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  • Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will meet with senators who are undecided on the bill and who face questions from their governors and state Medicaid officials about potential cuts to the government insurance program for the poor and disabled, lawmakers said. At least four conservative Republican senators- Ted Cruz, Rand Paul, Ron Johnson and Mike Lee-...

  • WASHINGTON, June 27- Republican leaders were in a fierce push on Tuesday to shore up support for a healthcare bill in the U.S. Senate after the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said 22 million Americans would lose insurance over the next decade under the measure. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will continue meeting on-the-fence senators who...

  • Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will continue meeting on-the-fence senators facing questions from their governors and state Medicaid offices about the bill's cuts to the government insurance program for the poor and disabled, lawmakers said. At least four conservative Republicans- Senators Ted Cruz, Rand Paul, Ron Johnson and Mike Lee- said their...

  • Collins' opposition highlights the delicate balance that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell must strike as he tries to deliver a legislative win to President Donald Trump by reconciling the Republican Party's moderate and conservative wings. Key conservative senators have said the Senate bill does not do enough to repeal Obamacare.

  • Republicans have a 52- seat majority in the 100- seat Senate and Democrats are united in opposition. The CBO score is also likely to amplify criticism from industry groups such as the American Hospital Association and American Medical Association, which said earlier on Monday that the Senate's bill violated the doctors' precept of "first, do no harm.

  • June 26- Apple Inc is working with Cisco Systems Inc to help businesses that primarily use gear from both companies to get a discount on cyber-security insurance premiums, Apple Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook said on Monday. Sharing a stage with Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins at a Cisco event in Las Vegas, Cook said the combination of gear from the two companies was...

  • June 26- Apple Inc is working with Cisco Systems to help businesses that primarily use gear from both companies to obtain a discount on cyber-security insurance premiums, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook told Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins onstage at a Cisco event in Las Vegas. Cook argued that the combination of gear from the two companies was more secure than the use of...

  • BOSTON/ NEW YORK, June 26- Investors betting trillions on ethically-appealing stocks may not be getting all they expect. However, some investors and funds may rely too much on the scores of one rating firm, said Dan Hanson, a portfolio manager at Jarislowsky Fraser Global Investment Management. "We don't have a common vernacular," said Asha Mehta, director of...

  • BOSTON/ NEW YORK, June 26- Investors betting trillions on ethically-appealing stocks may not be getting all they expect. However, some investors and funds may rely too much on the scores of one rating firm, said Dan Hanson, a portfolio manager at Jarislowsky Fraser Global Investment Management. "We don't have a common vernacular," said Asha Mehta, director of...

  • *Five Republican senators oppose Senate bill. White House officials said on Friday that Trump has been in touch with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and made calls on Thursday and Friday to other lawmakers. "We're pleasantly surprised with a lot of the support that's already come out and I think we'll continue to work through in particular the four...

  • *Five Republican senators oppose Senate bill. White House officials said on Friday that Trump has been in touch with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and made calls on Thursday and Friday to other lawmakers. "We're pleasantly surprised with a lot of the support that's already come out and I think we'll continue to work through in particular the four...

  • *Five Republican senators oppose Senate bill. White House officials said on Friday that Trump has been in touch with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and made calls on Thursday and Friday to other lawmakers. "We're pleasantly surprised with a lot of the support that's already come out and I think we'll continue to work through in particular the four...

  • A fifth Republican senator says he will not support Senate Obamacare replacement

    Nevada's Dean Heller said that he will not support the Senate's bill in its current form.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, June 15- Uber Technologies Inc's drive to become a major player in the trucking business is off to a bumpy start, with analysts and industry executives questioning what exactly the company can bring to the sprawling $700- billion industry. The San Francisco ride-services giant had planned to disrupt freight hauling by offering a complete...

  • TORONTO, June 13- Canada's Shaw Communications Inc said on Tuesday it would sell its data center subsidiary ViaWest Inc to Peak 10 Holding Corp for $1.675 billion, using some of the proceeds to buy airwaves to boost its new wireless unit. Shaw said it would pay C $430 million to acquire wireless spectrum from Quebecor Media Inc, which is majority-owned by Quebecor...

  • June 13- Canada's Shaw Communications Inc said on Tuesday it would sell its data center subsidiary ViaWest Inc to Peak 10 Holding Corp for about C $2.3 billion, as the cable company looks to streamline its operations. Shaw bought ViaWest from private equity firms Oak Hill Capital Partners and GI Partners for about $1.2 billion three years ago.

  • NEW YORK, June 12- The "sell in May" memo arrived a bit late in some investors' inboxes this year. "We're having a hard time deciding whether it's really a tech-specific sell-off or if this is a valuation pullback, so we're just holding pat right now," said Scott Goginsky, a co-portfolio manager of the Biondo Growth Fund. "The overall equity market health is reasonably good...

  • NEW YORK, June 12- The "sell in May" memo arrived a bit late in some investors' inboxes this year. "We're having a hard time deciding whether it's really a tech-specific sell-off or if this is a valuation pullback, so we're just holding pat right now," said Scott Goginsky, a co-portfolio manager of the Biondo Growth Fund. "The overall equity market health is reasonably good...

  • NEW YORK, June 12- The "sell in May" memo arrived a bit late in some investors' inboxes this year. "We're having a hard time deciding whether it's really a tech-specific sell-off or if this is a valuation pullback, so we're just holding pat right now," said Scott Goginsky, a co-portfolio manager of the Biondo Growth Fund. "The overall equity market health is reasonably good...

  • June 8- Universal Entertainment Corp, a Japanese maker of slot machines, said on Thursday it was investigating what it suspects was an improper transfer of funds by Kazuo Okada, its founder and chairman, to a company he controls. The statement says that all but HK $5 million of the loan was subsequently transferred to Okada Holdings Limited, a company controlled by...