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Source: Yahoo News
President Michel Temer was to hold crisis talks Sunday with his cabinet and foreign ambassadors over allegations that corrupt Brazilian producers have been selling rotten meat around the world for years.
March 20, 2017 JCPenney to close 138 stores, lay off 5,000 workersSource: UPI
The company said the locations represent 14 percent of store locations but account for five percent of company sales.
Trump administration officials have told lobbyists and European diplomats that the U.S. won't stay in the nearly 200-nation Paris climate change agreement unless it can secure wins for the fossil fuel industry, according to three...
March 17, 2017 Trump, Merkel & German CEOs to Talk Business, JobsSource: Fox Business
President Donald Trump will meet Friday with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and a group of prominent German CEOs with a vested interest in maintaining a beneficial business relationship with the U.S. Continue Reading Below Joe...
Washington — President Donald Trump is proposing to cut or eliminate several key federal infrastructure programs despite repeated vows to increase spending on roads, utilities and other vital facilities.
March 16, 2017 Trump Seeks to Cut State Department, UN for ‘America First’Source: Bloomberg
President Donald Trump wants to slash the State Department’s budget and international programs, with deep cuts to causes including combating climate change and supporting United Nations peacekeeping. The budget outline...
March 16, 2017 What Went Wrong in Wall Street Reform: Obama Versus FDRSource: wallstreetonparade.com
The system that allowed these banks to directly pay rating agencies like Moody’s and Standard and Poor’s to assign triple-AAA ratings to toxic securities is still in place. Wall Street banks continue to pay to get...
March 16, 2017 Trump mileage policy could put carmaker innovation at riskSource: The Christian Science Monitor
It’s not that the market for plug-in cars will evaporate, but “it’s a question of speed and scale,” says Sue Reid, vice president of climate and energy programs at business sustainability group Ceres....
March 16, 2017 Reputational risk in post-truth era: the Wells Fargo sagaSource: gtreview.com
Most of the reactions have been ‘we wished we had known this sooner’. Our reaction has been ‘you signed the Equator Principles, you’re supposed to be competent professionals in due diligence and you should...
March 16, 2017 Three Reasons Why Keystone XL May Never Get BuiltSource: Counter Currents
“The economic case is not there for the three pipelines,” says Amin Asadollahi, lead on climate change mitigation for North America at the International Institute for Sustainable Development. “And should the...
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