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  • Indigenous supporters from Canada are already bringing supplies and financial donations to Standing Rock Sioux, which Phillip said he recently visited. Treaty Alliance is "absolutely" willing to illegally block construction of any pipeline proposals that proceed, including TransCanada Corp's Energy East pipeline across much of Canada and Kinder Morgan...

  • HOUSTON, Sept 23- Sunoco Logistics, the future operator of the oil pipeline delayed this month after Native American protests in North Dakota, spills crude more often than any of its competitors with more than 200 leaks since 2010, according to a Reuters analysis of government data. The lands of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe sit a half mile south of the proposed...

  • Sept 22- Wells Fargo& Co Chief Executive John Stumpf, under fire over problematic sales tactics, resigned from the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco's advisory council on Thursday. "John made a personal decision to resign as the Twelfth District's representative to the Federal Advisory Council. Maine Senator Angus King, a political independent, wrote a...

  • WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Sept 22- Aboriginal tribes from Canada and the northern United States signed a treaty on Thursday to jointly fight proposals to build more pipelines to carry crude from Alberta's oil sands, saying further development would damage the environment. The move came as Native American tribes on Thursday took their fight to Washington to stop...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 22- Native American tribes took their fight to Washington on Thursday to stop development of a $3.7 billion oil pipeline, as Democrats in the U.S. Congress urged the federal government to scrap construction permits and reconsider the project. Representative Raul Grijalva, the senior Democrat on the House of Representatives Natural...

  • WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Sept 22- Aboriginal tribes from Canada and the northern United States signed a treaty on Thursday to jointly fight proposals to build more pipelines to carry crude from Alberta's oil sands, saying further development would damage the environment. The treaty came as the politics around pipelines have become increasingly sensitive in...

  • Sept 22- Aboriginal tribes from Canada and the northern United States signed a treaty on Thursday to jointly fight proposals to build more pipelines to carry crude from Alberta's oil sands, saying further development would damage the environment. The treaty came as the politics around pipelines have become increasingly sensitive in North America, with the...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 21- Wells Fargo& Co Chief Executive John Stumpf prides himself on being a banker who understands the little guy's financial problems. He smiles, and he's sweet and he's in no way responsible, "said Robert Monks, chairman of ValueEdge Advisors, which advises investors on corporate governance issues. Earlier this month, the lender agreed to pay $190...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 20- The dollar edged up while world stock indexes were flat on Tuesday as investors awaited the outcomes of Federal Reserve and Bank of Japan policy meetings that will conclude on Wednesday. But the focus will be on Chair Janet Yellen's speech on Wednesday for any hint that the U.S. central bank could hike rates as soon as December.

  • *Fed statement due at 2:00 p.m. ET Wednesday. Sept 20- Wall Street ended little changed on Tuesday as healthcare gains countered declines in energy shares, a day before highly anticipated outcomes of monetary policy meetings in the United States and Japan. "Not many think the Fed is going to hike tomorrow, but whether they change the language to get a little more...

  • Sept 20- U.S. Senate lawmakers excoriated Wells Fargo& Co's chief on Tuesday for his oversight of the bank as it opened 2 million bogus customer accounts, potentially laying the groundwork for new rules and reviving questions of whether banks are "too big to fail." Chief Executive Officer John Stumpf told the Senate Banking Committee on Tuesday that customers who...

  • *Fed statement due at 2:00 p.m. ET Wednesday. Sept 20- Wall Street edged higher on Tuesday, helped by gains in healthcare shares, as investors awaited the outcome on Wednesday from monetary policy meetings in the United States and Japan. "Not many think the Fed is going to hike tomorrow, but whether they change the language to get a little more hawkish, there's been...

  • Sept 20- Wells Fargo& Co's chief executive officer told a Senate panel on Tuesday that customers who had bogus accounts opened in their name will be made whole and compensated for any damage to their credit rating, but some Democratic senators called for his resignation. Under fire, CEO John Stumpf told the Senate Banking Committee he has told his managers to do "...

  • The bank's board of directors is examining what action it should take against company executives, Stumpf told the Senate Banking Committee. Earlier this month, the lender agreed to pay $190 million in penalties and customer payouts to settle a case in which bank employees created credit, savings and other accounts without customer knowledge.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 20- World stock indexes rose and the dollar edged up against a basket of currencies on Tuesday as investors awaited the outcomes of Federal Reserve and Bank of Japan policy meetings that will conclude on Wednesday. Investor expectations are low that the Fed will raise U.S. short-term interest rates, but investors will listen closely to Chair Janet...

  • WASHINGTON Sept 20- The chief executive officer of Wells Fargo& Co on Tuesday apologized for the bank's opening as many as 2 million bogus customer accounts that could generate fees for the lender. "I accept full responsibility for all unethical sales practices," CEO John Stumpf told a congressional panel. The bank's board of directors is examining what action it...

  • US COMPTROLLER OF THE CURRENCY DIRECTOR CURRY SAYS BANK REGULATOR "MAY TAKE FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTIONS" AGAINST WELLS FARGO EXECS.

  • The upgrade comes on a day when Wells Fargo Chief Executive John Stumpf is testifying before the Senate banking committee in connection with the case. Wells Fargo agreed to pay $185 million in fines earlier this month, after reaching a settlement with three regulators over sales abuses as employees opened sham credit card, debit card and other accounts to meet...

  • *DTS soars on $850 mln acquisition agreement with Tessera. Sept 20- Wall Street was trading higher on Tuesday, helped by financial stocks, as investors await the Federal Reserve's decision on interest rates. The central bank's two-day meeting will conclude with Fed Chair Janet Yellen's press conference at 2:00 p.m. ET on Wednesday.

  • Sept 19- Wells Fargo& Co's chief executive, John Stumpf, will tell U.S. senators on Tuesday that he is "deeply sorry" for selling customers unauthorized bank accounts and credit cards and that he would take "full responsibility" for the unethical activity, the New York Times reported on Monday. Stumpf will strike a contrite tone in a testimony over the fake accounts at...