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Apollo Education to go private in $1.1B deal


Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Apollo Education is being taken private in a $1.1 billion deal by a consortium led by The Vistria Group. The announcement Monday...full story
updated 2016-02-08 09:01 PM
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Survivors of the nuclear attacks on Japan in 1945 participate in an anti-nuclear rally in Union Square in New York, Sunday, April 26, 2015. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the United States using nuclear bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) People take items from a business cooler after a march to City Hall for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015 in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) Survivors of the nuclear attacks on Japan in 1945 hold photographs during an anti-nuclear rally in Union Square in New York, Sunday, April 26, 2015. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the United States using nuclear bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) A protestor, right, pulls a bag away from a group of women after a rally for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) A herd of buffalo crosses a road, Friday, April 24, 2015, in Bethlehem, N.Y. About 15 of the animals got loose Thursday from a farm in the Rensselaer County town of Schodack, on the river's east bank a few miles southeast of Albany. (AP Photo/Mike Groll) A t-shirt made in memory of Freddie Gray is draped over former pay phone post near the intersection where Gray was arrested, Friday, April 24, 2015, in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) People participate in an anti-nuclear rally in Union Square in New York, Sunday, April 26, 2015. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the United States using nuclear bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) Two men are on the ground after being struck after a march to City Hall for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015 in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) Police carry a detained man to a waiting police van after a march to City Hall for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015 in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) A protestor stands on a mailbox outside of Oriole Park at Camden Yards before a baseball game between the Boston Red Sox and the Baltimore Orioles after a rally for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
    Updated: 2016/02/08 22:00 GMT+08:00
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Apollo Education to go private in $1.1B deal

Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Apollo Education is being taken private in a $1.1 billion deal by a consortium led by The Vistria Group. The announcement Monday....Fullstory

2016-02-08 09:01 PM

Ferring announces the start of the PRONOUNCE Trial for patients with advanced prostate cancer and cardiovascular disease receivi

Associated Press

SAINT PREX, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 8, 2016--Ferring Pharmaceuticals announced today the commencement of the Phase 3b PRONOUNCE Trial. The trial will compare the occurrence of major....Fullstory

2016-02-08 06:22 PM

SES-9 Launch Targeting Late February

Associated Press

LUXEMBOURG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 8, 2016--SES S.A. (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today that it is targeting a 24 February 2016 launch date (with a backup date of....Fullstory

2016-02-08 04:22 PM

Insider Q&A: Competing with cable's Internet offerings
By TALI ARBEL
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Chet Kanojia, the founder of startup TV service Aereo, has a new offering that could shake up the cable industry again.....Fullstory

2016-02-08 10:01 AM

Red Cross in Gaza reopens office after violent protests

Associated Press

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- The International Committee of the Red Cross says it has reopened its Gaza office after closing it the previous....Fullstory

2016-02-08 09:01 PM

France prepare for Euros with Scotland, Cameroon friendlies

Associated Press

PARIS (AP) -- France will play friendly games against Cameroon and Scotland as part of its preparations for the European Championship. The French football federation says....Fullstory

2016-02-08 09:01 PM

Clippers straighten shooting to beat Heat 100-93

Associated Press

MIAMI (AP) -- The Los Angeles Clippers could afford a spell of missing 14 consecutive shots and still beat Miami 100-93 on Sunday. The Clippers moved....Fullstory

2016-02-08 03:22 PM

Manning not confirming, but likely to retire on high
By EDDIE PELLS
Associated Press

SANTA CLARA, California (AP) -- The best thing for Peyton Manning is that he won the Super Bowl. A close second is that he never has....Fullstory

2016-02-08 02:42 PM

Sebastian Munoz wins hometown Club Colombia Championship

Associated Press

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) -- Sebastian Munoz won his hometown Club Colombia Championship on Sunday for his first Web.com Tour victory, two-putting for birdie from 45....Fullstory

2016-02-08 10:01 AM

Greek Results

Associated Press

BC-SOC--Greek Results Greek Football Results ATHENS, GREECE (AP) -- Results from Greek football: Greek League ....Fullstory

2016-02-08 10:01 AM

Xignite Closes $20M Series C Funding Round Led by QUICK Corp.

Associated Press

SAN MATEO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 8, 2016--Xignite, the leading provider of market data cloud solutions for financial institutions and financial technology companies, today announced that it....Fullstory

2016-02-08 09:01 PM

Maldives police arrest judge, ex-prosecutor general

Associated Press

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) -- A presidential official in the Maldives says police have arrested a judge and a former prosecutor general for issuing an....Fullstory

2016-02-08 06:01 PM

Uganda Deploys Biometric Technology to Improve General Election Transparency

Associated Press

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 8, 2016--In ten days, on February 18 th Uganda's General Elections will take place. The Electoral Commission of Uganda is partnering with....Fullstory

2016-02-08 04:22 PM

Gymnast Tweddle injured training for winters sports TV show

Associated Press

LONDON (AP) -- Beth Tweddle, a former Olympic bronze medalist in gymnastics, is recovering in an Austrian hospital after undergoing neck surgery following a fall....Fullstory

2016-02-08 09:42 PM

BC-TEN--World Tennis Tournament Results

Associated Press

BC-TEN--World Tennis Tournament Results World Tennis Tournament Results ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) -- Results Monday from the World Tennis Tournament at Ahoy Stadium (seedings in parentheses): ....Fullstory

2016-02-08 09:01 PM

Column: As ugly as it was, it was beautiful for Manning
By TIM DAHLBERG
Associated Press

SANTA CLARA, California (AP) -- A pack of Denver Broncos had just chased a beleaguered Cam Newton around his own end zone one more time,....Fullstory

2016-02-08 06:22 PM

American says he visited Mumbai 7 times before 2008 attack

Associated Press

NEW DELHI (AP) -- A Pakistani-American who helped plan a 2008 attack on India's financial hub has told a court in India that he traveled....Fullstory

2016-02-08 03:22 PM

Argentine Standings

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BC-SOC--Argentine Standings ....Fullstory

2016-02-08 11:42 AM

2 dead, others wounded, during Orlando nightclub shooting

Associated Press

ORLANDO, Florida (AP) -- A shooting erupted inside a nightclub packed with hundreds of people in the city's tourist district early Sunday, killing two people....Fullstory

2016-02-08 10:01 AM

Scottish Standings

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BC-SOC--Scottish Standings ....Fullstory

2016-02-08 10:01 AM

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