BRIEF-Agrium says board approved dividend of US$0.875 per common share * Agrium inc says board approved a dividend of $0.875 u.s.
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Six dead in Mexico as remnants of Earl trigger landslides MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Six people died in eastern Mexico on Saturday after they were buried in landslides caused by intense rainfall from the remnants of now-downgraded Tropical Storm Earl, an emergency services official said.
Apple wins dismissal of lawsuit over MacBook logic boards Jan 8 (Reuters) – Apple Inc won the dismissal on
Thursday of a lawsuit accusing it of defrauding consumers by
selling MacBook laptop computers that contained “logic boards”
it knew were defective, and which routinely failed within two
Aeropostale discusses sale to Versa Capital NEW YORK (Reuters) – Aeropostale Inc has been negotiating a potential sale to private equity firm Versa Capital Management LLC that would save thousands of jobs at the bankrupt U.S. teen retail chain and keep many of its stores open, according to a court filing.
Art Nouveau masterpiece abandoned in decaying Brussels warehouse (Reuters) – An Art Nouveau facade designed by the famous Belgian architect Victor Horta lies greening with mould and covered in trash in a Brussels warehouse, forgotten only five years after it was last exhibited to the public.
Philistines were more sophisticated than given credit for, say archeologists ASHKELON, Israel (Reuters) – Philistines were no “philistines”, say archaeologists who unearthed a 3,000-year-old cemetery in which members of the biblical nation were buried along with jewelry and perfumed oil.
Icahn declines to join Trump economic team, mulls second Super PAC NEW YORK (Reuters) – Billionaire investor Carl Icahn turned down an invitation to join Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s economic advisory council because Icahn is considering funding…
On the trail with Mike Pence: Putting out fires lit by Trump WASHINGTON (Reuters) – If Mike Pence had any doubts about what life would be like on the 2016 Republican presidential ticket with Donald Trump, the past week will have erased them: He is the damage control guy.
RPT-U.S. states signed pact to keep Exxon climate probe confidential HOUSTON, Aug 4 (Reuters) – A pact that 15 U.S. states signed
to jointly investigate Exxon Mobil Corp for allegedly
misleading the public about climate change sought to keep
prosecutors’ deliberations confidential and was broadly written
so they could probe other fossil fuel companies.
Amid economic hard times, Venezuelans turn to city farming CARACAS (Reuters) – Facing a national food crisis, Venezuela’s pumpkin-growing socialist president is exhorting compatriots to grow fruit and vegetables on balconies and roofs and in barracks across…
Wall Street Week Ahead: Again at highs, stocks to take cues from consumer NEW YORK (Reuters) – A U.S. stock market that rose again to record highs on Friday on the back of a robust employment report will take its cues next week from a facet of the economy that also has shown signs of strength: the consumer.
Chicago police may have violated policy in fatal shooting: official (Reuters) – Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson said on Saturday that videos of the police shooting of a black man in the city last month indicate three officers may have violated the department’s policies.
Sudan floods kill 76, destroy thousands of houses CAIRO (Reuters) – Floods and heavy rain in Sudan have killed 76 people and destroyed thousands of homes in recent days, the interior minister said on Thursday.
In slap at Trump, some wealthy Republicans campaign for Clinton NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Groups of wealthy Republicans unhappy with Donald Trump have been privately courting prominent peers to join them in backing Democrat Hillary Clinton’s U.S. presidential bid, several people involved in the effort told Reuters.
Study finds cosmic rays increased heart risks among Apollo astronauts CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) – Apollo astronauts who ventured to the moon are at five times greater risk of dying from heart disease than shuttle astronauts, U.S. researchers said on Thursday, citing the dangers of cosmic radiation beyond the Earth’s magnetic field.
New crop of robots to vie for space in the operating room CHICAGO (Reuters) – Even though many doctors see need for improvement, surgical robots are poised for big gains in operating rooms around the world.
U.S. attorney general launches police-community forums in Detroit DETROIT (Reuters) – U.S. Attorney General Lorretta Lynch was in Detroit on Wednesday to spur dialogue aimed at mending the “frayed trust” between police and minority communities across the country.
Facebook’s News Feed to show fewer ‘clickbait’ headlines SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 4 (Reuters) – Facebook Inc’s News
Feed will show fewer “clickbait” headlines over the next few
weeks, the company announced Thursday, as it seeks to establish
itself as the prime web destination for news and social updates.
Cast of ‘Suicide Squad’ defend film after rotten reviews (Reuters) – The cast of new anti-hero movie “Suicide Squad” defended the film on Wednesday from scathing reviews, saying it was for the fans to decide if it does justice to the DC Comics characters it is based on.
Sony wins unconditional EU approval for Michael Jackson deal BRUSSELS (Reuters) – EU antitrust regulators on Monday cleared Sony Corp’s bid to buy out Michael Jackson’s stake in its music publishing joint venture, the world’s largest with copyrights to the Beatles’ songs and songs by Taylor Swift.
Comic actress Lily Tomlin to get Screen Actors Guild lifetime award (Reuters) – Lily Tomlin, one of America’s most enduring comic actresses, will receive a lifetime achievement award in January from the Screen Actors Guild (SAG), the group announced on Thursday.
Tropical Storm Javier forms off of Mexico’s Pacific coast MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Tropical Storm Javier formed off of Mexico’s Pacific coast on Sunday, unleashing intense winds amid expectations it will churn north toward Baja California and the beach resort of Los Cabos, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said.
Power outage at Delta causes flight cancellations, delays (Reuters) – Delta Air Lines Inc canceled hundreds of flights and delayed many others on Monday after an outage hit its computer systems, grounding planes and stranding passengers of one of the world’s largest carriers at airports around the globe.
GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks rise, pound drops as BoE cuts rates * Oil gives up gains, oversupply worries weigh on prices
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Ex-FBI agent avoids prison for lying at Whitey Bulger murder trial BOSTON (Reuters) – A former FBI agent was sentenced on Friday to two years of probation for lying repeatedly at the 2013 murder and racketeering trial of Boston mobster Whitey Bulger.
American TV viewers slam NBC for delaying Rio broadcast RIO DE JANEIRO Aug 5 (Reuters) – American TV viewers used social media on Friday to vent their anger at U.S. broadcaster NBC for delaying the screening of the opening ceremony of the Rio Games by an hour and then going to repeated commercial breaks during the show.
Kerry confident Rio Olympics will be ‘safe, sound, secure’ RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Friday he is confident the Olympics Games will be “safe, sound, secure” and said the United States and Brazil are working together to ensure they are.
Beekeeping is all the buzz in New York City (Reuters) – While in other parts of the world honeybees have been creating a buzz because of their rapid decline, in New York their population has been soaring for the past few years, literally.
Kesha drops sex abuse lawsuit against Dr. Luke to focus on music (Reuters) – Pop star Kesha has dropped her sexual abuse lawsuit in California against record producer Dr. Luke, saying she wants to focus on getting back to her music.Obama administration releases redacted version of drone policy WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Obama administration released a redacted version of President Barack Obama’s once-secret policy on drone strikes abroad following a freedom of information lawsuit filed last year, the American Civil Liberties Union said on Saturday.