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  • TORONTO— Canada's natural resource minister said Saturday his government is happy the Keystone XL pipeline has finally been approved by the White House, but he noted that obstacles remain and said Canada remains determined to diversify its oil exports beyond the United States. But he said there are other important projects like the recently approved...

  • FRANKFURT- Federal Board member Wuermeling gives speech at the Aefma Annual General Meeting 2330 GMT. MADRID- Chicago Fed President Charles Evans and ECB Chief Economist Peter Praet speaks in Madrid- 1300 GMT. DALLAS, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in moderated question-and-answer session before the...

  • FRANKFURT- Federal Board member Wuermeling gives speech at the Aefma Annual General Meeting 2330 GMT. MADRID- Chicago Fed President Charles Evans and ECB Chief Economist Peter Praet speaks in Madrid- 1300 GMT. DALLAS, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in moderated question-and-answer session before the...

  • WASHINGTON/ CALGARY, Alberta, March 24- U.S. "We've got some work to do in Nebraska to get our permits there," Girling replied. Trump announced the presidential permit for Keystone XL at the White House with Girling and Sean McGarvey, president of North America's Building Trades Unions, standing nearby.

  • LINCOLN, Neb.— President Donald Trump may have approved a federal permit for the Keystone XL pipeline, but the fight is far from over in Nebraska, the one state in its path that has yet to approve the project. Organized opposition in Nebraska has hindered pipeline developer TransCanada, but leading opponents acknowledge they'll face more of an uphill struggle...

  • As expected, the State Department reversed a decision by the Obama administration and favored energy development over environmentalists' objections to the pipeline, which will carry thick Canadian crude oil to Nebraska, where it can flow on to refineries along the Gulf Coast. The company proposing the pipeline, Calgary- based TransCanada Corp., estimates the...

  • TORONTO, March 24- Acacia Mining is losing more than $1 million in revenue each day at two mines in Tanzania because of the country's ban on exports of gold and copper concentrates, the London- listed company said on Friday. Acacia, the largest miner in Tanzania, said talks with government officials have failed to result in the ban being lifted.

  • LONDON, March 24- Copper fell on Friday, ending the week 2 percent lower after workers agreed to end a strike at the world's top copper mine in Chile. The price of copper in London dipped briefly on Thursday on news that the strike at BHP Billiton's Escondida mine had ended. "It had led to rising prices ahead of the strike and now I would expect the price to give away some...

  • WASHINGTON/ CALGARY, March 24- U.S. "We've got some work to do in Nebraska to get our permits there," Girling replied. Trump announced the presidential permit for Keystone XL at the White House with Girling and Sean McGarvey, president of North America's Building Trades Unions, standing nearby.

  • WASHINGTON, March 24- As the clock ticked on Friday toward a high-stakes vote demanded by Donald Trump to overhaul the U.S. healthcare system, fellow Republicans in Congress scrambled to secure enough votes to avoid a loss that could hobble his presidency. Republicans control Congress and the White House but have deep divisions over the first major...

  • OTTAWA, March 24- The Canadian government wants to boost exports by 30 percent over the next eight years, but experts and analysts say the goal is highly ambitious given a series of major challenges facing exporters. In a budget unveiled on Wednesday, Liberal Finance Minister Bill Morneau promised investments in targeted areas such as advanced manufacturing,...

  • OTTAWA, March 24- The Canadian government wants to boost exports by 30 percent over the next eight years, but experts and analysts say the goal is highly ambitious given a series of major challenges facing exporters.rast. In a budget unveiled on Wednesday, Liberal Finance Minister Bill Morneau promised investments in targeted areas such as advanced...

  • WASHINGTON, March 24- As the clock ticked on Friday toward a high-stakes vote demanded by Donald Trump to overhaul the U.S. healthcare system, fellow Republicans in Congress scrambled to secure enough votes to avoid a loss that could hobble his presidency. The dramatic showdown on the House of Representatives floor follows Trump's decision to cut off...

  • WASHINGTON/ CALGARY, March 24- U.S. The approval reverses a decision by former President Barack Obama to reject the project, but fresh obstacles loom: To get built, TransCanada will need to win financing, acquire local permits, and fend off likely legal challenges. Trump announced the presidential permit for Keystone XL at an event at the White House attended by...

  • CALGARY, Alberta, March 24- Transcanada Corp's legal challenge against the United States over its past rejection of Keystone XL pipeline has been dropped, the website for the arbitration court showed on Friday, minutes after President Donald Trump formally green-lit the project.

  • Trump, a real estate magnate who touted his dealmaking prowess in the 2016 presidential campaign, faced the first major test of how well his skills would work with Congress. White House budget director Mick Mulvaney told ABC it was not clear if Republicans had enough votes but the Republican chairman of the Rules Committee, Pete Sessions, said "I would anticipate...

  • OTTAWA, March 24- Canada's annual inflation hit the central bank's 2.0 percent target in February for the second month in a row, but closely watched core measures remained tame, indicating little pressure for a rate hike. That said, all three measures that the Bank of Canada established late last year showed core inflation below 2.0 percent.

  • March 24- TransCanada Corp said on Friday the U.S. Department of State issued a presidential permit for the construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, a project blocked by former President Barack Obama. President Donald Trump will make an announcement on the pipeline at 10:15 a.m., White House spokesman Sean Spicer said in a post on Twitter.

  • President Donald Trump will announce the permit alongside TransCanada Chief Executive Officer Russell Girling at the White House later Friday, according to a senior administration official. White House spokesman Sean Spicer said a Keystone XL announcement would come at 10:15 a.m. EDT. The multibillion-dollar Keystone XL pipeline would bring more than...

  • March 24- TransCanada Corp said on Friday the U.S. Department of State issued a presidential permit for the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline linking Canadian oil sands to U.S. refiners, a project blocked by former President Barack Obama. Reuters reported earlier on Friday that Trump would announce the approval of the pipeline at the White House...