Friday, 20 September 2019

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StarKist to pay $100M fine in tuna price-fixing case

SAN FRANCISCO: A federal judge in San Francisco has ordered StarKist Co. to pay a $100 million fine in a canned tuna price-fixing conspiracy involving three companies. The Pittsburgh-based company had asked U.S. District Court Judge Edward Chen to reduce the fine to $50 million, arguing a $100 million penalty ...

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Harris wants to fine companies that pay men more than women

NEW YORK: Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris is unveiling a pay inequity proposal that aims to close the gender pay gap by holding corporations accountable when men are paid more than women. Harris’ plan would require companies to disclose pay policies while applying for a mandatory “Equal Pay Certification” from ...

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Eoin Morgan suspended for fourth ODI

LONDON: England captain Eoin Morgan will miss Friday’s fourth one-day international against Pakistan in Nottingham after being suspended for a slow over-rate offence, the International Cricket Council said on Wednesday. Match referee Richie Richardson imposed the suspension on Morgan after England were ruled to be two overs short after time ...

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Facebook facing UK fine over data protection breaches

LONDON: Britain’s information regulator slapped Facebook with a small but symbolic fine for breaches of data protection law after millions of users’ data was improperly accessed by consultancy Cambridge Analytica. The 500,000 pound ($663,850) fine is less that 10 minutes worth of revenue for the social media firm worth $590 ...

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Mexico authorities mulling $10 million fine for election victors

MEXICO CITY: Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s party could face a $10 million (7.56 million pounds) fine for violations of campaign finance rules, the national electoral institute said on Wednesday following the group’s wide-reaching election victory. Lopez Obrador, a former Mexico City mayor who has vowed to root out ...

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ICC to fine India for POOR Pune pitch

DUBAI: Further merit has been added to Steve Smith’s hundred in Pune after the ICC officially reported the Pune pitch as unacceptable. India has been put on notice for the “poor” condition of the wicket and the BCCI is now under intense pressure not to prepare another rank turner for ...

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