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  • BERLIN- European Central Bank board member Benoit Coeure speaks at the International Conference on Structural Reforms in Advanced Economies, organized by Hertie School of Governance- 1145 GMT. MUNICH- European Central Bank President Mario Draghi speaks in honor of Dr Theodor Waigel at conferral of signs and awards- 1500 GMT. VENICE, Italy- European Central...

  • BERLIN- European Central Bank board member Benoit Coeure speaks at the International Conference on Structural Reforms in Advanced Economies, organized by Hertie School of Governance- 1145 GMT. MUNICH- European Central Bank President Mario Draghi speaks in honor of Dr Theodor Waigel at conferral of signs and awards- 1500 GMT. VENICE, Italy- European Central...

  • Speakers: International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde, Bank of Finland Governor Erkki Liikanen, Sveriges Riksbank Governor Stefan Ingves, Bank of Finland Governor Erkki Liikanen and Norges Bank Governor Oystein Olsen. OSLO- European Central Bank board member Peter Praet speaks at the panel discussion on "Lessons from the financial...

  • Speakers: International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde, Bank of Finland Governor Erkki Liikanen, Sveriges Riksbank Governor Stefan Ingves, Bank of Finland Governor Erkki Liikanen and Norges Bank Governor Oystein Olsen. OSLO- European Central Bank board member Peter Praet speaks at the panel discussion on "Lessons from the financial...

  • Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen holds a news conference on interest rates- 1830 GMT. TOKYO- Bank of Japan monetary policy meeting. FRANKFURT- Germany's Bundesbank chief Jens Weidmann speaks at the Joint Symposium of the Bundesbank and the Foundation Monetary Stability- 1400 GMT.

  • Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen holds a news conference on interest rates- 1830 GMT. TOKYO- Bank of Japan monetary policy meeting. FRANKFURT- Germany's Bundesbank chief Jens Weidmann speaks at the Joint Symposium of the Bundesbank and the Foundation Monetary Stability- 1400 GMT.

  • BRUSSELS- Economic Dialogue and exchange of views of European Parliament with Eurogroup President Jeroen Dijsselbloem- 0700 GMT. BRUSSELS- European Parliament exchange of views with Jonathan Hill, European Commissioner for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union- 1300 GMT. SOPOT, Poland- European Central Bank Executive Board...

  • BRUSSELS- Economic Dialogue and exchange of views of European Parliament with Eurogroup President Jeroen Dijsselbloem- 0700 GMT. BRUSSELS- European Parliament exchange of views with Jonathan Hill, European Commissioner for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union- 1300 GMT. SOPOT, Poland- European Central Bank Executive Board...

  • NEW YORK, June 10- Investors swapped equities for less risky assets such as U.S. Treasury bonds and the Japanese yen on Friday on fears about the potential impact of Britain's referendum on whether it should leave the European Union, which takes place in less than two weeks. Britain will hold a referendum on its European Union membership on June 23.

  • WASHINGTON, June 10- The United States has approved flights on six U.S. airlines to Cuban cities other than Havana, linking the former Cold War foes closer together, the U.S. Transportation Department said in a statement on Friday. American will have nonstop service from Miami, the largest Cuban community in the United States; Southwest, JetBlue and Silver Airways...

  • WASHINGTON, June 10- The United States approved scheduled flights to Cuban cities other than Havana from five U.S. cities, with service starting as soon as this fall, the U.S. Transportation Department said in a statement on Friday. American Airlines Group Inc, Frontier Airlines, JetBlue Airways Corp, Silver Airways, Southwest Airlines Co and Sun Country Airlines...

  • June 10- Global growth worries and a sharp drop in oil prices sent jitters through Wall Street, leading the three major U.S. indexes lower for the second straight day on Friday. Financial stocks came under pressure again as global issues, including uncertainty over interest rate hikes and the impending vote on Britain's membership in the European Union, sent...

  • WASHINGTON, June 10- The United States approved direct scheduled flights to Cuba from six American airlines in five U.S. cities that could start as soon as this fall, the U.S. Transportation Department said in a statement on Friday. American Airlines Group Inc, Frontier Airlines, JetBlue Airways Co, Silver Airways, Southwest Airlines Co and Sun Country Airlines...

  • TRANSPORTATION DEPT SAYS APPROVES SIX DOMESTIC AIRLINES TO BEGIN SCHEDULED FLIGHTS BETWEEN CUBA AND MIAMI, FORT LAUDERDALE, CHICAGO, PHILADELPHIA, AND MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL AS EARLY AS THIS FALL.

  • June 8- XpressWest, the private U.S. firm proposing to build a high-speed rail link between Las Vegas and Los Angeles, terminated a joint venture with Chinese companies less than nine months after the deal was announced, citing delays faced by its partner. Las Vegas- based XpressWest said the decision to end the relationship stemmed from problems with "timely...

  • June 8- XpressWest, the private company proposing to build a high-speed rail line between Las Vegas and Los Angeles, announced Wednesday that it had terminated its joint venture with China Railway International, less than nine months after the deal was announced. Las Vegas- based XpressWest said the decision to terminate its relationship with the consortium...

  • June 7- A U.S. advisory panel recommended approving Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd's long-acting opioid painkiller, Vantrela ER, saying data showed it reduces pain and has some abuse-resistant properties. The FDA is not obliged to follow the advice of its expert panels but typically does so. A preliminary FDA review issued on Friday concluded Vantrela...

  • CHICAGO, June 7- U.S retailer Target Corp is asking many suppliers to take on an extra 3-5 percent of the cost of promotions and price cuts after slow sales so far this year. Minneapolis- based Target, the second-largest discount retailer in the United States, wants to minimize the impact of markdowns on profit in a tough year as middle income customers make fewer...

  • Prince's sister claims pop star had no will

    His sister filed court documents asking a judge to appoint s special administrator for the late artist's estate.

  • Elected to the Minnesota State Supreme Court in 1992, Justice Page stepped down from the court last summer, having reached its compulsory retirement age of 70. The first African-American on the court, Justice Page is well known in Minnesota legal circles for his carefully crafted opinions, his concern for civil rights and, more lightheartedly, for his colorful...