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WASHINGTON, May 25 (Reuters) - The U.S. Commerce Department, in a clamp-down on a glut of steel imports, on Wednesday issued final anti-dumping duties on corrosion-resistant flat steel from China, Taiwan, South Korea, India and Italy.
KINGSTON (Reuters) - Two-time Olympic 100 metres champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce will return to competition at Saturday's Prefontaine Classic in Oregon after missing her three previous scheduled meetings with a toe injury, her coach has said.
May 25 (Reuters) - US Foods Holding Corp, a U.S. private equity-owned food distributor, raised $1.02 billion on Wednesday in this year's second-largest U.S. initial public offering thus far, as new stock market flotations pick up pace.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The selection of a hard-line cleric as the new Taliban chief on Wednesday all but dashes U.S. President Barack Obama's hopes for opening peace talks before he leaves office, one of his top foreign policy goals, current and former U.S. defense and intelligence officials said.
CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - The 24-year-old son of a policeman who fatally stabbed five people at a Calgary house party in 2014 was not criminally responsible, a judge ruled on Wednesday, saying a mental disorder blocked him from knowing his actions were wrong.
LONDON, May 26 (Reuters) - Complaints against financial services firms in Britain are at their third highest level on record despite a crackdown on bad behaviour by regulators and new laws since the financial crisis to protect customers from misselling.
SANTIAGO, May 25 (Reuters) - Chile said on Wednesday that it would bring a recent dispute with fertilizer supplier SQM to court after a meeting with the company's executives failed to produce an agreement.
(Reuters) - HP Inc , which houses the former Hewlett-Packard Co's legacy hardware business, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit as aggressive cost cutting helped counter weak demand for personal computers and printers.
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SAO PAULO, May 25 (Reuters) - Paulo Rogerio Caffarelli, a former executive-secretary of the Treasury, will take over as the head of state lender Banco do Brasil, Brazil's largest bank, the finance ministry announced on Wednesday.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Food is at the heart of AMC's drama "Feed The Beast," where family, fatherhood, friendship and fate converge at a fledgling restaurant in yet another new role for David Schwimmer in his life post "Friends."
SYDNEY, May 26 (Reuters) - Australian shares are expected to climb on Thursday for the second straight session of gains, helped by positive cues from Wall Street and firmer oil. Local share price index futures rose 0.6 percent overnight to 5,402, sitting at a 29.5-point premium to the underlying S&P/ASX 200 index. The benchmark bounced off a two-week low to end 1.5 percent higher on Wednesday. New Zealand's benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index inched up 0.1 percent to 6,915.33 in early deals.
May 25 (Reuters) - Takata Corp confirmed on Wednesday it has hired investment bank Lazard Ltd to lead a financial restructuring in an effort to resolve costs stemming from its recall of tens of millions of faulty air bags linked to at least 13 deaths and more than 100 injuries worldwide.
(Reuters) - A tie-up of Aetna Inc and Humana Inc would be anti-competitive in Missouri for several types of insurance, including individual Medicare Advantage plans where the combined company would...
May 25 (Reuters) - A tie-up of Aetna Inc and Humana Inc would be anti-competitive in Missouri for several types of insurance, including individual Medicare Advantage plans where the combined company would have more than a 50 percent market share, the Missouri Department of Insurance said.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - About four dozen young spellers will face off on Thursday in the finals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee under tougher rules aimed at preventing a third consecutive tie in the long-running contest.
May 25 (Reuters) - Melissa Gilbert, best known for playing Laura Ingalls Wilder in the 1970s television drama "Little House on the Prairie," has dropped out of the race for a U.S. congressional seat in Michigan for medical reasons.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Reuters) - The city of Louisville, Kentucky can remove a 121-year-old monument to Confederate soldiers that critics have objected to as an emblem of slavery, a state judge ruled on Wednesday.
(Reuters) - Officials from 11 U.S. states sued the Obama administration on Wednesday to overturn a directive telling schools to let transgender students use bathrooms matching their gender identity, decrying the policy as "a massive social experiment."
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Mysterious ring-shaped structures fashioned about 176,000 years ago by Neanderthals using broken stalagmites deep inside a cave in southwestern France indicate that our closest extinct relatives were more adept than previously known.
CALGARY, Alberta, May 25 (Reuters) - Suncor Energy Inc is pushing to reach full operations at its oil sands projects in the fire-stricken Canadian province of Alberta before July 1, according to several company employees.
May 25 (Reuters) - The Zika virus exploded out of Brazilian slums at 21st-century speeds, and raced north into Central America and the Caribbean in a matter of months. A full-blown outbreak in the United States looks imminent.
Actress Beth Howland, best known for her role on the television comedy "Alice," has died, said her husband, Charles Kimbrough. She was 74.Sponsored: Drivers Feel Stupid For Not Knowing This New Rule Do NOT pay your next car insurance bill until you try this.
CHARLESTON, Texas, May 25 (Reuters) - Republican South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley on Wednesday signed into law a bill banning most abortions after 19 weeks of pregnancy unless the mother's life is at risk, a spokesperson told Reuters on Wednesday.
(The following statement was released by the rating agency) MONTERREY, May 25 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has published a peer review of Mexican Midsized Banks that covers seven banks, comprising 4.9% of Mexican banking system total assets, and affirms ratings of those reviewed. At first quarter 2016 (1Q16), their business volume -all arising from Mexico - was around USD8,8 billion of the system's loan portfolio. See the full list of ratings at the end of this release. The seven banks, Banco Inve
LONDON, May 25 (Reuters) - The campaign for Britain to leave the European Union maintained its lead ahead of the June 23 referendum, although the gap narrowed to 1 percentage point, according to a monthly opinion poll by BMG Research published on Wednesday.
ISE-SHIMA, Japan, May 25 (Reuters) - Those fighting for Britain to remain in the European Union are making good progress but getting young people to register and turn out to vote is the 'In' camp's...
INDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) - The hundreds of thousands of spectators planning to attend Sunday's 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 should arrive early and expect to go through added layers of security, officials warned on Wednesday.
May 25 (Reuters) - Takata Corp hired investment bank Lazard Ltd to lead a financial restructuring in an effort to resolve costs stemming from its recall of tens of millions of faulty air bags linked...
CHARLESTON, Texas (Reuters) - South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley on Wednesday signed into law a bill banning most abortions after 19 weeks of pregnancy unless the mother's life is at risk, a spokesperson told Reuters on Wednesday.
(Reuters) - U.S. regulators are investigating Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's accounting practices to determine whether they violated federal laws, the Chinese e-commerce company said, news that sent its shares down nearly 7 percent on Wednesday.
May 25 (Reuters) - US Foods Holding Corp, a Rosemont, Illinois-based food distributor, raised $1.02 billion in its initial public offering on Wednesday, according to a person familiar with the matter.
May 25 (Reuters) - U.S. regulators are investigating Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's accounting practices to determine whether they violated federal laws, the Chinese e-commerce company said, news that...
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican bottling company Arca Continental said on Wednesday it had signed a letter of intent with the Coca-Cola Company and Coca-Cola Bottling Company UNITED to operate the Coca-Cola franchise in parts of the United States.
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The first shots in a political battle over funding for a range of federal activities rang out during a congressional subcommittee hearing on Wednesday, as Republicans and Democrats took opposing stances on a budget bill for financial regulators and other agencies.
RIO DE JANEIRO, May 25 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Years after giving into family pressure and having an illegal abortion, one Brazilian woman says she is haunted by the secret procedure so taboo that hardly anyone will talk about it.