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A good man: Exhibits honor 'Peanuts' creator Schulz on 100th

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — In a series of “Peanuts” comic strips that ran in mid-April of 1956, Charlie Brown grasps the string of his kite, which was stuck in what came to be known in the long-running str...

NFL to appeal ruling in Gruden lawsuit over leaked emails

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The NFL said Wednesday it will appeal a ruling denying a request to move former Las Vegas Raiders coach Jon Gruden’s lawsuit against the league from a public courtroom into closed-doo...

Editorial Roundup: United States

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: May 23 The Washington Post say paused Disinformation Governance Board was doomed from its inception...

Attorney paying ex-casino mogul Steve Wynn defamation claim

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former Las Vegas casino mogul Steve Wynn has accepted an undisclosed financial settlement to end his federal defamation lawsuit against a well-known attorney who represented a dancer ...

Amazon to sublease warehouses as online shopping slows

Amazon is planning to sublease some of its warehouse space now that the pandemic-fueled surge in online shopping, which helped the e-commerce giant rake in soaring profits in the past two years, has e...

Taiwan’s TSMC considers Singapore chip fab

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) is mulling setting up a chip plant in Singapore. One source told The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) no definitive decision has ...

China: No information provided about March plane crash

BEIJING (AP) — China said Wednesday that U.S. investigators haven’t released any information about the cause of a China Eastern Airlines jetliner crash in March after The Wall Street Journal reported ...

Global stocks mixed after US retail data offset rate fears

BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets were mixed and Wall Street futures were lower Wednesday after positive U.S. retail sales data helped to offset concern the Federal Reserve might consider more rate ...

China Eastern crash probe eyes intentional action - sources

Investigators looking into the crash of a China Eastern Airlines (600115.SS) jet are examining whether it was due to intentional action on the flight deck, with no evidence found of a technical malfun...

Business Highlights: Debate on livestreaming, Twitter spat

___ Livestreamed carnage: Tech’s hard lessons from mass killings NEW YORK (AP) — Experts are calling for a broader discussion around livestreams after a white gunma...

Powell: Fed to keep hiking rates until it controls inflation

WASHINGTON (AP) — Chair Jerome Powell on Tuesday underscored the Federal Reserve's determination to keep raising interest rates until there is clear evidence inflation is steadily falling — a high-sta...

Editorial Roundup: United States

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: May 15 The Washington Post says that, with midterms coming up, Democrats must act now to have a big...

Tesla, Twitter shares drop as Elon Musk's legal issues grow

DETROIT (AP) — Shares of Tesla and Twitter have tumbled this week as investors deal with the fallout and potential legal issues surrounding Tesla CEO Elon Musk and his $44 billion bid to buy the socia...

Raimondo: Inquiry on solar imports follows the law

WASHINGTON (AP) — Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo pushed back forcefully Wednesday against critics — including some within the Biden administration — who say a government investigation of solar impor...

Philip Morris to buy Swedish Match for $16 billion

NEW YORK (AP) — Philip Morris will attempt to step further into the smoke-free tobacco market, offering to buy the chewing tobacco company Swedish Match for about $16 billion in cash. ...