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  • HOUSTON— The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. rose by seven this week to 908.. Colorado added five rigs while Alaska, New Mexico, North Dakota and Oklahoma each gained one. Arkansas, California, Kansas, Louisiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Utah, West Virginia and Wyoming were all unchanged.

  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina is asking regulators for a 23 percent price hike next year because it doesn't expect crucial payments from the federal government to continue. That announcement comes a day after Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City said it will leave the individual insurance market next year, a decision that affects about...

  • JUNCTION CITY, Kan.— A Kansas food distributor has recalled nearly 100,000 pounds of precooked sausage products that might contain metal. The Food Safety and Inspection Service says the recall includes more than 8,000 cases of 16.6- ounce packages of "Eckrich Smok-y Cheddar Breakfast sausage, Naturally Hardwood Smoked." The products were distributed in...

  • Alabama: Grayson Hall, Regions Financial Corp., $8 million. Arizona: Richard C. Adkerson, Freeport-McMoRan Inc., $14 million. Arkansas: Doug McMillon, Wal-Mart Stores Inc., $22.4 million.

  • WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump's proposal to slash food stamps by a third will be a hard sell in Congress, even as Republicans have tried repeatedly to scale back the program's $70 billion annual cost. Known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, the program now serves 44 million people and cost $70 billion last year.

  • In an order dated May 22, Wall Street's top regulator said it would suspend any cases in which a defendant will have an option to appeal a case before the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, which covers the states of Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Utah and Wyoming. The SEC's order comes after that same appeals court earlier this month declined to reconsider the...

  • WASHINGTON, May 23- The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has suspended some of its pending in-house court cases, after a Denver- based federal appeals court found the agency had violated the Constitution in how it hired its administrative law judges. In an order dated May 22, the SEC said it would suspend any cases in which a defendant will have an option to...

  • ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.— Route 66, the historic American roadway that linked Chicago to the West Coast, soon may be dropped from a National Park Service preservation program, which would end years of efforts aimed at reviving old tourist spots in struggling towns. A federal law authorizing the Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program is set to expire in two years, and some...

  • WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump fulfilled a major campaign promise Tuesday, proposing a $4.1 trillion budget plan that would upend Washington in a big way. "Basically dead on arrival," opined the Senate's No. 2 Republican, John Cornyn of Texas. The plan is laced with $3.6 trillion in cuts to domestic agencies, food stamps, Medicaid, highway funding, crop insurance...

  • BEIJING, May 23- As a controversial U.S. investment visa scheme comes under fresh criticism, Sam Walls of Little Rock, Arkansas, faces a different problem as he courts wealthy Chinese. Walls, who is 47 and does not speak Mandarin, spent three months in China last year promoting the project, often travelling by high-speed rail between Beijing and Shanghai.

  • Louisiana, Pennsylvania and Wyoming each gained two, while New Mexico and Ohio each added one. Colorado declined by two rigs and Alaska lost one. Arkansas, California, Kansas, North Dakota, Utah and West Virginia were unchanged.

  • NESS ZIONA, Israel _ Kamada Ltd. on Tuesday reported a loss of $4 million in its first quarter. The Ness Ziona, Israel- based company said it had a loss of 11 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • Voters wait in a line that wraps around the building and down the block outside the Eastern Market polling station to cast their ballots in the 2016 Presidential Elections in Washington, on November , 2016.

    The execuitve order establishes a commission to review alleged voter fraud and voter suppression throughout the American election system. NBC News reports.

  • *China soybean imports rise 13.4 percent in April. LONDON, May 8- Chicago soybean futures fell on Monday as the prospect of increased plantings in the United States more than offset strong demand for the oilseed from China. Dealers, however, said that the market remained underpinned by strong demand from China.

  • SINGAPORE, May 8- Chicago soybean futures slid for a third consecutive session on Monday as wet weather delays U.S. corn planting, opening the possibility of more farmland being used to sow the oilseed crop. The Chicago Board of Trade most-active soybean contract was down 0.6 percent at $9.67-1/ 2 a bushel by 0314 GMT, after ending down 0.1 percent on Friday.

  • SYDNEY, May 8- U.S. wheat fell 0.5 percent on Monday as ample global supplies weighed on prices, though lingering concerns about potential yield losses due to recent frosty conditions curbed declines. *The most active wheat futures on the Chicago Board of Trade fell 0.5 percent to $4.40 a bushel, having closed up 1 percent on Friday. *Wheat fields in Kansas, the top U.S....

  • CHICAGO, May 4- U.S. wheat futures fell 3.7 percent on Thursday, pressured by results from a crop tour that showed yield prospects in Kansas remained above average despite a severe snow storm, traders said. A round of profit-taking also pressured wheat prices, which rallied this week to their highest in nearly two months on concerns that the storm had damaged much...

  • CHICAGO, May 4- U.S. wheat futures fell 1.5 percent on Thursday, pressured by results from a crop tour that showed yield prospects in Kansas remained above average despite a severe snow storm, traders said. A round of profit-taking also pressured wheat prices, which rallied this week to their highest level in nearly two months on concerns that the storm had damaged...

  • *Wheat also eases as more clues on Kansas damage awaited. PARIS/ SINGAPORE, May 4- Chicago wheat prices dropped on Thursday as the market awaited a clearer picture of crop damage caused by a snow storm in the top U.S. wheat-growing state, while corn and soybeans also fell as traders weighed up the extent of delays to planting due to rain. The Chicago Board Of Trade...

  • SINGAPORE, May 4- Chicago corn futures were unchanged on Thursday, holding on to last session's gains as recent wet weather across key growing regions raised fears that some farmers may need to re-plant recently seeded crops. The Chicago Board Of Trade most-active corn contract was flat at $3.74-3/ 4 a bushel by 0226 GMT, having gained 0.7 percent on Wednesday.