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  • **LINDAU, Germany- Keynote speech by ECB President Mario Draghi at the opening ceremony of 6th Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences in Lindau, Germany 0700 GMT. **WYOMING, United States- Participation by ECB Board member Benoit Coeure at 41st Economic Symposium organised by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City 2017 in Jackson Hole, U.S.A.. **WYOMING, United States-...

  • **LINDAU, Germany- Keynote speech by ECB President Mario Draghi at the opening ceremony of 6th Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences in Lindau, Germany 0700 GMT. **WYOMING, United States- Participation by ECB Board member Benoit Coeure at 41st Economic Symposium organized by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City 2017 in Jackson Hole, U.S.A.. **WYOMING, United States-...

  • NEW YORK— For longtime Bruce Springsteen fan Debbie Elster, there's never been any doubt the competition to get tickets for his upcoming Broadway shows is going to be fierce. Verified Fan has been used for concert sales for artists such as Ed Sheeran and Harry Styles, and is now showing up for Broadway sales. " Springsteen on Broadway, "running from Oct. 3 to Nov. 26, is...

  • **LINDAU, Germany- Keynote speech by ECB President Mario Draghi at the opening ceremony of 6th Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences in Lindau, Germany 0700 GMT. **WYOMING, United States- Participation by ECB Board member Benoit Coeure at 41st Economic Symposium organised by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City 2017 in Jackson Hole, U.S.A.. **WYOMING, United States-...

  • **LINDAU, Germany- Keynote speech by ECB President Mario Draghi at the opening ceremony of 6th Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences in Lindau, Germany 0700 GMT. **WYOMING, United States- Participation by ECB Board member Benoit Coeure at 41st Economic Symposium organized by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City 2017 in Jackson Hole, U.S.A.. **WYOMING, United States-...

  • Icahn's departure followed a flurry of changes at the White House. The White House declined to comment. One of Icahn's first tasks was to vet the future Securities and Exchange Commission chairman and a number of candidates met with the octogenarian investor in his Fifth Avenue office just a few blocks north of Trump Tower in Manhattan.

  • Aug 18- Billionaire investor Carl Icahn ended his role as a special adviser to U.S. A call to Icahn's office and an email to the White House were not immediately returned. Icahn's departure followed a flurry of changes at the White House.

  • *Barcelona attack hurts Europe stocks, keeps U.S. on edge. NEW YORK, Aug 18- Wall Street indexes and the U.S. dollar ended a volatile session lower after a week of drama in Washington intensified doubts about President Donald Trump's ability to deliver on pro-growth policy promises such as tax reform. "It's only marginally positive as it doesn't put money in...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 18- The S&P 500 was barely higher Friday afternoon as investors assessed the latest White House shakeup, while shares of sporting goods retailers and Deere weighed on the market following disappointing results. The White House announced President Donald Trump fired chief strategist Steve Bannon on Friday. "There are still question marks on what...

  • PHILADELPHIA _ Urban Outfitters Inc. on Tuesday reported fiscal second-quarter profit of $49.9 million. The average estimate of 15 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 37 cents per share. Urban Outfitters shares have decreased 41 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has climbed 10...

  • Lawsuit claims rodent was baked into Chick-fil-A sandwich

    Ellen Manfalouti filed a lawsuit in Bucks County Court over the tiny rodent she claims was baked into the bottom bun of her chicken sandwich.

  • *North Korea's Kim to delay strike toward Guam- state media. Since the weekend, Washington and Pyongyang have ratcheted down rhetoric that had ignited fears of an imminent military showdown between the nations. On Tuesday, state media said North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has postponed a missile strike toward the U.S. territory of Guam.

  • *North Korea's Kim said to delay strike towards Guam. Since the weekend, Washington and Pyongyang have ratcheted down rhetoric that had ignited fears of an imminent military showdown between the nations. On Tuesday, state media said North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has postponed a missile strike towards the U.S. territory of Guam.

  • PHILADELPHIA— A lawsuit claims a suburban Philadelphia woman got an extra topping on her Chick-fil-A sandwich: a dead rodent. "I felt something funny on the bottom of the bun," Manfalouti told The Philadelphia Inquirer on Monday. Manfalouti's lawyer Bill Davis told the newspaper that he filed the lawsuit last week against Chick-fil-A franchise owner Dave...

  • TRENTON, N.J.— The CEOs of athletic wear manufacturer Under Armour, computer chip maker Intel and pharmaceutical company Merck resigned Monday from the White House's American Manufacturing Council— with the Merck withdrawal drawing a quick and angry Twitter outburst from President Donald Trump. Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank resigned from the panel later...

  • TRENTON, N.J.— President Donald Trump lashed out at the CEO of the nation's third-largest pharmaceutical company after he resigned from a federal advisory council, citing the president's failure to explicitly rebuke the white nationalists who marched in Charlottesville, Virginia. Merck CEO Kenneth Frazier wrote on Twitter Monday that "America's leaders...

  • A leading neo-Nazi website was sporadically accessible Monday despite efforts by website registration companies Google and GoDaddy to oust it after it mocked the woman killed in a deadly attack at a white nationalist rally in Virginia. The registration had moved there after GoDaddy tweeted late Sunday night that it had given The Daily Stormer 24 hours to...

  • LANCASTER, Pa.— Pennsylvania utility regulators are making a big to-do over Timm Wenger's tuk-tuk. The 48- year-old entrepreneur wants to use his three-wheeled, open-sided electric shuttle to offer sightseeing tours of Lancaster, the urban core of a region best known for its undulating farms, horse-drawn buggies and large Amish population.

  • PHILADELPHIA— Police say someone has shot a man outside a Target store in Philadelphia and has escaped. Police initially said they had arrested one gunman and a SWAT team was evacuating the store in search of a second gunman. The press office for the Minneapolis- based Target Corp. hasn't responded to a voicemail message and an email seeking comment.

  • Aug 11- Toshi Sugiyura and his wife Naka had a pleasant surprise awaiting them in San Francisco when the couple arrived from Japan on an anniversary trip, thanks to the U.S. dollar's months-long slide against the yen. "We could see more spending by those who already planned to come," said economist Adam Sacks, president of Tourism Economics in Philadelphia.