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  • May 12- Mozilla Corp has asked a federal judge to order the U.S. government to disclose a vulnerability in its Firefox web browser that the company says the FBI exploited to investigate users of a large and secretive child pornography website. Mozilla's brief came amid renewed attention to the process for disclosing computer security flaws discovered by...

  • May 11- Health Insurer Aetna Inc on Wednesday said it plans to continue its Obamacare health insurance business next year in the 15 states where it now participates, and may expand to a few additional states. "We have submitted rates in all 15 states where we are participating and have no plans at this point to withdraw from any of them," said company spokesman Walt...

  • *S&P 500 erases earlier gains. NEW YORK, May 5- U.S. shares erased earlier gains on Thursday after oil prices eased from their highs, removing some support from energy shares and risk appetite, while benchmark Treasury yields hit more than two-week lows ahead of the April U.S. employment report due Friday. U.S. crude prices jumped by more than 5 percent before paring...

  • May 5- Wall Street gave up early gains and slipped into the red in afternoon trading on Thursday, dragged down by consumer discretionary stocks and retreating oil prices. Oil prices had jumped on concerns that a huge wildfire in Canada's oil sands region and escalating tensions in Libya would hit supply, but later slipped well off their highs.

  • NEW YORK, May 5- Dozens of Verizon Communications Inc landline workers, on strike since mid-April after contract talks hit an impasse, marched on the company's annual shareholder meeting in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on Thursday, and blocked traffic. The Albuquerque Police Department said no arrests were made but 15 people were cited. The action was called by the...

  • NEW YORK, May 5- Dozens of Verizon Communications Inc landline workers, on strike since mid-April after contract talks hit an impasse, marched on the company's annual shareholder meeting in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on Thursday and several people were arrested for blocking traffic, unions said. The unions for the strikers said they also planned hundreds of...

  • Virginia Senator Warner on International Tax Reform

    Brian Sullivan meets with Senator Mark Warner of the Commonwealth of Virginia to discuss global debt reduction, tax reform, and whether or not there may be a potential Vice Presidential candidacy ahead.

  • Olsen Cruise Lines ship docked at Norfolk, Virginia, U.S. health officials and the company said on Friday. The norovirus outbreak took place aboard the Britain- based line's Balmoral during a transatlantic cruise, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a statement. Most of the passengers were from Britain, it said.

  • April 29- All flights into Philadelphia International Airport were halted for less than an hour on Friday morning after pilots of two planes reported problems- including smoke in the cabin- before landing safely. The pilot of American Eagle flight 4801 from Richmond, Virginia, operated by Piedmont Airlines, reported smoke in the cockpit just before the plane's...

  • "We are putting our last, best final offer on the table," Verizon's Chief Administrative Officer Marc Reed said in a statement. Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states, including New York and Virginia, walked off the job on April 13 in one of the largest U.S. strikes in recent years. The strike was called by the Communications Workers of America and the International...

  • Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states, including New York and Virginia, walked off the job on April 13 in one of the largest U.S. strikes in recent years. The strike was called by the Communications Workers of America and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. The company also failed to budge on the issues facing Verizon Wireless workers. "

  • April 28- Verizon Communications Inc said it had presented a revised contract proposal to the unions representing nearly 40,000 workers, who have been on strike after contract talks hit an impasse. "We are putting our last, best final offer on the table," Verizon's chief administrative officer Marc Reed, said in a company statement. Northeast and Mid-Atlantic...

  • NEW YORK, April 27- A strike by nearly 40,000 Verizon Communications Inc workers is in its third week with unions and the company still far apart on contract talks, even as employee healthcare benefits are set to expire on Saturday. A resolution on various issues, including temporary job relocations, pensions and moving call center jobs offshore, has yet to be...

  • WASHINGTON, April 27- The U.S. securities regulator on Wednesday unveiled a plan for a database tracking equity and options trades, as it works to get on top of increasingly sophisticated technology that has contributed to the "flash crash" and other major disruptions. It has been nearly four years since the SEC approved creating a database known as a "...

  • NEW YORK, April 26- When Dennis Muilenburg talks about Boeing Co's quarterly results on Wednesday, his first as chief executive and chairman, he likely will face questions about two tough issues: making profits on the 787 Dreamliner and the KC-46 tanker. Short interest in the company has climbed to 27 million shares this year, the highest in more than a decade, amid...

  • *Cobham Q1 profit plunges 70 pct to 15 million pounds. LONDON, April 26- British engineering company Cobham launched a 500 million pound emergency rights issue to shore up its balance sheet, after a costly bet on commercial customers forced it into a profit warning, knocking its shares. Cobham, which made its name in aerial refuelling gear for military customers,...

  • The dominant pricing system used by exchanges, known as the "maker-taker" model, will be discussed at a meeting of the SEC's Equity Market Structure Advisory Committee on Tuesday. The SEC should use framework provided in the recommendation to move forward with a study, Warner, ranking member of the Senate subcommittee that oversees securities, along with...

  • CHICAGO, April 21- Norfolk Southern Corp on Thursday reported a quarterly profit that was lifted by cost cutting and measures taken to streamline operations, shaking off a 6 percent freight decline and sending the railroad's stock up more than 3 percent. Like all the other major U.S. railroads, the Norfolk, Virginia- based company has had to do that while...

  • CHICAGO, April 21- No. 4 U.S. railroad Norfolk Southern Corp on Thursday reported a higher quarterly profit that handily beat expectations, as cost cutting and measures taken to streamline operations offset a 6 percent decline in freight volumes. The Norfolk, Virginia- based company reported first-quarter net income of $387 million or $1.29 per share, up 25...

  • WASHINGTON, April 21- The U.S. Justice Department said it was "disappointed" on Thursday that evidence against a Massachusetts man charged in a sweeping FBI child pornography sting had been thrown out, saying the ruling highlighted the need to clarify how search warrants for electronic data could be issued in some cases. District Judge William Young in Boston...