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Wells Fargo Announces Further Clawbacks Of Executive Compensation

Last week Institutional Shareholder Services , a shareholder watchdog group, recommended that Wells Fargo investors vote against the directors due to lax oversight. Multiple board members felt misled by a presentation by Tolstedt and others to the risk committee in May 2015. Describing a system that sometimes "imposed excessive pressure" on lower-rung workers during Tolstedt's long tenure, the report says employees in the Community Bank division were ranked against each other on ... Read More »

Chinese economy grows 6.9% in Q1

Growth in the secondary sector of the economy - manufacturing and core productive industries - accelerated from the final quarter of 2016 to 6.4%, the fastest clip in nine quarters. Monday's data also showed China's industrial output growth rose to 7.6 percent year-on-year in March, beating an estimate of 6.3 by Bloomberg News. Read More »

U.S. job growth slows sharply, unemployment rate falls to 4.5%

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Moderate job gains were made in other areas, such as dentists' offices and mental healthcare facilities. This survey is different to the Quarterly Labour Force Survey, which tracks unemployment and showed that, for the last quarter of 2017, the unemployment rate declined to 26.5 percent, which represented a 0.6 percentage point decline. Read More »

Blues Win, Take 3-0 Series Lead Over Wild

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With that lack of production, it's no surprise that Minnesota is down three games to none. Minnesota needs to get a lead on St. Louis and take it from there. Louis squad won the Central Division and had the same number of points as the Western Conference champion Anaheim Ducks , who had 43 ROWs to the Blues' 42. Read More »

'Charging Bull' sculptor says 'Fearless Girl' installed without his permission

His opposition to the neighboring sculpture is that that "Charging Bull ", "has been transformed into a negative force and a threat ". The artist's 11-foot " Charging Bull " statue now stands, with the blessing of the city of NY (which allowed the statue to stay after much public support), in the city's financial district, steps away from Wall Street. Read More »

Egypt terror attack sends country back to state of emergency

The Liberian leader said , "In the wake of these senseless and barbaric attacks on the peaceful people of Egypt , we condemn this act of violence and give you our assurances of united efforts to curtail terrorism in our one world". The December 11, 2016 strike - when a blast orchestrated by the Islamic State (IS) hit a Coptic cathedral in Cairo , killing 28 - should have been a warning. Read More »

Elite Dangerous patch notes accidentally references horrific United Airlines incident

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Munoz said he was committed to "fix what's broken so this (the incident) never happens again". In the days since, some of those passengers have described the incident as "really intense" and unbelievable. When a flight is oversold , some passengers will be unable to receive a seat assignment when they check in. Market watchers say the advent of social media and the quick dissemination of news and images around the globe can pose problems for companies and cause their stocks to fluctuate ... Read More »

Time Out Group PLC's (TMO) Buy Rating Reiterated at Liberum Capital

The company was maintained on Thursday, January 7 by AlphaValue. Peel Hunt reissued an "add" rating and issued a GBX 185 ($2.30) target price on shares of McBride plc in a research report on Wednesday, January 11th. The Company's principal activity is property trading, property investment, acquiring property assets with development and investment potential, and investing in companies with property assets. Read More »

Linda Groth: Equal Pay Day

Women in those demographic groups have to work until July 31 and November 2, respectively, to catch up with what men earned a year ago. The Missouri Democratic Party today, on Equal Pay Day , is releasing state-specific figures detailing the wage gap between women and men in Missouri. Read More »

Workers relieve pressure on leaking Alaska oil well

ADEC says the time of the spill is unknown but it was reported Friday morning. The agency says the initial oil release may have affected an area of about 1 ½ acres. Natural gas was also being released uncontrollably. The Unified Command will ensure safe and efficient coordination of resources and information amongst BPXA and state and federal regulators. Read More »

Boris Johnson Urges Russia to Stop Supporting Bashar Assad

NewsGram brings to you current foreign news from all over the world. Syria's government invited the Organization for Prohibition of Chemical Weapons to visit the site of the April 4 incident and the airbase that the USA later bombed, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said. Read More »

Here Are All the Airlines That Have Trolled United - So Far

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That's the Chicago-to-Louisville flight in which a 69-year-old man was dragged off the plane by airport police officers because he didn't want to give up his seat. "The passenger was shouting that he was chosen to leave the flight only because he is Chinese, according to the news report by the New York Times ". Read More »

Delta cancels 3000 flights as storm hits hub in Atlanta

Delta canceled almost 3,000 flights this week for weather related issues. Delta teams are working around the clock to get customers safely to their destinations while bringing our operation back to normal following Wednesday's record series of severe thunderstorms that resulted in a almost all-day ground stop in Atlanta - Delta's largest and busiest hub. Read More »

United Airlines Passenger Stung by Scorpion From Overhead Bin

A man on a United Airlines flight from Houston to Calgary was allegedly stung by a scorpion, the same day the carrier forcefully removed a passenger from a plane, drawing widespread rebuke. Like a police officer telling you to keep your hands in full view, or when and how to step from your vehicle, passengers of any form of travel - when told to leave or move - should comply, especially in today's highly charged environment of airport security. Read More »

Trump says China working with US on North Korea problem

The country aims to develop a reliable intercontinental ballistic missile that would allow it to threaten the mainland United States with nuclear weapons, a situation regarded as intolerable by U.S. So what happens is, I said "we've just launched 50 missiles heading to Iraq", Bartiromo interrupts saying Syria. But do you know what the great thing is? "Only in this way can we better embody fair trade", Li said. Read More »

Asian shares, won move south on worries over North Korea

Japan's National Security Council (NSC) discussed how to evacuate its almost 60,000 citizens from South Korea in the event of a crisis, a government official said yesterday amid rising concern over North Korea's nuclear weapons programme. On Saturday, the North staged a massive military parade to mark the 105th birthday of its national founder Kim Il-sung, where it showed off three ICBMs to apparently send a message that it would not yield to USA military pressure. Read More »

Raptors lose opening playoff game against Milkwaukee 97-83

As he does every year, James avoids social media and other outside communication, a tradition he calls "Zero Dark 23". Combined with the continuing ascension of all-around superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo , the Bucks finished promisingly with the East's sixth seed. Read More »

North Korea's missile launch threatens whole world, says S Korea

Meanwhile, China also issued a stern warning on Friday that a conflict over North Korea could break out "at any moment" after Pyongyang vowed a "merciless" response to any United States military action. US President Donald Trump has urged China to use its influence with North Korea but said the US is ready to act alone to deal with the nuclear threat. Read More »

Advertisers flee Fox's Bill O'Reilly over harassment story

Several automakers among them Mercedes-Benz, Mitsubishi, Hyundai, and BMW are just a few of the defectors who have vowed to re-assign their advertisements. Fox News itself makes up one-fifth of parent company 21st Century Fox's profit, according to estimates from Anthony DiClemete, a media analyst with the Nomura investment bank. Read More »

Inside Steve Bannon's worst week in the WH

Kushner, according to the reports , believes Bannon went too far in pushing for the Muslim travelers' bans and in playing hardball with Congress in an attempt to replace the Affordable Care Act. The weeklong episode has raised the prospect of a shake-up in the West Wing. Who ultimately prevails in the ideological standoff between blocs led by Kushner and Bannon could determine the trajectory of Trump's term in the months or years ahead. Read More »