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Southern California drivers are paying the highest pump prices for gasoline in 2 1/2 years amid fears that prices could jump even further if the United States takes military action against Syria.
The upswing in prices reflects not only rising crude-oil prices but also a higher state gasoline tax,…
A court in Macedonia has sentenced an alleged ethnic Albanian militant gunman to life in prison over a deadly 2015 gunbattle with police, a day after 33 other suspects also received heavy sentences.
Investigators are re-examining overheard conversations in which Russian government officials discuss dealings with Donald Trump’s associates, given confirmation of Donald Trump Jr.’s meeting with a Russian lawyer, US officials say. Though the conversations were recorded by US intelligence in early 2015, months before Trump announced his campaign for the…
“She fought so hard,” says Dan Bowes of his stepdaughter, Judy Malinowski. The Ohio woman was left disfigured and bedridden in a hospital after her ex-boyfriend doused her in gasoline and set her on fire on Aug. 2, 2015. “No one expected that she’d make it 48 hours,” Bowes tells…
An offshore oil platform near Santa Barbara will be decommissioned and its operator, Venoco, is seeking bankruptcy protection, nearly two years after the platform was idled when an onshore pipeline ruptured and spilled a massive amount of oil into the ocean, the state and company said Monday.
Higher growth returned to China as policies to stimulate the economy gathered steam even as Beijing juggled measures to rein in financial risk. But the second half of the year is expected to bring a slowdown.
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Mastercard and the company that sells RushCard-brand prepaid debit cards will pay $ 13 million in fines and customer restitution over a 2015 system failure that left thousands of customers unable to access money in their accounts.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Wednesday announced the…
Here’s a situation where you may want to behave more like a child. Adult immunization rates are far lower than kids’ immunization rates, and a study estimates that in 2015 common vaccine preventable diseases in adults cost the U.S. $ 9 billion with 80% of these costs (or $ 7.1 billion) from those who did not get vaccinated.
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German arms exports almost doubled last year to their highest level since the beginning of this century, a German newspaper said on Sunday, citing a report from the Economy Ministry that is due to be presented to the cabinet on Wednesday. Newspaper Welt am Sonntag said the value of individual approvals granted for exporting arms was 7.86 billion euros ($ 8.75 billion) last year compared with 3.97 billion euros worth of arms exports in 2014. It said the Economy Ministry had pointed to special factors that boosted arms exports such as the approval of four tanker aircraft for Britain worth 1.1 billion euros.
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Top CEO Pay Fell — Yes, Fell — in 2015
New York Times
That's how much compensation Wells Fargo's chief executive, John G. Stumpf, was awarded last year, making him perfectly representative of the best-paid chief executives in the country. Among the 200 highest-paid chief executives at American companies …
Female CEOs See Pay Rise, But Numbers Remain Small
CEO pay climbs again, even as their stock prices don't
20 highest paid healthcare CEOs in 2015