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  • Delta, United Airlines become latest companies to cut NRA ties

    Delta Air Lines (DAL) and United Airlines on Saturday became the latest major corporations to sever marketing ties with the National Rifle Association as the fallout from last week's massacre at a Florida high school took its toll on the gun advocacy group.

  • Storms dump rain across U.S. Midwest, kill Kentucky woman

    • BY Reuters|
    • 10:49 PM ET 02/24/2018

    - A band of thunderstorms reaching across the lower Mississippi Valley into Ohio on Saturday killed a Kentucky woman in her home and threatened more flooding in an area that has already seen evacuations because of high water. The storm system packing hail, high winds and possible tornados was forecast to drop from 2 to 4 inches of rain by early Sunday from Arkansas into the Ohio Valley.

  • BoE's Ramsden sees case to raise rates sooner than he thought

    • BY Reuters|
    • 05:07 PM ET 02/24/2018

    The Bank of England might need to raise British interest rates somewhat sooner than Deputy Governor Dave Ramsden had expected if wage growth picks up early this year, according to a newspaper interview released on Saturday.

  • BoE's Ramsden sees case to raise rates sooner than thought

    Bank of England Deputy Governor Dave Ramsden said in an interview to be published on Sunday that interest rates might need to rise sooner than he previously thought if wages grow as fast as the central bank expects in the early part of this year.

  • Buffett says Berkshire can handle $400 billion mega-catastrophe

    • BY Reuters|
    • 11:51 AM ET 02/24/2018

    A giant hurricane, earthquake or other conflagration inflicting unprecedented, catastrophic damage is likely at some point to strike the United States. Warren Buffett says: Bring it on.

  • China market watchdog to ramp up oversight of back-door listings

    • BY Reuters|
    • 09:18 AM ET 02/24/2018

    The Chinese securities regulator said it will ramp up regulation of rejected "back-door listings", as part of a wider overhaul of initial public offerings by Beijing. In a brief question and answer published on its website late on Friday, the China Securities Regulatory Commission said companies that have their first listing rejected will have to wait at least three years before they try again.

  • China orders 3 insurers to fix overseas investment rule breaches

    China's insurance regulator said on Saturday it would force three major insurers to take steps to deal with overseas investments that had violated regulations, as Beijing intensifies its crackdown on risk in the insurance sector.

  • More rain, flooding in the forecast for U.S. South, Midwest

    • BY Reuters|
    • 06:22 AM ET 02/24/2018

    - Heavy rain storms will sweep across the U.S. Southern Plains and the Midwest on Saturday and Sunday, potentially causing more flooding that has already forced hundreds to flee their homes and claimed the lives of three people, including a child.

  • S&P gives Russia pre-election boost with rating upgrade

    • BY Reuters|
    • 06:14 AM ET 02/24/2018

    Russia received a long-awaited upgrade to its sovereign rating from S&P Global, a move set to bolster capital inflows into its financial markets just weeks before a presidential election. S&P Global Ratings raised Russia's foreign currency long-term and short-term sovereign credit ratings to investment grade of 'BBB-/A-3' from so-called junk level of 'BB+/B' late on Friday night.

  • Senior Chinese politician under investigation for disciplinary violations: Xinhua

    • BY Reuters|
    • 06:02 AM ET 02/24/2018

    A senior Chinese politician has been removed from his administrative positions and is under investigation for suspected "serious disciplinary violations", state media Xinhua said on Saturday. Yang Jing will be kept under observation for one year, Xinhua said, citing the Communist Party's graft buster, the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection.

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