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  • Sept 18- Oil production in the biggest U.S. shale field will rise next month at the lowest level since late 2016 as transport limits erode gains, U.S. government data this week showed. Operators will pump an additional 31,000 barrels per day in October in the Permian Basin of West Texas and New Mexico, bringing its output to 3.46 million bpd, according to the Energy...

  • *China retaliates with duties on $60 bln of U.S. goods. NEW YORK, Sept 18- Wall Street bounced back on Tuesday, led by gains in consumer discretionary, technology and industrial stocks as investors shrugged off escalating trade rhetoric between the United States and China. China responded on Tuesday by unveiling tariffs on about $60 billion of U.S. goods, measures...

  • Emma: An Audible Original Drama by Jane Austen& Anna Lea, narrated by Emma Thompson, Joanne Froggatt, Isabella Inchbald, Aisling Loftus, Joseph Millson& Morgana Robinson. The X-Files: Cold Cases by Joe Harris, Chris Carter& Dirk Maggs, narrated by David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Mitch Pileggi, Willliam B. Davis, Tom Braidwood, Dean Haglund& Bruce Harwood.

  • SAO PAULO, Sept 18- Brazil's largest payment processor, Cielo SA, will partner with wireless carriers Claro and TIM Participacoes SA to sell a new mobile phone that also functions as credit and debit card reader, a company executive said on Tuesday. They will be able to use any mobile carrier's network for the payments enabled smartphone, which will be sold under...

  • BOSTON, Sept 18- A resident of a Massachusetts city rocked by last week's deadly gas blasts that damaged dozens of homes sued utility operator NiSource Inc on Tuesday, accusing it of inadequately maintaining its distribution system. The proposed class action lawsuit targets NiSource and its subsidiary Columbia Gas of Massachusetts, which services Andover,...

  • The SEC on Tuesday said SeaWorld and Atchison downplayed the documentary's impact from Dec. 2013 to Aug. 2014, even as bad publicity began hurting attendance and SeaWorld' s reputation. SeaWorld' s share price tumbled 32.9 percent on Aug. 13, 2014, wiping out more than $832 million of shareholder value, after the Orlando, Florida- based company finally acknowledged...

  • PARIS, Sept 18- French authorities have given dairy giant Lactalis permission to resume selling baby milk from a factory that was closed after salmonella-contaminated milk produced there infected dozens of babies, the government said on Tuesday. Lactalis, one of the worlds largest dairy groups, had to recall 12 million tins in France and around the world...

  • ORLANDO, Fla.— SeaWorld and two former executives have agreed to pay more than $5 million to settle fraud claims that they misled investors over the negative impact the 2013 documentary "Blackfish" had on business. The SEC's complaint alleged SeaWorld and former CEO James Atchison made misleading and false statements or omissions in SEC filings, earnings...

  • CHICAGO, Sept 18- U.S. soybean futures fell to life-of-contract lows on Tuesday and the most actively traded contract hit its lowest in a decade as an escalating U.S.- China trade war darkened U.S. export prospects, analysts said. As of 12:56 p.m. CDT, Chicago Board of Trade November soybeans were down 7-1/ 4 cents at $8.16-1/ 4 a bushel after dipping to $8.12-1/ 4, a...

  • *Trump imposes 10 pct tariffs on $200 bln goods from China. NEW YORK/ LONDON, Sept 18- Gold prices turned negative on Tuesday as the dollar strengthened following news that China would retaliate against a new round of U.S. tariffs on its goods. China said that it had no choice but to retaliate against new U.S. trade tariffs, raising the risk that U.S.

  • Sanderson Farms said Tuesday the losses occurred at independent farms that supply its poultry processing plants. The N.C. Pork Council says some hogs also may have died when farms flooded, but that mortality figures are not yet available. The Department of Environmental Quality said the earthen dam at one hog lagoon in Duplin County had breached, spilling its...

  • President Donald Trump says he's "very seriously" considering a greater U.S. troop presence in Poland as he meets with that country's president at the White House. Trump is telling reporters in the Oval Office that Poland is "willing to make a very major contribution to the United States to come in and have a presence in Poland." Facing Russia's increased military...

  • MARANELLO, Italy, Sept 18- Ferrari plans 15 new models, including hybrids, a utility vehicle and special editions in its drive to hit a softened but still exacting mid-term earnings target. The Italian supercar maker on Tuesday shifted to an adjusted core earnings forecast range of 1.8- 2.0 billion euros by 2022, rather than the doubling to 2 billion promised by...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 18- The U.S. Senate voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday to pass a mammoth spending package including $675 billion for the Defense Department and a measure to keep the entire federal government open until Dec. 7, a step toward avoiding a Sept. 30 shutdown. The Senate voted 93 to 7 for the $855 billion package, combining the two largest annual spending...

  • RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept 18- Brazil could face a diesel shortage at the end of 2018 or state-controlled oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA may be forced to eat losses on fuel sales thanks to a diesel subsidy program, analyst and broker INTL FCStone said on Tuesday. "Private imports are paralyzed, and Petrobras is practically the only agent bringing the product to...

  • CARACAS, Sept 18- Venezuela has sold 9.9 percent of shares in oil joint venture Sinovensa to a Chinese oil company, President Nicolas Maduro said on Tuesday, adding that the OPEC nation expected some $5 billion in joint investment with China to boost its crude output.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 18- The Trump Administration is slated on Tuesday to roll back an Obama-era rule on emissions of the greenhouse gas methane from oil and gas operations on public lands in its latest step to ease energy industry regulations, environmental groups said. The Interior Department did not have an immediate comment on the rule but said it would have a...

  • *OPEC, non- OPEC ministers to meet in Algeria on Sunday. NEW YORK, Sept 18- Oil futures rose more than 1 percent on Tuesday on signs that OPEC would not be prepared to raise output to address shrinking supplies from Iran, and as Saudi Arabia signaled an informal target near current levels. Ministers from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and non-...

  • NICOSIA, Cyprus— Egypt's oil minister says Europe stands to gain from an agreement his country will sign with the Mediterranean island nation of Cyprus to pipe offshore natural gas to processing plants in Egypt where it will be liquefied for export. Oil Minister Tarek el-Molla said after talks Tuesday with Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades that under the...

  • *China to levy duties on $60 bln worth of U.S. goods. Sept 18- U.S. stocks rallied on Tuesday, led by gains in Apple and Amazon, as investors judged the latest tit-for-tat tariffs between the United States and China as less damaging than expected. China's retaliation only included $60 billion worth of U.S. goods and reduced the level of tariffs it would collect,...