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  • WASHINGTON, July 17- Multiple U.S. news outlets identified the suspected gunman in Sunday's fatal shootings of law enforcement officers in Baton Rouge as Gavin Long, with CBS News saying Long was from Kansas City, Missouri.

  • Widely embraced in the heavily Republican, gun-loving community of Boonville, which is just off Interstate 70 in central Missouri, CMMG is seeking a $200,000 forgivable loan to move its roughly 50 jobs from Fayette, about 15 miles to the northeast. Earlier this month, the Boonville City Council voted to transfer $500,000 to the local Industrial Development...

  • The American Bar Association has said the searches are ethical, and a ruling by the Missouri Supreme Court bolstered arguments that attorneys have a duty to do online research of prospective jurors. Now, a federal judge's ruling in a copyright battle between Silicon Valley heavyweights Oracle and Google has reignited debate about the practice while also...

  • ST. LOUIS, July 15- Minneapolis Federal Reserve President Neel Kashkari said on Friday "it's possible" the dollar could lose its status as the world's sole reserve currency during his lifetime. If the euro or China's yuan did become the world's reserve currency, said the 42- year-old Kashkari, it could be a positive development for the United States, whose currency...

  • ST. LOUIS, July 15- Minneapolis Federal Reserve President Neel Kashkari said on Friday "it's possible" the dollar could lose its status as the world's sole reserve currency during his lifetime. If the euro or China's yuan did become the world's reserve currency, said the 42- year-old Kashkari, it could be a positive development for the United States, whose currency...

  • ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.— Route 66, the historic U.S. highway made famous for attracting gas-guzzling Chevrolet Bel Airs and 1957 Cadillacs traveling from Chicago to Los Angeles, is turning green. In Illinois, where Route 66 begins, the state has installed a network of electric vehicle charging station from Lake Michigan to the Mississippi River. BMW, Mitsubishi, and...

  • ST. LOUIS, July 14- Federal Reserve policymakers are largely in agreement with one another on their views on the outlook for interest rates and the economy, a top Fed official said on Thursday, pushing back against the idea of sharp divides at the U.S. central bank. "What they may disagree on in the margin is timing and tactics" for monetary policy, Dallas Fed President...

  • ST. LOUIS, July 14- Three Federal Reserve policymakers on Thursday expressed the view that there was no hurry to raise U.S. interest rates in the wake of the UK decision to leave the European Union, despite signs that the U.S. economy is near full employment. Louis Fed President James Bullard, speaking with reporters in St. Louis on Thursday, repeated his position that...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, July 14- Federal Reserve policymakers appear to be in no hurry to raise U.S. interest rates despite signs that the U.S. economy is near full employment, with two more top Fed officials expressing that view on Thursday. Louis Fed President James Bullard, speaking with reporters in St. Louis, repeated his position that only a single rate rise is needed...

  • TORONTO, July 14- Canada's main stock index rose to a fresh 11- month high on Thursday as heavyweight banking stocks benefited after U.S. bank JPMorgan Chase reported strong loan growth and rising oil prices boosted energy stocks. It was a second day of marginal gains for the Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index, following two days of more forceful...

  • July 14- Digital Bridge Holdings LLC, a firm that invests and operates companies that power wireless communications, is buying DataBank Ltd, a private Dallas- based data center company, the companies said on Thursday. A source familiar with the deal said the company, which is based in the Federal Reserve Bank Building in Dallas, was valued in the hundreds of...

  • BERLIN— German drug and chemicals firm Bayer increased its offer for U.S. seed company Monsanto Co. on Thursday by $3 a share to $125, saying the move followed several weeks of private talks between the pair. Bayer did not reveal the new offer's valuation of Monsanto as debt obligations will have changed since the previous offer in May, which valued the American...

  • WILDWOOD, Mo. _ Peak Resorts Inc. on Thursday reported fiscal fourth-quarter profit of $7 million. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 64 cents per share. Five analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $43.2 million.

  • KANSAS CITY, Mo.— Southwest Airlines says one of its flights made an unplanned landing at Kansas City International Airport after experiencing severe turbulence during rough weather. The Kansas City Star reports that the flight was headed from Chicago to Austin, Texas, on Wednesday afternoon. A Southwest spokesman says the flight crew decided to land in Kansas...

  • OKLAHOMA CITY, United States- Kansas City Fed President Esther George speaks on the U.S. economy before a luncheon for business and community leaders hosted by the Kansas City Fed- 1715 GMT. ST. LOUIS- Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard meets press at the Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum, North American main meeting- 2220...

  • KANSAS CITY, Mo.— Missouri regulators have again rejected the state's portion of a power line that would carry wind energy from Kansas to Indiana, citing the company's failure to provide the required 60- day notice before submitting its latest application. Immediately after the Missouri Public Service Commission announced its decision Tuesday, Houston-...

  • Britain's vote to leave the European Union is already taking a toll on some small U.S. businesses, with canceled tour bookings in New York and U.K. retailers cutting back their orders from American suppliers. The plunge in the pound against the U.S. dollar after the vote three weeks ago makes goods and services more expensive for those in the U.K., and means British...

  • KANSAS CITY, Mo. _ Commerce Bancshares Inc. on Wednesday reported second-quarter profit of $69.9 million. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 68 cents per share. Five analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $291.8 million.

  • HOUSTON- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan speaks on "The U.S. and World Economy Today" before a moderated question-and-answer session hosted by the World Affairs Council of Greater Houston- 1300 GMT. LONDON- Economists for Brexit Press Conference: Ensuring that "Brexit means Brexit", avoiding "EU Lite" and creating a launch pad for a stable,...

  • WASHINGTON— A senior U.S. diplomat deleted an untold number of work emails, apparently unaware that even routine messages received and sent by a top government official should be saved, according to a Senate investigation released Tuesday. When Michael Ratney served as the top diplomat in Jerusalem, he found emails with attachments to be a nuisance, the report...