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Khashoggi documentary 'The Dissident' lands at Sundance

Jan. 25, 2020 6:14 PM EST

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — A searing documentary about the killing of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi made its anticipated debut at the Sundance Film Festival, unveiling a detailed investigation into the Saudi Arabia regime and the companies and governments that do business with it. Bryan...

UK investigates Takeaway.com-Just Eat food delivery merger

Jan. 24, 2020 6:25 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — British regulators have opened an initial investigation into a merger between U.K.-based food delivery company Just Eat and its Dutch rival Takeaway.com over worries that it might stifle competition. The Competition and Markets Authority said Friday it's looking into whether the 6...

In this March 5, 2015 photo, Isabel dos Santos, reputedly Africa's richest woman, attends the opening of an art exhibition featuring works from the collection of her husband and art collector Sindika Dokolo in Porto, Portugal. On Monday, Jan. 6, 2020, Angola's foreign minister Manuel Augusto said that there is no political motivation behind the government's demand for more than $1 billion from dos Santos, her husband and a Portuguese business partner. Isabel dos Santos is a daughter of Jose Eduardo dos Santos, who ruled the oil- and diamond-rich nation for 38 years until 2017. (AP Photo/Paulo Duarte)

Allegations bite into business of 'Africa's richest woman'

Jan. 21, 2020 1:59 PM EST

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portuguese bank EuroBic said it will stop doing business with companies and people linked to its main shareholder Isabel dos Santos after an investigation accused the billionaire daughter of Angola’s former ruler of murky dealings. The International Consortium of...

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...

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...