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  • BROWNVILLE, Neb., March 19- Vice President Mike Pence arrived in Nebraska on Tuesday to take stock of the devastation unleashed across the U.S. The floodwaters have inundated a large swath of farm states Iowa and Nebraska along the Missouri River, North America's longest river, prompting half of Iowa's 99 counties to declare states of emergency.

  • BROWNVILLE, Neb., March 19- Vice President Mike Pence arrived in Nebraska on Tuesday to survey the devastation unleashed across the U.S. The floodwaters have inundated a large swath of farm states Iowa and Nebraska along the Missouri River, North America's longest river, prompting half of Iowa's 99 counties to declare states of emergency. Nebraska, Iowa and...

  • March 19- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday approved https://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm633919. htm Sage Therapeutics Inc's drug for postpartum depression, marking the first approval of a treatment specifically developed for the condition that affects a new mother's ability to care for herself or her baby.

  • NEW YORK, March 19- Lyft Inc's initial public offering is oversubscribed based on commitments made so far by investors, making it more likely that the ride-hailing startup will fetch or even exceed the $23 billion valuation it is seeking, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. Lyft started its IPO road show on Monday and has spent the last two days...

  • BROWNVILLE, Neb., March 19- Catastrophic floods devastated farms and towns in Nebraska and Iowa on Tuesday after leaving at least four people dead and causing hundreds of millions of dollars in damages, with waters yet to crest in parts of the U.S. The floods inundated stretches of the two farm states along the Missouri River, North America's longest river.

  • NEW YORK, March 19- The benchmark S&P 500 index ended little changed on Tuesday as investor optimism regarding the Federal Reserve's expected affirmation of its dovish policy stance was offset by reports of fault lines emerging in ongoing U.S.- China trade negotiations. Financial stocks weighed on all three major U.S. stock indexes, which gave up early gains...

  • NEW YORK, March 19- Lyft Inc's initial public offering is oversubscribed based on commitments made so far by investors, making it more likely that the ride-hailing startup will fetch or even exceed the $23 billion valuation it is seeking, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. Lyft started its IPO road show on Monday and has spent the last two days...

  • NEW YORK, March 19- Stocks across the globe rose on Tuesday for a seventh straight session, the longest upward streak of the year, while the pound wobbled against the dollar on expectations that European Union officials would give Britain a delay on Brexit negotiations. Bets that the Federal Reserve will this week reinforce the market view that the U.S....

  • BROWNVILLE, Neb., March 19- Severe flooding caused by rainfall and melting snow devastated farms and towns in Nebraska and Iowa on Tuesday, leaving at least four people dead and causing hundreds of millions of dollars in damage, as U.S. Vice President Mike Pence prepared to tour the area. Damage to the state's livestock sector was estimated at about $400 million,...

  • BOGOTA/ NEW YORK, March 19- A proposal by Colombian coffee growers' federation that producer countries sell their high-quality harvests untethered from the New York market price could encourage buyers to look for alternative providers, importers and exporters said. Colombia, which prices much of its coffee at a differential to futures, is proposing an...

  • NEW YORK, March 19- Stock markets across the world rose on Tuesday for a seventh session, the longest winning streak of the year, while sterling wobbled against the U.S. dollar on expectations European Union officials would allow Britain a delay on Brexit negotiations. Federal Reserve will this week reinforce a market view that the U.S. monetary...

  • Why this NY state assemblywoman wants to use marijuana revenue to fight racial inequality

    New York State Assembly's Democratic Majority Leader Crystal Peoples-Stokes joins "Squawk Box" to discuss her fight to re-invest in communities that have been disproportionally affected by the criminalization of marijuana.

  • Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York City, November 26, 2018. 

    Futures are pointing to a higher open on Wall Street, giving the Dow a shot at extending its win streak to five days.

  • Attorney in Manhattan, has a piece of unsolicited advice for President Donald Trump: don't meddle with investigations being pursued by his former office, especially one involving the Trump business or a family member. Attorney's office formally known as the Southern District of New York for political neutrality and independence. Reuters asked Bharara what...

  • A trader shows U.S. dollar notes at a currency exchange booth.

    The U.S. dollar edged lower against a basket of major currencies on Tuesday as concerns over the strength of the U.S. economy and expectations that the Federal Reserve will prove accommodative at its meeting this week weighed on the greenback.

  • Palladium surged past $1,600 for the first time on Tuesday on expectations that an already strained supply scenario for the autocatalyst metal could worsen, while platinum soared 3 percent.

  • PARIS, March 19- Drinks group Pernod Ricard, which is being targeted by activist investor Elliott, said its business in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Latin America was well positioned for "solid top line growth and margin improvement." The region, which makes 29 percent of group sales, achieved first half 2019 sales growth of 3 percent driven by demand in...

  • "Uber in Chile isn't easy." Chile has yet to work out a regulatory framework for ridesharing. Ubers unregulated status in fast-growing markets such as Chile poses a potential risk for the firm as it prepares for a much-anticipated IPO.

  • The ongoing public battle between Tesla's chief executive and the SEC piles pressure on Musk, the public face of Tesla, who is struggling to make the company profitable after cutting the price of its Model 3 sedan to $35,000. The SEC said a Feb. 19 tweet that Musk sent to his more than 24 million Twitter followers claiming the electric vehicle-maker would build...

  • SpaceX founder Elon Musk looks on at a post-launch news conference after the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, carrying the Crew Dragon spacecraft, lifted off on an uncrewed test flight to the International Space Station from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, March 2, 2019.

    Musk's tweet about production targets was "a blatant violation" of a court order to get his written communications pre-approved, regulators said.