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  • NEW YORK, Dec 9- The Beechwood group of reinsurance companies is in talks to sell most or all of itself after a backlash from some clients due to its relationship with troubled hedge fund manager Platinum Partners, according to a person familiar with the situation. The Bermuda-, Grand Cayman- and New York- based firm has been working to sever its links with Platinum...

  • President-elect Donald Trump will likely ask a senior Goldman Sachs banker to coordinate economic policy across his administration, turning again to Wall Street for expertise in managing the world's largest economy, a transition official said on Friday. Trump's pick of Goldman President Gary Cohn, 56, to head the White House National Economic Council...

  • Houston oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. said Friday that 498 rigs sought oil and 125 explored for natural gas this week. Texas gained 17 rigs, Colorado increased by six, Wyoming gained three, Pennsylvania increased by two and Arkansas, Kansas, New Mexico and North Dakota each gained one. California, Ohio, Utah and West Virginia were unchanged.

  • President-elect Donald Trump will likely ask a senior Goldman Sachs banker to coordinate economic policy across his administration, turning again to Wall Street for expertise in managing the world's largest economy, a transition official said on Friday. The anti-Goldman message rankled some on Wall Street, although several alums of the bank had major...

  • WASHINGTON— President-elect Donald Trump is expected to name Goldman Sachs president Gary Cohn to an influential White House economic post, two people informed of the decision said Friday. Cohn, 56, would lead the White House National Economic Council, a posting that would require him to leave his $21 million a year job as president and chief operating officer...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 9- The U.S. Senate sought to wrap up work on a government funding bill on Friday before the current spending authority runs out at midnight, but a Democratic push to add benefits for coal miners risked at least a brief government shutdown. But in the Senate, West Virginia's Joe Manchin and some other Democrats were delaying a vote in hopes of adding a...

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, Dec 9- U.S. President-elect Donald Trump on Friday was expected to name a senior Goldman Sachs banker to coordinate economic policy across his administration, turning again to Wall Street for expertise in managing the world's largest economy. Trump's pick of Gary Cohn, 56, the firm's president and chief operating officer, to head his White...

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, Dec 9- U.S. President-elect Donald Trump on Friday was expected to name a senior Goldman Sachs banker to coordinate economic policy across his administration, turning again to Wall Street for expertise in managing the world's largest economy. Trump's pick of Cohn, 56, the firm's president and chief operating officer, to head his White House...

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, Dec 9- U.S. President-elect Donald Trump has asked senior Goldman Sachs banker Gary Cohn to coordinate economic policy across his administration, turning to Wall Street for expertise in managing the world's largest economy, NBC News reported on Friday. The NEC coordinates economic policy across federal agencies and if Cohn takes the post,...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 9- U.S President-elect Donald Trump has asked Goldman Sachs executive Gary Cohn to head his White House National Economic Council, a group that coordinates economic policy across agencies, NBC News reported on Friday. Cohn, president and chief operating officer at the Wall Street firm, had been widely considered the heir apparent to Goldman CEO...

  • US astronaut and senator John Glenn waves as he leaves the Operations and Check out building at the Kennedy Space Center, FL, 29 October in route to board the US space shuttle Discovery.

    In a 2009 New York Times op-ed, author Tom Wolfe called Glenn the "last true national hero America has ever had."

  • US astronaut and Sen. John Glenn dead at 95

    CNBC's Herera reports that NASA astronaut and Ohio Senator John Glenn has died aged 95.

  • Hillary Clinton says fake news is an "epidemic" and "a danger that must be addressed and addressed quickly." Clinton is on Capitol Hill for a portrait unveiling in honor of retiring Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid. Hillary Clinton has made her first trip to the Capitol complex since her presidential election loss to Donald Trump.

  • COLUMBUS, Ohio— John Glenn, 1st US astronaut to orbit Earth who later spent 24 years representing Ohio in the Senate, has died at 95..

  • DETROIT— Hyundai is recalling more than 41,000 older minivans because the hoods can fly open while they're being driven. Hyundai says a secondary hood latch can rust and remain in the unlatched position. The cold-weather states include Alaska, Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota,...

  • She also poured $100 million of her fortune into two unsuccessful bids for a U.S. WASHINGTON— President-elect Donald Trump is adding former wrestling executive Linda McMahon to his Cabinet as leader of the Small Business Administration. She also poured $100 million of her fortune into two unsuccessful bids for a U.S. Senate seat in Connecticut in 2010 and 2012...

  • DELAWARE, Ohio _ Greif Inc. on Wednesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter earnings of $8.5 million. The Delaware, Ohio- based company said it had profit of 14 cents per share. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 68 cents per share.

  • Michigan's city of Flint, struggling with lead-tainted water, gets some financial relief in the legislation and so does southern Louisiana, hard hit by flooding this past summer. And New York City is getting far less money than it requested for the costs of providing security around Trump Tower in Manhattan. The GOP used the stopgap spending bill to put him on a...

  • WASHINGTON— Wendy's shares rose nearly 5 percent after Trian Fund Management increased its stake in the burger chain. The 3.7 million share purchase gives Trian, led by activist investor and board member Nelson Peltz, more than 23 percent of Wendy's outstanding stock. In June of last year, Wendy's agreed to repurchase up to $211 million of its stock from board...

  • COLUMBUS, Ohio— Ohio has agreed to a $1.5 million contract with the U.S. Air Force to work on a ground-based system for monitoring airspace for drones at a southwestern Ohio airport. The Springfield News-Sun reported that the Air Force and the state plan to jointly invest $5 million in research equipment in hopes that Springfield-Beckley Municipal Airport...