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  • WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Dec 20- U.S. soybean futures tumbled to a nearly one-month low on Tuesday, as rain in Argentina's dry crop belts kept South America on track for a bumper harvest. The most active soybean futures contract on the Chicago Board Of Trade was down 1.5 percent or 15-1/ 2 cents at $10.06 a bushel by 10:23 a.m. CST. The rains are likely to fill in Argentina's...

  • ST. JOSEPH, Missouri, Dec 19- On a sunny November afternoon in this historic city, birthplace of the Pony Express and death spot of Jesse James, Lauranda Mignery watched her son Kadin, 2, dig in their front yard. In the year after Flint switched to corrosive river water that leached lead from old pipes, 5 percent of the children screened there had high blood lead levels.

  • NEW YORK, Dec 18- Michelle Obama will be ceding the title of first lady to Melania Trump next month, but she may hold for some time the other distinction she earned during her time in the White House: America's best known advocate for healthy food. "Michelle Obama has been a tremendous leader in this space," said Larry Soler, president and chief executive of the group.

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 15- DeVry University has agreed to pay $100 million to settle a U.S. Federal Trade Commission lawsuit accusing the for-profit school of misleading potential students with ads promoting job and salary success for graduates, the agency said on Thursday. Under the settlement, DeVry will forgive $50.6 million in debt owed by students for tuition...

  • The justices said they will hear an appeal by beverage flavoring company TC Heartland LLC to have a patent infringement suit brought against it by food company Kraft Heinz Co moved from federal court in Delaware, where it was filed, to Heartland's home base in Indiana. Pittsburgh- based Kraft, which makes the MiO brand of liquid water enhancers, sued in Delaware in...

  • The forthcoming guidelines from the American Diabetes Association and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists follow last Friday's decision by U.S. regulators to expand the health benefits Lilly can claim for Jardiance to include preventing fatal heart attacks and strokes in type 2 diabetes patients. The decision by the Food and Drug...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 12- Donald Trump on Monday criticized Lockheed Martin's F-35 fighter jet program as too expensive, the latest attack by the U.S. We project it to be about 85 million dollars in the 2019 or 2020 time frame, "he told reporters in Israel. A week before Trump won the Nov. 8 presidential election, the U.S. Defense Department and Lockheed Martin concluded...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 12- Donald Trump on Monday criticized Lockheed Martin's F-35 fighter jet program as too expensive, the latest attack by the U.S. We project it to be about 85 million dollars in the 2019 or 2020 time frame, "he told reporters in Israel. A week before Trump won the Nov. 8 presidential election, the U.S. Defense Department and Lockheed Martin concluded...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 12- The Federal Reserve inaugurates the Trump era this week with a near-certain interest rate increase and new economic forecasts providing a first glimpse into whether the U.S. election has reshaped the central bank's growth and inflation outlook. Fed fund futures show a 97 percent probability that the Fed will lift rates by a quarter of a...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 9- The Beechwood group of reinsurance companies is in talks to sell most or all of itself after a backlash from some clients due to its relationship with troubled hedge fund manager Platinum Partners, according to a person familiar with the situation. The Bermuda-, Grand Cayman- and New York- based firm has been working to sever its links with Platinum...

  • The forthcoming guidelines from the American Diabetes Association and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists follow last Friday's decision by U.S. regulators to expand the health benefits Lilly can claim for Jardiance to include preventing fatal heart attacks and strokes in type 2 diabetes patients. The decision by the Food and Drug...

  • WARSAW, Indiana/ WASHINGTON, Dec 9- When Donald Trump takes over as president on Jan. 20, one of the first business tax breaks he delivers is likely to go to the U.S. medical device industry and companies like Mark Throdahl's. The chief executive of OrthoPediatrics Corp, based in northern Indiana, said his company has been able to hire more workers since the temporary...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 8- President-elect Donald Trump named fast-food executive Andy Puzder to head the U.S. Department of Labor on Thursday, drawing criticism from labor advocates worried about his opposition to a higher minimum wage and government regulation of the workplace. He has bashed a new Labor Department rule aimed at extending overtime pay to more than 4...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 8- President-elect Donald Trump named fast-food executive Andy Puzder to head the U.S. Department of Labor on Thursday, drawing criticism from labor advocates worried about his opposition to a higher minimum wage and government regulation of the workplace. He has bashed a new Labor Department rule aimed at extending overtime pay to more than 4...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 8- President-elect Donald Trump named fast-food executive Andy Puzder to head the U.S. Department of Labor on Thursday, drawing criticism from labor advocates worried about his opposition to a higher minimum wage and government regulation of the workplace. He has bashed a new Labor Department rule aimed at extending overtime pay to more than 4...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 8- President-elect Donald Trump will name fast-food executive Andy Puzder to head the U.S. Department of Labor, according to a source familiar with the matter, in an appointment likely to antagonize organized labor. Fast-food workers, who are largely not unionized, are engaged in a multi-year campaign known as the "Fight for $15," which is supported...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 8- President-elect Donald Trump will name fast-food executive Andy Puzder to head the U.S. Department of Labor, according to a source familiar with the matter, in an appointment likely to antagonize organized labor. Fast-food workers, who are largely not unionized, are engaged in a multi-year campaign known as the "Fight for $15," which is supported...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 8- President-elect Donald Trump will name fast-food executive Andy Puzder to head the U.S. Department of Labor, according to a source familiar with the matter, in an appointment likely to antagonize organized labor. Fast-food workers, who are largely not unionized, are engaged in a multi-year campaign known as the "Fight for $15," which is supported...

  • Indiana union leader faces backlash

    The president of the United Steelworkers 1999 received threats from Trump supports after publicly denouncing the President-elect.

  • NEW YORK, Dec 7- Donald Trump clashed on Wednesday with a union official who accused the president-elect of lying about the number of jobs saved in a deal to keep air conditioner maker Carrier from moving some jobs from Indiana to Mexico. Chuck Jones, president of United Steelworkers Local 1999, which represents workers at United Technologies Corp's Carrier...