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  • *Request to detain him came from Britain- police source. Dar es Salaam, March 3- Mohammed Emwazi, the Briton identified as Islamic State killer "Jihadi John", was denied entry to Tanzania in 2009 at the request of British security services, a Tanzanian police source said on Tuesday. "When Emwazi and his friends were told they would not be allowed to enter Tanzania, they...

  • Trade Representative Michael Froman will brief Democrats in the House of Representatives on trade issues at a regular caucus meeting on Tuesday, a person familiar with the planning of the meeting said, while staff have been invited to a separate meeting at the White House. The person said Froman was invited to give a short briefing as part of the...

  • LONDON, March 3- The Bank of England's former chief foreign exchange dealer broke internal rules on confidentiality and information technology policy before his dismissal last year, BoE Governor Mark Carney told legislators on Tuesday. The BoE fired Martin Mallett in November as it announced the findings of an independent review into what staff knew of...

  • *Veolia falls after Groupama sells stake. LONDON, March 3- European stock markets slipped off multi-year highs on Tuesday, pegged back by falls in the shares of French environment company Veolia and British bank Barclays. Both Veolia and Barclays were among the worst-performers on the pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index.

  • NEW YORK, March 3- U.S. stocks opened lower on Tuesday, with the Dow and S&P 500 pulling back from record highs a day after the Nasdaq topped 5,000 for the first time in 15 years.

  • *BMW group sales up 7 pct in Feb.- CEO. GENEVA, March 3- The new boss of BMW will have to cope with the rise of electric cars, automated driving and new competitors, as well as the traditional uncertainties over consumer demand and fuel prices, its outgoing CEO said on Tuesday. Technological changes can often wrongfoot entire industries, Norbert Reithofer told a...

  • LONDON— Barely a year after emerging from a savage recession comparable in its intensity to the Great Depression in the U.S., Greece's economy is shrinking again. When figures last fall showed the Greek economy finally growing again after a recession that saw it shrink by a quarter and unemployment and poverty levels swell dramatically, then Prime Minister...

  • PROVIDENCE, R.I.— Ex-Rhode Island House Speaker Fox charged with bribery, wire fraud, filing false tax return.

  • UPDATE 6-Oil trades near $61 on Libya clashes Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 9:05 AM ET

    *Brent just under $61/ barrel, WTI at $50. LONDON, March 3- Oil rose more than $1 in volatile trade on Tuesday as fighting in Libya and signs of stronger global demand outweighed persistent concerns about a supply glut. Brent crude futures rose more than $2 at one point before slipping back to trade just below $61, recovering from their biggest one-day decline in a...

  • Threshold Pharmaceuticals posts 4Q loss Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 9:03 AM ET

    SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. _ Threshold Pharmaceuticals Inc. on Tuesday reported a loss of $6 million in its fourth quarter. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 13 cents per share. Analysts expected $4.3 million, according to Zacks.

  • Global Ship Lease reports 4Q loss Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 9:01 AM ET

    MAJURO, Marshall Islands _ Global Ship Lease Inc. on Tuesday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $164,000, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. Global Ship Lease shares have climbed 22 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Global Ship Lease, Earnings Report.

  • March 3- The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments on Wednesday in a second major challenge to President Barack Obama's healthcare law. -March 23, 2010: The Affordable Care Act, widely known as Obamacare, becomes law after a protracted debate in the U.S. Congress, with Democrats narrowly securing passage over unified Republican opposition.

  • *Best Buy climbs in premarket after results. *Citigroup to sell OneMain Financial to Springleaf Holdings. "The market is naturally settling in, taking a breather until the scales tip either way to commence the next move to continued to new heights or a consolidated pullback," said Andre Bakhos, managing director at Janlyn Capital LLC in Bernardsville, New Jersey.

  • March 3- When the U.S. Supreme Court takes up the new challenge to President Barack Obama's healthcare law on Wednesday, the justices will hear from two experienced attorneys with dueling views and contrasting styles. Solicitor General Donald Verrilli, 57, will defend the law for the Obama administration. "This was a train wreck for the Obama administration," CNN...

  • WASHINGTON, March 3- The U.S. Supreme Court will weigh a second major case targeting President Barack Obama's healthcare law on Wednesday when it considers a conservative challenge to tax subsidies critical to the measure's implementation. If a majority of the nine justices rules against the administration, up to 7.5 million people in at least 34 states would...

  • L.B. Foster posts 4Q profit Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 8:48 AM ET

    PITTSBURGH _ L.B. Foster Co. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $6 million. On a per-share basis, the Pittsburgh- based company said it had net income of 58 cents. L.B. Foster shares have increased 1.5 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • SHANGHAI— China played down U.S. concerns that proposed anti-terror legislation would give the Chinese government sweeping power to police electronic communications and marginalize foreign companies fighting for a share of China's $465 billion technology market, saying Tuesday that the law is purely designed to address domestic security issues.

  • *Iraq faces $21 billion budget deficit in 2015. BAGHDAD, March 3- Iraq is discussing a possible bond issue worth nearly $6 billion with Deutsche Bank and Citibank as part of its efforts to cover a huge projected budget deficit this year, Finance Minister Hoshiyar Zebari said. State revenues have tumbled along with falling oil prices just as Iraq faces a costly...

  • Accuride reports 4Q loss Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 8:21 AM ET

    EVANSVILLE, Ind. _ Accuride Corp. on Tuesday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $5.1 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. The Evansville, Indiana- based company said it had a loss of 10 cents per share. Accuride shares have climbed 23 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • DETROIT, March 3- Fiat Chrysler Automobiles on Tuesday reported that U.S. February sales rose 6 percent, which missed analysts' expectations and put into question the bullish outlook for monthly industry sales. The 48 economists polled by Thomson Reuters, on average, expected U.S.