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WASHINGTON, May 17- Cases of porcine epidemic diarrhea, a virus associated with diarrhea, vomiting and dehyrdation in hogs, has been found in Iowa and possibly beyond, U.S. government and private industry officials said on Friday.
WASHINGTON, May 17- USDA's National Veterinary Services Laboratories has detected porcine epidemic diarrhea, a virus associated with outbreaks of diarrhea and vomiting, in the Iowa hog population, a USDA spokesman said on Friday. USDA so far has only confirmed detection of PEDV in Iowa.
WASHINGTON, May 17- Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday Turkey had already significantly reduced its oil imports from Iran, which is under the choke of Western sanctions, and further cutbacks would depend on his country's energy needs.
*MSCI Asia Pacific ex- Japan edges lower. At 0604 GMT, futures for Euro STOXX 50, Germany's DAX and France's CAC were 0.1 to 0.4 percent lower. U.S. equities had sagged on Thursday after John Williams, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, said the Fed could begin easing back on the monetary gas pedal this summer and end bond buying late this year.
*MSCI Asia Pacific ex- Japan edges lower. U.S. equities had sagged on Thursday after John Williams, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, said the Fed could begin easing back on the monetary gas pedal this summer and end bond buying late this year.
*MSCI Asia Pacific ex- Japan steady, Japan's Nikkei slips. U.S. equities sagged on Thursday after John Williams, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, said the Fed could begin easing back on the monetary gas pedal this summer and end bond buying late this year.
SEOUL, May 17- Overtaking Apple Inc as the world's leading maker of smartphones has stretched Samsung Electronics Co's in-house supply lines, and the South Korean firm is now courting some of its rival's main parts suppliers.
*Cyprus gas could provide 40 pct of new EU needs. BRUSSELS/ NICOSIA, May 16- Cyprus could use its reserves of gas to meet up to 40 percent of Europe's additional gas needs over the next decade, helping to curb the European Union's reliance on Russia, the head of the island's national gas firm said.
*UK would need to negotiate new free trade rules with partners.
*Japan's Q1 growth beats forecasts. SYDNEY, May 16- Some stock markets across Asia edged up on Thursday after solid growth data from Japan improved sentiment although Tokyo's Nikkei lagged, while worries about a prolonged recession in the euro zone kept the common currency under pressure.
KUWAIT, May 15- A ruling by Kuwait's top court next month could end a period of relative political stability, jeopardising government plans to push ahead with long-delayed economic projects.
HONG KONG, May 15- Hong Kong shares could start steady on Wednesday, with the Macau casino sector in focus after Galaxy Entertainment posted a record first quarter adjusted EBITDA of HK $2.8 billion. *Macau casino Galaxy Entertainment Group Ltd said it booked a record first-quarter adjusted EBITDA of HK $2.8 billion, up 29 percent from a year earlier.
SINGAPORE, May 15- U.S. crude futures held steady above $94 a barrel in early Asian trade on Wednesday, snapping the longest losing streak since early-December on rising supplies amid slowing demand growth. U.S. oil gained 9 cents to $94.30 a barrel by 0038 GMT, after ending 96 cents down.
WASHINGTON, May 14- The top U.S. general in charge of cyber security warned on Tuesday that the United States is increasingly vulnerable to attacks like those that destroyed data on tens of thousands of computers in Saudi Arabia and South Korea in the past year. Army General Keith Alexander, who heads the National Security Agency and U.S.
--Clyde Russell is a Reuters market analyst. LAUNCESTON, Australia, May 14- China's slumping naphtha imports go a long way to explaining why industrial output growth has been muted and why it may not accelerate much in coming months. Another factor that explains some of the weakness in naphtha imports is the increased refining capacity in China.
TOKYO, May 14- Asian shares steadied on Tuesday, snapping a two-day losing streak as a suprising rise in U.S. retail sales boosted optimism about the recovery in the world's largest economy, but the dollar took a breather after recent broad gains ahead of more data.
*MSCI Asia ex- Japan up, profit-taking caps Nikkei below recent high. Stability in the euro zone was evident at Italy's three-year debt auction on Monday when costs fell to their lowest since January, as investors backstopped by European Central Bank guarantees, brushed off concerns about the country's political and economic troubles.
HONG KONG, May 14- Hong Kong shares were set to open higher on Tuesday after suffering its worst one-day loss in a month, with strong U.S. retail sales data likely to provide some respite. Elsewhere in Asia, Japan's Nikkei was flat, while South Korea's KOSPI was up 1.1 percent at 0100 GMT.
*MSCI Asia ex- Japan steady, Nikkei opens up 0.3 pct. TOKYO, May 14- Asian shares paused from selling on Tuesday while the dollar was underpinned by better-than-expected U.S. retail sales suggesting a steady recovery in the world's largest economy.
BISMARCK, N.D.-- Bobcat Co. is investing $20 million in an expansion and renovations in Bismarck, about 3 1/ 2 years after closing its manufacturing plant and laying off nearly 500 workers.