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  • Oct 3- A group of investors led by RadioShack Corp's largest shareholder, Standard General LP, have replaced a $585 million debt facility that had been provided to the electronics retailer by GE Capital in a move that will allow the struggling company to tap more funds, sources familiar with the matter said. The deal arranged by the hedge fund, which holds a 9.8...

  • Apple to hold iPad event on Oct. 16 - Re/Code Friday, 3 Oct 2014 | 1:36 PM ET

    Oct 3- Apple Inc plans to hold a "special event" on Oct. 16, where it is expected to launch its new iPads, technology website Re/Code said, citing sources. Apple executives were not immediately available for comment. The iPhone maker is expected to unveil the new iPads and the latest updates to its iMac line, the website said, citing an article published by technology...

  • PARIS, Oct 3- A French corporate trial involving allegations of insider trading in the shares of Airbus Group was effectively suspended on its first day in order to allow a higher court to rule on whether the procedure is constitutional. "I am confident, that once again, it will be demonstrated that these accusations are groundless and should be fully dismissed,"...

  • CDC: PUTTING PEOPLE IN OBSERVATION DOES NOT IMPLY THE CDC HAS A' HIGH LEVEL OF CONCERN' ABOUT MOST OF THESE PEOPLE.

  • Bingham is in talks to combine with Morgan, Lewis& Bockius of Philadelphia in a deal that could be approved as soon as this month, and Bingham could file for bankruptcy if the deal doesn't go through, management has told people at the firm. In a firm meeting last week, Bingham managing partner Steven Browne told partners that the firm was exploring other options...

  • SANTIAGO, Oct 3- Secrecy about trade negotiations between the United States and Japan is hampering progress on a broader Pacific trade pact, a senior Chilean official said on Friday. Hopes of sealing a deal this year on the ambitious 12- country Trans-Pacific Partnership are looking dim, largely because of a deadlock between the pact's two biggest economies,...

  • TEXAS OFFICIAL SAID OF THE 50 BEING OBSERVED FOR SYMPTOMS OF EBOLA, ABOUT 10 ARE AT HIGH RISK.

  • Oct 3- The Trump Taj Mahal casino failed on Friday to get immediate court approval to end its union pension obligations, a key condition for a $100 million rescue plan backed by billionaire investor Carl Icahn. The setback may be only temporary for Trump Entertainment Resorts Inc, bankrupt owner of the Taj Mahal. Bankruptcy Judge Kevin Gross in Wilmington,...

  • TEXAS OFFICIAL SAYS OF 100 CLOSE CONTACTS WITH EBOLA PATIENT, ABOUT 50 ARE NOW BEING MONITORED DAILY.

  • MEXICO CITY, Oct 3- The head of Citigroup Inc's Mexican unit Banamex has resigned, the bank said on Friday, after problems this year that included a major loan scandal that generated hundreds of millions of dollars in losses. Banamex management has been under pressure since Citigroup said in February it had uncovered $400 million in bogus loans made to Mexican...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 3- U.S. stocks were sharply higher on Friday, with the S&P 500 posting its biggest one-day jump since March 4 on the back of a September jobs report that was much stronger than expected. Advancing issues were outnumbering declining ones on the NYSE by 2,153 to 833, for a 2.58- to-1 ratio on the upside; on the Nasdaq, 1,920 issues were rising and 684 falling...

  • BUENOS AIRES, Oct 3- Argentina has defaulted on its debt, the economy is stagnant, inflation is soaring and its market-friendly central bank chief has just been forced out. President Christina Fernandez this week publicly blasted the trading as unpatriotic, accusing those involved in it of trying to pull down her government and ordered an investigation into...

  • CHICAGO, Oct 3- The U.S. Department of Transportation is expected to release new guidelines later on Friday that will allow hospitals in Texas to safely dispose of Ebola-infected medical wastes, a DOT official said. The official said the DOT has issued a special waste management permit that will allow the Dallas hospital caring for the U.S.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 3- Global oil prices extended a months-long rout into bear market territory on Friday, with Brent notching a new 27- month low as the dollar spiked following upbeat U.S. employment data and further signs of undiminished crude supply. Brent for November delivery fell $1.22 to $92.20 by 12:57 p.m. EDT, after earlier touching $91.48 a barrel, its lowest...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 3- Covidien Plc and Medtronic Inc both rallied on Friday, with the names moving on heavy volume after Medtronic affirmed its commitment to buy Dublin- based Covidien. Medtronic did change the structure of the deal, saying it would use $16 billion in debt rather than cash held overseas, reacting to changes made by U.S. tax authorities to cut the benefits...

  • Oct 3- U.S. medical equipment maker Medtronic Inc said it would still buy Covidien Plc but would use $16 billion in debt rather than cash held overseas, reacting to new U.S. Medtronic stock rose 3.6 percent to $65.06, while Covidien gained 5.6 percent to $93.78. Medtronic in June announced plans to buy Ireland's Covidien for cash and stock worth $43 billion.

  • DOT SPOKESMAN CONFIRMS IT HAS ISSUED SPECIAL WASTE MANAGEMENT PERMIT FOR TEXAS HOSPITAL CARING FOR EBOLA PATIENT.

  • Oct 3- The race, gender and age of securities arbitrators bear little resemblance to the broad population of U.S. investors, a group of investor lawyers said on Friday. Those and other personal characteristics, such as profession, may affect how arbitrators for the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority decide cases in the brokerage industry's mandatory...

  • European shares regain poise after sharp sell-off Friday, 3 Oct 2014 | 12:49 PM ET

    PARIS, Oct 3- European stocks regained some poise on Friday after the previous day's sell-off, led by airlines buoyed by a sharp drop in oil prices while exporters such as Airbus got a lift from the euro's renewed slide after strong U.S. jobs data. Shares in British Airways owner International Airlines Group rose 4.9 percent and Air France-KLM added 3.6 percent,...

  • Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes asked pointed questions on Friday about how Detroit will fare after it exits its historic bankruptcy, expressing concerns about a commission intended to oversee city finances and a settlement with Syncora Guarantee Inc.. The judge also raised concerns over how the city would monitor deadlines and requirements in a complex...