Corporate bankruptcy

FILE - This Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016, file photo, shows a building on the campus of toymaker Mattel, Inc., in El Segundo, Calif. Shares of Mattel soared in after-hours trading Friday, Nov. 10, 2017, after a report that rival Hasbro has made a takeover offer for Mattel. Such a deal could bring together well-known brands like Monopoly, Nerf, Barbie and Hot Wheels. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)
November 10, 2017 - 6:46 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of Mattel soared in after-hours trading Friday after a report that rival Hasbro has made a takeover offer for Mattel. Such a deal could bring together well-known brands like Monopoly, Nerf, Barbie and Hot Wheels. The Wall Street Journal, citing people familiar with the matter...
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November 10, 2017 - 11:34 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina House speaker is proposing six laws aimed at protecting consumers from the consequences of a failed project to build two nuclear reactors. South Carolina Electric & Gas Co. and the state-owned utility Santee Cooper have sought to insulate themselves from...
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FILE - This April 1, 2016, file photo shows a view of the Bambino Gesu' pediatric hospital in Rome. The Vatican trial over $500,000 in donations to the pope's pediatric hospital that were diverted to renovate a cardinal's penthouse is reaching its conclusion, with neither the cardinal who benefited nor the contractor who was apparently paid twice for the work facing trial. Instead, the former president of the Bambino Gesu children's hospital and his ex-treasurer are accused of misappropriating 422,000 euros from the hospital's fundraising foundation to overhaul the retirement home of Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, the Vatican secretary of state under Pope Benedict XVI. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
October 14, 2017 - 8:25 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Judges on Saturday were deciding the fate of two former managers of the Vatican's pediatric hospital accused of diverting $500 in hospital donations to instead renovate a cardinal's penthouse. The former president of the Bambino Gesu children's hospital and his ex-treasurer are...
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Toshiba Memory Chief Yasuo Naruke, right, and Bain Capital Japan chief Yuji Sugimoto, left, pose for photographers in front of the building of manufacturing memory chips in Yokkaichi, central Japan, Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. The heads of Toshiba's memory chip business and Bain Capital, the investment fund buying it, said they hope to close the deal by March despite persisting opposition from Toshiba's U.S. joint venture partner Western Digital. (AP Photo/Yuri Kageyama)
October 13, 2017 - 6:54 am
YOKKAICHI, Japan (AP) — At Toshiba's flash-memory chip plant in Yokkaichi, the orderly quiet of the clean room, with its metal boxes zipping around on overhead rails, contrasts sharply with the messy feud between its owners over plans to sell this prized asset. Toshiba plans to sell its memory chip...
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October 05, 2017 - 6:23 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian investigators have raided the homes of at least five people working for an exiled oligarch, in connection with a decades-old dispute over what was once the country's largest oil producer. In a statement, the Investigative Committee said that the Thursday morning raid relates...
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September 19, 2017 - 8:13 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Toys 'R' Us, the big box toy retailer struggling with $5 billion in debt and intense online competition, has filed for bankruptcy protection ahead of the key holiday shopping season — and says its stores will remain open for business as usual. The company said the proceedings are a...
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September 19, 2017 - 7:31 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Toys 'R' Us, the big box toy retailer struggling with $5 billion in debt and intense online competition, has filed for bankruptcy protection ahead of the key holiday shopping season — and says its stores will remain open for business as usual. The company said the proceedings are a...
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FILE - In this Oct. 5, 2016 file photo, a plane of the Air Berlin company flying above the town of Wustermark, Germany. Struggling German carrier Air Berlin says it's filing for bankruptcy after its main shareholder, Abu Dhabi-based Etihad, said it would make no more financing available. The Economy Ministry and Transport Ministry said Tuesday Aug. 15, 2017 in a statement that the airline would get a loan of 150 million euros ($177 million) so that it can continue flights for the time being. (Ralf Hirschberger/dpa via AP,file)
August 15, 2017 - 12:22 pm
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's second largest airline, Air Berlin, has filed for bankruptcy protection after its main shareholder, Abu Dhabi-based Etihad, said it would make no more financing available following years of unsuccessful turnaround attempts. The loss-making airline, which carries some 80,000...
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FILE - In this Oct. 5, 2016 file photo, a plane of the Air Berlin company flying above the town of Wustermark, Germany. Struggling German carrier Air Berlin says it's filing for bankruptcy after its main shareholder, Abu Dhabi-based Etihad, said it would make no more financing available. The Economy Ministry and Transport Ministry said Tuesday Aug. 15, 2017 in a statement that the airline would get a loan of 150 million euros ($177 million) so that it can continue flights for the time being. (Ralf Hirschberger/dpa via AP,file)
August 15, 2017 - 9:43 am
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's second largest airline, Air Berlin, is filing for bankruptcy protection after its main shareholder, Abu Dhabi-based Etihad, said it would make no more financing available following years of unsuccessful turnaround attempts. The loss-making airline, which carries some 80,000...
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August 15, 2017 - 7:27 am
BERLIN (AP) — Struggling German carrier Air BerLin says it's filing for bankruptcy after its main shareholder, Abu Dhabi-based Etihad, said it would make no more financing available. The Economy Ministry and Transport Ministry said Tuesday in a statement that the airline would get a loan of 150...
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