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  • Sept 15- As U.S. consumer outrage grows over prescription drug prices, state authorities and patient advocates in Maryland are preparing to enforce the nation's first law designed to punish drugmaker price-gouging. The state Attorney General's office said it will field complaints and investigate "unconscionable increases" in essential generic medicines...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 11- New York, California and three other U.S. states said on Monday they sued the federal government for delaying the rollout of higher "gas-guzzler" penalties for automakers whose vehicles fail to meet minimum fuel-economy standards. The lawsuit, which also includes Vermont, Maryland and Pennsylvania, is the highest profile legal challenge to...

  • A Ford hybrid vehicle on the assembly line in Wayne, Michigan.

    New York, California and three other U.S. states are suing the government for delaying the rollout of higher "gas-guzzler" penalties for automakers.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 11- New York, California and three other U.S. states on Monday are suing the federal government for delaying the rollout of higher "gas-guzzler" penalties for automakers building new vehicles failing to meet minimum fuel-economy standards. The suit, which also includes Vermont, Maryland and Pennsylvania, is the highest-profile legal...

  • The industry installed 2.39 gigawatts of photovoltaic solar, up from 2.2 GW a year ago, the report by GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association said. The non-residential market soared 31 percent to 437 megawatts, boosted by development of community solar projects in Minnesota and Massachusetts and corporate and industrial demand in...

  • President Donald Trump called Hurricane Irma "some big monster" as it battered the Florida coast, saying he wanted to go to the state very soon and praising emergency officials for their efforts to protect people. The path of the storm, tracking the west coast of Florida, meant it might be less destructive than it would otherwise have been, Trump said, noting the next...

  • President Donald Trump called Hurricane Irma "some big monster" as it battered the Florida coast, saying he wants to go to the state very soon and praising emergency officials for their efforts to protect people. The path of the storm, tracking the west coast of Florida, meant it might be less destructive than it would otherwise have been, Trump said, noting the next...

  • "The president has already expressed to our team a desire to be there every bit as soon as is possible," Pence told CBS affiliate WKMG-TV in Orlando, noting the government's immediate focus was on saving lives. Trump, who is slated to return to the White House later on Sunday, has been "monitoring this storm 24/ 7," Pence told reporters during a visit to the Washington...

  • *Coastal flooding hits northern Cuba. FORT MYERS, Fla., Sept 9- Hurricane Irma turned its menacing sight toward the Florida Keys on Saturday as it completed a destructive march along Cuba's northern coast and set off an 11th hour scramble for safety by Americans who may have ignored warnings to evacuate. It will make landfall on the Florida peninsula somewhere...

  • *Congress to address fiscal issues again in December. The bill, approved in a 316-90 vote by the U.S. House of Representatives, had drawn criticism from some conservative members of Congress. He has frequently criticized Senate leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Paul Ryan, and his deal on Wednesday with Democratic congressional leaders Senator Chuck...

  • *Congress to address fiscal issues again in December. The bill, approved in a 316-90 vote by the U.S. House of Representatives, had drawn criticism from some conservative members of Congress. He has frequently criticized Senate leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Paul Ryan and his deal on Wednesday with Democratic congressional leaders Senator Chuck...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 7- U.S Customs and Border Patrol has awarded four additional contracts to design prototypes for a wall along the southern border of the United States, another step toward fulfilling President Donald Trump's campaign promise. Last week, the agency awarded four contracts for concrete wall prototypes and the latest contracts will be for...

  • Aug 30- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed a lawsuit on Wednesday accusing Estee Lauder Companies Inc of discriminating against men by giving them less paid parental leave than women. Megan Schaefer, a spokeswoman for New York City- based Estee Lauder, said the company does not comment on pending litigation. Mindy Weinstein, acting director...

  • BroadSoft is working with investment bank Jefferies LLC as it pursues a possible sale to another company or a private equity firm, the sources said this week. BroadSoft shares rose 12 percent to $48.15 in afternoon trading in New York on Wednesday, giving the company a market capitalization of $1.5 billion. Based in Gaithersburg, Maryland, BroadSoft provides...

  • Dawn Bennett, who hosted "Financial Myth Busting with Dawn Bennett," diverted about half of what she raised in a 2-1/ 2 year scheme to repay earlier investors, buy luxuries including many dozen pairs of shoes and pay back rent to the Dallas Cowboys for a luxury suite at AT&T Stadium, authorities said. The SEC filed related civil charges on Friday against Bennett and...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 24- Pulled over for a sobriety test in Northern California in 2014, James Greer took a step back from police officers. Yet video of his encounter with the Hayward Police Department and Bay Area Rapid Transit Police showed that after Greer stepped back from police, officers swarmed him. The remainder came from BART, said Fulvio Cajina, the Greer family...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 23- One of the biggest commercial threats to Taser Internationals signature weapon could come from a lawsuit the company won. The decision prompted cities in the five-state region from Maryland to South Carolina to adopt new restrictions. There, Jinia Lopez took her 43- year-old brother Ronald Armstrong to a hospital after he tried to poke a...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 21- A majority of Americans think Confederate monuments should be preserved in public spaces, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll, a view that is at odds with efforts in many cities to remove them. Cities across the United States are debating what to do with hundreds of statues, plaques and other monuments to the slave-holding Confederacy.

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  • President Trump lands in Maryland

    CNBC's Scott Wapner reports the latest on President Trump landing in Hagerstown, Maryland.