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Business Pence Casts 2nd Tie-Breaking Vote, on Measure Targeting Abortion Providers
Author: 0 Pence Casts 2nd Tie-Breaking Vote, on Measure Targeting Abortion Providers

An abortion provider that benefits financially from the funding of other services it provides is in a stronger position to provide abortions, so it's a dodge to say Congress doesn't fund abortion. Isakson's vote tied the tally at 50-50 and Pence the broke the tie. Republicans are using a special legislative tool called the Congressional Review Act to repeal several Obama-era rules and regulations issued at the end of President Barack Obama's term.

Author: 0 EPA refuses to ban pesticide Obama wanted to outlaw

But it's widely used on vegetable crops. Groups that filed the petition are outraged by EPA's about-face move. Wednesday's decision was the EPA's response to a federal judge's order for a final decision on the matter. The studies suggested that this chemical was more unsafe than people had previously realized. Other studies showed that some people are much more vulnerable to chlorpyrifos due to their genetic makeup.

Author: 0 Prices Tumble on API Build; EIA Report Next

Prices are expected to be under pressure on Wednesday due to another bearish report from the American Petroleum Institute late Tuesday. On the New York Mercantile Exchange, West Texas Intermediate futures were trading down 1.45% at $47.55 a barrel.

Author: 0 British police: Suspect in Parliament terror attack acted alone

Masood drove his vehicle along the bridge at speed, mowing down pedestrians. "We still believe that Masood acted alone on the day", he said in a statement. Two people are now in a critical condition - one with life-threatening injuries. His auto mounted the pavement on Westminster Bridge before driving along the road and footpath and crashing into the fence of the Houses of Parliament.

Author: 0 Trump pressures China on North Korea before Xi talks

In an interview with the Financial Times , Trump said that he expected to bring up the topic when Chinese President Xi Jinping visits Mar-a-Lago this week. North Korea's foreign ministry issued another angry diatribe against the exercises Thursday, saying that it would "mount a resolute preemptive attack" if it thought the United States was about to strike it.

Author: 0 Keystone Pipeline Approval: 9 Things to Know Now

He says Canada can be and should be America's partner in securing a stable, reliable source of energy. Rep. Kristi Noem and Gov. Dennis Daugaard also voiced their support for the decision, citing energy efficiency and economic benefits.

Author: 0 EPA Denies Petition to Ban Widely Used Pesticide

This week, he chose Dow. During his confirmation hearing, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt said it is very hard to judge the impact human actions on the climate. Later, they sued the agency to compel a ruling on their petition . EPA is refusing to ban a pesticide that harms children's brains. EPA has concluded that if a decision is needed now, the required burdens have not been met to change the current status of the pesticide.

Author: 0 President Trump walks out before signing executive orders

In Washington DC, the U.S. leader largely blamed "unscrupulous foreign powers" for his country's trade imbalance. Donald Trump walked out of a televised executive order signing ceremony without approving the directives after being asked about a sacked aide.

Business Crude prices settle higher but end quarter down almost 6%
Author: 0 Crude prices settle higher but end quarter down almost 6%

The weekly rise in USA crude inventory came in below some market estimates with larger-than-expected declines in gasoline and distillate inventory. On the New York Mercantile Exchange, light, sweet crude futures for delivery in May CLK7, -0.36% recently traded at $50.17 a barrel, down 18 cents in the Globex electronic session.

Author: 0 Oil prices fall on bloated United States crude storage

That came after Brent briefly dipped below $50 a barrel on Wednesday for the first time since November. Brent crude, the worldwide benchmark for oil, was up 36 cents at $51.98 per barrel at 1118 GMT (7:18 a.m. McKenna said there was a risk of oil prices dropping further due to US output and a lack of compliance by some producers who said they would cut output.

Business China to expand trade with Australia
Author: 0 China to expand trade with Australia

Australia has rejected a Chinese push for a formal alignment of Canberra's A$5 billion (S$5.4 billion) state infrastructure fund with Beijing's New Silk Road strategy, over concerns it could damage relations with the U.S. Turnbull did not echo the foreign minister's explicit criticism of the lack of liberal democratic values in China during Li's visit to the Australian parliament, but he did reference Australia's democratic tradition at Friday's joint press conference.

Author: 0 Stories differ for men arrested in Atlanta overpass fire

Amelia Ford picked a new route to drive to work and said it took her 45 minutes to travel 3 miles from her Atlanta home to the nearest open on-ramp to the interstate. Eleby is the only person who has been detained, and is being held on $200,000 bond. A second court hearing is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. on April 14. Intense heat can compromise even steel-reinforced concrete, said Lauren Stewart, director of the Structural Engineering and Materials Laboratory at Georgia Tech in Atlanta.

Business Minister: Iraq to boost crude oil production by year's end
Author: 0 Minister: Iraq to boost crude oil production by year's end

Iraq has assured OPEC it will fully comply with an agreement to cut oil supply in order to bolster crude prices, OPEC Secretary General Mohammed Barkindo said on Sunday. Addressing the energy conference, Iraqi Oil Minister Jabar Ali Al-Luaibi said on Sunday that his country plans to increase daily crude oil production to 5 million barrels by the end of this year, up from the current rate of about 4.4 million barrels per day, to secure sorely needed cash for its ailing economy.

Business AT&T, Verizon, Other Brands Flee Google, YouTube Over Offensive Videos
Author: 0 AT&T, Verizon, Other Brands Flee Google, YouTube Over Offensive Videos

More importantly, it admitted that it needs to give advertisers greater control and stated that it would review policies and make changes. Michael Roth, chief executive officer of Interpublic Group , warned that the New York-based advertising company would also pull ads from YouTube if it doesn't police the platform more thoroughly to avoid awkward situations for advertisers.

Business House representatives vote to repeal internet privacy protections
Author: 0 House representatives vote to repeal internet privacy protections

They will enlist allies in the European Union to push the U.S.to project privacy, she said . "Is that concerning to the White House?". "The ISPs, data-marketing companies, and their supporters are also fighting against the privacy rule because they know we are also on the eve of a new era-the Internet of Things-that will generate even more personal information about us", Chester writes .

Business CBN reiterates determination to sustain foreign exchange liquidity
Author: 0 CBN reiterates determination to sustain foreign exchange liquidity

Spokesperson for the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Isaac Okorafor said in a statement that the bank wants to disabuse the notion by market speculators that it would not be able to sustain its forex intervention. Gwadabe aded that removal of disparity in applicable exchange rates among the BDCs, Travelex and the banks, should have strengthened the nation's currency, stressing that the battle for the soul of the naira would be won if the CBN could boost liquidity to the BDCs for effective ...

Business Britain bans laptops on flights from six countries
Author: 0 Britain bans laptops on flights from six countries

The rule applies to all passengers on these flights, including USA nationals, however it does not apply to flights from the U.S.to the airports on the list. The restrictions on UK-bound flights is more specific that the ban implemented on flights from these countries to the United States, where authorities have banned all electronic devices, no matter the size, from the cabin area.

Business British leader says United Kingdom 'not leaving Europe'
Author: 0 British leader says United Kingdom 'not leaving Europe'

European leaders today said trade talks with Britain will only begin this autumn after "sufficient progress" on a "divorce" settlement with Brussels. Britain's Brexit Secretary David Davis, left, and Foreign Secretary Boris Jonhson listen to Prime Minister Theresa May as she speaks in the House of Commons in London in this image taken from video Wednesday March 29, 2017.

Business Russia Reaches 2/3 Of Oil Output Cut Target
Author: 0 Russia Reaches 2/3 Of Oil Output Cut Target

While U.S. crude supplies rose to a record last week, they increased by less than they were expected to, signaling that more oil is being pulled out of storage. "The WTI crude bulls are emboldened by the double whammy of another large increase in refinery utilization rates and a big jump in crude oil export levels", said David Thompson, executive vice-president at Powerhouse, a commodities-focused broker in Washington.

Author: 0 Lights Out at Local Hotel in Support of Earth Hour

This is the tenth year of Earth Hour which will be observed on March 25 from 8:30 to 9:30 pm. Don't let Earth Hour go unnoticed - participate. Each year witnesses a growing multi-sectoral support system, proving that more and more Filipinos believe in the message of Earth Hour.

Business Boeing's newest, largest Dreamliner jet makes first test flight
Author: 0 Boeing's newest, largest Dreamliner jet makes first test flight

The first test aircraft is powered by the Rolls Royce Trent 1000-TEN, featuring a 75,000lb-thrust rating. At about 9:20 a.m., the -10 appeared before thousands of Boeing employees and guests and made a slow taxi/photo shoot before rounding the runway start point and commencing with its takeoff into a now clear and blue sky.

Author: 0 Chelsea's loss to Palace makes title race 'more interesting': Conte

Chelsea's defeat and Spurs' 2-0 win at Burnley, means the gap at the top of the ladder is now seven points with nine games remaining for the top two. A rare break from Palace saw Zaha have a chance to put the match to bed as he bore down on Courtois but the Chelsea goalkeeper did well to get a leg to the ball and deflect it wide for a corner.

Author: 0 Australia and China reach agreements aimed at increasing trade

The memorandum of understanding is tied to a A$6 billion ($4.6 billion) mine, rail and port project in Western Australia's mineral-rich Pilbara region and includes privately-owned New Zealand firm BBI Group. "What we are providing is food for a more affluent society", Mr Joyce said, adding fillet steak would always be preferred over cow udder. About 80 per cent of China's oil imports pass through the South China Sea, according to the US Energy Information Administration.

Business UK's exit from the European Union: May-day on March 29
Author: 0 UK's exit from the European Union: May-day on March 29

He repeated the European Union mantra that a trade deal with Britain could not mean a menu choice of Britain's current privileges and obligations and that such a deal could only come after an agreement on the terms of the divorce. It suggests the letter could give significant detail of the UK's intentions for negotiations rather than simply informing them of the UK's exit. That also means the final departure will be no later than March 2019.

Business Oil Prices Fall After Three-Day Rally
Author: 0 Oil Prices Fall After Three-Day Rally

Energy Information Administration report this month. U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude futures were down 36 cents at $49.99/bbl, slipping back below $50. The U.S. energy department released supply and demand figures for January, the latest month available on Friday, saying that the country's oil demand for that month was up 0.9 percent at 19.234 million barrels per day, while production rose 60,000 bpd to 8.835 million barrels.

Author: 0 UP: Muslim family denied use of beef after ban on illegal slaughterhouses

With the ban being severely observed, the meat sellers in Uttar Pradesh are facing a hard time. As a young chief minister, he has gone quite far in taking nearly 50 decisions within a week of assuming charge beginning with asking his ministers to declare their assets within 15 days.

Business Trump's tweet in a coal mine: Darcy cartoon
Author: 0 Trump's tweet in a coal mine: Darcy cartoon

Reports have shown that clean energy is one of the fastest-growing sectors of the U.S. economy, and a Sierra Club analysis of official jobs data showed that clean energy jobs outnumber fossil fuel jobs nationally 2.5 to 1. As per the National Mining Association, the Clean Power Plan would have lowered US coal production by 242 million tons. "It's a great day for American jobs and a historic moment for North America and energy independence ", Trump said.

Author: 0 Iraqi intelligence: Islamic State second-in-command killed in airstrike

It did not say when the raid was carried out. The UNAMI statement came as the Iraqi security forces backed by anti-IS global coalition are carrying out a major offensive to drive out the IS militants from its last major stronghold in the city of Mosul in northern Iraq.

Business One dead as cyclone flooding overwhelms Australian towns
Author: 0 One dead as cyclone flooding overwhelms Australian towns

At least one person died in the floods, with up to 80 centimeters (31 inches) of rain falling in 24 hours in some areas. "About half an hour, an hour later, it was just up to our chest - it was just awesome how quick it came, we've never seen it like that before", he said.

Business Police release mugshot of London Parliament attacker
Author: 0 Police release mugshot of London Parliament attacker

The Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia in London says that the Westminster attacker was in the country three times and taught English there. A white Ford Ka, a silver BMW estate vehicle and a red Renault Kangoo were recovered from the scene on Friday afternoon (24 March), shortly after police officers emerged from the property carrying a plastic box.

Author: 0 Lok Sabha passes all four bills related to GST

But even as he voiced his concern over GST Bill, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who had tabled four GST Bills in the Lok Sabha for discussion, said that with GST will become a more efficient tax, with higher compliance. Now if a luxury vehicle has 40 per cent tax and cigarette has 65 per cent tax, they will be put in the 28 per cent slab and the remaining difference will be charged as cess to compensate states for any revenue loss, Jaitley said.

Business Trump OKs Keystone pipeline
Author: 0 Trump OKs Keystone pipeline

Energy Transfer Partners LP, the majority owner, is now filling the pipeline and has said it will begin shipping oil in the first half. "The Public Service Commission in Nebraska has until September 14, 2017 to approve or reject the permit", Kleeb said.

Business Crude Stocks Up; Gasoline, Diesel Decline
Author: 0 Crude Stocks Up; Gasoline, Diesel Decline

The risk of an even faster sell-off will be seen as a major risk by most oil-producing countries, providing further motivation for the OPEC deal to be extended, Birch added. Traders said there was a growing sense that the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and non-OPEC oil production giant Russian Federation would agree to continue their production cut deal seeking to drive prices higher.

Author: 0 SpaceX successfully launches 'recycled' rocket for first time

It dropped off the second stage, came back and landed on the drone ship. He was at a loss for words after the Falcon 9 core landed on the bull's-eye of the ocean platform following liftoff with a broadcasting satellite, achieving what some had once told him was impossible.

Author: 0 A Serial Killer Dubbed The 'Angel of Death' Dies After Prison Beating

Harvey later said he was trying to end the suffering of the patients, and claimed he killed even more than the 37 murders he admitted in court. Harvey first acquired morbid nicknames like the Kiss of Death from co-workers, who joked about the number of patients who died while he was on duty.

Author: 0 Ivanka Trump Is Moving...Into Her Very Own West Wing Office

During the presidential campaign, Ivanka Trump frequently spoke on her father's behalf, taking special interest in women's issues. Ivanka Trump's husband, Jared Kushner, is already chief adviser to the President. "She's taken these steps with the advice of counsel and in consultation of the Office of Government Ethics". The first daughter recently raised eyebrows when she was seated next to German Chancellor Angela Merkel on the leader's first visit to Washington .

Author: 0 SC order pushes up two-wheeler sale in city

The Supreme Court is seized of the matter where automobile manufacturers are seeking permission for disposing of around 8.2 lakh BS3 vehicles in stock. "Market had started on a positive note but volatility emerged during the day due to verdict of Supreme Court banning sale and registration of BS-III vehicles", said Vinod Nair, Head of Research, Geojit Financial Services Ltd.

Business Mover inside Traders Radar: The Coca-Cola Company's (KO)
Author: 0 Mover inside Traders Radar: The Coca-Cola Company's (KO)

Finally, Holderness Investments Co. boosted its position in shares of The Coca-Cola by 0.7% in the fourth quarter. Iowa State Bank now owns 5,292 shares of the company's stock valued at $224,000 after buying an additional 34 shares in the last quarter.

Author: 0 Trump Undermines Obama's Clean Power Plan

And, the rollback requires review by the Environmental Protection Agency. The Clean Power Plan was an important part of the U.S. commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the country by 26 to 28 per cent below their 2005 levels by the year 2025.

Business Mylan is recalling EpiPens in the US
Author: 0 Mylan is recalling EpiPens in the US

Mylan NV announced that the additional recalled items were part of 13 lots of EpiPen (0.3 mg) and EpiPen Jr. Mylan NV said it was expanding a recall of its EpiPen allergy injection to the U.S., 10 days after it issued a recall of more than 80,000 devices around the world.

Author: 0 Daniel Jacobs On Golovkin Power - What It Felt Like

Golovkin landed more punches than Jacobs, 231-175, and Jacobs conceded the champion's effective jab - a 105-31 advantage - ultimately proved the difference for judges Max DeLuca (114-113), Don Trella (115-112) and Steve Weisfeld (115-112) to deliver Golovkin his 18th consecutive middleweight title win in his first 12-round fight.

Author: 0 Congress votes to eliminate privacy rules for internet providers

An ISP can't say they don't have data when they're actively selling it. President Trump is expected to sign the bill , and the White House gave its support to the resolution on Tuesday. Republicans next plan to overturn net neutrality provisions that in 2015 reclassified broadband providers and treated them like a public utility.

Author: 0 Crolla: 'I'm a stronger fighter now.'

ET on Saturday. The 30-year-old (31-5-3, 13 KO wins) has surprised many with the success he has achieved in a career he described on Thursday, at a press conference to preview the Linares rematch, as an "absolute roller coaster". Linares said he wants to fight with the best fighters of the category and hopes to prove it soon in some important scenario in the United States. I was speaking to Ensley Bingham earlier and I remember his left hook and those days when Ronald "Winky" Wright was over ...

Author: 0 Mylan issues voluntary recall of EpiPens

Mylan NV shares slumped 1.3% in after-hours trade Friday afternoon after the company said that a previously announced voluntary recall of EpiPens would include U.S. If you have any additional questions regarding this recall, please contact Mylan Customer Relations at 800-796-9526 or customer.service@mylan.com. EpiPens are filled with epinephrine, which is injected into a person's thigh to counteract potentially fatal severe allergic reactions.

Author: 0 Ivanka, Kushner hold real estate worth $741M

Trump himself has retained ownership in his real estate and licensing businesses. Press Secretary Sean Spicer was paid $260,000 for his work as chief strategist and communications director at the Republican National Committee and Kellyanne Conway earned more than $800,000 for her consulting services.

Author: 0 Trump to sign executive orders cracking down on unfair trade

White House National Trade Council Director Peter Navarro said some $2.8 billion in such duties went uncollected between 2001 and the end of 2016 from companies in some 40 countries. He declined to say whether Trump's pledge to declare China a currency manipulator would come up during the meetings, saying that was the purview of Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin.