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September 8, 2018 4:21 PM Feds indict Oklahoma big cat breeder in murder-for-hire

Oklahoma’s eccentric big cat breeder Joe Exotic has been charged with hiring hitmen to kill the operator of a Florida animal sanctuary, according to reports. One of the “hitmen” was an undercover FBI agent, an Oklahoma indictment charges. Exotic, 55, was arrested Thursday in Gulf Breeze, Fla. “I was surprised he didn't want to do it himself, but I wasn't 120

September 6, 2018 2:54 AM Japan government says quake-hit Hokkaido's main power plant damaged

TOKYO (Reuters) - A coal-fired power plant supplying half of Japan’s northern Hokkaido island was damaged in a powerful earthquake that struck earlier on Thursday, the country’s industry ministry said. Hokkaido Electric Power (9509.T), the plant’s operator, said earlier it shut down all its remaining fossil fueled plants in the immediate aftermath of the quake 49

August 30, 2018 5:27 AM Vodafone bets on $8 billion merger to boost Australia business

Vodafone is betting on an $8 billion merger to better compete with Australia's telecom giants as the country prepares to shift to faster mobile networks. Vodafone's (VOD) Australian business is the third largest mobile operator in the country after Telstra (TLSYY) and Optus, which also have big fixed-line internet operations. Vodafone announced Thursday 989

August 28, 2018 11:14 PM Britain's O2 allows customers to choose smartphone pay back terms

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s O2 said it will allow customers to choose how much they pay upfront for a smartphone and how they spread the payments of the balance, targeting subscribers who want more control over their mobile contracts. The operator, owned by Spain Telefonica (TEF.MC), said customers would be able to pay for their new devices in monthly 77

August 24, 2018 12:17 PM Enbridge to buy Spectra Energy for $3.3 billion

(Reuters) - Enbridge Inc, Canada’s largest pipeline operator, said on Friday it would buy its U.S. master limited partnership Spectra Energy Partners for a sweetened deal of $3.3 billion. Pipeline companies are reorganizing their business structure after the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission in March stopped them from claiming an income tax allowance 44

August 17, 2018 5:29 PM Maersk to Spin Off Drilling Unit as Breakup Plan Moves Forward

The move comes two years after the container operator set out a plan to become an integrated container logistics firm A.P. Moeller-Maersk A/S said it will seek a spinoff next year of its offshore drilling unit, which it has been trying to sell as it battles a painful slump in its core shipping business. The announcement Friday accompanied another set of weak quarterly 62

August 15, 2018 10:56 AM Italy says collapsed bridge's operator must help fund rebuild

GENOA, Italy (Reuters) - Italian Transport Minister Danilo Toninelli said on Wednesday that the private operator of a collapsed bridge near Genoa will have to contribute the cost of its reconstruction. An 80-metre-long span of the bridge, made of reinforced concrete, collapsed in heavy rain on Tuesday, bringing down dozens of cars and trucks and killing 49

August 15, 2018 6:53 AM Italian minister demands resignations at operator of collapsed bridge

MILAN (Reuters) - Italy’s transport minister called on Wednesday for senior managers to resign at the company operating the bridge that collapsed in the port city of Genoa, killing at least 35 people. The government will also look into stripping Autostrade per l’Italia, a unit of the Atlantia group, of the concession to manage the motorway that included 54

August 14, 2018 5:09 PM Italy's Autostrade to work with authorities over causes of bridge collapse

MILAN (Reuters) - Autostrade per l’Italia, the toll road operator which manages the bridge that collapsed in the Italian city of Genoa on Tuesday killing at least 20 people, said it would work with authorities to establish the causes of the disaster. Autostrade, which is part of Italy’s Atlantia group, said its Genoa division staff had met with local 47

August 10, 2018 12:46 PM Dish Network CFO to step down, join Brookdale Senior Living

(Reuters) - Dish Network Corp’s (DISH.O) chief financial officer, Steven Swain, is leaving the U.S. satellite TV provider to become the finance chief at Brookdale Senior Living (BKD.N). Swain, who has been the CFO of Dish since August 2014, will step down effective Aug. 22, the company said here in a filing on Friday. He also resigned as CFO of subsidiary 58