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  • WASHINGTON— Figures on government spending and debt in millions of dollars.

  • Sept 23- Yahoo Inc was sued on Friday by a user who accused it of gross negligence, one day after the company said hackers stole information from at least 500 million accounts in 2014.. The lawsuit was filed in the federal court in San Jose, California by Ronald Schwartz, a New Yorker, on behalf of all Yahoo users in the United States whose personal information was...

  • The Food and Drug Administration cleared a near-copy of the drug, dubbed Amjevita, developed by Amgen Inc. Regulators approved the drug for more than a half-dozen conditions listed on the original drug's label, including severe psoriasis and Crohn's diseases. But currently only one biosimilar cleared by the FDA approval pathway is actually on the market in...

  • NEWARK, N.J., Sept 23- Atlantic City, the fiscally distressed New Jersey gambling hub, has until Oct. 3 to correct its breach of a $73 million bridge loan from the state, according to a statement from the state on Friday. Chris Filiciello, chief of staff to Mayor Don Guardian, said in a statement on Friday that city officials were continuing to focus on putting the plan...

  • Jerry Brown announced Friday that he signed legislation meant to bring down the record numbers of whales getting caught in fishing gear meant for Dungeness crabs, causing unknown numbers of the entangled mammals to drown or starve. Crab fishermen joined environmental groups in backing the legislation after federal agencies logged 61 reports of entangled...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 23- Yahoo on Friday faced pointed questions about exactly when it knew about a cyber attack that exposed the email credentials of 500 million users, a critical issue for the company as it seeks to prevent the breach from affecting a pending takeover by Verizon Inc.. We don't know when Yahoo first found out, "said Jeremiah Grossman, chief of security...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 23- Trump International Hotels Management LLC agreed to pay $50,000 to settle with New York State over data breaches that exposed 70,000 credit card numbers and other personal information, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced on Friday. According to Schneiderman, bank analyses of hundreds of fraudulent credit card...

  • NEW YORK— Municipal bond yields dipped following the Federal Reserve's policy meeting on Wednesday, recovering slightly by the end of the week. The 10- year yield on the AP Municipal Bond Index was 1.863 percent as of 5 p.m. Eastern time on Friday, down a notch from last week's close of 1.876 percent, and further off its high of 1.886 percent earlier in the week.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 23- Who becomes the next U.S. president will be a primary focus for Wall Street next week and beyond, starting on Monday with the first debate between candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. While the White House race has so far had little discernible effect on the market, that may soon change as polls show a tightening race.

  • CBS has not publicly disclosed how much debt the unit plans to issue. Representatives of CBS and all of the banks declined to comment. CBS will use capital from the radio deal for buybacks and investing in the business, CBS Chief Executive Leslie Moonves told the Goldman Sachs Communacopia Conference this week.

  • Yahoo Inc., down $1.35 to $42.80. Endo International PLC, up $3.13 to $23.39. Oshkosh Corp., down $6.02 to $50.88.

  • Twitter

    Twitter shares spiked more than 21 percent Friday after sources said the social media company may be moving closer to selling itself.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 23- Yahoo on Friday faced pointed questions about exactly when it knew about a cyber attack that exposed the email credentials of 500 million users, a critical issue for the company as it seeks to prevent the breach from affecting a pending takeover by Verizon Inc.. We don't know when Yahoo first found out, "said Jeremiah Grossman, chief of security...

  • TORONTO, Sept 23- Investors in Canadian real estate investment trusts say they are looking to niche sectors like industrials, multifamily housing and senior housing, given the group's strong run in 2016 and the longer-term risk of increases in interest rates. "They're a touch more expensive since the start of the year, but they're pretty reasonable versus the...

  • Exchange staff talk whilst examining financial data on computer screens on the trading floor of Bats Europe, the European arm of Bats Global Markets Inc., in London, March 14, 2016.

    Shares of Bats Global Markets climbed in extended-hours trade after a Bloomberg report, citing sources, said CBOE Holdings was in talks to buy Bats.

  • NEW YORK— U.S. stock indexes closed moderately lower on Friday following three days of gains. Several technology stocks traded heavily, including Yahoo, Twitter and Facebook. Energy stocks fell along with a steep decline in the price of oil.

  • Sept 23- Wells Fargo& Co's board hired law firm Shearman& Sterling LLP to advise on executive compensation and potential clawbacks, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Robert Mundheim, a lawyer at the firm, is advising the bank's board on whether it should claw back pay of Chief Executive John Stumpf, Chief Operating Officer...

  • "While this is only one of the many metrics marketers look at, we take any mistake seriously," David Fischer, vice president of business and marketing partnership at Facebook, said in a post on Friday. "This could pose a serious blow to Facebook's video proposition, which has had so much of momentum over the last two years," said Sarah Wood, co-CEO of ad tech company Unruly,...

  • Sept 23- Many Yahoo users rushed on Friday to close their accounts and change passwords as experts warned that the fallout from one of the largest cyber breaches in history could spill beyond the internet company's services. "We're probably just going to dump Yahoo altogether," said Rick Hollister, 56, who owns a private investigation firm in Tallahassee,...

  • SAN FRANCISCO— Facebook is apologizing to advertisers for what it calls an error that overstated the average length of time users watched videos on the site. The measurement didn't affect how much Facebook charges to run video spots, but analysts say ad agencies may have used the Facebook estimates as a key metric when they plan campaigns and decide how much...