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Flight crew walks past a giant poster of NokScoot office at Don Muang airport in Bangkok, Thailand, Saturday, June 27, 2020. Thailand's low-cost carrier NokScoot, which is partly owned by Singapore Airlines, said its board of directors decided to liquidate the company as the coronavirus pandemic dimmed prospects for its recovery. (AP Photo/Nathathida Adireksarn)

Thai low-cost airline NokScoot shuts down amid losses

Jun. 27, 2020 12:30 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's low-cost carrier NokScoot, which is partly owned by Singapore Airlines, said its board of directors decided to liquidate the company as the coronavirus pandemic dimmed prospects for its recovery. The airline, a joint venture between Singapore-based Scoot and Nok Airlines Plc.,...

This May 23, 2020, photo shows rental vehicles parked outside a closed Hertz car rental office in south Denver. Hertz said Wednesday, June 17, it has put its plans to sell $500 million worth of stock on hold because the offering is being reviewed by the Securities and Exchange Commission. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Hertz board scraps planned $500M stock sale amid SEC review

Jun. 18, 2020 4:42 PM EDT

Hertz has scrapped a plan to sell $500 million worth of stock, a move coming a day after the car rental company in the throes of bankruptcy reorganization disclosed that federal regulators were reviewing the proposed offering. In a regulatory filing Thursday, Hertz said that its board of directors determined that...

FILE - This Tuesday, July 16, 2013, file photo shows signage at eBay headquarters in San Jose, Calif. Six former eBay Inc. employees were arrested and charged Monday, June 15, 2020, with waging an extensive campaign to terrorize and intimidate the editor and publisher of an online newsletter with threats and disturbing deliveries to their home, including live spiders and cockroaches. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)

Feds: eBay staff sent spiders, roaches to harass couple

Jun. 15, 2020 5:55 PM EDT

Six former eBay Inc. employees have been charged with waging an extensive campaign to terrorize and intimidate the editor and publisher of an online newsletter with threats and disturbing deliveries to their home, including live spiders and cockroaches, federal authorities said Monday. Executives were upset about...

PG&E overhauls its board again as part of bankruptcy promise

Jun. 10, 2020 7:51 PM EDT

SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — Pacific Gas and Electric on Wednesday announced the latest overhaul of its board of directors in another step toward the nation's largest utility ending its bankruptcy. The board includes 11 new directors who will oversee the decisions made by PG&E management, as part of an...

Villanova president elected chairman of Big East board

Jun. 8, 2020 4:54 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Villanova's president, the Rev. Peter M. Donohue, has been elected the chairman of the Big East Conference's board of directors, effective July 1. The board announced the selection Monday. It recently conducted its annual spring meeting remotely. Donohue replaces Butler president James M....

Edwards names new chairman of Louisiana gambling board

Jun. 3, 2020 6:33 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gov. John Bel Edwards quickly tapped a new leader for Louisiana's gambling regulatory board Wednesday, only two days after the Senate surprised the governor by blocking confirmation of his previous pick who had held the job for seven years. The Democratic governor announced that Lt....

Louisiana gambling board chairman removed by state Senate

Jun. 2, 2020 4:31 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The head of Louisiana's gambling regulatory board has been ousted by state senators who refused to confirm his reappointment on the final day of the regular legislative session. Ronnie Jones, chairman of the Louisiana Gaming Control Board, was among 11 appointees selected by...

Health system board chair resigns over social media comments

May. 5, 2020 2:15 PM EDT

GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) — The chairman of the board of a North Carolina health care system has resigned after reports about his social media posts, including one in which he called stay-at-home orders “tyranny.” CaroMont Health board of directors chairman Donnie Loftis resigned on Monday after...