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  • President Donald Trump, left, greets Sonny Perdue, U.S. secretary of agriculture, on stage during the 100th American Farm Bureau Federation Convention in New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S., on Monday, Jan. 14, 2019.

    Two critical federal research agencies are being gutted after workers refused to relocate to the Midwest.

  • Kate Rogers is in Kansas City where the USDA will be relocating two of its research agencies. But which state will the jobs land in and why are workers pushing back against the move?

  • July 19- The Canadian health regulator said on Friday it will keep importing U.S.-based Kaleo Inc's epinephrine auto-injectors and expects adequate supply of the devices in the country over the coming months. Health Canada's announcement comes after Pfizer Inc, that makes Mylan NV's EpiPen, notified the regulator that a shortage of the 0.3 mg dose of the...

  • WASHINGTON, July 18- The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by October 2025, a big win for workers and labor groups, even as it remained unlikely the bill would pass a Republican-controlled Senate. The move comes at a time when the $15 minimum wage fight, first started by fast-food workers in...

  • Sherwin-Williams, ConAgra Grocery Products Co. and NL Industries have agreed to a $305 million settlement, according to a filing in Santa Clara County Superior Court in California on Wednesday. High-profile public nuisance claims have proliferated in recent years in the United States as local governments try to use the courts to make corporations pay for...

  • Sherwin-Williams, Conagra Brands Inc and NL Industries have agreed to a $305 million settlement, according to a filing in Santa Clara County Superior Court in California on Wednesday. High-profile public nuisance claims have proliferated in recent years in the United States as local governments try to use the courts to make corporations pay for societal...

  • NEW YORK, July 17- The dollar softened against most major currencies on Wednesday in step with lower U.S. bond yields and expectations the Federal Reserve would lower interest rates, reversing some of the prior day's gains tied to stronger-than-forecast retail sales data. "With the market pricing for lower interest rates, that's keeping a lid on the dollar," said...

  • Under the deal, disclosed in a filing in Santa Clara County Superior Court on Wednesday, defendants Sherwin-Williams, Conagra Brands Inc and NL Industries agreed to pay out the sum over six years, starting with a $75 million payment later this year. These include Los Angeles, San Francisco, Alameda, and Santa Clara counties, as well as individual cities such as...

  • HOUSTON, July 16- More than half the daily crude production in the U.S. Since July 10, 7.8 million barrels of oil, or nearly two-thirds of the United States daily oil production, has been lost from Barry, which has become a post-tropical cyclone and was moving over eastern Missouri on Tuesday. Natural gas output in the Lower 48 states, meanwhile, has increased every day...

  • Gulf of Mexico platforms ahead of Hurricane Barry, the U.S. offshore drilling regulator said. There were 1.3 million barrels per day of oil production offline in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf of Mexico on Monday, about 80,000 barrels fewer than on Sunday, according to the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement. It can take several days for full...

  • Total U.S. farm debt is on track to rise to $427 billion this year, up from an inflation-adjusted $317 billion a decade earlier and approaching levels seen in the 1980 s farm crisis, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. But now- after years of falling farm income and an intensifying U.S.- China trade war- JPMorgan and other Wall Street banks are heading...

  • Louis Federal Reserve President James Bullard called again on Wednesday for an interest-rate reduction to provide insurance against a sharper-than-expected slowdown in U.S. growth due to trade uncertainties and to boost stubbornly low inflation. "I wouldn't want to prejudge" whether the Fed will actually cut rates later this month, Bullard said at the...

  • In CNBC's America's Top States for Business study, we used hard data—including health, crime, environmental quality and inclusiveness—to evaluate quality of life in all 50 states. By the numbers, these 10 states are America's worst places to live.

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    These states are the cheapest places to live in the US, according to the 2019 CNBC America's Top States for Business study released Wednesday. To determine which states are most affordable, we examined cost of living, housing, food prices and more.

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    Smooth roads make for an easy ride through the gateway to the west, but watch out for high crime along the way.

  • July 10- When conservative meme-maker Carpe Donktum got an invite to a White House summit, he thought the email might be spam. President Donald Trump and last year won a $10,000 meme contest run by Infowars, the website founded by conspiracy theorist Alex Jones. On Thursday, he will join other pro-Trump online personalities for what the White House billed as a...

  • July 9- Novartis AG said on Tuesday it would make its generic pre-filled epinephrine shots immediately available in local pharmacies across the United States, as a shortage of Mylan NV's EpiPen emergency allergy treatment drags on due to manufacturing problems. The Swiss drugmaker has an exclusive agreement with Adamis Pharmaceuticals Corp to distribute...

  • President Donald Trump announced on Tuesday the names of two nominees to fill vacant posts on the Federal Reserve Board, after two of his earlier choices withdrew from consideration in the face of criticism. Trump said on Twitter he intends to nominate Christopher Waller, an executive vice president at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, and Judy Shelton, the...

  • WASHINGTON, June 28- The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to consider reviving a class action lawsuit against U.S. The plaintiffs said the plan's administrators pursued an investment strategy that, beginning with the 2008 financial crisis, led to nearly $750 million in losses. Plan participants, led by retired Missouri bank accountant James Thole, filed the...

  • ST. LOUIS FED'S BULLARD SAYS HE WAS APPROACHED BY TRUMP ADMINISTRATION IN RECENT MONTHS ABOUT POSSIBLE SEAT ON FED BOARD, BUT SAID HE WAS HAPPY IN HIS CURRENT JOB.