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  • LONDON, Sept 25- German digital map maker HERE will introduce a new set of traffic services this week that allows drivers to see for themselves what live road conditions are like miles ahead using data from competing automakers, an industry first. The Berlin- based company, owned by Germany's three premium automakers, will provide four services in which drivers...

  • LONDON, Sept 25- German digital map maker HERE will introduce a new set of traffic services this week that allows drivers to see for themselves what live road conditions are like miles ahead using data from competing automakers, an industry first. The Berlin- based company, owned by Germany's three premium automakers, will provide four services in which drivers...

  • LONDON, Sept 25- German digital map maker HERE will introduce a new set of traffic services this week that allows drivers to see for themselves what live road conditions are like miles ahead using data from competing automakers, an industry first. The Berlin- based company, owned by Germany's three premium automakers, will provide four services in which drivers...

  • LONDON, Sept 25- German digital map maker HERE will introduce a new set of traffic services this week that allows drivers to see for themselves what live road conditions are like miles ahead using data from competing automakers, an industry first. The Berlin- based company, owned by Germany's three premium automakers, will provide four services in which drivers...

  • *Draghi to defend ECB policies in Bundestag this week. BERLIN, Sept 25- Michael Stuebgen, a conservative member of the German parliament, was speaking with the head of a local savings bank recently about the European Central Bank's quantitative easing program. Stuebgen, a spokesman on European affairs for Chancellor Angela Merkel's party in the Bundestag,...

  • *European businesses oppose special deal for Britain. *UK says firms need access to London financial services. Britain wants a trade deal that gives London's financial district, known as the City, access to EU clients while allowing the government to restrict migration from the bloc- something at odds with the basic rules of the European Union.

  • Proponents of a new intelligence law, passed by the Federal Assembly a year ago but not enacted, say the measure is needed to help Switzerland to catch up with other countries that have far stronger legal arsenals against cyber-crime, snooping or extremist attacks. Sunday's referendum, part of Switzerland's system of direct democracy, was called by opponents...

  • Secretary of State John Kerry and his counterparts from the European Union, United Kingdom, France, Germany and Italy meet at Tufts University to discuss a range of issues- 1545 GMT. MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 BELLINGHAM, United States- Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz gives a speech at Western Washington University- 2300 GMT. MINNEAPOLIS, United States- Federal...

  • Secretary of State John Kerry and his counterparts from the European Union, United Kingdom, France, Germany and Italy meet at Tufts University to discuss a range of issues- 1545 GMT. MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 BELLINGHAM, United States- Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz gives a speech at Western Washington University- 2300 GMT. MINNEAPOLIS, United States- Federal...

  • CHICAGO/ BEIJING, Sept 23- China on Friday slapped anti-dumping duties on a U.S. animal feed ingredient known as distillers' dried grains amid an intensifying spat between the world's two largest economies over agricultural trade which totaled over $20 billion last year. China is the world's top buyer of DDGS, a by-product of corn ethanol used by feed mills as a...

  • CHICAGO, Sept 23- U.S. soybean futures fell 2.1 percent to a one-week low on Friday on reports of big harvest yields and heavy farmer sales on the cash market, traders said. Chicago Board of Trade soft red winter wheat futures weakened as traders said ample global supplies were likely to blunt the impact of India's decision to slash its import tax on the grain.

  • WASHINGTON— Commerce Department releases new home sales for August, 10 a.m.. WASHINGTON— Commerce Department releases durable goods for August, 8:30 a.m.; Federal Reserve Chair Yellen testifies to House Financial Services Committee about bank regulation, 10 a.m.. WASHINGTON— Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department...

  • BERLIN— Germany's finance minister has poured scorn on Britain's bid to keep its access to the European Union's single market while restricting EU immigration when it leaves the bloc. Wolfgang Schaeuble suggested Friday that he would be willing to provide Britain's top diplomat with a refresher course in how one of the EU's central treaties works— in English,...

  • DUBAI/ LONDON, Sept 23- Saudi Arabia has offered to reduce oil production if rival Iran caps its own output this year, four sources familiar with the discussions told Reuters, as Riyadh tries to strike an elusive OPEC deal to curtail supply and boost prices. OPEC holds an informal meeting next week in Algiers, which non-OPEC Russia will also join.

  • VERSAILLES, France, Sept 23- Former Societe Generale trader Jerome Kerviel is liable for only 1 million euros of the 4.9 billion euros in losses he racked up at the bank, and not the whole amount, a French court ruled on Friday. The ruling by the Versailles Court of Appeals, the latest in a series of judgments on a case dating back to 2008, leaves a question mark hanging...

  • BERLIN— German weekly Der Spiegel reports that the country's army hacked a mobile phone company in Afghanistan to help free a kidnapped aid worker. Der Spiegel reports that the German army's computer network operations unit, or CNO, conducted its first ever cyberattack in the fall of 2015.. Defense Ministry spokesman Michael Henjes said members of the German...

  • NEW DELHI, Sept 23- A Samsung Electronics smartphone stored in an overhead baggage compartment on an Indian plane emitted smoke in mid-flight on Friday, India's aviation regulator said, but there was no damage and the aircraft landed safely. Passengers on board an IndiGo flight smelled smoke coming from the baggage bin and alerted cabin crew who saw sparks and...

  • NEW YORK— After a yearlong renovation, an iron-hulled sailing ship built in 1885 is returning to New York City's seaport district as the centerpiece of a museum that is making a comeback after having the wind knocked out of its sails after Superstorm Sandy. The Wavertree, one of the last large sailing ships made of wrought-iron and the largest still afloat, is...

  • FRANKFURT, Sept 23- Innogy, the renewables, network and retail business of utility RWE, could fetch up to 5 billion euros when it lists next month to become Germany's biggest IPO since the tech boom at the turn of the millennium. RWE's debt is 28.3 billion euros, E.ON' s 25.5 billion. By pooling and listing its healthy assets-- grids, retail and renewables-- as a separate...

  • BERLIN, Sept 23- France and Germany warned on Friday against the introduction of new rules that would force banks to set aside more capital, saying this could choke off private lending and hurt growth prospects. Speaking after a meeting of the German-French economic council in Berlin, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble and his French counterpart...