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  • LINCOLN, Neb./ CALGARY, Alberta, Nov 20- Nebraska regulators approved a route for TransCanada Corp's Keystone XL pipeline through the state on Monday, removing a big regulatory obstacle for the long-delayed project backed by President Donald Trump, but leaving its future shrouded in legal and market uncertainty. The 3-2 vote by the Nebraska Public Service...

  • Nov 20- Palo Alto Networks Inc on Monday reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue and profit, as it benefited from robust demand for its cloud-based security services, sending its shares up more than 6 percent in extended trading. The company, which competes with Fireye Inc, Fortinet Inc and Symantec Corp, has been focusing on strengthening its...

  • Top Economic Events Polling Unit Diary Today in Washington Political and General News. 21- Nov United States Sale of 2- year floating rate notes 21- Nov United Kingdom Auction of 0 1/ 8% Index-linked Treasury Gilt 2026 21- Nov Spain Auction of 3- and 9- month Treasury bills 22- Nov Germany Auction of 30- year Federal bonds 22- Nov Japan 3- month discount bill...

  • SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Philip Lowe will give a speech at the Australian Business Economists annual dinner in Sydney 0905 GMT. WARSAW- National Bank of Poland holds Monetary Policy Council Meeting. BUDAPEST- Hungarian Central Bank holds rate-setting meeting.

  • **LONDON- Deputy Governor of the Bank of England for Financial Stability Jon Cunliffe, Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee members Ian McCafferty, Michael Saunders and Gertjan Vlieghe: Treasury Select Committee Hearing on the November Inflation Report 1000 GMT. FRANKFURT- ECB Executive Board member Benoit Coeure chairs Policy Panel "Economic...

  • **LONDON- Deputy Governor of the Bank of England for Financial Stability Jon Cunliffe, Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee members Ian McCafferty, Michael Saunders and Gertjan Vlieghe: Treasury Select Committee Hearing on the November Inflation Report 1000 GMT. FRANKFURT- ECB Executive Board member Benoit Coeure chairs Policy Panel "Economic...

  • WASHINGTON— Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills rose in Monday's auction to their highest levels since the fall of 2008.. The Treasury Department auctioned $42 billion in three-month bills at a discount rate of 1.285 percent, up from 1.240 percent last week. For a $10,000 bill, the three-month price was $9,967.88 while a six-month bill sold for...

  • Nov 21- BHP Billiton Ltd and Vale SA have secured a 150- day extension from a Brazilian court to negotiate a settlement of a $48 billion claim stemming from the Samarco mine disaster in 2015, BHP said on Tuesday. The settlement date, which had been set for Nov. 16, has been extended to April 20, 2018. Nineteen people died and nearby towns were inundated with flood...

  • WASHINGTON— Figures on government spending and debt in millions of dollars.

  • Nov 20- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said on Monday it temporarily halted Fluor Corp's work under its Puerto Rico power restoration contract over safety concerns and expects the work to resume on Tuesday. The work was stopped to discuss the concerns, which were not disclosed, with Fluor and the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority, the Army Corps of Engineers...

  • Nov 20- Hundreds of victims of the Oct. 1 mass shooting in Las Vegas filed five lawsuits on Monday in a California court against the operators of the hotel from which the gunman fired, the organizers of the country music festival he targeted and the killer's estate. Muhammad Aziz, a Houston- based lawyer heading the lawsuits, said they were filed in California...

  • LINCOLN, Nebraska/ WASHINGTON, Nov 20- Nebraska regulators voted on Monday to approve a route for TransCanada Corp's Keystone XL pipeline through the state, lifting the last big regulatory obstacle for the long-delayed project that U.S. The 3-2 decision by the Nebraska Public Service Commission helps clear the way for the pipeline linking Canada's Alberta...

  • *Surprise leftist surge leaves him without Congress majority. SANTIAGO, Nov 20- Conservative billionaire Sebastian Pinera said he would court centrists on Monday, in a bid to regain ground in Chile's presidential election after a surprise surge by leftists in Sunday's first-round vote. Pinera faces a tight Dec. 17 runoff against center-left Alejandro...

  • A 2016 tax return posted on the nonprofit monitoring website GuideStar shows that the Donald J. Trump Foundation gave away $3.1 million, more than it did in the prior three years combined. A tax return made public after the election showed the foundation itself admitted to violating IRS regulations. A spokeswoman for the Trump Foundation said Monday that the...

  • AMHERST, S.D.— A South Dakota official says TransCanada Corp. plans to test water from a drainage ditch near the site of a 210,000- gallon oil spill from the Keystone pipeline to determine if it is polluted. Brian Walsh, a manager at the South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources, said Monday that officials don't believe the oil is polluting the...

  • NEW YORK _ HRG Group Inc. on Monday reported a loss of $26.2 million in its fiscal fourth quarter. On a per-share basis, the New York- based company said it had a loss of 13 cents. For the year, the company reported net income of $106 million, or 53 cents per share, swinging to a profit in the period.

  • Nov 20- Twenty-First Century Fox Inc has reached a $90 million settlement of shareholder claims arising from the sexual harassment scandal at its Fox News Channel, which cost the jobs of longtime news chief Roger Ailes and anchor Bill O'Reilly. The defendants did not admit wrongdoing in agreeing to the settlement filed with the Delaware Chancery Court.

  • Nov 20- Bombardier Inc sold $1 billion of seven-year bonds, $100 million more than initially expected, underscoring strong demand for the deal partly slated to retire debt maturing in 2019, according to a term sheet seen by the Reuters financial service IFR. As part of the deal, Bombardier has said it would invest $300 million to set up an Alabama assembly line at...

  • SIOUX FALLS, S.D. _ Raven Industries Inc. on Monday reported fiscal third-quarter profit of $12 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 21 cents per share. Raven Industries shares have increased 38 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 20- President Donald Trump put North Korea back on a list of state sponsors of terrorism on Monday, a designation that allows the United States to impose more sanctions and risks inflaming tensions over Pyongyang's nuclear weapons and missile programs. The Republican president, who has traded personal insults with North Korean leader Kim Jong...