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  • NEW YORK, April 25- A brief, noisy protest by drum-beating young adults at Citigroup's annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday evolved into an orderly exchange between an older tribal woman and the bank's two top executives, who conceded it had approved investments in a North Dakota pipeline too quickly. "We wish we could have a do-over on this," Chairman Mike...

  • SUPPORT FOR WELLS FARGO DIRECTORS RANGES FROM 53 TO 99 PCT, DEPENDING ON THE DIRECTOR.

  • PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla., April 25- Wells Fargo& Co's annual meeting was repeatedly interrupted on Tuesday by angry shareholders seeking answers about the bank's sales practices scandal ahead of a vote that could oust the majority of its board. said the first shareholder, Bruce Marks, chief executive of Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America, before...

  • NEW YORK, April 25- A brief, noisy protest by drum-beating young adults at Citigroup's annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday evolved into an orderly interchange between an older tribal woman and the bank's two top executives, who conceded it had approved investments in a North Dakota pipeline too quickly. "We wish we could have a do-over on this," Chairman Mike...

  • PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla., April 25- Wells Fargo& Co's annual meeting was repeatedly interrupted on Tuesday by angry shareholders seeking answers about the bank's sales practices scandal ahead of a vote that could oust the majority of its board. The meeting went into a brief recess after a shareholder made what Chairman Stephen Sanger called a "physical approach"...

  • PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla., April 25- Wells Fargo& Co's annual meeting turned raucous when it was repeatedly interrupted by angry shareholders on Tuesday as the bank's chairman and chief executive tried to calm nerves ahead of a vote that could oust the majority of its board. At least one shareholder was removed and the meeting went into recess after he made what...

  • NEW YORK, April 25- Wells Fargo& Co's management ejected an unruly shareholder from the bank's contentious annual meeting on Tuesday after an extended period of argument and what the chairman characterized as a "physical approach" to a director. Multiple shareholders stood and yelled at the board of directors and Chief Executive Tim Sloan.

  • PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla.— The Latest on Wells Fargo's annual meeting after a scandal over the bank's sales practices:. Chairman Stephen Sanger said the vote showed that "shareholders sent a message to the entire board of directors a message of dissatisfaction." Wells Fargo employees, both current and former, as well as bank customers are using the general...

  • BISMARCK, N.D.— A 1,050- gallon oil pipeline spill in western North Dakota polluted a tributary of the Little Missouri River but was prevented from flowing into the larger waterway by its fast-moving current, a state Health Department official said Tuesday. Health Department environmental scientist Bill Suess was traveling to the site Tuesday and didn't...

  • Now, at least two East Coast refiners, Phillips 66 and Delta Air Lines Inc's subsidiary Monroe Energy, are looking to move more crude by ship from Texas into the Philadelphia area. This option is more expensive than oil imported to the East Coast, typically from Nigeria. Analysts and traders expected that once the Dakota line came into service, East Coast and West...

  • "Wells Fargo stockholders today have sent the entire board a clear message of dissatisfaction," Sanger said. The three who got 99 percent were CEO Tim Sloan— who got his job in October after former CEO John Stumpf departed— and two independent directors who started earlier this year. Wells' nearly three-hour long shareholder meeting was interrupted several times...

  • A dozen of the 15 directors on the ballot face negative recommendations from influential proxy adviser Institutional Shareholder Services, which argued the group, including Chairman Stephen Sanger, failed in their oversight duties. But in practice, directors who win with less than 80 percent support should consider exiting the board, said Charles Elson, a...

  • WELLS FARGO'S PRIOR PLAN WAS DEEMED DEFICIENT IN DECEMBER 2016; NEW PLAN DUE IN JULY, FED SAYS.

  • FEDERAL RESERVE SAYS WELLS FARGO HAS A SATISFACTORY RESOLUTION PLAN, KNOWN AS' LIVING WILL'.

  • NEW YORK, April 24- Wells Fargo& Co directors could have avoided a shareholder backlash over a sales practices scandal if they had paid more attention to scores of whistleblowers who complained, in vain, for years. Wells Fargo has been engulfed in scandal since September, when it reached a $190 million settlement with regulators over complaints that its retail...

  • Demonstrators staged months of protests near the Standing Rock Reservation in North Dakota to try to stop the $3.8 billion, four-state pipeline, saying it will pollute water and damage Native American sacred sites. Dallas- based Energy Transfer Partners, which built the line, says it's safe. Protesters who got their charges dropped last month included Rebecca...

  • DES MOINES, Iowa— Raw milk advocates' efforts to expand availability across the U.S. have not slowed despite health officials' assertions that it's dangerous to drink milk that hasn't been heated to kill bacteria. Efforts to legalize raw milk sales in some form have succeeded in 42 states, and expansion pushes are ongoing this year in states including Illinois,...

  • WELLS FARGO CLOSED 13 BRANCHES AND FOUR OFFICE BUILDINGS IN SAN FRANCISCO DUE TO POWER OUTAGE- SPOKESMAN.

  • Houston oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. said Friday that 688 rigs sought oil and 167 explored for natural gas this week. Texas added six rigs and Alaska, Colorado, North Dakota, Pennsylvania and Wyoming each gained one. Arkansas, California, Kansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Ohio, Utah and West Virginia were unchanged.

  • Unemployment rates fell in 17 states in March and were mostly unchanged in 33, the Labor Department said Friday. Arkansas, Colorado, Maine and Oregon reported the lowest unemployment rates since 1976. Colorado's rate, at 2.6 percent, was the nation's lowest. Several other states are benefiting from low unemployment rates: The rate is 2.7 percent in Hawaii and...