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  • MÁD, Hungary, July 22- Two plaques put up in the village of Mád last month commemorate the important role Jewish families played in making Hungary's golden Tokaj wine, most of whom perished in the Holocaust. The plaques mark another step in Hungary on a painful journey in coming to terms with the treatment of its Jews during World War Two when most were handed over...

  • PANAMA CITY— A Chinese container ship has scraped its side against the wall of a newly inaugurated lock on the enlarged section of the Panama Canal. The canal expansion had drawn concern about the relatively tight space and lack of maneuvering room it leaves for the bigger vessels it handles. They are the largest ships that can use the new locks after a $5.25...

  • FRIDAY, JULY 29 CAMBRIDGE- Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams participates in a policy dialogue on "What's Left in the Fed's Tool Kit?" before the 2016 Pacific Pension and Investment Institute Summer Roundtable- 1330 GMT. FRANKFURT- European Central Bank to announce results of the 2016 bank stress tests.

  • July 22- The board of the charitable trust that controls Hershey Co said on Friday it had reached an in-principle agreement with the Pennsylvania Attorney General's office that would avoid a legal row in exchange for reforms in how it is run. The Pennsylvania Attorney General's office, the trust's sole overseer, had threatened legal action to remove trustees...

  • SAN JOSE, Calif.— In a story July 21 about Polycom Inc.' s earnings— generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research— The Associated Press reported erroneously that the company's adjusted earnings were 7 cents a share and missed Wall Street expectations. Polycom reports 2nd- quarter loss of $10 million. SAN JOSE, Calif.— Polycom Inc. on...

  • HATTIESBURG, Miss. _ The First Bancshares Inc. on Friday reported second-quarter profit of $2.6 million. The First Bancshares shares have decreased slightly more than 3 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: The First Bancshares, Earnings Report.

  • July 22- Efforts to contain an oil spill in a major western Canadian river faced a setback on Friday, after water levels rose, allowing the oil to flow past containment booms and downstream toward a small Saskatchewan city, provincial officials said. The city of North Battleford, which draws its drinking water from the North Saskatchewan River, shut off its supply...

  • NEW YORK— Attacks such as the one in a Munich shopping mall and at a nearby McDonald's Friday may lead mall owners to increase their security or even persuade global brands to focus expansion plans on the U.S. rather than Europe. "There are lots of Starbucks and McDonald's, and they are in public places," said Trevor Wade, global marketing director at Landor, a...

  • Although acquiring these companies would not produce the big boost to earnings sought by the planned mega mergers, they would offer a foothold in markets likely to grow rapidly in coming years, such as Medicaid health plans for the poor and Medicare Advantage coverage for the elderly. Both Molina and Centene have large exposure to private Medicaid plans, a more...

  • NEW YORK, July 22- British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said on Friday he expects the UK to retain the right for its financial firms to sell services across European Union member states after Britain's exit from the bloc. Johnson, speaking to reporters in New York and the United Nations headquarters, also said Britain has been approached by several countries...

  • NEW YORK— A father and son have been convicted on weapons and other charges related to an international drug operation run out of their New York pizzeria. A federal jury in Brooklyn delivered the verdicts Friday against Gregorio and Angelo Gigliotti. Prosecutors argued 60- year-old Gregorio Gigliotti and his wife ran a cocaine transport business from the...

  • NEW YORK, July 22- U.S. prosecutors on Friday unveiled an indictment against three men for engaging in a multimillion-dollar scheme to defraud consumers by charging unsuspecting mobile phone users for unwanted text messages. An indictment filed in federal court in Manhattan charged Fraser Thompson, an ex-executive at mobile aggregation company Mobile...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, July 21- Agriculture technology startup Indigo has raised $100 million in a new round of funding, bringing its total financing to more than $150 million, a sign of growing investor interest in new ways to ease food scarcity. The $100 million investment led by the Alaska Permanent Fund, a $54.3 billion fund owned and managed by the state of Alaska, is...

  • July 22- The board of the charitable trust that controls Hershey Co is nearing a resolution with the Pennsylvania Attorney General's office that would avoid a legal row in exchange for reforms on how it is run, people familiar with the matter said. The Pennsylvania Attorney General's office, the trust's sole overseer, had threatened legal action to remove...

  • Houston oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. said Friday that 371 rigs sought oil and 88 explored for natural gas this week. Among major oil- and gas-producing states, Texas gained 15, California was up by two and New Mexico gained one. Arkansas, Colorado, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Utah, West Virginia and Wyoming were unchanged.

  • Many actively managed funds will now be able to list new ETF products without a separate filing with the SEC, effective immediately, the New York Stock Exchange said in a statement. "This is a big deal for the industry," said Jeremy Senderowicz, a securities lawyer and partner at Dechert LLP in New York, adding that the standards will reduce the uncertainty that...

  • LOS ANGELES, July 22- Donald Trump's 75- minute acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention attracted a bigger U.S. television audience than the same event four years ago but failed to match the all-time record, according to Nielsen data released on Friday. That compared with 30.3 million who watched Mitt Romney four years ago and 38.9 million...

  • District Judge Cynthia Rufe in Philadelphia after a federal jury in February found him guilty on charges of securities fraud and making a false statement. He was also ordered to pay $77,000 in restitution, which his lawyer, Robert Welsh, said will be considered satisfied once Sudfeld pays $91,747 plus interest to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in a...

  • American Airlines Group Inc., up $1.40 to $36.36. Boston Beer Co., up $25.42 to $190.16. Boeing Co., down 6 cents to $133.47.

  • NEW YORK, July 22- British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said on Friday he expects the U.K. to retain the right for its financial firms to sell services across European Union member states after Britain's exit from the bloc. Johnson, speaking to reporters in New York about Britain's business and investment environment, also said Britain has been approached by...