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Chipotle says shareholders drop bid to split CEO, chairman roles

March 30 The burrito chain Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc said on Thursday its shareholders agreed to withdraw a proposal to split the chief executive and chairman roles.

1:54am IST

UPDATE 3-Russian 'propaganda on steroids' aimed at 2016 U.S. election - lawmaker

WASHINGTON, March 30 Russia mounted a campaign of "propaganda on steroids" seeking to influence the 2016 U.S. presidential election, the top Democrat on the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee said on Thursday, listing several areas of concern about possible links to Republican Donald Trump's campaign.

1:00am IST

UPDATE 1-U.S. FCC to reverse rules on TV station purchases

WASHINGTON, March 30 The U.S. Federal Communications Commission said on Thursday it will vote in April to reverse a 2016 rule adopted by the Obama administration that limits the number of television stations some companies can buy.

12:47am IST

UPDATE 1-McDonald's Quarter Pounders to be made with fresh beef

March 30 Fast food giant McDonald's Corp said on Thursday it would make its popular "Quarter Pounder" hamburgers with fresh beef, prepared when ordered, by mid-2018 in most of its U.S. restaurants.

12:37am IST

U.S. Senator Rubio: Hackers targeted former presidential campaign staffers

WASHINGTON, March 30 U.S. Senator Marco Rubio said during a Senate intelligence hearing on Thursday that unsuccessful cyber attacks from Russia targeted former members of his presidential campaign staff in July 2016 and within the past 24 hours.

12:24am IST

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India privately took Amazon to task over insulting flag doormat

NEW DELHI India's reaction to an Amazon.com website selling doormats resembling the country's flag involved an unprecedented public and private offensive against the U.S. company by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government, a document shows.