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  • NEW YORK/ ORLANDO, Fla., June 30- In sunny central Florida, some 4,400 miles across the Atlantic from London, real estate broker Paul Torola is already sensing a chill from Britain's decision last week to leave the European Union. In the days since the June 23 "Brexit" vote that has rattled global financial markets and sent the British pound to 31- year lows, Torola has...

  • June 23- Walt Disney Co has had more than 240 "nuisance" alligators captured and killed over the last 10 years at its Florida theme park property, according to state records. "You'll never be able to get them all," said Florida trapper Ron Ziemba, who helped trap and kill nuisance alligators on Disney World property for five years until late 2015. "There are just so many...

  • WASHINGTON, June 22- President Barack Obama will head to Silicon Valley on Friday to a summit aimed at connecting about 1,200 entrepreneurs from 170 countries with the biggest and brightest players in the U.S. tech sector and venture capital community. When he took office, Obama worked to extract U.S. troops from long and costly conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, June 20- The Chinese government appears to be abiding by its September pledge to stop supporting the hacking of American trade secrets to help companies there compete, private U.S. security executives and government advisors said on Monday. FireEye Inc, the U.S. network security company best known for fighting sophisticated Chinese hacking,...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, June 20- The Chinese government appears to be abiding by its September pledge to stop supporting the hacking of American trade secrets to help companies there compete, private U.S. security executives and government advisors said on Monday. FireEye Inc, the U.S. network security company best known for fighting sophisticated Chinese hacking,...

  • Donations pouring in for Orlando victims

    Kenneth Feinberg, OneOrlando Fund consultant, discusses sharing his expertise in handling the OneOrlando Fund and other donations for the shooting victims in Orlando, Florida.

  • June 18- The parents of a 2- year-old boy snatched away and drowned by an alligator in Florida have been "overwhelmed with the support and love" that have poured in since the tragedy captured national attention, the family said in a statement on Saturday. "Melissa and I continue to deal with the loss of our beloved boy, Lane, and are overwhelmed with the support and love...

  • Omar Mateen's wife exchanged text messages with him during the rampage.

  • LOS ANGELES/ NEW YORK, June 16- June was supposed to have been a triumphant month for Walt Disney Co theme parks, with the flashy opening of a long-planned resort in Shanghai and a new Florida attraction based on its wildly popular animated movie "Frozen." Instead, the company is facing a public relations crisis and the possibility of legal action after an alligator...

  • ORLANDO, Fla., June 16- Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida, plans to install signs warning of alligators in the area where a 2- year-old boy was killed by one of the reptiles, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Thursday. The boy was grabbed by the reptile at the water's edge at about 9:15 p.m. on Tuesday while his family, on vacation from Omaha,...

  • ORLANDO, Fla., June 16- The probe into the death of a 2- year-old boy killed by an alligator at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida, is not criminal in nature, the local sheriff's office said on Thursday. The investigation is continuing, said Orange County Sheriff's Department spokeswoman Rose Silva, adding, "It's not criminal in nature at this time."

  • SAN FRANCISCO, June 16- Shares of firearm makers surged on Thursday after a strong quarterly report from Smith& Wesson Holding Corp, adding to gains this week after a shooting at a gay nightclub in Florida in which 49 people were killed. High profile shootings such as the one in Orlando, Florida amplify fears of crime, leading some people to buy guns.

  • ORLANDO, Fla., June 16- The probe into the death of a 2- year-old boy killed by an alligator at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida, is not criminal in nature, the local sheriff's office said on Thursday. The investigation is continuing, said Orange County Sheriff's Department spokeswoman Rose Silva, adding, "It's not criminal in nature at this time."

  • Pres. Obama: We stand with families of Orlando victims

    CNBC's John Harwood reports on President Obama meeting with the families of Orlando shooting victims and speaking in Florida.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, June 16- Shares of firearm makers rose on Thursday ahead of Smith& Wesson Holding's quarterly report, following volatility this week after a shooting attack that killed 49 people at a gay nightclub in Orlando. Gunmaker Sturm Ruger said in February it expects a lift in demand for its firearms if a Democrat wins the presidential election on Nov. 8 and...

  • CNBC update: Lung cancer study

    President Obama has arrived in Orlando, Florida, to meet the families of the victims of the deadly Pulse nightclub shooting; and a drug worked so well in a lung cancer trial that the study was stopped early so the participants could use it, reports CNBC's Sue Herera.

  • ORLANDO, Fla., June 16- The probe into the death of a two-year-old boy likely drowned by an alligator at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida, is not criminal in nature, the local sheriff's office said on Thursday. A Disney spokeswoman has said the company would review the posted signs that ban swimming in Seven Seas Lagoon but do not specifically warn about...

  • June 16- The investigation into the death of a two-year-old boy likely drowned by an alligator at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida is ongoing but is not criminal in nature, a spokeswoman for the local sheriff's office said on Thursday. The investigation is ongoing, said Orange County Sheriff's Department spokeswoman Rose Silva, adding, "It's not...

  • Family of AR-15 inventor speaks out

    The Stoner family says the creator of the rifle would have been horrified and sickened by these massacres.

  • Democratic Senator Chris Murphy ended a blockade of the Senate after nearly 15 hours on Thursday, saying Republicans agreed to hold votes on measures to expand background checks and prevent people on U.S. terrorism watch lists from buying guns. Democrats stalled Senate proceedings on Wednesday in a bid to push for tougher gun control legislation following...