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  • But for U.S. farmers the 23- year old pact secures access to stable, lucrative markets in Mexico and Canada that now account for over a quarter of U.S. farm exports. Another concern is that the mere uncertainty of open-ended trade talks could drive Mexico to alternative suppliers of grains, dairy products, beef and pork. Mexico became even more crucial after...

  • CHICAGO, July 13- Tennessee on Thursday imposed restrictions on the use of dicamba, a flagship pesticide for Monsanto Co, becoming the fourth state to take action as problems spread over damage the weed killer causes to crops not genetically modified to withstand it. Arkansas banned its use last week and Missouri, which initially halted dicamba spraying, has...

  • CHICAGO, July 13- Tennessee on Thursday imposed restrictions on the use of dicamba, a flagship pesticide for Monsanto Co, becoming the fourth state to take action as problems spread over damage the weed killer causes to crops not genetically modified to withstand it. Arkansas banned its use last week and Missouri, which initially halted dicamba spraying, has...

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  • Satya Nadella, chief executive officer of Microsoft, speaks during a Microsoft launch event to introduce the new Microsoft Surface laptop and Windows 10 S operating system, May 2, 2017 in New York City.

    The company’s so-called Rural Airband Initiative is an attempt to partner with local providers to boost wireless internet.

  • *Corn soars more than 1.5 pct. SYDNEY, July 10- U.S. corn futures rose more than 1.5 percent on Monday to hit a one-year high as forecasts for soaring temperatures raised fears of potential crop losses. The most active corn futures on the Chicago Board of Trade rose 1.7 percent to $4.10-1/ 2 a bushel by 0438 GMT, near the session high of $4.11-3/ 4 a bushel- the highest since...

  • *Temperatures across key U.S. corn regions soar. SYDNEY, July 10- U.S. corn rose nearly 1.5 percent on Monday to hit a more than one-year high as forecasts for soaring temperatures raised fears of potential crop losses. The most active corn futures on the Chicago Board of Trade rose 1.4 percent to $4.10-1/ 2 a bushel by 0026 GMT, near the session high of $4.11-1/ 4 a bushel-...

  • July 7- The U.S. Department of Energy said on Friday it is helping U.S. firms defend against a hacking campaign that targeted power companies including at least one nuclear plant, saying the attacks have not impacted electricity generation or the grid. News of the attacks surfaced a week ago when Reuters reported that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and...

  • July 7- The U.S. Department of Energy said on Friday it is helping U.S. firms defend against a hacking campaign that targeted nuclear plants and power companies, saying the attacks have not impacted power production or the grid. News of the attacks surfaced a week ago when Reuters reported that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and Federal Bureau of...

  • July 7- Hackers recently breached a Kansas nuclear power operator as part of a campaign that breached at least a dozen U.S. power firms, Bloomberg News reported on Thursday, citing current and former U.S. officials who were not named. The Wolf Creek nuclear facility in Kansas was breached in the attack, according to Bloomberg. A representative with the Wolf Creek...

  • GM Crossover SUV vehicles roll off the assembly line at the General Motors Lansing Delta Township Assembly Plant in Lansing, Michigan.

    A downturn in car sales after two record years is prompting companies to scale back domestic production, particularly for smaller vehicles. NYT reports.

  • WILMINGTON, Del./ BOSTON, June 29- Sprint Corp used confidential information from its alliance with RadioShack Corp to open competing mobile phone stores, dooming the comeback by the electronics retailer and destroying jobs, according to a lawsuit filed on Wednesday by RadioShack creditors. RadioShack emerged from bankruptcy in 2015 with a deal to co-brand...

  • The delay put the future of a longtime top Republican priority in doubt amid concerns about the Senate bill from both moderate and conservative Republicans. With Democrats united in their opposition, Republicans can afford to lose only two votes among their own ranks in the Senate. At the White House meeting with most of the 52 Republican senators, Trump said it...

  • The delay put the future of a longtime top Republican priority in doubt amid concerns about the Senate bill from both moderate and conservative Republicans. With Democrats united in their opposition, Republicans can afford to lose only two votes among their own ranks in the Senate. At the White House meeting with most of the 52 Republican senators, Trump said it...

  • The delay put the future of a longtime top Republican priority in doubt amid concerns about the Senate bill from both moderate and conservative Republicans. With Democrats united in their opposition, Republicans need almost every vote among their own ranks in the Senate. At the White House meeting with most of the 52 Republican senators, Trump said it was vital...

  • President Donald Trump summoned all 52 Republican senators to the White House on Tuesday afternoon to discuss how to proceed after party leaders failed to win over a small band of Republican holdouts. McConnell, whose party has a razor-thin majority in the 100- member Senate, told reporters that Republican leaders were still working to get the 50 votes needed...

  • June 23- A U.S. jury on Friday ordered Syngenta AG to pay $217.7 million to more than 7,000 Kansas farmers over its decision to commercialize a genetically modified strain of corn before China approved importing it. The verdict by a federal jury in Kansas City, Kansas, was announced by lawyers for the farmers, who blamed the Swiss company for causing catastrophic...

  • June 23- A federal jury on Friday ordered Syngenta AG to pay $217.7 million to more than 7,000 Kansas farmers over its decision to commercialize a genetically modified strain of corn before China approved importing it. The verdict by a federal jury in Kansas City, Kansas was announced by the farmers' lawyers. It came in a lawsuit blaming the Swiss company for...