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1. Thailand to seek talks with US on trade privileges loss -

NONTHABURI, Thailand (AP) — Thailand plans to seek talks with the United States on a decision to end preferential trade privileges on a range of Thai exports including seafood, officials said Monday.

2. US judge slashes $80M award in Monsanto cancer case -

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A U.S. judge lowered a jury's damage award from $80 million to $25 million for a California cancer victim who used Monsanto's Roundup weed-killer.

The San Francisco Chronicle reports Monday that U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria said he was required to reduce the punitive damage award because it went beyond constitutional limits set by the U.S. Supreme Court.

3. Bayer to invest $5.6 billion in new weed killing methods -

BERLIN (AP) — German chemical and pharmaceutical company Bayer says it plans to invest some 5 billion euros ($5.6 billion) over the next decade in developing "additional methods to combat weeds."

Friday's announcement came as Bayer is engaged in legal battles in the U.S. in which plaintiffs claim that subsidiary Monsanto's Roundup weed killer caused cancer. Rulings in three cases have gone against it.

4. States sue to stop $26.5 billion Sprint-T-Mobile deal -

NEW YORK (AP) — A group of state attorneys general led by New York and California filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday to block T-Mobile's $26.5 billion bid for Sprint, citing consumer harm.

The state attorneys general said the promised benefits, such as better networks in rural areas and faster service overall, cannot be verified, while eliminating a major wireless company will immediately harm consumers by reducing competition and driving up prices for cellphone service.

5. Jury: Monsanto to pay $2 billion in weed killer cancer case -

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A jury on Monday ordered agribusiness giant Monsanto Co. to pay a combined $2.055 billion to a couple claiming that the company's popular weed killer Roundup Ready caused their cancers.

6. Shares in Germany's Bayer plunge on Roundup ruling -

BERLIN (AP) — Shares in Germany's Bayer have plunged after a U.S. jury found the Roundup weed killer was a substantial factor in a California man's cancer — the second case that has gone against manufacturer Monsanto, acquired by Bayer last year.

7. High-stakes trial over Roundup cancer claim to begin -

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A jury in federal court in San Francisco will decide whether Roundup weed killer caused a California man's cancer in a trial starting Monday that plaintiffs' attorneys say could help determine the fate of hundreds of similar lawsuits.

8. German pharmaceutical company Bayer cutting 12,000 jobs -

BERLIN (AP) — German pharmaceutical giant Bayer AG says it's cutting 12,000 jobs worldwide as it seeks to reduce costs.

The Leverkusen-based company said Thursday that details of the cuts to its 118,200-stong workforce would be worked out in coming months but that "a significant number" of the reductions would come in Germany.

9. Groundskeeper accepts reduced $78 million Monsanto verdict -

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Northern California groundskeeper said Wednesday that he will accept a judge's reduced verdict of $78 million against Monsanto after a jury found the company's weed killer caused his cancer.

10. Trump taps ex-Monsanto executive to lead wildlife agency -

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he will nominate a former executive at agribusiness giant Monsanto to head the Fish and Wildlife Service.

Aurelia Skipwith of Indiana is currently deputy assistant Interior secretary for fish, wildlife and parks.

11. California judge will order new trial in $289M Roundup award -

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A San Francisco judge said in a tentative ruling Wednesday that she would order a new trial in a $289 million judgment against agribusiness giant Monsanto brought by a school groundskeeper who says Roundup weed-killer caused his cancer.

12. Jury's $289M award in Roundup cancer suit heads to court -

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A San Francisco jury's $289 million verdict in favor of a school groundskeeper who says Roundup weed killer caused his cancer will face its first court test Wednesday.

Agribusiness giant Monsanto will argue at a hearing that Judge Suzanne Bolanos should throw out the verdict in favor of DeWayne Johnson. Attorneys for the company say Johnson failed to prove that Roundup or similar herbicides caused his lymphoma, and presented no evidence that Monsanto executives were malicious in marketing Roundup. Bolanos was not expected to rule immediately.

13. Monsanto asks judge to throw out $289M award in cancer suit -

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Agribusiness company Monsanto has asked a San Francisco judge to throw out a jury's $289 million award to a former school groundskeeper who said the company's Roundup weed killer left him dying of cancer.

14. US stocks take further losses as Turkey worries continue -

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks fell further Monday as Turkey's central bank was unable to stop a steep plunge in the nation's currency. That's helping to push the dollar higher, hurting big exporters.

15. Judge: Experts can testify that Roundup linked to cancer -

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Evidence that Roundup weed killer can cause cancer seems "weak," but experts can still make that claim at trial, a U.S. judge ruled Tuesday.

The decision by U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria in San Francisco allows hundreds of lawsuits against Roundup's manufacturer, Monsanto, to move forward. The lawsuits by cancer victims and their families say the agrochemical giant long knew about Roundup's cancer risk but failed to warn them.

16. US stocks edge higher as technology, retail companies rise -

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks finished mostly higher Tuesday as weeks of up-and-down trading, much of it related to trade tensions, gave way to smaller moves. Technology companies, retailers, and U.S.-focused companies kept rising while banks fell with interest rates.

17. Stocks rise, but biggest gains fade as market stays volatile -

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes finished a bit higher Monday as investors let go of some of their fears about a possible trade war between the U.S. and China. But far bigger gains slipped away as the market suffered a steep afternoon decline.

18. GOP lawmakers take aim at cancer research group over Roundup -

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican lawmakers are threatening to cut off U.S. funding for the World Health Organization's cancer research program over its finding that the herbicide Roundup is probably carcinogenic to humans.

19. EPA nominee has helped chemical industry, lobbyists -

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's nominee to oversee chemical safety at the Environmental Protection Agency has for years accepted payments for criticizing studies that raised concerns about the safety of his clients' products, according to a review of financial records and his published work by The Associated Press.

20. Stocks wither as Fed plans throw cold water on early rally -

NEW YORK (AP) — A big rally in U.S. stocks evaporated Wednesday as the Federal Reserve appeared to struggle with questions related to inflation and government policy and suggested it might start trimming its balance sheet later in the year.

21. Stocks slip from record highs as energy companies sink -

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are mostly lower Wednesday after their recent record-setting run. Energy and industrial companies are slipping while basic materials makers are rising as investors hope two large deals will win approval from regulators. The Dow Jones industrial average is on track for its ninth straight gain.

22. Stocks shed early gain as energy and consumer companies fall -

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks surrendered early gains and finished mostly lower Wednesday as energy companies skidded with the price of oil. Apple led technology companies higher. The mixed finish came after three days of big, erratic moves.

23. Bayer buying Monsanto, will create global chemical, ag giant -

American seed and weed-killer company Monsanto and German medicine and farm chemical maker Bayer are combining in a deal that could help farmers produce higher yields to address challenges from global warming to rising food demand from a fast-growing global population.

24. US stocks inch higher on hope for more oil deals -

NEW YORK (AP) — Energy companies led U.S. stocks higher Tuesday as investors hoped higher oil prices and bigger profits are on the way.

News of two deals in the energy sector also helped send those stocks higher as traders anticipated that more consolidation could follow. Spectra Energy agreed to be acquired for $28 billion and Yates Petroleum said it would be bought for $2.3 billion.

25. Energy companies pull US stocks lower as oil prices fall -

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks took small losses Wednesday as energy companies fell with the price of oil and chemical and materials companies traded lower. That pulled the market lower for August, ending a five-month winning streak for stocks. The losses were very small, though, as this proved to be one of the quietest months in recent history for stocks.

26. US stocks hardly budge as hiring grows, oil skids -

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are little changed Thursday as chemical companies trade higher, but investors sell utility and phone company stocks, safe assets they've favored in the wake of Britain's vote to leave the European Union. A payroll survey showed that employers hired more workers in June after a slowdown in the months before.

27. US stocks barely budge as banks slip after two-day surge -

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are hardly budging Thursday morning after big gains over the last two days. Banks and chemicals companies are down the most. However retailers, which have been pummeled in recent weeks, traded higher following a group of strong earnings reports.

28. Stocks end solidly higher on Wall Street -

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks closed higher on Wall Street, as energy companies rose with the price of oil, while chemicals and mining company shares also gained.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise jumped nearly 7 percent and Computer Sciences Corporation surged 42 percent after HP Enterprise said it will sell its business service unit to CSC for $8.5 billion.

29. Tech companies take the lead as US stocks surge -

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks made their biggest gain since March on Tuesday as technology companies like Apple and Microsoft soared. Homebuilders also climbed after the government said sales of new homes reached an eight-year high last month. That was a sign the housing market and the broader economy are still in pretty good shape.

30. Germany's Bayer makes $62 billion offer for Monsanto -

BERLIN (AP) — German drug and chemicals company Bayer AG announced Monday that it has made a $62 billion offer to buy U.S.-based crops and seeds specialist Monsanto.

The proposed combination would create a giant seed and farm chemical company with a strong presence in the U.S., Europe and Asia.

31. US stocks close slightly lower as investors wait for Fed -

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks ended a quiet day slightly lower on Monday as investors sat on the sidelines waiting for more clues about whether the Federal Reserve might raise interest rates next month. Energy stocks  fell along with the price of crude oil.

32. Stocks fall after Fed signals June rate hike possible -

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are dropping in early trading Thursday as telephone and industrial companies continue to drag major indexes lower. Some high-dividend stocks fell for a second day as investors braced themselves for the likelihood of an interest rate increase in June at the Federal Reserve's next policy meeting. Verizon fell 2 percent and AT&T lost 1.5 percent.

33. US stocks bounce back from recent losses on deal reports -

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are edging higher Thursday morning as companies including agribusiness giant Monsanto are climbing on reports of possible buyouts. Retailers got more bad news as department store Kohl's reported disappointing first-quarter results.

34. Stocks inch higher as energy rallies; Monsanto tumbles -

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are closing modestly higher, led by gains in energy companies as investors hope that the worst may soon be over for the battered sector.

Exxon Mobil led the Dow Jones industrial average higher with a gain of 2 percent. Other energy companies also rose.

35. Why optimism about the US economy's strength has dimmed -

WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumers, fueled by job growth, cheaper gas and higher home values, would drive the U.S. economy through a global slump.

That was the widespread hope just a few months ago. Now, doubts are growing that the United States can withstand economic pressures flowing from overseas. Economies in China, Canada, Brazil and Europe are struggling. Canada, the largest U.S. trading partner, is in recession.

36. Google's moonshots, gender bias at South by Southwest -

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Music flooded into the streets around Austin's convention center as South by Southwest's music festival kicked off and the interactive portion wrapped up. The head of Google's (X) division talked about testing driverless cars and delivery drones, gender bias in tech was a hot topic and event-goers checked out the latest products and companies on the trade show floor.

37. Corporate giants funding state ballot initiatives -

WASHINGTON (AP) — Voters may not know it, but the millions of dollars paying for ads on ballot measures they will consider next month come from large companies and national advocacy groups.

Many of the messages are tailored to defend or expand the business interests of companies such as Coca-Cola, Monsanto and ExxonMobil, yet few have their names in the ads.

38. Decision could boost use of popular weed killer -

WASHINGTON (AP) — Faced with tougher and more resistant weeds, corn and soybean farmers are anxiously awaiting government decisions on a new version of a popular herbicide — and on genetically modified seeds to grow crops designed to resist it.

39. Stocks close at all-time highs as hiring surges -

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks closed at their latest all-time highs Wednesday following news that business hiring surged in June, adding to evidence that the U.S. economy is picking up momentum.

ADP, a payroll processer, said businesses added 281,000 jobs last month, up from 179,000 in the previous month. The figure suggests the government's monthly jobs report, due out Thursday, could also show a significant gain from May.

40. Stocks edge higher despite economic data -

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. stock market inched modestly higher Wednesday, recovering more than half of what it lost the day before, as investors were able to set aside two disappointing economic reports.

41. Government might deregulate corn, soybean seeds -

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The federal government on Friday proposed eliminating restrictions on corn and soybean seeds that are genetically engineered to resist a common weed killer, a move welcomed by many farmers but worrisome to scientists and environmentalists who fear it could invite growers to use more chemicals on crops.

42. The secret, dirty cost of Obama's green power push -

CORYDON, Iowa (AP) — The hills of southern Iowa bear the scars of America's push for green energy: The brown gashes where rain has washed away the soil. The polluted streams that dump fertilizer into the water supply.

43. High court seems to favor Monsanto in patent case -

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court appeared likely Tuesday to side with Monsanto Co. in its claim that an Indiana farmer violated the company's patents on soybean seeds that are resistant to its weed-killer.

44. US stocks rise, boosted by company earnings -

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are closing higher, boosted by encouraging quarterly results from several well-known companies.

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 61 points to close at 13,390 Wednesday.

45. Stocks edge up; H-P sinks on Whitman's outlook -

NEW YORK (AP) — A pair of encouraging economic reports helped nudge the stock market higher Wednesday. Measures of business activity in the service sector and job growth last month came in better than economists had expected.

46. Monsanto 3Q profit soars, maintains year view -

NEW YORK (AP) — Monsanto says its fiscal third-quarter net income soared 35 percent as its seeds and traits business benefited from a mild winter that drove farmers to plant crops earlier and in large numbers.

47. Europe worries stalk Wall Street; Dow loses 161 -

Fearing a financial rupture in Europe, investors around the world fled from risk Wednesday. They punished stocks and the euro, and the yield on a benchmark U.S. bond hit its lowest point since World War II.

48. Stocks rise on hopes for European banks -

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks rose for a second straight day Wednesday on signs that the U.S. economy grew in September and that European officials are moving to support the region's struggling banks.

The Dow Jones industrial average was up 92 points, or 0.9 percent, to 10,901 with half an hour of trading left. The Standard & Poor's 500 gained 16, or 1.4 percent, to 1,140. The Nasdaq composite jumped 48, or 2 percent, to 2,453.