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  • SAN ANTONIO— Detaining immigrant children has morphed into a surging industry in the U.S. that now reaps $1 billion annually— a tenfold increase over the past decade, an Associated Press analysis finds. Health and Human Services grants for shelters, foster care and other child welfare services for detained unaccompanied and separated children soared from...

  • BEIRUT- Lebanon will host its 26th Arab Economic Forum. LONDON- Zambia Finance Minister Mwanakatwe speaks at Chatham House 0800 GMT. FALLS CHURCH, Virginia- Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Raphael Bostic participates in Town Hall chat before the Northern Chapter Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants- 1630 GMT.

  • SAN ANTONIO— Detaining immigrant children has morphed into a surging industry in the U.S. that now reaps $1 billion annually— a tenfold increase over the past decade, an Associated Press analysis finds. Health and Human Services grants for shelters, foster care and other child welfare services for detained unaccompanied and separated children soared from...

  • Every night without fail, Paul Blumstein straps on a mask that prevents him from repeatedly waking up, gasping for air. "It's like an octopus has clung to my face," said Blumstein, 70, of Annandale, Virginia. Products range from a $350 restraint meant to discourage back sleeping to a $24,000 surgical implant that pushes the tongue forward with each breath.

  • BRUSSELS- German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz speaks at the European Parliament about his plans to reform the euro zone- 0700 GMT. FRANKFURT- The European Central Bank publishes the accounts of its policy meeting of June 13-14- 1130 GMT. BRUSSELS- ECB President Mario Draghi and ECB Board Member Benoit Coeure participating in Eurogroup meeting in Brussels,...

  • PARIS- ECB policymaker Francois Villeroy de Galhau speaks at an annual financial services conference in Paris 0700 GMT. PARIS- French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire gives an annual address to the financial sector at a conference in Paris 1100 GMT. FRANKFURT, Germany- ECB Chief Economist Peter Praet participates in chairing Session 1 of 9th ECB Statistics...

  • PROVIDENCE, R.I.— A national trucking industry group is fighting Rhode Island over new tolls, arguing that large commercial tractors are being unfairly targeted. The lawsuit was filed in Providence federal court Tuesday by Virginia- based American Trucking Associations and claims Rhode Island Department of Transportation tolls violate the Commerce...

  • FIRST Tech Challenge

    States are in a heated battle for skilled talent, especially for STEM jobs. But some states are managing to bridge the skills gap. Here are the top 10 states leading the nation in the quality of its workforces.

  • **FRANKFURT- European Central Bank supervisor Ignazio Angeloni gives the dinner speech at the ECB Central Banking Seminar- 1630 GMT. LONDON- Bank of England organizing a conference on Economics and Psychology: New ways of thinking about economic policy. FRANKFURT, Germany- Dinner speech by Sabine Lautenschlager, member of the ECB's executive board at 9th ECB...

  • These household-name businesses were launched thanks to investments by the founders' parents. Certified financial planner Jon Ten Haagen of Huntington, New York, had a retired client who against his advice gave $100,000— most of her savings— to her son to start a restaurant. "This investment is going to be concentrated, illiquid, and with high risk of total loss,"...

  • **FRANKFURT- ECB Chief Economist Peter Praet gives introductory remarks at the ECB Central Banking Seminar "Formulation and implementation of monetary policy in the euro area" in Frankfurt, Germany- 0700 GMT. **BRUSSELS- ECB President Mario Draghi gives introductory statement in his capacity as ESRB Chair at ECON hearing at the European Parliament in Brussels,...

  • LOS ALAMOS, N.M.— When J. Robert Oppenheimer invited top scientists, engineers and technicians to New Mexico in 1943 to build the world's first nuclear weapon, no one really knew what the results would be. The U.S. Energy Department recently awarded the multibillion-dollar contract to manage Los Alamos to Triad National Security LLC, a company made up of the...

  • **FRANKFURT- ECB Chief Economist Peter Praet gives introductory remarks at the ECB Central Banking Seminar "Formulation and implementation of monetary policy in the euro area" in Frankfurt, Germany- 0700 GMT. **BRUSSELS- ECB President Mario Draghi gives introductory statement in his capacity as ESRB Chair at ECON hearing at the European Parliament in Brussels,...

  • **FRANKFURT- ECB Chief Economist Peter Praet gives introductory remarks at the ECB Central Banking Seminar "Formulation and implementation of monetary policy in the euro area" in Frankfurt, Germany- 0700 GMT. **BRUSSELS- ECB President Mario Draghi gives introductory statement in his capacity as ESRB Chair at ECON hearing at the European Parliament in Brussels,...

  • *U.S. and China tariffs go into effect. NEW YORK, July 6- U.S. stocks climbed on Friday, with the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq hitting their highest levels in two weeks, as strong U.S. jobs growth blunted the impact of an escalating U.S.- China trade dispute. The positive news from the U.S. employment report offset, at least for the moment, heightened trade tensions between the...

  • *U.S. and China tariffs go into effect. NEW YORK, July 6- U.S. stocks climbed on Friday, with the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq hitting their highest levels in two weeks, as strong U.S. jobs growth blunted the impact of an escalating U.S.- China trade dispute. The positive news from the U.S. employment report offset, at least for the moment, heightened trade tensions between the...

  • RALEIGH, N.C.— A string of decisions by North Carolina regulators means electricity consumers could be seeing a multibillion-dollar bill to clean up mountains of waste Duke Energy created by spending decades burning coal to produce power. State utilities regulators late last month decided that both North Carolina divisions of the country's No. 2 power...

  • The ride is exempt from a Missouri law regulating amusement rides passed in 2004.. Six states don't regulate the amusement park industry at all, according to the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions: Alabama, Mississippi, Montana, Nevada, Wyoming, and Utah. The lack of a specific Missouri law about waterslides is a problem, said Ken Martin,...

  • LINZ, Austria- Keynote lecture by ECB's Chair of the Supervisory Board, Daniele Nouy at Session "Banking and Capital Markets Union Financial Regulation and SME Financing" at conference " Economic and Monetary Union" organised by Oesterreichische Nationalbank and Wirtschaftskammer KOsterreicht in Linz, Austria 1000 GMT. MONDAY, JULY 9 BRUSSELS- ECB president...

  • LINZ, Austria- Keynote lecture by ECB's Chair of the Supervisory Board, Daniele Nouy at Session "Banking and Capital Markets Union Financial Regulation and SME Financing" at conference " Economic and Monetary Union" organized by Oesterreichische Nationalbank and Wirtschaftskammer KOsterreicht in Linz, Austria 1000 GMT. MONDAY, JULY 9 BRUSSELS- ECB president...