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WASHINGTON | Utah senator says he regrets ‘irresponsible’ Trump remarks

WASHINGTON — Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch is backtracking after saying this week that he wasn’t concerned that prosecutors have implicated President Donald Trump in a crime. The Republican senator said in a statement that he spoke “imprudently” in a CNN hallway interview Tuesday. He said the interview was unplanned and “I made comments about allegations … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Utah senator says he regrets ‘irresponsible’ Trump remarks

PRESCOTT, Ariz. | An Arizona journalism saga: Poisoning claims, nasty divorce

PRESCOTT, Ariz. — An award-winning Arizona newspaper publisher and his wife are locked in a bizarre divorce case that has morphed into something more: a journalism ethics saga. Joseph Soldwedel has accused wife Felice Soldwedel in a lawsuit of trying to kill him by poisoning him, and detailed the allegations in one of the small-town … Continue reading PRESCOTT, Ariz. | An Arizona journalism saga: Poisoning claims, nasty divorce

ROME | Rome opera hires Gatti, who lost job over #metoo allegations

ROME — Rome’s opera house is defending hiring conductor Daniele Gatti, who was fired by an Amsterdam-based orchestra last summer over sexual misconduct allegations. Teatro dell’Opera di Roma spokesman Renato Bossa said on Friday that the theater signed Gatti this week to a three-year contract as musical director because in a country with “rule of … Continue reading ROME | Rome opera hires Gatti, who lost job over #metoo allegations

CHICAGO | Suspended shortstop Russell offered 2019 contract by Cubs

CHICAGO— The Chicago Cubs have offered suspended shortstop Addison Russell a 2019 contract while maintaining his future with the team is not uncertain. Russell is serving a 40-game domestic violence suspension following allegations by his ex-wife. President of president of baseball operations Theo Epstein says in a statement Friday the “procedural step” by the Cubs … Continue reading CHICAGO | Suspended shortstop Russell offered 2019 contract by Cubs

CHARLOTTE, Mich. | Ex-Michigan State leader in court on Nassar-related charges

CHARLOTTE, Mich.— The former president of Michigan State University is making her first appearance in court since being charged with lying to investigators about her knowledge of sexual assault allegations against former sports doctor Larry Nassar. Lou Anna Simon’s attorney says the allegations have no merit. But authorities say she specifically knew in 2014 that … Continue reading CHARLOTTE, Mich. | Ex-Michigan State leader in court on Nassar-related charges

TOKYO | The Latest: Renault acting chief seeks to calm market nerves

TOKYO — The Latest on Japanese automaker Nissan Motor Co.’s chairman Carlos Ghosn and allegations of financial violations against him (all times local): 6 a.m. The acting chief of carmaker Renault is seeking to soothe markets, car buyers and his employees by promising continuity despite the arrest of longtime chairman and CEO Carlos Ghosn. Deputy … Continue reading TOKYO | The Latest: Renault acting chief seeks to calm market nerves

TOKYO | The Latest: Nissan confirms Ghosn dismissed as chairman

TOKYO — The Latest on Japanese automaker Nissan Motor Co.’s chairman Carlos Ghosn and allegations of financial violations against him (all times local): 9:40 p.m. Nissan Motor Co. has confirmed that its board of directors voted unanimously to dismiss Carlos Ghosn as its chairman after he was arrested on suspicion of falsifying financial reports and … Continue reading TOKYO | The Latest: Nissan confirms Ghosn dismissed as chairman

TOKYO | The Latest: Prosecutors offer few details on Nissan’s Ghosn

TOKYO — The Latest on Japanese automaker Nissan Motor Co.’s chairman Carlos Ghosn and allegations of financial violations against him (all times local): 6:15 p.m. Tokyo prosecutors have offered few details into their case against Nissan Motor Co. chairman Carlos Ghosn. At a news conference Thursday, the deputy chief prosecutor Shin Kukimoto, told reporters Ghosn … Continue reading TOKYO | The Latest: Prosecutors offer few details on Nissan’s Ghosn