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  • March 27- A federal judge on Wednesday overturned the Trump administration's approval of plans by Kentucky and Arkansas to impose work requirements on people seeking Medicaid health insurance benefits. The decisions came in separate lawsuits by Kentucky and Arkansas residents enrolled in Medicaid. Kentucky and Arkansas are among eight states that have...

  • March 27- A federal judge on Wednesday overturned the Trump administration's approval of plans by the states of Kentucky and Arkansas to impose work requirements on people seeking to obtain benefits from the Medicaid health insurance program. The decisions came in separate lawsuits by Kentucky and Arkansas residents enrolled in Medicaid.

  • March 27- A federal judge on Wednesday overturned the Trump administration's approval of plans by the states of Kentucky and Arkansas to impose new work requirements on people seeking to obtain benefits from the Medicaid health insurance program. The decision came in separate lawsuits by Kentucky and Arkansas residents enrolled in Medicaid.

  • The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service said https://www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsis/topics/recalls-and-public-health-alert s/ r e c a l l- c a s e- a r c h i v e/ a r c h i v e/ 2 0 1 9/ r e c a l l- 0 3 4- 2 0 1 9- r e l e a s e late Thursday it had received two consumer complaints of extraneous material in Tyson's chicken strips and that there were no...

  • KANSAS CITY, Mo., March 21- Missouri's governor declared a state of emergency on Thursday as floodwaters that left a swath of destruction across Nebraska and Iowa surged downstream, swamping small towns, roads and farmland in the U.S Midwest. Flooding triggered by last week's so-called "bomb cyclone" storm has already inflicted damage estimated at nearly $1.5...

  • VALLEY, Neb., March 21- As icy floodwaters fed by rains and melting snow receded in Nebraska and Iowa, leaving destroyed homes, drowned cattle and swamped farmland, Midwestern states downstream on Thursday braced for a relentless surge along the Missouri River, with more rain expected. Flooding from last week's storm has already caused nearly $1.5 billion in...

  • VALLEY, Neb., March 21- As icy floodwaters fed by rains and melting snow receded in Nebraska and Iowa, leaving destroyed homes, drowned cattle and swamped farmland, Midwestern states downstream on Thursday braced for a relentless surge along the Missouri River, with more rain expected. Flooding from last week's storm has already caused nearly $1.5 billion in...

  • VALLEY, Neb., March 20- Small Missouri towns on Wednesday prepared for the next wave of flooding along the snow melt-swollen Missouri River after high waters wreaked an estimated $1 billion in damage in Nebraska, and officials warned the deadly disaster was far from over. Floodwaters spawned by last week's late-winter storm and warmer weather that swiftly...

  • Floodwaters resulting from a late-winter storm last week and warming spring weather that melted snow quickly this week inundated a large swath of Midwestern farm states Missouri, Nebraska and Iowa along the Missouri, North America's longest river. Missouri officials stacked sandbags along major waterways and closed highways near the rising Missouri...

  • Floodwaters resulting from a late-winter storm last week and warming spring weather that melted snow quickly this week inundated a large swath of Midwestern farm states Missouri, Nebraska and Iowa along the Missouri, North America's longest river. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration also predicted major flooding for parts of Kansas,...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 10- Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Thursday stressed again that the U.S. central bank can be patient in approving any further rate increases as officials gauge whether the U.S. economy will slow this year, as some in financial markets worry, or continue motoring ahead as the Fed itself expects. "Especially with inflation low and under...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 10- Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Thursday stressed again the U.S. central bank can be patient in approving any further rate increases as officials gauge whether the U.S. economy will slow this year, as some in financial markets worry, or continue motoring ahead as the Fed itself expects. "Especially with inflation low and under...

  • RALEIGH, N.C., United States- Richmond Fed President Tom Barkin speaks in North Carolina to the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce at its 2019 Economic Forecast event- 1335 GMT. MILWAUKEE, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans speaks on current economic conditions and monetary policy before event, Milwaukee Business Journal...

  • WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 9 RIVERWOODS, Illinois- Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans speaks on current economic conditions and monetary policy at the Discover Financial Services meeting- 1400 GMT. BOSTON- Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren speaks on the economic outlook before the Boston Economic Club- 1630 GMT.

  • MONDAY, JANUARY 7 ATLANTA- Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Raphael Bostic speaks on the economic outlook and monetary policy before a fireside chat hosted by the Rotary Club of Atlanta- 1740 GMT. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 9 RIVERWOODS, Illinois- Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans speaks on current economic conditions and monetary...

  • SATURDAY, JANUARY 5 ATLANTA, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President Mary Daly speaks before the American Economic Association LGBTQ Lunch- 1730 GMT. ATLANTA- Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Raphael Bostic participates in "The Future of Traditional Banking" panel before the American Economic Association/Allied Social...

  • PRAGUE, Dec 6- For trips near their village in western Poland, Jacek Balcer and his wife zip around in their electric cars. The number of EVs in the region of 100 million people stretching from Poland in the north to Bulgaria in the south is expected to surge when tighter European Union emissions rules come into force in 2020.. The biggest network of fast-charging...

  • HAVANA, Nov 8- Representatives of U.S. agribusiness, the farming lobby and related industries opened a three-day conference in Cuba on Thursday aimed at increasing sales and cooperation with a country that the administration of U.S. The U.S. Agricultural Coalition for Cuba, which seeks increased trade with Cuba and the lifting of the trade embargo, is...

  • Nov 8- Walmart Inc said it would start offering holiday deals for customers as early as Thursday, as it prepares to compete with Amazon Inc, Target Corp and other rivals for shoppers on one of the busiest shopping days of the year. The company will offer Black Friday deals at 10 p.m. EST online on Thanksgiving eve- two hours earlier than in previous years- in order to...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 29- Wells Fargo& Co will not finish paying back the estimated 600,000 customers it wrongly charged for auto insurance until at least 2020, the bank said in a letter to U.S. lawmakers seen by Reuters. U.S. regulators slapped Wells Fargo with a $1 billion penalty in April when it admitted to wrongly forcing drivers into auto insurance policies.