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United States

Barbara Smith

CORRECTED-RPT-USDA acreage debate pushes U.S. farmers, grain traders on data hunt

Aug 12 2019

CHICAGO, Aug 11 As severe weather ravaged the U.S. Midwest this spring, agricultural software company Sentera was swamped with frustrated farmers and traders uploading drone videos of waterlogged crop fields.

CORRECTED-USDA acreage debate pushes U.S. farmers, grain traders on data hunt

Aug 12 2019

CHICAGO, Aug 11 As severe weather ravaged the U.S. Midwest this spring, agricultural software company Sentera was swamped with frustrated farmers and traders uploading drone videos of waterlogged crop fields.

USDA acreage debate pushes U.S. farmers, grain traders on data hunt

Aug 11 2019

CHICAGO As severe weather ravaged the U.S. Midwest this spring, agricultural software company Sentera was swamped with frustrated farmers and traders uploading drone videos of waterlogged crop fields.

GRAINS-Chicago soybeans edge up but post weekly loss on trade concerns

Aug 02 2019

* Main focus remains on U.S.-China trade conflict (Adds closing prices)

GRAINS-Corn, soybeans gain as market wrestles with trade talks, crop prospects

Jul 19 2019

* U.S., China officials spoke by telephone on Thursday (Updates prices, adds quotes, changes byline/dateline from PARIS/SINGAPORE to CHICAGO)

R. Kelly pleads not guilty, denied bail on U.S. charges of sex crimes

Jul 17 2019

CHICAGO R&B singer R. Kelly pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to a raft of federal charges accusing him of running a scheme to force women and girls to provide sex for himself and others, and a judge ordered that he remain in jail without bail.

Chicago alligator stakeout snaps shut after professional catches reptile

Jul 16 2019

CHICAGO An elusive alligator residing in a Chicago lagoon was caught early on Tuesday after the reptile, thought to be an abandoned pet, captivated locals for nearly a week.

Singer R. Kelly charged in sex scheme of kidnapping and payoffs

Jul 12 2019

CHICAGO Singer R. Kelly, already charged with sexual assault in Illinois, was indicted in federal courts in New York and Chicago on Friday with transporting women and girls across state lines for sex, forcibly keeping them under his control and buying their silence. | Video

Later alligator: Chicago wants scaly resident out of local lagoon

Jul 10 2019

CHICAGO An alligator has taken up residence in a Chicago lagoon, surprising locals after a winter of polar temperatures in the third-largest U.S. city.

RPT-Pricier grills but cheaper meat: how Trump's trade policy plays on July 4

Jul 04 2019

WASHINGTON/CHICAGO, July 3 U.S. consumers likely paid more for grills to cook their Independence Day hot dogs and burgers this year because of the U.S.-China trade war, but they will find some consolation in less costly meat for cookouts as tariffs curb U.S. exports.

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