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White House, in gamble, demands make-or-break…

President Donald Trump is demanding a make-or-break vote on GOP health care legislation, as White House officials tell Republican lawmakers that negotiations are over and the vote will come Friday

Coal ash: 'Why in the world would we be importing…

As Virginia and its public utilities cope with coal ash lying along state waterways, tons more of the industrial byproduct is being shipped into the state

TripAdvisor Releases 2017 Travelers' Choice Awards

Reviews of destinations around the world have been ranked by travel website, Trip Advisor. Traveler's Choice Awards for 2017 have been released for 2017.

Exxon Mobil Must Turn Over More Documents And…

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is investigating whether Exxon Mobil misled investors about climate change.

Australian prime minister won't choose between…

Australia's prime minister said his Australia doesn't need to choose between the United States and China, as he announced a new beef export deal with the Chinese

Senate votes to kill privacy rules guarding your…

The Senate moved Thursday to undo Obama-era regulations that would have forced internet service providers like Comcast and Verizon to ask customers' permission before using or selling much of their personal information

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Feds: Trump DC hotel not in violation of…

The federal agency overseeing Donald Trump's lease for a luxury hotel in Washington has ruled that his inauguration as president doesn't violate terms of the agreement barring government officials from profiting from the property

Emirates Uses Jennifer Aniston To Take Shot at…

Emirates Airlines released a quirky commercial in light of the newest US travel bans.

Samsung shareholders welcome stock price gains…

Samsung Electronics shareholders are praising the company for gains in its share price while lamenting its involvement in a massive scandal brought the arrest of the company's de facto leader

Death rates up for middle age whites with little…

A sobering portrait of less-educated middle-age white Americans emerged Thursday with new research showing them dying disproportionately from what one expert calls "deaths of despair" _ suicides, drug overdoses and alcohol-related diseases

Asian markets mixed as US health bill delay…

Asian shares mixed after U.S. vote on a health care bill delayed, raising doubts over Trump's business friendly agenda

WikiLeaks: CIA hacked Apple devices in ways users…

New documents from WikiLeaks point to an apparent CIA program to hack Apple's iPhones and Mac computers in ways users couldn't disable by resetting their devices

Trump SEC pick assures that his Wall St. work not…

Trump SEC nominee Clayton seeks to assure Senate that past Wall Street work won't pose conflicts

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Erdogan urges US, Britain to drop 'exaggerated…

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called on the United States and Britain on Thursday to drop what he said were "exaggerated" new aviation restrictions imposed on flights from some airports, including Istanbul

Disney CEO Bob Iger gets contact extension to…

Disney CEO Bob Iger is getting a one-year contract extension

Virgin America will be the latest airline brand…

After much consideration, Alaska Airlines will drop the Virgin America brand

Republican health bill would widen America's big…

House Republican's health care bill provides massive tax cuts to the wealthy while increasing taxes for many lower income families, widening America's big income gap

Chinese premier warns Australia against…

China's premier has warned against protectionism, saying his country planned to close its $50 billion a year deficit with Australia by expanding the trading relationship rather than retreating from it

South Korea to inject $2.6 bln into ailing…

South Korea plans to inject 2.9 trillion won ($2.6 billion) into Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. to keep the world's second-largest shipbuilder from going bankrupt

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Asian shares up as Wall Street steadies, with eye…

Shares are modestly higher in Asia after Wall Street steadied overnight

Leaders need votes for health bill on eve of…

President Donald Trump is dangling possible changes to the health care bill aimed at placating conservatives threatening to torpedo the legislation