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Australian regulator moves to prescribe stricter terms for executive pay

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia’s prudential regulator on Tuesday said it intends to prescribe stricter terms on executive pay policies of the country’s large banks, retirement funds and insurers as it seeks to enhance accountability in the financial sector. FILE PHOTO: A woman carries a shopping bag as she walks with other pedestrians along a street Read More

Australian financial watchdog moves to prescribe stricter terms for executive pay

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia’s prudential regulator on Tuesday said it intends to prescribe stricter terms on executive pay policies of the country’s large banks, retirement funds and insurers as it seeks to enhance accountability in the financial sector. FILE PHOTO: A woman carries a shopping bag as she walks with other pedestrians along a street Read More

Police tell criminals to take the weekend off as stifling heat grips US

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By Lucia Binding, news reporter Police in the US have told criminals to take the weekend off as a sweltering heatwave causes disruption across the East Coast. In a tongue-in-cheek plea on their Facebook page, officers in Boston wrote: “Due to the extreme heat, we are asking anyone thinking of doing criminal activity to hold Read More

Massive heat wave bakes central, eastern U.S., with sweaty night ahead

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – A gargantuan heat wave hunkered down over the central and eastern United States on Saturday, sending residents to cooling centers and inflicting on Washington a heat index of 106 degrees F (41 C) with even steamier conditions in the forecast. A child cools off in a water feature at a park Read More

Charles Schwab in talks to buy USAA wealth-management, brokerage units: WSJ

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A man walks near the Charles Schwab sign in the Manhattan borough of New York, in an October 10, 2015 file photo. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz/Files (Reuters) – Charles Schwab Corp (SCHW.N) is in talks to buy brokerage and wealth-management operations from USAA for about $2 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday, citing people familiar Read More

Bye bye Bond: The new 007 is a black woman, but does everything old need to be fixed?

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The James Bond franchise will shake things up completely for its 25th instalment, casting a black actress to take over from Daniel Craig as the new 007 – since re-doing old stories with a PC angle is easier than writing new ones. The UK’s Daily Mail reports that British actress Lashana Lynch will take over Read More

Former Steele dossier fan Isikoff says Russia planted story about Clinton hitmen killing Seth Rich

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The man who first reported on the discredited Steele dossier has a brand new conspiracy theory about Russia. The idea that DNC staffer Seth Rich was killed on the order of Hillary Clinton was invented by – guess who? Yahoo News Chief Investigator Michael Isikoff, who is also the co-author of hit Russiagate book ‘Russian Read More

Rice group set to take control of EQT board in proxy contest: sources

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BOSTON (Reuters) – Brothers Toby and Derek Rice are on course to win control of EQT Corp’s board of directors two years after having sold their own company, Rice Energy, to the natural gas producer, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. Enough votes have been cast for the Rice brothers to defeat EQT’s Read More

Rice group set to take control of EQT board in proxy contest: source

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BOSTON (Reuters) – Brothers Toby and Derek Rice are on course to win control of EQT Corp’s board of directors two years after having sold their own company, Rice Energy, to the natural gas producer, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. Enough votes have been cast for the Rice brothers to defeat EQT’s Read More

Notice of Extraordinary General Meeting of Lundin Petroleum AB

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Lundin Petroleum AB (publ), 556610-8055, holds an Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders on Wednesday 31 July 2019 at 10:00 a.m. (Swedish time). Location: Grand Hôtel, Södra Blasieholmshamnen 8 in Stockholm, Sweden. Attendance at the Extraordinary General MeetingShareholders wishing to attend the Extraordinary General Meeting shall: be recorded as a shareholder in the share register maintained by Read More