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  • *Uralkali suspends work at mine after water flows in. *Uralkali is key market player, part-owned by Putin ally. MOSCOW/ YEKATERINBURG, Russia, Nov 19- Shares in Russia's Uralkali, the world's top potash producer, fell sharply for a second day on Wednesday after a mine accident that could reduce global supplies and push up prices of the crop nutrient worldwide.

  • *Oplink jumps, to be bought by Koch Industries' subsidiary. *Lowe's, Target shares rise after results. *Cliffs Natural Resources shares slide.

  • This cost us Keystone approval: Democratic senator Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 10:00 AM ET
    Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, a Democrat from North Dakota, right, speaks as Sen. Mary Landrieu, a Democrat from Louisiana, looks on during a news conference at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014.

    Sen. Heidi Heitkamp from North Dakota, a long-time Democratic supporter of the Keystone XL pipeline, also said to just wait until next year.

  • US STOCKS-Wall St to dip at open, Fed minutes eyed Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 9:11 AM ET

    *Oplink jumps, to be bought by Koch Industries' subsidiary. *Cliffs Natural Resources shares slide. NEW YORK, Nov 19- U.S. stocks were set to open slightly lower on Wednesday following record closing highs for both the Dow and S&P 500 and ahead of minutes from the most recent Federal Reserve policy meeting.

  • Nov 19- Canadian grocer Metro Inc reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit, helped by the reorganization of its Ontario store network and the acquisition of a majority stake in bakery chain Premiere Moisson. The company, which is facing intense competition from U.S. retailers such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc and Target Corp, also said in June it would buy a...

  • UPDATE 2-Cliffs may close Bloom Lake iron ore mine Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 8:37 AM ET

    *May close Bloom Lake mine in Quebec. Nov 19- Cliffs Natural Resources Inc said it may have to close its Bloom Lake iron ore mine in Quebec, weeks after it revealed that three "big steelmakers" were in talks to invest in the project. "Despite the continued interest of the prospective equity partners in Bloom Lake... the potential investment is not achievable within a time...

  • *Cliffs Natural Resources shares slide. NEW YORK, Nov 19- U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Wednesday following record closing highs for both the Dow and S&P 500 and ahead of housing data and minutes from the most recent Federal Reserve policy meeting. *Cliffs Natural Resources said it was looking to exit its Eastern Canadian iron ore operations,...

  • Nov 19- Cliffs Natural Resources Inc said it was looking to exit its Eastern Canadian iron ore operations, which may result in the closure of its Bloom Lake mine in Quebec. "Despite the continued interest of the prospective equity partners in Bloom Lake... the potential investment is not achievable within a time frame acceptable to Cliffs," Chief Executive Lourenco...

  • Cliffs looking to exit Canadian iron ore operations Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 6:22 AM ET

    Nov 19- Cliffs Natural Resources Inc said it was looking to exit its Eastern Canadian iron ore operations, which may result in the closure of its Bloom Lake mine in Quebec.

  • Giant theme park expo highlights new fun for 2015 Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 5:04 AM ET

    Those are just two of the new theme park attractions opening in 2015, announced this week at The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions Expo in Orlando, Florida. It's the theme park industry's biggest trade show, with 27,000 attendees, 1,000 exhibitors and nine miles of aisles snaking along the Orange County Convention Center in...

  • UPDATE 6-Keystone XL pipeline bill dies in U.S. Senate Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 8:46 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, Nov 18- A bill to force approval of the Keystone XL pipeline failed in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, sparing President Barack Obama from an expected veto of legislation that several fellow Democrats supported. She has staked her hopes of winning a fourth Senate term on the Keystone gambit. The tally was 59 to 41 on TransCanada Corp's $8 billion project,...

  • Nov 18- Canadian regulators are investigating traders' practice of circumventing domestic markets by sending stock orders to venues in United States in exchange for rebates, the Wall Street Journal reported. "But, in Canada, brokers are prohibited from paying them, and regulators there, including the Ontario Securities Commission, are exploring whether rule...

  • TORONTO, Nov 18- Barrick Gold Corp named mining industry veteran Shaun Usmar as its chief financial officer designate on Tuesday, marking the latest shake-up at the gold miner. The Toronto- based gold mining giant has in the last three months let go of at least three other top executives, including its chief executive, the head of legal counsel, along with its head of...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 18- Keystone XL's top supporter in the U.S. Senate frantically lobbied colleagues on Tuesday in a last-ditch attempt to find enough "yes" votes to approve the oil pipeline from Canada. TransCanada Corp's Keystone XL pipeline has broad support in Louisiana, an oil-producing state, where Landrieu faces an uphill battle to win a new six-year term in a...

  • OTTAWA, Nov 18- Canada kept quiet as debate over the Keystone XL pipeline unexpectedly raced through the U.S. Congress because it does not want to inflame a heavily politicized issue, two sources familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. Canada, which has loudly backed TransCanada Corp's proposed project in the past, also had no response to unusually sharp words...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 18- Keystone XL supporters in the U.S. Senate faced tough odds on Tuesday in passing a bill to approve the oil pipeline from Canada after one lawmaker they hoped might be a "yes" said he would vote against the project. "Congress is not- nor should it be- in the business of legislating the approval or disapproval of a construction project," Senator Angus...

  • CALGARY, Nov 18- The inability to cut interest rates below zero to stimulate the economy in the aftermath of the recent financial crisis has caused the Bank of Canada to begin considering whether it should raise its 2 percent inflation target, the bank said on Tuesday. Deputy Governor Agathe Cote said another argument in favor of raising the target was that...

  • CALGARY, Nov 18- The inability to cut interest rates below zero to stimulate the economy in the aftermath of the recent financial crisis has caused the Bank of Canada to begin considering whether it should raise its 2 percent inflation target, the bank said on Tuesday. Deputy Governor Agathe Cote said another argument in favor of raising the target was that...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 18- Keystone XL supporters in the U.S. Senate faced tough odds for passing a bill to approve the oil pipeline from Canada on Tuesday after one lawmaker they hoped might be a "yes" said he would vote against the project. With the 100- member Senate one vote short of the needed 60 to pass a version of a bill that sailed through the House of Representatives...

  • Energy in 25 years: Who's producing, who's buying Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 12:30 PM ET
    A cement factory releasing heavy smoke in Binzhou, China.

    The world will see huge shifts on both the usage and supply sides of the energy equation, according to BP's annual global energy forecast.