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  • *Ban affects Syria, Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Yemen. WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, Jan 29- President Donald Trump's order to restrict people from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States sparked confusion and anger on Saturday after immigrants and refugees were kept off flights and left stranded in airports. In his most sweeping decision...

  • *Ban affects Syria, Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Yemen. WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, Jan 29- President Donald Trump's order to restrict people from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States sparked confusion and anger on Saturday after immigrants and refugees were kept off flights and left stranded in airports. In his most sweeping decision...

  • The tense exchange, witnessed by Reuters, was representative of the confusion at airports across the United States and others overseas after Trump abruptly halted immigration from seven majority-Muslim countries and temporarily put a stop to the entry of refugees. Throughout much of Saturday, government officials and security workers were left to guess...

  • *Ban affects Syria, Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Yemen. WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, Jan 29- President Donald Trump's order to restrict people from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States sparked confusion and anger on Saturday after immigrants and refugees were kept off flights and left stranded in airports. In his most sweeping decision...

  • The new Republican president on Friday put a four-month hold on allowing refugees into the United States and temporarily barred travelers from Syria and six other countries. Hundreds of protesters gathered at airports in Dallas, Chicago, New York and elsewhere while inside, anxious family members waited and worried for travelers. They knew Trump had pledged...

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, Jan 28- President Donald Trump's order for "extreme vetting" of visitors from seven Muslim-majority countries had an immediate impact on people around the world on Saturday, stranding legal residents of the United States and travelers with visas at airports and infuriating Muslims, Iranians and Western allies alike.

  • Lawyers in New York sued to block the order, saying many people have already been unlawfully detained, including an Iraqi who worked for the U.S. Army in Iraq. Melanie Nezer of the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, a Jewish group that works with refugees, said she knew of roughly 2,000 who were booked to come to the United States next week. The new Republican president on...

  • Lawyers in New York sued to block the order, saying many people have already been unlawfully detained, including an Iraqi who worked for the U.S. Army in Iraq. Melanie Nezer of the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, a Jewish group that works with refugees, said she knew of roughly 2,000 who were booked to come to the United States next week. The new Republican president on...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 25- The Dow Jones Industrial Average index's pop over 20,000 on Wednesday crowns a frenetic post-U.S. election rally that featured the second fastest-ever climb between 1,000- point milestones in the Dow's 120- year history. "While the Dow hitting 20,000 is one of the least meaningful data points on my screen, it does suggest that the equity rally is...

  • Jan 25- The Dow Jones Industrial Average marched higher after hitting 20,000 for the first time on Wednesday as strong earnings and President Donald Trump's pro-growth initiatives reignited a post-election rally. The Dow came within a point of the historic mark on Jan. 6, as investors banked on pro-growth policies and tax cuts many expect from the new...

  • AMSTERDAM, Jan 24- Medical equipment maker Philips missed forecasts for fourth-quarter earnings on Tuesday and disclosed a dispute with the U.S. Justice Department over heart defibrillators it had sold until 2016, but said the matter would not alter its medium term outlook. Van Houten said Philips' defibrillator business would be "impacted" but the scope was...

  • Jan 18- While environmental pollution and risks persist in the United States, as seen most recently with the Flint water crisis, many Americans today take clean air and water for granted. With Donald Trump two days from his inauguration as the country's president, it is a good time-- as Congress considers his nominee to lead the Environmental Protection Agency,...

  • ST. JOSEPH, Missouri, Dec 19- On a sunny November afternoon in this historic city, birthplace of the Pony Express and death spot of Jesse James, Lauranda Mignery watched her son Kadin, 2, dig in their front yard. In the year after Flint switched to corrosive river water that leached lead from old pipes, 5 percent of the children screened there had high blood lead levels.

  • *Deal for $83/ share, or $4.3 bln, including debt. Dec 1- Parker-Hannifin Corp, whose motion and control systems are used in a variety of industries, said on Thursday it would buy Clarcor Inc for about $4.3 billion, including debt, to double the size of its filtration systems business. Clarcor's high percentage of recurring after-market sales would make...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 30- The U.S. economy continued to expand in October and November, the Federal Reserve said on Wednesday, but there were only modest gains in wages and prices and the strong dollar was weighing on manufacturers. "As in the past four Beige Books, wage growth was characterized generally as modest, on balance, by district contacts," the Fed said.

  • LAUNCESTON, Australia, Nov 24- As the once-in-a-lifetime commodity boom winds down, a key concern has been what is going to replace the mega-projects built to feed China's appetite for natural resources. The huge minerals and energy projects that were both the solution and the demise of the China- inspired commodity super-cycle are unlikely to be repeated any...

  • LAUNCESTON, Australia, Nov 24- As the once-in-a-lifetime commodity boom winds down, a key concern has been what is going to replace the mega-projects built to feed China's appetite for natural resources. The huge minerals and energy projects that were both the solution and the demise of the China- inspired commodity super-cycle are unlikely to be repeated any...

  • MANCHESTER, N.H./ STERLING HEIGHTS, MICHIGAN, Nov 7- A s Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton criss-crossed the United States on Sunday in a final, frenzied burst of campaigning, the Republican said he was the "last chance" to fix a broken country while his Democratic rival said a "moment of reckoning" had arrived. Supporters near Pittsburgh booed a song by musician Bruce...

  • Chicago Cubs win 2016 World Series, ending the curse

    The Cubs defeated the Cleveland Indians in extra innings Wednesday night to clinch their first championship title since 1908.

  • MELBOURNE, Nov 3- After years of hard times, tin miners say they are starting to see interest from investors as global inventories fall and expectations grow that a wave of new mine supply from Myanmar will tail off, tightening supply. Private equity, funds and trade houses have begun to show interest in small scale tin miners, industry sources said in Melbourne...