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  • WASHINGTON, Feb 11- Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell told Congress on Tuesday that the U.S. economy is in a good place, even as he cited the potential threat from the coronavirus in China and concerns about the economy's long-term health. With risks like trade policy uncertainty receding and global growth stabilizing, "we find the U.S. economy in a very good...

  • CHICAGO, Jan 29- Beyond Meat said on Wednesday it will supply plant-based "fried chicken" to several KFC stores in Tennessee and North Carolina, after a test conducted last year showed strong consumer demand. It will be available next month in dozens of stores in and around Nashville, Tennessee, and Charlotte, North Carolina. Louisville, Kentucky- based KFC has over...

  • National Security Advisor John R. Bolton listens as President Donald J. Trump meets with Prime Minister of the Netherlands Mark Rutte in the Oval Office at the White House on Thursday, July 18th, 2019 in Washington, DC.

    The reported account in an unpublished manuscript by the former national security adviser counters the White House's defense of the president.

  • Jan 15- General Motors Co. said on Wednesday more than 1,350 hourly employees at its assembly plants in the United States will transition into full-time roles in the first quarter of 2020.. The employees are from 14 General Motors manufacturing facilities in Michigan, Indiana, New York, Texas, Tennessee, Missouri, Kansas and Kentucky, the company said in a...

  • Jan 11- At least 10 people died, more than 1,000 flights were canceled and hundreds of thousands were without power in five states on Saturday as a massive winter storm system dumped snow, freezing rain and hail from Texas to Michigan. Hurricane-force wind gusts, golf-ball-sized hail and 2 to 5 inches of snow fell on Friday night and early Saturday as storms pushed...

  • Jan 11- At least nine people died, more than 1,000 flights were canceled and hundreds of thousands were without power in five states on Saturday as a massive winter storm system dumped snow, freezing rain and hail from Texas to Michigan. Hurricane-force wind gusts, golf-ball-sized hail and 2 to 5 inches of snow fell on Friday night and early Saturday as storms...

  • Dec 13- Ford Motor Co said on Friday it would recall 547,538 of its Ford Super Duty pickup trucks across the United States, Canada and Mexico, citing the risk of a post-crash interior fire. The affected vehicles were built in Ford's Kentucky truck plant between Oct. 8, 2015 and Oct. 29, 2019, the company said. The recall impacts 490,574 vehicles in the U.S. and federal...

  • Dec 11- Toyota Motor Corp on Wednesday said its North America chief executive, Jim Lentz, would retire on April 1, and tasked the unit's chief operating officer, Tetsuo "Ted" Ogawa, with navigating an industry shift to electrification and automation. Ogawa has worked for Japan's biggest automaker and the United States' third-largest vehicle seller in a number of...

  • Dec 10- Discount retailer Dollar General Corp said on Tuesday it will sell about 20 cannabidiol products, including creams and ointments, in over a thousand stores in Tennessee and Kentucky.

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 6- U.S. job growth increased by the most in 10 months in November as former striking workers returned to General Motors' payrolls and the healthcare industry boosted hiring, the strongest sign yet the economy was not in danger of stalling. The Labor Department's closely watched monthly employment report on Friday also showed steady wage gains...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 6- U.S. job growth increased by the most in 10 months in November as former striking workers returned to General Motors' payrolls and the healthcare industry boosted hiring, the strongest sign yet the economy was not in danger of stalling. The Labor Department's closely watched monthly employment report on Friday also showed steady wage gains...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 6- U.S. job growth increased by the most in 10 months in November as former striking workers returned to General Motors' payrolls and the healthcare industry stepped up hiring, confirming that the economy remained on a moderate expansion path despite a prolonged manufacturing slump. The Labor Department's closely watched monthly employment...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 28- Stuffed with turkey after Thanksgiving feasts, shoppers headed out to stores across the United States in a quest to score the best Black Friday discounts, with early promotions marking the start of a condensed holiday shopping season. SHARIDA GALLOWAY, 48, SHOPPING AT A WALMART IN CHICAGO:. PATRICIO GARCIA, 38, SHOPPING AT A TARGET IN CHICAGO:.

  • DETROIT/ TOKYO, Nov 22- Tesla Inc's launch of its futuristic Cybertruck pickup suffered a setback when its "armored glass" windows shattered, but it was the overall look of the electric vehicle that worried Wall Street on Friday, driving the automaker's shares down 6%. In the much-anticipated unveiling to cheering fans late on Thursday, Tesla boss Elon Musk had...

  • DETROIT/ TOKYO, Nov 22- Tesla Inc's launch of its futuristic Cybertruck pickup suffered a setback when its "armored glass" windows shattered, but it was the overall look of the car that worried Wall Street on Friday, and the company's shares fell more than 6%. In the much-anticipated unveiling to cheering fans late on Thursday, Tesla boss Elon Musk had taken aim at the...

  • *Weekly jobless claims unchanged at 227,000. WASHINGTON, Nov 21- The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits was unexpectedly unchanged at a five-month high last week, suggesting some softening in the labor market. The persistent weakness in manufacturing is despite an easing in tensions in the 16- month trade war between the...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 21- The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits was unexpectedly unchanged at a five-month high last week, suggesting some softening in the labor market. The persistent weakness in manufacturing is despite an easing in tensions in the 16- month trade war between the United States and China, which has depressed...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 6- Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell joined a bipartisan group of senators on Wednesday in introducing a bill to secure the pensions for nearly 90,000 retired coal miners as a recent wave of coal company bankruptcies threatens the solvency of the federal pension fund. The Bipartisan American Miners Act, co-sponsored by McConnell, of...

  • Gov. Matt Bevin (R-Ky.) speaks at the National Rifle Association's NRA-ILA Leadership Forum during the NRA Convention at the Kentucky Exposition Center on May 20, 2016 in Louisville, Kentucky.

    Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin submitted a request for a recanvass after narrowly losing to Democrat Andy Beshear in Tuesday's gubernatorial election.

  • LONDON, Nov 6- Global stock markets steadied after a three-day rally on Wednesday as traders continued to watch incoming economic data and awaited new developments from U.S.- China trade talks. World stock markets have rallied on a scaling-back of recession bets amid rising optimism about a U.S.- China trade deal this month and as global business surveys...