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  • LONDON, Sept 24- Prime Minister Theresa May will discuss Brexit and a bilateral trade deal with U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, amid increasing uncertainty over Britain's EU exit plans. May will also use her two-day trip to New York to warn against allowing the use of chemical weapons to...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 24- Citigroup Inc will pay $5 million to address "robo-signed" proofs of claim filed in consumer bankruptcy cases involving 71,448 Macy's-branded credit card accounts, the U.S. Department of Justice announced on Monday. The proofs of claim were filed between 2012 and 2015 by employees of a third-party vendor who did not review their contents, and...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 24- The U.S. Air Force awarded Boeing Co a $376 million contract to build four helicopters in the first leg of a $2.38 billion deal to replace the fleet of 46- year-old fleet of UH-1N Huey helicopters. The Air Force said it will eventually order 84 helicopters to be delivered from 2020 through 2032.. The Air Force will use the helicopters to protect...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 24- New York's attorney general on Monday said U.S. lawyer review website Avvo had agreed to reform its rating system and improve disclosures after a probe revealed shortcomings in how it presented information to consumers seeking to hire lawyers. Attorney General Barbara Underwood said Avvo, a Seattle- based unit of Internet Brands Inc, will no...

  • PIRAEUS, Greece _ Danaos Corp. on Monday reported second-quarter net income of $5.8 million. On a per-share basis, the Piraeus, Greece- based company said it had profit of 5 cents. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 24- The new S&P 500 communication services sector, which includes such high-profile names as Facebook Inc, Alphabet Inc and Netflix Inc, made its debut on Monday with a small gain, after the largest-ever overhaul of Wall Street's broad business sectors. The reshuffle appeared to happen without any disruptions after investors reorganized their...

  • Comcast Corp., down $2.27 to $35.63. Barrick Gold Co., up 57 cents to $11.04. Sirius XM Holdings Inc., down 72 cents to $6.26.

  • Sept 24- Tesla Inc is building its own car carriers, as the electric carmaker faces vehicle distribution problems. The company is upgrading its logistics system but running into an "extreme" shortage of car carrier trailers, Chief Executive Elon Musk tweeted https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1044294753041313792 on Monday in response to a customer, who...

  • *China retaliates, launches tariffs on $60 bln of U.S. goods. Soon after the new duties went into effect, China accused the United States of engaging in "trade bullyism" and said it was intimidating other countries to submit to its will, the official Xinhua news agency said, reiterating China's willingness to fight if necessary. But Beijing also said it was willing to...

  • Sept 24- Gilead Sciences Inc said on Monday it plans to launch generic versions of its hepatitis C drugs in the United States, at a time when regulators are looking to lower healthcare costs. The drugmaker's generic version of drugs such as Harvoni and Epclusa, which raked in combined sales of $831 million in the quarter ended June 30, will be launched via a newly...

  • NEW YORK— President Trump, South Korean President Moon sign trade agreement in first major pact for Trump trade agenda.

  • Global stocks took small losses Monday after China reportedly pulled out of trade talks with the U.S. Industrial companies and banks suffered some of the worst declines among American stocks. The S&P 500 index gave up 10.30 points, or 0.4 percent, to 2,919.37. The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks shed 7 points, or 0.4 percent, to 1,705.32.

  • MAHWAH, N.J. _ Ascena Retail Group Inc. on Monday reported fiscal fourth-quarter net income of $33.2 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. For the current quarter ending in November, Ascena Retail expects its results to range from a loss of 4 cents per share to earnings of 6 cents per share. Ascena Retail expects full-year revenue in the...

  • The IRS is giving business owners in the disaster area until Jan. 31 to file certain tax returns, including owners who got six-month extensions of the March and April filing deadlines for 2017 partnership and individual returns. Taxpayers don't need to file any documents with the IRS to get post-disaster relief as long as their address on record with the IRS is...

  • *U.S., China adopt more tit-for-tat tariffs in trade row. Soybean futures slumped as China- the world's top buyer of the oilseed- and the United States imposed fresh tariffs on each other's goods as part of an escalating trade war. The soybean market is particularly exposed to the dispute because the oilseed is the biggest U.S. agricultural export to China.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 24- New York's attorney general on Monday said the lawyer review website Avvo agreed to reform its rating system and improve disclosures after a probe revealed shortcomings in how it presented information to consumers seeking to hire lawyers. Attorney General Barbara Underwood said Avvo, a Seattle- based unit of Internet Brands Inc, will no...

  • Sept 24- Washington Real Estate Investment Trust is working with an adviser to sell its retail portfolio, Bloomberg reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter. The adviser has contacted potential buyers for the sale of the portfolio, which could fetch about $800 million, Bloomberg reported...

  • HURRICANE FLORENCE INSURED LOSSES WILL BE BETWEEN $2.8 BLN TO $5 BLN- RMS.

  • FLORENCE INSURED LOSS FIGURES INCLUDE WIND, STORM SURGE, INLAND FLOOD AND NATIONAL FLOOD INSURANCE PROGRAM LOSSES- RMS.