<![CDATA[National & International Business News | KansasCity.com &]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/ en-us Tue, 22 Dec 2015 18:25:04 CST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 22 Dec 2015 18:25:04 CST National & International 60 interactive-ops@herald-leader.com Bayer offers to buy Monsanto for $62 billion http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article79406577.html#storylink=rss If deal is approved, the seed business and North American headquarters would be in St. Louis

Merger would create an industry giant

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Iranian-born KC aviation figure with colorful past appears in Panama Papers http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article78583617.html#storylink=rss Farhad Azima of Aviation Leasing Group appears in Panama Papers after setting up company in Caribbean

Azima’s businesses have shipped weapons overseas, but always, he says, with U.S. approval

The Kansas Citian feels his image as a shady character is baseless

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FDA approves first drug-oozing implant to control addiction http://www.kansascity.com/news/article80092962.html#storylink=rss Federal health officials on Thursday approved an innovative new option for Americans struggling with addiction to heroin and painkillers: a drug-oozing implant that curbs craving and withdrawal symptoms for six months at a time.

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Thu, 26 May 2016 16:54:06 CDT By MATTHEW PERRONE ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/article80092962.html
McDonald's CEO says company is making changes customers want http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article80053012.html#storylink=rss McDonald's, under intense pressure in a competitive industry, sought to reassure its shareholders Thursday that it is making changes to its food and service that customers want.

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Thu, 26 May 2016 16:54:02 CDT By CANDICE CHOI ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article80053012.html
Shipwreck from 1800s uncovered in Boston's Seaport District http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article79842087.html#storylink=rss A shipwreck from the 1800s has been uncovered during construction in Boston's Seaport District.

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Thu, 26 May 2016 16:44:05 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article79842087.html
Fate of automatic tobacco tax hike in Dayton's hands http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article80150352.html#storylink=rss Cigarette smokers in Minnesota would catch a break if Gov. Mark Dayton signs into law a tax package that includes a provision rolling back automatic hikes in the state's tobacco tax.

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Thu, 26 May 2016 16:43:38 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article80150352.html
Atlantic City rescue package goes to Christie http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article79989772.html#storylink=rss New Jersey lawmakers on Thursday sent Gov. Chris Christie legislation to keep Atlantic City from running out of cash, throwing the financially strapped resort a life preserver just before the unofficial start to summer this weekend.

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Thu, 26 May 2016 16:39:02 CDT By MICHAEL CATALINI ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article79989772.html
$50 oil shouldn't pose major threat to consumers, economy http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article80124397.html#storylink=rss The price of oil topped $50 a barrel this week for the first time since July, delivering a cash infusion to oil producers and a lift to beaten-down energy stocks.

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Thu, 26 May 2016 16:29:03 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article80124397.html
Jury sides with Google in closely watched copyright case http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article80121002.html#storylink=rss A federal jury has sided with Google in a $9 billion legal battle with tech industry rival Oracle, a complex copyright case that was closely watched in Silicon Valley.

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Thu, 26 May 2016 16:24:00 CDT By BRANDON BAILEY ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article80121002.html
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Thu, 26 May 2016 16:18:38 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/article80140327.html
Assistance approved for 5 Oklahoma counties hit by storms http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article80140332.html#storylink=rss Federal disaster assistance has been approved for five Oklahoma counties hit by severe storms, tornadoes and flooding earlier this month.

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Thu, 26 May 2016 16:18:30 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article80140332.html
How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Thursday http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article80133157.html#storylink=rss U.S. stocks barely budged on Thursday as investors moved cautiously after two days of large gains. Utilities and phone companies rose the most as bond yields slipped, while chemicals companies and banks returned some of their recent gains.

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Thu, 26 May 2016 16:03:22 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article80133157.html
Correction: Commencement Speaker Costs story http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article78790687.html#storylink=rss In a story May 20 on fees paid by colleges to commencement speakers, The Associated Press, relying on information from Rutgers University, reported erroneously that it had paid PBS journalist Bill Moyer $35,000 for an address. The university now says that Moyers had informed a school official before the ceremony that he would not accept the fee.

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Thu, 26 May 2016 15:59:10 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article78790687.html
US stocks finish mixed as 2-day climb comes to an end http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article80015767.html#storylink=rss U.S. stocks barely budged Thursday as investors moved cautiously after two days of large gains. Utilities and phone companies rose the most thanks to a decline in bond yields, while chemicals companies and banks surrendered some of their recent gains.

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Thu, 26 May 2016 15:59:05 CDT By MARLEY JAY ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article80015767.html
The Latest: 2nd man sentenced for stalking TV anchor http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article80122547.html#storylink=rss The Latest on sentencing for the stalkers of two TV news anchors (all times local):

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Thu, 26 May 2016 15:38:34 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article80122547.html
Signet and NetApp drop while Dollar Tree and US Foods climb http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article80120452.html#storylink=rss Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday:

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Thu, 26 May 2016 15:33:36 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article80120452.html
Tax fraud police search McDonald's French headquarters http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article80073472.html#storylink=rss French police have searched McDonald's headquarters outside Paris after a probe was opened for alleged aggravated tax fraud and money-laundering against the local branch of the fast-food company.

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Thu, 26 May 2016 15:34:00 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article80073472.html
Site, funding unresolved in Las Vegas NFL stadium plan http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article80087897.html#storylink=rss A site for a proposed 65,000-seat retractable-roof stadium in Las Vegas is in question, as funding formulas are still being worked out for the project that could cost up to $1.6 billion.

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Thu, 26 May 2016 15:29:07 CDT By KEN RITTER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article80087897.html
At UN climate talks some worry about Brexit, Trump impacts http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article80115702.html#storylink=rss Climate negotiators ended their first talks after last year's landmark Paris Agreement on Thursday with some delegates expressing concern about the potential impact of upcoming votes in the U.S. and Britain.

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Thu, 26 May 2016 15:29:05 CDT By KARL RITTER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article80115702.html
Cabela's plans to outsource its catalog and ad design work http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article80068287.html#storylink=rss Cabela's said it plans to outsource the design work for its catalog and advertising, but the outdoor gear seller says the move wasn't triggered by its ongoing strategic review.

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Thu, 26 May 2016 15:29:04 CDT By JOSH FUNK ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article80068287.html
GOP conservatives scuttle spending bill over gay rights http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article80007647.html#storylink=rss Angry House conservatives voted down a routine spending bill Thursday in a fight over gay rights, underscoring the passions surrounding a social issue that is dividing the Republican Party and the nation in this election year.

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Thu, 26 May 2016 14:44:10 CDT By ERICA WERNER and ANDREW TAYLOR ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article80007647.html
Court upholds $3M judgment against Gerber Products Co. http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article80018287.html#storylink=rss A sharply divided Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday said a baby food manufacturer must pay more than $3 million to workers for the time they spent dressing and undressing into uniforms and protective gear.

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Thu, 26 May 2016 15:14:02 CDT By ANDREW DeMILLO ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article80018287.html
Many opt to take Social Security before full retirement age http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article80003742.html#storylink=rss Taking Social Security benefits early comes with a price, yet more than 4 in 10 Americans who are 50 and over say they'll dip into the program before reaching full retirement age.

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Thu, 26 May 2016 15:14:00 CDT By ADAM ALLINGTON ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article80003742.html
Nevada panel recommends rooftop solar 'grandfathering' http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article80110502.html#storylink=rss A Nevada task force wants to allow the state's early-adopter rooftop solar customers to go back to an older, more favorable rate structure.

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Thu, 26 May 2016 15:13:24 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article80110502.html
BC-Cash Prices, 1st Ld-Writethru,0334 http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article79832432.html#storylink=rss Wholesale cash prices Thursday.

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Thu, 26 May 2016 14:49:04 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article79832432.html
Depp asks court to rule he should not pay spousal support http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/stargazing/article80057577.html#storylink=rss Johnny Depp has asked a court to determine that he should not pay spousal support to his estranged wife Amber Heard, who filed for divorce after 15 months of marriage.

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Thu, 26 May 2016 14:24:01 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/stargazing/article80057577.html
BC-Cotton Bale http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article79835882.html#storylink=rss Cotton futures No. 2 closed $3.35 to $7.60 a bale higher Thursday.

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Thu, 26 May 2016 14:04:05 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article79835882.html
Larger crowd means tighter security at this year's Indy 500 http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article80016732.html#storylink=rss An anticipated record-breaking crowd at this year's 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 has officials cautioning attendees to be ready for heightened security.

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Thu, 26 May 2016 13:59:01 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article80016732.html
AP Source: David Fizdale accepts offer as Grizzlies coach http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article80074942.html#storylink=rss The Memphis Grizzlies have their new coach: David Fizdale.

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Thu, 26 May 2016 13:59:00 CDT By TERESA M. WALKER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article80074942.html
Clashes, oil blockades over France's economic future http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article79988567.html#storylink=rss Volley after volley of tear gas poisoned the Paris air Thursday, as authorities struggled against nationwide strikes and a groundswell of public anger at a high-stakes government attempt to change the way France views work.

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Thu, 26 May 2016 13:34:01 CDT By ANGELA CHARLTON and RAPHAEL SATTER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article79988567.html