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Former FBI No.2 McCabe fired; says Trump administration targeted him
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired the FBI's former No. 2 official Andrew McCabe on Friday, prompting McCabe to say he was targeted for being a witness into whether President Donald Trump tried to obstruct the probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 election.

POSTED MARCH 17, 2018 4:00 PM
Trump consultants harvested data from 50 million Facebook users: reports
(Reuters) - Data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica harvested private information from more than 50 million Facebook users in developing techniques to support President Donald Trump's 2016 election campaign, the New York Times and London's Observer reported on Saturday.

POSTED MARCH 17, 2018 4:41 PM
Russia expels 23 British diplomats as crisis over nerve toxin attack deepens
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia expelled 23 British diplomats on Saturday in a carefully calibrated retaliatory move against London, which has accused the Kremlin of orchestrating a nerve toxin attack on a former Russian double agent and his daughter in southern England.

POSTED MARCH 17, 2018 2:27 PM
U.S. government to accept metals tariffs exclusion requests from Monday
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Commerce Department said it will begin accepting requests on Monday for product exclusions from President Donald Trump's new steel and aluminum import tariffs, but it could take up to 90 days for the agency to make determinations.

POSTED MARCH 17, 2018 4:04 PM
Putin on track for commanding win as Russians head to polls
PETROPAVLOVSK-KAMCHATSKY, Russia (Reuters) - Russians began voting in a presidential election on Sunday set to give Vladimir Putin a commanding victory that could only be blemished if large numbers do not bother taking part because the result is so predictable.

POSTED MARCH 17, 2018 7:13 PM
'Exhausted' Toys 'R' Us suppliers weigh options as huge retailer shuts
CHICAGO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - When Toys 'R' Us secured a $3.1 billion bankruptcy loan in September, toy makers were reassured they would be paid for goods delivered to the company as it tried to emerge from Chapter 11.

POSTED MARCH 17, 2018 2:14 PM
Sweden, North Korea talks end, may help pave way for Trump-Kim encounter
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - The North Korean and Swedish foreign ministers ended three days of talks on Saturday on the security situation on the Korean peninsula which may help prepare the way for a planned meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un.

POSTED MARCH 17, 2018 4:24 PM
U.S. probes air bag failures in deadly Hyundai, Kia car crashes
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said on Saturday it is opening a probe into why some air bags failed to deploy in Hyundai and Kia vehicles after crashes in which four people were reportedly killed and another six injured.

POSTED MARCH 17, 2018 2:53 PM
Thousands more Syrians flee their homes as two battles rage
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Thousands of civilians streamed out of their towns on Saturday to escape battles in the north and south of Syria, where two different offensives have prompted an exodus in recent days.

POSTED MARCH 17, 2018 2:36 PM
China's parliament re-elects Xi Jinping as president
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's largely rubber-stamp parliament on Saturday unanimously re-elected Xi Jinping as the country's president.

POSTED MARCH 17, 2018 2:44 PM

Business Insurance

Blockchain could ‘revolutionize’ insurance
Efforts by insurers to implement blockchain technology could create significant efficiencies in the insurance purchasing and claims processes.

POSTED MARCH 16, 2018 2:08 PM
Brit recruits property executive
Brit Ltd. has named Neil Walker as head of UK property, effective Feb. 12, the company said in a statement Friday.

POSTED MARCH 16, 2018 2:06 PM
Millions of bottles of fake wine on the wall
Drinking wine is a core part of the French identity, but the country has been besieged by major wine scams in recent years.

POSTED MARCH 16, 2018 1:01 PM
Missouri bill would exempt nonprofit boards from comp cover
A Missouri House of Representatives committee on Tuesday approved a bill that excludes members of nonprofit boards from receiving workers compensation coverage.

POSTED MARCH 16, 2018 12:51 PM
JLT reports on gender pay differences in UK
Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group P.L.C. has a median gender pay gap of 35% and a mean pay gap of 44.1%, reflecting the difference between the average pay for men compared with women within the organization.

POSTED MARCH 16, 2018 12:13 PM
Toyobo to pay $66 million in bullet-proof vest fraud case

POSTED MARCH 16, 2018 11:24 AM
Legal battle over Credit Suisse ‘volatility’ product expands to second firm

POSTED MARCH 16, 2018 11:17 AM
Whistleblower says Wal-Mart cheated on e-commerce
(Reuters) — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. was sued Thursday by a former executive who accused the world's largest retailer of issuing misleading e-commerce results, amid growing pressure from Inc., and firing him for complaining about it.

POSTED MARCH 16, 2018 11:09 AM
US blames Russia for cyber attacks on energy grid

POSTED MARCH 16, 2018 10:37 AM
Australia's competition watchdog sues Equifax for misleading consumers
(Reuters) — Australia's competition regulator said Friday it was suing credit reporting company Equifax Pty Ltd., owned by U.S.-based Equifax Inc., alleging it misled consumers and used unfair tactics with people in financial hardship.

POSTED MARCH 16, 2018 10:29 AM

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