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Drought takes toll on Missouri farmers' crops, cattle

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Parts of Missouri are so dry that corn crops are suffering and hay for cattle is in short supply, with water becoming increasingly scarce, experts say. Missouri has had below-average rainfall since winter. The U.S. Drought Monitor map shows that nearly all of Missouri is experiencing drought, with several counties in the northwestern part of the state facing "exceptional" conditions — the most...

August 19, 2018

Stocks mostly rise on hope for progress on China trade talks

TOKYO (AP) — Asian stocks are mostly higher Monday as investors welcomed signs of progress in resolving the trade dispute between the U.S. and China. The Wall Street Journal reported the countries hope to have a resolution by November. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 inched down 0.3 percent to finish at 22,199.00. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 added 0.9 percent to 6,345.00. South Korea's Kospi was...

August 20, 2018

French audit warns 840 bridges may face risk of collapse

PARIS (AP) — An audit commissioned by the French government says about 840 French bridges are suffering from serious damage and at risk of collapse in the coming several years. President Emmanuel Macron's government had already promised new infrastructure spending, but is coming under new pressure after Tuesday's bridge collapse in neighboring Italy that killed 43 people. The audit, published Sunday by the...

August 19, 2018

Stocks mostly rise on hope for progress on China trade talks

TOKYO (AP) — Asian stocks are mostly higher Monday as investors welcomed signs of progress in resolving the trade dispute between the U.S. and China. The Wall Street Journal reported the countries hope to have a resolution by November. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 inched down 0.3 percent in early trading to 22,204.30. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 added 0.2 percent to 6,350.60. South Korea's Kospi was little changed, edging up nearly 0.1 percent to 2,248.74. Hong Kong's Hang Seng gained 0.8 percent to 27,442.64, while the Shanghai Composite rose 0.5 percent to 2,681.98. Indexes were also higher in Taiwan and Singapore. TRADE TENSIONS: Asian regional markets are generally dependent on...

August 20, 2018

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How major US stock indexes fared Friday

U.S. stocks rose late in the day Friday as investors hoped the U.S. and China are making more progress in trade talks. The Wall Street Journal reported that the countries hope to resolve their dispute by November. On Friday: The S&P 500 index rose 9.44 points, or 0.3 percent, at 2,850.13. The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 110.59 points, or 0.4 percent, to 25,669.32. The Nasdaq composite edged up...

August 18, 2018
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California drops wildfire utility liability protection plan

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers are abandoning a proposal by Gov. Jerry Brown to shield electrical utilities from some financial liability for wildfires. Napa Democratic Sen. Bill Dodd tells the San Francisco Chronicle on Saturday that there wasn't enough time before the legislative session ends Aug. 31 to study and pass the issue. He says "it was a tough fight ... so we are pivoting." The proposal by the Democratic Brown drew criticism that it would give utility companies too much protection without ensuring they safely maintain equipment. Lawmakers raised concerns about Brown's plan at an Aug. 9 hearing on the proposal as part of a committee set up to address wildfire...

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Trades for September 6, 2017.

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Drought reveals remains of German 'Atlantis' in lake

BERLIN (AP) — A sustained drought in Germany has revealed the ruins of a village abandoned when a large reservoir was created more than 100 years ago. German news agency dpa reported Sunday that a bridge and the foundations of Berich — known locally as the Atlantis of Lake Eder — have recently emerged from the waters in the central state of Hesse. Germany's third-biggest reservoir is being drained to keep...

August 19, 2018
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Trades for August 30, 2017.

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Trades for August 29, 2017.

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UK investigating reports sunken WWII ships in Asia looted

LONDON (AP) — Britain says it will work with Indonesia and Malaysia to...

August 19, 2018
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Italy's leader demands safe roads; bridge toll rises to 42

GENOA, Italy (AP) — Italy's president demanded guarantees Saturday that...

August 18, 2018
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Jury awards more than $242 million for Lexus seat defects

DALLAS (AP) — A Texas jury has awarded more than $242 million to a...

August 18, 2018