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  • July 13- A former Goldman Sachs Group Inc programmer who has spent seven years and incurred more than $8 million in bills fighting charges he stole computer code failed to persuade a Delaware judge to force the bank to advance some of his legal fees. Vice Chancellor J. Travis Laster of the Delaware Chancery Court ruled on Wednesday that Sergey Aleynikov did not...

  • Representative Peter DeFazio on Wednesday unveiled legislation to tax financial trades that will likely wither in Congress but could stoke partisan fires in the presidential election. When the Democratic Party gathers in Philadelphia for its national convention at the end of the month, it will adopt a platform that calls for taxing trades.

  • Representative Peter DeFazio on Wednesday unveiled legislation to tax financial trades that will likely wither in Congress but could stoke partisan fires in the presidential election. When the Democratic Party gathers in Philadelphia at the end of the month, it will adopt a platform that specifically calls for taxing trades. The legislation is supported...

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    Workers at Philadelphia International Airport voted to walk off the job during the Democratic National Convention.

  • Senator Elizabeth Warren and Democratic presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton

    There has been a sign that Senator Elizabeth Warren will not be named Hillary Clinton's running mate, the NYT reports.

  • PHILADELPHIA— Workers at Philadelphia International Airport have voted overwhelmingly to walk off the job during the Democratic National Convention later this month. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports workers are seeking better scheduling, clarity on sick pay, a more predictable disciplinary system and the ability to unionize. Information from: The...

  • HOUSTON- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan speaks on "The U.S. and World Economy Today" before a moderated question-and-answer session hosted by the World Affairs Council of Greater Houston- 1300 GMT. LONDON- Economists for Brexit Press Conference: Ensuring that "Brexit means Brexit", avoiding "EU Lite" and creating a launch pad for a stable,...

  • PHILADELPHIA— Temple University's board of trustees has taken a vote of no confidence in President Neil Theobald and announced its intention to dismiss him. Feeley told The Philadelphia Inquirer that the financial problem was known a year ago when the deficit was $9 million, but Theobald allowed it to grow rather than correct it. The board earlier Tuesday...

  • BRUSSELS— New rules governing trans-Atlantic data transfers were formally approved Tuesday, months after Europe's top court ruled against the previous arrangements amid concerns over the surveillance activities of U.S. intelligence agencies. The European Union and the U.S. say the new Privacy Shield imposes stricter obligations on American companies,...

  • MARQUETTE, United States- Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari speaks on the economy and the role of the Fed before a Town Hall forum co-sponsored by 40 Below Marquette County Young Professionals- 2130 GMT. LONDON- Bank of England to publish record of latest Financial Policy Committee meeting- 0830 GMT. ST. LOUIS, United States- St.

  • PHILADELPHIA— Bill Cosby has replaced the law firm overseeing civil litigation around the country linked to accusations he drugged and molested women. Liner LLP, known for its work in entertainment law, is replacing lawyers with the powerhouse litigation firm Quinn Emanuel Urquhart& Sullivan, Cosby spokesman Andrew Wyatt confirmed Monday.

  • Dallas police officers escort residents near the scene where eleven Dallas police officers were shot and five have now died on July 8, 2016 in Dallas, Texas.

    Never have two presidential nominees been as unpopular as Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, and The NYT says its affecting their unity efforts.

  • WASHINGTON, July 9- Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton on Saturday announced a proposal to expand mandatory healthcare funding by $40 billion over the next 10 years, highlighting the influence that rival Democrat Bernie Sanders has had on her campaign. "Clinton will also affirm her commitment to give Americans in every state the...

  • July 6- City councilmembers in Albany, California discussed on Tuesday the wording of a proposal to put a planned soda tax to a popular vote in November, as efforts to stem sugary drink consumption gained momentum across the country. *Albany's city council had previously voted in support of placing the measure on the ballot, but on Tuesday they examined the...

  • July 6- City councilmembers in Albany, California voted to place a soda tax on the ballot in November on Tuesday, joining larger Bay Area cities San Francisco and Oakland as efforts to stem sugary drink consumption gain momentum across the country. *Albany's city council had previously voted in support of placing the measure on the ballot at its June meeting, but...

  • LONDON, July 6- U.S. gasoline stocks remain stubbornly high despite record demand from motorists, a situation that will probably force refiners to cut crude processing over the next few months and prioritise production of diesel. Gasoline stockpiles hit a seasonal record 239 million barrels on June 24, an increase of 22 million barrels compared with the...

  • NEW YORK, July 1- A U.S. jury on Friday awarded $70 million to the family of a boy who developed breasts after taking Johnson& Johnson unit Janssen Pharmaceuticals' antipsychotic drug Risperdal. The jury in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas found that the company failed to warn the boy's healthcare providers about the risk of gynecomastia, which is breast...

  • NEW YORK/ LOS ANGELES, July 1- An elaborate structure put in place to preserve Hershey Co's ties to its local community has been roiled by scandal, creating an opening that Mondelez International Inc seized on to launch a $23 billion for the chocolate giant. But the Trust set up over 100 years ago to help underprivileged children is now being investigated by the...

  • FCC chairman Tom Wheeler proposed retaining the existing rules barring companies in most instances from owning a newspaper and a broadcast TV or radio station in the same market, as well as other individual market limits on radio and TV stations with "slight modification," according to the summary of a proposal to fellow commissioners seen by Reuters.

  • NEW YORK, June 27- The U.S. Treasury debt market rallied on Monday with benchmark yields hovering near four-year lows in a global scramble for safe-haven investments following Britain's stunning vote to leave the European Union. Standard& Poor's downgraded Britain's credit rating by two notches to AA from its top AAA grade, citing concerns from the...