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  • *First-quarter GDP revised down to show contraction. *GDP shrinks at a 0.7 percent annual rate. WASHINGTON, May 29- The U.S. economy contracted in the first quarter as it buckled under the weight of unusually heavy snowfalls, a resurgent dollar and disruptions at West Coast ports, but activity already has rebounded modestly.

  • *First-quarter GDP revised down to show contraction. *GDP shrinks at a 0.7 percent annual rate. WASHINGTON, May 29- The U.S. economy contracted in the first quarter as it buckled under the weight of unusually heavy snowfalls and a resurgent dollar, but activity has rebounded modestly.

  • ZURICH, May 29- Switzerland's economy contracted in the first quarter, data showed on Friday, with strong household spending softening what would have been a bigger drop after the central bank allowed the franc to float freely against the euro. Friday's GDP data is the first to cover the period immediately after the Swiss National Bank removed its 1.20 per euro...

  • MEXICO CITY, May 27- Mexico's Communications and Transport Ministry has said it will ask the Public Administration Ministry to audit its contracts with builder OHL Mexico, which has become embroiled in a corruption scandal. Recordings were leaked online this month of individuals, alleged to be OHL Mexico officials, discussing overcharging for a public works...

  • AMSTERDAM, May 26- In handing out lucrative public procurement contracts, Qatar is likely to favor countries whose airports grant take-off and landing slots to state-owned Qatar Airways, its chief executive said on Tuesday. While he later stressed that he had no direct influence over public procurement decisions, he said Qatar offered rich pickings for...

  • LOS ANGELES, May 22- Union dockworkers at all 29 U.S. West Coast ports have voted overwhelmingly to ratify a contract agreement reached in February with shipping companies and terminal operators to end months of labor strife that snarled trans-Pacific trade. Members of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union voted 82 percent in favor of the new...

  • *PMIs point to 0.4 pct euro zone growth in Q2- Markit. LONDON/ NEW YORK, May 21- U.S. and euro zone business growth slowed in May while China's factory sector contracted again, reinforcing the need for major central banks to continue supporting economic growth. Growth in euro zone business activity also weakened in May, just two months after the European Central Bank...

  • HOUSTON, May 14- Striking workers at Marathon Petroleum Corp's Galveston Bay, Texas, refinery are scheduled to vote on Monday on a new contract proposal hammered out by a federal mediator, company and union officials said on Thursday. National Labor Relations Board told labor and management that they had found merit to charges brought by the local union over...

  • HOUSTON, May 14- Striking workers at Marathon Petroleum Corp's Galveston Bay, Texas, refinery are scheduled to vote on Monday on a new contract proposal hammered out by a federal mediator, an official of the United Steelworkers union local chapter said on Thursday. National Labor Relations Board told labor and management that they had found merit to charges...

  • May 11- Goldman Sachs Inc has been ordered to pay $80 million, plus interest, to the National Australia Bank for breaches associated with the sale of mortgage-linked securities, according to a court filing. The May 7 decision, that came from an arbitration panel under the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, granted NAB's request for compensation and also...

  • The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled against the Federal Communications Commission, which last year asked various U.S. media companies to disclose their contracts with pay-TV providers to help with the reviews of Comcast Corp's now-withdrawn proposed merger with Time Warner Cable Inc and AT&T Inc's proposed acquisition of...

  • APPEALS COURT THROWS OUT FCC RULE THAT REQUIRES MEDIA COMPANIES TO DISCLOSE PROGRAMMING CONTRACTS.

  • BISSAU, May 5- Guinea Bissau is reviewing contracts signed by previous governments as the West African country seeks to ensure miners have sufficient means to kick-start its $2 billion economy, its prime minister told Reuters. Domingos Simoes Pereira, elected at polls a year ago that sealed a transition back to democracy after a 2012 coup, said the review was...

  • April 27- The widow of the Home Shopping Network's co-founder is seeking more than $170 million from Morgan Stanley in a case alleging, among other things, that the firm made excessive securities trades to boost commissions, according to a disclosure. An arbitration hearing in the case between Morgan Stanley and Lynnda Speer, personal representative for the...

  • TORONTO, April 23- Khan Resources Inc Chairman Jim Doak, a prominent figure in the Toronto financial industry, was found dead in a hotel room in Mongolia, the Globe and Mail reported on Thursday. Khan Resources took Mongolia to international arbitration four years ago after the government canceled its licenses over the Dornod uranium project in 2009, handing...

  • April 23- Turner Broadcasting System Inc, part of Time Warner Inc, said it granted exclusive subscription video-on-demand rights to its programs from Cartoon Network and Adult Swim to video-streaming service Hulu. The multi-year licensing agreement, which also includes selected series from Turner channels TNT and TBS, allows Hulu to stream all episodes...

  • April 23- Turner Broadcasting System Inc, part of Time Warner Inc, said it granted exclusive subscription video-on-demand rights to its programs from Cartoon Network and Adult Swim to video-streaming service Hulu. The multi-year licensing agreement, which also includes selected series from Turner channels TNT and TBS, allows Hulu to stream all episodes...

  • TOKYO, April 23- Japanese manufacturing activity contracted in April for the first time in almost a year as domestic orders and output fell, which could fuel concerns that the country's modest economic recovery is losing momentum. The Markit/ JMMA flash Japan Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index fell to a seasonally adjusted 49.7 in April from a final 50.3...

  • Family Endowment Partners LP and its head, Lee Weiss, steered the couple, James and Jane Sutow, to a $9 million investment in Biosyntec Polska, according to an American Arbitration Association ruling on Tuesday. The firm, which also has offices in Pennsylvania and Maryland, manages $335 million in assets, according to a regulatory filing. The Sutows lost a total of...

  • Aaron Hernandez convicted of first-degree murder Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 11:43 AM ET
    Former National Football League player Aaron Hernandez (R) waits for a verdict in Fall River, Massachusetts, April 14, 2015.

    Aaron Hernandez, the former star tight end for the New England Patriots, was convicted Wednesday of first-degree murder. NBCNews reports.