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Nov 5- A federal judge rejected U.S. Bank's motion to dismiss a lawsuit that accused the bank of letting Peregrine Financial founder Russell Wasendorf Sr secure loans against money that belonged to his brokerage's customers, a court filing showed.
*USDA does not require such labeling. CHICAGO, Nov 5- Cargill Inc, one of the world's largest beef processors, will begin labeling when its finely textured beef is used in the making of its U.S. ground beef products, the company told Reuters on Tuesday.
Agribusiness giant Cargill Inc on Monday said it restarted a plant in Fort Dodge, Iowa, that the company purchased in 2011 from corn processor Tate& Lyle. The announcement came as Noble Group Ltd said it will soon restart an Indiana ethanol plant that was shut for a year while another facility that was idled for five years in Ohio came back online last month.
CHICAGO, Nov 4- U.S. agribusiness giant Cargill Inc said on Monday it expanded its corn-based ethanol business by opening a plant in Fort Dodge, Iowa, with the capacity to grind 150,000 bushels of corn daily.
CHICAGO, Nov 3- Call it concealed-carry chic: With all 50 U.S. states now permitting people to pack pistols in public, it was only a matter of time before some company came to market with an apparel line targeting the gun-toting crowd.
WASHINGTON, Nov 3- With ties between Washington and many close allies strained because of eavesdropping revelations and differences over U.S. policies in the Middle East, the Obama administration can take some comfort from an improvement in ties with China.
WASHINGTON, Oct 31 (Reuters)- Republican lawmakers opposed to Obamacare have been grappling with a predicament of their own making as they decide whether to move their staff into the new insurance marketplaces tied to President Barack Obama's healthcare overhaul.
WASHINGTON, Oct 31- Republican lawmakers opposed to Obamacare are grappling with a predicament of their own making as they decide whether to move their staff into the new insurance marketplaces tied to President Barack Obama's healthcare overhaul. "The more that Congress experiences the laws we pass, the better the laws are likely to be," he said at the time.
*U.S. Supreme Court set to settle related battle. Oct 29- A divided U.S. Senate on Tuesday confirmed a former union lawyer picked by President Barack Obama to be the top prosecutor at the National Labor Relations Board.
CHICAGO, Oct 25- Harvesting the largest U.S. corn crop on record and transporting it on railroads and rivers to markets here and abroad is driving up costs for rail cars, barges and trucks in the world's top crop producer and exporter.
Oct 24- Celgene Corp raised its earnings forecast for 2013 on Thursday after reporting slightly higher-than-expected quarterly profit on robust sales of its flagship blood cancer drug Revlimid and solid growth in newer cancer treatments.
NEW YORK, Oct 23- Frustrated by the new U.S. federal and state health insurance exchanges? "You still have some time, and you should take it," says Carrie McLean, director of customer service for eHealth Inc, which runs the private insurance marketplace eHealthinsurance.com.
CHICAGO, Oct 22- A virus deadly to baby pigs that has roiled the U.S. pork industry likely originated in the Anhui Province of China and may have evolved from a virus seen in bats, according to a report by veterinary researchers at the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech..
CHICAGO, Oct 17- Winnebago Industries Inc, the No. 1 U.S. motor-home manufacturer, reported a stronger-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday and said its backlog continued to grow due to rebounding demand from both dealers and consumers.
CHICAGO, Oct 17- Winnebago Industries Inc, the No. 1 U.S. motor-home manufacturer, reported a stronger-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday. Winnebago reported a fiscal fourth-quarter profit of $10.6 million, or 38 cents a share, compared with $40.9 million, or $1.41 a share last year.
WASHINGTON, Oct 9- In a shift some Republicans hope will strengthen their hand in the fight over the U.S. debt limit, some of the party's leaders in the House of Representatives are playing down demands to weaken "Obamacare" and focusing instead on calls to rein in deficits.
*Corn down 1.7 percent as yield reports remain robust. *Wheat mixed; CBOT contracts hit technical resistance. Corn was the leader on the downside, flirting with three-year lows as fields in places like Iowa and Illinois dried out and farmers rolled their combines.
Oct 8- Disaster aid will be slow to come for South Dakota ranchers who lost as many as 60,000 head of cattle during an historic blizzard over the weekend, industry officials said on Tuesday.
*Corn down 1.8 percent as yield reports remain robust. *Wheat mixed; CBOT contracts hit technical resistance. Corn was the leader on the downside, flirting with three-year lows as fields in places like Iowa and Illinois dried out and farmers rolled their combines.
*Corn follows, but gains checked by harvest. CHICAGO, Oct 7- U.S. wheat futures rose on Monday as expectations of production declines in Russia and Ukraine put a premium on high-protein supplies, traders said.