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ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia | Egypt’s el- Sisi elected new chairman of African Union

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has been elected chairman of the African Union at the continental body’s summit in Ethiopia. The Egyptian leader addressed the summit, saying he would focus on security on the African continent. “Our work must continue to improve peace and security in Africa in a holistic … Continue reading ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia | Egypt’s el- Sisi elected new chairman of African Union

Trump and Fed chairman Powell discuss economy over dinner

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve says Chairman Jerome Powell had dinner at the White House with President Donald Trump on Monday, but the two men did not discuss the future course of interest rates. The Fed says Trump and Powell were joined by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Richard Clarida. … Continue reading Trump and Fed chairman Powell discuss economy over dinner

TOKYO | The Latest: Reports say Nissan fires Ghosn 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): 9:25 p.m. Japanese media are reporting that Nissan Motor Co.’s board of directors voted to dismiss Carlos Ghosn as its chairman after he was arrested on suspicion of falsifying financial reports and … Continue reading TOKYO | The Latest: Reports say Nissan fires Ghosn as chairman

TOKYO | The Latest: Nissan says chairman Ghosn to be dismissed

TOKYO — The Latest on Nissan Motor Co.’s chairman Carlos Ghosn and allegations he underreported income. (all times local): 5:10 p.m. Nissan Motor Co. says an internal investigation found that its chairman, Carlos Ghosn, has underreported his income. The Japanese automaker said he will be dismissed. Nissan said an investigation based on a whistleblower report … Continue reading TOKYO | The Latest: Nissan says chairman Ghosn to be dismissed

DES MOINES, Iowa | Iowa GOP Rep. King denies associating with Nazi-linked group

DES MOINES, Iowa  — Republican congressman Steve King is rejecting accusations that he’s associated with an Austrian white supremacist group. Those claims have prompted condemnation from within his own party just days before Tuesday’s election. During a forum with Iowa business leaders Thursday, the eight-term Iowa congressman said a Washington Post story this month wrongly … Continue reading DES MOINES, Iowa | Iowa GOP Rep. King denies associating with Nazi-linked group

NEW YORK  | Southwest 3Q profit rises on more passengers, flights

NEW YORK  — Southwest Airlines is reporting profits rose more than 16 percent during the third quarter as it booked more passengers on more flights. The company earned $615 million, or $1.08 per share, beating estimates by 2 cents, according to a survey by Zacks Investment Research. Revenue rose 5.1 percent to $5.58 billion, also … Continue reading NEW YORK  | Southwest 3Q profit rises on more passengers, flights

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Grassley releases list of 10 interviewed by FBI

WASHINGTON  — The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh (all times local): 1 a.m. The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee says the FBI interviewed 10 people while investigating sexual misconduct claims against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and found no corroboration of the allegations. Sen. Chuck Grassley’s statement, issued around midnight, reiterated what … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Grassley releases list of 10 interviewed by FBI

DETROIT | Tesla without Musk at the wheel? It’s what the SEC now wants

DETROIT— Tesla without Elon Musk at the wheel? To many of the electric car maker’s customers and investors that would be unthinkable. But that’s what government securities regulators now want to see. The Securities and Exchange Commission has asked a federal court to oust Musk as Tesla’s chairman and CEO, alleging he committed securities fraud … Continue reading DETROIT | Tesla without Musk at the wheel? It’s what the SEC now wants

CANBERRA, Australia | Australian broadcaster’s chairman quits over politics claims

CANBERRA, Australia— The chairman of the Australian Broadcasting Corp. resigned on Thursday over allegations that he pressured the independent national broadcaster to fire two political journalists because the ruling conservative government disliked them. The scandal has damaged the credibility of both the governing coalition and the ABC, which is government-funded but is required by law … Continue reading CANBERRA, Australia | Australian broadcaster’s chairman quits over politics claims

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Chairman says bipartisan desire for privacy law

WASHINGTON — The Latest on congressional hearing on privacy (all times local): 10:45 a.m. A Senate panel is considering ways to govern how companies can use consumer data for targeting ads and other tasks. Sen. John Thune, a South Dakota Republican who heads the Senate Commerce Committee, said in opening a hearing Wednesday that there’s … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Chairman says bipartisan desire for privacy law

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. | Jeter: Mattingly expected to return in ’19 as Miami manager

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.— What so many sex-abuse survivors on the U.S. Olympic team have been waiting to hear is that someone in power was listening. On Thursday, incoming CEO Sarah Hirshland choked back tears and let them know that, indeed, she is. The most memorable moment from her first major appearance before the U.S. Olympic … Continue reading COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. | Jeter: Mattingly expected to return in ’19 as Miami manager

LOS ANGELES | Les Moonves’ wife Julie Chen absent from ‘The Talk’

LOS ANGELES  — Julie Chen, wife of Les Moonves, was absent Monday but a central topic on “The Talk,” her talk show on the network, a day after a new round of sexual misconduct allegations brought the departure of the CBS chief executive. In what was supposed to be a celebratory season premiere Monday for … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Les Moonves’ wife Julie Chen absent from ‘The Talk’

BEIJING | Alibaba’s Jack Ma to step down as chairman in September 2019

BEIJING — Jack Ma, who founded e-commerce giant Alibaba Group and helped launch China’s e-commerce boom, announced Monday he will step down as the company’s chairman next September. In a letter released by Alibaba, Ma said he will be succeeded by CEO Daniel Zhang, an 11-year veteran of the company. Ma handed over the CEO … Continue reading BEIJING | Alibaba’s Jack Ma to step down as chairman in September 2019

WASHINGTON | Defiant Pelosi says she’s staying: ‘I can take the heat’

WASHINGTON— Nancy Pelosi is the chief villain of Republican campaign ads. The leader some Democrats promise to vote against. The subject of much speculation that her grip on power is coming to an end. Nevertheless, she says she’s not going anywhere — and certainly not while President Donald Trump is in the White House. “This … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Defiant Pelosi says she’s staying: ‘I can take the heat’

Nevada News: Governor Brian Sandoval Appoints Ann Wilkinson Chairman of the Public Utilities Commission

CARSON CITY, NV – Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval announced today that he has appointed Ann Wilkinson Chairman of the Nevada Public Utilities Commission (PUC), effective September 17. Wilkinson will fill the unexpired term of Joe Reynolds. “Ann is an experienced lawyer and professional who has extensive utility and administrative law experience,” Governor Brian Sandoval said.  … Continue reading Nevada News: Governor Brian Sandoval Appoints Ann Wilkinson Chairman of the Public Utilities Commission

LAS VEGAS | Former CEO of Harrah’s to become Wynn’s board chairman

LAS VEGAS — Wynn Resorts announced additional changes to its board of directors Monday, a truce with its top shareholder and the end to an internal investigation into the sexual misconduct allegations against the company’s founder that surfaced earlier this year. The appointment of industry veteran Phil Satre as vice chairman is the latest change … Continue reading LAS VEGAS | Former CEO of Harrah’s to become Wynn’s board chairman

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Visits TR on USO Holiday Tour

ARABIAN GULF/December 23, 2017 (NNS)(STL.News) – Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, led a group of distinguished visitors, to include a Medal of Honor recipient, the Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman, and celebrity guests sponsored by the United Service Organizations (USO), to spend time with Sailors and Marines while deployed … Continue reading Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Visits TR on USO Holiday Tour

Lotte founder, chairman convicted of corruption

SEOUL, South Korea /December 22, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — The 95-year-old founder of the Lotte Group and his son and group chairman were convicted on corruption charges on Friday but will avoid jail. The Seoul Central District Court sentenced founder Shin Kyuk-ho to four years in prison but didn’t issue a warrant to arrest him in … Continue reading Lotte founder, chairman convicted of corruption