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  • Feds Arrest NSA Contractor in Leak of Top Secret Russia Document

    NSA Contractor Reality Leigh Winner arrested for leak of Top Secret Russia Document.

  • June 6- Industrial retailer HD Supply Holdings said on Tuesday it would sell its waterworks unit to private equity firm Clayton, Dubilier& Rice for $2.5 billion in cash to reduce debt and streamline its operations. Shares of HD Supply, one of the largest industrial distributors in North America, fell 5.5 percent to $39.00 in premarket trading.

  • NEW YORK, June 2- Technology shares have led U.S. stocks to record highs and are expected to continue to rise, but as market value becomes concentrated in the largest companies, some are beginning to look for the next rally leader. "These are the dominant players in their specific spaces and the hottest areas in tech," said Daniel Morgan, senior portfolio manager at...

  • Ten years from now coal will be just 15 percent, " TVA Chief Executive Bill Johnson said, noting the company has retired more than half its coal plants over the past decade. Despite efforts by President Donald Trump to sweep away former President Barack Obama's climate change regulations, like the Clean Power Plan, and his decision on Thursday to withdraw from the...

  • In March, the FCC granted an emergency temporary waiver to Jewish community centers and telecommunications carriers that serve them to help track down callers who have made threats by unmasking phone numbers used to call in threats. FCC rules generally require phone companies to respect a calling partys request to have caller-ID information blocked from...

  • WILMINGTON, Del, May 25- Bankrupt Westinghouse Electric Co LLC, the U.S. nuclear technology firm owned by Toshiba Corp, has stopped making pension payments to former executives, according to a letter seen by Reuters, removing a benefit that has helped the company retain top talent. Westinghouse spokeswoman Sarah Cassella said in a statement that in Chapter 11...

  • *Treasury yield curve flattens, Wall Street stocks rise. *Global shares recover after China downgrade. NEW YORK, May 24- Wall Street rose, while the U.S. dollar and bond yields fell on Wednesday after Federal Reserve meeting minutes signaled a gradual approach to interest rate hikes, and oil prices dipped on a draw of U.S. gasoline stocks that was smaller than...

  • Treasury to sell $28 bln 7- year notes Thursday. NEW YORK, May 24- U.S. "Even though the Fed is reducing stimulus, I think this gives the market some comfort," said Matt Toms, chief investment officer of fixed income at Voya Investment Management in Atlanta.

  • Treasury to sell $28 bln 7- year notes Thursday. NEW YORK, May 24- U.S. "Even though the Fed is reducing stimulus, I think this gives the market some comfort," said Matt Toms, chief investment officer of fixed income at Voya Investment Management in Atlanta.

  • *Treasury yield curve flattens, Wall Street remains higher. While the yield curve flattened, Wall Street remained slightly higher and the dollar slipped after minutes from the Fed's May 2-3 meeting indicated it would gradually raise interest rates and reduce its bond reinvestment. "Their plan is in place to gradually phase out reinvestments beginning in the...

  • WASHINGTON, May 24- Federal Reserve policymakers agreed they should hold off on raising interest rates until it was clear a recent U.S. economic slowdown was temporary, though most said a hike was coming soon, minutes from their last policy meeting showed on Wednesday. Nearly all policymakers at the May 2-3 meeting also said they favored beginning the wind-down...

  • In his first detailed budget submission to Congress on Tuesday, Trump requested major reductions to programs that help poor families afford groceries and poor and disabled people get healthcare. Some Republicans in Congress cheered Trump's budget. They're really deep, deep cuts, "said Republican Representative Hal Rogers, whose eastern Kentucky district...

  • In his first detailed budget submission to Congress on Tuesday, Trump requested major reductions to programs that help poor families afford groceries and poor and disabled people get healthcare. Some Republicans in Congress cheered Trump's budget. They're really deep, deep cuts, "said Republican Representative Hal Rogers, whose eastern Kentucky district...

  • Westinghouse, a unit of Japan's Toshiba Corp, filed for bankruptcy in March following billions of dollars in cost overruns at two nuclear power plants it designed and is constructing in Georgia and South Carolina. An attorney for Westinghouse said in U.S. bankruptcy court in New York that cash from the loan would allow the company to complete its business plan...

  • NEW YORK, May 19- With S&P 500 companies set to notch their strongest quarterly earnings growth in about six years, a weaker U.S. dollar may help keep the profit momentum rolling and support share prices in the weeks to come. After a dramatic week in Washington that rattled financial markets, one possible silver lining for stock investors was the weaker dollar,...

  • The case has increased trade tensions between the United States and Canada- along with disputes over Canadian softwood lumber and U.S. milk protein products- as both countries prepare for a possible renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement under the "America First" trade policy of U.S. The Commerce Department is expected to proceed with the...

  • The case has increased trade tensions between the United States and Canada- along with disputes over Canadian softwood lumber and U.S. milk protein products- as both countries prepare for a possible renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement under the "America First" trade policy of U.S. The Commerce Department is expected to proceed with the...

  • The hard drive assembly line at Western Digital.

    Western Digital has sought international arbitration to stop partner Toshiba from selling its chips arm without its consent.

  • Lidl said in February it planned to open its first 20 U.S. stores in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia, with 80 more to follow in the United States within the first year. Lidl is owned by Germany's privately held Schwarz Group. According to the company's website, it is hiring workers in 38 cities in the eastern U.S. states of Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, New...

  • TOKYO, May 15- Western Digital Corp has sought international arbitration to stop partner Toshiba Corp from selling its chips arm without its consent, potentially derailing a much-needed capital injection for the Japanese conglomerate. A legal battle could delay or put an end to the auction that could fetch some $18 billion and has attracted suitors such as...