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Amid new information that the territory’s financial services industry continues to be plagued by declines in company incorporation, Premier Dr D Orlando Smith has tried to allay fears, saying the ‘extremely attractive’ British Virgin Islands (BVI) has an ‘internationally respected’…
01.19 / 18:31
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Here’s another sign that Brexit is getting real: Big banks are revealing plans to shift workers from London to other European cities. But some in the City of London have pushed back at the buzz over a Brexodus …
01.19 / 17:07
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JEWETT, Texas (AP) - Jim Salley has spent a half century selling boots, clothes and gear to men and women working in the local coal mine, steel mill and oil and gas fields, but the last few years have been a struggle. The Houston Chronicle (http://bit.ly/2iW4g4m ) reports the energy…
01.19 / 15:07
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WEIRTON, W.Va. (AP) - An Italian manufacturing company is moving forward with plans to invest $9 million toward a new facility on West Virginia's Northern Panhandle. News outlets report that local officials met with representatives of Pietro Fiorentini USA on Friday to officially sign off on a land purchase agreement…
01.19 / 15:07
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HILO, Hawaii (AP) - Demolition of one of Hawaii's oldest theatres began Tuesday after a blaze destroyed the property, but the owner says he has plans to rebuild. The early Monday fire ripped through the Akebono Theater and moved through Pahoa, destroying several businesses and at least four apartment units.…
01.19 / 14:29
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Afraid of buying sterling? Don’t be, says Coutts CIO Alan Higgins who believes the pound will bounce back, even as the U.K. leaves the EU. …
01.19 / 13:27
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U.S. stock futures on Thursday trade slightly lower, putting the Dow on pace to drop for a fifth session in a row. …
01.19 / 13:26
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The U.K.’s vote to leave the European Union wasn’t aimed at hurting the bloc, but it underscores the sense that people who aren’t wealthy and well-connected are being left behind, Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May says at Davos. …
01.19 / 12:49
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Morgan Stanley Chairman and CEO James Gorman appeared on CNBC's "Squawk Box" on Thursday from the World Economic Forum in Davos,…
01.19 / 12:47
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About 30 people were missing after an avalanche hit a hotel in central Italy, authorities said Thursday, following earthquakes in the area a day earlier. …
01.19 / 12:13
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Donald Trump is about to get his first 100 days as U.S. president, and one strategist is highlighting how stocks have fared historically during a new president’s initial months on the job. …
01.19 / 12:12
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DETROIT (AP) - Michigan regulators could reopen an investigation of how the Detroit Medical Center ensures that surgical instruments are clean and sterile after another dirty tool was found. The Detroit News reports (http://detne.ws/2jAPIbj ) that on Dec. 23 a laparoscopic grasper caked with old blood and brown ooze was…
01.19 / 12:00
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Investors told not to expect sterling to continue rising after its biggest jump since 2008 following the prime minister's Brexit…
01.19 / 11:21
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PHOENIX (AP) - Signups for individual health insurance in Arizona under the Affordable Care Act crept along at a steady pace in recent weeks as the end of the annual open enrollment period nears. The Health and Human Services Department announced Wednesday that more than 185,000 Arizonans have chosen a…
01.19 / 10:47
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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - A two-time Cabinet member for then-North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory has taken a job at a law firm to work with companies interested in moving to or expanding in the state. John Skvarla was commerce secretary during the past two years and McCrory's environmental secretary for…
01.19 / 10:12
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Officials say the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development has received a $5.8 million federal grant to help workers affected by the eastern Tennessee wildfires in November. The U.S. Department of Labor approved a National Dislocated Worker Grant to create disaster relief employment for individuals…
01.19 / 10:11
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LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) - The City of Lawrenceville is looking to fill eight city jobs. In addition to openings in the police department and 911 communications department, there are two vacancies in the gas department and one each in the damage prevention and streets and sanitation departments. They're also searching…
01.19 / 10:10
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Richard Fields, founder and owner of management company behind Juridica, the struggling litigation fund, has cashed out of the b…
01.19 / 08:17
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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - The state budget proposal from Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo includes more than $100 million to rehabilitate or replace infrastructure around the state. Around $50 million is earmarked for bridge and culvert work in central New York, the Mohawk Valley and Finger Lakes. Nearly $22 million is…
01.19 / 05:53
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CLEVELAND (AP) - The federal agency that says $12 million in grants should be paid back after Cleveland's Public Square was closed to bus traffic is giving the regional transportation authority an extra month to settle that debt or undo the change. The Federal Transit Administration claims the decision to…
01.19 / 05:52
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