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Resolution says restructuring over, signs fund deal with Schroders

By Chris Vellacott LONDON (Reuters) - British life insurer Resolution achieved a 59 percent jump in pretax operating profit last year, it said on Tuesday, as it heralded the completion of its restructuring and signed a fund management deal with Schroders. The firm, set up by entrepreneur Clive Cowdery to buy underperforming life insurers, said it would adopt its Friends Life brand, dropping the Resolution name, while Cowdery will step down as a... Read more...

Actor Chris Hemsworth, wife welcome twin sons

Actor Chris Hemsworth, wife welcome twin sonsLOS ANGELES (AP) — Two more Hemsworths have arrived.

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More U.S. moms are staying at home with kids: study

More American mothers are staying at home with their children, a shift that reflects rising immigration and the fact many women are unable to find jobs after a sluggish period for the U.S. economy, a Pew analysis released on Tuesday showed. Twenty-nine percent of U.S. mothers, or about 10.4 million women, stayed at home in 2012. The category of... Read more...

Ship hunting for more 'pings' in plane search

Ship hunting for more 'pings' in plane searchSearch crews fail to relocate faint sounds heard deep in the Indian Ocean.

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Olympus says six banks sue for 27.9 billion yen compensation over 2011 scandal

Olympus says six banks sue for 27.9 billion yen compensation over 2011 scandalTOKYO (Reuters) - Olympus Corp said on Wednesday that six trust banks have filed a lawsuit against the medical equipment maker seeking 27.9 billion yen ($273 million) in compensation related to false financial statements on losses from fiscal year 2000 to 2011. The six trust banks include State Street Trust and Banking Co Ltd, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corp and The Nomura Trust and Banking Co Ltd. ...

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Rockettes' postpone new show until 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — The Rockettes' are kicking the debut of their new spring show into next year.... Read more...
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