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  • WASHINGTON, July 18- Republican efforts to overhaul or repeal Obamacare collapsed in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, dealing a sharp setback to President Donald Trump and the Republican Party's seven-year quest to kill former President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law. The disarray in the Republican-controlled Senate rattled financial markets as it...

  • WASHINGTON, July 18- Republican efforts to overhaul or repeal Obamacare collapsed in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, dealing a sharp setback to President Donald Trump and the Republican Party's seven-year quest to kill former President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law. The disarray in the Republican-controlled Senate rattled financial markets as it...

  • WASHINGTON, July 18- Republican efforts to overhaul or repeal Obamacare collapsed in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, dealing a sharp setback to President Donald Trump and the Republican Party's seven-year quest to kill President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law. The disarray in the Republican-controlled Senate rattled financial markets as it cast...

  • WASHINGTON, July 18- Republican efforts to overhaul or repeal Obamacare collapsed in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, dealing a sharp setback to President Donald Trump and the Republican Party's seven-year quest to kill President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law. The disarray in the Republican-controlled Senate rattled financial markets and cast doubt...

  • WASHINGTON, July 18- U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell set a vote on a straight repeal of Obamacare after efforts to overhaul the healthcare law collapsed, but the new approach unraveled within hours on Tuesday in a sharp setback for President Donald Trump and his Republican Party. The disarray in the Republican-controlled Senate rattled...

  • The disarray in the Senate rattled financial markets and cast doubt on the chances for getting President Donald Trump's other domestic policy priorities such as tax reform through a divided Congress. "We will now try a different way to bring the American people relief from Obamacare," McConnell said on Tuesday as he opened the Senate, where the Republicans hold...

  • Bay Minette, Alabama, July 18- Dr. Nicole Arthur, a family practice physician, was trained to avoid Cesarean deliveries in child-birth, unless medically necessary, because surgery increases risks and recovery time. But she has adjusted her approach since arriving last year at the 70- bed North Baldwin Infirmary in rural, southern Alabama.

  • Bay Minette, Alabama, July 18- Dr. Nicole Arthur, a family practice physician, was trained to avoid Cesarean deliveries in child-birth, unless medically necessary, because surgery increases risks and recovery time. But she has adjusted her approach since arriving last year at the 70- bed North Baldwin Infirmary in rural, southern Alabama.

  • NEW YORK, July 17- U.S. shale oil production is forecast to rise for the eighth consecutive month, climbing 112,000 barrels per day to 5.585 million bpd in August, the U.S. Energy Department said in a report on Monday. The increase comes amid market concerns that rising shale output will dampen the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries' efforts to curb a...

  • The new version of the bill did little to assuage concerns of moderate Republicans, who worried that its deep cuts to Medicaid would harm their most vulnerable residents. The Senate added a number of changes to the bill in an attempt to win more support. Senior Republican Senate aides said the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office would assess a version of...

  • LONDON, July 13- Alcoa is bringing one of its U.S. aluminium smelters back from the dead. The Warrick smelter in Indiana has annual capacity of 269,000 tonnes, its own coal-based power source and is integrated with a rolling mill. But now, miraculously, Warrick is back and Alcoa will fire up three of the plant's five production lines, with capacity of 161,400 tonnes of...

  • LONDON, July 13- Alcoa is bringing one of its U.S. aluminum smelters back from the dead. The Warrick smelter in Indiana has annual capacity of 269,000 tonnes, its own coal-based power source and is integrated with a rolling mill. But now, miraculously, Warrick is back and Alcoa will fire up three of the plant's five production lines, with capacity of 161,400 tonnes of...

  • Rig hands thread together drilling pipe at a hydraulic fracturing site on the Marcellus shale rock formation in Pennsylvania.

    States like Pennsylvania and Ohio aim to leverage their natural gas production to attract investment in the petrochemicals industry.

  • Top States Worst Infrastructure

    Trump backs a $1 trillion infrastructure plan mixing state and private spending. These 10 crumbling states need it most.

  • These are America's worst states for businesses

    Here's why West Virginia tops the list as the worst state in America for business in 2017.

  • A large 20-foot-deep (6-meter) sinkhole that swallowed two vehicles in North Laurel Canyon Blvd, in Los Angeles, is cordoned-off on February 18, 2017, after a powerful storm hit southern California.

    From sluggish economies to the worst in education and innovation, these states score the lowest among all 50 for business.

  • Coal miners at the Harvey Mine in Sycamore, Pennsylvania, wait for the arrival of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency administrator.

    West Virginia's economy was hit hard with the decline in coal mining. It remains to be seen if Gov. Justice can revitalize the state.

  • Construction of the Gulf Coast Project pipeline, part of the Keystone XL pipeline, in Prague, Okla.

    Energy CEOs are warning if FERC is not functional by August break, the private investment dollars for these projects might be gone.

  • July 5- Jana Partners LLC stepped up its criticism on Wednesday of U.S. natural gas producer EQT Corp's deal to buy Rice Energy Inc, arguing that EQT could save as much as $4.5 billion if it separated its pipeline assets instead. EQT announced on June 19 that it would buy Rice for $6.7 billion in cash and stock, which would create the largest U.S. natural gas producer at...

  • Murray had accused the EPA, during the Obama administration, of overstepping its authority by imposing regulations without regard for their economic and employment impact. Murray had sued the EPA in 2014, citing a Clean Air Act provision directing it to "conduct continuing evaluations of potential loss or shifts of employment" when enforcing its...