NEW YORK— The owner of Stop& Shop and Giant and the parent company of Food Lion completed their $29 billion combination after receiving regulatory clearance by the Federal Trade Commission. The Dutch retailer Royal Ahold NV owns Stop& Shop. Its rival, Belgium's Delhaize Group, is the parent company of Food Lion. » Read More
WASHINGTON, Jan 27- The U.S. Federal Trade Commission filed a lawsuit against DeVry University, run by DeVry Education Group Inc, on Wednesday alleging the company deceived students about the prospect that they would find work.
Protesters were occupying the remote Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in eastern Oregon.
US FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION TO ANNOUNCE PROPOSAL TO "UNLOCK" PAY-TELEVISION SET-TOP BOXES, ALLOWING NEW COMPETITION- DOCUMENT.
Good news, corruption is apparently declining worldwide. But in some countries, it's actually worsened. Here are the main findings from the Transparency International Corruption index.
LONDON, Jan 27- The dollar struggled to gain traction on Wednesday as investors awaited the outcome of a Federal Reserve meeting for clues on whether bets on a single U.S. interest rate rise in 2016 are justified. With investors largely in wait-and-see mode before the Fed, Australia's dollar was the biggest mover, hitting a three-week high after a measure of...
*Zinc hits another three-week top on China imports. *Australia's Mincor puts nickel mine on care and maintenance. LONDON, Jan 27- Copper steadied on Wednesday after hitting its highest since Jan. 8 as oil resumed its fall and investors became cautious ahead of a Federal Reserve policy meeting later in the day.
LONDON, Jan 27- The dollar struggled to gain traction on Wednesday, with investors awaiting the outcome of a Federal Reserve meeting for clues whether bets on a single U.S. interest rate rise in 2016 are justified. Australia's dollar meanwhile hit a three-week high after one measure of domestic inflation came in slightly higher than expected, and as less jittery...
TOKYO, Jan 27- Japanese government bonds were steady on Wednesday on the eve of the Bank of Japan's policy meeting, with month-end buying lifting the superlong zone and offsetting any impact from rallying equities. The BOJ will begin its two-day meeting on Thursday, and some investors speculate that policymakers might muster some more monetary easing steps.
*Decision expected Jan 29 0330-0530 GMT. TOKYO, Jan 27- Bank of Japan policymakers would prefer to hold back additional monetary easing at their meeting on Friday, people familiar with the central bank's thinking say, though global market volatility could yet force their hand. Policymakers are wary of using their diminishing options to counter what they see as...
TOKYO, Jan 27- Japan's Nikkei rose to a near two-week high on Wednesday after Wall Street rebounded, while investors were cautious ahead of a U.S. Federal Reserve meeting statement due out later in the day. The Nikkei share average ended 2.7 percent higher at 17,163.92, the highest closing level since Jan. 14.
*Rate decision due at 2 p.m. EST. WASHINGTON, Jan 27- The Federal Reserve is expected to leave interest rates unchanged on Wednesday and acknowledge that turmoil in financial markets threatens its upbeat view of the U.S. economy, leaving the chances of a March hike diminished but alive. The decision is due at 2 p.m. EST.
The head of China's National Bureau of Statistics is being investigated for alleged discipline violations.
U.K. graffiti artist Banksy has created a new work in London to protest the alleged use of teargas on migrant camps in Calais.
New York City's tentative property assessment for fiscal year 2017 had crossed $1 trillion for the first time ever.
The US spends $80 billion a year on child welfare services, but too much goes to outdated, inefficient models.
Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are also locked in a tight race in Iowa, while Ted Cruz is gaining on Donald Trump, a new poll shows.
The State Department released 5,500 more pages of Hillary Clinton's emails. NBC News reports.
New standards could require more identification in the airport
Populations of large bird species are generally on the rise in North America, creating the potential for more dangerous strikes.
The inspector general for the Federal Reserve is warning that a key database needs more cybersecurity protections.