News Tesla largely responsible for slide in U.S. home solar sales 2017-12-15T16:39:23.000000000-05:00 (Reuters) - After years of double-digit growth, home solar installations in the United States are poised to fall for the first time this year, according to a report released on Thursday by GTM Research. Senate Democrats to force vote on FCC net neutrality repeal 2017-12-15T16:38:21.000000000-05:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top U.S. Senate Democrat said on Friday he would force a vote on the Federal Communications Commission's decision to repeal the 2015 landmark net neutrality rules. Republicans finish tax bill, gain support from Rubio, Corker 2017-12-15T16:14:10.000000000-05:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican negotiators in the U.S. Congress put the finishing touches on a sweeping tax overhaul on Friday and picked up support from two more wavering senators as they raced toward votes on final approval next week. Tillerson urges long halt to North Korea weapons tests before any talks 2017-12-15T16:03:29.000000000-05:00 UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Friday urged North Korea to carry out a "sustained cessation" of weapons testing to allow the two countries to hold talks about Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programs. U.S. judge to lift house arrest for former Trump campaign manager Manafort 2017-12-15T15:49:41.000000000-05:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. District Court judge on Friday said she would release former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort from house arrest once he meets certain conditions, expressing satisfaction that the $10 million he agreed to forfeit would be available if he ever failed to appear for ... Republicans finish tax bill, will release details later in day 2017-12-15T15:36:36.000000000-05:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican negotiators in the U.S. Congress put the finishing touches on a sweeping tax overhaul and will release the details later on Friday, including plans for an expanded child tax credit aimed at winning the support of two wavering senators. Chef Batali fired from 'The Chew' after sex harassment accusations 2017-12-15T15:09:51.000000000-05:00 NEW YORK (Reuters) - ABC Television Network said on Friday that it fired celebrity chef Mario Batali from its daytime cooking show, "The Chew," after he was accused of sexual misconduct. Special Report: At a hotel near you - Cadavers in the banquet room 2017-12-15T14:09:41.000000000-05:00 LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida (Reuters) - Just outside the operating theater, the organizers of a medical conference wore Minnie Mouse ears. Fed's rosy economic scenario leaves inflation puzzle for Powell 2017-12-15T14:01:12.000000000-05:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As incoming Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell works through his holiday shopping list, he might consider the nearly 50 percent discount he could get buying Calvin Klein underwear online instead of at the local mall. Bitcoin hits new record high as warnings grow louder 2017-12-15T13:49:53.000000000-05:00 LONDON (Reuters) - Bitcoin blasted to another all-time high of almost $18,000 on the Bitstamp exchange on Friday, up 9 percent on the day, as warnings grew over the risks of investing in the highly volatile and speculative instrument.