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  • WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump and his White House team are taking a hands-off approach to the health care bill under consideration by the Senate. The Senate bill to dismantle so-called Obamacare is expected to get a vote by the end of next week, just before Congress goes on its Independence Day break. The White House hopes the Senate debate on health care...

  • June 23- The U.S. Marine Corps said on Friday it resumed flight operations for Lockheed Martin Corp's F-35B fighter jets after temporarily suspended operations a day ago because of software problems. The jets are from Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 211 based at Air Station Yuma in Arizona. Mark Wise, commanding general of 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing had decided on...

  • CAMBRIA, Wis.— A Wisconsin company says a fifth worker has died after an explosion last month at its corn milling plant. Didion Milling officials say Carlos "Charly" Nunez died Friday at a hospital from injuries he suffered in the May 31 explosion at the plant in Cambria. Didion Milling employs more than 200 in facilities in Johnson Creek, Cambria and Markesan.

  • *Five Republican senators oppose Senate bill. White House officials said on Friday that Trump has been in touch with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and made calls on Thursday and Friday to other lawmakers. "We're pleasantly surprised with a lot of the support that's already come out and I think we'll continue to work through in particular the four...

  • June 23- Brazil's top federal prosecutor will level corruption charges against President Michel Temer one at a time instead of making all the accusations at once, a strategy aimed at weakening his defense, a source with direct knowledge of the process told Reuters on Friday. Under Brazilian law, any criminal charges against a sitting president must be approved...

  • 27- Jun Germany Auction of 2- year Treasury notes 27- Jun Italy Zero-coupon/BTPi auction 27- Jun Japan Auction of 2- year government bonds 28- Jun United States Sale of 2- year floating rate notes 28- Jun United States Sale of 7- year notes 28- Jun Italy Bills auction 29- Jun Japan 3- month discount bill auction 30- Jun Italy Medium-Long Term auction.

  • MONDAY, JUNE 26 ULTIMO, NEW SOUTH WALES, Australia- Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams speaks on "Speed Limits and Stall Speeds: Fostering Sustainable Growth in the United States" before the University of Technology Sydney Seminar- 0510 GMT. SYDNEY, Australia- Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams speaks on "The...

  • LISBON, SINTRA, Portugal- European Central Bank President Mario Draghi speaks in Lisbon and Sintra. **SINTRA, Portugal- ECB Excecutive board member Benoit Coeure chairing a Session 1 on "Innovation, investment and productivity" at the ECB Forum on Central Banking in Sintra, Portugal- 0930 GMT. **SINTRA, Portugal- ECB Executive board member Peter Praet chairing a panel "...

  • 27- Jun Germany Auction of 2- year Treasury notes 27- Jun Italy Zero-coupon/BTPi auction 27- Jun Japan Auction of 2- year government bonds 28- Jun United States Sale of 2- year floating rate notes 28- Jun United States Sale of 7- year notes 28- Jun Italy Bills auction 29- Jun Japan 3- month discount bill auction 30- Jun Italy Medium-Long Term auction.

  • LISBON, SINTRA, Portugal- European Central Bank President Mario Draghi speaks in Lisbon and Sintra. **SINTRA, Portugal- ECB Excecutive board member Benoit Coeure chairing a Session 1 on "Innovation, investment and productivity" at the ECB Forum on Central Banking in Sintra, Portugal- 0930 GMT. **SINTRA, Portugal- ECB Executive board member Peter Praet chairing a panel "...

  • The tallest building west of the Mississippi River has opened its doors in downtown Los Angeles. That's about 80 feet higher than the nearby U.S. Bank Tower, which held the title since 1989.. The $1.2 billion tower is 73 stories of restaurants, hotel, commercial and office space.

  • CHICAGO/ BRASILIA, June 23- Brazil scrambled to shore up its beef industry's reputation on Friday after the United States blocked shipments of fresh cuts, saying it found abscesses in the meat and signs of systemic failure of inspections in the world's largest beef exporter. He said USDA approval for Brazil's fresh beef, which was only granted last year, was...

  • ATHENS, Greece— Moody's has upgraded Greece's bond rating after the country reached a deal this month with bailout lenders for continued rescue fund payments. The credit ratings agency said late Friday that it was revising Greece's investment status up one notch, from Caa3 to Caa2, after the country received a cash installment pledge worth 8.5 billion euros...

  • PROVIDENCE, R.I.— A Rhode Island company that makes jewelry from breast milk has been ordered to refund customers and return the breast milk they sent. WPRI-TV reports that a state Superior Court judge earlier this week approved a judgment and temporary restraining order against MommyMilk Creations and owner Allicia Mogavero. The station says Mogavero must...

  • *Five Republican senators oppose Senate bill. White House officials said on Friday that Trump has been in touch with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and made calls on Thursday and Friday to other lawmakers. "We're pleasantly surprised with a lot of the support that's already come out and I think we'll continue to work through in particular the four...

  • *Five Republican senators oppose Senate bill. White House officials said on Friday that Trump has been in touch with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and made calls on Thursday and Friday to other lawmakers. "We're pleasantly surprised with a lot of the support that's already come out and I think we'll continue to work through in particular the four...

  • SAO PAULO, June 23- Mauricio Abadi resigned on Friday as an executive vice president of Safra National Bank of New York to join Morgan Stanley& Co, three people familiar with the situation said. The other two said he often disagreed over strategy with Chief Executive Officer Simoni Morato. Forbes Magazine ranks the Brazilian-Lebanese banker as the world's...

  • NEW YORK/ CHICAGO, June 23- Brazilian restaurants in the United States have no beef with the U.S. government's ban on meat from Brazil because the steaks they serve are all-American. Brazil is the world's largest meat exporter but business has been marred by scandal and safety concerns and on Thursday the United States barred imports from there.

  • June 23- SeaWorld Entertainment Inc said on Friday it received a subpoena from the U.S. Department of Justice in connection with an investigation over disclosures made about the impact of the "Blackfish" documentary and trading in the company's securities. Seaworld, which has reported falling revenues for the last three years, said in 2016 it would stop...

  • CHICAGO/ BRASILIA, June 23- Brazilian officials scrambled to shore up their beef industry's reputation on Friday after the United States blocked shipments of fresh cuts, saying it found abscesses in the meat and signs of systemic failures in the inspection program of the world's largest beef exporter. While fresh beef shipments to the United States represent...