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  • Trump OKs changes in GOP health care bill, winning support. President Donald Trump has agreed to add fresh Medicaid curbs to the House Republican health care bill. WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump agreed to add fresh Medicaid curbs to the House Republican health care bill Friday, bolstering the measure with support from some conservative lawmakers but...

  • NEW YORK, March 17- A global stocks index touched a fresh record high on Friday, wrapping up a week when many of the world's major central banks either raised interest rates or signalled they might do so, underlining confidence about economic growth and inflation. Investors were also watching a meeting of global finance chiefs in Germany beginning on Friday.

  • J.C. Penney on Friday released a list of the 138 locations that will close in the coming months as part of its plan to cut costs. Riverview Mall in Bullhead City. Fort Morgan Main Street in Fort Morgan.

  • CHICAGO, March 17- U.S. trading partners on Friday limited shipments of poultry from Alabama, a top producer of chickens for meat, over bird flu concerns as the state's wait for federal confirmation of two suspected cases stretched past a week. The European Union, Kazakhstan and French Polynesia restricted shipments from Alabama counties with presumed cases of...

  • NEW YORK, March 17- A global stock market index hovered near record highs on Friday, wrapping up a week when many of the world's biggest economies either raised interest rates or signalled they might do so, underlining confidence about economic growth and inflation. The Fed raised rates for the second time in three months on Wednesday and China hiked rates on...

  • NEW YORK, March 17- A global stock market index hovered near record highs on Friday, wrapping up a week when many of the world's biggest economies either raised interest rates or signaled they might do so, underlining confidence about economic growth and inflation. The Fed raised rates for the second time in three months on Wednesday, while China followed with its...

  • President Donald Trump says he expects the House Republican health plan will be passed "substantially pretty quickly." Dean Heller says he can't support the House GOP health care bill in its current form, leaving the measure short of the support it needs in the Senate. Heller, who faces re-election next year, was asked if he agreed with Nevada Gov.

  • WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump agreed to add fresh Medicaid curbs to the House Republican health care bill Friday, bolstering the measure with support from some conservative lawmakers but leaving its prospects wobbly. While the rapid-fire events seemed to build momentum for the pivotal GOP legislation, its fate remained clouded.

  • CHICAGO, March 16- Bird flu that is highly lethal to poultry has infected a second commercial chicken farm in Tennessee that supplies Tyson Foods Inc, company and state officials said on Thursday. In Tennessee, authorities have started to cull the infected flock of 55,000 chickens in Lincoln County, to contain the highly pathogenic H7N9 flu, according to the U.S....

  • CHICAGO, March 16- A form of bird flu that is highly lethal for poultry has infected a second commercial chicken farm in Tennessee that supplies Tyson Foods Inc, company and state officials said on Thursday. The initial case in Tennessee was the nation's first infection of highly pathogenic bird flu at a commercial poultry operation in more than a year.

  • NASHVILLE, Tenn.— A third commercial poultry breeding operation in Tennessee has tested positive for avian flu. State agricultural officials on Thursday said the latest chicken breeding facility to be infected is located in Lincoln County, close to a farm that was diagnosed with bird flu less than two weeks ago. Lincoln County lies south of Nashville close to...

  • News outlets report the TVA announced Wednesday it has hired a real estate firm to market about 900 acres of its Muscle Shoals Reservation property along the Tennessee River in northwest Alabama. TVA spokesman Scott Fiedler says the utility hasn't set a price. TVA is the nation's largest public utility and provides electricity to about 9 million people in...

  • CHICAGO, March 16- A form of bird flu that is highly lethal for poultry has infected a second commercial chicken flock in Tennessee that supplies Tyson Foods Inc, the company and the state's agriculture department said on Thursday. The flock in Lincoln County, Tennessee, was infected with H7N9 highly pathogenic flu, the same strain that was reported in another...

  • WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump's new $1.15 trillion budget would reshape America's government with the broad, conservative strokes he promised as a candidate, ordering generous increases for the military, slashing domestic programs and riling both fellow Republicans and Democrats by going after favored programs. The president's initial budget...

  • CHICAGO, March 14- Aviagen, the world's leading poultry breeding company, has euthanized chickens at a farm in Alabama over concerns about bird flu, the company said on Tuesday, as likely cases of the disease emerged in a top chicken-producing state. Alabama officials said they suspected that poultry at three sites in the state were infected with the virus, about a...

  • Oil slid after OPEC reported a rise in global crude stocks and a surprise output jump from its biggest member, Saudi Arabia. Even though OPEC made an upward revision to its global demand outlook, signs of even modestly higher Saudi output flustered investors. It doesnt look like oil supply is diminishing, "said Kim Forrest, senior equity research analyst at Fort...

  • NEW YORK, March 14- Oil prices dropped on Tuesday, weighing down energy shares in the wake of a report of rising crude stocks, while the U.S. dollar strengthened ahead of an expected Federal Reserve decision to raise interest rates. Oil prices slid to three-month lows after OPEC reported a rise in global crude stocks and a surprise jump in production from its...

  • I was sent here on a fiscal note, said the Indiana lawmaker and vice chairman of the House of Representatives Budget Committee, who rode a Republican wave during his first election to Congress in 2010.. The release of Trumps budget, which comes as the Republican president is facing an intraparty revolt over proposed legislation to replace the Obamacare...

  • I was sent here on a fiscal note, said the Indiana lawmaker and vice chairman of the House of Representatives Budget Committee, who rode a Republican wave during his first election to Congress in 2010.. The release of Trumps budget, which comes as the Republican president is facing an intraparty revolt over proposed legislation to replace the Obamacare...

  • I was sent here on a fiscal note, said the Indiana lawmaker and vice chairman of the House of Representatives Budget Committee, who rode a Republican wave during his first election to Congress in 2010.. The release of Trumps budget, which comes as the Republican president is facing an intraparty revolt over proposed legislation to replace the Obamacare...