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*Congress probes automaker's failure to fix until 2014.
WASHINGTON- ECB Governing Council member Jens Weidmann and German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble to hold a national press conference in Washington- 1730 GMT.
*Appeals court says case did not belong in New Jersey. *Diane Sawyer, Michael Bloomberg, Rahm Emanuel were victims. The 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said the prosecution of Andrew Auernheimer did not belong in New Jersey, hundreds of miles from his alleged crimes, and as a result, his November 2012 conviction and 41- month prison sentence could not stand.
TORONTO- Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa speaks at the Intercontinental Hotel in Toronto- 1600 GMT. WASHINGTON- German Finance Minister Schaeuble speaks at Center on Foreign Relations in Washington- 1715 GMT. WASHINGTON- 2014 Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group.
April 10- General Motors Co said it has placed two engineers on paid leave as part of an internal investigation into defective ignition switches linked to 13 deaths and the global recall this year of 2.6 million cars. Reuters has confirmed that the engineers are Ray DeGiorgio and Gary Altman.
NEW YORK— At a time when interest in American civil rights memorabilia is rekindled, a lifetime's worth of Rosa Parks' belongings— among them her Presidential Medal of Freedom— sits in a New York warehouse, unseen and unsold.
Democrats countered with a plan that would leave Obama's health care plan and rapidly growing health programs like Medicare intact, relying on $1.5 trillion in tax hikes over the coming decade to bring deficits down to sustainable but still-large levels in the $600 billion range.
In chaos following the outage on CME's electronic Globex platform, some orders sent to open-outcry grain pits went unfilled because there were not enough traders to handle the influx.
April 8- American Airlines Group on Tuesday said flight cancellations due to bad weather hurt its first-quarter results, joining other carriers that blamed the weather for a drag on business during the period.
April 8- American Airlines Group on Tuesday said flight cancellations because of bad weather hurt first-quarter results. The carrier canceled more than 34,000 flights in the first three months of this year, reducing quarterly revenue by about $115 million and operating profit by about $60 million.
PHILADELPHIA, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Charles Plosser speaks before the "Enhancing Prudential Standards in Financial Regulations" conference hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia- 1845 GMT.
Boeing said that it would shut the production line in Southern California three months earlier than anticipated, in mid-2015 instead of late 2015, a decision that affects about 2,200 workers there.
Researchers at Wichita State and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical universities who conducted the study said airlines delivered their best performance in 2013 in the 23- year history of the quality rating.
April 6- An unexplained blast this week at a liquefied natural gas facility in rural Washington state, which injured workers, forced an evacuation and raised alarm about a potentially large second explosion, could focus attention on the risk of storing massive gas supplies near population centers.
WASHINGTON— Few people responded to the March jobs report with high-fives and cheers. But there may be reasons to applaud in the months ahead. Hiring in March was close to the economic recovery's steady but hardly explosive monthly average of the past two years: 192,000 added jobs.
ATLANTA, April 3- Celebrity chef Paula Deen's popular Savannah, Georgia, restaurant, which was at the center of a racially charged lawsuit against her, abruptly closed on Thursday after a decade in business. "Thank you for 10 great years," Uncle Bubba's Oyster House, owned by Deen and her brother, Bubba Hiers, told customers on its website.
NEW YORK, April 3- The euro fell on Thursday after the European Central Bank pledged to use unconventional measures if needed to battle low inflation, and a global gauge of stocks dipped after touching a six-year high.
NEW YORK, April 3- The euro slipped on Thursday after the European Central Bank pledged to use unconventional measures if needed to battle low inflation, and a global gauge of stocks dipped after touching a six-year high.
The Labor Department said initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 16,000 to a seasonally adjusted 326,000 in the week ended March 29, exceeding economists' expectations of a rise to 317,000..
FRANKFURT- ECB President Mario Draghi speaks at the award ceremony of the Generation Euro Competition organized by the ECB in Frankfurt- 1400 GMT. LONDON- UK Finance minister George Osborne speaks to Treasury Committee in House of Commons, on his budget- 0900 GMT.