Sunday, March 26, 2017

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House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., pauses as he speaks at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, March 24, 2017, after Republican leaders abruptly pulled their troubled health care overhaul bill off the House floor, short of votes and eager to avoid a humiliating defeat for President Donald Trump and GOP leaders. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

BY STEPHEN OHLEMACHER WASHINGTON (AP) —€” The old and the poor made out great when House Republicans failed Friday to dismantle Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act. The rich and the ...
In this Feb. 14, 2017 file photo, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin speaks to the media during the daily briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

BY MARTIN CRUTSINGER WASHINGTON (AP) — Now that the effort to overhaul the nation’s health care system has collapsed, the Trump administration is turning its attention to tax reform. President ...
In this Nov. 6, 2015 file photo, TransCanada's Keystone pipeline facilities are seen in Hardisty, Alberta. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP, File)

BY GRANT SCHULTE LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — President Donald Trump may have approved a federal permit for the Keystone XL pipeline, but the fight is far from over in Nebraska, ...
In this Nov. 3, 2015, file photo, the Keystone Steele City pumping station, into which the planned Keystone XL pipeline is to connect to, is seen in Steele City, Nebraska. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)

BY JOSH LEDERMAN and MATTHEW LEE WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump greenlighted the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline on Friday, declaring it a “great day for American jobs” and siding ...
In this Jan. 12, 2017, photo, traders work on the Mizuho Americas trading floor in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

BY MARLEY JAY NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks flirted with sharp losses but managed a mixed finish after Republicans canceled a vote on their health care bill because it ...
In this Monday, March 13, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump listens during a meeting on healthcare in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

BY JOSH BOAK and TALI ARBEL WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday praised a plan by cable company Charter Communications to hire 20,000 American call center workers, but ...
This Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016, file photo, shows the Illinois Department of Employment Security office in Springfield, Ill. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman, File)

BY CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER WASHINGTON (AP) — Hiring picked up in 11 states last month compared with January and was mostly unchanged in the other 39, as stronger U.S. job ...
In this Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, photo, washers and dryers appear on display for sale at a J.C. Penney store in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

BY JOSH BOAK WASHINGTON (AP) — Greater demand for commercial aircraft helped U.S. businesses increase their orders for long-lasting manufactured goods in February, but a key category that tracks business ...
A woman looks at an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo, Friday, March 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

BY KELVIN CHAN HONG KONG (AP) — World stock markets were mixed Friday after a U.S. vote on a health care bill was delayed, raising doubts over whether President Donald ...
In this photo taken Jan. 11, 2011, the Verizon logo is displayed in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

BY TALI ARBEL and RICHARD LARDNER NEW YORK (AP) — The Senate voted to kill Obama-era online privacy regulations, a first step toward allowing internet providers such as Comcast, AT&T ...
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