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  • Nov 3- Wells Fargo& Co's CEO Tim Sloan said on Thursday a comprehensive review of the bank's sales practices would be done' relatively quickly' and unveiled a series of immediate changes at the bank's retail unit under new division boss Mary Mack. It is also ramping up marketing efforts after having slowed them in the wake of the problems, Mack told an industry...

  • Wells Fargo also said on Thursday that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating the bank's sales practices. Wells Fargo in September agreed to pay regulators $185 million in a settlement over the case. The Wall Street Journal had reported on Wednesday that the SEC is probing whether Wells Fargo violated rules around investor disclosures...

  • Nov 2- The Securities and Exchange Commission is probing whether Wells Fargo& Co violated rules around investor disclosures and other matters relating to its recent sales tactics scandal, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday. The SEC sent requests to Wells Fargo for documents in recent weeks, following senators' calls in late September for the SEC to...

  • Nov 2- The Securities and Exchange Commission is probing to see if Wells Fargo& Co violated rules around investor disclosures and other matters relating to its recent sales tactics scandal, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday. The SEC sent requests to Wells Fargo for documents in recent weeks, following senators' calls, the newspaper said citing...

  • *Army will make final decision based on its own review. WASHINGTON, Nov 2- President Barack Obama said the U.S. government is examining ways to reroute an oil pipeline in North Dakota as it addresses concerns raised by Native American tribes protesting against its construction. "Ultimately, this is a determination the Army must make based on its own review, and we...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 2- President Barack Obama said the U.S. government is examining ways to reroute an oil pipeline in North Dakota as it addresses concerns raised by Native American tribes protesting against its construction. On Wednesday, protesters on the banks of the Cantapeta Creek confronted law enforcement, as they attempted to build a wooden pedestrian...

  • HELENA, Ala./ NEW YORK, Nov 2- U.S. energy officials sought to determine the extent of gasoline shortages on Wednesday, two days after a fatal blast in Alabama shut a crucial supply pipeline to the East Coast, as retail gasoline prices inched higher in southeastern states. Retail gas prices in Georgia, one of the worst-hit states during Sept. 9 outage, climbed about 3...

  • HELENA, ALABAMA/ NEW YORK, Nov 2- U.S. energy officials sought to determine the extent of gasoline shortages on Wednesday, two days after a fatal blast in Alabama shut a crucial supply pipeline to the East Coast, as retail gasoline prices inched higher in southeastern states. Retail gas prices in Georgia, one of the worst-hit states during Sept. 9 outage, climbed about...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 2- President Barack Obama said the U.S. government is examining ways to reroute an oil pipeline in North Dakota as it addresses concerns raised by Native American tribes protesting against its construction. Justice and Interior Departments along with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers halted construction of part of the pipeline in September due...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 2- President Barack Obama said the U.S. government is examining ways to reroute an oil pipeline in North Dakota as it addresses concerns raised by Native American tribes protesting against its construction. Justice and Interior Departments along with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers halted construction of part of the pipeline in September due...

  • Nov 2- Gasoline prices at the pump in some southeastern U.S. states inched up on Wednesday, two days after a fatal blast in Alabama shut Colonial Pipeline Co's main gasoline line, crucial to fuel supplies on the East Coast. Retail gas prices in Georgia, one of the worst-hit states during September's outage, climbed about 3 cents to $2.19 a gallon on Wednesday,...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 2- President Barack Obama has weighed in on the ongoing protests against the construction of an oil pipeline in North Dakota, saying the U.S. government is examining ways to reroute it and address concerns raised by Native American tribes. Justice and Interior Departments along with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers halted construction of part of...

  • Oct 31- Thousands of supporters of a Native American tribe and environmental activists fighting construction of an oil pipeline in North Dakota turned to social media on Monday in a bid to confuse police who they believe are using it to track the protesters. More than 4,600 people used Facebook's location tagging feature to "check in" on Monday afternoon at the...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 31- Wells Fargo& Co has agreed to pay $50 million to settle a racketeering lawsuit accusing it of overcharging hundreds of thousands of homeowners for appraisals ordered after they defaulted on their mortgage loans. The proposed settlement, which requires court approval, was disclosed in a filing on Friday in an Oakland, California federal court.

  • BOSTON, Oct 31- Fidelity Contrafund, one of the largest investors in Wells Fargo& Co, reduced its stake in the scandal-hit bank by 5 percent in September, according to the fund's latest holdings report. Run by star portfolio manager Will Danoff, Contrafund had a $2.2 billion stake in Wells Fargo, or about 50.1 million shares, at the end of September, according to a...

  • CANNON BALL, N.D., Oct 30- Authorities were looking into the cause of a blaze that burned through about 400 acres near where Native American leaders are protesting against a North Dakota oil pipeline they say threatens water and sacred lands, officials said on Sunday. More than 400 protesters have been arrested since Aug. 10 in rallies that have attracted support...

  • CANNON BALL, N.D., Oct 30- Authorities were looking into the cause of a blaze that burned through about 400 acres near where Native American leaders are protesting against a North Dakota oil pipeline they say threatens water and sacred lands, officials said on Sunday. More than 400 protesters have been arrested since Aug. 10 in rallies that have attracted support...

  • CANNON BALL, N.D., Oct 30- Authorities were looking into the cause of a blaze that burned through about 400 acres near where Native American leaders are protesting against a North Dakota oil pipeline they say threatens water and sacred lands, officials said on Sunday. More than 400 protesters have been arrested since Aug. 10 in rallies that have attracted support...

  • CANNON BALL, N.D., Oct 29- Native American leaders vowed on Saturday to protest through the winter against a North Dakota oil pipeline they say threatens water resources and sacred lands, and are weighing lawsuits over police treatment of arrested protesters. A smaller crowd of 25 to 50 rallied on the grounds of the state capitol in Bismarck, about 30 miles to the...

  • Oct 29- Native American leaders vowed on Saturday to protest through the winter against a North Dakota oil pipeline they say threatens water resources and sacred lands and are weighing lawsuits over police treatment of arrested protesters. "We're just working through some technical details as far as where the land is, and the type of land that can be used for...