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  • Obama, Clinton celebrate 20 years of AmeriCorps Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 4:41 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— President Barack Obama and former President Bill Clinton on Friday highlighted the benefits of volunteering as they celebrated the 20th anniversary of the AmeriCorps national service program and welcomed the newest class of volunteers.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 12- Kenny G, the best-selling jazz musician who once played at President Bill Clinton's inaugural ball, wakes up every morning to Starbucks. Instead, the man whose real name is Kenny Gorelick obsessively checks the company's stock price.

  • Former NYPD head Ray Kelly has book deal Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 7:08 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Former New York City Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly, who presided over a dramatic drop in crime rates during a long and sometimes controversial tenure as head of the country's largest force, has a book deal.

  • Hillary Clinton: US should lead on clean energy Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 6:11 AM ET

    LAS VEGAS— Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Thursday the U.S. should become what she called the world's 21st- century clean energy superpower, during remarks resembling both a campaign speech and a call to action at the annual National Clean Energy Summit in Las Vegas.

  • ANKARA, Aug 8- Tayyip Erdogan is set to secure his place in history as Turkey's first popularly-elected president on Sunday, but his tightening grip on power has polarised the nation, worried Western allies and raised fears of creeping authoritarianism.

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 5- U.S. and African companies and the World Bank on Tuesday pledged more than $17 billion in investments in construction, energy and information technology projects in Africa to showcase U.S. economic interest in the fast-growing region.

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 5- U.S. companies pledged new investment in Africa on Tuesday as part of $14 billion in construction, clean energy, banking, and information technology projects to be unveiled by U.S.

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 5- President Barack Obama will announce on Tuesday that U.S. businesses have committed to investing $14 billion in construction, clean energy, banking, and information technology projects across Africa, a White House official said.

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 1- Few people in Washington believe Republicans will try to impeach President Barack Obama.

  • Obama torn by faith groups vs gay work rules Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 12:00 AM ET

    Obama is being pressed by religious groups demanding exclusion from an executive order to bar discrimination against gays by federal contractors. The NYT reports.

  • NEW YORK, June 25- Television journalist Diane Sawyer will be stepping down as the anchor of the nightly newscast " ABC World News," but will continue working for the network, doing specials and interviews, ABC News President James Goldston announced on Wednesday.

  • LONDON, June 16- Venezuela wants to increase oil supplies to the United States to regain some of the market share it lost over the past decade as Caracas sees the U.S. boom in light oil from shale as a chance to raise heavy-crude exports, the country's oil minister said.

  • The life and death of a master of the universe Sunday, 8 Jun 2014 | 5:59 AM ET
    Bruce Wrobel meets children near the Bujagali dam site in Uganda.

    Blackstone exec Bruce Wrobel did well and wanted to do good—and that may have had tragic consequences.

  • NEW YORK, June 2- As U.S. health regulators consider what rules to impose on electronic cigarettes, in their tally of costs and benefits they have placed a value on the lost pleasure consumers may suffer if they used the products less or not at all.

  • DIARY - Top economic Events to June 10 Monday, 26 May 2014 | 10:52 AM ET

    Speakers:- Swiss Finance Minister Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf, former Austrian Finance Minister Maria Fekter and IMF's Chief of World Economic Studies Division in Research Department Thomas Helbling. TOKYO- Bank of Japan releases the minutes of its April policy-setting meeting- 2350 GMT.

  • DIARY - Emerging Markets Economic Events to June 4 Thursday, 22 May 2014 | 8:02 PM ET

    May 23- For other related diaries, please. SHANGHAI, China- ECB Executive Board member Yves Mersch speaks at a high-level roundtable " Asia's Growth Bottleneck: Who Can Find A Breakthrough?" at the Shanghai Forum 2014 "Asia Transforms: Identifying New Dynamics" organized by Fudan Development Institute in Shanghai- 0530 GMT.

  • DIARY - Top economic Events to June 3 Wednesday, 21 May 2014 | 8:01 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams speaks before the Association of Trade and Forfaiting 17th annual conference in San Francisco- 2000 GMT. FRANKFURT- ECB Governing Council member Jens Weidmann speaks at the annual reception of the Deutsche Aktieninstitut in Frankfurt- 1600 GMT.

  • DIARY - Top economic Events to June 2 Monday, 19 May 2014 | 8:01 PM ET

    LONDON- Bank of England Deputy Governor Charlie Bean gives speech at London School of Economics- 1730 GMT. BERNE, Switzerland- SNB Chairman Thomas Jordan speaks at the Swiss International Finance Forum. Bank of Japan's former top economist Hideo Hayakawa will be speaking at the summit.

  • Fischer, Brainard to push for a more activist Fed Monday, 19 May 2014 | 6:23 AM ET
    Stanley Fischer

    The two new nominees to the Federal Reserve's Board of Governors are expected to push for an expanded Fed role in managing the U.S. economy.

  • Obama, 9/11 survivors dedicate memorial museum Thursday, 15 May 2014 | 12:13 PM ET
    World Trade Center 'tridents', two steel columns that formed part of the building's structural support, seen during a press preview of the National September 11 Memorial Museum at the World Trade Center site May 14, 2014 in New York.

    President Barack Obama praised the new Sept. 11 museum on Thursday as "a sacred place of healing and of hope."