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  • Among major oil- and gas-producing states, Texas added eight rigs while Louisiana and New Mexico each added one. Colorado and North Dakota each declined by two rigs while Ohio, Oklahoma and Pennsylvania dropped one apiece. Alaska, Arkansas, California, Kansas, Utah, West Virginia and Wyoming were unchanged.

  • *China sells corn from state reserves. The most-active wheat contract on the Chicago Board of Trade was down 1.8 percent at $4.81-3/ 4 a bushel at 1029 GMT. Thomson Reuters Weather Research said in a report issued on Thursday, however, that the latest guidance from forecasting models showed lower rainfall totals across western Kansas and Texas.

  • But Trump's escalating trade dispute with China would hit farmers hard, giving Heitkamp and other Democrats a rare political opportunity in a region where they have struggled for decades. The crop is farm country's most valuable export to China, worth $12 billion last year. The trans-Pacific quarrel strikes at the heart of Trump's rural support in farm states,...

  • WICHITA, Kan. _ Equity Bancshares Inc. on Thursday reported first-quarter earnings of $8.7 million. The Wichita, Kansas- based bank said it had earnings of 58 cents per share. Equity Bancshares shares have climbed 14 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • PARIS/ SINGAPORE, April 19- U.S. wheat futures rose for a third consecutive session on Thursday, amid growing doubts that parched winter wheat belts in the southern U.S. The Chicago Board of Trade most active wheat contract had added 0.5 percent to $4.91-3/ 4 a bushel by 1019 GMT. Kansas wheat, which represents the hard red winter wheat variety most affected by...

  • Twenty-five years later, Shults was at the controls of the Dallas- bound Southwest Airlines Flight 1380 Tuesday when it made an emergency landing in Philadelphia after one of the engines on the Boeing 737 exploded while the plane was traveling 500 mph at 30,000 feet with 149 people on board. "Everybody is talking about Tammie Jo and how cool and calm she was in a...

  • BOERNE, Texas— The Southwest Airlines pilot being lauded as a hero in a harrowing emergency landing after a passenger was partially blown out of the jet's damaged fuselage is also being hailed for her pioneering role in a career where she has been one of the few women at the controls. Tammie Jo Shults, one of the first female fighter pilots in the U.S. Navy, was the...

  • The men were convicted of conspiracy to use a weapon of mass destruction and conspiracy against civil rights.

  • *Beijing finds U.S. dumping sorghum. BEIJING/ CHICAGO, April 17- China will slap hefty anti-dumping deposits on imports of U.S. sorghum from Wednesday, the government said on Tuesday, a higher-than-expected charge on the grain used in livestock feed and the spirits industry, as trade tensions escalate between the world's top two economies. CHS Inc and other U.S....

  • *Beijing finds U.S. dumping sorghum. *Beijing probe in retaliation for U.S. trade actions. BEIJING/ CHICAGO, April 17- China will slap hefty anti-dumping deposits on imports of U.S. sorghum from Wednesday, the government said on Tuesday, a higher-than-expected charge on the grain used in livestock feed and the spirits industry, as trade tensions escalate between...

  • *Beijing finds U.S. dumping sorghum. *Beijing probe in retaliation for U.S. trade actions. BEIJING/ CHICAGO, April 17- China will slap hefty anti-dumping deposits on imports of U.S. sorghum from Wednesday, the government said on Tuesday, a higher-than-expected charge on the grain used in livestock feed and the spirits industry, as trade tensions escalate between...

  • The New York Times and The New Yorker for stories about disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein and other powerful men who have been accused of sexual harassment and abuse. Also nominated as finalists: The Houston Chronicle for its coverage of Hurricane Harvey and The New York Times for its coverage of the Las Vegas mass shooting. Also nominated as finalists:...

  • President Donald Trump said on Monday he would nominate Richard Clarida, an economist who advises fund manager Pimco, and Michelle Bowman, a Kansas banking regulator, for two key positions at the U.S. If they are confirmed by the U.S. Senate, Clarida would serve as vice chairman of the U.S. central bank's Board of Governors and Bowman would become a member of the...

  • WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump has selected Columbia University professor Richard Clarida to be vice chairman of the Federal Reserve and Kansas bank commissioner Michelle Bowman to fill another vacancy on the Fed's seven-member board. Both nominations need Senate approval. He also selected Utah investment banker Randal Quarles to be Fed vice...

  • President Donald Trump on Monday said he would nominate Richard Clarida, an economist who advises fund manager Pimco, and Michelle Bowman, a Kansas banking regulator, for two key positions at the U.S. If they are confirmed by the U.S. Senate, Clarida would serve as the vice chairman of the U.S. central bank's Board of Governors and Bowman would become a member of the...

  • WICHITA, Kan.— A Kansas- based aircraft supplier would receive $10 million to support an expansion project but must pay back the money should it leave Wichita in the next two decades, under a proposed agreement with local officials. Spirit AeroSystems would receive $3 million in cash contributions from Wichita and $7 million from Sedgwick County in the deal that...

  • If they are confirmed by the U.S. Senate, Clarida would serve as the vice chairman of the U.S. central bank's Board of Governors and Bowman would become a member of the board, according to a White House statement.

  • Among major oil- and gas-producing states, Texas added three rigs, Oklahoma gained two while Colorado, Louisiana and Ohio each added one. Kansas, New Mexico and West Virginia each lost one rig. Alaska, Arkansas, California, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, Utah and Wyoming were unchanged.

  • WASHINGTON— The Latest on the U.S. trade dispute with China:. New Zealand already has a separate trade deal with the world's second-largest economy, China. Japan is cautiously welcoming President Donald Trump's request to his trade team to explore the possibility of the United States rejoining the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement.

  • CHICAGO, April 12- A blizzard is expected to bring high winds and 12 inches of snow or more to parts of South Dakota and Nebraska on Friday and Saturday, an agricultural meteorologist said on Thursday. Nebraska and Minnesota were the No. 3 and 4 corn producers last year in the United States, the world's top supplier of the feed grain, and South Dakota was No. 6.