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  • The athlete inks a multiyear deal to promote Bridgestone golf balls.

  • HAMBURG, Dec 14- Europe's biggest copper smelter, Aurubis AG, said it expected profit to rebound in the current financial year after reporting a near 40 percent drop in 2015/ 16 earnings on Wednesday, partly due to smelter repairs in Bulgaria. It reported operating earnings for the year ended September of 213 million euros, down from 343 million euros in the...

  • *Divestment among requirements to extend Freeport contract. Under a 2014 memorandum of understanding with the government, Freeport agreed to divest a 30 percent stake by 2019 and invest in domestic processing to win an extension of its contract beyond 2021.. The government already has a 9.36 percent stake in Freeport's Indonesian operations, and had hoped to...

  • LIMA, Nov 16- Freeport-McMoRan Inc said on Wednesday it had completed the $2.65 billion sale of its stake in the Democratic Republic of Congo's Tenke mine, as chief executive Richard Adkerson said in an interview that he hopes negotiations will resolve the state miner's opposition to the deal. Freeport, the world's largest publicly-listed copper producer,...

  • A girl walks on a street damaged in hurricane Matthew, in Jeremie, in western Haiti, on October 7, 2016.

    Hurricane Matthew killed more than 800 people in Haiti before it skirted Florida's coast on Friday and plowed northward just off Georgia.

  • *Storm could hit Florida directly or brush coast. JUPITER/ ORLANDO, Fla., Oct 6- Hurricane Matthew, the strongest storm poised for U.S. landfall in more than 10 years, blasted the Bahamas on Thursday as it headed for Florida after killing at least 140 people in the Caribbean, mostly in Haiti. The storm was likely to remain a Category 4 on the five-step Saffir-Simpson...

  • *Storm could hit Florida directly or brush coast. JUPITER/ ORLANDO, Fla., Oct 6- Hurricane Matthew, the fiercest Caribbean storm in nearly a decade, blasted the Bahamas on Thursday as it headed for the southeastern United States after killing at least 140 people, mostly in Haiti, on its deadly northward march. The hurricane was likely to remain a Category 4 storm on the...

  • A woman protects herself from the rain with plastic after hurricane Matthew, in Port-au-Prince, on October 4, 2016.

    Hurricane Matthew was nearing the Bahamas, regaining some of the strength it had lost after swiping Cuba and leaving a trail of destruction in Haiti.

  • TOKYO, Sept 13- Japan's second-biggest city gas supplier, Osaka Gas Co, may not sign new long-term liquefied natural gas contracts for the next several years as the market shifts towards more active spot trade, a senior company official said. The company has commitments to take about 10 million tonnes of LNG from mostly long-term contracts in 2020, and some of...

  • Anglo American, Glencore and Freeport have been at the forefront of those companies trying to sell, but BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto have also been seeking to rationalise their assets while signalling an interest in acquisitions. Slower growth in China triggered the slide in the prices of raw materials, and Chinese companies are among the potential buyers of...

  • What beaches are Wall Street traders headed to this winter? Turney Duff has a rundown of the hot spots.

  • A worker assembles stand mixers on the production line at the Whirlpool Corp. KitchenAid manufacturing facility in Greenville, Ohio.

    East coast residents rush to grocery stores, bodegas, and hardware shops in preparation for Joaquin, says NBC News.

  • Hurricane Joaquin hits the Bahamas

    As Hurricane Joaquin battered the Bahamas early Friday, as the East Coast braces for potentially life threatening floods.

  • Cruise lines are rolling out huge discounts and extras to help potential passengers forget the disaster and illness that have plagued the industry lately. And for some -- it's working!

  • *30,000 to 40,000 will need shelter, New York mayor says. NEW YORK, Nov 4- A housing crisis loomed in New York City as victims of superstorm Sandy struggled on Sunday without heat in near-freezing temperatures, and officials fretted displaced residents would not be able to vote in Tuesday's presidential election.

  • HATTERAS ISLAND, N.C., Oct 27- Hurricane Sandy closed in on the United States on Saturday as it threatened to hit the eastern third of the country with torrential rains, high winds, major flooding and power outages a week before U.S. presidential and congressional elections.

  • HATTERAS ISLAND, N.C., Oct 27- Hurricane Sandy closed in on the United States on Saturday, where it threatens to hit the eastern third of the country with torrential rains, high winds, major flooding and power outages a week before U.S. presidential and congressional elections.

  • MIAMI, Oct 27- Hurricane Sandy was downgraded on Saturday morning but remained highly menacing as it pulled away from the Bahamas, making a slow path toward the U.S. northeast coast where it threatens to become one of the worst storms in decades.

  • MIAMI, Oct 27- Hurricane Sandy was downgraded on Saturday morning but remains a highly menacing tropical storm likely to have a major impact on the northeastern United States early next week, forecasters said.

  • MIAMI, Oct 27- Hurricane Sandy was downgraded on Saturday morning but remains a highly menacing tropical storm likely to have a major impact on the northeastern United States early next week, forecasters said.