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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top U.S. intelligence official has ordered tighter restrictions on how the names of Americans kept secret in intelligence reports can be revealed during presidential transitions, according to documents seen by Reuters.
The founder of the controversial military contracting firm Blackwater, Erik Prince, and his allies lobbied contacts inside the administration to provide the CIA with a private network of intelligence contractors, according to a US official with knowledge of the proposal.
NEW YORK, Dec 1 (Reuters) - Lending to US private equity-owned companies hit a record high of US$588bn at the end of November, despite regulatorsâ€™ attempts to cool the market and a lack of jumbo deals, and is expected to climb further before the end of the year.
MANILA (Reuters) - A Philippine college fraternity used its annual naked run on Friday to protest against President Rodrigo Duterte's brutal war on drugs and the imposition of martial law in the south in the army's fight against Islamist militants.
(The Sports Xchange) - Dallas quarterback Dak Prescott shook off a first-half hand injury as he and running back Alfred Morris powered the Cowboys to a 38-14 victory over the Washington Redskins at AT&T Stadium on Thursday.
(Reuters Health) - With a few exceptions, a dermatologist was just as accurate in diagnosing childrenâ€™s skin conditions from smartphone photos taken by parents as the doctors who saw the kids in person, a small U.S. study found.
* MILLROCK RESOURCES - TO RAISE GROSS PROCEEDS OF UP TO $1.6 MILLION THROUGH A NON-BROKERED PRIVATE PLACEMENT OF UP TO 6.4 MILLION UNITS PRICED AT $0.25/UNITâ€‹ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:
PARIS, Nov 29 (Reuters) - French investment company Eurazeo has agreed to buy a 30 percent stake in Rhone, a private equity firm set up by former Goldman Sachs and Lazard bankers, in a deal which Eurazeo said would boost its earnings.
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BEIJING (Reuters) - A workaholic keen swimmer with an extensive knowledge of foreign literature -- China's state news agency Xinhua on Friday cracked open the door to President Xi Jinping's private life in an unusual and glowing profile.
(Reuters) - Barnes & Noble Inc said on Thursday a deal proposed by an activist investor to take the bookstore chain private was not "bona fide" as its chairman and founder, Leonard Riggio, would not participate and raising the required funds was highly unlikely.
(Reuters) - Sandell Asset Management Corp, an activist investor in Barnes & Noble Inc, has proposed a transaction that would take the bookseller private with the help of current shareholders and debt...
Nov 16 (Reuters) - Sandell Asset Management Corp, an activist investor in Barnes & Noble Inc, has proposed a transaction that would take the bookseller private with the help of current shareholders and debt financing, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday.
On Tuesday, the Senate Finance Committee unveiled the latest version of a GOP tax plan, which includes a proposal to repeal Obamacare's requirement that most people have health care coverage or pay a fine. That's the most notable new provision in the revised tax overhaul, but it is far from the only one.
He recorded John Lennon's honeymoon and helped give Andy Warhol his start in filmmaking. So it makes sense, then, that the filmmaker and photographer Jonas Mekas -- often regarded as the godfather of American avant-garde cinema -- has a lot of stories.
* Identillect Technologies Corp - arranged private placement to raise up to $1 million through issuance of up to 8.3 million common shares at price of $0.12 per shareâ€‹ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:
SAO PAULO, Nov 6 (Reuters) - Brazil's BB Seguridade ParticipaÃ§Ãµes SA, the insurance arm of state-controlled Banco do Brasil SA, expects a pickup in the country's economic activity to compensate for falling interest rates and keep up profitability, Chief Financial Officer Werner Suffert told Reuters on Monday.
(Reuters) - U.S. companies added the most workers in seven months in October as hiring rebounded from a drop in September stemming from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, a report by a payrolls processor showed on Wednesday.
* Datametrex AI Ltd - â€Announces non-brokered private placement of up to 50 million units at C$0.10 per unit, for gross proceeds of up to C$5 million Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:
BEIRUT (Reuters) - With Islamic State near defeat in Syria, Damascus is setting its sights on territory held by Kurdish-led forces including eastern oil fields, risking a new confrontation that could draw the United States in more deeply and complicate Russian diplomacy.
FRANKFURT, Oct 29 (Reuters) - The owners of Germany's HSH Nordbank received binding offers from private equity groups Apollo, Cerberus and J.C. Flowers by a deadline on Friday as part of its EU-enforced privatisation, people close to the matter said.
BERLIN (Reuters) - The far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) on Saturday dropped a controversial bid for data on the ethnic backgrounds and private views of journalists after concerns surfaced about its registration form for a party congress.
BERLIN (Reuters) - The far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) wants access to data about the ethnic backgrounds and political views of journalists who want to cover the party's national congress in December after it became the third largest party in parliament.
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Citigroup Inc has appointed veteran Steven Lo as Asia head of its private banking business unit, replacing Bassam Salem who is retiring from that role in February, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters.
(Reuters) - Dunkin' Brands Group Inc , the owner of the Dunkin' Donuts chain, reported a surprise fall in comparable sales at its Baskin-Robbins restaurants, weighing on the company's overall profit in the third quarter.
If you ask the wrong questions, you'll never get the answers you're looking for. In the wake of the deaths of four US servicemen in Niger, the caustic political climate in Washington has sparked questions ranging from why President Trump failed to acknowledge the tragedy for more than a week to whether this is a Benghazi entanglement for the President's team.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc is ramping up its private-equity investments and going after smaller, high-growth targets as part of a broad plan to offset recent trading declines, three people familiar with the effort told Reuters.
(Reuters) - Whirlpool Corp said on Tuesday it would continue to supply several of its products to Sears Holdings Corp and discontinue only its private label brands, including Maytag fridges, KitchenAid products and Jenn-Air appliances.
LONDON (Reuters) - Bitcoin is booming, digital currency hedge funds are sprouting at the rate of two a week and the value of all cryptocurrencies has surged tenfold this year to more than $170 billion.
BEIJING (Reuters) - China will introduce measures aimed at guiding private investment into areas that have a higher growth potential, a senior official with the state planning agency said on Saturday.
FRANKFURT, Oct 19 (Reuters) - Several buyout groups remain in the running for Alloheim, one of Germany's top three nursing home operators, as its owner seeks to benefit from high valuations for healthcare assets, sources close to the matter said.
A US private aviation contractor conducted evacuations of US and Nigerien troops after they were ambushed on October 4 in Niger, according to US Africa Command spokesperson Robyn Mack. Mack said that US private contractor Berry Aviation was "on alert during the incident and conducted casualty evacuation and transport for US and partner forces."
(Reuters) - Nordstrom Inc said on Monday that a founding family group had suspended attempts to take the U.S. department store operator private because of difficulties in arranging debt financing for its bid ahead of the key holiday shopping season.
(Reuters) - Nordstrom Inc said on Monday its founding family had suspended attempts to take the upscale retailer private for the rest of the year due to difficulties in arranging funds for the deal ahead of the holiday season.
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Two months after the deadly white supremacist rallies in Charlottesville, Virginia, the city and a group of local business owners headed to court Thursday to file a novel lawsuit to prevent what they call "private militia" groups from wreaking havoc on the town once again.
HONG KONG/TOKYO (Reuters) - Bain Capital is planning on further ramping up its dealmaking in Japan after it came out on top in the recent battle to purchase Toshiba's semiconductors arm and as it bids to buy out Japan's third-largest advertising agency, Asatsu-DK (ADK).
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A senior lawyer at the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of the Inspector General said on Thursday he found "no violation of law" in Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's use of private jets for seven official trips, but called for better cases to be made in future for such travel by Trump administration officials.
LONDON (Reuters) - Anglo-Dutch consumer group Unilever has invited private equity bidders to submit tentative offers for its $8 billion margarine and spreads business by a deadline of Oct. 19, two sources close to the matter told Reuters.
LONDON, Oct 5 (Reuters) - Anglo-Dutch consumer group Unilever has invited private equity bidders to submit tentative offers for its $8 billion margarine and spreads business by a deadline of Oct. 19, two sources close to the matter told Reuters.
Oct 4 (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures pointed to lower opening on Wednesday after two days of record highs, as investors braced for three days of major economic data and the launch of the quarterly earnings season.
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Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney sent out travel guidance to Trump administration departments and agencies following the resignation Friday of Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price resigned under pressure from President Donald Trump on Friday in an uproar over Price's use of costly private charter planes for government business.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price resigned under pressure from President Donald Trump on Friday in an uproar over Price's use of private charter planes for government business.
* Giga Metals- Announced a non-brokered private placement of up to 4.3 million units at a price of $0.35 per unit for total gross proceeds of up to $1.5 million Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House has launched an internal investigation into the use of private email by senior aides, pulling batches of emails on the White House server to and from their private accounts, Politico reported on Thursday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price promised on Thursday to repay the nearly $52,000 cost of his seats on private charter flights, as expensive air travel by Trump administration officials drew sharp scrutiny from Congress.
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein privately met Thursday with Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley, amid a standoff where the Justice Department has prevented the committee from interviewing two senior FBI officials about the circumstances around former FBI Director James Comey's firing.
In his interview with the staff of the Senate intelligence committee, White House senior adviser and presidential son-in-law Jared Kushner did not share the existence of his personal email account, which he has used for official business, CNN has learned.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday declined to back his health secretary and said he was "not happy" with him amid reports that he used expensive private charter jets to travel for government business rather that cheaper commercial flights.
LONDON/STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Private trades in Spotify shares are valuing the music streaming company at about $16 billion, according to people familiar with the deals, raising the prospect of a bumper flotation next year.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's promise to close the "carried interest" tax break that benefits some of Wall Street's wealthiest financiers could be defanged if his administration proceeds with an exemption for certain firms.
At least a half-dozen top Trump administration officials used private email accounts to communicate about White House business, according to the New York Times. That group includes family members / senior advisers Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner as well as departed top aides including Reince Priebus and Steve Bannon.
President Donald Trump sounded very satisfied with his recent remarks on patriotism and the NFL in a dinner with conservative group leaders at the White House Monday night, according to a person who attended the event.