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  • WASHINGTON— Low-cost solar panels imported from China and other countries have caused serious injury to American manufacturers, a U.S. trade commission ruled Friday, raising the possibility of the Trump administration imposing tariffs that could double the price of solar panels from abroad. Georgia- based Suniva Inc. and Oregon- based SolarWorld Americas...

  • **FRANKFURT- ECB Vice President Vitor Constancio gives opening speech at Second ECB Annual Research Conference in Frankfurt, Germany 0700 GMT. **FRANKFURT- ECB Excecutive Board member Benoit Coeure chairing policy panel on "Exit from non-standard monetary policy" at Second ECB Annual Research Conference in Frankfurt, Germany 1445 GMT. SYRACUSE, New York- Federal...

  • **FRANKFURT- ECB Vice President Vitor Constancio gives opening speech at Second ECB Annual Research Conference in Frankfurt, Germany 0700 GMT. **FRANKFURT- ECB Excecutive Board member Benoit Coeure chairing policy panel on "Exit from non-standard monetary policy" at Second ECB Annual Research Conference in Frankfurt, Germany 1445 GMT. SYRACUSE, New York- Federal...

  • WILMINGTON, Del., Sept 22- Employees of U.S. nuclear power firm Westinghouse Electric Co LLC, which is bankrupt and reeling from a failed reactor project, got a nasty surprise recently: in the eyes of the U.S. government's pension insurer, its retirement plan has a massive shortfall. By contrast, the Westinghouse Electric Co Pension Plan, which has about 9,700...

  • WASHINGTON/ LOS ANGELES, Sept 22- The U.S. International Trade Commission on Friday found that imports of cheap solar panels harmed domestic producers, setting the stage for President Donald Trump to consider imposing tariffs or other relief measures to protect the nation's small solar manufacturing sector. The unanimous decision by all four voting...

  • ATLANTA— A website is tricking people into thinking they're dealing with Delta Air Lines when arranging for their pets to fly on jets, the Atlanta- based company maintains in a new federal lawsuit. The site— DeltaPetTransit.com— is designed to look like a Delta site and uses the airline's logos and pictures of its planes, Delta said in the lawsuit, filed Thursday in...

  • Two American Airlines planes from Miami and one from Philadelphia arrived at San Juan's Luis Munoz Marin International Airport Friday morning. Another plane got halfway to Puerto Rico before returning to Miami because the San Juan airport couldn't handle another plane. Two JetBlue Airways planes with relief supplies— one of them also carrying New York Gov.

  • WASHINGTON/ LOS ANGELES, Sept 22- The U.S. International Trade Commission on Friday found that imports of cheap solar panels harmed domestic producers, setting the stage for President Donald Trump to consider imposing tariffs or other relief measures to protect the nation's small solar manufacturing sector. The unanimous decision by all four voting...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 22- The U.S. International Trade Commission on Friday found that imports of cheap solar panels harmed domestic producers, and the agency will now recommend tariffs or other relief measures to President Donald Trump. The unanimous decision by all four voting commissioners followed a complaint brought by bankrupt Georgia- based solar...

  • A U.S. trade panel has found that low-cost solar panels imported from China and other countries have caused serious injury to U.S. solar manufacturers. Georgia- based Suniva Inc., and Oregon- based SolarWorld Americas brought the case. The International Trade Commission is set to decide Friday whether the imports, primarily from Asia, are causing "serious injury"...

  • WASHINGTON— Prospects are good for a public shaming in the Equifax data breach, but it's unlikely Congress will institute sweeping new regulations after hackers accessed the personal information of an estimated 143 million Americans. Several bills unveiled after Equifax are so far missing a key ingredient for success: Republican co-sponsors.

  • WASHINGTON— Low-cost solar panels imported from China and other countries have caused serious injury to American manufacturers, a U.S. trade commission ruled Friday, raising the possibility of the Trump administration imposing tariffs that could double the price of solar panels from abroad. Georgia- based Suniva Inc. and Oregon- based SolarWorld Americas...

  • American Airlines says it plans to send its first plane to San Juan from Miami Friday morning. Spokesman Ross Feinstein says passengers will include federal airport screeners to help run security checkpoints at Luis Munoz Marin International Airport. Delta Air Lines expects to resume flights from Atlanta and New York to San Juan on Saturday.

  • Lisa Murkowski, among a handful of GOP senators who've not said how they'll vote and whose backing party leaders desperately need. The language would shield Alaska from cuts the legislation would make in Medicaid by limiting spending to a specified amount per beneficiary under the health care program for the poor. And studies released by the nonpartisan...

  • With no Democratic support for the bill, Republicans remain a handful of votes short in the Senate, needing 50 votes in a 100- seat chamber they control 52-48, with Pence casting a potential tie-breaking vote. Senator Rand Paul opposes it and at least six others are undecided: John McCain, Susan Collins, Lisa Murkowski, Dan Sullivan, Rob Portman and Jerry Moran.

  • BIRMINGHAM, Ala.— President Donald Trump will nominate people from four states to serve on the nine-member board of directors of the Tennessee Valley Authority, the White House said Thursday. Trump will name Kenneth E. Allen of Kentucky and James R. Thompson III of Alabama for terms that expire in 2021. The president also will nominate A.D. Frazier of Georgia and...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 21- Zenefits, a startup that has faced hefty regulatory penalties on its insurance brokerage, said on Thursday that it will exit that business and instead provide software to brokers. In a change of course, San Francisco- based Zenefits said it will no longer aim to displace traditional brokers with technology, but rather will provide software...

  • A group that represents state officials who administer Medicaid programs is telling Senate Republicans to slow down and rethink their latest health care bill. The group wants Congress to revisit Medicaid changes. A study finds the latest GOP effort to end "Obamacare" would take federal dollars away from states that expanded Medicaid under the Affordable...

  • NEW YORK— An automated teller machine. It was a radical move when Barclays installed cash machines in a London suburb in 1967. "The ATM tapped into that innate force in people that gives gratification for doing a task on their own and it grew from there," said Charles Kane, a professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management.

  • NEW YORK— StoryCorps is hoping people give their social media apps a break for a few minutes this Thanksgiving and instead use one designed for listening. The nonprofit oral history project on Thursday announced the 2017 edition of its Great Thanksgiving Listen, which calls for high school students to record a conversation with an elder over the holiday...