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  • Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette said on Friday that Canada and Mexico could help export U.S. coal to Asia to get around the blocking of shipments by West Coast states concerned about the impact of the fuel on climate change. "We hope to work more collaboratively with both Mexico and Canada to find export facilities to get the coal from Wyoming," and other states in...

  • Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette said on Friday that Canada and Mexico could help export U.S. coal to Asia to get around the blocking of shipments by West Coast states concerned about the impact of the fuel on climate change. "We hope to work more collaboratively with both Mexico and Canada to find export facilities to get the coal from Wyoming," and other states in...

  • Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette said on Friday that Canada and Mexico could help export U.S. coal to Asia to get around the blocking of shipments by West Coast states concerned about the impact of the fuel on climate change. "We hope to work more collaboratively with both Mexico and Canada to find export facilities to get the coal from Wyoming," and other states in...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 6- The United States and Kenya on Thursday agreed to launch negotiations that could lead to the first U.S. bilateral trade deal with a sub-Saharan African country amid growing American concerns about China's investments across the continent. "We believe this agreement with Kenya will complement Africa's regional integration efforts,"...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 6- The United States and Kenya on Thursday agreed to launch negotiations that could lead to the first U.S. bilateral trade deal with a sub-Saharan African country amid growing American concerns about China's investments across the continent. "We believe this agreement with Kenya will complement Africa's regional integration efforts,"...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 3- Michael Avenatti does not want U.S. prosecutors to present evidence at his criminal trial this month that his alleged financial straits, including an inability to pay child support, gave the celebrity lawyer a motive to extort Nike Inc.. Avenatti as to deprive him of a fair trial "for prosecutors to suggest he was more than $15 million in debt, a claim...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 2- It is hardly a secret that people rarely stick to New Year's resolutions- only about 8% of people actually make it to the finish line with their goals, according to studies from the University of Scranton, in Pennsylvania. We can only manage what we measure, said Sarah Newcomb, director of behavioral science at fund research firm Morningstar.

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 18- BMW AG and Daimler AG said Wednesday they plan to exit the North American car-sharing market, with the joint venture partners halting operations in Montreal, New York, Seattle, Washington, D.C., and Vancouver, as they focus on the European market. SHARE NOW and its Car2Go unit, a joint venture of the two German automakers, are ending operations on Feb....

  • NEW YORK, Dec 17- Michael Avenatti pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to an indictment accusing him of trying to extort as much as $25 million from Nike Inc by threatening to go public with claims the company made improper payments to athletes. District Judge Paul Gardephe read each of the three counts against him in Manhattan federal court. Avenatti has pleaded not...

  • BOSTON, Oct 28- Fisher Investments founder Ken Fisher said there will be no lay-offs at his Washington state investment firm despite some $3 billion in withdrawals by pension funds and others over allegedly sexist remarks he made at an investor conference. The withdrawals totaled more than $3 billion as of Friday as systems in Texas, California and elsewhere...

  • PIXLEY, Calif., Oct 23- Joey Airoso has always been proud of his cows, whose milk goes into the butter sold by national dairy company Land O'Lakes. Now he has something new to brag about: the vast amounts of gas produced by his 2,900- head herd is powering truck fleets, homes and factories across the state of California. "It is not something very many people are aware of yet,...

  • PIXLEY, Calif., Oct 23- Joey Airoso has always been proud of his cows, whose milk goes into the butter sold by national dairy company Land O'Lakes. Now he has something new to brag about: the vast amounts of gas produced by his 2,900- head herd is powering truck fleets, homes and factories across the state of California. "It is not something very many people are aware of yet,...

  • Oct 22- Nike Inc's long-time chief executive officer, Mark Parker, will step down next year and be replaced by board member and former eBay CEO John Donahoe, who will be tasked with strengthening the sportswear maker's online strategy. The move comes days after the world's biggest footwear maker shut down its Nike Oregon Project training group, following the...

  • BOSTON, Oct 21- A Massachusetts judge on Monday ruled that a four-month ban on the sale of vaping products the state adopted in response to an outbreak of lung illnesses linked to e-cigarette use was likely unlawful, but he gave the state time to fix its defects. Suffolk County Superior Court Judge Douglas Wilkins in Boston said he would bar the state from...

  • Oct 11- Indiana on Thursday confirmed two more deaths from a mysterious lung illness linked to e-cigarettes, bringing the total number of fatalities to 29 across the country, as U.S. health officials investigate the outbreak that has shown no signs of easing. Latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention listed 1,299 confirmed and probable...

  • Los Angeles County firefighters battle a wind-driven wildfire in Sylmar, California, October 10, 2019.

    A fast-moving wildfire fueled by dry Pacific winds engulfed houses, roads and wooded areas near Los Angeles on Friday morning, killing at least one person and forcing some 100,000 residents to flee their homes, officials said.

  • The Sandalwood Fire was one of about 275 wildfires that have broken out across California as hot, gusty winds signaled the start of its peak fire season, state officials said. It erupted when a "trash truck dumped a load of burning trash that spread onto vegetation," shortly before 2 p.m. Thursday, in the community of Calimesa, about 70 miles east of Los Angeles, the fire...

  • LOS ANGELES, Oct 10- A fierce wildfire that erupted in southern California on Thursday destroyed homes and structures and caused "numerous medical emergencies" at a Riverside County mobile home park, fire officials said. The Sandalwood Fire was one of about 275 wildfires that have broken out across California in the past 24 hours as hot, gusty winds signaled the...

  • LOS ANGELES, Oct 10- California Governor Gavin Newsom called a widespread electricity shutdown triggered by a power company to prevent wildfires "unacceptable," saying on Thursday it resulted from years of mismanagement by the utility. Pacific Gas and Electric Co has imposed unprecedented shutoffs that left more than 600,000 homes and workplaces without...

  • LOS ANGELES, Oct 10- A California dentist canceled dozens of appointments and supermarkets tried to save rotting food on Thursday as electricity was cut to over 600,000 homes and workplaces in a second day of planned power outages to cut wildfire risks. Pacific Gas and Electric Co imposed the unprecedented shutoffs as gale-force winds and dry weather...