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Kent Griffin Joins TIER REIT’s Board of Directors

DALLAS---- TIER REIT, Inc., a Dallas- based real estate investment trust, announced the appointment of Kent Griffin as an independent director effective immediately, expanding the board to seven members, six of which are independent. Griffin joins the TIER REIT board of directors with extensive experience in real estate operations, corporate finance and capital...

Source: Business Wire

UPDATE 4-Trump rejects new lawsuit over foreign payments to his firms

NEW YORK, Jan 23- President Donald Trump on Monday dismissed allegations in a new lawsuit by prominent constitutional and ethics lawyers that he is violating the U.S. Trump told reporters at the White House that the lawsuit filed earlier in the day by Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington was "without merit." The nonprofit watchdog said Trump is "...

Source: Reuters

A third of Californians dreaming of a country without Trump, polls says

One in every three California residents supports the most populous U.S.state's peaceful withdrawal from the union, according to a new Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll.

Source: Reuters

Pope warns that rising populism could produce a new Hitler

"In times of crisis, we lack judgment, and that is a constant reference for me," the pontiff said. NBC News reports.

Source: NBC NEWS

Rubio will support Tillerson, removing confirmation hurdle

The support from Rubio all but removes GOP opposition to Tillerson's nomination.


Kevin Wolf, Leading Architect of U.S. Export Control Reform, Joins Akin Gump

WASHINGTON, Jan. 23, 2017/ PRNewswire/-- Kevin J. Wolf, a former senior U.S. Department of Commerce official who served for the past seven years as Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Export Administration, has joined Akin Gump as a partner in its international trade practice in Washington, D.C., the firm announced today. He also served as the primary Commerce...

Source: PR Newswire

Senate Republican Rubio backs Tillerson for secretary of state

Republican Senator Marco Rubio on Monday said he will vote to back President Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, despite the former Exxon Mobil Corp CEO's "troubling" responses before lawmakers regarding Russia. Tillerson's nomination in committee and in the full Senate, "Rubio said in a statement posted on Facebook ahead of the...

Source: Reuters

The Latest: Trump meets with congressional leaders

WASHINGTON— The Latest on President Donald Trump:. President Donald Trump is meeting with congressional leaders in the White House as he starts his first week as president. Trump convened a meeting of about a dozen labor leaders Monday at the White House.

Source: The Associated Press

Matthew E. Garth Joins Minerals Technologies Inc. as Chief Financial Officer

NEW YORK, Jan. 23, 2017-- Minerals Technologies Inc. announced today that it has elected Matthew E. Garth Senior Vice President, Finance and Treasury, and Chief Financial Officer. Garth joins Minerals Technologies from Arconic Inc., where he acquired an extensive background in corporate finance, treasury, financial planning and analysis, investor relations,...

Source: Globe Newswire

Here are the 10 most important stories for investors Monday morning

A daily look at the morning's key financial stories.