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India set to seek $99 million in damages from Nestle after food scare: government source

India set to seek $99 million in damages from Nestle after food scare: government source

Published 11/08/2015

MUMBAI India will seek damages of 6.39 billion rupees ($99.3 million) from Swiss group Nestle after a food scare involving reports of excess lead in [more…]

Exclusive: Macquarie to enter U.S ETF market making business

Exclusive: Macquarie to enter U.S ETF market making business

Published 11/08/2015

Australia's Macquarie Group (MQG.AX) is entering the U.S exchange-traded fund market making business, officials told Reuters in an interview.

Market makers provide ETF issuers with [more…]

College debt can be especially dumb for parents

College debt can be especially dumb for parents

Published 11/08/2015

LOS ANGELES Parent education loans can help your child attend the college of her dreams — and sink any dreams you had of ever retiring.

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Factbox: Reforms Greece must make for its bailout

Factbox: Reforms Greece must make for its bailout

Published 11/08/2015

ATHENS Greece and its international lenders reached a multi-billion euro bailout deal on Tuesday to keep the nation in the euro zone and prevent financial [more…]

New York City’s ‘responsible banking’ law ruled unconstitutional

New York City’s ‘responsible banking’ law ruled unconstitutional

Published 11/08/2015

NEW YORK New York City's "responsible banking" law, which called for banks holding the city's over $6 billion in deposits to document how well they [more…]

Proxy firms split over activist investor’s plan for Japan’s Kuroda Elec

Proxy firms split over activist investor’s plan for Japan’s Kuroda Elec

Published 11/08/2015

TOKYO Major U.S. proxy advisory firms are split over a proposal linked to activist investor Yoshiaki Murakami to shake up the board of Japanese mid-sized [more…]

‘Little House’ star Gilbert to run for U.S. Congress in Michigan

‘Little House’ star Gilbert to run for U.S. Congress in Michigan

Published 10/08/2015

DETROIT Melissa Gilbert, best known for playing Laura Ingalls Wilder in the 1970s television drama "Little House on the Prairie," has thrown her bonnet in [more…]

Shakira’s hit song ‘Loca’ not plagiarism, U.S. judge rules

Shakira’s hit song ‘Loca’ not plagiarism, U.S. judge rules

Published 10/08/2015

NEW YORK A case in which pop star Shakira's 2010 hit single "Loca" was found to be an illegal copy of a Dominican songwriter's work [more…]

New tadpole disease affecting frogs across globe, scientists find

New tadpole disease affecting frogs across globe, scientists find

Published 10/08/2015

LONDON Tadpoles are contracting a new, highly infectious disease that may be threatening frog populations worldwide, British scientists have found.

A parasitic disease caused by [more…]

UK reviewer criticized after jumping the gun on Cumberbatch’s ‘Hamlet’

UK reviewer criticized after jumping the gun on Cumberbatch’s ‘Hamlet’

Published 10/08/2015

LONDON The theater critic of the London Times received poor reviews of her own after she broke with protocol by reviewing Benedict Cumberbatch's hotly anticipated [more…]