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Historian: This will be known as 'Friday Night Slaughter'

CNN presidential historian Douglas Brinkley compares the firing of former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe to former President Richard Nixon's "Saturday Night Massacre."


Berkshire says median employee makes over half Buffett's pay

(Reuters) - Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Friday said its median employee last year made a little over half the $100,000 salary that Chairman Warren Buffett was awarded for running the conglomerate that made him the world's third-richest person.


Horse racing: Native River wins Cheltenham Gold Cup duel

LONDON (Reuters) - Native River, ridden by champion jockey Richard Johnson and trained by Colin Tizzard, won the Cheltenham Gold Cup after beating 4-1 favorite Might Bite in an almighty duel on Friday.


After pay vote, Disney investors question Iger's rich deal

BOSTON (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co Chairman and Chief Executive Robert Iger stands to earn up to $423 million over four years, according to a new analysis of a compensation package rejected by shareholders, and some investors want to raise the bar on his performance targets.


Turkey denies report of attempt to kidnap businessman in Switzerland

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey on Friday denied as "baseless allegations" a Swiss media report that Turkish diplomats tried to abduct a Swiss-Turkish businessman allegedly linked to the 2016 failed coup in Turkey, a case now under investigation by Zurich prosecutors.


U.S. judge says AT&T-Time Warner merger trial may last 8 weeks

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. District Judge Richard Leon said on Thursday a trial to decide if AT&T's $85 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc is legal under U.S. antitrust law may last six to eight weeks, significantly longer than previously forecast.

Fines (Penalties)

Op-Ed Contributor: A Billionaire and a Nurse Shouldn’t Pay the Same Fine for Speeding

A flat fine threatens poor people with financial ruin, but it lets rich people off easy. Real justice requires punishment that is equally felt.

Travel and Vacations

36 Hours: 36 Hours in Oaxaca

This multicultural hub in the highlands of southern Mexico is known for its mild climate, rich culinary and craft traditions, and complex history.


Sports court upholds four-year ban for Polish weightlifter Zielinski

ZURICH (Reuters) - The Switzerland-based Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on Thursday confirmed a four-year period of ineligibility for Tomasz Zielinski, a Polish weightlifter who tested positive for a banned substance two years ago.


Swiss parliament rejects call to return 1MDB profits to Malaysia

ZURICH (Reuters) - Switzerland's parliament rejected on Thursday a bid to amend the law handling ill-gotten bank profits seized by authorities that had aimed to return more than $100 million linked...

Senator: House Intel outcome gift to Putin

Democratic Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut slammed Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee for ending their probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election, saying that this conclusion was a gift to both Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin.


When the Old Masters Were the P.R. Agents of the Rich and Powerful

From the 16th to the 20th centuries, the full-length portrait was the most expensive form of representation money could buy, conferring instant status.


Finland is world's happiest country, U.S. discontent grows: U.N. report

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Finland is the world's happiest country, according to an annual survey issued on Wednesday that found Americans were getting less happy even as their country became richer.

Family of slain Democratic staffer Seth Rich sues Fox News


Judge rejects U.S. demand to exclude AT&T argument in Time Warner merger trial

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - AT&T Inc can cite a voluntary commitment not to withhold content in licensing talks as a key part of its defense when an antitrust trial begins next week over the fate of the company's planned $85 billion merger with Time Warner Inc , U.S. District Judge Richard Leon said on Tuesday.


Credit Suisse CEO 'here to stay': FUW newspaper

ZURICH (Reuters) - Credit Suisse Chief Executive Tidjane Thiam has no intention of stepping down, he said in an interview with Swiss newspaper Finanz und Wirtschaft published on Tuesday.


High-end art sales boom in 2017, but it's only a partial market rebound

ZURICH (Reuters) - The works of great artists buoyed the art market last year and none did more than Leonardo da Vinci, whose 'Salvator Mundi' sold to great fanfare for $450 million in New York in November.


5 Women Accuse the Architect Richard Meier of Sexual Harassment

Five women told The Times that Mr. Meier sexually harassed them. In response, he announced a six-month leave as founder and managing partner of his firm.


UPDATE 1-Richemont in talks to sell Lancel to Italy's Piquadro in fashion revamp

ZURICH, March 13 (Reuters) - Luxury goods group Richemont is in exclusive talks to sell its underperforming French Lancel leather brand to Italian high-end briefcase maker Piquadro, to put its struggling fashion and accessories business back on track.


Roche CEO says new drugs will offset biosimilar incursions

ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss drugmaker Roche will be able to compensate or overcompensate for falling revenue from patent-expired drugs facing competition from rivals' copies through its new medicines, Chief Executive Severin Schwan said on Tuesday.


As copper booms, miners take hunt to Mongolian dunes

LONDON (Reuters) - When temperatures rise and winds drop in the coming weeks, a band of explorers will hunt for copper riches in Mongolia's Gobi Desert.

10 health benefits of making love

"I know a man who gave up smoking, drinking, sex and rich food. He was healthy right up to the day he killed himself."


Club for world's super rich to open Swiss advice exchange

ZURICH (Reuters) - Switzerland's super rich will soon be able to discuss their financial problems and questions from estate planning to how to start an art collection with wealthy peers in an...


LGT bank says remains on lookout for acquisitions

ZURICH (Reuters) - Liechtenstein-based wealth manager LGT [LGTGFB.UL] remains on the lookout for acquisitions even if its takeovers in the next decade slow from those in the past 10 years, Prince Max...


Lens: Contemplating Yoga Around the World

Andy Richter photographed around the world to present a diverse look at an ancient practice.


FOCUS-Corn as cash: Brazil's bartering farmers raise risks for Canada's Nutrien

By Rod Nickel and Ana Mano WINNIPEG, Manitoba/SAO PAULO, March 12 (Reuters) - Taking a page from its aggressive growth strategy in the United States, cash-rich Canadian fertilizer giant Nutrien Ltd plans to plow investment into Brazil in a bid to reap up to 30 percent of farm supply sales in fertile pockets of the country. But business in Brazil's farm sector - the world's fastest growing - strays far from the usual practices in North America's farm belt, where Nutrien is a


BRIEF-Richmond Brothers Reports 10 Pct Stake In Rockwell Medical


Longtime US figure skating coach suspended by USOC

Longtime coach Richard Callaghan, who has mentored Olympic and world champions, has been suspended by US Figure Skating after sexual misconduct allegations, the organization said Friday.


BRIEF-Goodyear Tire & Rubber Says CEO Kramer's FY 2017 Total Compensation Was $10.8 Mln Vs $19.8 Mln In FY 2016



Austrian steelmaker Voestalpine plays down impact of U.S. tariffs

ZURICH, March 9 (Reuters) - Austrian steelmaker Voestalpine played down on Friday the potential impact of new U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminium imports.


Tesla's $2.6 billion stock award for Musk is too high: ISS

(Reuters) - Proxy advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services on Thursday recommended Tesla Inc stockholders reject a multi-billion-dollar, 10-year pay package for Chief Executive Elon Musk, saying the "unprecedented" award was too rich.


Blatter says he wants FIFA to reconsider his case

ZURICH (Reuters) - Banned former FIFA president Sepp Blatter intends to ask the ethics committee of the global soccer body to reconsider his case and lift his six-year ban from the sport.


Roche names Pao as Swiss R&D head after Reed exits

ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss drugmaker Roche said it will put a cancer specialist at the helm of its Swiss-based research efforts in April, after the scientist who led the unit for five years resigned for personal reasons.


Lionel Richie Wants to Teach You How to Be a Real ‘American Idol’

He’s been a Commodore, a solo superstar, a parent to children in the public eye. Now the man who made it from Motown to memes will dole out tough love on TV.


Roche names Pao head of drugs research and early development

ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss drugmaker Roche named U.S. cancer expert William Pao head of its Pharma Research and Early Development (pRED) business after John Reed decided to leave for what it called personal reasons.


Golf: LPGA's Evian moves to summer to avoid being watered down

(Reuters) - The much-maligned Evian Championship in France will move to a July date from September starting in 2019 and become the world's second richest women's tournament, the LPGA said on Wednesday.

Colleges and Universities

Opinion: We’re All Fascists Now

Why are feminists and liberals getting thrown into the slop bucket with the likes of Richard Spencer?


Novartis, U.S. partner plan remote trials to boost participation

ZURICH (Reuters) - Novartis plans up to 10 clinical trials over three years using a U.S. partner's mobile technology to help free patients from burdensome hospital trips as the Swiss drugmaker aims to boost study participation and cut costs.


Sutton calls for Wiggins, Freeman to 'tell the truth'

(Reuters) - Briton's first Tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins and former Team Sky doctor Richard Freeman need to come forward and give a full explanation of how they used asthma drugs, according to the team's ex-coach Shane Sutton.


Daimler's R&D chief sees nickel rich batteries gaining traction

GENEVA (Reuters) - The car industry is moving towards making electric car batteries with a higher ratio of nickel, Ola Kaellenius, Daimler board member responsible for research and development, said on Tuesday.


Logitech CEO says big acquisitions unlikely as it targets sustained growth

ZURICH (Reuters) - Logitech Chief Executive Bracken Darrell said large acquisitions were unlikely as the maker of gaming keyboards and wireless speakers forecast sales growth would slow next year.


Citigroup, Zurich Insurance consortium to develop cyber security norms: FT

(Reuters) - A consortium led by Citigroup Inc , Zurich Insurance Group AG and Depository Trust & Clearing Corp (DTCC) will develop a set of cyber security standards that fintech companies can sign up to, the Financial Times reported on Tuesday.

European Fine Art Fair

Tefaf Widens Its Focus From Maastricht to a World of Art Collectors

The art fair’s Dutch organizer is making moves to balance the needs of exhibitors in the Netherlands and New York with a growing international audience.

Education (K-12)

Next to Lead New York’s Schools: An Educator With a Song on His Lips

Richard A. Carranza grew up in Arizona and worked his way through college as a musician. He described himself as “a mariachi masquerading as a superintendent.”


Fights erupt, 12 arrested ahead of white nationalist's speech in Michigan

EAST LANSING, Mich. (Reuters) - A least a dozen people were arrested on Monday after supporters of Richard Spencer clashed with protesters outside a Michigan college campus where the white nationalist was scheduled to speak.


Fight breaks out ahead of Michigan speech by white nationalist Richard Spencer

EAST LANSING, Mich (Reuters) - At least half a dozen people were arrested on Monday after supporters of Richard Spencer clashed with protesters outside a Michigan college campus where the avowed white nationalist was scheduled to speak.

Education (K-12)

Trying Again, de Blasio Names a New Schools Chancellor

After his first choice backed out on live television, the mayor selected Richard A. Carranza, the Houston schools superintendent, for the post.


5 Things We Learned From Andrew Lloyd Webber’s New Memoir

“Unmasked,” a 500-page doorstop out this week, tells rich stories about the projects he never made — and the childhood feline that inspired “Cats.”


Bulgaria reports outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N8 bird flu

SOFIA (Reuters) - Bulgaria has reported an outbreak of the highly pathogenic H5N8 bird flu virus on a farm in the northeastern district of Dobrich, the national food safety agency said on Monday.


Santhera's Raxone shows no efficacy benefit in MS study

ZURICH (Reuters) - Santhera Pharmaceuticals said on Monday a study of its medicine Raxone in primary progressive multiple sclerosis showed no difference between the treatment and placebo groups in disease progression, another setback for the Swiss drug company.


Contributing Op-Ed Writer: How Mexican Directors Conquered Hollywood

Their films take on universal themes and remind us of the power of ethnic and cultural diversity to enrich the industry.


Soccer: Video replays set to be used at World Cup after IFAB approval

ZURICH (Reuters) - Video replays to help referees make key decisions are set to be used at this year's World Cup in Russia after the system was approved by soccer's rule-making body IFAB on Saturday.


Start of trial on AT&T, Time Warner merger may be delayed by one day

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The start date for the trial over whether wireless and pay TV provider AT&T Inc can buy Time Warner Inc may be delayed by a day to March 20, Judge Richard Leon said on Friday.

Taylor, Richard E

Richard E. Taylor, Nobel Winner Who Plumbed Matter, Is Dead at 88

Dr. Taylor, of Stanford, shared the 1990 physics prize for the discovery of quarks, one of the fundamental particles in the universe.

Borger: The great unraveling of Trump

Not since Richard Nixon started talking to the portraits on the walls of the West Wing has a president seemed so alone against the world.


Investors urge Novartis to exert 'moral influence' amid Greek probe

ZURICH (Reuters) - Several Novartis shareholders urged the Swiss drugmaker on Friday to improve its oversight of staff, amid a widening probe into allegations that managers paid bribes to doctors and public officials in Greece.


Iran's Rouhani pledges women to get access to stadiums: FIFA chief

ZURICH (Reuters) - FIFA President Gianni Infantino said on Friday he had told by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani that there are plans to allow women to attend football matches in the country soon.

Senator says Kushner has no business being in White House

Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) says he believes Jared Kushner has no business being in the White House and expresses concern he could be a compromising presence.


Exclusive: Pimco economist Clarida seen as front-runner for Fed deputy job

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Richard Clarida, an economist at fund manager Pimco, has emerged as a front-runner to become the Federal Reserve's next vice chair, according to two people familiar with the effort to fill the depleted upper ranks of the U.S. central bank.

Teacher with no computer uses blackboard to explain software

Richard Appiah Akoto is a Ghanaian teacher who faces a pretty discouraging dilemma.


Geneva airport reopens after icy 'beast from the east'

ZURICH (Reuters) - The airport in the Swiss city of Geneva closed for several hours on Thursday due to bitterly cold weather that has hit many parts of Europe this week with snow and icy winds, causing travel chaos.


Geneva airport closed by icy 'beast from the east'

ZURICH (Reuters) - The airport in the Swiss city of Geneva closed on Thursday due to bitterly cold weather that has hit many parts of Europe this week with snow and icy winds, causing travel chaos.

A social media tycoon is now China's richest man

Lion mauls woman to death at popular wildlife sanctuary

A young woman was mauled to death Tuesday by a lion during a visit to a wildlife sanctuary in South Africa run by Kevin Richardson, the so-called "lion whisperer."

Carpets and Rugs

The Rich Have Abandoned Rich-People Rugs

Persians? That’s Paul Manafort money! Now rich people are trying not to spend millions on something that they and their little dogs walk over.


Keith Richards apologizes for swipe at eight times dad Mick Jagger

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards on Wednesday apologized for suggesting that eight times father Mick Jagger get a vasectomy.


Russian Olympic Committee reinstated by IOC

ZURICH/MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia was reinstated by the International Olympic Committee on Wednesday after the remaining tests of the country's athletes at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics were all returned negative.


Roche says hemophilia drug Hemlibra wins EU approval

ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss group Roche said on Tuesday the European Commission has approved its drug Hemlibra for people with hemophilia A who have developed resistance to standard treatments.


Miners report some infrastructure damage after Papua quake

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Miners in northwest Papua New Guinea reported some damage to infrastructure following a powerful magnitude 7.5 earthquake that hit on Monday, as projects in the resource-rich region assess the impact on their operations.

Government Employees

Op-Ed Contributor: Striking a Blow for the Big Guys

If the Supreme Court rules against unions in Janus v. Afscme, it will be devastating for working people and a victory for corporations and the rich.


Major quake cuts communications, halts oil and gas operations in Papua New Guinea

WELLINGTON/MELBOURNE (Reuters) - At least one company began evacuating non-essential personnel after a powerful 7.5 magnitude earthquake hit Papua New Guinea's energy-rich interior on Monday, causing landslides, damaging buildings and closing oil and gas operations.

Nuclear Weapons

Editorial: Will the U.S. Help the Saudis Get a Nuclear Weapon?

They want American atomic power technology, but are resisting terms that would prohibit fuel enrichment that could lead to a weapon.


Friedrich's German team claim four-man gold

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Francesco Friedrich's four-man German bobsleigh team won gold on Sunday with their victory at the Olympic Sliding Centre completing Germany's sweep of the bobsleigh gold medals.

Ava DuVernay hopes 'A Wrinkle in Time' is a source of light in a time of darkness

Building the rich, vivid world of "A Wrinkle in Time" helped director Ava DuVernay find what she had at one time believed to be her long-gone inner child.


Olympics: Bobsleigh Friedrich pilots German team into gold position

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Francesco Friedrich piloted his four-man bobsleigh team to the top of the timesheets with a blistering second run on Saturday to put Germany in a commanding lead heading into the final two runs of the competition a day later.

Opinion: What does Dana Loesch know about 'grieving black mothers in Chicago'?

Whenever we talk about guns in America, the card-carrying members of the National Rifle Association are always the mouthpieces, equating being a gun owner with American hyper-patriotism. The historian Richard Hofstadter described the concept of "gun culture" -- guns viewed by many as part of America's heritage: "an ingredient in the American imagination."

Officer responded to school shooting knowing son and wife were inside

Police Sgt. Jeff Heinrich recounts calling his wife and son, who were in the school on the day of the Florida school shooting, after helping to rescue victims.


Credit Suisse to fight on after setback in Lake Las Vegas resort case

ZURICH (Reuters) - Credit Suisse said on Friday it would fight on after a Texas appeals court upheld a $351 million award against the Swiss bank over its role in a Las Vegas resort project whose finances collapsed a decade ago.

KFC ran out of chicken

CNN's Richard Quest explains KFC's chicken delivery problem that temporarily closed hundreds of stores, and how something so critical to the business went wrong.


Hungry City: At Belarussian Xata, Hearty Fare to Keep the Spirits Light

There is an odd magic at work at the Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn restaurant, where the food grows increasingly rich as the meal goes on.


BRIEF-Barrick Says Richard Williams Taking On New Role As Chairman's Executive Envoy To Tanzania



Gucci's Michele explores identities in rich, bold display

MILAN (Reuters) - Italian fashion house Gucci dazzled fans with a presentation featuring baby dragons, snakes and models carrying replica heads in their arms in a Milan catwalk show on Wednesday that...


UPDATE 1-European supermarket alliance drops Nestle products in price stand-off

BRUSSELS/ZURICH, Feb 21 (Reuters) - European supermarkets including Belgium's Colruyt and Switzerland's Coop have dropped some Nestle products, as a buying group representing them pushes for better prices.


Italian investor looks to rev up Shanghai Tang sales

MILAN (Reuters) - Italian entrepreneur Alessandro Bastagli set his sights on Shanghai Tang two decades ago and having finally bought the brand in 2017 from Richemont he aims to increase the group's sales by 15-20 percent next year.


Temenos agrees to 1.4 billion pounds deal for Fidessa, activist Elliott enters

ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss software company Temenos said it has agreed a 1.4 billion pound ($1.96 billion) deal to buy British peer Fidessa Group, whose shares traded above the offer price as an activist investor disclosed a stake of nearly 5 percent.


Congo approves logging near carbon-rich peatlands

KINSHASA (Reuters) - Congo's environment ministry said on Tuesday it had reinstated thousands of square kilometers of logging concessions in its equatorial forests, a move environmentalists fear could cause huge volumes of greenhouse gases to be released.


Queen Elizabeth makes surprise appearance at London fashion catwalk

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Queen Elizabeth made a surprise appearance in the front row at a fashion catwalk on Tuesday where she watched a show by emerging designer Richard Quinn.

Queen Elizabeth's surprise visit to Fashion Week

A Swarovski-studded Queen Elizabeth II graced the front row of London Fashion Week, brushing shoulders with longtime Vogue editor Anna Wintour, during a surprise visit to the event on Tuesday. The 91-year-old monarch, wearing a powder blue tweed dress and jacket by her personal advisor Angela Kelly, could be seen chatting with Wintour and clapping her black-gloved hands as models walked in British designer Richard Quinn's runway show.


Adecco buys digital recruitment firm Vettery, price not disclosed

ZURICH (Reuters) - Staffing company Adecco said on Tuesday it bought U.S.-based online recruitment platform Vettery for an undisclosed sum to increase its footprint in the digital permanent recruitment market.


Collect some uranium glass for that peaceful glow

ZURICH (Reuters) - Uranium glass occupies a little-known niche in the collectables world, whose members appreciate its soft color and distinctive glow, which comes from the uranium added as the glass...


BRIEF-Celanese Appoints Scott Richardson As Chief Financial Officer


Bitcoin (Currency)

Bitcoin Thieves Threaten Real Violence for Virtual Currencies

Criminals have been going after big holders of Bitcoin and Ether, taking advantage of the ease with which vast virtual currency riches can be transferred.


Cyclone Kelvin lashes West Australia, no damage reported to mines, gas projects

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Tropical Cyclone Kelvin hit the resource-rich north coast of Western Australia on Sunday, lashing it with strong winds and causing floods that could cut the main highway for up to two weeks.

Conflicts of Interest

President or Luxury Towers: Either Way, Trump Is the Rage in India

President Trump’s eldest son is headed to India on a sales trip for the family’s real estate business. Indians are star-struck by a family both rich and famous.


As mining investors push caution, Glencore differs from rivals

TORONTO/MELBOURNE (Reuters) - As shareholders push the world's cash-rich miners to maintain lush dividends and make the most of existing assets, Glencore is taking a slightly different tactic that positions it for shrewd acquisitions.


Red tide outbreak in Chile puts salmon farms on alert: industry group

SANTIAGO (Reuters) - A growing outbreak of "red tide" has put salmon farms on alert in fish-rich southern Chile, an industry group said on Thursday, though its impact is still far less extensive than in 2016, when a much larger outbreak decimated fish farms.

Ramaphosa, Cyril

An Elite South African Who Vows to Fight for the Ordinary Citizen

Cyril Ramaphosa was a protégé of Nelson Mandela before becoming one of South Africa’s richest men. As president, he vows to address gaping inequality.

North America's most Chinese city

A trip to eat the world's best dumplings might be shorter than expected for those in North America: Forget Shanghai and head to Richmond, British Columbia, a bustling suburb of Vancouver and the most Chinese city in on the continent.

Richard Branson 'a little jealous' of Musk

Richard Branson sits down with CNN's Christine Romans after Elon Musk's Falcon Heavy SpaceX launch last week. Branson expects Virgin Galactic to be in space with people on board within the next few months.


Manafort co-defendant Gates shows up in court with new lawyer

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Thomas Green, a high-powered defense lawyer at Sidley Austin in Washington, D.C., appeared for the first time in court on Wednesday alongside President Donald Trump's former deputy campaign chairman Richard Gates.