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  • LONDON, April 24- Global aluminium production flatlined in the first quarter of this year, according to the International Aluminium Institute. A couple of long-running outages together with curtailments in Europe caused production outside China to dip 1.4 percent to 6.37 million tonnes in the first three months of 2019.. The net result was that global...

  • LONDON, April 24- Global aluminum production flatlined in the first quarter of this year, according to the International Aluminium Institute. A couple of long-running outages together with curtailments in Europe caused production outside China to dip 1.4 percent to 6.37 million tonnes in the first three months of 2019.. The net result was that global...

  • April 18- U.S. Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell said on Thursday he plans to introduce legislation to raise the minimum age for buying tobacco products, including vaping devices, to 21 from 18 to curb their "epidemic" use among teens. A 2015 study from the National Academy of Medicine found that among adults who became daily smokers, about 90 percent started...

  • April 18- U.S. Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell said on Thursday he plans to introduce legislation to raise the minimum age for buying tobacco products, including vaping devices, to 21 from 18 to curb their "epidemic" use among teens. Unfortunately, it's reaching epidemic levels around the country, "the Republican Senator from Kentucky said in a statement.

  • NEW YORK, April 17- Major automakers are bullish on the outlook for the U.S. economy and auto sales, but one big question remains- will President Donald Trump throw a grenade into the sector by imposing sweeping tariffs of up to 25 percent on car and auto parts imports? In February, the U.S. Commerce Department sent recommendations to Trump, which auto industry...

  • SINGAPORE, April 16- Most industrial metals on Tuesday were trading in a tight range, as investors exercised caution, waiting for growth data from China to be released later this week. "We will be getting quite a few macro numbers later this week and that should set the short-term tone for base metals going forward," said Edward Meir, an independent commodity...

  • April 5- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and several other U.S. agencies are investigating an E.coli outbreak in five states, the CDC said https://www.cdc.gov/ecoli/2019/o103-04-19/map. html on Friday. The CDC, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and several states are...

  • April 5- Bank of America Corp said on Friday that more than half of its branch network will be modernized over the next three years to respond to changing consumer behavior. "We have been very encouraged by the initial results of our center redesigns and expansions," Aron Levine, head of Consumer Banking& Investments for Bank of America told Reuters.

  • April 5- Bank of America Corp said on Friday that more than half of its branch network will be modernized over the next three years to respond to changing consumer behavior. By 2021, Bank of America's branch and ATM network will cover more than 90 percent of the U.S. population, said David Tyrie, head of consumer advanced solutions and digital banking.

  • Bill Johnson, who turned 65 in January, announced his retirement as CEO at TVA in November. Since Johnson became CEO of TVA in 2013, the company has spent about $15 billion to modernize its generating fleet, reduced carbon emissions by retiring coal units and cut debt by $3.5 billion, all while keeping consumer electric prices basically flat.

  • Hemp plants tower above researchers who tend to them at a research farm in Lexington, Ky.

    The home state of the Senate majority leader, who pushed to get hemp legalization in 2018, is set to see acreage more than triple as tobacco declines.

  • March 27- A federal judge on Wednesday overturned the Trump administration's approval of plans by Kentucky and Arkansas to impose work requirements on people seeking Medicaid health insurance benefits. The decisions came in separate lawsuits by Kentucky and Arkansas residents enrolled in Medicaid. Kentucky and Arkansas are among eight states that have...

  • March 27- A federal judge on Wednesday overturned the Trump administration's approval of plans by the states of Kentucky and Arkansas to impose work requirements on people seeking to obtain benefits from the Medicaid health insurance program. The decisions came in separate lawsuits by Kentucky and Arkansas residents enrolled in Medicaid.

  • March 27- A federal judge on Wednesday overturned the Trump administration's approval of plans by the states of Kentucky and Arkansas to impose new work requirements on people seeking to obtain benefits from the Medicaid health insurance program. The decision came in separate lawsuits by Kentucky and Arkansas residents enrolled in Medicaid.

  • JUDGE OVERTURNS TRUMP ADMINISTRATION APPROVAL OF KENTUCKY PLAN TO IMPOSE WORK REQUIREMENTS ON MEDICAID RECIPIENTS- COURT RULING.

  • LOUISVILLE, Ky., March 22- United Parcel Service Inc wants to get beyond U.S. doorsteps with a new push into healthcare. Deutsche Post's DHL Group dominates the market, which is expected to grow to $105 billion by 2021.. "Over-the-threshold services is where the world is headed," Chris Cassidy, who joined UPS last year from GlaxoSmithKline PLC to oversee global...

  • LOUISVILLE, Ky., March 22- United Parcel Service Inc wants to get beyond U.S. doorsteps with a new push into healthcare. Deutsche Post's DHL Group dominates the market, which is expected to grow to $105 billion by 2021.. "Over-the-threshold services is where the world is headed," Chris Cassidy, who joined UPS last year from GlaxoSmithKline PLC to oversee global...

  • A worker builds a Ford Expedition SUV as it goes through the assembly line at the Ford Kentucky Truck Plant in Louisville, Kentucky.

    Sales of Ford's large SUVs are a bright spot for a company that has had to make some cuts.

  • Ford's Kentucky Truck plant in Louisville will increase the production rate for Ford Expedition and Lincoln Navigator sport utility vehicles by 20 percent in July- the second 20 percent increase in a year for both models, executives said during a media briefing on Monday. The move highlights Detroit automakers' aggressive efforts to capitalize on popular,...

  • President Donald Trump has prodded Japanese automakers to add more jobs in the United States as the White House has threatened to impose tariffs of up to 25 percent on imported vehicles, on the grounds of national security. Toyota said it will invest $288 million in Alabama to increase annual engine capacity from 670,000 to 900,000 by the end of 2021 and will add...