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  • LONDON, Dec 4- Copper rose on Wednesday on reports of progress towards an initial U.S.- China trade deal, though gains were capped by scepticism in some quarters. Bloomberg reported that the United States and China were moving closer to agreeing on the amount of tariffs to be rolled back in a "phase one" trade deal and U.S. "We are seeing a short rebound in some metals...

  • LONDON, Dec 4- Copper rose on Wednesday on reports of progress towards a phase one deal in U.S.- China trade negotiations but expectations that a near-term agreement will not be struck quickly kept a lid on gains. Bloomberg reported that the United States and China were moving closer to agreeing on the amount of tariffs to be rolled back in a phase one trade deal.

  • MANILA, Dec 4- Nickel prices slid on Wednesday, with the Shanghai benchmark hitting its lowest in more than four months, on concerns that an expanded and longer trade war may dent demand for the key ingredient in stainless steel and electric vehicle batteries. After announcing tariffs on steel and aluminium from Argentina and Brazil and threatening duties on...

  • MANILA, Dec 4- Nickel prices slid on Wednesday, with the Shanghai benchmark hitting its lowest in more than four months, as the metal extended losses on lingering concerns over global tariffs and dimming hopes for a preliminary U.S.- China trade deal. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday a trade deal with China might have to wait until after the U.S....

  • Dec 3- Rio Tinto Plc said on Tuesday it would spend $1.5 billion to expand its Kennecott copper mine in Utah, part of a growing trend by miners to invest in strategic mineral projects across the United States. We like the U.S., "Rio Chief Executive Jean-Sebastien Jacques said in an interview. President Donald Trump has moved to cut mining regulations since taking...

  • Scott Glenn is in charge of asset protection for Home Depot.

    Home Depot and other retailers have seen an increase of theft at their stores. This is not shoplifting, it's a bigger problem.

  • Nov 20- Vouch Insurance, a platform offering business insurance for startups, said on Wednesday that it raised $45 million and would expand into California. Silicon Valley startups increasingly are offering services to other young companies, from human resources to start-up-focused credit cards. The company's co-founder and CEO, Sam Hodges, said that Vouch,...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 13- The leader the Navajo Nation said it would offer no financial backing for a deal under which a tribal energy company recently bought three coal mines, citing the tenuous future of coal and the tribe's desire to expand its use of renewable energy. The Navajo Transitional Energy Company, wholly owned by the Navajo Nation, purchased coal mines in...

  • LOS ANGELES, Nov 10,- In a surprise box office win, Roland Emmerich's World War II epic "Midway" took down the competition in North America to land in first place with $17.5 million. Heading into the weekend, Warner Bros.' Stephen King adaptation "Doctor Sleep" was widely expected to take the top prize, but the R-rated sequel to 1980' s "The Shining" debuted at No. 2 with a...

  • Nov 8- Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Thursday said he is considering entering the race for the 2020 U.S. He did not divest himself of holdings in Bloomberg LP. Unlike earlier presidents, President Donald Trump has maintained ownership of his real estate company, the Trump Organization, in an arrangement that watchdogs say poses conflicts of...

  • Senator Mitt Romney, a Republican from Utah, listens during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing regarding Iran-U.S. relations on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019.

    "In my view, it's time for me to stay silent on impeachment until the process is complete," the Utah Republican senator says.

  • The Addams Family Mansion

    CNBC picks out some of the best places with ghoulish histories and scary stories to guarantee any visitor a terrible night's sleep this Halloween.

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 28- Major automakers are siding with the Trump administration in its bid to bar California from setting its own fuel efficiency rules or zero-emission requirements for vehicles, the companies said in a filing with a U.S. appeals court late on Monday. The move by firms including General Motors Co, Toyota Motor Corp, Hyundai Motor Co, and Fiat...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 24- Idaho- based memory chipmaker Micron Technology on Thursday challenged rival Intel Corp with a new line of solid-state drives aimed at data centers, just as the two companies are on the cusp of formally ending a joint venture of more than a decade that developed the technology. Micron said a year ago that it would buy out Intel's share of the...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 24- Idaho- based memory chipmaker Micron Technology on Thursday challenged rival Intel Corp with a new line of hard drives aimed at data centers, just as the two companies are on the cusp of formally ending a joint venture of more than a decade that developed the technology. Micron said a year ago that it would buy out Intel's share of the joint...

  • Oct 22- A 2016 U.S. law that authorized federal oversight for Puerto Rico should not be amended to allow for the cancellation of unsecured debt, some of the island's government officials said at a congressional hearing on Tuesday. The House Natural Resources Committee, which oversees U.S. territories, is mulling changes to the PROMESA Act, which created a...

  • Oct 22- U.S. refiner Marathon Petroleum Corp, which is under pressure from activist investor Elliott Management Corp, is considering the sale of two plants in Alaska and Utah, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Elliott urged Marathon to split into three companies in September, saying that would boost shareholders' value by as much as $40...

  • Oct 11- Indiana on Thursday confirmed two more deaths from a mysterious lung illness linked to e-cigarettes, bringing the total number of fatalities to 29 across the country, as U.S. health officials investigate the outbreak that has shown no signs of easing. Latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention listed 1,299 confirmed and probable...

  • CHICAGO, Oct 10- U.S. health officials are preparing to release new guidance for doctors stressing the need to ask every patient with an apparent respiratory infection about their vaping history. Ram Koppaka, a medical officer with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said doctors need to be aware that there is an overlap between the early symptoms of...

  • Oct 10- Deaths from a mysterious lung illness linked to e-cigarettes rose to 25 across 21 U.S. states, with Utah on Wednesday confirming the state's first death. Latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention listed 1,080 confirmed and probable cases of the illness as of Oct. 1. **States that have reported deaths: Alabama, California, Delaware,...