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January 2, 2019 9:47 PM U.S. 'deeply concerned' about Colombia coca cultivation: Pompeo

CARTAGENA (Reuters) - The United States is deeply concerned about an increase in coca cultivation in Colombia, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday, but will work with the Andean country to cut production of the raw material for cocaine in half by the end of 2023. Pompeo met with Colombian President Ivan Duque on a brief visit to the coastal 114

November 16, 2018 1:42 PM Volkswagen to spend 44 billion euros on electric, autonomous cars by 2023

WOLFSBURG, Germany (Reuters) - Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) on Friday said it will spend 44 billion euros on electric cars, digitalization, autonomous driving and new mobility services by 2023 as part of a push by Europe’s largest carmaker to mass produce electric cars. The carmaker also plans to increase productivity of its factories by 30 percent by 2025, by building 124

November 6, 2018 11:01 PM Lakers make Tyson Chandler deal official

The new contract for Chandler will pay him $2,109,867, according to ESPN's Bobby Marks, with the Lakers incurring a cap hit of $1,333,140. Chandler agreed to shave $2.1 million off his $13.6 million salary with Phoenix. He is eligible to be traded Feb. 6, one day before the trade deadline. Chandler, 36, will be a backup to starting center JaVale McGee 80

October 18, 2018 6:10 PM Quarles Backs Fed’s Gradual Policy Course

Official says there are many reasons to be optimistic about the economy’s potential Federal Reserve Vice Chairman for Supervision Randal Quarles reaffirmed the central bank’s gradual monetary-policy course Thursday, saying policy makers should avoid focusing too much on metrics that come with a higher degree of uncertainty, such as some measures of labor 74

October 10, 2018 2:06 PM Your Rock-Solid Case for Flying Business Class for Work

Corporate travel departments are getting less stingy with travel perks for employees who travel constantly—at least for now Imagine a corporate policy where the C-suite executive who only flies a couple of times a year rides in coach and the sales and engineering road warriors get the first-class and business-class tickets. Some companies are starting 428

October 9, 2018 10:31 PM Mental health crisis could cost the world $16 trillion by 2030

LONDON (Reuters) - Mental health disorders are on the rise in every country in the world and could cost the global economy up to $16 trillion between 2010 and 2030 if a collective failure to respond is not addressed, according to an expert report on Tuesday. The “Lancet Commission” report by 28 global specialists in psychiatry, public health and neuroscience 127

September 23, 2018 9:24 AM UK opposition Labour plans to give workers a third of seats on company boards

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s main opposition Labour Party would require large companies to reserve at least one third of the seats on their boards for workers, party leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Sunday. Labour said in a statement that the current corporate governance structure which gives priority to shareholder interests over others was feeding a short-term 60

September 18, 2018 4:37 PM GSK grabs new drug development head from Boehringer

LONDON (Reuters) - GlaxoSmithKline has hired Chris Corsico from German drugmaker Boehringer Ingelheim to fill the new role of senior vice-president development as the company reshapes its research strategy, a spokesman for the British group said on Tuesday. Corsico, currently chief medical officer at Boehringer, will start at GSK on January 1, reporting 98

September 6, 2018 2:35 PM U.S. Worker Productivity Rose in Spring at Best Pace Since 2015

The improvement could be an early sign that better business investment in recent months is giving workers the tools necessary to increase output WASHINGTON—U.S. worker productivity rose this spring at the best pace in more than three years, newly revised numbers confirmed. The productivity of nonfarm workers, measured as the output of goods and services 69

September 6, 2018 12:35 PM U.S. second-quarter productivity growth unrevised at 2.9 percent

WASHINGTON(Reuters) - U.S. worker productivity rose at its fastest pace in more than three years in the second quarter, as previously reported, but the trend in productivity growth remained moderate. The Labor Department said on Thursday nonfarm productivity, which measures hourly output per worker, increased at an unrevised 2.9 percent annualized rate in the April-June 62