taking over the helm of the Justice Department in February, Sessions has made drugs, violent crime and illegal immigration...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 18- Shares of Chipotle Mexican Grill sank more than 3 percent on Monday as customers on social media turned up their noses at the burrito seller's new "queso" cheese topping. Since the restaurant chain added queso to its menu across the United States last week, Twitter users have widely panned the product, which Chipotle describes as "complex and...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 18- Shares of Chipotle Mexican Grill sank 3 percent on Monday as customers on social media turned up their noses at the burrito seller's new "queso" cheese topping. Since the restaurant chain added queso to its menu across the United States last week, Twitter users have widely panned the product, which Chipotle describes as "complex and slightly...

  • Aspen, a drugmaker with operations in 50 countries, has looked to injectibles such as anesthetics to increase sales, building up its business in the past year with the commercial rights to AstraZeneca drugs and products from GlaxoSmithKline. The deal with AstraZeneca covers the intellectual property and manufacturing rights to a portfolio of anesthetics a...

  • Aspen, a drugmaker with operations in 50 countries, has looked to anaesthetics to increase sales, building up its business in the past year with the commercial rights to AstraZeneca drugs and products from GlaxoSmithKline. The deal with AstraZeneca covers the U.S. rights to a portfolio of anaesthetics a year after Aspen bought the rights in other parts of the...

  • Sept 13- U.S. stocks were little changed in late morning trading on Wednesday as Apple-led losses in technology stocks were offset by gains in consumer discretionary and energy stocks, which helped the S&P 500 inch up to a record intra-day high. Also helping the market was potential progress on tax reform as President Donald Trump prepared to host Democratic...

  • JUCHITAN, Mexico, Sept 8- At least 61 people died when the most powerful earthquake to hit Mexico in over eight decades tore through buildings and forced mass evacuations in the poor southern states of Oaxaca and Chiapas, triggering alerts as far away as Southeast Asia. The 8.1 magnitude quake off the southern coast late Thursday was stronger than a devastating...

  • 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.