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  • 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...

  • PHILADELPHIA, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Patrick Harker, Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester and Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart participate in "Presidents' Perspectives: The Fed's Role in Our Communities" closing plenary before the "Reinventing Our Communities: Transforming Our Economies" conference hosted...

  • PHILADELPHIA, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Patrick Harker, Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester and Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart participate in "Presidents' Perspectives: The Fed's Role in Our Communities" closing plenary before the "Reinventing Our Communities: Transforming Our Economies" conference hosted...

  • BRASILIA, Sept 22- The International Air Transport Association urged Brazil on Thursday not to list Ireland as a tax haven, a decision that would increase taxes on aircraft leases for Brazilian carriers struggling to regain profitability. In an effort to dissuade Brazilian companies from moving to tax havens, Brazil's government announced a week ago it would...

  • BRASILIA, Sept 22- The International Air Transport Association urged Brazil on Thursday not to list Ireland as a tax haven, a decision that would increase taxes on aircraft leases for Brazilian carriers struggling to regain profitability. In an effort to dissuade Brazilian companies from moving to tax havens, Brazil's government announced a week ago it would...

  • Customers will be able to book beGlammed services ranging from $25.00- $185.00, including bridal makeup, on macys.com, on-demand beauty service provider beGlammed said in a statement on Thursday. The service will be launched in 22 U.S. cities that beGlammed operates in, including Los Angeles, New York City, Miami, Las Vegas, San Francisco, Chicago and Dallas, the...

  • LONDON- Bank of England's Monetary Policy Member Kristin Forbes will discuss why economics shocks can have global reach and the variety of factors involved- 1200 GMT. FRANKFURT- European Central Bank releases its economic bulletin- 0800 GMT. FRANKFURT- European Central Bank publishes the results of its second targeted long-term refinancing operation, a...

  • LONDON- Bank of England's Monetary Policy Member Kristin Forbes will discuss why economics shocks can have global reach and the variety of factors involved- 1200 GMT. FRANKFURT- European Central Bank releases its economic bulletin- 0800 GMT. FRANKFURT- European Central Bank publishes the results of its second targeted long-term refinancing operation, a...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 21- The latest insider trading charges by U.S. securities regulators placed an unwelcome spotlight on billionaire Leon Cooperman, the son of a Bronx plumber who rose to become one of the most gifted stock pickers of his generation. Earlier on Wednesday, the Securities and Exchange Commission charged Cooperman and his hedge fund firm, Omega...

  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.

    Jake Novak says if the election were held today, Trump would beat Clinton. The question is: Can he hang on to the momentum? Or, will he blow it?

  • Sept 20- Failed South Korean cargo line Hanjin Shipping Co Ltd found the money to unload a full container ship waiting outside a New York- area port. The National Retail Federation on Tuesday urged U.S. But the Miami has not been allowed in port because of a dispute about empty Hanjin shipping containers, which the Miami normally would load up as ballast to exit port.

  • Sept 20- Failed South Korean cargo line Hanjin Shipping Co Ltd has found the money to unload a full container ship waiting outside a New York- area port. The National Retail Federation on Tuesday urged U.S. But the Miami is not being allowed in port because of a dispute about empty Hanjin shipping containers, which the Miami normally would load up as ballast to exit...

  • ELIZABETH, N.J., Sept 20- The father of the Afghan-born man arrested after weekend bombings in New York and New Jersey reported concerns about his son to the FBI in 2014, but it found no "ties to terrorism" and dropped its inquiry, the father and the agency said on Tuesday. His father, Mohammad Rahami, briefly emerged on Tuesday from the family's restaurant in Elizabeth,...

  • Trainers have Orca killer whales perform for the crowd during a show at the animal theme park SeaWorld in San Diego. (File photo).

    SeaWorld slashed its dividend and said it would suspend future payments, six months after it decided to stop breeding killer whales at its parks.

  • Lennar also posted its slowest growth in orders- a key indicator of future revenue- in more than a year as it grapples with choppy demand for higher-priced homes in Houston, where the economy has been hit hard by a two-year downturn in oil prices. The company, however, reported higher-than-expected profit and revenue for the third quarter ended Aug. 31.

  • *Suspect had traveled to Afghanistan, Pakistan. ELIZABETH, N.J., Sept 20- The father of the Afghan-born man arrested after weekend bombings in New York and New Jersey reported concerns about his son to the FBI in 2014, but officials took no action after reviewing the complaint, the father and law enforcement officials said on Tuesday. U.S. authorities were...

  • *Suspect had traveled to Afghanistan, Pakistan. ELIZABETH, N.J./ WASHINGTON, Sept 20- The father of the Afghan-born man arrested after weekend bombings in New York and New Jersey reported concerns about his son to the FBI in 2014, but officials took no action after reviewing the complaint, the father and law enforcement officials said on Tuesday.

  • Sept 20- A massive leak of contaminated water through a sinkhole at a Mosaic Co fertilizer facility in Florida will cost it $20 million to $50 million to fix, a company executive said on Tuesday. The sinkhole at Mulberry, Florida, about 30 miles east of Tampa, damaged the liner system at the base of a stack of hazardous waste, called phosphogypsum, causing a retention...