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  • BEIJING, June 6- China on Tuesday said it had detained labor rights activists who scrutinized conditions at a Chinese company making Ivanka Trump-branded shoes, rebuffing a call from the U. S State Department for the release of the three men. On Monday, a spokeswoman for the U.S. State Department expressed concern over reports that Chinese authorities had...

  • BEIJING, June 6- China on Tuesday said it had detained labour rights activists who scrutinised conditions at a Chinese company making Ivanka Trump-branded shoes, rebuffing a call from the U. S State Department for the release of the three men. On Monday, a spokeswoman for the U.S. State Department expressed concern over reports that Chinese authorities had...

  • WASHINGTON, June 5- The U.S. State Department called on Monday for the immediate release of three labor rights activists who conducted an investigation into a Chinese company making Ivanka Trump-branded shoes. "We are concerned by reports that Chinese authorities have detained labor rights activist Hua Haifeng and that two other labor activists Su Heng and...

  • June 5- An auction for well-heeled fans of Warren Buffett to eat lunch with the billionaire in support of a San Francisco charity that helps the homeless and impoverished got off to a fast start, with bidding quickly hitting seven figures. That included $3,456,789 from last year's winner, a woman who chose to remain anonymous, tying a record set in 2012.

  • HOUSTON, June 1- Exxon Mobil Corp investors will push to meet with oil company officials this summer to hash out elements of a climate-impact analysis following a shareholder vote calling for studies of technology and climate-related risks to its business. "I anticipate we'll be having a meeting this summer," said Tracey Rembert, assistant director of Catholic...

  • CHICAGO, June 1- Thieves follow the money, and wealth accumulates as we age. She pioneered prosecution of these cases during 29 years as an assistant district attorney in the Manhattan District Attorney's Office. Almost one in five Americans over the age of 65 has been taken advantage of through inappropriate investments, unreasonably high fees for financial...

  • SHANGHAI, May 31- A man has been arrested and two are missing in China after conducting an investigation into a Chinese company making Ivanka Trump-branded shoes, China Labor Watch, a New York- based advocacy group, said on Wednesday. Labour activist Hua Haifeng was arrested in Jiangxi province on suspicion of illegally using eavesdropping equipment, according...

  • Mission Continues with other veterans from the Bronx Platoon.

    Veterans of grueling wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are laying down their weapons and picking up plowshares.

  • BOSTON, May 26- Fidelity Investments may support shareholder proxy proposals calling on companies to report on sustainability matters this year, a major shift by the Boston asset manager as climate activists gain more traction at large U.S. corporations. Fidelity's new language marks a milestone since the family-controlled Boston fund manager, the...

  • WASHINGTON, May 19- President Donald Trump's administration will soon offer an exclusive contract that will give one company the right to service billions of dollars of outstanding federal student loans now handled by four companies, officials said on Friday. The U.S. Education Department, led by Trump pick Betsy DeVos, said the streamlining will save money...

  • LONDON, May 18- Bitcoin is well-entrenched as the preferred payment for cybercriminals like the WannaCry hackers who have hit more than 300,000 computers over the past week, but cryptocurrencies offering more anonymity are threatening to displace it. Bitcoin was set up in 2008 by someone- or some group- calling themselves Satoshi Nakamoto, and was the first...

  • LONDON, May 18- Bitcoin is well-entrenched as the preferred payment for cybercriminals like the WannaCry hackers who have hit more than 300,000 computers over the past week, but cryptocurrencies offering more anonymity are threatening to displace it. Bitcoin was set up in 2008 by someone- or some group- calling themselves Satoshi Nakamoto, and was the first...

  • Gasoline demand in the first two months of 2017 was down 2.1 percent from a year ago, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Analysts and refiners blamed the drop in gasoline demand to unusually bad weather in California and Texas, states with the highest U.S. driving volumes. California's rainfall in January and February was more than double...

  • LONDON, May 18- Bitcoin is well-entrenched as the preferred payment for cybercriminals like the WannaCry hackers who have hit more than 300,000 computers over the past week, but cryptocurrencies offering more anonymity are threatening to displace it. Bitcoin was set up in 2008 by someone- or some group- calling themselves Satoshi Nakamoto, and was the first...

  • LONDON, May 18- Bitcoin is well-entrenched as the preferred payment for cybercriminals like the WannaCry hackers who have hit more than 300,000 computers over the past week, but cryptocurrencies offering more anonymity are threatening to displace it. Bitcoin was set up in 2008 by someone- or some group- calling themselves Satoshi Nakamoto, and was the first...

  • NEW YORK, May 17- The number of Americans traveling by car for the Memorial Day holiday will hit a 12- year high this year, fueled by a growing economy and relatively low gasoline prices, the nation's largest motorists' advocacy group said on Wednesday. The Memorial Day holiday period is defined as Thursday, May 25 through Monday, May 29. Higher confidence has led to...

  • MEXICO CITY, May 16- Top Mexican miners Grupo Mexico, Penoles, Fresnillo and billionaire Carlos Slim's Frisco together owe nearly $180 million in mining royalties to Mexico for 2015, according to preliminary government figures seen by Reuters. The documents, which are part of an industry-wide review for tax compliance led by Mexico's tax authority, estimate...

  • SAO PAULO, May 8- Brazilian police searched the Sao Paulo offices of drugmaker Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc on Monday as part of a probe into its relationship with a patient advocacy group accused of filing fraudulent lawsuits to spur drug purchases. Alexion confirmed that police had visited its office in Brazil and said in an emailed statement that it...

  • Since inauguration day on Jan. 20, top executives from at least 186 companies have visited with Trump or senior advisers at the White House or on presidential trips, including those to Mar-a-Lago, the private, seaside Florida club where he spends many weekends. But Reuters analyzed more than 900 White House press pool reports to give the first big picture view,...

  • Ajit Pai, who was named chair of the FCC by President Donald Trump in January, will deliver a speech titled "The Future of Internet Regulation" on Wednesday in Washington, the FCC said. Sources said Pai is expected to announce that he will begin the process of taking public comment to repeal the rules approved by the FCC under President Barack Obama in early 2015.