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After Harvey Weinstein’s Fall, Spotlight Finds His Brother

All his life, Bob Weinstein toiled in the shadow of his larger-than-life older sibling, Harvey Weinstein. Coming across more like an introverted accountant than a Hollywood movie mogul, Bob Weinstein has publicly insisted over the years that he never wanted the attention, and did not mind being the lesser-known brother ...

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Japan’s Young Workers Get a Lift, and Its Leaders Profit

TOKYO — When Japan’s largest package-delivery company announced that it was raising pay in response to a severe shortage of drivers, Shota Fukuyama answered the call. Mr. Fukuyama, 28, was driving a truck for a supermarket chain when the delivery company, Yamato Transport, offered to increase his wages by 100,000 ...

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American Express Chief Executive Ken Chenault to Step Down

Kenneth I. Chenault, one of the longest-serving executives in finance and one of corporate America’s few black top leaders, will retire next year as the chairman and chief executive of American Express. Under Mr. Chenault’s leadership, American Express expanded beyond its core market of corporate customers and wealthy cardholders to ...

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Executive Mentors Wanted. Only Millennials Need Apply.

Junior office workers once had a fairly predictable set of daily tasks. Write the sales memo. Build the PowerPoint. Make the coffee. Now, many young professionals have a new mandate: Drag the boss into the 21st century. While businesses chase evanescent market trends and grapple with a fast-moving future, millennial ...

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Harvey Weinstein Ousted From Motion Picture Academy

LOS ANGELES — Hollywood’s de facto governing body, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, voted overwhelmingly on Saturday to “immediately expel” Harvey Weinstein, breaking with 90 years of precedent and turning one of the biggest Oscar players in history into a hall-of-fame pariah. The academy’s 54-member board of ...

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Kobe Steel Scandal Grows to Include Subsidiaries

TOKYO — A scandal about falsified quality data at Kobe Steel expanded on Friday, as the Japanese steel maker said nine subsidiaries, including several outside Japan, had either failed to carry out required product checks or lied about the results. Including products sold by the subsidiaries, Kobe Steel said it ...

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To Court Workers, Japanese Firms Try Being More Gay-Friendly

TOKYO — Once a week, the Japanese insurance company where Shinsuke Nakamura works tries to enliven its morning staff meeting by having employees give personal presentations. The topics tend to be mostly innocuous: hobbies, pets or wine recommendations. Mr. Nakamura used his turn, though, to come out as gay. “There ...

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