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  • WASHINGTON— A group of Republican and Democratic governors became the latest voices Thursday to endorse a bipartisan Senate drive to control health insurance costs, in defiance of President Donald Trump. Leaders of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee are trying to quickly write legislation that would continue those payments for a...

  • About 6.3 billion dead trees are still standing in 11 Western states, up from 5.8 billion five years ago, according to U.S. Forest Service statistics compiled for The Associated Press. Since 2010, a massive infestation of beetles has been the leading cause of tree mortality in the West and now accounts for about 20 percent of the standing dead trees, the Forest...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 6- President Donald Trump is considering many candidates to head up the Federal Reserve and has soured on nominating his top economic adviser Gary Cohn to lead the U.S. central bank, according to sources close to the White House and an administration official. A White House official said Cohn remained an essential player in Trump's push for tax...

  • Aug 24- A federal appeals court has sided with Hollywood studios by refusing to let VidAngel stream family-friendly versions of their movies that filter out profane language, sex and nudity, violence, and alcohol and drug use. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday let stand a preliminary injunction against the Provo, Utah- based start-up, and in favor of...

  • LONDON, Aug 23- COMEX copper stocks rose by a net 271 tonnes on Monday. There was some light two-way action at New Orleans and arrivals at both Tucson and Salt Lake City. For years the copper market narrative has been woven around the interaction between inventory registered with the London Metal Exchange and the Shanghai Futures Exchange.

  • *Three-month nickel on the London Metal Exchange gained 0.9 percent to $11,770.00 a tonne by 0125 GMT, after touching $11,825 overnight, the highest since last November. *The most-traded nickel contract on the Shanghai Futures Exchange rose 2.62 percent to 94,500 yuan a tonne, the highest since early March. *SHANGHAI COPPER: Shanghai Futures Exchange copper was...

  • LONDON, Aug 23- COMEX copper stocks rose by a net 271 tonnes on Monday. There was some light two-way action at New Orleans and arrivals at both Tucson and Salt Lake City. For years the copper market narrative has been woven around the interaction between inventory registered with the London Metal Exchange and the Shanghai Futures Exchange.

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 23- One of the biggest commercial threats to Taser Internationals signature weapon could come from a lawsuit the company won. The decision prompted cities in the five-state region from Maryland to South Carolina to adopt new restrictions. There, Jinia Lopez took her 43- year-old brother Ronald Armstrong to a hospital after he tried to poke a...

  • ONTARIO, California, Aug 22- As her husband stalked around the back yard, upending chairs and screaming about demons, Nancy Schrock knew he was unraveling fast. It was 10:24 p.m. on a Thursday in June 2012. Nancy took them through the house to the back; Santiago Mota, a veteran cop, drew his Taser.

  • LAME DEER, Montana, Aug 21- U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and Vice President Mike Pence took a horseback tour in May of a Montana coal mine belonging to the Crow Nation. Their differences reflect a broader divide on drilling and mining among Americas 567 federally recognized tribes.

  • LAME DEER, Montana, Aug 21- U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and Vice President Mike Pence took a horseback tour in May of a Montana coal mine belonging to the Crow Nation. Their differences reflect a broader divide on drilling and mining among Americas 567 federally recognized tribes.

  • Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke will recommend on Aug. 24 whether to eliminate or shrink nearly two dozen national monuments, creating the first major test for a 111- year-old law that gives presidents the power to protect swaths of public land. Zinke is expected to recommend that at least some of the national monuments under review- which were all created since...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 16- Allan Landon prepared for his job at the Federal Reserve for two-and-a-half years during the Obama administration before his nomination sank into the partisan quicksand of Washington D.C., a swamp which has only deepened under President Donald Trump, leaving more vacancies than ever at the top of the U.S. federal government.

  • The ruling could broaden the rules governing such exemptions and force the EPA to grant more of them under the Renewable Fuel Standard program, which requires that refiners blend biofuels like ethanol into their fuel pool or buy credits from those who do. The EPA ruled that Sinclair did not qualify for a hardship waiver for small refiners, with capacity of less...

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  • Aug 11- U.S. health insurer Anthem Inc said on Friday it will exit Obamacare markets in Virginia and reduce its plan offerings in Washington and Scott counties and the city of Bristol next year. The move comes nearly two weeks after President Donald Trump took aim at insurers by threatening to cut the healthcare subsidy payments that make Obamacare plans...

  • Marijuana plants stand in a flower room at the grow facility for Sense of Healing dispensary in Denver, Colorado.

    Now that one of the nation's largest cannabis companies has bought the entire California desert town of Nipton, a question remains: Will the new owners rename the place Potsylvania?

  • Aug 2- Molina Healthcare Inc said on Wednesday it would stop selling Obamacare plans in Utah and Wisconsin, joining a slew of health insurers that have exited Obamacare markets amid uncertainty over the healthcare law. The health insurer said it would exit the markets effective Dec. 31 and would also reduce coverage in Washington. The health insurer posted a net...

  • Aug 2- Molina Healthcare Inc said on Wednesday it would stop selling Obamacre plans in Utah and Wisconsin, joining a slew of health insurers that have exited Obamacare markets amid uncertainity over the healthcare law. Molina's decision comes two days after President Donald Trump took aim at insurers by threatening to cut the healthcare subsidy payments...

  • WASHINGTON, July 31- Congressional Republicans and the Trump administration face a challenge reducing the U.S. corporate income tax rate to 25 percent, let alone to the 15 percent rate sought by President Donald Trump, the Senate's top tax law writer said on Monday. Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch, in an interview with Reuters, said that getting the...