U.S. law enforcement line-of-duty deaths hit five-year high in 2016

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – Law enforcement fatalities hit a five-year high in 2016 with 135 officers killed in the line of duty, including eight killed in ambush attacks in Dallas and Louisiana in July that raised nationwide concerns, a study released on Thursday said.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Bank stocks weigh on shares; Dow backs further from 20,000

NEW YORK, Dec 29 (Reuters) – U.S. and European shares, the
dollar and bond yields all headed lower on Thursday, with
traders using the quiet holiday period to book some profits on
the heady gains…

BRIEF-Diversified Restaurant, some units enter amendment to primary credit facility – SEC filing

* Diversified Restaurant Holdings – amendment reduces
development line of credit to $5 million, extends its maturity
by one year to June 29, 2018

Lockheed Martin wins $450 million Pentagon contract: statement

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Lockheed Martin Corp has been awarded a $450 million modification to a previous contract linked to the development and delivery of F-35A aircraft to South Korea, the Pentagon said in a statement on Thursday.

Run-DMC founder sues Amazon.com, Wal-Mart over trademark

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A founder of Run-DMC on Thursday filed a lawsuit accusing Amazon.com Inc and Wal-Mart Stores Inc of selling a wide variety of clothing and accessories bearing the pioneering rap group’s name without permission.