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FILE – This undated file photo shows a photo of Dr. Richard Strauss, an Ohio State University team doctor employed by the school from 1978 until his 1998 retirement. The executive director of the State Medical Board of Ohio says it has fast-tracked investigations related to whether licensees failed to report concerns about Ohio State University team doctor Richard Strauss decades earlier. (Ohio State University via AP, File)

Board reviews whether others failed to report accused doctor

Jan. 16, 2020 6:30 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The State Medical Board of Ohio fast-tracked investigations related to whether current licensees failed to report concerns about the Ohio State University team doctor now accused of sexually abusing young men decades ago, the board's director said Thursday. Executive Director...

Michigan State Police to investigate breathalyzer supplier

Jan. 13, 2020 10:06 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Michigan State Police has launched a fraud investigation into the company that supplies the state's breathalyzer devices after evidence indicated the company falsified records and misrepresented the devices' accuracy, state officials announced Monday. State police officials last week...

In this Nov. 18, 2019, photo Sally Hubbard, the director of enforcement strategy at Open Markets Institute, talks during an interview in New York. Hubbard is an antitrust expert who is director of enforcement strategy at the Open Markets Institute, whose central mission is to call attention to the risks of corporate monopolization. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Insider Q&A: Antitrust expert looks for strong enforcement

Jan. 12, 2020 11:43 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sally Hubbard is an antitrust expert who is director of enforcement strategy at the Open Markets Institute, whose central mission is to call attention to the risks of corporate monopolization. Hubbard previously served as an assistant attorney general in the antitrust bureau of New York...

In this photo taken on Saturday, May 26, 2018, showing the actual Ukrainian Boeing 737-800 UR-PSR plane that crashed Wednesday Jan. 8, 2020, on the outskirts of Tehran, Iran, seen here as it waits to takeoff at Borispil international airport outside Kyiv, Ukraine. This Ukrainian airplane carrying 176 people crashed on Wednesday shortly after takeoff from Tehran's main airport, killing all onboard, Iranian state TV and officials in Ukraine said. (AP Photo/Oleg Belyakov)

Deadly crash of a Boeing jet in Iran adds to company's woes

Jan. 8, 2020 6:57 PM EST

Still reeling from a crisis involving its long-grounded Max jet, Boeing faces new questions after an earlier model of the 737 crashed Wednesday in Iran. It is too early to know what caused the crash and whether Boeing bears any responsibility for the lives of all 176 people who died aboard the 3 1/2-year-old...

FILE - In this Dec. 23, 2013, file photo, a woman using a phone walks past Apple's logo near its retail outlet in Beijing. The FBI is asking Apple to help extract data from iPhones that belonged to the Saudi aviation student who fatally shot three sailors at a U.S. naval base in Florida in December 2019. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)

FBI asks Apple for phone data from Saudi shooting suspect

Jan. 8, 2020 4:05 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI asked Apple this week to help extract data from iPhones that belonged to the Saudi aviation student who investigators say fatally shot three sailors at a U.S. naval base in Florida last month. Investigators have been trying to access the two devices — an iPhone 7 and an...

Tokyo prosecutors enter a building where the office of Junichiro Hironaka, a Japanese lawyer of former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn, is located, in Tokyo Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020. Prosecutors raided Hironaka's office where Ghosn had visited regularly before skipping bail last week and fleeing to Lebanon. Ghosn was under strict bail conditions while preparing for his trial on financial misconduct allegations. But he had been allowed to use a computer at his lawyer's office under those conditions.  (Kyodo News via AP)

Prosecutors raid lawyer's office where Ghosn worked on case

Jan. 7, 2020 11:04 PM EST

TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo prosecutors on Wednesday raided a Japanese lawyer's office where former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn had visited regularly before skipping bail last week and fleeing to Lebanon. Japanese news footage showed prosecutors marching into Junichiro Hironaka's office in Tokyo, where a woman...

FILE - In this April  25, 2019, file photo, former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn leaves Tokyo's Detention Center for bail in Tokyo. By jumping bail, Ghosn, who had long insisted on his innocence, has now committed a clear crime and can never return to Japan without going to jail. (Kyodo News via AP, File)

Ex-Nissan chief made escape to Beirut aboard charter flights

Jan. 3, 2020 5:11 PM EST

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Charter flights that spirited ex-Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn from Japan to Istanbul and from there to Beirut — an escape made possible with the help of an airline employee who falsified records. Security camera footage reportedly showing he simply walked out of his Tokyo home...

FILE - In this May 11, 2012, file photo, then Nissan Motor Co. President and CEO Carlos Ghosn speak during a press conference in Yokohama, near Tokyo. A close friend says Monday, Dec. 30, 2019 that Ghosn, who is awaiting trial in Japan, has arrived in Beirut. It was not clear how Ghosn, who is of Lebanese origins, left Japan where he is under surveillance and is expected to face trial in April 2020. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, File)

Turkey detains 7 in probe into Ghosn fleeing bail in Japan

Jan. 2, 2020 4:14 AM EST

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish authorities have detained seven people as part of an investigation into how former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn, who skipped bail in Japan, was able to flee to Lebanon via Istanbul, Turkish media reported Thursday. The state-run Anadolu Agency said the seven people are...

LSU Offensive Coordinator Steve Ensminger watches teams warm up before the first half of the Peach Bowl NCAA semifinal college football playoff game between LSU and Oklahoma, Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019, in Atlanta. Ensminger's daughter-in-law, Carley McCord, died in a plane crash Saturday in Louisiana on the way to the game. (AP Photo/John Amis)

Investigators: Plane in Louisiana crash intact on impact

Dec. 30, 2019 5:46 PM EST

A small plane that killed five passengers when it crashed over the weekend in south Louisiana was intact when it hit the ground, federal investigators said Monday, asking anyone in the neighborhood with audio recordings of the plane to come forward. At a news conference Monday, National Transportation Safety...

Sheriff blasts Amazon for not helping with probe into driver

Dec. 26, 2019 2:21 PM EST

DAVENPORT, Fla. (AP) — A sheriff's office in Florida said it caught an Amazon driver stealing a customer's package but got no help from the company during its investigation. The Polk County Sheriff's Office said Thursday in a statement that it had arrested 27-year-old Jose Campos after detectives tracked...