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Facebook tech chief Mike Schroepfer to step down

Sep. 22, 2021 19:03 PM EDT

Facebook’s Chief Technology Officer Mike Schroepfer is stepping down from the social media company, taking on a part-time role while longtime executive Andrew Bosworth will replace him next year. Schroepfer, known as “Schrep,” has been at Facebook for 13 years and...

Carmaker Stellantis loses former FCA CEO Manley

Sep. 21, 2021 16:09 PM EDT

MILAN (AP) — PSA Peugeot’s takeover of Fiat Chrysler to form the world’s fourth-largest carmaker has had its first executive casualty, with former Fiat Chrysler CEO Mike Manley stepping down from his role of head of the Americas. Stellantis announced Tuesday that...

Longtime president of private Grace College plans to retire

Sep. 21, 2021 15:17 PM EDT

WINONA LAKE, Ind. (AP) — The longtime president of Grace College and Theological Seminary is retiring after nearly 10 years at the helm of the private Christian university. School officials announced Monday that Bill Katip plans to retire at the end of the current...

Australia: Strategic shifts led it to acquire nuclear subs

Sep. 16, 2021 10:01 AM EDT

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia has canceled a contract with France for conventional submarines and instead will build nuclear-powered submarines using U.S. technology because of changing strategic conditions in the region, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Thursday. ...

Biden announces Indo-Pacific alliance with UK, Australia

Sep. 15, 2021 22:11 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden announced Wednesday that the United States is forming a new Indo-Pacific security alliance with Britain and Australia that will allow for greater sharing of defense capabilities — including helping equip Australia with nuclear-powered submarines. It's...

Amherst College president will step down after 11 years

Sep. 14, 2021 10:47 AM EDT

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — The first woman to head Amherst College said she will step down at the end of the next academic year after serving as president for 11 years. Biddy Martin joined the college in 2011 and is the longest-serving president of the college in 50 years,...

Southwest's president retires suddenly; didn't get CEO job

Sep. 13, 2021 19:35 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines President Tom Nealon, who was once seen as a leading candidate for CEO but was passed over this year, has retired. Southwest said Monday that Nealon, 60, will still serve as an adviser focusing on environmental issues, including plans to...

Groups push to resume enforcement in Montana mining dispute

Sep. 13, 2021 14:51 PM EDT

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Environmental groups have filed notice they plan to sue Gov. Greg Gianforte's administration after it dropped a legal claim against a mining executive over decades of pollution from several mines. Under Gianforte, the Department of Environmental...

Carnival CEO discusses cruise lines, the pandemic, politics

Sep. 13, 2021 09:30 AM EDT

Carnival Corp., once a $21 billion company, saw revenue plunge to zero overnight last year when the pandemic shut down the cruise industry. It's CEO Arnold Donald's job to navigate uncharted waters for the cruise giant, which operates nine brands that span the globe. The...

State AG promises court challenge of federal vaccine mandate

Sep. 10, 2021 18:46 PM EDT

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana Attorney General Austin Knudsen promised Friday to fight the new federal vaccine mandate in court. President Joe Biden announced on Thursday the vaccine mandate, which could affect as many as 100 million Americans. Among other measures, the...