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  • Midwest pushed into the Northeast on Friday, ushering in temperatures that could top 100 degrees Fahrenheit in Washington and prompting utilities to take steps to prevent power outages. The huge blob of warm air is likely to blanket the region, home to a third of the U.S. population, through Sunday with little overnight relief, said meteorologist David Roth of...

  • The huge blob of warm air is likely to blanket the region, home to a third of the U.S. population, through Sunday with little overnight relief, said meteorologist David Roth of the National Weather Service's Weather Prediction Center. As of Friday, the heat wave sprawled from Kansas to the Atlantic Coast, and from South Carolina north to Maine.

  • FRANKFURT, July 19- BMW has named Oliver Zipse as its new CEO, hoping the "decisive" company lifer will help the automaker regain its edge in electric cars and win back the premium market lead lost to Mercedes-Benz under his consensus-seeking predecessor. "With Oliver Zipse, a decisive strategic and analytical leader will assume the Chair of the Board of...

  • *Supervisory board selects Oliver Zipse as CEO. FRANKFURT, July 19- BMW named Oliver Zipse as its new chief executive late on Thursday, praising his "decisive" qualities after the carmaker lost its edge in electric cars and ceded the premium sales crown to Mercedes under his consensus-seeking predecessor. "With Oliver Zipse, a decisive strategic and analytical...

  • FRANKFURT, July 19- BMW named Oliver Zipse as its new chief executive late on Thursday, praising his "decisive" qualities after the luxury carmaker lost its edge in electric cars and ceded the premium sales crown to Mercedes under his consensus-seeking predecessor. BMW said Oliver Zipse will become chief executive on Aug. 16, picking the 55- year-old...

  • FRANKFURT, July 18- BMW is set to name Oliver Zipse as its new chief executive, picking the manufacturing expert to help the German automaker make the shift to electric and self-driving cars and tackle new competition from technology giants. Zipse has emerged as favourite because BMW's efficient production network, which he expanded in Hungary, China and the...

  • FRANKFURT, July 18- BMW is set to name Oliver Zipse as its new chief executive, picking the manufacturing expert to help the German automaker make the shift to electric and self-driving cars and tackle new competition from technology giants. Zipse has emerged as favorite because BMW's efficient production network, which he expanded in Hungary, China and the...

  • Acosta, standing next to Trump on the White House lawn, said his handling of the sex abuse case against financier Jeffrey Epstein a decade ago had become a distraction. Trump's White House has had the highest senior-level staff churn rate of the past five presidents, according to figures compiled by the Brookings Institution, a think tank. Sarah Sanders: White...

  • July 11- Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell indicated again on Thursday that an interest rate cut from the U.S. central bank is likely at its next meeting later this month as businesses slow investment due to trade disputes and a global growth slowdown. In the second day of semi-annual testimony on Capitol Hill, Powell did not veer from the line he took a day...

  • PARIS, July 11- The United States plans to extend the lifespans of existing nuclear reactors and support new technologies as it seeks to revive an industry seen as crucial to its energy security, a senior U.S. official said on Thursday. Deputy Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette told an International Energy Agency conference on nuclear and hydrogen in Paris...

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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.

  • In CNBC's America's Top States for Business study, we used hard data—including health, crime, environmental quality and inclusiveness—to evaluate quality of life in all 50 states. By the numbers, these 10 states are America's worst places to live.

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    Steady growth is offering some economic hope, but poor health makes for an undesirable quality of life.

  • Democratic presidential hopeful former US Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. speaks during the second Democratic primary debate of the 2020 presidential campaign season hosted by NBC News at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts in Miami, Florida, June 27, 2019.

    Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden defends his ability to go head-to-head with President Trump in the general election.

  • NEW YORK, July 1- U.S. stocks climbed on Monday, but finished off earlier highs, led by gains in technology stocks on optimism for progress in U.S.- China trade talks and signs of a likely reprieve for Chinese telecom company Huawei. Despite losing some of its initial steam, the S&P 500 still managed to close at a record high after the United States and China agreed on...

  • *Stocks climb after U.S., China agreed to restart talks. NEW YORK, July 1- U.S. stocks climbed on Monday, but were well off highs that sent the S&P 500 to a record, fueled by gains in technology stocks on optimism for progress in U.S.- China trade talks and signs of a likely reprieve for Chinese telecom company Huawei. President Donald Trump also offered concessions...

  • *Trump says China trade talks' back on track'. July 1- Wall Street's main indexes rose on Monday, with the S&P 500 hitting an all-time high, as technology stocks gained on growing optimism around U.S.- China trade talks and a likely reprieve for Chinese telecoms company Huawei. Trump also offered concessions including no new tariffs and an easing of restrictions on...

  • *Trump says China trade talks' back on track'. July 1- Wall Street's main indexes rallied on Monday, with the S&P 500 hitting an all-time high, as technology stocks gained on growing optimism around U.S.- China trade talks and a likely reprieve for Chinese telecoms company Huawei. Trump also offered concessions including no new tariffs and an easing of...

  • WASHINGTON, June 30- President Donald Trump's decision to allow expanded sales of U.S. technology supplies to Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei will only apply to products widely available around the world, and leave the most sensitive equipment off limits, a top White House aide said on Sunday. "All that is going to happen is Commerce will grant some...

  • Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) speaks during the second night of the first Democratic presidential debate on June 27, 2019 in Miami, Florida.

    Sen. Kamala Harris outshined all of her 19 rivals in the first Democratic presidential debates, says longtime GOP insider Frank Luntz.