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  • WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump on Wednesday told the leaders of Mexico and Canada that he will not pull out of the North American Free Trade Agreement, just hours after administration officials said he was considering a draft executive order to do just that. The White House made the surprise announcement in a read-out of calls between Trump, Mexican...

  • SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. _ Healthcare Trust of America Inc. on Wednesday reported a key measure of profitability in its first quarter. The real estate investment trust, based in Scottsdale, Arizona, said it had funds from operations of $60.1 million, or 41 cents per share, in the period. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for...

  • Trump's order is part of an effort to reverse many of the environmental protections implemented by his predecessor, Democratic President Barack Obama that Trump said were hobbling economic growth. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke told reporters late Tuesday the order requires him to review about 30 national monuments created over the past two decades, and...

  • But a leading GOP moderate criticized the reshaped legislation as a conservative exercise in "blame-shifting and face-saving" that wasn't winning new support from party centrists, leaving its fate unclear. The embrace by the hard-line Freedom Caucus supplied fresh votes and momentum for GOP leaders, who also lined up behind the plan and crave a legislative...

  • PHOENIX _ Knight Transportation Inc. on Wednesday reported first-quarter earnings of $14.9 million. The average estimate of 10 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of 18 cents per share. Knight Transportation shares have climbed slightly more than 5 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Trump's order is part of an effort to reverse many of the environmental protections implemented by his predecessor, Democratic President Barack Obama that Trump said were hobbling economic growth. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke told reporters late Tuesday the order requires him to review about 30 national monuments created over the past two decades, and...

  • MILAN/ DETROIT, April 26- Fiat Chrysler Automobiles may seek more supplier partners to help it develop and build self-driving vehicles, Chief Executive Officer Sergio Marchionne said on Wednesday. The automaker reported an 11 percent jump in first-quarter operating profit, boosted by strong sales in North America, its most profitable market.

  • The Republican president signed the order at the Interior Department in Washington, saying that Obama's use of the 1906 Antiquities Act to create monuments marked an "egregious abuse of federal power" allowing the federal government to "lock up" millions of acres of land and water. The monuments covered by the review will range from the Grand Staircase created...

  • WASHINGTON, April 26 (Reuters)- Public pension funds in at least seven U.S. states have invested millions of dollars in an investment fund that owns a New York hotel and pays one of President Donald Trump's companies to run it, according to a Reuters review of public records. The Trump SoHo Hotel and Condominium in Manhattan is an upscale 46- story property owned by a...

  • The best U.S. high schools are not, in fact, in New York or New Jersey, U.S. News reports.

  • TOKYO/ SEOUL/ JAKARTA, April 26- Freeport McMoRan Inc is preparing three copper concentrate export shipments from its giant Grasberg mine in Indonesia after a 15- week outage, sources with direct knowledge of the matter said. These include shipments for customers in South Korea and Japan, the sources told Reuters. A shipping source in Japan said a vessel has...

  • SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.— SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.— Magellan Health Inc. on Wednesday reported first-quarter profit of $17.7 million. Magellan Health expects full-year earnings to be $3.72 to $4.71 per share, with revenue in the range of $5.8 billion to $6.1 billion. Magellan Health shares have decreased nearly 5 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • WASHINGTON, April 26- Public pension funds in at least seven U.S. states have invested millions of dollars in an investment fund that owns a New York hotel and pays one of President Donald Trump's companies to run it, according to a Reuters review of public records. The White House referred comment to the Trump Organization, the parent conglomerate for Trump's...

  • WASHINGTON, April 25- The threat of a U.S. government shutdown this weekend appeared to recede on Tuesday after President Donald Trump backed away from a demand that Congress include funding for his planned border wall with Mexico in a spending bill. But on Tuesday night, some leading Republicans and Democrats in the House and Senate expressed optimism that...

  • WASHINGTON, April 25- The threat of a U.S. government shutdown this weekend appeared to recede on Tuesday after President Donald Trump backed away from a demand that Congress include funding for his planned border wall with Mexico in a spending bill. But on Tuesday night, some leading Republicans and Democrats in the House and Senate expressed optimism that...

  • WASHINGTON, April 25- The threat of a U.S. government shutdown this weekend appeared to recede on Tuesday after President Donald Trump backed away from a demand that Congress include funding for his planned border wall with Mexico in a spending bill. There was growing sentiment in Congress that they will need to opt for a short-term extension of current...

  • TORONTO, April 25- Freeport-McMoRan Inc missed earnings expectations, cut its outlook and warned on Tuesday it would be difficult to secure a long-term Indonesian mining permit, but investors sent its stock soaring on relief over a temporary export resumption. New rules in Indonesia require miners to divest a 51 percent stake, relinquish arbitration rights...

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  • A Waymo self-driving car.

    Waymo, Google's self-driving car project will allow hundreds of people in Phoenix to take rides in the vehicles to get feedback on the experience.

  • PHOENIX— Freeport-McMoRan Inc. missed earnings targets but its stock jumped Tuesday as investors cheered its resuming exports of copper concentrate from Indonesia after a three-month regulatory suspension. Freeport-McMoRan was hamstrung by regulatory restrictions which caused production interruptions at its Indonesia operations beginning in...