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Thursday, Jul 20, 2017

National Business

New Mexico insurance regulator says no to dividend freeze

New Mexico's top insurance regulator says he will not put a freeze on insurance provider payments to investors and parent companies while auditors investigate how much the state is owed in unpaid premium taxes
Updated: 5 hours ago
China's 'intervention' not main culprit in US trade deficit

China's 'intervention' not main culprit in US trade deficit

The Trump administration blames Beijing's "intervention in its economy" for China's $347 billion trade surplus with the U.S., but economists say the gap stems largely from China's role as a low-cost assembler of components from other countries.
Updated: 5 hours ago

Microsoft beats Street 4Q forecasts

Microsoft posts 4Q profit, results beat Wall Street estimates
Updated: 5 hours ago
GOP leaders plan Tuesday health vote, it's an uphill climb

GOP leaders plan Tuesday health vote, it's an uphill climb

Republicans leaders are pushing toward a Senate vote next week on resurrecting their nearly flat-lined health care bill
Updated: 5 hours ago
Cops wage psychological warfare against online drug bazaars

Cops wage psychological warfare against online drug bazaars

A global police operation took down two illicit online drug bazaars in an innovative plan designed to sow uncertainty among buyers and sellers
Updated: 7 hours ago
Senate panel rejects Trump cuts to foreign aid, domestic

Senate panel rejects Trump cuts to foreign aid, domestic

Republicans controlling a key Senate committee have agreed to a government funding plan that rejects President Donald Trump's proposals to slash domestic agencies and foreign aid
Updated: 9 hours ago
US stocks waver as earnings and central banks dominate

US stocks waver as earnings and central banks dominate

US stocks wobble between little gains and losses and finish about where they started after Europe's central bank leaves its economic stimulus policies unchanged
Updated: 10 hours ago
Ryan pitches tax reform at shoe factory as protesters gather

Ryan pitches tax reform at shoe factory as protesters gather

House Speaker Paul Ryan is pitching Republican plans for overhauling the nation's tax code at a shoe factory in Massachusetts, as demonstrators outside protest GOP efforts to repeal Democrat Barack Obama's health law
Updated: 10 hours ago
Musk says government likes plan for high-speed tunnels

Musk says government likes plan for high-speed tunnels

Musk says US gives "verbal approval" to high-speed tunnel that could break ground this year
Updated: 10 hours ago

Apollo 11 bag laced with moon dust sells for $1.8 million

A bag containing traces of moon dust from the Apollo 11 mission has sold for $1.8 million at a New York auction following a galactic court battle
Updated: 10 hours ago