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  • In a complaint filed in U.S. District Court in Portland, Oregon, Adidas said Skechers willfully infringed two patents related to Springblade, a three-year-old design whose midsole includes blades meant to help propel runners forward. Adidas accused Skechers of developing its Mega Flex shoes, including Mega Blade 2.0 and Mega Blade 3.0, as "takedowns" that copy...

  • July 7- The U.S. Senate on Thursday approved legislation that would for the first time require food to carry labels listing genetically-modified ingredients, which labeling supporters say could create loopholes for some U.S. crops. The Senate voted 63-30 for the bill that would display GMO contents with words, pictures or a bar code that can be scanned with...

  • *Kanye West moved from Nike to Adidas in 2013. BERLIN, June 29- Adidas has agreed to expand its partnership with Kanye West, including opening new stores, hoping to build on its higher profile in the U.S. market since it poached the singer-turned-designer from Nike in 2013.. West has said that he moved from Nike to Adidas because the German company gave him more...

  • WASHINGTON, June 28- The Obama administration and U.S. Senate Republican leaders scrambled on Tuesday to garner enough support to get a Puerto Rico debt relief bill through a critical procedural vote set for Wednesday which several lawmakers predicted would be close. After months of waiting for Congress to act as Puerto Rico's economic crisis progressively...

  • NEW YORK, June 28- Annualized U.S. single-family home prices rose as expected in April, but were down slightly from the prior month, a survey showed on Tuesday. Last week's vote by Great Britain to leave the European Union is the most recent political concern while the U.S. elections in the fall raise uncertainty and will distract home buyers and investors in the...

  • NEW YORK, June 28- Annualized U.S. single-family home prices rose as expected in April, but were down slightly from the prior month, a survey showed on Tuesday. Last week's vote by Great Britain to leave the European Union is the most recent political concern while the U.S. elections in the fall raise uncertainty and will distract home buyers and investors in the...

  • *Risk assets routed as Britain votes to leave EU. *Sterling suffers historic fall in massive selloff, yen jumps. NEW YORK/ LONDON, June 24- Global capital markets reeled on Friday after Britain voted to leave the European Union, with $2 trillion in value wiped from equity bourses worldwide, while money poured into safe-haven gold and government bonds.

  • *Risk assets routed Britain votes to leave EU. LONDON, June 24- World stocks saw more than $2 trillion wiped off their value on Friday as Britain's vote to leave the European Union triggered 5-10 percent falls across Europe's biggest bourses and a record plunge for sterling. London's FTSE dropped almost 5 percent while Frankfurt and Paris fell 6 to 8 percent.

  • *UK and U.S. stock futures skid, Asian shares follow. LONDON/ SYDNEY, June 24- A British vote to leave the European Union sent sterling plunging on Friday and hammered equities across the world as turmoil swept through global markets. Billions were wiped from share values as FTSE futures fell 7 percent, EMINI S&P 500 futures 5 percent and Japan's Nikkei 7.6 percent.

  • *Risk assets routed Britain votes to leave EU. *UK and U.S. stock futures skid, Asian shares follow. SYDNEY, June 24- Carnage came to global markets on Friday as results of an historic referendum showed Britain had voted to leave the European Union, sending sterling on a record plunge and pummelling equities across the world.

  • *Risk assets routed as TV networks say Britain votes for Brexit. *UK and U.S. stock futures skid, Asian shares follow. SYDNEY, June 24- Carnage came to world markets on Friday as major television networks said Britain had voted to leave the European Union, sending sterling on a record plunge and pummelling share markets around the globe.

  • *UK and U.S. stock futures skid, Asian shares follow. SYDNEY, June 24- Carnage came to world markets on Friday as early voting returns suggested Britain was on the brink of leaving the European Union, threatening the existence of the entire bloc and its single currency. Sterling sank a staggering 9 percent to $1.3550, having carved out a range of $1.3462 to $1.5022.

  • *UK and US stock futures skid, Asian shares follow. SYDNEY, June 24- Carnage came to world markets on Friday as early voting returns suggested Britain was on the brink of leaving the European Union, threatening the existence of the entire bloc and its single currency. "Sterling is getting smackadoodled," said Tim Kelleher, Head of FX Institutional Sales New Zealand...

  • SYDNEY, June 24- Carnage came to world markets on Friday as early voting returns suggested Britain was on the brink of leaving the European Union, threatening the existent of the entire bloc and its single currency. Sterling was last at $1.4450, having carved out a massive range of $1.4000 to $1.5022. "Sterling is getting smackadoodled," said Tim Kelleher, Head of FX...

  • SYDNEY, June 24- Carnage came to world markets on Friday as early voting returns suggested Britain was on the brink of leaving the European Union, threatening the existent of the entire bloc and its single currency. Sterling was last at $1.4450, having carved out a massive range of $1.4000 to $1.5022. "Sterling is getting smackadoodled," said Tim Kelleher, Head of FX...

  • *UK financial industry employs 2.2 million people. LONDON, June 23- Traders are at their desks for the night, corporate lawyers are staffing a "rapid response" centre and the Bank of England is on high alert; Britain's financial sector is as ready as it can be for a referendum that may change the industry forever. Those who want Britain to stay believe a vote for "Brexit"...

  • *Face-to-face interaction boosts team performance- MIT study. MUNICH/ HERZOGENAURACH, Germany, June 23- Major German companies are investing in ambitious new buildings designed to attract top staff and encourage innovation, seeking to create a more dynamic corporate culture and keep pace with U.S. rivals despite investor concerns about the cost.

  • Microsoft steps into marijuana biz

    CNBC's Eamon Javers talks about the difficulty start-up cannabis businesses are having trying to get into the banking system. And Don Morse, Human Collective Dispensary, shows some of his Cannabis products.

  • June 4- Fire crews have extinguished a fire that raged in Oregon after a Union Pacific Corp train carrying crude oil derailed on Friday and burst into flames, the Federal Rail Administration said. A quarter-mile evacuation remained in place around the scene near the tiny town of Mosier, outside of Portland, but it was expected to be lifted later on Saturday, the...