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  • DIARY -Top Economic Events to Sept 18 Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 | 8:01 PM ET

    WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Board of Governors holds open meeting to discuss "a final rulemaking to implement a quantitative liquidity requirement in the United States as well as a proposed rule on margin requirements for non-cleared swaps of prudentially regulated swap entities"- 1430 GMT.

  • Apple: Some nude shots taken from stars' accounts Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 | 2:54 PM ET

    LOS ANGELES— As federal investigators worked Tuesday to determine who stole and posted nude photos of several female celebrities online, the images continued to be removed from various sites.

  • US STOCKS-Wall St falls as energy shares decline Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 | 2:12 PM ET

    *Dollar General ups Family Dollar bid. *Digital Ally shares extend rally. Noble Corp was the biggest loser among the S&P energy names, falling 3.3 percent, while Ensco PLC fell 3.1 percent.

  • US Sen. Warren supports repealing state casino law Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 | 1:26 PM ET

    The group Repeal the Casino Deal hailed the remarks as a "bold stand" by one of the state's most prominent politicians. "Elizabeth Warren has a record of putting consumers first and we're pleased she is raising her voice to stand up to the casino mess," John Ribeiro, Repeal the Casino Deal's campaign chairman, said in a statement Tuesday.

  • It's no longer safe to recline your airplane seat Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 | 1:05 PM ET

    NEW YORK— American airline passengers, squeezed into tighter and tighter spaces, appear to be rebelling, taking their frustrations out on other fliers. "Seats are getting closer together," says Sara Nelson, president of the Association of Flight Attendants, which represents 60,000 flight attendants at 19 airlines.

  • Gas drops by a penny per gallon in Massachusetts Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 | 11:11 AM ET

    BOSTON— Gasoline prices in Massachusetts continue to decline, although more slowly than they have been. AAA Southern New England reports Tuesday that a gallon of self-serve, regular has fallen by a penny in the past week to $3.44. The current Bay State price is also 21 cents lower than at this time last year.

  • Select Income REIT adds to portfolio in $2.7B deal Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 | 7:09 AM ET

    NEWTON, Mass.— Select Income REIT will spend about $2.7 billion in cash and stock to buy Cole Corporate Income Trust in a deal that adds 64 office and industrial properties to the real estate investment trust's portfolio.

  • Health care spending in Massachusetts on the rise Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 | 7:05 AM ET

    BOSTON— A new report Tuesday offered a mixed diagnosis on health care costs in Massachusetts, finding that while total spending continued to grow faster than inflation, the increase stayed well within parameters set by the state.

  • Marijuana's hazy contribution to highway deaths Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 | 3:23 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— New York teenager Joseph Beer smoked marijuana, climbed into a Subaru Impreza with four friends and drove more than 100 mph before losing control. The car crashed into trees with such force that the vehicle split in half, killing his friends.

  • DIARY - Top economic Events to Sep 16 Monday, 1 Sep 2014 | 10:16 PM ET

    LONDON- UK Treasury Chief Secretary Danny Alexander delivers speech setting out' his vision for Scotland to remain as an integral and full member of the United Kingdom' at Chatham House. MADRID- Central Bank of Peru Governor Julio Velarde speaks about monetary policy and macroeconomic stability at an event devoted to promoting investment in the country.

  • David Muir takes over at ABC's 'World News' Monday, 1 Sep 2014 | 9:51 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Among the stories David Muir will introduce during his first week as ABC's " World News" anchor is one he reported about a generation of Syrian refugees missing out on an education.

  • BARCELONA, Sept 1- A nerve stimulation device from Cyberonics improved cardiac function in heart failure patients in a small clinical trial, in contrast to an unsuccessful study backed by Boston Scientific.

  • Scale will matter for success of New York casinos Sunday, 31 Aug 2014 | 10:07 AM ET

    Casinos are closing in Atlantic City, while new ones are opening in Maryland and Massachusetts.

  • *Sanofi, Regeneron vying with drugs from Amgen and Pfizer. BARCELONA, Aug 31- An experimental cholesterol-lowering drug from Sanofi and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals roughly halved the number of heart attacks and strokes in a clinical trial, researchers reported on Sunday.

  • South American food chains use Florida as US gate Saturday, 30 Aug 2014 | 10:45 AM ET

    MIAMI— When El Corral Burgers opened its first U.S. restaurant near Miami last year, Colombian-Americans came in droves to get a taste of home. Some came from Tampa and Orlando, "says Juan Mario Patino, a vice president of 4 JS Management, the company's U.S. franchisee.

  • 50-state look at how Common Core playing out in US Saturday, 30 Aug 2014 | 8:35 AM ET

    The repeal movement drew support from tea party groups, but Senate President Pro Tem Del Marsh, a Republican, blocked the bills with the support of one of the state's most powerful business groups, the Business Council of Alabama.

  • DIARY - Top economic Events to Sept 10 Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 8:01 PM ET

    LJUBLJANA- Bled Strategic Forum 2014 in Slovenia.

  • Aug 29- Carlyle Group LP has agreed to pay $115 million to settle a lawsuit accusing it of conspiring with other buyout firms not to outbid each other on some takeovers that occurred prior to the financial crisis, a person familiar with the matter said on Friday. Washington, D.C.- based Carlyle declined to comment.

  • BOSTON, Aug 28- An influential U.S. financial services industry group that shares information about cyber threats has said it is unaware of any "significant" cyber attacks, downplaying concerns about possible breaches at JPMorgan Chase& Co and other banks.

  • *Escalation of Ukraine tensions pushes up yen, Swiss franc. NEW YORK, Aug 28- The dollar got a modest lift on Thursday from better-than-expected U.S. economic data and a worsening of the Ukraine crisis that weighed on the steadily declining euro.