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  • WASHINGTON, Dec 15- President Donald Trump on Saturday hailed a court decision against Obamacare as "a great ruling for our country," while a U.S. government official said the decision by a Texas judge would have no immediate impact on health coverage. District Judge Reed O'Connor in Fort Worth, Texas, on Friday said that Obamacare, known formally as the 2010...

  • The iPhone maker also said it plans to expand in Seattle, San Diego and Culver City, California, and add hundreds of jobs in Pittsburgh, New York and Boulder, Colorado, over the next three years. The 133- acre campus in Austin will be less than a mile from Apple's existing facilities and initially have 5,000 employees. Austin is one of the fastest-growing U.S. cities...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 13- The number of Americans filing applications for jobless benefits tumbled to near a 49- year low last week, which could ease concerns about a slowdown in the labor market and economy. Tightening labor market conditions bolster expectations that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates at its Dec. 18-19 policy meeting.

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 13- The number of Americans filing applications for jobless benefits tumbled to near 49- year lows last week, which could ease concerns about a slowdown in the labor market and economy. Tightening labor market conditions bolster expectations that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates at its Dec. 18-19 policy meeting.

  • ELON MUSK TWEETS BORING CO PRODUCT LAUNCH ON DEC 18; WILL INCLUDE MODDED BUT FULLY ROAD LEGAL AUTONOMOUS TRANSPORT CARS& GROUND TO TUNNEL CAR ELEVATORS.

  • Cheesecake from The Cheesecake Factory

    A free cheesecake promotion celebrating Cheesecake Factory's 40th anniversary turns ugly as orders and DoorDash delivery drivers flood restaurants.

  • The losses in the first few minutes of trading might have been even steeper, but CME Group's Chicago Mercantile Exchange implemented a series of 10- second trading halts that helped limit the initial drop. Investors were wary of hot-button issues that could create volatility in the coming days and weeks, including Thursday's meeting of the Organization of...

  • *Focus on OPEC meet Thursday, jobs report Friday. Investors were wary of hot-button issues that could create volatility in the coming days and weeks, including Thursday's meeting of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, Britain's Dec. 11 parliamentary vote on a Brexit plan, and a 90- day deadline for a U.S.- China trade agreement.

  • The 10 most affected states could hire more than 28,000 new teachers if they were able to use the lost revenues, according to the report released by Good Jobs First, a left-leaning Washington think tank. Amazon decided last month to build two new headquarters at $5 billion each in New York City and Arlington, Virginia, saying it will hire up to 50,000 people...

  • Pig close-up

    Joint venture will look to turn emissions from farms into energy. 

  • NEW YORK/ PITTSBURGH, Nov 23- U.S. shoppers formed long lines at store checkout counters on Black Friday to snap up deep discounts on clothing and electronics, offering evidence that a healthy economy and rising wages are translating into stronger consumer spending at the start of retailers' make-or-break holiday season. "I am spending more, the mood generally is...

  • The Federal Agency of News LLC, known as FAN, and its sole shareholder, Evgeniy Zubarev, filed the lawsuit in federal court in the Northern District of California, seeking damages and an injunction to prevent Facebook from blocking its account. Facebook deleted FAN's account in April as it purged pages linked to the St. Petersburg- based Internet Research Agency,...

  • The Federal Agency of News LLC, known as FAN, and its sole shareholder, Evgeniy Zubarev, filed the lawsuit in the federal court in the Northern District of California, seeking damages and an injunction to prevent Facebook from blocking its account. Facebook deleted FAN's account in April as it purged pages linked to the St. Petersburg- based Internet Research...

  • *Oil rises as OPEC, partners discuss supply cut. *U.S. yields slide as Wall Street falls. A gauge of global stock markets fell for a fifth straight session, following a volatile session on Wall Street that left major U.S. indexes well in the red.

  • Nov 14- U.S. federal energy regulators on Wednesday approved a request by TransCanada Corp's Columbia Gas Transmission unit to put the eastern facilities of its $900 million WB XPress natural gas pipeline into service in West Virginia and Virginia. WB XPress is one of several pipelines designed to connect growing output in the Marcellus and Utica shale...

  • *'HQ2' split between Long Island City and Northern Virginia. SAN FRANCISCO/ WASHINGTON, Nov 13- Amazon.com Inc picked America's financial and political capitals for massive new offices on Tuesday, branching out from its home base in Seattle with plans to create more than 25,000 jobs in both New York City and an area just outside Washington, D.C..

  • *Boeing drags Dow lower on Lion Air concerns. *Beazer Homes shares soar after strong revenue. Boeing Co reported a 37 percent increase in 737 deliveries in October, but shares fell on concerns related to last month's deadly crash of a 737 operated by Indonesia's Lion Air.

  • *Boeing drags Dow lower on Lion Air concerns. NEW YORK, Nov 13- Wall Street struggled for momentum on Tuesday, giving up early gains as a rebound in technology stocks and renewed hope for progress in trade talks were offset by drops in Boeing and energy stocks. Boeing Co reported a 37 percent increase in 737 deliveries in October but shares fell on concerns related to...

  • Nov 13- Amazon.com Inc said on Tuesday it had split its $5 billion second headquarters into two projects that would be located in the Long Island City neighborhood of New York City's Queens borough and a Northern Virginia suburb of Washington, DC. Amazon can also apply for other tax incentives, including New York City's Relocation and Employment Assistance...

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ WASHINGTON, Nov 13- Amazon.com Inc picked America's financial and political capitals for its split new headquarters, saying on Tuesday it will build offices for more than 25,000 people each in New York City and close by Washington, D.C.. In addition, Nashville, Tennessee, will become Amazon's fourth-biggest U.S. office outside Seattle with more...