Brief Shots around the World on the News

Frank's cornerOperators of the Sendai nuclear power plant in Japan began loading fuel into the plant on Tuesday ahead of its August re-opening, AFP reports.

Britain’s largest energy suppliers overcharged households by 1.2 billion pounds each year between 2009 and 2013, Reuters reports.

Health Affairs Journal will hold a press briefing on the 50th anniversary of Medicaid.

Mississippi officials have ordered Southern Co. to refund customers after a 2013 rate hike that was meant to help recoup construction costs from the carbon-capture Kemper County Coal Plant, Mississippi Public Broadcasting reports.

At least five kids got wrong immunizations at NJ clinic

Coal company Peabody Energy is upset about anti-mining lyrics in a 44-year-old folk song, the Associated Press reports.

Continental Resources, Inc. Chairman and CEO Harold Hamm will be among those testifying at a House Agriculture hearing on exporting crude oil.

Two House Foreign Affairs subcommittees will hold a joint hearing on the nuclear power cooperation agreement between the U.S. and China. Witnesses include Thomas Countryman, assistant secretary for the State Department’s Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation, and Frank G. Klotz, the under secretary for nuclear security and administrator of the Energy Department’s National Nuclear Security Administration.

The House Rules Committee will meet to discuss the 21st Century Cures Act.

The health panel of the House Energy and Commerce Committee will hold a hearing on improving Medicaid.

California tax officials blast Blue Shield in audit

Right-to-die bill stalls in California with Catholics opposed

CVS Health quits U.S. Chamber over stance on smoking

Republicans can’t figure out what to do next after ObamaCare’s court victory

NIH sees reversal of fortune with proposed funding boosts

 

 

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