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  • Fine restaurants in New York, San Francisco and the nation's capital closed for the day. Grocery stores, food trucks, coffee shops, diners and taco joints in places like Chicago, Los Angeles and Boston shut down. I don't know if my mom will make it home, "said Hessel Duarte, a 17- year-old native of Honduras who lives in Austin, Texas, with his family and skipped class at his...

  • Patrick Harker, president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.

    Harker said his view that the economy is ready for three rate hikes this year does not depend on any fiscal policy changes under President Trump.

  • "A Day Without Immigrants" actions are planned in cities including Philadelphia, Washington, Boston and Austin, Texas. Washington restaurateur John Andrade said he would close his businesses Thursday, and David Suro, owner of Tequilas Restaurant in Philadelphia and a Mexican immigrant, said he also planned to participate. The Davis Museum at Wellesley College...

  • NEW YORK- Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley participates in a fireside chat before the Cornell College of Business Annual New York City Predictions Event organized by the Cornell College of Business and the Johnson Club of New York City- 0015 GMT. WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen delivers semiannual monetary testimony...

  • NEW YORK- Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley participates in a fireside chat before the Cornell College of Business Annual New York City Predictions Event organized by the Cornell College of Business and the Johnson Club of New York City- 0015 GMT. WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen delivers semiannual monetary testimony...

  • HARRISBURG, Pa.— Environmental advocacy groups are trying to halt construction of a $2.5 billion natural gas liquids pipeline across southern Pennsylvania while they appeal newly issued permits that they say would unleash massive and irreparable damage to the state's environment and residents. In filings Monday night, three groups said the state...

  • WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen to deliver her semiannual monetary testimony before the Senate Banking Committee- 1500 GMT. NEWARK, United States- Richmond Fed President Jeffrey Lacker to speak before the 2017 Economic Forecast forum hosted by the Lyons Companies and the Lerner College Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship-...

  • WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen to deliver her semiannual monetary testimony before the Senate Banking Committee- 1500 GMT. NEWARK, United States- Richmond Fed President Jeffrey Lacker to speak before the 2017 Economic Forecast forum hosted by the Lyons Companies and the Lerner College Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship-...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 13- A California state senator is taking another stab at introducing a law that would require sugary drink manufacturers to put a warning label on their products, the latest effort in the "War on Sugar." Officials and public health advocates have heightened their criticism of sugar as a key contributor to health epidemics like obesity and diabetes,...

  • WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen to deliver her semiannual monetary testimony before the Senate Banking Committee- 1500 GMT. NEWARK, United States- Richmond Fed President Jeffrey Lacker to speak before the 2017 Economic Forecast forum hosted by the Lyons Companies and the Lerner College Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship-...

  • WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen to deliver her semiannual monetary testimony before the Senate Banking Committee- 1500 GMT. NEWARK, United States- Richmond Fed President Jeffrey Lacker to speak before the 2017 Economic Forecast forum hosted by the Lyons Companies and the Lerner College Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship-...

  • But we also want to change the image of Ohio into something from the Rust Belt to the Knowledge Belt, "Kasich said during an Associated Press forum this month. Because it's been repeated and entrenched over more than 30 years, including by President Donald Trump during last year's election, when he called Ohio and Pennsylvania places where "everything is rusting...

  • WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen to deliver her semiannual monetary testimony before the Senate Banking Committee- 1500 GMT. NEWARK, United States- Richmond Fed President Jeffrey Lacker to speak before the 2017 Economic Forecast forum hosted by the Lyons Companies and the Lerner College Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship-...

  • WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen to deliver her semiannual monetary testimony before the Senate Banking Committee- 1500 GMT. NEWARK, United States- Richmond Fed President Jeffrey Lacker to speak before the 2017 Economic Forecast forum hosted by the Lyons Companies and the Lerner College Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship-...

  • *Strong Chinese trade data lifts Europe, Asia. NEW YORK, Feb 10- A key index of global equity markets rose to a 20- month high on Friday, with Wall Street shares hitting records for a second straight day, as investors continued to bask in the afterglow of U.S. The MSCI's world index, which tracks shares in 46 countries, rose after evidence of Chinese growth lifted shares...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 10- U.S. "For whatever reason, today you could basically see the tumbleweeds rolling through many markets," said Guy LeBas, chief fixed income strategist at Janney Montgomery Scott LLC in Philadelphia. Yields retraced some of the gains after the University of Michigan's reading of consumer confidence for February came in below expectations.

  • A man walks his dog in the snow in Washington Square Park, February 9, 2017 in New York City.

    An intense blizzard created the perfect conditions for black ice.

  • WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen to deliver her semiannual monetary testimony before the Senate Banking Committee- 1500 GMT. NEWARK, United States- Richmond Fed President Jeffrey Lacker to speak before the 2017 Economic Forecast forum hosted by the Lyons Companies and the Lerner College Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship-...

  • The storm, which came a day after temperatures had been a spring-like 50 to 60 degrees, had wind gusts up to 50 miles per hour and left roads and sidewalks dangerously slick in densely populated cities such as New York, Boston and Philadelphia. Some coastal roads around Boston were closed as wind-driven waves washed over them. More than half of the flights into or...

  • The storm, which came a day after temperatures had been a spring-like 50 to 60 degrees, had wind gusts up to 50 miles per hour and left roads and sidewalks dangerously slick in densely populated cities such as New York, Boston and Philadelphia. Some coastal roads around Boston were closed as wind-driven waves washed over them. More than half of the flights into or...