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  • Alabama- Jay Grinney, HealthSouth, $7.8 million. Arizona- Don Slager, Republic Services, $10.9 million. Arkansas- Doug McMillon, Wal-Mart Stores, $19.8 million.

  • Trump holds a rally with supporters in Albuquerque

    Protesters outside a rally for Donald Trump in Albuquerque threw rocks at mounted police and set fires. The NYT reports.

  • LONDONDERRY, N.H.— A man who fatally shot a heating oil company employee who went to his house to do work and then shot and wounded himself has died of his injuries, authorities said. The homeowner, Richard Verville, who suffered from significant mental health issues, killed the worker, tried to kill himself and engaged police in an hours-long standoff at his home in...

  • Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said on Wednesday that a naval facility in Rhode Island is doing what the entire Defense Department should do: develop technology more quickly. Carter made the comments about the Naval Undersea Warfare Center in Newport after he visited the center to see the latest in unmanned vehicles and other undersea technologies.

  • "Today marks a milestone— for this Congress and for the American people as we make great strides to update our nation's chemical safety laws," said Rep. Fred Upton, R- Mich., chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee. The 403-12 vote in favor of the bill sends it to the Senate, where it's expected to be approved and sent to President Barack Obama, who is expected to...

  • Elizabeth Warren has urged Harvard University to let graduate students who work as research and teaching assistants form collective bargaining units. Edward Markey sent a letter Monday to Harvard President Drew Faust, saying the students have helped make Harvard an academic world leader. Warren is a former Harvard Law School professor.

  • May 24- Verizon Communications Inc Chief Executive Officer Lowell McAdam said on Tuesday the ongoing strike by the No.1 U.S. wireless provider's nearly 40,000 union employees could pressure second-quarter results. The action was called by the Communications Workers of America and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers.

  • HARTFORD, Conn.— Michelle Plante scoured a surveillance video for clues, trying to identify the man seen shooting at someone in a Hartford playground recently in broad daylight. Plante, who works in the new Real-Time Crime and Data Intelligence Center for Hartford police, determined the address of the house and who lived there. In Hartford, Plante quickly found a...

  • WASHINGTON, May 23- The U.S. Senate on Tuesday will take up, and likely pass, a resolution to repeal a new Labor Department rule aimed at protecting retirement savers from profit-hungry brokers, a move that President Barack Obama has threatened to veto. The vote requires a simple majority, which Republicans command in both houses of Congress.

  • BOSTON— The Latest on legislation to increase the supply of hydropower and offshore wind energy in Massachusetts:. Charlie Baker is praising a long-awaited bill that seeks to make Canadian hydropower and offshore wind more prominent pieces of the state's energy landscape. Baker called the measure a "very strong bill" that would help diversify the energy...

  • On Friday, Sumner Redstone removed both Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman and Viacom board member George Abrams from the trust that will determine the future of CBS and Viacom after controlling shareholder Redstone dies or is declared mentally incapacitated. Sumner Redstone's privately-held movie theater chain National Amusements holds 80 percent of the...

  • ZURICH, May 23- With seven departures in the space of five months, Novartis's top management is in upheaval just as CEO Joe Jimenez tries to tackle a list of challenges that have seen the drug firm's share price fall 25 percent since July. The most dramatic exit came last week, when head of pharmaceuticals David Epstein quit as his division was broken in two.

  • BOSTON— The general manager of the MBTA, who took over after the Boston- area transit system was crippled last year by severe winter weather, announced Monday he's retiring to concentrate on his fight with cancer. DePaola took over the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority in February 2015, shortly after Beverly Scott resigned following intense...

  • WASHINGTON— The White House and top House Democrats said Monday they will support a bipartisan bill to overhaul regulation of asbestos and other dangerous chemicals, clearing the way for the bill's passage in Congress and signature by President Barack Obama. The proposal will require the Environmental Protection Agency to evaluate new and existing...

  • LOS ANGELES— Viacom's embattled chief executive sued Monday to be restored as a director and trustee to entities that control Viacom Inc. and CBS Corp. after a weekend move by media mogul Sumner Redstone stripped him of the positions. Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman and lawyer George Abrams— who was also stripped of identical roles— filed the lawsuit in Norfolk...

  • Those solicitations could be conducted jointly with other New England states or with "state-designated entities." Charlie Baker filed his own version of the bill last summer and has repeatedly called it one of his most important priorities of the legislative session that ends on July 31. He's said the measure is a critical step in reducing greenhouse gas...

  • PORTLAND, Maine— An appeal of a federal judge's decision to dismiss a lawsuit that accused Republican Gov. Paul LePage of abuse of power and blackmail will continue through the summer with legal briefs and another round of oral arguments. A briefing schedule from the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston indicates the appeal will play out over the next...

  • ZURICH, May 23- With seven departures in the space of five months, Novartis's top management is in upheaval just as CEO Joe Jimenez tries to tackle a list of challenges that have seen the drug firm's share price fall 25 percent since July. The most dramatic exit came last week, when head of pharmaceuticals David Epstein quit as his division was broken in two.

  • May 23- The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers trumpeted an agreement reached earlier this month to represent New York Uber drivers, saying it "gives organized labor an opportunity to shape the new economy in a way that supports and values workers and their families." Under the terms of its agreement with Uber Technologies Inc, the...

  • Eric Rosengren, president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

    The U.S. is on the verge of meeting most of the conditions the Fed has set to hike rates in June, Boston Fed's Eric Rosengren, tells The FT.