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  • FRANKFURT, April 26- Daimler's first-quarter operating profit fell 16 percent on Friday as a 718 million euro one-off gain failed to offset raw material costs, technology investments and production delays at three Mercedes-Benz factories. Sales of Mercedes-Benz cars fell 7 percent in the first quarter in part due to manufacturing bottlenecks for the...

  • LONDON, April 24- Global aluminium production flatlined in the first quarter of this year, according to the International Aluminium Institute. A couple of long-running outages together with curtailments in Europe caused production outside China to dip 1.4 percent to 6.37 million tonnes in the first three months of 2019.. The net result was that global...

  • LONDON, April 24- Global aluminum production flatlined in the first quarter of this year, according to the International Aluminium Institute. A couple of long-running outages together with curtailments in Europe caused production outside China to dip 1.4 percent to 6.37 million tonnes in the first three months of 2019.. The net result was that global...

  • *Kimberly Clark touches 2- yr high as results beat estimates. April 22- U.S. stocks pulled back slightly on Monday as investors awaited a barrage of major earnings reports this week, the busiest this earnings season, while a jump in energy stocks kept losses in check. "Q1 earnings have largely been a pleasant surprise thus far, but have not ignited investor...

  • *Kimberly Clark eyes 2- yr high as results beat estimates. April 22- U.S. stocks were set to open lower on Monday as investors returned from their Easter break and took a cautious stance at the start of what is expected to be the busiest week of the first-quarter earnings season. "Q1 earnings have largely been a pleasant surprise thus far, but have not ignited investor...

  • The S&P 500 closed slightly lower last week, ending its three-week winning streak, but hovered about 1% away from a record high hit in September on U.S.- China trade hopes and a largely upbeat earnings season. Also helping was a surge in oil prices, with the United States set to announce a further clampdown on Iranian oil exports, tightening global supplies.

  • The features will go live in Columbia and South Carolina on Thursday and will roll out across the United States within few days. The 21- year old victim Samantha Josephson was a South Carolina university student. The pilot program will start with the University of South Carolina, while other universities can get themselves enrolled.

  • *F-35 crashed over the Pacific close to northern Japan. *F-35 was first to be assembled in Japan. TOKYO, April 10- Search and rescue teams found wreckage from a crashed Japanese F-35 stealth fighter in the Pacific Ocean close to northern Japan, and are scouring the waters for the missing pilot, authorities said on Wednesday.

  • April 10- The F-35 Lightning II that crashed on Tuesday was one of a growing global fleet of advanced' stealth' aircraft sold to U.S. allies, and the first to be assembled in Japan. There are already about twice as many copies of the F-35 flying as there are of its older brethren, the F-22 Raptor, and many times more than non-Western competitors such as the Russian Su-57...

  • *F-35 crashed over the Pacific close to northern Japan. *F-35 was first to be assembled in Japan. TOKYO, April 10- Search and rescue teams found wreckage from a crashed Japanese F-35 stealth fighter in the Pacific Ocean close to northern Japan, and are scouring the waters for the missing pilot, authorities said on Wednesday.

  • California Attorney General Xavier Becerra speaking at press conference in Sacramento, California in March 2019.

    California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced a ban on state-funded travel to South Carolina, citing a "discriminatory" foster agency law.

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    Did you get a state tax credit for giving to a municipal charitable fund in 2018? You might not be able to nab a deduction for it on your federal tax return. What that means for your taxes.

  • WASHINGTON, March 22- The U.S. Energy Department on Friday finalized up to $3.7 billion in loan guarantees to finance the construction of two reactors at the delayed Vogtle nuclear power plant in Georgia, tapping a program zeroed out in President Donald Trump's latest budget. Up to $1.67 billion will go to Georgia Power Co, a subsidiary of Southern Co; up to $1.6...

  • March 8- Germany's automaker BMW AG said on Friday it was the biggest U.S. automotive exporter by value for the fifth consecutive year, with exports totaling over $8.4 billion in 2018.. "Despite... the ongoing uncertainty regarding trade and tariffs, plant Spartanburg is still positively contributing to the U.S. balance of trade," said Knudt Flor, president and CEO of...

  • March 7- Wall Street's main indexes fell for a fourth consecutive session on Thursday, after Europe's central bank said it would defer interest rate hikes and offered banks a new round of cheap loans, raising fresh concerns about global economic growth. European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said: "We are a period of continued weakness and pervasive...

  • Test house at the Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety.

    It is impossible to build a fully fireproof home, but researchers are now focused on making homes at least fire resistant.

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  • Feb 26- U.S. aerospace manufacturer Boeing Co said on Tuesday it has nominated Nikki Haley, former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, to join its board of directors at the company's annual shareholders meeting on April 29. Her counterparts at the United Nations saw her as a voice of clarity in the Trump administration. Haley, 47, is the first female governor of...

  • Feb 26- Boeing Co said on Tuesday it has nominated Nikki Haley, former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, to be elected as a director at the company's annual meeting of shareholders on April 29.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 15- Optimism about a U.S.- China trade agreement has helped drive U.S. stocks to more than two-month highs, creating a make-or-break moment for Wall Street as a year-long clash between the world's two largest economies comes to a head. And if the United States and China reach a deal, market professionals say clarity after the lengthy dispute should...