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  • An outdoor party at a home in Sagaponack, New York.

    A global pileup of homes listed for $100 million or more is underway, with a record 27 such properties up for sale, The NY Times reports.

  • I mean, wow, "said Mike Saresky, who flew into Chicago from Philadelphia, where he breezed through airport security in 12 minutes and got to leave his shoes on. At Hartsfield-Jackson Airport in Atlanta, known as the world's busiest, all 16 security lanes at the main checkpoint were open Friday morning as a bomb-sniffing dog and its handler walked among waiting...

  • Travelers are screened by Transportation Security Administration (TSA) workers at a security check point at O'Hare Airport on June 2, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois.

    Authorities open extra screening lanes and used bomb-sniffing dogs to give some passengers a break from removing their shoes.

  • May 27- Williams Cos Inc has informed Energy Transfer Equity LP that it is open to considering a new offer that would amend terms of its $20 billion sale to its larger U.S pipeline peer in an effort to end a stalemate between the companies, according to people familiar with the matter. Energy Transfer's proposed acquisition of Williams has been in doubt for months,...

  • DES MOINES, Iowa— The possibility of an American Indian burial site in northwest Iowa may require relocation of a crude oil pipeline route and delay the beginning of construction in Iowa, the only one of four states where work hasn't begun. Under Iowa law, Doershuk must now study the area to determine whether it is more than 150 years old. If so, it is considered...

  • Below are foreign companies that have appeared in Brazil's largest-ever corruption case named "Operation Car Wash" for a Brasilia gas station where some of the alleged money laundering took place. Petrobras wrote off $2.1 billion in graft losses, though federal police and prosecutors believe the amount siphoned from the company for more than a decade could...

  • I mean, wow, "said Mike Saresky, who flew into Chicago from Philadelphia, where he breezed through airport security in 12 minutes and got to leave his shoes on. At Hartsfield-Jackson Airport in Atlanta, known as the world's busiest, all 16 security lanes at the main checkpoint were open Friday morning as a bomb-sniffing dog and its handler walked among waiting...

  • NEW YORK— Oilfield services company Hercules Offshore has worked out an agreement with lenders before it seeks Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, the second time will have done so in less than year. Maersk Highlander UK Ltd. succeeds to the right to take delivery of the rig and will settle the final payment of approximately $196 million with Jurong.

  • US Foods Holding Corp. shares rose more than 8 percent Thursday, a day after raising more than $1 billion by selling 44.4 million shares at $23 per share. IPO research and investment firm Renaissance Capital said that was the largest IPO by sales since October of 2013.. US Foods shares rose $1.91 to $24.91.

  • BOSTON— In a story May 20 on fees paid by colleges to commencement speakers, The Associated Press, relying on information from Rutgers University, reported erroneously that it had paid PBS journalist Bill Moyer $35,000 for an address. This year, for instance, the University of Houston paid $35,000 to book retired astronaut Scott Kelly as the commencement...

  • GRAPEVINE, Texas _ GameStop Corp. on Thursday reported fiscal first-quarter net income of $65.8 million. GameStop expects full-year earnings to be $3.90 to $4.05 per share. GameStop shares have climbed nearly 7 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has increased slightly more than 2 percent.

  • LOS ANGELES, May 25 (Reuters)- Whole Foods Market Inc unveils its new 365 grocery chain on Wednesday with a bright and airy store that offers lower prices and more technology than the company's namesake shops. The chain, which debuts in Los Angeles' Silver Lake neighborhood, is critical to Whole Foods. Low prices are the top demand even among shoppers prioritizing...

  • BISMARCK, N.D.— It took North Dakota's leading oil industry group, the state's lone congressman and an oil billionaire from Oklahoma to lure Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump to Bismarck. Kevin Cramer and Continental Resources Chairman Harold Hamm, both of whom are Trump supporters. North Dakota's 28 delegates— at least those who had committed— were...

  • BULLARD SAYS CONTINUE TO WORRY LOW RATES COULD FEED ASSET BUBBLES IN U.S.

  • FED' S BULLARD SAYS IT WOULD TAKE A VERY DIRE US JOBS REPORT TO SAY LABOUR MARKETS ARE NOT STRONG.

  • FED' S BULLARD SAYS RECENT GDP READINGS, INFLATION EXPECTATIONS SUGGEST MARKETS' VIEW OF POLICY RATE PATH MAY BE "MORE NEARLY CORRECT".

  • FED' S BULLARD SAYS EVIDENCE FROM LABOUR MARKETS, INFLATION READINGS, GLOBAL INFLUENCES SUGGEST FOMC MEDIAN PROJECTION MAY BE "MORE NEARLY CORRECT".

  • HOUSTON _ Bristow Group Inc. on Wednesday reported a fiscal fourth-quarter loss of $25.3 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 49 cents per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $408.2 million.

  • DALLAS _ Copart Inc. on Wednesday reported fiscal third-quarter net income of $74 million. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 55 cents per share. Copart shares have climbed 16 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • *Paris climate accord has increased pressure on oil companies. DALLAS/ SAN RAMON, Calif., May 25- Voters at Exxon Mobil Corp's annual meeting on Wednesday approved a measure to let minority shareholders nominate outsiders for seats on the board, meaning a climate activist could eventually become a director at the world's largest publicly traded oil company.