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  • The 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia upheld a federal judge's May 2016 dismissal of trademark infringement and false advertising claims by Parks LLC, which said many consumers would be fooled into thinking it made "Park's Finest" frankfurters. Its owners have included two former star football running backs, Hall of Famer Franco Harris from the...

  • After a decade of declining beef consumption, Americans ate more beef in 2016 than in 2015. USAToday reports.

  • June 26- Glyphosate, an herbicide and the active ingredient in Monsanto Co's popular Roundup weed killer, will be added to California's list of chemicals known to cause cancer effective July 7, the state's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment said on Monday. The listing is the latest legal setback for the seeds and chemicals company, which has faced...

  • *OPEC's supply cuts undermined by higher U.S. output. Brent crude futures were up 25 cent, or 0.6 percent, at $45.79 a barrel by 12:03 p.m., still set for a near 20 percent drop in the first half of the year. U.S. production could jump to 10, maybe 10.5 million barrels a day by the end of the year, and when you add Libya, Nigeria and North Sea production that will negate the...

  • NEW YORK, June 23- Oil futures edged higher on Friday with a lift from a weaker dollar, but finished a fifth straight week lower as OPEC- led production cuts have failed to substantially reduce a global crude glut. Brent futures settled up 32 cents, or 0.7 percent, to $45.54 a barrel. "The higher rig count this week reflects decisions made a couple of months ago when oil...

  • *Many U.S. shale drillers profitable at $40/ barrel- Cenkos. NEW YORK, June 23- Oil futures edged higher on Friday with a lift from a weaker dollar but remained down for a fifth week in a row and close to a 10- month low as OPEC- led production cuts have failed to substantially reduce a global crude glut. Brent futures were up 15 cents, or 0.3 percent, at $45.37 a barrel by...

  • June 22- A tropical depression formerly known as Tropical Storm Cindy caused flooding on Thursday in several U.S. southeastern states, spawned a tornado that injured four people in Alabama, and cut 16 percent of Gulf of Mexico oil production. Cindy was a tropical storm when it made landfall near the Louisiana- Texas border about 3 a.m. CT Thursday, then weakened as...

  • June 22- A tropical depression formerly known as Tropical Storm Cindy caused flooding on Thursday in several U.S. southeastern states, spawned a tornado that injured four people in Alabama, and cut 16 percent of Gulf of Mexico oil production. Cindy was a tropical storm when it made landfall near the Louisiana- Texas border about 3 a.m. CT Thursday, then weakened as...

  • June 22- Tropical Storm Cindy was downgraded to a tropical depression on Thursday after reaching land near the Texas- Louisiana border, but heavy rains, flooding and tornadoes still threatened parts of several states, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said. The storm is expected to continue to weaken but still carry heavy rains as it moves over eastern Texas,...

  • June 22- Tropical storm Cindy moved inland near the Louisiana- Texas border on Thursday morning, bringing heavy rainfall and life-threatening conditions over the northern Gulf Coast, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said. "Life-threatening" flash flooding was possible as the storm could drop three to six inches of rain and as much as 12 inches in some parts of...

  • June 21- Tropical Storm Cindy is expected to make landfall on the Gulf Coast near the Texas- Louisiana border on Wednesday, threatening to bring flash floods from Texas to Florida, according to the National Hurricane Center. The storm was moving northwest at nearly 10 miles per hour, and forecasters said they expect this motion to continue and landfall to be made...

  • June 16- Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Friday it would buy online men's fashion retailer Bonobos Inc for $310 million, in its fourth e-commerce deal in under a year, as it seeks to bridge the gap with e-commerce leader Amazon.com Inc.. "When Amazon is serious, frankly, there is no limit to what they can do in terms of disrupting the space... essentially relegating...

  • June 15- Wal-Mart Stores Inc's online sales is likely to grow double than Amazon.com Inc during the back-to-school season, helped by the Jet.com acquisition and competitive price offerings, industry research body NPD said. An aggressive pricing and marketing strategy, coupled with the fact that Amazon's business has reached maturity in back-to-school...

  • NEW YORK, June 12- New Yorks Public Theater on Monday defended its production of Shakespeares Julius Caesar that portrays the assassinated Roman leader as U.S. President Donald Trump after Delta Air Lines Inc and Bank of America Corp pulled their funding. "Our production of Julius Caesar in no way advocates violence towards anyone.

  • NEW YORK, June 12- Actors and other artists threatened on Monday to boycott Delta Air Lines Inc and Bank of America Corp after they pulled their sponsorships of a New York production of William Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar" that portrays the assassinated Roman leader as U.S. The companies ended their support of the production by the nonprofit Public Theater on...

  • NEW YORK, June 12- Actors and other artists threatened on Monday to boycott Delta Airlines and Bank of America after they pulled their sponsorships of a New York production of William Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar" that portrays the assassinated Roman leader as U.S. The companies ended their support of the production by the nonprofit Public Theater on Sunday.

  • NEW YORK, June 12- Actors and other artists threatened on Monday to boycott Delta Airlines and Bank of America after they pulled their sponsorships of a New York production of William Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar" that portrays the assassinated Roman leader as U.S. The companies ended their support of the production by the nonprofit Public Theater on Sunday.

  • Wal-Mart is successfully using e-commerce to boost sales but does not want to alienate workers who have helped drive gains with improved customer service and higher morale following a rise in base pay to $10 an hour. The shift followed complaints by labor groups that Wal-Mart had to do more for workers, despite the company's $2.7 billion investment in...

  • *Trump pulls U.S. out of Paris climate accord. *OPEC officials discussed deepening cuts- sources. President Donald Trump's withdrawal from the Paris climate accord could accelerate U.S. production and flood the global oil market.

  • Despite suffering from a past heart attack and diabetes, Kentucky resident Mary Blair was able to receive medical coverage through Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act.

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