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  • Feb 23- U.S. stocks edged higher on Thursday, buoyed by energy stocks and a renewed pledge by President Donald Trump to chief executives of major U.S. companies to bring back millions of jobs to the United States. At a meeting with about two dozen chief executives, Trump said he plans to bring millions of jobs back to the United States, without revealing a specific...

  • A real estate agent shows a home to a prospective buyer in Miami.

    In local markets across the nation, there are too few listings to meet the strong buyer demand.

  • TOKYO, Feb 22- Asian stocks rose on Wednesday, joining a record-setting session for global markets as investors cheered upbeat factory activity in Europe and solid earnings on Wall Street. Spreadbetters expected the boon for equities to extend into the European day, predicting a higher open for Britain's FTSE, Germany's DAX and France's CAC.

  • TOKYO, Feb 22- Asian stocks rose on Wednesday, joining a record-setting session for global markets as investors cheered upbeat factory activity in Europe and solid earnings on Wall Street. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.5 percent, taking its cues from the world stock index rising to an all-time peak of 446.21 overnight.

  • TOKYO, Feb 22- Asian stocks edged up on Wednesday, joining a record-setting night for world markets as investors cheered upbeat factory activity in Europe and solid earnings on Wall Street. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan nudged up 0.1 percent, taking its cues from the world stock index rising to an all-time peak of 446.21 overnight.

  • Feb 9- Wall Street's three main indexes surged to fresh record highs on Thursday after President Donald Trump said he would make a major tax announcement in a few weeks. "Lowering the overall tax burden on American business is big league," Trump said during a White House meeting with airline industry executives. The benchmark S&P 500 has rallied 7.9 percent since...

  • Feb 9- Wall Street's three main indexes hit record highs on Thursday after President Donald Trump said he would make a major tax announcement in a few weeks. "Lowering the overall tax burden on American business is big league," Trump said during a White House meeting with airline industry executives. Those sectors stand to benefit should lower taxes spur economic...

  • *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.