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  • LONDON, June 23- Minerals company Cobalt 27 Capital Corp made its debut on Canada's Venture Exchange on Friday, raising C $200 million in a listing that offers investors exposure to cobalt, a key metal for batteries in electric cars. The company's shares were trading at C $9.17 at 1351 GMT, against an offer price of $9 and an earlier high C $9.50.

  • LONDON, June 23- Minerals company Cobalt 27 Capital Corp made its debut on Canada's Venture Exchange on Friday, raising C $200 million in a listing that offers investors exposure to cobalt, a key metal for batteries in electric cars. The company's shares were trading at C $9.17 at 1351 GMT, against an offer price of $9 and an earlier high C $9.50.

  • NASHVILLE, Tenn.— A U.S. Supreme Court action this week in a labor case involving Macy's department store workers should persuade Volkswagen to drop its legal challenges to the United Auto Workers' representation of skilled-trades workers at German automaker's lone U.S. plant in Tennessee, union officials said Thursday. Macy's made much the same arguments in...

  • Frank Pallone of New Jersey, the ranking member of the Energy and Commerce Committee; Bobby Rush of Illinois; Diana DeGette of Colorado; Paul Tonko of New York; and John Sarbanes of Maryland. They called on Pruitt to respond by the end of the month with details about procedures in place at EPA to prevent Icahn from influencing policy for personal gain.

  • HARRISBURG, Pa.— For a second time in 15 months, Pennsylvania's high court ordered state gambling regulators to re-examine the legality of the ownership structure of a group that won a lucrative Philadelphia- area casino license in late 2014.. The seven state Supreme Court justices ruled unanimously Tuesday that the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has not...

  • ZURICH, June 20- Nestle has acquired a minority stake in U.S. healthy ready meals group Freshly, as the Swiss food giant seeks to hone its distribution network in a rapidly changing U.S. market. Nestle said on Tuesday it was lead investor in a $77 million round of new funding for Freshly, helping it gain access to the $10 billion market for prepared meals in the United...

  • The Swiss food giant said it was lead investor in a $77 million round of new funding for Freshly, helping it gain access to the $10 billion market for prepared meals in the United States that it said would grow at "very attractive rates". Nestle USA's Food Division President Jeff Hamilton would join Freshly's board of directors. Headquartered in New York with...

  • *Lockheed, Pentagon and 10 nations finalising deal. June 18- Lockheed Martin Corp is in the final stages of negotiating a deal worth more than $37 billion to sell a record 440 F-35 fighter jets to a group of 11 nations including the United States, two people familiar with the talks said. A representative for the customers including the United States did not...

  • TORONTO/ MONTREAL, June 16- Marriott International Inc's St. A third source said the Trump Organization already has agreed to a settlement that will see it walk away from its branding and management deal for the 65- story hotel and condo tower in the financial district of Canada's largest city. Trump, whose business connections were the subject of two lawsuits...

  • NEW YORK— Ties to the White House may ultimately help the Kushner Cos., but recent trouble in a New Jersey city suggests they can hurt a bit, too. Kushner Cos. spokesman James Yolles said the company is committed to the "much-needed investment" in that area of the city. The 79- story One Journal Square project gained attention last month after Jared Kushner's sister,...

  • The U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C.

    President Donald Trump is set to attend the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday for the investiture of new Justice Neil Gorsuch.

  • BETHESDA, Md. _ TerraForm Global Inc. on Thursday reported a loss of $36.6 million in its fourth quarter. The Bethesda, Maryland- based company said it had a loss of 32 cents per share. Keywords: TerraForm Global, Earnings Report.

  • The Kushner Cos. sent a letter withdrawing its application for a 30- year break from city taxes for a planned two-tower project in the struggling Journal Square section of the city, Jersey City spokeswoman Jennifer Morrill said Wednesday. The 79- story building— One Journal Square— gained attention last month after Jared Kushner's sister, Nicole Kushner Meyer,...

  • WASHINGTON, June 14- The Trump administration on Wednesday moved to amend the starting date of its proposed 90- day travel ban on people entering the United States from six Muslim-majority countries in a bid to keep its legal battle alive. A memo issued by the White House, as the Supreme Court considered two challenges to the ban, said parts of the order put on hold...

  • WASHINGTON, June 14- The Trump administration on Wednesday moved to amend the starting date of its proposed 90- day travel ban on people entering the United States from six Muslim-majority countries in a bid to keep its legal battle alive. A memo issued by the White House, as the Supreme Court considered two challenges to the ban, said parts of the order put on hold...

  • U.S. enforcement agencies— the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Federal Trade Commission— in recent years have closed only seven companies that lured consumers with rosy promises to reduce or forgive student loan debt. The search of state and federal documents nationwide identified companies hit by lawsuits, court actions or negative Better...

  • Many shoppers gravitate to a smaller store when one of the big players shuts down, says Aric Shlifka, the owner of Kiddles Sports in Lake Forest, Illinois. Macy's is closing some stores. Sears Holdings Corp. reportedly plans to close another 66 Sears and Kmart stores, adding to 150 closings in April.

  • President Donald Trump signs a revised executive order for a U.S. travel ban on Monday, leaving Iraq off the list of targeted countries, at the Pentagon in Washington.

    An entry on the Supreme Court docket said that the administration can file its new brief on Thursday.

  • NEW YORK— A company that owns buildings with Donald Trump and the family of Jared Kushner is a finalist for a $1.7 billion contract to build the FBI's new headquarters. Vornado Realty Trust is one of three finalists to build a replacement for the bureau's current headquarters on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington D.C., the massive J. Edgar Hoover Building,...

  • WASHINGTON, June 13- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed the Trump administration more time to file papers responding to an appeals court ruling that upheld a block on a proposed travel ban on people entering the United States from six Muslim-majority countries. Hawaii, which challenged the ban and won in the appeals court, is permitted to file its own brief...