LAS VEGAS (AP) — A judge says she'll decide next month if a California tech billionaire and victim rights advocate should stand trial on felony drug trafficking charges after authorities say he...
Vegas prosecutors say tech billionaire facing drug charges
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A billionaire California tech mogul who funds "Marsy's Law" crime victim rights campaigns nationwide was hit Wednesday with felony drug charges following his arrest last summer in a Las Vegas hotel suite with what police said were briefcases full of drugs.
Tech billionaire Henry Nicholas facing drug counts in Vegas
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tech billionaire and advocate of crime victims Henry T. Nicholas III is facing drug counts after being arrested along with a woman Tuesday at a Las Vegas Strip casino-resort.
Nicholas was arrested on suspicion of trafficking heroin, cocaine, meth and ecstasy, Las Vegas police officer Larry Hadfield said Thursday. He added police responded to the casino-resort following a report from security, which had found contraband in a room.
Wells Fargo and Aronic skid while Broadcom climbs
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday:
Wells Fargo & Co., down $5.91 to $58.16
The Federal Reserve froze the bank's growth in response to a scandal over phony consumer accounts.
Broadcom Corp., down $7.38 to $228.10
The chipmaker raised its offer for competitor Qualcomm to $121 billion in cash and stock.
Bunge Ltd., up $2.29 to $80.89
Bloomberg reported that Archer-Daniels-Midland is close to a deal to buy the agribusiness and food company.
Broadcom’s megadeal for Qualcomm would top tech deal list
Broadcom's $103 billion bid for Qualcomm would rank as the biggest acquisition ever in the tech industry, if it goes through. Here's a look back at some other big deals:
Dell bought EMC for $67 billion in 2016
Dell's deal for the data-storage company is the biggest one to date for the tech industry.
Qualcomm agrees to buy NXP Semiconductors for $38 billion, October 2016
A big chip deal that is still being reviewed by regulators.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A list of rights for crime victims that a California businessman is pushing to enact across the nation amounts to a hostile takeover of Montana's constitution and should be blocked, according to a lawsuit filed Tuesday.
Montana voters approved the crime-victims' rights known as Marsy's Law as a constitutional amendment last fall, joining Illinois, North Dakota, South Dakota and California as states where the law has passed.
The biggest CEO pay raises and pay cuts of 2016
Here are the three CEOs who got the biggest pay raises last year, and the deepest pay cuts, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive data firm.