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Ashley Madison CEO steps down in wake of hacking

NEW YORK (AP) — The CEO of adultery website Ashley Madison is stepping down in the wake of the massive breach of the company’s computer systems and outing of millions of its members. Avid Life Media Inc., Ashley Madison’s parent company, says Noel...

GOP candidate Trump to offer plan to overhaul US tax code

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is promising to offer a plan within a month to overhaul the tax system, calling himself “king of the tax code.”…

Mylan shareholders approve pursuit of Perrigo

NEW YORK (AP) — Mylan NV’s shareholders approved the proposed buyout of Perrigo Co. and the generic drugmaker hopes to push ahead with a formal offer soon….

Ukraine asks Russia for lower gas prices for winter season

MOSCOW (AP) — Emboldened by a deal with international creditors to write down part of its debt, Ukraine on Friday asked Russia for lower gas prices for the winter season….

Q&A about this week’s market turmoil in China and beyond

BEIJING (AP) — With the Chinese stock market turmoil that incited global panic abated – at least for now – here are some questions and answers about it, as well as lessons to learn:…

Japan requires companies to set goals in hiring female execs

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese lawmakers have approved a law requiring large companies to set and publicize targets for hiring or promoting women as managers….

Goodyear retiring blimps, rolling out new cigar-shaped craft

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The fabled Goodyear Blimp is retiring….

Sprint offers DirecTV customers free year of phone service

NEW YORK (AP) — Sprint is offering DirecTV customers one free year of cellphone service in a bold move aimed at the satellite TV company’s new owner, AT&T….

Ruling could ease way for unionizing at fast-food chains

NEW YORK (AP) — It could be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and working conditions on behalf of millions of workers at McDonald’s, Burger King and other fast-food chains after a National Labor Relations Board ruling on Thursday….

A Q&A with Wall Street’s top psychiatrist on market turmoil

NEW YORK (AP) — When it seems like the stock market has lost its mind, big banks and investment firms often turn to one particular psychiatrist: Richard Peterson, CEO of MarketPsych, a firm that applies research from behavioral science to financial markets….