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Vipin Kumar | Hindustan Times | Getty Images A number of Uber employees have allegedly filed complaints against Uber’s chief operating officer, Barney Harford, for insensitive comments regarding women and minorities. On a conference call this spring with colleagues, Mr. Harford, the company’s chief operating officer, critiqued a new ad that showed a mixed-race couple,
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Add India to the list of countries that are growing frustrated with the U.S. administration’s trade policy. On Thursday, a group of top executives and government officials from India met in Washington with U.S. trade representatives and others at the Annual Leadership Summit of the U.S.-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF). Many expressed their concern about
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Northrop Grumman chairman and CEO Wes Bush announced on Thursday he will step down as CEO effective Jan. 1, but will remain chairman through July 2019. Kathy Warden, who currently acts as company president and COO of the global security company, has been selected by the board to fill the role vacated by Bush in
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U.S. drugmaker Pfizer said on Wednesday it would reorganize its business into three units and one of them would include a new hospital business segment. The three units are biosimilars and hospital business, branded and generic medicines and consumer health care, the company said. The changes would be effective beginning fiscal 2019. A day earlier,
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British Prime Minister Theresa May said Monday that preparations for a “no deal” Brexit would be stepped up, and that Parliament should prepare for a number of different outcomes. The comments from the U.K. leader followed the abrupt resignation Monday of a key member of May’s Cabinet, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson. David Davis, the minister
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Women regularly tell Mr. Adkins he had proposed to them online. “I mean it’s off-the-charts crazy, man,” he said. “But people believe this stuff and we have to deal with it.” When I messaged an Instagram account pretending to belong to Mr. Adkins, the impostor directed me to a profile impersonating the singer’s daughter. The
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Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Northrop Grumman – Northrop is pursuing a Japanese jet fighter contract that may put it in competition with US rival Lockheed Martin, according to sources who spoke to Reuters. Northrop had lost a competition against Lockheed for an Air Force stealth fighter jet nearly three decades
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