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PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron tried to reassert control over a nation wracked by increasingly violent protests with offers of tax relief for struggling workers and pensioners — and an exceptional admission Monday that "I might have hurt people with my words."

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LONDON (AP) — Facing almost certain defeat, British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday postponed a vote in Parliament on her Brexit deal, saying she would go back to European Union leaders to seek changes to the divorce agreement.

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NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 10, 2018--The Board of Trustees of BlackRock Multi-Sector Opportunities Trust (the “Trust”) (CUSIP: 09190C104) announced today the Trust’s quarterly distribution, payable on December 31, 2018. Details are as follows:

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 10, 2018--Today, Suzano Pulp & Paper started trading its American Depositary Shares (ADSs) on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the symbol “SUZ” (NYSE: SUZ). Each ADS represents two common shares in Suzano listed on the São Paulo Stock Exchange (B3).…

-- Adopts Mark-to-Market Method to Simplify Pension Accounting -- No Effect on Cash Flow, Pension Funding Requirements or Participant Benefits -- New Method Expected to Increase 2018, 2019 and 2020 Earnings from Net FAS/CAS Adjustment

ST. JOHN'S, Newfoundland and Labrador, Dec. 10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fortis Inc. ("Fortis" or the "Corporation") (TSX/NYSE:FTS) announced today that it has re‑established its at-the-market equity program (the "ATM Program") that allows the Corporation to issue up to C$500,000,000 (or its…

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — China raised the pressure on the United States and Canada as a bail hearing resumed Monday for a top Chinese technology executive in a case that has fueled U.S.-China trade tensions and roiled financial markets.

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CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 10, 2018--Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) announced today that Eric S. Smith, currently the Chicago regional president of Fifth Third Bank, will transition to chief operating officer of the region once the pending merger with MB Financial, Inc. closes. He …

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NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 10, 2018--KBS Real Estate Investment Trust III, a public non-traded real estate investment trust based in Newport Beach, Calif., announced that its board of directors has approved an estimated net asset value (“NAV”) per share of its common stock o…

The Eastern Idaho Business Report: Keeping local businesses connected to each other and the community.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Environmental activists are ramping up a pressure campaign designed to drum up Democratic support for a sweeping agenda to fight climate change, with the 2020 presidential campaign in their sights.

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 10, 2018--RES, the nation’s largest environmental solutions provider, announced that Tim DeGraff joined the company as Western Region General Manager. Tim is the former Chief Executive Officer of WRA, Inc., a biological consulting firm headquartered in the San F…

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SAN RAMON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 10, 2018--Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX) today named Navin Mahajan vice president and treasurer, effective February 1, 2019. The company also appointed Dale Walsh vice president of Corporate Affairs, effective March 1.

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SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Dec. 10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) today announced a milestone in membership with the recent addition of its 3,000th member company. The significance of this number for AIAG is rooted in the organization’s long-term goal to work c…

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SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Dec. 10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Just over a year ago, the Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) launched a survey to solicit feedback from industry professionals on current and emerging trends in corporate responsibility and sustainability (CR/S); today, AIAG announced…

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NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 10, 2018--Silverpeak, an alternative investment management firm focused on real estate, energy and credit, today announced the launch of its new renewable energy platform.

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NEW YORK, Dec. 10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) today announced that approximately 10,400 employees have been accepted as part of a voluntary program to leave the business as the company better positions itself for future growth.

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Spring Hope, NC, Dec. 10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via NEWMEDIAWIRE -- Hemp, Inc. (OTC PINK: HEMP ), a global leader in the industrial hemp industry with bi-coastal processing centers including the largest multipurpose industrial hemp processing facility in the western hemisphere (in Spring …

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HARTFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 10, 2018--The Hartford was named to the 2018 JUST 100 list by Forbes and JUST Capital. The list is a ranking of the top 100 publicly-traded, U.S. corporations that, according to Forbes, produce quality goods, treat customers well, minimize environmental …

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WASHINGTON (AP) — General Motors is fighting to retain a valuable tax credit for electric vehicles as the nation's largest automaker contends with the political fallout triggered by its plans to shutter several U.S. factories and shed thousands of workers.

New York, NY, Dec. 10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On International Human Rights Day, Unchained At Last and Equality Now are launching a National Coalition to End Child Marriage in the United States. The Coalition brings together for the first time organizations and individuals, including survi…

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TOKYO (AP) — Prosecutors have charged Nissan Motor Co.'s former chairman Carlos Ghosn, another executive and the automaker itself for allegedly violating financial laws by underreporting income.

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SANTA BARBARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 10, 2018--Today, Sonos (Nasdaq: SONO) announced that Eddie Lazarus will join the Sonos team as its new Chief Legal Officer, effective Jan. 2, 2019.

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CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 10, 2018--OnePlus Systems, a sensor and software business serving the global waste management industry, announced that it has appointed Stacey Kacek as Chief Executive Officer. ParkerGale, a technology-focused private equity firm based in Chicago, acquired OnePl…

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MELBOURNE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 10, 2018--Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) plans to invest more than $125 million in internal research and development (R&D) in Florida this fiscal year – bolstering high-paying jobs and the company’s innovation leadership in the state.