SAN FRANCISCO - Yahoo Inc. averted a showdown with rabble-rousing investor Carl Icahn on Monday by giving him three seats on its board of directors in a truce that still leaves the door open for a possible sale to Microsoft Corp.
SAVANNAH - Police have evacuated a courthouse in Savannah, Ga., after a suspected mail bomb was found in the district attorney's office.
EL PASO, Texas - A Fort Bliss soldier's husband kicked her in the face, stabbed and raped her before abducting her from her off-post apartment last week and taking her to Nevada, police said Monday.
SINGAPORE - Survivors of Myanmar's Cyclone Nargis face a ''second emergency'' unless relief efforts receive an influx of $1 billion in international aid over the next three years, according to the first full assessment of the disaster released Monday.
WASHINGTON - Tractor-trailer and bus drivers in the United States have suffered seizures, heart attacks or unconscious spells behind the wheel that led to deadly crashes on highways. Hundreds of thousands of drivers carry commercial licenses even though they also qualify for full federal disability payments, according to a new U.S. safety study obtained by The Associated Press.
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GENEVA - Swiss pharmaceutical maker Roche on Monday offered $43.7 billion for the remaining shares of its U.S. biotech partner Genentech Inc., seizing the opportunity offered by the weak U.S. dollar to grab a bigger share of earnings from such Genentech drugs as the blockbuster cancer treatment Avastin.
ATLANTA - With fewer medical school students choosing residencies in family medicine, Georgia is facing a shortage of family doctors.
BAGHDAD - Iraq's security has improved so much, even as U.S. troop levels have dropped, that President Bush seems likely to order thousands more soldiers home by year's end.
WASHINGTON - Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson sought to reassure an anxious public Sunday that the banking system is sound, while also bracing people for more troubled times ahead.
Georgia Southern University has named Ronald J. Core, Ed.D. as interim vice president of business and finance. He replaces Joe Franklin who recently retired following a distinguished career at the institution.
Dr. Core, who has 33 years of experience in higher education administration, previously served as vice president of business and finance at Georgia Southern University from 1997-2004. Prior to returning to Georgia Southern University, Dr. Core served as vice chancellor of business affairs for University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNC Wilmington) with an enrollment of more than 12,000 students. While at UNC Wilmington, Dr. Core was responsible ...
LAKE DELTON, Wis. - Not a cloud in the sky and the temperature is flirting with 90 degrees. Usually, it doesn't get any better than this for the Tommy Bartlett water ski show.
WASHINGTON - A fixed timetable for withdrawing U.S. combat troops from Iraq could jeopardize political and economic progress, the Pentagon's top military officer said Sunday.
WASHINGTON - Twice convicted of felonies, James Francis Barton Jr. faces charges of violating a federal law barring felons from owning guns after police found seven pistols, three shotguns and five rifles at his home south of Pittsburgh.
KHARTOUM, Sudan - President Omar al-Bashir's indictment on Darfur genocide charges presents the Sudanese leader with the most serious challenge to his 19-year rule, raising questions about his legitimacy that could weaken his grip on power.
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