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Top News & Analysis Oregon

  • Aug 29- A China- backed private equity fund will decide this week whether to seek U.S. Buyout firm Canyon Bridge Capital Partners has spent close to eight months trying unsuccessfully to persuade the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States, which scrutinizes deals for potential national security threats, to clear the deal. Critics of the deal worry...

  • Aug 24- Apple Inc will build a $1.375 billion data center in Waukee near Des Moines, Apple and Iowa officials said on Thursday, with $207.8 million in incentives approved by the Iowa Economic Development Authority. The Iowa data center will join Apple facilities in California, Nevada, Oregon and North Carolina, which also host services such as iCloud and Apple...

  • Ryan: Government shutdown is not necessary

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the latest on House Speaker Paul Ryan's speech in Oregon.

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 23- U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan said on Wednesday that the government shutdown threatened by President Donald Trump is unnecessary and not wanted by lawmakers in Congress. "I don't think anyone is interested in having a shutdown. I don't think it is in our interests to do so, "Ryan told a news conference in Oregon.

  • The great American eclipse

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports on the solar eclipse from Oregon.

  • A passenger boards an Avis shuttle bus at Los Angeles International Airport.

    Some companies hope to get a boost from millions of people traveling in the U.S. to see Monday's once-in-a-century solar eclipse.

  • Eclipse chasers flock to Oregon

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports the latest from Madras, Oregon where the solar eclipse shadow will first make landfall.

  • Where the solar eclipse will first make landfall

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports the latest from Madras, Oregon where the solar eclipse shadow will first make landfall.

  • This startup is trying to use the shortage of hotel rooms along Monday's eclipse path to its advantage.

  • Aug 15- A bitterly divided U.S. solar power industry descended on Washington on Tuesday to testify before a government panel that has been asked to impose steep tariffs on imported solar panels. Suniva, which has been majority owned by Hong Kong- based Shunfeng International Clean Energy since 2015, makes panels in Georgia and Michigan. The petition has drawn...

  • The letter, from the Rail Customer Coalition sent on Monday, is the latest challenge to CSX Chief Executive Hunter Harrison's effort to ramp up productivity at the Jacksonville, Florida- based railroad and fulfill investor expectations for substantially better financial performance. Senators John Thune of South Dakota and Bill Nelson from Florida, and...

  • Aug 15- South Carolina sued Purdue Pharma LP on Tuesday, becoming the latest state or local government to accuse the OxyContin maker of deceptive marketing practices that have contributed to a national opioid addiction epidemic. The lawsuit by South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson, filed in Richland County Court of Common Pleas in Columbia, accuses the...

  • Aug 15- South Carolina sued Purdue Pharma LP on Tuesday, becoming the latest state or local government to accuse the OxyContin maker of deceptive marketing practices that have contributed to a national opioid addiction epidemic. The lawsuit by South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson, filed in Richland County Court of Common Pleas in Columbia, accuses the...

  • Money sandwich

    A look at nine reasons why a Roth individual retirement account is a fantastic investment vehicle for most savers.

  • LOS ANGELES, Aug 10- When millions of Americans turn their faces skyward to witness the nation's first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse in a century, many will reach for specially designed sunglasses, but experts caution the public to stay clear of unsafe counterfeits. "It's a bunch of unscrupulous people cashing in on the eclipse and putting public safety at...

  • Aug 8- New Hampshire sued OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP on Tuesday, joining several state and local governments in accusing the drugmaker of engaging in deceptive marketing practices that have helped fuel a national opioid addiction epidemic. The lawsuit by New Hampshire, which was not among those settled, said Purdue has continued to benefit from its...

  • Aug 8- New Hampshire sued OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP on Tuesday, becoming the latest state or local government to accuse the drugmaker of engaging in deceptive marketing practices that have helped fuel a national opioid addiction epidemic. "New Hampshire continues to experience a severe opioid epidemic," Deputy Attorney General Ann Rice said in a...

  • The volume of banned or restricted pesticides and illegally applied fertilizers in the woods dwarfs estimates by the U.S. Forest Service in 2014, when a top enforcement official testified that the pollution was threatening forest land in California and other states. California accounts for more than 90 percent of illegal U.S. marijuana farming, with much of...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 3- U.S. lumber mill owners said on Thursday they were "in no hurry" to reach a softwood lumber deal with Canada that fails to limit Canadian producers' share of the U.S. market to a strict percentage. The owners of four lumber mills told Reuters that talks to end a decades-old dispute with Canada should stay on a separate track from negotiations to...

  • CHICAGO, Aug 3- Burgers made from plants instead of animals are capturing more space on U.S. barbecue grills this summer, fueling sales in the niche products that could reach $5 billion globally by 2020.. Tyson jumped into the sector last October when it bought a 5 percent stake in California- based Beyond Meat. That trend was in evidence at a recent picnic of the...