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  • NEW YORK, May 18- Roger Ailes, founder and former chief executive of Fox News, the cable news channel popular with conservatives that helped reshape the U.S. political landscape, has died at age 77.. Ailes' widow, Elizabeth Ailes, announced his death in a statement posted on the Fox News website on Thursday. He resigned from Fox News last July following allegations of...

  • WEST PALM BEACH, Florida— Palm Beach police report: Fox News founder Roger Ailes fell, hit his head and was seriously bleeding 8 days before death.

  • NEW YORK— The Latest on the death of media guru and political strategist Roger Ailes:. "He wasn't perfect, but Roger Ailes was my friend& I loved him. Details are emerging about an accident Roger Ailes suffered in Florida a few days before died.

  • NEW YORK, May 18- Roger Ailes, former chief executive of Fox News, the cable news channel popular with conservatives that helped reshape the U.S. political landscape, has died at age 77.. Ailes' widow, Elizabeth Ailes, announced his death in a statement posted on the Fox News website on Thursday. Fox News is owned by Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. Ailes...

  • NEW YORK, May 18- Roger Ailes, former chief executive of Fox News, the powerful cable news channel for conservatives that helped reshape the U.S. political landscape, has died at age 77.. Ailes' widow, Elizabeth Ailes, announced his death in a statement posted on the Fox News website on Thursday. Fox News is owned by Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. Ailes...

  • NEW YORK, May 18- Roger Ailes, former chief executive of Fox News Channel, has died at age 77, Fox News said on Thursday. Fox News is owned by Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. Ailes received a severance package of about $40 million when he left Fox News, according to a source familiar with the situation, and went on to serve as an informal adviser to...

  • NEW YORK— Roger Ailes, the communications maestro who transformed television news and America's political conversation by creating and ruling Fox News Channel for two decades before being ousted last year for alleged sexual harassment, died Thursday, according to his wife, Elizabeth Ailes. A former GOP operative to candidates including Richard Nixon,...

  • SeaWorld and Sesame Workshop, which run decades-old educational and entertainment brands trying to adjust to 21st century tastes, are extending their almost-four-decade partnership through 2031.. During that time, SeaWorld will build a second Sesame Place theme park to complement its existing location outside Philadelphia, open a Sesame Street land in...

  • MIAMI _ Perry Ellis International Inc. on Thursday reported fiscal first-quarter net income of $12.8 million. The Miami- based company said it had net income of 83 cents per share. Perry Ellis expects full-year earnings in the range of $2.07 to $2.17 per share, with revenue in the range of $870 million to $880 million.

  • The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research survey also found that African- Americans and Latinos have less financial security than whites and will rely on fewer sources of income during retirement. The survey shows older white Americans are also more likely to collect Social Security benefits, inherit money from their families or...

  • CLEARWATER, Fla. _ Nicholas Financial Inc. on Wednesday reported a fiscal fourth-quarter loss of $1.1 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. Nicholas Financial shares have dropped 20 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Nicholas Financial, Earnings Report.

  • JACKSONVILLE, Fla. _ Stein Mart Inc. on Wednesday reported fiscal first-quarter net income of $3.7 million. On a per-share basis, the Jacksonville, Florida- based company said it had profit of 8 cents. Keywords: Stein Mart, Earnings Report.

  • NEW YORK— Is the convenience of having a Quarter Pounder and fries delivered to your home or office worth a $5 fee? The fast-food chain says it's expanding its partnership with UberEats to offer delivery in Chicago, Columbus, Los Angeles and Phoenix. The two had already teamed up to offer McDonald's delivery in Miami, Orlando and Tampa, Florida earlier this year.

  • NEW YORK— Target, Wal-Mart and Amazon are engaged in a game of shipping tag, each trying to adjust their free threshold and other shipping strategies to a level that can lure shoppers away from one of the other. Minneapolis- based Target has the furthest to go as it tries to put itself in better competition with Amazon, the undisputed online leader, and Wal-Mart, which...

  • ORLANDO, Fla.— An Air Canada flight from Jamaica to Toronto was diverted to Orlando, Florida, after authorities say a passenger became aggressive, attacked the crew with coffee pots and tried to open the cabin door. A federal criminal complaint says crew members and other passengers secured Brandon Michael Courneyea using zip ties. Orlando television station...

  • ORLANDO, Fla.— No need to schlep around wallets or locker keys in your Speedos at Universal Orlando Resort's new water park opening later this month. Tapu Tapu is only the latest effort by theme parks to eliminate waits, go cashless and track guests through technology that allows workers to greet them by name or know what food they have ordered as they arrive at a...

  • The Ringling Bros. and Barnum& Bailey Circus is drawing to a close this weekend after 146 years of performances and travel that at times have been marred by tragedy and celebrated in film, but also constant. —1841— Phineas Taylor Barnum buys Scudder's American Museum in New York City and renames it Barnum's American Museum, which was something of a zoo, museum,...

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    Manafort's company never paid $36,000 in taxes that would be due on the loan, NBC News reports.

  • NEW YORK, May 16 (Reuters)- Puerto Rico is due to embark on a bankruptcy process on Wednesday that could take years to resolve, as investors scramble to get the highest recovery on their bonds. "The 25 percent may be what the Commonwealth identified as a available to cover debt service but it doesn't necessarily mean that will be the ultimate recovery," said Shaun...

  • MELBOURNE, Fla. _ Nxt-ID Inc. on Tuesday reported a loss of $730,000 in its first quarter. On a per-share basis, the Melbourne, Florida- based company said it had a loss of 13 cents. Keywords: Nxt-ID Inc., Earnings Report.