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  • MADRID/NEW YORK, Sept 18- Lisa Batitto, 54, says she has virtually stopped buying clothes ever since she started renting them. The New Jersey- based museum publicist spends $277 a month on three subscriptions, including one from New York& Company, a women's mid-price clothing chain with hundreds of U.S. stores. From New York& Company, owned by RTW Retailwinds Inc., to...

  • Sept 16- Several deaths and potentially hundreds of illnesses have been tied to e-cigarettes, which allow users to inhale nicotine vapor, often flavored, without smoking. The following is a summary of how the litigation is playing out across the United States:. The lawsuits target Juul Labs Inc, which controls about 75% of the e-cigarette market.

  • UNITED NATIONS, Sept 16- As some world leaders question whether the world is facing a climate emergency, more than a dozen cities are stepping up to tackle global warming and sustainable development and will next week pledge to report their progress to the United Nations. Sixteen cities will commit to implementing global goals to end poverty, inequality and...

  • UNITED NATIONS, Sept 16- As some world leaders question whether the world is facing a climate emergency, more than a dozen cities are stepping up to tackle global warming and sustainable development and will next week pledge to report their progress to the United Nations. Sixteen cities will commit to implementing global goals to end poverty, inequality and...

  • WASHINGTON/ LOS ANGELES, Sept 12- The Trump administration on Thursday took a major step toward opening Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling, drawing criticism from environmentalists and an effort by Democratic lawmakers to put the pristine wilderness area off limits to development. Senator Dan Sullivan said in a joint statement with...

  • FUXIAN LAKE, China, Sept 9- Impossible Foods, a California- based producer of meat substitutes made from plants, is actively working to speed up its entry into China, its number one priority when it comes to overseas markets, the company's chief executive told Reuters. "China is our highest priority for future expansion, full stop," Brown told Reuters on the sidelines...

  • SEOUL, Sept 11- A consortium led by South Korea's Mirae Asset Global Investments said on Wednesday it agreed to buy 15 hotels in the United States from Chinese insurer Anbang Insurance Group in a deal valued at $5.8 billion. The hotels are located in New York City, San Francisco and Los Angeles and other U.S. cities, Mirae Asset Global Investments, an asset...

  • CUPERTINO, Calif., Sept 10- Apple Inc caught up with hardware rivals on Tuesday by revealing a triple-camera iPhone, and it rolled out a streaming TV service priced at $5 a month, undercutting Disney and Netflix. "I think the pricing on the Apple TV service was definitely a positive surprise," said Michael James, managing director of equity trading at Wedbush...

  • Take a look inside Adam Lambert's Sunset Strip estate listed for $3.35 million. The three-bedroom and 3.5-bath estate includes a backyard with a pool, spa and fire pit.

  • LONDON/ LAGOS, Sept 9- Nigeria's oil, displaced by U.S. shale, has found an unlikely new outlet this year: the coast of the continental United States that is farthest from the African country's shores. But no pipelines easily connect the shale hub at the Permian basin, located in Texas and New Mexico, to the West Coast, driving the latter to look to Nigeria to quench its...

  • FUXIAN LAKE, China, Sept 9- Impossible Foods, a California- based producer of meat substitutes made from plants, is actively working to speed up its entry into China, its number one priority when it comes to overseas markets, the company's chief executive told Reuters. "China is our highest priority for future expansion, full stop," O'Brown told Reuters on the...

  • Treasury yields have fallen in step with a global bond market rally as the trade war between China and the United States has kept recession fears on the horizon. Negative yields on government debt in countries such as Germany and Japan have also helped to depress those on U.S. "It's pretty clear that the $17 trillion in negative-yielding bonds have been a black...

  • CERNOBBIO, Italy, Sept 7- Italian railway group Ferrovie dello Stato plans to bid for a contract in the United States with an overall value of $20 billion, Chief Executive Gianfranco Battisti said on Saturday. He said the U.S. contract involved maintenance operations in the cities of Los Angeles and Washington. Asked about a possible delay of a Sept. 15 deadline to...

  • Treasury yields have fallen in step with a global bond market rally as the trade war between China and the United States has kept recession fears on the horizon. Negative yields on government debt in countries such as Germany and Japan have also helped to depress those on U.S. "It's pretty clear that the $17 trillion in negative-yielding bonds have been a black...

  • Aerial View of Taxis, Manhattan, New York City

    The U.S. is home to some of the most digitally secure cities in the world, yet it lags behind in other important safety measures, a new study has found.

  • COPENHAGEN, Aug 29- Danish jewelry maker Pandora is stepping up efforts to win back shoppers with a brand relaunch in Los Angeles, plus new themed collections based on Harry Potter and Walt Disney's Frozen and a revamp of its stores. The company, best known for its customisable silver charm bracelets, intends to revamp the design of its 2,700 shops worldwide,...

  • COPENHAGEN, Aug 28- Pandora, the world's biggest jewelry maker, will relaunch its brand at an event in Los Angeles later on Wednesday as it tries to attract middle-class shoppers seeking affordable luxury back to its stores. The Denmark- based company, best known for its customisable silver charm bracelets, will completely revamp the design of its 2,700 shops...

  • Aug 28- U.S. officials are seeking to block an undersea cable between Los Angeles and Hong Kong, backed by Alphabet Inc's Google, Facebook Inc and a Chinese partner, over national-security concerns, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday. The Justice Department has signaled staunch opposition to the project because of concerns over its Chinese investor,...

  • When comedian and former "The Tonight Show" host Jay Leno moved to Los Angeles in the 1970s, he couldn't afford an apartment, so he slept in his car and squatted in empty houses.

  • Justin and Daina Trout, co-founders of fermented tea company Health-Ade Kombucha.

    The office has long been a breeding ground for budding romances. But actively going into business with your other half is another thing entirely.