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  • WASHINGTON— The Federal Reserve of New York releases its February survey of manufacturers, 8:30 a.m.. WASHINGTON— Labor Department releases the Producer Price Index for January, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases housing starts for January, 8:30 a.m.; Federal Reserve releases industrial production for January, 9:15 a.m.; Federal Reserve releases...

  • NEW YORK— The New York Police Department has used secretive cellphone tracking technology more than 1,000 times since 2008, according to data released Thursday by the New York Civil Liberties Union. A cell-site simulator, also known as a Stingray, is a suitcase-sized device that can sweep up basic cellphone data from a neighborhood by tricking phones into...

  • Feb 11- New Jersey would need at least $2.8 billion of new taxes by 2022 to make the state's full share of contributions into its public pension system under a proposed constitutional amendment, according to a new report released on Thursday.

  • MOSCOW, Feb 11- Russia's central bank told Deutsche Bank about suspicious trades made by the German bank's clients via its Moscow office in 2014 and an investigation began after that, a senior central bank official said on Thursday. Those trades, which were identified last year, could potentially have allowed clients to breach Western sanctions on Russia over...

  • Feb 11- Dish Network Corp and Twenty-First Century Fox Inc on Thursday said they have ended nearly four years of litigation over the Hopper, a Dish device that lets viewers skip over commercials when playing back shows. CBS Corp and Walt Disney Co's ABC settled similar litigation in 2014, as part of broader agreements that allowed Dish to broadcast their...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 11- Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump said on Thursday he has settled a $500 million lawsuit against Spanish-language television network Univision Communications Inc over its decision not to broadcast the Miss Universe and Miss USA pageants. Terms of the settlement were not disclosed. Trump, a billionaire real estate mogul...

  • WASHINGTON— Protecting the privacy of law-abiding citizens from the government is a pillar of Ted Cruz's Republican presidential candidacy, but his campaign is testing the limits of siphoning personal data from supporters. Cruz's sophisticated analytics operation was heralded as key to his victory in Iowa earlier this month— the first proof, his campaign...

  • ALBANY, N.Y.— A Buffalo- based pharmaceutical company that makes cancer drugs plans to expand its headquarters and open a new manufacturing facility in western New York, creating an estimated 1,400 jobs over 10 years. Andrew Cuomo joined Athenex executives Thursday in Dunkirk, N.Y., the future site of the manufacturing plant, to announce the $1.6 billion...

  • NEW YORK— Donald Trump and Univision said Thursday they have resolved the lawsuit that the Republican presidential contender filed after the company decided last summer not to broadcast the Miss Universe and Miss USA pageants. The New York developer, making a promise to build a wall on the nation's Southern border, had said that Mexicans had sent some...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 11- BlackRock Inc's chief strategist for fixed income said on Thursday his unit is shifting its approach to bond markets on new expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve may need to loosen monetary policy. The strategist, Jeffrey Rosenberg, said upward pressures on the U.S. dollar are being relieved by reduced expectations the Fed will normalize...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 11- Global stock markets are on their shakiest footing in years. In addition to the selling in the United States, major stock indexes worldwide have also been hit hard, despite efforts by the Bank of Japan and the European Central Bank to spur growth through lower interest rates. "One of the new themes in markets is that has damaged the banks and that...

  • "The Force Awakens" is still playing in more than 2,000 theaters in North America and remains ranked in the top-five at the box office as it enters its ninth week of release. It has already made the Walt Disney Co. heaps of cash and it has set the franchise up to reap oodles more in merchandising, theme park attractions and sequels. Though some forecast "The Force...

  • MOSCOW, Feb 11- Russia's central bank told Deutsche Bank about suspicious trades made by the German bank's clients via its Moscow office, a senior central bank official said on Thursday. Deutsche Bank, which is being investigated over "mirror trades" which may have allowed customers to move money from one country to another without alerting authorities, then...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 11- KKR& Co LP posted weaker-than-expected fourth-quarter earnings on Thursday after losses in its credit and hedge fund investments offset solid returns from private equity holdings. That came to 8 cents a share, while analysts on average were expecting 27 cents, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. The firm sank a record amount of cash into...

  • *Traders rush to buy $25 puts for U.S. crude. *Goldman sees U.S. crude at $20- $40 until second half of 2016. *Iran offers crude to Asia at discount to Saudi Arabia.

  • NEW YORK— Shares of the Boeing Co. plummeted Thursday after a report said the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating the aircraft manufacturer's accounting. Shares of the Chicago- based company fell 12 percent at one point during the day, about an hour after Bloomberg News published a report that said the SEC was looking into the cost and sales...

  • The virus often produces either no symptoms or mild ones like fever in adults, but an outbreak in Brazil has been linked to a rare birth defect that causes a newborn's heads to be smaller and brain development issues. Outbreaks also have been reported in parts of Africa, Southeast Asia, the Pacific Islands, and the Americas. Pest control companies in Texas are...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 11- Stock indexes worldwide tumbled on Thursday on fears over the health of the global economy, with banking shares slumping on both sides of the Atlantic, while safe-haven 10- year Treasury yields hit their lowest since 2012.. The U.S. dollar slid to its lowest against the safe-haven yen since October 2014 of 110.985 yen, and was on track for its worst...

  • *4th- qtr adj profit $0.58/ shr vs est $0.66/ shr. "This acquisition is game changing for us," Time Chief Executive Joe Ripp said in a statement. Time, whose stable includes Sports Illustrated, People, Fortune and Time magazine, said Viant is expected to add about $100 million to its digital advertising revenue this year.

  • MAYVILLE, N.Y.— The Chautauqua Institution will be allowed to move ahead with plans to demolish and rebuild its historic open-air theater after a judge Thursday declined a request by preservationists to block the project. The Chautauqua Institution plans to knock down the 123- year-old structure known as the "Amp" and replace it with an updated replica with a...