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Tech stocks lead Wall Street lower, breaking winning streak

Aug. 19, 2022 17:15 PM EDT

Wall Street capped a choppy week of trading Friday with a broad slide for stocks that left the major indexes in the red for the week. The S&P 500 closed 1.3% lower, breaking a four-week winning streak. Shares in more than 80% of the companies in the benchmark index fell, with...

Foot Locker names former Ulta Beauty chief as CEO

Aug. 19, 2022 14:28 PM EDT

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — The chief executive who oversaw the rapid expansion of Ulta Beauty will take over as CEO of Foot Locker during a period of significant transition for the chain. Mary Dillon, one of only 31 women leading a S&P 500 company before stepping down as the...

Seattle CEO who cut his pay so workers earned $70K resigns

Aug. 17, 2022 22:28 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — A Seattle CEO who announced in 2015 that he was giving himself a drastic pay cut to help cover the cost of big raises for his employees has announced his resignation. Dan Price, the embattled CEO of credit card processing company Gravity Payments, resigned...

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...

French military: Last group of soldiers has left Mali

Aug. 15, 2022 12:09 PM EDT

NICE, France (AP) — The last French army unit left Mali on Monday, according to a statement from the French military, nine years after Paris sent troops to the West African country to help drive Islamic extremists from power. France's armed forces completed their withdrawal from...

Illinois AP Media Editors announces 2021 journalism awards

Aug. 12, 2022 12:41 PM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Margaret Holt, a former editor at the Chicago Tribune, was named Friday the 2022 Lincoln League honoree during the Illinois Associated Press Media Editors Awards presentations at the President Abraham Lincoln Hotel in Springfield. Holt finished her career...

Kenya's election rips open scars of inequality, corruption

Aug. 03, 2022 10:47 AM EDT

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — In the shadow of a glossy, thousand-dollar campaign billboard, one of many across Kenya’s capital, street vendors struggle to make even 200 shillings ($1.68) a day and often pocket none. Kenya’s Aug. 9 election is ripping open the scars of inequality and...

Producer Janet Yang elected president of film academy

Aug. 02, 2022 20:40 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Producer Janet Yang has been elected president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the group’s board of governors announced Tuesday, making her the first Asian American to lead the film academy. Yang, the 66-year-old producer of “The Joy Luck...

Ramos, ex-Philippine leader who helped oust dictator, dies

Jul. 31, 2022 22:30 PM EDT

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Former Philippine President Fidel Valdez Ramos, a U.S.-trained ex-general who saw action in the Korean and Vietnam wars and played a key role in a 1986 pro-democracy uprising that ousted a dictator, has died. He was 94. Ramos’s family announced his...

Secret Service director delays retirement amid 1/6 scrutiny

Jul. 28, 2022 16:26 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secret Service Director James Murray is delaying his retirement as the agency deals with an inspector general’s investigation and congressional inquiries related to missing text messages around the time of the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. Murray, who was...