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  • *Pound supported as UK PM May wins confidence vote. NEW YORK, Jan 17- Gains in defense shares as well as healthcare helped to keep U.S. stocks in positive territory on Thursday, while an end to the latest chapter in Britain's exit from the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May's defeat of a confidence vote, lifted sterling. There is a ritual in the stock market of...

  • Sen. Sherrod Brown

    Sen. Sherrod Brown will host events in Iowa and other early primary states in the upcoming months, a sign that the Ohio Democrat is serious about a potential presidential bid.

  • But in Washington, the move remains a public relations crisis that threatens to derail a methodical effort by Chief Executive Mary Barra to keep GM in good graces with the White House and other politicians. Representative Debbie Dingell, a Democrat from southeast Michigan and former GM employee, said at the time that GM had become "the most thoroughly disliked...

  • In voting to hold steady the rate commercial banks are charged for emergency loans at 2.75 percent, the directors of the New York, Philadelphia, St. Louis, Minneapolis, Kansas City and Dallas Fed banks said "that downside risks to the economic outlook had increased somewhat, primarily reflecting increased uncertainty about trade policy and international...

  • Midwest, causing at least five roadway deaths, stranding some motorists in Missouri and canceling dozens of flights, marched east toward Washington on Saturday. The storm hit Kansas and Missouri on Friday and pummeled those states again on Saturday as it extended into parts of Iowa, Illinois, Indiana and Ohio, said U.S. In Kansas City, snow dusted the field at...

  • Midwest, causing several roadway deaths, stranding some motorists in Missouri and cancelling dozens of flights, marched east toward Washington on Saturday. The storm hit Kansas and Missouri on Friday and pummeled those states again on Saturday as it extended into parts of Iowa, Illinois, Indiana and Ohio, said U.S. In Kansas City, seats at Arrowhead Stadium were...

  • Midwest, stranding some motorists in Missouri and cancelling dozens of flights, marched east toward Washington on Saturday. The storm hit Kansas and Missouri on Friday and continued pummeling those states on Saturday, as it extended into parts of Iowa, Illinois, Indiana and Ohio, said U.S. More than 1,200 motorists in Missouri were stranded and there were four...

  • GM said that despite forecasts of decline in U.S. and China passenger car sales, the company expects 2018 profit to exceed Wall Street expectations, and promised higher earnings per share in 2019. Barra also said proposals from Ohio officials that GM sell its Lordstown, Ohio, small car factory to Tesla are "moot" because Tesla is "not interested in our GM workforce...

  • GM said that despite forecasts of decline in U.S. and China passenger car sales, the company expects 2018 profit to exceed Wall Street expectations, and promised higher earnings per share in 2019. "We're very much looking forward to the execution of what they've announced," Tim Piechowski, portfolio manager with ACR Alpine Capital Research, which owns GM shares.

  • GM CEO BARRA: TESLA NOT INTERESTED IN UAW WORKFORCE AT OHIO ASSEMBLY PLANT TARGETED FOR CLOSURE.

  • GM CEO BARRA: THE IDEA OF SELLING LORDSTOWN OHIO ASSEMBLY PLANT TO TESLA IS "A MOOT POINT".

  • A Cargill grain elevator at Hales Point, Tennessee, closed this week, a casualty of rising waters from the Mississippi River that flooded a highway next to the facility, a Cargill website said. "High water on the Ohio and the lower Mississippi is causing problems all down the river system," a Kentucky- based grain trader said, adding, "Even down at the Gulf, the high water...

  • DETROIT, Jan 8- The head of Canada's auto union blasted General Motors Co on Tuesday for pushing ahead with plans to phase out work at its Oshawa, Ontario, assembly plant despite calls by workers and politicians in Canada to find a new vehicle to build there. We're going to continue to have discussions with them about solutions, " Jerry Dias, national president of...

  • DETROIT, Jan 8- The head of Canada's auto union blasted General Motors Co on Tuesday for pushing ahead with plans to phase out work at its Oshawa, Ontario, assembly plant despite calls by workers and politicians in Canada to find a new vehicle to build there. We're going to continue to have discussions with them about solutions, " Jerry Dias, national president of...

  • TORONTO, Jan 7- The head of Canada's auto union said on Monday he was set to meet with General Motors Co executives in Detroit on Tuesday to discuss the automaker's Oshawa, Ontario, assembly plant, scheduled to shut down in December 2019. After meeting with GM executives in Detroit on Dec. 20, Dias told reporters the automaker would respond to the union's proposals by...

  • *CLEVELAND FED PRESIDENT LORETTA MESTER SAYS MARKETS ARE PUTTING A LOT OF EMPHASIS ON DOWNSIDE RISKS- CNBC INTERVIEW. *FED'S MESTER SAYS I THINK WE'RE IN A GOOD SPOT WITH OUR POLICY. *FED'S MESTER SAYS ONE OR TWO RATE HIKES IS ABOUT WHERE WE'RE SEEING THE ECONOMY NOW.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 4- How exactly does one get started on the road to saving the planet? President& CEO, World Wildlife Fund in the U.S. It was in the kitchen of a French restaurant in Atlanta called Bernards.

  • DETROIT, Jan 3- The United Auto Workers said on Thursday it was suing General Motors Co over labor contract violations stemming from its alleged use of temporary workers at an Indiana assembly plant, escalating the union's fight against GM's plans to possibly close U.S. factories. The lawsuit, filed on Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Ohio, was the union's first...

  • DETROIT, Jan 3- The United Auto Workers union sued General Motors Co in federal court on Thursday, claiming the automaker's use of temporary workers at a plant in Indiana violates its labor deal and escalating a fight over GM's plans to possibly close U.S. factories. The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in Ohio, was the union's first counter-move to GM's...

  • DETROIT, Jan 3- The United Auto Workers union sued General Motors Co in federal court on Thursday, claiming the automaker's use of temporary workers at a plant in Indiana violates its labor deal while escalating a fight over GM's plans to possibly close U.S. factories. The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in Ohio, was the union's first counter-move to GM's...