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  • NEW YORK, Oct 19- The Federal Reserve has rolled out a series of announcements, online forums and meetings with Americans this year in response to outspoken civic groups and many Democrats, including Hillary Clinton, calling for a more transparent and inclusive U.S. central bank. The latest critique came this week when Fed Up, a labor-affiliated coalition...

  • As international aid pours into hurricane-stricken Haiti, Team Rubicon is rallying troops of veterans to provide hands-on relief.

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 18- The White House announced efforts on Tuesday to improve air travel by requiring airlines to refund baggage handling fees if luggage is "substantially delayed" and requiring online travel agents to provide neutral search results. "The actions we're announcing today will help consumers know how airlines are performing, will make sure that...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 18- The White House announced efforts on Tuesday to improve air travel by requiring airlines to refund baggage handling fees if luggage is "substantially delayed" and requiring online travel agents to provide neutral search results. As part of the move, the Transportation Department issued an advanced notice of proposed rulemaking which...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 18- The White House announced efforts on Tuesday to improve air travel by requiring airlines to refund baggage handling fees if luggage is "substantially delayed" and requiring online travel agents to provide neutral search results. As part of the move, the Transportation Department issued an advanced notice of proposed rulemaking which...

  • *Maersk says trying to improve worker conditions in India. Most shipping companies send old ships to shipbreaking yards in India, Bangladesh or Pakistan because they will dismantle container ships almost as long as three soccer pitches at relatively cheap prices. "We have established a cooperation with Shree Ram and brought our ships to Shree Ram yard 78,...

  • She made the call in a 12- page letter to Obama, saying she was exasperated with the SEC's stalled work on a rule to require corporations to disclose money they contribute to political campaigns. She added that White was undermining Obama's priorities, failing to uphold the SEC's investor protection mission, and not carrying out mandates passed by Congress in...

  • NEW YORK/ SHANGHAI, Oct 14- A New York educational charity affiliated with a Chinese company may have violated rules governing tax-exempt organizations in the United States, tax specialists say. The Council for American Culture and Education Inc was set up in 2009 on behalf of Chinese for-profit school operator Dipont Education Management Group, according to...

  • CHICAGO, Oct 12- Medicare will cost you more in 2017- all the more reason to scrutinize your coverage as the annual open enrollment gets under way this weekend. Open enrollment- which runs from Oct. 15 to Dec. 7- is the time of year when Medicare enrollees can switch their Part D prescription drug coverage. Premiums and other out-of-pocket Medicare costs will be higher...

  • *Hurricane kills at least 877 people in Haiti, 10 in United States. CHARLESTON, S.C./ SAVANNAH, Ga., Oct 8- Hurricane Matthew slammed into South Carolina on Saturday, packing a diminished yet still powerful punch after killing almost 900 people in Haiti and causing major flooding and widespread power outages as it skirted Florida and Georgia. Now weakened, the most...

  • *Hurricane kills at least 877 in Haiti. CHARLESTON, S.C./ SAVANNAH, Ga., Oct 8- Hurricane Matthew slammed into South Carolina on Saturday, packing a diminished yet still powerful punch after killing almost 900 people in Haiti and causing major flooding and widespread power outages as it skirted Florida and Georgia. Now weakened, the most powerful Atlantic storm...

  • JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Fla./ CHARLESTON, S.C., Oct 8- H urricane Matthew slammed into South Carolina on Saturday, packing a diminished yet still powerful punch after killing almost 900 people in Haiti and causing major flooding and widespread power outages as it skirted Florida and Georgia. The most powerful Atlantic storm since 2007 left flooding and wind damage in...

  • JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Fla./ CHARLESTON, S.C., Oct 8- H urricane Matthew slammed into South Carolina on Saturday, packing a diminished yet still powerful punch after killing almost 900 people in Haiti and causing major flooding and widespread power outages as it skirted Florida and Georgia. The most powerful Atlantic storm since 2007 left flooding and wind damage in...

  • JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Fla./ CHARLESTON, S.C., Oct 8- H urricane Matthew made landfall on the U.S. coast in South Carolina on Saturday, packing a diminished yet still powerful punch after killing almost 900 people in Haiti and causing major flooding and widespread power outages in the U.S. The storm, which left flooding and wind damage in Florida, soaked coastal Georgia...

  • JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Fla./ CHARLESTON, S.C., Oct 8- H urricane Matthew barreled northward toward the Carolinas on Saturday, packing a diminished yet still-powerful punch after killing almost 900 people in Haiti and causing major flooding and widespread power outages in the U.S. The storm, which left flooding and wind damage in Florida, was soaking coastal Georgia...

  • Roads in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina were jammed on Thursday, while gas stations and food stores ran out of supplies as the Category 4 hurricane, which could be the deadliest storm in decades, approached. Three Kinder Morgan terminals in South Carolina were closed as of Thursday morning, along with two Florida terminals.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 6- The Southeast United States is expected to be hit with fuel shortages in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew, as the storm barrels toward one of the largest energy-consuming regions in the country. Roads in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina were jammed on Thursday, while gas stations and food stores ran out of supplies as the...

  • Oct 3- Spectral Medical Inc said its experimental treatment for sepsis- a common, oft-deadly complication of infection- failed a late-stage study, stymieing the company's plans to bring to market the first FDA- approved device for the condition. There are no specific FDA- approved medicines for the treatment of sepsis, and there have been several high-profile...

  • MONTREAL/ NEW YORK, Sept 28- Reports of unruly. Some 10,854 plane rage incidents were reported to the International Air Transport Association by airlines last year, up from 9,316 incidents in 2014, IATA said. "The kind of behaviors that... might be acceptable on the ground take on a completely different complexion when you're in the air," said Tom Colehan, IATA's...

  • CANNON BALL, N.D./ WASHINGTON, Sept 26- Three days after guard dogs attacked Native Americans protesting an oil pipeline project in North Dakota in early September, an unprecedented event took place at the White House. Brian Cladoosby, president of the National Congress of American Indians, which represents more than 500 tribes, spoke to nearly a dozen of...