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NEW DELHI, March 2- India's opposition Bharatiya Janata Party will consider raising the cap on foreign investment in the insurance sector from the current level of 26 percent if it comes to power after elections due by May, a senior party leader said on Sunday.
March 2- While Colorado environmental groups work to put a ballot measure before voters this fall that could severely hobble the U.S. energy industry, Whiting Petroleum Corp is busy figuring out where in the state it can spend $10 billion over the next decade. The Denver- based company sees Colorado as key to its plan to sharply boost oil and natural gas production.
Another alarm has been sounded by health insurers over potential price hikes and benefit cuts for seniors should the U.S slash Medicare Advantage reimbursements again.
National Labor Relations Board, or NLRB, to apply it to the contentious mid-February election in Chattanooga. So it is unclear if the test is suited to assessing whether anti-union statements made by conservative lawmakers and interest groups compromised the Chattanooga election, as the UAW contends, experts told Reuters.
WASHINGTON, Feb 28- A month after Republicans rallied around offering an alternative to President Barack Obama's healthcare law in an election-year move to broaden their appeal to voters, divisions are surfacing over the issue in the U.S. House of Representatives.
BOSTON-- His political future clouded by scandal, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie pressed ahead on a national fundraising tour Thursday, but kept a low profile during a brief Boston appearance that attracted GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney and intense criticism from Democrats.
WASHINGTON, Feb 28- A month after Republicans rallied around offering an alternative to "Obamacare" in an election-year move to broaden their appeal to voters, divisions are surfacing over the issue in the U.S. House of Representatives.
WASHINGTON, Feb 28- President Barack Obama's ban on discriminatory health insurance practices against the sick has not stopped insurers from increasing up-front charges for the expensive drugs needed to control chronic illnesses from leukemia to multiple sclerosis.
Rachel Ziemba, Director, Emerging Markets at Roubini Global Economics says India's economic growth will be stuck in the 5-6 percent range over the next two years.
TRENTON, N.J.-- The mayor of New Jersey's capital city was removed from office by a judge Wednesday, 19 days after a jury found him guilty of corruption as part of a government sting. Trenton Mayor Tony Mack, 48, had fought to remain in office until his sentencing in May while also seeking to have his conviction thrown out.
NEW DELHI, Feb 27- Indian opposition candidate for prime minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday the country's millions of family-owned traders must learn to work with large modern stores and online retailers, in comments that could signal a shift in thinking.
NEW DELHI, Feb 27- India's drive to break an infrastructure investment logjam has come too late to revive the economy before the forthcoming general election- and it could be years before it pays growth dividends for the next government.
NEW DELHI, Feb 27- Indian opposition candidate for prime minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday the country's millions of family-owned traders must learn to work with large modern shops and online retailers, in comments that could signal a shift in thinking.
TUNIS, Feb 26- Tunisia expects a record high 7 million tourists to visit this year as the country that inspired the Arab Spring revolts enjoys political stability for the first time since the uprising three years ago, the tourism minister said.
RIO DE JANEIRO/ LONDON, Feb 25- Brazil's real on Tuesday gained for a fifth session in a row as investors turned less pessimistic on the country's fiscal prospects, but Turkey's lira hit a two-week low versus the dollar after the latest twist in a government corruption scandal.
PARIS, Feb 25- David Azema, the high-profile head of a French state institution, has ruled himself out as a candidate to unseat the boss of utility Veolia, just hours after the government had appeared to confirm he would stand.
ANKARA, Feb 25- Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan accused political rivals of shameless fabrication of a telephone tap of him telling his son to dispose of large sums of money on the day police raided houses in a graft inquiry into his government.
CARACAS, Venezuela-- A meeting billed as a national dialogue for local and state officials in troubled Venezuela convened Monday without the country's most prominent opposition leader.
LONDON, Feb 25- Turkey's lira hit two-week lows versus the dollar on Tuesday while stocks fell 3 percent after the latest twist in a government corruption scandal, while concerns about Chinese yuan moves weighed on other emerging assets.
ANKARA, Feb 25- Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan's office described as a dirty immoral fabrication voice recordings purporting to reveal Erdogan telling his son to dispose of large sums of money on the day police raided houses in a graft inquiry into his government.