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  • NEW HAVEN, Conn.— Graduate students from a half-dozen departments at Yale University have voted to form unions, setting up negotiations for contracts with the Ivy League school. "This moment has been decades in the making," said Local 33- UNITE HERE chairman Aaron Greenberg, a graduate student in political science. Yale organizers filed their petitions within a...

  • SHANGHAI— Democratic senators are protesting the Trump Organization's acceptance of a valuable trademark from the Chinese government without asking Congress first if doing so is constitutional. Additional Democrats signed a letter Friday to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson that complains about Trump getting special treatment from China.

  • NORMAN, United States- Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan to participate in a moderated Q&A session before the University of Oklahoma Price College of Business Distinguished Speaker Series- 1600 GMT. TOKYO- Bank Of Japan Executive Director Shigehiro Kuwabara to attend the Third FinTech Forum. SANTA CRUZ, United States- San Francisco Fed President John...

  • NORMAN, United States- Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan to participate in a moderated Q&A session before the University of Oklahoma Price College of Business Distinguished Speaker Series- 1600 GMT. TOKYO- Bank Of Japan Executive Director Shigehiro Kuwabara to attend the Third FinTech Forum. SANTA CRUZ, United States- San Francisco Fed President John...

  • NEW HAVEN, Conn. _ Achillion Pharmaceuticals Inc. on Thursday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $4.4 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. The New Haven, Connecticut- based company said it had a loss of 3 cents per share. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 18 cents per share.

  • Feb 23- Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA plans to offer transatlantic flights on 10 new routes between the United States and Europe with tickets starting at $65 one way, putting pressure on U.S. and European rivals to compete, it said on Thursday. Norwegian's $65 fares will be for a one-way ticket to UK and Irish destinations from smaller airports in New York state,...

  • GREENWICH, Conn. _ Starwood Property Trust Inc. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $121.3 million. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of 50 cents per share. Starwood Property Trust shares have increased 4 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Feb 23- Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA on Thursday announced plans to offer transatlantic flights on 10 new routes between the United States and Europe starting at $65, ramping up pressure on U.S. and European rivals. Norwegian is expanding its network of flights to the United States from mid-June after receiving long-awaited approval late last year for its Irish...

  • NORWALK, Conn. _ Emcor Group Inc. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter profit of $40.7 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 83 cents per share. Emcor Group expects full-year earnings in the range of $3.10 to $3.50 per share, with revenue in the range of $7.5 billion to $7.6 billion.

  • WARWICK, R.I.— Low-cost carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle is promising to boost traffic at smaller airports on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean when it starts service to Europe this summer from Rhode Island, Connecticut and New York. Norwegian Air announced Thursday that it's opening new flight crew bases and plans to hire pilots and flight attendants at Rhode...

  • Beginning in mid-June, the low-cost European carrier will launch one-way flights from Stewart International Airport in Orange County, New York, T.F. Green Airport in Providence, Rhode Island, and Bradley International Airport in Hartford, Connecticut to destinations in Ireland and the United Kingdom. This compares to one-way New York to Dublin air ticket...

  • The Alaska Republican held up a blank sheet of paper to illustrate his point. Lisa Murkowski is sponsoring legislation to open the refuge that takes up Alaska's northeast corner and is larger than West Virginia and Connecticut combined. The coastal plain is not the apex of Alaska scenery, but it's a nursery for polar bears, muskoxen and the vast Porcupine...

  • PEORIA, Ill.— Peoria Mayor Jim Ardis planned to open this year's State of the City speech by thanking Caterpillar Inc. for its longtime commitment to the central Illinois town, declaring "We wouldn't be Peoria without Caterpillar." It's been that way for decades in Peoria and in other company towns across the United States. Caterpillar's recent decision to move...

  • FORT WORTH, United States- Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan participates in a moderated Q&A session hosted by the Tarrant County Bankers Association- 1800 GMT. LONDON- ECB Board Member Peter Praet to deliver a keynote speech at the "Brexit and the implications for financial services" conference- 0855 GMT. LONDON- ECB Board Member Peter Praet to give...

  • FORT WORTH, United States- Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan participates in a moderated Q&A session hosted by the Tarrant County Bankers Association- 1800 GMT. LONDON- ECB Board Member Peter Praet to deliver a keynote speech at the "Brexit and the implications for financial services" conference- 0855 GMT. LONDON- ECB Board Member Peter Praet to give...

  • STAMFORD, Conn. _ Cenveo Inc. on Wednesday reported a loss of $241,000 in its fourth quarter. The Stamford, Connecticut- based company said it had a loss of 3 cents per share. Cenveo shares have dropped 9 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • MANCHESTER, Conn. _ Lydall Inc. on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter profit of $4.4 million. On a per-share basis, the Manchester, Connecticut- based company said it had net income of 26 cents. Lydall shares have fallen nearly 4 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 22- Oil prices fell more than 1 percent on Wednesday on expectations of another surge in U.S. inventories, retreating from multi-week highs hit in the previous session after OPEC signaled optimism over its deal with other producers to curb output. In post-settlement trade, prices pared losses sharply after data from industry group the American...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 22- Oil prices fell 1.5 percent on Wednesday on expectations of another surge in U.S. inventories, retreating from multi-week highs hit in the previous session after OPEC signaled optimism over its deal with other producers to curb output. U.S. crude stocks likely rose 3.5 barrels last week, its seventh straight build, analysts polled ahead of weekly...

  • Gun enthusiasts view Sig Sauer rifles at the National Rifle Association's annual meetings & exhibits show in Louisville, Kentucky, on May 21, 2016.

    A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld Maryland's ban on assault rifles.