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Ex-SEC Chief William Donaldson Dies Aged 93

Ex-SEC Chief William Donaldson Dies Aged 93

The Yale University School of Management announced the death of its founding dean, former Securities and Exchange Commission chairman Wiliam Donaldson, at the age of 93.

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Emirates Slapped With $1.8 Million Fine for Flights in Off-Limits Regions, Including Iraq

Emirates Slapped With $1.8 Million Fine for Flights in Off-Limits Regions, Including Iraq

Emirates has been fined $1.8 million by the US for conducting flights over restricted regions, while JetBlue Airways was permitted to sell seats on these flights under a code-sharing agreement, sparking scrutiny and regulatory review.

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US Returns Additional $156 Million to Malaysia From Stolen 1MDB State Fund

US Returns Additional $156 Million to Malaysia From Stolen 1MDB State Fund

The United States (US) has returned $156 million to Malaysia, which was recovered from assets seized in investigations into a global corruption scheme involving the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) state fund.

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G7 Agrees to Give Ukraine $50 Billion Loan Amid War vs. Russia

G7 Agrees to Give Ukraine $50 Billion Loan Amid War vs. Russia

The leaders of the Group of Seven, the world’s wealthiest nations, have agreed to create a $50 billion loan to help Ukraine in its fight to survive Russia’s onslaught, with interest earned on profits from Russia’s frozen central bank assets used as collateral.

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OpenAI Hires Ex-NSA Chief Paul M. Nakasone to its Board

OpenAI Hires Ex-NSA Chief Paul M. Nakasone to its Board

Former National Security Agency (NSA) director and retired US Army general Paul M. Nakasone has been named as the new board member of OpenAI.

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Tesla Shareholders Approve Elon Musk's Pay Package; X Demands Money from Ex-Employees, Citing Overpayment

Tesla Shareholders Approve Elon Musk's Pay Package; X Demands Money from Ex-Employees, Citing Overpayment

Shareholders of Tesla approved the move to increase the pay package of CEO Elon Musk to $56 million.

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2 Russian-Born American Citizens Arrested for Conspiring to Illegally Smuggle Snowmachines From US to Russia

2 Russian-Born American Citizens Arrested for Conspiring to Illegally Smuggle Snowmachines From US to Russia

Two Russian-born American citizens were arrested for attempting to illegally export $500,000 worth of snowmachines from the US to Russia via China.

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US Sanctions Several Firms in Hong Kong, UAE for Involvement in Russian Gold Trade

US Sanctions Several Firms in Hong Kong, UAE for Involvement in Russian Gold Trade

The US has imposed sanctions on several companies based in Hong Kong and the UAE for involvement in the trade of gold produced by a sanctioned Russian miner.

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Pew Survey Reveals Americans Trust TikTok for News Content Amid Political Turmoil

Pew Survey Reveals Americans Trust TikTok for News Content Amid Political Turmoil

According to a March Pew Research study of 10,000 American adults, TikTok was least likely to influence news stories through algorithmic recommendations or content moderation than Facebook, Instagram, and X.

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Two Texas Men Get More Than 3 Years in Prison for Conspiracy to Sell Iranian Oil to China

Two Texan Men Get More Than 3 Years in Prison for Conspiracy to Sell Iranian Oil to China

Two Texas men were sentenced to 45 months in prison for trying to sell Iranian oil to a refinery in China in violation of US sanctions.

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US Sanctions Former Exxon Contractor, Public Official in Guyana Over Alleged Fraud and Bribery

US Sanctions Former Exxon Contractor, Public Official in Guyana Over Alleged Fraud and Bribery

The US has sanctioned a Guyanese mining mogul over accusations of tax fraud and bribery.

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Port of Baltimore's Shipping Channel Fully Reopens After Bridge Collapse

Port of Baltimore's Shipping Channel Fully Reopens After Bridge Collapse

The main shipping channel into and out of the Port of Baltimore has reopened to its original depth after the cargo ship Dali collided with the Francis Scott Key Bridge on March 26, causing its collapse and blocking most of the traffic into and out of the harbor, as well as the deaths of six Latino immigrants working on the bridge.

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FDA Committee Endorses Eli Lilly’s Alzheinmer’s Drug

FDA Committee Endorses Eli Lilly’s Alzheinmer’s Drug

The Food and Drug Administration’s advisory committee endorsed Eli Lilly’s Alzheimer’s drug, donanemab, for approval to further slow the aggression of the specific type of dementia in patients despite criticisms regarding test patient deaths during clinical trials.

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What Consumers Need to Know About the Difference Between Expiry Dates

What Consumers Need to Know About the Difference Between Expiry Dates

Independent grocer platform Storewise CEO Christopher Grec said that consumers have to know how to use their senses to indicate if food could still be consumed despite the expiry dates in the label.

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Ben Affleck, Jennifer Lopez Sells Home for $60.8 Million as Divorce Rumors Spread

Ben Affleck, Jennifer Lopez Sells Home for $60.8 Million as Divorce Rumors Spread

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez are quietly selling their $60.8 million home after rumors of their divorce spread in Hollywood.

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