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  • LONDON, Sept 27- Time Out, best known for its listings magazines, said on Tuesday it was close to setting up its own food and drink markets in London and Porto, after the British firm's first such venture attracted more than a million visitors in Lisbon. "We are in very advanced discussions in London and Porto in Portugal, and we are also progressing very well with New...

  • Treasury Secretary Jack Lew meets with Brazilian President Michel Temer and Finance Minister Henrique Meirelles WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Vice Chair Stanley Fischer speaks on "Why Study Economics?" WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28 WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen gives semi-annual testimony on Federal Reserve supervision and regulation of the...

  • Treasury Secretary Jack Lew meets with Brazilian President Michel Temer and Finance Minister Henrique Meirelles WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Vice Chair Stanley Fischer speaks on "Why Study Economics?" WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28 WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen gives semi-annual testimony on Federal Reserve supervision and regulation of the...

  • Demand for cruises weakened in August, one of the busiest booking months of the year, amid concerns of the spread of the Zika virus in the Caribbean and geopolitical events in Europe, Morgan Stanley analyst Jamie Rollo said in a pre-earnings note. It's just not at the rapid rate that we had in some of the previous quarters, "CEO Arnold Donald said on an earnings call.

  • Sept 26- Carnival Corp, the world's largest cruise operator, reported higher-than-expected quarterly profit and revenue and boosted its earnings forecast for the year as its benefits from strong demand for its cruises in North America and Europe. Carnival said it now expects full-year adjusted earnings of $3.33- $3.37 per share, compared with its previous...

  • Sept 26- Waste collection company Advance Disposal Services Inc said on Monday it expects to raise as much as $404.3 million in its initial public offering, valuing the company at about $1.76 billion. The company expects the 19.25 million-share offering to be priced at between $18 and $21 per share, Advance Disposal Services said in a filing on Monday.

  • MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 BELLINGHAM, United States- Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz gives a speech at Western Washington University- 2300 GMT. MINNEAPOLIS, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari gives welcome remarks before the fourth "Ending Too Big to Fail" symposium- 1330 GMT. BRUSSELS- European Central Bank President...

  • MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 BELLINGHAM, United States- Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz gives a speech at Western Washington University- 2300 GMT. MINNEAPOLIS, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari gives welcome remarks before the fourth "Ending Too Big to Fail" symposium- 1330 GMT. BRUSSELS- European Central Bank President...

  • Secretary of State John Kerry and his counterparts from the European Union, United Kingdom, France, Germany and Italy meet at Tufts University to discuss a range of issues- 1545 GMT. MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 BELLINGHAM, United States- Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz gives a speech at Western Washington University- 2300 GMT. MINNEAPOLIS, United States- Federal...

  • Secretary of State John Kerry and his counterparts from the European Union, United Kingdom, France, Germany and Italy meet at Tufts University to discuss a range of issues- 1545 GMT. MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 BELLINGHAM, United States- Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz gives a speech at Western Washington University- 2300 GMT. MINNEAPOLIS, United States- Federal...

  • Sept 23- The city of Miami and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission reached a tentative settlement after a jury found the city liable for securities fraud in the sale of over $150 million in municipal debt in 2009.. Lawyers for the SEC and the city said in a Thursday court filing that the proposed settlement would allow both sides to avoid further...

  • Sept 23- Many Yahoo users rushed on Friday to close their accounts and change passwords as experts warned that the fallout from one of the largest cyber breaches in history could spill beyond the internet company's services. "We're probably just going to dump Yahoo altogether," said Rick Hollister, 56, who owns a private investigation firm in Tallahassee,...

  • DALLAS, Sept 23- A SpaceX rocket that burst into flames on its launch pad ate the beginning of this month likely suffered a large breach in its upper-stage helium system, the company said on Friday. SpaceX, owned and operated by technology entrepreneur Elon Musk, was fueling a Falcon 9 rocket on the launch pad in Florida on Sept. 1 in preparation for a routine...

  • Sept 23- Many Yahoo users rushed on Friday to close accounts, some of which they had not used in years, after the internet company announced it suffered one of the world's largest cyber breaches. "We're probably just going to dump Yahoo altogether," said Rick Hollister, who owns a private investigation firm in Tallahassee, Florida. Rachel, a 33- year-old from...

  • SpaceX, owned and operated by technology entrepreneur Elon Musk, was fueling a Falcon 9 rocket on the launch pad in Florida on Sept. 1 in preparation for a routine test-firing when a bright fireball suddenly emerged around the rocket's upper stage. The California- based firm said it would shift some missions to a new launch site at NASA's Kennedy Space Center,...

  • CDC Director Tom Frieden, in media call, says "1-2 punch" in Florida of aerial adulticides, larvacides rapidly knocked down type of mosquitos that carry Zika virus. *Frieden says end of Zika virus transmission in Wynwood section of Miami appeared to coincide with aerial application of adulticide and larvacide. *Friden says earlier ground efforts to control...

  • CDC DIRECTOR SAYS AERIAL SPRAYING IN MIAMI BEACH HAS BEEN MORE DIFFICULT THAN WYNWOOD, BUT HAS SHOWN SIMILAR "RAPID KNOCKDOWN" OF MOSQUITOS.

  • FLORIDA SURGEON GENERAL SAYS IMPORTANT FOR RESIDENTS TO REMOVE STANDING WATER AROUND HOMES, USE MOSQUITO REPELLANTS.

  • US CDC DIRECTOR SAYS EARLIER GROUND EFFORTS TO CONTROL MOSQUITOS IN WYNWOOD NEIGHBORHOOD OF MIAMI HAD LITTLE IMPACT.

  • COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept 23- The maker of the SAT, America's oldest college-entrance exam, promised to streamline its new math questions and scale back the reuse of tests, a longtime practice that has made the exam vulnerable to cheating. David Coleman, chief executive of the College Board, said the New York not-for-profit organization wants to simplify the word...