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  • GOOGLE CEO SENT AN EMAIL ON FRIDAY DENYING ANY EFFORT TO POLITICALY BIAS THE CO'S SEARCH RESULTS AND REINFORCING CO'S NEED TO REMAIN POLITICALLY NEUTRAL-AXIOS, CITING MEMO.

  • **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...

  • Sept 21- Duke Energy Corp said it shut down a North Carolina natural gas plant due to flooding as the deluge of water continued in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, which has killed more than 40 people. Hurricane Florence brought several feet of rain to parts of North Carolina over a period of days, and the historic level of storm flooding is not expected to...

  • Union leader Jeff Royalty said striking workers will return to work next week. Royalty is president of United Food and Commercial Workers Local 10 d. Union leader Jeff Royalty said Friday that the two sides agreed to language giving workers the option to keep current sick leave policy or sign up for a short-term disability plan.

  • ATLANTA— The Latest on cost overruns from construction at a nuclear power plant in Georgia:. The federal government is warning the owners of a troubled nuclear power plant in Georgia that any move to cancel a planned expansion would lead to demands for quick repayment of nearly $6 billion in federal loans. A group of Georgia lawmakers wants a "cost cap" in the...

  • SAN FRANCISCO— You won't be able use PayPal anymore to buy fluoride-free toothpaste or a bottle of The Real Red Pill Plus from right-wing conspiracy promulgator Alex Jones. The digital payments company is the latest platform to ditch Jones and his Infowars site, which along with conspiracy theories peddles "I Stand With Trump" T-shirts, Wake Up America coffee,...

  • SAO PAULO, Sept 21- China's Shanghai Electric Group gave up on negotiations to buy power transmission projects in Brazil from Eletrosul, a subsidiary of Centrais Elétricas Brasileiras SA, or Eletrobras, according to a market filing on Friday.

  • Treasury said on Friday it had extended until Nov. 12 a deadline for investors to divest holdings of debt, equity and other assets in sanctioned Russian companies EN+ and Rusal. A deadline of Oct. 23 remained in force for divesting holdings of Gaz Group, the Treasury said. Treasury in April imposed sanctions against billionaire Oleg Deripaska and eight companies...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 21- The U.S. A deadline of Oct. 23 was in force for divesting holdings of Gaz Group, the Treasury said. Treasury in April imposed sanctions against billionaire Oleg Deripaska and eight companies in which he is a large shareholder, including aluminum exporter Rusal, in response to what it termed "malign activities" by Russia.

  • NEW YORK— Twitter says it found a software bug that may have sent some private messages to the wrong people. The issue, which started in May 2017, could in some cases have directed messages to the wrong developer. The company discovered and fixed the flaw on Sept. 10.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 21- Ex-employees of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc met at Irish pubs near their former office in Midtown Manhattan on Thursday night to reminisce 10 years after the bank's collapse, in gatherings with the atmosphere of high school reunions despite marking the largest failure of the financial crisis. More than 100 traders, lawyers and recruiters...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 21- An overhaul of Wall Street's technology and media sectors coincided with the quarterly expiration of futures and options, bringing a burst of volume to trading late on Friday that could continue in the days that follow. After the close on Friday, S&P Dow Jones Indices was poised to reorganize several of its sectors and relaunch its...

  • U.S. stock indexes finished unevenly Friday even as the Dow Jones Industrial Average eked out another all-time high. Losses in technology companies and retailers offset gains in energy and industrial stocks. The Russell 2000 index of smaller companies gave up 7.87 points, or 0.5 percent, to 1,712.32.

  • They also increased their net short position in cocoa and trimmed a bullish stance in cotton futures and options, data from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission showed. The increase came as arabica futures prices earlier this week plunged below $1 per lb to their lowest level since December 2005. In raw sugar, speculators sharply reduced their bearish...

  • *Dow closes up; S&P 500, Nasdaq lose ground. NEW YORK, Sept 21- Industrials led the Dow to a new closing high on Friday ahead of Monday's major sector reshuffle, capping a week that largely shrugged off trade worries. Trading volume spiked to the highest level since Feb. 9 in anticipation of the S&P 500 sector change, when telecoms will be folded into a new sector called...

  • FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has this month also criticized California's legislature for approving a state measure to guarantee open internet access and said "bad behavior" on the part of internet service providers could be prevented by the FCC's new transparency requirements. The FCC voted 3-2 in December to reverse the Obama era rules that barred internet...

  • SANTERAMO IN COLLE, Italy _ Natuzzi SpA on Friday reported a loss of $8.8 million in its second quarter. On a per-share basis, the Santeramo In Colle, Italy- based company said it had a loss of 17 cents. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • ABUJA, Sept 21- Nigeria's central bank has revoked Skye Bank's operating licence and a bridge bank called Polaris has been created to take over the lender's assets, the financial regulator said on Friday. Isaac Okorafor, a central bank spokesman, said state-run bad bank the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria had injected 786 billion naira into Polaris.

  • ABUJA, Sept 21- Nigeria's central bank has revoked Skye Bank's operating license and a bridge bank called Polaris has been created to take over the lender's assets, the financial regulator said on Friday. Isaac Okorafor, a central bank spokesman, said state-run bad bank the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria had injected 786 billion naira into Polaris.

  • LOUISVILLE, Ky.— Striking employees at Four Roses will return to work next week after the Kentucky bourbon maker and union officials reached a tentative agreement Friday to end a two-week walkout, a union leader said. In a bargaining session Friday, negotiators agreed to language giving workers the option to keep current sick leave policy or sign up for a...