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  • FRESNO, Calif.— The Latest on the superintendent of Yosemite National Park retiring:. The head of Yosemite National Park says he was offered a job transfer but chose to retire instead after employees made allegations that he created a hostile workplace. Superintendent Don Neubacher emailed park staffers Wednesday, saying he's on leave until his last day Nov. 1.

  • Superintendent Don Neubacher announced his plan Wednesday, said Andrew Munoz, a spokesman for the National Park Service. Neubacher said in an email to Yosemite employees that regional administrators had decided it was time for new leadership and offered to transfer him to Denver as a senior adviser. Neubacher headed Yosemite for nearly seven years and spent...

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, Sept 29- U.S. lawmakers called for Wells Fargo& Co chief John Stumpf to resign on Thursday and a top House Democrat demanded the bank be broken because it is too big to manage. Stumpf's second trip to Capitol Hill on Thursday went no better than his first as lawmakers from both parties angrily rebuked his handling of sales abuses and said the bank...

  • Wells Fargo was ordered to pay $190 million in fines and restitution this month after regulators said its high-pressure sales environment led to the opening of as many as 2 million customer accounts that customers may not have authorized. Wells Fargo spokeswoman Richele Messick declined to comment on the employees' allegations but said the bank "takes...

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, Sept 29- Wells Fargo& Co chief John Stumpf's second trip to Capitol Hill on Thursday went no better than his first as lawmakers from both parties angrily rebuked him for the handling of sales abuses and said the bank has damaged customer trust as well as the broader banking system. Representative Mick Mulvaney, a South Carolina Republican,...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 29- At least five Wells Fargo employees have sued the bank or filed complaints with regulators alleging that they were fired after reporting the opening of customer accounts without their permission, according to a Reuters review of lawsuits and complaints to the U.S. Labor Department. Wells Fargo spokeswoman Richele Messick declined to...

  • Sept 29- Extraction Oil& Gas LLC said it expected to raise as much as $600 million in an initial public offering, valuing the Denver- based oil explorer and producer at about $2.6 billion. The company, based in Colorado's Denver- Julesburg basin and backed by private equity firm Yorktown Partners LLC, said it expected to price the offering of 33.3 million shares at...

  • The company, based in Colorado's Denver- Julesburg basin and backed by private equity firm Yorktown Partners LLC, said it expected to price the offering of 33.3 million shares at between $15 and $18 each.

  • OPEC production in August was 33.24 million barrels a day, it said in its monthly oil market report. One source also said that once production targets were reached, OPEC would reach out to non- OPEC producers for cooperation. *Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said on Tuesday Iran, Nigeria and Libya would be allowed to produce "at maximum levels that make sense"...

  • OPEC production in August was 33.24 million barrels a day, it said in its monthly oil market report. One source also said that once production targets were reached, OPEC would reach out to non- OPEC producers for cooperation. *Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said on Tuesday Iran, Nigeria and Libya would be allowed to produce "at maximum levels that make sense"...

  • SAN FRANCISCO— A soda tax is on the Nov. 8 ballots of three San Francisco Bay Area cities as part of a national movement by advocates to curb consumption of liquid sugar. Here's a closer look at the proposals:. All three measures levy a penny-per-ounce tax on distributors of beverages with more than 25 calories per 12 ounces.

  • SAN FRANCISCO— The national fight over sugary soda is bubbling up in the San Francisco Bay Area, where voters in November will consider a tax on the drinks that many health experts say contribute to diabetes, obesity and tooth decay. Backers of the campaign say a penny-per-ounce tax is needed in San Francisco, Oakland and tiny Albany to curb consumption of...

  • ATLANTA— An exit button inside a walk-in freezer in a downtown Atlanta hotel where a worker was found dead failed to work during an inspection, trapping two people who had to beat on the door to alert someone to let them out, a medical examiner found. The Fulton County Medical Examiner's Office has amended its autopsy for 61- year-old Carolyn Mangham to include the...

  • BRIEF-GSK SAYS TO SELL REMAINING STAKE IN ASPEN PHARMACARE@. *GSK intends to sell remaining holding in Aspen. *Offering is expected to comprise up to 28.2 million Aspen ordinary shares equivalent to 6.2 pct of Aspen's ordinary share capital.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 28- You do not learn a lot from tax returns, Republican Donald Trump proclaimed in Monday's U.S. presidential debate. "From a tax return, you get distinct, discrete financial numbers," says Jude Boudreaux, a certified financial planner at Upperline Financial Planning in New Orleans. Democrat Hillary Clinton's returns showed that she and her husband,...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 28- You do not learn a lot from tax returns, Republican Donald Trump proclaimed in Monday's U.S. presidential debate. "From a tax return, you get distinct, discrete financial numbers," says Jude Boudreaux, a certified financial planner at Upperline Financial Planning in New Orleans. Democrat Hillary Clinton's returns showed that she and her husband,...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 28- You do not learn a lot from tax returns, Republican Donald Trump proclaimed in Monday's U.S. presidential debate. "From a tax return, you get distinct, discrete financial numbers," says Jude Boudreaux, a certified financial planner at Upperline Financial Planning in New Orleans. Democrat Hillary Clinton's returns showed that she and her husband,...

  • WASHINGTON— U.S. home prices rose again in July, pulled up by strong gains in Portland, Seattle and Denver. The Commerce Department reported Monday that new home sales fell 7.6 percent in August. Prices rose 12.4 percent in Portland, 11.2 percent in Seattle and 9.4 percent in Denver.

  • BROOMFIELD, Colo. _ Vail Resorts Inc. on Monday reported a loss of $65.3 million in its fiscal fourth quarter. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of $1.67 per share. Vail Resorts shares have increased 25 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Houston oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. said Friday that 418 rigs sought oil and 92 explored for natural gas this week. Among major oil- and gas-producing states, Texas and Oklahoma each gained two rigs and Alaska, California, North Dakota and Pennsylvania each was up one. Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Ohio, Utah and Wyoming were unchanged.