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National Business

Kansas jury awards $218M to farmers in Syngenta GMO suit

Kansas jury awards $218M to farmers in Syngenta GMO suit

A federal jury in Kansas has awarded nearly $218 million to farmers who sued Swiss agribusiness giant Syngenta over the company's introduction of a genetically engineered corn seed
Published: 06/23/17
Eclipse chasers blaze trail to Oregon for view of a lifetime

Eclipse chasers blaze trail to Oregon for view of a lifetime

In the shadow of the moon: The first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse to cross the continental United States in 99 years will first be visible in Oregon, and Madras is predicted to be among the country's best viewing spots
Published: 06/23/17

Christie's push for opioid cash from insurer hits roadblock

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's months-long effort to tap into reserves of the state's biggest health insurer to finance opioid addiction treatment is being met with resistance in the Democrat-led Assembly as budget talks approach the June 30 deadline
Published: 06/23/17
Britain, EU clash over Brexit proposals on citizens' rights

Britain, EU clash over Brexit proposals on citizens' rights

The European Union and Britain tripped Friday over the first item in their Brexit talks _ protecting the rights of each other's citizens _ highlighting the potential for trouble ahead in their newly started marathon negotiations
Published: 06/23/17
New homes sales rebounded 2.9 percent in May

New homes sales rebounded 2.9 percent in May

New home sales rebounded 2.9 percent in May, even as prices surge
Published: 06/23/17

Sears closes another 20 stores

Sears Holdings Corp. is closing another 20 stores _ 18 Sears stores and two Kmart stores _ as the ailing retailer tries to turn around its business
Published: 06/23/17
Governors wary of Medicaid cost shift in Senate health bill

Governors wary of Medicaid cost shift in Senate health bill

Governors in states that expanded Medicaid are wary of a bill revealed Thursday by Republican leaders in the U.S. Senate
Published: 06/23/17
Toshiba gets earnings report extension, faces delisting risk

Toshiba gets earnings report extension, faces delisting risk

Money-losing Japanese electronics and nuclear company Toshiba Corp. has until Aug. 10 to get auditors to sign off on its earnings statements, or else it faces the risk of getting delisted
Published: 06/23/17
The pain and gain of Brexit vote: British economy a year on

The pain and gain of Brexit vote: British economy a year on

Few events outside of war can have quite as much impact on the economy of a country as Britain's decision a year ago to leave the European Union
Published: 06/23/17

Swiss take action over insider trading, market manipulation

Switzerland's financial markets authority says it has taken action in two cases of insider trading and market manipulation, seizing millions of Swiss francs (dollars) of illegal profits
Published: 06/23/17