Corporate bankruptcy

A man walks in front of the Toys R Us store at a shopping mall in Subang Jaya, Malaysia, Thursday, March 15, 2018. The 70-year-old retailer is headed toward shuttering its U.S. operations, jeopardizing the jobs of some 30,000 employees while spelling the end for a chain known to generations for its sprawling stores and Geoffrey the giraffe mascot. The closing of the company's 740 U.S. stores will finalize the downfall of the chain and force toy makers and landlords to scramble for alternatives. (AP Photo/Sadiq Asyraf)
March 15, 2018 - 11:17 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The demise of Toys R Us will have a ripple effect on everything from toy makers to consumers to landlords. The 70-year-old retailer is headed toward shuttering its U.S. operations, jeopardizing the jobs of some 30,000 employees while spelling the end for a chain known to generations...
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March 15, 2018 - 3:34 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The likely liquidation of Toys R Us, the nation's largest independent toy seller, could add stress for the companies that make toys and games, and mean changes for the owners of the strip malls where most of its stores are. Not to mention its impact on more than Toys R Us's 30,000 U...
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File- This Jan. 24, 2018, file photo shows a person walking near the entrance to a Toys R Us store, in Wayne, N.J. Toys R Us's management has told its employees that it will sell or close all of its U.S. stores. That's according to a toy industry analyst who spoke to several employees who were on the call Wednesday, March 14, 2018. Jim Silver, a toy industry expert, says Toys R Us's CEO told employees the plan is to liquidate all of its U.S. stores and after that, it could do a deal with its Canadian operation to run some of its U.S. stores. The company declined to comment. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
March 15, 2018 - 12:54 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Toys R Us is headed toward shuttering its U.S. operations, jeopardizing the jobs of some 30,000 employees while spelling the end for a chain known to generations of children and parents for its sprawling stores and Geoffrey the giraffe mascot. The closing of the company's 740 U.S...
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FILE- In this Nov. 2, 2015, file photo, Elizabeth Holmes, founder and CEO of Theranos, speaks at the Fortune Global Forum in San Francisco. On Wednesday, March 14, 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission filed charges against Holmes and her company for defrauding investors. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
March 14, 2018 - 4:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Elizabeth Holmes, a Stanford University dropout once billed as the "next Steve Jobs," has forfeited control of Theranos, the blood-testing startup she founded, and will pay $500,000 to settle charges that she oversaw a "massive fraud." Under an agreement with the Securities and...
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FILE - In this Jan. 6, 2016, file photo, producer Harvey Weinstein participates in a panel at the A&E 2016 Winter TCA in Pasadena, Calif. A group of investors pulled out of a deal to buy the beleaguered Weinstein Co. on Tuesday, March 6, 2018, after discovering tens of millions of dollars in undisclosed debt, according to people familiar with the negotiations. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
March 06, 2018 - 8:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A group of investors pulled out of a deal to buy the beleaguered Weinstein Co. on Tuesday after discovering tens of millions of dollars in undisclosed debt, according to people familiar with the negotiations. Businesswoman Maria Contreras-Sweet, who has been leading the group of...
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FILE - In this April 7, 2014 file photo, Maria Contreras-Sweet speaks during a ceremonial swearing in as Administrator of the Small Business Administration in the South Court Auditorium on the White House complex in Washington. A group of investors says it has revived a deal to buy assets of the Weinstein Co., potentially saving the beleaguered studio from bankruptcy. The announcement Thursday came just four days after the Weinstein Co. announced it was pulling out of the sale and would file for bankruptcy for protection. Businesswoman Contreras-Sweet is leading the investors' group. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
March 01, 2018 - 11:14 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Weinstein Co. revived a deal to sell its assets to a group of investors who want to transform the scandal-plagued film studio into a female-led entertainment venture, the latest twist in the company's tortured efforts to avoid bankruptcy following the downfall of Hollywood mogul...
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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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