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  • World Food Program USA Board Chairman Hunter Biden speaks at the World Food Program USA's Annual McGovern-Dole Leadership Award Ceremony at Organization of American States on April 12, 2016 in Washington, DC.

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  • NEW DELHI, Jan 13- Walmart Inc, the world's largest retailer, has fired 56 of its executives in India as it restructures in the country. The move underscores the challenges Walmart has faced in expanding its wholesale business in India. A second source said Walmart could slow down the pace of opening new wholesale stores in India as it focuses on boosting sales...

  • NEW DELHI, Jan 13- Walmart Inc, the world's largest retailer, has fired around 50 of its India executives as part of its restructuring in the country, three sources with direct knowledge told Reuters. The move underscores the struggles Walmart has faced in expanding its wholesale business in India. In 2018, it paid $16 billion to acquire a majority stake in India's...

  • Jan 11- At least 10 people died, more than 1,000 flights were canceled and hundreds of thousands were without power in five states on Saturday as a massive winter storm system dumped snow, freezing rain and hail from Texas to Michigan. Hurricane-force wind gusts, golf-ball-sized hail and 2 to 5 inches of snow fell on Friday night and early Saturday as storms pushed...

  • Jan 11- At least nine people died, more than 1,000 flights were canceled and hundreds of thousands were without power in five states on Saturday as a massive winter storm system dumped snow, freezing rain and hail from Texas to Michigan. Hurricane-force wind gusts, golf-ball-sized hail and 2 to 5 inches of snow fell on Friday night and early Saturday as storms...

  • Jan 11- At least nine people died, more than 1,000 flights were canceled and hundreds of thousands were without power in seven states on Saturday as a massive winter storm system dumped snow, freezing rain and hail from Texas to Michigan. Hurricane-force wind gusts, golf-ball-sized hail and 2 to 5 inches of snow fell on Friday night and early Saturday as storms...

  • Jan 11- At least four people died, more than 1,000 flights were canceled in Chicago, hundreds more across the Central Plains and Northeast, and thousands were without power in parts of seven states, as a massive winter storm dumped snow, freezing rain and hail from Texas to Michigan on Saturday. Hurricane-force wind gusts, golf-ball-sized hail and between 2- to-5...

  • BEIJING, Jan 3- Shanghai aluminium prices fell in early trade on Friday, having hit a more than two-week low under 14,000 yuan a tonne overnight on signs that stocks in top consumer China were rising again after a protracted drop over 2019. *ALUMINIUM: The most-traded February aluminium contract on the ShFE fell as much as 1.1% in night-time trading to 13,960 yuan a...

  • BEIJING, Jan 3- Shanghai aluminum prices fell in early trade on Friday, having hit a more than two-week low under 14,000 yuan a tonne overnight on signs that stocks in top consumer China were rising again after a protracted drop over 2019. *ALUMINIUM: The most-traded February aluminum contract on the ShFE fell as much as 1.1% in night-time trading to 13,960 yuan a...

  • CHICAGO, Dec 20- The mayor of a Michigan steel town was attending his grandchildren's Christmas play Thursday evening when he got an unwelcome voicemail from an official of the town's top employer: United States Steel Corp.. Steel was about to send out a press release announcing layoffs for 1,545 workers and the idling of a significant portion of operations at...

  • *Some Republican lawmakers criticize Switzerland move. SAN FRANCISCO/ WASHINGTON, Nov 25- A U.S.-based foundation overseeing promising semiconductor technology developed with Pentagon support will soon move to Switzerland after several of the group's foreign members raised concerns about potential U.S. trade curbs. The nonprofit RISC-V Foundation...

  • *Some Republican lawmakers criticize Switzerland move. SAN FRANCISCO/ WASHINGTON, Nov 25- A U.S.-based foundation overseeing promising semiconductor technology developed with Pentagon support will soon move to Switzerland after several of the group's foreign members raised concerns about potential U.S. trade curbs. The nonprofit RISC-V Foundation...

  • CHICAGO, Nov 12- U.S. pork prices rose in recent weeks at a time when they would normally be falling, as a fatal pig disease in China is tightening global meat supplies, the chief executive of Tyson Foods Inc said on Tuesday. But African swine fever is reshaping global meat markets and China is scouring the world to replace millions of its pigs killed by the disease.

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  • SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 25- U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and Senator Tom Cotton on Wednesday asked intelligence officials to investigate whether the popular Chinese-owned app TikTok poses national security risks. In a letter http://bit.ly/2BEFX3r to Joseph Macguire, acting director of national intelligence, the senators raised concerns about...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 3- Walmart Inc said on Thursday it will begin several healthcare pilot programs for its U.S. employees starting Jan. 1 as it looks for ways to cut healthcare costs- one of the largest expenses for the retailer after wages. The pilot programs will be held in parts of Arkansas, Florida and Texas. In Colorado, Wisconsin and Minnesota, Walmart will expand a...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 9- Attorneys general from 48 U.S. states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico formally opened an antitrust probe on Monday into Alphabet's Google, in a sign of growing government scrutiny of U.S. technology giants. California and Alabama declined to be part of the probe. A separate group of eight state attorneys general, led by New York, joined...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 9- Attorneys general from 48 U.S. states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico have opened an antitrust probe into big tech companies that focuses on Alphabet's Google, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton formally announced on Monday. California and Alabama are not part of the investigation. Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes said the probe was "...

  • Guillermo and Jessica Garcia believe Walmart's failure to employ armed security guards at the store, despite using them in other stores, was a factor in the massacre, where 22 people were killed, their lawyers said on Wednesday. Guillermo Garcia remains hospitalized in critical condition after being shot in the spine, while Jessica Garcia was hospitalized and...

  • Sept 3- U.S. meat processor Tyson Foods Inc on Tuesday lowered its 2019 adjusted earnings forecast citing short-term challenges due to commodity market volatility, slower-than-expected operational improvements in the chicken segment, and the impact of a recent fire at its slaughterhouse in Holcomb. Tyson now expects to earn an adjusted profit between...