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Wells Fargo unit's leader departs with $125M after bank incurs record fine

Wells Fargo announced Tuesday it would eliminate product sales goals for retail bankers, one of several recent measures it has taken to try and get in front of a gathering public storm over the sales scandal. For decades, big banks sought to put tell...

Horizon breaks with M&A-shy specialty peers to snag Raptor

The overall goal of this transaction is to help Horizon expand their orphan business in Europe and other key global markets. With the purchase, Horizon acquires two orphan drugs; Procysbi , a treatment for nephropathic cystinosis and Quinsair ,...

Passengers Hit by British Airways Glitches and London City Protest

BA later said its systems were back online at bases including Heathrow and Gatwick, although check-in is taking longer than usual due to the backlog of flights. BA passenger Dana Al-Qatami claimed she had been issued with a handwritten boarding pas...

Hillary Clinton diagnosed with Pneumonia, is 'recovering nicely' doctor says

Lisa R. Bardack said in a statement on Sunday. She was reportedly diagnosed with the disease on Friday. Clinton later said she regretted applying that description to "half" of Trump's backers, but stuck by her assertion that the he has given a pla...

VW engineer pleads guilty in USA over diesel pollution scandal

The company addressed the suit: "To date, Volkswagen has agreed to buy back or modify affected 2.0L TDI vehicles, establish a $2.7 bn environmental remediation trust, for which Vermont is eligible to receive $17.8m, and invest $2bn for infrastructu...

Creditors Unanimously Rejected to Aid Hanjin Shipping

Shares in Hanjin Shipping have been suspended after plunging 24 per cent on Tuesday. Shares of Korean Air, the shipping company's largest shareholder, however, rose 6.87 percent to 31,100 won while Hanjin Kal rose 5.85 percent to 19,000 won compare...

Steps customers can take after Wells Fargo fallout

The bank opened more than 2 million deposit and credit card accounts that may not have been authorized, the CFPB said Thursday. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau says since 2011, some Wells Fargo employees were secretly moving money arou...

Tim Cook: €13bn tax arrears 'political crap'

He goes on to say that Apple was not only the biggest corporate taxpayer in Ireland in 2014, but that it paid out $400m, "and that amount of money was based on the statutory Irish income tax rate of 12.5 percent". Vestager responded that "the figur...

PayPal, Mastercard Reach Deal on Store Payments

The agreement marks a step further in the tug-of-war between card issuers and online payment companies as they grapple with consumers' demands for instant forms of payment. There is also fierce competition from tech firms such as Apple Inc., and youn...

General Electric Buys Shelton-Based Company

He added, "3-D printing or additive manufacturing will drive new levels of productivity for GE including a wide array of additive manufacturing customers, and for the industrial world". Arcam , founded in 1996 and based in Sweden near the city of Got...

Oil prices rebound from sharp losses

NEW CRUDE GRADE ALMOST READY Separately, Iran could receive a major boost to oil production as it prepares to export a new crude oil grade, known as West Karoun. "Surely Iran at some point reached production capacity of slightly more than 4 million b...

Friday 10 pm Weather Forecast

Tropical Storm force winds can range from 39 miles per hour to 57 miles per hour. The National Weather Service is calling for a mostly cloudy Saturday , with slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny and warm, comfortable conditions are expected t...

Faced with crunch, Tesla plans to raise additional cash this year

Autopilot, as of 31 August, uses a combination of cameras, radar, ultrasonic sensors, and data to automatically steer down the highway, change lanes, and adjust speed in response to traffic, according to Tesla . American automotive and energy Storag...

Allardyce makes three changes in first England lineup

The former Sunderland boss has handed West Ham midfielder Michail Antonio a first worldwide call-up, but has stuck with Wayne Rooney as captain - who has said the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation will be his last global tournament. In my opinion ...

Olympic gold for Yogeshwar Dutt? Maybe not

With both the gold and silver medallists in 60kg category testing positive for banned substance, Yogeshwar Dutt might be an Olympic gold medal victor! However, the United World Wrestling has not confirmed Toghrul Asgarov failing a dope test.

US hiring slows to 151K jobs in August; Fed hike less likely

The U.S. economy added 151,000 jobs in August, less than many economists projected, and the unemployment rate did not move, staying at a historically low 4.9 percent for the third month. Like summer turning to fall, the hot U.S. jobs market is coolin...

HHS ACT scores outpace state, nation

Of the students who took the ACT, 92 percent met the benchmark. Compared to the 387 Georgia high schools with ACT scores, some testing fewer than 100 students, McIntosh was 10th in the state, Starr's Mill was 11th in the state, Whitewater was 38th ...

Irish government to appeal against EC's Apple tax ruling

Some Irish voters are confused as to why their government would reject such an obvious tax windfall. Noonan said the retroactive nature of the European Union ruling was "little short of weird and outrageous". Apple CEO Tim Cook says last week's ru...

M20 closed after lorry crash causes footbridge collapse

Highways England is advising motorists caught up in the traffic chaos to stay with their vehicles as they will be allowed to u-turn shortly. A male motorcyclist aged in his 50s was taken to hospital in Tunbridge Wells with suspected broken ribs fol...

Joe Biden to rally for Hillary Clinton in OH today

Biden has spoken openly of his son's death as well as the time he spent in Iraq and has referred to war veterans as "the heart, soul and spine" of the nation. He also told OH voters in many stops throughout the day that Donald Trump just wasn't quali...

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China dings Medtronic over Taiwan reference

USA -based hotel corporation Marriott International, who categorized Chinese territories as countries in a mail questionnaire, was ordered to remove all related content from its w...

East Coast locked in wickedly cold weekend of subzero temps

By the time the storm reaches the ocean waters east of Long Island and eastern New England on Thursday, it will be explosively intensifying. Scattered fatalities were reported ,...

Price of gas up by 15 cents

The national average price for regular unleaded was $2.49, AAA said, down a half-cent over the week. In Rhode Island, gas is four cents above the national average of $2.49, whi...

Storm system brings snow, ice to Florida

Winter Storm Grayson caused small flurries to fall in the notoriously warm state, putting a total of 0.1 inches of snow on the ground, reports Time . The coating of white stuff ov...

Fired Engineer Says Google Discriminated Based on His 'Male Gender,' 'Caucasian Race'

Damore was sacked from Google, and while many people cheered this move, some conservative onlookers claimed the engineer actually had a legal case against the tech giant. Go...

China's Geely buying stake in Mack Trucks' parent company

They did not disclose the value of the transaction, which makes Geely Volvo's largest owner by capital and the second biggest by voting rights after investment firm Industrivarde...

Obama beats Trump in America's Most Admired Man poll

However, a quarter of those surveyed failed to name any man or woman who they admired, while 10% of people opted to nominate a friend or family member. Billy Graham, U.S. Sen. Wh...

Coinbase Investigates Insider Trading Following Launch Of Bitcoin Cash

In the meantime, Coinbase launched an internal probe of insider trading in the run-up to Tuesday's launch. As the announcement was published, the price of Bitcoin Cash spiked...

Give the Christmas Spirit at a Red Kettle Near You!

The 1 percent drop, however, compares favorably with the previous year, when donations declined by 10 percent. With one week left, The Salvation Army, is hoping Calgarians can co...

Introducing Snooze to Give You More Control Of Your News Feed

The new " Snooze' feature differs from the existing option to Unfollow because it allows you to see your friends posts again after 30 days, without manual interaction". Chamath Pa...

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Starbucks Partners with Alibaba in Opening AR Roastery

Starbucks Partners with Alibaba in Opening AR Roastery

On Tuesday, Starbucks opened the 30,000-square-foot Starbucks Reserve Roastery Shanghai. Customers at this attractive outlet settled on the West Nanjing Road shopping strip, now c...

Uber Hack 'Raises Huge Concerns' With UK Data Regulator

Uber Hack 'Raises Huge Concerns' With UK Data Regulator

Uber's chief executive Dara Khosrowshahi (pictured) explained in a release that the hackers found 57 million names, email addresses and mobile phone numbers, in which around...

Sonia: 'Arrogant' govt has cast dark shadow on Parliamentary democracy

Sonia: 'Arrogant' govt has cast dark shadow on Parliamentary democracy

Assembly polls are due to be held in Gujarat in two phases on December 9 nd 14. "The government is forcefully trying to change history of modern India by erasing contributions...

Nearly 300 MS-13 Gang Members Arrested in Nationwide Bust

Nearly 300 MS-13 Gang Members Arrested in Nationwide Bust

Ninety-three of 214 arrestees are charged with federal or state criminal offenses and will face prison time in the United States, said Derek Benner, the deputy executive associat...

State's October unemployment rate down to 4.7 percent

State's October unemployment rate down to 4.7 percent

The statewide figures put Nebraska in good company among states with the country's lowest unemployment rates. But she adds not all communities and regions of the state are benefiti...