RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - A Rio de Janiero police inspector has been removed for making disparaging remarks about female officers on his Twitter account.
Inspector Pedro Paulo Pontes Pinho tweets that he has "14 women under my command and only one has the talent, courage and determination needed for
By The Associated Press
Jack Lew expected to be next Treasury Secretary
WASHINGTON (AP) - White House chief of staff Jack Lew is President Barack Obama's expected pick to lead the Treasury Department, with an announcement possible before the end of the week, as the administration moves to
By CHRISTINA REXRODEAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - The investment bank Morgan Stanley plans to cut about 1,600 jobs, nearly 3 percent of its workforce, a person familiar with the bank said Wednesday. The cuts will focus on senior ranks at the bank.
About half of the cuts will be in the U.S.
By JACK GILLUM, NEDRA PICKLER and STEPHEN BRAUNAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Planners of President Barack Obama's second inauguration are soliciting high-dollar contributions up to $1 million to help pay for the celebration in exchange for special access.
The changes are part of a
By LOLITA C. BALDORAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is giving the Defense Department and the military services until Jan. 21 to review the backgrounds of all employees who have contact with children in department programs and to report back in writing.
By MICHAEL FELBERBAUMAP Business Writer
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Smithfield Foods Inc. said Wednesday that it will begin its previously announced shutdown of a Virginia facility that makes hot dogs and deli meat.
The Smithfield, Va.-based company said layoffs will start at the Portsmouth plant in
By GOSIA WOZNIACKAAssociated Press
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - The ex-convict who shot a handful of his co-workers execution-style at a California chicken-processing plant, killing two, kept to himself but was a model employee, according to his boss and neighbors.
Lawrence Nathaniel Jones, 42, had
By JOSHUA FREEDAP Business Writer
Boeing is shaking up its shrinking defense division, putting some executives into new roles and reducing the number of managers.
It's also disbanding its Missiles and Unmanned Airborne Systems division, spreading its work out among other Boeing units.
By DONNA CASSATAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Listen up, voters, you're the boss.
Your employee has barely produced the past two years, has hardly showed up for work, hasn't cooperated with others and has gotten low marks on every evaluation. Time to fire 'em, right?