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Battle of the beans: Monsanto faces a fight for soy market

34 min 17 sec ago
WINNIPEG, Manitoba/CHICAGO (Reuters) - Monsanto Co is facing major threats to its historic dominance of seed and herbicide technology for the $40 billion U.S. soybean market.
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Puerto Rico utility sale sets up fight with creditors

39 min 41 sec ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Puerto Rican governor's plan to privatize PREPA, the island's bankrupt power utility, could herald hard times for holders of its $9 billion in bonds, who are concerned the deal could strip their ability to collect on their investments.
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Toys "R" Us says to shut a fifth of its U.S. stores

1 hour 46 min ago
(Reuters) - Toys "R" Us Inc said on Tuesday it will shut about one-fifth of its stores in the United States in the coming months, as the toy store chain tries to emerge from one of the largest ever bankruptcies by a specialty retailer.
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Toys "R" Us says to shut about 180 U.S. stores

January 23, 2018 - 10:47pm
(Reuters) - The Canadian arm of Toys "R" Us Inc said on Tuesday that about 180 of its stores will be shut in the United States in the coming months, as the toy store chain tries to emerge from one of the largest ever bankruptcies by a specialty retailer.
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Kentucky school shooting kills 2, wounds 13, teen arrested

January 23, 2018 - 10:41pm
BENTON, Ky. (Reuters) - A 15-year-old boy opened fire with a handgun just before classes started at his high school in rural western Kentucky on Tuesday, killing two fellow students and wounding 13 other youths before he was arrested, the state's governor and police said.
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Teen arrested in Kentucky school shooting that leaves 2 dead, 12 wounded

January 23, 2018 - 8:57pm
BENTON, Ky. (Reuters) - A 15-year-old boy opened fire with a handgun just before classes started at his high school in rural western Kentucky on Tuesday, killing two fellow students and wounding a dozen other youths before he was arrested, the state's governor and police said.
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Ex-Obama administration official in exclusive talks with Weinstein Co: source

January 23, 2018 - 8:32pm
(Reuters) - The Weinstein Company has entered into exclusive negotiations to sell the studio with a group of investors led by former Obama administration official Maria Contreras-Sweet, a source familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.
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China trash town's cleanup bolstered by import ban

January 23, 2018 - 8:22pm
GUIYU, China (Reuters) - The dizzying stench of burning plastic still drifts through the alleys, workshops and warehouses of Guiyu, the southern Chinese town that has long symbolized China's role as the main recycler of the world's waste.
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Radio host Keillor fired over 'dozens' of incidents: network

January 23, 2018 - 7:46pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Minnesota Public Radio ended its contracts with "Prairie Home Companion" host Garrison Keillor over multiple accusations of sexual misconduct by a woman who had worked on the show and not a single incident, the network's president said on Tuesday.
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Senate confirms Jerome Powell as Federal Reserve chair

January 23, 2018 - 7:06pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate on Tuesday confirmed Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell as the next head of the central bank, succeeding Janet Yellen, a move likely to provide continuity in U.S. monetary policy with the economy growing now for nine years straight.
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Swiss marchers protest against Trump, break through Davos security cordon

January 23, 2018 - 7:00pm
ZURICH/DAVOS (Reuters) - Anti-capitalists marched through Swiss cities on Tuesday to protest a planned visit by U.S. President Donald Trump to the World Economic Forum (WEF) and broke through a security cordon in Davos.
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Trump Cabinet member Sessions interviewed in U.S. Russia probe

January 23, 2018 - 6:52pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions was questioned last week by the special counsel's office investigating potential collusion between Russia and President Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, the U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday.
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Facebook buys Boston software company that authenticates IDs

January 23, 2018 - 6:10pm
NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc is buying a software firm that specializes in authenticating government-issued identification cards, the two companies said on Tuesday, a step that may help the social media company learn more about the people who buy ads on its network.
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Job creator, or job killer? Trump angers solar installers with panel tariff

January 23, 2018 - 6:06pm
WASHINGTON/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump signed into law a steep tariff on imported solar panels on Tuesday, a move billed as a way to protect American jobs but which the solar industry said would lead to thousands of layoffs and raise consumer prices.
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Majority of Senate backs Powell as next Fed chair

January 23, 2018 - 6:04pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A majority of the U.S. Senate on Tuesday voted to confirm Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell as the next head of the central bank, likely ensuring continuity in monetary policy.
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NAFTA negotiators open key round of talks amid upbeat signs

January 23, 2018 - 5:50pm
MONTREAL (Reuters) - Officials opened a key round of negotiations to modernize NAFTA on Tuesday amidst optimistic signs, as U.S. President Donald Trump said the talks were going "pretty well" and Canada's chief negotiator said he had high hopes for progress.
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Pence aims to counter North Korea 'propaganda' at Olympics: White House

January 23, 2018 - 5:35pm
ABOARD AIR FORCE TWO (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence plans to use his attendance at the Winter Olympics in South Korea next month to try to counter what he sees as North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s effort to “hijack” the games with a propaganda campaign, a White House official said on Tuesday.
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Democrats withdraw offer to fund Trump's border wall

January 23, 2018 - 4:52pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrats on Tuesday withdrew an offer to fund U.S. President Donald Trump's border wall, as tough negotiations over the future of young illegal immigrants resumed in the Senate.
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Texas Instruments fails to beat earnings estimates, shares fall

January 23, 2018 - 4:48pm
(Reuters) - Chipmaker Texas Instruments Inc's fourth-quarter earnings failed to exceed Wall Street expectations after several quarters of better-than-expected results, sending its shares down 5 percent on Tuesday.
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Two students dead, 17 injured in shooting at Kentucky high school

January 23, 2018 - 4:48pm
BENTON, Ky. (Reuters) - A 15-year-old boy opened fire with a handgun inside his high school in rural western Kentucky on Tuesday, killing two fellow students and wounding a dozen other youths before he was arrested, the state's governor and police said.
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