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  • CHICAGO, Nov 8- Unspecified pests have prompted JBS USA to halt production temporarily at a Pennsylvania beef processing plant that accounts for about 2 percent of U.S. daily cattle slaughter. JBS, one of the largest beef producers in the United States, will take steps to control the pests and conduct repairs at the plant in Souderton, Pennsylvania, according to...

  • CHICAGO/ NEW YORK, Nov 7- U.S. tax reform plans are already transforming municipal debt market dynamics, sparking a sharp rally even as details released by Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives are likely to shift over the coming days and weeks. Additionally, the removal of some state and local tax deductions compounds the issue for residents in...

  • NEW YORK/ CHICAGO, Nov 2- Democratic-leaning states are set to bankroll a big chunk of the tax cuts unveiled in a Republican tax plan on Thursday, as the plan slashes deductions used the most by residents of states that voted against Donald Trump in the 2016 elections. Among those potentially hardest-hit are California and New York with state income tax rates of...

  • NEW YORK/ CHICAGO, Nov 2- Democratic-leaning states are set to bankroll a big chunk of the tax cuts unveiled in a Republican tax plan on Thursday, as the plan slashes deductions used the most by residents of states that voted against Donald Trump in the 2016 elections. Among those potentially hardest-hit are California and New York with state income tax rates of...

  • NEW YORK/ CHICAGO, Nov 2- Democratic-leaning states are set to bankroll a big chunk of the tax cuts unveiled in a Republican tax plan on Thursday, as the plan slashes deductions used the most by residents of states that voted against Donald Trump in the 2016 elections. Among those potentially hardest-hit are California and New York with state income tax rates of...

  • WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Nov 2- Chocolate makers' dependence on hazelnuts from a single major producer, Turkey, has sent Italy's Ferrero SpA searching for new suppliers to satisfy consumer cravings, from eastern Canada to Chile and Australia. Last month, Ottawa contributed nearly C $500,000 to a project testing tree varieties in the province of Ontario.

  • DETROIT, Oct 31- When U.S. authorities arrested Arthur Rathburn last year, they hailed their investigation as a milestone in efforts to police a growing industry: brokers who acquire bodies donated to science, dissect them and sell or lease the parts for profit. In the mid-2000s, for example, New York state health inspectors twice reprimanded him for failure to...

  • The move by the maker of Corona beer and Svedka vodka comes as Canada and a growing number of U.S. states move to legalize marijuana for recreational use, raising question marks over its illegal status at the U.S. Constellation said it had no plans to market cannabis or lobby for its legalization in the United States in the near future and analysts said the...

  • The move by the maker of Corona beer and Svedka vodka comes as Canada and a growing number of U.S. states move to legalize marijuana for recreational use, raising questionmarks over its illegal status at the U.S. Constellation said it had no plans to market cannabis or lobby for its legalization in the United States in the near future and analysts said the...

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  • NEW YORK, Oct 25- U.S. stocks slumped on Wednesday, with the Dow Industrials and S&P 500 suffering their worst day in seven weeks, on a batch of soft quarterly earnings and a rise in bond yields. Equities pared losses as yields retreated, following a Fox Business interview with Trump in which he said he was still considering keeping current Fed Chair Janet Yellen in...

  • BOSTON, Oct 25- A Rhode Island doctor pleaded guilty on Wednesday to charges he participated in a scheme to obtain kickbacks in exchange for writing prescriptions for an addictive fentanyl-based cancer pain drug produced by Insys Therapeutics Inc.. The plea by Jerrold Rosenberg came amid ongoing investigations of Insys related to Subsys, an...

  • LOS ANGELES/ NEW YORK, Oct 18- Most U.S. shoppers are fiercely loyal to local food stores, calling them better than online options, according to a new Reuters/Ipsos poll that raises questions about how much Amazon.com' s $13.7 billion purchase of Whole Foods will shake up the supermarket business. She shops at BJ's Wholesale Club, ShopRite and Food Lion, even though...

  • WASHINGTON/ SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 13- Eighteen U.S. states sued President Donald Trump's administration on Friday to stop him from scrapping a key component of Obamacare, subsidies to insurers that help millions of low-income people pay medical expenses, even as Trump invited Democratic leaders to negotiate a deal. The subsidies cost $7 billion this year and were...

  • WASHINGTON/ SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 13- Eighteen U.S. states vowed to sue President Donald Trump's administration on Friday to stop him from scrapping a key component of Obamacare, subsidies to insurers that help millions of low-income people pay medical expenses, even as Trump invited Democratic leaders to negotiate a deal. The subsidies cost $7 billion this year...

  • BOSTON, Oct 5- New Jersey on Thursday accused Insys Therapeutics Inc of engaging in a fraudulent scheme to boost sales of a fentanyl-based cancer pain drug, as Massachusetts announced a $500,000 settlement with the drugmaker to resolve similar allegations. The lawsuit by New Jersey Attorney General Christopher Porrino accused Insys of illegally directing...

  • Oct 2- If history is a guide, Uber Technologies new Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi is likely to dangle data sharing and a promise to pay fines and fees when he sits down with London officials to negotiate the ride service's future in one of its most important markets. London transportation officials last month deemed Uber unfit to operate because of lax...

  • Sept 26- Nike Inc posted its slowest quarterly sales growth in nearly seven years in the face of intensifying competition from Adidas AG and said it expects a further drop in revenue from North America. Nike is battling pressures on many fronts- in North America a reinvigorated Adidas has taken market share, while athleisure, a decade-long trend that saw...

  • Trucking industry executives are gathering this week at the North American Commercial Vehicle show in Atlanta as the U.S. medium and heavy truck market is emerging from a slump. "We definitely are leaving 2017 with nice momentum," Martin Daum, chief of Daimler's commercial truck business, told Reuters on Monday. Daimler's North American truck unit said on Monday...

  • Portland, Oregon- based Daimler Trucks North America LLC said on Monday it received permission from the regional regulatory body, Oregon Department of Transportation, after successful trials in its proving ground in Madras, Oregon. Daimler Trucks would test its "platooning" technology in two connected Cascadia, Freightliner's heavy duty semi-trailer truck,...