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Entergy chairman and CEO to retire; successor as CEO chosen

Aug. 17, 2022 16:39 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The chairman and CEO of New Orleans-based Entergy Corp., one of two Louisiana companies in the Fortune 500, will retire next year, and his successor has been chosen, the company announced Wednesday. Leo Denault, 62, will retire as the utility's CEO this year and...

Elon Musk's $44 billion Twitter deal gets board endorsement

Jun. 21, 2022 09:20 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter's board has recommended unanimously that shareholders approve the proposed $44 billion sale of the company to billionaire and Tesla CEO Elon Musk, according to a regulatory filing Tuesday. Musk reiterated his desire to move forward with the acquisition last...

US sanctions Nicaraguan gold mining firm over ties to Russia

Jun. 17, 2022 12:58 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. imposed sanctions Friday on Nicaragua’s state-owned gold mining company and the president of its board of directors in part over the Central American nation's ties to Russia. The sanctions were imposed against the Nicaraguan Mining Co., known by the...

Bellin, Gunderson health systems set to merge

Jun. 02, 2022 11:11 AM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Heath care systems in Green Bay and La Crosse are planning to merge. WLUK-TV reported Wednesday that Bellin Health in Green Bay and Gunderson Health System in La Crosse are discussing a merger with an agreement expected to be completed in the coming weeks. ...

Russian ties shred German ex-leader Schroeder's standing

May. 23, 2022 02:25 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Gerhard Schroeder left the German chancellery after a narrow election defeat in 2005 with every chance of a future as a respected elder statesman. His ambitious overhaul of the country’s welfare state was just beginning to kick in and he had won plaudits among...

Live updates | Zelenskyy: Russia should pay for destruction

May. 20, 2022 18:08 PM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine -- President Volodymyr Zelenskyy devoted his nightly video address to Ukraine’s demand that Russia be held financially responsible for the damage its forces are inflicting on Ukraine. Just on Friday, he noted, the Russian army fired a missile at the northeastern...

Germany's Schroeder to quit Rosneft board as backlash mounts

May. 20, 2022 10:08 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Former German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder plans to leave the board of directors of Russian state energy company Rosneft as a backlash over his ties with Russia and its energy sector mounts. Schroeder, 78, is the chairman of Rosneft's board. Rosneft said Friday that...