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  • NEW YORK, April 23- Verizon Communications Inc said on Thursday that Walt Disney Co is not running ads promoting the wireless carrier's recently launched FiOS Custom TV service on its channels in the New York market. Since Verizon unveiled its cheaper, slimmer pay-TV plan on Sunday, Disney, Comcast Corp's NBCUniversal and 21st Century Fox have pushed back and...

  • WASHINGTON/ CHICAGO, April 23- The British traded blamed for his role in the May 2010 Wall Street flash crash went through a rapid series of brokers and moved his assets around the world, court documents showed. Navinder Singh Sarao, 36, was arrested in the United Kingdom this week on U.S. criminal charges, and authorities are linking his trades to the flash crash,...

  • The action follows a similar recall by Texas- based Blue Bell Creameries Monday. A spokesman for the Food and Drug Administration said the agency has no evidence, for now, that the listeria found in Jeni's ice cream and the listeria found in Blue Bell ice cream are connected. "At this time, the FDA does not believe that the finding of listeria in one sample of Jeni's...

  • Figures on government spending and debt Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 | 4:03 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— Figures on government spending and debt.

  • NEW YORK— Wall Street appears increasingly convinced Comcast's $45.2 billion purchase of Time Warner Cable is dead. A telling indicator is the gap between the value Comcast's all-stock bid assigned to each Time Warner Cable share and Time Warner Cable stock's current price. Buying Time Warner Cable would give Comcast millions of Internet and TV customers in...

  • WASHINGTON/ CHICAGO, April 23- The UK futures trader blamed for his role in the May 2010 Wall Street flash crash went through a rapid succession of brokerages that cleared his trades on the CME, documents filed in court showed. Navinder Singh Sarao, who was arrested in the UK this week on U.S. charges he manipulated futures markets, did business with now defunct MF...

  • NEW YORK, April 23- Verizon Communications Inc said on Thursday that Walt Disney Co is not running ads promoting the wireless carrier's recently launched Fios Custom TV service on its channels in the New York market. Since Verizon unveiled its cheaper, slimmer pay-TV plan on Sunday, Disney, Comcast Corp's NBCUniversal and 21st Century Fox have pushed back and...

  • FRANKFURT, April 23- Germany's financial watchdog is expected to finish its own investigation into the activities of Deutsche Bank's traders in May or June and a supervisory source said it would incorporate the findings of authorities in the United States and Britain. London, New York and Washington imposed a combined record fine of $2.5 billion on Germany's...

  • Business events scheduled for the coming week Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 | 1:43 PM ET

    Restaurant Brands International Inc. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens. WASHINGTON— Standard& Poor's releases S&P/Case-Shiller index of home prices for February, 9 a.m.; The Conference Board releases the Consumer Confidence Index for April, 10 a.m.; Federal Reserve policymakers meet to set interest rates. WASHINGTON— Commerce...

  • Business events scheduled for Friday Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 | 1:10 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— Commerce Department releases durable goods for March, 8:30 a.m. Eastern. BERLIN— Germany's Ifo institute releases its monthly business confidence index, a key indicator for Europe's biggest economy. RIGA, Latvia— European Union finance ministers gather in Riga for two-day meeting.

  • Boehner: OK to swap agency budget boosts for other cuts Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 | 12:26 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— House Speaker John Boehner said Thursday that he'd welcome a bipartisan move to replace budget cuts to domestic agencies and the Pentagon with cuts elsewhere in the government's almost $4 trillion budget. Paul Ryan, R- Wis., and Sen. When the supercommittee failed, automatic cuts of about $90 billion a year hit many federal programs, though Social...

  • Moniz: US has 'comfortable' ability to monitor Iran Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 | 12:24 PM ET
    Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz discusses the preliminary nuclear deal with Iran on April 6, 2015.

    The U.S. will have a very "comfortable" ability to detect any military activity related to Iran's nuclear program, Ernest Moniz says.

  • LONDON/ NEW YORK, April 23- U.S. and British authorities fined Deutsche Bank $2.5 billion, accused Germany's largest lender of obstructing regulators and ordered it to fire seven employees in the eighth global settlement of alleged benchmark interest rate rigging. U.S. regulators fined Deutsche Bank $2.12 billion and UK watchdogs imposed a $340 million...

  • WASHINGTON— The House passed a bill Thursday encouraging private companies to share information about cyberattacks with federal authorities in an attempt to combat the growing problem. Michael McCaul, R- Texas, chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee. The bills will now be merged and sent to the Senate, where similar legislation has bipartisan...

  • Average US rate on 30-year mortgage slips to 3.65 percent Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 | 10:06 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates are down slightly this week and remain near historic lows. Mortgage giant Freddie Mac says the national average for a 30- year fixed- rate mortgage slipped to 3.65 percent from 3.67 percent last week. To calculate average mortgage rates, Freddie Mac surveys lenders across the country at the beginning of each...

  • US new-home sales collapse in March Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 | 10:03 AM ET

    The Commerce Department said Thursday that new-home sales fell 11.4 percent last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 481,000. This marks a swift reversal from an annual sales pace of 543,000 in February, which had been the strongest performance in seven years. "The pace is sluggish, but the trend in new home sales is still higher, said Jennifer Lee, a...

  • WASHINGTON— White House: US counterterrorism operations killed Americans held by and working with al-Qaida.

  • LONDON/ NEW YORK, April 23- U.S. and British regulators fined Deutsche Bank $2.5 billion and its British subsidiary pleaded guilty to criminal wire fraud on Thursday as it became the eighth financial group to settle allegations of rigging interest rate benchmarks. Britain's Financial Conduct Authority said the misconduct involved at least 29 Deutsche Bank...

  • That has focused attention on other AbbVie drugs with blockbuster potential, including Viekira Pak, a new hepatitis C medication approved in the U.S. in December. But U.S. sales of $138 million in the first quarter came in below expectations of $215 million, on average, according to survey figures cited by analyst Robyn Karnauskas of Deutsche Bank.

  • WASHINGTON, April 23- Deutsche Bank will pay U.S. and British authorities $2.5 billion and its London subsidiary will plead guilty to wire fraud for manipulation of benchmark interest rates, U.S. authorities said on Thursday. As part of the deal, Germany's largest bank also entered into a deferred prosecution agreement with the U.S. Justice Department and...