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TURIN, Italy | Workers, execs and politicians bid farewell to late Fiat CEO

TURIN, Italy— The heir to Fiat’s founding family has paid an emotional farewell to the late CEO Sergio Marchionne, who died suddenly in July, saying “he taught all of us … to have the courage to change.” John Elkann, his voice cracking, echoed Marchionne’s indefatigable work ethic in his homage, saying “never take a break … Continue reading TURIN, Italy | Workers, execs and politicians bid farewell to late Fiat CEO

AP Essay: Aretha Franklin, John McCain and the 1960s

“Hope I die before I get old,” the Who sang at Woodstock as the 1960s hurtled to their end. Indeed, the decade and its echoes made premature legends of so many — Kennedy to King, Hendrix to Joplin to Morrison. They became emblems of an era, and the packaging of their virtues and vices has … Continue reading AP Essay: Aretha Franklin, John McCain and the 1960s

New Jersey to bid farewell to former governor Brendan Byrne

MILLBURN, N.J. /January 7, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — New Jerseyans will bid farewell to a former governor who mobsters said was too ethical to be bribed and who authorized the law permitting gambling in Atlantic City. A memorial service for Brendan Byrne will be held Monday at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn. The two-term Democrat … Continue reading New Jersey to bid farewell to former governor Brendan Byrne

Trump welcomes new year with party, tweet

PALM BEACH, Fla/January 01, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— President Donald Trump bid farewell to 2017 with a lavish party at his private club, before kicking off 2018 with angry tweets about Iran and Pakistan. On Twitter Monday, Trump attacked Pakistan, saying: “The United States has foolishly given Pakistan more than 33 billion dollars in aid over the last … Continue reading Trump welcomes new year with party, tweet