Wells Fargo exec was fired for not scamming N.J. customers, lawsuit says

NEW BRUNSWICK -- A Somerset County woman is suing Wells Fargo Bank alleging she was fired for refusing to participate an alleged scheme similar to the bank's widespread account scam that led to millions of dollars in federal fines. Melinda Bini, a former assistant vice president and regional private banker at the Highland Park bank's branch,…

Report: Japan pushing for Trans-Pacific Partnership without US

Tokyo (dpa) - Japan is attempting to keep the stalled Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement alive by pushing for a new deal without the United States, local media reported Saturday. Tokyo is currently trying to persuade the TPP's other members to continue without the US and is planning a meeting of ministers from the deal's 11…

VW’s US chief defends open markets in face of Trump protectionism

New York (dpa) - The chief executive of Volkswagen's North American operations defended free trade and open markets in the face of US President Donald Trump's "America First" trade policy. "The openness of markets has been a guarantee of success for all producers in recent decades," Hinrich Woebcken told dpa in an interview at the New…

Delta OKs offers of up to $9,950 to flyers who give up seats

ATLANTA -- Delta is giving airport employees permission to offer passengers up to almost $10,000 in compensation to give up their seats on overbooked flights. Delta's move comes as United Airlines struggles to recover from images of a passenger's forced removal from a sold-out flight. The passenger, David Dao, was already seated on the plane when…