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  • Some Rhode Island Protesters gave Paul Ryan a piece of their mind

    Protesters called Paul Ryan a 'coward' during his Rhode Island visit.

  • House Speaker Paul Ryan (R) speaks during a news conference after a House Republican Conference meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C., on February 28, 2017.

    Around 200 people chanted "Coward!" and booed as Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan attended an event in the heavily Democratic state.

  • Feb 23- Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA plans to offer transatlantic flights on 10 new routes between the United States and Europe with tickets starting at $65 one way, putting pressure on U.S. and European rivals to compete, it said on Thursday. Norwegian's $65 fares will be for a one-way ticket to UK and Irish destinations from smaller airports in New York state,...

  • Feb 23- Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA on Thursday announced plans to offer transatlantic flights on 10 new routes between the United States and Europe starting at $65, ramping up pressure on U.S. and European rivals. Norwegian is expanding its network of flights to the United States from mid-June after receiving long-awaited approval late last year for its Irish...

  • Beginning in mid-June, the low-cost European carrier will launch one-way flights from Stewart International Airport in Orange County, New York, T.F. Green Airport in Providence, Rhode Island, and Bradley International Airport in Hartford, Connecticut to destinations in Ireland and the United Kingdom. This compares to one-way New York to Dublin air ticket...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 16- Outlets of Santander Bank, already under fire for lending practices, denied mortgages to women, minorities and low-income borrowers in the U.S. The Committee for Better Banks, a coalition of bank workers, consumer advocacy groups and unions, dug into government data on home loans in the U.S. Santander's Ann Davis said the main data source,...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 16- Outlets of Santander Bank, already under fire for lending practices, denied mortgages to women, minorities and low-income borrowers in the U.S. The Committee for Better Banks, a coalition of bank workers, consumer advocacy groups and unions, dug into government data on home loans in the U.S. Santander's Ann Davis said the main data source,...

  • CNBC Update: Senate rolls back gun background checks

    Here are some of the key stories CNBC is following this hour.

  • 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...

  • Feb 9- Wind energy has surpassed hydropower as the biggest source of renewable electricity in the United States following the sector's second-biggest quarter ever for new installations, a wind industry trade group said on Thursday. Wind installations totaled 82,183 megawatts at the end of 2016, enough to power 24 million homes, the American Wind Energy...

  • President Donald Trump's pick to head the Environmental Protection Agency to release records detailing his communications with energy companies ahead of a Senate vote to confirm his nomination. "His inaction denies the public' prompt and reasonable' access to public documents and violates Oklahoma's Open Records Act," said Robert Nelon, a first amendment...

  • President Donald Trump's pick to head the Environmental Protection Agency to release records detailing his communications with energy companies ahead of a Senate vote to confirm his nomination. "His inaction denies the public' prompt and reasonable' access to public documents and violates Oklahoma's Open Records Act," said Robert Nelon, a first amendment...

  • President Donald Trump's pick to head the Environmental Protection Agency to release records detailing his communications with energy companies ahead of a Senate vote to confirm his nomination. "We are doing this because these emails should be released so that people can properly vet his record before the Senate votes to confirm him," said Nick Surgey, the...

  • *Q4 sales $1.63 bln vs. est. *Q4 adj. profit $1.64/ shr vs. est. *Shares rise 16.6 pct to record high of $96.34.

  • *Q4 sales $1.63 bln vs. est. *Q4 adj. profit $1.64/ shr vs. est. *Shares rise 16.6 pct to record high of $96.34.

  • The toymaker's shares rose nearly 9 percent to $90.00 in premarket trading on Monday, on track to open at a record high. The company also benefited from strong demand for dolls based on DreamWorks' "Trolls" movie, which was released in the United States in November. Demand for toys rose only 5 percent, compared with the estimate of 6.5 percent, hurt by increased...

  • Feb 6- Hasbro Inc reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue and profit, helped by strong demand for its Disney Princess and Frozen dolls in the all-important holiday selling season in the United States. The film released in November last year in the United States. Net income attributable to Hasbro rose to $192.73 million, or $1.52 per share, in the...

  • Feb 6- Hasbro Inc reported an 11.2 percent rise in quarterly revenue on Monday, helped by strong demand for its Disney Princess and Frozen dolls in the all-important holiday selling season in the United States. Net income attributable to Hasbro rose to $192.73 million, or $1.52 per share, in the fourth quarter ended Dec. 25, from $175.76 million, or $1.39 per share, a...

  • *To buy Arctic Cat for $247 mln to push into RV market. Textron opted to forego sales in the latest quarter, rather than cut prices, Chief Executive Scott Donnelly said, adding the company would make fewer of certain Cessna models this year and spend less on the aviation unit, its biggest. As a result, Textron posted a steeper-than-expected drop in fourth-quarter...

  • BOSTON, Jan 23- Smarting from its biggest-ever yearly loss, hedge fund Viking Global Investors has reordered its stock picking team and plans to invest more money in financial and consumer stocks and less in pharmaceutical stocks, its co-founder told clients. The $30 billion firm's biggest portfolio, Viking Global Equities, lost 4 percent last year, marking...