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  • LOS ANGELES, March 24- Even as General Mills Inc and other companies vow to keep fighting mandatory labeling of genetically modified food ingredients, they have begun rolling out these disclosures across the United States to comply a new Vermont law. The moves come as U.S. lawmakers are unlikely to derail Vermont's law requiring labels on foods made with...

  • ConAgra and other food companies such as Campbell Soup Co, General Mills Inc and Kellogg Co have decided to use such labels nationwide, finding it to be the easiest way to comply with a Vermont law. In 2014, Vermont became the first U.S. state to pass a law requiring food companies to label GMOs on their products, which will come into effect in July.

  • WASHINGTON, March 22- Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump said on Tuesday the United States should use waterboarding and other harsh interrogation techniques when questioning terror suspects, and renewed his call for tougher U.S. border security after the attacks in Brussels. Senator Ted Cruz of Texas, suggested heightened police scrutiny...

  • March 18- General Mills Inc said on Friday it would begin putting labels on U.S. products that contain genetically engineered ingredients, a move it said was forced by a Vermont law that will require food packages in that state to include such information on July 1. Earlier this week, the U.S. Senate blocked a bill that would nullify state and local efforts...

  • March 18- General Mills Inc on Friday said it would begin putting labels on its products that contain genetically engineered ingredients, a move that comes days after U.S. Senators failed to advance legislation aimed at blocking Vermont from requiring such labels on July 1. "Vermont state law requires us to start labeling certain grocery store food packages...

  • March 16- Shareholders of JPMorgan Chase& Co and Citigroup Inc will get to vote on whether their banks should consider breaking into smaller pieces. The shareholder, Bart Naylor, said he hopes the proposals get more votes than the 4 percent he got for a measure last year that called for Bank of America Corp to break up. Chief Executive Officer Jamie Dimon has said...

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    Donald Trump is the projected winner of GOP primaries in six states, and the apparent winner of another, according to NBC News.

  • Democratic U.S. presidential candidate and U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders is accompanied by his wife Jane as he arrives on stage at his Super Tuesday rally in Burlington, Vermont March 1, 2016.

    Vermont U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders showed his campaign still has signs of life on Tuesday, as he notched four wins in his favor.

  • NEW YORK, March 1- Add the juggernaut that is Donald J. Trump to the list of what-ifs that is worrying Wall Street. A growing realization that the unpredictable New York real estate developer is in a position to win the Republican nomination and then battle Hillary Clinton for the White House in November's election has caused some investors to sell U.S. stocks.

  • WASHINGTON, March 1- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that Vermont cannot compel health insurers to hand over data on the amount paid on medical claims, backing Liberty Mutual Insurance Co's contention that federal law prohibited such requirements. The court, in a 6-2 decision, found that a 2005 Vermont data collection law that was aimed at improving the...

  • WASHINGTON, March 1- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that Vermont cannot compel health insurers to hand over data on the amount paid on medical claims, backing Liberty Mutual Insurance Co's contention that federal law prohibited such requirements. The court, in a 6-2 decision, found that a 2005 Vermont data collection law that was aimed at improving the...

  • COLUMBIA, S.C., Feb 25- A top adviser to Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton urged a U.S. regulator on Thursday to not abandon a proposal to limit the number of futures contracts traders can hold on certain commodities. A committee advising the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission has urged it to drop its plan to cap the futures contracts...

  • LAS VEGAS/ COLUMBIA, S.C., Feb 21- Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump rolled to victory on Saturday in South Carolina in a contest that saw former Florida Governor Jeb Bush drop out, while Democratic hopeful Hillary Clinton beat back a strong challenge from Bernie Sanders in Nevada. "The people of Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina have spoken, and I...

  • LAS VEGAS/ COLUMBIA, S.C., Feb 20- Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump rolled to victory on Saturday in South Carolina in a contest that saw former Florida Governor Jeb Bush drop out, while Democratic hopeful Hillary Clinton beat back a strong challenge from Bernie Sanders in Nevada. "The people of Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina have spoken, and I...

  • LAS VEGAS/ COLUMBIA, S.C., Feb 20- Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton had a narrow lead over rival Bernie Sanders in partial results in Nevada on Saturday, with a heavy turnout slowing the counting in the state's caucuses. Republicans in South Carolina also were voting on Saturday in the state-by-state contest to pick nominees for the Nov. 8...

  • LAS VEGAS/ COLUMBIA, S.C., Feb 20- Democratic presidential candidates Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton were locked in a tight race in Nevada on Saturday, with early results showing Clinton with a slight edge over Sanders with 27 percent of precincts reporting. Republicans in South Carolina also were voting on Saturday in the state-by-state contest to pick...

  • LAS VEGAS/ COLUMBIA, S.C., Feb 20- Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders tested his appeal with minority voters in Nevada on Saturday, looking to puncture rival Hillary Clinton's argument that he is a one-note candidate whose support is limited to mostly white states. Republicans in South Carolina also were voting on Saturday in the state-by-state...

  • LAS VEGAS/ CHARLESTON, S.C., Feb 20- Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders will test his appeal with minority voters in Nevada on Saturday, looking to puncture rival Hillary Clinton's argument that he is a one-note candidate whose support is limited to mostly white states. Republicans in South Carolina also vote on Saturday in the state-by-state...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 19- Hillary Clinton continued to resist calls to release her transcripts of paid speeches she gave to Goldman Sachs and other banks, saying she would hold onto them until Bernie Sanders and other rivals for the U.S. presidency released theirs. Sanders, her populist rival for the Democratic presidential nomination who has surged in polls with his...

  • INDIANAPOLIS, Feb 18- Duane Oreskowic was speechless when he learned last week that his job would be one of 1,400 lost when his employer, Carrier Corp, moved production to Mexico. The Feb. 9 announcement by United Technologies Corp's Carrier unit that it would shift production to Mexico from Indianapolis has thrust the long-term trend of U.S. manufacturing job...