Sony to buy full control of financial unit to weather crisis

Sony to buy full control of financial unit to weather crisis

Sony Corp. is making its financial services unit a wholly owned subsidiary to ensure stability as it rides out the financial woes brought on by the coronavirus pandemicBy YURI KAGEYAMA AP Business WriterMay 19, 2020, 9:50 AM3 min readTOKYO -- Sony Corp. plans to make its financial services unit a wholly owned subsidiary to ensure…
USA Today Sean Doolittle says Washington Nationals players will cover pay cuts for organization’s minor leaguers

USA Today Sean Doolittle says Washington Nationals players will cover pay cuts for organization’s...

Jim Reineking, USA TODAY Published 12:58 a.m. ET June 1, 2020 | Updated 1:14 a.m. ET June 1, 2020CLOSEAutoplayShow ThumbnailsShow CaptionsLast SlideNext SlideWashington Nationals pitcher Sean Doolittle announced on Twitter on Sunday night that he and his teammates will cover a pay cut that minor-league players in the organization will have to endure."After hearing that…
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News Technology Tropical Storm Arthur approaching North Carolina coast threatens deadly rip currents

News Technology Tropical Storm Arthur approaching North Carolina coast threatens deadly rip currents

Associated Press Published 6:25 a.m. ET May 18, 2020 | Updated 7:23 a.m. ET May 18, 2020CLOSE Florida is making plans to deal with sheltering and evacuations if COVID-19 lingers into the upcoming hurricane season. AccuweatherMIAMI — Life-threatening surf and rip currents will spread along U.S. East coast beaches in the days ahead as Tropical…
News Technology Mortgage delinquencies surge by 1.6M in April, the biggest monthly jump ever

News Technology Mortgage delinquencies surge by 1.6M in April, the biggest monthly jump ever

Jessica Menton, USA TODAY Published 12:01 a.m. ET May 21, 2020 | Updated 3:05 p.m. ET May 21, 2020CLOSE You can put off paying your mortgage during the coronavirus pandemic due to the CARES Act. However, many are left anxious due to confusing messages. WochitDelinquencies among borrowers for past-due mortgages are soaring, a sign that…
Christo, artist known for huge, eye-popping art displays, dead at 84

Christo, artist known for huge, eye-popping art displays, dead at 84

Christo, known for massive, ephemeral public arts projects, died Sunday at his home in New York. He was 84.His death was announced on Twitter and the artist's web page. No cause was given.Along with late wife Jeanne-Claude, the artists' careers were defined by their ambitious art projects that quickly disappeared soon after they were erected and…