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UPDATE 3-New bird flu cases probable in Iowa, millions of birds affected -Iowa

CHICAGO, April 27 - Initial tests have found probable avian influenza outbreaks at five new commercial poultry sites in Iowa, affecting more than 6 million birds, the state's agriculture department and the U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Monday.

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U.S. senator sticking by 'poison pill' tweak to trade bill

WASHINGTON, April 24 - U.S. Democratic Senator Robert Menendez said on Monday he would strongly resist any attempt to override a human-trafficking amendment to trade legislation that some say could derail a Pacific trade pact.

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UPDATE 2-New bird flu cases probable in Iowa, millions of birds affected -Iowa

CHICAGO, April 27 - Initial tests have found five probable new cases of the rapidly spreading avian influenza on commercial poultry sites in Iowa, affecting more than 6 million birds, the state's agriculture department and the U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Monday.

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UPDATE 2-U.S. resumes probe on sugar imports from Mexico -notice

NEW YORK, April 27 - The U.S. Department of Commerce is resuming anti-dumping, countervailing investigations on sugar imports from Mexico in response to requests to continue the probe, according to a notice published on its website on Monday.

27 Apr 2015

U.S. lawsuit over Nautilus fitness equipment heart monitors revived

NEW YORK, April 27 - A lawsuit against fitness equipment maker Nautilus, Inc was revived on Monday, when a U.S. appeals court ruled that a heart rate monitoring patent the company is accused of infringing is valid.

27 Apr 2015
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