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  • President Donald Trump has invited Senate Republicans to the White House after a GOP attempt to repeal and replace the Obama-era health care law collapsed for a second time. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced earlier Tuesday that the Senate would move ahead on a straight-up repeal vote early next week. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says the...

  • BETHESDA, Md. _ Lockheed Martin Corp. on Tuesday reported second-quarter earnings of $942 million. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $3.10 per share. Five analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $12.47 billion.

  • After a series of critical lapses, the Obama administration directed the Federal Transit Administration to oversee safety for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority. In January 2015, a Virginia woman died and more than 80 other people were taken to the hospital after they were trapped in a smoke-filled train. To provide a longer-term solution,...

  • WASHINGTON— After months of delay, the Trump administration is finalizing plans to revamp the nation's military command for defensive and offensive cyber operations in hopes of intensifying America's ability to wage cyberwar against the Islamic State group and other foes, according to U.S. officials. Cyber Command would eventually be split off from the...

  • Top States Worst Infrastructure

    Trump backs a $1 trillion infrastructure plan mixing state and private spending. These 10 crumbling states need it most.

  • Top States On The Move.

    CNBC reveals the 10 states where you will pay a pretty penny to live and plunk down big bucks for some basic essentials.

  • These are the five most expensive US states

    Living in these states is a blessing and a curse. Prices are sky-high, but the lifestyles can be grand. Here are 2017's five most expensive states to live in.

  • CHICAGO, July 11- American technology. In Texas, Microsoft is testing a smart trap to isolate and capture Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, known Zika carriers, for study by entomologists to give them a jump on predicting outbreaks. The Zika epidemic that emerged in Brazil in 2015 and left thousands of babies suffering from birth defects has added urgency to the effort.

  • July 10- Canadian cable company Cogeco Communications Inc said on Monday its Atlantic Broadband unit would buy MetroCast's assets for about $1.4 billion, expanding its presence in the United States. In April, U.S. cable mogul John Malone's Liberty Interactive Corp said it would acquire Alaska- based cable provider General Communication Inc while...

  • July 10- Canadian cable company Cogeco Communications Inc said on Monday its subsidiary Atlantic Broadband would buy MetroCast's assets for about $1.4 billion, to expand its presence in the United States. MetroCast's network covers areas such as New Hampshire, Maine, Pennsylvania, Maryland and Virginia. Morgan, Lewis& Bockius LLP was Harron Communications'...

  • President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin, a veteran businessman and a former spy, shook hands on Friday ahead of the most highly anticipated face-to-face meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit. Trump has said he wants to find ways to work with Putin, a goal made more difficult by sharp differences over Russia's actions in Syria and Ukraine,...

  • Trump has said he wants to find ways to work with Putin, a goal made more difficult by sharp differences over Russia's actions in Syria and Ukraine, and allegations Moscow meddled in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Trump, who has angered world leaders with his decision to pull the United States out of the Paris accord on climate change, will likely have to leave...

  • WASHINGTON, July 6- More than one-third of U.S. states on Thursday sued the U.S. Education Department and Secretary Betsy DeVos over the recent suspension of rules that would have swiftly canceled the student-loan debt of people defrauded by Corinthian Colleges Inc and other for-profit schools. Massachusetts, 17 other states and the District of Columbia said...

  • July 6- The main U.S. trade group for generic pharmaceutical companies filed a lawsuit on Thursday seeking to block a recently adopted Maryland law that lets the state attorney general sue generic drugmakers that sharply raise prices. The Association for Accessible Medicines filed the lawsuit in federal court in Baltimore to seek an injunction that would...

  • Democratic attorneys general for New York, Maryland, Vermont, Washington, Massachusetts and the District of Columbia filed a motion to intervene in a case environmental and social advocacy groups brought in a federal appeals court on June 5. The EPA has previously said chlorpyrifos, which is sold under a range of brandnames, did not meet safety standards laid...

  • WASHINGTON, July 6- More than one-third of U.S. states on Thursday sued the U.S. Education Department and Secretary Betsy DeVos over the recent suspension of rules that would have swiftly canceled student-loan debt of people defrauded by Corinthian Colleges Inc and other for-profit schools. Massachusetts, 17 other states and the District of Columbia said in a...

  • WASHINGTON, July 6- More than one-third of U.S. states on Thursday sued the U.S. Education Department and its secretary, Betsy DeVos, over a recent decision to suspend rules intended to speedily cancel student-loan debt of people defrauded by for-profit Corinthian Colleges Inc and others. Massachusetts, 17 other states and the District of Columbia said in a...

  • WASHINGTON, July 6- More than one-third of U.S. states on Thursday sued the U.S. Education Department and its secretary, Betsy DeVos, over a recent decision to suspend rules intended to speedily cancel the student-loan debt of people defrauded by for-profit Corinthian Colleges Inc and other firms, according to the state of Maryland.

  • LONDON, July 5- Wanna buy into one of the hottest commodities in town? On the London Metal Exchange the price for three-month cobalt has leapt from $32,750 per tonne at the start of January to a current $58,500. For just nine Canadian dollars you can now buy a share in Cobalt 27 Capital Corp, which made its C $200 million debut on Canada's Venture Exchange last month.

  • Allegations of Russian meddling in last years U.S. election have alarmed both Republican and Democratic lawmakers, who are pushing to extend tough sanctions placed on Russia following its 2014 annexation of Crimea, a peninsula belonging to Ukraine. Lawmakers including Republican Senator Cory Gardner are also concerned Russia has prolonged the civil war...