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  • WASHINGTON, June 17- The largest-known U.S. uranium deposit will remain firmly under ground after the Supreme Court on Monday upheld Virginia's ban on mining the radioactive metal, rebuffing a challenge backed by President Donald Trump's administration to the 1982 moratorium. In a 6-3 decision that underscored states' rights, the justices affirmed a lower...

  • LOS ANGELES, June 13- Deutsche Post DHL Group on Thursday said it will spend $150 million this year to expand its U.S. healthcare distribution network capacity by roughly 40 percent. DHL's Supply Chain unit will add or expand nine Food and Drug Administration- compliant distribution sites for pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device companies in Indiana,...

  • June 12- The first heavily automated mass-market vehicles for consumers could go on sale as soon as 2022, if one or more vehicle manufacturers adopt a new sub- $500 lidar sensing package being developed by Silicon Valley startup Luminar. The tremendous cost of lidar- prices for individual sensors currently range from about $6,000 to more than $100,000- is one of...

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  • COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa, June 11- U.S. The order directs the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Food and Drug Administration and the Environmental Protection Agency to work together on common sense regulations and to develop awareness and education programs to gain acceptance of new technologies by consumers and global trading partners, "the National Pork...

  • SANTIAGO, June 11- Albemarle Corp, the world's largest lithium producer, said on Tuesday it will not participate in the London Metal Exchange's plan to launch a new contract for the white metal, depriving it of a key source of pricing data. "An exchange contract tends to support a commodity market, and that's not what we believe this is," David Ryan, Albemarle's head of...

  • NEW YORK, June 11- U.S. stocks ended near flat and the Dow snapped a six-day winning streak on Tuesday, as investors paused following a run of gains and fresh worries emerged over the U.S. trade war with China. President Donald Trump said Tuesday he was holding up a trade deal with China and had no interest in moving ahead, unless Beijing agrees to four or five "major...

  • *Wall Street unchanged, after Europe, China end higher. NEW YORK, June 11- Wall Street's indexes ended Tuesday's session virtually unchanged after investors turned their focus to U.S.- China trade tensions as euphoria from Friday's U.S.- Mexico deal faded. But the mood soured later in the day after Trump said had no interest in moving ahead with a U.S.- China...

  • SANTIAGO, June 11- Albemarle Corp, the world's largest lithium producer, said on Tuesday it will not participate in the London Metal Exchange's plan to launch a new contract for the white metal, depriving it of a key source of pricing data. "An exchange contract tends to support a commodity market, and that's not what we believe this is," David Ryan, Albemarle's head of...

  • The Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey, or JOLTS report from the Labor Department on Monday also showed an uptick in layoffs, though they remained at historically low levels. Trade tensions between the United States and China worsened following a move by President Donald Trump in early May to impose additional tariffs of up to 25% on $200 billion of Chinese...

  • *Trade gap with China rises 29.7%. The report from the Commerce Department on Thursday does not capture a recent escalation in trade tensions between the U.S. and China, as well as with Mexico. Last week, Trump announced he would impose a tariff on all goods from Mexico in a bid to stem the tide of illegal immigration across the U.S.-Mexican border.

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  • May 31- "Sell in May and go away" is a popular saying on Wall Street that arises from the S&P 500' s historical underperformance from May through October. Accompanying this year's summer effect are an escalating trade war between the United States and China, U.S.- Iran tensions and Britain's uncertain exit from the European Union. Stock rallied in the first four...

  • May 31- "Sell in May and go away" is a popular saying on Wall Street that arises from the S&P 500' s historical underperformance from May through October. Accompanying this year's summer effect are an escalating trade war between the United States and China, U.S.- Iran tensions and Britain's uncertain exit from the European Union. Stock rallied in the first four...

  • May 31- "Sell in May and go away" is a popular saying on Wall Street based on the S&P 500' s historical underperformance from May through October. Added to the summer effect this year are an escalating trade war between the United States and China, U.S.- Iran tensions and Britain's uncertain exit from the European Union. After surging 17.5% January through April, the...

  • *China hints it would use rare earths in trade war with U.S. NEW YORK, May 29- Oil prices fell more than 1% in volatile trade on Wednesday, weighed down by equity markets as China signaled readiness to escalate the trade war with the United States, stoking concerns that an ongoing stand-off could hurt demand. In a sign of escalating tensions between the world's two...

  • *China hints it would use rare earths in trade war with U.S. NEW YORK, May 29- Oil prices fell about 2% on Wednesday, weighed down by equity markets as China signalled readiness to escalate the trade war with the United States, stoking concerns that an ongoing stand-off could hurt demand. In a sign of escalating tensions between the world's two biggest economies,...

  • LOS ANGELES, May 28- Netflix Inc said on Tuesday it would "rethink" its film and television production investment in Georgia if a new law severely restricting abortion in the state is implemented, but the streaming service will continue to work there for now. The company was the first major Hollywood producer to publicly comment on calls by some for an industry...

  • The surge in confidence reported by the Conference Board on Tuesday came despite an escalation in tensions in the 10- month trade war between the United States and China, which sparked a sharp sell-off on Wall Street. The U.S. raised existing tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods to 25% from 10% on May 10, prompting Beijing to retaliate with its own levies on...

  • Solicitor General asked the Supreme Court on Wednesday to extend the time the government has to file a petition in an appeal of a circuit court decision preventing Dominion Energy Inc from building the Atlantic Coast natural gas pipeline across the Appalachian Trail in Virginia. Some analysts think Dominion could cancel the pipeline if the Supreme Court...