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  • President-elect Donald Trump has chosen former Texas Governor Rick Perry to head the U.S. Department of Energy, a transition official said, putting him in charge of the agency he proposed eliminating during his bid for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination. All the posts but that of national security adviser, the White House chief of staff, White House...

  • 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,...

  • Dec 12- Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and a group of high-profile executives are investing $1 billion in a fund to spur clean energy technology and address global climate change a year after the Paris climate agreement. Gates launched the Breakthrough Energy Ventures fund on Monday along with billionaire entrepreneurs such as Facebook Inc head Mark...

  • Ells, 51, also said he would remain board chairman, even as Amalgamated Bank and CtW Investment Group urge fellow shareholders to name an independent chairman to replace Ells as leader of the board. Lots more needs to be done to refresh the board, "said Keith Mestrich, president and CEO of Amalgamated Bank. "It still doesn't resolve the question of independent...

  • 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,...

  • *UK government said has not yet received formal notification. LONDON, Dec 12- Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox aims to table a firm cash bid valuing British broadcaster Sky at 10.75 pounds per share as early as Wednesday for the 61 percent of the company it does not already own, four people familiar with the matter said. That is a court-approved agreement...

  • Dec 12- Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc said founder Steve Ells will retake the helm as sole chief executive officer after co-CEO Monty Moran stepped down on Monday amid intense pressure to turn around the burrito chain that has yet to recover from string of food safety lapses that have damaged its sales and reputation. Ells, 51, also said he would remain board...

  • *UK government said has not yet received formal notification. LONDON, Dec 12- Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox aims to table a firm cash bid valuing British broadcaster Sky at 10.75 pounds per share as early as Wednesday for the 61 percent of the company it does not already own, four people familiar with the matter said. The two companies have agreed to...

  • Dec 12- Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc said founder and co-Chief Executive Steve Ells would become sole CEO, a position he held from 1993 until 2009, after Monty Moran stepped down following a series of food safety lapses that hit its sales and reputation. "Given the ongoing challenges facing the company, the board felt strongly that it was best for Steve to resume...

  • Dec 12- Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc said founder and co-Chief Executive Steve Ells would become sole CEO, a position he held from 1993 until 2009, after Monty Moran stepped down following a series of food safety lapses that hit its sales and reputation. "Given the ongoing challenges facing the company, the board felt strongly that it was best for Steve to resume...

  • LONDON, Dec 12- Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox aims to table a firm cash bid valuing British broadcaster Sky at 10.75 pounds per share as early as Wednesday to help him buy the rest of the company, four people familiar with the matter said. The two companies have agreed to press ahead with a scheme of arrangement which is a court-approved agreement...

  • LONDON, Dec 12- Britain's main opposition Labour Party will ask an urgent question in parliament on Monday about the proposed bid by Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox for pay-TV company Sky, the parliamentary website said. It did not say what question Kevin Brennan, Labour's culture, media and sport spokesman would pose, but opposition lawmakers say...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 11- Top executives from Alphabet Inc, Apple Inc and Facebook Inc are among a small group of tech leaders invited to a summit to be held on Wednesday by U.S. Billionaire entrepreneur and Tesla Motors Inc CEO Elon Musk will also be in attendance, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The gathering will take place on...

  • 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,...