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  • WASHINGTON, Oct 16- The United States and Japan made tentative progress on some long-standing trade irritants on Monday, during economic talks at which leaders emphasized cooperation at a time when North Korea is building up its nuclear capabilities. President Donald Trump stops in Tokyo during his first trip to Asia- a tour expected to focus on how to further...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 16- Japan agreed to streamline noise and emissions testing procedures for certain U.S. auto exports during Monday's bilateral economic talks that were focused on trade, the two governments said in a statement. Japan also agreed to lift trade restrictions on U.S. potatoes from Idaho, while the United States agreed to lift restrictions on...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 16- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether American Express Co is violating federal antitrust law by forbidding merchants that accept its credit cards from encouraging customers to use rival cards that charge lower fees. The justices will hear an appeal by 11 states led by Ohio that had sued American Express of a 2016 lower...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 16- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether American Express Co is violating federal antitrust law by forbidding merchants that accept its credit cards from encouraging customers to use rival cards that charge lower fees. The justices will hear an appeal by 11 states led by Ohio that had sued American Express of a lower court...

  • WASHINGTON— The Supreme Court is taking up an appeal by 11 states that argue American Express violated antitrust laws by barring merchants from asking customers to use other credit cards that charge lower fees. The case stems from a lawsuit filed by states and the Obama administration in 2010 against American Express, Mastercard and Visa.

  • In its monthly crop production report, USDA also raised its domestic corn production outlook as record yields in areas outside the major producing states boosted the size of the overall harvest. USDA pegged the corn harvest at 14.280 billion bushels, based on an average yield of 171.8 bushels per acre. USDA said it expected record yields in Alabama, Georgia,...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 12- The U.S. Agriculture Department on Thursday bumped up its domestic corn production outlook as record yields in areas outside the major producing states boosted the size of the overall harvest. In its monthly crop production report, USDA pegged the corn harvest at 14.280 billion bushels, based on an average yield of 171.8 bushels per acre.

  • In its monthly crop production report, USDA pegged the corn harvest at 14.280 billion bushels, based on an average yield of 171.8 bushels per acre. USDA said it expected record yields in Alabama, Georgia, Idaho, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Tennessee, all of which are outside the main crop belt. USDA also raised its...

  • MINNEAPOLIS— Family-owned Adams Publishing Group is acquiring the media division assets of the Pioneer News Group Co. in a deal that includes 22 daily and weekly newspapers in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana and Utah. Minneapolis- based Adams Publishing says the acquisition also includes a newspaper and commercial printing facility, various shoppers and...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 2- Telecommunications provider CenturyLink Inc has won U.S. antitrust approval for its purchase of Level 3 Communications Inc on condition that it sell certain assets, according to a court filing dated on Monday. The deal, which the companies expected to close in mid- to late-October, is awaiting approval by the Federal Communications...

  • The Boise, Idaho- based company has been boosted in recent quarters also by surging demand for its NAND memory chips, used to store data like music and photos on mobile devices. "We expect the industry to remain moderately undersupplied for the rest of 2017 for both DRAM and NAND," Chief Executive Sanjay Mehrotra, who took over the post in May, said on a post-earnings...

  • Net income attributable to Micron was $2.37 billion, or $1.99 per share, in the quarter ended Aug. 31, compared with a loss of $170 million, or 16 cents per share, a year earlier. Excluding items, the Boise, Idaho- based company earned $2.02 per share, beating the average analyst estimate of $1.83, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. Micron said it expects adjusted...

  • WASHINGTON/ SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 12- Some of the ads bought by Russians on Facebook last year promoted events during the U.S. presidential campaign, Facebook Inc said on Tuesday, indicating that alleged meddling ahead of the 2016 election went beyond social media. Facebook, the world's largest social network, said last week that an operation likely based in Russia...

  • WASHINGTON/ SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 12- Some of the ads bought by Russians on Facebook last year promoted events during the U.S. presidential campaign, Facebook Inc said on Tuesday, indicating that alleged meddling ahead of the 2016 election went beyond social media. Facebook, the world's largest social network, said last week that an operation likely based in Russia...

  • Sept 7- A federal appeals court on Thursday ruled in favor of environmentalists, photographers and other critics of Wyoming's so-called data-trespassing laws, which make it illegal for people to cross private property to take photos or collect data on public lands. Two laws passed last year by Wyoming's legislature prohibited collecting data, including...

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  • NEW YORK, Aug 3- Even for a jaded town like New York City, there is something magical about a Broadway show. For those doing the singing and dancing onstage, getting cast on Broadway is the culmination of lifelong dreams. For the latest in Reuters' "First Jobs" series, we talked to a few Broadway stars about their beginnings far from the marquee lights.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 3- Even for a jaded town like New York City, there is something magical about a Broadway show. For those doing the singing and dancing onstage, getting cast on Broadway is the culmination of lifelong dreams. For the latest in Reuters' "First Jobs" series, we talked to a few Broadway stars about their beginnings far from the marquee lights.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 3- Even for a jaded town like New York City, there is something magical about a Broadway show. For those doing the singing and dancing onstage, getting cast on Broadway is the culmination of lifelong dreams. For the latest in Reuters' "First Jobs" series, we talked to a few Broadway stars about their beginnings far from the marquee lights.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 3- Even for a jaded town like New York City, there is something magical about a Broadway show. For those doing the singing and dancing onstage, getting cast on Broadway is the culmination of lifelong dreams. For the latest in Reuters' "First Jobs" series, we talked to a few Broadway stars about their beginnings far from the marquee lights.