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Japan's Toshiba spins off energy, computer device units

Nov. 12, 2021 05:03 AM EST

TOKYO (AP) — Embattled Japanese technology conglomerate Toshiba said Friday it is restructuring to improve its competitiveness, spinning off its energy infrastructure and computer devices businesses. The energy infrastructure spinoff will include Tokyo-based Toshiba...

Quick contract could slow payment for Hinds election work

Nov. 10, 2021 14:18 PM EST

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi's largest county hired a second company to deliver voting machines after officials said the first one overturned some machines and took some to the wrong precincts. A judge will have to decide whether the Hinds County Board of...

She asked to bring oxygen to work -- they fired her instead

Oct. 27, 2021 23:25 PM EDT

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — A woman who was fired after asking to bring an oxygen tank to work to help her breathe will get $25,000 in a federal settlement. TriMark Foodcraft also agreed to train its staff on what qualifies as a reasonable accommodation under the...

2019 vetoed bill over NC jurors and voting back up in House

Oct. 06, 2021 18:17 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — House Republicans resurrected a proposal Wednesday to keep more non-U.S. citizens off North Carolina’s voter rolls through juror information -- a plan they say would help curb voter fraud but critics contend could lead to voter intimidation. The...

EXPLAINER: As Arizona election 'audit' ends, new ones begin

Sep. 25, 2021 10:56 AM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The most closely watched attempt by Republicans to examine the 2020 presidential election in a battleground state lost by former President Donald Trump is coming to an embarrassing end in Arizona, but their efforts are cranking up elsewhere. The...