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  • WASHINGTON— Donald Trump Jr. has posted a message on Twitter likening Syrian refugees to a bowl of poisoned Skittles. Trump Jr.' s tweet said, "This image says it all. Skittles parent company, Wrigley Americas, distanced itself from the tweet with a terse response opposing Trump Jr.' s premise.

  • LONDON- Bank of England's executive director Andrew Hauser gives speech at CREST event- 1310 GMT. QUEBEC CITY, Canada- Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz will give a speech in Quebec City on the topic of "Living With Lower for Longer," followed by a press conference- 1635 GMT. ENKOPING, Sweden- Sweden's Riksbank First Deputy Governor Kerstin af Jochnick will...

  • LONDON- Bank of England's executive director Andrew Hauser gives speech at CREST event- 1310 GMT. QUEBEC CITY, Canada- Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz will give a speech in Quebec City on the topic of "Living With Lower for Longer", followed by a press conference- 1635 GMT. ENKOPING, Sweden- Sweden's Riksbank First Deputy Governor Kerstin af Jochnick will...

  • WASHINGTON— Obama administration officials previewed long-awaited guidance Monday that attempts to bring self-driving cars to the nation's roadways safely— without creating so many roadblocks that the technology can't make it to market quickly. Traditional automakers and tech companies have been testing self-driving prototypes on public roads for...

  • The Philadelphia Inquirer reports lawyer Robert Mongeluzzi said in Monday's opening statements the two cut-rate contractors convicted in the collapse were clueless and negligent but "so was everybody else involved." The defendants include the owner and architect of a building that collapsed as it was being demolished and buried people in rubble inside...

  • DETROIT— Within five years, a majority of ride-hailing company Lyft's rides will be in self-driving cars, the company's co-founder and president predicted on Sunday. John Zimmer also said that personal car ownership will come to an end because autonomous rides will become a cheaper way to travel than owning an automobile. San Francisco- based Lyft is testing...

  • ISTANBUL— With summer drawing to a close, Turkey is counting the cost of a tough year that saw a string of terrorist bombings and the fallout from a diplomatic spat with Moscow that cut deep into the country's crucial tourist trade. Russia was Turkey's second-largest tourist market with 4.5 million people visiting places like Turkey's tourism capital Antalya...

  • *Wall Street weighed down by banks, energy stocks. NEW YORK, Sept 16- The possibility of a $14 billion fine for Deutsche Bank and a slide in oil prices hit financials and energy stocks on Friday, leading most global stock indexes lower. Stocks fell as investors dumped shares of banks in North America and Europe after the U.S. Department of Justice proposed Deutsche...

  • *Wall Street weighed down by banks, energy stocks. NEW YORK, Sept 16- The possibility of a $14 billion fine for Deutsche Bank and a slide in oil prices hit financials and energy stocks on Friday, leading most global stock indexes lower. Stocks fell as investors dumped shares of banks in North America and Europe after the U.S. Department of Justice proposed Deutsche...

  • *Deutsche fine risk weighs on Goldman, JPMorgan, other banks. Sept 16- Wall Street was lower on Friday as a drop in oil prices weighed on energy stocks and as financials came under pressure in the wake of the possibility of a massive $14 billion fine on Deutsche Bank. The settlement proposal, made during negotiations between the U.S. Department of Justice and...

  • *Exxon drops on report of NY AG investigation. Sept 16- Wall Street was set to open lower on Friday, in tandem with oil prices, and as financial stocks came under pressure after the U.S. Department of Justice proposed a massive $14 billion fine on Deutsche Bank. The settlement proposal, made during negotiations between the U.S. Department of Justice and Deutsche Bank...

  • GOLDEN, Colo.— Joe Coors Jr., a member of Colorado's prominent beer brewing family, onetime congressional candidate and prominent executive, has died. "The entire family is deeply saddened by Joe's death," said Pete Coors, vice chairman of Molson Coors Brewing Co.. Joe Coors was a great-grandson of brewery founder Adolph Coors.

  • *Deutsche fine weighs on bank stocks. Sept 16- U.S. stocks were lower Friday afternoon as Deutsche Bank's mammoth $14 billion fine weighed on financial stocks, especially on the big Wall Street banks. The far bigger-than-expected penalty was levied by the U.S. Department of Justice to settle claims that the German bank missold mortgage-backed securities.

  • PHILADELPHIA— Residents near two former suburban Navy bases are suing producers of firefighting foam once used there, claiming they contaminated the drinking water. New York law firm Weitz& Luxenberg filed the federal lawsuit Thursday in Philadelphia on behalf of seven people who lived near the Willow Grove Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base and the Naval...

  • *Wall Street weighed down by banks, energy stocks. NEW YORK, Sept 16- A $14 billion fine for Deutsche Bank and a slide in oil prices hit financials and energy stocks on Friday, leading most global stock indexes lower. Stocks fell as investors dumped shares of banks in North America and Europe after the U.S. Department of Justice told Deutsche Bank to pay $14 billion to...

  • *Deutsche fine weighs on bank stocks. Sept 16- Wall Street was near session lows late on Friday morning as Oracle led a decline in tech stocks and financials came under pressure in the wake of Deutsche Bank's mammoth $14 billion fine. The far bigger-than-expected penalty was levied by the U.S. Department of Justice to settle claims that the German bank missold...

  • PITTSBURGH— The state agency that regulates taxicabs and transportation businesses in Pennsylvania says it doesn't have jurisdiction over free trips in self-driving cars being offered by Uber, but it will once the company starts charging money. The Public Utility Commission said Thursday that it wants a review of the regulatory, legal and technical issues...

  • ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.— The owner of a Philadelphia casino that is one of Atlantic City's main competitors is the newest player in New Jersey's internet gambling market. Rush Street Interactive, a unit of the company that owns Philadelphia's SugarHouse Casino, has won approval from New Jersey casino regulators to become the state's 20th legal online gambling site.

  • *Deutsche fine weighs on Goldman, JPMorgan, other banks. Sept 16- Wall Street was lower on Friday as a drop in oil prices weighed on energy stocks and as financials came under pressure in the wake of a massive $14 billion fine slapped on Deutsche Bank. The far bigger-than-expected penalty was levied by the U.S. Department of Justice to settle claims that the German...

  • *Exxon drops on report of NY AG investigation. Sept 16- Wall Street was set to open lower on Friday, in tandem with oil prices, and as financial stocks came under pressure in the wake of a massive $14 billion fine slapped on Deutsche Bank. The far bigger-than-expected fine was levied by the U.S. Department of Justice to settle claims that the German bank missold...