Financial services

July 26, 2018 - 7:15 pm
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — A former executive at the agency that maintains winter Olympic facilities in Lake Placid, New York, is accused of using state-issued credit cards to run up thousands of dollars in bar bills. State Inspector General Catherine Leahy Scott says 34-year-old Padraig Powers, of...
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FILE - This Feb. 15, 2014 file photo shows a Rawlings glove belonging to Baltimore Orioles coach Jeff Manto at the team's baseball spring training facility in Sarasota, Fla. Newell Brands is selling iconic sporting goods company Rawlings to a private equity fund for about $395 million. The sale, Tuesday, June 5, 2018 is part of a broader plan at Newell Brands Inc. to sell some units and focus on key brands. It recently sold its disposable cups and cutlery business for about $2.2 billion. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
June 05, 2018 - 12:50 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The 131-year-old Rawlings Sporting Goods Co. is being sold to a private equity fund for about $395 million. The iconic sports gear maker, which has outfitted children and pros alike, from Roberto Clemente and Mickey Mantle, to Bryce Harper, Kris Bryant and Giancarlo Stanton, is...
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David Tepper smiles as he speaks to the media during a news conference where he was introduced as the new owner of the Carolina Panthers at the NFL owners spring meeting Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
May 22, 2018 - 8:35 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The new owner of the Carolina Panthers is committed to keeping the team in the Carolinas. And Charlotte is clearly his preferred choice. But David Tepper left a bit of wiggle room on his first day as owner of the team. The NFL unanimously approved Tepper's $2.2 billion purchase of...
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FILE - In this May 10, 2016, file photo, billionaire hedge fund manager David Tepper, addresses a gathering during a grand opening of rock star and philanthropist Jon Bon Jovi's Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation Soul Kitchen and B.E.A.T. Center, which stands for Bringing Everyone All Together, in Toms River, N.J. People familiar with the situation say Tepper has agreed to buy the Carolina Panthers from team founder Jerry Richardson for a record $2.2 billion. The people spoke to The Associated Press on Tuesday, May 15, 2018, on condition of anonymity because the team has not yet announced the sale. The purchase is subject to a vote at the NFL owners meeting next week in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)
May 15, 2018 - 2:55 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers are being sold for an NFL-record $2.2 billion. Hedge fund manager David Tepper has agreed to buy the Panthers from team founder Jerry Richardson, two people familiar with the situation said Tuesday. The people spoke to The Associated Press on condition...
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April 11, 2018 - 1:56 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — USA Gymnastics is suing its insurance carriers, alleging that they haven't fully reimbursed it for defense costs incurred in lawsuits filed by victims of disgraced former sports doctor Larry Nassar. The Indianapolis-based governing body for gymnastics filed its lawsuit against...
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March 30, 2018 - 11:09 am
MASON, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan priest accused of embezzling more than $5 million now faces a civil lawsuit filed by the insurance company for the Catholic Diocese of Lansing. Rev. Jonathan Wehrle is charged with six counts of embezzling $100,000 or more from St. Martha Church in Okemos, east of...
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In this March 15, 2018 photo, public health nurse Peggy Cooley of the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department, seen on the phone screen, uses Skype video to remotely monitor a patient taking antibiotics for tuberculosis at home in Lakewood, Wash. Researchers are testing how well smartphone apps that monitor pill-taking work when medication matters. Experts praise the efficiency, but some say the technology raises privacy and data security concerns. (AP Photo/Manuel Valdes)
March 28, 2018 - 1:48 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Take two tablets and a selfie? Your doctor's orders may one day include a smartphone video to make sure you took your medicine. Smartphone apps that monitor pill-taking are now available, and researchers are testing how well they work when medication matters. Experts praise the...
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March 21, 2018 - 6:36 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — World shares have been mostly lower today as some markets have given back early gains ahead of the Federal Reserve's first decision on interest rates since the appointment of its new chair, Jerome Powell. In early trading, Germany's DAX lost 0.1 percent, France's CAC 40...
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A tent erected at the London Road cemetery in Salisbury, southern England, Friday March 9, 2018 over the memorial stone of Alexandr Skripal, the son of former Russian double agent, Sergei Skripal who along with his daughter Yulia, was found slumped on a bench Sunday in Salisbury, critically ill by exposure to a nerve agent. (Andrew Matthews/PA via AP)
March 09, 2018 - 6:00 pm
Here are the AP's latest coverage plans, top stories and promotable content. All times EST. ------------------------ NEW/DEVELOPING ------------------------ Adds HEALTH INSURERS-TRUST, TRUMP-PORN STAR, TRUMP PROPERTIES-TREASURY DONATION, EPA-MEDIA FIRM, VETERANS HOME-SHOOTING, TEACHER WALKOUT-...
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FILE - In this June 1, 2017, file photo, a sign stands on the campus of the Aetna headquarters, in Hartford, Conn. Insurers are dropping billions of dollars on acquisitions and expansions as they get more involved in their customers’ health. Late last year, CVS Health announced a roughly $69 billion deal to buy another insurer, Aetna. Those companies plan to convert drugstores into health care hotspots that people can turn to for a variety of needs in between doctor visits. (AP Photo/Bill Sikes, File)
March 09, 2018 - 4:07 pm
In the not-too-distant future, your health insurance, your prescription drugs and some of your treatment may come from the same company. Insurers are dropping billions of dollars on acquisitions and expansions in order to get more involved in customer health. They say this push can help cut costs...
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