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  • President Donald Trump will sign several executive orders on energy and the environment this week, which would make it easier for the United States to develop energy on and offshore, a White House official said on Sunday. Obama had used the Antiquities Act more than any other president, his White House said in December, when he designated over 1.6 million acres of...

  • President Donald Trump will sign several executive orders on energy and the environment this week, a White House official said on Sunday. Obama had used the Antiquities Act more than any other president, his White House said in December, when he designated over 1.6 million acres of land in Utah and Nevada as national monuments, protecting two areas rich in Native...

  • Were going to make it happen this year, he said, according to Drew Greenblatt, the president of Marlin Steel in Baltimore, who was present. Project lists submitted by the North America's Building Trades Unions and by an outside developer who helped with the transition both contain projects that infrastructure builders call shovel ready. After North America's...

  • Top prosecutors for Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Nebraska, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas, Utah and Wisconsin, all of whom are Republicans, filed a brief in U.S. District Court in Manhattan supporting a lawsuit by Exxon to halt a probe by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey.

  • Rep. Jason Chaffetz

    Chaffetz announces on Facebook that he will not run any office in 2018 and "return to the private sector."

  • NEW YORK, April 17- Crude oil prices slipped on Monday in subdued trading after a three-week rally capped by the long Easter holiday weekend, but losses were curbed by strong economic growth in China and a weaker dollar. Overnight, strong March investment, retail sales and exports all suggested that China, the world's No. 2 oil consumer, might carry solid economic...

  • NEW YORK, April 17- Crude oil prices slipped on Monday in subdued trading after a long holiday weekend following three straight weeks of gains, but strong economic growth in China and a weaker dollar limited losses. Strong March investment, retail sales and exports all suggested China, the world's No. 2 oil consumer, may carry solid economic momentum into spring.

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, April 12- A former U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told the Wall Street Journal on Wednesday that the administration was "very close" to filling the regulatory post, which will play a critical role in President Donald Trumps efforts to revamp regulation of the financial sector. Randal Quarles, who worked as under secretary for...

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, April 12- A former U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told the Wall Street Journal on Wednesday that the administration was "very close" to filling the regulatory post, which will play a critical role in President Donald Trumps efforts to revamp regulation of the financial sector. Randal Quarles, who worked as under secretary for...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, April 12- Software company Qualtrics has raised $180 million from venture capital firms in a funding round the company hopes will sustain it until it launches its initial public offering. The new funding values Qualtrics at $2.5 billion, the company said on Wednesday, a sharp increase over its $1 billion valuation at its last funding round in...

  • NEW YORK/ WASHINGTON, April 7- An attempt by U.S. authorities to identify an anonymous critic of President Donald Trump on Twitter has set off alarm bells among Democratic and Republican lawmakers and civil liberties advocates fearful of a crackdown on dissent. The summons that Twitter received came from agents who investigate corruption and misconduct...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, April 7- Twitter Inc on Friday dropped a lawsuit it filed the previous day against the U.S. Homeland Security Department, saying the government had withdrawn a summons for records about who was behind an account critical of President Donald Trump. A lawyer for the social media company, Mark Flanagan, wrote in court papers that a U.S. Justice...

  • San Francisco- based Upgrade has raised $60 million in equity and convertible notes from a large group of U.S. investors including Union Square Ventures, Ribbit Capital, Vy Capital and Silicon Valley Bank, the startup said. Laplanche is now making his comeback with the support of LendingClub's venture capital backer Union Square Ventures.

  • San Francisco- based Upgrade has raised $60 million in equity and convertible notes from a large group of U.S. investors including Union Square Ventures, Ribbit Capital, Vy Capital and Silicon Valley Bank, the startup said. Laplanche is now making his comeback with the support of LendingClub's venture capital backer Union Square Ventures.

  • SANTIAGO, April 4- The world's biggest copper producer Chile needs to adopt new technologies and improve labor and community relations in order to maintain its global standing, industry leaders said on Tuesday. This week Chile hosts the CRU World Copper Conference in Santiago, where the nation's declining ore grades and a dispute at its biggest mine, Escondida,...

  • Thursday's vote marked the 12th time the Republican-controlled Congress has successfully killed an Obama-era regulation through the use of an obscure 1996 law known as the Congressional Review Act. The law lets Congress repeal a newly minted rule through simple majority votes in the House and Senate, and a signature from the president.

  • March 29- In the last four years, North Carolina has become the second largest solar market in the United States, behind only California. It has installed more solar energy than Texas, which has nearly three times the population; more than Arizona, which has twice as many sunny days; and more than New York, which has far more aggressive renewable energy targets.

  • Do you know what the No. 1 injury is in your state? Vice offers up this handy state-by-state guide.

  • A shopper uses a credit card to pay for her items at a Wal-Mart Supercenter in Denver, Colorado.

    Critics are laying groundwork for dramatic changes to the institution at the heart of President Obama's overhaul of the financial system.

  • Nevada in the crosshairs of fate of public lands

    CNBC's Scott Cohn reports on the renewed debate over whether to return federal lands back to the states or to private ownership.