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MetLife Appoints Cindy Tang as Vice President and Head of Communications for Asia


Associated Press

HONG KONG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 4, 2015--MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) announced today that Cindy Tang will join the company as its Vice President and Head of Communications for...full story
updated 2015-08-05 10:01 AM
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MetLife Appoints Cindy Tang as Vice President and Head of Communications for Asia

Associated Press

HONG KONG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 4, 2015--MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) announced today that Cindy Tang will join the company as its Vice President and Head of Communications for....Fullstory

2015-08-05 10:01 AM

Travelers CEO to step down in December, cites health issues

Associated Press

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- The Travelers Cos. Inc. said Tuesday that Chairman and CEO Jay S. Fishman will step down as CEO on Dec. 1....Fullstory

2015-08-05 06:42 AM

Apple slump deepens on iPhone, China concerns
By BRANDON BAILEY
Associated Press

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2015-08-05 06:01 AM

Former Lions running back Mel Farr dies at age 70

Associated Press

DETROIT (AP) -- Mel Farr, a former NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year who rushed for more than 3,000 yards in seven pro seasons with....Fullstory

2015-08-05 06:01 AM

Sudan's president, facing charges, scheduled to speak at UN

Associated Press

UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir, who faces international war crimes and genocide charges, is on the provisional list of speakers at a....Fullstory

2015-08-05 06:01 AM

Philanthropist, GOP powerbroker Elsie Hillman dies at 89
By JOE MANDAK
Associated Press

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A Pennsylvania philanthropist and political activist who helped propel moderate Republicans to state and national offices has died. Elsie Hillman was 89. Hillman's....Fullstory

2015-08-05 03:23 AM

Amnesty International accuses Sudanese forces of war crimes

Associated Press

CAIRO (AP) -- Amnesty International says it has "definitely confirmed" that Sudanese government forces committed war crimes against civilians in the South Kordofan region. The report....Fullstory

2015-08-05 03:22 AM

Garlin: '51 percent' chance of more 'Curb Your Enthusiasm'

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BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) -- Jeff Garlin puts the chance of new "Curb Your Enthusiasm" episodes at "51 percent." "I'd say a decent chance. Not good,....Fullstory

2015-08-05 10:01 AM

'Transparent' star says transgender Maura would envy Caitlyn
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

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2015-08-05 03:01 AM

2 trains derail in central India, casualties unknown

Associated Press

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2015-08-05 10:01 AM

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By The Associated Press
Associated Press

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2015-08-05 09:01 AM

NHL entrusting live-game app, cable network to baseball

Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- The National Hockey League is passing its digital puck to Major League Baseball in an unusual sports partnership. Major League Baseball will....Fullstory

2015-08-05 06:42 AM

Debate illustrates power of Fox News in GOP campaign
By DAVID BAUDER
Associated Press

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2015-08-05 06:01 AM

Maker of hacked radio says system is unique to Fiat Chrysler

Associated Press

DETROIT (AP) -- The maker of car radios that friendly hackers exploited to take control of a Jeep Cherokee says its other infotainment systems don't....Fullstory

2015-08-05 06:01 AM

Large explosion at aluminum plant in southeast Missouri

Associated Press

MARSTON, Mo. (AP) -- Emergency crews are on the scene of a massive explosion at a southeast Missouri aluminum plant. The explosion and fire around 12:30....Fullstory

2015-08-05 03:23 AM

Q&A: A look at climate change plan and impact on US states
By MATT VOLZ
Associated Press

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2015-08-05 03:23 AM

President Obama hosts first White House Demo Day
By STACY A. ANDERSON
Associated Press

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2015-08-05 03:01 AM

Singers Zayn Malik, Perrie Edwards call off engagement

Associated Press

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2015-08-05 03:01 AM

Brad Paisley to mentor on 'Voice' with Blake Shelton

Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Country star Brad Paisley is joining "The Voice" this season as an advisor to help fellow country singer Blake Shelton. Paisley will....Fullstory

2015-08-05 03:01 AM

England on brink of winning back the Ashes
By STEVE DOUGLAS
Associated Press

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2015-08-05 09:01 AM

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