Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

1-10 results from 1000 for query «fines»

January 15, 2019 7:48 PM Exclusive: Brazil's Odebrecht offers debt-for-equity swap for Atvos unit

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Corruption-ensnared Odebrecht SA [ODBES.UL] has proposed that creditors take over its sugar and ethanol unit, Atvos Agroindustrial Participacoes SA, in exchange for reducing Odebrecht’s huge debt load, according to two sources with knowledge of the matter. The move is the latest sign of the radical way in which Brazilian conglomerate 2200

January 12, 2019 5:36 AM Tennis: Umpiring a 'strange occupation', says Kyrgios

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Nick Kyrgios has had more than his fair share of run-ins with umpires over his career and on Saturday the Australian revealed that he thought it “strange” that anyone would want to officiate on a tennis court. The maverick 23-year-old has been forced to pay out tens of thousands of dollars in fines for swearing, making obscene gestures 112

January 5, 2019 12:23 PM 'Bribe' offer to cardboard traffic cop results in two men facing charges: report

Two men face charges after allegedly pretending to bribe a cardboard cutout of a traffic cop in Sri Lanka. (Vavuniya Police) Sri Lankan police are apparently no stiffs. Authorities in the island nation just south of India recently arrested two men after a video on Facebook showed them allegedly pretending to bribe a life-size cardboard cutout of a traffic 107

December 13, 2018 2:24 PM Advocacy group drafts U.S. privacy bill as effort grows to make law next year

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A consumer advocacy group backed by large American technology companies on Thursday unveiled a U.S. privacy bill that strictly limits collection of biometric and location information and calls for punishment by fines, as Congress weighs nationwide regulation to supersede new California rules. The Washington-based Center for Democracy 108

December 7, 2018 9:49 AM Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliott blasts NFL after fine for post-TD donation to Salvation Army

Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott (21) scores a touchdown against the New Orleans Saints in the first half of an NFL football game, in Arlington, Texas, on Thursday, Nov. 29. (Associated Press) Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott fired back at the NFL after being fined more than $13,000 for dropping a $21 donation into a Salvation Army kettle 98

December 7, 2018 5:59 AM Tesla hires Washington trial lawyer as new general counsel

(Reuters) - Tesla Inc has hired Dane Butswinkas, a Washington, D.C. trial lawyer, as its general counsel, the electric car manufacturer said late on Thursday. Tesla Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk had hired Butswinkas to help settle a case with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Bloomberg had reported in October. Musk and Tesla paid $20 million 94

December 6, 2018 4:36 PM Pennsylvania couple found dead outside home with ‘Happy Transmission’ sign, officials say

Ross Woodward, 84, and Rhoda Woodward, 81, were found dead outside their home in Whitemarsh Township, Pennsylvania. (FOX29) An elderly Pennsylvania couple -- infamous for their personal crusade against alleged "transmissions" from a nearby pharmaceutical plant -- was found dead by a U.S. postal worker outside their home on Tuesday, officials said. The bodies 88

December 4, 2018 11:25 AM Chief at Alibaba video site Youku steps down amid corruption probe

BEIJING (Reuters) - The president of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd’s video streaming service, Youku, has stepped down and is believed to be talking to Chinese authorities as part of a potential corruption case, the company said on Tuesday. The abrupt departure comes amid a wider reshuffle of Alibaba executives as the company shores up its leadership following 120

December 2, 2018 4:05 PM Woman worries about ‘Final Destination’ flight after she is only passenger on 144-seat plane

One of the nicest surprises of modern air travel is showing up to your flight to discover you have been upgraded to first class. But not many passengers show up to discover they’ve been upgraded to a private flight. When Latsamy McAdoo showed up to her Bangkok Airways flight from Bangkok to the island of Koh Samui, she was expecting a typical flight 82

November 13, 2018 8:37 AM Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny barred from leaving Russia

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny was stopped from leaving Russia on Tuesday, a move he said was designed to prevent him from attending the finale of a legal case he filed at Europe’s top human rights court. Navalny, Russia’s most prominent opposition figure, said border guards had detained him as he tried to pass through passport control 69