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  • NEW YORK— Don't mess with our stretch, United Airlines, or risk the wrath of leggings lovers. The social media matter of The Kids in Leggings vs. That's when one Shannon Watts said on Twitter she had witnessed a gate agent refusing to let two girls board a flight from Denver to Minneapolis because of their leggings.

  • WASHINGTON, March 27- Following the failure of a healthcare bill backed by President Donald Trump, his administration plans to take a lead role in crafting major legislation to cut taxes with an eye toward meeting an August target date, the White House said on Monday. "Obviously, we're driving the train on this," White House spokesman Sean Spicer said during a...

  • DuPont Inc., up 98 cents to $80.58. Regulators in the European Union approved the chemical company's combination with Dow Chemical. G-III Apparel Group Ltd., down $3.23 to $19.69.

  • NEW YORK, March 27- A wealthy Turkish gold trader's decision to hire former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani and former U.S. Attorney General Michael Mukasey to represent him, as he defends against charges he conspired to violate U.S. sanctions on Iran, raises a potential conflict of interest, prosecutors said. Attorney Joon Kim in Manhattan said in a letter...

  • WASHINGTON, March 27- Following the failure of a healthcare bill backed by President Donald Trump, his administration plans to take a lead role in crafting major legislation to cut taxes with an eye toward meeting an August target date, the White House said on Monday. "Obviously, we're driving the train on this," White House spokesman Sean Spicer told a briefing.

  • Gianopulos, 65, replaces Brad Grey, who stepped down as chief executive officer and chairman of Paramount last month, after 12 years in the job. Gianopulos, who will report directly to Viacom Chief Executive Officer Bob Bakish, will be in charge of charting a new strategy for Paramount which includes developing new content and expanding the studio globally.

  • March 27- Driverless vehicles operated by Uber Technologies Inc will be back on the road in Tempe and Pittsburgh on Monday after one of its self-driving cars crashed in Arizona, the ride-hailing company said. "Our cars will be back on the road in Tempe and Pittsburgh later today," an Uber spokeswoman told Reuters. On Friday, Uber suspended its pilot program in three...

  • March 27- The owner of Ferrocarril Mexicano, Mexico's largest railroad operator, is nearing a deal to acquire Florida East Coast Railway for more than $2 billion, including debt, people familiar with the matter said on Monday. The acquisition would come at a sensitive time for relations between the United States and Mexico, following a pledge by U.S.

  • Jared Kushner, senior White House adviser

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  • March 27- The owner of Ferrocarril Mexicano, Mexico's largest railroad operator, is nearing a deal to acquire Florida East Coast Railway for more than $2 billion, including debt, people familiar with the matter said on Monday. Grupo Mexico has prevailed in an auction for Florida East Coast Railway and is now negotiating final terms with the U.S. regional...

  • NEW YORK, March 27- U.S. long-dated Treasury yields dropped to one-month lows on Monday, weighed down by growing doubts about the Trump administration's ability to deliver on its campaign promise to bolster the economy. President Donald Trump suffered a major political setback on Friday when fellow Republicans pulled their healthcare plan after years of...

  • NEW YORK/ LONDON, March 27- Gold rallied more than 1 percent on Monday after U.S. Spot gold was up 1 percent at $1,256.02 an ounce by. 2:28 p.m. EDT, having touched a one-month high of $1,261.03 and failing to hold above the 200- day moving average for the second time in a month.

  • Gianopulos replaces Brad Grey, who stepped down as chief executive and chairman of Paramount last month, after 12 years in the job.. Gianopulos, who will report directly to Viacom Chief Executive Bob Bakish, will be in charge of charting a new strategy for Paramount which includes developing new content and expanding the studio globally. Under his strategy,...

  • March 27- Viacom Inc on Monday named Jim Gianopulos, the former head of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc's movie studio, to take over its Paramount Pictures unit, the company said on Monday. Gianopulos replaces Brad Grey, who stepped down as chief executive and chairman of Paramount last month, after 12 years in the job.. Gianopulos will now report directly to Viacom...

  • *White House failure on healthcare raises worries over tax reform. NEW YORK, March 27- Stocks, the dollar and U.S. long-dated Treasury yields slipped on Monday but recovered lost ground as investors hoped U.S. Trump's failure to rally enough support from his own Republican party- which controls both houses of U.S. Congress- to repeal and replace Obamacare spurred a...

  • CHICAGO— Amtrak officials say three cars derailed when a train carrying about 200 passengers from the East Coast arrived in Chicago. Officials say train No. 49 was arriving in Chicago from New York and Boston. He says Chicago's Union Station remains open and there are no severe delays due to the derailment.

  • March 27- Shares in U.S. banks led broader market losses on Monday as the failure of the Republican's healthcare bill intensified investor doubts whether President Donald Trump would be able to deliver on his pro-business policy promises. The S&P bank subsector index fell as much as 2.5 percent on Monday after falling 5.9 percent in the last 6 sessions as it...

  • NEW YORK— Uber says it is resuming its self-driving car program in Arizona and Pittsburgh after it was suspended following a crash over the weekend. The difference between the California program versus the ones in Arizona and Pennsylvania is that California does not allow passengers to ride in the vehicles. The company said Monday that it paused the...

  • March 27- U.S. stocks slid on Monday amid concerns that Republican President Donald Trump may struggle to push a sweeping overhaul of the tax code through Congress in the wake of his party's failure last week to pass broad healthcare legislation. The White House has sought to refocus attention on that part of Trump's agenda since the collapse on Friday of a...

  • *White House failure on healthcare raises worries over tax reform. *Oil dips towards $50 on doubts over output cut. "The markets around the globe are falling as a rethinking of the' Trump Trade' begins to focus on reality," Peter Cardillo, chief market economist at First Standard Financial in New York, wrote in a note.