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  • June 13- Bad weather and crop disease have hampered the cocoa crop in second-largest producer Ghana, forcing processors there to import beans at rates higher than usual, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters. "We allowed some grinders to import beans from neighboring countries to compensate the lack of volumes they might have this year," said a source at...

  • Over the past three years, more than 90 percent of the nearly 4,000 land parcels offered by the government to drillers in the contiguous United States have drawn formal protests, compared to less than half prior to 2015, according to data recently released by the U.S. Department of Interior. There is no avenue to file protests against Alaska leases because they...

  • NEW YORK, June 13- It promised to be the next great shale play, but an oil-and-gas-rich area of central and south Oklahoma has confounded many of the producers lured there, with one of its biggest champions warning that its business may struggle to survive. Alta Mesa Resources Inc, which turned a $3.8 billion investment in the oilfield into under $30 million in just...

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    "It's the heartland, especially the Midwest and the Great Plains, where most of the best states for homeowners are found," the report says

  • Undated picture showing Fair Oaks Farms in Indiana, a dairy farm and agricultural tourism attraction. Three former workers have been charged in connection with an ongoing animal cruelty investigation by the Newton County Sheriff's Office. It follows the release of undercover video showing alleged abuse of calves at the farm.

    The controversy over video showing alleged abuse of calves in Indiana is calling attention to "ag-gag" laws in at least seven states.

  • June 6- Stock options traders are growing cautious, with a Group of 20 meeting later this month looking like a last chance for the United States and China to back away from a market-rocking trade war and Mexico also bracing for threatened tariffs. President Donald Trump said he would decide whether to impose a further series of tariffs on Chinese goods after...

  • June 6- Stock options traders are growing cautious, with a Group of 20 meeting later this month looking like a last chance for the United States and China to back away from a market-rocking trade war and Mexico also bracing for threatened tariffs. President Donald Trump said he would decide whether to impose a further series of tariffs on Chinese goods after...

  • May 24- Attorneys general from 47 U.S. states on Friday called on Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to forgive more than $1 billion of student loans burdening more than 42,000 veterans who became permanently disabled through their military service. Led by New Jersey Democrat Gurbir Grewal and Utah Republican Sean Reyes, the attorneys general said in a letter...

  • ZURICH/ NEW YORK, May 24- Swiss drugmaker Novartis on Friday won U.S. approval for its gene therapy Zolgensma for spinal muscular atrophy, the leading genetic cause of death in infants, and priced the one-time treatment at a record $2.125 million. The Food and Drug Administration approved Zolgensma for pediatric patients under age 2 with SMA, including those not...

  • WASHINGTON, May 16- Tesla Inc's Autopilot system was engaged during a fatal March 1 crash of a 2018 Model 3 in Delray Beach, Florida, in at least the third fatal U.S. crash reported involving the driver-assistance system, the National Transportation Safety Board said on Thursday. The crash renews questions about the driver-assistance system's ability to detect...

  • WASHINGTON, May 16- Tesla Inc's Autopilot feature was engaged during a fatal March 1 crash of a 2018 Model 3 in Delray Beach, Florida, in at least the third fatal U.S. crash reported involving the driver-assistance system, the National Transportation Safety Board said on Thursday. In May 2016, a Tesla Model S driver was killed near Williston, Florida, while Autopilot...

  • WASHINGTON, May 16- Tesla Inc's Autopilot feature was engaged during a fatal March 1 crash of a 2018 Model 3 in Delray Beach, Florida, in at least the third fatal U.S. crash reported involving the driver-assistance system, the National Transportation Safety Board said on Thursday. In May 2016, a Tesla Model S driver was killed near Williston, Florida, while Autopilot...

  • Trump's EPA granted 35 such waivers for 2017, up sharply from seven in the final year of the Obama administration. Court documents filed by a biofuels advocacy group show that the EPA changed the policy before May 4, 2017. On that date, the EPA told a refining company in a letter that "we are changing our approach" to the waiver program by allowing exemptions to...

  • May 9- There are now more than 2 million solar installations in the United States, a milestone reached just three years after hitting the 1 million mark, an industry trade group said on Thursday. The number of installations in the United States is forecast to double to 4 million in 2023, Wood Mackenzie said. Solar energy has boomed in the United States over the last...

  • Signage is displayed inside the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) headquarters in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Monday, March 4, 2019.

    The CFPB is suing the owners of Lexington Law and CreditRepair.com, accusing them of violating federal laws intended to protect consumers.

  • General Views Of Rio Tinto Offices Ahead Of Earnings

    The business wants to cut its carbon footprint through purchase of renewable energy certificates.

  • NEW YORK, April 29- WageWorks Inc, an administrator of employee benefits, confirmed on Monday that HealthEquity Inc, a U.S. custodian of health savings accounts, had offered to acquire it. A deal would represent the boldest bet yet of HealthEquity Chief Executive Jon Kessler, a benefits taxation specialist who founded WageWorks in 2000 before joining...

  • NEW YORK, April 29- HealthEquity Inc, a U.S. custodian of health savings accounts, has approached WageWorks Inc, an administrator of employee benefits, with an offer to acquire it, people familiar with the matter said on Monday. A deal would represent the boldest bet yet of HealthEquity Chief Executive Jon Kessler, a benefits taxation specialist who founded...

  • CHICAGO, April 29- Expectations were high last year for three new migraine drugs hitting the market from Amgen Inc, Eli Lilly and Co and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries. The U.S. Food& Drug Administration said Amgen's Aimovig the first of the three drugs approved was an "important addition" to available treatments. But a small group of medical experts who quietly...

  • April 25- United Parcel Service Inc on Thursday blamed harsh winter weather in the United States as it reported lower-than-expected first-quarter profit, sending shares down more than 7% percent in early trading. "There is pressure on management to execute at a high level during the peak," Cowen and Co. analyst Helane Becker said in a client note.