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NEW YORK-- Olympic ice dancing gold medalists Charlie White and Meryl Davis will try a less slick surface and new partners as contestants in the next edition of ABC's "Dancing With the Stars." ABC said Tuesday that game show host Drew Carey, actor Billy Dee Williams and long distance swimmer Diana Nyad will also be on the show, which begins a new season on March 17.
ATLANTA-- Delta Air Lines Inc. says bad weather caused it to scrub nearly 8,000 flights in February, but the cancelations helped boost a key measure of revenue per mile. Travel to and from Latin America jumped 20.6 percent, although those flights accounted for just 11 percent of total traffic.
New York, March 3- In his most recent Berkshire Hathaway shareholder letter, the ever-folksy Warren Buffett sounds more like a personal finance guru than a financial mastermind, focusing on buy-and-hold investing and advocating indexing strategies.
National Labor Relations Board, or NLRB, to apply it to the contentious mid-February election in Chattanooga. So it is unclear if the test is suited to assessing whether anti-union statements made by conservative lawmakers and interest groups compromised the Chattanooga election, as the UAW contends, experts told Reuters.
ATLANTA, Feb 27- The Federal Reserve will probably keep benchmark interest rates low for "quite a while" even as the U.S. central bank begins to raise them from their current near-zero level, a top Fed official said on Thursday.
WASHINGTON, Feb 26- American consumers are wide open to some of the most sophisticated scam artists ever as vast troves of their personal information are collected by data brokers and sometimes sold with no questions asked, according to the Federal Trade Commission's consumer protection chief.
Feb 26- Delta Air Lines Inc said on Wednesday it would make a major change to its frequent-flier program, basing the number of miles earned toward free flights on how much customers spend rather than the distance traveled. Atlanta- based Delta said the new program would favor "frequent business travelers" and leisure fliers who buy tickets at higher fares.
WOOSTER, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Sandra Pianalto gives lecture, "Reflections on 35 Years with the Federal Reserve System" at the James R. Wilson Lecture Series hosted by the College of Wooster- 0030 GMT. SAITAMA, Japan- Bank of Japan board member Koji Ishida speaks to business leaders in Saitama- 0130 GMT.
NEW YORK, Feb 25- Stocks on major world markets were flat on Tuesday, holding near six-year highs as investors discounted mixed U.S. economic data, while the U.S. dollar rose against the yuan on suspicion China's central bank intervened in the currency market.
Wall Street's benchmark S&P 500 was flat as it struggled to break a record closing high, while MSCI's all world index, which tracks stocks in 45 countries, was in positive territory for the 13th session in 15 and at its highest level since December 2007.
Wall Street's benchmark S&P 500 was near record highs, while MSCI's all world index, which tracks stocks in 45 countries, was in positive territory for the 13th session in 15 and at its highest level since December 2007.
*Home Depot and Macy's rally after results. NEW YORK, Feb 25- U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 moving within points of record levels, as a pair of retail stocks rallied following strong results.
*Home Depot and Macy's rally after results. Both Home Depot Inc and Macy's Inc rallied following their results, but the strength in retail stocks was not enough for traders to continue pushing shares higher.
Feb 25- SunTrust Banks Inc said it may attract "substantial penalties" from on an ongoing mortgage-related probe and also disclosed a new investigation by the Department of Justice, according to a regulatory filing late Monday.
*National Labor Relations Board to review union's appeal. *UAW calls Republican Senator Corker's conduct "shameful". Feb 21- The United Auto Workers filed an appeal with the U.S. government on Friday, asking it to set aside the results of an election last week in which workers at a Tennessee Volkswagen plant voted not to join the union.
SYDNEY- Institute of Internal Finance/G20 conference in Australia. Speakers: Deputy Prime Minister of Turkey, Ali Babacan, Financial Stability Board Secretary General, Svein Andresen, U.S. Department of the Treasury Assistant Secretary, Marisa Lago and South African Reserve Bank Deputy Governor Daniel Mminele.
NEW YORK/ ST. LOUIS, Feb 19- Three Federal Reserve officials on Wednesday said they believe the U.S. economy is gaining traction despite a recent slowdown from cold weather, allowing the central bank to stick to its plan to wind down its massive bond-buying stimulus this year.
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 19- Google Inc is exploring a major expansion of its super-fast "Fiber" TV and Internet service, which could extend the nascent network to 34 more U.S. cities and pose a competitive threat to home broadband providers.
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 19- Google Inc is exploring a major expansion of super-fast cable TV and Internet web to deliver its content and services by extending its nascent Fiber network to 34 more cities across the United States.
WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Richard Fisher speaks in Washington. WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard speech on "U.S.