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  • BISMARCK, N.D.— Attorneys for a Denver woman accused of shooting at law enforcement officers during protests in North Dakota against the Dakota Access oil pipeline say they've reached a deal with prosecutors to avoid a lengthy prison term. If a judge agrees, Red Fawn Fallis would plead guilty Monday to civil disorder and gun possession by a convicted felon.

  • Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC), Chairman of the House Freedom Caucus, answers questions while leaving a meeting of the House Republican caucus at the U.S. Capitol April 26, 2017 in Washington, DC.

    Conservative lawmakers have dampened GOP leaders' plans to prevent a government shutdown.

  • LITTLE ROCK, Ark.— Arkansas lawmakers recommended regulators move forward Tuesday with efforts to ban an herbicide that farmers in several states say has drifted onto their crops and caused damage, advancing the prohibition despite a lawsuit by a maker of the weed killer. Farmers have also complained about dicamba causing damage to their crops in other states,...

  • Jan 16- A federal judge in Philadelphia on Tuesday rejected Wells Fargo& Co's bid to dismiss that city's lawsuit accusing the largest U.S. mortgage lender of predatory lending targeting black and Hispanic borrowers. District Judge Anita Brody said Philadelphia may pursue claims that the bank's alleged "reverse redlining" violated the federal Fair Housing...

  • WASHINGTON— A deal between President Donald Trump and Congress to protect young immigrants from deportation remained distant Tuesday, as House Republicans leaders turned their attention to building support for a backup plan: a stopgap funding bill to stave off the threat of an election-year shutdown. The focus on a budget Plan B— another temporary measure...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 16- U.S. oil output is expected to continue to rise in February with production from shale rising by 111,000 barrels per day to 6.55 million bpd, the U.S. Energy Information Administration said on Tuesday. The global oil market has been closely watching U.S. output, which may continue to contribute to global oversupply even as OPEC members, Russia and...

  • Jan 16- A federal judge in Philadelphia on Tuesday rejected Wells Fargo& Co's bid to dismiss that city's lawsuit accusing the largest U.S. mortgage lender of predatory lending targeting black and Hispanic borrowers. District Judge Anita Brody said Philadelphia may pursue claims that the bank's alleged "reverse redlining" violated the federal Fair Housing...

  • *OPEC/ Russia- led supply curbs prop up crude. NEW YORK, Jan 16- Oil prices dropped off three-year highs on Tuesday as traders booked profits but healthy demand underpinned prices near $70 per barrel, a level not seen since the market slump in 2014.. Prices have been driven up by oil production curbs in OPEC nations and Russia, and demand amid healthy economic growth.

  • BISMARCK, N.D.— Fearing sanctions by the state, some North Dakota oil drillers have begun cutting output to control the amount of natural gas that's being burned off at well sites and wasted as a byproduct of crude production, industry and state officials say. Rebounding oil prices and technology advances in western North Dakota's oil patch have goosed crude...

  • HOUSTON, Jan 16- Surging shale production is poised to push U.S. oil output to more than 10 million barrels per day- toppling a record set in 1970 and crossing a threshold few could have imagined even a decade ago. The U.S. government forecasts that the nation's production will climb to 11 million barrels a day by late 2019, a level that would rival Russia, the world's...

  • HOUSTON, Jan 16- Surging shale production is poised to push U.S. oil output to more than 10 million barrels per day- toppling a record set in 1970 and crossing a threshold few could have imagined even a decade ago. The U.S. government forecasts that the nation's production will climb to 11 million barrels a day by late 2019, a level that would rival Russia, the world's...

  • It was included during final revisions of the tax bill that passed the Republican-controlled Congress last month. The modification was introduced to compensate co-ops and their farmer owners when Congress eliminated a part of the tax code, known as Section 199, which had benefited them for more than a decade. Republican Senators John Hoeven of North Dakota...

  • South Dakota fighting Wayfair, Overstock.com, Newegg. WASHINGTON, Jan 12- The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide whether to let states require online retailers to collect billions of dollars in sales tax, taking up South Dakota's dispute with three e-commerce companies. South Dakota, appealing a lower court decision that favored Wayfair Inc,...

  • NEW YORK— Two of the nation's biggest banks— JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo— indicated Friday that they expect to see significant future benefits from the recently enacted GOP tax bill, through both lower taxes and increased business. JPMorgan Chase took a $2.4 billion charge tied to the tax bill, while Wells Fargo had a $3.35 billion benefit.

  • It was included during final revisions of the tax bill that passed the Republican-controlled Congress last month. The modification was introduced to compensate co-ops and their farmer owners when Congress eliminated a part of the tax code, known as Section 199, which had benefited them for more than a decade. Republican Senators John Hoeven of North Dakota...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 12- Wells Fargo& Co is not certain it has fully uncovered and fixed all problems related to a long-running sales scandal that has hurt the bank's reputation and sideswiped its efforts to cut costs, Chief Executive Tim Sloan said on Friday. The San Francisco- based company has been working to get to the bottom of its problems for more than a year, after...

  • *Russia's Novak: Oil market not balanced yet. NEW YORK, Jan 12- Oil prices rose for a sixth day on Friday after Russia's oil minister said that global crude supplies were "not balanced yet," alleviating market concerns about a wind-down of the OPEC- led deal to reduce production. Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said ministers from leading OPEC and non- OPEC...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 12- The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide whether to expand the ability of states to require online retailers to collect sales tax, taking up South Dakota's dispute with three e-commerce companies. South Dakota, appealing a lower court decision that favored Wayfair Inc, Overstock.com Inc and Newegg Inc, is asking the justices to...

  • It was included during final revisions of the tax bill that passed the Republican-controlled Congress last month. The modification was introduced to compensate co-ops and their farmer owners when Congress eliminated a part of the tax code, known as Section 199, which had benefited them for more than a decade. Republican Senators John Hoeven of North Dakota...

  • *Russia's Novak: Oil market not balanced yet. NEW YORK, Jan 12- Oil prices rose for a sixth day on Friday after Russia's oil minister said that global crude supplies were "not balanced yet," alleviating market concerns about a wind-down of the OPEC- led deal to reduce production. Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said ministers from leading OPEC and non- OPEC...