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  • WASHINGTON, Sept 27- A stop-gap funding bill to avoid a federal government shutdown later this week failed to garner enough votes to move forward in the Senate on Tuesday, with Democrats and Republicans both opposing the measure. The must-pass continuing resolution, or CR, which would keep federal agencies operating from Saturday through Dec. 9, received only 45...

  • HOUSTON _ Synthesis Energy Systems Inc. on Tuesday reported a loss of $11.6 million in its fiscal fourth quarter. The Houston- based company said it had a loss of 13 cents per share. For the year, the company reported that its loss narrowed to $23.1 million, or 27 cents per share.

  • CHANTILLY, Va.— Federal officials say airline pilots and traffic controllers are on schedule to switch to text communications at most of the nation's busiest airports by year's end. The Federal Aviation Administration calls the start of the new Data Comm technology a milestone that holds the potential to reduce delays, prevent errors and save billions of...

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  • *Oil prices recede on uncertainty over OPEC output talk. NEW YORK, Sept 27- Stock prices across major markets rose on Tuesday, led by U.S. technology and consumer sectors following the presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, while oil prices fell on fading hopes of agreement on limiting production. Clinton would be a safe pair of hands, that...

  • GUADALAJARA, Mexico, Sept 27- SpaceX is developing an interplanetary rocket and capsule to transport large numbers of people and cargo to Mars with the ultimate goal of colonizing the planet, company chief and tech billionaire Elon Musk said on Tuesday. Musk outlined his plans for a massive Mars rocket, capable of carrying 100 passengers plus cargo per voyage,...

  • iTunes Movies U.S. charts for week ending September 25, 2016:. 4. 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi. Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates.

  • LOS ANGELES, Sept 27- Major cargo shippers and the union representing dockworkers at 29 U.S. West Coast ports have agreed to talks on a possible extension of their current contract, which is set to expire in mid-2019, the two sides said in a joint statement on Tuesday. Negotiators for the Pacific Maritime Association and the International Longshore and Warehouse...

  • MENLO PARK, Calif. _ Landec Corp. on Tuesday reported fiscal first-quarter net income of $3.3 million. Landec expects full-year earnings to be 53 cents to 60 cents per share. Landec shares have increased nearly 10 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • BUENOS AIRES, Sept 27- An Argentine court on Tuesday suspended planned natural gas rate hikes to small and medium-sized businesses until the end of the year, dealing another blow to the government's plans to cut public service subsidies to shrink the country's large fiscal deficit. Last month, the Supreme Court halted planned increases in residential gas...

  • BAGHDAD, Sept 27- Iraq is carrying out a mediation between Saudi Arabia and Iran to bring about an agreement that would lift crude prices, at a meeting of crude-producing nations in Algiers, Iraqi Oil Minister Jabar Ali al-Luaibi said on Tuesday. Iran on Tuesday rejected a proposal from Saudi Arabia to limit its oil output in exchange for Riyadh cutting supplies,...

  • *VW to outline planned electric car onslaught. PARIS, Sept 27- Electric car prototypes and plans are set to dominate the Paris auto show as the Volkswagen diesel scandal and falling battery costs persuade executives and investors that plug-in vehicles are ready to go mainstream. "Everyone's watching VW- they've set out some very high expectations," said Ian...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 27- Six Democratic U.S. senators on Tuesday demanded Yahoo Inc explain why hackers' theft of user information for 500 million accounts two years ago only came to light last week and lambasted the company's handling of the breach as "unacceptable." A Yahoo spokesman said the company would respond in a "timely and appropriate manner" to the letter,...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 27- Consumer and technology stocks, including Amazon, led gains on Wall Street on Tuesday while the perceived win by Democrat Hillary Clinton in the first presidential debate gave broader support to equities.

  • The statement came in response to an earlier Wall Street Journal report that the U.S. Department of Justice is investigating whether Standard Chartered failed to stop possible bribery and other misconduct at MAXpower Group Pte Ltd, which builds and operates gas-fired power plants in southeast Asia. The allegations compound the legal woes of the bank, which...

  • PHILADELPHIA— The host committee for the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia says it raised over $85 million to put on July's event. Some top donors included the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, which gave about $2.1 million; the Democratic Governors Association, which gave $2 million; and Comcast Corp., the Philadelphia- based...

  • *Iran, Libya, Nigeria should maximize output- Saudi Arabia. NEW YORK, Sept 27- Oil fell about 3 percent on Tuesday after Saudi Arabia and Iran dashed market hopes that the two major OPEC producers would find a compromise this week at meeting in Algiers to help ease a global glut of crude. Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih told reporters in the Algerian capital,...

  • *Facebook bought WhatsApp for $19 billion in 2014. FRANKFURT, Sept 27- Facebook said it would appeal against an order by a German privacy regulator on Tuesday to stop collecting and storing data of German users of its messaging app WhatsApp and to delete all data that has already been forwarded to it. The Hamburg Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of...

  • They argue that the EPA overstepped its regulatory authority under the federal Clean Air Act when the agency issued the rules, which would curb greenhouse emissions mainly from coal-fired power plants. During Tuesday's highly anticipated arguments, which drew hundreds of lawyers, journalists and others to queue-up at the court at sunrise to watch...

  • Negotiators for the Pacific Maritime Association and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union plan to meet on Nov. 1-2 to discuss the proposal, which comes about 19 months after a contract settlement that capped months of labor strife and disruptions of cargo traffic at the ports.