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  • House Republicans leaving a White House meeting with Trump, as well as a Capitol Hill meeting with House Speaker Paul Ryan and Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, listed several changes they expect to be made in order to attract both moderate and conservative party members who are currently waffling about their support. Conservative Republicans...

  • J.C. Penney on Friday released a list of the 138 locations that will close in the coming months as part of its plan to cut costs. Riverview Mall in Bullhead City. Fort Morgan Main Street in Fort Morgan.

  • House Republicans leaving a White House meeting with Trump, as well as a Capitol Hill meeting with House Speaker Paul Ryan and Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, listed several changes they expect to be made in order to attract both moderate and conservative party members who are currently waffling about their support. Conservative Republicans...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, March 17- Tesla Inc's $1.2 billion share and convertible debt offering on Friday demonstrates once again the unflagging ability by the luxury electric carmaker and its high-profile head, Elon Musk, to tap Wall Street for sorely needed cash. The capital raise removed "an overhang on the stock," in the eyes of investors, wrote analyst Jamie Albertine...

  • President Donald Trump says he expects the House Republican health plan will be passed "substantially pretty quickly." Dean Heller says he can't support the House GOP health care bill in its current form, leaving the measure short of the support it needs in the Senate. Heller, who faces re-election next year, was asked if he agreed with Nevada Gov.

  • WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump agreed to add fresh Medicaid curbs to the House Republican health care bill Friday, bolstering the measure with support from some conservative lawmakers but leaving its prospects wobbly. While the rapid-fire events seemed to build momentum for the pivotal GOP legislation, its fate remained clouded.

  • *Plans to sell land to China's Genzon for $260 mln- source. LeEco, one of China's most ambitious companies that grew from a Netflix-like video website to a business empire spanning consumer electronics to cars within 13 years, is struggling to support its goals that include beating Elon Musk's Tesla Motors in premium electric vehicle making.

  • WASHINGTON— In a story March 15 about health care legislation, The Associated Press reported erroneously that FreedomWorks, which organized a demonstration near the Capitol against the House Republican bill, is backed by the billionaire Koch brothers. GOP leaders acknowledge health bill changes, may delay vote. Ryan told reporters that GOP leaders could now...

  • CHICAGO, March 16- A Wal-Mart Stores Inc supplier has recalled frozen pizzas available in 11 U.S. states due to concerns about possible listeria contamination, according to the retailer and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. RBR Meat Company recalled about 21,220 pounds of Marketside Extra Large Supreme Pizza that were shipped to retail distribution...

  • WASHINGTON, March 16- The White House's 2018 budget plan for the U.S. Department of Energy includes $120 million for nuclear waste programs including the restart of licensing for Nevada's Yucca Mountain, a project stalled for years by lawsuits and local opposition. While Yucca Mountain would store waste on a practically permanent basis, the budget money would...

  • Duke Blue Devils guard Frank Jackson drives in a game against the North Carolina Tar Heels on March 10, 2017, at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.

    March Madness is now underway, and there is money to be made — and lost — on your bets.

  • John Kasich of Ohio, Rick Snyder of Michigan, Brian Sandoval of Nevada and Asa Hutchinson of Arkansas said Thursday in a letter that the beleaguered legislation "provides almost no new flexibility for states," fails to ensure enough resources to protect vulnerable residents, and shifts significant new costs to states. Instead, the governors are presenting...

  • The House Budget Committee narrowly voted Thursday to advance the troubled Republican health bill, with defections by three GOP conservatives underscoring the obstacles party leaders face in maneuvering to avoid a stinging setback to their showpiece legislation after seven years of promises to repeal and replace "Obamacare. In another warning signal,...

  • That is still less than some of Trumps fellow Republicans in Congress have called for, including the heads of the committees in the Senate and House of Representatives that oversee the U.S. military. The plan earmarks the new funds to accelerate the fight against Islamic State militants, reverse Army troop reductions, build more ships for the Navy and ramp up the...

  • WHITE HOUSE PROPOSES FUNDS TO REVIVE YUCCA MOUNTAIN NUCLEAR WASTE SITE PROJECT IN NEVADA- BUDGET.

  • The $54 billion boost for the military is the largest since President Ronald Reagan's Pentagon buildup in the 1980 s, promising immediate money for troop readiness, the fight against Islamic State militants and procurement of new ships, fighter jets and other weapons. The 10 percent Pentagon boost is financed by $54 billion in cuts to foreign aid and domestic...

  • WASHINGTON, March 16- The White Houses fiscal 2018 budget plan for the U.S. Department of Energy includes $120 million to restart licensing for the proposed Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump in Nevada, a project stalled for years by lawsuits and local opposition. In 2010, then-President Barack Obama withdrew the license to store waste at Yucca amid opposition...

  • March 15- The lawyer defending Las Vegas sports gambler William "Billy" Walters against insider trading charges said the U.S. government's key witness, former Dean Foods Co Chairman Tom Davis, turned on his client to win a sweetheart deal for himself. "The only thing Billy Walters is guilty of is being friends with and trusting Tom Davis," lawyer Barry Berke said in...

  • LAS VEGAS— Contract negotiations between the Culinary Union and Palace Station management are expected to begin soon following an agreement to settle a series of labor cases filed with the nation's top labor arbiter. The first collective bargaining session must take place within 12 weeks from Monday, when the union and Las Vegas- based Station Casinos signed...

  • Some details on the men, according to an indictment, documents made public by the Justice Department and AP reporting:. People who said they know Baratov told The Associated Press he's an exotic car buff who has owned an Aston Martin, Lamborghini, Porsche and Mercedes, among others. Mike Le, owner of All In Detailings in Mississauga, Ontario, said Baratov was once a...