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  • DETROIT, Sept 16- A new family of electric vehicles, an all-electric pickup truck and an advanced battery system could draw much of the $7 billion that General Motors Co has pledged to invest in the United States as parts of contract talks with the United Auto Workers. Much of that investment is likely earmarked for the production of electric vehicles at two...

  • DETROIT/ WASHINGTON, Sept 12- A senior member of the United Auto Workers union was arrested on Thursday and charged with conspiring with other union officials to embezzle hundreds of thousands of dollars in union money as a widening scandal expands just days before the union's contract expires with U.S. automakers. Vance Pearson, 58, of St. Charles, Missouri, a...

  • Sept 12- A senior member of the United Auto Workers union was arrested Thursday and charged with conspiring with other union officials to embezzle hundreds of thousands of dollars in union money, the U.S. Attorney's Office in Detroit said. Vance Pearson, 58, of St. Charles, Missouri, a member of the union's International Executive Board and a regional director, was...

  • Unsubstantiated conspiracy theories involving USDA staff are circulating in farm country and gaining traction online. USDA did not respond to Reuters' questions on Monday. Farmers are struggling with how to emotionally process their pain from the Trump administration's policies, and anger at the USDA may be a coping mechanism, said Ted Matthews, a Minnesota...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 9- Attorneys general from 48 U.S. states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico formally opened an antitrust probe on Monday into Alphabet's Google, in a sign of growing government scrutiny of U.S. technology giants. California and Alabama declined to be part of the probe. A separate group of eight state attorneys general, led by New York, joined...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 9- Attorneys general from 48 U.S. states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico have opened an antitrust probe into big tech companies that focuses on Alphabet's Google, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton formally announced on Monday. California and Alabama are not part of the investigation. Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes said the probe was "...

  • Sept 6- U.S. stocks were set to open higher on Friday as China rolled out a stimulus plan to shore up its flagging economy and weak jobs data cemented expectations of an interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve later this month. China's central bank said it would reduce the amount of cash that banks must hold as reserves, releasing a total of 900 billion yuan in...

  • NEW YORK/ TORONTO, Sept 4- Slowing global economies, the escalating trade war between Washington and Beijing and a warning sign of recession flashing in the U.S. Treasury market have all fed expectations the Federal Reserve is poised to lower rates at the close of its Sept. 17-18 meeting. John Williams, president of the hugely influential New York Federal Reserve,...

  • *Traders see no progress in U.S.- China trade war. CHICAGO, Aug 27- U.S. soybean futures retreated on Tuesday on improving crop prospects and a lack of progress in trade talks with China, the world's top importer of the oilseed, traders said. The USDA also raised its corn rating by 1 percentage point to 57%, matching expectations.

  • Similarly Cleveland Fed Bank President Loretta Mester, whose directors joined those of New York, Boston, Atlanta, Richmond and Kansas City in wanting the discount rate to be left at its then-current 3%, said earlier this month that she opposed the Fed's July rate cut. Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren and Kansas City Fed President Esther George dissented...

  • Pro-choice supporters and staff of Planned Parenthood hold a rally outside the Planned Parenthood Reproductive Health Services Center in St. Louis, Missouri, May 31, 2019, the last location in the state performing abortions.

    A new Missouri ban on abortions at or after eight weeks of pregnancy won't take effect Wednesday after a federal judge temporarily blocked it from being implemented.

  • ST. LOUIS FEDERAL RESERVE PRESIDENT JAMES BULLARD SAYS LOWER RATES WOULD HELP HIT INFLATION TARGET- CNBC INTERVIEW.

  • KANSAS CITY FED PRESIDENT ESTHER GEORGE SAYS DON'T SEE NEGATIVE INTEREST RATES FOR U.S.

  • KANSAS CITY FED PRESIDENT ESTHER GEORGE SAYS RATE CUT IN JULY WAS NOT NEEDED IN MY VIEW- CNBC INTERVIEW.

  • KANSAS CITY FED PRESIDENT ESTHER GEORGE SAYS 2% GROWTH STILL LOOKS POSSIBLE.

  • Aug 20- Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd on Tuesday made its generic version of Mylan's EpiPen for young children available in most retail pharmacies at $300 for a 2- pack. U.S.-listed shares of the Israel- based company rose 4.9% to $7 in afternoon trading. Raymond James analyst Elliot Wilbur estimates the current U.S. epinephrine market is worth about $700...

  • *Crop tour sees sub-par corn yields in South Dakota, Ohio. As of 12:23 p.m. CDT, Chicago Board of Trade December wheat was down 7 cents at $4.65-1/ 2 per bushel after dipping to $4.63-1/ 2, the contract's lowest level since May 14. CBOT December corn was down 4-1/ 2 cents at $3.70 a bushel, but stayed just above last week's multi-month low of $3.69.

  • As of 12:33 p.m. CDT, Chicago Board of Trade December corn was down 5-3/ 4 cents at $3.75 per bushel, but remained inside of Friday's trading range. Corn led the way down after weekend storms brought rain to Minnesota, southern Iowa, western Missouri and eastern Kansas, along with parts of Illinois, Indiana and Ohio. "So today is about taking risk premium out of the...

  • Aug 11- A boy accidentally killed by his father during a fishing trip in Montana. A woman dead and her husband behind bars after a single gunshot in a Dallas hotel room. During the week bookended by mass shootings in Gilroy, California; El Paso, Texas; and Dayton, Ohio, in which gunmen killed 34 people, hundreds of others were shot to death across 47 U.S. states, according to...

  • *Bayer floated $6- $8 bln settlement- report. NEW YORK/ FRANKFURT, Aug 9- Bayer AG has not offered to pay billions of dollars to settle claims in the United States related to the Roundup herbicide, mediator Ken Feinberg said, dismissing a report to that effect which drove its shares as much as 11% higher. Bayer, which acquired Roundup and other glyphosate-based...