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  • *USDA reports second US soybean sale to unknown in 2 days. WINNIPEG, May 24- Chicago soybean futures rose on Tuesday, shaking off earlier losses, on support from higher soymeal prices and fresh export sales. Chicago Board of Trade's July soybean contract climbed 6 cents, or 0.6 percent. to $10.64-1/ 2 a bushel by 10:37 a.m. CDT, having closed 1.5 percent lower on Monday.

  • Authorities said Anthony R. Arriaga of Delphos, Ohio, shot Bennett K. Hatfield on Monday at Mountain View Memory Gardens, a cemetery in southern West Virginia's Mingo County. He was International Coal Group's CEO when a 2006 explosion at the Sago Mine in northern West Virginia killed 12 miners. Allen County, Ohio, Sheriff Sam Crish said West Virginia authorities...

  • COLUMBUS, Ohio _ DSW Inc. on Tuesday reported fiscal first-quarter net income of $30 million. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 46 cents per share. Seven analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $697.2 million.

  • WASHINGTON— A sympathetic House Judiciary Committee is giving a high-profile forum to a top Republican who wants to impeach IRS Commissioner John Koskinen, a cause that excites conservatives but seems unlikely to go far in Congress this election year. "You can't thumb your nose at Congress and expect there to be no consequences," Chaffetz said in an interview...

  • DAYTON, Ohio— A solar-powered airplane's planned flight from Ohio to Pennsylvania has been postponed. It was scheduled to fly from Dayton to the Lehigh Valley Tuesday morning, but project officials scrapped those plans late Monday night. The globe-circling voyage began in March from Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, and made stops in Oman,...

  • WESTLAKE, Ohio _ Nordson Corp. on Monday reported fiscal second-quarter profit of $70.6 million. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 93 cents per share. Nordson shares have climbed 19 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • NEW YORK— There are some nifty features on New York City's sleek new fleet of more than 2,000 buses, the first of which began hitting the streets this past week. Nationwide, collisions between pedestrians and city buses result in roughly one pedestrian death every 10 days, according to an estimate from the Amalgamated Transit Union, which blamed blind spots...

  • ABU DHABI, May 22- Thousands of layoffs at state-linked companies in Abu Dhabi are a fresh sign the Gulf's wealthy oil states are hunkering down for a long period of austerity as low crude prices pressure their economies. Since mid-2015, the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and other countries in the region have curbed spending on some construction...

  • The globe-circling voyage began in March 2015 from Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, and made stops in Oman, Myanmar, China and Japan. The plane is expected to make at least one more stop in the United States— in New York— before crossing the Atlantic Ocean to Europe or northern Africa, according to the website documenting the journey.

  • The plane will be in Dayton until early next week, the Dayton Daily News reported. The globe-circling voyage began in March 2015 from Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, and made stops in Oman, Myanmar, China and Japan. The plane is expected to make at least one more stop in the United States, in New York, before crossing the Atlantic Ocean to Europe or...

  • Houston oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. said Friday 318 rigs sought oil and 85 explored for natural gas. Among major oil- and gas-producing states, Texas declined by eight rigs while Kansas and North Dakota were down one each. Alaska, Arkansas, California, New Mexico, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Utah, West Virginia and Wyoming were unchanged.

  • COLUMBUS, Ohio— In a move that would allow craft brewers the freedom to make boozier beers, Ohio lawmakers have voted to scrap a cap on alcohol content for beer that's been on the books since just after Prohibition. Ohio legislators this week followed the lead of other states in voting to get rid of the 12 percent cap to make life easier for the booming craft beer...

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  • *Fed minutes help revive prospects of a near-term rate hike. NEW YORK, May 19- Stocks around the world sold off on Thursday, while the U.S. dollar gained, pressuring oil and other commodities, as investors absorbed the possibility that the U.S. Speaking on Thursday, New York Fed President William Dudley said the U.S. economy could be strong enough to warrant an...

  • DETROIT, May 19- Fiat Chrysler Automobiles on Thursday said production of its popular Jeep Cherokee and Grand Cherokee SUVs has been curtailed this week because of a parts shortage. Also, she said, Grand Cherokee production at the Jefferson North Assembly Plant in Detroit was curtailed on Wednesday when both of the shifts there were cut by a few hours.

  • WASHINGTON, May 19- The U.S. Senate Banking Committee on Thursday voted to approve nominees to fill the two vacant spots on the Securities and Exchange Commission, according to the highest ranking Democrat on the committee. The nominations of Democrat Lisa Fairfax and Republican Hester Peirce will now go to the full Senate for a vote. The SEC has faced mounting...

  • CINCINNATI— Procter& Gamble Co. says one of its employees was aboard the EgyptAir plane that crashed into the Mediterranean Sea. The consumer products maker identified him as Ahmed Helal, manager of its plant in Amiens, France. His LinkedIn profile says he earned a mechanical engineering degree from The American University in Cairo in 1999.

  • CAIRO— The latest news on EgyptAir Flight 804 from Paris to Cairo, carrying 66 people, which Egyptian officials say crashed early Thursday into the Mediterranean Sea off the Greek island of Crete:. An EgyptAir Airbus A320 crashed into the Mediterranean Sea early Thursday while carrying 66 passengers and crew from Paris to Cairo, and authorities have been...

  • COLUMBUS, Ohio _ L Brands Inc. on Wednesday reported fiscal first-quarter earnings of $152.3 million. For the current quarter ending in August, L Brands expects its per-share earnings to range from 50 cents to 60 cents. L Brands shares have dropped 33 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has stayed nearly flat.

  • With the U.S. farm sector drowning in supplies that have depressed crop prices, the Ohio- based agribusiness said it was better off remaining a "standalone entity" than selling to the holding company run by former hedge fund manager Philip Falcone. HC2's takeover offers "represent an opportunistic attempt to acquire the company at a low point in the industry...