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  • *U.K., Japanese 10- year yields fall to all-time lows. Treasury yields fell to a four-month low on Monday as increased fears about Britain exiting the European Union weighed on investor risk appetite and sovereign debt yields in developed markets around the globe fell to all-time lows. Ten-year yields in Germany remained near zero, close to record lows, on Monday...

  • WASHINGTON, June 9- Twenty-one U.S. states led by Texas and Arkansas on Thursday announced a lawsuit against Delaware, accusing it of violating federal law by snatching up to $400 million in unclaimed checks that should have gone to other states. "Delaware has our money," Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said at a news conference outside the U.S. Supreme Court.

  • Mark Cuban and Donald Trump

    Billionaire Mark Cuban unleashes a new barrage against Donald Trump on Twitter.

  • Hillary Clinton

    Hillary Clinton is now all but guaranteed to become the first female major party presidential nominee.

  • Presidential Democratic candidate, Hillary Clinton and United States President Barack Obama

    Obama also spoke with Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont, thanking him "for energizing millions of Americans."

  • Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, presidential candidates

    "Make America great again" has a coded meaning, Hillary Clinton said Tuesday night.

  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign event at The Palladium at the Center for Performing Arts in Carmel, Indiana, U.S. May 2, 2016.

    "We welcome you with open arms," Donald Trump said to Bernie Sanders supporters.

  • *Oil prices pare losses on chance of OPEC output cap. Wall Street fell earlier after surveys showed global manufacturing activity remained stuck in a rut last month, with factory output from Asia and Europe barely improving as producers struggled to bring in new orders. That helped ease fears of a slowdown in global growth and, along with a oil prices paring some...

  • *Oil prices retreat; China factory activity slows. June 1- U.S. stocks pared losses on Wednesday after encouraging factory data, but remained lower, with falling oil prices weighing on energy companies and financials retreating as chances of a rate hike this month ebbed on weak China data. "We had some overnight data points out of China that gave investors some...

  • NEW YORK, May 31- U.S. stock prices fell on Tuesday on weaker-than-expected economic data, while expectations of a possible Federal Reserve interest rate increase lifted the dollar to near a two-month high against a basket of currencies. The S&P 500 index is poised for a third straight month of gains in May, but it may struggle to post further gains due to the risk of...

  • "I think other people sometimes look at our election system and say' what a mess'," Obama told a townhall meeting with young leaders in Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh City, formerly Saigon. Obama made the comments just before ending a three-day trip to Vietnam, whose high point was an announcement that Washington's ban on sales of lethal weapons to the country- a vestige of the...

  • RIO DE JANEIRO, May 11- Brazilian regulators plan to tighten rules on dams used in the mining industry after a breach last year caused the nation's worst environmental disaster but the changes, while opposed by struggling companies, look unlikely to improve safety. But engineers, prosecutors and tailings dam experts interviewed by Reuters say the changes will...

  • Corey Young, a founder of courier service CannaRabbit LLC, delivers bags of marijuana to a dispensary in in Louisville, Colorado, U.S., on Friday, March 27, 2015. CannaRabbit and peers are rushing in as regional truckers and nationwide haulers United Parcel Service Inc. and FedEx Corp. steer clear of transporting marijuana on concerns over the lack of nationwide clearance of a practice that is still illegal in most states.

    As more and more states legalize marijuana, banks are caught between serving pot businesses and federal law.

  • April 12- Gains on Wall Street were driven by a surge in oil on Tuesday, even as Alcoa's lackluster results marked a shaky start to the U.S. corporate earnings season. Crude rose about 2 percent, with Brent above $43 per barrel, on hopes that major producers would reach an agreement to curb a persistent global oversupply. "It's really just a pause in front of the full...

  • On Monday, he will host a symposium at his bank in downtown Minneapolis entitled "Ending Too Big To Fail," giving fierce critics of Wall Street's behemoths a platform to present their views. Becoming the Fed's bad cop is the latest ambitious move in a high-flying career that has taken Kashkari from Goldman Sachs Group Inc, to the Treasury Department at the height of...

  • Coal miners operate a carbide-tipped shearer as it scrapes coal at a mine in Wind Ridge, Pennsylvania.

    Banks’ exodus from coal projects financing comes as several industry leaders face painful restructuring.

  • Silhouette of man against Twitter logo

    Social media isn't just an episode of CSI with selfies and stalkers, says college student Haylee Millikan. A lot of good can come from it.

  • Some states dependent on energy revenues are facing strained budgets due to low oil prices, according to an S&P report.

  • A woman covers herself from the sun with a blue hat during a warm day in New York

    These record-breaking temperatures are continuing a trend set to establish 2015 as one of the warmest years on record.

  • The state with the worst drivers is...

    Montana ranks number one in speeding, sixth for careless driving and eighth for disobeying traffic laws.