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AIG CEO puts off meeting with critical congressman

American International Group Inc Chief Executive Edward Liddy has asked for more time before meeting with U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings, who has been critical of the insurer and management in recent weeks.

EU approves Santander's purchase of B&B assets

Spanish banking group Santander won permission from EU competition authorities on Thursday to acquire assets including deposits and branches of British mortgage lender Bradford & Bingley .

Citigroup says increasing its lending

Citigroup Inc has boosted its lending after receiving government money and has set up a committee of senior executives to make sure it is using those funds properly, according to an internal memo obtained by Reuters.


White House struggles to contain political outcry over Trump-Putin summit

WASHINGTON The White House struggled on Wednesday to contain a political outcry and confusion over U.S. President Donald Trump's summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, denying Trump ever meant to say that Moscow was no longer targeting the United States. | Video