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Attacks, finance issues color GOP US House race in Nashville

Jul. 29, 2022 17:55 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Republican dustup to determine who tries to flip a Democratic congressional seat in Nashville this fall has hit its final week, awash in attacks, a candidate's campaign finance issues and even a lawsuit over a TV ad. As early voting ends in the Aug. 4...

After GOP jockeying, Nashville House redraw heads to primary

Jul. 16, 2022 10:57 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Republicans spent months setting the stage to try to flip Nashville's representation in Congress, meticulously redrawing the political boundaries and culling their lineup of candidates. Now, voters are finally getting involved. GOP lawmakers...

Musk abandons deal to buy Twitter; company says it will sue

Jul. 08, 2022 22:46 PM EDT

Elon Musk announced Friday that he will abandon his tumultuous $44 billion offer to buy Twitter after the company failed to provide enough information about the number of fake accounts. Twitter immediately fired back, saying it would sue the Tesla CEO to uphold the deal. The likely...

Today in History: June 26, first Harry Potter book published

Jun. 26, 2022 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Sunday, June 26, the 177th day of 2022. There are 188 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 26, 1945, the charter of the United Nations was signed by 50 countries in San Francisco. On...

Jury takes fraud case against Elizabeth Holmes's ex-partner

Jun. 24, 2022 18:28 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The fate of hard-nosed technology executive Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani is now in the hands of a jury that will weigh criminal charges alleging he joined disgraced Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes, his former partner, in an elaborate fraud that jarred Silicon Valley. ...

Slingsby steers 'Flying Roo' to 5th straight SailGP victory

Jun. 19, 2022 18:52 PM EDT

Tom Slingsby and his mates have perfected the routine by now. They pose with the Australian flag as their catamaran bobs gently in the swells and then spray each other with Champagne after another victory. Slingsby and Team Australia did it again Sunday on Lake Michigan off the...

Wind blows Canada's way in SailGP Chicago while US struggles

Jun. 18, 2022 19:53 PM EDT

Phil Robertson’s Team Canada bounced back from a capsize earlier in the week to win two of three fleet races Saturday and take the lead in the United States Sail Grand Prix Chicago on Lake Michigan. While the first-year Canadian team surprised the nine-boat fleet, Jimmy...

Will money-back guarantee win over wealthy donors?

Jun. 13, 2022 14:28 PM EDT

A glossy book is arriving at the homes and offices of America’s wealthiest individuals. Inside is a charity pitch that aims to raise as much as $6 billion for nonprofits fighting global poverty. The proposition? Donate and get results — or your money back. The...

Tesla proposes a 3-for-1 stock split; Ellison to leave Board

Jun. 10, 2022 19:51 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Tesla proposed a three-for-one split of its stock on Friday, a move that will make a single share of the electric car maker more accessible to investors but not affect the company's overall market value. Tesla Inc. made the announcement in its annual proxy...

A timeline of billionaire Elon Musk's bid to control Twitter

Jun. 06, 2022 11:28 AM EDT

Elon Musk threatened Monday to call off his $44 billion acquisition of Twitter, accusing the company of refusing to give him information about spam bot accounts. Here’s a look at some of what’s transpired between the billionaire Tesla CEO and the social media platform. ...