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  • May 15- Ford Motor Co plans to start production of new luxury Lincoln models in China for that market as they are launched, starting with the new Corsair later this year, to benefit from lower costs and avoid the risk of tariffs, a top executive said on Monday. "It's a huge, huge opportunity for Lincoln because we see China as Ground Zero for Lincoln given the size of the...

  • May 15- Ford Motor Co plans to start production of new luxury Lincoln models in China for that market as they are launched, starting with the new Corsair later this year, to benefit from lower costs and avoid the risk of tariffs, a top executive said on Monday. "It's a huge, huge opportunity for Lincoln because we see China as Ground Zero for Lincoln given the size of the...

  • Pro-choice supporters protest in front of the Alabama State House as Alabama state Senate votes on the strictest anti-abortion bill in the United States at the Alabama Legislature in Montgomery, Alabama, U.S. May 14, 2019.

    Alabama is close to approving a near total ban on abortion after the state Senate passed a measure that would make performing an abortion at any stage of pregnancy a felony.

  • Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said on Friday that President Donald Trump had asked him to create a plan to help American farmers cope with the heavy impact of the U.S.- China trade war on agriculture. A new aid program would be the second round of assistance for farmers, after the Department of Agriculture's $12 billion plan last year to compensate for...

  • 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,...

  • 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...

  • This marks 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.

  • LONDON, May 8- Political rehabilitation doesn't get much better. The company's owner, Oleg Deripaska, was accused of a litany of misdeeds by the Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control, all of which he denied, and his sprawling industrial empire, including Rusal, was slapped with secondary sanctions. Just three months later in April Rusal landed a...

  • LONDON, May 8- Political rehabilitation doesn't get much better. The company's owner, Oleg Deripaska, was accused of a litany of misdeeds by the Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control, all of which he denied, and his sprawling industrial empire, including Rusal, was slapped with secondary sanctions. Just three months later in April Rusal landed a...

  • LONDON, May 8- Political rehabilitation doesn't get much better. The company's owner, Oleg Deripaska, was accused of a litany of misdeeds by the Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control, all of which he denied, and his sprawling industrial empire, including Rusal, was slapped with secondary sanctions. Just three months later in April Rusal landed a...

  • Jockey Luis Saez rides atop Maximum Security after crossing the finish line during the 145th running of The Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky, U.S., on Saturday, May 4, 2019. Country House won the 145th edition of the Kentucky Derby on Saturday after the horse that crossed the line first was disqualified. But the real winner -- and it's the same every year -- was the Duchossois family, the biggest individual shareholder of Churchill Downs Inc. Photographer: Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg via Getty Images

    The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission has denied the appeal of Maximum Security's disqualification as Kentucky Derby winner for interference, saying the stewards' decision is not subject to appeal.

  • 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.