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  • CHICAGO, Oct 26- U.S. pork sales to China are "not viable" after Beijing earlier this year imposed tariffs on imports of American pork, Smithfield Foods' chief executive said on Friday, as the trade war between the world's two largest economies threatened a nearly $500 million business for U.S. hog farmers. The decline in meat exports to China, the world's top consumer...

  • Oct 25- Intel Corp beat analysts' estimates for quarterly profit and revenue on Thursday, driven by its high-margin data center business and strong demand for its PC chips, sending its shares up as much as 6.0 percent in extended trading, though those gains later evaporated on concerns about U.S. trade tensions with China. Amazon Inc and Alphabet Inc also reported...

  • Amazon Inc and Alphabet Inc also reported disappointing earnings on Thursday, sending technology stocks down in after hours trading. Interim Chief Executive Bob Swan told Reuters the PC chip strength came from computer purchases by business customers in developed economies as well as gamers building high-end machines. Intel's results also allayed...

  • Interim Chief Executive Bob Swan told Reuters the PC chip strength came from computer purchases by business customers in developed economies as well as gamers building high-end machines. Intel's results also allayed concerns that a trade conflict between the U.S. and China or a slowdown in the Chinese economy could drag down the global chip business.

  • Oct 25- Injury rates have more than doubled at five West Virginia coal mines acquired by Murray Energy Corp. in 2013, according to a Reuters review of federal data, as the firm sharply increased the amount of coal produced per manhour. The injury rate at the five mines averaged 6.35 per 200,000 work hours last year, up from 2.79 in 2013, the last year CONSOL operated...

  • NEW YORK/ MEXICO CITY, Oct 22- The new North American trade agreement ends key legal protections for many U.S. businesses operating in Mexico, leaving their operations exposed to a risk they had avoided under the old trade deal: Mexico's court system. Mexico is the third-largest U.S. trading partner. The previous trade agreement, NAFTA, included provisions that...

  • against women@ SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 10- Amazon.com Inc's machine-learning specialists uncovered a big problem: their new recruiting engine did not like women. The team had been building computer programs since 2014 to review job applicants' resumes with the aim of mechanizing the search for top talent, five people familiar with the effort told Reuters.

  • women@ SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 10- Amazon.com Inc's machine-learning specialists uncovered a big problem: their new recruiting engine did not like women. The team had been building computer programs since 2014 to review job applicants' resumes with the aim of mechanizing the search for top talent, five people familiar with the effort told Reuters.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 14- The Communication Workers of America labor union, which opposes T-Mobile's proposed purchase of rival Sprint, has written to all 50 state attorneys general to highlight potential job losses from the proposed deal as well as antitrust concerns. Attorneys general in New York and California have reportedly begun probes into the $26 billion...

  • Huawei has said it was aiming to roll out the product, called FusionHome, in the United States before the end of the summer, a year after its original target. Analysts and distributors had expected it to knock $100- $200 off current market prices of similar devices costing between $1,000 and $1,500 per household. Company spokesman Joe Kelly said in July that the...

  • Customer shops inside a BJ's Wholesale Club store in Falls Church, Virginia.

    U.S. businesses have a message for Trump: new China tariffs on $200 billion of goods will force Americans to pay more for items they use throughout their daily lives.

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 20- A broad cross-section of U.S. businesses has a message for the Trump administration: new tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese imports will force Americans to pay more for items they use throughout their daily lives, from cradles to coffins. "USTRs proposed tariffs on an additional $200 billion of Chinese imports dramatically expands the harm to...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 20- A broad cross-section of U.S. businesses has a message for the Trump administration: new tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese imports will force Americans to pay more for items they use throughout their daily lives, from cradles to coffins. Six days of public hearings on the proposed duties of up to 25 percent will start on Monday in Washington as...

  • A photo illustration of the mobile game, "Game of War."

    A librarian from Utah used city resources to make in-app purchases in Game of War, the Herald Journal reported.

  • Dan England, chairman of his family’s fourth-generation company, C.R. England, says he could use 500 additional drivers to meet growing demand.

    Some 500,000 nonlocal, for-hire truckers are delivering freight in the U.S., and the industry needs 51,000 more, experts say.

  • NEW YORK, July 31- Donna Childs recently bought a home in Rhode Island about 5 minutes from the Pocasset River, and, despite past flooding, everyone told her she did not need flood insurance. But what it actually refers to is a flood event that has a 1 percent chance of occurring in any given year, said Lynne McChristian, consultant with the Insurance Information...

  • NEW YORK, July 31- Donna Childs recently bought a home in Rhode Island about 5 minutes from the Pocasset River, and, despite past flooding, everyone told her she did not need flood insurance. But what it actually refers to is a flood event that has a 1 percent chance of occurring in any given year, said Lynne McChristian, consultant with the Insurance Information...

  • NEW YORK, July 31- Donna Childs recently bought a home in Rhode Island about 5 minutes from the Pocasset River, and, despite past flooding, everyone told her she did not need flood insurance. But what it actually refers to is a flood event that has a 1 percent chance of occurring in any given year, said Lynne McChristian, consultant with the Insurance Information...

  • A White House spokeswoman said on Sunday that Trump would make remarks at the exhibit designed to demonstrate the administration's "commitment to ensuring more products are made in America." All major automakers, including Ford Motor Co, which will have an F-150 pickup truck on display at the White House exhibit, oppose imposing vehicle and parts tariffs of up...

  • A White House spokeswoman said on Sunday that Trump would make remarks at the exhibit designed to demonstrate the administration's "commitment to ensuring more products are made in America." All major automakers, including Ford Motor Co, which will have an F-150 pickup truck on display at the White House exhibit, oppose imposing vehicle and parts tariffs of up...