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  • NEW YORK— The Canadian top executive of a steel company who secured nearly $1 billion in contracts to rebuild the World Trade Center was convicted Wednesday on charges that he defrauded a program meant to benefit minorities and women. The Manhattan federal court jury deliberated less than a day before convicting Larry Davis, 65, of Mississauga, Ontario, on wire...

  • Aug 10- Delta Air Lines Inc on Wednesday canceled more than 250 flights and upended thousands of travelers' plans for the third day in a row after a power outage hit its computer systems, though it forecast a return to normal operations later this afternoon. As of 12:30 p.m. EDT, Delta said it had canceled 278 flights on the day, adding to the more than 1,600...

  • NEW YORK— When Terina McKinney displays her leather bags and belts at events attended primarily by black women, they are often interested in her designs, and in her experience as an African-American business owner. "They all ooh and ahh and ask a ton of questions, but don't necessarily make purchases," says McKinney, whose Jypsea Leathergoods products range from...

  • *Wall St falls; emerging markets lead stocks. NEW YORK, Aug 10- Oil prices fell on Wednesday after a surprise build in U.S. crude inventories, while the dollar gave up recent gains as investors awaited direction on a potential interest rate hike. "Low volume is fairly standard at this time of the year and August tends to be a very choppy month," said Quincy Krosby, market...

  • PHILADELPHIA— Amtrak has started settling lawsuits with victims of last year's deadly derailment in Philadelphia, and lawyers involved in the process say a strict confidentiality provision prevents them and their clients from talking about how they're doing or how much money they've received. Eight people were killed and more than 200 people were hurt...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 9- Oil prices fell 1 percent on Tuesday, extending losses in post-settlement trade after preliminary data showed a surprise U.S. crude stockpile build last week, heightening worries about a global petroleum glut. The market also lost the previous day's upward momentum as speculation fizzled that the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting...

  • These include Illinois, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Connecticut. Washington, Florida and New York would fare best, with reserve balances that exceed potential shortfalls. The remaining states sampled, California, Massachusetts and Wisconsin, fall between those two groups.

  • These include Illinois, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Connecticut. Washington, Florida and New York would fare best, with reserve balances that exceed potential shortfalls. The remaining states sampled, California, Massachusetts and Wisconsin, fall between those two groups.

  • These include Illinois, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Connecticut. Washington, Florida and New York would fare best, with reserve balances that exceed potential shortfalls. The remaining states sampled, California, Massachusetts and Wisconsin, fall between those two groups.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 9- Oil futures settled 1 percent lower on Tuesday as worries about a stubborn global petroleum glut offset forecasts for a weekly drop in U.S. crude inventories. Prices lost the previous day's upward momentum as speculation fizzled that the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and other oil producers would embark on another round of...

  • *Sterling falls after Bank of England policymaker comments. Germany's DAX index jumped 2.5 percent to its highest point of 2016. Wall Street was little changed, receding after the S&P 500 and Nasdaq set fresh intraday records, as energy shares dropped amid weaker oil prices. The pound fell for the fifth day in a row after a Bank of England policymaker said the...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 9- Oil prices fell as much as 1 percent on Tuesday as worries about a stubborn global petroleum glut offset forecasts for a weekly drop in U.S. crude inventories. Brent crude was down 37 cents, or nearly 1 percent, at $45.02 a barrel by 2:00 p.m. EDT. "The oil market remains in a battle between the trading community which focuses in the shorter term data and...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 9- Oil prices fell about 1 percent on Tuesday as worries about a stubborn global petroleum glut offset forecasts for a weekly drop in U.S. crude inventories. Brent crude was down 53 cents, or 1.2 percent, at $44.86 a barrel by 1:18 p.m. EDT. "The oil market remains in a battle between the trading community which focuses in the shorter term data and...

  • New Jersey could ban drivers from eating and drinking while behind the wheel.

    A trio of New Jersey lawmakers is working to pass a bill that would bar motorists from eating behind the wheel, NBC News reports.

  • *Sterling falls after Bank of England policymaker comments. The pound fell for the fifth day in a row after a Bank of England policymaker said the central bank will probably have to loosen monetary policy further if the U.K.' s economy worsens. "The dominant theme in global markets is low interest rates and liquidity and the support it provides for the stock market,...

  • Aug 8- Former Fox News Channel Chairman Roger Ailes on Monday dropped a bid to move a sexual harassment lawsuit by a former anchor from New Jersey to a federal court in New York. In the lawsuit filed last month in federal court in New Jersey, Gretchen Carlson accused Ailes of repeatedly propositioning her for sex and said he terminated her contract in June after she...

  • NEWARK, N.J., Aug 8- Nyasha Arthur was meant to be at work in Atlanta on Monday. Instead, she found herself stuck at New Jersey's Newark airport with hundreds of other frustrated passengers after Delta Air Lines Inc computer systems were hit by a power outage. She flies between Atlanta and Newark a few times a year, and said she might have to reconsider her next visit...

  • NEWARK, N.J., Aug 8- Nyasha Arthur was meant to be at work in Atlanta on Monday. Instead, she found herself stuck at New Jersey's Newark airport with hundreds of other frustrated passengers after Delta Air Lines Inc computer systems were hit by a power outage. She flies between Atlanta and Newark a few times a year, and said she might have to reconsider her next visit...

  • NEWARK, N.J., Aug 8- Nyasha Arthur was meant to be at work in Atlanta on Monday. Instead, she found herself stuck at New Jersey's Newark's airport with hundreds of other frustrated passengers after Delta Air Lines Inc computer systems were hit by a power outage. She flies between Atlanta and Newark a few times a year, and said she might have to reconsider her next visit...

  • Aug 8- The S&P 500 opened at a record high on Monday as oil prices rose and after Friday's stellar jobs report suggested strength in the U.S. economy, boosting appetite for risk. Oil rose 1.8 percent after a report in the Wall Street Journal last week that some OPEC members had called for a freeze in production. "We're coming off a strong session on the back of solid...