Corporate legal affairs

May 07, 2018 - 10:38 am
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's parliament has approved a law to govern popular ride-hailing apps Uber and Careem after the companies appealed a court ruling that revoked their licenses and another court ruled in their favor. The new law, as described Monday by state news agency MENA, establishes operating...
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May 07, 2018 - 9:32 am
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's parliament has approved a law to govern popular ride-hailing apps Uber and Careem after the companies appealed a court ruling that revoked their licenses. The new law, as described Monday by state news agency MENA, establishes operating licenses and fees. It requires licensed...
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In this Nov. 24, 1968, file photo, one of two seven-man rescue teams enters the Consolidation Coal mines in Farmington, W.Va., where 78 miners have been trapped. It's been nearly half a century since 78 men perished in the Farmington No. 9 mine disaster in West Virginia, but to those who lost loved ones, the questions have never been answered. This week, families of the lost miners will ask a federal appeals court to reinstate a lawsuit they filed in 2014. (AP Photo/File)
May 06, 2018 - 10:08 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Nearly half a century after an explosion tore through the Farmington No. 9 mine in West Virginia, the families of the 78 men who died there are still looking for justice. Many of the children of the lost miners are now grandparents and older than their fathers ever were. Some...
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May 03, 2018 - 11:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A former executive for "Pharma Bro" Martin Shkreli's pharmaceutical company alleges the convicted felon ruined her professional reputation because she wouldn't pledge her loyalty to him following his arrest. Eve Costopoulos claims Shkreli (SHKREL'-ee) led a "campaign of harassment...
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FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2017 file photo Martin Winterkorn, former CEO of the German car manufacturer 'Volkswagen', arrives for a questioning at an investigation committee of the German federal parliament in Berlin, Germany. A federal grand jury in Detroit has indicted the former Volkswagen CEO Winterkorn on charges stemming from the company's diesel emissions cheating scandal. The four-count indictment unsealed Thursday, May 3, 2018, alleges that the automaker's top executive at the time knew about the plot. The 70-year-old Winterkorn is charged with three counts of wire fraud and one of conspiring to violate the Clean Air Act. He was indicted in March. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, File)
May 03, 2018 - 5:44 pm
DETROIT (AP) — A federal grand jury in Detroit has indicted former Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn on charges stemming from the company's diesel emissions cheating scandal in a plot that prosecutors allege reached the top of the world's largest automaker. The four-count indictment unsealed...
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May 03, 2018 - 9:57 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Lawyers for gold miners in South Africa who got lung diseases while working underground over many decades have reached a compensation agreement in their class action lawsuit against mining companies. The Legal Resources Centre, a South African group, said Thursday that the deal...
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Herbert Diess, CEO of the Volkswagen stock company, poses for the media prior to the shareholders' meeting in Berlin, Germany, Thursday, May 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
May 03, 2018 - 7:37 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Volkswagen's new CEO, Herbert Diess, has vowed to build a more ethical culture after the company's diesel emissions scandal and outlined a new structure aimed at streamlining decision-making at the sprawling company. Diess said Thursday at the shareholder meeting that...
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FILE - In this April 11, 2018, file photo, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens speaks at a news conference about allegations related to his extramarital affair with his hairdresser, in Jefferson City, Mo. Missouri House Democrats are demanding that the Republican leadership launch immediate impeachment proceedings against Greitens, accusing Republicans of stalling. (J.B. Forbes/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP, File)
May 02, 2018 - 6:58 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A former campaign aide to Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens testified that he was duped into taking the fall when the governor's campaign was trying to explain how it had gotten a list of top donors to a veterans' charity that Greitens had founded, according to a legislative...
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FILE - In this April 11, 2018, file photo, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens speaks at a news conference about allegations related to his extramarital affair with his hairdresser, in Jefferson City, Mo. Missouri House Democrats are demanding that the Republican leadership launch immediate impeachment proceedings against Greitens, accusing Republicans of stalling. (J.B. Forbes/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP, File)
May 02, 2018 - 6:41 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A former campaign aide to Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens testified that he was duped into taking the fall when the governor's campaign was trying to explain how it had gotten a list of top donors to a veterans' charity that Greitens had founded, according to a legislative...
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FILE – In this April 18, 2018, file photo, Rashon Nelson, left, and Donte Robinson, right, both 23, listen to a reporter's question during an interview with The Associated Press in Philadelphia. The two black men, arrested for sitting at a Starbucks cafe in Philadelphia without ordering anything, settled with the city of Philadelphia for a symbolic $1 each Wednesday, May 2, 2018, and a promise from city officials to set up a $200,000 program for young entrepreneurs. (AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma, File)
May 02, 2018 - 5:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Two black men arrested for sitting at a Philadelphia Starbucks without ordering anything settled with the world's biggest coffee-shop chain Wednesday for an undisclosed sum and an offer of a free college education. Separately, they reached a deal with the city for a symbolic $1...
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