Corporate bankruptcy

FILE - In this Nov. 23, 2011 file photo, film producer Harvey Weinstein poses for a photo in New York. A possible bankruptcy filing by The Weinstein Co. could be the latest episode in the unraveling of a Hollywood powerhouse and could have repercussions for any lawsuits filed against the company over of allegations of sexual misconduct by its co-founder, Harvey Weinstein. (AP Photo/John Carucci, File)
February 26, 2018 - 8:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A bankruptcy filing by The Weinstein Co. would be the latest episode in the unraveling of a Hollywood powerhouse and have repercussions for any lawsuits filed against the company over of allegations of sexual misconduct by its co-founder, Harvey Weinstein. Here are some questions...
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FILE - In this Nov. 23, 2011 file photo, film producer Harvey Weinstein poses for a photo in New York. The Weinstein Co.’s board of directors says the company, co-founded in 2005 by Harvey Weinstein, is expected to file for bankruptcy protection after last-ditch talks to sell its assets collapsed. Los Angeles Times reports that the board said Sunday night, Feb. 25, 2018, that it has no choice but to pursue bankruptcy process. (AP Photo/John Carucci, File)
February 26, 2018 - 1:47 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Weinstein Co.'s board of directors says the company is expected to file for bankruptcy protection after last-ditch talks to sell its assets collapsed. Now-disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein co-founded the company in 2005. He was fired last October after being accused of...
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FILE - In this Nov. 23, 2011 file photo, film producer Harvey Weinstein poses for a photo in New York. New York's attorney general on Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018, filed a lawsuit against Weinstein and the Weinstein Co. following an investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct. (AP Photo/John Carucci, File)
February 12, 2018 - 5:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A proposed deal to sell Harvey Weinstein's movie studio would have rewarded an executive accused of covering up for the Hollywood mogul while skimping on compensation for dozens of women who have accused him of sexual misconduct, New York's attorney general said on Monday. Attorney...
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FILE - In this Jan. 15, 2013, file photo, Remington rifle cartridges are displayed at the 35th annual SHOT Show in Las Vegas. Remington, the gunmaker beset by falling sales and lawsuits tied to the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, said Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, that it has reached a financing deal that would allow it to continue operating as it files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File)
February 12, 2018 - 11:10 am
MADISON, N.C. (AP) — Remington, the gun maker beset by falling sales and lawsuits tied to the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, has reached a financing deal that would allow it to continue operating as it seeks Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The maker of the Bushmaster AR-15-style rifle...
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February 11, 2018 - 7:50 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Takata Corp's U.S. unit has reached a settlement with representatives of those injured by lethally defective air bags, paving the way for the company to exit Chapter 11 bankruptcy and move forward with a reorganization plan, according to court documents. The agreement between the...
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February 05, 2018 - 2:21 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Bon-Ton Stores, saddled with debt and struggling with weak sales as shoppers abandon traditional department stores, said it filed Sunday for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and was exploring a sale of all or part of the company. The chain, which operates 260 stores in 24 states,...
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December 21, 2017 - 12:33 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the Georgia Public Service meeting about construction of new nuclear generators at a power plant (all times local): 12:25 p.m. An environmental group is slamming the decision to allow construction of a multi-billion-dollar nuclear plant to continue in east Georgia...
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November 10, 2017 - 6:20 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of Mattel soared in after-hours trading Friday after a report that rival Hasbro has made a takeover offer for Mattel. Such a deal could bring together well-known brands like Monopoly, Nerf, Barbie and Hot Wheels. The Wall Street Journal, citing people familiar with the matter...
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FILE - This April 1, 2016, file photo shows a view of the Bambino Gesu' pediatric hospital in Rome. The Vatican trial over $500,000 in donations to the pope's pediatric hospital that were diverted to renovate a cardinal's penthouse is reaching its conclusion, with neither the cardinal who benefited nor the contractor who was apparently paid twice for the work facing trial. Instead, the former president of the Bambino Gesu children's hospital and his ex-treasurer are accused of misappropriating 422,000 euros from the hospital's fundraising foundation to overhaul the retirement home of Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, the Vatican secretary of state under Pope Benedict XVI. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
October 14, 2017 - 11:15 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — A Vatican court on Saturday convicted the former president of the pope's children's hospital of diverting some $500,000 in donations to renovate a cardinal's flat and gave him a one-year suspended sentence. The original charges against ex-hospital president Giuseppe Profiti had...
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Toshiba Memory Chief Yasuo Naruke, left, and Yuji Sugimoto, head of Bain Capital, attend a press conference in Yokkaichi, central Japan, Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. The heads of Toshiba's memory chip business and Bain Capital, the investment fund buying it, said they hope to close the deal by March despite persisting opposition from Toshiba's U.S. joint venture partner Western Digital. (AP Photo/Yuri Kageyama)
October 13, 2017 - 2:40 am
YOKKAICHI, Japan (AP) — The heads of Toshiba's memory chip business and Bain Capital, the investment fund buying it, said Friday they hope to close the deal by March despite persisting opposition from Toshiba's U.S. joint venture partner Western Digital. Appearing with Toshiba Memory Chief Yasuo...
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