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  • By a vote of 54-45, the Senate approved a resolution already passed in the House of Representatives to ax the rule, which is intended to keep water sources in areas of mountaintop removal mining clear of waste. The Senate was scheduled later on Thursday to debate killing an equally controversial rule requiring extraction companies such as Exxon Mobil and...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 2- The U.S. Senate voted on Thursday to overturn a rule aimed at cutting water pollution from coal-mining waste, the first of a number of Obama-era regulations congressional Republicans are aiming to kill. By a vote of 54-45, the Senate approved a resolution passed in the House of Representatives on Wednesday to axe the rule intended to keep water...

  • Amazon to build air cargo hub in Kentucky

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  • SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 31- Amazon.com Inc plans to invest $1.49 billion to build a large air cargo hub in northern Kentucky, state officials said on Tuesday, stoking expectations it may one day opt to directly compete with FedEx Corp and United Parcel Service Inc.. "We estimate a $400 billion- plus market opportunity for Amazon in delivery, freight forwarding, and...

  • Tempur Sealy's shares were down 28.5 percent at $45.20 in late afternoon trading, easing slightly after hitting a more-than-three-year low of $42.54. However, Mattress Firm is not only Tempur Sealy's largest, but also its most profitable customer, and the stock is tanking because estimates for future periods must be lowered, ROE Equity Research analyst Laura...

  • Jan 30- Mattress maker Tempur Sealy International Inc said it terminated its contracts with U.S. mattress retailer Mattress Firm Holdings Corp, after disagreements over changes, which asked for "significant economic concessions." Shares are tanking because Mattress Firm is Tempur Sealy's largest and most profitable customer, so estimates for future...

  • Jan 30- Mattress maker Tempur Sealy International Inc said it terminated its contracts with U.S. mattress retailer Mattress Firm Holdings Corp, after disagreements over changes, which asked for "significant economic concessions." Shares are tanking because Mattress Firm is Tempur Sealy's largest and most profitable customer, so estimates for future...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 20- Tax cuts, deregulation and more federal spending advocated by the incoming Trump administration are a classic remedy for economic stagnation and long unemployment lines. What the country needs now, labor economists and Fed officials say, is small-bore surgery- policies focused on depressed regions in its rural areas and industrial...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 20- Tax cuts, deregulation and more federal spending advocated by the incoming Trump administration are a classic remedy for economic stagnation and long unemployment lines. What the country needs now, labor economists and Fed officials say, is small-bore surgery- policies focused on depressed regions in its rural areas and industrial...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 20- Tax cuts, deregulation and more federal spending advocated by the incoming Trump administration are a classic remedy for economic stagnation and long unemployment lines. What the country needs now, labor economists and Fed officials say, is small-bore surgery- policies focused on depressed regions in its rural areas and industrial...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 19- U.S. crude inventories rose unexpectedly last week as refineries sharply slowed production, while gasoline stocks soared amid weak demand, the Energy Information Administration said on Thursday. U.S. crude and Brent tumbled to session lows of $51.24 and $54.05 per barrel respectively after the data. Refinery runs dropped precipitously amid...

  • Crude inventories rose 4.1 million barrels in the week to Jan. 6, the U.S. Energy Information Administration said, higher than analyst expectations for a 1.2- million-barrel build. Counter-seasonal strength in refinery runs have boosted product inventories, while stronger imports have bolstered crude stocks, "said Matt Smith, director of commodity research...

  • Crude inventories rose 4.1 million barrels in the week to Jan. 6, the U.S. Energy Information Administration said, higher than analyst expectations for a 1.2 million-barrel build. Counter-seasonal strength in refinery runs have boosted product inventories, while stronger imports have bolstered crude stocks, "said Matt Smith, director of commodity research...

  • DETROIT, Jan 9- Global auto executives at the Detroit auto show are highlighting their investments in the United States, mindful of President-elect Donald Trump's attacks on automakers for building vehicles in Mexico. FCA announced on Sunday it would spend $1 billion to retool factories in Ohio and Michigan to build new Jeep sport utility vehicles, as well as a...

  • DETROIT, Jan 9- Toyota Motor Corp will invest $10 billion in the United States over the next five years, the same as in the previous five years, North America Chief Executive Jim Lentz said on Monday, to meet demand and upgrade plants to build more fuel-efficient models. The Japanese automaker has come under fire by President-elect Donald Trump for its plans,...

  • President-elect Donald Trump continued holding meetings on Monday in New York as he prepared to take over the White House from Democrat Barack Obama on Jan. 20. *President and CEO Randy Falco. *Chief News, Entertainment& Digital Officer Isaac Lee.

  • President-elect Donald Trump continued holding meetings on Monday in New York as he prepares to take over the White House from Democrat Barack Obama on Jan. 20. *Founder and executive chairman, Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd. *President and CEO Randy Falco.

  • President-elect Donald Trump continued holding meetings on Friday in New York as he prepares to take over the White House from Democrat Barack Obama on Jan. 20. *Central Intelligence Agency Director John Brennan. *Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey.

  • Jan 5- U.S. crude oil inventories fell sharply as higher refining runs prompted a surge in gasoline and distillate stocks in the last week of 2016, the Energy Information Administration said on Thursday. "The large crude draw can entirely be explained away by the 7.1 million-barrel draw to Gulf coast inventories, as tax mitigation strategies meant crude...

  • In August he called on the EPA to change the market for renewable fuel credits to favor smaller refiners like CVR. Genscape has 60 days to oppose the EPA notice, and the company can continue to verify credits until the agency issues it final order. The EPA action comes after regulators discovered Kentucky- based Genscape verified millions of renewable fuel...