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S&P: Britain’s EU vote could jeopardize pound’s standing

NBA - 9 hours 50 min ago

LONDON (AP) — Ratings agency Standard & Poor’s says a vote to leave the European Union could jeopardize the pound’s standing as an international reserve currency, potentially threatening the country’s credit rating. The warning comes amid another dire report on the impact on Britain’s economy. The Institute for Fiscal Studies says the U.K. could face […]
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S&P: Britain’s EU vote could jeopardize pound’s standing

Seattle Seahawks - 9 hours 50 min ago

LONDON (AP) — Ratings agency Standard & Poor’s says a vote to leave the European Union could jeopardize the pound’s standing as an international reserve currency, potentially threatening the country’s credit rating. The warning comes amid another dire report on the impact on Britain’s economy. The Institute for Fiscal Studies says the U.K. could face […]
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Official: Ukrainian pilot released in Russia, returning home

NBA - 9 hours 55 min ago

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia on Wednesday released Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko as part of a swap for two Russian servicemen jailed in Ukraine, an official in the Ukrainian presidential administration said. Savchenko was being flown to Kiev aboard Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s plane, according to the official, who spoke to The Associated Press on […]
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Official: Ukrainian pilot released in Russia, returning home

Seattle Seahawks - 9 hours 55 min ago

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia on Wednesday released Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko as part of a swap for two Russian servicemen jailed in Ukraine, an official in the Ukrainian presidential administration said. Savchenko was being flown to Kiev aboard Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s plane, according to the official, who spoke to The Associated Press on […]
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Euro Disney goes on trial for alleged hiring discrimination

NBA - 9 hours 58 min ago

PARIS (AP) — The Euro Disney group is going on trial in France for publishing an allegedly discriminatory job ad requesting that candidates have “European citizenship” to work as parade artists at its famous Disneyland Paris theme park. The trial in a court in Meaux, outside Paris, on Wednesday is following a complaint by anti-racist […]
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Euro Disney goes on trial for alleged hiring discrimination

Seattle Seahawks - 9 hours 58 min ago

PARIS (AP) — The Euro Disney group is going on trial in France for publishing an allegedly discriminatory job ad requesting that candidates have “European citizenship” to work as parade artists at its famous Disneyland Paris theme park. The trial in a court in Meaux, outside Paris, on Wednesday is following a complaint by anti-racist […]
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Water main break creates sinkhole along Florence’s Arno

NBA - 10 hours 11 min ago

FLORENCE, Italy (AP) — An underground water main break along Florence’s picturesque Arno River has created a 200-meter (yard) -long sinkhole that buried dozens of parked cars. Firefighters asked residents of nearby palazzi to evacuate voluntarily, as there was no water or lighting in the area. Hours after the pre-dawn break, authorities were trying to […]
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Water main break creates sinkhole along Florence’s Arno

Seattle Seahawks - 10 hours 11 min ago

FLORENCE, Italy (AP) — An underground water main break along Florence’s picturesque Arno River has created a 200-meter (yard) -long sinkhole that buried dozens of parked cars. Firefighters asked residents of nearby palazzi to evacuate voluntarily, as there was no water or lighting in the area. Hours after the pre-dawn break, authorities were trying to […]
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India vows swift justice after African student killed

NBA - 10 hours 20 min ago

NEW DELHI (AP) — India has promised swift punishment after a student from Congo was fatally attacked in New Delhi. Wednesday’s comment by the Foreign Ministry comes after several African missions demanded the government take steps to ensure the safety of Africans living in India. The victim in the attack, Masunda Kitada Oliver, was a […]
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India vows swift justice after African student killed

Seattle Seahawks - 10 hours 20 min ago

NEW DELHI (AP) — India has promised swift punishment after a student from Congo was fatally attacked in New Delhi. Wednesday’s comment by the Foreign Ministry comes after several African missions demanded the government take steps to ensure the safety of Africans living in India. The victim in the attack, Masunda Kitada Oliver, was a […]
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Solar-powered plane’s latest leg: Ohio to Pennsylvania

NBA - 10 hours 29 min ago

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A solar-powered airplane has taken off from the Ohio hometown of America aviation pioneers Wilbur and Orville Wright on the latest leg of its journey around the world. The Swiss-made Solar Impulse 2 took off from Dayton International Airport just after 4 a.m. Wednesday with a destination of Lehigh Valley International […]
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Solar-powered plane’s latest leg: Ohio to Pennsylvania

Seattle Seahawks - 10 hours 29 min ago

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A solar-powered airplane has taken off from the Ohio hometown of America aviation pioneers Wilbur and Orville Wright on the latest leg of its journey around the world. The Swiss-made Solar Impulse 2 took off from Dayton International Airport just after 4 a.m. Wednesday with a destination of Lehigh Valley International […]
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CEO pay climbs again, even as their stock prices don’t

NBA - 10 hours 34 min ago

NEW YORK (AP) — CEOs at the biggest companies got a 4.5 percent pay raise last year. That’s almost double the typical American worker’s, and a lot more than investors earned from owning their stocks — a big fat zero. The typical chief executive in the Standard & Poor’s 500 index made $10.8 million, including […]
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CEO pay climbs again, even as their stock prices don’t

Seattle Seahawks - 10 hours 34 min ago

NEW YORK (AP) — CEOs at the biggest companies got a 4.5 percent pay raise last year. That’s almost double the typical American worker’s, and a lot more than investors earned from owning their stocks — a big fat zero. The typical chief executive in the Standard & Poor’s 500 index made $10.8 million, including […]
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The biggest CEO pay raises and pay cuts of 2015

NBA - 10 hours 35 min ago

Here are the three CEOs who got the biggest pay raises last year, and the deepest pay cuts, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive data firm. Top raises: 1. Dara Khosrowshahi, Expedia, $94.6 million, up 881 percent. Stock return last fiscal year: 47 percent. 2. Sandeep Mathrani, General Growth Properties, $39.2 […]
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The biggest CEO pay raises and pay cuts of 2015

Seattle Seahawks - 10 hours 35 min ago

Here are the three CEOs who got the biggest pay raises last year, and the deepest pay cuts, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive data firm. Top raises: 1. Dara Khosrowshahi, Expedia, $94.6 million, up 881 percent. Stock return last fiscal year: 47 percent. 2. Sandeep Mathrani, General Growth Properties, $39.2 […]
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Health care CEOs lead the way in 2015 compensation

NBA - 10 hours 35 min ago

It pays to be healthy. Chief executives at health care companies in the Standard & Poor’s 500 index made millions more in compensation last year than their counterparts in other industries. A look at the top and bottom-paid CEOs last year, by industry, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive data firm. […]
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Health care CEOs lead the way in 2015 compensation

Seattle Seahawks - 10 hours 35 min ago

It pays to be healthy. Chief executives at health care companies in the Standard & Poor’s 500 index made millions more in compensation last year than their counterparts in other industries. A look at the top and bottom-paid CEOs last year, by industry, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive data firm. […]
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The highest-paid CEOs by state

NBA - 10 hours 35 min ago

Here are the top-paid CEOs by state for 2015, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive data firm. The survey considered public companies with at least $1 billion in revenue that filed proxy statements with federal regulators on or before April 30, 2016. It includes CEOs who were newly hired, who often […]
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The highest-paid CEOs by state

Seattle Seahawks - 10 hours 35 min ago

Here are the top-paid CEOs by state for 2015, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive data firm. The survey considered public companies with at least $1 billion in revenue that filed proxy statements with federal regulators on or before April 30, 2016. It includes CEOs who were newly hired, who often […]
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