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  • The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said Kee Chan, 46, of Manhasset, New York, on numerous occasions from 2010 to March 2012 "deliberately misled and lied to customers" about bond prices. The SEC filed its complaint in Manhattan federal court. Last week, former Nomura traders Michael Gramins, Tyler Peters and Ross Shapiro went on trial in Hartford,...

  • HYANNIS PORT, Mass.— What once were pieces of John F. Kennedy's home are now pieces of art. Floorboards, window panes, shingles, electrical fixtures, faded wallpaper, rusted nails and even a metal hook that once held a porch swing are among the ordinary items salvaged during an overhaul of JFK's Cape Cod home and transformed by local artists into mixed media artwork...

  • WILLINGTON, Conn.— With the foundation cracking beneath their home, Christina Mailhos and her husband are trying to figure out how to come up with $200,000 or more for the massive fix while college tuition bills loom for two teenagers. The problem, which first came to light in the mid-1990s, has been traced to a Willington quarry that provided material to a concrete...

  • *Fed's Evans says could be okay with one more hike in 2017. NEW YORK, May 12- U.S. "It's a pretty clear data response, but it's not going to take us out of the trading range that has been recently carved out," said Blake Gwinn, U.S. rates strategist at NatWest Markets in Stamford, Connecticut.

  • NEW YORK, May 12- U.S. "It's a pretty clear data response, but it's not going to take us out of the trading range that has been recently carved out," said Blake Gwinn, U.S. rates strategist at NatWest Markets in Stamford, Connecticut. U.S. yields rose broadly earlier this week on heavy government and corporate bond supply, along with centrist Emmanuel Macron's...

  • NEW YORK, May 11- U.S. and European stocks fell on Thursday, along with the U.S. dollar, while U.S. White House officials told Reuters Trump's decision had been building for months, but a turning point came when Comey refused to preview for top Trump officials his planned testimony to a Senate panel, a decision considered an act of subordination by Trump and his aides.

  • NEW YORK, May 11- U.S. and European stocks fell on Thursday, along with the U.S. dollar, while U.S. White House officials told Reuters Trump's decision had been building for months, but a turning point came when Comey refused to preview for top Trump officials his planned testimony to a Senate panel, a decision considered an act of subordination by Trump and his aides.

  • By Georgina Prodhan and Jörn Poltz. MUNICH, May 10- The chairman of German industrial gases group Linde got an effective green light on Wednesday for his long-desired $70 billion merger with U.S. peer Praxair despite a protest vote by shareholders dismayed at the way he is pushing it through. Wolfgang Reitzle was endorsed by 94.47 percent of shareholders at...

  • May 9- Spirit Airlines Inc passengers brawled in a Florida airport late on Monday after the budget carrier, which is in dispute with its pilots, canceled several flights. The cancellations, which sparked chaos that ended with three arrests at Fort LauderdaleHollywood International Airport, were the latest of about 300 the airline has made in the past week alone.

  • *OPEC downplays chance of bigger output cuts. The slide worsened after OPEC delegates downplayed the chance that their group and other producing countries would deepen their output cuts when they meet on May 25. While the cartel is expected to extend a self-imposed production cap by another six months, it will be a challenge to convince several non- OPEC members...

  • WASHINGTON, May 4- Chicago Aviation Commissioner Ginger Evans on Thursday apologized for the behavior of employees who forcibly removed a United Airlines passenger at a U.S. Senate hearing on the industry's customer service failures. Evans told a U.S. Senate commerce subcommittee that the April 9 removal of Dr. "Here we are, with an industry facing...

  • *OPEC downplays chance of bigger output cuts. The slide worsened after OPEC delegates said their group and other producing countries were downplayed the chance of a bigger output when the producers meet on May 25, even though they said the output cuts were likely to be extended. U.S. crude fell $2.05 or 4.3 percent to $45.77, by 12:08 p.m. Brent was down $2.07, or 4.1...

  • The House of Representatives transportation committee held a hearing for top airline executives to testify, and to determine how Congress might respond to policies that can adversely affect passengers. Munoz was joined at the hearing by United President Scott Kirby and executives from American Airlines, Southwest Airlines and Alaska Airlines.

  • The House of Representatives transportation committee held a hearing for top airline executives to testify, and to determine how Congress might respond to policies that can adversely affect passengers. Munoz was joined at the hearing by United President Scott Kirby and executives from American Airlines, Southwest Airlines and Alaska Airlines.

  • The tense House of Representatives committee hearing signaled how Congress might respond to rising consumer anger over cost-cutting by airlines that boiled over after David Dao, 69, was violently dragged from a United flight at a Chicago airport on April 9 to make room for crew members. Most lawmakers fly back and forth to Washington each week, and took the...

  • A female deer tick seen under a University of Rhode Island microscope in the entomoloy lab in South Kingstown, R.I.

    75 instances of severe disease have been reported to the CDC, including a 5-month-old baby from Connecticut, Today reports.

  • Reuters exclusively reported on April 26 that public pension funds in at least seven U.S. states periodically send millions of dollars to an investment fund that owns the Trump SoHo Hotel and Condominium in New York City and pays one of Trump's companies to run it, according to a Reuters review of public records. Trump is setting an extremely dangerous...

  • *Light trading as Europe, other markets close for May Day. NEW YORK, May 1- Shares of the largest U.S. companies hit record highs on Monday, lifting Wall Street and a gauge of key world equity indexes, while data on U.S. drilling and output kept downward pressure on oil prices. Global trading was light, with some markets in Europe and Latin America closed for the May Day...

  • *Oil supported by OPEC- led output cuts, possible extension. NEW YORK, May 1- Oil slipped 1 percent on Monday as rising crude output on Libya and the United States countered OPEC- led production cuts aimed at clearing a supply glut. 53 cents to $51.52 a barrel, while U.S. crude for June dropped 49 cents, or 1 percent, to $48.84 a barrel.

  • *Light trading as Europe, other markets close for May Day. NEW YORK, May 1- Apple shares hit a record high on Monday, lifting U.S. stocks and a gauge of key world equity indexes, while data on U.S. drilling and output kept downward pressure on oil prices. Global trading was light, with some markets in Europe and Latin America closed for the May Day holiday, while Japan was...