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December 8, 2018 7:14 PM Exclusive: Dutch hospitals to drop U.S. body brokers, cite ethical concerns

AMSTERDAM - Two major Dutch hospitals say they will stop importing human body parts from American firms, which they have been doing without any regulation for a decade. The hospitals told Reuters in recent weeks they made their decisions on ethical grounds. The move comes amid investigations by U.S. law enforcement into some so-called body brokers - companies 128

December 3, 2018 10:47 PM Disney amends CEO Iger's pay package

(Reuters) - Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) said on Monday Chief Executive Officer Robert Iger has agreed to certain adjustments to his compensation package, which ties his paycheck to the company’s performance, as it nears the completion of its Twenty-First Century Fox (FOXA.O) acquisition. Under the new agreement, Iger will earn no shares if the company’s relative 104

November 23, 2018 4:20 PM Citigroup, JPMorgan to pay $182.5 million to settle rate-rigging lawsuit

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Citigroup Inc and JPMorgan Chase & Co will pay $182.5 million to settle U.S. investor litigation claiming they violated antitrust law by conspiring with other banks to rig a key European interest rate benchmark. A preliminary settlement addressing the banks’ alleged manipulation of the European Interbank Offered Rate, or Euribor 111

November 15, 2018 1:52 PM U.S. envoy for Iran warns EU banks, firms against non-dollar Iran trade

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European banks and firms who engage in a special European Union initiative to protect trade with Iran will be at risk from newly reimposed U.S. sanctions, the U.S. special envoy for Iran warned on Thursday. It is “no surprise” that EU efforts to establish a so-called Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) for non-dollar trade with Iran were floundering 92

November 15, 2018 10:53 AM Germany's BDI: Our firms must still prepare for a chaotic Brexit

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany’s BDI industry association said on Thursday that it was too soon to breathe a sigh of relief on Brexit, that the situation in Britain was worrying and the ratification of “what looks like a sensible negotiation result” between Brussels and London was very uncertain. The BDI said British lawmakers should be aware of their responsibility 64

November 14, 2018 4:36 PM Exclusive: Sears finalizing $350 million bankruptcy loan with Great American

(Reuters) - Sears Holdings Corp (SHLDQ.PK) is finalizing a deal with financial firm Great American Capital Partners and other lenders for $350 million in critical bankruptcy financing that would keep the U.S. retailer open through the holidays, people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday. The deal would increase an existing financing package from banks 105

November 14, 2018 2:42 AM Trump to nominate retired Army general as U.S. ambassador to Saudi Arabia

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday nominated a retired Army general to be the country’s ambassador to Saudi Arabia, as Washington faces pressure to respond to the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. The White House said Trump has chosen John Abizaid, who as a four-star Army general 83

November 13, 2018 12:49 PM China says U.S. controls on semiconductor firm break WTO rules

GENEVA (Reuters) - The U.S. decision to cut off a Chinese state-backed chipmaker from U.S. suppliers amid allegations the firm stole intellectual property breaks World Trade Organization rules and aims to protect a U.S. monopoly, China told a WTO meeting on Tuesday. The meeting took place with the world’s top two economies already locked in a trade dispute 127

November 11, 2018 2:07 PM Iran sells more oil to private exporters to bypass U.S. curbs

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran sold 700,000 barrels of crude oil to private companies for export on Sunday in a second round of sales aimed at countering U.S. sanctions on the country’s exports, oil ministry news website SHANA reported. Three unnamed companies paid $64.97 per barrel for two crude shipments of 245,000 barrels each and one shipment of 210,000 barrels 109

November 9, 2018 5:17 AM Japan TV cancels show of K-pop's BTS over atom bomb t-shirt furor

TOKYO (Reuters) - A Japanese TV station said it had canceled a Friday television show with South Korean boy band BTS after news one member had worn a t-shirt that sparked anger on social media and was interpreted as commemorating the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. The hugely successful group’s Japan tour - its first after they reached the top of the Billboard 84