Thomson Reuters Corp., the financial news and information provider, named James Smith to replace Chief Executive Officer Tom Glocer, who will retire after leading the company since its creation in a 2008 merger.
The U.K.’s Carbon Trust, which advises businesses on carbon reduction, named former Shell U.K. chairman James Smith as its chairman, the group said today in an e-mailed statement. Smith replaces Ian McAllister, who is stepping down after a decade, the trust said.
Saudi Arabia is capable of providing additional oil production if needed to counter supply disruptions caused by unrest in the Middle East, James Smith, U.S. ambassador to the kingdom, said in an interview on InBusiness with Margaret Brennan.
The share of economists predicting the Federal Reserve will reduce bond buying in December doubled after a government report showed back-to-back monthly payroll gains of 200,000 or more for the first time in almost a year.
A Pennsylvania county official can’t appeal a ruling striking down the state’s ban against same-sex unions after the governor declined to do so, a judge said, reiterating his decision that the law was unconstitutional.
Mark Sanford is the former South Carolina governor who became famous for his claims of a sojourn on the Appalachian Trail that led to the admission of an extramarital affair four years ago. Now he’s asking for voters’ forgiveness and a political comeback.
A former high-ranking U.S. Environmental Protection Agency official who skipped years of work by faking assignments for the Central Intelligence Agency was sentenced to 32 months in prison for stealing government property.