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  • WASHINGTON, Aug 4- As the U.S. Treasury Department decides whether to license sales of Boeing Co and Airbus commercial aircraft to Iran, opponents of last year's nuclear pact with the Islamic republic have launched a lobbying campaign against the deals. The international agreement to curb Iran's nuclear program made such sales possible by easing sanctions on...

  • HOUSTON, Aug 4- A pact that 15 U.S. states signed to jointly investigate Exxon Mobil Corp for allegedly misleading the public about climate change sought to keep prosecutors' deliberations confidential and was broadly written so they could probe other fossil fuel companies. After numerous filings under sunshine laws, a copy of the agreement was obtained by the...

  • Colts v Miami NFL football hike the ball

    Two out of 3 2016 presidential debates will go up against NFL games, a prospect that has Donald Trump upset over the format.

  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump address an audience at the The Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center on July 25, 2016 in Roanoke, Virginia.

    Donald Trump said he was taking the gloves off in his battle against Hillary Clinton in the race for the White House.

  • CHICAGO, July 27- Norfolk Southern Corp, the No. 4 U.S. railroad, on Wednesday reported a lower quarterly net profit due to a 7 percent drop in freight volumes, but the results just exceeded market expectations because of cost cutting and efficiency measures. The decline in freight at the Norfolk, Virginia- based company was led by a precipitous 25 percent drop in...

  • CHICAGO, July 27- Norfolk Southern Corp, the No. 4 U.S. railroad, on Wednesday reported a lower quarterly net profit due to a 7 percent drop in freight volumes, but the results just exceeded market expectations because of cost cutting and efficiency measures. The decline in freight at the Norfolk, Virginia- based company was led by a precipitous 25 percent drop in...

  • CHICAGO, July 27- Norfolk Southern Corp, the No. 4 U.S. railroad, on Wednesday reported a lower quarterly net profit due to a 7 percent drop in freight volumes, but the results just exceeded market expectations because of cost-cutting and efficiency measures. The decline in freight at the Norfolk, Virginia- based company was led by a precipitous 25 percent drop in...

  • General Dynamics said on Wednesday it now expects earnings from continuing operations of $9.70 per share for 2016, up from $9.20 previously. Net income rose to $758 million, or $2.44 per share, from $752 million, or $2.27 per share, a year earlier. Up to Tuesday's close of $144.51, the company's stock had risen about 5 percent this year, underperforming the near 7...

  • CHENGDU, China July 24- Global finance officials, jolted by growing anti-trade and economic nationalism movements behind Britain's vote to leave the European Union and Donald Trump's U.S. presidential campaign, are intensifying pledges for more "inclusive" growth. Certainly, the benefits of these efforts are unlikely to be seen quickly enough to influence...

  • CHENGDU, China July 24- Global finance officials, jolted by growing anti-trade and economic nationalism movements behind Britain's vote to leave the European Union and Donald Trump's U.S. presidential campaign, are intensifying pledges for more "inclusive" growth. Certainly, the benefits of these efforts are unlikely to be seen quickly enough to influence...

  • CHENGDU, China July 24- Global finance officials, jolted by growing anti-trade and economic nationalism movements behind Britain's vote to leave the European Union and Donald Trump's U.S. presidential campaign, are intensifying pledges for more "inclusive" growth. Certainly, the benefits of these efforts are unlikely to be seen quickly enough to influence...

  • CHENGDU, China July 24- Global finance officials, jolted by growing anti-trade and economic nationalism movements behind Britain's vote to leave the European Union and Donald Trump's U.S. presidential campaign, are intensifying pledges for more "inclusive" growth. Certainly, the benefits of these efforts are unlikely to be seen quickly enough to influence...

  • CHENGDU, China July 24- Global finance officials, jolted by growing anti-trade and economic nationalism movements behind Britain's vote to leave the European Union and Donald Trump's U.S. presidential campaign, are intensifying pledges for more "inclusive" growth. Certainly, the benefits of these efforts are unlikely to be seen quickly enough to influence...

  • July 21- Boeing Co's second-quarter results will include more than $2 billion in charges related to the 787, 747 and KC-46 tanker aircraft programs, the aerospace and defense company said on Thursday. The combined charges of $2.05 billion address high-profile problems such as dwindling demand for very large planes like the 747 and a hangover of nearly $30...

  • NEW YORK, July 21- Brewers Anheuser-Busch InBev and SABMiller received U.S. antitrust approval for their $107 billion merger on Wednesday, bringing the largest-ever consumer products deal a big step closer to completion. The deal has already been cleared by Australia, Europe and South Africa, and AB InBev said it still expects closure this year.

  • NEW YORK, July 20- Anheuser-Busch InBev and SABMiller received approval for their $107 billion merger from U.S. antitrust regulators on Wednesday after the companies agreed to unload beer assets and preserve competition from independent craft brewers. The Belgian brewer will make concessions beyond its publicly stated offer to sell it stake in...

  • July 20- A federal appeals court on Wednesday revived Ohio's lawsuit accusing Freddie Mac of defrauding the state's $87.3 billion public pension fund by hiding its exposure to subprime and other risky mortgages prior to the 2007-09 financial crisis. The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said a lower court judge erred in finding that the Ohio Public Employees...

  • The International Monetary Fund cut its global growth forecasts for the next two years, citing uncertainty over Britain's looming exit from the European Union. Even with the economic concerns triggered by Britain's recent vote, the S&P 500 and Dow have hit record highs in the past week. "There's enough uncertainty out there in a market that's done pretty well as...

  • The International Monetary Fund cut its global growth forecasts for the next two years, citing uncertainty over Britain's looming exit from the European Union. Even with the economic concerns triggered by Britain's recent vote, the S&P 500 and Dow have hit record highs in the past week. "There's enough uncertainty out there in a market that's done pretty well as...

  • *Oil steady above $47, latest Libya hitch supports. NEW YORK, July 19- Global equity prices ticked lower on Tuesday as investors took stock of some disappointing U.S. earnings reports and signs that Britain's decision to leave the EU could hurt other economies, while the U.S. dollar rallied to a four-month high. The U.S. dollar rose on a combination of economic news...