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Gambia's President Jammeh says rejects outcome of Dec. 1 election

Top Reuters News - Fri, 12/09/2016 - 19:08
BANJUL (Reuters) - Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh said on Friday he rejects the outcome of last week's election that he lost to opposition leader Adama Barrow and called for fresh elections.

DIARY-Emerging Markets Economic Events to Dec. 30

Reuters Us Markets - Fri, 12/09/2016 - 19:02
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CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-U.S. trade judge rules Arista infringes more Cisco network patents

Reuters Us Markets - Fri, 12/09/2016 - 19:01
NEW YORK, Dec 9 (Reuters) - Arista Networks Inc used rival Cisco Systems Inc's network device technology in its ethernet switches without permission, a U.S. trade judge ruled on Friday, handing...

DIARY-Top Economic Events to Jan. 12

Reuters Us Markets - Fri, 12/09/2016 - 19:01
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Dallas pension fund halts payments following mayor's lawsuit

Reuters Us Markets - Fri, 12/09/2016 - 19:00
Dec 9 (Reuters) - The Dallas Police and Fire Pension System's board has halted withdrawals from a deferred retirement plan following a lawsuit by the city's mayor, who claimed withdrawals were...

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-U.S. trade judge rules Arista infringes more Cisco network patents

Reuters Us Markets - Fri, 12/09/2016 - 18:57
NEW YORK, Dec 9 (Reuters) - Arista Networks Inc used rival Cisco Systems' network device technology in its ethernet switches without permission, a U.S. trade judge ruled on Friday, handing Cisco yet...

BRIEF-Veresen comments on FERC decision to deny request for rehearing of applications of Jordan Cove LNG and Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline

Reuters Us Markets - Fri, 12/09/2016 - 18:55
* Veresen comments on FERC decision to deny request for rehearing of applications of Jordan Cove LNG and Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline

U.S. regulator launches hotline for ex-Wells Fargo bankers fired during scandal

Reuters Us Markets - Fri, 12/09/2016 - 18:31
NEW YORK, Dec 9 (Reuters) - A private U.S. regulator launched a hotline on Friday to hear from ex-Wells Fargo & Co employees who were fired for allegedly opening unauthorized accounts after news...

Trump team memo on climate change alarms Energy Department staff

Top Reuters News - Fri, 12/09/2016 - 18:30
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President-elect Donald Trump's Energy Department transition team sent the agency a memo this week asking for the names of people who have worked on climate change and the professional society memberships of lab workers, alarming employees and advisors.

BRIEF-Stone Energy Corp says extensions to restructuring support agreement

Reuters Us Markets - Fri, 12/09/2016 - 18:28
* Stone Energy Corp - extensions to a restructuring support agreement, a purchase and sale agreement and a credit agreement

UPDATE 1-Trump floats ban on defense firms hiring military procurement officials

Reuters Us Markets - Fri, 12/09/2016 - 18:16
BATON ROUGE, La./WASHINGTON, Dec 9 (Reuters) - U.S. President-elect Donald Trump on Friday said he was considering imposing a lifetime ban on U.S. military procurement officials going to work for...

U.S. allies caution Trump on Syria strategy

Top Reuters News - Fri, 12/09/2016 - 17:40
WASHINGTON/PARIS (Reuters) - Key U.S. allies in Europe are quietly expressing concern over President-elect Donald Trump's approach to Syria, warning that his pledge to work more closely with Russia, Damascus' main backer, will do little to diminish the terrorist threat emanating from Syria.

Drone strike kills militant linked to Charlie Hebdo attack: U.S.

Top Reuters News - Fri, 12/09/2016 - 17:31
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. drone strike in Syria has killed an Islamic State militant linked to the Jan. 7 2015 attack on satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo in Paris, defense officials said on Friday.

Giuliani no longer under consideration for a position in Trump administration

MarketWatch Market Pulse - Fri, 12/09/2016 - 16:31

President-elect Donald Trump's transition team said Friday that former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani had taken himself out of the running for "a position in the new administration." Giuliani was reportedly under consideration for secretary of state. The Wall Street Journal reported, meanwhile, that Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson has emerged as the top candidate to lead the State Department.

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'I had to do it,' accused gunman says of South Carolina church attack

Top Reuters News - Fri, 12/09/2016 - 16:05
CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) - Jurors in the federal hate crimes trial of Dylann Roof watched a video on Friday of the avowed white supremacist confessing to killing nine parishioners at a historic black church in South Carolina and saying he felt "a little bit" of regret about the killings.

Stocks close at records as Dow logs fifth week of gains

MarketWatch Market Pulse - Fri, 12/09/2016 - 16:05

Stocks finished at records Friday as consumer sentiment surged and markets continued their Trump-inspired rally. The Dow Jones Industrial Index finished up 142.04 points, or 0.7%, at 19,756.85, for a weekly gain of 3.1%, the blue-chip average's fifth week of consecutive gains. The S&P 500 index gained 13.34 points, or 0.6%, to finish at 2,259.53, led by the health-care and consumer-staples sectors, for a weekly gain of 3.1%. The Nasdaq Composite index closed up 27.14 points, or 0.5%, at 5,444.50, for a weekly gain of 3.6%.

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BRIEF-Sky board member says Fox approach "worth putting to shareholders"

Reuters Us Markets - Fri, 12/09/2016 - 16:04
Dec 9 (Reuters) - Martin Gilbert, Member Of Sky's independent committee assessing Fox approach says:

Ghana's opposition leader Akufo-Addo wins presidential election

Reuters Us Markets - Fri, 12/09/2016 - 16:00
ACCRA, Dec 9 (Reuters) - Ghana's main opposition leader Nana Akufo-Addo won Wednesday's national election, defeating President John Mahama, electoral commissioner Charlotte Osei said on Friday.

UPDATE 7-Saudis order oil cuts to U.S., Europe before non-OPEC talks

Reuters Us Markets - Fri, 12/09/2016 - 16:00
* Saudis maintain high oil exports to Asia (Updates with Russian energy minister)

DIARY - Today in Washington - Dec 12

Reuters Us Markets - Fri, 12/09/2016 - 16:00
1100/1600: The USDA releases weekly U.S. export inspections for grains and oilseeds.

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