Nissan board taps Renault’s Senard, shareholders meeting set
TOKYO (AP) — Nissan's board has chosen as a director Jean-Dominique Senard, who was recently appointed chairman at the Japanese automaker's alliance partner Renault SA of France.
The Latest: Nissan CEO welcomes Renault leadership change
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on former Renault-Nissan's former chairman Carlos Ghosn as he remains detained in Japan (all times local):
Nissan's Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa welcomed Renault's new leadership.
He told reporters at Nissan's headquarters in Yokohama, southwest of Tokyo: "This is a first step as we turn a page in the alliance."
Ex-Nissan chair Ghosn indicted for alleged breach of trust
TOKYO (AP) — Nissan's ex-chairman Carlos Ghosn was charged Friday with breach of trust, according to the Tokyo District Court, making the star executive's release unlikely for months to come.
Ghosn, arrested Nov. 19, was earlier charged with falsifying financial reports in underreporting his income by about 5 billion yen ($44 million) over five years through 2015.
Nissan American exec Greg Kelly released on bail in Japan
TOKYO (AP) — Nissan Motor Co. executive Greg Kelly was released from detention in Japan on Tuesday after being granted bail over the alleged underreporting of his boss Carlos Ghosn's pay.
The late-night release of Kelly, who is American, followed the Tokyo District Court's approval earlier in the day of a bail request filed last week by his Japanese lawyer.
Kelly was freed on 70 million yen ($635,600) bail, ending his detention after more than a month.
The Latest: Nissan American executive Kelly released on bail
TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the Japanese finance allegations against Nissan executive Greg Kelly (all times local):
Nissan Motor Co. executive Greg Kelly has been released from detention in Japan after being granted bail over the alleged underreporting of his boss Carlos Ghosn's pay.
The release of Kelly, who is American, on 70 million yen ($635,600) bail ends his 37 days in custody.
Japan court OKs 10-day detention for Nissan’s ex-chair Ghosn
TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese court approved prosecutors' request on Sunday to keep Nissan's former chairman Carlos Ghosn in detention for another 10 days.
The Tokyo District Court said that the approval is for prosecutors to investigate further his third allegation of breach of trust for causing Nissan a loss of 1.8 billion yen ($16 million) in 2008.
Sunday's extension allows prosecutors to keep Ghosn at the Tokyo detention house until New Year's Day.
Japan prosecutors file new allegation against Nissan’s Ghosn
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese prosecutors added a new allegation of breach of trust against Nissan's former chairman Carlos Ghosn on Friday, dashing his hopes for posting bail quickly.
Ghosn and another former Nissan executive, Greg Kelly, were arrested Nov. 19 and charged with underreporting Ghosn's income by about 5 billion yen ($44 million) in 2011-2015. They also face the prospect of more charges of underreporting Ghosn's income for other years by nearly 10 billion ($80 million) in total.
Lawyers protest detention of Kelly, Ghosn’s co-accused
TOKYO (AP) — Lawyers for Greg Kelly, the American executive arrested last month with Nissan's former chairman Carlos Ghosn on suspicion of underreporting Ghosn's pay, unsuccessfully protested Wednesday his prolonged stay in Japanese detention.
The Tokyo District Court said it rejected the protest. Lawyers often file such protests in Japan, where suspects get detained for weeks, sometimes months, before they face trial. Such protests tend to be routinely rejected.
Detention of Nissan’s Ghosn extended through Dec. 20
TOKYO (AP) — A Tokyo court ruled Tuesday that Nissan Motor Co.'s former chairman, Carlos Ghosn, and another executive will remain in custody through Dec. 20, more than a month after their arrest. Their detention could continue for months more under the Japanese legal system.
The Tokyo District Court said Tuesday that it had rejected a protest filed by Ghosn's lawyer against the prolonged detention.
Prosecutors indict Nissan’s Ghosn for underreporting pay
TOKYO (AP) — Prosecutors have charged Nissan Motor Co.'s former chairman Carlos Ghosn, another executive and the automaker itself for allegedly violating financial laws by underreporting income.
The charges imposed Monday involve allegations Ghosn's pay was underreported by about 5 billion yen ($44 million) in 2011-2015. The prosecutors said earlier that the allegations were the reason for Ghosn's arrest on Nov. 19.
Lawyer: Nissan exec arrested with Ghosn asserts innocence
TOKYO (AP) — An attorney for an American executive arrested in Japan on suspicion of collaborating with former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn in financial misconduct said Friday that his client is innocent.
Aubrey Harwell said that his client, Nissan board member Greg Kelly, did nothing wrong and that Kelly acted "according to the law and according to company policy."
Japan court OKs extending custody of ex-Nissan chairman
TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese court on Friday approved a 10-day extension of the detention of former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn.
The Tokyo District Court said it approved a request from prosecutors to keep Ghosn until Dec. 10 for a further investigation of his suspected financial irregularities.
Ghosn, 64, was arrested Nov. 19 by Tokyo prosecutors on suspicion he falsified financial statements and underreported his income and benefits. His first 10 days in custody expires at the end of Friday.
Japanese prosecutors vow to hold Ghosn as long as needed
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese prosecutors said Thursday they will detain former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn for as long as is needed to finish their investigation into suspicions of financial irregularities, as the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance reaffirmed its partnership.
Shin Kukimoto, deputy chief prosecutor for the Tokyo District Public Prosecutors' Office, defended its handling of Ghosn, who was arrested on Nov. 19 along with another Nissan executive, Greg Kelly.
The Latest: Mitsubishi Motors dismisses Ghosn as chairman
TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on Mitsubishi Motors' decision to dismiss Carlos Ghosn as its chairman after his arrest for suspected financial misconduct (all times local):
The board of directors of Mitsubishi Motors has voted to dismiss Carlos Ghosn as its chairman following his arrest for suspected financial misconduct.
Report: Nissan’s Ghosn to be detained for another 10 days
TOKYO (AP) — Nissan Motor Co. chairman Carlos Ghosn will be detained for another 10 days following his arrest on suspicion of falsifying income reports by millions of dollars and misusing company assets for personal gain, Japanese media reported Wednesday.
The board of Nissan Motor Co. is set to decide this week whether to dismiss Ghosn and the company's representative director Greg Kelly, who was also arrested Monday on suspicion of collaborating in the wrongdoing.
Nissan chairman arrested in probe of financial misconduct
YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn, who became one of the auto industry's most powerful executives by engineering a turnaround at the Japanese manufacturer, was arrested Monday and will be fired for allegedly underreporting his income and misusing company funds, the automaker said.
Man dies after being shot during a hunting trip near Omaha
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of a man who was fatally shot while hunting near Omaha.
The Douglas County Sheriff's office says the incident happened northwest of Omaha around 6 p.m. Saturday. The sheriff's office says the man was accidentally shot by his adult son while they were climbing out of a tree stand north of Valley, Nebraska.
Sgt. Greg Kelly says the men were deer hunting when the incident happened.
Savannah/Hilton Head International airport plans upgrades
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Savannah/Hilton Head International airport is getting a $7.6 million grant to upgrade the facility near Georgia's coast.
The Savannah Airport Commission recently voted to accept the grant from the Federal Aviation Administration for a terminal apron expansion project, The Savannah Morning News reported.
Toothpick replica of Vikings’ billion-dollar palace going to the real U.S. Bank Stadium
If you wanted to go to the Vikings playoff game Sunday, you could spend hundreds of dollars to get a ticket at U.S. Bank Stadium.
Or you could have spent hundreds of hours building a replica of the stadium out of toothpicks.
New Minnesotan puts his ‘spirit’ (and 6,400 toothpicks) into U.S. Bank Stadium replica
U.S. Bank Stadium cost more than $1 billion, took nearly 3andfrac12; million labor hours to build and is clad with thousands of zinc metal panels.
A model of the arena made by a Minneapolis man cost about $50 in materials, required about 400 hours to build and is covered with thousands of toothpicks.
Air Canada to begin seasonal service to Savannah in May
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Air Canada Airlines says it will begin seasonal service to Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport from Toronto Pearson International Airport on May 1.
The Savannah Morning News (http://bit.ly/2gcJskA ) reports the nonstop flight will operate six days a week departing Toronto at 12:35 p.m. and arriving at 2:50 p.m. The return flight will depart Savannah at 3:20 p.m., arriving in Toronto at 5:35 p.m.
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