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  • NEW YORK, Sept 15- U.S. motorists most likely to feel the hit from rising gas prices following the attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities are on the West Coast, which accounts for nearly half of all of U.S. crude imports from the kingdom. However, California motorists, some 8,000 miles away from Saudi Arabia, could be hit the hardest. Saudi Arabia exports more than 7...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 5- The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits rose modestly last week, suggesting little impact on the labor market from trade tensions, which have eroded business confidence and undercut manufacturing. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 1,000 to a seasonally adjusted 217,000 for the...

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    The World Economic Forum ranked 140 countries based on their appeal to tourists, but warned that many countries were nearing a tourism "tipping point" that threatened to overwhelm or damage their resources.

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 21- U.S. and Japanese officials in Tokyo agreed to increase daytime services between Tokyos Haneda Airport and U.S. destinations for two dozen new flights daily, the U.S. Transportation Department said on Wednesday. The department announced earlier this month that American Airlines Group Inc will get flights from Dallas/Fort Worth and Los...

  • Aug 15- U.S. budget-friendly carrier Southwest Airlines Co will add another daily flight to Hawaii from January 2020, the company said on Thursday, as it counts on leisure travel from the West Coast to boost its growth. Southwest started flying to Hawaii from California in March, just days after a fatal crash involving Boeing Co's 737 MAX jet led to the global...

  • Aug 15- U.S. budget-friendly carrier Southwest Airlines Co will add another daily flight to Hawaii from January 2020, the company said on Thursday, as it counts on leisure travel from the West Coast to boost its growth. Southwest started flying to Hawaii from California in March, just days before a fatal crash involving Boeing Co's 737 MAX jet led to the global...

  • President Donald Trump on Tuesday dismissed concerns over a protracted trade war with China despite a warning from Beijing that Washington's decision to label it a currency manipulator would lead to chaos in financial markets. Trump, who announced last week he would slap a 10% tariff on a further $300 billion in Chinese imports starting on Sept. 1, tweeted that "...

  • *China opposes U.S. labeling, says rationale unreasonable. BEIJING/ SHANGHAI, Aug 6- China's central bank said on Tuesday that Washington's decision to label Beijing as a currency manipulator would "severely damage international financial order and cause chaos in financial markets." "China advised the United States to rein in its horse before the precipice, and...

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    Peter Ingram, president and CEO of Hawaiian Airlines, joins CNBC's "Closing Bell" to discuss this quarter's recent round of airline earnings, as well as increased competition.

  • July 25- Boeing Co's top two U.S. customers warned on Thursday of an increasing financial toll from the prolonged grounding of the 737 MAX jet, which prompted a "frustated" Southwest Airlines Co to announce it was ending operations at Newark Liberty International airport. It's the only thing we're dealing with, "Southwest Chief Executive Gary Kelly told...

  • American, the No. 1 U.S. airline, said it expected the grounding to hit its 2019 pre-tax earnings by about $400 million, about $50 million more than it had previously forecast. Both have ordered dozens more MAX jets, but with deliveries frozen, American said it is extending the lifespan of some of its other 737 models as well as some 757 s and A320s, while Southwest is...

  • July 25- Southwest Airlines Co eked out a small profit in the second quarter on Thursday as strong bookings offset the financial blow of the grounding of Boeing 737 MAX jets, which forced the carrier to cease operations at Newark Liberty International airport. Southwest, the world's largest user of the 737 MAX with 34 planes and dozens more on order, said it would...

  • "At the moment we are facing a disconnect in volcanology where we can monitor what's happening in a volcano in the present but it's very difficult to see the future because we have no reference to the past," Matt Pankhurst of the Canarian Volcanlogical Institute in Tenerife, leader of the study team, told Reuters. For the study, NASA has loaned 18 lunar samples that...

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    Analyzing the data from the CNBC America's Top States for Business study, we reveal the 10 states that get the highest marks for low crime, inclusiveness, a strong health system and a healthy environment.

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    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.

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    These states are the most expensive places to live in America, according to CNBC's 2019 Top States for Business study released Wednesday. CNBC scored all 50 states based on an index of average costs for basic items ranging from groceries to housing.

  • U.S. Economy Adds Jobs In September, Unemployment Rate Drops To 3.7 Percent

    America's infrastructure is a mess, and experts say it could take $4.5 trillion to fix it. Yet Washington has yet to ratify a bipartisan plan. These 5 states are in the roughest shape, reveals the CNBC 2019 America's Top States for Business study.

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    It's no wonder this state is known as the Paradise of the Pacific, but everyday life—and business—can be outrageously expensive.

  • NEW YORK/ BOSTON, June 26- The fate of thousands of lawsuits seeking to hold drugmakers responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic hinges in part on a thorny legal question: Can a company can use a bankruptcy to stop lawsuits from cities and states? Bankruptcy Judge Kevin Gross is expected in July to decide whether to halt more than 160 active lawsuits brought...

  • View of Paris from La Basilique du Sacre-Coeur.

    Places with "beautiful landscapes" dominated U.S. News & World Report's annual Best Vacations ranking.