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    There are now more job openings in the US than there are workers, but your chances of landing your dream job are better in some states than in others. Here are the top 10 best bets in 2019, based on CNBC's America's Top States for Business study.

  • Black Friday Shoppers Chase Deals At Wal-Mart, Best Buy

    These states are the most expensive places to live in America, according to CNBC's 2019 Top States for Business study released Wednesday. CNBC scored all 50 states based on an index of average costs for basic items ranging from groceries to housing.

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    The Beaver State's economy is grabbing headlines, but it's one of the most expensive places to live and work.

  • A local resident inspects a crack in the earth after a 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck the area on July 4, 2019 near Ridgecrest, California.

    The nation's first publicly available earthquake early warning mobile app was launched earlier this year as part of a pilot program designed to give Los Angeles County residents a few seconds of warning before the shaking, NBC reports.

  • WASHINGTON, June 26- Canada and Mexico may be open to a limited renegotiation of aspects of the United States- Mexico- Canada free trade agreement to satisfy U.S. lawmakers' concerns, a top U.S. "There are alternatives, including strategically opening 1/ 8th e agreement 3/ 8 on specific items," said Earl Blumenauer, the Oregon Democrat who chairs the trade subcommittee...

  • June 25- Lennar Corp forecast current-quarter earnings below Wall Street estimates on Tuesday, as wealthy Chinese buyers shun buying homes in the United States due to uncertainty triggered by an escalating trade row between the countries. Order value in Lennar's west region, which includes Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, Oregon and Washington, fell...

  • CNBC's Scott Cohn reports on the U.S.-China trade impact at the state level and how some companies are finding ways around the tariffs.

  • WASHINGTON, June 17- The largest-known U.S. uranium deposit will remain firmly under ground after the Supreme Court on Monday upheld Virginia's ban on mining the radioactive metal, rebuffing a challenge backed by President Donald Trump's administration to the 1982 moratorium. In a 6-3 decision that underscored states' rights, the justices affirmed a lower...

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  • SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. June 10- The head of Amazon.com Inc's cloud computing division on Monday said the company would work with any government agency that followed the law, in contrast with rival Microsoft Corp, which has touted its rejection of controversial sales. "We will serve the federal government, and they will have to use the technology responsibly," Andy Jassy,...

  • Photo shows what former rodeo rider Roger Patterson said is the American version of the Abominable Snowman. He said pictures of the creature, estimated at 7 1/2 feet tall, were taken northeast of Eureka, California.

    In 1976, a man intent on proving the existence of the mythical creature known as Bigfoot got the FBI to test hair and tissue samples that he believed might help his case, according to newly released records.

  • May 24- Amazon.com Inc shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, a regulatory filing on Friday showed. Amazon's sale of the technology to law enforcement in Oregon and Florida has put the company at the center of a growing U.S. debate over facial recognition, with...

  • May 24- Amazon.com Inc shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, a regulatory filing on Friday showed. Some 2.4% of votes were in favor of the closely watched proposal, while the remaining votes were against it or in abstention. Amazon's sale of the technology to law...

  • May 22- Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday said shareholders rejected proposals to curb and audit its facial recognition service, just as members of Congress indicated there was bipartisan support to one day regulate the technology. Law enforcement in Oregon and Florida have used Amazon's face and image ID service, known as Rekognition. Amazon had tried to stop the...

  • May 22- Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday said shareholders rejected proposals to curb and audit its facial recognition service, just as members of Congress indicated there was bipartisan support to one day regulate the technology. Law enforcement in Oregon and Florida have used Amazon's face and image ID service, known as Rekognition. Still, the American Civil...

  • May 21- The U.S. government has temporarily eased trade restrictions imposed last week on China's Huawei, a move aimed at minimizing disruption for its customers but dismissed by its founder who said the tech firm had prepared for U.S. action. The U.S. Commerce Department will allow Huawei Technologies Co Ltd to purchase American-made goods in order to maintain...

  • May 20- The U.S. government on Monday temporarily eased some trade restrictions imposed last week on China's Huawei, a move that sought to minimize disruption for the telecom company's customers around the world. The U.S. Commerce Department will allow Huawei Technologies Co Ltd to purchase American-made goods in order to maintain existing networks and...

  • LONDON, May 20- British companies are likely to cancel projects that they have put on hold because of Brexit uncertainty if the country leaves the European Union without a deal to smooth the shock, Bank of England Deputy Governor Ben Broadbent said on Monday. Business investment fell throughout 2018 as companies waited for clarity on the terms of Brexit and grew...

  • In effect, the Commerce Department would allow Huawei to purchase U.S. goods so it can help existing customers maintain the reliability of networks and equipment, but the Chinese firm still would not be allowed to buy American parts and components to manufacture new products. The United States believes Huawei's smartphones and network equipment could be...

  • A Nike customer scans her feet using Nike Fit, which will tell her what size shoes she should be wearing before she makes a purchase. Nike says at any given time, 60% of consumers are wearing the wrong size shoes.

    Nike is launching Nike Fit to solve what it calls "a massive source of friction for the industry as a whole:" finding the right size shoe.