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AP: Intruders breach US airport fences about every 10 days
Under pressure to prevent people from sneaking onto runways and planes at major U.S. airports, authorities are cracking down - not on the intruders who slip through perimeter gates or jump over fences, but on the release of information about the breaches....

Japan urges G-7 to urgently tackle global economic risks
ISE, Japan (AP) -- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe urged fellow leaders of the Group of Seven advanced economies to unite Thursday in forging a more urgent, coordinated response to the faltering global recovery....

The Latest: Japan uses G-7 summit to hawk local specialties
ISE, Japan (AP) -- The latest news on the Group of Seven summit in Japan, where the leaders of the seven advanced economies are meeting for two days (all times local):...

China accuses US of hampering trade with steel duties
BEIJING (AP) -- China accused the United States on Thursday of hampering trade after Washington imposed duties of up to 450 percent on Chinese steel in its latest response to a flood of low-priced imports....

CEO pay in 2015: When a $468,449 raise is typical
NEW YORK (AP) -- CEOs at the biggest companies got a 4.5 percent pay raise last year. That's almost double the typical American worker's, and a lot more than investors earned from owning their stocks - a big fat zero....

Asian stocks mixed amid concerns about oil, US rate hike
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Asian stock markets were mixed Thursday amid worries about a U.S. rate hike and that a rally in oil prices may not be sustainable....

New Zealanders to pay $20 for cigarette pack under tax plan
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) -- Smokers in New Zealand will pay $20 for a pack of cigarettes under the government's budget plan released Thursday. Polluting industries will also get hit with higher taxes....

Female CEOs see pay rise, but numbers remain small
For the second year in a row, female CEOs earned more than their male counterparts and received bigger raises. But only a small sliver of the largest companies are run by women, and experts say gender parity at the top remains way off....

Takata taps financial advisory firm Lazard for recall woes
TOKYO (AP) -- Money-losing Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. hired financial advisory and asset management firm Lazard on Thursday to help tackle financial problems and massive recalls....

Ohio airport to be named in honor of astronaut John Glenn
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Astronaut John Glenn is getting an airport named in his honor in his home state of Ohio....

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Female CEOs see pay rise, but numbers remain small

CEO pay in 2015: When a $468,449 raise is typical

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CEO pay climbs again, even as their stock prices don't