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  • And we'll see if we can take care of that, "Trump said in an interview with Fox News that aired on Friday, calling the group of conservative lawmakers" four very good people. " Trump earlier indicated changes may be in store for the proposal unveiled by Senate Republicans on Thursday to replace former President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law.

  • *Anxiety that India has lost diplomatic ground. *India pushing to buy surveillance drones from U.S. Trump met Chinese President Xi Jinping in April and has also had face time with the leaders of nations including Japan, Britain and Vietnam since taking office in January, prompting anxiety in New Delhi that India is no longer a priority in Washington.

  • Now comes his next challenge— persuading enough Republicans to back the measure and avert a defeat that would be shattering for President Donald Trump and the GOP. "I am very supportive of the Senate# HealthcareBill. Shortly after the 142- page bill was distributed, more than a half-dozen GOP lawmakers signaled concerns or initial opposition.

  • Even CEOs have to start somewhere. At a time when a smaller proportion of teens are working summer jobs, some of today's corporate chief executives reminisced to The Associated Press about what they did and what they learned in their earliest jobs. Campbell Soup CEO Denise Morrison worked three summers as a phone operator.

  • NEW YORK— With the number of teenagers working summer jobs in decline since the 1980 s, students and their parents have found creative ways to fill summer months. Mary Ellen Ynes is the mother of two in the Silicon Valley town of Redwood Shores, California. Sheila Sheley of Dallas has a 16- year-old daughter who will be a senior in the fall.

  • ConocoPhillips says that sensors scattered across its well fields helped it halve the time it once took to drill new wells in Eagle Ford shale basin of South Texas. By comparing data from hundreds of sensors, its program automatically adjusts the weight placed on a drill bit and its speed, accelerating the extraction of oil, said Matt Fox, ConocoPhillips'...

  • *Anxiety that India has lost diplomatic ground. *India pushing to buy surveillance drones from U.S. Trump met Chinese President Xi Jinping in April and has also had face time with the leaders of nations including Japan, Britain and Vietnam since taking office in January, prompting anxiety in New Delhi that India is no longer a priority in Washington.

  • Flooding and road closures stretched from east Texas into northwestern Florida after Cindy made landfall early on Thursday near the Louisiana- Texas border and weakened to a tropical depression, the National Weather Service said. At least two tornadoes were reported near Birmingham, Alabama, destroying several buildings and injuring at least four people,...

  • CALGARY, Alberta, June 22- Four of Canada's biggest banks are the largest providers of C $5.5 billion in credit for Kinder Morgan Canada Ltd's Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project, the company said in regulatory filings on Thursday. Along with 20 other banks backing the expansion, they are expected to face increasing pressure from environmental and...

  • *Anxiety that India has lost diplomatic ground. *India pushing to buy surveillance drones from U.S. Trump met Chinese President Xi Jinping in April and has also had face time with the leaders of nations including Japan, Britain and Vietnam since taking office in January, prompting anxiety in New Delhi that India is no longer a priority in Washington.

  • 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...

  • But workers in Idaho will attempt just that starting Friday. A massive sequoia sent to Boise as a small seedling by naturalist John Muir more than a century ago is now in the way of a hospital's expansion and plans are to move it two blocks away to city property. "We've all got our fingers crossed that the tree is going to make it to its new location," said Mary Grandjean,...

  • But the centerpiece of his plan would use $200 billion in government money to attract enough private investment to raise $1 trillion for infrastructure projects. Regardless, investors looking to bet on such an increase in infrastructure spending should also consider companies outside the U.S., says Josh Duitz, portfolio manager of the Alpine Global...

  • The American Academy of Pediatrics says the bill would hurt children by scaling back Medicaid. America's Essential Hospitals says the version the Senate released Thursday might lead to hospitals reducing services or closing. The American Medical Association is still reviewing the plan, but says it strongly opposes limits on Medicaid spending.

  • June 22- Wall Street moved higher in early afternoon trading on Thursday as health stocks got a boost after Republicans unveiled a bill to repeal Obamacare and the energy sector rebounded as oil prices rose from multi-month lows. The S&P healthcare index rose 1.58 percent to hit a record high as investors cheered the bill, which is aimed at curbing Medicaid...

  • NEW YORK, June 22- The operator of the biggest U.S. fuel pipeline system said on Thursday demand to transport gasoline to the country's populous northeast is the weakest in six years, the latest symptom of a global oil market grappling with oversupply. Benchmark U.S. gasoline prices led the energy complex higher and were up about 2.1 percent shortly after midday,...

  • 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,...

  • SAN FRANCISCO— At Facebook, mere "sharing" is getting old. So the Facebook founder wants to bring more meaning to its nearly 2 billion users by nudging them into online groups that bring together people with common passions, problems and ambitions. Much like the creation of Facebook itself— the largest social-engineering project in history— that shift could have...

  • 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.