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BOISE —A multinational agricultural company based in Idaho has acquired gene editing licensing rights that could one day be used to help farmers produce more crops and make grocery store offerings such as strawberries, potatoes and avocados stay fresher longer.

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RIVERWOODS, Ill. & BALLERUP, Denmark--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 16, 2019--Diners Club International, a subsidiary of Discover Financial Services and part of the Discover Global Network has signed an agreement with Nets, a leading payment processor and acquirer in Europe, to help expand Discov…

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SAN FRANCISCO und NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 16, 2019--Als Teil seines kontinuierlichen Engagements zur Unterstützung von Unternehmerinnen startet Visa (NYSE: V) eine globale Initiative – She's Next, Empowered by Visa –, um Kleinunternehmerinnen bei Aufbau, der Erhaltung und dem Ausbau i…

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GLENDALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 15, 2019--PS Business Parks, Inc. (NYSE:PSB) announced today the tax treatment of the Company’s 2018 dividends. For the tax year ended December 31, 2018, distributions for the common stock and all the various series of preferred stock were classified as…

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DETROIT (AP) — At first glance, this year's edition of the North American International Auto Show might look like any other from the past: gleaming vehicles, bright lights and flashy displays trying to lure spectators to their offerings.

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MILWAUKEE (AP) — The nation's craft beer taps are being squeezed by the government shutdown, which has put new releases on hold, prevented new breweries from opening and stopped shipments of some suds across state lines.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Acting Environmental Protection Agency chief Andrew Wheeler's past lobbying work for coal companies and other industries regulated by the agency is expected to draw scrutiny Wednesday when a Senate committee considers his nomination to the position.

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Valneva Announces New $59 Million IXIARO® Supply Contract with US Government Saint Herblain (France), January 16, 2019 - Valneva SE ("Valneva" or "the Company"), a biotech company developing and commercializing vaccines for infectious diseases with major unmet needs, announced today the sign…

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SACRAMENTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 15, 2019--LIBERTY Dental Plan is honored to announce that on January 8, 2019, we received the “High 5 Award” from the Sacramento, California First 5 Commission at the “Raise Up Sacramento” ceremony held at the Golden One Center. The award was given in…

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NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 15, 2019--Today Medac, Inc. announced a partnership with Affordify to provide patient pay solutions to its providers. Affordify’s innovative technology and process address the increase of out of pocket patient balances, significantly improving the pe…

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PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 15, 2019--Aramark (NYSE:ARMK), a global leader in food, facilities management and uniforms, announced that it will host a conference call to review its first quarter 2019 earnings on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. ET. A news release containing firs…

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LOS ANGELES & PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 16, 2019--OpenGate Capital, a global private equity firm, announced today that it has launched OGx, a newly formed digital innovation and business transformation growth capability as part of the firm’s commitment to untap the full potential of it…

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SAN FRANCISCO und NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 16, 2019--Als Teil seines kontinuierlichen Engagements zur Unterstützung von Unternehmerinnen startet Visa (NYSE: V) eine globale Initiative – She's Next, Empowered by Visa –, um Kleinunternehmerinnen bei Aufbau, der Erhaltung und dem Ausbau i…

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SHENZHEN, China (AP) — The founder of China's Huawei, the world's biggest supplier of network gear to phone and internet companies, says his company would not share secrets about its customers and their communication networks.

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