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KABUL/ WASHINGTON- Revived Afghan peace talks hit their first roadblock on Wednesday, a day after they were announced, as Afghan President Hamid Karzai said his government would not join U.S. talks with the Taliban and would halt negotiations with Washington on a post-2014 troop pact.
WASHINGTON, June 19- If U.S. bond yields continue their surprisingly steep climb in coming months and years, the shine will come off a recently brightened budget outlook as interest costs mount.
NEW YORK, June 19- New York lawmakers announced a deal on Wednesday to privatize utility operations on Long Island and revamp the Long Island Power Authority, a state-owned New York utility company that was criticized for its response during last year's Superstorm Sandy.
NEW YORK, June 19- Equities and bond prices pulled lower on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve said it would maintain the pace of its bond buying and gave no explicit indication it was close to slowing the stimulus program.
DOVER, Del.-- The state House on Tuesday approved a Senate bill outlawing discrimination against transgender people in Delaware.
LONDON, June 19- U.S. state-level targets show the remaining potential for renewable power in some states such as Illinois, within an overall picture of waning mandates. The United States has no federal targets to install or generate renewable power, where demand is instead driven by states in the form of renewable portfolio standards.
BRUSSELS, June 19- European antitrust regulators fined nine drugmakers, including Denmark's Lundbeck, a total of 146 million euros for blocking the supply of a cheaper anti-depressant to the market, the first EU sanction against such deals.
WASHINGTON, June 19- Where have all the carpenters gone? "Right now I have framing material sitting on the job site with the foundation on the ground," said Stephen Paul, executive vice president at Mid-Atlantic Builders in Rockville, Maryland. "
NEW YORK, June 18- Unexplained rapid price drops in single stocks have generally been triggered by human error, not nefarious trading activity or high-speed trading algorithms gone wild, an official at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Tuesday.
NEW YORK-- Shares of CommVault Systems Inc. rose Tuesday after a Pacific Crest Securities analyst upgraded the information management software company's stock.
*Brent crude rises to hover around $106. NEW YORK, June 18- U.S. equities pushed higher on Tuesday as investors grew more confident that the Federal Reserve would temper its recent statements on the future reduction of U.S. monetary support, while still pointing to economic improvement.
General Electric gained 1.9 percent to $24.21 and was the fourth most actively traded stock on the New York Stock Exchange. The expectation is that the Fed will dial back its rhetoric on tapering to ease "hysteria" in the markets since talk of reducing stimulus heated up in May, said Peter Kenny, chief market strategist at Knight Capital in Jersey City, New Jersey.
*Brent crude rises above $106 before trimming gains. NEW YORK, June 18- U.S. equities pushed higher on Tuesday as investors grew more confident that the Federal Reserve would temper its recent statements on the future reduction of U.S. monetary support, while still pointing to economic improvement.
General Electric gained 1 percent to $24.02 and was the second most actively traded stock on the New York Stock Exchange.
WASHINGTON, June 18- M&T Bank Corp will put a comprehensive plan in place to fix problems with its anti-money laundering policies that had caused regulators to put a hold on its $3.7 billion bid to buy Hudson City Bancorp. Buffalo, New York- based M&T Bank will submit a plan to the U.S.
TRENTON, N.J.-- New Jersey lawmakers approved a bill Monday that would allow those in the country illegally to qualify for in-state tuition rates at state colleges and universities. To be eligible, a student must have attended a New Jersey high school for at least three years and have a diploma from a state high school or the equivalent.
CAMDEN, N.J.-- Campbell Soup Co. said Monday that it will buy Danish snack company Kelsen Group A/S from private-equity firm Maj Invest and several other investors for an undisclosed sum. The deal will help Campbell expand its global snacks business, which includes brands such as Pepperidge Farm in the U.S. and Arnott's biscuits in Australia.
*Netflix, DreamWorks shares jump after deal on programs. *Terex tumbles after outlook, Time Warner falls on downgrade.
NEW YORK, June 17- Concerns about how much it will cost to build a new surveillance system for the U.S. stock market hang over a project regulators demanded after it took months to pull together the data needed to investigate the "flash crash" of May 2010.
NEW YORK-- Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. said Monday that it is buying MicroDose Therapeutx for $40 million to build its pipeline of respiratory products. Teva, based in Israel, is one of the world's largest makers of generic drugs. U.S.-traded shares of Teva added 20 cents to $39.28 in Monday afternoon trading.