TORONTO, March 2- Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd is unlikely to be involved in the consolidation of the North American industry in the short term, Chief Executive Hunter Harrison said on Monday. Canada's No. 2 railway, which also has operations in the United States, discussed a deal with CSX Corp last year but could not reach an agreement. But Norfolk Southern said in...» Read More
The FCC plans several workshops in coming weeks on technological, economic and legal aspects of the rules, which will be open to the public in Washington and will be streamed live online. People can submit comments to FCC staff by email and on Twitter.
OTTAWA, Sept 15- Canada's anemic job market poses "significant challenges," Prime Minister Stephen Harper acknowledged on Monday, while promising new measures this year to help boost the economy. Canada's unemployment rate was 7 percent in August.
*Cameron makes last visit to Scotland before vote. ABERDEEN/ LONDON, Sept 15- British Prime Minister David Cameron used his last visit to Scotland before a historic independence referendum this week to implore Scots to remain part of the United Kingdom, warning on Monday that a breakaway vote would be irreversible.
NEW YORK, Sept 15- Talk about further consolidation in the brewing industry was helping lift consumer staple stocks on the S&P 500, with the largest gainers Altria, in point terms, and Molson Coors, percentage-wise.
"There is some nervousness out there so some money is coming out of the high flyers and some of it is people getting ready to raise some cash to put to work to Alibaba," said Ken Polcari, Director of the NYSE floor division at O'Neil Securities in New York.
Sept 15- Chevron Corp said Monday a blast on a natural gas gathering pipeline into the Henry Hub supply hub in Louisiana on Saturday that killed one worker interrupted "minimal gas production." Chevron said workers were performing routine maintenance on a Chevron Midstream Pipeline gas gathering line in offshore Louisiana waters when the accident occurred.
BRITISH PM CAMERON WARNS SCOTS AGAINST VOTING FOR INDEPENDENCE JUST BECAUSE SOME VOTERS MAY DISLIKE HIM AND HIS GOVERNMENT.
*Copper, aluminum, zinc and tin prices all fall. LONDON, Sept 15- Nickel dropped to a three-month low on Monday after inventories hit a record high and weak factory output in China raised fears about growth in the world's biggest metals consumer.
BRITISH PM CAMERON TELLS SCOTS BEFORE INDEPENDENCE REFERENDUM' HEAD AND HEART AND SOUL WE WANT YOU TO STAY'.
Sept 15- Apple Inc said many customers will need to wait until next month for their new iPhones after a record 4 million first-day pre-orders were logged, double the number for the iPhone 5 two years ago. Apple sold 5 million of these phones in the first weekend. Apple sold 9 million iPhone 5 Ss and 5 Cs, which were launched last year, in the first three days in stores.
ABERDEEN, Scotland, Sept 15- British Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday made an impassioned appeal to Scots to shun independence at a referendum on Thursday that could break the United Kingdom. "If Scotland votes yes, the UK will split, and we will go our separate ways forever," Cameron said in the Scottish city of Aberdeen.
BRITAIN'S PM CAMERON TELLS SCOTS THEY ARE GUARANTEED' A MAJOR UNPRECEDENTED PROGRAM OF DEVOLUTION' IF THEY REJECT INDEPENDENCE.
HELSINKI, Sept 15- Finland's economy minister has rejected an application from power utility Teollisuuden Voima to extend the permit for a new nuclear reactor in the west of the country, throwing the project into doubt.
BRITAIN'S PM CAMERON SAYS A SCOTTISH BREAKAWAY WOULD BE' A PAINFUL DIVORCE', IMPLORES SCOTS TO REJECT INDEPENDENCE.
*Paris conference supports military action in Iraq, no mention of Syria. PARIS/ DUBAI, Sept 15- Iran's supreme leader said on Monday he had personally rejected an offer from the United States for talks to fight Islamic State, an apparent blow to Washington's efforts to build a military coalition to fight militants in both Iraq and Syria.
BRITISH PRIME MINISTER DAVID CAMERON SAYS A SCOTTISH EXIT FROM THE UNITED KINGDOM WOULD BE FOREVER.
LJUBLJANA, Sept 15- Slovenia must privatize 15 firms earmarked for sale last year, including telecoms operator Telekom Slovenia, and use the funds to rein in rising public debt, incoming finance minister Dusan Mramor said on Monday.
*Russia to meet with OPEC as low prices pressure budget. NEW YORK, Sept 15- Brent and U.S. crude futures fell in choppy trading on Monday, with weak Chinese economic data pushing the expiring October Brent contract to a two-year low and news that Russia's energy minister would meet OPEC officials cushioning the drop.
NEW YORK, Sept 15- Smaller-cap shares were being pressured on Monday, pulled lower by disappointing earnings outlooks from midcaps MDU Resources and Terex Corp, while smallcap GTAT continued its recent move lower.
LJUBLJANA, Sept 15- Slovenia must privatise 15 firms earmarked for sale last year, including telecoms operator Telekom Slovenia, and use the funds to rein in rising public debt, finance minister Dusan Mramor said on Monday.