Uber searches for a new CEO in wake of Kalanick's departure

AP Photo/Alex Brandon DETROIT (AP) — Uber seeks a strong manager who can repair a broken image, juggle multiple lawsuits and government investigations, develop and nurture a new corporate culture and lead a successful IPO. That’s a lot for potential candidates to...

Appeals court reinstates Terrence Howard's divorce judgment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California appeals court on Wednesday reinstated Terrence Howard’s divorce judgment involving his second wife after finding the actor was not coerced into signing it. The ruling could allow Michelle Ghent to claim some of Howard’s lucrative...

Juror: 2 holdouts blocked conviction in Bill Cosby trial

FILE – In this Saturday, June 17, 2017, file photo, Bill Cosby exits the Montgomery County Courthouse after a mistrial was declared in his sexual assault trial in Norristown, Pa. Judge Steven O’Neill who presided over Cosby’s sexual assault trial is weighing...

Fleury leads Vegas Golden Knights’ expansion draft choices

Bill Foley, owner of the Vegas Golden Knights, poses before the NHL Awards, Wednesday, June 21, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher) LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Vegas Golden Knights finally have some players to put on the desert ice this fall. Stanley Cup-winning goalie...

Edmonton’s Connor McDavid wins first Hart Trophy as NHL MVP

Edmonton Oilers’ Connor McDavid poses before the NHL Awards, Wednesday, June 21, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Edmonton captain Connor McDavid has won his first Hart Trophy as the NHL’s most valuable player. McDavid claimed the...

Gregorius, Holliday HR, Yanks thump Angels 8-4 to end skid

New York Yankees’ Matt Holliday hits a home run during the fifth inning of the team’s baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday, June 21, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II) NEW YORK (AP) — Didi Gregorius and Matt Holliday each hit a...

Uber searches for a new CEO in wake of Kalanick's departure

AP Photo/Alex Brandon DETROIT (AP) — Uber seeks a strong manager who can repair a broken image, juggle multiple lawsuits and government investigations, develop and nurture a new corporate culture and lead a successful IPO. That’s a lot for potential candidates to...

Uber pushes its founder out as it tries to clean up its act

AP Photo/Paul Sakuma DETROIT (AP) — Under Travis Kalanick’s leadership, Uber’s “Animal House”-style business plan was to grow as quickly as possible, steamrolling regulators while flouting the rules of workplace conduct. Behavior at the...

Diageo to buy Clooney's tequila brand in $1 billion deal

NEW YORK (AP) — Global liquor behemoth Diageo said Wednesday it will pay up to $1 billion to buy a tequila brand co-founded by movie star George Clooney. Clooney founded the Casamigos brand four years ago with partners Rande Gerber and Mike Meldma. Diageo said it will pay...

Appeals court reinstates Terrence Howard's divorce judgment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California appeals court has reinstated Terrence Howard’s divorce judgment to his second wife after finding the actor was not coerced into signing it. A three-justice panel of the 2nd District Court of Appeal in Los Angeles ruled unanimously...