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  • WASHINGTON, Sept 9- Attorneys general from 48 U.S. states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico formally opened an antitrust probe on Monday into Alphabet's Google, in a sign of growing government scrutiny of U.S. technology giants. California and Alabama declined to be part of the probe. A separate group of eight state attorneys general, led by New York, joined...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 9- Attorneys general from 48 U.S. states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico have opened an antitrust probe into big tech companies that focuses on Alphabet's Google, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton formally announced on Monday. California and Alabama are not part of the investigation. Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes said the probe was "...

  • Dr. Christopher Lew is a first year resident at the Abrazo Health hospital system in the greater Phoenix area of Arizona.

    As America's population ages and demand outpaces supply, a physician shortage will intensify.

  • Sept 3- Canada's Crescent Point Energy Corp said on Tuesday it would exit Uinta Basin in Utah and sell parts of its assets in southeast Saskatchewan for about C $912 million as part of its plan to cut debt under a new management. The Uinta Basin asset, expected to produce about 20,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day in 2020, was sold to a private operator for about C...

  • "We do not expect to comment further on this process until we have made a decision and are prepared to announce its final outcome," Zagg CEO Chris Ahern said in a statement. The Salt Lake City- based company has become a takeover target amid softer demand for smartphones and U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods that have hit its supply chain. Zagg shares ended trading on...

  • US Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman Jr.

    Huntsman's decision to leave the post comes as Trump has faced relentless criticism for U.S. relations with Russia during his administration.

  • *Asset managers increasingly outsource their trading. LONDON, Aug 6- It's 10 o'clock at night, and Benjamin Arnold's day is just beginning. The former Goldman Sachs trader is gearing up to trade equities in Asia from his small office thousands of miles away in Park City, Utah.

  • WASHINGTON, July 12- President Donald Trump declined to issue quotas for domestic uranium production late on Friday and instead ordered a 90- day governmental review, a decision praised by U.S. nuclear power generators who fear curbs on fuel imports would boost costs. Political factors likely weighed in Friday's decision, which analysts at ClearView Energy...

  • Parents hold baby's hands.  Happy family in park evening

    Analyzing the data from the CNBC America's Top States for Business study, we reveal the 10 states that get the highest marks for low crime, inclusiveness, a strong health system and a healthy environment.

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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.

  • HOUSTON, TX - MARCH 26: United States fans celebrate with a USA banner in game action during a friendly International match between Chile and the United States on March 26, 2019 at BBVA Compass Stadium in Houston, TX. (Photo by Robin Alam/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

    The war between the states for business and jobs has never been more intense, with states paying staggering amounts of taxpayer dollars to woo companies. Here is the ranking of America's Top States for Business in 2019, released by CNBC today.

  • Utah State flag painted on a wooden surface

    With the nation's second-highest growth, the economy still has not reached the top. But neither has the cost of living.

  • CNBC's Scott Cohn takes a look at some of the runners up for CNBC's Top States for Business.

  • Fans of the Texas Rangers hold a Texas state flag at a game in Arlington, Texas.

    WalletHub ranks each U.S. state based on the overall business environment, access to resources and business costs.

  • WASHINGTON, June 26- The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled in a case concerning alcohol regulations enacted following the Prohibition era that Tennessee residency requirements for liquor retailers violate the U.S. "Because Tennessee's two-year residency requirement for retail license applicants blatantly favors the state residents and has little...

  • June 19- UnitedHealth Group Inc won anti-trust approval to buy DaVita Inc's primary and urgent care unit for $4.3 billion, the Federal Trade Commission said on Wednesday. The FTC approved the deal on condition that it sell a Las Vegas facility to Utah- based to Intermountain Healthcare. The deal was announced in December 2017 as $4.9 billion but was reduced last...

  • June 13- Bad weather and crop disease have hampered the cocoa crop in second-largest producer Ghana, forcing processors there to import beans at rates higher than usual, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters. "We allowed some grinders to import beans from neighboring countries to compensate the lack of volumes they might have this year," said a source at...

  • Over the past three years, more than 90 percent of the nearly 4,000 land parcels offered by the government to drillers in the contiguous United States have drawn formal protests, compared to less than half prior to 2015, according to data recently released by the U.S. Department of Interior. There is no avenue to file protests against Alaska leases because they...

  • NEW YORK, June 13- It promised to be the next great shale play, but an oil-and-gas-rich area of central and south Oklahoma has confounded many of the producers lured there, with one of its biggest champions warning that its business may struggle to survive. Alta Mesa Resources Inc, which turned a $3.8 billion investment in the oilfield into under $30 million in just...