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  • FORT WORTH, United States- Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan participates in a moderated Q&A session hosted by the Tarrant County Bankers Association- 1800 GMT. LONDON- ECB Board Member Peter Praet to deliver a keynote speech at the "Brexit and the implications for financial services" conference- 0855 GMT. LONDON- ECB Board Member Peter Praet to give...

  • FORT WORTH, United States- Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan participates in a moderated Q&A session hosted by the Tarrant County Bankers Association- 1800 GMT. LONDON- ECB Board Member Peter Praet to deliver a keynote speech at the "Brexit and the implications for financial services" conference- 0855 GMT. LONDON- ECB Board Member Peter Praet to give...

  • MEXICO CITY, Feb 22- Mexico reacted with anger on Wednesday to what one official called "hostile" new U.S. immigration guidelines as senior Trump administration envoys began arriving in Mexico City for talks on the volatile issue. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security unveiled plans on Tuesday to consider almost all illegal immigrants subject to...

  • WASHINGTON _ CoStar Group Inc. on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $29.6 million. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.26 per share. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $217.2 million.

  • WASHINGTON— Ivanka Trump expanded her research on economic policy Wednesday with a visit to a program for business owners in Baltimore. The first daughter visited the Raymond V. Haysbert Center for Entrepreneurship at the Greater Baltimore Urban League, where she participated in a roundtable discussion with minority business owners, mostly from the...

  • Dec. 2014— Dallas- based Energy Transfer Partners applies to the federal government to build the 1,200- mile Dakota Access pipeline to carry North Dakota oil through the Dakotas and Iowa to an existing pipeline in Illinois. The proposed route skirts the Standing Rock Sioux tribe's reservation and crosses under Lake Oahe, a Missouri River reservoir in North...

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

  • The U.S. Department of Homeland Security unveiled plans on Tuesday to consider almost all illegal immigrants subject to deportation, and will seek to send many of them to Mexico if they entered the United States from there, regardless of their nationality. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly were due to arrive in Mexico...

  • KIEV, Feb 22- The Ukrainian central bank will take "anti-crisis measures" if a rail blockade in Ukraine's war-torn east continues, resulting in lost foreign exchange earnings, the head of the regulator told Reuters. On Monday, Ukraine's largest steel producer, Metinvest, said the blockade had forced it to halt production temporarily at one of its mills and several...

  • U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson meets with Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop at the State Department in Washington, U.S., February 22, 2017.

    Here are some of the key stories CNBC is following this hour.

  • Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., conducts a news conference at the RNC after a meeting of the House Republican Conference, February 7, 2017.

    House Republicans do not expect the president to announce his own tax plan; instead, they anticipate he will simply align himself with theirs.

  • HAVANA— Cuban President Raul Castro appears eager to maintain better relations with the United States and gave a group of U.S. Congress members signed copies of a recent speech expressing his willingness to negotiate with President Donald Trump, Sen. Leahy and four other members of Congress spoke to reporters Wednesday at the end of a three-day trip to Cuba...

  • WASHINGTON— Federal Reserve officials earlier this month discussed the need to raise a key interest rate again "fairly soon," especially if the economy remains strong. Paul Ashworth, chief U.S. economist at Capital Economics, said the "fairly soon" phrase in the minutes "clearly leaves the door open to a March rate hike although... we still think the Fed will delay until...

  • Gun enthusiasts view Sig Sauer rifles at the National Rifle Association's annual meetings & exhibits show in Louisville, Kentucky, on May 21, 2016.

    A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld Maryland's ban on assault rifles.

  • A real estate agent shows a home to a prospective buyer in Miami.

    In local markets across the nation, there are too few listings to meet the strong buyer demand.

  • WASHINGTON— Capitol Hill Republicans said Wednesday that the White House is planning to submit President Donald Trump's budget plan to Congress in mid-March. The GOP aides spoke on condition of anonymity because the White House hasn't made the date public. At the White House, meanwhile, the president met with his senior staff Wednesday to discuss the budget,...

  • KIEV, Feb 22- The Ukrainian central bank will take "anti-crisis measures" if a rail blockade in Ukraine's war-torn east continues, resulting in lost foreign exchange earnings, the head of the regulator told Reuters. On Monday, Ukraine's largest steel producer, Metinvest, said the blockade had forced it to halt production temporarily at one of its mills and several...

  • WASHINGTON— The Supreme Court on Wednesday sided with California- based Life Technologies Corp. in a patent infringement case that limits the international reach of U.S. patent laws. Life Technologies supplied an enzyme used in DNA analysis kits to a plant in London and combined it with several other components to make kits sold worldwide.

  • WASHINGTON— The Washington Post is featuring a new motto on the paper's website: "Democracy Dies in Darkness." Amazon.com founder and CEO Jeff Bezos used the phrase in an interview last year when asked to explain why he purchased the paper in 2013.. And I think The Washington Post has a seat, an important seat, to do that because we happen to be located here in the...

  • "It has been hard for us to keep up, with lots of folks running backup for each other," says Brandon Dudley, vice president of the Chicago- based company that arranges bus charters for events ranging from nights on the town to long-distance trips. In its latest report, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said 35 states had moderate to high levels of flu...