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  • CANNON BALL, N.D., Feb 22- Protesters opposed to the Dakota Access pipeline braced for a showdown with authorities as some vowed to defy Wednesday's deadline to abandon the camp they have occupied for months in a bid to halt the project. President Donald Trump has pushed for the completion of the multibillion-dollar pipeline since he took office last month,...

  • A real estate agent shows a home to a prospective buyer in Miami.

    In local markets across the nation, there are too few listings to meet the strong buyer demand.

  • *Traders adjust positions ahead of annual USDA forum. As of 12:18 p.m. CST, Chicago Board of Trade March soybeans were down 2-1/ 2 cents at $10.23-3/ 4 per bushel after dipping to $10.23, the contract's lowest since Feb. 1. CBOT March corn was up 2-1/ 4 cents at $3.71-1/ 2 a bushel and March wheat was up 5 cents at $4.41 a bushel.

  • CANNON BALL, N.D., Feb 22- Protesters opposed to the Dakota Access pipeline braced for a showdown with authorities as some vowed to defy Wednesday's deadline to abandon the camp they have occupied for months to halt the project. President Donald Trump has pushed for the completion of the multibillion-dollar pipeline since he took office last month, despite...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 22- U.S. long-dated Treasury debt yields rose from two-week lows on Wednesday, after French centrist presidential candidate Francois Bayrou pulled out of the elections in France and offered an alliance with independent candidate Emmanuel Macron. This meant that Macron together with Bayrou's support will have a better chance of defeating...

  • President Donald Trump has pushed for the completion of the multibillion-dollar pipeline since he took office last month, despite objections from Native Americans and environmental activists who say it threatens the water resources and sacred land of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. Republican Governor Doug Burgum and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers set a...

  • "It has been hard for us to keep up, with lots of folks running backup for each other," says Brandon Dudley, vice president of the Chicago- based company that arranges bus charters for events ranging from nights on the town to long-distance trips. In its latest report, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said 35 states had moderate to high levels of flu...

  • SEATTLE, Feb 22- General Electric will put cameras, microphones and sensors on 3,200 street lights in San Diego this year, marking the first large-scale use of "smart city" tools GE says can help monitor traffic and pinpoint crime, but raising potential privacy concerns. San Diego is a test of "internet of things" technology that GE Current provides for commercial...

  • Native Americans and environmental activists have said the multibillion-dollar pipeline threatens the water resources and sacred land of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, but President Donald Trump has quickly pushed for the completion of the pipeline since taking office last month. Governor Doug Burgum and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers set a deadline of...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 22- Northern Trust Corp has deployed a new blockchain-based system built with International Business Machines Corp to record information on transactions involving private equity funds, in one of the first commercial deployments of the nascent technology. The program is currently being used to manage the administration of a private equity...

  • CHICAGO _ Morningstar Inc. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter profit of $70.3 million. On a per-share basis, the Chicago- based company said it had net income of $1.63. For the year, the company reported profit of $161 million, or $3.72 per share.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 21- The new head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Tuesday that America need not choose between jobs and the environment, in a nod to the energy industry, as the White House prepares executive orders that could come as soon as this week to roll back Obama-era regulation. Democrats, environmental advocates and many of the EPA's...

  • Native Americans and environmental activists have lived at the Oceti Sakowin camp in North Dakota for months, fighting the construction of the pipeline that they say threatens the water resources of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and sacred land. North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have set a Wednesday afternoon deadline for...

  • Native Americans and environmental activists have lived at the Oceti Sakowin camp in North Dakota for months, fighting the construction of the pipeline that they say threatens the water resources of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and sacred land. North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have set a Wednesday afternoon deadline for...

  • Native Americans and environmental activists have lived at the Oceti Sakowin camp in North Dakota for months, fighting the construction of the pipeline that they say threatens the water resources of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and sacred land. North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have set a Wednesday afternoon deadline for...

  • Native Americans and environmental activists have lived at the Oceti Sakowin camp in North Dakota for months, fighting the construction of the pipeline that they say threatens the water resources of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and sacred land. North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have set a Wednesday afternoon deadline for...

  • Native Americans and environmental activists have lived at the Oceti Sakowin camp in North Dakota for months, fighting the construction of the pipeline that they say threatens the water resources of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and sacred land. North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have set a Wednesday afternoon deadline for...

  • Native Americans and environmental activists have lived at the Oceti Sakowin camp in North Dakota for months, fighting the construction of the pipeline that they say threatens the water resources of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and sacred land. North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have set a Wednesday afternoon deadline for...

  • NEW YORK/ LONDON, Feb 21- Gold prices pared losses on weaker-than-expected U.S. economic data on Tuesday, after falling 1 percent on renewed expectations of an increase in U.S. interest rates next month that pushed the dollar higher. Spot gold was down 0.2 percent at $1,235.85 an ounce since the start of the year. "The Fed was pretty hawkish on the weekend but the PMI...

  • CHICAGO— Grain futures were mostly lower Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for Mar. was off 5 cents to 4.36 a bushel; Mar. corn rose 1 cent at 3.6925 a bushel; Mar. oats fell 4.25 cents at $2.5675 a bushel; while Mar. soybeans declined 6.25 cents to $10.2625 a bushel. February live cattle was up 1.18 cents at $1.1919 a pound; March feeder cattle rose. 48 cents at...