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  • Orrin Hatch, chairman of the Finance Committee, confirmed late Tuesday he was revising the bill to include repeal of the insurance mandate "to help provide additional relief to low- and middle-income families." The surprise renewal of the failed effort to scrap the law's mandate came a day after President Donald Trump renewed pressure on GOP lawmakers to...

  • BRENTFORD, Britain _ Abengoa Yield PLC on Monday reported third-quarter profit of $30 million. The Brentford, Britain- based company said it had net income of 30 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • WASHINGTON— The Latest on Republican tax overhaul legislation:. The White House is praising the House Ways and Means Committee for approving the Republican Party's tax cut package. The House Ways and Means Committee voted 24-16 along party lines to deliver the complex measure to the full House.

  • SIOUX FALLS, S.D.— Sanford Health is creating a $1 million global medical research prize to honor advancements in medicine, one of the largest philanthropic awards in the world. A review panel of medical experts will assess medical achievements early next year, said David Pearce, president of Sanford Research. "Sanford Research is about developing cures and...

  • WASHINGTON— Former Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer told lawmakers Wednesday that the threat from state-sponsored hackers has changed the playing field so dramatically that even the best-defended companies can fall victim. Mayer joined former and current CEOs of Equifax in testifying before a Senate committee examining recent data breaches that affected...

  • DEADWOOD, S.D.— A hotel and casino in the western part of South Dakota has filed for bankruptcy protection just two months after actor-director Kevin Costner shuttered the doors on his area casino. The Celebrity Hotel and Casino filed documents seeking protection from creditors last week in U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of South Dakota.

  • RAPID CITY, S.D. _ Black Hills Corp. on Thursday reported third-quarter net income of $27.7 million. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 55 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • NEW YORK/ CHICAGO, Nov 2- Democratic-leaning states are set to bankroll a big chunk of the tax cuts unveiled in a Republican tax plan on Thursday, as the plan slashes deductions used the most by residents of states that voted against Donald Trump in the 2016 elections. Among those potentially hardest-hit are California and New York with state income tax rates of...

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  • NEW YORK/ CHICAGO, Nov 2- Democratic-leaning states are set to bankroll a big chunk of the tax cuts unveiled in a Republican tax plan on Thursday, as the plan slashes deductions used the most by residents of states that voted against Donald Trump in the 2016 elections. Among those potentially hardest-hit are California and New York with state income tax rates of...

  • NEW YORK/ CHICAGO, Nov 2- Democratic-leaning states are set to bankroll a big chunk of the tax cuts unveiled in a Republican tax plan on Thursday, as the plan slashes deductions used the most by residents of states that voted against Donald Trump in the 2016 elections. Among those potentially hardest-hit are California and New York with state income tax rates of...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 1- Scott Garrett, who sought to shut down the U.S. Export-Import Bank two years ago as a Republican congressman, vowed on Wednesday to run the government trade lender to the full extent of its legal authority if confirmed as its next president. Period, "Garrett told the Senate Banking Committee. Garrett in charge of EXIM would be like putting an...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 26- American International Group Inc on Thursday sued Walt Disney Co to avoid having to reimburse the parent of ABC News for part of a settlement of a meat producer's defamation lawsuit over a product that critics call "pink slime." In a complaint filed in a New York state court in Manhattan, AIG Specialty Insurance Co urged a judge to reject Disney's $25...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 25- President Donald Trump launched a program on Wednesday to expand testing of drones to include flights over people, nighttime operations and flights out of sight of the operator, the White House said. The White House stopped short of proposing new regulations that would allow broader nationwide use of drones or any timetable for new...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 25- President Donald Trump is launching a program to expand testing of drones to include flights over people, nighttime operations and flights out of sight of the operator, the White House said on Wednesday. States and local governments would be able to seek Federal Aviation Administration approval for testing and expanded use, but the White...

  • Regions and cities in 43 U.S. states from Maine to Alaska, as well as Washington, D.C., submitted bids by the Oct. 19 deadline, Amazon said. The states that did not bid were Arkansas, Hawaii, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Vermont and Wyoming. Canadian bids came from the provinces of Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Nova Scotia, Ontario and Quebec.

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 5- The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the Sept. 21 collision of a civilian drone and a U.S. Army UH-60 helicopter east of Staten Island, New York, as concerns mount over the rising number of unmanned aircraft in U.S. airspace. The Army is conducting a mishap investigation, the agency said. Earlier this year, the U.S. Federal...

  • Sept 27- The South Dakota meat processor that sued ABC News over the characterization of its top-selling product as "pink slime" in TV news reports has set up a $10 million fund to help former employees and communities affected by the plants it closed in 2012, it said on Wednesday. The privately held Beef Products Inc sued ABC, a unit of Walt Disney Co, in 2012, saying...

  • CHICAGO, Sept 22- U.S. ethanol makers, taking advantage of low corn prices, are ramping up production and expanding capacity to try to squeeze less-efficient competitors out of an overcrowded market. "There's only two speeds- there's full throttle or off," said Randall Doyal, chief executive officer of Al-Corn Clean Fuel in Minnesota. Since 2007, nearly every...

  • 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.