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    Lawyers clash on mental competency of media mogul Redstone

    LOS ANGELES (AP) Lawyers on both sides agree that ailing media mogul Sumner Redstone was being manipulated in the months before he expelled a longtime companion from his life late last year.They disagree, however, on who was trying to control...

    By Anthony Mccartney, AP Entertainment Writer|

  • Business

    Rhode Island Gov. Raimondo attends San Francisco fundraiser

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo this week fit a campaign fundraiser into her official trade trip to California, an attempt to raise her national profile among tech industry elites even as she tries to pull needed...

    By Matt O'brien, Associated Press|

  • Entertainment

    The Latest: Doctor says he believes media mogul has dementia

    LOS ANGELES (AP) The Latest on a trial that will determine whether media mogul Sumner Redstone is mentally competent (all times local):12:30 p.m.A doctor who evaluated Sumner Redstone says he believes the ailing media mogul has dementia that...

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  • Business

    SpaceX lands rocket at sea 2nd time after satellite launch

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) For the second month in a row, the aerospace upstart SpaceX landed a rocket on an ocean platform early Friday, this time following the successful launch of a Japanese communications satellite.A live webcast showed the...

    By Marcia Dunn, AP Aerospace Writer|

  • Business

    Judge's order reopens questions about what Paterno knew when

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) A new legal document that claims a boy told Joe Paterno in 1976 that Jerry Sandusky had molested him has dropped like a bombshell and reignited debate about what the Penn State coach knew about his longtime assistant decades...

    By Maryclaire Dale And Mark Scolforo, Associated Press|

  • Business

    Stock market shakes off an early loss and turns higher

    NEW YORK (AP) Stocks were turning modestly higher in afternoon trading Friday, after the U.S. government's disappointing jobs report added to speculation that the Federal Reserve might keep interest rates low for another year. Investors were...

    By Ken Sweet, AP Business Writer|

  • Business

    APNewsBreak: Ranch buy adds to huge Montana wildlife reserve

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) A huge Montana nature reserve added a 47,000-acre historic ranch to its patchwork of lands along the Missouri River on Friday, a significant step in a privately funded effort to stitch together a Connecticut-sized park...

    By Matthew Brown, Associated Press|

  • Business

    Workers are losing ground as Atlantic City casinos struggle

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) Atlantic City's casino workers are making only 80 cents an hour more now than they did 12 years ago, having opted instead to secure benefits like health insurance and retirement plans as the casino industry shrunk and...

    By Wayne Parry, Associated Press|

  • Entertainment

    Memphis Symphony Orchestra, U of M announce partnership

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) The Memphis Symphony Orchestra and the University of Memphis have formed a partnership that organizers say will solve the music organization's financial hardships.The Commercial Appeal reports (http://bit.ly/1Ybn9fl )...

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  • Business

    Woman who cashed dead man's checks for decades faces prison

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) A 78-year-old Shreveport woman faces up to 10 years in prison for cashing Social Security checks mistakenly sent to a dead man for nearly three decades.The U.S. Attorney's Office says Rose Marie Jackson Allen will be...

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