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  • Study: Psych drug ER trips approach 90,000 a year Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 5:28 PM ET

    CHICAGO— Bad reactions to psychiatric drugs result in nearly 90,000 emergency room visits each year by U.S. adults, with anti-anxiety medicines and sedatives among the most common culprits, a study suggests.

  • *Libya restarts 340,000 bpd El Sharara oilfield. NEW YORK, July 9- Oil prices fell on Wednesday, with U.S. crude down more than $1 a barrel on faltering demand for gasoline, and Brent down too as a Libyan oilfield resumed output.

  • CHICAGO, July 9- Foster Farms and its London insurers are facing off over the definition of "product recall" as the poultry producer seeks payment of $14.2 million in claims arising from a government-mandated shutdown of one of its plants, court documents show.

  • NEW YORK, July 9- Wall Street stocks rose on Wednesday, lifting a global equities gauge as the Federal Reserve detailed its plan to allow a strengthening economy to fend for itself, while Brent fell as Libyan oil pumps came back online.

  • New York police see risks with drones' popularity Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 3:13 PM ET

    NEW YORK— One private drone crash-landed in midtown Manhattan. Even though it's illegal to fly the devices just about anywhere in New York City without permission, the incidents and breathtaking videos of Manhattan's steel-and-glass canyons and sweeping skyline photos suggest that the restrictions are being widely flouted.

  • Illinois sends schools checks on time, a rare move Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 1:00 PM ET

    CHICAGO— Illinois schools have received promised grant payments from the state on time for the first time since 2007— but in another sign of the state's precarious financial situation, a top education official has warned schools not to expect the pleasant surprise to become a permanent habit.

  • Grain lower, livestock lower Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 10:54 AM ET

    CHICAGO— Grain futures were lower Wednesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for Sept delivery was 3.75 cents lower at $5.5250 a bushel; Sept corn was 2.50 cents lower at $3.9575 a bushel; Dec oats were unchanged at $3.4050 a bushel; while Nov soybeans was 1.25 cents lower at $11.16 a bushel.

  • Boeing seals $56B Emirates Airline order Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 7:01 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Boeing has finalized a $56 billion agreement to build 150 777 X aircraft for Dubai's Emirates Airline. Emirates Airline also has purchase rights for an additional 50 aircraft.

  • *Top buyers Japan, Indonesia put off purchases. That could hurt key exporters including the United States, Brazil, India and Ukraine, and will pile further pressure on prices for crops such as corn, wheat, soybeans and rice. The weather pattern typically sparks droughts across much of Asia and excessive rains in South America.

  • CHICAGO, July 9- Foster Farms and its London insurers are facing off over the definition of "product recall" as the poultry producer seeks payment of $14.2 million in claims arising from a government-mandated shutdown of one of its plants, court documents show.

  • Business Highlights Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 6:12 PM ET

    Bay Area preps for showdown. WASHINGTON— If two of the most progressive U.S. cities don't pass a tax on sugary drinks, will the idea finally fizzle out?

  • *Fed buys $1.07 billion of Treasuries due 2036-2044. NEW YORK, July 8- U.S. "The weak wage component offset the stronger-than-expected headlines, so there's nothing to set off the Fed for an earlier rate hike," said Charles Retzky, director of futures sales at Mizuho Securities USA in Chicago.

  • Car-hailing service Uber takes on taxis with sale Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 3:44 PM ET

    NEW YORK— The car-hailing service Uber is taking on New York City's taxis, temporarily dropping some of its prices by 20 percent. For instance, a ride from Grand Central Terminal to the financial district would now cost roughly $22, down from $28 before the sale.

  • This was untrue, according to the SEC, because Kings Canyon failed to make some of the annual disclosures of financial information and other events that it had promised to make when it conducted three other bond offerings in 2006 and 2007..

  • *USDA crop data confirms good Midwest growing conditions. The USDA on Monday reported that the corn crop was in the best shape for early July in 15 years and that soy crop conditions were the best in 20 years.

  • Grain lower livestock lower Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 10:54 AM ET

    CHICAGO— Grain futures were lower Tuesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for Sept delivery was 2.25 higher at $5.59 a bushel; Sept corn was 1.75 cents lower at $3.9875 a bushel; Dec oats were unchanged at $3.3875 a bushel; while Nov soybeans was unchanged at $11.2550 a bushel.

  • *Black Sea grain exports set to grow, intensifying export price rout. "When it comes to the grain season ex U.S. we believe this will be a strong season and we believe the same will be the case with the season ex Black Sea," said Jens Ismar, chief executive of shipping group Western Bulk.

  • 'Kinky Boots' star prepares for high-kicking tour Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 8:22 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Kyle Taylor Parker is going from backup dancer to leading man— but staying in 6- inch heels. The performer who has been in "Kinky Boots" since it made its debut in Chicago in 2012 will step into Billy Porter's formidable high heels as the star of the first national tour of "Kinky Boots," which kicks off in Las Vegas on Sept. 4.

  • PARIS/ SINGAPORE, July 8- Chicago soy fell for a seventh session on Tuesday to trade near its lowest in five months as near-perfect crop weather across the U.S.

  • Remembering game-changing Grand Canyon plane crash Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 3:28 AM ET

    Then, two commercial airplanes crashed over the Grand Canyon in June 1956, killing all 128 people aboard in the deadliest aviation disaster of the time and helping spur an overhaul to flight safety.