The United Automobile Workers has never tried a unionization drive quite like the one at the Nissan plant here in Canton, Miss.» Read More
Oct 22- Health insurer Centene Corp raised its revenue growth forecast for 2014 based on a new Medicaid contract win in Florida and expansion of others. Centene confirmed that glitches stopped consumers from accessing its plans, which are currently listed on federal exchanges in Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Mississippi, Ohio and Texas.
Oct 22- Health insurer Centene Corp raised its full-year revenue forecast and reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit as it benefits from expanded coverage, improved rates and a contract in Kansas.
Hours after Congress passed the measure, the Club for Growth and the Senate Conservatives Fund endorsed Chris McDaniel, the Tea Party Republican from Mississippi who is running for the seat occupied by Senator Thad Cochran.
WASHINGTON, Oct 17- U.S. lawmakers launched an effort to resolve budget differences in a less confrontational fashion on Thursday as Washington picked up the pieces from a political crisis that has slowed the economy and undermined the country's international standing.
WASHINGTON, Oct 14- President Barack Obama said lawmakers appear to have made progress on a deal to reopen the government and avert a looming default on Monday as he prepared to meet congressional leaders with a Thursday deadline drawing near.
WASHINGTON, Oct 14- U.S. lawmakers in the Senate said on Monday they hoped to reach a deal soon to reopen the government and avert a looming default as investors worried that Republicans and Democrats might not be able to resolve their differences by a Thursday deadline.
The institute's CEO Brad Page said while the number of operational CCS plants increased 50 percent since 2012, no new projects have been proposed outside of China- a worrying trend that will keep the technology from playing a role in curbing global emissions growth.
Five years after Lehman Brothers collapsed, families in major countries around the world are still too spooked to take chances with their money.
That is likely the case for William and Leslie Johnson of Jackson County, since the state decided not to expand the Medicaid program for the poor under President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act.
*Storm heads for heaviest energy infrastructure region in Gulf of Mexico. HOUSTON, Oct 3- Energy companies in the Gulf of Mexico started shutting in production on Thursday and were evacuating some workers as Tropical Storm Karen headed toward a crucial part of the basin, which overall provides nearly a fifth of daily U.S. oil output.
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LONDON, Oct 1- Giant sedimentary basins underneath the United States have the capacity to store 500 years' worth of the country's energy-related carbon dioxide emissions, and the biggest are located in the traditional petroleum producing states along the Gulf Coast, according to U.S. government scientists.
NEW ORLEANS, Sept 30- In the frantic days after the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, BP lied about how much oil was leaking from its Macondo well and took too long to cap it, plaintiffs' lawyers said on Monday at the opening of the second phase of the company's trial.
LONDON, Sept 30- After a quarter century of Middle Eastern land wars and a sharp fall in big powers' naval spending after the Cold War, sea power is back in vogue in response to the rise of China and Western reluctance to deploy ground troops in conflicts like Syria.
Under the Clean Air Act, the basis for the newly proposed rule, the EPA is required to set pollution standards using the "best system of emission reduction" with technology that has been "adequately demonstrated."
DETROIT, Sept 12- The United Auto Workers would like Volkswagen AG to voluntarily recognize the U.S. union as the best choice to represent the German automaker's workers at its Tennessee plant, the union's president said on Thursday.
DETROIT, Sept 12- The United Auto Workers would like Volkswagen AG to voluntarily recognize the U.S. union as the best choice to represent the German automaker's workers at its Tennessee plant, the union's president said on Thursday. I don't think that's in Volkswagen's best interests. I don't think that in the best interests of Tennessee.
The recent bankruptcy of Longview, a highly efficient West Virginia coal plant, is an example of the pressures already facing the industry. When the Longview plant went into operation in 2011- the first new coal plant to go online in West Virginia in 18 years- its owners wanted to show that there is a future role for coal in the U.S. energy mix.
*Syria provides cover for short-term funding, debt-limit extensions. WASHINGTON, Sept 1- A vote in Congress over whether to launch U.S. attacks against Syria is expected to wreak collateral damage- leaving too little time on Capitol Hill to deal with fast-approaching fall deadlines to fund government agencies and raise the debt limit.
Employees of McDonald's Corp, Wendy's Restaurants LLC, Burger King Worldwide Inc and others have pledged to walk off their jobs in 50 cities from Boston, Mass, to Alameda, Calif., organizers say. They are expected to be joined by retail employees at stores owned by Macy's Inc, Sears Holdings Corp and Dollar Tree Inc in some cities.