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  • BROWNVILLE, Neb., March 19- Catastrophic floods devastated farms and towns in Nebraska and Iowa on Tuesday after leaving at least four people dead and causing hundreds of millions of dollars in damages, with waters yet to crest in parts of the U.S. The floods inundated stretches of the two farm states along the Missouri River, North America's longest river.

  • March 19- A U.S. jury on Tuesday found Bayer AG's glyphosate-based weed killer to be a "substantial factor" in causing a man's non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, allowing the trial to proceed into a second phase on liability and damages. The jury in San Francisco federal court in a unanimous ruling found Roundup, one of the world's most widely-used weed killers, to be...

  • March 19- FedEx Corp on Tuesday cut its 2019 profit forecast for the second time in three months, sending its shares down 5 percent and fueling fresh worries it is losing ground in Europe to delivery rivals United Parcel Service Inc and Deutsche Post DHL Group. "Slowing international macroeconomic conditions and weaker global trade growth trends continue,"...

  • NUMBER 10 INDICATES PM EXTENSION LETTER TO EU WILL DEFINITELY BE SENT ON WEDNESDAY- BBC POLITICAL EDITOR'S TWEET.

  • MEXICO CITY, March 19- Mexico's government said on Tuesday it had agreed to free auto trade with Brazil on light vehicles, subject to a 40 percent regional content requirement, paving the way for more liberal commerce between Latin America's two biggest economies. In addition to the Brazil agreement, Mexico has renewed auto trade quotas with Argentina for the...

  • MEXICO CITY, March 19- Mexico's government said on Tuesday it had agreed to free auto trade with Brazil on light vehicles, subject to a 40 percent regional content requirement, paving the way for more liberal commerce between Latin America's two biggest economies. Mexico has been seeking to diversify trading partners since U.S. In addition to the Brazil...

  • In a joint news conference in the White House Rose Garden, Trump said he told Bolsonaro he would designate Brazil a major non- NATO ally and possibly go further by supporting a campaign to make Brazil "maybe a NATO ally." "Brazil and the United States are tied by the guarantee of liberty, respect for the traditional family, the fear of God our creator, against gender...

  • March 19- Most Latin American stocks fell on Tuesday as investors digested mixed signals regarding the progress in U.S.- China trade negotiations, while regional currencies awaited the outcome of a U.S. President Donald Trump said that trade talks with China were going "very well," Bloomberg reported that some U.S. officials are concerned that China is pushing...

  • The jury in San Francisco federal court found Roundup, one of the world's most widely-used weed killers, to be responsible for the cancer of California resident Edwin Hardeman.

  • March 19- China- based music streaming company Tencent Music Entertainment Group on Tuesday posted an in-line quarterly adjusted profit, in its first earnings report since going public. Tencent Music, controlled by Chinese tech giant Tencent Holdings Ltd, said quarterly revenue jumped 50.5 percent to 5.4 billion yuan, beating analysts' average estimate of...

  • U.S. JURY FINDS BAYER AG'S ROUNDUP WAS A' SUBSTANTIAL FACTOR' IN CAUSING MAN'S CANCER, TRIAL TO PROCEED INTO DAMAGES PHASE.

  • Last month, the FDA had issued a statement https://www.fda.gov/MedicalDevices/Safety/LetterstoHealthCareProviders/ucm630863. h t m warning doctors about a type of lymphoma linked to breast implants after receiving reports of the disease. Sientra had reported poor patient follow-up rate of 61 percent for the post-approval study of its Silicone Gel...

  • March 19- Viacom Inc said on Tuesday it has begun warning viewers that its channels could go dark on AT&T Inc-owned DirecTV if it fails to reach a new contract by midnight March 22. Viacom, the owner of MTV, Nickelodeon, BET, and Comedy Central, accused AT&T of abusing its powers after buying Time Warner Inc, which owns the Warner Bros Hollywood studios and HBO premium...

  • U.S. JURY HAS REACHED A VERDICT IN TRIAL OVER BAYER AG'S ROUNDUP ALLEGEDLY HAVING CAUSED MAN'S CANCER- COURT SPOKESWOMAN.

  • OTTAWA, March 19- Canada said on Tuesday it would issue nearly 20 percent more bonds in the coming fiscal year to help the Liberal government fund its spending programs, ahead of an October election. To help finance the wider deficit and maturing bonds, Canada plans to issue C $119 billion of bonds in 2019-20, up from an estimated C $100 billion in 2018-19, the...

  • ADDIS ABABA/ PARIS/ WASHINGTON, March 19- Europe and Canada said they would seek their own guarantees over the safety of Boeing's 737 MAX, further complicating plans to get the aircraft flying worldwide after they were grounded in the wake of two accidents killing more than 300 people. As the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration analyzes Boeing's plans for a...

  • OIL PRICES LITTLE CHANGED IN POST-SETTLEMENT TRADE AFTER API DATA SHOW SURPRISE DRAW IN U.S.

  • SAO PAULO/ DETROIT, March 19- General Motors Co said on Tuesday it would invest $2.7 billion in two Brazilian factories over the next five years, sparing them from a shakeup of the automaker's operations, a decision hailed by the governor of Brazil's largest state. Sitting next to Doria at the news conference, GM's CEO for South America, Carlos Zarlenga, also did not...

  • Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin plan to travel to China next week for another round of trade talks with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, a Trump administration official said on Tuesday. "Talks with China are going very well," Trump said at the end of a White House news conference with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro.

  • CALGARY, Alberta, March 19- The western Canadian province of Alberta will hold an election on April 16, kick-starting a contest that many polls suggest will result in a change of government in the country's oil-producing heartland as it struggles with a sluggish economy. Premier Rachel Notley's left-leaning New Democratic Party won a shock victory in...