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  • Ten years from now coal will be just 15 percent, " TVA Chief Executive Bill Johnson said, noting the company has retired more than half its coal plants over the past decade. Despite efforts by President Donald Trump to sweep away former President Barack Obama's climate change regulations, like the Clean Power Plan, and his decision on Thursday to withdraw from the...

  • The Birmingham, Alabama- based company has a large concentration of its assets in the Permian Basin. Oil industry deals this year have centered on securing acreage in the Permian Basin due to its low production costs, key at a time when oil prices have recovered to around $50 per barrel, up from around $35 per barrel in early 2016.. Corvex, a $5.5 billion hedge fund run...

  • FRANKFURT, May 30- Daimler's Mercedes-Benz "sees value" in having more suppliers in the U.S. state of Alabama, where it has a factory in Tuscaloosa, the group said on Tuesday. President Donald Trump took to Twitter to attack Germany partly for its trade policies, flagging the United States' "massive trade deficit with Germany." Both Daimler's Mercedes-Benz and BMW...

  • FRANKFURT, May 30- Daimler's Mercedes-Benz "sees value" in having more suppliers in the U.S. state of Alabama, where it has a factory in Tuscaloosa, the group said on Tuesday. President Donald Trump took to Twitter to attack Germany partly for its trade policies, flagging the United States' "massive trade deficit with Germany." Both Daimler's Mercedes-Benz and BMW...

  • *Trump tells EU officials Germany is "very bad" on trade. President Donald Trump, who told EU officials Germany was "very bad" on trade and suggested it was selling too many cars in the United States. The exchange between the leaders came after German media reported on Friday that Trump had sharply criticised Germany in a private meeting on Thursday with European...

  • Xiulu Ruan, who with John Couch ran the Physicians Pain Specialists of Alabama clinics, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Callie Granade in Mobile, Alabama, after a jury in March found them guilty of racketeering conspiracy and other felonies. Prosecutors said that before federal authorities executed multiple search warrants in 2015, Ruan and Couch...

  • John Couch, who with Xiulu Ruan ran the Physicians Pain Specialists of Alabama clinics, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Callie Granade in Mobile, Alabama, after a jury in March found them guilty of racketeering conspiracy and other felonies. According to court papers, Physician's Pain Specialists of Alabama had two clinic locations in Mobile.

  • Chevron Jack/St. Malo platform in the Gulf of Mexico.

    The new White House budget proposes ending an oil and gas revenue-sharing program with the four states.

  • Alphabet is cutting costs with its latest Google Fiber launch

    Google's parent company, Alphabet, just launched Google Fiber in Huntsville, Alabama.

  • In his first detailed budget submission to Congress on Tuesday, Trump requested major reductions to programs that help poor families afford groceries and poor and disabled people get healthcare. Some Republicans in Congress cheered Trump's budget. They're really deep, deep cuts, "said Republican Representative Hal Rogers, whose eastern Kentucky district...

  • In his first detailed budget submission to Congress on Tuesday, Trump requested major reductions to programs that help poor families afford groceries and poor and disabled people get healthcare. Some Republicans in Congress cheered Trump's budget. They're really deep, deep cuts, "said Republican Representative Hal Rogers, whose eastern Kentucky district...

  • *Defense stocks advance on U.S.- Saudi Arabia arms deal. NEW YORK, May 22- U.S. stocks rose on Monday, boosted by technology shares and by defense companies, which gained after the United States and Saudi Arabia signed a multi-billion dollar arms deal. Boeing gave the Dow its biggest boost, ending up 1.6 percent at $183.67.

  • *Defense stocks gain on U.S.- Saudi Arabia arms deal. May 22- U.S. stocks rose on Monday, boosted by technology shares and by defense companies, which rose after the United States and Saudi Arabia signed a multi-billion dollar arms deal. President Donald Trump visited Saudi Arabia over the weekend and sealed $110 billion in deals through which Riyadh will buy U.S....

  • *Defense stocks gain on U.S.- Saudi Arabia arms deal. May 22- U.S. stocks rose on Monday, boosted by technology shares and by defense companies, which rose after the United States and Saudi Arabia signed a multi-billion dollar arms deal. President Donald Trump visited Saudi Arabia over the weekend and sealed $110 billion in deals through which Riyadh will buy U.S....

  • A man pauses in an alley on May 18, 2017 in Morgantown, West Virginia.

    Call them the unrecovered—a handful of states where job markets, nine years later, are still struggling back to where they were before the recession.

  • Donald Trump

    A majority of Americans, including a growing number of Republicans, want to see an "independent investigation" sort out any connections between Russia and President Donald Trump during the 2016 election campaign, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released on Monday. Trump's dismissal of Comey, who was leading the Federal Bureau of...

  • NEW YORK, May 15- A majority of Americans, including a growing number of Republicans, want to see an "independent investigation" sort out any connections between Russia and President Donald Trump during the 2016 election campaign, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released on Monday. Trump's dismissal of Comey, who was leading the Federal Bureau of...

  • WASHINGTON, May 15- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday handed a victory to debt collectors, ruling that people who have filed for bankruptcy cannot sue companies that try to recoup old debt that is not required to be paid back under state statutes of limitations. The justices, in a 5-3 decision, ruled in favor of Midland Funding, a subsidiary of Encore Capital Group Inc,...

  • WASHINGTON, May 15- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday handed a victory to debt collectors, ruling that people who have filed for bankruptcy cannot sue companies that tried to recoup old debt that was not required to be paid back under state statutes of limitations. The justices, in a 5-3 decision, ruled in favor of Midland Funding, a subsidiary of Encore Capital Group...

  • The new estimate was provided in a filing late Thursday night in the federal court in San Francisco, and is 1.4 million accounts higher than previously reported by federal regulators, in what became a national scandal. Wells Fargo spokesman Ancel Martinez in an email said the new estimate was "based on a hypothetical scenario" and unverified, and did not reflect "...