Tom Hays, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 23rd - 3:04pm
A wealthy former CEO who dodged securities fraud charges by spending a decade in Africa with a $50 million nest egg was sentenced Thursday to 30 months in prison by a judge in New York City who blasted him as "foolish" for hatching his scheme and fleeing justice for so long.
Marley Jay, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 23rd - 2:53pm
Stocks wobbled Thursday as investors changed course and tempered their expectations for faster economic growth. Industrial companies, which have surged over the last few months, finished lower as Wall Street focused on gold, bonds, and companies that pay big dividends.
Josh Lederman, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 23rd - 2:25pm
Seeking to tamp down growing unease in Latin America, U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly pledged Thursday that America won't enlist its military to enforce immigration laws and that there will be "no mass deportations."
In a story Feb. 22 about the expansion plans of the company that owns T.J. Maxx and Marshalls, The Associated Press reported erroneously that TJX Cos. plans to open the first two of its new home stores later this year. It plans to open four this fiscal year.
Calvin Woodward and Alicia A. Caldwell, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 23rd - 2:08pm
President Donald Trump is giving himself too much credit for sending criminal foreigners out of the country and saving money on fighter planes. He's getting too much credit from one of the few women with a top White House job for elevating women in the administration.
"Cloverfield" director Matt Reeves has stepped in to direct "The Batman" for Warner Bros. just a few weeks after star Ben Affleck left the post. Warner Bros. said Thursday that Reeves would also produce the stand-alone film.
Katie Kull, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 23rd - 1:49pm
A new ordinance in St. Louis prohibits discrimination based on "reproductive health decisions," an effort by the heavily Democratic city to pre-empt a slew of anti-abortion measures advancing through Missouri's Republican-controlled Legislature.
Joan Lowy, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 23rd - 1:17pm
With states seizing the initiative on shaping the future of self-driving cars, General Motors is trying to persuade lawmakers across the country to approve rules that would benefit the automaker while potentially keeping its competitors off the road.