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  • CHICAGO, Nov 13- Americans are losing their taste for chicken and eating more beef and pork as President Donald Trump's trade wars reduce U.S. pork exports to China and Mexico and leave cheaper bacon and ribs at home. The shift is hurting chicken producers, such as Tyson Foods Inc and Sanderson Farms Inc, said Bill Roenigk, an agricultural economist and consultant...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 13- Amazon.com Inc picked America's financial and political capitals for its split new headquarters, saying on Tuesday it will build offices for more than 25,000 people each in New York City and close by Washington, D.C.. In addition, Nashville, Tennessee, will become Amazon's fourth-biggest office outside Seattle with more than 5,000...

  • Traders also pointed to a report, on China's top trade negotiator preparing to visit the United States before a meeting between the leaders of the world's two largest economies at the end of November, for easing some pressure on the markets. China President Xi Jinping and U.S. "There's going to be quite a bit of volatility going into the G20 meeting this month as...

  • ABU DHABI, Nov 13- Sudan's oil minister said on Tuesday he expected bidding to develop the country's oil and gas blocks to start in the third quarter of 2019, in a move he said would herald the country's "second oil boom." Although trade sanctions were removed last year, Sudan remains on the United States' list of state sponsors of terror, discouraging investors and...

  • Nov 13- Dell Technologies Inc is working with investment banks to add more cash to a $21.7 billion offer to buy back a "tracking stock" tied to its software company VMware Inc following investor opposition, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. The move comes after several investors in the tracking stock, including billionaire Carl Icahn, said they...

  • Its shares fell 1.5 percent in otherwise upbeat Wall Street trading. "has recovered a lot, but not all the way," Home Depot Chief Financial Officer Carol Tomé said in an interview. The Atlanta- based retailer now expects sales to rise 7.2 percent in the year ending January, compared with an earlier forecast of 7 percent growth.

  • KELLOGG EXEC SEES CONTINUED IMPROVEMENT IN TOP-LINE GROWTH, IN-LINE WITH OUTLOOK GIVEN AT CAGNY.

  • BERLIN- PENTAGON CHIEF ARMS BUYER LORD SAYS EXPECTS TO SIGN FINAL F-35 CONTRACT WITH LOCKHEED NEXT SPRING.

  • BERLIN, Nov 13- The U.S. Defense Department expects to award Lockheed Martin Corp an interim contract for a 12th batch of F-35 fighter jets "very shortly" and finalise the deal by next spring, the Pentagon's chief arms buyer Ellen Lord said. Belgium last month picked the aircraft over the Eurofighter Typhoon as replacement for its ageing F-16s, agreeing a 4 billion...

  • According to the sources, there will be one insurance policy to avoid a return to controls on the border between the British province of Northern Ireland and EU member Ireland, the so-called Northern Irish "backstop". That will come in the form of a temporary UK- wide customs arrangement, with specific provisions for Northern Ireland which go deeper on the issue of...

  • LONDON, Nov 13- Sterling hit a 7- month high versus the euro on Tuesday and jumped beyond $1.30 as investors bet a Brexit agreement with the European Union was imminent. That followed a report from Irish broadcaster RTE that Brussels and London had agreed on a text that deals with the Irish border question, the trickiest part of the agreement.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 13- The euro and sterling rose on Tuesday following comments from a British official that signaled Britain and the European Union are close to clinching an agreement for the nation to leave the economic bloc as negotiators seek to avoid missing a deadline. The euro's gain was limited by concerns about Italy's budget proposals and downbeat German...

  • Nov 13- U.S. shared office space provider WeWork Cos has secured an additional $3 billion in funding from Japan's SoftBank Group Corp, according to an investor presentation seen by Reuters. The latest funding was in the form of a warrant, under which SoftBank will pay WeWork $1.5 billion on Jan. 15 and the remaining on April 15. WeWork in July said it had raised $500...

  • LONDON, Nov 13- Vodafone's new chief executive said he would cut costs and seek to maximize the value of its masts and towers to drive higher returns at the world's second largest mobile operator after taking charge last month. Replacing Vittorio Colao at the top of the British company after the Italian ran the group for 10 years, former finance director Nick Read...

  • DUBLIN, Nov 13- British and European negotiators have agreed on a text that deals with the Irish border, although it would not be correct to say that the negotiations have concluded, Irish broadcaster RTE said on Tuesday, citing two "well-placed" sources. The agreement includes a so-called "backstop" that will come in the form of a temporary UK- wide customs...

  • *'HQ2' split between Long Island City and Northern Virginia. SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 13- Amazon.com Inc picked America's financial and political capitals for its split new headquarters, saying on Tuesday it will build offices for up to 25,000 people in New York City and close by Washington, D.C.. The world's third-most valuable company behind Apple Inc and Microsoft...

  • TORONTO, Nov 13- Thomson Reuters Corp has appointed former IDG Communications CEO Michael Friedenberg as president of Reuters news and media operations, Thomson Reuters said on Tuesday. Friedenberg will join the company on Dec. 3 and report to Jim Smith, president and chief executive officer of Thomson Reuters, the statement said. Thomson Reuters sold a...

  • RPT-BREXIT: EU AND UK NEGOTIATORS HAVE AGREED ON A TEXT THAT DEALS WITH IRISH BORDER- IRISH BROADCASTER RTE SAYS.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 13- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency may issue fewer biofuel waivers to small refineries under Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler than it did under its previous leadership, Republican Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa said on Tuesday. Wheeler took over the EPA in July after Pruitt resigned in a flurry of ethical controversies.

  • HOUSTON, Nov 13- General Electric Co on Tuesday unveiled a plan to raise about $4 billion by accelerating a proposed sale of a stake in oilfield services provider Baker Hughes, its latest move to simplify its businesses and reduce debt. Based on Tuesday's share price of $23.76, the sale would raise around $3.97 billion. GE, which bought Houston- based Baker Hughes in...