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  • Strong family films such as "Coco" and Lionsgate's "Wonder," along with an expanding list of Oscar contenders like "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" and " Lady Bird," helped drive the box office to its best post- Thanksgiving weekend in five years. 2. " Justice League," Warner Bros., $16,651,104, 3,820 locations, $4,359 average, $197,407,025, 3 Weeks.

  • JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.— The Latest on a lawsuit challenging California's egg law:. He says it includes new data estimating California's egg law has cost consumers nationwide up to $350 million annually as a result of higher egg prices since it took effect in 2015. The other plaintiff states are Alabama, Arkansas, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Nebraska, Nevada, North Dakota,...

  • JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.— More than a dozen states banded together Monday to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to block a California law requiring any eggs sold there to come from hens that have space to stretch out in their cages. In a lawsuit filed directly to the high court, the states allege that California's law has cost consumers nationwide up to $350 million annually...

  • WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump's recent rally in Missouri was a set-piece of distortion about taxes and the economy. The Senate passed its version of the package Saturday and will work to reconcile that with the version passed by the House. Not only have there been multiple tax cuts since President Ronald Reagan, but Trump's cuts are nowhere near the...

  • LOS ANGELES, Dec 3- Disney-Pixar's animated comedy "Coco" easily repeated as the winner of the North American box office with a solid $26.1 million at 3,987 locations during a moderate weekend. The third weekend of Warner Bros.- DC Entertainment's " Justice League" finished second with $16.7 million at 3,820 sites, with the superhero tentpole dropping 60%.

  • Dec 1- U.S. stock futures pointed to a reversal of some of this week's gains for Wall Street on Friday as a delay in voting on a Republican tax overhaul kept investors on edge about its passage. *The U.S. Senate debated the bill late into Thursday and adjourned as fiscal conservatives were unsettled about the effect on the deficit of the bill. *New York Fed President...

  • DETROIT, Nov 30- An influential caucus at the United Auto Workers nominated on Thursday a regional director as candidate for union president as the UAW struggles to organize auto plants and faces a probe into alleged misuse of funds at training centers funded by Detroit's automakers. The caucus, named for renowned former UAW President Walter Reuther,...

  • Nov 30- Avis Budget Group Inc said on Thursday it has launched in the Kansas City, Missouri, area its first fleet of cars that are fully connected to the internet, other vehicles, and to the car rental company via wireless technology as it seeks to enhance its fleet-management services. The Parsippany, New Jersey- based company's so-called Mobility Lab will connect...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 29- The U.S. Senate on Wednesday took a step toward passage of tax legislation that is a top White House priority, setting up a likely decisive vote later this week even though it was unclear if the bill had enough Republican support to become law. Republicans are eager to pass the legislation, wanting something to show for their control of the White...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 29- The U.S. Senate on Wednesday took a step toward passage of tax legislation that is a top White House priority, setting up a likely decisive vote later this week even though it was unclear if the bill has enough Republican support to become law. Stocks rallied on optimism the tax overhaul package could pass, but obstacles remained, including...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 29- Congressional Republicans scrambled on Wednesday to reformulate their tax bill to satisfy lawmakers worried about how much it would balloon the U.S. budget deficit, as the measure moved toward a decisive U.S. Senate floor vote later this week. Stocks rallied on optimism that the tax overhaul package could pass, but obstacles remained,...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 29- Congressional Republicans scrambled on Wednesday to reformulate their tax-cut bill to satisfy lawmakers worried about how much it would expand the federal deficit, as the measure moved toward a decisive U.S. Senate floor vote later this week. Republicans have a 52-48 majority in the 100- member Senate, giving them enough votes to approve...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 28- Three out of 12 regional Federal Reserve banks wanted an increase in the rate commercial banks are charged for emergency loans ahead of the U.S central bank's last policy meeting, minutes from a discussion of the discount rate showed on Tuesday. The Federal Reserve Banks of Kansas City, Cleveland and Richmond in October had urged the Fed's...

  • LONDON, Nov 24- Following are five big themes likely to dominate thinking of investors and traders in the coming week and the Reuters stories related to them. The U.S. Senate Banking Committee holds a hearing on Tuesday to confirm the nomination of Jerome Powell to succeed Janet Yellen at the helm of the Federal Reserve. The world's top economy is pretty much...

  • LONDON, Nov 24- Following are five big themes likely to dominate thinking of investors and traders in the coming week and the Reuters stories related to them. The U.S. Senate Banking Committee holds a hearing on Tuesday to confirm the nomination of Jerome Powell to succeed Janet Yellen at the helm of the Federal Reserve. The world's top economy is pretty much...

  • CHICAGO/ GARDEN CITY, N.Y., Nov 24- Violence in Missouri and Alabama marred an otherwise subdued start to the U.S. holiday shopping season as bargain hunters flocked to malls for Black Friday deals. Riverchase Galleria mall in Alabama shut its doors 40 minutes early on Thursday when fights broke out in the mall, local news outlet al.com reported.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 22- The U.S. Commerce Department on Wednesday said it had made a final determination that anti-subsidy duties should be imposed on tool chests imported from China. It calculated final countervailing duty rates of 15.09 percent for Jiangsu Tongrun Equipment Technology Co Ltd, 14.03 percent for Zhongshan Geelong Manufacturing Co Ltd and 14.39...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 22- The U.S. Commerce Department said on Wednesday it had made a final determination that tool chests imported from China are subsidized. The department said in a statement it would impose final anti-subsidy duties on Chinese exporters ranging from 14.03 percent to 95.96 percent. The case was brought by Waterloo Industries Inc of Sedalia,...

  • FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, in a notice to the four other members of the commission, asked that an initial vote be cast to begin a process to decide if the existing ownership cap should be eliminated or raised, the agency said. There is debate about whether the FCC has the legal authority to set the cap, designed to ensure that one company does not acquire an overwhelming...

  • Missouri AG: I want the facts about Google's data collection

    Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley discusses his state's investigation into Google's supposed mishandling of consumer data.