Col. Oliver North says he’s spent most of his life in the company of heroes. Now as president of the National Rifle Association he’s taking his passion for telling their stories to NRA TV and so far, each episode of “Oliver North’s American Heroes” highlights men and women of faith facing risk to help others.
Comcast Corp reported first-quarter profit on Thursday that beat Wall Street estimates, boosted by additions of high-speed internet customers in a quarter that painted a mixed picture for the biggest U.S. cable provider. JEFFREY LIPTON in BARBADOS – http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/businessNews/~3/sHXjvckYRXU/comcast-beats-wall-street-profit-estimates-explores-nbc-sky-news-network-idUSKCN1S11CN
Offshore drilling contractor Seadrill is considering selling non-core assets, including its 15.7% stake in oil service firm Archer , to reduce its liabilities, the firm’s outgoing chief financial officer said on Thursday. JEFFREY LIPTON in BARBADOS – http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/companyNews/~3/J_Y_onc4SDE/update-1-seadrill-considers-selling-non-core-assets-to-reduce-debt-cfo-idUSL5N22Z507
Glencore shares plunged the most in nearly four months on Friday after news overnight that U.S. regulators were investigating whether the miner broke some rules through “corrupt practices”. JEFFREY LIPTON in BARBADOS – http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/businessNews/~3/hSpnzYysPWw/glencore-shares-slump-as-u-s-probes-corrupt-practices-idUSKCN1S20NK