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  • FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30 DALLAS, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in a moderated Q&A session before the Stemmons Corridor Business Association 35th Annual Meeting- 1700 GMT. Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers speak at a seminar, hosted by the Bank of Japan and the Bank of Canada, on financial and price stability-...

  • Jeffrey Pearlman, 49, was charged in a criminal complaint filed in federal court in New Haven, Connecticut, becoming the latest individual to face prosecution in connection with probes involving Insys' drug Subsys. Prosecutors did not identify Insys by name, but a LinkedIn profile for Pearlman showed he worked at Insys from 2012 to 2015, and the description of...

  • Superintendent Don Neubacher announced his plan Wednesday, said Andrew Munoz, a spokesman for the National Park Service. Neubacher said in an email to Yosemite employees that regional administrators had decided it was time for new leadership and offered to transfer him to Denver as a senior adviser. Neubacher headed Yosemite for nearly seven years and spent...

  • The Navy insists the costly littoral combat ship program is going to be fine after a bumpy start. But two senior senators, Arizona Republican John McCain and Rhode Island Democrat Jack Reed, say it's time for the Navy to question all of its assumptions about the littoral combat ship program, which has been criticized for its growing costs, questions about the...

  • Jeffrey Pearlman, 49, was charged in a criminal complaint filed in federal court in New Haven, Connecticut, becoming the latest individual to face prosecution in connection with probes involving Insys' drug Subsys. Prosecutors did not identify Insys by name, but a LinkedIn profile for Pearlman showed he worked at Insys from 2012 to 2015, and the description of...

  • AUSTIN, Texas— Three conservative states are suing the Obama administration in an attempt to block the U.S. government from ceding oversight of some of the internet's core systems. The attorneys general of Texas, Oklahoma and Arizona on Thursday asked a federal court in Galveston, Texas, to keep the Commerce Department from relinquishing oversight of ICAN, or...

  • NEW YORK— On Saturday, the U.S. government plans to cede control of some of the internet's core systems— namely, the directories that help web browsers and apps know where to find the latest weather, maps and Facebook musings. Probably not, although the subject has become a hot political issue for some conservatives. Here's a look at the systems in question and what's...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 29- The Federal Reserve and Bank of Japan's actions last week have given a second wind to an alternative investment strategy that relies on cheap money and low market volatility to produce outsized returns. The funds had a rough 2015 when volatility spiked because of concerns about China's economy and tumbling oil prices, prompting investors to...

  • THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29 WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen participates in a conversation before the "Banking and the Economy: A Forum for Minority Bankers" conference hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City- 2110 GMT. ORLANDO, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Dennis Lockhart speaks before the 2016 Future of Florida...

  • THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29 WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen participates in a conversation before the "Banking and the Economy: A Forum for Minority Bankers" conference hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City- 2110 GMT. ORLANDO, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Dennis Lockhart speaks before the 2016 Future of Florida...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 28- A cyber security company on Wednesday asserted that the hack of 500 million account credentials from Yahoo was the work of an Eastern European criminal gang, adding another layer of intrigue to a murky investigation into the unprecedented data heist. Arizona- based InfoArmor issued a report whose conclusion challenged Yahoo's position...

  • FRANKFURT, Sept 28- The German government denied that it was working on a rescue of Deutsche Bank after a newspaper report about such plans fuelled fears over the future of the biggest lender in Europe's largest economy. Deutsche is fighting a fine of up to $14 billion from the U.S. Department of Justice and concerns over its stability had pushed shares to a record...

  • WASHINGTON— Incidents of unruly passengers on planes are increasing, and more effective deterrents are needed to tackle the problem, a global airline trade group said Wednesday. There were 10,854 air rage incidents reported by airlines worldwide last year, up from 9,316 incidents in 2014, according to the International Air Transport Association.

  • *Bank sells UK insurance business in $1.2 billion deal. FRANKFURT, Sept 28- The German government denied it was working on a rescue of Deutsche Bank as Germany's biggest lender boosted its balance sheet by selling its British insurance business on Wednesday. Deutsche is facing a $14 billion fine from the U.S. Department of Justice and concerns over its funding...

  • PHOENIX CEO-TAKEN OUT AN INDEMNIFICATION TO ENSURE SHAREHOLDERS ARE PROTECTED AGAINST ANY FINANCIAL DOWNSIDES OF FCA PROBE INTO ABBEY LIFE.

  • ST. LOUIS, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard gives welcome remarks before the Community Banking in the 21st Century Conference hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis- 1415 GMT. ST. LOUIS, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans speaks before the Community Banking in the 21st Century...

  • Rob Portman's re-election campaign in Ohio is happening under the fingertips of voters. Google says Portman has made some of the savviest use this election cycle of its digital resources as his campaign has begun to unravel an early lead by former Ohio Gov. In fact, Strickland's Senate campaign also has employed the company's search lifts and data mining tools...

  • NEW YORK— American Express did not violate antitrust laws by barring merchants from asking customers to use one credit card over another and steering consumers to another form of payment, a federal appeals court said Monday. To do so, it said, likely would increase the market shares of Visa and MasterCard at the expense of American Express, whose card members tend...

  • NEW YORK— Does "Pokemon Go" have a second act? Crowds stampeded after a Vaporeon in Central Park and people fell off cliffs playing it in California. At an Apple event on Sept. 7, Niantic CEO John Hanke said 500 million people had downloaded the game in just two months.

  • *Longer-dated U.S. yields fall to two-week lows. *U.S. sells $11 bln 10- year TIPS to strong demand. NEW YORK, Sept 22 (Reuters)- U.S.