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  • **CHICAGO- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in panel, " The United States and the Global Economic Outlook" hosted by the National Association for Business Economics and the American Economic Association- 2030 GMT. BALTIMORE, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond President Jeffrey Lacker speaks on "Economic Outlook,...

  • OSLO- Norges Bank Deputy Governor Egil Matsen addresses the 39th annual meeting of the Norwegian Association of Economists at Oslo Business School- 0830 GMT. BALTIMORE, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond President Jeffrey Lacker speaks on "Economic Outlook, January 2017" before the Maryland Bankers Association's First Friday Economic Outlook...

  • In church praising, religion

    Movie studios have quietly built connections to Christian filmgoers despite their politics and social values, The NYT reports.

  • Hillary Clinton speaks as Donald Trump looks on during the town hall presidential debate at Washington University on October 9, 2016 in St Louis, Missouri.

    Mostly Democratic lawmakers want their states to join a 10-year-old movement to work around the Electoral College.

  • OSLO- Norges Bank Deputy Governor Egil Matsen addresses the 39th annual meeting of the Norwegian Association of Economists at Oslo Business School- 0830 GMT. BALTIMORE, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond President Jeffrey Lacker speaks on "Economic Outlook, January 2017" before the Maryland Bankers Association's First Friday Economic Outlook...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 23- Cardinal Health Inc said on Friday it has agreed to pay $44 million to resolve claims it failed to alert the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration to suspiciously large orders of addictive painkillers. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, said in a statement. As part of the Friday settlement, Cardinal will pay $10 million over claims its...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 21- Private equity firm Berkshire Partners LLC said on Wednesday it would acquire a significant minority stake in Kendra Scott Design Inc, in a deal that sources said values the Austin, Texas- based jewelry company at more than $1 billion. Scott's jewelry, much of which is priced under $100, has been worn by celebrities such as Sofia Vergara and Mindy...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 19- The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission ordered a Washington area wealth management firm to pay $800,000 on Monday in a fraud case involving the firm's chief executive, who apparently committed suicide in 2014.. Potomac, Maryland- based Convergent Wealth Advisors was ordered to pay the fine to settle charges that its former CEO David Zier...

  • ST. JOSEPH, Missouri, Dec 19- On a sunny November afternoon in this historic city, birthplace of the Pony Express and death spot of Jesse James, Lauranda Mignery watched her son Kadin, 2, dig in their front yard. In the year after Flint switched to corrosive river water that leached lead from old pipes, 5 percent of the children screened there had high blood lead levels.

  • Dec 19- Asset manager Legg Mason Inc said on Monday its largest shareholder, Shanda Group, plans to increase its stake in the company to up to 15 percent as part of a long-term strategic investment agreement. Baltimore- based Legg Mason also appointed Shanda Group Chief Executive Tianqiao Chen and Robert Chiu, president of Shanda Group, to its board of directors.

  • The Conservatory at MGM National Harbor features extravagant, seasonal floral displays.

    Within 15 minutes of opening its doors for the first time, the MGM National Harbor was filled to capacity. Here's what's inside.

  • BALTIMORE, United States- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks on "The State of the Job Market" before the University of Baltimore 2016 mid-year commencement- 1830 GMT. STOCKHOLM- Riksbank decision on interest rates and publication of its monetary policy report- 0830 GMT. STOCKHOLM- Riksbank Governor Stefan Ingves and Head of the Monetary Policy...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 16- With more than 20 nominees now selected, Donald Trump's cabinet appears much like the president-elect himself: mostly older, white males, many of them wealthy, who see themselves as risk-takers and deal-makers and prize action over deliberation. Trump, who says Washington is "broken" and controlled by special interests, has largely eschewed...

  • Joshua Aaron's lawyer, Benjamin Brafman, made the remarks during a hearing in federal court in Manhattan, a day after his client was arrested at John F. Kennedy International Airport after being deported from Russia. District Judge Laura Taylor Swain that Aaron, 32, had been trying for months to return to the United States from Russia and came back after having "...

  • The civil lawsuit, led by antitrust investigators in Connecticut, comes one day after the U.S. Department of Justice filed criminal charges against two generic drug industry executives, alleging that they colluded to fix prices and split up market share. "We believe that this is the tip of the iceberg," Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen told Reuters in...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 15- Twenty states filed a lawsuit Thursday against Mylan NV, Teva Pharmaceuticals and four other generic drug makers, saying they conspired on pricing of two common generic drugs, according to a copy of the complaint. The civil lawsuit is one piece of a broader generic drug pricing probe that remains under way at the state and federal level, as well...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 15- Connecticut and 19 other states filed a lawsuit on Thursday against Mylan NV, Teva Pharmaceuticals and four other generic drug makers saying they entered into illegal conspiracies that raised prices on two common generic drugs, the New York state attorney general's office said in a statement. The civil lawsuit is one piece of broader...

  • Dec 15- For nearly two years, a killer stalked the patients of Providence Alaska Medical Center. It was a bacteria called Acinetobacter baumannii, a common cause of infections in hospitals. After a rash of mild cases in early 2011, doctors began seeing highly drug-resistant infections in patients, said Dr Megan Clancy, an infectious-disease specialist at the...

  • Dec 15- Amit Yoran is stepping down as president of Dell Technologies Inc's cyber security unit to run Tenable Network Security Inc, a well-financed private cyber security company that is looking to boost revenue growth. Fourteen-year-old Tenable, whose clients include U.S. intelligence agencies, raised $230 million in a November 2015 venture-capital...

  • Dec 15- Amit Yoran is stepping down as president of Dell Technologies Inc's cyber-security unit to run Tenable Network Security Inc, a well-financed private cyber security company that is looking to boost revenue growth. The company, whose clients include U.S. intelligence agencies, raised $230 million in a November 2015 venture-capital funding round that...