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Britain's Court of Appeal last week overturned a previous High Court ruling that the LME's consultation on linking load-in and load-out rates at log-jammed warehouses was unlawful. This, however, looks little more than defiant posturing, given that the Court of Appeal expressly denied it the right of further appeal. Just a shame then that the two aluminium...
DALLAS/ NEW YORK, Oct 6- The fifth American to contract Ebola in West Africa arrived in the United States for treatment on Monday as the first patient diagnosed with the deadly virus on U.S. soil fought for his life at a Dallas hospital, officials said. A private plane carrying Ashoka Mukpo, a freelance cameraman for NBC News who contracted Ebola in Liberia, landed in...
DALLAS/ NEW YORK, Oct 6- The first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States was fighting for his life at a Dallas hospital and appeared to be receiving none of the experimental medicines for the virus, a top U.S. health official said. Thomas Eric Duncan became ill after arriving in Texas from Liberia two weeks ago, heightening concerns that the worst Ebola...
DALLAS/ NEW YORK, Oct 5- The first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States was fighting for his life at a Dallas hospital on Sunday and appeared not to be receiving any of the experimental medicines for the virus, a top U.S. medical official said. Thomas Eric Duncan became ill after arriving in the Texas city from Liberia two weeks ago, heightening concerns...
DALLAS, Oct 5- The first person to develop Ebola in the United States was struggling to survive at a Dallas hospital on Sunday after his condition worsened to critical, the director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control said. Thomas Eric Duncan became ill after arriving in the Texas city from Liberia two weeks ago- heightening concerns that the worst Ebola...
LONDON, Sept 26- September has been a cruel month for industrial metals, with prices sinking pretty much across the board.
HOUSTON, Sept 24- BP Plc cannot recoup what it says were inflated claims paid under a multi-billion dollar settlement program to compensate people hurt by the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, a U.S. judge ruled on Wednesday. U.S. District Court Judge Carl Barbier in New Orleans has thrown out many of those complaints and turned the company down again on Wednesday.
HOUSTON, Sept 24- A U.S. judge has ruled that BP Plc cannot recoup what it says were inflated claims paid under a multi-billion dollar settlement program to compensate people hurt by the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, NOLA.com reported on Wednesday.
LONDON, Sept 19- The zinc rally has run out of steam. But the benchmark LME three-month price has over the last couple of weeks retreated from above $2,400 per tonne to a current $2,260. The LME's Commitments of Traders Report showed money managers trimming their net long position by 12,271 lots, or 306,775 tonnes, in the week to Sept. 12.
NEW YORK, Sept 17- U.S. stocks edged higher in volatile trading on Wednesday after the U.S.
LONDON, Sept 12- On Tuesday this week base metals prices tumbled. Shanghai traders led the bear charge, which spilled over into London, where the subsequent sell-off was accelerated by technical traders of all shapes and sizes.
At a dinner for media, McDonald's offered fine cuisine dishes as part of a campaign to shake its reputation for serving cheap, unhealthy food.
Business travelers spent less money per trip in the second quarter, but it wasn't because prices went down, according to a new report.
A new Virginia-based airline will charge for overhead bin space, as well as all on-board beverages.
Reviving the name of an old low-cost airline, PEOPLExpress aims to offer service on routes that have disappeared amid consolidation.
One of the oldest galvanizers in the United States accused Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase, the LME and metal warehouse operators of conspiring since 2010 to manipulate the U.S. zinc price.
You knew about the music and food already, but the tech industry might be in the process of shaking up the economy of New Orleans.
PayPal said Saturday that Rakesh Agrawal has left following a series of late-night tweets that among other things, insulted other PayPal executives.
Nearly nine years later, the city of New Orleans is about 80 percent recovered from the devastating effects of Hurricane Katrina, Mayor Mitch Landrieu told CNBC on Friday.
What you have now is a much more entrepreneurial spirit, say Mayor Mitch Landrieu, New Orleans mayor, discussing the revitalization of the Big Easy.