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  • SANTIAGO, April 23- Alphabet Inc's Google has completed a 10,000- kilometer subsea cable linking the coast of California to Chile, a key step in its plans to bolster its global cloud computing infrastructure. The cable starts in Los Angeles before making its way to South America under the Pacific Ocean. Other links include a cable connecting the United States to...

  • Canada's challenging winter conditions extended to February, with a winter storm dumping heavy snow and ice pellets on the most populated parts of the country, closing schools and paralyzing transportation. "This past winter was one of the most challenging in my railroading career," Chief Executive Officer Keith Creel said in a statement.

  • RITE AID- WILL CONTINUE TO ENFORCE ITS CHAIN-WIDE "ID ALL" POLICY THAT NEEDS IDENTIFICATION TO PURCHASE AGE-RESTRICTED ITEMS, INCLUDING TOBACCO PRODUCTS.

  • April 23- Snap Inc on Tuesday beat Wall Street targets for quarterly revenue as its photo-messaging app Snapchat added users for the first time in three quarters, backed by the popularity of its original shows and the launch of a new Android app. The owner of Snapchat said the number of daily active users on the app rose to 190 million in the first quarter ended...

  • April 23- Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd reported a nearly 25 percent jump in quarterly profit on Tuesday, as the country's second-largest railroad operator shipped higher volumes of energy products, chemicals and plastics. The company said net income rose to C $434 million or C $3.09 per share, in the first quarter ended March 31, from C $348 million or C $2.41 per...

  • *Saudi output to rise but not due to Iran sanction- sources. *U.S. reiterates goal to cut Iran oil exports to zero. Output in Saudi Arabia, the world's top oil exporter and de facto leader of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, will rise in May, but that it is not related to Iran sanctions, the sources said.

  • April 23- American middle class consumers are enjoying the strongest wage growth in a decade, but higher gasoline prices are eating a good chunk of that increase for many, and it looks like pump prices are headed higher. Some analysts expect the national average pump price, currently near $2.85 a gallon, will climb above $3 a gallon for the first time since 2014.

  • S&P 500, NASDAQ CLOSE AT RECORD LEVELS.

  • ALGIERS, April 23- Algeria's interim president has sacked Abdelmoumene Ould Kaddour as CEO of state energy company Sonatrach, state TV reported on Tuesday. Kaddour had been close to President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who had put the U.S.-trained engineer in charge of overhauling Sonatrach in March 2017 after years of management upheaval, fraud scandals and red...

  • This means Wing can begin a commercial service delivering goods from local businesses to homes, which includes flights beyond visual line of site and over people, the FAA and Wing said. The certification is good for two years, the FAA said. The FAA said Wing demonstrated that its operations met the agency's safety requirements, based on extensive data and...

  • April 23- Global oil markets are adequately supplied and spare production capacity remained at comfortable levels, the International Energy Agency said on Tuesday, while highlighting the need to avoid higher oil prices amid fragile global economic growth. The agency's comments come against the backdrop of the United States tightening its sanctions on...

  • NEW YORK, April 23- The dollar advanced across the board on Tuesday as financial markets re-opened after the Easter holiday and traders favored the greenback ahead of the release on Friday of U.S. gross domestic product data for the first three months of 2019.. The euro was 0.33% lower at $1.1218 after briefly slipping below the $1.12 handle for the first time in...

  • Algiers, April 23- Algerias interim president has sacked Abdelmoumene Ould Kaddour as CEO of state energy company Sonatrach, state TV reported on Tuesday. Interim President Abdelkader Bensalah has appointed Sonatrach's head of production and exploration, Rachid Hachichi, to replace Kaddour, state TV added. Kaddour was named Sonatrach CEO in March 2017.

  • April 23- Strong demand for Coca-Cola Co's zero-calorie drink Coke Zero Sugar, new orange-vanilla cola and flavored waters pushed the beverage maker's quarterly sales and profit well above Wall Street estimates, sending its shares up as much as 3 percent on Tuesday. The world's biggest beverage makers, Coca-Cola and PepsiCo Inc, are responding to shifting...

  • NEW YORK/ LONDON, April 23- New York cocoa futures on ICE fell on Tuesday for the third straight session as the market continued to consolidate following a short-covering rally, while raw sugar climbed. July New York cocoa settled down $50, or 2.1. *July raw sugar settled up 0.13 cent, or 1 percent, at 12.90 cents per lb, still within its recent range of between 12.50 and 13...

  • Spot gold was down 0.3 percent at $1,271.36 per ounce as of 1:48 p.m. EDT, after falling to its lowest level since Dec. 26 at $1,265.90 earlier in the session. U.S. gold futures settled 0.3 percent lower at $1,273.20 an ounce. "Gold traders are on the sidelines because of the strength in the dollar, stock and bond markets," said George Gero, managing director at RBC...

  • *Saudi output to rise but not due to Iran sanction- sources. *U.S. reiterates goal to cut Iran oil exports to zero. Output in Saudi Arabia, the world's top oil exporter and de facto leader of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, will rise in May, but that it is not related to Iran sanctions, the sources said.

  • April 23- The S&P 500 inched towards a record high on Tuesday, as a clutch of better-than-expected earnings reports eased concerns of slowing corporate profits and sparked a broad-based rally. The benchmark index is just 0.28% away from an intra-day record high of 2,940.91 hit on Sept. 21. The index has surged about 17 percent this year, helped by a largely upbeat...

  • The Pentagon's biggest weapons supplier is the first major defense company to report quarterly earnings this week, which Wall Street expects to be higher than a year ago as global demand for arms rises. On April 1, in a deal that was partially brokered by Trump, the unit was awarded a THAAD interceptor missile contract worth $2.4 billion, many of which are slated to...