News First new all-electric mine dumps diesel; cuts costs, pollution 2018-06-21T12:04:48.000000000-04:00 CHAPLEAU, Ontario/LONDON (Reuters) - Hundreds of feet below thick boreal forest blanketing the Canadian Shield, a squad of near-silent, battery-powered machines are tunneling toward gold in a multimillion-dollar mining experiment to ditch diesel. U.S. top court lets states force online retailers to collect sales tax 2018-06-21T11:50:38.000000000-04:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - States may force online retailers to collect potentially billions of dollars in sales taxes, the U.S. Supreme Court said in a major ruling on Thursday that undercut an advantage many e-commerce companies have enjoyed over brick-and-mortar rivals. U.S. labor market tightening; mid-Atlantic manufacturing cools 2018-06-21T11:46:07.000000000-04:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, pointing to a further tightening of labor market conditions. Supreme Court deems SEC in-house judge hiring unconstitutional 2018-06-21T11:14:11.000000000-04:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday expanded presidential control over pivotal jobs in federal agencies, ruling that the way the Securities and Exchange Commission selected its in-house judges to enforce investor-protection laws was improper. Washington's 'capricious' trade actions will hurt U.S. workers, China warns 2018-06-21T10:50:52.000000000-04:00 BEIJING (Reuters) - China's commerce ministry on Thursday accused the United States of being "capricious" over bilateral trade issues, and warned that the interests of U.S. workers and farmers ultimately will be hurt by Washington's penchant for brandishing "big sticks". Intel CEO resigns after probe into relationship with employee 2018-06-21T10:40:19.000000000-04:00 (Reuters) - Intel Corp Chief Executive Brian Krzanich resigned on Thursday after a probe found his consensual relationship with an employee violated company policy. OPEC edges closer to raising oil output, Iran's agreement is key 2018-06-21T10:04:43.000000000-04:00 VIENNA (Reuters) - OPEC edged closer on Thursday toward raising oil output, with Iran softening its opposition to an increase and Saudi Arabia warning of supply shortages and price rallies if production remained stable. House Republicans short of votes to pass immigration bill: lawmaker 2018-06-21T09:51:46.000000000-04:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives have not yet rounded up the votes needed to pass immigration legislation they plan to take up later on Thursday, a member of the House Republican leadership said. Bank investors await U.S. stress test results for capital returns 2018-06-21T09:51:08.000000000-04:00 NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. investors expect banks and other financial institutions to announce large returns of capital to shareholders after the Federal Reserve publishes the first set of results from its annual “stress test” late Thursday. Coal in the crossfire: Chinese traders wary of being burnt by trade war 2018-06-21T09:47:19.000000000-04:00 BEIJING (Reuters) - At least three U.S. coal shipments on their way to China may end up casualties of the escalating trade dispute after Beijing said it would impose steep tariffs that may kick in before the ships reach their destinations.