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LONDON (AP) — British American Tobacco Plc has agreed to fully take over Reynolds American Inc. in a deal that would create the world's largest publicly traded tobacco company. The $49 billion takeover was agreed on improved terms compared with an initial bid made last year. It...
NEW YORK (AP) — Ann Patchett, Michael Chabon and Zadie Smith were among the nominees announced Tuesday for the National Book Critics Circle Awards. Books by Louise Erdrich and former U.S. poet laureate Robert Pinsky also were among 30 finalists in six competitive categories...
CHICAGO (AP) — Where the desks of Chicago police detectives once stood in a West Side police district is now classrooms for theater-art courses. And the old firing range in the basement is now a storage space for costumes. It's the former 12th District Police Station, which has...
CHICAGO (AP) — Students from a northern Illinois high school are bound for Washington, D.C., for festivities surrounding the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump. The (DeKalb) Daily Chronicle reports ( http://bit.ly/2izMNv2 ) that more than 40 Sandwich High School band...
LONDON (AP) — British American Tobacco Plc has agreed to fully take over Reynolds American Inc. on terms that are improved from an initial bid made last year. The takeover would create the world's largest publicly traded tobacco company and combine BAT's presence in developing...
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's supreme court on Tuesday rejected a bid by lawmakers to outlaw a far-right party accused of promoting a racist and anti-Semitic agenda. Andreas Vosskuhle, chief justice of the Federal Constitutional Court, said that even though the party had...
BEIJING (AP) — Baidu Inc., which operates China's most popular Internet search engine, says it has hired a former Microsoft executive with a background in artificial intelligence to improve its competitiveness in the field. Baidu said Qi Lu was named group president and chief...
BEIJING (AP) — Baidu Inc., which operates China's most popular Internet search engine, says it has hired a former Microsoft executive with a background in artificial intelligence to improve its competitiveness in the field. Baidu said Qi Lu was named group president and chief...
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's foreign minister says that Moscow is inviting representatives of the incoming U.S. administration to attend upcoming Syria talks in Kazakhstan. Sergey Lavrov said at a news conference Tuesday that Russia is encouraged by President-elect Donald Trump's...
LONDON (AP) — British American Tobacco Plc has agreed to fully take over Reynolds American Inc. in a deal that...
NEW YORK (AP) — Ann Patchett, Michael Chabon and Zadie Smith were among the nominees announced Tuesday for the...
CHICAGO (AP) — Where the desks of Chicago police detectives once stood in a West Side police district is now...
CHICAGO (AP) — Students from a northern Illinois high school are bound for Washington, D.C., for festivities...
LONDON (AP) — British American Tobacco Plc has agreed to fully take over Reynolds American Inc. on terms that are...
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's supreme court on Tuesday rejected a bid by lawmakers to outlaw a far-right party accused...