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  • Big shareholder at Yelp wants a board reshuffle

    REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) — A large shareholder at Yelp says it’s lost patience with the review site and wants to see the company board reshuffled. In a letter released publicly Monday, SQN Investors said that it wants Yelp Inc. to add some new directors to its board, including shareholder representatives. SQN says it owns […]
  • Head of India’s central bank resigns amid government split

    NEW DELHI (AP) — The head of India’s central bank resigned Monday amid a growing split between the Indian government and the independent monetary policy authority. Reserve Bank of India Gov. Urjit Patel said in a statement posted on the bank’s website that he was resigning for personal reasons. The government of Prime Minister Narendra […]
  • Romania hospital reports 39 babies diagnosed with superbug

    BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian authorities say the number of babies diagnosed with a drug-resistant superbug at a maternity hospital in the capital has risen to 39. Raluca Alexandru, spokeswoman for Giulesti Maternity hospital, closed Nov. 30 due to the outbreak, on Monday said tests have confirmed the latest figure. It is triple the number […]
  • UK court rules that Indian tycoon should face extradition

    LONDON (AP) — A British court has ordered that Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya should face extradition to India on financial fraud allegations. Judge Emma Arbuthnot said Monday there were substantial misrepresentations in Mallya’s characterizations of his financial dealings. She said loans were obtained based on false statements and that banks had been fooled by Mallya’s […]
  • The Latest: May to speak to UK lawmakers; Brexit vote looms

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the debate over Britain’s impending departure from the European Union (all times local): 12:20 p.m. British Prime Minister Theresa May will make an emergency statement to Parliament about Brexit, amid reports that a crucial vote on her EU divorce deal will be postponed. The House of Commons Speaker’s office […]
  • Wintry storm ices roads across much of US Southeast

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A lingering storm keeps dumping immobilizing snow, sleet or freezing rain across five southern states, leaving dangerously icy roads and hundreds of thousands of people without electricity. Authorities urged people to stay home on Monday in areas where driving is dangerous. Accidents on snow-covered interstates caused major delays on Sunday, hundreds […]
  • Nearly 85 percent of UN nations back migration deal; not US

    MARRAKECH, Morocco (AP) — Defying fierce opposition from the United States and a few other nations, nearly 85 percent of the countries at the U.N. agreed Monday on a sweeping yet non-binding accord to ensure safe, orderly and humane migration. The debate over the Global Compact for Migration, the first of its kind, has proven […]
  • Even the dogs get snow boots at this police department

    RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A police dog in South Dakota is learning how to walk a beat in snow boots. Video posted by the Rapid City police department shows Jary trying to adjust having the boots on its paws. The dog awkwardly lifts its legs while getting used to the new boots. The department […]
  • Travel software company Travelport targeted in $4.4B deal

    NEW YORK (AP) — A pair of buyout firms is planning to take the travel software company Travelport private in a deal worth about $4.4 billion. Travelport Worldwide Ltd. said Monday that affiliates of Siris Capital Group LLC and Evergreen Coast Capital Corp. will pay $15.75 for each of its shares. The Langley, U.K., tech […]
  • Police investigate video of officers slamming, punching man

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Video posted to social media that appears to show police officers in Kentucky slamming and punching a man has prompted an investigation. Louisville Metro police spokesman Dwight Mitchell tells news outlets that the department is “in the process of collecting all body camera footage from officers who were present” at the […]