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  • DUBUQUE, Iowa, May 20- Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg asked a crowd of supporters packed into an Iowa brewery this weekend whether the United States has a plan to win the ongoing trade war with China. U.S. farmers, who helped carry Trump to his surprise 2016 election win, have been among the hardest-hit as China has imposed tariffs on imports...

  • Senator Michael Bennet, a 2020 Democratic presidential contender, unveiled a plan on Monday to tackle climate change with a focus on slashing emissions from farming and ranching and conserving nearly a third of U.S. lands. Bennet is distinguishing himself from rivals, such as Governor Jay Inslee of Washington, who are pressing for more aggressive plans to...

  • NEW YORK, May 16- Shareholder advisory group Glass Lewis advised on Thursday investors in PDC Energy Inc to vote in favor of the company's board nominees, dealing a blow to the challenge of activist shareholder Kimmeridge Energy Management Co.. The Denver- based firm is one of a number of U.S. oil and gas producers to have faced investor angst against it in the last...

  • DENVER, May 15- Boeing Co made mistakes with its 737 MAX planes that need to be addressed, Southwest Airlines Co Chief Executive Officer Gary Kelly told shareholders on Wednesday, but he said he is still hopeful that the jets grounded after two crashes will return to service in the U.S. summer. Southwest, which only flies 737 s and is the world's largest MAX operator,...

  • DENVER, May 15- Boeing Co made mistakes that need to be addressed, Southwest Airlines Co Chief Executive Officer Gary Kelly told shareholders on Wednesday, but he added he is still hopeful the grounded 737 MAX jets will return to service this summer. Boeing is under pressure to deliver a software fix and new pilot training to convince global regulators and the...

  • Montana Governor Steve Bullock

    Montana Gov. Steve Bullock announced Tuesday that he is seeking the Democratic presidential nomination.

  • HOUSTON, May 10- Occidental Petroleum Chief Executive Vicki Hollub on Friday touted her $38 billion deal for Anadarko Petroleum Corp and defended the pricey terms she negotiated in a 90- minute session with billionaire investor Warren Buffett to secure the deal without seeking shareholder approval. Hollub, 59, beat out larger rival Chevron Corp with a...

  • HOUSTON, May 10- Occidental Petroleum Chief Executive Vicki Hollub on Friday touted her $38 billion deal for Anadarko Petroleum Corp, calling her company the deserved victor and defending the pricy deal with Berkshire Hathaway Inc that paved the way for the merger agreement. Hollub, 59, challenged larger rival Chevron Corp with a long-shot bid that some of her...

  • HOUSTON, May 10- Occidental Petroleum Chief Executive Vicki Hollub on Friday touted her $38 billion deal for Anadarko Petroleum Corp, calling her company the deserved victor and defending the pricy deal with Berkshire Hathaway Inc that paved the way for the merger agreement. Hollub, 59, challenged larger rival Chevron Corp with a long-shot bid that some of her...

  • May 10- U.S. stocks tumbled more than 1% on Friday, as investors worried over the possibility of a protracted and bitter U.S.- China trade war, despite last-minute efforts to salvage a deal. President Donald Trump said he was in "absolutely no rush" to finalize a trade agreement with China, escalating tensions after the United States increased duties to 25% on $200...

  • It marked the 21st consecutive quarter for farm incomes dropping in the Eighth Federal Reserve District, which includes all or parts of seven Midwest and Mid-South states: Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri and Tennessee. Agricultural credit conditions also deteriorated during the first quarter of 2019 in parts of Illinois, Indiana,...

  • NEW YORK, May 9- The striking calm in foreign exchange markets in recent months has led some U.S. multinational companies to scale back on guarding against currency gyrations, potentially leaving them vulnerable if volatility rebounds from near five-year lows. "If you look at periods of distress like the financial crises, the internet bust, the Greek debt crises...

  • Denver becomes first US city to decriminalize 'magic mushrooms'

    Voters in the Colorado capital passed a measure to decriminalize 'magic mushrooms,' a psychedelic drug that causes hallucinations.

  • CHICAGO, May 9- U.S. farm incomes in the Midwest and Mid-Southern states declined yet again in the first quarter of 2019 amid ongoing strain from low commodity prices, trade uncertainty and severe weather, according to banker surveys released on Thursday by the Federal Reserve Banks of St. Louis and Kansas City. This marks the 21st consecutive quarter for farm...

  • handshake merger and acquisitions

    U.S. communications infrastructure provider Zayo said it agreed to be sold to investment firms Digital Colony Partners and EQT in a deal valued at $14.3 billion.

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  • On Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018 a Michigan judge halted plans by state regulators that would have shuttered nearly 100 medical marijuana businesses as part of a newly approved set of licensing rules. 

    Potheads have for decades celebrated their love of marijuana on April 20, but the once counter-culture celebration that was all about getting stoned now is so mainstream Corporate America is starting to embrace it.

  • April 17- Carl's Jr will become the first fast food chain to sell a CBD-infused hamburger when its "Rocky Mountain High Cheeseburger Delight" goes on sale in Denver on Saturday, the company said. The Tennessee- based chain is selling the burger for just one day at one location in northeast Denver as part of its strategy to test out "bold and unexpected" flavors, the...

  • NEW YORK, April 16- U.S. That has eased concerns about a China economic slowdown. "There's the thought that with China's stimulus, people are going to focus more on Chinese retail sales and the bigger numbers that we get out of China this evening and without momentum in Treasuries right now, it's possible that that's bringing some insurance selling in Treasuries...

  • Grain trader Cargill Inc said it was closing three of its grain handling facilities in Minnesota, two in South Dakota and one in Nebraska on Thursday because of the storm. Rival Archer Daniels Midland Co temporarily closed several grain and edible bean elevators in South Dakota, North Dakota, Minnesota and Wisconsin due to the snow. The storm was dumping more...