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  • WASHINGTON, Jan 19- Rick Perry, President-elect Donald Trump's pick to run the Energy Department, will face questioning by senators on Thursday on creating jobs in the industry and bolstering U.S. energy security- but also about an earlier proposal to abolish the agency. The energy committee senators- many of whom represent fossil fuel-producing states...

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    How can the Trump administration replace Obamacare without falling flat on its face? Tell the states to do it instead, says Vox's Ezra Klein.

  • MOSCOW, Jan 13- Russia's Gazprom has acknowledged for the first time a threat to its dominant position in European gas market from an expected influx of liquefied natural gas produced in the United States under Donald Trump's administration. Gazprom, which supplies a third of Europe's needs, had previously dismissed possible rivalry from the LNG exports from...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 3- Big Oil could be in a unique position to protect its interests against a Republican proposal to tax imports, given that President-elect Donald Trump's cabinet is studded with oil champions sensitive to the risk of higher gasoline prices. Trump's emerging leadership includes Exxon Mobil Corp Chief Executive Officer Rex Tillerson as...

  • Senate confirmation is required for all the posts except national security adviser and White House posts. A civil engineer by training, the Texan joined the world's largest energy company in 1975 and led several of its operations in the United States as well as in Yemen, Thailand and Russia. DEFENSE SECRETARY: JAMES MATTIS Mattis is a retired Marine general...

  • Senate confirmation is required for all the posts except national security adviser and White House posts. A civil engineer by training, the Texan joined the world's largest energy company in 1975 and led several of its operations in the United States as well as in Yemen, Thailand and Russia. DEFENSE SECRETARY: JAMES MATTIS Mattis is a retired Marine general...

  • Senate confirmation is required for all the posts except national security adviser and White House posts. A civil engineer by training, the Texan joined the world's largest energy company in 1975 and led several of its operations in the United States as well as in Yemen, Thailand and Russia. DEFENSE SECRETARY: JAMES MATTIS Mattis is a retired Marine general...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 3- Big Oil could be in a unique position to protect its interests against a Republican proposal to tax imports, given that President-elect Donald Trump's cabinet is studded with oil champions sensitive to the risk of higher gasoline prices. Trump's emerging leadership includes Exxon Mobil Corp Chief Executive Officer Rex Tillerson as...

  • Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry leaves after a meeting with US President-elect Donald Trump at Trump Tower December 12, 2016 in New York.

    Rick Perry's record as Texas governor is surprisingly strong on clean energy, says Neil Auerbach.

  • President-elect Donald Trump has named Tom Bossert as White House homeland security adviser, the transition team said in a statement on Tuesday. Senate confirmation is required for all the posts except national security adviser and White House posts. A civil engineer by training, the Texan joined the world's largest energy company in 1975 and led several of...

  • President-elect Donald Trump has named Tom Bossert as White House homeland security adviser, the transition team said in a statement on Tuesday. Senate confirmation is required for all the posts except national security adviser and White House posts. A civil engineer by training, the Texan joined the world's largest energy company in 1975 and led several of...

  • President-elect Donald Trump has named Tom Bossert as White House homeland security adviser, the transition team said in a statement on Tuesday. Senate confirmation is required for all the posts except national security adviser and White House posts. A civil engineer by training, the Texan joined the world's largest energy company in 1975 and led several of...

  • President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday named Peter Navarro, an economist who has pushed a hard line on China, to head a newly formed White House National Trade Council, the transition team said in a statement. Senate confirmation is required for all the posts except national security adviser, White House chief of staff, directors of the White House National...

  • President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday named Peter Navarro, an economist who has pushed a hard line on China, to head a newly formed White House National Trade Council, the transition team said in a statement. Senate confirmation is required for all the posts except national security adviser, White House chief of staff, directors of the White House National...

  • President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday named Peter Navarro, an economist who has pushed a hard line on China, to head a newly formed White House National Trade Council, the transition team said in a statement. Senate confirmation is required for all the posts except national security adviser, White House chief of staff, directors of the White House National...

  • Dec 19- President-elect Donald Trump will nominate high-frequency trading expert Vincent Viola to be secretary of the Army, a senior transition official said on Monday. Senate confirmation is required for all the posts except national security adviser, White House chief of staff, White House director of the National Economic Council and White House...

  • Dec 19- President-elect Donald Trump will nominate high-frequency trading expert Vincent Viola to be secretary of the Army, a senior transition official said on Monday. Senate confirmation is required for all the posts except national security adviser, White House chief of staff, White House director of the National Economic Council and White House...

  • Dec 19- President-elect Donald Trump will nominate high-frequency trading expert Vincent Viola to be secretary of the Army, a senior transition official said on Monday. Senate confirmation is required for all the posts except national security adviser, White House chief of staff, White House director of the National Economic Council and White House...

  • President-elect Donald Trump speaks to reporters at Trump Tower December 6, 2016 in New York City.

    With more than 20 nominees now selected, Donald Trump's cabinet appears much like the president-elect himself.

  • CANNON BALL, N.D., Dec 18- Two weeks after a victory in their fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline, most protesters have cleared out of the main protest camp in North Dakota- but about 1,000 are still there, and plan to remain through the winter. "I've seen some of my friends leave but I will be here until the end and will stand up to Trump if he decides to approve the...