Dakota Access seeks stay of pipeline shutdown order pending appeal

Federal judge orders temporary shutdown for Dakota Access Pipeline President Trump had pushed through construction despite objections from environmental activists and Native American tribes; David Spunt reports. (Reuters) – Dakota Access, LLC asked a federal court to stay its order to shut and empty the largest oil pipeline out of North Dakota within 30 days pending an appeal of the […]

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Stocks teeter as Beijing seeks to tighten grip on Hong Kong

China is cheating on Obama-era stock market deal: John Solomon Fox Business contributor John Solomon discusses Chinese companies taking advantage of an Obama-era stock market deal.  U.S. equity markets slipped Friday as investors weighed Chinese President Xi JInping's efforts to tighten his grip over Hong Kong ahead of the Memorial Day weekend. Continue Reading Below The Dow Jones fell 134 points, or […]

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New York seeks $4B loan from US to cover unemployment tab

New York has applied for a $4 billion federal loan to help cover the ballooning cost of unemployment benefits amid the coronavirus crisis, officials said. The Empire State could use the interest-free line of credit from the federal Unemployment Trust Fund to pay for unemployment insurance benefits as needed over time, a state official said Tuesday. “All benefits, including enhanced […]

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