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  • Silicon Valley gender discrimination lawsuit goes to jury

    Updated: 16 hr ago

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jurors were set to begin their second day of deliberations on Thursday in a gender-bias case that has drawn attention to the treatment of women in Silicon Valley. During closing arguments, attorney Therese Lawless told the jury to let defendant Kleiner Perkins...

  • BBB of Southern Colorado names board member as interim CEO

    By Wayne Heilman wayneh@gazette.com -
    Updated: 17 hr ago

    Board members of the Better Business Bureau of Southern Colorado didn't have to look far to find an interim CEO: They reached across the table and hired one of their own until they can find a permanent replacement for Matt Barrett, who resigned more than two months ago. Matt Colligan,...

  • US: Thailand must end slavery in its fishing fleets

    Updated: 19 hr ago

    The U.S. government and major business leaders are renewing their call on the Thai government to crack down on slavery in its fishing fleets, and to punish people who force migrant workers to catch seafood that can end up in the United States. The State Department, the U.S. seafood...

  • US telecommunications delegation in Cuba for talks

    Updated: 23 hr ago

    HAVANA (AP) — A delegation of U.S. telecommunication officials is in Havana to meet with their Cuban counterparts as part of talks to restore full diplomatic relations between the countries. A Cuban government statement says Daniel Sepulveda, the U.S. coordinator for international...

  • Judge appoints examiner in bankruptcy of Caesars division

    Yesterday

    CHICAGO (AP) — A former Watergate prosecutor who was later involved in efforts to secure the release of Americans during the Iran hostage crisis while assistant secretary of the Treasury is now investigating business deals made by Caesars Entertainment Corp. before the casino giant's...

  • GOP-controlled House passes budget to erase deficits

    Yesterday

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Normally quarrelsome House Republicans came together Wednesday night and passed a boldly conservative budget that relies on nearly $5 trillion in cuts to eliminate deficits over the next decade, calls for repealing the health care law and envisions transformations of...

  • House Roll Call: Republicans approve conservative budget

    Yesterday

    The 228-199 roll call Wednesday by which the House passed a conservative budget that relies on nearly $5 trillion in cuts to eliminate deficits over the next decade, calls for repealing the health care law and envisions transformations of the tax code and Medicare. A "yes" vote is a...

  • Facebook's Messenger app to mix business with more pleasure

    Yesterday

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook's Messenger app is evolving into a multitasking tool equipped to send an animated fist bump to a friend at one moment and then get a little business done in the next. In an effort to pull off the transformation, Facebook Inc. is opening Messenger so...

  • Ohio businessmen convicted in sports drink investment scheme

    Yesterday

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two Ohio businessmen accused of defrauding their sports drink company's investors and diverting money for personal use have been convicted of federal charges. A jury on Wednesday convicted Preston Harrison and Thomas Jackson of scheming to deceive investors in...

  • Schlumberger Ltd. to pay $232M in sanctions violations case

    Yesterday

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The world's largest oil services company, Schlumberger Ltd., has agreed to a penalty of more than $232 million and one of its subsidiaries will plead guilty to trade sanctions violations, the Justice Department announced Wednesday. The criminal case against...

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