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  • December 2014 Energy Transfer Partners applies to build a 1,172 mile, 570,000 barrel-per-day pipeline to deliver crude oil from North Dakota's Bakken shale fields to Patoka, Illinois, crossing South Dakota and Iowa to the North Dakota Public Service Commission, kicking off a year of public hearings in the state. July 25 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers approved...

  • CHICAGO, Nov 7- Demand for corn to fatten up U.S. cattle is likely to climb in the short term, as ranchers send more breeding females to feedlots to reduce the number of calves coming into supply. The number of heifers heading to commercial feeding pens rose 4 percent in the quarter ended Sept. 30 from a year ago, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

  • Bottles of Johnson & Johnson baby powder line a drugstore shelf in New York.

    A St. Louis jury on Thursday awarded a California woman more than $70 million in her lawsuit alleging that years of using Johnson & Johnson's baby powder caused her cancer.

  • Findings that the biggest changes were in the Upper Mississippi Valley, northern Great Plains and New England could help focus resources in dealing with a changing climate, said Stacey Archfield, a U.S. Geological Survey hydrologist and one of the study's authors. In weighing the impact climate change is having on flooding, researchers from the Geological...

  • Sept 27- A U.S. district court judge in Kansas this week said lawsuits brought by U.S. farmers against seed company Syngenta AG over sales of biotech corn seeds not approved for import by China can proceed as a class action, according to a court filing. Judge John Lungstrum certified a nationwide class and statewide classes in Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas,...

  • WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Sept 22- Aboriginal tribes from Canada and the northern United States signed a treaty on Thursday to jointly fight proposals to build more pipelines to carry crude from Alberta's oil sands, saying further development would damage the environment. The move came as Native American tribes on Thursday took their fight to Washington to stop...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 22- Native American tribes took their fight to Washington on Thursday to stop development of a $3.7 billion oil pipeline, as Democrats in the U.S. Congress urged the federal government to scrap construction permits and reconsider the project. Representative Raul Grijalva, the senior Democrat on the House of Representatives Natural...

  • *Wheat steady with corn but Egypt saga hangs over market. PARIS/ SINGAPORE, Sept 19- Chicago soybeans and corn both built on their gains at the end of last week on Monday as rain over the past few days in the U.S. Chicago Board of Trade's most-active soybean contract was 1 percent higher at $9.75-1/ 2 a bushel by 1124 GMT after earlier hitting a one-week high of $9.81-1/ 4.

  • LOS ANGELES/ WASHINGTON, Sept 19- The 27 states challenging Obama's Clean Power Plan in court say the lower emissions levels it would impose are an undue burden. Already, Arkansas, North Carolina, Oklahoma and South Dakota appear to be meeting the CPP's early targets. Cynthia Coffman, attorney general of Colorado, said her state's likely ability to comply with the...

  • *Wheat firms but Egypt import problems in focus. Wheat rose on spillover strength from corn, although the market's focus is on top buyer Egypt banning foreign shipments with any traces of ergot fungus. Chicago Board of Trade most-active soybean contract rose as much as 1.2 percent to $9.78 a bushel by 0319 GMT, strongest since Sept. 12.

  • SYDNEY, Sept 19- U.S. corn futures rose for a second straight session to hit a six-day high on Monday as rains across key growing regions in the United States fueled fears of potential harvest delays. *The most active corn futures on the Chicago Board of Trade, for March, had climbed 0.52 percent to $3.38-3/ 4 a bushel, near the session-peak of $3.38-3/ 4 a bushel- the...

  • LOS ANGELES/ WASHINGTON, Sept 18- The 27 states challenging Obama's Clean Power Plan in court say the lower emissions levels it would impose are an undue burden. Already, Arkansas, North Carolina, Oklahoma and South Dakota appear to be meeting the CPP's early targets. Cynthia Coffman, attorney general of Colorado, said her state's likely ability to comply with the...

  • *Showers overnight stall combines in Iowa, Nebraska. Chicago Board of Trade December corn futures settled up 7 cents at $3.37 per bushel. Heavy rains overnight in parts of Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota stalled the early harvest of what is projected to be a record-large corn crop.

  • *Showers overnight stall combines in Iowa, Nebraska. At the Chicago Board of Trade as of 12:30 p.m. CDT, December corn was up 6-3/ 4 cents at $3.36-3/ 4 per bushel. Corn posted the biggest gains on a percentage basis as heavy rains overnight in parts of Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota stalled the early harvest of what is projected to be a record-large corn crop.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 14- Delaying or blocking a planned transition of oversight of the Internet's technical management from the U.S. to a global community of stakeholders would be a "gift to Russia" and other authoritarian regimes, a senior Obama administration official said Wednesday. "I urge you: Do not give a gift to Russia and other authoritarian nations by...

  • CANNON BALL, N.D., Sept 10- Native Americans protesting construction of a North Dakota oil pipeline near land they consider sacred on Saturday quietly celebrated the U.S. government's decision to pause construction on federally owned land, and vowed to press for a full halt to the project. On Friday, the Obama administration temporarily halted construction on...

  • WASHINGTON/ BISMARCK, North Dakota, Sept 9- The Obama administration stepped into a dispute on Friday over a planned oil pipeline in North Dakota that has angered Native Americans, appealing for calm while blocking construction on federal land and asking the company behind the project to suspend work nearby. District Judge James Boasberg in Washington...

  • Native Americans march to a burial ground sacred site that was disturbed by bulldozers during building of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), near the encampment where hundreds of people have gathered to join the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe's protest of the oil pipeline, September 4, 2016 near Cannon Ball, North Dakota.

    The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe's attempt to halt construction of the Dakota Access oil pipeline near their reservation was denied.

  • Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein

    Jill Stein and running mate Ajamu Baraka were charged Wednesday with misdemeanor counts of criminal trespass and criminal mischief.

  • CANNON BALL, N.D./ WASHINGTON, Sept 7- A Native American tribe's efforts to halt construction of a crude oil pipeline in North Dakota have swelled into a movement, drawing international attention and the support of movie stars and social media, and making a major oil company blink. The 1,100 mile, $3.7 billion Dakota Access pipeline would carry oil from just north of...