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December 27, 2018 4:30 PM Trump administration puts stop to new flood insurance policies

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration has decided it cannot authorize new flood insurance policies, citing the partial shutdown of the federal government due to a budget impasse in Congress and potentially putting thousands of home sales in limbo. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), which oversees a federal program that insures 140

December 26, 2018 11:10 PM Plantronics to pay $36 million to settle SEC investigation into Polycom

(Reuters) - Headsets maker Plantronics Inc said on Wednesday it has entered an agreement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to settle an investigation into Polycom Inc, which it acquired in July. Plantronics will pay $36 million to settle the investigation, which began after Polycom reported it discovered evidence of “possible improper 126

December 25, 2018 9:28 PM Mega Millions drawing could deliver biggest Christmas lottery gift ever

(Reuters) - Americans who included Mega Million tickets on their holiday shopping lists have a shot at winning more than $300 million in Tuesday’s drawing, the largest Christmas Day jackpot in the history of the multi-state lottery. The grand prize has grown to $321 million after a nine-week spell without a winner. Combined with a $294 million Powerball 80

December 22, 2018 7:42 PM White House expects $5 billion allocated for border security and barriers, official says

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump’s White House wants to see $5 billion for border security and the construction of physical barriers in any stop-gap government funding bill passed by Congress, a senior administration official said on Saturday. “We continue to articulate what our expectations are for Congress, which is $5 billion for border 161

December 22, 2018 3:06 AM Trump hopes partial shutdown of government will not last long

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that a partial shutdown of the government would hopefully not last long, after Republican senators failed to muster the votes needed to approve a funding measure that included $5 billion for a border wall fiercely opposed by Democrats. “We’re going to have a shutdown. There’s nothing we can do about 147

December 22, 2018 1:50 AM Otto Warmbier's parents seek $1 billion from North Korea, alleging torture

Otto Warmbier died after he was returned to the U.S. by North Korea with a severe brain injury. (Reuters) The parents of Otto Warmbier are suing North Korea for over $1 billion, saying their son died as a result of being tortured while in captivity. The suit, which was originally filed in April, alleges that North Korea "tortured him (Warmbier), kept him in detention 125

December 21, 2018 11:59 PM Incoming Campbell Soup CEO Clouse to be paid up to $7.4 million in 2019

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Campbell Soup Co (CPB.N) said on Friday that incoming Chief Executive Mark Clouse, a food industry veteran, could be paid as much as $7.4 million in compensation for fiscal 2019. Clouse, the former chief of frozen food maker Pinnacle Foods, was named Campbell’s new CEO on Thursday after a seven-month search to replace former CEO Denise 106

December 21, 2018 9:59 PM U.S. government appears headed toward partial shutdown; negotiations continue

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government appeared headed toward a partial shutdown, even as negotiations continued, after Senate leaders determined there was not support for President Donald Trump’s demand for $5 billion in border wall funding. The U.S. Senate will continue to negotiate with the White House and Republicans in the House of Representatives 81

December 21, 2018 9:01 PM Boeing heads for expected 2018 plane order victory over Airbus

SEATTLE (Reuters) - Boeing Co (BA.N) looked poised to beat European arch-rival Airbus for aircraft orders in 2018 by a wide margin after clinching billions of dollars in new business from Nigeria’s Green Africa Airways and Saudi Arabia’s flyadeal. The world’s largest planemaker had already notched 690 net airplane orders through end-November, the last full month 108

December 21, 2018 6:34 PM Here’s what $5 billion in border wall funding would buy

As Congress battles over President Trump’s demand for $5 billion in border-wall funding, Homeland Security officials explained Friday what that money could actually buy. According to DHS officials, the funding would cover the construction of 215 miles of “wall system” on the southern border. But DHS officials say it could cover the replacement of “dilapidated 149