Key U.S. senators want 'troublesome' intelligence measure out of spending bill
WASHINGTON, Jan 22 (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee leaders urged lawmakers on Monday to remove a provision from the agreement to end the government shutdown that would allow President Donald Trump's administration to spend intelligence money not explicitly authorized by Congress.
UPDATE 3-U.S. refiner PES pins bankruptcy plan hopes on biofuel costs
NEW YORK, Jan 22 (Reuters) - Philadelphia Energy Solutions, owner of the largest U.S. East Coast refinery, said on Monday its plan to get out of bankruptcy hinges on whether it can shed existing biofuel costs under the country's renewable fuel laws.
Global business travel expected to grow in 2018: report
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Global business travel is expected to thrive in 2018, according to a report by a travel management group, as an improving world economy buoys confidence in the private sector and investment community.
What debt ceiling worries? Markets hum along
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Government shutdown? So yesterday. Debt ceiling? Yawn.
UPDATE 6-AIG to buy reinsurer Validus for $5.56 billion
Jan 22 (Reuters) - American International Group Inc on Monday said it would buy reinsurer Validus Holdings Ltd for $5.56 billion in cash, ending a long period of retrenchment for AIG as new Chief Executive Brian Duperreault plots an expansionist path.
Patterson-UTI says employees missing after Oklahoma rig fire
HOUSTON, Jan 22 (Reuters) - Drilling contractor Patterson-UTI said some of its employees were missing on Monday after a fire at one of its drilling rigs in Pittsburg County, Oklahoma.
After Amazon miss, Detroit shows largest new auto plant in two decades
DETROIT (Reuters) - Days after Detroit lost out in the race to host Amazon.com Inc's
second headquarters, the city's mayor and the billionaire owner of auto supplier Flex-N-Gate Corp offered a sneak preview of what will be the largest new auto factory built in the city since the 1990s.
Man sent to prison for up to 60 years in Pennsylvania school stabbings
HARRISBURG, Pa. (Reuters) - A western Pennsylvania man was sentenced on Monday to up to 60 years in prison for stabbing 20 fellow students and a security guard with two kitchen knives in a high school rampage in 2014.
Icahn, Deason join forces to demand Xerox explore options
(Reuters) - Hedge fund managers Carl Icahn and Darwin Deason joined forces on Monday to push Xerox Corp
to explore strategic options, oust its "old guard", including its CEO, and negotiate better terms for its decades-long deal with Japan's Fujifilm.
UPDATE 1-Allentown, Pennsylvania, mayor's corruption trial gets under way
ALLENTOWN, Pa., Jan 22 (Reuters) - The mayor of Allentown, Pennsylvania's third most-populous city, solicited bribes to fund an expected run for the U.S. Senate, prosecutors told a court on Monday, but the defense said the Federal Bureau of Investigation had falsely accused him.
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