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  • June 9- A federal jury on Friday awarded $15 million to a 10- year-old boy whose mother blamed his birth defect on AbbVie Inc's bipolar disorder drug Depakote that she took while pregnant, in the latest trial among hundreds of lawsuits over the product. Jurors in federal court in East St. Louis, Illinois, awarded the compensatory damages to Stevie Gonzalez, who was...

  • June 9- A federal jury on Friday awarded $15 million to a California woman who blamed her son's birth defects on AbbVie Inc's bipolar disorder drug Depakote, in the latest trial to spill out of lawsuits over the product. Jurors in federal court in East St. Louis, Illinois, awarded the compensatory damages to Christina Raquel, who said she was not adequately warned...

  • *Ex-FBI director has no doubt Russia meddled in U.S. election. *Exit polls show hung UK parliament likely. NEW YORK, June 8- The "Trump trade" made a comeback on Thursday on Wall Street but the S&P and Dow industrials ended flat as former FBI director James Comey said President Donald Trump fired him to undermine an investigation into Russian meddling into last...

  • *Former FBI director says no doubt Russia meddled in US election. NEW YORK, June 8- The' Trump trade' made a comeback on Thursday on Wall Street but major indexes were in and out of negative territory as former FBI director James Comey said President Donald Trump fired him to undermine an investigation into Russian meddling into last November's U.S. election.

  • Initial claims for state unemployment benefits declined 10,000 to a seasonally adjusted 245,000 for the week ended June 3, the Labor Department said on Thursday. Against this backdrop of high job openings, firms appear to be holding on to their workers, "said John Ryding, chief economist at RDQ Economics in New York. Claims surged by 20,000 in the prior week, with...

  • WASHINGTON, June 8- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell last week, unwinding half of the prior period's jump and suggesting the labor market was tightening despite a recent slowdown in job growth. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits declined 10,000 to a seasonally adjusted 245,000 for the week ended June 3, the Labor...

  • *May nonfarm payrolls up by 138,000 vs 185,000 expected. *Unemployment rate falls to 4.3 pct from 4.4 pct in April. June 2- The Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 were little changed after data showed job growth slowed in May, suggesting that a bounce in the labor market was losing steam.

  • The measure is the latest rollback of union-backed laws pursued this year by Missouri Republicans, who gained control of the legislature and governor's mansion in 2016 for the first time in eight years. In February, Missouri joined more than two dozen other states when it enacted "right-to-work" legislation, making it illegal to require workers to join a union...

  • The measure is the latest rollback of union-backed laws pursued this year by Missouri Republicans, who gained control of the legislature and governor's mansion in 2016 for the first time in eight years. In February, Missouri joined more than two dozen other states when it enacted "right-to-work" legislation, making it illegal to require workers to join a union...

  • The measure is the latest rollback of union-backed laws pursued this year by Missouri Republicans, who gained control of the legislature and governor's mansion in 2016 for the first time in eight years. In February, Missouri joined more than two dozen other states when it enacted "right-to-work" legislation, making it illegal to require workers to join a union...

  • The measure is the latest rollback of union-backed laws pursued this year by Missouri Republicans, who gained control of the legislature and governor's mansion in 2016 for the first time in eight years. In February, Missouri joined more than two dozen other states when it enacted "right-to-work" legislation, making it illegal to require workers to join a union...

  • The measure is the latest rollback of union-backed laws pursued this year by Missouri Republicans, who gained control of the legislature and governor's mansion in 2016 for the first time in eight years. In February, Missouri joined more than two dozen other states when it enacted "right-to-work" legislation, making it illegal to require workers to join a union...

  • The measure is the latest rollback of union-backed laws pursued this year by Missouri Republicans, who gained control of the legislature and governor's mansion in 2016 for the first time in eight years. In February, Missouri joined more than two dozen other states when it enacted "right-to-work" legislation, making it illegal to require workers to join a union...

  • NEW YORK, May 30- Most people think of debt as a temporary condition: Something you accumulate early in life, chip away at during prime earnings years, and say good riddance to well before retirement. But what if your debt is permanent? Then you might feel like Annette Loos, a 57- year-old mom from Kansas City, Missouri who has around $20,000 in student debt that she pays...

  • NEW YORK, May 30- Most people think of debt as a temporary condition: Something you accumulate early in life, chip away at during prime earnings years, and say good riddance to well before retirement. But what if your debt is permanent? Then you might feel like Annette Loos, a 57- year-old mom from Kansas City, Missouri who has around $20,000 in student debt that she pays...

  • NEW YORK, May 30- Most people think of debt as a temporary condition: Something you accumulate early in life, chip away at during prime earnings years, and say good riddance to well before retirement. But what if your debt is permanent? Then you might feel like Annette Loos, a 57- year-old mom from Kansas City, Missouri who has around $20,000 in student debt that she pays...

  • NEW YORK, May 30- Most people think of debt as a temporary condition: Something you accumulate early in life, chip away at during prime earnings years, and say good riddance to well before retirement. But what if your debt is permanent? Then you might feel like Annette Loos, a 57- year-old mom from Kansas City, Missouri who has around $20,000 in student debt that she pays...

  • Bankruptcy Judge Kathy Surratt-States of St. Louis to reject a request by an official committee of creditors to hire an expert to review pre-bankruptcy transactions. Creditors have said in court filings that San Francisco private equity funds Golden Gate Capital and Blum Capital, which together hold 98.5 percent of the company and control its board,...

  • NEW YORK, May 25- U.S. Treasury yields fell on Thursday ahead of a $28 billion sale of seven-year notes, the final part of $88 billion worth of coupon-bearing government supply this week. "We are not going to break out this range unless there is a change on the outlook of the economy or the Fed is going to change its policy tune," said Brian Rehling, co-head of global fixed...

  • OAK BROOK, Ill., May 24- Hundreds of fast-food workers demanded wage increases as they marched outside McDonald's Corp headquarters during the company's annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday. More than two dozen protesters were arrested outside the United Continental Holdings Inc shareholder meeting in downtown Chicago. "I saw my mother, who worked 30...