Bangladesh building fire kills at least 70, toll could climb

DHAKA (Reuters) – The death toll from a fire in a centuries-old area of the Bangladesh capital, Dhaka, jumped dramatically to 70 on Thursday, a fire official said, and... Read more »

House Democrats move to block Trump’s emergency declaration on border

FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Capitol is shown after the U.S. government reopened with about 800,000 federal workers returning after a 35-day shutdown in Washington, U.S., January 28, 2019. REUTERS/Joshua... Read more »

Bristol-Myers says Starboard nominated five directors, bought shares

(Reuters) – Bristol-Myers Squibb Co said on Wednesday that activist hedge fund Starboard Value LP intends to nominate five directors to the U.S. drugmaker’s board, one month after it... Read more »

Death toll from Bangladesh building fire climbs to at least 56

DHAKA (Reuters) – The death toll from a fire in a centuries-old area of the Bangladesh capital, Dhaka, jumped dramatically to 56 on Thursday, a fire official said, and... Read more »

Justice Department preparing to receive Mueller report: CNN

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Justice may announce as early as next week that Special Counsel Robert Mueller has given the attorney general his report on the... Read more »

Standard Chartered sets aside $900 million to cover U.S., British fines

(Reuters) – Standard Chartered PLC (StanChart) has set aside $900 million to cover fines resulting from investigations by regulators in Britain and the United States, it said on Thursday,... Read more »

Standard Chartered sets aside $900 million to cover U.S., British fines

(Reuters) – Standard Chartered PLC (StanChart) has set aside $900 million to cover fines resulting from investigations by regulators in Britain and the United States, it said on Thursday,... Read more »

U.S. arrests Coast Guard officer who planned mass attack: prosecutors

A cache of guns and ammunition uncovered by U.S. federal investigators in the home of U.S. Coast Guard lieutenant Christopher Paul Hasson in Silver Spring, Maryland, U.S., is shown... Read more »

RPT-UPDATE 1-Managers hired for Toshiba Memory IPO, possibly Japan’s biggest in 2019-sources

(Repeats story that first ran late on Wednesday.) * Nomura, Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley picked * Bain-led consortium bought Toshiba Memory last year for $18 bln * Toshiba Corp... Read more »

‘Time of the essence’ say May on latest Brussels shuttle

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May held “constructive” talks in Brussels on Wednesday as she sought concessions on Brexit from a sceptical European Union, her strategy under... Read more »