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  • NEW YORK, Aug 19- When calm and order is finally restored to Ferguson, Missouri, the city's leaders may find little room to maneuver to resolve an issue that has long inflamed racial tensions: traffic tickets.

  • Nielsen's top programs for Aug. 11-18 Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 2:24 PM ET

    3. "NCIS," CBS, 8.1 million. 4. "60 Minutes," CBS, 7.9 million. 5. "The Big Bang Theory," CBS, 7.7 million.

  • No photos: Parents opt to keep babies off Facebook Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 12:04 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Behold the cascade of baby photos, the flood of funny kid anecdotes and the steady stream of school milestones on Facebook. It all makes Sonia Rao, a stay-at-home mother of a 1- year-old in Mountain View, California, "a little uncomfortable."

  • Judge: Mamtek CEO committed $1.3M bond fraud Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 8:38 AM ET

    COLUMBIA, Mo.— The former CEO of Mamtek committed fraud to secure almost $1.3 million from bond funds that were supposed to be used to build an artificial sweetener plant in a central Missouri town, a federal judge ruled in a bankruptcy case.

  • *Ukraine, Middle East tensions ease. NEW YORK, Aug 18- U.S. Treasury debt prices fell on Monday after three days of gains as risk appetite returned following upbeat U.S. housing data and easing tensions in the Middle East and Ukraine.

  • CHICAGO, Aug 18- Dave Wiechert of Nashville, Illinois, does good business most years cleaning seed for farmers in preparation for planting season. Wheat currently sells at around $5 per bushel.

  • Supervalu becomes latest to suffer data breach Friday, 15 Aug 2014 | 6:45 AM ET

    NEW YORK— A data breach at Supervalu may have impacted as many as 200 of its grocery and liquor stores and potentially affected retail chains recently sold by the company in two dozen states.

  • *Putin strikes conciliatory tone on Ukraine. NEW YORK, Aug 14- U.S. stocks advanced on Thursday after conciliatory comments from Russia helped ease concerns about escalation of the conflict in Ukraine and offset some uninspiring earnings.

  • Obama: Iraq siege is broken, airstrikes to continue Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 1:32 PM ET
    President Barack Obama.

    Obama also appealed for "peace and calm" on the streets of a St. Louis suburb after the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown.

  • Illinois company is latest to test market for carp Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 1:07 PM ET

    "The government wants this fish removed in large volumes, and this is the way to do it," said Gray Magee, chief executive of the company, which began processing the carp in April atop a bluff near Grafton, a tiny tourist hamlet perched along the banks where the Mississippi and Illinois rivers meet.

  • Pres. Obama calls for calm in Ferguson     Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 12:58 PM ET
    President Barack Obama delivers a statement about the ongoing U.S. military actions and humanitarian drops in northern Iraq on the south lawn of the White House on August 9, 2014.

    CNBC's Scott Wapner and Hampton Pearson discuss President Obama's remarks on the police killing of an unarmed teenager Ferguson, Missouri, and the protests following the event.

  • President Obama addresses the protests in Ferguson, Missouri, after the police killing of an unarmed teenager in the community.

  • Aug 14- U.S. cropland prices in the central Plains and southern Midwest were stable in the second quarter of 2014 compared with the previous quarter even though farm income was lower due to falling crop prices, according to Federal Reserve Bank quarterly surveys issued on Thursday.

  • CHICAGO, Aug 14- The price of quality farmland in the southern U.S. Midwest and Delta region were steady to softer during the second quarter compared to the previous quarter, reflecting lower farm income, the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis said on Thursday.

  • PLAINS FARMLAND VALUES HOLD STEADY IN SECOND QUARTER- KC. Aug 14- Farmland prices in the U.S. central Plains held steady during the second quarter with the prior three months despite lower farm income, the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City said on Thursday.

  • SOUTHERN MIDWEST FARMLAND VALUES STEADY TO SOFTER IN 2 ND QTR- ST LOUIS FED.

  • *Corn traders shrug off below-consensus USDA yield estimate. Traders shrugged off lower-than-expected USDA estimates for soy and corn output, issued in a monthly report on Tuesday, saying that mild, wet weather has benefited crops.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 13- Common soil bacteria injected into solid cancers in pet dogs and one human patient shrank many of the tumors, scientists reported on Wednesday.

  • Health Care REIT buys HealthLease for $950M Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 8:23 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Health Care REIT said Wednesday it will spend as much as $2.3 billion on a deal that could give it more than 100 additional properties in the U.S. and Canada in the next few years. Health Care REIT Inc. also announced a partnership with Mainstreet Property Group, which manages HealthLease.

  • Report: Record Missouri corn crop possible Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 5:01 AM ET

    COLUMBIA, Mo.— The U.S. Department of Agriculture says Missouri farmers are on track to harvest record crops of corn and soybeans. The USDA said that would be the highest since 2004, when Missouri producers averaged 162 bushels per acre.