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By MAE ANDERSONAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Procter & Gamble Co. is bringing back its former CEO, as the world's largest consumer-products maker tries to spur global growth.
In a surprise move, P&G said Thursday that former CEO A.G. Lafley, a 33-year industry veteran, is returning
GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) - The Boy Scouts of America's National Council has voted to ease a long-standing ban and allow openly gay boys to be accepted as Scouts.
Of the local Scout leaders voting at their annual meeting in Texas, more than 60 percent supported the proposal.
By COLLEEN LONGAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A businessman was snatched from a New York City street in broad daylight, then held captive for more than a month in a warehouse where he was bound and burned with acid as he was held for a $3 million ransom his family back in Ecuador did not have,
By CAROLYN THOMPSONAssociated Press
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Nushawn Williams, a New York drug dealer imprisoned amid accusations he infected 13 young women with HIV in the 1990s, does not have the virus that causes AIDS, according to his attorney, who said he arranged for a new blood test as part of
FAYETTEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Authorities say two men have been charged in six killings, including a toddler and unborn baby, near the Tennessee-Alabama border last fall during a dispute over drug dealing.
Lincoln County Sheriff Murray Blackwelder announced on Thursday that 36-year-old Henry Burrell,
By NEDRA PICKLERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is lifting his self-imposed ban on transferring Guantanamo Bay detainees to Yemen, where a leadership upheaval has improved the country's security but not eliminated a terrorist organization trying to recruit jihadists.
AIRWAY HEIGHTS, Wash. - On Thursday dozens of people lined the streets in Airway Heights to pay their respects to Capt. Victoria Pinckney and Tech. Sgt. Herman "Tre" Mackey III as their bodies were transported to Spokane ahead of Tuesday's public memorial. The two Airmen, along with Capt.
By RYAN J. FOLEYAssociated Press
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - Investigators have discovered the blood of a missing 15-year-old Iowa girl on the truck of a registered sex offender suspected of kidnapping her Monday, diminishing the chances of finding her alive, a lead investigator said Thursday.
By SEAN MURPHYAssociated Press
MOORE, Okla. (AP) - A massive tornado was carving its way through town. There was no time to hesitate. LaTisha Garcia had to get to her children.
And so she raced against the storm. She had 30 miles to cover from her job in Edmond to Plaza Towers Elementary School,
By STEPHEN SINGERAP Business Writer
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - An 11-year study of the incidence of brain cancer at jet engine manufacturer Pratt & Whitney in the state ended Thursday with university researchers saying they found no statistically significant elevations in the rate of cancer among
KHQ.COM - There is a heavy police presence near Pittsburg and Riverside in east Spokane. Officers are responding to a report of two people shooting at each other. The call came in just before 7:00pm Thursday evening. Officers are now staging behind their vehicles with weapons drawn.
By REMA RAHMANAssociated Press
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - A New Jersey company that operates 13 TGI Fridays restaurants accused of secretly replacing premium liquor with low-quality booze says it's shocked at the allegations.
The Briad Restaurant Group said in a statement Thursday it "takes great