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May 18- Texas has joined the crowd of Gulf of Mexico states to file suit against BP Plc, Halliburton Co and others for their role in one of the worst oil spills in U.S. history. Texas joins four other states that have sued BP and other companies in connection to the spill: Florida and Mississippi filed complaints last month, while Alabama and Louisiana did in 2010..
NEW YORK, May 17- Pension and endowment managers on Friday called on U.S. regulators to review the rules for shareholder voting after a firm collecting ballots for JPMorgan Chase& Co cut off the bank's opponents from polling information.
NEW YORK, May 17- Pension and endowment managers on Friday called on U.S. regulators to review the rules for shareholder voting after a firm collecting ballots for JPMorgan Chase& Co cut off polling information to the bank's opponents.
WASHINGTON, May 17- Unemployment rates dropped in 43 out of the 50 U.S. states and in the District of Columbia in April from a year before, according to Labor Department data released on Friday. A handful of states, including Illinois, Delaware, Indiana, Wisconsin, Mississippi and New Hampshire saw their jobless rates rise over the year.
*Longer path to citizenship than Senate measure. WASHINGTON, May 17- A bipartisan plan brokered in the House of Representatives will be tougher on illegal immigrants living in the United States than a Senate counterpart, congressional aides said on Friday.
NEW YORK, May 17- U.S. consumer sentiment rebounded in early May to the highest level in nearly six years, an encouraging sign after recent data that has suggested economic growth is cooling. We expect that this is going to be a very long and gradual recovery, "said Scott Brown, chief economist at Raymond James in St. Petersburg, Florida.
ATLANTA-- When Ed Buckner and his family went to a north Georgia state park to celebrate his son's birthday, he was surprised and concerned to find Bibles in the state-owned cabin he had rented.
RALEIGH, N.C.-- Former presidential contender John Edwards has reactivated his license to practice law and is setting out on the speaking circuit. The two-time presidential candidate and former North Carolina senator is scheduled to appear June 6 at a private retreat in Orlando, Fla., for lawyer clients of the marketing firm PMP.
NEW YORK, May 17- In the financial world, arbitrage is a trading strategy that earns profit by exploiting price differences between markets. "That's the way we look at it," says Prescher, who lives with his wife, Suzan Haskins, in an apartment with a view of Mount Imbabura. "
The talk radio personality has reportedly bought a piece of oceanfront property that is the highest dollar deal recorded this year in the tony Florida town.
A theft incident report from the Miami-Dade Police Department said the gold, packed in a box, arrived at Miami International early Tuesday morning on an American Airlines flight from Guayaquil, Ecuador. "The FBI is aware of the situation," FBI spokesman Michael Leverock told Reuters in an email.
The underwriters of the offering _ Credit Suisse Securities LLC, Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Raymond James& Associates Inc., and RBC Capital Markets LLC _ also have an option to buy up to 1.5 million additional shares. PGT is not selling any shares, and JLL Partners will receive all proceeds from the offering.
MIAMI-- Royal Caribbean said Thursday that Brian Rice will transition his chief financial officer duties to Jason Liberty as Rice prepares for retirement in 2014.. Royal Caribbean also said that Henry Pujol, currently vice president and corporate controller, has been named senior vice president and controller.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla.-- Florida is heading into a new storm season with some good news for once. The state-created fund that backs up private insurers in Florida is in the best financial shape it has been in years _ maybe the best since it was created in 1993..
WASHINGTON-- Federal weather forecasts for Superstorm Sandy were exceptionally accurate last fall, but the warnings themselves were confusing, an internal review found. The gigantic October storm lost tropical characteristics hours before landfall in New Jersey, so the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration stopped calling it a hurricane.
*Neighborbood of 110 homes in Granbury bears brunt of damage. DALLAS, May 15- At least six people were killed and scores more injured when tornadoes ripped through a stretch of Texas near Dallas-Fort Worth after dark on Wednesday, destroying homes and uprooting trees, authorities said.
DALLAS, May 15- At least six people were killed and scores injured when tornadoes ripped through a stretch of Texas near the Dallas-Fort Worth area after dark on Wednesday, destroying homes and uprooting trees, authorities said.
May 16- For years, JPMorgan Chase& Co Chairman and CEO Jamie Dimon and other executives have hand-picked new directors, in a practice that is now unusual for a major U.S. bank.
May 15- A federal judge has again ordered Wells Fargo& Co to pay $203 million to settle class action litigation accusing it of imposing excessive overdraft fees on checking account customers, reviving an award that had been thrown out last year.
A New York Federal Reserve report suggests that college grads swamped by debt may be victims of forces greater than their willingness to pay.