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  • WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump said Wednesday he will be "very angry" if the Senate fails to pass a revamped Republican health care bill and said Majority Leader Mitch McConnell must "pull it off," intensifying pressure on party leaders laboring to win over unhappy GOP senators and preserve the teetering measure. Trump's remarks came a day before McConnell, R-...

  • People in need of medical attention wait outside Greensville County High School, in Emporia, Virginia, June 25, 2017, for free medical aid by Remote Area Medical. The nonprofit volunteer medical relief corps provides free health care to people in remote areas of the US.

    The number of insurers applying to sell health plans next year on HealthCare.gov, the federal Obamacare marketplace, is down 38 percent.

  • A rendering of the upcoming Facebook data center in Fort Worth, Texas.

    Tax deals for companies like Apple, Facebook and Amazon can cost millions per job. A new accounting rule will put sunlight on these deals.

  • An 81- year-old man from Hialeah, Florida, near Miami is the 12th person known to have died in the U.S. due to malfunctioning Takata air bag inflators. —May 27, 2009: Ashley Parham, 18, of Midwest City, Oklahoma, 2001 Honda Accord. —July 27, 2014: Law Suk Leh of Sibu, Malaysia, 2003 Honda City.

  • GM Crossover SUV vehicles roll off the assembly line at the General Motors Lansing Delta Township Assembly Plant in Lansing, Michigan.

    A downturn in car sales after two record years is prompting companies to scale back domestic production, particularly for smaller vehicles. NYT reports.

  • NEW YORK, July 4- A new fund led by Greystar Real Estate Partners, the largest operator of apartments in the United States, will acquire luxury U.S. apartment developer Monogram Residential Trust Inc in a deal valued at about $3 billion, the companies said on Tuesday. Plano, Texas- based Monogram owns, operates and develops luxury apartment communities in coastal...

  • *Deal to sell six reactors to India might close in 2018. *Deal to sell six reactors to India might close in 2018. NEW DELHI, July 3- The U.S. administration has told India that Westinghouse Electric Co will emerge from bankruptcy and be sold by the year end, industry and diplomatic sources have said, raising the prospect of a Washington- supported sale or bailout for the...

  • Homeland Security and FBI officials could not be reached for comment on the report, which was dated June 28. A virus dubbed "NotPetya" attacked on Tuesday, spreading from initial infections in Ukraine to businesses around the globe. On Tuesday the energy-industry news site E&E News reported that U.S. investigators were looking into cyber intrusions this year at...

  • SPARTANBURG/ CHARLESTON, South Carolina, June 30- Y ears before Donald Trump began promising to bring back good manufacturing jobs by getting tough with U.S. trade partners, such jobs have already been on the rise, largely thanks to foreign companies now cast as villains in Trump's narrative. The U.S. president has threatened to tear up North American Free Trade...

  • By Siddharth Cavale and Diane Bartz. June 29- Drugstore chain Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc scrapped its deal to buy Rite Aid Corp after failing to win antitrust approval, but said it would instead buy nearly half of the smaller rival's U.S. stores for $5.18 billion. Rite Aid's shares plunged about 30 percent to $2.77, while Walgreens shares were flat at $76.91...

  • June 29- Drugstore chain Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc scrapped its deal to buy Rite Aid Corp after failing to win antitrust approval, but said it would instead buy nearly half of the smaller rival's U.S. stores for $5.18 billion. Rite Aid's shares plunged 25 percent to $2.93, while Walgreens shares were up slightly at $77.33. They decided to end the deal after the...

  • WBA shares rise 5 pct, RAD and Fred's shares fall 20 pct. Rite Aid's shares plunged 22 percent to $3.07, while Walgreens shares were up 5 percent at $81.02. The previous $9.5 billion deal, announced in October 2015, faced tough antitrust scrutiny as regulators deliberated over the effects of a merger between the No. 1 and No. 3 drug store chains in the United States...

  • the United States would stymie competition. 1/ 8 http://reut.rs/2kFULFa. Walgreens also reported better-than-expected profit and sales for the third quarter, helped by a rise in prescription volumes in its pharmacy business in the United States. The company also authorized a $5 billion buyback program and raised the bottom end of its full-year profit...

  • *Korea Inc says to invest $12.8 billion in U.S. in five years. But Moon, who will be accompanied by more than 50 South Korean business leaders, is also expected to face pressure to address his country's large trade surplus with the United States. Samsung's investment news was followed up by a statement from South Korea's biggest business lobby that 52 companies...

  • *Korea Inc says to invest $12.8 billion in U.S. in five years. But Moon, who will be accompanied by more than 50 South Korean business leaders, is also expected to face pressure to address his country's large trade surplus with the United States. Samsung's investment news was followed up by a statement from South Korea's biggest business lobby that 52 companies...

  • President Donald Trump will press South Korean President Moon Jae- in to improve trade imbalances with the United States during meetings at the White House on Thursday and Friday, a White House official said. Moon, whose talks with Trump will focus largely on efforts to press North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons program, did not directly address Trump's...

  • SEOUL, June 28- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd has agreed to open a $380 million home appliance manufacturing plant in the United States, in South Carolina, it said on Wednesday. The South Korean firm had launched talks to build a factory in the United States as worries about protectionist policies under U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said in a statement on...

  • Sansung to create 954 new jobs in South Carolina by 2020

    CNBC's Ylan Mui reports on Samsung's plan to open a new factory in South Carolina ahead of South Korea's new president first visit to the White House.

  • WILMINGTON, Del., June 27- The Delaware Supreme Court ruled in favor of Chicago Bridge& Iron Co on Tuesday in a $2 billion dispute with Westinghouse Electric Co that stems from cost overruns at a pair of unfinished U.S. nuclear power plants. Chicago Bridge shares soared after the court ended the battle over a 2015 deal in which Westinghouse, a unit of Japan's Toshiba...

  • WILMINGTON, Del, June 27- The Delaware Supreme Court ruled in favor of Chicago Bridge& Iron Co on Tuesday in a $2 billion dispute with Westinghouse Electric Co that stems from cost overruns at a pair of unfinished U.S. nuclear power plants. Tuesday's ruling will prevent Westinghouse from bringing to the auditor issues tied to historical accounting, which made up...