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  • NEW YORK, Aug 18- Oil prices settled up on Tuesday, with U.S. crude rallying as much as 2 percent, after bullish economic data and bets for lower crude stockpiles in the United States, the world's largest oil consumer. New York- traded U.S. crude settled up 75 cents at $42.62 a barrel after U.S. housing starts hit a near eight-year high in July. Brent, the London- traded...

  • Can you hear us now? AT&T helped with NSA spying Saturday, 15 Aug 2015 | 1:13 PM ET
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    The NSA's ability to spy on U.S. Internet traffic has relied on its partnership with a single company: Telecom giant AT&T, The NY Times reports.

  • *U.S. crude hit low just cents above March 2009 low of $42.03. NEW YORK, Aug 13- U.S. oil futures fell more than 2 percent on Thursday to trade near their lowest price in six and a half years, as data showing a big rise in key U.S. stockpiles intensified worries over a growing global glut. Oil has fallen by nearly a third since late June, a decline that continued this week after...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 12- Oil ended up on Wednesday as a weaker dollar and lower U.S. crude stockpiles provided a modest bounce off six-year lows hit the previous session, when worries about China's plummeting currency and economic slowdown deflated prices. "The market needed a big drawdown to reverse the current trends and didn't get it," said Chris Jarvis, analyst at...

  • UPDATE 9-Oil steady on U.S. stockpile decline, dollar drop Wednesday, 12 Aug 2015 | 12:35 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Aug 12- Oil prices steadied on Wednesday as a weaker dollar and lower U.S. crude stockpiles provided a modest bounce off six-year lows hit the previous session, when worries about China's plummeting currency and economic slowdown sank prices. "The market needed a big drawdown to reverse the current trends and didn't get it," said Chris Jarvis, analyst at...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 7- Crude oil dipped on Friday, plumbing multi-month lows and headed for a sixth straight week of losses, pressured by tumbling gasoline prices as the approaching end of the U.S. summer driving season suggested a growing surplus in fuel supply. Traders and investors were awaiting the latest weekly reading on the U.S. oil rig count from industry firm...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 6- Democratic presidential candidates will hold the first of six primary debates on October 13 in Nevada, the party said on Thursday, setting out a debate calendar that rivals of frontrunner Hillary Clinton say is insufficient. Announcing the calendar on the day of the first Republican primary debate, the Democratic National Committee set the...

  • *Prices need to be lower for longer- Goldman Sachs. Brent, the global oil benchmark, was down 60 cents, or 1.3 percent, at $48.99 a barrel by 11:42 a.m EDT after setting a six-month low at $48.88. U.S. crude was down 90 cents, or almost 2 percent, at $44.25 after touching a 4-1/ 2 month bottom at $44.20.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 5- It takes a special kind of person to be a morning-show host. Not just the kind of person who can get up at 3 or 4 a.m. every day, but someone with a personality that the rest of America doesn't mind seeing when they are tired, grumpy and have not yet had a first cup of coffee. I got paid $1 an hour to bus tables, and since I didn't even have a driver's license at the...

  • President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law has helped fuel adoption of these arrangements. Baltimore- based CareFirst said growth in overall medical spending slowed to a rate of 2 percent, compared with annual increases averaging 7.5 percent before the program began in 2011.. CareFirst's medical home program covers just under 1.1 million people,...

  • MADRID, July 30- Spanish bank Santander said on Thursday former U.S. banking regulator Sheila Bair had resigned from its board after being named rector of Washington College in Maryland. Bair, who ran the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation from 2006 to 2011, was appointed to the board of the euro zone's biggest bank, which is making a big push in the United...

  • President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law has helped fuel adoption of these arrangements. Baltimore- based CareFirst said growth in overall medical spending slowed to a rate of 2 percent, compared with annual increases averaging 7.5 percent before the program began in 2011.. CareFirst's medical home program covers just under 1.1 million people,...

  • Earlier this week, U.S. crude prices hit four-month lows and Brent, the more important global benchmark, neared a six-month trough as a global oil glut, resurgent dollar and stock market tumble in top energy consumer China took a toll. "I see a rebound of about five bucks off the recent lows in the most likely scenario," said Chris Jarvis at Caprock Risk Management, an...

  • *Crude futures rise $1 before ending off highs on strong dollar. NEW YORK, July 29- Oil settled higher on Wednesday, recovering from multi-month lows, after U.S. government data showed a surprisingly large crude stockpile draw that signaled the market may have been wrong in predicting slumping demand for energy. Crude futures lost more than $10 a barrel over the...

  • *Crude futures rise over $1 a barrel before consolidating. NEW YORK, July 29- Oil prices jumped about 2 percent on Wednesday, springing from near six-month lows, after U.S. government data showed a surprisingly large crude stockpile draw that signaled the market may have been wrong in predicting slumping demand for energy. Crude futures have lost over $10 a barrel...

  • NEW YORK, July 29- Danielle Faust, 33, is six weeks into wearing braces to fix her crooked teeth and is pretty happy about the process, but not the price. While the $5,000 for Invisalign clear aligners in South Florida where she is a freelance writer is $1,000 less than a friend is paying in New York, she is kicking herself because she missed out on a Groupon that would...

  • July 21- Novavax Inc said its experimental Ebola vaccine induced a substantial immune response to the deadly infection in an early-stage trial involving 230 healthy adults. Potential partners include the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority, a division of U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, which Novavax is already working...

  • July 21- Novavax Inc said its experimental Ebola vaccine induced a substantial immune response to the deadly infection in an early-stage trial involving 230 healthy adults. Vaccines being developed by Bavarian Nordic, GlaxoSmithKline and Johnson& Johnson have entered mid-stage studies. Gaithersburg, Maryland- based Novavax's shares have risen more than...

  • *Los Angeles, Chicago claimed bank targeted minorities. July 17- Wells Fargo& Co won the dismissal of two lawsuits on Friday that had accused the largest U.S. mortgage lender of violating the federal Fair Housing Act by engaging in predatory lending practices in Los Angeles and Chicago. The lawsuits by the city of Los Angeles and by Cook County, Illinois, which...

  • UPDATE 2-Pluto probe survives encounter, phones home Tuesday, 14 Jul 2015 | 9:18 PM ET

    NASA's New Horizons spacecraft passed by the ice-and-rock planetoid and its entourage of five moons at 7:49 a.m. EDT. But right on time, New Horizons made radio contact with flight controllers at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab outside Baltimore, sparking a wave of shouts and applause from an overflow crowd gathered to watch the drama...