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Facing farmer anger, Trump scrambles Cabinet to brainstorm on biofuel policy: sources

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WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump, faced with mounting anger in the farm belt over policies that allow oil refineries to use less corn-based ethanol, summoned Cabinet members on Thursday to discuss ways to boost biofuel demand, four sources familiar with the matter said. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump returns after travelling Read More

Homes, college evacuated as wildfire erupts in Northern California

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(Reuters) – A fast-moving wildfire that broke out on Thursday on the outskirts of a National Forest in Northern California has prompted the evacuation of a community college, a major highway and some residents, officials said. The Mountain Fire, which erupted about noon PDT just north of the town of Bella Vista in Shasta County, Read More

U.S. factories show signs of trouble; labor market still firm

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Activity is contracting in the U.S. manufacturing sector but the number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell last week, signs that factories are suffering from a global slowdown even as the broader labor market remains healthy. FILE PHOTO: Line workers spot weld parts of the frame on the flex line Read More

S&P 500 stalls as U.S. employment, manufacturing data offset

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The benchmark S&P 500 struggled for direction on Thursday as strong results from Nordstrom Inc (JWN.N) and a fall in U.S. jobless claims offset data showing a contraction in U.S. manufacturing activity. Stocks initially rose at the market open as shares of Nordstrom jumped after the department store’s quarterly profit beat Read More

U.S. transport chief names aviation safety advisory panel

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FILE PHOTO: Elaine Chao, U.S. Secretary of Transportation speaks at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2019 (GES 2019) in The Hague, Netherlands June 4, 2019. REUTERS/Piroschka van de Wouw/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao on Thursday named 22 people to a new panel that will advise the department on aviation safety oversight Read More

Two Fed officials see no case for rate cut at this time

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JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. (Reuters) – Two Federal Reserve officials on Thursday said they see no need for an interest rate cut widely expected next month by markets, highlighting policymakers’ divisions over how to respond to signs of a global economic slowdown. FILE PHOTO: Federal Reserve Board building on Constitution Avenue is pictured in Washington, U.S., Read More

China buys U.S. soybeans after declaring ban on American farm goods

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CHICAGO (Reuters) – China snapped up a small volume of U.S. soybeans last week after pledging to halt purchases of American farm products due to the escalating trade war between Washington and Beijing, U.S. Department of Agriculture data showed on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: Soybeans fall into a bin as a trailer is filled at a Read More

U.S. weekly jobless claims fall more than expected

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell sharply last week, suggesting the labor market was holding firm despite a manufacturing slowdown and concerns the economy is on a path toward recession. FILE PHOTO: Job seekers wait to talk to recruiters at the Colorado Hospital Association job fair in Denver, Read More

Bernie Sanders proposes $16.3 trillion Green New Deal plan

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WASHINGTON, August 22 (Reuters) – Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders unveiled a climate change strategy on Thursday that would mobilize $16.3 trillion to help the U.S. generate 100% of its electricity from renewable energy by 2030 and achieve “full decarbonization” by 2050. FILE PHOTO: 2020 Democratic U.S. presidential candidate and U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders speaks during Read More

Falcon Oil & Gas Ltd. – Kyalla 117 N2 Horizontal Appraisal Well EMP Approved

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FALCON OIL & GAS LTD. (“Falcon”) Kyalla 117 N2 Horizontal Appraisal Well EMP Approved 22 August 2019 – Falcon Oil & Gas Ltd. (TSXV: FO, AIM: FOG, Euronext Growth: FAC) is pleased to announce that the Environmental Management Plan (“EMP”) for the Kyalla 117 N2 horizontal appraisal well, for the planned 2019 drilling, stimulation, and well testing Read More