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  • KINGSPORT, Tenn., Aug 20- Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank President Raphael Bostic said on Monday he is maintaining his expectation for one more interest rate hike this year, as trade tensions and international events add some downside risk to an otherwise strong U.S. outlook. Then you have all these other things going on to cause sort of an offset to some extent, "...

  • WASHINGTON— Fishermen off the Alaskan coast. The Trump administration will hold six days of hearings starting Monday in Washington on the next barrage in an escalating trade war between the world's two largest economies: Trump's proposed tariffs of 10 percent to 25 percent on $200 billion in Chinese goods that could kick in as early as next month.

  • **FRANKFURT- Bundesbank president Weidmann speaks in Frankfrut 1600 GMT. KINGSPORT, Tennessee- Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Raphael Bostic speaks on the economic outlook before a fireside chat of the Johnson City, Kingsport, and Bristol Chamber of Commerce- 1500 GMT. FRANKFURT- Bank of Canada Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn Wilkins participates in...

  • SHENZHEN, China/ SHANGHAI, Aug 20- Larry Sloven arrived in southern China three decades ago, just as the region was taking off as the low-cost manufacturing centre of the world. But the final straw may be the prospect of tariffs stemming from a trade war between the United States and China, and a world of more protectionism. And it's been getting more and more...

  • **FRANKFURT- Bundesbank president Weidmann speaks in Frankfrut 1600 GMT. KINGSPORT, Tennessee- Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Raphael Bostic speaks on the economic outlook before a fireside chat of the Johnson City, Kingsport, and Bristol Chamber of Commerce- 1500 GMT. FRANKFURT- Bank of Canada Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn Wilkins participates in...

  • Dan Hyer is the second Backpage.com employee to plead guilty in cases in Arizona in which the site has been accused of ignoring warnings to stop running prostitution ads, some of which involved children. In all, six others affiliated with Backpage.com, including founders Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin, still face charges in the case. Hyer said about 10 or 11 years...

  • BEAN STATION, Tenn.— The owner of a Tennessee meatpacking plant where a federal immigration raid took more than 90 people into custody has agreed to plead guilty to employing unauthorized immigrants. News outlets report James Brantley also agreed to plead guilty to tax evasion and wire fraud this week after the Southeastern Provision meatpacking plant in...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 17- U.S. Late on Thursday, the United States warned Turkey to expect more economic sanctions unless it hands over detained American pastor Andrew Brunson, as relations between the two countries took a further turn for the worse. "Judging by the lira's performance, it appeared Turkey had calmed currency trader concerns before its markets shutter for...

  • STOCKHOLM, Aug 17- Sweden's Granges put on ice on Friday plans to form an aluminium manufacturing joint venture in the United States with Japan's Mitsubishi Aluminum Co, saying that the project was less attractive in "current circumstances". President Donald Trump has imposed tariffs on imported aluminium and steel as well as on a long list of imports from China,...

  • STOCKHOLM, Aug 17- Sweden's Granges put on ice on Friday plans to form an aluminum manufacturing joint venture in the United States with Japan's Mitsubishi Aluminum Co, saying that the project was less attractive in "current circumstances." President Donald Trump has imposed tariffs on imported aluminum and steel as well as on a long list of imports from China,...

  • MONDAY, AUGUST 20 KINGSPORT, Tennessee- Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Raphael Bostic speaks on the economic outlook before a fireside chat of the Johnson City, Kingsport, and Bristol Chamber of Commerce- 1500 GMT. FRANKFURT- Bank of Canada Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn Wilkins participates in panel discussion at Central Bank Research...

  • CHICAGO, Aug 16- America's two biggest independent seed sellers, Beck's Hybrids and Stine Seed, told Reuters they are pushing U.S. environmental regulators to bar farmers from spraying dicamba weed killer during upcoming summers in a potential blow to Bayer AG's Monsanto Co.. As of July 15, the University of Missouri estimated that more than a million acres of...

  • NEW YORK— Aretha Franklin, the undisputed "Queen of Soul" who sang with matchless style on such classics as "Think,"'' I Say a Little Prayer "and her signature song," Respect, "and stood as a cultural icon around the globe, has died at age 76 from pancreatic cancer. Publicist Gwendolyn Quinn tells The Associated Press through a family statement that Franklin died Thursday at...

  • MONDAY, AUGUST 20 KINGSPORT, Tennessee- Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Raphael Bostic speaks on the economic outlook before a fireside chat of the Johnson City, Kingsport, and Bristol Chamber of Commerce- 1500 GMT. FRANKFURT- Bank of Canada Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn Wilkins participates in panel discussion at Central Bank Research...

  • MONDAY, AUGUST 20 KINGSPORT, Tennessee- Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Raphael Bostic speaks on the economic outlook before a fireside chat of the Johnson City, Kingsport, and Bristol Chamber of Commerce- 1500 GMT. FRANKFURT- Bank of Canada Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn Wilkins participates in panel discussion at Central Bank Research...

  • NASHVILLE, Tenn. _ Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc. on Tuesday reported a loss of $721,000 in its second quarter. On a per-share basis, the Nashville, Tennessee- based company said it had a loss of 5 cents. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • KNOXVILLE, Tenn.— The former president of the nation's largest fuel retailer has been given a delay in sentencing for his conviction in a scheme to defraud trucking companies. The Knoxville News Sentinel reports an August sentencing hearing for former Pilot Flying J President Mark Hazelwood was rescheduled for Sept. 26, allowing lawyers to examine audit...

  • *Turkey impact on U.S. seen limited- analyst. In retaliation against trade moves by the United States, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday Turkey would boycott electronic products from the United States. "My guess is that the Turkey-U.S. conflict settles this week as the Turkish government hands over Pastor Andrew Brunson probably as early as tomorrow," said...

  • "The Treasury market is reacting to recovering global risk," said Gennadiy Goldberg, senior interest rates strategist at TD Securities in New York. "We're still watching Turkey as we don't expect things to get resolved overnight, so the market is cautious a little bit. In retaliation to trade moves by the United States, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday that...

  • MEMPHIS, Tenn. _ GTx Inc. on Tuesday reported a loss of $10 million in its second quarter. On a per-share basis, the Memphis, Tennessee- based company said it had a loss of 43 cents. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.