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Trump’s vow to create Appalachian coal jobs

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DALLAS (AP) — Donald Trump says he would bring back lost coal jobs, and he is positioning for the November election in big coal states by portraying Hillary Clinton as a job killer. Trump, however, has yet to explain exactly how he will revitalize Appalachia’s coal industry. To pull it off, he will have to overcome market forces and a ...

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Trump to deliver keynote at Williston Basin Petroleum Conference

Trump, keynote, Williston Basin, Petroleum Conference

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump will get a chance to tackle energy policy while delivering the keynote address at the Williston Basin Petroleum Conference on May 26 in Bismarck, N.D. The three-day conference covers the oil and gas business in the Williston Basin. Trump will speak at 1 p.m. on the final day, according to North Dakota Petroleum Council President ...

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Donald Trump to speak at North Dakota oil expo in Bismarck

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BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump has been tabbed as the keynote speaker for the Williston Basin Petroleum Conference that will be held later this month in Bismarck, an oil industry group said Wednesday. The Williston Basin Petroleum Conference is scheduled for May 24-26 at the Bismarck Civic Center. North DakotaPetroleum Council President Ron Ness said Trump is ...

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Harold Hamm endorses Donald Trump for president

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On Friday Continental Resources CEO Harold Hamm endorsed Donald Trump for the 2016 Presidential Race, according to Reuters. Hamm, a shale industry pioneer and Mitt Romney’s 2012 energy adviser, called the real estate mogul a “business leader’s candidate” and that Trump has the “fortitude to make tough decisions.” In a public letter, Hamm wrote, “The next president of the United ...

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US trade deficit rises in February to 6-month high

US trade deficit rises in February to 6-month high

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. trade deficit rose in February to the highest level in six months as the growth in imports outpaced a modest rise in exports. The trade gap widened to $47.1 billion, up 2.6 percent from a January imbalance of $45.9 billion, the Commerce Department reported Tuesday. Boosted by stronger sales of U.S.-made autos, exports increased 1 ...

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Cruz says North Dakota could decide Republican convention

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FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Presidential hopeful Ted Cruz told attendees at the North Dakota Republican convention Saturday that their presidential delegates could decide the nomination. Convention-goers are scheduled Sunday to select 25 of their 28 delegates who will go to the national convention unbound to any of the presidential candidates. North Dakota does not have a primary or caucus. “It ...

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The Latest: Trump says fracking approval can help him win NY

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gives a thumbs-up as he arrives during a rally at Wexford County Civic Center, Friday, March 4, 2016, in Cadillac, Mich. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on campaign 2016 (all Eastern Standard Time): 9:15 p.m. GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump says he thinks he can win New York, despite Democrats’ significant voter registration advantage, because he’s in favor of a practice called fracking. Trump tells an audience in New Orleans on Friday night that “New York has been let down” because ...

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AP FACT CHECK: Claims from the GOP debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — On taxes, trade and drug prices, viewers of the latest Republican debate didn’t get a straight story. And Donald Trump spun fiction about 9/11. A look at some of the claims Thursday night and how they compare with the facts: DONALD TRUMP: Families of the 9/11 hijackers were allowed to leave the U.S. around the time of ...

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Super Tuesday: Clinton, Trump look to pull away from rivals

Super Tuesday: Clinton, Trump look to pull away from rivals

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton are eyeing an opportunity to pull away from their rivals on Super Tuesday, a delegate-rich dash across the country that could accelerate their march toward the general election. Voters from Vermont to Colorado, Alaska to American Samoa and a host of states in between were heading to polling places and ...

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