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  • Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., followed by Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., and Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colo.

    Your age may play a key role in whether you pay higher or lower premiums under the Senate GOP's proposed health-care bill.

  • The co-founder of a Massachusetts pharmacy sentenced to nine years in prison for a nationwide meningitis outbreak that killed 76 people and sickened hundreds more must report to prison by early August. Barry Cadden was acquitted of second-degree murder charges under federal racketeering law but was convicted of conspiracy and fraud charges.

  • BOSTON— The co-owner of a pharmacy responsible for the deaths of 76 people was sentenced Monday to nine years in prison after he tearfully apologized to victims who described watching their loved ones die or enduring excruciating physical pain from a 2012 nationwide fungal meningitis outbreak caused by contaminated steroids. "I am so sorry for your...

  • NEW YORK, June 23- U.S. For the third month in a row, was way below expectations, said Jim Vogel, an interest rate strategist at FTN Financial in Memphis, Tennessee, adding that continued declines in non-seasonally adjusted consumer prices played a large role in the market move. after flattening to 95 basis points on Thursday, the lowest since December 2007.

  • BOSTON— Prosecutors say the co-founder of a Massachusetts pharmacy linked to a deadly nationwide meningitis outbreak should be sent to prison for 35 years for showing "an unconscionable disregard for the lives of the patients." The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention traced the illnesses and deaths from the outbreak to medical steroids made by the...

  • NEW YORK, June 23- U.S. For the third month in a row, was way below expectations, said Jim Vogel, an interest rate strategist at FTN Financial in Memphis, Tennessee. after flattening to 95 basis points on Thursday, the lowest since December 2007.

  • BRUSSELS- European Central Bank President Mario Draghi participates in the European Council Meeting in Brussels, Belgium. NASHVILLE, Tennessee- Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard gives presentation on the U.S. economy and monetary policy before the Illinois Bankers Association 126th Annual Conference- 1515 GMT.

  • BRUSSELS- European Central Bank President Mario Draghi participates in the European Council Meeting in Brussels, Belgium. NASHVILLE, Tennessee- Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard gives presentation on the U.S. economy and monetary policy before the Illinois Bankers Association 126th Annual Conference- 1515 GMT.

  • June 22- A tropical depression formerly known as Tropical Storm Cindy caused flooding on Thursday in several U.S. southeastern states, spawned a tornado that injured four people in Alabama, and cut 16 percent of Gulf of Mexico oil production. Cindy was a tropical storm when it made landfall near the Louisiana- Texas border about 3 a.m. CT Thursday, then weakened as...

  • June 22- A tropical depression formerly known as Tropical Storm Cindy caused flooding on Thursday in several U.S. southeastern states, spawned a tornado that injured four people in Alabama, and cut 16 percent of Gulf of Mexico oil production. Cindy was a tropical storm when it made landfall near the Louisiana- Texas border about 3 a.m. CT Thursday, then weakened as...

  • Bruce Broussard, CEO, Humana

    Humana will not return to the individual insurance market after it exits the Obamacare exchanges this year.

  • Republicans in the U.S. Senate released a draft of their bill to undo Obamacare, officially called the Affordable Care Act, which reshapes the individual insurance market and the Medicaid program for the poor and reduces taxes. "This is just not a business that we will be good at," Humana CEO Bruce Broussard said in an interview, emphasizing that the company, the No. 4...

  • NEW YORK, June 22- Humana Inc will not return to the individual insurance market after it exits the Obamacare exchanges this year, a market that Republicans are trying to repeal and replace through new legislation, Humana's top executive said on Thursday. Republicans in the U.S. Senate released a draft of their bill to undo Obamacare, officially called the...

  • NASHVILLE, Tenn.— A U.S. Supreme Court action this week in a labor case involving Macy's department store workers should persuade Volkswagen to drop its legal challenges to the United Auto Workers' representation of skilled-trades workers at German automaker's lone U.S. plant in Tennessee, union officials said Thursday. Macy's made much the same arguments in...

  • June 22- Tropical Storm Cindy was downgraded to a tropical depression on Thursday after reaching land near the Texas- Louisiana border, but heavy rains, flooding and tornadoes still threatened parts of several states, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said. The storm is expected to continue to weaken but still carry heavy rains as it moves over eastern Texas,...

  • WASHINGTON— Speaker Paul Ryan is expressing support for a popular bill that would hit Iran and Russia with new sanctions amid Democratic criticism that House Republicans are stalling for time to weaken the penalties at the Trump administration's request. The sanctions measure was written by the Senate, where it passed last week on a 98-2 vote.

  • DENVER— Every day, immigrants are told to clean their living areas in a privately run Colorado detention center or risk being put in solitary confinement. Some also volunteer to do jobs as varied as landscaping, more cleaning and cutting other inmates' hair, but the pay is always the same— $1 a day. Courts view immigration detention not as punishment but as a way to...

  • **LONDON- Kristin Forbes, an external member of the Bank's Monetary Policy Committee, gives speech at the London Business School- 1800 GMT. **LONDON- Chris Salmon, Executive Director, Markets, Bank of England, gives opening remarks at the City Mental Health Alliance Graduate Wellbeing in the City event- 1200 GMT. WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Board Governor Jerome...

  • **LONDON- Kristin Forbes, an external member of the Bank's Monetary Policy Committee, gives speech at the London Business School- 1800 GMT. **LONDON- Chris Salmon, Executive Director, Markets, Bank of England, gives opening remarks at the City Mental Health Alliance Graduate Wellbeing in the City event- 1200 GMT. WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Board Governor Jerome...

  • WASHINGTON, June 21- Republican senators voiced concern on Wednesday about a plan to overhaul the U.S. healthcare system, fearing a rush to consider the major legislation as their party's leaders prepare to unveil it. The healthcare bill will be released to the Republican Senate Conference on Thursday at 9:30 a.m. and posted online, Senators John Barrasso of...