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  • TOKYO, Feb 25- Oil climbed on Tuesday as investors sought bargains after crude benchmarks slumped almost 4% in the previous session, although concerns about the coronavirus spreading out of China and curbing major economies and fuel demand capped gains. "Because we've seen a very significant fall in case of West Texas, from above $60 to touch below $50, I think oil...

  • TOKYO, Feb 25- Oil steadied on Tuesday as investors sought bargains after crude benchmarks slumped almost 4% in the previous session, although concerns about the coronavirus spreading out of China denting major economies and curbing fuel demand capped gains. "Because we've seen a very significant fall in case of West Texas, from above $60 to touch below $50, I...

  • Close-up of blue logo on sign with facade of headquarters buildings in background near the headquarters of Apple Computers in the Silicon Valley, Cupertino, California, August 26, 2018.

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear Apple's bid to avoid paying about $440 million in damages for using patent licensing firm VirnetX's internet security technology without permission in features such as FaceTime video calling.

  • President Donald Trump will be accorded the biggest public reception given to any foreign leader in years during his visit to India beginning on Monday, officials say, one that could help paper over the two countries' growing friction over trade. Close political and security partners, India and the United States have hit each other with retaliatory tariffs.

  • Joe Biden, the former vice president, appeared headed to a badly needed second-place finish in Nevada after poor showings earlier this month in the first two nominating contests in the Democratic presidential race ahead of the Nov. 3 election. For Biden and other moderates who argue Sanders is too liberal to beat Trump and who have been trying to blunt his...

  • LAS VEGAS, Feb 22- Bernie Sanders solidified his front-runner status with what appeared to be a decisive victory in the Democratic presidential caucuses in Nevada on Saturday, while Joe Biden was on track for a second-place finish that would give his struggling campaign new hope. Sanders, a senator from Vermont, rode a wave of backing from a diverse coalition of...

  • LAS VEGAS, Feb 22- Bernie Sanders scored a decisive victory in the Democratic presidential caucuses in Nevada on Saturday and gained a fresh burst of momentum, while Joe Biden appeared headed to a second-place finish that will give his struggling campaign new hope. Sanders, a senator from Vermont, had 45% of the county convention delegates in Nevada with about 4%...

  • President Donald Trump will be accorded the biggest public reception given to any foreign leader in years during his visit to India beginning on Monday, officials say, one that could help paper over the two countries' growing friction over trade. Close political and security partners, India and the United States have hit each other with retaliatory tariffs.

  • The United States has yet to see community spread of the virus that emerged in central China in late December. But health authorities are preparing medical personnel for the risk, Nancy Messonnier, an official with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention told reporters on a conference call. The World Health Organization has warned that the window of...

  • President Donald Trump will be accorded the biggest public reception given to any foreign leader in years during his visit to India beginning on Monday, officials say, one that could help paper over the two countries' growing friction over trade. Close political and security partners, India and the United States have hit each other with retaliatory tariffs.

  • If producers in the Permian Basin, the top U.S. shale field, cannot drop flaring rates below 2% of gas produced by the first half of next year, when new pipelines would have come online, Sheffield asked investors in public shares, bonds or private equity firms to "end up either not doing business or sell whatever you have in regard to that company."

  • NEW YORK, Feb 20- U.S. stock indexes fell more than 1% on Thursday, with technology stocks among the hardest hit as investors weighed how bad the economic damage will be from the coronavirus outbreak as the number of cases rise outside of China. Some attributed the fall to a report from the Global Times about infection levels at a Beijing hospital.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 20- U.S. stock indexes fell more than 1% on Thursday, with technology stocks among the hardest hit as investors weighed how bad the economic damage will be from the coronavirus outbreak as the number of cases rise outside of China. Some attributed the fall to a report from the Global Times about infection levels at a Beijing hospital.

  • CPC: BELOW NORMAL SEASONAL PRECIPITATION FAVORED ACROSS SW OREGON, CALIFORNIA, SOUTH NEVADA, ARIZONA, NEW MEXICO, PARTS OF WEST TEXAS.

  • CARACAS, Feb 19- Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Wednesday he would create a presidential commission to restructure the country's beleaguered oil industry, which will be led by Vice President for the Economy Tareck El Aissami. The announcement came a day after the United States sanctioned Rosneft Trading, a unit of Russian state oil company...

  • *Experts say too early to tell if China outbreak contained. TOKYO/ BEIJING, Feb 20- China reported a dramatic drop in new cases in the province at the heart of the coronavirus outbreak, while scientists reported the new virus may spread even more easily than previously believed. China is struggling to get its economy back on track after imposing severe travel...

  • Completion of the Ted Collins crude oil pipeline will provide access to over 1 million barrels per day of inbound crude oil for delivery to the Houston and Nederland, Texas terminals as well as to Houston and Gulf Coast refineries, Chief Financial Officer Thomas Long said during the call. Last year, Energy Transfer said it would buy smaller rival SemGroup Corp...

  • *New infections fall for second day in mainland China. TOKYO/ BEIJING, Feb 19- Hundreds of passengers trundled off a cruise ship in Japan on Wednesday after being held on board in quarantine for more than two weeks, as criticism mounted of Japan's handling of the coronavirus outbreak. China is struggling to get its economy back on track after imposing severe travel...

  • CHICAGO, Feb 19- U.S. hog futures rose to their highest in 3-1/ 2 weeks on Wednesday as traders anticipated a long-awaited boost to demand from China, a day after the world's top pork consumer announced it would grant exemptions to tariffs on U.S. imports. "But having those tariffs relaxed via waivers is pretty critical to seeing pork exports to China escalate."

  • Feb 18- Meal-kit delivery company Blue Apron Holdings Inc said on Tuesday it is considering options including going private and announced the closure of its Arlington, Texas facility. It expects a net loss in the first quarter of between $22 million and $26 million, which includes charges to close its Texas facility, Blue Apron said on a conference call...