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  • BROWNVILLE, Neb., March 19- Vice President Mike Pence arrived in Nebraska on Tuesday to take stock of the devastation unleashed across the U.S. The floodwaters have inundated a large swath of farm states Iowa and Nebraska along the Missouri River, North America's longest river, prompting half of Iowa's 99 counties to declare states of emergency.

  • March 19- FedEx Corp on Tuesday cut its 2019 profit forecast for the second time in three months, sending its shares down more than 5 percent and fueling fresh worries it is losing ground to delivery rivals such as United Parcel Service Inc and Deutsche Post DHL Group. "Slowing international macroeconomic conditions and weaker global trade growth trends...

  • BROWNVILLE, Neb., March 19- Vice President Mike Pence arrived in Nebraska on Tuesday to survey the devastation unleashed across the U.S. The floodwaters have inundated a large swath of farm states Iowa and Nebraska along the Missouri River, North America's longest river, prompting half of Iowa's 99 counties to declare states of emergency. Nebraska, Iowa and...

  • BROWNVILLE, Neb., March 19- Catastrophic floods devastated farms and towns in Nebraska and Iowa on Tuesday after leaving at least four people dead and causing hundreds of millions of dollars in damages, with waters yet to crest in parts of the U.S. The floods inundated stretches of the two farm states along the Missouri River, North America's longest river.

  • March 19- FedEx Corp on Tuesday cut its 2019 profit forecast for the second time in three months, sending its shares down 5 percent and fueling fresh worries it is losing ground in Europe to delivery rivals United Parcel Service Inc and Deutsche Post DHL Group. "Slowing international macroeconomic conditions and weaker global trade growth trends continue,"...

  • BROWNVILLE, Neb., March 19- Severe flooding caused by rainfall and melting snow devastated farms and towns in Nebraska and Iowa on Tuesday, leaving at least four people dead and causing hundreds of millions of dollars in damage, as U.S. Vice President Mike Pence prepared to tour the area. Damage to the state's livestock sector was estimated at about $400 million,...

  • *Atlanta warehouse struggled to cope with demand. LONDON, March 19- ASOS's new U.S warehouse struggled to cope with demand in its latest quarter, hitting sales there and adding to challenges in France and Germany, the British online fashion retailer said on Tuesday. Chief Executive Nick Beighton said the company's U.S performance was behind plan because...

  • LONDON, March 19- British online retailer ASOS said its new warehouse in Atlanta, United States, struggled to cope with demand in its second quarter, resulting in a dip in U.S. sales and adding to challenges in the French and German markets. Beighton said ASOS, which targets style-conscious twenty-somethings, continued to outperform in Britain, with sales growth...

  • LONDON, March 19- British online retailer ASOS said its new warehouse in Atlanta struggled to cope with demand in its second quarter, resulting in a dip in U.S. sales, adding to challenges in the French and German markets.

  • As floodwaters began to recede in much of the area inundated by the aftermath of a storm dubbed a "bomb cyclone," Nebraska officials were taking in the damage in a state where 64 of the 93 counties have declared emergencies. State officials said on the call that 290 people had been rescued by the Nebraska State Patrol, National Guard troops, and urban search and...

  • LONDON- Bank of England's Member of the Financial Policy Committee, Richard Sharp, to deliver a speech at Cass Business School 1830 GMT. VERSAILLES, France- Participation by ECB's chief economist, Peter Praet, in a panel discussion on "Twenty Years of the Euro: Challenges and Opportunities Ahead" at the HSBC' AAA' conference in Versailles, France- 0935 GMT.

  • Midwest on Monday and were not expected to crest for another 24 hours, forecasters said, after killing three people in Nebraska and Iowa and inundating a U.S. Air Force base. The Missouri River, the longest in North America, has flooded much of Nebraska between Omaha and Kansas City at the Missouri state line. "This really is the most devastating flooding we've...

  • March 18- Flooding that killed three people in Nebraska and Iowa has cut roads to a nuclear power plant and inundated a significant portion of a major U.S. Air Force base, while more of region's residents faced the possibility of evacuation on Monday. The floodwater forced the operators of the Cooper nuclear plant, near Brownville, Nebraska, to fly in staff and...

  • March 18- Flooding that killed three people in Nebraska and Iowa has cut roads to a nuclear power plant and inundated a large portion of a U.S. Air Force base, forcing it to work with a skeleton staff on Monday, while more of region's residents possibly faced evacuation. The floodwaters forced the operators of the Cooper nuclear plant, near Brownville, Nebraska, to...

  • LUXEMBOURG- Keynote speech by ECB's chief economist Peter Praet at conference "From micro to macro: market power, firms' heterogeneity and investment", organised by the EIB on March 18 in Luxembourg- 1510 GMT. London- Bank of England's Member of the Financial Policy Committee, Richard Sharp, to give speech at Cass Business School 1830 GMT. STOCKHOLM Swedish Deputy...

  • WASHINGTON, March 14- The U.S. The regulator will also extend the public comment period as it aims "to collect information relating to the convenience and needs of the communities to be served" by the lender, the Fed said in a joint statement with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. The meetings will be held on April 25 at the Fed's office in Charlotte, North...

  • MERGER HEARINGS WILL BE HELD IN CHARLOTTE ON APRIL 25 AND ATLANTA ON MAY 3.

  • THURSDAY, MARCH 14 VIENNA- European Central Bank policymaker Ewald Nowotny speaks at a closed-door session of an Austrian parliamentary finance committee.- 0800 GMT DUBLIN- Irish Central Bank Governor Philip Lane addresses students in Dublin.- 1600 GMT. TOKYO- Remarks by Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda at the B20 Tokyo Summit 0855 GMT.

  • TBILISI, March 13- Georgia's civil aviation agency on Wednesday temporarily barred Boeing 737 Max jets from taking off or landing at local airports, following the fatal crash involving the aircraft in Ethiopia.

  • ROME, March 13- Delta Air Lines and easyJet have set strict conditions for investing in Alitalia that could jeopardise a government-led plan to rescue the troubled Italian airline, a source close to the matter said. Italy's populist government, which has made the re-launch of the flagship carrier one of its priorities, is sponsoring a plan that would see...