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  • NEW YORK, April 26- As scores of investment bankers profit from the fee bonanza offered by Chinese companies hunting for deals in the United States, one group is conspicuously absent- Chinese banks. Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, Bank of China, Agricultural Bank of China, and China Construction Bank all have China's sovereign wealth fund, China...

  • Under rules enacted during the Obama administration, the likes of Comcast and Verizon— which offer their own video services they'd very much like subscribers to use— can't slow down Netflix, can't block YouTube, and can't charge Spotify extra to stream faster than Pandora. Broadband companies hate the net neutrality rules, and they have an ally in new Federal...

  • STOCKHOLM- Meeting of the executive board of the Riksbank- 0800 GMT. STOCKHOLM- Swedish Central Bank to publish executive board's interest rate decision along with the monetary policy report. STOCKHOLM- The Riksbank will hold a press conference on the interest rate decision.

  • FRANKFURT, Germany- "Frankfurt Finance Summit 2017." STOCKHOLM- Meeting of the executive board of the Riksbank- 0800 GMT. STOCKHOLM- Swedish Central Bank to publish executive board's interest rate decision along with the monetary policy report. STOCKHOLM- The Riksbank will hold a press conference on the interest rate decision.

  • District Judge William Orrick III in San Francisco said Trump's Jan. 25 order targeted broad categories of federal funding for sanctuary governments and that plaintiffs challenging the order were likely to succeed in proving it unconstitutional. Reince Priebus, Trump's White House chief of staff, told reporters the administration was taking action to...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, April 25- A U.S. judge on Tuesday blocked President Donald Trump's executive order that sought to withhold federal funds from so-called sanctuary cities, dealing another legal blow to the administration's efforts to toughen immigration enforcement. District Judge William Orrick III in San Francisco said Trump's Jan. 25 order targeted broad...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, April 25- A U.S. judge on Tuesday blocked President Donald Trump's executive order that sought to withhold federal funds from so-called sanctuary cities, dealing another legal blow to the administration's efforts to toughen immigration enforcement. District Judge William Orrick III in San Francisco said Trump's Jan. 25 order targeted broad...

  • *Facebook faced backlash over video showing Cleveland murder. BANGKOK, April 25- A Thai man filmed himself killing his 11- month-old daughter in two video clips posted on Facebook before committing suicide, police said on Tuesday. People could access the videos of the child's murder on her father's Facebook page for roughly 24 hours, until they were taken down...

  • LOS ANGELES— Hollywood is facing a cliffhanger after members of the Writers Guild of America voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike that could begin as soon as next week. Negotiations resumed Tuesday as the union and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers grapple over issues including compensation and health care.

  • UNIONDALE, N.Y. _ Flushing Financial Corp. on Tuesday reported first-quarter net income of $12.3 million. Flushing Financial shares have fallen nearly 7 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Flushing Financial, Earnings Report.

  • 1. "NCIS," CBS, 13.33 million. 3. "Bull," CBS, 10.32 million. 4. "NCIS: New Orleans," CBS, 10.16 million.

  • NEW YORK _ Moelis& Co. on Tuesday reported first-quarter earnings of $15.3 million. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 42 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • The lawsuit, filed in state Supreme Court, adds eight former and current Fox employees to a case involving three former Fox workers and their accusations against a since-fired Fox financial executive. Fox News said it vehemently denies the allegations, calling them "copycat complaints. They say Brandi told them it was because Slater "knew too much" about former...

  • Caterpillar Inc., up $7.61 to $104.42. Biogen Inc., up $10.03 to $286.89. Ryder System Inc., down $11 to $68.28.

  • WARSAW, N.Y. _ Financial Institutions Inc. on Tuesday reported first-quarter earnings of $7.9 million. The bank, based in Warsaw, New York, said it had earnings of 52 cents per share. The holding company for Five Star Bank posted revenue of $38.4 million in the period.

  • MONTEBELLO, N.Y. _ Sterling Bancorp on Tuesday reported first-quarter earnings of $39.1 million. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of 31 cents per share. Sterling Bancorp shares have risen almost 2 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • NEW YORK _ Blackstone Mortgage Trust Inc. on Tuesday reported first-quarter earnings of $51.4 million. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 63 cents per share. Blackstone Mortgage shares have increased nearly 3 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Despite having many of its shows in repeats, CBS won the week in prime time with an average of 6.7 million viewers. NBC had 5.1 million, ABC had 4.1 million, Univision had 1.7 million, Telemundo had 1.6 million, ION television had 1.2 million and the CW had 660,000.. TNT was the week's most popular cable network, averaging 3.08 million viewers with the help of the NBA...

  • NEW YORK, April 25- More than a dozen state prosecutors urged President Donald Trump in a letter on Tuesday not to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement, which commits the United States, along with 200 other countries, to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions in an attempt to slow global warming. In an April 14 appearance on television show "Fox& Friends," Scott...

  • NEW YORK _ Arconic Inc. on Tuesday reported first-quarter net income of $322 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 25 cents per share. Arconic shares have increased 46 percent since the beginning of the year.