ReutBusMexico's Televisa says studying whether to keep divisions together
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican broadcaster Televisa said on Wednesday that it was considering whether to keep the company intact or to spin off some divisions, as it tries to adapt to a changing media market and shore up advertising.
2018-02-21 13:38:15
ReutIntlU.S. envoy visits Beirut, mediating in Lebanon-Israel dispute
BEIRUT (Reuters) - A senior U.S. diplomat met Lebanese officials on Wednesday in Beirut as part of a U.S. shuttle diplomacy effort to resolve tensions between Israel and Lebanon over a border wall and energy drilling in disputed waters.
2018-02-21 13:30:26
ReutBusBroadcom cuts Qualcomm offer to $117 billion after new NXP deal
(Reuters) - Microchipmaker Broadcom Ltd cut its bid for Qualcomm Inc on Wednesday by 4 percent to $117 billion as it objected to Qualcomm’s decision to raise its own bid for NXP Semiconductors.
2018-02-21 13:29:09
ReutTopBroadcom cuts Qualcomm offer to $117 billion after new NXP deal
(Reuters) - Microchipmaker Broadcom Ltd cut its bid for Qualcomm Inc on Wednesday by 4 percent to $117 billion as it objected to Qualcomm’s decision to raise its own bid for NXP Semiconductors.
2018-02-21 13:29:09
ReutIntlMore than 90 Nigerian schoolgirls missing after Boko Haram attack: sources
BAUCHI, Nigeria (Reuters) - More than 90 Nigerian schoolgirls are feared missing after Islamist insurgent group Boko Haram attacked a village in the northeastern state of Yobe, two sources told Reuters on Wednesday.
2018-02-21 13:29:05
NYTBusTech Stocks Boost Wall Street Ahead of Fed Minutes
Gains in technology shares powered Wall Street's main indexes on Wednesday ahead of minutes of the Federal Reserve's most recent policy meeting.
2018-02-21 13:27:33
ReutBusTech stocks boost Wall Street ahead of Fed minutes
(Reuters) - Gains in technology shares powered Wall Street's main indexes on Wednesday ahead of minutes of the Federal Reserve's most recent policy meeting.
2018-02-21 13:24:41
ReutIntlSyria's Ghouta residents 'wait to die' as more bombs fall
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Residents of Syria's eastern Ghouta district said they were waiting their "turn to die" on Wednesday, amid one of the most intense bombardments of the war by pro-government forces on the besieged, rebel-held enclave near Damascus.
2018-02-21 13:23:43
ReutTopFresh U.S. criminal charges filed in special counsel's Manafort case
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New sealed criminal charges have been filed in federal court in the criminal case brought by Special Counsel Robert Mueller against President Donald Trump's former senior campaign aides Paul Manafort and Rick Gates, a court record seen by Reuters on Wednesday showed.
2018-02-21 13:22:09
ReutIntlStakes rise in Turkey's Afrin assault as pro-Assad militia arrive
BEIRUT/ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey warned on Wednesday that pro-Damascus forces would face "serious consequences" for entering Syria's Afrin region to help Kurdish fighters repel a Turkish offensive.
2018-02-21 13:20:11
ReutIntlAt least 15 dead in air strike in northern Yemen: residents
DUBAI (Reuters) - At least 15 people were killed in an air strike by the Saudi-led coalition air strike in northern Yemen, residents said.
2018-02-21 13:19:58
ReutIntlHungary slides deeper down corruption index, watchdog says
BERLIN (Reuters) - Hungary slid further down the global corruption league table this year, continuing a downward trend under rightwing leader Viktor Orban, who has exerted control over the courts and the media, watchdog Transparency International said on Tuesday.
2018-02-21 13:15:24
ReutTopBilly Graham, preacher to millions, adviser to U.S. presidents, dies at 99
(Reuters) - U.S. evangelist Billy Graham, who counseled presidents and preached to millions across the world from his native North Carolina to communist North Korea during his 70 years in the pulpit, died on Wednesday at the age of 99, a spokesman said.
2018-02-21 13:10:05
ReutBusAmericans prefer bank branches over mobile apps for opening new accounts
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Mobile banking apps keep getting better, but 60 percent of Americans would still rather open a new checking account in person at a bank branch than on a phone, tablet or desktop computer, according to a new survey.
2018-02-21 13:06:37
ReutIntlErdogan's AKP says to ally with nationalists for 2019 elections
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey's ruling AK Party and the nationalist opposition on Wednesday said they formally agreed to an electoral alliance, a move aimed at ensuring Tayyip Erdogan will secure the required 50 percent in a 2019 presidential election.
2018-02-21 13:06:11
ReutBusTight supply, rising prices undercut on U.S. home sales
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. home sales unexpectedly fell in January, leading to the biggest year-on-year decline in more than three years, as a chronic shortage of houses lifted prices and kept first-time buyers out of the market.
2018-02-21 13:03:15
ReutTopDemocrats want $300 million to fight possible Russia election tampering
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Democratic leaders called on Congress on Wednesday to give the Federal Bureau of Investigation $300 million to fight Russian efforts to interfere in congressional and state elections in November.
2018-02-21 12:58:40
ReutBusTrump signals he's open to mileage tax with praise of Oregon program
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House on Wednesday praised an experimental program in Oregon that charges a mileage tax to volunteer drivers, adding to signals that President Donald Trump is open to finding new revenue sources to pay for his proposed infrastructure program.
2018-02-21 12:57:33
ReutTopTrump signals he's open to mileage tax with praise of Oregon program
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House on Wednesday praised an experimental program in Oregon that charges a mileage tax to volunteer drivers, adding to signals that President Donald Trump is open to finding new revenue sources to pay for his proposed infrastructure program.
2018-02-21 12:57:33
NYTBusOut With the Old Building, in With the New for JPMorgan Chase
The global financial services company will tear down its Park Avenue headquarters and take advantage of new zoning rules to build a bigger, sleeker one.
2018-02-21 12:52:58
ReutIntlEU guidelines on future British relations due in March, with or without London's input
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders will issue guidelines for chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier in March on the future relationship he should negotiate with Britain, regardless of whether London clarifies what it wants, a senior EU official said on Wednesday.
2018-02-21 12:51:58
NYTBusThe Atlantic Plans a Hiring Spree
At a time when media companies old and new are laying off employees, a publication founded in 1857 goes against the grain with support from Laurene Powell Jobs.
2018-02-21 12:47:38
NYTBusBahrain Activist Gets 5-Year Sentence for ‘Insulting’ Tweets
Nabeel Rajab, a leading figure of pro-democracy rallies in 2011, had criticized prison abuses and the Yemen war. He was already serving time for criticizing the government.
2018-02-21 12:27:55
ReutTopFlorida school massacre survivors push lawmakers for assault gun ban
TALLAHASSEE, Fla./WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Dozens of teenaged survivors of the second-deadliest public school shooting in U.S. history marched on Florida's capital on Wednesday to ask lawmakers to ban sales of assault rifles of the sort used to kill 17 students and educators last week.
2018-02-21 12:20:30
ReutTopNumber of U.S. hate groups jumps 20 percent since 2014: watchdog
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of U.S. hate groups rose again in 2017, during President Donald Trump's first year in office, and has surged 20 percent since 2014, a U.S. civil rights watchdog said on Wednesday.
2018-02-21 12:09:39
NYTBusBroadcom Hits Qualcomm for Raising Its NXP Bid: DealBook Briefing
Qualcomm defied Broadcom’s demand not to raise its takeover bid for NXP. Now Broadcom has retaliated.
2018-02-21 11:42:33
NYTBusSketch Guy: Feeling the Urge to Spend? Stop, Ponder and Let it Pass
We all feel urges and impulses when something shiny is in front of us. But we are not the sum of our spending thoughts, and pausing does not hurt.
2018-02-21 11:33:09
ReutBusGE CFO says no plans for an equity raise; "not discussed"
NEW YORK (Reuters) - General Electric Co Chief Financial Officer Jamie Miller said on Wednesday that the industrial conglomerate has no plans to raise equity to strengthen its balance sheet, dismissing speculation about such a move.
2018-02-21 11:22:29
ReutBusGM proposes $2.8 billion, 10-year investment in South Korea: government official
SEOUL, Feb 21 (Reuters) - General Motors (GM) has proposed an investment of $2.8 billion into its loss-making South Korean operations over the next 10 years and has asked Seoul to provide its share of the funds, a South Korean government official said on Wednesday.
2018-02-21 11:22:05
NYTBusCochrane Journal: With 10 Million Acres in Patagonia, a National Park System Is Born
Two Americans snapped up large swaths of land in Chile, which they donated to a new conservation area that will be three times the size of Yosemite and Yellowstone combined.
2018-02-21 11:18:50
ReutTopSenator Cruz heads to bankrupt PA refinery for rally against biofuels policy
Philadelphia (Reuters) - Republican Senator Ted Cruz of Texas will speak at a rally against the U.S. Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) on Wednesday hosted by bankrupt refiner Philadelphia Energy Solutions Inc - a company that blames the controversial biofuels policy for its financial demise.
2018-02-21 11:06:24
BBCBusWEMaking cosmetics from Russian herbs
How Russian hair and skincare company Natura Siberica become a popular global brand.
2018-02-21 11:03:17
ReutBusVolkswagen reaches German deal on wages, leave, pensions
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Volkswagen has agreed to raise the wages of around 120,000 workers in Germany by 4.3 percent from May, resolving a dispute that had prompted its first strikes since 2004.
2018-02-21 11:03:07
BBCBusWEProductivity growth strongest since financial crisis
The UK sees a second quarter of productivity growth and wages rise more than expected.
2018-02-21 10:22:06
ReutTopFed's Harker sees two U.S. rate hikes this year
(Reuters) - Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank President Patrick Harker on Wednesday said he still thinks just two interest-rate hikes this year is "likely appropriate," but signaled he is open to more if needed.
2018-02-21 10:17:17
NYTBusWhen Jokes Become a Crime: Free Speech Under Fire in Lebanon
A surge of legal cases against entertainers, journalists and activists has raised concerns about one of the Arab world’s freest environments.
2018-02-21 10:12:44
NYTBusFinding Produce in Alaska’s Long Winter Takes Wiles and Luck
Even in Anchorage, hunting down fresh fruit and vegetables can be like panning for gold. The smartest prospectors have a strategy.
2018-02-21 10:11:29
NYTBusTech Fix: In an Era of ‘Smart’ Things, Sometimes Dumb Stuff Is Better
It can be tempting to hook up everything you love to the internet. But take a moment to appreciate some of the objects that can remain unplugged.
2018-02-21 10:10:42
BBCBusWEBBC World News business headlines
The latest international business headlines from BBC World News.
2018-02-21 10:08:39
ReutIntlCivilian witness contradicts Myanmar police on Reuters reporters' arrest: defense
YANGON (Reuters) - The first civilian to testify in the case of two Reuters reporters accused of violating Myanmar's Official Secrets Act contradicted police and prosecutors on Wednesday about where the pair were arrested, a defense lawyer said.
2018-02-21 10:06:27
ReutTopCivilian witness contradicts Myanmar police on Reuters reporters' arrest: defense
YANGON (Reuters) - The first civilian to testify in the case of two Reuters reporters accused of violating Myanmar's Official Secrets Act contradicted police and prosecutors on Wednesday about where the pair were arrested, a defense lawyer said.
2018-02-21 10:06:27
ReutBusU.S. Intel plans $5 billion investment in Israeli plant: minister
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Intel Corp plans to invest $5 billion to expand production at its Kiryat Gat plant in southern Israel, Israeli Economy Minister Eli Cohen said on Wednesday after talks with the U.S. chipmaker.
2018-02-21 08:59:38
NYTBusVenezuela Launches Virtual Currency, Hoping to Resuscitate Economy
Government officials are hoping to spur vitally needed imports like food and medicine and, perhaps, give investors a way of skirting American sanctions.
2018-02-21 08:32:25
WSJ.comDoes Private Equity Really Beat the Stock Market? Readers React
Heard on the Street’s series this week on the boom in private assets elicited copious commentary from readers. Our columnist, Paul J. Davies, selected some interesting comments and responded.
2018-02-21 07:32:42
NYTBusAn Olympic Figure Skater Who Also Made History for The Times
Maribel Vinson, a three-time Olympian and renowned coach, had another distinction that is almost forgotten: She was the first female sportswriter at The New York Times.
2018-02-21 07:20:01
WSJ.comGlencore Rewards Those Who Wait
Glencore is riding high, lifted by a wave of economic optimism and high expectations for an electric-powered future. But high leverage remains a vulnerability.
2018-02-21 07:08:49
BBCBusWEBP says world's oil consumption will peak in late 2030s
A forecast by suggests global consumption will plateau at around 110 million barrels a day.
2018-02-21 06:56:47
NYTBusBritain’s Jobless Rate Rises, to 4.4%, for First Time in 2 Years
Wage growth remained largely unchanged over the period but jumped in December alone, the Office for National Statistics said.
2018-02-21 06:14:10
NYTBusNumbers Hint at Why #MeToo Took Off: The Sheer Number Who Can Say Me Too
Broadly defined, sexual harassment is surprisingly pervasive, a new survey finds, and men are targets, too.
2018-02-21 06:00:12
BBCBusWEGender pay gap: Men still earn more than women at most firms
New figures show 74% of medium and large companies pay men a higher wage rate than women.
2018-02-21 05:18:29
NYTBusState of the Art: Why We May Soon Be Living in Alexa’s World
Next to Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android, Amazon’s voice assistant may be turning into the third great consumer computing platform of our era.
2018-02-21 05:00:58
NYTBusThe Economy Is Getting Hotter. Is a Productivity Boom Next?
New research from McKinsey suggests that for the economy to become more productive, demand matters.
2018-02-21 05:00:43
NYTBusFeature: What Happens When Athletes Do the Sportswriting?
The Players’ Tribune, a pet project of Derek Jeter’s, allows the stars to tell their own stories. It’s occasionally great — but is it journalism?
2018-02-21 05:00:02
BBCBusWEAA share price plunges on profit warning
The breakdown and insurance firm is cutting dividend payments as it invests in the business.
2018-02-21 04:39:32
BBCBusWELloyds hails 'landmark' after return to private sector
Lloyds Banking Group has reported strong full year profits in its first year as a private enterprise.
2018-02-21 04:17:32
NYTBusRight-Wing Media Uses Parkland Shooting as Conspiracy Fodder
Bill O’Reilly, Rush Limbaugh and Jack Kingston express suspicion toward the teenage survivors. The website Gateway Pundit claims they were coached.
2018-02-21 02:46:31
ReutIntlNorth Korea canceled planned meeting with Pence
WASHINGTON/SEOUL (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence was scheduled to meet with North Korean officials, including leader Kim Jong Un's sister, while in South Korea for the Winter Olympics this month but the North Koreans canceled at the last minute, U.S. officials said on Tuesday.
2018-02-21 01:48:43
NYTBusIn Australia, Staying Loyal to Taiwan Can Mean Losing a Job
Chinese employers in Australia, mirroring Beijing’s strong-arm tactics, have fired workers who do not recognize Taiwan as part of China.
2018-02-21 01:25:12
BBCBusWEHomebase rebrand hits Wesfarmer profit
The UK DIY chain is being overhauled and renamed Bunnings by Australian parent firm Wesfarmers.
2018-02-21 00:30:42
NYTBusAlbertsons Is Buying Rite Aid. Walmart’s Stock Falls. There’s a Common Rival.
The grocery chain’s deal and the retail giant’s drop in profits are the latest signs of the pressure that Amazon is putting on traditional businesses.
2018-02-20 21:12:38
NYTBusKFC Has a Problem in Britain: Not Enough Chicken
The company found itself struggling with shortages, with a hiccup in its supply chain forcing the closure of hundreds of outlets.
2018-02-20 20:21:22
NYTBusDavid Poindexter, 89, Who Used Media to Preach Family Planning, Dies
A Methodist minister, he saw TV and radio programming — soap operas, in particular — as effective tools to teach the world about population control.
2018-02-20 19:51:40
NYTBusGood News: A.I. Is Getting Cheaper. That’s Also Bad News.
The building blocks of A.I. are becoming more affordable and easier to work with. A new report explains why that opens the door to additional risks.
2018-02-20 19:51:23
BBCBusWERussian rub
How a Russian entrepreneur created a popular cosmetics brand based around using extracts from Siberian herbs.
2018-02-20 19:27:42
BBCBusWEAI ripe for exploitation, experts warn
AI could be used by rogue states, criminals and terrorists for malicious purposes in the near future.
2018-02-20 19:19:13
NYTBusOn Social Media, Lax Enforcement Lets Impostor Accounts Thrive
Millions of “bots” posing as real users are promoting celebrities, spreading misinformation and sowing discord. And it’s far easier to build a bot than to kill one.
2018-02-20 18:22:50
NYTBusJudge Deals AT&T a Setback: DealBook Briefing
The decision by a federal judge hampers the company’s argument that politics influenced the government’s move to block its $85 billion merger with Time Warner.
2018-02-20 18:11:43
WSJ.comWhy Broadcom Should Walk Away
Wanting to do a deal isn’t the same as needing to do one. Broadcom at this point should remember the benefits of being in the former position.
2018-02-20 17:53:09
BBCBusWEWalmart shares fall 10% as online sales slow
A slide in US online sales growth for the world's biggest retailer spooks investors.
2018-02-20 16:44:29
NYTBusWhy a Republican Plan for Paid Leave Has Stirred Concern About Social Security
A proposal would allow people to collect Social Security after a birth, but there’s a catch.
2018-02-20 16:42:47
NYTBusAnalysis: Questions for Facebook About Russia’s Use of Its Network
As Robert S. Mueller’s investigation rolls on, calls for Facebook to provide more information could grow louder.
2018-02-20 16:34:12
NYTBusEconomic Scene: Come the Recession, Don’t Count on That Safety Net
Republicans seek a leaner welfare system tying government benefits to hard work. But such benefits are worthless when there is no work to be had.
2018-02-20 15:15:28
NYTBusWalmart’s Online Sales Growth Lags as It Confronts Challenges
The nation’s largest retailer cited “operational challenges’’ during the holidays as part of the reason for slower growth in its e-commerce sales. Profits fell by 28 percent.
2018-02-20 14:28:20
NYTBusSquare Feet: Philadelphia’s First Step to a Platform of Innovation
Drexel Square kicks off a 20-year, $3.5 billion development that aims to create a hub for technology and life-sciences companies called Schuylkill Yards.
2018-02-20 14:23:56
WSJ.comWalmart Hiccups and Investors Overreact
Over the last six months, Walmart was richly rewarded by shareholders for its apparent success at competing head-to-head with Amazon.com. On Tuesday, it showed signs of falling behind.
2018-02-20 14:07:50
NYTBusQualcomm, Moving to Fend Off Broadcom, Raises Bid for NXP to $44 Billion
The increased offer for a rival chip maker puts pressure on Broadcom to decide how hard it wants to push its hostile bid for Qualcomm.
2018-02-20 14:06:29
BBCBusWEQueen and Anna Wintour in London Fashion Week front row
She sat next to Vogue's Anna Wintour, before presenting an award to designer Richard Quinn.
2018-02-20 14:02:00
BBCBusWEVenezuela launches oil cryptocurrency
The "Petro" is intended to help country's crumbling economy evade tough US sanctions.
2018-02-20 13:41:47
WSJ.comHotels Check Into Technology Arms Race
In a wake-up call to investors, Holiday Inn owner InterContinental Hotels said it won’t return extra cash this year.
2018-02-20 12:49:52
BBCBusWEKFC shortages to continue all week
The chicken chain says some outlets will be closed all week and others will have a reduced menu.
2018-02-20 12:48:22
NYTBusRecent Commercial Real Estate Transactions
Recent commercial real estate transactions in New York.
2018-02-20 11:53:57
BBCBusWEQualcomm boosts NXP bid as it resists Broadcom takeover
Qualcomm has made a new, higher offer for Dutch rival NXP Semiconductors.
2018-02-20 11:31:55
BBCBusWE'Secret' report into RBS published
MPs release an official report into an RBS unit accused of mistreating smaller businesses.
2018-02-20 11:18:44
NYTBusQ&A: Next for Dream: Boutique Hotels in Belize and Tulum
Jay Stein explains why the hotel group known for luxury properties in places like New York is expanding to smaller cities in the United States and beyond.
2018-02-20 11:16:59
WSJ.comWhere to Look for HSBC's Next Big Move
U.K.-based bank HSBC is quiet on strategic changes for now, but there are big reasons for investors to think beyond Asia.
2018-02-20 09:47:53
BBCBusWEJeremy Corbyn vows to curb City of London's power
The Labour leader also says the government needs stronger powers to prevent "hostile takeovers".
2018-02-20 09:24:35
BBCBusWEHangzhou and the Alibaba effect
The emergence of a tech behemoth transforms its hometown.
2018-02-20 08:55:03
BBCBusWENirav Modi fraud case and India's bank debt crisis
The Nirav Modi loan case is serious, but just a sign of a far deeper malaise in the banking sector.
2018-02-20 08:03:38
BBCBusWEHSBC profits jump to $17.2bn on Asia growth
While well-known on the UK High Street, the banking giant makes most of its money outside of Britain.
2018-02-20 04:43:46
BBCBusWECarillion: Regulator was warned over pension deficit
The Pensions Regulators was alerted in 2010 and 2013 over the size of Carillion's pension deficit.
2018-02-20 04:18:02
WSJ.comBHP Is Still Caught Between a Rock and an Oil Well
BHP is emerging as a copper powerhouse, which helped buoy its first-half earnings. That strength conceals some troubling signs in oil and coal, however.
2018-02-20 04:12:21
BBCBusWEWilliam Hill fined £6.2m by Gambling Commission for lax controls
The Gambling Commission says 10 customers were able to deposit money linked to criminal offences.
2018-02-20 03:58:57
BBCBusWEAustralian tax staff told to report 'long lunch' colleagues
The Australian Taxation Office orders workers to monitor others for inefficient behaviour.
2018-02-20 01:24:24
NYTBusA Director’s Apology Adds Momentum to South Korea’s #MeToo Movement
“I am ready to take all punishment, including legal responsibilities for my crimes,” said Lee Youn-taek, a theater director accused of sexual harassment.
2018-02-20 00:57:36
NYTBusDealBook: How Banks Could Control Gun Sales if Washington Won’t
As Corporate America espouses “social responsibility,” the financial industry could help limit sales of assault weapons, our columnist writes.
2018-02-19 20:39:53
WSJ.comThe Big Shift Driving Tech Profits​
Big tech companies learning to look past the initial sale as subscriptions build an important base of recurring revenue.
2018-02-19 20:02:43
NYTBusFox News Plans a Streaming Service for ‘Superfans’
Fox Nation will focus primarily on right-leaning commentary and charge viewers a subscription fee.
2018-02-19 20:00:13
BBCBusWEFin tech
Fish farming is big business and producers are adopting new technologies to expand and cut costs.
2018-02-19 19:20:50
NYTBusTax Overhaul Gains Public Support, Buoying Republicans
The upturn follows an aggressive advertising campaign by the party and coincides with an eroding Democratic lead in polls gauging midterm election prospects.
2018-02-19 17:28:11
NYTBusWhy A.I. Researchers at Google Got Desks Next to the Boss
At Google, Facebook and other tech companies, executives are making statements about priorities with their seating charts.
2018-02-19 17:10:06
NYTBusThere’s a Persistent Hum in This Canadian City, and No One Knows Why
Residents affected by the “Windsor Hum” complain of sleeplessness, depression and headaches. It is one of many mysterious sounds reported throughout the world.
2018-02-19 16:32:11
NYTBusFact-Checking a Facebook Executive’s Comments on Russian Interference
Rob Goldman, Facebook vice president for ads, tweeted about Russia’s disinformation effort. President Trump then cited him. We fact-checked Mr. Goldman.
2018-02-19 15:29:38
NYTBusThe C.E.O. Who Stood Up to President Trump: Ken Frazier Speaks Out
The head of Merck quit Mr. Trump’s business council after racial violence in Virginia, saying “as a matter of my own personal conscience, I could not remain.”
2018-02-19 15:12:47
NYTBusWhat Makes Public Radio ‘Very Personal’ Magnifies Its #MeToo Cases
Public broadcasting, which fosters an intimate relationship with its listeners and counts on their donations, is scrambling after the ouster of prominent figures over allegations of misbehavior.
2018-02-19 14:10:37
BBCBusWEMaternity leave: 'I was made redundant on first day back'
As a poll finds "worrying attitudes" among employers, three mums tell the BBC about their experiences.
2018-02-19 14:06:07
BBCBusWEChicken shortage hits KFC
Customers react as KFC closes 562 restaurants after problems with a supplier caused a chicken shortage.
2018-02-19 12:07:46
WSJ.comIs Reckitt's Deal Machine Still Up to Snuff?
As the battle to buy Pfizer’s $20 billion consumer business heats up, Lysol-owner Reckitt Benckiser is trying to convince investors that its acquisition record is clean.
2018-02-19 10:18:46
BBCBusWEArsenal and Emirates in £200m shirt sponsorship extension
The longest running current Premier League shirt deal will now last for at least 18 years.
2018-02-19 07:36:57
BBCBusWE'You've got to make tough decisions'
When Mondelez took over Cadbury's it had to make mass redundancies, but how do you do that without ruining your reputation?
2018-02-19 06:45:54
NYTBusThe Week Ahead: A Short Market Week, Walmart Earnings and Warren Buffett’s Letter
The Berkshire Hathaway boss’s note could preview succession plans. Also, the Fed and the European Central Bank will release details of their recent meetings.
2018-02-19 04:11:53
NYTBusTools of Trump’s Fixer: Payouts, Intimidation and the Tabloids
Beyond facilitating a $130,000 payment to silence a pornographic film actress, Donald Trump’s lawyer spent years making aggressive behind-the-scenes efforts to protect him.
2018-02-19 02:27:22
NYTBusWe Have Streaming Revenue, Too, Says NBC. And We Can Prove It.
The network’s entertainment chairman Robert Greenblatt says NBC has learned how to generate more cash from digital views, and keep track of it.
2018-02-18 22:31:21
NYTBusAdvertising: Google Chrome Now Blocks Irksome Ads. That’s a Good Thing, Right?
The brower’s latest update filters out pop-up ads and other annoyances. It also strengthens Google’s grip on the web.
2018-02-18 20:32:07
BBCBusWEBeauty boss
Grit and determination, as well as snakes and dragons, helped Maria Hatzistefanis become a business success.
2018-02-18 19:19:54
NYTBus1.5 Million Retirees Await Congressional Fix for a Pension Time Bomb
The agreement to increase government spending reached this month included a deal to craft what could effectively be a federal rescue for pension plans.
2018-02-18 19:09:19
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