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  • He pointed to city of Buenos Aires mayor Horacio Rodriguez Larreta, Macri's Cabinet Chief Marcos Pena, and Maria Eugenia Vidal, the governor of Buenos Aires and the most popular politician in Argentina, according to several polls. "Mauricio's strategy has always been: in the first two years we can start a transformation, but the point at which we will know if it is...

  • CSX Assistant Vice President Maryclare Kenney apologized to customers in the email dated Sept. 8. The Surface Transportation Board, the U.S. rail regulator, is due to host a hearing in Washington, D.C., over CSX's service on Oct. 11. The company emailed manufacturers about the Lordstown embargo on Sept. 8, two days after CSX executives said the railroad had made...

  • American Airlines says it plans to send its first plane to San Juan from Miami Friday morning. Spokesman Ross Feinstein says passengers will include federal airport screeners to help run security checkpoints at Luis Munoz Marin International Airport. Delta Air Lines expects to resume flights from Atlanta and New York to San Juan on Saturday.

  • BEIJING, Sept 22- Thousands of small factories in China, making everything from steel to chemicals, are scrambling for access to the country's clogged rail network as Beijing curbs the use of diesel trucks in an effort to tackle air pollution. Trucking is a cheaper and preferred mode of transport for heavy industry in China, especially for inland companies...

  • LONDON, Sept 22- People who exercise five days a week for 30 minutes significantly reduce their risk of dying early and of developing heart disease, even if a sports club or gym is not an option, according to a new international study. The researchers, led by Scott Lear, a heart specialist at St Paul's Hospital in Canada, also found a so-called dose response: The more...

  • *Yuan flows likely be positive for IPO activity in China. HONG KONG, Sept 22- China- focused venture capital funds are increasing their bets on local technology companies and a further opening of Chinese domestic capital markets, raising money in the yuan at the fastest pace in five years. Those include the 350 billion yuan sought by the China Structural Reform...

  • NEW YORK— Tiffany& Co. has named industry veteran Roger Farah as chairman, effective Oct. 2. Farah, 64, joined the upscale jeweler's board in March and had served in leadership roles at Ralph Lauren Corp., Venator Group Inc., among others. The move is part of a management overhaul pushed by activist investor Janna Partners to revitalize sales at Tiffany, which has...

  • Sept 21- Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co is planning to cut at least 5,000 workers as part of a broader effort to reduce costs amid mounting competition, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter. The reductions of about 10 percent of the company's total workforce of 50,000 are expected to start before the end of the year, Bloomberg...

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, Sept 21- A major computer hack at America's top stock market regulator is the latest sign that data stored in the highest reaches of the U.S. government remains vulnerable to cyber attacks, despite efforts across multiple presidencies to limit high-profile breaches that are so frequent many consider them routine. In recent years,...

  • DENVER— A federal appeals court has sidestepped a decision on whether oil and gas regulations enacted by the Obama administration are legal, noting that the current administration plans to rescind them. A Denver- based appeals court said Thursday it would be a waste of time to rule on the regulations because the Trump administration has said they'll be revoked.

  • Lisa Murkowski, among a handful of GOP senators who've not said how they'll vote and whose backing party leaders desperately need. The language would shield Alaska from cuts the legislation would make in Medicaid by limiting spending to a specified amount per beneficiary under the health care program for the poor. And studies released by the nonpartisan...

  • CONAKRY, Sept 21- Hundreds of rioters in the Guinean bauxite mining town of Boke burned down a police and a gendarmerie building on Thursday and clashed with security forces wielding batons, leaving 17 people injured, the local Red Cross said. Despite decades of mining, Guinea, Africa's top bauxite producer, remains one of the world's least developed countries.

  • San Jose, California- based Cisco Systems and its Talos cybersecurity group discovered and disclosed the breach after hackers targeted Cisco's own internal domain, as well as domains of Microsoft, Google, Samsung and other tech companies. Cisco cybersecurity expert Craig Williams says attackers used an "advanced reconnaissance system" on hundreds of...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 21- Wall Street's top regulator came under fire on Thursday over its cyber security and disclosure practices after admitting hackers had breached its database of corporate announcements in 2016 and may have used it for insider trading. The breach involved the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's EDGAR filing system, which houses...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 21- Pop quiz: What percentage of long-term stock market returns are thanks to the humble dividend? Dividend Equity, according to data provided by Chicago- based research shop Morningstar. "The biggest thing is to look for funds that balance quality with yield," said Adam McCullough, a passive strategies analyst at Morningstar.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 21- U.S. consumer credit reporting bureau Equifax Inc risks losing support from banks unless it can show its database on millions of borrowers is secure from another cyber-attack. "Given the level of interdependence between lenders and these data providers, they have a vested interest in there being more than two and would like Equifax to still...

  • WASHINGTON— Figures on government spending and debt in millions of dollars.

  • Sept 21- Luxury jeweler Tiffany& Co on Thursday named Roger Farah as chairman, the latest management shakeup where outsiders have been brought in to give the iconic company a new look. Farah, 64, was one of the three directors that Tiffany had agreed to add to its board, bowing to pressure from activist investor Jana Partners in February. Jana is Tiffany's...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 21- Employees of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency received training this week to prevent leaks to the media of classified and sensitive information as part of a White House- directed crackdown across federal agencies to stamp out leaks, according to a slide presentation seen on Thursday by Reuters. At the training event, employees...

  • Sept 21- Versartis Inc said its experimental drug for the treatment of growth hormone deficiency in children did not meet the main goal of a late-stage study, sending its shares tanking 85 percent. The drug, somavaratan, is a long-acting recombinant human growth hormone. Versartis' stock, which closed at $21.60 on Thursday, were down at $3.70 in after-hours...