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  • May 26- Hackers used malware to steal customer payment data from most of Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc's restaurants over a span of three weeks, the company said on Friday, adding to woes at the chain that has just started recovering from a string of food safety lapses in 2015.. Chipotle said it did not know how many payment cards or customers were affected by the...

  • SAO PAULO/ CUIABÁ, May 26- An unfolding corruption scandal involving meatpacker JBS SA may reduce meat supply in Brazil, potentially benefiting rivals of the world's largest beef exporter, industry group Abrafrigo said. Since the scandal broke, JBS and ranchers have been at odds, with the company deciding to stop buying cattle for cash and producers reluctant...

  • LAS VEGAS— Allegiant Air's parent says its chief operating officer has resigned, the second high-ranking executive to leave the discount carrier this month. Allegiant Travel Co. said Friday that Jude Bricker is leaving, but the airline gave no further explanation. Before the personnel announcement Friday, Allegiant's shares closed down 60 cents at $145.95.

  • GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.— A Michigan jury has convicted a Florida co-pilot of being drunk while preparing for a charter airline flight last summer. The Grand Rapids Press reports he'll be sentenced Sept. 19. Fitzgerald, of Boca Raton, was arrested Aug. 25 at Traverse City's Cherry Capital Airport while preparing for a Talon Air flight to Massachusetts.

  • BRASILIA/ RIO DE JANEIRO, May 26- Maria Silvia Bastos resigned on Friday as head of Brazil's development bank BNDES amid a political crisis that had increase pressure against her by credit-starved business leaders. Bastos, who cited personal reasons for her resignation, is the first senior member of the economic team to leave the administration since...

  • DUBAI, May 27- Kuwait's Agility, one of the largest Gulf logistics companies, said on Friday it had agreed to pay $95 million in cash to settle a civil lawsuit accusing it of defrauding the United States military on food supply contracts. It follows the earlier settlement of the parallel criminal portion of the case involving more than $8.6 billion of contracts...

  • *Italy looks to put focus on Africa, migration. TAORMINA, Italy, May 27- Leaders of the Group of Seven wealthy nations meet African heads of state on Saturday, the final day of their annual summit which has been marked by discord over climate change, but unity on tackling terrorism. President Donald Trump told his G7 counterparts from Britain, Canada, France, Germany,...

  • BRASILIA, May 26- The Brazilian presidential office said Friday that the head of the government's IBGE statistics agency would take over as the new CEO of BNDES, the state development bank. Paulo Rabello de Castro takes over following the Friday evening resignation of Maria Silvia Bastos, who said she was leaving the development bank after a year for personal...

  • *Trump tells EU officials Germany is "very bad" on trade. President Donald Trump, who told EU officials Germany was "very bad" on trade and suggested it was selling too many cars in the United States. The exchange between the leaders came after German media reported on Friday that Trump had sharply criticised Germany in a private meeting on Thursday with European...

  • WASHINGTON, May 26- The Trump administration's call for an opening of U.S. national monuments to economic development has drawn 107,00 comments from the public, with many expressing hope that sites like Utah's Bears Ears can maintain their protected status. President Donald Trump last month ordered the Interior Department to review some 27 national...

  • Clayton worked with Peikin at Sullivan& Cromwell, noted for its representation of financial institutions, until the former left to become SEC chair. A former federal prosecutor turned white-collar defense attorney, Peikin has represented major banks at Sullivan& Cromwell and would have to follow SEC recusal rules involving law firm clients.

  • May 26- Billionaire Carlos Slim is looking to sell a minority stake in Telesites SAB de CV, the Mexican wireless tower company that he controls, people familiar with the matter said on Friday. It competes with American Tower Corporation in Mexico. "We see little progress in third-party usage of Telesites' towers," Itau BBA analyst Gregorio Tomassi said in a May 3...

  • May 26- Kite Pharma Inc on Friday said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration will review its experimental drug axicabtagene ciloleucel on a priority basis as a treatment for advanced non-Hodgkin lymphoma, a cancer that starts in white blood cells. The FDA's decision is expected by Nov. 29. Kite announced in March that it had completed the FDA filing.

  • OTTAWA, Ontario _ DragonWave Inc. on Friday reported a loss of $3.9 million in its fiscal fourth quarter. On a per-share basis, the Ottawa, Ontario- based company said it had a loss of 60 cents. For the year, the company reported that its loss narrowed to $15.9 million, or $3.26 per share.

  • CALGARY, Alberta, May 26- Ratings agency Standard& Poor's downgraded the Canadian crude-producing province of Alberta two notches to' A+' from' AA' on Friday, citing high budget deficits and growing levels of debt as the province struggles with depressed global oil prices. Alberta is home to Canada's vast oil sands but has been hammered by the 50 percent drop in crude...

  • GameStop Corp., down $1.40 to $22.22. Costco Wholesale Corp., up $3.13 to $177.86. Ulta Beauty Inc., up $9.36 to $302.40.

  • WASHINGTON— Figures on government spending and debt in millions of dollars.

  • May 26- Soft drink maker PepsiCo Inc is in talks to acquire All Market Inc, the owner of coconut water brand Vita Coco, whose celebrity investors include Madonna and Matthew McConaughey, people familiar with the matter said on Friday. PepsiCo did not respond to a request for comment, while Vita Coco declined to comment. Founded in 2004 by two childhood friends in New...

  • TORONTO, May 26- Canada's main stock index ended barely higher in subdued trade on Friday as small gains for some big banks and a boost for gold miners from higher bullion prices were offset by declines in pipeline companies and railway stocks. "Coming into month-end people tend to not do much and they do even less in front of a long weekend," said Rick Hutcheon, chief...

  • RIO DE JANEIRO/ BRASILIA, May 26- Maria Silvia Bastos resigned on Friday as head of Brazil's massive development bank BNDES, the first senior official to leave the administration since a political crisis engulfed the government of President Michel Temer. Bastos cited "personal reasons" for her resignation from the country's largest source of long-term...