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  • Senator John McCain said on Friday he opposes the latest Republican bill to dismantle Obamacare, dealing the measure what could be a fatal blow given the party's slim Senate majority. With several other Republicans still undecided on the measure, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said earlier this week he intended to bring it to the Senate floor for a...

  • With no Democratic support for the bill, Republicans remain a handful of votes short in the Senate, needing 50 votes in a 100- seat chamber they control 52-48, with Pence casting a potential tie-breaking vote. Senator Rand Paul opposes it and at least six others are undecided: John McCain, Susan Collins, Lisa Murkowski, Dan Sullivan, Rob Portman and Jerry Moran.

  • Small business owners respond to Kansas' tax experiment

    CNBC's Kate Rogers reports on results of Kansas's tax experiment.

  • Kansas small businesses weigh in on tax experiment

    CNBC's Kate Rogers takes a look at how Kansas' state-wide tax experiment turned out and affected small businesses.

  • What went wrong in Kansas City's tax experiment?

    CNBC's Kate Rogers reports on a recently reversed tax experiment in the state of Kansas.

  • *Trump endorses bill, but it is unclear it can pass Senate. President Donald Trump, who has expressed frustration at the Senate's failure thus far to pass legislation dismantling Obama's signature legislative achievement, said "47 or 48" Republicans back the bill, which needs 50 votes for passage in the 100- seat Senate, which his Republican Party controls 52-48..

  • *Trump endorses bill, but it is unclear it can pass Senate. President Donald Trump, who has expressed frustration at the Senate's failure thus far to pass legislation dismantling Obama's signature legislative achievement, said "47 or 48" Republicans back the bill, which needs 50 votes for passage in the 100- seat Senate, which his party controls 52-48..

  • PARIS/ SINGAPORE, Sept 20- Chicago wheat futures edged higher on Wednesday on bargain buying, although gains were limited due to abundant world supplies. The most-active wheat contract on the Chicago Board of Trade rose 0.4 percent to $4.44-3/ 4 a bushel by 1046 GMT; corn was up 0.2 percent at $3.49 a bushel; and soybeans were up 0.4 percent at $9.69-1/ 4 a bushel.

  • SINGAPORE, Sept 20- Chicago wheat futures edged higher on Wednesday with prices supported by bargain-buying and expectations of lower production in Canada although abundant world supplies limited gains. The most-active wheat contract on the Chicago Board of Trade rose 0.3 percent to $4.44-1/ 2 a bushel by 0248 GMT, corn was unchanged at $3.48-1/ 4 a bushel and...

  • The original Pizza Hut building is moving

    The first Pizza Hut building is moving to a new home on the Wichita State University Campus in Kansas.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 7- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits jumped to its highest level in more than two years last week amid a surge in applications in hurricane-ravaged Texas, but the underlying trend remained consistent with a firming jobs market. A Labor Department official said last week's data had been impacted by Hurricane Harvey,...

  • Sept 6- Tyson Foods, the biggest U.S. meat processor, said on Tuesday it would build a $320 million poultry complex in eastern Kansas to meet increasing consumer demand for chicken. Tyson said in a post-earnings call in August that it was finding it difficult to meet the increased demand for fully cooked chicken and raw meat in the United States.

  • Sept 4- One person has suffered second- and third-degree burns in a gasoline explosion at HollyFrontier Corp's 150,000- barrel-per-day El Dorado refinery in Kansas, according to a local media report on Monday.

  • CHICAGO, Sept 1- Environmental activists on Friday said the state of Illinois' approval of its first permit to allow a specific kind of oil and gas fracking would increase the risk of harm to the environment and residents' health. An Illinois Department of Natural Resources office determined on Thursday that Woolsey Operating Co's application to perform high...

  • Cities with the best view of the total eclipse are spending big, bracing for a huge influx of tourists — and it's not clear it will pay off.

  • *USDA estimates, big Russian crop dent price sentiment. PARIS/ SINGAPORE, Aug 14- Chicago wheat futures dropped on Monday for a third session, weakened by big harvests in the Black Sea region and a smaller than expected cut in the U.S. government's spring wheat forecast. The Chicago Board of Trade's most-active wheat contract lost 1.5 percent to $4.32-3/ 4 a bushel by...

  • SINGAPORE, Aug 14- Chicago wheat futures slid 1.2 percent on Monday, falling for a third consecutive session to a two-month low under pressure from abundant global supplies. The Chicago Board of Trade's most-active wheat contract lost 1.2 percent to $4.34 a bushel by 0256 GMT after declining earlier in the session to $4.32-1/ 2 a bushel, the lowest since June 12.

  • Shown the Door, Older Workers Find Bias Hard to Prove

    70 former Spirit AeroSystems employees are filing suit against the company for age discrimination.

  • July 20- The president of the United Auto Workers union said on Thursday the union is talking with General Motors Co about the potential threat to plants and jobs from slumping U.S. car sales. "We are talking to right now about the products that they currently have" at underused car plants such as Hamtramck in Michigan and Lordstown in Ohio, and whether they might be...

  • July 20- The president of the United Auto Workers union said on Thursday the union is talking with General Motors Co about the potential threat to plants and jobs from slumping U.S. car sales. "We are talking to right now about the products that they currently have" at underused car plants such as Hamtramck in Michigan and Lordstown in Ohio, and whether they might be...