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Actor 'staged racist attack because he was unhappy with salary'

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Empire actor Jussie Smollett staged his own racist and homophobic attack because he was dissatisfied with his salary, police say. The 36-year-old, who came out as gay in 2015, has been charged with disorderly conduct and filing a false police report following an apparent assault against him in Chicago last month. Smollett also sent a Read More

Nissan panel to recommend outside director to chair board: Nikkei

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People walk past a dealer shop of Nissan Motor Co. in Tokyo, Japan, February 12, 2019. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-hoon TOKYO (Reuters) – A Nissan Motor governance committee will recommend the appointment of an external director as board chairman, a role distinct from company chairman, in a move to decentralize power at the top level, the Nikkei Read More

Citigroup CEO gets $24 million as compensation in 2018

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(Reuters) – Citigroup Inc said on Friday its Chief Executive Michael Corbat will get a 4.35 percent raise, bringing his total compensation for 2018 to $24 million. FILE PHOTO: Chief Executive Officer of Citigroup Michael Corbat speaks at a European Financial Forum event in Dublin, Ireland February 13, 2019. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne Corbat’s total compensation included Read More

Hong Kong company sorry after 'vacuum cleaner for her' HSBC Valentine offer

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LONDON (Reuters) – Hong Kong telecoms company HKT apologized after a Valentine’s day deal it sent to HSBC staff offering discounted laptops “for him” but vacuum cleaners and kitchen appliances “for her” angered employees over its sexist implications. A Valentine’s day special deal for HSBC staff in Hong Kong offering discounted vacuum cleaners and kitchen Read More

Laptop 'for him', vacuum 'for her'? HSBC draws ire with Valentine offer

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LONDON (Reuters) – A Valentine’s day special deal for HSBC staff in Hong Kong offering discounted laptops ‘for him’ but vacuum cleaners and kitchen appliances ‘for her’ has angered staff over the sexist implications of the campaign. FILE PHOTO: HSBC headquarters is seen at the financial Central district in Hong Kong, China September 6, 2017. Read More

Ex-Nissan boss Ghosn's chief defense lawyer resigns; no reason given

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Motonari Otsuru, chief lawyer of the ousted Nissan Motor Co Ltd chairman Carlos Ghosn, addresses a news conference in Tokyo, Japan, January 8, 2019. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-hoon TOKYO (Reuters) – Ex-Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn’s chief defense lawyer, Motonari Otsuru, has resigned, his law office said Wednesday, a stunning twist to the nearly three-month case over alleged Read More

It took 5 cops to detain 80yo Russian woman accused of butchering a man – reports

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An octogenarian has been detained in the Russian Far East after the entrails of her 52-year-old tenant were found in her kitchen fridge. The woman resisted arrest and is alleged to have almost overpowered five officers. The mutilated arm of a man was first discovered by local children who saw it being chewed on by a Read More

It took 5 cops to detain 80yo Russian granny accused of butchering a man – reports

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An octogenarian has been detained in the Russian Far East after entrails of her 52-year-old tenant were found in her kitchen fridge. The woman resisted arrest and is alleged to have almost overpowered five officers. A mutilated arm of a man was first discovered by local children who saw it being chewed on by a Read More

Rough ride: Nissan slashes outlook, unveils Ghosn-related charge

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YOKOHAMA, Japan (Reuters) – Nissan Motor warned its annual profit will plumb six-year lows on waning global sales, underlining the challenges it faces as it also grapples with the fallout from the shocking arrest and ouster of its former chairman Carlos Ghosn. The logo of Nissan Motor Co. is seen at its show room behind Read More