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BOSTON, June 25- Police can order an accused criminal to decrypt his computer without violating his constitutional right against self-incrimination, Massachusetts' top court said on Wednesday.
June 24- Howie Barokas had just ridden his Harley-Davidson Ultra Limited on Highway 50 across the searing Nevada desert when he heard about the company's new electric motorcycle. Then again, Harley-Davidson Inc was looking beyond loyal baby boomers like 49- year-old Barokas when it unveiled its first electric prototype bike last Thursday.
*Wisconsin Energy to buy Integrys for $9.1 bln. *ParkerVision plummets on its heaviest-ever volume. "Right now we're digesting last week's gains and keeping an eye on all the economic data that's coming out this week," said Leo Grohowski, who oversees more than $184 billion in client assets as chief investment officer at BNY Mellon Wealth Management in New York.
*Wisconsin Energy to buy Integrys for $9.1 bln. Financial data firm Markit's Composite Purchasing Managers' Index for the euro zone fell more than expected, though the HSBC/ Markit Flash China Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index rose into expansion territory for the first time in six months.
June 23- Wisconsin Energy Corp said it would buy Integrys Energy Group Inc for $5.71 billion to create a larger, more diverse Midwest electric and natural gas delivery company.
June 23- Wisconsin Energy Corp said it would buy Integrys Energy Group Inc for $5.71 billion to create a larger, more diverse Midwest electric and natural gas delivery company. The combined company, which will be named WEC Energy Group Inc, will serve more than 4.3 million gas and electricity customers in Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan and Minnesota.
The combined company, which will be named WEC Energy Group Inc, will serve more than 4.3 million gas and electricity customers in Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan and Minnesota.
Prosecutors allege Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker was part of a criminal scheme to illegally coordinate fundraising with outside conservative groups.
CALGARY, Alberta, June 19- Enbridge Inc said on Thursday the price tag to replace a major pipeline that exports Canadian crude oil to the U.S. had jumped 7 percent to C $7.5 billion because of labor costs, additional engineering work on its Hardisty, Alberta, crude terminal and a weaker Canadian dollar.
*Fed to buy $2.25 bln- $2.75 bln notes 2021-2024 Thursday. NEW YORK, June 18- U.S. "There were a lot of people that thought there would be a lot more mention of inflation there, that there would have been a more hawkish tone, but on balance it came out fairly dovish," said Aaron Kohli, an interest rate strategist at BNP Paribas in New York.
If there is a silver lining to Minnesota's current business climate, it's that the legislature was forced to repeal biz sales taxes.
WASHINGTON, June 17- The pricing model used by U.S. stock exchanges to attract liquidity came under fire on Tuesday, as several Wall Street executives called for ending the practice and two U.S. senators raised concerns about the potential conflicts it creates.
WASHINGTON, June 11- A shock primary election defeat for Eric Cantor, the No. 2 Republican in the U.S. House of Representatives, left his political party in chaos on Wednesday as financial markets worried the shakeup might renew budget fights that in the past have caused government shutdowns and near credit defaults.
WASHINGTON, June 11- U.S. House of Representatives Majority Leader Eric Cantor plans to step down as the No. 2 House Republican after a shock election defeat to a Tea Party movement upstart that set off an unexpected scramble for new leadership. The Washington Post reported that Cantor would leave his post effective July 31.
WASHINGTON, June 11- President Barack Obama's nominee to head the White House Office of Management and Budget, Shaun Donovan, told a Senate panel on Wednesday he would continue to cut budget deficits while finding ways to spend more on programs intended to boost growth.
As travel rebounds, second-tier U.S. cities, looking to grow arrivals and receipts, are wooing both developers and travelers—even overseas.
June 2- B/E Aerospace Inc, a maker of products for aircraft interiors, said it would buy two companies for about $470 million to boost its offerings to manufacturers of commercial airliners, helicopters and business jets. B/E Aerospace had mentioned these deals in April, when it reported its first-quarter results.
CHICAGO, May 23- The U.S. Agriculture Department is known for its army of statisticians packing yardsticks and calculators to measure wheat and count soybeans. "We're going to get them, oh yes we are," said Jason Wilking with USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, which has put out bids for 11 scopes since April 7.
WASHINGTON, May 21- A group of lawmakers wants the United States to press Brunei to revoke Islamic criminal laws that they say jeopardize human rights under threat of being kicked out of Pacific free trade talks.
May 20- The London Stock Exchange Group Plc has emerged as the preferred bidder for asset management group Russell Investments, the Financial Times reported, citing people familiar with the discussions.