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Alaska Native corporation lowers board pay after complaints

Jan. 16, 2020 9:15 AM EST

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Goldbelt Inc. has amended a scheduled pay raise for its board of directors following concerns from shareholders about the size of the increase, an official said. The board voted Friday to reduce the compensation from $5,000 to $3,000 for each board member, The Juneau Empire reported....

FILE - In this May 1, 2019, file photo, Alaska Marijuana Control Board chairman Mark Springer, of Bethel, listens during the board's meeting in Anchorage, Alaska. The chairman of the board that regulates legal marijuana in Alaska, who also is a critic of Gov. Mike Dunleavy, said Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, he had received no advance warning that Dunleavy was replacing him. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen, File)

Alaska pot board chair, a Dunleavy critic, being replaced

Jan. 15, 2020 11:16 PM EST

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The chairman of the board that regulates legal marijuana in Alaska, who also is a critic of Gov. Mike Dunleavy, said he was caught off guard by news that Dunleavy was replacing him. “You may quote me as saying I learned about this from The Associated Press,” Mark...

FILE - In this May 30, 2019, file photo, the logo for Uber appears above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Ride-hailing giant Uber, along with delivery company Postmates, sued California over a new law that aims to reclassify their drivers and delivery workers as employees instead of contractors. The law, which went into effect last week, could upend the business models of the companies that shaped the so-called “gig economy,

Delaware court refuses to revive Uber shareholder lawsuit

Jan. 13, 2020 3:45 PM EST

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware's Supreme Court has upheld a judge's dismissal of a shareholder lawsuit against ride-hailing company Uber and its former CEO. The court on Monday affirmed the judge's April ruling that the suit must be dismissed because the shareholder had failed to demand that Uber's board of...

Croatia court convicts ex-PM, Hungary's MOL chief of bribery

Dec. 30, 2019 6:26 AM EST

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — A Croatian court on Monday convicted a former Croatian prime minister and a the head of Hungary's MOL energy group of bribery, in a corruption case dating back a decade. The Zagreb County Court sentenced ex-Croatian PM Ivo Sanader to six years in prison and MOL's CEO and Chairman of...

FILE - In this Oct. 29, 2019, file photo Boeing Company President and Chief Executive Officer Dennis Muilenburg appears before a Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation hearing on 'Aviation Safety and the Future of Boeing's 737 MAX' on Capitol Hill in Washington. Muilenburg is resigning amid ongoing problems at the company over the troubled Max 737 aircraft. The board of directors said Monday, Dec. 23 that Muilenburg is stepping down immediately. The board's current chairman David Calhoun will become president and CEO on Jan. 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

Boeing ousts its CEO after two deadly 737 Max crashes

Dec. 23, 2019 5:58 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Boeing ousted CEO Dennis Muilenburg on Monday with no end in sight to the crisis that has engulfed the vaunted American aircraft manufacturer since the crash of two of its 737 Max airliners. The Boeing board had supported Muilenburg for months despite calls for his resignation from...

Water permit hearing for Keystone XL extended into new year

Dec. 20, 2019 4:51 PM EST

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota board deciding whether to grant water permits for the Keystone XL pipeline will extend its hearing into the new year after opponents repeatedly voiced concerns about the pipeline. The state's Water Management Board met for four days this week as the hearing for a...

FILE - In this Nov. 28, 2018, file photo Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella speaks during the annual Microsoft Corp. shareholders meeting in Bellevue, Wash. Microsoft's shareholders voted Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, to defeat two proposals by activist investors that would have required the company to add a rank-and-file employee on its board of directors and study workplace gender pay disparities.  (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

Microsoft shareholders defeat 2 activist proposals

Dec. 4, 2019 12:50 PM EST

Microsoft's shareholders have defeated two proposals by activist investors calling for the company to add a rank-and-file employee on its board of directors and report on gender disparities in company salaries. The company said Wednesday that neither proposal got enough support, according to preliminary vote...