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LONDON/ NEW YORK, April 21- Barclays is planning to withdraw from large parts of the metals, agricultural and energy markets as part of a restructuring of its investment bank, a person familiar with the matter said.
April 21- New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is set to subpoena online home-rental marketplace Airbnb seeking records to identify users who are illegally renting out apartments, the New York Post reported citing sources.
BEIJING— The price of oil edged down Monday but stayed above $104 per barrel as investors watched simmering tensions in Ukraine. U.S. crude for May delivery was down 12 cents at $104.18 in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange after trading resumed following a three-day holiday weekend.
WASHINGTON— Thirty years after failing to convince the Supreme Court of the threat posed by home video recordings, big media companies are back and now trying to rein in another technological innovation they say threatens their financial well-being.
*Deadly gun attack in eastern Ukraine shakes fragile Geneva accord. SINGAPORE, April 21- Brent futures dropped towards $109 a barrel on Monday as investors took profits after steep gains, but uncertainty surrounding the crisis in Ukraine checked the decline.
NEW YORK, April 21- A U.S. appeals court is set hear a case whose outcome could make it harder for the government to prosecute insider trading and potentially jeopardize several high-profile guilty verdicts, including that of SAC Capital Advisors portfolio manager Michael Steinberg.
BRUSSELS, April 21- Jacques de Larosiere says he is an isolated and modest man. An eminence grise as respected among France's political elite as in the heart of the law-drafting European Commission, de Larosiere finds himself at the nexus of finance and rulemaking, treading a fine line between lobbying and advice.
NEW YORK— Rising costs for materials and labor appear to be pressuring businesses, according to a quarterly survey from the National Association of Business Economics. During the first quarter of the year, 31 percent of businesses surveyed reported higher material costs, more than double the 15 percent that saw costs rise in the previous survey.
*Deadly gun attack in eastern Ukraine shakes fragile Geneva accord. SINGAPORE, April 21- Brent futures dropped towards $109 a barrel on Monday as investors took profits after steep gains, but uncertainty surrounding the crisis in Ukraine kept limited the decline.
SINGAPORE, April 21- U.S. crude futures hovered above $104 a barrel early on Monday, supported by continuing geopolitical risks in Ukraine despite an accord aimed at averting a wider conflict, as investors return from a three-day Easter weekend. *U.S. crude for May delivery was nearly flat at $104.24 a barrel by 0022 GMT versus Thursday's close of $104.30.
NEW YORK— Kraft Foods is recalling 96,000 pounds of its Oscar Mayer wieners because they may mistakenly contain cheese. The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service said Sunday that Kraft's "Oscar Mayer Classic Wieners" may instead contain the company's "Classic Cheese Dogs."
He's also Nancy Childress' childhood neighbor and the model for the drawing by her father, Robert Childress, that along with Jane, Sally, Spot and others brought the pages of the reader to life. Nancy Childress is selling her father's artwork at auction in New Hampshire at the end of April.
"There is a reasonable basis for the Board to have a high level of confidence in the professional and ethical conduct of Port Authority personnel, and that the Port Authority is conducting its business in a manner that ensures public confidence."
"All of the families just want the truth to be fully disclosed and uncovered," said Scott Maurer, whose daughter Lorin was among 50 people killed when Continental Flight 3407 from Newark, N.J., stalled and crashed into a house 5 miles from Buffalo Niagara International Airport in 2009..
NEW YORK— General Mills is scrapping a controversial plan to strip consumers of their right to sue the food company. The next day, General Mills clarified the meaning of its new terms to say they did not apply when people engaged with its brands on Facebook and Twitter.
NEW YORK— "Just Do It" has been a familiar Nike slogan for years, but some parents are wondering what it was doing on some of New York's Common Core standardized English tests.
Tuesday will not be the first time the court's nine justices will have the final say over the fate of a new TV viewing technology.
WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, April 20- When the U.S. Supreme Court hears a one-hour oral argument in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, it will not be the first time the court's nine justices will have the final say over the fate of a new TV viewing technology.
MADRID— A Spanish businessman suspected of having dealt in millions of dollars of fake art has been arrested during Easter festivities in southern Spain, officials said Sunday. Art dealer Jose Carlos Bergantinos Diaz, who is wanted for fraud in the United States, was arrested Friday at a luxury hotel in Seville.
In Slovakia, the government is using receipts in a monthly lottery in order to force restaurant and shop owners to pay sales taxes.