Energy industry

Malware code linked to Russian hackers and found on a Vermont electric utility's computer.
December 31, 2016 - 7:57 pm
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Several states around the country on Saturday asked cybersecurity experts to re-examine state and utility networks after a Vermont utility's laptop was found to contain malware U.S. officials say is linked to Russian hackers. The Burlington Electric Department, one of Vermont...
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Malware code linked to Russian hackers and found on a Vermont electric utility's computer.
December 31, 2016 - 5:37 pm
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Several states around the country on Saturday asked cybersecurity experts to re-examine state and utility networks after a Vermont utility's laptop was found to contain malware that U.S. officials say is linked to Russian hackers. The Burlington Electric Department, one of...
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December 31, 2016 - 7:52 am
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Malware code linked to Russian hackers and found on a Vermont electric utility's computer is further evidence of "predatory" steps taken by that country against the U.S., a Vermont Democratic congressman said Saturday. The Burlington Electric Department confirmed Friday it...
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December 30, 2016 - 10:38 pm
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A state electric utility confirmed on Friday it had found on one of its laptops a malware code the U.S. government says is used by Russian hackers. The Burlington Electric Department said U.S. utilities were alerted by the Department of Homeland Security on Thursday of a...
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FILE - In this Sept. 8, 2015, file photo, a Wall Street street sign is framed by an American flag hanging on the facade of the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stocks edged higher Friday morning, Dec. 30, 2016, on the final day of trading for the year. High-dividend stocks like phone companies and utilities fell the most, giving back some of the gains from a day earlier. Real estate stocks led the gainers. Trading was quiet ahead of the New Year's Day holiday. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
December 30, 2016 - 5:18 pm
Investors capped a year of solid gains on Wall Street Friday in a selling mood, sending the major U.S. stock indexes modestly lower on the final trading day of 2016. Technology and consumer-focused stocks led the broad slide, while real estate companies and banks eked out small gains. As it had...
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December 30, 2016 - 3:15 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The nation's coal mines are nearing a record low mark for on-the-job deaths for the third year in a row and have a chance to keep the number of fatal accidents in single digits for the first time. With just a day left in 2016, U.S. coal mines have recorded nine deaths. West...
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December 30, 2016 - 12:20 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The nation's coal mines are nearing a record low mark for on-the-job deaths for the third year in a row and have a chance to keep the number of fatal accidents in single digits for the first time. With just a day left in 2016, U.S. coal mines have recorded nine deaths. West...
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December 30, 2016 - 11:43 am
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The nation's coal mines are nearing a record low mark for on-the-job deaths for the third year in a row and have a chance to keep the number of fatal accidents in single digits for the first time. With just a day left in 2016, U.S. coal mines have recorded nine deaths. West...
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FILE- In this March 21, 2016 file photo, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. Two weeks after officials in two dozen states asked Donald Trump to kill one of President Barack Obama's plans to curb global warming, Schneiderman was lead author on a rebuttal letter signed by Democratic attorneys general in 15 states, plus four cities and counties, asking the president-elect to save it. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
December 29, 2016 - 3:39 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Two weeks after officials in two dozen states asked Republican President-elect Donald Trump to kill one of Democratic President Barack Obama's signature plans to curb global warming, another group of state officials is urging Trump to save it. Democratic attorneys general in 15...
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FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2014, file photo, the statue of George Washington on the steps of Federal Hall faces the facade of the New York Stock Exchange. Global stock markets were steady in quiet trading Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2016, after the Dow Jones industrial average inched closer to the 20,000 level and the Nasdaq Composite hit a record high. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
December 28, 2016 - 3:46 pm
Banks led a broad slide in U.S. stocks Wednesday that more than wiped out gains from the day before. After an early upward turn, the stock market veered into the red by midmorning, the losses accelerating as the day wore on. Basic materials companies, industrials, utilities and energy stocks were...
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