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  • Neighbors' instability, plunging oil prices, demands at home pose challenges for Saudi king

    Saudi Arabia's new monarch inherits the throne at a moment when the oil-rich kingdom is being buffeted by a plunge in the value of its most valuable commodity, growing challenges by activists at home and deepening turmoil on its borders that stands to...
  • Ashton Kutcher launches new online platform called A+

    Ashton Kutcher launches new online platform called A+
    Ashton Kutcher reached a major milestone in 2009: beating out CNN to be the first Twitter user to reach 1 million followers. The feat marked the first, but certainly not the last, time that Kutcher realized the power of celebrity influence on social...
  • Viacom Chief Philippe Dauman paid $44 million in 2014

    Viacom Chief Philippe Dauman paid $44 million in 2014
    Media company Viacom's stock slipped last year -- but the company's chief executive, Philippe Dauman, saw his compensation soar 19% to $44 million. Dauman, 60, received a $20-million bonus in fiscal 2014, even though the company's stock declined 9%...
  • Weekend guide: The Kids are all right

    Weekend guide: The Kids are all right
    Much like the genesis of his band’s debut album, a conversation with Kids vocalist and bassist Joshua Diaz is a series of twists and turns, paths he’s been down before, and unfamiliar ones that come with the territory of publicizing a new...
  • New Saudi king moves quickly to avoid future power struggle

    Saudi Arabia's newly ascended King Salman buried his predecessor, King Abdullah, on Friday, then moved quickly at a time of regional turmoil to allay fear of a looming power struggle among hundreds of princes in the next generation of the House of Saud....
  • Anheuser-Busch buying Seattle craft brewer Elysian

    ST. LOUIS Anheuser-Busch is bolstering its craft beer portfolio once again by acquiring a growing craft brewer, Seattle's Elysian Brewing Co. A-B said it's buying Elysian and its four brewpubs in Seattle for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition is...
  • Saudi Arabia's Royal Family Plots Survival

    Saudi Arabia's Royal Family Plots Survival
    Saudi watchers have been talking about the transition from King Abdullah for a decade, but now that the moment has arrived, its consequences are as hard to predict as ever. The death of King Abdullah begins a period of generational change in the oil...
  • Restive city that sparked Venezuelan protests braces for more anti-government unrest

    The young men move furtively among the would-be shoppers queued outside a supermarket, passing out pamphlets calling for the resignation of President Nicolas Maduro, whose socialist policies they blame for leaving store shelves barren and Venezuela's...
  • Kerry and Hagel: Iraq and US-led coalition have killed 1000s of IS fighters, half of leaders

    Kerry and Hagel: Iraq and US-led coalition have killed 1000s of IS fighters, half of leaders
    The U.S. and its allies sought to put a good face on the coalition's deliberate campaign to roll back the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria on Thursday, boasting of having killed thousands of militants while acknowledging that ousting the group from...
  • York Sheriff's Office couple enter wedding contest

    York Sheriff's Office couple enter wedding contest
    Two York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office employees were engaged Dec. 20 and recently entered a contest to win $25,000 for their wedding. The contest is organized by Be Inspired Bridal Show in Williamsburg. "We thought we were going to have a small wedding but...
  • Three Senate Democrats join Obama in backing municipal broadband

    Three Senate Democrats join Obama in backing municipal broadband
    Responding to a push from President Obama, three Senate Democrats introduced legislation Thursday to revoke state laws that hinder local governments from getting into the broadband business. The Community Broadband Act by Sens. Cory Booker of New...