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  • LONDON/ HONG KONG, July 13- Financiers may grumble that the United States is acting like an imperial power in punishing foreign banks for dealings far beyond U.S. territory, but in the end they are more likely to bow to Washington than kick against its dollar muscle.

  • LONDON, July 13- The regulatory noose is tightening around dark pools, private share-trading venues that promise anonymity for specialist investors, offering a chance for rival exchanges in the United States and Europe to take back market share.

  • WASHINGTON, July 12- Phil Falcone's Harbinger Capital Partners has filed suit against the U.S. government, accusing it of reneging on an agreement regarding bankrupt Harbinger-backed wireless company LightSquared LP, the Wall Street Journal reported.

  • Newark, N.J. July 12- Actor and comedian Tracy Morgan was released from a rehabilitation center to finish his recovery at home from a New Jersey crash in June that left him critically injured and killed a fellow passenger, his spokesman said on Saturday.

  • NEW YORK, July 12- Shire Plc is seeking a higher takeover offer from U.S. drugmaker AbbVie Inc that would value the company at about 31 billion pounds, according to people familiar with the matter.

  • Truckers at 2 Calif. ports OK cooling off period Saturday, 12 Jul 2014 | 5:03 PM ET

    LOS ANGELES— Truck drivers at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach agreed Saturday to a cooling-off period following five days of striking that briefly shut the massive ports.

  • Expert: Pa. didn't address fracking health impacts Saturday, 12 Jul 2014 | 4:46 PM ET

    PITTSBURGH— Pennsylvania's former health secretary says the state has failed to seriously study the potential health impacts of one of the nation's biggest natural gas drilling booms.

  • Near spill, reservation wrestles with oil's impact Saturday, 12 Jul 2014 | 4:09 PM ET

    MANDAREE, N.D.— Growing up, Ruth Anna Buffalo would follow the dirt track behind her house into the rugged North Dakota badlands, swimming in creeks picketed with beaver dams, finding artifacts and climbing bluffs overlooking Lake Sakakawea.

  • WASHINGTON, July 12- Vice President Joe Biden encouraged Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Saturday to pursue talks that could lead to a ceasefire with rebels and said Washington continued to pursue efforts to raise pressure on Russia, the White House said.

  • July 12- The Trump Plaza Hotel in Atlantic City could shut its doors in September and lay off 1,000 workers, a local newspaper reported, in what could make it the fourth casino to close this year in the faltering New Jersey resort city.

  • TRENTON, N.J.— Spokesman: Actor-comedian Tracy Morgan released from rehab facility month after serious crash.

  • July 12- A debate is intensifying among the Federal Reserve's regional bank presidents about whether to push interest rates up from zero sooner than planned because of recent improvements in the U.S. job market, the Wall Street Journal reported.

  • Aronia berry gaining market foothold in US Saturday, 12 Jul 2014 | 2:25 PM ET

    The native North American berry was introduced in Russia and eastern Europe in the early 20th century and has been cultivated there for juices and wines.

  • Workers struggle in Hamptons, playground for rich Saturday, 12 Jul 2014 | 1:23 PM ET

    SOUTHAMPTON, New York— This is a town where people are so rich that a $2 million home can be badly in need of renovation.

  • 3 remain hospitalized after Grand Teton bus crash Saturday, 12 Jul 2014 | 12:49 PM ET

    GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK, Wyoming— Three people injured when a bus carrying mostly Chinese tourists flipped on its side while traveling through Grand Teton National Park remained in the hospital Saturday.

  • Deadline looms in Newark airport wage hike flap Saturday, 12 Jul 2014 | 11:38 AM ET

    United Airlines, the airport's primary carrier, said in an email Friday to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, the airport's operator, that it still questions whether the agency has the legal power to impose a wage hike.

  • Seneca Nation commits to native-only landscaping Saturday, 12 Jul 2014 | 11:21 AM ET

    CATTARAUGUS RESERVATION, New York— The Seneca Indian Nation is strengthening its roots to the land with a new commitment to use only indigenous plants and trees in public landscaping.

  • Owners of Trump Plaza casino expect it will close Saturday, 12 Jul 2014 | 10:39 AM ET

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.— Atlantic City's crumbling casino market disintegrated even further Saturday as the owners of the Trump Plaza casino said they expect to shut down in mid-September. Trump Entertainment Resorts told The Associated Press that no final decision has been made on the Boardwalk casino.

  • BEIJING, July 11- Chinese state media branded Apple Inc's iPhone a threat to national security because of the smartphone's ability to track and time-stamp user locations.

  • Drive-ins use creativity to afford digital switch Saturday, 12 Jul 2014 | 9:40 AM ET

    SACO, Maine— Many in the movie industry feared the need to convert to digital could be the death knell for drive-ins, but drive-in operators are finding creative ways to afford the switch. Ry Russell, general manager of Saco Drive-In, launched a social-media campaign to win an $80,000 digital projection system in a contest sponsored by Honda.