COMPANY - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/COMPANY News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Limits on overseas mergers prompt renewed debate http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58446095-79/tax-companies-administration-corporate.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58446095-79/tax-companies-administration-corporate.html.csp">Limits on overseas mergers prompt renewed debate</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOSH LEDERMAN and JIM KUHNHENN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-23T11:01:02.692-06:00">Updated Sep 23, 2014 11:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The Obama administration’s decision to curb the ability of U.S. corporations to skirt taxes by merging with foreign companies kicked off an immediate election-season debate over when and how to tackle the nation’s complex corporate tax code. Following through on a populist appeal from President Barack Obama for a new era of “corporate patriotism,” the Treasury Department stepped in Monday with new regulations designed to limit the ability of U.S. firms to seek refuge in lower tax co...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584460952014-09-23T11:01:02.692-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-23T11:01:02.692-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58446095@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 11:01:02 MDT Air France pilots protest as premier spurns strike http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58446064-79/france-pilots-strike-company.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58446064-79/france-pilots-strike-company.html.csp">Air France pilots protest as premier spurns strike</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By OLEG CETINIC</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-23T10:11:02.109-06:00">Updated Sep 23, 2014 10:11AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Paris • Scores of striking Air France pilots took their protest to the streets on Tuesday, demonstrating in full uniform outside of France’s National Assembly to demand government intervention to end an eight-day standoff. Parent company Air France-KLM says about half of all Air France flights have been cancelled since the strike started. The pilots oppose the proposed expansion of its low-cost carrier, Transavia, which the company sees as a way to cut costs and stay competitive. Air France says...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584460642014-09-23T10:11:02.109-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-23T10:11:02.109-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58446064@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 10:11:02 MDT U.S. clampdown on tax maneuver leaves its mark http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58446043-79/percent-companies-overseas-tax.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58446043-79/percent-companies-overseas-tax.html.csp">U.S. clampdown on tax maneuver leaves its mark</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">By The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-23T10:07:01.811-06:00">Updated Sep 23, 2014 10:07AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • A handful of companies pursuing overseas deals that could lower their tax rates are under pressure after the U.S. unveiled rules that would make those deals less lucrative. The Treasury Department announced new regulations Monday that would make it less lucrative to pursue a so-called inversion. Under such a deal, an American company buys a foreign firm, then re-incorporates overseas. The pharmaceutical company AbbVie, based in Chicago, reached an agreement to buy Dublin-based Shire i...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584460432014-09-23T10:07:01.811-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-23T10:07:01.811-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58446043@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 10:07:01 MDT Chile’s president trying to revive aging copper mines http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58443268-79/codelco-copper-bachelet-government.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58443268-79/codelco-copper-bachelet-government.html.csp">Chile’s president trying to revive aging copper mines</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matt Craze</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-22T17:19:01.579-06:00">Updated Sep 22, 2014 05:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Santiago, Chile • President Michelle Bachelet rolled to victory last year on pledges to ramp up spending on education. Now she’s in a race against time to revive the government’s biggest source of revenue, copper producer Codelco. With executives of the state-owned company warning that output could drop by almost half in six years, Bachelet has given clearance for Codelco to spend $23.5 billion to revamp century-old mines that are running out of profitable ore, and has pledged to sell $4 billion...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58443268@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 17:19:01 MDT Treasury unveiling steps to curb tax inversions http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58443144-79/companies-tax-inversions-obama.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58443144-79/companies-tax-inversions-obama.html.csp">Treasury unveiling steps to curb tax inversions</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOSH LEDERMAN and JIM KUHNHENN </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-22T17:27:04.465-06:00">Updated Sep 22, 2014 05:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The Obama administration cracked down Monday on so-called tax inversions, aiming to curb a spate of American companies shifting overseas in an attempt to shirk paying U.S. taxes. New regulations from the Treasury Department will make inversions less lucrative by barring creative techniques that companies use to lower their tax bill. Additionally, the U.S. will make it harder for companies to move overseas in the first place by tightening the ownership requirements they must meet. “T...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584431442014-09-22T17:27:04.465-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-22T17:27:04.465-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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Darmstadt-based Merck KGaA said Monday it is paying $140 per share in cash for all of Sigma-Aldrich’s shares — a premium of 37 percent over Friday’s closing price of $102.37. Sigma-Aldrich has over 9,000 employees and supplies chemicals and laboratory equipment to government and commercial research facilities. It said its board of directors has unanimously approved...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584416002014-09-22T09:33:01.482-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-22T09:33:01.482-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58441600@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 09:33:01 MDT Siemens to acquire Dresser-Rand for $7.6 billion http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58441587-79/siemens-dresser-rand-billion.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58441587-79/siemens-dresser-rand-billion.html.csp">Siemens to acquire Dresser-Rand for $7.6 billion</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-22T09:27:02.241-06:00">Updated Sep 22, 2014 09:27AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Houston • German electronics and engineering company Siemens AG has reached a deal to acquire oilfield equipment maker Dresser-Rand for $7.6 billion. Under the deal announced early Monday in Germany, Siemens will pay $83 per common share of Dresser-Rand Group Inc., $3.09 more than the company’s closing share price on Friday. Dresser Rand’s market capitalization is $6.12 billion. The deal includes assumption of debt. Dresser-Rand’s board of directors unanimously recommended the offer to sharehold...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584415872014-09-22T09:27:02.241-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-22T09:27:02.241-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58441587@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 09:27:02 MDT Clorox exits Venezuela citing regime restrictions http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58441460-79/clorox-venezuela-government-citing.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58441460-79/clorox-venezuela-government-citing.html.csp">Clorox exits Venezuela citing regime restrictions</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-22T09:08:01.696-06:00">Updated Sep 22, 2014 09:08AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Oakland • Clorox is shutting down all operations in Venezuela, citing restrictions by the government, supply disruptions and economic uncertainty. Shares jumped 3 percent before the opening bell Monday. The consumer products company said that for almost three years its affiliate, Corporación Clorox de Venezuela S.A., had to sell more than two-thirds of its products at prices frozen by the Venezuelan government. Over that same time span, there was a sharp rise in inflation that resulted in signif...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584414602014-09-22T09:08:01.696-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-22T09:08:01.696-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58441460@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 09:08:01 MDT Giuliani to help Call of Duty video game company fight Noriega http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58441495-68/noriega-giuliani-game-company.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58441495-68/noriega-giuliani-game-company.html.csp">Giuliani to help Call of Duty video game company fight Noriega</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ANTHONY McCARTNEY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-22T09:57:47.553-06:00">Updated Sep 22, 2014 09:57AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani is joining a video game company’s legal fight against disgraced Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega, who is suing Activision over his inclusion in one of its popular “Call of Duty” games. Activision Blizzard Inc. announced Monday that Giuliani and his firm will ask a Los Angeles judge to dismiss Noriega’s lawsuit, which claims his likeness was used without permission in 2012’s”Call of Duty: Black Ops II.” Giuiliani told The Associated Press h...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584414952014-09-22T09:57:47.553-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-22T09:57:47.553-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58441495@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 09:57:47 MDT Tesco suspends execs over inflated profit report http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58441417-79/company-profit-tesco-lewis.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58441417-79/company-profit-tesco-lewis.html.csp">Tesco suspends execs over inflated profit report</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DANICA KIRKA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-22T08:48:01.608-06:00">Updated Sep 22, 2014 08:48AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • Tesco, the world’s second-largest supermarket chain after Walmart, has suspended four executives and launched an accounting investigation after admitting that its half-year profit was overstated by $407 million. The scandal deepens the financial woes for the British company, which on Monday had to issue its third profit warning in two years as it struggles to compete with low-cost rivals. The announcements shocked investors, with shares falling 10 percent Monday. The investigation, prom...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584414172014-09-22T08:48:01.608-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-22T08:48:01.608-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58441417@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 08:48:01 MDT Dance preview: Change is in the air with Ririe-Woodbury’s ‘Fall Season’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58429186-223/dance-company-bokaer-fall.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58429186-223/dance-company-bokaer-fall.html.csp">Dance preview: Change is in the air with Ririe-Woodbury’s ‘Fall Season’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kathy Adams</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Special to The Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-22T08:37:49.015-06:00">Updated Sep 22, 2014 08:37AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The first thing to notice about the opening of Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company’s fall season is its title: “Fall Season.” The straightforward description breaks with local convention of naming dance performances per a theme, and instead parallels professional companies in larger cities that simply announce the season. Using the same less-is-more reasoning, R-W has also decided to drop its December show. “It’s just quality over quantity,” artistic director Daniel Charon explained. “We will ha...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58429186@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 08:37:49 MDT Activision hires Giuliani to fight Noriega lawsuit http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58441396-79/noriega-activision-game-giuliani.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58441396-79/noriega-activision-game-giuliani.html.csp">Activision hires Giuliani to fight Noriega lawsuit</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ANTHONY McCARTNEY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-22T08:38:01.819-06:00">Updated Sep 22, 2014 08:38AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani has joined Activision’s fight to dismiss a lawsuit filed by disgraced Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega against the company’s popular “Call of Duty” videogame franchise. Activision Blizzard Inc. announced Monday that Giuliani and his firm will ask a Los Angeles judge to dismiss Noriega’s lawsuit, which claims his likeness was used without permission in the 2012 game “Call of Duty Black Ops II.” Noriega sued Activision in July, claiming the ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584413962014-09-22T08:38:01.819-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-22T08:38:01.819-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58441396@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 08:38:01 MDT Ads featuring Elisabeth Hasselbeck, other claims bring fine for Utah company http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58433912-79/icon-ftc-glider-company.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58433912-79/icon-ftc-glider-company.html.csp">Ads featuring Elisabeth Hasselbeck, other claims bring fine for Utah company</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tom Harvey</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-20T13:59:16.913-06:00">Updated Sep 20, 2014 01:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Logan-based ICON Health & Fitness Inc. has agreed to pay a $3 million fine to settle federal regulators’ allegations it was deceptive in claiming that use of one of its exercise machines for only three minutes a day would lead to substantial weight loss. The Federal Trade Commission claimed that ICON, a manufacturer and seller of a range of exercise equipment, violated a 1997 agreement not to make unsubstantiated claims about its products and required that those endorsing the products reflect t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58433912@www.sltrib.com Sat, 20 Sep 2014 13:59:16 MDT Op-ed: Don’t buy Blue Castle’s claims of progress in building nuke plant http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58429491-82/blue-castle-nuclear-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58429491-82/blue-castle-nuclear-utah.html.csp">Op-ed: Don’t buy Blue Castle’s claims of progress in building nuke plant</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Christopher Thomas</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-19T17:18:02.037-06:00">Updated Sep 19, 2014 05:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah has many annual traditions, such as rushing up the Cottonwood Canyons on powder days or reveling in the lights of Temple Square during the Christmas season. In the past couple years, we’re developing a new one: Guffawing when the company that wants to build the Green River nuclear reactors unveils a “big” development. Their periodic news releases are little more than an empty illusion, designed to create the appearance of momentum, even as Blue Castle Holdings’ southern Utah nuclear plans r...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58429491@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:18:02 MDT Pabst Brewing to be sold to Russian company http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58433262-79/pabst-beer-brewing-blue.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58433262-79/pabst-beer-brewing-blue.html.csp">Pabst Brewing to be sold to Russian company</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-19T12:41:01.942-06:00">Updated Sep 19, 2014 12:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • The maker of Pabst Blue Ribbon beer is being sold to Russian company Oasis Beverages for an undisclosed sum. Oasis is buying Pabst with TSG, an investment firm known for its work with consumer products companies. TSG Consumer Partners will take a minority stake in Pabst. In addition to its namesake beer, Pabst Brewing Co. makes Colt 45, Old Milwaukee and Schlitz, in addition to regional brews such as Lone Star, Rainier and Old Style. Pabst was acquired in 2010 by C. Dean Metropoulos &...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584332622014-09-19T12:41:01.942-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-19T12:41:01.942-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58433262@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:41:01 MDT Ex-Park City resident indicted in alleged sports drink fraud http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58430342-78/olshen-investors-company-fraud.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58430342-78/olshen-investors-company-fraud.html.csp">Ex-Park City resident indicted in alleged sports drink fraud</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-18T21:26:16.784-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 09:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A federal grand jury in Utah has returned a 38-count indictment against a former Park City resident who took in $7 million from 50 investors by allegedly misrepresenting the success of his sports drink business. Randy Elliott Olshen, 51, now a resident of Newport Beach, Calif., was charged with mail fraud, wire fraud and money laundering, which carry possible prison sentences of up to 20 years and fines of up to $500,000. Olshen was a founder and president of Innovative Health Solutions, LLC th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58430342@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 21:26:16 MDT Alibaba shares surge in stock exchange debut http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58432838-79/alibaba-billion-company-chinese.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58432838-79/alibaba-billion-company-chinese.html.csp">Alibaba shares surge in stock exchange debut</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MAE ANDERSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-19T17:13:14.917-06:00">Updated Sep 19, 2014 05:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Alibaba debuted as a publicly traded company Friday and swiftly climbed nearly 40 percent in a mammoth IPO that offered eager investors seemingly unlimited growth potential and a way to tap into the burgeoning Chinese middle class. The sharp demand for shares sent the market value of the e-commerce giant soaring well beyond that of Amazon, eBay and even Facebook. The initial public offering was on track to be the world’s largest, with the possibility of raising as much as $25 billion....</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584328382014-09-19T17:13:14.917-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-19T17:13:14.917-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58432838@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:13:14 MDT R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. names new president http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58432601-79/reynolds-crew-inc-president.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58432601-79/reynolds-crew-inc-president.html.csp">R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. names new president</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-19T09:16:01.424-06:00">Updated Sep 19, 2014 09:16AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Winston-Salem, N.C. • Camel and Pall Mall cigarette maker R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. is tapping the head of PepsiCo North America’s nutrition division as its new president and chief commercial officer. The nation’s second-biggest cigarette company said Friday that Debra Crew will replace Andrew Gilchrist on Oct. 1, when he will become executive vice president of parent company Reynolds American Inc. Reynolds American CEO Susan Cameron says Crew’s experience working for some of America’s best-know...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584326012014-09-19T09:16:01.424-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-19T09:16:01.424-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58432601@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 09:16:01 MDT Russian investigators deny billionaire’s release http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58432585-79/arrest-russian-yevtushenkov-billionaire.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58432585-79/arrest-russian-yevtushenkov-billionaire.html.csp">Russian investigators deny billionaire’s release</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-19T09:12:02.516-06:00">Updated Sep 19, 2014 09:12AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Moscow • A Russian billionaire’s company has claimed he has been freed from house arrest, but its statement was immediately rejected by the nation’s top criminal investigation agency. Russia’s Investigative Committee said Friday that Vladimir Yevtushenkov has remained under house arrest, dismissing the claim of his release issued by his Sistema holding company. Tuesday’s arrest by the nation’s top criminal investigation agency of 65-year old Yevtushenkov on money laundering charges has sent shoc...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584325852014-09-19T09:12:02.516-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-19T09:12:02.516-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58432585@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 09:12:02 MDT Drag queens dress down Facebook over names http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58428623-79/facebook-drag-names-queens.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58428623-79/facebook-drag-names-queens.html.csp">Drag queens dress down Facebook over names</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BARBARA ORTUTAY and PAUL ELIAS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-18T16:17:02.236-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 04:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Francisco • Drag queens in this cosmopolitan city are sparring with Facebook over its policy requiring people to use their real names, rather than drag names such as Pollo Del Mar and Heklina. But the world’s biggest social network is not budging from its rules. In recent weeks, Facebook has been deleting the profiles of self-described drag queens and other performers who use stage names because they did not comply with the social networking site’s requirement that users go by their “real na...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584286232014-09-18T16:17:02.236-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-18T16:17:02.236-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58428623@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 16:17:02 MDT