Meta board approves personal security to outgoing executive Sheryl Sandberg

Meta board approves personal security to outgoing executive Sheryl Sandberg

Sept 30 (Reuters) – Meta Platforms Inc (META.O) said on Friday its board had approved providing personal security services to former Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg, citing “continuing threats to her safety”. The company, however, did not elaborate on the threats that Sandberg, one of the most powerful women in Silicon Valley, faces. It expects … Read more

Barclays hit by $361 million U.S. penalty for ‘staggering’ blunder

Barclays hit by 1 million U.S. penalty for ‘staggering’ blunder

Sept 30 (Reuters) – British lender Barclays (BARC.L) agreed a $361 million penalty with U.S. regulators on Thursday for “staggering” failures that led it to oversell $17.7 billion of structured products, racking up further costs for an error that has blighted CEO C.S. Venkatakrishnan’s first year in charge. Barclays shares rose 2% in early trading … Read more

Twitter to interview Elon Musk, known for combative testimony

Twitter to interview Elon Musk, known for combative testimony

WILMINGTON, Del., Sept 26 (Reuters) – Billionaire Elon Musk’s tendency to dish out insults while being questioned under oath will be tested anew this week, when lawyers for Twitter Inc (TWTR.N)are expected to interview the Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) CEO about his abrupt decision in July to ditch his $44 billion deal for the social media … Read more

Exclusive: Credit Suisse sounds out investors about capital hike – sources

Exclusive: Credit Suisse sounds out investors about capital hike – sources

The logo of Swiss bank Credit Suisse is seen at an office building in Zurich, Switzerland September 2, 2022. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register ZURICH, Sept 23 (Reuters) – Credit Suisse is sounding out investors for fresh cash, two people familiar with the matter said, approaching them for the … Read more

Britain bets all on historic tax cuts and borrowing, investors take fright

Britain bets all on historic tax cuts and borrowing, investors take fright

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Kwarteng cuts top rate of income tax in dash for growth Huge increase in UK government debt issuance planned Gilts suffer biggest slump in decades Pound falls to new 37-year low against dollar LONDON, Sept 23 (Reuters) – Britain’s new finance minister Kwasi Kwarteng unleashed historic … Read more

IDB directors unanimously recommend firing of Claver-Carone after ethics probe

IDB directors unanimously recommend firing of Claver-Carone after ethics probe

Visitors walk past a screen with the logo of Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) at the Atlapa Convention Center in Panama City March 13, 2013. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Sept 22 (Reuters) – The Inter-American Development Bank’s board of directors voted unanimously on Thursday to recommend firing … Read more

U.S. appeals court says Trump criminal probe can resume classified records review

U.S. appeals court says Trump criminal probe can resume classified records review

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Sept 21 (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department can resume reviewing classified records seized by the FBI from former President Donald Trump’s Florida home pending appeal, a federal appellate court ruled on Wednesday, giving a boost to the criminal investigation into whether the records were … Read more

Al Gore sees the world at ‘tipping point’ for climate action

Al Gore sees the world at ‘tipping point’ for climate action

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Surging power prices pushing governments to decarbonise Gore cites greater action in the United States and Australia Says he is optimistic on further action in Brazil, China LONDON, Sept 21 (Reuters) – (This Sept. 20 story has been refiled to correct typo in second bullet point) … Read more

Trump lawyers don’t want to say if he declassified documents in FBI search

Trump lawyers don’t want to say if he declassified documents in FBI search

Former U.S. President Donald Trump attends a rally in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, U.S., September 3, 2022. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK, Sept 20 (Reuters) – Donald Trump’s lawyers resisted revealing whether he declassified materials seized in an FBI search of his Florida home as the judge appointed … Read more

Cancer victims urge court to end J&J bankruptcy roadblock to lawsuits

Cancer victims urge court to end J&J bankruptcy roadblock to lawsuits

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 19 (Reuters) – People suing Johnson & Johnson over the company’s talc products urged an appeals court on Monday to revive their claims, saying the profitable company should not be allowed to use a bankrupt subsidiary to block lawsuits alleging the products cause cancer. They … Read more