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  • Customers will be able to air grievances when the Surface Transportation Board, the top U.S. rail regulator, hosts a hearing over CSX's service in Washington on Oct. 11. The company emailed manufacturers about the Lordstown embargo on Sept. 8, two days after top executives said the railroad had made great strides in fixing service problems that gripped its system...

  • SCOTTSDALE, Arizona, Sept 20- When Rick Smith launched his supercharged stun gun in 1999, his startup had produced two failed products, several years of losses and a load of debt. Smith himself took a half-second shock at a December 1999 demonstration in Los Angeles and dropped immediately, according to a log of the event. The weapon, he told police, had been...

  • Focusing on wind power, GM is looking to boost its renewable energy credentials.

  • Graduates from the Harvard Business School MBA program.

    It's getting harder for U.S. business schools to attract international candidates.

  • CHICAGO, Sept 15- Fans of BLT sandwiches, take heart: U.S. retail prices of bacon, which soared to record highs this summer, should begin to ease soon, according to livestock analysts. Wholesale prices of pork bellies surged to over $200 per hundredweight in July after starting the year at roughly $116, caused by stronger-than-expected consumer demand and tight...

  • White House, Republican lawmakers have not devised tax plan. The president is cranking up a publicity campaign to build public support for his general goals of lower and simpler taxes, but no detailed tax plan has been completed or proposed by the White House or the Republicans in control of Congress. Later in the day, Trump held a dinner at the White House with the...

  • Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Tuesday cast doubt on President Donald Trump's goal of cutting the corporate tax rate to 15 percent, even as the president moved to inject new urgency into a sluggish effort in Congress to lower taxes. Republicans in Congress have yet to agree on a tax plan, despite months of high-level discussions. Senator Joe Manchin of...

  • Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Tuesday that the administration's goal of cutting the corporate tax rate to 15 percent may be unattainable, even as President Donald Trump steps up his push for tax cuts in Congress. Republicans in Congress also have not agreed on a tax plan, despite months of high-level discussions. Trump may visit as many as 13 state...

  • The White House announced the dinner with the Republican president late on Monday, and a White House aide confirmed the guest list included three Democrats: Joe Donnelly of Indiana, Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota and Joe Manchin of West Virginia. It also included Republican members of the Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch of Utah, Patrick Toomey of...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 8- Days after President Donald Trump's decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, Mayara Pena still has a lot of unanswered questions. On Tuesday, Pena, who came to the United States from Brazil as a teenager, learned that her authorization to work and protection from deportation under DACA will lapse in 2019, before the car...

  • Toll is part of an army of more than 1,000 tow truck pilots contracted by Insurance Auto Auctions Inc, a unit of Carmel, Indiana- based KAR Auction Services Inc. Their job is to extricate vehicles swamped by Hurricane Harvey so insurance companies can begin the claims process. IAA set in motion a massive logistical operation in Houston before Harvey hit last...

  • Toll is part of an army of more than 1,000 tow truck pilots contracted by Insurance Auto Auctions Inc, a unit of Carmel, Indiana- based KAR Auction Services Inc. Their job is to extricate vehicles swamped by Hurricane Harvey so insurance companies can begin the claims process. IAA set in motion a massive logistical operation in Houston before Harvey hit last...

  • *U.S. job growth slows in August; wage growth retreats. NEW YORK, Sept 1- Wall Street stocks finished modestly higher on Friday after data showed U.S. job growth slowed more than expected in August, which could make the Federal Reserve cautious about raising interest rates again this year. Headline jobs growth slowed after two straight months of strong gains, while...

  • *Energy, materials lead, utilities lag. NEW YORK, Sept 1- Wall Street gained modestly on Friday as a tepid U.S. jobs report kept expectations muted for another interest rate hike this year, while investors kicked off a typically dour month for stocks on a positive note. The latest economic data that came out today... didnt provide information to the Fed that they need to...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 28- U.S. lawmakers are expected to pass a large aid package for victims of Hurricane Harvey, but specifics of the plan and its price tag are unclear as Congress awaits a funding request from the Trump administration. Historic flooding from Harvey, which came ashore in Texas last week as a powerful Category 4 hurricane and is now a tropical storm, has...

  • DETROIT, Aug 28- CSX Corp said it is dealing with service issues even as it forges ahead with a controversial overhaul of its network that has led dozens of trade groups to call for an investigation into disruptions at the No. 3 U.S. railroad. In a letter released by the regulator on Monday, CSX CEO Hunter Harrison laid out the tenets of his "precision scheduled...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 28- U.S. lawmakers are expected to pass a large aid package for victims of Hurricane Harvey, but specifics of the plan and its price tag are unclear as Congress awaits a funding request from the Trump administration. Rain continued to pound Houston and the Gulf Coast on Monday as President Donald Trump said he expected rapid funding from Congress...

  • Cambridge, Massachusetts- based Seres Therapeutics Inc and Roseville, Minnesota- based Rebiotix Inc have begun late-stage trials of their respective treatments, with the latter company aiming to launch a product by the middle of 2019.. First documented centuries ago in China, the concept of replenishing a patient's gut with bacteria from a healthy stool has...

  • CARNIVAL CORP SAYS THIRD REMANING SHIP IN REGION WILL EXTEND STAY IN MEXICO BEFORE RETURNING TO GALVESTON.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 24- Official interest in privatizing water utilities in cash-strapped U.S. cities is extremely high, Aqua America Inc's CEO Christopher Franklin told Reuters in an interview on Thursday. In his 24 years with the company, Franklin said he has "never before" seen such a high level of interest among mayors and public officials in selling off their...