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Bankrupt Solar Company Wants Trump To Slap High Tariffs On Cheap Panels

Energy | Chris White
Happy working solar station raising his hands with tablet computer on a background of photovoltaic panels. Science solar energy.(Copyright: Schuttershock Kuznetcov_Konstantin)

‘The U.S. solar manufacturing industry will die’

Trump Begins Investigation Of Aluminum Imports

Business | Thomas Phippen
U.S. President Donald Trump and his Commerce Secretary nominee Wilbur Ross (L) meet with representatives of Harley-Davidson, including CEO Matthew Levatich (R), at the White House in Washington, U.S. February 2, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

‘China’s subsidies … depressed global prices for aluminum’

Tesla Ousts Executive For Clashing With Elon Musk Over Direction Of Company

Business | Chris White
Tesla CEO Elon Musk (R) sits beside Senior Counselor to the President Steve Bannon (L) as U.S. President Donald Trump hosts a strategy and policy forum with chief executives of major U.S. companies at the White House in Washington February 3, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

‘I definitely did not depart because I had lost interest’

White House Aides Huddle To Discuss Breaking A Trump Campaign Promise

Energy | Michael Bastasch
Trump meets with UN Security Council ambassadors at the White House in Washington

‘The U.S. will not bind itself to bad deals’

United Will Offer Big Payouts To Overbooked Passengers

Business | Will Racke
Chief Executive Officer of United Airlines Oscar Munoz introduces a new international business class dubbed United Polaris in New York, U.S. June 2, 2016. (PHOTO: REUTERS/Lucas Jackson)

‘A turning point for all of us at United’

Google Gives Employees Permission To Walk Out On Their Jobs For Trump Protest

US | Eric Lieberman
Protestors throw rocks at police during a protest near the inauguration of President Donald Trump in Washington, DC, U.S., January 20, 2017. REUTERS/Bryan Woolston

‘We respect everyone’s choice to act on their beliefs’

Stocks Trade Near Record Territory After 'Biggest Tax Cut' In US History

Business | Robert Donachie
An American flag against a sky background. (Green/Shutterstock).

So much winning …

Colorado Dispensaries Make Bank On Recreational Marijuana

US | Steve Birr
Marijuana and money.

Analysts predict record setting year

Employees Say Tesla Is Doubling Down On Anti-Union Efforts

Business | Chris White
Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk stands on the podium as he attends a forum on startups in Hong Kong, China in this January 26, 2016, file photo. REUTERS/Bobby Yip/Files

‘Allegations are entirely without merit’

Nearly Ten Thousand Stores Could Close This Year As Retail 'Bubble' Bursts

US | Thomas Phippen
An abandoned, flooded mall. (Photo: Shutterstock/Perfect Lazybones)

8,600 stores could close this year

$137 Billion Of Student Loan Debt Is Over A Year Past Due

Business | Robert Donachie
Students from St Andrews University are covered in foam as they take part in the traditional 'Raisin Weekend' in the Lower College Lawn, at St Andrews in Scotland, Britain October 17, 2016. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne

‘Nearly equivalent to the number of people who lost their homes after the housing market collapse’

Marissa Mayer Is About To Get Paid Nine Figures For Overseeing Yahoo's Demise

Business | Eric Lieberman
LAS VEGAS, NV - JANUARY 07: Yahoo! President and CEO Marissa Mayer delivers a keynote address at the 2014 International CES at The Las Vegas Hotel & Casino (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Sign me up

NASDAQ Tops 6K For First Time Ever

Business | Robert Donachie
A screen shows the Dow Jones Industrial Average soon after the market opened on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange . REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

‘Index traded at an intraday record Tuesday morning of 6,022’

Investors Lock In On Fatty Liver Drug As Next Big Payout

Business | Robert Donachie
Tablets pills heap color mix therapy drugs doctor flu antibiotic pharmacy medicine medical. (Shutterstock/Chatkul)

‘Nearly $35 billion within a decade’

Hash Browns Recalled After Potatoes Were Contaminated With ... Golfballs

Business | Ted Goodman
Harris Teeter, a grocery store chain, on a sunny spring day. This photo was taken at Rockville Maryland on April 23 2017. J.D. Maman/shutterstock

Would you like a side of balls with those potatoes?

A Stunning Number Of Americans No Longer Have Cable TV, Says Report

Business | Eric Lieberman
Trying to cut and harm the Internet with whatever tool necessary. [Shutterstock - atsawin fugpan]

Could there be new tech giants in town?

Japanese Prime Minister Thanked Trump For Saving Money On The F-35

Politics | Thomas Phippen
U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks on North Korea accompanied by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Mar-a-Lago club in Palm Beach, Florida U.S., February 11, 2017. (Photo: REUTERS/Carlos Barria)

‘I mean, because that’s what I do’

CEO Of Cement Giant Resigns After Alleged Security Deals With Terror Groups

World | Will Racke
Members of al Qaeda's Nusra Front gather before moving towards their positions during an offensive to take control of the northwestern city of Ariha from forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, in Idlib province May 28, 2015. The Syrian army has pulled back from the northwestern city of Ariha after a coalition of insurgent groups seized the last city in Idlib province in northwestern Syria near the Turkish border that was still held by the government. (PHOTO: REUTERS/Ammar Abdullah)

The company allegedly paid ISIS for security services

Uber CEO Reportedly Doesn't Even Use His Own Service Anymore

Tech | Eric Lieberman
Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of US tranportation company Uber Travis Kalanick wears a helmet as he speaks at an event in New Delhi on December 16, 2016. / AFP / MONEY SHARMA (Photo credit: MONEY SHARMA/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Some people don’t like to take responsibility for their own shit’

Day Labor Is Keeping A Hipster Staple Afloat

Business | Robert Donachie
Visitors cheer with beer during the opening day of the 183rd Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany, September 17, 2016. REUTERS/Michaela Rehle/File Photo

What an idea!

Fewer People Are Buying Cigarettes, But Tobacco Companies Are Raking In Profits

US | Thomas Phippen
Portrait of young stylish woman smoking cigarette outdoors

Companies are riding ‘a wave that people were used to back in the ’60s and ’70s’

Texas House Approves Bill Defending Israel

Business | Connor Moldo
U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis bids farewell to Israeli military dignitaries as he departs from Ben Gurion International Airport, Tel Aviv, Israel April 21, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

‘Rock-solid commitment’

Judge Sentences VW To 3 Years Probation For Role In Emission Scandal

Business | Chris White
SEPTEMBER 29, 2015: Logo bedraggled a Volkswagen Tiguan TD (villorejo / Shutterstock.com)

‘I just can’t believe VW is in the situation’

Trump Rejects Waiver Allowing Exxon To Do Business In Russia

Energy | Michael Bastasch

Not what the left expected…

Subway Suing News Outlet That Reported Its Chicken Is 50 Percent Filler

World | David Krayden
Stephen Baldwin holds his fist in the air outside a Subway restaurant during a strike aimed at the fast-food industry and the minimum wage in Seattle, Washington August 29, 2013. Fast-food workers went on strike and protested outside restaurants in 60 U.S. cities on Thursday, in the largest protest of an almost year-long campaign to raise service sector wages. REUTERS/David Ryder (UNITED STATES - Tags: CIVIL UNREST BUSINESS FOOD EMPLOYMENT) - RTX13160

‘These false statements … were published and republished…to a global audience’

MasterCard Wants Your Fingerprints To Make Life Easier

Business | Eric Lieberman
LONDON - OCTOBER 14: A fingerprint scanner is demonstrated during the Biometrics 2004 exhibition and conference. (Photo by Ian Waldie/Getty Images)

‘get on with their lives’

Solar Company Gets $20 Million In Taxpayer Subsidies, Goes Bankrupt

Energy | Andrew Follett
Solar Panels (Shutterstock/Lightboxx)

Lost $56.3 million since the end of 2014

General Motors Accuses Venezuela Of Snatching Its Plant

World | Will Racke
Riot police take positions during the so called "mother of all marches" against Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas, Venezuela, April 19, 2017. (PHOTO: REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins)

‘Unexpectedly taken by the public authorities’

Major Insurance Company Ditches Obamacare, Profits Skyrocket

Business | Robert Donachie
Activists protest against the Republican plan to repeal Obamacare during a rally in Freedom Plaza in Washington March 23, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

‘$2.17 billion in first-quarter earnings, with $48.72 billion in revenue’

Trump Signs 'Buy American, Hire American' Executive Order

Business | Robert Donachie
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks before signing an executive order directing federal agencies to recommend changes to a temporary visa program used to bring foreign workers to the United States to fill high-skilled jobs during a visit to the world headquarters of Snap-On Inc, a tool manufacturer, in Kenosha, Wisconsin, U.S., April 18, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

‘They should never, ever be used to replace Americans’

Facebook Tells Employees They Can Bail On Work To Protest Trump

US | Eric Lieberman
Protestors throw rocks at police during a protest near the inauguration of President Donald Trump in Washington, DC, U.S., January 20, 2017. REUTERS/Bryan Woolston

‘Fostering an inclusive workplace where employees feel comfortable’

Congressmen Push Trump To Get MQ-9 Reaper Drones To Our Anti-ISIS Allies Right Away

Politics | Jonah Bennett
An MQ-9 Reaper during a training mission at Creech Air Force Base. Isaac Brekken/Getty Images.

‘The sale of the MQ-9 to Jordan and the UAE…would preserve thousands of U.S. manufacturing jobs’

Zuckerberg Credits 'Jewish Mother' For His Turning Down Yahoo's Early $1 Billion Offer

Business | Eric Lieberman
BARCELONA, SPAIN - FEBRUARY 24: Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg speaks during his keynote conference as part of the first day of the Mobile World Congress 2014 at the Fira Gran Via complex on February 24, 2014 in Barcelona, Spain. The annual Mobile World Congress hosts some of the world's largest communication companies, with many unveiling their latest phones and gadgets. The show runs from February 24 - February 27. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

‘In that answer, one visionary CEO with willpower recognized another’

The $289 Billion Silent Killer That Is Totally Preventable

Business | Robert Donachie
State Budget Cuts Threaten To End Assistance For Homecare To Elderly

‘Takes nearly 125,000 lives’

Boeing To Layoff Hundreds Of US-Based Engineers

Business | Robert Donachie
President Donald Trump addresses a crowd during the debut event for the Dreamliner 787-10 at Boeing's South Carolina facilities on February 17, 2017 in North Charleston, South Carolina. (Photo: Sean Rayford/Getty Images)

‘We are reducing costs and matching employment levels to business and market requirements’

10-Year-Old Gets Bumped By Air Canada, Costing Family $1,000, They Say

World | David Krayden
People wait at the United Airlines terminal at Newark Liberty Airport on July 8, 2015 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

‘So my question is what in reality are we paying for?’

First Coal Mine Opens Under Trump

Energy | Andrew Follett
A dirty coalminer displays a lump of coal as a power and energy source. Shutterstock/Joe Belanger

600 new coal jobs

USA Today Denies Involvement With Millions Of Fake Facebook Followers

Business | Alex Pfeiffer
The logos of Gannett Co and its flagship newspaper, USA Today, are seen outside their corporate headquarters in McLean, Virginia, July 23, 2013. REUTERS/Larry Downing

‘Not only did no one knowingly use these fake accounts to grow or stimulate traffic…’

Facebook Discovers 'Major Spam Operation,' USA Today Likes Plummet

Business | Alex Pfeiffer
The Facebook logo is displayed on their website in an illustration photo taken in Bordeaux, France, February 1, 2017. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

The company has lost well over a million likes and counting

Unsealed Testimony: Brazilian Firm Paid Out $3.3 Billion In Bribes Over A Decade

Business | Robert Donachie
Two people agreeing to a bribe. [Shutterstock - Jan S.]

How did they get away with this for so long?!

Number Of People Living In Extreme Poverty Falls By More Than 100K Every Day

World | Robert Donachie
A homeless man asks for money outside a donut shop during white-out, blizzard-like conditions in a winter nor'easter snow storm in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S. February 9, 2017. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

‘Fallen by 137,000 people every day over the last 25 years’

Dakota Pipeline Scheduled To Begin Delivering Oil

Energy | Chris White
A banner flies in the Dakota Access Pipeline protest camp near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Oil producers in Canada and North Dakota are expected to benefit from a quicker route for crude oil to U.S. Gulf Coast refiners. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Expected to transport more than 500,000 barrels of oil

Delta OKs $10,000 Payments To Passengers On Overbooked Flights

Business | Will Racke
Delta Airlines planes are parked at gates after the airlines computer systems crashed leaving passengers stranded as flights were grounded globally at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Washington, U.S., August 8, 2016. (PHOTO: REUTERS/Joshua Roberts)

‘Re-accommodation’ is about to get a lot more lucrative

Is This A Joke? Nintendo Kills Production Of Wildly Popular System

Business | Eric Lieberman
Japanese video game designer Shigeru Miyamoto (C) sticks out his tongue as he poses with arcade game stars Mario Bros and Luigi at the Jovellanos Theatre in Gijon, on October 25, 2012, to participate in a tribute to the video game, on the eve of the Prince of Asturias 2012 Award ceremony. (Photo credit: MIGUEL RIOPA/AFP/Getty Images)

Does Nintendo hate money?

Tesla Says All-Electric Semi-Truck Coming Later This Year

Business | Chris White
Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk stands on the podium as he attends a forum on startups in Hong Kong, China in this January 26, 2016, file photo. REUTERS/Bobby Yip/Files

‘It doesn’t make any sense’

Mining CEO Expects A Record Year For Coal Exports

Energy | Michael Bastasch
The Trenton Channel Power Plant, a coal-fired electricity plant operated by DTE Energy

‘Trump said he’d be good for coal’

13 Years Of No Profit Leads Tesla To Become Most Valuable Automaker

Business | Chris White
A Tesla supercharger is pictured at the Tesla store in Sydney, Australia, March 13, 2017. REUTERS/Jason Reed

‘No, it isn’t fair’

Investors Want Tesla Reshuffled To Lessen Elon Musk's Influence

Business | Chris White
Tesla Chief Executive, Elon Musk enters the lobby of Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York, U.S., January 6, 2017. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

‘Changing strategy’

Two More NYC-Based Media Outlets Unionize

Business | Ted Goodman
The rising sun lights One World Trade as it stands over the Manhattan borough of New York, U.S., November 2, 2016. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

‘We think that this is the moment’

Judge Says Dakota Access Can Hide Info From Public To Prevent Acts Of Vandalism

Energy | Chris White
People protest against U.S. President Donald Trump's directive to permit the Dakota Access Pipeline during a demonstration at the White House in Washington.

The exception was necessary to prevent possible acts of vandalism