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  • OMAHA, Neb.— Howard Buffett is planning to step down from the Coca-Cola Co.' s board, so he can spend more time running his foundation that focuses on improving agriculture in the developing world. Howard Buffett continues to oversee a farming operation in Nebraska and Illinois, but he has stepped down from his other corporate boards except for Omaha- based...

  • PRAGUE, Dec 10- Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka said in an inteview published on Saturday his party should seek a "tax revolution" focusing mainly on progressive taxation for both individuals and companies. Any such change is possible only after the next general election, scheduled for October 2017. Sobotka's Social Democrats have come second in most of...

  • NEW YORK/ LONDON, Dec 9- Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox Inc has struck a preliminary deal to buy the 61 percent of British pay-TV firm Sky Plc it does not already own for around $14 billion, five years after a political scandal wrecked a previous bid. People familiar with the matter said Fox had pounced after Britain's vote to leave the European Union in...

  • NEW YORK/ LONDON, Dec 9- Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox Inc has struck a preliminary deal to buy the 61 percent of British pay-TV firm Sky Plc it does not already own for around $14 billion, five years after a political scandal wrecked a previous bid. People familiar with the matter said Fox had pounced after Britain's vote to leave the European Union in...

  • NEW YORK/ LONDON, Dec 9- Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox has struck a preliminary deal to buy the 61 percent of British pay-TV firm Sky Plc it does not already own for around $14 billion, five years after a political scandal wrecked a previous bid. People familiar with the matter said Fox had pounced after Britain's vote to leave the European Union in June...

  • All the posts but that of national security adviser, the White House chief of staff, White House director of the National Economic Council and White House strategist require Senate confirmation:. Representative Pompeo, 52, is a third-term congressman from Kansas who serves on the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee, which oversees the CIA,...

  • All the posts but that of national security adviser, the White House chief of staff, White House director of the National Economic Council and White House strategist require Senate confirmation:. Representative Pompeo, 52, is a third-term congressman from Kansas who serves on the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee, which oversees the CIA,...

  • All the posts but that of national security adviser, the White House chief of staff, White House director of the National Economic Council and White House strategist require Senate confirmation:. Representative Pompeo, 52, is a third-term congressman from Kansas who serves on the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee, which oversees the CIA,...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 9- President-elect Donald Trump is stacking his trade transition team with veterans of the U.S. steel industry's battles with China, signaling a potentially more aggressive approach to U.S. complaints of unfair Chinese subsidies for its exports and barriers to imports. Led by Wilbur Ross, a billionaire steel investor and Trump's nominee for...

  • NEW YORK/ LONDON, Dec 9- Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox Inc has proposed buying the 61 percent of British pay-TV firm Sky Plc it does not already own for around $14 billion, five years after a political scandal scuppered a previous bid. People familiar with the matter said the Murdochs had pounced after Britain's vote to leave the European Union in June...

  • All the posts but that of national security adviser, the White House chief of staff and White House strategist require Senate confirmation:. Representative Pompeo, 52, is a third-term congressman from Kansas who serves on the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee, which oversees the CIA, National Security Agency and cyber security.

  • All the posts but that of national security adviser, the White House chief of staff and White House strategist require Senate confirmation:. Representative Pompeo, 52, is a third-term congressman from Kansas who serves on the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee, which oversees the CIA, National Security Agency and cyber security.

  • All the posts but that of national security adviser, the White House chief of staff and White House strategist require Senate confirmation:. Representative Pompeo, 52, is a third-term congressman from Kansas who serves on the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee, which oversees the CIA, National Security Agency and cyber security.

  • Dec 8- Time Inc, the publisher of Time, People and Fortune magazines, has tapped Morgan Stanley and Bank of America Corp to help field takeover or partnership interest, the Wall Street Journal reported. The media company rejected a takeover bid from billionaire investor Edgar Bronfman Jr, the New York Post reported last month. Bronfman, former CEO of Warner Music...

  • Dec 9- Peet's Coffee& Tea, a longtime rival to Starbucks Corp, said on Friday it will invest $58 million to open a new coffee roasting facility in Suffolk, Virginia, to support its expanding business in an increasingly competitive environment. Peet's Chief Executive Dave Burwick told Reuters the new plant will create 135 new jobs and support the company's...

  • NEW YORK— Coca-Cola CEO Muhtar Kent will step down from that role next year and be succeeded by the company's No. 2 executive, at a time when people are drinking less sugary soda including its flagship Coke drink. Chief Operating Officer James Quincey, long expected to become the next CEO, will take over leadership of the world's largest beverage maker on May 1, the...

  • Tim Ferris' 'Tools of Titans: The habits and routines of billionaires

    Tim Ferriss, "Tools of Titans" author takes a look at the habits and daily routines of very successful people.

  • The push, led by an advocacy group backed by New York billionaire Michael Bloomberg and media mogul Rupert Murdoch, is still in its infancy as the business world struggles to understand the tough-talking Trump's true intentions on an issue that defined his outsider campaign. Robbins' organization has in recent days unveiled coalitions of business leaders...

  • TOKYO, Dec 9- Japan's economy could face pressure from U.S President-elect Donald Trump's plan to withdraw the United States from a multinational trade deal and on any protectionism during the New York billionaire' s term of office, a Reuters poll of analysts showed. Thirty of 33 analysts in the Reuters poll said Trump's plans to withdraw the United States from...

  • SYDNEY— The Australian government on Friday approved the sale of the nation's largest cattle empire to Australia's richest woman and her Chinese business partner, ending a drawn-out battle over foreign ownership of farmland. The country's largest private landholding, S. Kidman& Co. Ltd., will be acquired by Outback Beef, an Australia- China consortium...