Corporate legal affairs

Juan Angel Napout, center, arrives at federal court in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017. Napout, Manuel Burga, and Juan Angel Napout have pleaded not guilty to charges they took part in a 24-year scheme involving at least $150 million in bribes that secured tournament broadcasting and hosting rights in the sprawling FIFA scandal. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
November 17, 2017 - 7:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A lawyer for one of three South American soccer officials charged in the FIFA bribery scandal labeled a key witness at their U.S. trial a "serial liar" on Friday over accusations that his client used hand gestures in court to threaten the witness. Prosecutors have asked the judge to...
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Nissan Motor Co. Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa bows during a press conference at the headquarters of the automaker in Yokohama, Friday, Nov. 17, 2017. Saikawa and other executives of the Japanese automaker plan to return part of their salaries to show remorse over illegal vehicle inspections at the automaker’s plants in Japan. Earlier Friday, Nissan submitted to the government a report on its investigation into the scandal. (Suo Takekuma/Kyodo News via AP)
November 17, 2017 - 4:54 am
TOKYO (AP) — Nissan Motor Co. Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa and other executives of the Japanese automaker are returning a part of their salaries to show remorse over illegal vehicle inspections at the automaker's plants in Japan. Saikawa did not say how big the pay cuts would be or who else would...
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Juan Angel Napout, center, arrives at federal court in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017. Napout, Manuel Burga, and Juan Angel Napout have pleaded not guilty to charges they took part in a 24-year scheme involving at least $150 million in bribes that secured tournament broadcasting and hosting rights in the sprawling FIFA scandal. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
November 16, 2017 - 7:30 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A former marketing executive from Argentina testified Thursday at a U.S. trial that he and his company arranged to pay 30 soccer officials about $160 million in bribes over the course of several years until his arrest in 2015. Alejandro Burzaco offered the estimate in the case...
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FILE - In this Aug. 11, 2014 file photo, actor Tom Sizemore arrives at the premiere of "The Expendables 3" in Los Angeles. A newly released police report details allegations that actor Tom Sizemore groped an 11-year-old girl at a Utah photo shoot in 2003. The documents released Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, say the child actor told police Sizemore kissed and groped her as they posed for pictures for the movie eventually titled “Born Killers.” (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
November 15, 2017 - 1:10 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on sexual harassment and abuse allegations against powerful men in the entertainment and media industries (all times local): 1:05 p.m. Terry Crews names his alleged attacker and compares being sexually assaulted to being a prisoner of war in an appearance Wednesday on...
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November 15, 2017 - 6:01 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The film production company co-founded by Danish director Lars von Trier has launched an internal investigation after its former chief executive was accused of sexual harassment and overseeing a bullying workplace culture. Peter Aalbaek Jensen stepped down as Zentropa's...
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Ian Hockley, front left, father of Dylan Hockley, one of the children killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, speaks outside the Connecticut Supreme Court Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, in Hartford, Conn., following an appeal hearing on whether gun maker Remington Arms should be held liable for the 2012 school massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. A survivor and relatives of nine people killed in the shooting are trying to sue the North Carolina company that made the AR-15-style rifle used to kill 20 first-graders and six educators at the school in Newtown, Conn. A lower court dismissed the lawsuit. (AP Photo/Dave Collins)
November 14, 2017 - 3:05 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Newtown school shooter Adam Lanza heard the message loud and clear when gun-maker Remington Arms marketed an AR-15-style rifle as an overpowering weapon favored by elite military forces, a lawyer for relatives of some victims of the massacre told the Connecticut Supreme Court...
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November 14, 2017 - 6:44 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police have opened an investigation into an Israeli drone company regarding its dealings with a "significant client." Police did not elaborate in their statement about Yavne-based Aeronautics Ltd on Tuesday and said a gag order had been imposed on the case. Earlier this...
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November 13, 2017 - 10:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Judiciary Committee is planning to interview a Russian-American lobbyist who attended a campaign meeting last year with President Donald Trump's son, according to a person familiar with the plan. The staff interview behind closed doors Tuesday with Rinat Akhmetshin is...
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November 13, 2017 - 2:43 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Federal safety investigators say a sleep-deprived driver and a bus company with a poor safety record were causes of an August 2016 crash in California's Central Valley that killed four passengers and injured 20 others, including the driver. The National Transportation Safety...
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FILE - In this Aug. 11, 2016 file photo, executive producer Andrew Kreisberg participates in a panel during The CW Television Critics Association summer press tour in Beverly Hills, Calif. "Supergirl" and "Arrow" executive producer Kreisberg has been suspended by Warners Bros. Television Group pending an investigation of sexual harassment and inappropriate touching accusations made by 19 former and current employees. Warners Bros. confirmed the suspension Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, and said in a statement, "We take all allegations of misconduct extremely seriously." (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
November 11, 2017 - 7:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on widening sexual harassment and abuse allegations against men in the entertainment and media industries (all times local): 6:30 p.m. "Supergirl" and "Arrow" showrunner Andrew Kreisberg has been suspended amid accusations of sexual harassment and inappropriate touching...
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