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  • MOBILE, Ala., Jan 16- Airbus SE expanded its industrial presence in the United States on Wednesday, starting construction on a new assembly plant for the Canadian developed A220 jetliner, 18 months after agreeing to buy the plane in the midst of a U.S.- Ottawa trade dispute. Alabama and the city of Mobile would provide a total of some $26 million in state and...

  • Midwest, stranding some motorists in Missouri and cancelling dozens of flights, marched east toward Washington on Saturday. The storm hit Kansas and Missouri on Friday and continued pummeling those states on Saturday, as it extended into parts of Iowa, Illinois, Indiana and Ohio, said U.S. More than 1,200 motorists in Missouri were stranded and there were four...

  • Anti-Trump Billionaire Tom Steyer hosts a town hall meeting on December 4, 2018 in Charleston, South Carolina. Steyer, founder of NextGen America and Need to Impeach, is testing the waters for a 2020 presidential run.

    Steyer is part of a large list of potential candidates for the Democratic Party's nomination in 2020. The tour could be a make-or-break stretch for his presidential ambitions.

  • BOSTON, Dec 28- Nancy Farrington, a retiree who turns 75 next month, admits to being in a constant state of anxiety over the biggest December stock market rout since Herbert Hoover was president. "I have not looked at my numbers. I'm afraid to do it, "said Farrington, who recently moved to Charleston, South Carolina, from Boston.

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 20- Lockheed Martin Corp said on Thursday it has reached its 2018 target to deliver 91 F-35 fighter jets to the United States and its allies, as the defense contractor built 38 percent more jets this year. In November, Lockheed received $6 billion in funding towards a multiyear commitment on a batch of 255 jets from the United States and its allies.

  • NEW YORK, Dec 10- In the old days, longtime employees in the United States were honored with a gold watch after 30 years or so at a company. Well, they have got nothing on Hadas Streit. Workplace anniversary awards are offered by 63 percent of companies, according to the 2018 Benefits Survey of the Society for Human Resource Management.

  • NEW YORK, Dec 10- In the old days, longtime employees in the United States were honored with a gold watch after 30 years or so at a company. Well, they have got nothing on Hadas Streit. Workplace anniversary awards are offered by 63 percent of companies, according to the 2018 Benefits Survey of the Society for Human Resource Management.

  • Gen. Mark Milley speaks during a news conference on April 3, 2014, a day after the shootings.

    President Donald Trump announced Saturday that he's picked Gen Mark Milley to be the nation's next top military adviser.

  • Dec 7- Wall Street's main indexes fell more than 2 percent on Friday in a broad sell-off led by declines in big Internet and technology shares, and posted their largest weekly percentage drops since March as concerns over U.S.- China trade tensions and interest rates convulsed Wall Street. Following a weekend truce between Washington and Beijing in talks in...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 4- President Donald Trump pressed senior executives of leading German automakers to expand their investments in the United States as the White House considers imposing new tariffs on European-made vehicles. Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess said the company was "considering building a second car plant" and was in talks with Ford Motor Co about a...

  • To capitalize on the subsidy, A.J. Gallagher arranged investor partnerships to produce vast quantities of refined coal, as the fuel is known in the industry, for utilities across the nation, splitting the benefit of the lucrative government incentive now worth more than $7 per ton. Our return on investment is staggering, CFO Douglas Howell told analysts in the...

  • Honeywell will also relocate the headquarters of its safety and productivity solutions business unit to Charlotte from Fort Mill, South Carolina. "Charlotte is a top-10 destination city in the U.S. that will readily enable us to recruit and retain the world-class talent we will need over the long term," Chief Executive Officer Darius Adamczyk said.

  • LOS ANGELES, Nov 27- BMW is considering a second U.S. manufacturing plant that could produce engines and transmissions, Chief Executive Harald Krueger said on Tuesday, shortly after a report that U.S. Krueger in an interview at the Los Angeles Auto Show also said he backed British Prime Minister Theresa May's current Brexit plan to divorce the United Kingdom...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 7- The U.S. stock market may be facing the remainder of Donald Trump's presidential term with the prospect of less juice to supercharge it. "The return to political gridlock in Washington will likely serve to temper growth expectations, or at least moderate the prospect of additional stimulative fiscal policy," said Jon Hill, US Rates Strategist at BMO...

  • *Trade deficit widens to $54.0 billion in September. WASHINGTON, Nov 2- U.S. job growth rebounded sharply in October and wages recorded their largest annual gain in 9-1/ 2 years, pointing to further labor market tightening that could encourage the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates again in December. President Donald Trump cheered the robust jobs report,...

  • *Trade deficit widens to $54.0 billion in September. WASHINGTON, Nov 2- U.S. job growth rebounded sharply in October and wages recorded their largest annual gain in 9-1/ 2 years, pointing to further labor market tightening that could encourage the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates again in December. The Labor Department's closely watched monthly...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 2- U.S. job growth likely rebounded in October, with wages expected to have recorded their largest annual gain in 9-1/ 2 years, pointing to further labor market tightening that could encourage the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates again in December. The Labor Department's closely watched monthly employment report on Friday is also...

  • Nov 1- U.S. voters on Tuesday will decide the fate of scores of bond issues for schools, roads, parks, sewers and other projects as well as measures to rein in taxation and expand Medicaid. State of California $8.87 bln for water projects State of California $4 bln for housing and veterans' loans San Diego Unified School District $3.5 bln for school improvements...

  • Oct 25- American Airlines shares rose 4 percent on Thursday after the company said its profit margin for the current quarter would be higher than most on Wall Street expected, helped by a dip in fuel costs from their recent spike. In the third quarter, American's profit halved, in line with Wall Street estimates, hurt by higher fuel costs and the impact of Hurricane...