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NEW YORK, March 3- Russia's military move on the Crimean peninsula has raised tensions between Moscow and the West to levels not seen since the Cold War ended, but U.S. investors are not yet ready to sell, duck or cover.
Follow-up from an early-stage, 107- patient trial of the drug, Bristol-Myers Squibb's nivolumab, found that a year after treatment, 62 percent of patients were alive. F. Stephen Hodi, director of the Melanoma Treatment Center at Boston's Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and one of the study's senior authors.
WILMINGTON, Del.-- A winter storm headed toward the East Coast has Amtrak trimming schedules for its Acela Express and Northeast Regional trains. Amtrak says passengers should also expect fewer runs than normal on its Keystone Service, from Harrisburg through Philadelphia to New York City.
BOSTON, Feb 28- The U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Friday refused to tip its hand on how it may be react to allegations that Herbalife is a fraud, but said it is taking a lawmaker's concerns about the company seriously and underscored its record of shutting down pyramid schemes.
United Airlines says winter storms wiped out 22,500 flights in January and February and hurt its first-quarter revenue. Shares of United Continental Holdings Inc. were down $1.01, or 2 percent, to $45.50 in afternoon trading Friday. United has hub airports in Chicago, Denver and Newark, N.J., that have been particularly hard hit by winter storms.
ST. PAUL, Minn.-- A tantalizing Minnesota budget surplus has stirred talk of tax cuts or funding bumps for prized programs and infrastructure upgrades, but a less-flashy option also has gained some currency: saving some to prepare for the next economic downturn.
BOSTON-- His political future clouded by scandal, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie pressed ahead on a national fundraising tour Thursday, but kept a low profile during a brief Boston appearance that attracted GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney and intense criticism from Democrats.
"What people have to understand is you can't have a pothole without first having a crack in the pavement surface," says engineer Larry Galehouse, director of the National Center for Pavement Preservation, a quasi-government entity affiliated with Michigan State University.
DETROIT, Feb 27- U.S. safety regulators have opened an investigation into whether General Motors Co reacted fast enough in its recall of more than 1.6 million cars over an ignition-switch defect linked to 13 deaths in crashes.
NEW YORK-- Moody's Investors Service upgraded Biogen Idec's credit rating on Wednesday, saying the biotech drugmaker should continue to report strong sales of its multiple sclerosis drugs. The firm said Biogen Idec Inc. has a strong credit metrics and a solid market position in multiple sclerosis, as treatments for the disease provide most of its revenue.
The SEC has embarked on a multi-year deal, worth more than $13 million, to use Palantir's technology to help the agency crunch massive amounts of data, said John Nester, a spokesman for the U.S. securities regulator.
BOSTON, Feb 26- Cape Wind said on Wednesday it has secured $600 million in financing for its proposed $2.5 billion wind power farm off the Massachusetts coast, and expects to have the rest locked up by the end of the third quarter.
CHICAGO, Feb 26- As an Amazon Prime customer since December 2012, Michelle Huffman of Milwaukee has gladly paid the annual $79 fee for the perk of free two-day shipping on items ranging from tea and cookbooks to DVDs and Nestle Smarties.
REVERE, Mass.-- Voters in Revere approved a resort casino proposal on Tuesday, keeping alive Mohegan Sun's $1.3 billion project and setting the stage for a competition with Wynn Resorts for the sole eastern Massachusetts resort casino license. It was the second casino vote in Revere in recent months.
The SEC has embarked on a multi-year deal, worth more than $13 million, to use Palantir to help the agency crunch massive amounts of data, the sources said.
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.-- TJX _ parent company of T.J. Maxx, Marshalls and other stores _ said Wednesday that its fiscal fourth-quarter net income declined 4 percent as the year-ago period benefited from an extra week. The company earned $582.3 million, or 81 cents per share, for the period ended Feb. 1. That compares with $604.8 million, or 82 cents per share, a year earlier.
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- While U.S. rates of obesity haven't changed much in a decade, preschool age children are showing signs of a turnaround, with rates nearly halved in that time, according to a new federal study released on Tuesday. "The rapid increase in obesity we saw in the' 80 s and' 90 s has definitely slowed," epidemiologist Cynthia Ogden told Reuters Health.
KIEV, Feb 25- Ukraine's parliament voted on Tuesday to send fugitive President Viktor Yanukovich to the International Criminal Court, while his acting successor expressed concern about "signs of separatism" in Russian-speaking Crimea.
Feb 24- A U.S. district court in Utah has frozen the assets of several Internet business coaches accused of lying to customers about their potential earnings after signing up for the services, the Federal Trade Commission said on Monday.