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  • CHICAGO, Sept 19- U.S. health officials said on Thursday there are now 530 confirmed and probable cases and seven deaths from severe lung-related illnesses tied to vaping, and there are no signs that the outbreak is easing. No individual vapers will be targeted, said Mitch Zeller, director of the FDA's Center for Tobacco Products. The confirmed deaths were...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 18- Seven young Americans who have sued the U.S. government for failing to take action on climate change will join Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg on the steps of the Supreme Court on Wednesday to urge political leaders and lawmakers to support their legal fight and take action to phase out the use of fossil fuels. Both the Obama and Trump...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 15- Adam Neumann showed he can capitalize on troubled times a decade ago, tapping into demand for workspace by those forced out of jobs in the aftermath of the financial crisis to grow WeWork into a global brand commanding a $47 billion valuation. Yet his plans to take WeWork's corporate parent the We Company public have backfired, as his company...

  • One other death was under investigation, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said, adding that it was probing possible links with vaping to 450 cases of lung illness around the country. The two latest confirmed deaths occurred in July in Oregon and Indiana, CDC's acting deputy director of non-infectious diseases, Ileana Aris, told reporters at a...

  • Sept 6- U.S. health authorities on Friday said two people had died in the states of Oregon and Indiana from lung illness that were possibly tied to vaping, bringing the total official count of such deaths to three. One other death was under investigation, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. The two deaths in Oregon and Indiana had occurred in...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 21- U.S. and Japanese officials in Tokyo agreed to increase daytime services between Tokyos Haneda Airport and U.S. destinations for two dozen new flights daily, the U.S. Transportation Department said on Wednesday. The department announced earlier this month that American Airlines Group Inc will get flights from Dallas/Fort Worth and Los...

  • Aug 11- A boy accidentally killed by his father during a fishing trip in Montana. A woman dead and her husband behind bars after a single gunshot in a Dallas hotel room. During the week bookended by mass shootings in Gilroy, California; El Paso, Texas; and Dayton, Ohio, in which gunmen killed 34 people, hundreds of others were shot to death across 47 U.S. states, according to...

  • WASHINGTON, July 29- Colorado and major automakers said on Monday they have reached a deal on the state's plan to adopt California's zero-emission vehicle requirements after earlier talks had ended without a deal. The state, which plans to join the California program starting in the 2023 model year, has agreed to allow automakers to earn credits for selling...

  • WASHINGTON, July 26- The Democratic head of the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee on Friday called for "good faith" negotiations with the Trump administration to address concerns about the new U.S.- Mexico- Canada trade agreement and pave the way for its passage. Representative Richard Neal, chairman of the powerful committee, said Democrats had clearly...

  • WASHINGTON, July 26- The Democratic head of the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee on Friday called for "good faith" negotiations with the Trump administration to address concerns about the new U.S.- Mexico- Canada trade agreement. The timeline for Congress to consider ratifying the deal depends on the administration's willingness to negotiate in good faith,...

  • July 16- The U.S. Bureau of Land Management will move its headquarters to Colorado from Washington, officials said on Tuesday, sparking ire from conservationists who said the decision would weaken the agency dedicated to managing the country's vast public lands. The Department of Interior, which oversees BLM, announced the move in letters to key congressional...

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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.

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    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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