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  • Republicans who won after rowdy town halls now avoiding them February 22, 2017
    DENVER (AP) — Republicans who benefited from rowdy town halls six years ago and harnessed a wave of discontent with Democrats to win seats in Congress are learning a hard lesson this week as they return home: The left is happy to return the favor.
    The Associated Press
  • Most oil pipeline opponents leave North Dakota protest camp February 22, 2017
    CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — Most of the Dakota Access pipeline opponents abandoned their protest camp Wednesday ahead of a government deadline to get off the federal land, and authorities moved in to arrest others who defied the order in a final show of dissent.
    The Associated Press
  • Trump administration to lift transgender bathroom guidance February 22, 2017
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is revoking U.S. transgender guidelines, stepping into an emotional national issue and stripping students of federal protections to use bathrooms and locker rooms matching gender identities that differ from their birth certificates.
    The Associated Press
  • Immigrants change up their routines, brace for arrest February 22, 2017
    In Orange County, California, dozens of immigrant parents have signed legal documents authorizing friends and relatives to pick up their children from school and access their bank accounts to pay their bills in the event they are arrested by immigration agents.
    The Associated Press
  • 7 Earth-size worlds found orbiting star; could hold life February 22, 2017
    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — For the first time, astronomers have discovered seven Earth-size planets orbiting a single nearby star — and these new worlds could hold life.
    The Associated Press

RSS Business Headlines

  • Ivanka Trump visits center for minority-owned businesses February 22, 2017
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Ivanka Trump has expanded her research on economic policy with a visit to a Baltimore center for minority-owned small businesses.
    The Associated Press
  • Tesla swings to lost in 4Q, says Model 3 on target February 22, 2017
    DETROIT (AP) — Unable to string together profitable quarters, electric car and solar cell maker Tesla Inc. reported a loss for the last three months of 2016.
    The Associated Press
  • Stocks slip from highs as energy companies sink; Dow gains February 22, 2017
    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks slipped Wednesday after their recent record-setting run. Energy companies stumbled, but basic materials makers rose as investors hoped two large deals will win approval from regulators.
    The Associated Press
  • Fed officials discussed possible rate hike 'fairly soon' February 22, 2017
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve officials earlier this month discussed the need to raise a key interest rate again "fairly soon," especially if the economy remains strong.
    The Associated Press
  • Americans buy existing homes at fastest pace in a decade February 22, 2017
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans shrugged off rising mortgage rates and bought existing homes in January at the fastest pace since 2007. That has set off bidding wars that have pushed up prices as the supply of available homes has dwindled to record lows.
    The Associated Press

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