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  • March 29- In the last four years, North Carolina has become the second largest solar market in the United States, behind only California. It has installed more solar energy than Texas, which has nearly three times the population; more than Arizona, which has twice as many sunny days; and more than New York, which has far more aggressive renewable energy targets.

  • The North American Free Trade Agreement with Mexico and Canada will top the list of trade deals to be reviewed, which affect 20 countries from the Americas to Asia, the officials told Reuters. Politico first reported the plan for the two orders, quoting a senior administration official as saying the trade orders would help shift the White House narrative "to a...

  • WASHINGTON, March 19- U.S. House Republicans are working on changes to their healthcare overhaul bill to provide more generous tax credits for older Americans and add a work requirement for the Medicaid program for the poor, House Speaker Paul Ryan said on Sunday. Ryan also said Republicans were working on changes that would allow federal block grants to states...

  • WASHINGTON, March 19- U.S. House Republicans are working on changes to their healthcare overhaul bill to provide more generous tax credits for older Americans and add a work requirement for the Medicaid program for the poor, House Speaker Paul Ryan said on Sunday. Ryan said Republican leaders still planned to bring the healthcare bill to a vote on the House of...

  • CHICAGO, March 16- A Wal-Mart Stores Inc supplier has recalled frozen pizzas available in 11 U.S. states due to concerns about possible listeria contamination, according to the retailer and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. RBR Meat Company recalled about 21,220 pounds of Marketside Extra Large Supreme Pizza that were shipped to retail distribution...

  • NEW YORK, March 16- Oil prices slipped on Thursday, as support from a weaker dollar was offset by U.S. crude inventories near record high levels that again raised concerns whether OPEC- led output cuts were starting to drain a global glut. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and some non- OPEC producers cut production from Jan. 1 to reduce record...

  • NEW YORK, March 16- Oil prices slipped on Thursday, as support from a weaker dollar was offset by a stubbornly high level of U.S. inventories near record levels that suggested OPEC- led output cuts were starting to drain supplies. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and some non- OPEC producers cut production from Jan. 1 to reduce record stocks of...

  • NEW YORK, March 16- Oil prices eased on Thursday, as support from a weaker dollar was offset by a stubbornly high level of U.S. inventories near record highs that suggested OPEC- led output cuts were starting to drain supplies. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and some non- OPEC producers cut production from Jan. 1 to reduce record stocks of...

  • Congressional Budget Office report on Monday forecast that by 2026, the number of people without health insurance would increase by 24 million if the House of Representatives' legislation to replace the 2010 Affordable Care Act is adopted. The findings could make it harder for Republicans to sell the plan- their first major piece of legislation under...

  • WASHINGTON, March 13- A veteran of the Obama administration's Agriculture Department, Lillian Salerno, is under consideration to fill the empty Democratic seat on the Federal Trade Commission, which enforces antitrust law and investigates scams. While at the Agriculture Department, Salerno worked on the opioid epidemic and on an initiative on promoting...

  • WASHINGTON, March 13- A veteran of the Obama administration's Agriculture Department, Lillian Salerno, is under consideration to fill the empty Democratic seat on the Federal Trade Commission, which enforces antitrust law and investigates scams. While at the Agriculture Department, Salerno worked on the opioid epidemic and on an initiative on promoting...

  • WASHINGTON, March 13- A veteran of the Obama administration's Agriculture Department, Lillian Salerno, is under consideration to fill the empty Democratic seat on the Federal Trade Commission, which enforces antitrust law and investigates scams. While at the Agriculture Department, Salerno worked on the opioid epidemic and on an initiative on promoting...

  • WASHINGTON, March 13- A veteran of the Obama administration's Agriculture Department, Lillian Salerno, is under consideration to fill the empty Democratic seat on the Federal Trade Commission, which enforces antitrust law and investigates scams. While at the Agriculture Department, Salerno worked on the opioid epidemic and on an initiative on promoting...

  • WASHINGTON, March 13- A veteran of the Obama administration's Agriculture Department, Lillian Salerno, is under consideration to fill the empty Democratic seat on the Federal Trade Commission, which enforces antitrust law and investigates scams. While at the Agriculture Department, Salerno worked on the opioid epidemic and on an initiative on promoting...

  • WASHINGTON, March 13- A veteran of the Obama administration's Agriculture Department, Lillian Salerno, is under consideration to fill the empty Democratic seat on the Federal Trade Commission, which enforces antitrust law and investigates scams. While at the Agriculture Department, Salerno worked on the opioid epidemic and on an initiative on promoting...

  • TOKYO, March 13- The Tokyo Stock Exchange launched a new stock index on Monday, selecting 200 companies among small-to-mid-cap firms with high return on equity and operating profits as well as strong corporate governance. "The launch of this index is expected to continue to encourage Japan corporations to emphasize actions that are valued by equity...

  • March 13- If the Republicans' plan to dismantle most of Obamacare is approved later this month by the U.S. House of Representatives, where it cleared initial hurdles last week, it would go next to the Senate, where its fate is uncertain. Republicans dominate the House, but have only 52 seats in the 100- seat Senate. Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky: He has called the plan "...

  • WASHINGTON, March 7- President Donald Trump on Tuesday endorsed Republican legislation to replace the Obamacare healthcare law but it faced a rebellion by conservative groups and lawmakers who denounced it, complicating its chances for passage in the U.S. Congress. Speaker Paul Ryan said he could guarantee that he had enough votes to win passage of the...

  • NEW YORK, March 2- Retail currency brokers are considering operating in the United States after a nearly seven-year absence, if President Donald Trump is able to carry through on his pledge to deregulate financial markets. Sirani's observation is shared by many market participants such as Javier Paz, senior analyst at research firm Aite Group, and Meir...

  • HOUSTON, Feb 24- Refiners and pipeline shippers in the Salt Lake City area are facing new delays obtaining crude oil after a pipeline outage last week was followed by snow on Friday that made it difficult to deliver much-needed oil by truck. The 16- inch Wahsatch pipeline can carry roughly 100,000 barrels per day of crude from locations near Evanston, Wyoming, to...