Holcim and Lafarge will sell some assets to complete dealNEW YORK (AP) ? Holcim and Lafarge have agreed to sell cement plants, distribution terminals and other assets in order to complete their merger, which will make the world's largest cement company.
'Exceptional' NYPD officer dies from gunshot wound to head
NEW YORK (AP) ? A 25-year-old police officer shot in the head while attempting to stop a man suspected of carrying a handgun died Monday from his injuries, the third New York City officer slain on duty in five months.
'Django Unchained' actress ordered to apologize to police
LOS ANGELES (AP) ? An actress who accused Los Angeles police of racial profiling when they investigated a report she was having sex with her boyfriend in a parked car was ordered Monday to apologize to officers.
Warriors' Stephen Curry voted NBA's MVP over Harden, James
Accused Texas gunman well-known to FBI before attack
WASHINGTON (AP) ? Since at least 2007, the FBI has been able to recognize the voice of Elton Simpson ? one of the men suspected in the Texas shootings outside a contest featuring cartoons of the Muslim Prophet Muhammad.
Fox renews 'The Simpsons' for 2 more seasons
Republicans working to get Iran legislation moving againWASHINGTON (AP) ? Senate Republicans labored Monday to salvage bipartisan legislation granting lawmakers the right to review or even reject any agreement the Obama administration makes to ease sanctions on Iran in exchange for concessions on nuclear research and development.
Tech executive Goldberg died after hotel gym accident: official
SurveyMonkey Chief Executive Dave Goldberg died Friday from a head injury while exercising at a hotel gym in Mexico, the local prosecutor's office said Monday. Goldberg, the husband of Facebook Inc Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg, fell off a treadmill at the Four Seasons Resort in Punta Mita and hit his head, the prosecutor's spokesman said. Goldberg's brother found him on the floor of the gym showing signs of life, the spokesman said. The Four Seasons hotel at Punta Mita denied the reports.
Mexico says no criminal probe planned in death of SurveyMonkey's GoldbergMEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican authorities have no plans for a criminal investigation into the death of SurveyMonkey CEO Dave Goldberg after autopsy results showed it was accidental and there were no signs of violence, the local state prosecutor's office said on Monday.
Obama to name Marine general to become top U.S. military officer
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will nominate the U.S. Marine Corps' top general, Joseph Dunford, to become the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff on Tuesday, a White House official said. In a formal announcement, Obama will also nominate General Paul Selva, currently the commander of the U.S. Transportation Command, as the vice chairman, the official said. (Reporting by Roberta Rampton; Editing by Peter Cooney)