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  • Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) (L) talks with Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) as they walk through the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC. 

    Two key senators, one Democrat and one Republican, voted against their parties in a dramatic showdown on the floor of the Senate on the question of whether to advance Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh to a confirmation vote this weekend. 

  • LOS ANGELES/ WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK Oct 5- The Trump administrations replacement of Obama-era carbon regulations will not save U.S. coal-fired power plants from shutdown, according to a Reuters survey of utilities, spelling bad news for Trumps efforts to revive the ailing coal industry. The Environmental Protection Agency in August proposed replacing the...

  • LOS ANGELES/ WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK Oct 5- The Trump administrations replacement of Obama-era carbon regulations will not save U.S. coal-fired power plants from shutdown, according to a Reuters survey of utilities, spelling bad news for Trumps efforts to revive the ailing coal industry. The Environmental Protection Agency in August proposed replacing the...

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ NEW YORK, Oct 3- Federal Reserve policymakers continue to signal that gradual U.S. interest rate hikes will be enough to tame inflation despite a fast-growing economy, even as a jump in longer-term borrowing costs suggests investors may be increasingly nervous about that rosy scenario. Fed Chairman Jerome Powell emphasized that the outlook for...

  • WASHINGTON D.C.- Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell participates in discussion before event, The Atlantic Festival in Partnership with the Aspen Institute- 2000 GMT. CHARLESTON, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond President Thomas Barkin speaks on "The Outlook for Tomorrow: Five Numbers to Watch" before the West Virginia Economic Outlook...

  • LONDON Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee Member Silvana Tenreyro: Chairing session at Rebuilding Macroeconomics Annual Conference on Bringing Psychology and Social Sciences into Macroeconomics, London 1450 GMT. ATLANTA- Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Raphael Bostic participates in panel on "Economic Development" before the...

  • OTTAWA, Sept 29- Canada and the United States on Saturday narrowed their differences in last-ditch talks to save NAFTA but there is no guarantee an agreement will be forged, two Ottawa sources said, a notion echoed by a top adviser to U.S. Trump is threatening to impose auto tariffs on Canada unless it signs a text of an updated agreement by the end of Sunday.

  • LONDON Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee Member Silvana Tenreyro: Chairing session at Rebuilding Macroeconomics Annual Conference on Bringing Psychology and Social Sciences into Macroeconomics, London 1450 GMT. ATLANTA- Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Raphael Bostic participates in panel on "Economic Development" before the...

  • LONDON- Bank of England Executive Director, Financial Stability Strategy and Risk, Alex Brazier, gives speech at Conference on Non-bank Financial Institutions and Financial Stability', Bank of England- 0800 GMT. LONDON Bank of England Deputy Governor, Markets and Banking Dave Ramsden gives speech at Society of Professional Economists Annual Conference,...

  • LONDON- Participation by ECB chief economist Peter Praet in opening keynote dialogue at FT Investment Management Summit Rebalancing Return and Risk Amid Global Recovery in London 0810 GMT. LONDON- Guest talk by ECB chief economist Peter Praet at an event organized by InTouch Capital Markets in London 1330 GMT. LONDON- Member of the Prudential Regulation...

  • **LONDON- Participation by ECB chief economist Peter Praet in opening keynote dialogue at FT Investment Management Summit Rebalancing Return and Risk Amid Global Recovery in London 0810 GMT. **LONDON- Guest talk by ECB chief economist Peter Praet at an event organized by InTouch Capital Markets in London 1330 GMT. LONDON Bank of England's External Monetary...

  • **LONDON- Participation by ECB chief economist Peter Praet in opening keynote dialogue at FT Investment Management Summit Rebalancing Return and Risk Amid Global Recovery in London 0810 GMT. **FRANKFURT- Opening remarks by ECB Board Member Benoit Coeure at annual meeting of ECB's Money Market Contact Group in Frankfurt 1200 GMT. **LONDON- Guest talk by ECB chief...

  • FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21 FRANKFURT- Bank of France Deputy Governor Sylvie Goulard and Bundesbank Board Member Joachim Wuermeling speak at a conference in Frankfurt. TOKYO- Bank of Japan releases minutes of monetary policy meeting held on July 30 and 31 2350 GMT. LONDON Bank of England's External Monetary Policy Committee member Gertjan Vlieghe gives speech at...

  • **BERLIN- German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz holds a speech on "100 years of sales tax" in Germany- 0730 GMT. FRANKFURT- Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann speaks in Freiburg, Germany- 1515 GMT. STOCKHOLM- Riksbank Deputy Governor Cecilia Skingsley will hold a breakfast presentation on the economic situation and current monetary policy- 0700 GMT.

  • The U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C.

    As of mid-September, roughly 40 percent of the more than half a billion dollars in direct contributions raised by Senate candidates had flowed into 10 battleground races that will decide control of the chamber. 

  • BOSTON, Sept 14- Thousands of miles of natural gas pipelines in Massachusetts are leak-prone and need repair, utilities have told state regulators, highlighting aging energy infrastructure risks after explosions ripped through three towns outside of Boston this week. Columbia Gas, a unit of NiSource Inc, owns and operates nearly 5,000 miles of gas pipeline...

  • Sept 14- Andrew Cuomo heads into November the heavy favorite to win a third term as New York's governor, en route to what some believe are presidential aspirations come 2020. The incumbent Democrat spent $18 million to hold off an aggressive challenge from actress and political novice Cynthia Nixon in a bitter nominating contest. "If he wants to have a chance in a...

  • The center of the hurricane's eye came ashore at about 0715 EDT near Wrightsville Beach close to Wilmington, North Carolina, with sustained winds of 90 miles per hour, the National Hurricane Center said. North Carolina's governor, Roy Cooper, said Florence was set to cover almost all of the state in several feet of water. National Weather Service forecaster...

  • Florence, set to make landfall on Friday, was expected to cover almost all of North Carolina in several feet of water, State Governor Roy Cooper told reporters. The National Weather Service said as much as seven inches of rain had fallen overnight in some coastal areas. With the brunt of the slow-moving storm yet to come, about 150 people were awaiting rescue in New...

  • Sept 14- Andrew Cuomo heads into November the heavy favorite to win a third term as New York's governor, en route to what some believe are presidential aspirations come 2020. The incumbent Democrat spent $18 million to hold off an aggressive challenge from actress and political novice Cynthia Nixon in a bitter nominating contest. "If he wants to have a chance in a...