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This photo combination shows some of the top-paid CEOs by state for 2016, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive data firm. On top row, from left: General Electric CEO Jeffrey Immelt; Wynn Resorts CEO Stephen Wynn; Johnson & Johnson CEO Alex Gorsky, and Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan. On bottom row, from left: Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz; UnitedHealth Group CEO Stephen Hemsley; Wal-Mart CEO Doug McMillon, and Sanderson Farms CEO Joe Sanderson. (AP Photo)
May 25, 2017 - 6:49 am
Here are the top-paid CEOs by state for 2016, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive data firm. The survey considered only publicly traded companies with more than $1 billion in revenue that filed their proxy statements with federal regulators between Jan. 1 and May 1. It...
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FILE - In this May 15, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump talks with Attorney General Jeff Sessions,at the 36th Annual National Peace Officers' memorial service on Capitol Hill in Washington. Sessions did not disclose contacts with foreign dignitaries, including the Russian ambassador, on a security clearance form he filled out as a United States senator last year, the Justice Department acknowledged May 24. The department said Sessions’ staff relied on the guidance of the FBI investigator handling the background check, who advised that meetings with foreign dignitaries “connected with Senate activities” did not have to be reported on the form. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, file)
May 24, 2017 - 9:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions did not disclose contacts with foreign dignitaries, including the Russian ambassador, on a security clearance form he submitted as a United States senator last year, the Justice Department acknowledged Wednesday. The department said Sessions' staff...
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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte gestures as he answers questions from reporters as he arrives at Manila's international airport, Philippines, Wednesday, May 24, 2017. Duterte warned Wednesday that he'll be harsh in enforcing martial law in his country's south as he abruptly left Moscow to deal with a crisis at home sparked by a Muslim extremist siege on a city, where militants burned buildings overnight and are feared to have taken hostages. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
May 24, 2017 - 9:01 pm
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday: 1. WHO'S WEIGHING IN ON 'TRUMPCARE' The Congressional Budget Office says the health care bill Republicans pushed through the House would leave 23 million additional people uninsured in 2026...
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FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2017 file photo, Mike Flynn arrives for a news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington. The former national security adviser will invoke his Fifth Amendment protection against self-incrimination on Monday, May 22, 2017, as he notifies the Senate Intelligence committee that he will not comply with a subpoena seeking documents. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
May 24, 2017 - 6:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Subpoenas for former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn piled up Wednesday as the House intelligence committee pressured Flynn to cooperate with its investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election. The prospect of new congressional subpoenas came one...
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May 24, 2017 - 4:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal appeals judges are divided as they hear arguments over whether the president should be able to more easily fire the head of the government's consumer finance watchdog agency. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, in a rare hearing Wednesday by all its...
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This photo combination of images shows the 10 highest paid women CEOs in 2016, according to a study carried out by executive compensation data firm Equilar and The Associated Press. Top row, from left: IBM CEO Virginia Rometty; Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer; PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi; General Motors CEO Mary Barra, and General Dynamics CEO Phebe Novakovic. Bottom row, from left: Lockheed Martin CEO Marillyn Hewson; Mondelez International CEO Irene Rosenfeld; Duke Energy CEO Lynn Good; Mylan CEO Heather Bresch; and Reynolds American CEO Susan Cameron. (AP Photo)
May 24, 2017 - 1:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Women CEOs earned big bucks last year, but there's still very few of them running the world's largest companies. The median pay for a female CEO was $13.1 million last year, up 9 percent from 2015, according to an analysis by executive data firm Equilar and The Associated Press. By...
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FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2017, file photo, Serena Williams holds up a finger and her trophy after defeating her sister, Venus, in the women's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia. Williams wants to help diversify the tech industry now that she is joining a Silicon Valley boardroom for the first time. Online poll taking service SurveyMonkey announced Williams’ appointment to its board on Wednesday, May 24, along with Intuit CEO Brad Smith. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila, File)
May 24, 2017 - 11:06 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tennis star Serena Williams has 39 Grand Slam titles, four Olympic medals, major endorsement deals and her own line of clothing and accessories. Now she is embarking on a new mission: She says she wants to help tech companies diversify their workforces and solve one of the...
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This photo combination of images shows the 10 highest paid women CEOs in 2016, according to a study carried out by executive compensation data firm Equilar and The Associated Press. Top row, from left: IBM CEO Virginia Rometty; Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer; PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi; General Motors CEO Mary Barra, and General Dynamics CEO Phebe Novakovic. Bottom row, from left: Lockheed Martin CEO Marillyn Hewson; Mondelez International CEO Irene Rosenfeld; Duke Energy CEO Lynn Good; Mylan CEO Heather Bresch; and Reynolds American CEO Susan Cameron. (AP Photo)
May 24, 2017 - 6:53 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Women CEOs earned big bucks last year, but there's still very few of them running the world's largest companies. The median pay for a female CEO was $13.1 million last year, up 9 percent from 2015, according to an analysis by executive data firm Equilar and The Associated Press. By...
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FILE - In this Thursday, April 30, 2015, file photo, IBM CEO Virginia Rometty participates in a news conference at IBM Watson headquarters, in New York. Rometty was one of the highest paid CEOs and the top paid female CEO in 2016, according to a study carried out by executive compensation data firm Equilar and The Associated Press. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
May 24, 2017 - 6:30 am
These are the 10 highest-paid women CEOs for 2016, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive data firm. ___ 1. Virginia Rometty International Business Machines Corp. $32.3 million Change: Up 63 percent ___ 2. Marissa Mayer Yahoo Inc. $27.4 million Change: Down 24 percent ___ 3...
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FILE - In this Monday, May 22, 2017, file photo, Jim Hackett speaks after being introduced as Ford Motor Company CEO, in Dearborn, Mich. Hackett revealed a little about his plans, and a lot about himself, when he talked to media after his appointment. "The number one vehicle in the world is built by Ford Motor Company, and that’s not lost on me," said Hackett. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
May 23, 2017 - 4:29 pm
DEARBORN, Michigan (AP) — Ford's new CEO, Jim Hackett, revealed a little about his plans — and a lot about himself — when he talked to media after his appointment. Here are four of the comments the former head of Steelcase Inc. made at Ford's Dearborn headquarters Monday and the deeper meaning...
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