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Author: 0 Congressman Lieu Statement Opposing Trump Administration Roll Back Of Clean Power Plan

Jeremy Symons, associate vice president at the Environmental Defense Fund, said advocates will work to build support among lawmakers along with the public. The Clean Power Plan may have been scrapped, but clean energy remains (very much) part of the American energy market. "Collectively, the wind and solar industry accounts for almost 144,000 jobs and more than $83 billion in existing capital investment in our Western states.

Finance US, in reversal, issues permit for Keystone Oil Pipeline
Author: 0 US, in reversal, issues permit for Keystone Oil Pipeline

President Donald Trump is calling his administration's approval of the Keystone XL pipeline a new era for American energy policy. If completed, the Keystone XL pipeline would transport 830,000 barrels of heavy crude oil from Canadian oil sands and North Dakota to Nebraska.

Author: 0 Democrats call for independent Russian probe apart from Congress

It is unclear whether Manafort's testimony will take place behind closed doors or will be a public hearing . WELNA: Nunes, for his part, was asked whether the White House was leaking the documents he's kept from the committee. Nunes later apologized for the move, which Democrats said was a major breach of protocol. "It's hard for me to come to any other conclusion about why an agreed upon hearing would be suddenly canceled", Schiff told a separate news conference.

Finance Bill passes to allow states to redirect funds away from abortion clinics
Author: 0 Bill passes to allow states to redirect funds away from abortion clinics

Thursday's vote was Pence's second tiebreaker of his young term. Democrats said the resolution will make it harder for millions of women to access health services. Planned Parenthood slammed the bill, saying it could potentially encourage states to discriminate against family planning healthcare providers that provide abortions.

Author: 0 Australian towns evacuated amid flooding from ex-cyclone

The mayor of Logan, to the south of Brisbane, declared the flooding to be the worst in the area's history, as residents in some low-lying areas were told to consider leaving their homes as the flooding continued. While a more concrete picture of the damage from Cyclone Debbie will be clearer in coming weeks, economists say Australia's first quarter gross domestic output could be lower by 0.4 percent, in the worst-case scenario.

Author: 0 EPA chief says Paris climate agreement 'bad deal' for US

Chlorpyrifos is used as an insecticide against plant pests of numerous crops, including some meant for human consumption. Chlorpyrifos has been used in the United States since 1965, but it was banned for indoor and home applications in 2000 .

Finance Trump to target trade abuses with executive orders
Author: 0 Trump to target trade abuses with executive orders

During the campaign Trump promised to get tough on trade with China, and to call out China for currency manipulation. Pence then returned to the president's desk to gather up the orders and followed Trump out the door. The Trump administration is cracking-down on trade abuses as the U.S. President signed a pair of executive orders that could strain relations between the world's two biggest economies.

Finance Brexit a punishment for United Kingdom, says EU
Author: 0 Brexit a punishment for United Kingdom, says EU

Donald Tusk has set out the EU's draft negotiating position, making clear that Britain must start to deal with its divorce from Europe before talks on future trade terms. They fear the Conservative government will use it as a chance to water down workers' rights and environmental protections introduced in Britain during four decades of European Union membership.

Author: 0 Oil Prices Fall on Bloated US Crude Storage

In a key prelude to this morning's Energy Information Administration report, industry group the American Petroleum Institute said USA inventories jumped 4.5 million barrels after a brief respite the week before. So even if the "reference basket" that OPEC used to craft the deal was based on exports , it doesn't look like Iraq's compliance is particularly noteworthy-it's just more hard to pin down exactly how noncompliant Iraq is.

Author: 0 North Korea might be preparing for another nuclear test, satellite images suggest

Tensions on the peninsula are now high, with South Korea saying last week that the North was ready to carry out a new nuclear test. Bill redesignates North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism, citing assassination of Kim Jong-nam The US House Foreign Affairs Committee unanimously passed a stiffer version of existing legislation sanctioning North Korea at a plenary session on March 29.

Author: 0 Nunes Claims Democrats Are Not Serious About Russia Investigation

Both the House and Senate intelligence committees are conducting separate investigations on any possible collusion between Russian Federation and Trump's presidential campaign, while FBI Director James Comey said his agency is leading its own inquiry into the matter.

Finance Federal Judge Rules President Trump Incited Violence at Rally as Candidate
Author: 0 Federal Judge Rules President Trump Incited Violence at Rally as Candidate

The judge did not agree, however, that Trump should be held "vicariously liable" for his supporters' physical assault. They are Alvin Bamberger, a member of the Korean War Veterans Association (KWVA) from OH, and Matthew Heimbach , a leader of the white supremacist group Traditional Youth Network from Paoli, Indiana.

Finance Rep. Speier: House Intel Chair Devin Nunes 'an Agent of the President'
Author: 0 Rep. Speier: House Intel Chair Devin Nunes 'an Agent of the President'

Nunes, R-California, last week claimed a secret source had provided him with information suggesting Trump and his associates may have been "monitored" by US intelligence during the transition. "It was represented to me that these are precisely the same materials that were provided to the chairman over a week ago", said Schiff, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee.

Finance Post-heavy discount offers, BS-III two-wheelers sold out in urban areas
Author: 0 Post-heavy discount offers, BS-III two-wheelers sold out in urban areas

The court , however, had said the manufacturers were aware that from April 1 they would be required to manufacture only BS-IV vehicles but they failed to take sufficient pro-active steps. Chennai-based bike and scooter maker TVS Motors was giving away discounts of up to Rs 20,150. The local arm of the Japanese two-wheeler maker is offering a cash discount of up to Rs22,000 on its BS-III scooters and motorcycles.

Finance Growth in China steel activity slows in March, fuels oversupply fears: PMI
Author: 0 Growth in China steel activity slows in March, fuels oversupply fears: PMI

The Caixin/Markit Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI ) for March was 51.2, showing expansion for the ninth straight month, but the figure was below economists' forecast of 51.6 and was down from February's 51.7. The Chinese financial magazine said the one-year outlook for growth remained strong and jobs were cut at a marginal pace. The PMI surveys reinforced the message conveyed by increased industrial business profits and shed light on economic restructuring progress.

Finance Electronic devices banned from certain United States-bound flights
Author: 0 Electronic devices banned from certain United States-bound flights

Passengers will have to check in any electronic devices bigger than a smartphone. The US ban affects eight countries - Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Morocco, Qatar, Turkey, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. The Department for Homeland Security said "evaluated intelligence" indicated that terrorist groups "continue to target commercial aviation and are aggressively pursuing innovative methods to undertake their attacks, to include smuggling explosive devices in various consumer items".

Finance Analyst Stock Ratings: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD), ConocoPhillips (COP)
Author: 0 Analyst Stock Ratings: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD), ConocoPhillips (COP)

This company has been competing with others in the Technology space and offers its own combination of interesting factors Advanced Micro Devices, Inc . Trellus Management Company Llc holds 2.56% of its portfolio in FireEye Inc for 146,136 shares. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink .

Author: 0 Uber Halts Autonomous Vehicle Tests After Arizona Collision

There are no reported collisions involving Uber self-driving cars in Pittsburgh, where the company launched its first program in September, Pittsburgh police spokeswoman Sonya Toler said. "It is uncertain at this time if they were controlling the vehicle at the time of the collision", said Montenegro. The ride-hailing company originally had refused to apply for the permit, causing the DMV to force Ubers' self-driving cars off the streets of San Francisco.

Author: 0 New anxieties as Trump says Obamacare will 'explode'

Thus, the crusade against actual health care is class warfare against the very people who keep the economy afloat - the very people who built this country. The Essential Health Benefits was just one of the last things we heard about. Speaker Paul Ryan decided against a House showdown on the bill because he didn't have the 216 votes needed for passage.