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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A Florida judge on Wednesday denied Gawker's motion for a new trial in the Hulk Hogan sex-video case and won't reduce a $140 million jury verdict. Judge Pamela Campbell's ruling is the latest development in a yearslong legal fight between Hogan, whose...
NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter says the government needs to develop technology faster and reconnect with the tech industry. He told students at the U.S. Naval War College in Newport on Wednesday that "we're too slow and that's a problem." Carter...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Justice Department is urging a federal court to let government regulators decide if a New Orleans company has done enough to end an oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico that began nearly 12 years ago and could last another century. Taylor Energy Company...
For the second year in a row, female CEOs earned more than their male counterparts and received bigger raises. But only a small sliver of the largest companies are run by women, and experts say gender parity at the top remains way off. The median pay for a female CEO was nearly...
MUSKEGON, Mich. (AP) — A western Michigan man accused of abducting a 16-year-old girl last month has been charged with murder in the shooting death of a 36-year-old jogger in 2014, prosecutors announced Wednesday. Jeffrey Willis, 46, of Muskegon Township, is charged with open...
ATLANTA (AP) — Jimmy Carter is stepping away from his "front-line role" as a member of The Elders, the global human rights group announced Wednesday. Former South African president Nelson Mandela founded the small group of former global leaders in 2007, and the former U.S...
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on a church shooting in Charleston about a year ago that left nine black members dead (all times local): 10:05 a.m. The pastor and state senator shot to death at a Charleston church last year is being remembered as his portrait is unveiled in the...
For the second year in a row, female CEOs earned more than their male counterparts and received bigger raises. But only a small sliver of the largest companies are run by women, and experts say gender parity at the top remains way off. The median pay for a female CEO was nearly...
JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Authorities in northeast Arkansas say a 13-year-old boy was found safe three hours after he was swept away in a flooded drainage pipe. Jonesboro police say the boy fell into the storm drain Tuesday after storms dumped more than 4 inches of rain on the area...