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  • President-elect Donald Trump said on Thursday he would name retired Marine Corps General James Mattis as defense secretary. Mattis is a retired Marine Corps general known for his tough talk, distrust of Iran and battlefield experience in Iraq and Afghanistan. He assembled an investor group to buy a failed California mortgage lender in 2009, rebranded it as...

  • President-elect Donald Trump said on Thursday he would name retired Marine Corps General James Mattis as defense secretary. Mattis is a retired Marine Corps general known for his tough talk, distrust of Iran and battlefield experience in Iraq and Afghanistan. He assembled an investor group to buy a failed California mortgage lender in 2009, rebranded it as...

  • President-elect Donald Trump chose a former Goldman Sachs banker and a billionaire investor on Tuesday to steer economic policy in his administration and a fierce Obamacare critic to dismantle President Barack Obama's signature healthcare program. Republican Trump is expected to name Steven Mnuchin, a former Goldman Sachs partner and Hollywood...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 29- President-elect Donald Trump on Tuesday chose a former Goldman Sachs banker and a billionaire investor to steer economic policy in his administration and a fierce Obamacare critic to dismantle President Barack Obama's signature healthcare program. Trump, a Republican, is expected to name Steven Mnuchin, a former Goldman Sachs partner and...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 29- United Technologies Corp has reached a deal with President-elect Donald Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence to keep close to 1,000 jobs at its Carrier Corp air conditioner plant in Indianapolis, roughly halving the number of U.S. jobs it planned to move to Mexico. "I will be going to Indiana on Thursday to make a major announcement...

  • Nov 29- United Technologies Corp has reached a deal with President-elect Donald Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence to keep 1,000 jobs at its Carrier unit's air conditioner plant in Indianapolis, roughly halving the number of U.S. jobs it planned to move to Mexico. Trump, Pence and company officials will meet in Indianapolis on Thursday afternoon to...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 29- President-elect Donald Trump on Tuesday chose a former Goldman Sachs banker and a billionaire investor to steer economic policy in his administration and a fierce Obamacare critic to dismantle President Barack Obama's signature heathcare program. Trump, a Republican, is expected to name Steven Mnuchin, a former Goldman Sachs partner and...

  • President-elect Donald Trump is expected to name former Goldman Sachs partner and Hollywood financier Steven Mnuchin as his nominee for Treasury secretary and billionaire investor Wilbur Ross to head the Commerce Department, according to Republican sources. He assembled an investor group to buy a failed California mortgage lender in 2009, rebranded it...

  • Representative Tom Price, an orthopedic surgeon from Georgia, will be Trump's health and human services secretary, and Seema Verma, the founder of a health policy consulting company, will lead the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, which is part of Health and Human Services and oversees government health programs for the poor and the elderly and...

  • Republican Representative Tom Price, an orthopedic surgeon from Georgia, will be Trump's Health and Human Services secretary, and Seema Verma, the founder of a health policy consulting company, will lead the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, which is part of HHS and which oversees government health programs for the poor and the elderly and insurance...

  • President-elect Donald Trump is expected on Tuesday to name former Labor Secretary Elaine Chao to be his transportation secretary, a source with knowledge of the decision said. She is married to U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Republican from Kentucky. Price, 62, is an orthopedic surgeon who heads the House of Representatives' Budget Committee.

  • President-elect Donald Trump is expected on Tuesday to name former Labor Secretary Elaine Chao to be his transportation secretary, a source with knowledge of the decision said. She is married to U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Republican from Kentucky. Price, 62, is an orthopedic surgeon who heads the House of Representatives' Budget Committee.

  • President-elect Donald Trump is expected on Tuesday to name former Labor Secretary Elaine Chao to be his transportation secretary, a source with knowledge of the decision said. She is married to U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Republican from Kentucky. Price, 62, is an orthopedic surgeon who heads the House of Representatives' Budget Committee.

  • Republican Representative Tom Price, an orthopedic surgeon from Georgia, will be Health and Human Services secretary, and consultant Seema Verma will lead the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, a powerful agency that oversees government health programs and insurance standards, Trump said in a statement. Price, 62, is an orthopedic surgeon who heads...

  • CHICAGO, Nov 16- The financial condition of Illinois' five state pension systems worsened during 2016 with unfunded liabilities growing to a record-setting $129.8 billion, a new report showed on Wednesday. The combined funded ratio of the five pension systems dropped from 41 percent in fiscal 2015, a level that put Illinois in a tie with Kentucky for the...

  • Nov 16- Two CSX Corp trains collided and derailed in central Florida early on Wednesday, injuring two crew members, the company said. The derailment caused a 4,000- gallon fuel leak from the trains, a CBS television affiliated station in Orlando reported. The phosphate train was traveling from Mulberry, Florida, to Chicago, with three locomotives and 100 loaded...

  • NEW YORK/ WASHINGTON, Nov 15- President-elect Donald Trump shuffled his transition team again on Tuesday, jettisoning a national security expert and lobbyists from his inner circle as he closed in on naming two loyal Wall Street backers to key economic positions. At the top of his list for senior economic positions are campaign finance chair and Wall Street...

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, Nov 15- President-elect Donald Trump closed in on naming two loyal Wall Street backers to key economic positions but jettisoned a national security expert from his inner circle as his transition cleared an initial paperwork snag on Tuesday. Trump, a Republican outsider who won a surprise election victory last week, is considering...

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, Nov 15- President-elect Donald Trump closed in on naming two early Wall Street backers to key economic positions but jettisoned a national security expert from his transition team on Tuesday, a sign of the premium he places on loyalty as he confronts the task of building his administration. Trump, a Republican outsider who won a surprise...

  • LOS ANGELES, Nov 15- Ford Motor Co is moving ahead with plans to shift production of small cars to Mexico from Michigan, while "two very important products" will be built in its U.S. factories, Chief Executive Officer Mark Fields told Reuters on Tuesday. President-elect Donald Trump has criticized Ford for the decision to shift production of Focus small cars to...