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  • The new version of the bill did little to assuage concerns of moderate Republicans, who worried that its deep cuts to Medicaid would harm their most vulnerable residents. The Senate added a number of changes to the bill in an attempt to win more support. Senior Republican Senate aides said the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office would assess a version of...

  • LONDON, July 13- Alcoa is bringing one of its U.S. aluminum smelters back from the dead. The Warrick smelter in Indiana has annual capacity of 269,000 tonnes, its own coal-based power source and is integrated with a rolling mill. But now, miraculously, Warrick is back and Alcoa will fire up three of the plant's five production lines, with capacity of 161,400 tonnes of...

  • LONDON, July 13- Alcoa is bringing one of its U.S. aluminium smelters back from the dead. The Warrick smelter in Indiana has annual capacity of 269,000 tonnes, its own coal-based power source and is integrated with a rolling mill. But now, miraculously, Warrick is back and Alcoa will fire up three of the plant's five production lines, with capacity of 161,400 tonnes of...

  • Rig hands thread together drilling pipe at a hydraulic fracturing site on the Marcellus shale rock formation in Pennsylvania.

    States like Pennsylvania and Ohio aim to leverage their natural gas production to attract investment in the petrochemicals industry.

  • Top States Worst Infrastructure

    Trump backs a $1 trillion infrastructure plan mixing state and private spending. These 10 crumbling states need it most.

  • These are America's worst states for businesses

    Here's why West Virginia tops the list as the worst state in America for business in 2017.

  • A large 20-foot-deep (6-meter) sinkhole that swallowed two vehicles in North Laurel Canyon Blvd, in Los Angeles, is cordoned-off on February 18, 2017, after a powerful storm hit southern California.

    From sluggish economies to the worst in education and innovation, these states score the lowest among all 50 for business.

  • Coal miners at the Harvey Mine in Sycamore, Pennsylvania, wait for the arrival of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency administrator.

    West Virginia's economy was hit hard with the decline in coal mining. It remains to be seen if Gov. Justice can revitalize the state.

  • Construction of the Gulf Coast Project pipeline, part of the Keystone XL pipeline, in Prague, Okla.

    Energy CEOs are warning if FERC is not functional by August break, the private investment dollars for these projects might be gone.

  • July 5- Jana Partners LLC stepped up its criticism on Wednesday of U.S. natural gas producer EQT Corp's deal to buy Rice Energy Inc, arguing that EQT could save as much as $4.5 billion if it separated its pipeline assets instead. EQT announced on June 19 that it would buy Rice for $6.7 billion in cash and stock, which would create the largest U.S. natural gas producer at...

  • Murray had accused the EPA, during the Obama administration, of overstepping its authority by imposing regulations without regard for their economic and employment impact. Murray had sued the EPA in 2014, citing a Clean Air Act provision directing it to "conduct continuing evaluations of potential loss or shifts of employment" when enforcing its...

  • The delay put the future of a longtime top Republican priority in doubt amid concerns about the Senate bill from both moderate and conservative Republicans. With Democrats united in their opposition, Republicans can afford to lose only two votes among their own ranks in the Senate. At the White House meeting with most of the 52 Republican senators, Trump said it...

  • The delay put the future of a longtime top Republican priority in doubt amid concerns about the Senate bill from both moderate and conservative Republicans. With Democrats united in their opposition, Republicans can afford to lose only two votes among their own ranks in the Senate. At the White House meeting with most of the 52 Republican senators, Trump said it...

  • The delay put the future of a longtime top Republican priority in doubt amid concerns about the Senate bill from both moderate and conservative Republicans. With Democrats united in their opposition, Republicans need almost every vote among their own ranks in the Senate. At the White House meeting with most of the 52 Republican senators, Trump said it was vital...

  • President Donald Trump summoned all 52 Republican senators to the White House on Tuesday afternoon to discuss how to proceed after party leaders failed to win over a small band of Republican holdouts. McConnell, whose party has a razor-thin majority in the 100- member Senate, told reporters that Republican leaders were still working to get the 50 votes needed...

  • 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,...

  • TAIPEI, June 22- Foxconn, the world's largest contract electronics maker, is looking at six U.S. states including Wisconsin as locations for a display-making plant and would make a decision next month, top executives said on Thursday. The Taiwan- based company has been eyeing U.S. investments for some time, and Chairman and Chief Executive Terry Gou visited the...

  • NEW YORK, June 21- Mylan N.V. is best known for producing EpiPen emergency allergy treatments and generic drugs. These refined coal credits were approved by Congress in 2004 in order to incentivize companies to fund production of cleaner coal. Mylan is one of only a few public companies, and the only publicly-traded pharmaceutical maker, that uses these tax...

  • In a White House meeting, Trump welcomed indications by senior Republicans that the Senate might vote on a healthcare bill in July, before it breaks for the summer, after the House of Representatives passed its own version in May. The gathering included Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, and his No. 2, Senator John Cornyn, along with House Speaker Paul Ryan...

  • In a White House meeting, Trump welcomed indications by senior Republicans that the Senate might vote on a healthcare bill in July, before it breaks for the summer, after the House of Representatives passed its own version in May. The gathering included Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, and his No. 2, Senator John Cornyn, along with House Speaker Paul Ryan...