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  • Japanese firm to build rail cars near Los Angeles Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 11:11 AM ET

    The county Metropolitan Transportation Authority said at least 150 jobs will be created when Kinkisharyo International of Osaka retrofits an existing manufacturing facility in Palmdale. Two years ago, Kinkisharyo won an $890 million contract to build 175 rail cars for Metro and said it would move some manufacturing from Japan to Palmdale.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 26- Mitt Romney, the Republican Party's unsuccessful presidential nominee in 2012, leads the field for the 2016 election among Republican voters, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released on Wednesday. Among possible Republican candidates, Romney's 19 percent put him ahead of former Florida governor Jeb Bush with 11 percent, New...

  • High court to review EPA mercury limits Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 1:53 PM ET

    One judge on the appeals court complained then that the EPA didn't consider costs in deciding whether regulation of hazardous air pollutants from power plants is appropriate. "The problem here is that EPA did not even consider the costs," wrote Judge Brett Kavanaugh of the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia. EPA determined that when the...

  • Former American Airlines CEO joins Wal-Mart board Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 11:12 AM ET

    DALLAS— The executive who led American Airlines successfully through bankruptcy reorganization but did not remain long after a huge merger with another carrier has joined the board of Wal-Mart. But US Airways CEO Doug Parker, and not Horton, was named to run the merged company, American Airlines Group Inc. Horton served briefly as chairman before stepping...

  • COLUMN-Oil in Arcadia: John Kemp Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 9:05 AM ET

    Some of that crude came from states such as North Dakota, Texas and Alaska, and the rest from foreign suppliers like Canada, Saudi Arabia, Venezuela and Nigeria. On Saturday, the New York Times published a carefully researched essay chronicling "The Downside of the Boom" about how " North Dakota took on the oversight of a multi-billion dollar oil industry with a...

  • Seth Robbins named AP's San Antonio correspondent Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 11:16 AM ET

    SAN ANTONIO— Seth Robbins, who has reported in Central America, Europe and the United States, has been named San Antonio correspondent for The Associated Press, covering central and south Texas. The appointment was announced Tuesday by Maud Beelman, the AP's editor for Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas. Robbins will join the Texas staff Jan. 5.

  • Lawyer: Tracy Morgan battling severe brain injury Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 1:55 AM ET

    Lawyers were in court in New Jersey for a scheduling conference in Morgan's lawsuit against Bentonville, Arkansas- based Wal-Mart Stores Inc., whose truck was involved in the crash. Morgan wasn't at Tuesday's proceeding, during which lawyers met with the judge to settle on a schedule. A Wal-Mart truck slammed into a limo van that was carrying Morgan and several...

  • Miss. could be site for $1.2 billion aluminum mill Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 7:22 PM ET

    JACKSON, Miss.— Mississippi appears to be the favored location for a proposed $1.2 billion aluminum mill that would hire 650 or more workers to supply aluminum for auto bodies. The company won't say what locations it's considering, but has filed for environmental permits at a site near Golden Triangle Regional Airport, just west of Columbus in Lowndes County.

  • Tyson Foods beats Street 4Q forecasts Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 7:39 AM ET

    SPRINGDALE, Ark.— Tyson Foods Inc. shares jumped Monday on strong profit and revenue gains from the meat processor. Analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research were anticipating earnings of 77 cents per share. Tyson's revenue rose to $10.11 billion in the period, which topped market forecasts of $9.88 billion, according to Zacks.

  • Arkansas trots to No. 2 turkey-producing state Saturday, 15 Nov 2014 | 11:49 AM ET

    KANSAS CITY, Mo.— Arkansas has trotted into second place among turkey-producing states after North Carolina's gobbler population fell sharply as U.S. turkey numbers hit a 28- year low. Arkansas saw its turkey population rise from 28 million to 29 million in the same span, while Indiana, the nation's No. 4 turkey-producing state, gained 1.5 million birds to 19...

  • US rig count up 3 to 1,928 Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | 3:58 PM ET

    HOUSTON— Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. rose by three this week to 1,928.. Alaska, California, Louisiana, Utah, West Virginia and Wyoming each gained one. Texas declined by four, Pennsylvania was down three and Kansas and Oklahoma dropped one apiece.

  • CHICAGO, Nov 14- Farmland values in the southern U.S. Midwest and Delta region rose almost 15 percent during the third quarter from the same period a year earlier, despite lower farm income, as grain prices fell, the Federal Bank of St. Louis said on Friday. The St. Louis district covers Arkansas, eastern Missouri, southern Illinois and Indiana, and parts of Kentucky,...

  • *Libya disruptions overshadowed by U.S. supply worries. NEW YORK, Nov 11- Oil prices continued to seek a bottom on Tuesday amid worries about growing U.S. supplies, with benchmark Brent crude hitting a four-year low and nearing a test below the psychologically important $80 a barrel mark. Brent was down $1.36 cents, or 1.7 percent, to $81 a barrel by 1703 GMT, after...

  • Brent was down 70 cents, or almost 1 percent, at $81.64 a barrel by 10:20 a.m. EDT, after falling earlier to $81.23, the lowest since October 2010. U.S. oil's West Texas Intermediate crude futures slid 10 cents, or 0.1 percent, to $77.30 a barrel, after a session low at $76.42. Industry group the American Petroleum Institute was expected to report at 2130 GMT that U.S....

  • BEIJING, Nov 9- Wal-Mart Stores Inc is focusing on food safety as the world's largest retailer aims to boost profitability of its more than 400 stores in China, Wal-Mart Asia chief executive Scott Price told Reuters. In China, Price said Wal-Mart has experienced "a few bumps around the road". China was the only market of Wal-Mart's five largest ones that saw falling...

  • LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Nov 5- The Republican surge in Tuesday's U.S. elections carried Arkansas along with it, threatening to sweep away a bipartisan health insurance plan in the state that is also being studied by other states as an alternative to Obamacare. The program uses federal Medicaid funds from the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, to help buy health insurance...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 4- The Republican takeover of the U.S. Senate on Tuesday could lead to new legislative measures that directly effect the energy sector and other slices of the equities market. Republican Senate candidates picked up formerly Democratic seats in Iowa, North Carolina, Montana, Colorado, West Virginia, South Dakota and Arkansas, more than the six gains...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 4- With Congressional election results so far confirming expectations, a Republican takeover of the U.S. Senate will likely deal investors a result that could have a direct effect on the energy sector and other slices of the equities market. Republican Senate candidates picked up formerly Democratic seats in Montana, Colorado, West Virginia, South...

  • LOS ANGELES, Nov 4- After the votes are counted for the midterm U.S. elections, cable operators will be among the big winners, nearly doubling ad sales to about $800 million, while the nation's TV station operators will see far more modest increases. In 2010, TV stations benefited from competitive gubernatorial contests in California and New York, the two largest...

  • Oct 31- Corporate America's love affair with China has cooled for lots of reasons, from the slowdown in the Chinese economy to the flurry of crack-downs targeting Western multinationals. A lawsuit filed in federal court in Arkansas presents another example of why U.S. companies may reconsider plans to move production to China: getting out of the country could...