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  • *Favourable outlook for U.S. hard red winter wheat crop. SINGAPORE, April 21- Chicago wheat was little changed on Friday after dropping to a four-month low earlier in the session, pressured by plentiful global supplies and an improved weather outlook for the winter crop in the United States. Large export surpluses in key global suppliers are shackling Chicago...

  • SINGAPORE, April 21- Chicago wheat futures were little changed on Friday after dropping to a four-month low earlier in the session, pressured by plentiful global supplies. Large export surpluses in key global suppliers are shackling Chicago wheat futures. *The U.S. Agriculture Department on Thursday said weekly export sales of soybeans fell to 225,000 tonnes,...

  • NEW YORK, April 20- Confide, a popular encrypted messaging app said to be used by White House officials, does not keep communications confidential as its maker promises, a proposed class-action lawsuit charges. According to a complaint filed on Thursday with the federal court in Manhattan, Confide Inc cannot assure app users of the "unequivocal confidentiality"...

  • April 20- Confide, a popular encrypted messaging app said to be used by White House officials, does not keep communications confidential as its maker promises, a proposed class-action lawsuit charges. According to a complaint filed on Thursday with the federal court in Manhattan, Confide Inc cannot assure app users of the "unequivocal confidentiality" it...

  • NEW YORK, April 20- Days ahead of France's presidential election, volatility indexes measuring stock price uncertainty in European shares versus U.S. stocks have diverged to their widest margin since just after Britain voted to leave the European Union. "We think these have probably widened due to the election," said Matt Thompson, co-head of the Volatility...

  • CHICAGO, April 20- Wal-Mart Stores Inc Chief Executive Doug McMillon's pay rose 13 percent to $22.4 million in the fiscal year ended Jan. 31, according to a regulatory filing on Thursday. The total compensation, which included cash and stock, compared with $19.8 million he made the previous year, according to the filing to the U.S. Securities and Exchange...

  • NEW YORK/ MONTREAL April 20- Shares of railroad operator CSX Corp soared more than 7 percent on Thursday to a record high, after the company reported better-than-expected quarterly earnings and its new chief executive officer outlined plans to improve margins and cut costs, including job reductions. Jacksonville- headquartered CSX forecast a 25 percent rise...

  • April 20- Confide, a popular encrypted messaging app said to be used by White House officials, does not keep communications confidential as its maker promises, a proposed class-action lawsuit charges. According to a complaint filed on Thursday with the federal court in Manhattan, Confide Inc cannot assure app users of the "unequivocal confidentiality" it...

  • **WASHINGTON- World Bank President Jim Yong Kim and Canada Finance Minister Bill Morneau speak at World Bank- 2030 GMT. **WASHINGTON- World Bank President Jim Yong Kim is a panelist at the discussion "Creating Markets, Creating Opportunities" in Washington 1800 GMT. WASHINGTON- Governor of Bank of England Mark Carney speaks before an Institute of International...

  • **WASHINGTON- World Bank President Jim Yong Kim and Canada Finance Minister Bill Morneau speak at World Bank- 2030 GMT. **WASHINGTON- World Bank President Jim Yong Kim is a panelist at the discussion "Creating Markets, Creating Opportunities" in Washington 1800 GMT. WASHINGTON- Governor of Bank of England Mark Carney speaks before an Institute of International...

  • Chicago Board of Trade wheat for May delivery was up 0.5 percent at $4.21-1/ 4 a bushel at 1034 GMT. They noted the wheat crop in Russia was forecast to fall by 9 percent from last year to 66 million tonnes while a decline in production was also anticipated in Ukraine, according to reports issued by U.S. Department of Agriculture agricultural attaches.

  • *Chicago Board of Trade wheat for May delivery was off 0.1 percent at $4.18-1/ 2 a bushel by 0101 GMT. *Commonwealth Bank of Australia analyst Tobin Gorey said U.S. wheat exports for the 2016 season look likely to be, at best, 1 million tonnes below the USDA's current forecasts "unless there are chunky late sales." *Chicago corn was steady at $3.62 per bushel and soybeans...

  • **WASHINGTON- World Bank President Jim Yong Kim and Canada Finance Minister Bill Morneau speak at World Bank- 2030 GMT. *WASHINGTON- World Bank President Jim Yong Kim is a panelist at the discussion "Creating Markets, Creating Opportunities" in Washington 1800 GMT. WASHINGTON- Governor of Bank of England Mark Carney speaks before an Institute of International...

  • **WASHINGTON- World Bank President Jim Yong Kim and Canada Finance Minister Bill Morneau speak at World Bank- 2030 GMT. *WASHINGTON- World Bank President Jim Yong Kim is a panelist at the discussion "Creating Markets, Creating Opportunities" in Washington 1800 GMT. WASHINGTON- Governor of Bank of England Mark Carney speaks before an Institute of International...

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK April 19- United Airlines said on Wednesday it planned to testify at an upcoming U.S. House Transportation Committee hearing on commercial airline consumer issues after a passenger was dragged off an April 9 flight in Chicago to make room for crew members. Justin Harclerode, a spokesman for the House of Representatives panel, did not say who...

  • MONTREAL, April 19- Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit as it earned more from shipments of commodities such as grain and coal, and the company expressed optimism that demand was improving. The results are the first under Chief Executive Keith Creel, who officially took the reins in the middle of the quarter from...

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK April 19- United Airlines said on Wednesday it plans to testify at an upcoming U.S. House Transportation Committee hearing on commercial airline industry consumer issues after a passenger was dragged off an April 9 flight in Chicago to make room for crew members. A spokesman for the House of Representatives panel did not say who the...

  • WASHINGTON, April 19- The U.S. House Transportation Committee said Wednesday it plans to hold an upcoming hearing on commercial airline industry consumer issues after a passenger was dragged off an April 9 United Airlines overbooked flight in Chicago to make room for crew members. The House panel did not say who it plans to call as witnesses or what prompted the...

  • NEW YORK, April 19- Shared office space company WeWork Cos is starting to expand with a broader real estate facilities management service, it said on Wednesday. WeWork is building on what it calls "on-site services" that began with an unnamed corporate client in Chicago that is reducing its leased space to two floors from three, said David Fano, the New York- based...

  • April 19- Bose Corp spies on its wireless headphone customers by using an app that tracks the music, podcasts and other audio they listen to, and violates their privacy rights by selling the information without permission, a lawsuit charged. The complaint filed on Tuesday by Kyle Zak in federal court in Chicago seeks an injunction to stop Bose's "wholesale...