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Supreme Court has a lot of work to do and little time to do it with a sizable case backlog

Jun. 13, 2024 16:51 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is headed into its final few weeks with nearly half of the cases heard this year still undecided, including ones that could reshape the law on everything from guns to abortion to social media. The justices are also still weighing whether former President Donald...

Elon Musk drops lawsuit against ChatGPT-maker OpenAI without explanation

Jun. 12, 2024 13:30 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Elon Musk has dropped his lawsuit against OpenAI just ahead of a scheduled Wednesday hearing on the case. Musk in February sued the San Francisco artificial intelligence company and its CEO Sam Altman over what he said was a betrayal of the ChatGPT maker’s...

GM board approves another $6 billion share repurchase as the automaker gains momentum

Jun. 12, 2024 09:13 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — General Motors has approved another $6 billion share repurchase as the Detroit automaker adds to its 2024 momentum. The Tuesday announcement follows a $10 billion share buyback authorization in November of last year. Shares in the Detroit automaker rose 1.4% to...

Judges hear Elizabeth Holmes' appeal of fraud conviction while she remains in Texas prison

Jun. 11, 2024 21:13 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A panel of federal judges spent two hours on Tuesday wrestling with a series of legal issues raised in an attempt to overturn a fraud conviction that sent Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes to prison after a meteoric rise to Silicon Valley stardom. The hearing held...

Autodesk: Fiscal Q1 Earnings Snapshot

Jun. 11, 2024 16:15 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Autodesk Inc. (ADSK) on Tuesday reported fiscal first-quarter earnings of $252 million. On a per-share basis, the San Francisco-based company said it had net income of $1.16. Earnings, adjusted for stock option expense and amortization...

Austin Slater's game-winning single in 10th lifts Giants past Astros 4-3

Jun. 11, 2024 01:25 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Austin Slater lined the game-winning single into left field with one out in the 10th inning, rallying the San Francisco Giants from two runs down in the inning to beat the Houston Astros 4-3 on Monday night. Slater's second career game-winning hit came off...

Corey Seager could be out of Texas Rangers' lineup multiple games because of hamstring tightness

Jun. 07, 2024 18:06 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Texas Rangers shortstop Corey Seager wasn't in the lineup Friday night and the two-time World Series MVP could miss multiple games because of tightness in his left hamstring. Seager came out of the Rangers' game Wednesday night after reaching for his...

Judge dismisses attempted murder and other charges in state case against Paul Pelosi's attacker

Jun. 06, 2024 17:33 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A judge on Thursday dismissed several state charges against Paul Pelosi's attacker, who was convicted in federal court last month, based on the argument that the counts fall under double jeopardy, according to the San Francisco Public Defender’s Office. David...

British tech magnate Mike Lynch acquitted of fraud charges in $11 billion deal with Hewlett Packard

Jun. 06, 2024 16:39 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Mike Lynch, once hailed as Britain’s king of technology, has been cleared of charges alleging he orchestrated a fraud and conspiracy leading up to an $11 billion deal that turned into a costly albatross for Silicon Valley pioneer Hewlett Packard. The...

A jury has exonerated British tech magnate Mike Lynch for his role in a disastrous $11 billion deal with Hewlett Packard

Jun. 06, 2024 16:19 PM EDT
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A jury has exonerated British tech magnate Mike Lynch for his role in a disastrous $11 billion deal with Hewlett Packard.