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  • BOSTON, May 22- A Massachusetts hedge fund manager has been arrested and accused of misappropriating millions of dollars from investors and engaging in a Ponzi-like scheme, U.S. authorities said. Yasuna Murakami, who managed Cambridge, Massachusetts- based MC2 Capital Management LLC, was arrested in Vermont on Saturday and charged in a criminal complaint with...

  • SACRAMENTO, Calif.— The California Senate passed a bill Thursday that would ban drug companies from giving gifts to doctors. The Senate voted 23-13 to send the bill to the Assembly. Drug companies spend more than $1.4 billion a year on gifts to California doctors, said McGuire, a Democrat who represents a district west of Sacramento.

  • Energy Secretary Rick Perry on Wednesday to ensure the United States does not withdraw from a pact that requires countries around the world to lower greenhouse gas emissions in a bid to slow global warming. Vermont Governor Philip Scott and Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker said a U.S. government decision to remain in the Paris climate accord would...

  • MONTPELIER, Vt.— Regulators in Vermont are seeking a sound limit on wind power projects that would be among the quietest in the country. Renewable energy advocates say the rule regulators want is too restrictive and would effectively ban the development of wind power in Vermont. "This rule will make most, if not all, large wind projects unworkable in Vermont, taking...

  • Massachusetts, New York City and Philadelphia have passed laws that bar employers from asking applicants about their salary history. And several states, including California, Mississippi and Pennsylvania, have proposed similar legislation this year. "I would not be surprised if we see other states and cities consider it," says Christine Hendrickson, an...

  • MONTPELIER, Vt.— The head of Vermont's largest teachers' union said Tuesday that Republican Gov. In a Statehouse news conference, Martha Allen, the president of the Vermont Chapter of the National Education Association, said the governor last week rejected a plan that was passed by the state Senate that would have saved the same amount of money in health insurance...

  • MONTPELIER, Vt.— A former Cabot cheese employee suspected of stealing machine parts from the company and using them in his side business selling maple syrup production equipment is being investigated by federal authorities. Randall Swartz is accused of buying parts for Cabot Creamery with company funds and then using them to build machines he sold in his...

  • Though the vast majority of such hard-rock mines are in the West, taxpayers are on the hook for more than $80 million in cleanup at two mines in Maine and Vermont. Those mines, along with two others in Vermont, are on the Environmental Protection Agency's list of national priorities. States have to pay 10 percent of such cleanup cost when EPA funds are used.

  • MONTPELIER, Vt.— The future of legalized recreational marijuana use in Vermont hinged Thursday on a decision by Republican Gov. Scott hasn't said whether he'll sign the bill to make Vermont the ninth state to legalize recreational marijuana, but he has said he wants to ensure the proposal addresses public safety needs, such as ways to counter drugged driving.

  • NEW YORK, May 10- Spending half the year in the French countryside seems like a luxurious goal, but Deborah Jacobs, author of "Four Seasons in a Day," figured out a way to make it happen. Jacobs spoke with Reuters about renting out her house to finance travel plans, scoring free airline tickets and reducing home damage. Q: You rented out your home to subsidize your travel...

  • NEW YORK, May 10- Spending half the year in the French countryside seems like a luxurious goal, but Deborah Jacobs, author of "Four Seasons in a Day," figured out a way to make it happen. Jacobs spoke with Reuters about renting out her house to finance travel plans, scoring free airline tickets and reducing home damage. Q: You rented out your home to subsidize your travel...

  • **STOCKHOLM- Swedish central bank First Deputy Governor Kerstin af Jochnick gives a sppech in a conference about the current economic situation and monetary policy challenges- 0730 GMT SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vermont- Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren gives a luncheon speech in South Burlington- 1600 GMT. FRANKFURT- European Central Bank...

  • **STOCKHOLM- Swedish central bank First Deputy Governor Kerstin af Jochnick gives a sppech in a conference about the current economic situation and monetary policy challenges- 0730 GMT SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vermont- Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren gives a luncheon speech in South Burlington- 1600 GMT. FRANKFURT- European Central Bank...

  • BOCA RATON, Florida- Executive Vice President of the Financial Services Group Richard P. Dzina at the Federal Reserve Bank, speaks at " Operations Conference and Exhibition 2017"- 1325 GMT. NEW YORK- Michael Held Executive Vice President of the Legal Group, and General Counsel at the Federal Reserve Bank, speaks at "Compliance& Legal Society Monthly Luncheon" at SIFMA...

  • BOCA RATON, Florida- Executive Vice President of the Financial Services Group Richard P. Dzina at the Federal Reserve Bank, speaks at " Operations Conference and Exhibition 2017"- 1325 GMT. NEW YORK- Michael Held Executive Vice President of the Legal Group, and General Counsel at the Federal Reserve Bank, speaks at "Compliance& Legal Society Monthly Luncheon" at SIFMA...

  • **TOKYO- European Central Bank Executive Board Member Yves Merch to participate in 2017 Central Bank Governance Group meeting organized by IIF in Tokyo. CHICAGO, Illinois- Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mester to speak before event, "From Main Street to Wall Street: Economic Growth, Monetary Policy and the Federal Reserve" hosted by the...

  • **TOKYO- European Central Bank Executive Board Member Yves Merch to participate in 2017 Central Bank Governance Group meeting organized by IIF in Tokyo. CHICAGO, Illinois- Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mester to speak before event, "From Main Street to Wall Street: Economic Growth, Monetary Policy and the Federal Reserve" hosted by the...

  • **YOKOHAMA, Japan- Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda and Philippines Central Bank Governor Tetangco speak at a roundtable hosted by Asian Development Bank and Bank of Japan- 0700 GMT. TOKYO Bank of Japan Governor Kuroda, Philippines Central Bank Governor Tetangco will speak at a roundtable hosted by Asian Development Bank and Bank of Japan 0700 GMT.

  • **YOKOHAMA, Japan- Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda and Philippines Central Bank Governor Tetangco speak at a roundtable hosted by Asian Development Bank and Bank of Japan- 0700 GMT. TOKYO Bank of Japan Governor Kuroda, Philippines Central Bank Governor Tetangco will speak at a roundtable hosted by Asian Development Bank and Bank of Japan 0700 GMT.

  • Next week the debate on drug pricing- a particularly heated topic in the United States- will move to Amsterdam as the Dutch government hosts a forum for World Health Organization member states to promote "fair pricing". After Donald Trump earlier this year accused drugmakers of "getting away with murder", shortly before he was inaugurated as U.S. president, the May...