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April 14, 2018 - 1:43 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A former chairman of the Tronc company who stepped down amid sexual-misconduct allegations is selling all of his stock for about $228 million. Michael Ferro's company Merrick Media listed the sale in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday. The company lists...
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Herbert Diess, right, new CEO of Volkswagen , and Hans Dieter Poetsch, left, chairman of the board of directors of the Volkswagen stock company, address the media during a press conference in Wolfsburg, Germany, Friday, April 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
April 13, 2018 - 6:33 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Volkswagen's new CEO said Friday that the automaker must "significantly step up the pace" as it pushes ahead with electric and self-driving vehicle technologies and offers transportation as a digitally driven service. Herbert Diess said that a newly announced management...
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Herbert Diess, right, new CEO of Volkswagen , and Hans Dieter Poetsch, left, chairman of the board of directors of the Volkswagen stock company, address the media during a press conference in Wolfsburg, Germany, Friday, April 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
April 13, 2018 - 6:22 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Volkswagen's new CEO said Friday that the automaker must "significantly step up the pace" as it pushes ahead with electric and self-driving vehicle technologies and offers transportation as a digitally driven service. Herbert Diess said that a newly announced management...
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A green traffic light shines in front of the Volkswagen logo outside the company's headquarters in Wolfsburg, northern Germany, Friday, April 13, 2018 one day after the supervisory board decided on a new leadership structure. (Swen Pfoertner/dpa via AP)
April 13, 2018 - 4:07 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German automaker Volkswagen is creating a new management structure it says will enable faster decision-making as autonomous and electric cars transform the industry. The Wolfsburg-based automaker is to release on Friday details about plans to reorganize its management into...
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Gov. Pete Ricketts, R-Neb., left, listens as President Donald Trump speaks to Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, during a meeting with governors and lawmakers in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Thursday, April 12, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
April 12, 2018 - 10:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a striking reversal, President Donald Trump has asked trade officials to explore the possibility of the United States rejoining the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement, a free trade deal he pulled out of during his first days in office as part of his "America first" agenda...
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FILE - In this Jan. 15, 2018 Volkswagen brand Chairman Herbert Diess speaks at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The supervisory board of the German car maker is convening Thursday, April 12, 2018 to discuss a new leadership structure. (AP Photo/Tony Ding, file)
April 12, 2018 - 3:01 pm
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Volkswagen replaced CEO Matthias Mueller with core brand head Herbert Diess on Thursday and said it is creating a new management structure to enable faster decision-making as autonomous and electric cars transform the industry. The German automaker said in a statement that...
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FILE - In this Jan. 15, 2018 Volkswagen brand Chairman Herbert Diess speaks at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The supervisory board of the German car maker is convening Thursday, April 12, 2018 to discuss a new leadership structure. (AP Photo/Tony Ding, file)
April 12, 2018 - 2:16 pm
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Automaker Volkswagen is replacing CEO Matthias Mueller and announcing a new management structure it said would enable faster decision-making as autonomous and electric cars transform the industry. The new CEO is Herbert Diess, a former BMW executive who since 2015 has...
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April 12, 2018 - 2:13 pm
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Automaker Volkswagen is replacing CEO Matthias Mueller along with several other top managers and announcing a new management structure it said would enable faster decision-making as autonomous and electric cars transform the industry. Replacing Mueller is Herbert Diess, a...
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FILE - This June 21, 2017, file photo shows the building that houses the headquarters of Uber, in San Francisco. Uber will start doing annual criminal background checks on U.S. drivers and hire a company that constantly monitors criminal arrests as it tries to do a better job of keeping riders safe, the company announced Thursday, April 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
April 12, 2018 - 1:38 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Uber will start doing annual criminal background checks on U.S. drivers and hire a company that constantly monitors criminal arrests as it tries to do a better job of keeping riders safe. The move announced Thursday is one of several actions taken by the ride-hailing company under...
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Brazilian Roberto Azevedo, Director General of the World Trade Organization, WTO, speaks during a press briefing about the WTO's World Trade Report 2017 at the headquarters of the World Trade Organization, WTO, in Geneva, Switzerland, Thursday, April 12, 2018. (Martial Trezzini/Keystone via AP)
April 12, 2018 - 10:10 am
GENEVA (AP) — The head of the World Trade Organization says he understands that President Donald Trump wants to create U.S. jobs, but warns that getting tough on trade can trigger a "domino effect" that could derail such goals in the first place. Speaking to The Associated Press, Roberto Azevedo...
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