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FILE - This April 14, 2011 file picture shows the Glencore headquarters in Baar, Switzerland. Mining giant Glencore said Friday that it aims to stop adding greenhouse gas emissions to the atmosphere by 2050. Separately, the company said long-time chief executive Ivan Glasenberg will retire next year. (AP Photo/Keystone, Urs Flueeler, file)

Mining giant Glencore lays out climate plan as CEO retires

Dec. 4, 2020 12:38 PM EST

BERLIN (AP) — Mining giant Glencore said Friday that it aims to stop adding greenhouse gas emissions to the atmosphere by 2050. The Anglo-Swiss company, which is one of the world's biggest miners of coal, said it plans to cut emissions from all parts of its business by 40% in the next 15 years compared...

FILE - In this Sept. 30, 2013, file photo, Tony Hsieh speaks during a Grand Rapids Economic Club luncheon in Grand Rapids, Mich. Hsieh, the retired CEO of online shoe retailer Zappos, left no will before he died as a result of injuries sustained during a house fire last month in Connecticut, court documents said Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020. (Cory Morse/The Grand Rapids Press via AP, File)

Family: Late Tony Hsieh, retired Zappos CEO, left no will

Dec. 3, 2020 4:41 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tony Hsieh, the retired CEO of online shoe retailer Zappos, left no will before he died last month in Connecticut, court documents said. Documents filed in court in Nevada on Wednesday on behalf of his family said they are “unaware of the existence of a fully executed estate plan...

U-Michigan hires consultant after sexual misconduct episode

Dec. 3, 2020 4:35 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The University of Michigan said it hired a consultant to guide changes after the school's chief academic officer was ousted because of sexual misconduct. Guidepost Solutions will assist the university in following recommendations by a law firm that said it had uncovered sexual...

FILE - Geoffrey S. Berman arrives to his office in New York on Saturday, June 20, 2020. Berman, the ousted federal prosecutor in Manhattan who led several investigations into President Donald Trump's allies, has been hired by a law firm in New York.  Berman will provide criminal defense in white-collar cases and work on complex commercial litigation at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson, the firm announced Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020. (AP Photo/Kevin Hagen, file)

Ousted US prosecutor Berman hired by white-shoe NY law firm

Dec. 1, 2020 12:13 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Geoffrey S. Berman, the ousted federal prosecutor in Manhattan who led several investigations into President Donald Trump's allies, has been hired by a white-shoe law firm in New York. Berman will provide criminal defense in white-collar cases and work on complex commercial litigation at...

People wearing masks to help protect against the spread of coronavirus, walk, in Ankara, Turkey, Monday, Nov. 30, 2020. Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has announced Monday the most widespread lockdown so far amid a surge in COVID-19 infections, extending curfews to weeknights and full lockdowns over weekends.(AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)

Turkey toughens curfew measures amid coronavirus surge

Nov. 30, 2020 2:23 PM EST

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s president on Monday announced the country's most widespread lockdown so far amid a surge in COVID-19 infections, extending curfews to weeknights and putting a full lockdown in place over the weekends. Speaking after a Cabinet meeting Monday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip...

FILE - In this Sept. 30, 2013, file photo, Tony Hsieh speaks during a Grand Rapids Economic Club luncheon in Grand Rapids, Mich. Hsieh, retired CEO of Las Vegas-based online shoe retailer Zappos.com, has died. Hsieh was with family when he died Friday, Nov. 27, 2020, according to a statement from DTP Companies, which he founded. Downtown Partnership spokesperson Megan Fazio says Hsieh passed away in Connecticut, KLAS-TV reported. Hsieh recently retired from Zappos after 20 years leading the company. He worked to revitalize the Las Vegas area. (Cory Morse/The Grand Rapids Press via AP, File)

Tony Hsieh, retired Zappos CEO, dies at 46 after house fire

Nov. 28, 2020 3:02 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tony Hsieh, the retired CEO of Las Vegas-based online shoe retailer Zappos.com, who spent years working to transform the city's downtown area, has died. He was 46. Hsieh was with family when he died Friday, according to DTP Companies, which he founded. He died of injuries suffered in a...

Victoria's Secret reshuffles executive ranks before holidays

Nov. 25, 2020 2:59 PM EST

Victoria's Secret reshuffled its executive ranks Wednesday, including the position of CEO, as it tries to revive the struggling lingerie brand. Martin Waters, who heads the company's international division, will become CEO and replace John Mehas, who has held the position since early last year. Janie Schaffer...

People stand by an electronic stock board of a securities firm showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index in Tokyo, Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020. Asian shares rose Wednesday after the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed above 30,000 points for the first time despite an ongoing pandemic, as progress in development of coronavirus vaccines kept investors in a buying mood. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

Asian shares rise after Dow crests 30,000 on vaccine hopes

Nov. 24, 2020 10:36 PM EST

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares rose Wednesday after the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed above 30,000 points for the first time despite an ongoing pandemic, as progress in development of coronavirus vaccines kept investors in a buying mood. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 jumped 1.7% to 26,607.63 in morning...

FILE - In this Dec. 2, 2015, file photo, Kelby Krabbenhoft, president and CEO of Sanford Health, poses for a photo at the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, S.D. Krabbenhoft, the head of one of the largest regional health systems in the Midwest, was replaced Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020, less than a week after telling employees that he had recovered from COVID-19 and was not wearing a mask around the office. Sanford Health said in a release that it has “mutually agreed to part ways” with Krabbenhoft, who took over in 1996. (Joe Ahlquist/The Argus Leader via AP, File)

Sanford replaces CEO after controversial email about masks

Nov. 24, 2020 8:36 PM EST

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The head of one of the largest regional health systems in the Midwest was replaced Tuesday, less than a week after telling employees that he had recovered from COVID-19 and was not wearing a mask around the office. Sanford Health said in a release that it has “mutually...

Former Tuskegee Airman Frank Macon dies at 97

Nov. 24, 2020 8:16 PM EST

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — One of only two original, remaining Tuskegee Airmen in Colorado has died. Frank Macon died Sunday night at his home in Colorado Springs. He was 97. Air Force Col. Mark Dickerson, president of the Hubert L. “Hooks” Jones Chapter of Tuskegee Airmen Inc., made the...