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  • WASHINGTON— Unwilling to concede defeat on a bedrock GOP promise, President Donald Trump on Saturday tried to sway two Republican holdouts on the party's last-ditch health care hope while clawing at his nemesis who again has brought the "Obamacare" repeal-and-replace effort to the brink of failure. John McCain, whose announcement Friday that he would not vote...

  • Duke Energy Corp. said Friday it will now post online the maps and emergency responder contact information. Two environmental advocacy groups had said Wednesday they planned a lawsuit to force disclosure of the information withheld for more than a dozen Duke Energy sites in Indiana, Kentucky and North Carolina. The groups said Duke Energy was the country's...

  • Treasury prices gained on Friday on global concerns about North Korea after it said it might test a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific Ocean, and as investors closed positions before the weekend. "There's much less selling in advance of the weekend," said Jim Vogel, an interest rate strategist at FTN Financial in Memphis, Tennessee. "This has the initial appearance of...

  • Treasury prices gained on Friday on global concerns about North Korea after it said it might test a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific Ocean, and as investors closed positions before the weekend. "There's much less selling in advance of the weekend," said Jim Vogel, an interest rate strategist at FTN Financial in Memphis, Tennessee. "This has the initial appearance of...

  • SPRING HILL, Tenn.— General Motors is laying off the third shift at its Spring Hill, Tennessee, SUV factory as it deals with a slowing U.S. auto market. GM also confirmed Friday that it's investing $294 million in the factory to build a new Cadillac SUV. The Spring Hill plant makes the Cadillac XT5 and GMC Acadia midsize SUVs, both of which have had strong sales this year.

  • Treasury prices gained on Friday on concerns about conflict with North Korea, which said it might test a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific Ocean, and as investors closed positions before the weekend. Theres much less selling in advance of the weekend, said Jim Vogel, an interest rate strategist at FTN Financial in Memphis, Tennessee. This has the initial appearance...

  • Treasury prices gained on Friday on concerns about conflict with North Korea, which said it might test a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific Ocean, and as investors closed positions before the weekend. Theres much less selling in advance of the weekend, said Jim Vogel, an interest rate strategist at FTN Financial in Memphis, Tennessee. This has the initial appearance...

  • John McCain declared his opposition Friday to the GOP's last-ditch effort to repeal and replace "Obamacare," dealing a likely death blow to the legislation and, perhaps, to the Republican Party's years of vows to kill the program. "I believe we could do better working together, Republicans and Democrats, and have not yet really tried," McCain said of the bill,...

  • WASHINGTON— Prospects are good for a public shaming in the Equifax data breach, but it's unlikely Congress will institute sweeping new regulations after hackers accessed the personal information of an estimated 143 million Americans. Several bills unveiled after Equifax are so far missing a key ingredient for success: Republican co-sponsors.

  • CSX Assistant Vice President Maryclare Kenney apologized to customers in the email dated Sept. 8. The Surface Transportation Board, the U.S. rail regulator, is due to host a hearing in Washington, D.C., over CSX's service on Oct. 11. The company emailed manufacturers about the Lordstown embargo on Sept. 8, two days after CSX executives said the railroad had made...

  • Lisa Murkowski, among a handful of GOP senators who've not said how they'll vote and whose backing party leaders desperately need. The language would shield Alaska from cuts the legislation would make in Medicaid by limiting spending to a specified amount per beneficiary under the health care program for the poor. And studies released by the nonpartisan...

  • MONTREAL, Sept 21- A strike that began Sunday at a Canadian General Motors Co plant is having a ripple effect, with the company temporarily laying off workers at three parts facilities on Thursday. Additional workers at two U.S. engine plants, in Spring Hill, Tennessee, and the Flint Engine Operations in Michigan would also be affected temporarily, a GM spokesman...

  • Customers will be able to air grievances when the Surface Transportation Board, the top U.S. rail regulator, hosts a hearing over CSX's service in Washington on Oct. 11. The company emailed manufacturers about the Lordstown embargo on Sept. 8, two days after top executives said the railroad had made great strides in fixing service problems that gripped its system...

  • 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.

  • BIRMINGHAM, Ala.— President Donald Trump will nominate people from four states to serve on the nine-member board of directors of the Tennessee Valley Authority, the White House said Thursday. Trump will name Kenneth E. Allen of Kentucky and James R. Thompson III of Alabama for terms that expire in 2021. The president also will nominate A.D. Frazier of Georgia and...

  • DETROIT, Sept 21- U.S. automakers are facing mounting pressure amid slowing demand in the country, as automakers from Asia and Europe aggressively ramp up vehicle production in North America, including a new investment by Daimler AG. In the latest move, German automaker Daimler said on Thursday it will spend $1 billion to expand its Mercedes Benz operations near...

  • A group that represents state officials who administer Medicaid programs is telling Senate Republicans to slow down and rethink their latest health care bill. The group wants Congress to revisit Medicaid changes. A study finds the latest GOP effort to end "Obamacare" would take federal dollars away from states that expanded Medicaid under the Affordable...

  • Sept 20- Package delivery company FedEx Corp said on Wednesday its expects to incur roughly $350 million in integration costs related to its acquisition of Netherlands- based TNT Express during 2018, some $75 million higher than previous estimates. FedEx joins a string of companies that reported big drops in earnings because of the NotPetya virus, which hit...

  • FedEx joins a string of companies that reported big drops in earnings because of the NotPetya virus, which hit on June 29, crippling Ukraine businesses before spreading worldwide to shut down shipping ports, factories and corporate offices. While the Memphis- based company has made progress restoring operations at TNT Express, which it acquired last year for...

  • FedEx joins a string of companies that reported big drops in earnings because of the NotPetya virus, which hit on June 29, crippling Ukraine businesses before spreading worldwide to shut down shipping ports, factories and corporate offices. While the Memphis- based company has made progress restoring operations at TNT Express, which it acquired last year for...