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  • WASHINGTON/ SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 13- Eighteen U.S. states vowed to sue President Donald Trump's administration on Friday to stop him from scrapping a key component of Obamacare, subsidies to insurers that help millions of low-income people pay medical expenses, even as Trump invited Democratic leaders to negotiate a deal. The subsidies cost $7 billion this year...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 12- A suggestion by President Donald Trump that a U.S. regulator pull broadcast licenses from TV networks over what Trump calls "fake news" has been met by silence from the watchdog's head Ajit Pai, who has a history of defending free speech rights. Pai, who was reconfirmed last week for a new five-year term at the Federal Communications Commission...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 1- When disaster hits the chemical plants in Port Arthur, Texas, triggering fires like those that flared in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, Hilton Kelley is the man fielding panicked calls from neighbors unsure whether they should evacuate their homes. More than 1,500 accidents at chemical plants have been reported in the United States since 2007,...

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  • WASHINGTON, Oct 1- When disaster hits the chemical plants in Port Arthur, Texas, triggering fires like those that flared in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, Hilton Kelley is the man fielding panicked calls from neighbors unsure whether they should evacuate their homes. More than 1,500 accidents at chemical plants have been reported in the United States since 2007,...

  • Sept 28- Washington state on Thursday sued OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP, becoming the latest state or local government to file a lawsuit seeking to hold pharmaceutical companies accountable for a national opioid addiction epidemic. Stamford, Connecticut- based Purdue said in a statement it was "deeply troubled" by the opioid crisis and that its U.S. Food and...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 27- U.S. states have negotiated to the bitter end to keep health insurers selling Obamacare plans in every county next year, in some cases taking a hard-line to prevent exits that leave residents without access to health coverage. Others fear exposure to a program targeted by President Donald Trump and the Republican-controlled Congress for...

  • SINGAPORE, Sept 25- Oil major Chevron Corp will next year invest around $4 billion to ramp up its crude production in the Permian Basin area of the United States, a company executive said on Monday. Ryan Krogmeier, Chevron's vice president of crude supply and trading, told the S&P Global Platts APPEC conference in Singapore that the company would increase its...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 12- Energen Corp on Tuesday sought guidance from an Alabama court on the state's shareholder rights laws which an activist investor had said it would use to force a sale of the U.S. oil and gas producer, a regulatory filing shows. Energen's assets are concentrated in the Permian Basin in Texas and New Mexico, where valuations have soared in the last two...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 8- Days after President Donald Trump's decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, Mayara Pena still has a lot of unanswered questions. On Tuesday, Pena, who came to the United States from Brazil as a teenager, learned that her authorization to work and protection from deportation under DACA will lapse in 2019, before the car...

  • WASHINGTON/ SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 7- U.S. legislation may be needed to require social media companies to disclose more about how their platforms are used for political advertising, a senior Democratic lawmaker said on Thursday, after new signs of Russian efforts to influence the 2016 election. Facebook Inc said on Wednesday that an operation likely based in...

  • Sept 7- New Mexico on Thursday sued eight opioid manufacturers and wholesale distributors, becoming the latest state or local government to file a lawsuit seeking to hold corporations accountable for a national drug addiction epidemic. New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas accused Purdue Pharma LP, Johnson& Johnson, Allergan Plc, Endo International...

  • Sept 7- New Mexico on Thursday sued eight opioid manufacturers and wholesale distributors, becoming the latest state or local government to file a lawsuit seeking to hold corporations accountable for a national drug addiction epidemic. New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas accused Purdue Pharma LP, Johnson& Johnson, Allergan Plc, Endo International...

  • A second round of talks starts on Friday in Mexico City to renegotiate the 1994 accord binding the United States, Mexico and Canada. U.S.- Canada- Mexico trade has quadrupled since NAFTA took effect in 1994, surpassing $1 trillion in 2015.. While several other states export a significant amount of products to Canada and Mexico, Michigan is an "outlier" in Fitch's...

  • A policeman equipped with a Glock revolver, handcuffs and a radio on his belt patrols a street in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

    Two people were killed and four hospitalized Monday after a shooting at a library in Clovis city, New Mexico, the city's fire chief said.

  • Dawn Bennett, who hosted "Financial Myth Busting with Dawn Bennett," diverted about half of what she raised in a 2-1/ 2 year scheme to repay earlier investors, buy luxuries including many dozen pairs of shoes and pay back rent to the Dallas Cowboys for a luxury suite at AT&T Stadium, authorities said. The SEC filed related civil charges on Friday against Bennett and...

  • Benchmark Brent crude was up 30 cents at $51.96 a barrel by 1345 GMT. "If the downtrend in oil inventories is maintained, then a bullish case can be made for oil, especially given the ongoing supply restrictions from OPEC and Russia," he added. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and non- OPEC producers including Russia have pledged to hold back...

  • LONDON, Aug 22- Oil prices steadied on Tuesday, supported by signs that global supply may be tightening gradually and restrained by rising U.S. shale production. "If the downtrend in oil inventories is maintained, then a bullish case can be made for oil, especially given the ongoing supply restrictions from OPEC and Russia," he added. The Organization of the...

  • LONDON, Aug 22- Oil prices rose on Tuesday, lifted by indications that supply may be tightening gradually, especially in the United States. "If the downtrend in oil inventories is maintained, then a bullish case can be made for oil, especially given the ongoing supply restrictions from OPEC and Russia," he added. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries...

  • Bankruptcy Judge Brendan Shannon in Wilmington, Delaware, granted a 90- day halt on lawsuits brought by Hawaii, New Mexico, the U.S. Virgin Islands as well as individuals. Takata argued for a six-month freeze on hundreds of lawsuits so management could complete a $1.6 billion sale of its viable operations, crucial to its reorganization, and replace air bag...