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  • Checkpoint soldiers are on guard at a container terminal on May 25, 2017 in Lianyungang, Jiangsu Province of China.

    Businesses, trade groups, and individuals have written to complain that tariffs would drive up prices for consumers, squeeze profits, and leave U.S. companies at a competitive disadvantage.

  • BOSTON, June 7- A unit of Insys Therapeutics Inc pleaded guilty on Friday to fraud charges as part of an $225 million deal with the U.S. Justice Department resolving claims that the drugmaker bribed doctors to prescribe an addictive opioid medication. The plea, in federal court in Boston by the Chandler, Arizona- based Insys' operating subsidiary, came in one of the...

  • CHICAGO, May 21- April, typically a big revenue month for U.S. states that levy personal income taxes, was especially robust this year, making up for subpar collections in prior months, but analysts cautioned the tax surge underscores how state budgets face greater volatility from federal tax law changes and the stock market. In California, where personal income...

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  • The benchmark June lean hogs contract on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange recorded its third straight weekly decline after soaring to an April 5 contract high at 99.825 cents per pound. But weak domestic hog prices have since hung over the market, and traders were still digesting Thursday's weekly export sales report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture...

  • CHICAGO, April 16- U.S. hog futures closed mixed on Tuesday as front-month contracts stumbled in a setback from recent gains, while deferred contracts rose on expectations for increased demand from China due to an outbreak of a fatal hog disease. Gains in the market have been fueled by worries about an epidemic of African swine fever in China, home to the world's...

  • CHICAGO, April 8- Chicago Mercantile Exchange lean hog futures closed mostly lower on Monday as softening cash hog prices sparked a round of profit-taking after Friday's contract highs, traders said. "Cash prices stopped moving higher at a rapid clip, so everyone is taking a step back," said Altin Kalo, agricultural economist for New Hampshire- based Steiner...

  • CNBC's Robert Frank reports on a new campaign that is kicking off in Iowa called "Tax the Rich."

  • ARUNDEL, Maine, March 19- For Maine dairy farmer Fred Stone, the discovery in 2016 that his cows were producing tainted milk has since brought financial ruin and threatened to shut down a century-old family business. The discovery of contaminated sites in Maine and around the country prompted Maine Governor Janet Mills this month to form a task force to study the...

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ BENGALURU March 15- The Friday massacre at two New Zealand mosques, live-streamed to the world, was not the first internet broadcast of a violent crime, but it showed that stopping gory footage from spreading online persists as a major challenge for tech companies despite years of investment. Facebook said it removed the stream after being...

  • CHICAGO, March 14- China made its biggest purchases of U.S. pork in nearly two years last week, U.S. Department of Agriculture data showed on Thursday, as Chinese hog prices surged after an outbreak of a deadly swine disease. The sale of 23,846 tonnes of U.S pork in the week ended March 7 comes after a months-long outbreak of African swine fever in China that has spread...

  • Texas Congressman Beto O'Rourke gives his concession speech during on election night at Southwest University Park in downtown El Paso on November 6, 2018.

    Texas Democrat Beto O'Rourke announces he's running for president in the 2020 elections, throwing his hat into an already crowded field.

  • The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, which provides Medicare health benefits to more than 55 million Americans, is looking at a trial payment design that would improve care in the early stages of kidney disease, increase access to kidney transplants and favor home dialysis over clinic-based treatment, CMS head Seema Verma told Reuters in an...

  • Pedestrians walk through a wintery mix of snow, rain and ice during the evening commute in Manhattan on November 15, 2018 in New York City. 

    An estimated 6,227 pedestrians were killed in 2018, an increase of 250 from 2017, according to the Governors Highway Safety Association.

  • Democratic senators urged President Donald Trump on Wednesday to press China for a trade deal that fully addresses the technology transfer and intellectual property concerns outlined by U.S. Led by Senator Robert Menendez of New Jersey, the senators said in a letter to Trump that any deal with Beijing must at a minimum commit China to "cease the predatory...

  • Rep. Eric Swalwell, speaks during a House Judiciary Committee hearing with acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker, on  Feb. 8, 2019.

    The California Democrat says he expects an announcement "soon." He says he would have an economic message that appeals to voters who feel left out.

  • BOSTON, Jan 9- The former chief executive of Insys Therapeutics Inc pleaded guilty on Wednesday to participating in a nationwide scheme to bribe doctors to prescribe an addictive opioid medication and has agreed to become a government witness. Michael Babich, who resigned as the Arizona- based drugmaker's CEO in 2015, pleaded guilty in federal court in Boston...

  • BOSTON, Jan 9- The former chief executive of Insys Therapeutics Inc pleaded guilty on Wednesday to engaging in a scheme to bribe doctors to prescribe an addictive opioid medication and has agreed to become a government witness. Michael Babich, who resigned as the Arizona- based drugmaker's CEO in 2015, pleaded guilty in Boston federal court to conspiracy and...

  • Anti-Trump Billionaire Tom Steyer hosts a town hall meeting on December 4, 2018 in Charleston, South Carolina. Steyer, founder of NextGen America and Need to Impeach, is testing the waters for a 2020 presidential run.

    Steyer is part of a large list of potential candidates for the Democratic Party's nomination in 2020. The tour could be a make-or-break stretch for his presidential ambitions.

  • BOSTON, Dec 26- The former chief executive of Insys Therapeutics Inc has agreed to plead guilty to participating in a scheme to bribe doctors to prescribe a powerful opioid medication in order to boost its sales, U.S. prosecutors said on Wednesday. Michael Babich, who resigned as the Arizona- based drugmaker's CEO in 2015 and was due to face trial next month, has...