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  • LOS ANGELES, April 29- Dole Food Co Inc said on Friday the U.S. Department of Justice was investigating a deadly Listeria monocytogenes outbreak linked to packaged salad products from its processing plant in Springfield, Ohio. Thirty-three people in the United States and Canada fell ill in the outbreak from May 2015 to February 2016. Plant officials found...

  • MONDAY, MAY 2 FRANKFURT- Asian Development Bank holds its four-day annual meeting in Frankfurt. TUESDAY, MAY 3 PRETORIA- South African Reserve Bank releases its May 2016 financial stability review- 1600 GMT. BUCHAREST- Romania Central Bank interest rate decision- 0800 GMT.

  • SUNDAY, MAY 1 AMELIA ISLAND, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley speaks before the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta's Financial Markets Conference- 2315 GMT. MONDAY, MAY 2 AMELIA ISLAND, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Dennis Lockhart gives welcome remarks before the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta...

  • SAN JUAN, April 29- Puerto Rico's Government Development Bank said it has reached a deal with credit unions to avoid defaulting on about $33 million of debt due on Monday. The GDB, Puerto Rico's primary fiscal agent, said in a statement on Friday that it was still negotiating with other creditors in hopes of avoiding default on another $422 million due on Monday.

  • EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. _ Cambrex Corp. on Friday reported first-quarter profit of $14.6 million. On a per-share basis, the East Rutherford, New Jersey- based company said it had profit of 44 cents. Cambrex shares have risen slightly more than 2 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • PARIS, April 30- Airbus Helicopters said all commercial passenger flights of helicopters similar to the Super Puma that crashed off Norway on Friday have been suspended. Britain and Norway said they were halting flights of the same type of helicopter, also known as the EC225LP. Airbus Helicopters, a unit of Airbus Group, said the temporary ban extended to the...

  • SAN JUAN, April 29- Puerto Rico's Government Development Bank said it has reached a deal with credit unions to avoid defaulting on about $33 million of debt due on Monday. The GDB, Puerto Rico's primary fiscal agent, said in a statement on Friday that it was still negotiating with other creditors in hopes of avoiding default on another $422 million due on Monday.

  • OMAHA, Neb., April 29- Clayton Homes, the mobile home unit of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc, said it is seeing an upturn in activity even as it defends against accusations its lending practices harm borrowers and can be racist. Berkshire paid $1.7 billion in 2003 for Clayton, and the Marysville, Tennessee- based company has since tripled its market share,...

  • PAOLI, Pa. _ Malvern Bancorp Inc. on Friday reported fiscal second-quarter earnings of $1.3 million. Malvern Bancorp shares have decreased 10 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Malvern Bancorp, Earnings Report.

  • SAO PAULO, April 29- Brazil's real surged to an eight-month high on Friday, prompting the country's central bank to step up intervention to derail the rally, while Colombia and Mexico's pesos also hit their strongest levels this year. Dovish signs from the U.S. Brazil's central bank, in its first intervention in a week, offered up to $2.5 billion in reverse currency...

  • The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. said that Trust Co. Bank of Memphis, Tennessee, was closed Friday,. As of Dec. 31, Trust Co. Bank had about $20.7 million in total assets and $20.3 million in total deposits. The Bank of Fayette County of Piperton, Tennessee, agreed to buy about $3.9 million of the failed bank's assets and assume all of its deposits.

  • *Norway, Britain impose temporary flight ban. The 11 passengers and two crew on the flight from the Gullfaks B oil platform, operated by Norway's Statoil, were all Norwegian except for one British and one Italian national, according to the Rescue Coordination Centre for Southern Norway. Norway and Britain suspended commercial flights of the type of helicopter...

  • Trade Representative Daniel Mullaney and European Commission lead negotiator Ignacio Garcia Bercera said on Friday they concentrated on less controversial areas such as small and medium enterprises and technical language. But both insisted after their 13th negotiating round in New York that they can still reach a deal this year before U.S.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, April 29- A Facebook Inc shareholder filed a proposed class action lawsuit on Friday in a bid to stop the company's plan to issue new Class C stock, calling the move an unfair deal to entrench Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg as controlling shareholder. The lawsuit, filed in the Delaware Court of Chancery, comes two days after the social networking...

  • LOS ANGELES, April 29- Dole Food Company Inc on Friday said the U.S. Department of Justice is investigating a deadly Listeria monocytogenes outbreak linked to packaged salad products from its processing plant in Springfield, Ohio. "Dole has recently been contacted by the Department of Justice in connection with its own investigation, and we will be similarly...

  • SAN FRANCISCO— Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer will walk away with a $55 million severance package if the company's auction of its Internet operations culminates in a sale that ousts her from her job. Although Yahoo's board is still evaluating takeover offers, most investors are betting that the company will decide to sell its well-known brand and an Internet...

  • April 29- Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc's drug for psychosis linked to Parkinson's disease was approved in the United States on Friday, becoming the first treatment for the condition to get a nod in the country. An estimated 50,000 Americans are diagnosed with Parkinson's disease each year and about 1 million Americans have the condition, the FDA said in a...

  • NEW YORK, April 29- JPMorgan Chase& Co disclosed on Friday that its "criticized" loans to the oil and gas industry more than doubled in the first three months of the year. Criticized oil and gas loans, which are defined by regulators as doubtful, substandard or deserving of special mention, rose to $9.7 billion at the end of March from $4.5 billion at the end of December,...

  • WASHINGTON, April 29- The U.S. Department of Commerce said on Friday it had launched trade investigations into imports of certain carbon and alloy steel cut-to-length plate from a number of countries, including Brazil, China and Korea. It said it initiated anti-dumping duty probes of so-called CTL plate from Austria, Belgium, Brazil, China, France, Germany, Italy,...

  • HAVANA, April 29- Britain's Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond on Friday praised Cuban President Raul Castro for embracing the realities of the modern world after a meeting with the Communist leader that marked a further step in Cuba's thaw with the West. Cuba still has one of the world's lowest Internet penetrations with access expensive and restricted.