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  • WASHINGTON, April 24- The U.S. Senate on Monday confirmed former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue as secretary of agriculture, leaving all but one of President Donald Trump's Cabinet positions filled.

  • NEW YORK, April 24- The woman who clashed with an American Airlines flight attendant has secured the services of the same attorney representing Dr. American Airlines spokeswoman Leslie Scott said on Monday that the company had been in direct contact with the woman throughout the weekend. American Airlines removed the flight attendant from duty and...

  • Former US President Barack Obama speaks at a forum with young leaders to discuss community organizing an at the University of Chicago in Chicago, April 24, 2017.

    Barack Obama pledged to work toward preparing the next generation of political leadership in America in Chicago. The New York Times reports.

  • NEW YORK, April 24- The nearly eight-year legal odyssey of former Goldman Sachs Group Inc programmer Sergey Aleynikov is not over, after New York State's highest court agreed to review his reinstated conviction for stealing high-frequency trading code. Aleynikov may appeal the conviction won by the office of Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance because "...

  • NEW YORK, April 24- The nearly eight-year legal odyssey of former Goldman Sachs Group Inc programmer Sergey Aleynikov is not over, after New York State's highest court agreed to review his reinstated conviction for stealing high-frequency trading code. the Court of Appeals said in an order dated April 20. The order came nearly three months after an...

  • *Soybeans reach highest since March 30 at $9.68/ bushel. SINGAPORE/ PARIS, April 24- Chicago soybean futures climbed for a second session on Monday to a three-week high, supported by a weaker dollar and short-covering by investors. The Chicago Board Of Trade's most active soybean contract was up 0.7 percent at $9.67-3/ 4 a bushel, having peaked at $9.68-3/ 4 a bushel,...

  • WASHINGTON, April 24- The U.S. Transportation Department said on Monday it has granted preliminary approval to St. Louis to explore putting its city-owned airport under private management. The Transportation Department told Reuters it approved the preliminary application of St. Louis Lambert International Airport, owned and operated by the city of St. Louis,...

  • *Soybeans hit highest since March 30 at $9.68/ bushel. SINGAPORE, April 24- Chicago soybean futures climbed for a second straight session on Monday to a three-week high with a weaker dollar and short-covering by investors driving the market higher. The most-active soybean contract on the Chicago Board Of Trade was up 0.6 percent at $9.66-3/ 4 a bushel.

  • SYDNEY, April 24- U.S. soybeans rose more than 0.5 percent on Monday as a weaker dollar pushed the oilseed to a three-week high. *The most active soybean futures on the Chicago Board Of Trade rose 0.55 percent to $9.66 a bushel, near the session high of $9.66-3/ 4 a bushel- the highest since March 30. *The U.S. Agriculture Department said private exporters reported the...

  • LOS ANGELES, California- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari participates in a question-and-answer session at " Opportunity and Inclusive Growth Institute, TBTF"- 1530 GMT. **BRUSSELS- European Central Bank board member Daniele Nouy participates at the ECON Committee Public Hearing in Brussels 0830 GMT. LUXEMBOURG- EU General Affairs...

  • **BRUSSELS- European Central Bank board member Daniele Nouy participates at the ECON Committee Public Hearing in Brussels 0830 GMT. LUXEMBOURG- EU General Affairs Council meeting 0800 GMT. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 26 FRANKFURT- "Frankfurt Finance Summit 2017." STOCKHOLM- Meeting of the executive board of the Riksbank- 0800 GMT.

  • At CNBC’s Net/Net event in Chicago, the World Series champions’ owner Tom Ricketts shared just how important buy-in is, by customers and employees, in reaching a goal.

  • Chicago Cubs owner: There are things that are bigger than just us

    At CNBC’s Net/Net in Chicago, owner of the World Series champions revealed what worries him most about the macro environment of the business he’s in.

  • Demonstrators protest outside the United Airlines terminal at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, April 11, 2017.

    United Continental CEO Oscar Munoz says no one will be fired for the airline's recent debacle.

  • Whether Uncle Sam owes you money, or vice versa, some companies are offering money-saving, free and entertaining Tax Day rewards.

  • United Airlines is scrambling to respond to intense and far-reaching scrutiny after the airline bumped an unwilling passenger, whom authorities forcibly dragged down the aisle, off the flight on Sunday evening.

  • Pallets of Coke-Cola cans wait to the filled at a Coco-Cola bottling plant on February 10, 2017 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

    Philadelphia's recent soda tax has led to a disastrous decline in beverage sales.

  • A real estate agent shows a home to a prospective buyer in Miami.

    In local markets across the nation, there are too few listings to meet the strong buyer demand.

  • David Plouffe

    The board of ethics voted that Uber's David Plouffe broke the rules when he failed to register as a lobbyist, the Chicago Tribune says.

  • Canada Goose parkas hang on display at a store in Richmond Hill, Ontario.

    Is Canada Goose profitable? After its IPO filing, here are 7 things we learned about the maker of expensive winter jackets. Buzzfeed reports.