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Company that Trump HHS pick invested in faced criminal fine
A medical device company in which Rep. Tom Price purchased stock last year agreed in December to a $17 million Justice Department criminal penalty in a foreign bribery case. Democrats are challenging the ...
AP Source: US ends probe of fatal Tesla crash without recallWASHINGTON (AP) ? A source tells The Associated Press that U.S. safety regulators are ending an investigation into a fatal crash involving electric car maker Tesla Motors' Autopilot system without a recall.
Yuvraj, Dhoni blitz hands India ODI series win against England
Veterans Yuvraj Singh and Mahendra Singh Dhoni turned back the clock with blistering centuries to set up India's series-clinching 15-run win against England in the second one-day international in Cuttack on Thursday. England skipper Eoin Morgan struck a valiant 102 as the visitors, who were chasing 382 for victory, gave the hosts a scare after they ended their reply on 366-8. With England requiring 46 off the final three overs the visitors stood an outside chance but Morgan's unfortunate run out in the penultimate over ended their hopes.
Suspect in officer's slaying spews expletives at judge
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) ? A suspect in a police officer's slaying directed expletive-laced outbursts at a judge during his initial hearing Thursday on charges that he also killed his ex-pregnant girlfriend.
Springsteen gives 'elegiac' secret show for Obama: report
Bruce Springsteen performed a secret concert for President Barack Obama and his staff as they leave the White House, urging optimism in uncertain times, the rock legend's fanzine reported. Backstreets, a long-running magazine and website that methodically documents Springsteen's shows, said The Boss played a 15-song acoustic set in the White House's East Room on January 12. The fanzine, quoting an anonymous "longtime Backstreets reader" in attendance, said Obama and First Lady Michelle both attended but otherwise the crowd consisted of 200-250 mostly low-profile administration staffers.
Dollar, bond yields up on strong U.S. data; Wall Street slips
By Sinead Carew NEW YORK (Reuters) - The dollar rose against the euro on Thursday after comments from the European Central Bank chief, while U.S. Treasury yields gained on a batch of solid U.S. economic data. Trading in European equities and the euro was choppy after ECB President Mario Draghi reaffirmed interest rates would stay at current or lower levels for an extended period and that the central bank was ready to increase or extend bond purchases if the outlook worsens. U.S. shares slipped as investors remained cautious ahead of the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump on Friday.
Iran shocked by deadly fire, collapse of Tehran high-rise
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) ? A historic high-rise building in the heart of Iran's capital caught fire and later collapsed Thursday, killing at least 30 firefighters and leaving their stunned colleagues and bystanders weeping in the streets.
UK court rejects bid for bridge to be recognized as sportLONDON (AP) ? Bridge players who want the card game recognized as a sport have lost their latest legal bid in Britain.