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  • YENAGOA, Nigeria, July 18- Militants in Nigeria have attacked a crude oil pipeline on the outskirts of Warri, a city in the Niger Delta, which is operated by a subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, a community leader said on Monday. Two blasts were heard on the Pipelines and Product Marketing Company line Sunday night, said Batan community...

  • YENAGOA, Nigeria, July 18- Militants in Nigeria have attacked a crude oil pipeline on the outskirts of Warri, a city in the Niger Delta, which is operated by a subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, a community leader said on Monday. Two blasts were heard on the Pipelines and Product Marketing Company line late on Sunday night, said Batan...

  • LONDON, July 15- Investment bank revenues are likely to fall about 11 percent this year, due in part to uncertainty and lower client activity following Britain's surprise decision last month to leave the European Union, according to Boston Consulting Group. BCG said in a report released on Friday that revenues were likely to fall to $204 billion this year, down...

  • BRUSSELS, July 14- EU regulators brought a third antitrust charge against Alphabet Inc's Google on Thursday, accusing it of blocking rivals in the lucrative online search advertising market. The European Commission also reinforced its existing charge against the world's most popular Internet search engine that its search results favour Google's own...

  • "We couldn't advise the Europeans, we couldn't advise the U.S.," the unnamed lawyer said, according to a report published by the professional body for UK solicitors. We'd be a purely UK entity, for UK problems, "the lawyer was quoted as saying. Lawyers, accountants, management consultants, recruiters, bankers, public relations and technology firms with overseas...

  • "We couldn't advise the Europeans, we couldn't advise the U.S.," the unnamed lawyer said, according to a report published by the professional body for UK solicitors. We'd be a purely UK entity, for UK problems, "the lawyer was quoted as saying. Lawyers, accountants, management consultants, recruiters, bankers, public relations and technology firms with overseas...

  • "We couldn't advise the Europeans, we couldn't advise the U.S.," the unnamed lawyer said, according to a report published by the professional body for UK solicitors. We'd be a purely UK entity, for UK problems, "the lawyer was quoted as saying. Lawyers, accountants, management consultants, recruiters, bankers, public relations and technology firms with overseas...

  • "We couldn't advise the Europeans, we couldn't advise the U.S.," the unnamed lawyer said, according to a report published by the professional body for UK solicitors. We'd be a purely UK entity, for UK problems, "the lawyer was quoted as saying. Lawyers, accountants, management consultants, recruiters, bankers, public relations and technology firms with overseas...

  • CANNES, France, June 24- British advertising giant WPP warned on Friday it was in danger of losing sway in continental Europe after Britain voted to leave the European Union. The region represented close to 20 percent of WPP's total revenue in 2015 and Germany, France, Italy and Spain are among the group's top 10 markets. "That means that the incremental jobs are less...

  • June 23- Xerox Corp said Jeff Jacobson, the president of its technology unit, would take over as chief executive after the company splits its business process outsourcing unit into a separate, publicly listed entity. Its business process outsourcing operations will be held under " Conduent Inc," which will be led by Ashok Vemuri. Xerox, which announced the split in...

  • June 23- Accenture Plc posted a better-than-expected 8.6 percent rise in quarterly net revenue, driven by demand for consulting services, particularly from customers in North America. Analysts on average had expected a profit of $1.41 per share and revenue of $8.34 billion. The net income attributable to Accenture rose to $897.2 million, or $1.41 per share, in...

  • LOS ANGELES/ NEW YORK, June 16- June was supposed to have been a triumphant month for Walt Disney Co theme parks, with the flashy opening of a long-planned resort in Shanghai and a new Florida attraction based on its wildly popular animated movie "Frozen." Instead, the company is facing a public relations crisis and the possibility of legal action after an alligator...

  • June 14- Xerox Corp said on Tuesday Ashok Vemuri will become the chief executive of its business process outsourcing unit after the company splits into two publicly traded entities. Vemuri, who previously headed IT services provider IGATE Corp from September 2013 to October 2015, will join Xerox effective July 1. While at IGATE, Vemuri led the company's sale to...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, June 9- Advertising agencies are for the first time turning to Instagram more frequently than Twitter for social media ad campaigns, a survey released Thursday showed, a further indication of weakness in an ad sales operation that has been one of the few bright spots for Twitter. Amid Twitter's ongoing struggles with stagnant user growth,...

  • BOSTON CONSULTING GROUP, PRICEWATERHOUSECOOPERS TO ADVISE ON RESTRUCTURING- DOS SANTOS.

  • NEW YORK, June 3- Madison Sawyer, 20, was determined to quit the temporary job she took after graduating with honors from Santa Fe College in December and find a permanent position, but so far she is stuck making $10 an hour. Since the Labor Department began tracking temporary help data in 1990, changes in the trajectory of temporary employment have preceded those...

  • HONG KONG/ SINGAPORE/ BANGKOK, June 2- Thailand's biggest energy company PTT is examining a proposal to list its retail marketing business and is expected to complete the study in the third quarter of this year, the state-backed company's investor relations official told Reuters on Thursday. PTT has hired JPMorgan Chase& Co, Phatra Securities, and other domestic...

  • NEW YORK, May 31- Michael Pearson, the former chief executive officer of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, will receive a $9 million severance payment and agreed to a consulting agreement worth hundreds of thousands of dollars, according to a document filed with regulators. He can earn $83,333 a month this year as a consultant and next year, the company...

  • NEW YORK, May 31- Michael Pearson, the former chief executive officer of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, has signed a consulting agreement with the drugmaker that will run through 2017 and pay him hundreds of thousands of dollars, according to the separation agreement filed with regulators. Pearson, who left Valeant on May 2 after a year in which it had...

  • The free game launched in November 2012 has helped Mondelez make twice as much money through in-app purchases and ads as it had invested in it, Laura Henderson, global head of content and media monetization, said in an interview ahead of the company's announcement on Tuesday about the plans. PepsiCo Inc opened an in-house Creators League content studio in...