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Aetna to leave Connecticut headquarters for New York City
From Associated Press
June 29, 2017 10:27 AM EST

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Aetna is moving its headquarters to New York City after nearly two centuries in Hartford, Connecticut.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Republicans have agreed to add $45 billion for battling opioids abuse to their struggling health care bill, but the measure's fate remained uncertain Thursday as leaders confront an expanding chorus of GOP detractors.

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May appointed a retired judge on Thursday to chair a public inquiry into the devastating west London fire that killed at least 80 people, as more high-rise buildings across the country failed fire-safety tests.

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Sharp moves in bond and foreign exchange markets have underlined the challenge that Europe's top central bankers face as they prepare investors for the day when they will start to phase out policies that have supported the economy through financial crises and political uncertainty.

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Latest on cyberattacks (all times local): 4:20 p.m. A top European security official says cyberattacks are doing more damage than ever and that our dependence on the internet is leaving modern society increasingly vulnerable.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Long-term U.S. mortgage rates were unchanged to lower this week, as the benchmark 30-year rate reached a new low for the year.

U.S. stock indexes moved lower in early trading Thursday, giving up some of their gains from the day before. Technology stocks were down the most.

Sometimes the first sign of debt trouble is that you ignore the signs: You don't know what your credit card balances are, for example, or you just don't open statements.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy got off to a lackluster start during the first three months of 2017, though it enjoyed more momentum than earlier estimates indicated.

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican-led Senate committee is considering an aviation bill that omits one of President Donald Trump's goals — turning air traffic control operations over to a private company.

9:40 a.m. Stocks are lower in early trading as technology companies and big-dividend stocks dip. Banks soared Thursday after the Federal Reserve said that they can buy back more stock and raise their dividends.

PARIS (AP) — The dramatic data-scrambling attack that hit computers around the world Tuesday appears to be contained. But with the damage and disruption still coming into focus, security experts worry the sudden explosion of malicious software may have been more sinister than a criminally minded shakedown of computer users.

NEW YORK (AP) — Walgreens has ended its takeover pursuit of rival Rite Aid following resistance from U.S. regulators and will instead now buy stores, distribution centers and inventory in a new deal.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Slightly more people sought U.S. unemployment benefits last week, but the number of applications remained at a historically low level suggesting a strong job market.

BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on the lead-up to the G-20 summit in Hamburg (all times local): 2:45 p.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel says that European countries will work at the upcoming G20 summit to find "joint solutions" with the U.S.

LONDON (AP) — The euro and the British pound, Europe's top two currencies, extended gains Thursday as investors focused on recent central bank comments about the possibility of tighter monetary policy.

BERLIN (AP) — German lawmakers are poised to pass a bill designed to enforce the country's existing limits on free speech — including the long-standing ban on Holocaust denial — in social networks.

NEW YORK (AP) — Meal-kit delivery company Blue Apron priced the shares it's selling in its initial public offering at the low end of its expected range, a sign that it might be having trouble attracting investors.

LAGONISSI, Greece (AP) — Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos said Thursday that his country will return to markets with or without the support of the European Central Bank's bond-buying program.

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The widows of four activists executed 22 years ago in Nigeria are launching a civil action in the Netherlands, alleging complicity by oil giant Shell in their husbands' deaths, human rights organization Amnesty International said Thursday.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans' struggle to pass a health care bill is jeopardizing another one of President Donald Trump's top priorities: overhauling America's tax system.

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Swedish low-cost fashion brand Hennes & Mauritz AB says second quarter sales increased by 10 percent to 59.5 billion kronor ($7 billion) mainly because of its continued expansion and tight control on costs.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Republican legislation to repeal and replace the Obama health care law (all times local): 7:30 p.m.

TOKYO (AP) — Western Digital Corp. lashed back against its joint venture partner Toshiba on Thursday in a deepening feud over the Japanese company's plan to sell its computer memory business.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. visit of South Korea's president (all times local): 3:30 a.m. South Korean companies say they plan to import more American shale gas and build new factories in the U.S.