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UPDATE 2-Monsanto sues Arkansas over proposed herbicide limits

CHICAGO, Oct 20 Monsanto Co sued Arkansas agricultural officials on Friday to stop a proposed summer ban on a weed killer linked to widespread crop damage beyond the major farm state's borders.

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Ash Grove approves sale to CRH after Summit drop out

DUBLIN, Oct 20 A majority of Ash Grove Cement's shareholders approved the sale of the U.S. cement maker to Ireland's CRH on Friday after a rival bid from Summit Materials failed to materialise.

3:48am IST

'Dr. Doom', Marc Faber, removed from more boards after comments on race

NEW YORK, Oct 20 Marc Faber, the markets prognosticator known as "Dr. Doom," has been dismissed from three more company boards after comments in his latest newsletter this week suggested the United States had only prospered because it was settled by white people.

1:53am IST

Creditors win closely watched appeal in Momentive bankruptcy

WILMINGTON, Del., Oct 20 A U.S. appeals court in New York on Friday ruled in favor of senior creditors who had contested interest rates imposed on them during the bankruptcy of silicone maker Momentive Performance Materials, reversing a decision that had sparked alarm among lenders.

UPDATE 3-Acacia-Tanzania proposed settlement on track -Barrick

(Recasts with Barrick statement, adds analyst and Barrick spokesman's comments, background, updates stock prices, changes byline) By Susan Taylor and Zandi Shabalala TORONTO/LONDON, Oct 20 Barrick Gold said on Friday a proposed mining settlement it negotiated with Tanzania for its Acacia Mining unit was not under threat, even though Acacia said it could not immediately make a $300 million payment included in the deal. Barrick, which owns 63.9 percent of

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