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  • OAK HARBOR, Ohio— Living in the shadows of the Davis-Besse nuclear power plant's cooling tower that soars above Lake Erie in Ohio like an oversized lighthouse brings with it some give-and-take. In Wisconsin, the tiny town of Carlton saw the source of roughly 70 percent of its yearly budget disappear when the Kewaunee nuclear power plant closed four years ago.

  • SINGAPORE— French President Francois Hollande, on an official visit to Singapore, expressed a desire Sunday to strengthen France's partnership with the Southeast Asian city-state. "France considers Singapore not only for an economic partner, but also as a friendly country," Hollande said at a state banquet, where he gave a toast in French. Singapore's president,...

  • *Notes low seasonal demand, non- OPEC supply rise. KUWAIT, March 26- A joint committee of ministers from OPEC and non- OPEC oil producers has agreed to review whether a global pact to limit supplies should be extended by six months, it said in a statement on Sunday. OPEC and 11 other leading producers including Russia agreed in December to cut their combined output by...

  • NEW YORK— Should the "Fearless Girl" stand up to Wall Street's charging bull forever? That's the question New York City officials are facing after a statue of a ponytailed girl in a windblown dress went up in front of the bronze bull early this month and immediately became a tourist draw and internet sensation. Holli Sargeant, 20, a visitor from Queensland,...

  • *Notes low seasonal demand, non- OPEC supply rise. KUWAIT, March 26- A joint committee of ministers from OPEC and non- OPEC oil producers has agreed to review whether a global pact to limit supplies should be extended by six months, it said in a statement on Sunday. OPEC and rival oil-producing countries were meeting in Kuwait to review progress with their global pact...

  • Earlier this week, newly confirmed Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price stalled the rollout of mandatory Medicare payment reform programs for heart attack treatment, bypass surgery and joint replacements finalized by the Obama administration in December. Hospitals and physician groups have been counting on support from Medicare- the federal...

  • Earlier this week, newly confirmed Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price stalled the rollout of mandatory Medicare payment reform programs for heart attack treatment, bypass surgery and joint replacements finalized by the Obama administration in December. Hospitals and physician groups have been counting on support from Medicare- the federal...

  • Earlier this week, newly confirmed Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price stalled the rollout of mandatory Medicare payment reform programs for heart attack treatment, bypass surgery and joint replacements finalized by the Obama administration in December. Hospitals and physician groups have been counting on support from Medicare- the federal...

  • Earlier this week, newly confirmed Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price stalled the rollout of mandatory Medicare payment reform programs for heart attack treatment, bypass surgery and joint replacements finalized by the Obama administration in December. Hospitals and physician groups have been counting on support from Medicare- the federal...

  • Earlier this week, newly confirmed Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price stalled the rollout of mandatory Medicare payment reform programs for heart attack treatment, bypass surgery and joint replacements finalized by the Obama administration in December. Hospitals and physician groups have been counting on support from Medicare- the federal...

  • Earlier this week, newly confirmed Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price stalled the rollout of mandatory Medicare payment reform programs for heart attack treatment, bypass surgery and joint replacements finalized by the Obama administration in December. Hospitals and physician groups have been counting on support from Medicare- the federal...

  • Earlier this week, newly confirmed Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price stalled the rollout of mandatory Medicare payment reform programs for heart attack treatment, bypass surgery and joint replacements finalized by the Obama administration in December. Hospitals and physician groups have been counting on support from Medicare- the federal...

  • Earlier this week, newly confirmed Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price stalled the rollout of mandatory Medicare payment reform programs for heart attack treatment, bypass surgery and joint replacements finalized by the Obama administration in December. Hospitals and physician groups have been counting on support from Medicare- the federal...

  • *Notes low seasonal demand, non- OPEC supply rise. KUWAIT, March 26- A joint committee of ministers from OPEC and non- OPEC oil producers recommended extending by six months a global deal to reduce oil output, it said in a statement on Sunday. OPEC and rival oil-producing countries were meeting in Kuwait to review progress with their global pact to cut supplies.

  • KUWAIT CITY— Russia's energy minister says there's "94 percent" compliance on a six-month oil production cut among OPEC members and non-cartel nations, as well as discussions about continuing the cuts to boost crude prices. Alexander Novak made the comments Sunday in Kuwait at a compliance meeting. OPEC agreed in late November to cut its production by 1.2...

  • *Notes low seasonal demand, non- OPEC supply rise. KUWAIT, March 26- A joint committee of ministers from OPEC and non- OPEC oil producers recommended extending by six months a global deal to reduce oil output, a draft press release from their meeting on Sunday showed. OPEC and rival oil-producing countries were meeting in Kuwait to review progress with their global...

  • LONDON, March 26- Technology companies must cooperate more with law enforcement agencies and should stop offering a "secret place for terrorists to communicate" using encrypted messages, British interior minister Amber Rudd said on Sunday. Local media have reported that British-born Khalid Masood sent an encrypted message moments before killing four...

  • TEHRAN, Iran— Iran said Sunday it has imposed sanctions on 15 American companies over their alleged support for Israel, terrorism and repression in the region. ITT Corporation, Raytheon, Re/Max Real Estate, Magnum Research Inc., Oshkosh Corporation, Kahr Arms and Elbit Systems. A senior Iranian lawmaker meanwhile said Iran would consider a bill branding the U.S....

  • KUWAIT, March 26- A joint committee of ministers from OPEC and non- OPEC oil producers recommended extending by six months a global deal to reduce oil output, a draft press release from their meeting on Sunday showed. OPEC and rival oil producers are meeting in Kuwait to review progress with their global pact to cut supplies. The Organization of the Petroleum...

  • BOAO, China, March 26- China will substantially cut the number of sectors closed to foreign investment, its central bank governor said on Sunday. But Zhou Xiochuan of the People's Bank of China also said that as his country opens wider, "we want China to get fair treatment overseas." Among financial sectors targeted for further opening in China were banking,...