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  • CHICAGO, June 8- Chicago Board of Trade soybean futures jumped 3 percent to their highest in nearly two years on Wednesday as forecasts for hot temperatures to hit key growing U.S. regions stoked fears of damage to nascent crops, traders said. The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced spot soybean sales for three days in a row, highlighting the problems that...

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  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign event at The Palladium at the Center for Performing Arts in Carmel, Indiana, U.S. May 2, 2016.

    "We welcome you with open arms," Donald Trump said to Bernie Sanders supporters.

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    Record temperatures, drought, rain and La Nina: NOAA's Climate Prediction Center has been issuing outlooks for what lies ahead this summer.

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    Meteorologists say residents face threats of high-intensity winds, large hail, and tornadoes.

  • CALGARY, Alberta, May 18- Evacuees who fled a wildfire in northern Alberta two weeks ago will learn on Wednesday when they may be allowed to return home, as the blaze continued to shutter oil production north of Fort McMurray. More than 90,000 evacuated from Fort McMurray and the surrounding area on May 3 and 4 as a huge wildfire hit the city in the heart of Canada's...

  • *Sweet Pembina crude at $0.75/ bbl premium to WTI. NEW YORK, May 18- In a sign the massive Alberta wildfire is taking a toll on oil transport, Canadian crude exports to the United States dropped 12 percent last week, while another blend of Canadian sweet crude oil rallied as concerns grow about supply. Hot and dry weather and strong winds were expected to push the...

  • NEW YORK, May 17- Johnson& Johnson will keep aruging in court that its talc-based powders are safe, an outside lawyer who has defended the company in lawsuits said, even after losing two multimillion-dollar verdicts to plaintiffs who alleged that J&J Baby Powder and Shower to Shower caused ovarian cancer. Two talc lawsuits are scheduled for trial this fall, one in...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, May 17- U.S. states owed $968 billion in unfunded pension benefits for retirees in 2013, the highest level in a decade, according to a report released Tuesday by Pew Charitable Trusts. The states also reported $587 billion in unfunded retiree health care liabilities and $518 billion in outstanding debt in 2013, according to Pew.

  • U.S. authorities said Jason Galanis enlisted his father, John, and five others to defraud clients who invested more than $43 million in illiquid, sham bonds issued in 2014 and 2015 by the Wakpamni Lake Community Corp, an affiliate of the Oglala Sioux Nation in South Dakota. Rather than invest proceeds to provide capital for the tribe and make payments to...

  • Though 34 states had declining debt levels, two had double-digit increases: Kansas and South Dakota, at 40 percent and 20 percent, respectively. States with the largest year-over-year debt level declines were Nebraska and North Dakota, each with a 15 percent drop, and Utah, which saw its debt decrease 12 percent. States with the highest per capita debt levels were...

  • CHICAGO, April 22- U.S. wheat, soybeans and corn fell sharply on Friday as investors locked in profits after huge gains earlier this week, and extended weather outlooks were seen as beneficial for crops. CBOT July wheat eased 12-1/ 4 cents to $4.91-1/ 4 per bushel and CBOT July corn was off 5-1/ 2 cents to $3.84-1/ 4. Light weekend showers were predicted in Argentina...

  • CHICAGO, April 14- Hedge funds and commodity investors are turning up the heat in U.S. grain markets, with open interest, volume and prices surging as traders plow money into a sector that has been dull, burdened by an oversupply of crops. "The funds are like mosquitoes to a light in the middle of the night when volatility starts spiking," said Tregg Cronin, market...

  • NEW YORK, April 8- TransCanada Corp expects to restart its Keystone crude pipeline by Saturday, upon receiving conditional approval from the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, the company said in emailed statement on Friday. The pipeline, which delivers crude from Hardisty, Alberta, to Cushing, Oklahoma and to Illinois, was shut last...

  • April 7- TransCanada Corp said on Thursday about 400 barrels could have spilled in South Dakota from its 590,000 barrel-per-day Keystone crude oil pipeline. The company said it provided the spill volume estimate to regulators on Thursday morning based on the excavation of soil to expose over 100 feet of pipe while it continues to investigate the source of the...

  • WASHINGTON, April 7- Republicans and Democrats in the U.S. Senate reached a deal on Thursday to boost travel security at airports in the aftermath of the Brussels attacks, according to a source familiar with the matter. The deal is being brokered by Senator John Thune of South Dakota, Republican chairman of the Senate Commerce Committee, and the panel's top...

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  • NEW YORK, April 5- The sudden closure of the Keystone oil pipeline from Canada has forced Phillips 66 to shut several units at its Illinois refinery, sources said on Tuesday, as the ripple effects of disrupting one of the largest U.S. import lines spread. TransCanada Corp said it had shut its 590,000 barrel per day Keystone pipeline system, which carries light and...