Vanguard defends proxy powers for small-time shareholders
BOSTON (Reuters) - A push to restrict shareholder resolutions could shut out many small investors with concerns about corporate governance, an executive at asset manager Vanguard Group said.
Fall injuries in very elderly rising, outcomes may be slightly better
(Reuters Health) - As the elderly population grows in the U.S., an increasing number of patients in their 90s are hospitalized with injuries after falling, but they may be faring slightly better than in the past, a small study suggests.
Ex-New York State Assembly Speaker Silver loses bid to avoid retrial
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge on Tuesday rejected former New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver's bid to dismiss his indictment on corruption charges, clearing the way for a possible retrial after his earlier conviction had been thrown out.
G20 agrees to 'monitor' cryptocurrencies but no action yet
BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Financial policymakers from the world's top 20 economies agreed to keep a watchful eye on cryptocurrencies on Tuesday and opened the door to regulating the booming industry at a later stage.
Drillers snap up federal leases near Utah's wilderness monuments
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Bureau of Land Management on Tuesday auctioned off more than 51,000 acres (21,000 hectares) in southeastern Utah for oil and gas development, a sign of strong industry demand in a region conservationists have vowed to protect.
On eve of trial on Time Warner deal, AT&T, U.S. government lay out cases
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a preview of arguments in a trial over AT&T's
deal to buy Time Warner Inc , government lawyers said on Tuesday the deal will raise prices for consumers while AT&T's lawyer argued the company has no reason to withhold programming from competitors as feared.
UPDATE 3-Mississippi's new law restricting abortion blocked by judge for 10 days
March 20 (Reuters) - A U.S. federal judge on Tuesday temporarily blocked a Mississippi law that enacted the tightest restrictions on abortion in the United States, in a ruling handed down a day after the governor signed the measure.
Amazon is now second most valuable U.S.-listed company, tops Alphabet
(Reuters) - Amazon.com
became the second most valuable publicly listed U.S. company on Tuesday, surpassing Google parent Alphabet Inc for the first time.
WRAPUP 4-Cambridge Analytica CEO claims influence on US election, Facebook faces questions
LONDON/SAN FRANCISCO, March 20 (Reuters) - The suspended chief executive of Cambridge Analytica said in a secretly recorded video broadcast on Tuesday that his UK-based political consultancy's online campaign played a decisive role in U.S. President Donald Trump's 2016 election victory.
Crime spike prompts Canada to unveil tougher gun control steps
OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada's Liberal government unveiled proposals on Tuesday to tighten already tough gun control laws to address a spike in crimes involving firearms, including a deadly attack on a mosque last year.
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