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  • NEW YORK, May 1- If it were possible to develop Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome because of texts from your mobile provider, Brett Anderson would be suffering from it. Every notice meant he was being charged another $15 for more gigabytes- it would add up to an extra $100 or so a month. Some 55 percent of parents have limited the amount of time their teenagers can go...

  • NEW YORK, May 1- If it were possible to develop Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome because of texts from your mobile provider, Brett Anderson would be suffering from it. Every notice meant he was being charged another $15 for more gigabytes- it would add up to an extra $100 or so a month. Some 55 percent of parents have limited the amount of time their teenagers can go...

  • NEW YORK, May 1- If it were possible to develop Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome because of texts from your mobile provider, Brett Anderson would be suffering from it. Every notice meant he was being charged another $15 for more gigabytes- it would add up to an extra $100 or so a month. Some 55 percent of parents have limited the amount of time their teenagers can go...

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    President Trump moved to slap tariffs on Canadian lumber, stoking a smoldering trade dispute with America's second-largest trading partner.

  • April 28- A measure of factory activity in the U.S. Upper Midwest fell in April, retreating from its strongest level in over two years, but it still marked a sixth consecutive month of manufacturing growth in the region, a private survey released on Friday showed. Marquette University and the Institute for Supply Management-Milwaukee said their seasonally...

  • Now, in Michigan, a broad coalition of opponents is entering a new frontier: Pushing to rip out and reroute an existing pipeline- Enbridge Inc.' s aging Line 5, which crosses the Straits of Mackinac. It also delivers about half the propane used to heat Michigan homes. The unprecedented demands to move an existing pipeline present steep political and regulatory...

  • *Mexico says conditions exist for a good outcome for all. WASHINGTON, April 27- President Donald Trump told Reuters on Thursday that he was "psyched" to terminate the NAFTA trade deal with Canada and Mexico, but changed his mind after their leaders asked for it to be renegotiated instead. His comments came at the end of a long 24 hours during which Ottawa and Mexico...

  • WASHINGTON, April 27- President Donald Trump downplayed the severity of a potential government shutdown on Thursday, just two days shy of a deadline for Congress to reach a spending deal to avert temporary layoffs of federal workers. Congress has until 12:01 a.m. ET on Saturday to pass a bill to fund the government or face a shutdown, which would temporarily lay...

  • WASHINGTON, April 27- President Donald Trump downplayed the severity of a potential government shutdown on Thursday, just two days shy of a deadline for Congress to reach a spending deal to avert temporary layoffs of federal workers. Congress has until 12:01 a.m. ET on Saturday to pass a bill to fund the government or face a shutdown, which would temporarily lay...

  • LONDON, April 27- Chicago corn futures edged higher on Thursday, recouping some of the previous session's losses, as the market kept a close watch on planting delays in the U.S. and the future of the North American Free Trade Agreement. The Chicago Board Of Trade's most active corn contract rose 0.3 percent to $3.67-3/ 4 a bushel by 1120 GMT, having closed 1.3 percent...

  • *Shares hit a record high of $165. April 26- Factory automation systems maker Rockwell Automation Inc on Wednesday raised its revenue and profit forecasts for fiscal 2017, citing improving outlook for industrial production growth, sending shares to a record high of $165. The Milwaukee, Wisconsin- based company also raised its full-year adjusted profit...

  • The Milwaukee, Wisconsin- based company also raised its full-year adjusted profit forecast to $6.45- $6.75 per share, from $5.95- $6.35. Sales in the company's architecture and software business, which makes computers that help run manufacturing processes, rose 14.2 percent to $719 million in the second quarter ended March 31. Net income rose to $189.5 million,...

  • Net income rose to $189.5 million, or $1.45 per share, in the second quarter ended March 31, from $168 million, or $1.28 per share, a year earlier. On an adjusted basis, the Milwaukee, Wisconsin- based company earned $1.55 per share. Revenue rose 7.9 percent to $1.55 billion.

  • OTTAWA/ WINNIPEG, April 25- From cherries to wine and oil, Canada has a range of tools to retaliate against any Trump administration trade attacks but they are either too limited or too painful to invoke. Ottawa is keen to avoid a costly trade war with the United States as NAFTA renegotiations loom, given the U.S. economy is ten times larger than Canada's.

  • OTTAWA, April 25- Canada will fight back against U.S. tariffs on softwood lumber and win again, top officials said on Tuesday, noting that international trade authorities have always ruled in its favor in the long dispute. President Donald Trump took aim at Canada's "unfair" dairy system, sent the Canadian dollar to a 14- month low as investors braced for tense...

  • CHICAGO, April 25- One of the police officers who forcibly removed a passenger from a United Airlines flight said "minimal but necessary force" was used in the incident that became a public relations disaster for the carrier, according to a report released by the city. Video recorded by other passengers showed David Dao, a 69- year-old doctor, being dragged down the...

  • OTTAWA, April 25- Prime Minister Justin Trudeau vowed to stand up for Canadian interests on Tuesday after the United States imposed new tariffs on softwood lumber and trade tensions between the two countries escalated, sending the Canadian dollar to a 14- month low. Speaking to a technology company in Ontario, Trudeau said he would defend the national interest,...

  • OTTAWA, April 25- Prime Minister Justin Trudeau vowed to stand up for Canadian interests on Tuesday after the U.S. imposed new tariffs on softwood lumber and trade tensions between the two countries escalated, sending the Canadian dollar to a 14- month low. Speaking to a technology company in Ontario, Trudeau said he would defend the national interest, and...

  • WASHINGTON, April 24- The United States will impose preliminary anti-subsidy duties averaging 20 percent on imports of Canadian softwood lumber, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Monday, escalating a long-running trade dispute between the two neighbors. Ross told Reuters in a telephone interview that Canada was "already retaliating" against the...

  • *Asia ex- Japan little changed; Nikkei gains. *MSCI World index hit record high overnight. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was little changed early on Tuesday.