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  • WASHINGTON, Jan 9- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a bid by banks to avoid a Federal Deposit Insurance Corp lawsuit over the 2009 collapse of Alabama's Colonial BancGroup Inc.. The justices left in place a May 2016 ruling by the New York- based 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that found that the FDIC did not wait too long to sue Credit Suisse Group AG,...

  • Senate confirmation is required for all the posts except national security adviser and White House posts. A civil engineer by training, the Texan joined the world's largest energy company in 1975 and led several of its operations in the United States as well as in Yemen, Thailand and Russia. DEFENSE SECRETARY: JAMES MATTIS Mattis is a retired Marine general...

  • Senate confirmation is required for all the posts except national security adviser and White House posts. A civil engineer by training, the Texan joined the world's largest energy company in 1975 and led several of its operations in the United States as well as in Yemen, Thailand and Russia. DEFENSE SECRETARY: JAMES MATTIS Mattis is a retired Marine general...

  • Senate confirmation is required for all the posts except national security adviser and White House posts. A civil engineer by training, the Texan joined the world's largest energy company in 1975 and led several of its operations in the United States as well as in Yemen, Thailand and Russia. DEFENSE SECRETARY: JAMES MATTIS Mattis is a retired Marine general...

  • *Wall Street closes out strong 2016 on weak note. Global markets have fared surprisingly well in a year marked by major political shocks, including June's vote for Britain to leave the European Union and the unexpected election of Donald Trump as U.S. president in November. On Friday, the index retreated 0.04 percent as weakness on Wall Street ate into earlier...

  • Dec 30- U.S. stocks slumped on the last trading day of the year on Friday, led down by Apple and other big tech stocks, but major indexes still posted solid gains in 2016.. Stocks stalled this week after surging in the wake of Donald Trump's presidential election. "It's been such a significant run-up that there's been a pause," said Bucky Hellwig, senior vice president at...

  • Dec 30- U.S. stocks pulled back on the last trading day of the year on Friday, led down by Apple and other big tech stocks, but major indexes were still poised to post solid gains for 2016.. Stocks have stalled this week after surging in the wake of Donald Trump's presidential election. "It's been such a significant run-up that there's been a pause," said Bucky Hellwig,...

  • President-elect Donald Trump has named Tom Bossert as White House homeland security adviser, the transition team said in a statement on Tuesday. Senate confirmation is required for all the posts except national security adviser and White House posts. A civil engineer by training, the Texan joined the world's largest energy company in 1975 and led several of...

  • President-elect Donald Trump has named Tom Bossert as White House homeland security adviser, the transition team said in a statement on Tuesday. Senate confirmation is required for all the posts except national security adviser and White House posts. A civil engineer by training, the Texan joined the world's largest energy company in 1975 and led several of...

  • President-elect Donald Trump has named Tom Bossert as White House homeland security adviser, the transition team said in a statement on Tuesday. Senate confirmation is required for all the posts except national security adviser and White House posts. A civil engineer by training, the Texan joined the world's largest energy company in 1975 and led several of...

  • *Hyundai looking to trim costs, expenses. The belt-tightening- which also includes cutting back on printing and fluorescent light bulbs- aims to buy Hyundai time to prepare new models and a design revamp. "We're trying to address a mismatch between the market trend and our product line-up," said one Hyundai insider, referring to a need for more SUV models.

  • NEW YORK, Dec 21- Private equity firm Berkshire Partners LLC said on Wednesday it would acquire a significant minority stake in Kendra Scott Design Inc, in a deal that sources said values the Austin, Texas- based jewelry company at more than $1 billion. Scott's jewelry, much of which is priced under $100, has been worn by celebrities such as Sofia Vergara and Mindy...

  • President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday named Peter Navarro, an economist who has pushed a hard line on China, to head a newly formed White House National Trade Council, the transition team said in a statement. Senate confirmation is required for all the posts except national security adviser, White House chief of staff, directors of the White House National...

  • President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday named Peter Navarro, an economist who has pushed a hard line on China, to head a newly formed White House National Trade Council, the transition team said in a statement. Senate confirmation is required for all the posts except national security adviser, White House chief of staff, directors of the White House National...

  • President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday named Peter Navarro, an economist who has pushed a hard line on China, to head a newly formed White House National Trade Council, the transition team said in a statement. Senate confirmation is required for all the posts except national security adviser, White House chief of staff, directors of the White House National...

  • The Justice Department said it approved the deal on condition that AMC and Carmike divest theaters in 15 markets and take steps to ensure that National Cinemedia and Screenvision, the two companies that make and sell pre-show advertising entertainment, remain viable. The Justice Department expressed two concerns over the merger. The first had to do with loss...

  • Dec 19- President-elect Donald Trump will nominate high-frequency trading expert Vincent Viola to be secretary of the Army, a senior transition official said on Monday. Senate confirmation is required for all the posts except national security adviser, White House chief of staff, White House director of the National Economic Council and White House...

  • Dec 19- President-elect Donald Trump will nominate high-frequency trading expert Vincent Viola to be secretary of the Army, a senior transition official said on Monday. Senate confirmation is required for all the posts except national security adviser, White House chief of staff, White House director of the National Economic Council and White House...

  • Dec 19- President-elect Donald Trump will nominate high-frequency trading expert Vincent Viola to be secretary of the Army, a senior transition official said on Monday. Senate confirmation is required for all the posts except national security adviser, White House chief of staff, White House director of the National Economic Council and White House...

  • BERLIN, Dec 18- Daimler does not expect Donald Trump to favour U.S. carmakers over their European counterparts, the carmaker's chief executive told a German paper, shrugging off concerns over the president-elect's protectionist rhetoric during his campaign. Zetsche said any protectionism favouring U.S. carmakers would hurt the United States more.