HILLSIDEQUADRANEWS.COM: World News - Latest of The Hour 2019-06-12 03:32

NY attorney general spearheads new challenge of T-Mobile-Sprint merger

New York State Attorney General Letitia James is leading a group of states in challenging T-Mobile’s controversial merger with Sprint — an unusual legal salvo that throws the $26 b...

NY attorney general spearheads new challenge of T-Mobile-Sprint merger

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Schiff says Bill Barr no longer deserves 'attorney general' title: More of a 'personal attorney' for POTUS Attorney General William Barr has not left his post in the Trump administration but House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif, says he should no longer carry that title....
2019-05-23 00:48

Attorney General Barr says Mueller 'could've reached a decision' on obstruction U.S. Attorney General William Barr said Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who led a probe into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, could have reached a decision on whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice, but chose not to....
2019-05-31 07:16

D.C. attorney general’s lawsuit against Facebook can proceed, judge rules Facebook suffered an early defeat in a D.C. court on Friday, after a judge ruled against the social-networking giant's attempts to quash a case brought by the D.C. attorney general challenging the company's privacy practices....
2019-06-01 23:16

Lawyers for church leader say Attorney General tainted jury New lawyers for the leader of a Mexico-based megachurch charged with human trafficking and child rape say remarks by California's attorney general may have tainted a potential jury....
2019-06-07 23:32

Arizona Attorney General: settlement reached in data breach PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Attorney General’s office says a settlement has been reached in the first health care data breach lawsuit involving numerous states. The office said Tuesday the deal was reached with health care software provider Medi...
2019-06-05 07:01

Trump allows attorney general to declassify information about origins of Russia probe U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday issued an order allowing Attorney General William Barr to declassify any information Barr sees fit during his review of the events that prompted the FBI to open an investigation into links between the Trump cam...
2019-05-24 03:00

Trump will tap ex-Virginia attorney general for U.S. immigration agency: Washington Post U.S. President Donald Trump will pick former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli as the head of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, the Washington Post reported on Friday....
2019-05-25 10:16

Trump expected to tap ex-Virginia attorney general for immigration post: official U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to pick former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli for an immigration policy position at the Department of Homeland Security, a White House official said on Tuesday....
2019-05-21 20:32

Loretta Lynch, Former Attorney General, Is Joining a Top Law Firm Back in New York Paul Weiss has hired Ms. Lynch as a litigation partner, at a time when big law firms are under fire for not doing more to promote women and minorities....
2019-05-29 02:48

House Authorizes Lawsuits to Enforce Subpoenas Against Attorney General Barr and Don McGahn The House has approved a resolution that will make it easier to file lawsuits against the Trump administration when officials defy subpoenas. The legislation passed 229-191, along party lines. It empowers Democrats to take legal action to enforce sub...
2019-06-12 06:48

Alaska Native leaders seek U.S. attorney general's help to fight rural crime U.S. Attorney General Robert Barr on Wednesday promised Alaska Native leaders he would work to strengthen law enforcement in the state's rural areas hit by alarmingly high rates of violent crime....
2019-05-30 14:48

Trump Gives Attorney General Sweeping Power in Review of 2016 Campaign Inquiry In a directive, the president ordered the intelligence agencies to cooperate with the review and gave the attorney general the authority to unilaterally declassify their documents....
2019-05-24 06:32

House Democrats Move Closer to Holding Attorney General William Barr in Contempt Facing what they call unprecedented obstruction from the Trump Administration, House Democrats introduced a resolution Thursday to hold Attorney General William Barr and former White House counsel Don McGahn in contempt of Congress. The resolution hi...
2019-06-06 20:48

House Panel Moves to Hold Attorney General and Commerce Secretary in Contempt Over Census Question (WASHINGTON) — The House Oversight Committee is moving to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with subpoenas for documents related to the Trump administration’...
2019-06-03 23:48

Beto O'Rourke's sweeping immigration plan will make border crisis 'much, much worse': Texas attorney general Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke has introduced a sweeping new immigration plan for his 2020 election platform, but his home state's attorney general said the proposals would make the situation at the border "much, much worse."...
2019-05-30 18:32

California attorney general: Joaquín García, leader of La Luz del Mundo international church, is charged with child rape LOS ANGELES (AP) — California attorney general: Joaquín García, leader of La Luz del Mundo international church, is charged with child rape. The post California attorney general: Joaquín García, leader of La Luz del Mundo international church, is cha...
2019-06-05 02:16

News to Me: Former Attorney General Loretta Lynch Denies She Pushed Comey to Downplay Probe Into Clinton Emails Former U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch, testifying before Congress last year about how the probe into Hillary Clinton’s email use was handled, said she never told ex FBI chief James Comey to downplay the investigation by referring to it as a “mat...
2019-05-22 11:16

House Oversight Committee Votes to Hold Attorney General Barr and Commerce Secretary Ross in Contempt (WASHINGTON) — A House committee has voted to hold two top Trump administration officials in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with subpoenas for documents related to the decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. The D...
2019-06-13 01:32

State attorney generals prepare lawsuit to stop Sprint and T-Mobile merger A group of at least 10 state attorneys general are preparing on Tuesday to file a lawsuit to stop the $26 billion merger of Sprint and T-Mobile, a deal that would reduce the number of nationwide wireless carriers from four to three, according to thre...
2019-06-11 18:32

State attorneys general sue to block merger between Sprint and T-Mobile Nine states and the District of Columbia filed a lawsuit Tuesday to block the proposed merger of T-Mobile and Sprint, believing that the combination of the country’s third- and fourth-largest wireless carriers would threaten competition and harm cons...
2019-06-12 00:01

State Attorneys General Seek to Block T-Mobile-Sprint Merger Ten state attorneys general are seeking to block T-Mobile’s merger with Sprint, according to people familiar with the matter. They will unveil a lawsuit at a news conference Tuesday afternoon....
2019-06-11 17:16

Sprint and T-Mobile Merger Approval, Said to Be Near, Could Undercut Challenge by States Provisions set by the Justice Department, described by people familiar with the plan, could weaken a lawsuit that 10 attorneys general filed to try to block the $26 billion deal....
2019-06-15 00:00

FBI and US attorney question JetSmarter customers Customers of JetSmarter say they have been questioned about the private jet company's business practices and communications. The scope and nature of the inquiries are unclear....
2019-05-21 16:16

Accused Mar-a-Lago intruder seeks to become her own attorney FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Chinese woman charged with illegally entering President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort could soon learn whether she will be allowed to act as her own attorney. Yujing Zhang’s request to fire her public def...
2019-06-11 10:32

El Chapo doesn’t have superpowers to help him escape: attorney He might be an infamous drug lord, but Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman doesn’t possess supernatural powers, his attorney argues in a new filing mocking prosecutors’ concerns the kingpin could be planning an escape. Guzman, 62, previ...
2019-06-03 18:32

District attorney says Meek Mill should get new trial, judge PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The district attorney of Philadelphia is calling for a new trial for rapper Meek Mill before a new judge. The brief submitted Wednesday by District Attorney Larry Krasner says former Judge Genece Brinkley’s court “abus...
2019-05-22 22:00

The Latest: Attorney calls case against Spacey ‘ridiculous’ NANTUCKET, Mass. (AP) — The Latest on the case accusing actor Kevin Spacey of groping a young man in 2016 (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Kevin Spacey’s lawyer is calling the case accusing the actor of groping a young man in 2016 “ridiculou...
2019-06-03 19:48

Colorado Attorney Becomes The 11th Person To Die On Mt. Everest In 10 Days Boulder attorney, Christopher Kulish, added to one of the deadliest climbing seasons in Mt. Everest history, becoming the 11th person to die on the mountain in 10 days. A news release from his brother said Kulish died early Monday morning on his way ...
2019-05-28 10:48

Rape 'claims remain' against Ronaldo, says accuser's attorney While a civil case from a woman alleging she was raped by soccer mega star Cristiano Ronaldo was voluntarily dismissed in Nevada state court last month, it remains open in US federal court, an attorney for the accuser told CNN on Wednesday....
2019-06-06 23:48

LA city attorney defers prosecution of Dodgers pitcher Urías LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles city prosecutors have decided to defer prosecution of Dodgers pitcher Julio Urías for a May 13 domestic violence arrest. The Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office says Urías will instead be summoned to a hearing and ...
2019-06-05 00:32

Former assistant US attorney: Mueller basically told Dems, 'I'm not going to be your savior' Former U.S. attorney Alex Little said on Saturday that Special Counsel Robert Mueller had messages for both Republicans and Democrats in Congress when he held a press briefing on Wednesday....
2019-06-01 22:16

Spacey attorney seeks access to accuser's phone A lawyer for Kevin Spacey is accusing prosecutors of withholding information that could help the actor's case. Attorney Alan Jackson accused prosecutors of falsely denying they had access to information about the accuser's cellphone. (June ...
2019-06-03 23:48

Chinese woman accused of sneaking into Mar-a-Lago to serve as own attorney FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — A Chinese woman charged with illegally entering President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort will be allowed to act as her own attorney, a judge ruled Tuesday after strenuously trying to talk her out of it as she struggled...
2019-06-12 15:00

New explanation for Jussie Smollett recusal from State’s Attorney Kim Foxx _____ LOS ANGELES — Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx changed her explanation on Friday for her recusal from the Jussie Smollett case, as her office released more than 2,000 pages of documents on the case. Foxx said she was advised to withd...
2019-06-03 01:32

'Gun free zone' law disarmed Virginia Beach shooting victim, attorney says The night before Kate Nixon and 11 others were murdered by a disgruntled co-worker, the decade-long Virginia Beach city employee talked with her husband about bringing a gun to work for self-defense -- a decision that was taken out of her hands by th...
2019-06-14 21:00

Branstad attorney asks Iowa Supreme Court to stop trial DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The attorney for former Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad has filed an unusual request to the state Supreme Court that seeks to stop a civil trial now in its third day, arguing rulings by a judge are unconstitutional. Branstad and two ...
2019-06-07 18:16

Attorney calls California charges against Mexican church leader 'high-tech hit job' The head of a Mexico-based church charged in Los Angeles with multiple sex crimes, including rape of a minor and a woman, is the victim of false accusations in a "high-tech hit job", his attorney said on Friday....
2019-06-08 13:48

Napa vineyard owner, NYC attorney plead guilty in college admissions ACT, SAT cheating scandal Gordon Caplan and Agustin Huneeus Jr. pleaded guilty Tuesday to paying bribes to Rick Singer to have Mark Riddell cheat for their kids on the ACT, SAT        ...
2019-05-21 22:48

US Attorney Durham 'very dialed in' as he launches Russia probe review, met with Barr 'multiple times': sources The Connecticut U.S. attorney assigned by Attorney General Bill Barr to investigate the origins of the Russia probe is “very dialed in” and “asking all the right questions,” according to multiple sources familiar with the matter....
2019-06-07 16:01

Elder abuse charges against Stan Lee's former business manager are 'latest in the line of personal attacks,' attorney says A lawyer for Stan Lee‘s former business manager Keya Morgan is calling the charges of elder abuse filed against him the “latest in the line of personal attacks” against his client....
2019-05-21 17:32

Family attorney: Mexican resort served ‘tainted’ alcohol to 20-year-old American tourist before she drowned The attorney for the family of 20-year-old tourist Abbey Conner, who drowned after drinking alcohol at a Mexican resort, said Thursday that the alcohol was “tainted” and her parents are now filing a new lawsuit against the resort....
2019-06-13 22:16

Cohen told lawmakers Trump attorney Jay Sekulow encouraged him to falsely claim Moscow project ended in January 2016 Jay Sekulow previously denied a claim by President Trump’s former attorney Michael Cohen that Sekulow made changes to his 2017 statement to Congress about the project....
2019-05-21 16:48

Sudan: 4 killed on first day of general strike At least four people were killed by Sudanese security forces Sunday as the opposition began a general strike that has emptied many of the capital's streets in protest against the country's military rule....
2019-06-10 08:01

General Electric may cut more than 1,000 jobs in France General Electric (GE) may cut more than 1,000 jobs in France, which could set the U.S. company on a collision course with the French government which has consistently urged GE not to cut French jobs....
2019-05-28 16:48

How Was the Stairs Challenge? It’s the end of our stairs challenge, so tell us how it went! Did you do a lunge-focused lower body workout? Try our ladder of increasingly difficult push-ups?...
2019-06-01 04:01

Iranian general: We believe the US will rein in 'radicals' to prevent war "Rational Americans and experienced U.S. commanders" are likely to rein in Washington's "radical elements" and prevent a war with Iran, the country's semi-official news agency Mehr reported on Saturday, quoting a senior military commander....
2019-05-25 15:32

U.S. attorneys general investigate clergy abuse Attorneys general across the U.S. are eyeing church authorities in growing clergy abuse investigations (June 11)        ...
2019-06-11 13:01

Iran Rules Out Talks Unless US Changes "General Behaviour" Tehran on Sunday ruled out talks with Washington unless it changes its "general behaviour", after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said his country was ready for negotiations with Iran....
2019-06-02 22:32

U.S. seen reining in 'radicals' to prevent war, Iranian general says "Rational Americans and experienced U.S. commanders" are likely to rein in Washington's "radical elements" and prevent a war with Iran, the country's semi-official news agency Mehr reported on Saturday, quoting a senior military commander....
2019-05-25 09:16

Denmark's left heads right in general election With the rise of the extreme far-right party Hard Line, the anti-immigration rhetoric is as sharp as ever. So why is the left also jumping on that bandwagon? Anne Sofie Hoffmann Schroder reports from Copenhagen....
2019-06-04 19:32

Nigerian ambassador is next UN General Assembly president UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Members of the United Nations General Assembly have chosen the Nigerian ambassador to the world body as its next president. They elected Tijjani Muhammad-Bande (teeh-JAH’-neeh moo-HAH’-mahd BAN-deeh) by acclamation o...
2019-06-04 21:32

A Stagnant General Electric Will Replace the C.E.O. Who Transformed It The industrial giant, whose jet engines propel air travelers and whose generators light millions of households, declared that it would be installing its first new leader in 16 years....
2019-05-21 18:16

General Electric CEO says some efficiency efforts are just beginning General Electric Co affirmed on Thursday that it expects negative free cash flow in the second quarter, and said its power unit plans to cut costs by about 20% over the next two years as it tries to become leaner....
2019-05-30 20:48

| WP, Pumas top SS Rugby Challenge log Western Province and the Pumas, the last two champions of the SuperSport Rugby Challenge are the only undefeated teams left in the competition this year....
2019-05-26 21:48

Huawei’s next big challenge is building its own OS After a bunch of companies stopped trading with Huawei, the company is preparing for life after that. Most important of them all was Google, whose ban means the Chinese tech giant can’t use Android, Google Play Store, Play Services, and apps like Gma...
2019-05-23 18:48

Australia’s China Challenge With Beijing pushing as far as it can wherever it can in the era of President Xi Jinping, Australia has become a global case study in Chinese government influence....
2019-05-21 16:16

New York Jets hiring Joe Douglas as new general manager The New York Jets ended their month-long search for a general manager, hiring former Philadelphia Eagles vice president of player personnel Joe Douglas....
2019-06-08 07:48

Nepal on high alert for general strike after explosions KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Security forces in Nepal are on high alert amid a general strike called by an outlawed communist group suspected in a series of explosions that killed four people and wounded seven more in the capital. Schools and main markets...
2019-05-27 09:16

NATO secretary-general in North Macedonia for 2-day visit SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has arrived for a two-day visit to North Macedonia before this tiny Balkan country officially becomes the alliance’s 30th member by the end of the year. Stoltenberg touched ...
2019-06-02 20:32

Facebook has unfairly become the 'boogeyman on privacy,' says ex-general counsel Facebook's first General Counsel Chris Kelly says it'll be hard to prove an antitrust case against big technology companies, like Facebook or Google....
2019-06-10 17:32

Biden called Barr ‘one of the best’ attorneys general — 24 years ago Joe Biden praised Attorney General William Barr 24 years ago, calling him “one of the best” attorneys general he’d ever worked with in his long congressional career. Biden complimented Barr in 1995 when he was the ranking Democrat on the Senate Judic...
2019-06-11 22:48

CORRECTED-General Electric CEO says some efficiency efforts are just beginning General Electric Co affirmed on Thursday that it expects negative free cash flow in the second quarter, and said its power unit plans to cut headquarters costs by about 20% over the next two years as it tries to become leaner....
2019-05-31 21:48

General Electric gets more 'candor' by spending time with businesses -CFO General Electric Co is getting more "candor" from managers of its businesses by spending days - rather than hours as it previously did - on review meetings with each unit, Chief Financial Officer Jamie Miller said on Wednesday....
2019-06-05 21:48

Britain's Corbyn calls for general election or second referendum Opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said the British public should be asked again to give its verdict on Brexit, either through a general election or a second referendum....
2019-05-27 02:32

Sudan’s protesters launch general strike after crackdown Shops are closed and streets are empty across Sudan on the first day of a general strike called for by protest leaders demanding the resignation of the ruling military council...
2019-06-09 16:32

Sudan military wants to cede power quickly: general Sudan's military wants to hand power to a democratically elected government as soon as possible in the tumultuous aftermath of former president Omar al-Bashir's overthrow, a prominent general said in an interview published on Wednesday....
2019-05-23 01:32

Sudan's protesters launch general strike after crackdown Shops are closed and streets are empty across Sudan's capital on the first day of a general strike called for by protest leaders demanding the resignation of the ruling military council....
2019-06-09 12:00

General Motors, Bechtel to build EV charging stations General Motors said on Tuesday it will partner with construction firm Bechtel Corp to build fast-charging stations across the United States for electric vehicles, and is seeking investors to fund the collaboration....
2019-05-29 05:48

Islamic State in Afghanistan aims to attack US, general says The Islamic State group in Afghanistan is a "very worrisome" threat to the United States, and U.S. counterterrorism efforts have yet to shrink its extremist ambitions, a senior American general said Wednesday....
2019-06-13 05:48

| India set to count votes after marathon general elections India is set to count votes after the seven-phase elections drew to a close on May 19, with incumbent Prime Minister Narendra Modi tipped to win a second term in office....
2019-05-23 08:32

Trump seems to make up a quote by NATO’s secretary general Trump claimed NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said, "Without Donald Trump, maybe there would be no NATO." Stoltenberg appears to have said nothing of the sort....
2019-06-08 09:16

The big challenge after D-day tribute: keep the memory alive OMAHA BEACH, France (AP) — Now that the ever frailer D-Day veterans are leaving the Normandy beaches , 75 years after their heroics turned the course of World War II and changed Europe, the challenge to keep the memory of that momentous day alive inc...
2019-06-06 20:32

The June Fitness Challenge Is: Playgrounds This month we’re going to get outside and exercise on the playground! Swings, slides, and monkey bars all make great workout equipment, plus you’re usually surrounded by park benches, trees, and other structures to use creatively. This is gonna be fu...
2019-06-03 22:16

Silent Meditation Retreats: Are You Up for the Challenge? Silent retreats offer a respite from our clamorous, digital world. But is the rigor of mute vacations worth the wellness rewards? A skittish novice and a seasoned meditator speak out....
2019-05-30 22:32

| SA dismiss Mexican hockey challenge South Africa and Mexico took on each other for the first time in a winner takes all group stage game at the FIH Hockey Series Final in Bhubaneswar in India....
2019-06-11 00:48

U of L will face Michigan in 2019 Big Ten/ACC Challenge on Dec. 3 Louisville’s Jordan Nwora (33) drives to the basket against Wake Forest during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Winston-Salem, N.C., Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton) LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The University of Louis...
2019-06-06 23:16

Global change: Challenge or opportunity? At Berlin's European School of Business and Technologies (ESMT), experts differ on how to confront a world economy with shifting powers. DW's Lars Halter takes a closer look at whether there's any common ground at all....
2019-06-07 00:16

Dollar General beats quarterly same-store sales estimates Dollar General Corp beat analysts' estimates for quarterly same-store sales on Thursday, as customers spent more on groceries, seasonal products and home goods at the discount retailer's stores....
2019-05-30 14:16

General Atomics awarded $36.4M for drone, intelligence work in Afghanistan General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. received a $36.4 million contract for unmanned drone intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance services, the Defense Department announced....
2019-05-31 21:32

Pakistani army general given life sentence on spying charges Pakistan's army has sentenced a general to life imprisonment for spying and ordered the death penalty for a brigadier and a civilian officer convicted in the same case, a military statement said on Thursday....
2019-05-30 20:16

Michelin announces airless tyre deal with General Motors New puncture-proof technology is set for production in 2024 on autonomous electric vehicles An electric autonomous vehicle from General Motors (GM) is set to serve as the first production application of a revolutionary airless tyre that was unveiled...
2019-06-06 09:00

Schiff on Barr: He's Rudy Giuliani without 'all the good looks and general likability' Attorney General Bill Barr should resign over his conduct before Congress, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said Wednesday, calling the attorney general a "personal attorney" for President Donald Trump.The California Democrat said he...
2019-05-22 19:16

Farage warns Tories Brexit party could win general election Failure to leave EU is ‘very obvious’ reason for party’s European election successLatest results across the UKFull results across EuropeNews and analysis – live updatesNigel Farage has claimed he could win the next general election if Conservative le...
2019-05-27 14:00

| Sudan general vows 'gallows' for perpetrators of deadly crackdown A top Sudanese general as vowed to send to the "gallows" those who carried out a deadly crackdown on protesters earlier this month that killed dozens and left hundreds wounded....
2019-06-17 08:48

Nets hire Hawks’ Peterson as assistant general manager NEW YORK (AP) — The Brooklyn Nets have hired Jeff Peterson as their assistant general manager. Peterson replaces Trajan Langdon, who was hired as the New Orleans Pelicans’ GM. Peterson spent seven seasons in the front office of the Atlanta Hawk...
2019-05-26 02:16

| Sudan general vows to back Saudi against Iran 'threats' A top Sudanese general vowed to back regional ally Saudi Arabia against "all threats and attacks" from Iran during talks with the kingdom's crown prince, Sudan's military council said Friday....
2019-05-25 16:32

General Provident Fund (GPF): How It Works, Interest Rate, Other Details A subscriber is required to subscribe monthly to GPF except during the period when he is under suspension. Subscriptions to the general provident fund are stopped three months prior to the date of......
2019-05-28 16:48

The Latest: Modi’s party wins majority in general election With nearly all constituencies reporting, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist party have won a majority in India’s general election...
2019-05-24 03:32

FIFA bans ex-Oceania general secretary Nicholas for eight years Former Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) general secretary Tai Nicholas has been banned from all soccer-related activities for eight years for financial misconduct, world soccer governing body FIFA said on Thursday....
2019-05-30 12:16

Pakistan's Army General Given Life Sentence On Spying Charges Pakistan's army has sentenced a general to life imprisonment for spying and ordered the death penalty for a brigadier and a civilian officer convicted in the same case, a military statement said on......
2019-05-30 23:01

UK's Jeremy Hunt: Would rather delay Brexit than risk general election: ITV British Foreign Minister Jeremy Hunt, one of the Conservative candidates vying for Prime Minister Theresa May's job, told ITV that he would rather delay Brexit past the Oct. 31 deadline than pursue a no-deal exit from the European Union and risk a ge...
2019-05-30 04:32

Islamic State in Afghanistan Remains a ‘Very Worrisome’ Threat, General Says (RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany) — The Islamic State group in Afghanistan is a “very worrisome” threat to the United States, and U.S. counterterrorism efforts have yet to shrink its extremist ambitions, a senior American general said We...
2019-06-13 09:32

Jeremy Corbyn calls for general election following May resignation – video Jeremy Corbyn has welcomed Theresa May’s resignation and called for an immediate general election. The Labour leader said the vision of the country outlined in her speech was not one he recognised, and that a new Conservative leader would not solve t...
2019-05-24 16:32

Nicklaus details challenge of Pebble Beach No. 17 Jack Nicklaus details the challenges of hole No. 17 at Pebble Beach and how he would approach different pin positions. (June 13)       ...
2019-06-13 22:48

U.S. pet doctors steel themselves for online pharmacy challenge A David and Goliath battle is brewing in the business of selling prescription medicines for pets, pitching veterinarians against online giants moving into this lucrative corner of the growing market for animal supplies....
2019-06-12 13:48

Former State Lawmaker To Challenge McConnell In GOP Primary Hey Kentucky FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A former one-term state lawmaker says he will challenge Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in next year’s Republican primary in Kentucky. Ex-state Rep. C. Wesley Morgan on Wednesday called McConnell a &#...
2019-05-30 10:48

Woodland ready to fight off challenge at U.S. Open Some of golf's biggest names will try to chase down Gary Woodland after the American journeyman fired a record-equalling six-under 65 to take a two-shot lead into the third round of the U.S. Open on Saturday....
2019-06-15 21:16

German voters see climate as biggest EU challenge Voters in Germany want their elected representatives in Europe to tackle the environment more than any other issue. In a new survey spanning eight countries, migration was seen as the most pressing challenge overall....
2019-05-21 20:48

Competitors gearing up to challenge Tesla’s dominance The automaker, facing a raft of financial and safety issues just as a flood of competitors are hitting the market, could soon find its dominance of the nascent electric vehicle industry in jeopardy....
2019-06-14 02:00

'Out of place' Jerome Boateng faces new challenge As Bayern Munich celebrated another domestic double, club president Uli Hoeness suggested the 30-year-old defender begin to look for a new club. After eight successful years, where does this leave Jerome Boateng?...
2019-05-26 20:48

Raptors offer new challenge, vibe for Warriors TORONTO - The Toronto Raptors are playing in their first NBA Finals, and that makes the Golden State Warriors' fifth consecutive appearance slightly different....
2019-05-30 00:48

Court rejects challenge to regulation of gun silencers WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is rejecting a challenge to federal regulation of gun silencers, just days after a gunman used one in a shooting rampage that killed 12 people in Virginia. The justices did not comment Monday in turning away appeal...
2019-06-10 16:32

Skoda Octavia vRS Challenge 2019 UK review We drive Skoda's top-flight special edition of the Octavia vRS to see if it's worth splashing out on We’re already plenty familiar with this generation of Octavia vRS. It’s been on sale since 2013, after all, and is entering its twilight years afte...
2019-05-21 14:32

World needs to embrace hydrogen challenge, cut costs: IEA The world should take up the challenge to boost the use of hydrogen as a potentially emissions-free source of energy, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Friday in its first major report on the fuel....
2019-06-14 11:16

Rapper Bow Wow just got out-danced by his own daughter doing the Woah Challenge Rapper Bow Wow posted a video of himself and and his 8-year-old daughter having a little dance battle to the Woah Challenge.        ...
2019-05-29 19:00

Warriors embrace a new NBA Finals challenge with Raptors The Warriors are motivated by the new experiences presenting themselves for this NBA Finals facing an upstart Toronto team. Two-time defending champion Golden State took on LeBron James and the Cavaliers in each of the past four finals.   ...
2019-05-28 02:48

Colombia army general promoted amid human rights concerns BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The head of Colombia’s army has been promoted amid criticism that an order he issued could spark a return to serious human rights violations. The nation’s Senate voted Wednesday to make Gen. Nicacio Martínez a four...
2019-06-06 04:16

Sudanese General Strike Launched to Protest Violent Military Crackdown (KHARTOUM, Sudan) — Shops were closed and streets were empty across Sudan on Sunday, the first day of a general strike called for the start of the workweek by protest leaders demanding the resignation of the ruling military council. The Sudanes...
2019-06-09 19:00

Millions join general strike in Sudan aimed at dislodging army Shutdown called in protest against bloody crackdown on protesters last weekMillions of people in Sudan have joined a general strike called by ​pro-reform groups, shutting down the centre of cities across the country despite a wave of arrests and inti...
2019-06-09 21:32

Sudan’s generals launch renewed crackdown to defeat general strike Arrests of white-collar workers to discourage protest follow assault by regime’s paramilitariesThe military regime in Sudan has launched a new wave of arrests and violent intimidation in an effort to undermine opposition plans for a widespread campai...
2019-06-09 12:32

Players should walk off the pitch if racially abused, says FIFA Secretyar General FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura says the clearest message players can send to fans who are racially abusing them is to walk off the field of play....
2019-05-23 19:01

Amazon’s AWS Ground Station for satellite data hits general availability Amazon has announced that AWS Ground Station, a service designed for AWS customers to access data from satellites, is now in general availability.Read More...
2019-05-23 21:16

Joko Wins Re-Election in Indonesia, Defeating Hard-Line Former General The victory for President Joko Widodo, a moderate technocrat, was a repudiation of the sort of nationalist and faith politics that have brought strongmen to power around globe....
2019-05-21 16:16

15 Political Parties Got Fewer Votes Than NOTA In 2019 General Election Of the 36 political parties, whose representatives were elected to the 17th Lok Sabha, 15 got fewer votes than NOTA. Many of these parties contested only a handful of seats....
2019-06-06 21:48

How to fine-tune macOS Mojave's General settings to match your preferences Follow this guided tour of macOS Mojave's General System Preferences to get even more out of how you interact with and operate the Apple OS each day....
2019-05-21 18:32

Yemen president slams U.N. envoy's handling of war in letter to secretary-general Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi criticized the U.N.'s special envoy to the country in a sharply-worded letter to the U.N. chief, describing him as legitimizing Houthi rebels his Saudi-backed coalition is locked in a four-year war with....
2019-05-25 02:32

Health minister Hancock says general election before Brexit bad for UK and party: The Times A general election before Brexit would be bad for the UK and catastrophic for the ruling Conservative party, British health minister Matt Hancock told the Times newspaper on Monday....
2019-05-27 01:32

Senate confirms ex-Air Force General Stilwell as top diplomat for East Asia The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed former Air Force General David Stilwell to be the State Department's top diplomat for East Asia, a post that had remained unfilled for more than two years despite major challenges in the region....
2019-06-13 20:48

How Giants’ Eli Manning is viewing the Daniel Jones challenge There was no scoreboard lit up in the end zone of any practice field Wednesday at the Giants’ minicamp. Eli Manning said he wasn’t keeping any kind of mental scorecard, either, of the play-by-play action between him and Daniel Jones. He didn’t need t...
2019-06-06 04:16

WWC roundup: Spain survives South Africa challenge Jennifer Hermoso scored on two penalty kicks and Spain came from behind to spoil South Africa's Women's World Cup debut with a 3-1 win on Saturday in Le Havre, France....
2019-06-09 03:16

Pipeline opponents challenge Louisiana law targeting protesters Environmental groups and demonstrators arrested near an Energy Transfer LP crude pipeline filed a lawsuit on Wednesday challenging a 2018 Louisiana state law that made trespassing near oil and gas pipelines a criminal offense....
2019-05-23 01:16

Charles Schwab Challenge: Brandt Snedeker is a value play Fresh off of the PGA Championship, the tour heads to Fort Worth, Texas, for the Charles Schwab Challenge at Colonial Country Club. Colonial has played host to this Tour (under different names) since 1946. It is a shorter par-70 track that never has h...
2019-05-23 01:01

At $9,950, Will This 1971 Porsche 914 Chalon Prove a Challenge to Sell? While Hans Christian Andersen’s ugly duckling did turn into a beautiful swan, the same transformation can perhaps not be said for today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe 914 with its Mitcom Chalon body kit. Its beauty may be in the eye of the beholder, but ...
2019-05-30 14:16

Ultimate challenge in danger of becoming mission impossible for Thiem Beating Rafael Nadal on clay is the ultimate challenge, but that may have already become mission impossible for his opponent Dominic Thiem, even before Sunday's French Open final gets underway....
2019-06-09 00:16

Australia to step up challenge to China in Pacific with new investment Australia will soon offer millions of dollars in funding for infrastructure projects in the Pacific, two sources familiar with the plan told Reuters, as part of its efforts to undercut Chinese influence....
2019-06-13 08:32

Chimps that mash potatoes challenge our understanding of tool use Chimps have figured out how to use sticks to mash potatoes. The finding could prompt a rethink of the role of culture in our hominin ancestors’ use of tools...
2019-05-21 20:32

Huawei Android ban: Time for Honor to rise to the challenge? The global launch of the Honor 20 in London today (May 21) was supposed to be a casual, normal one for Huawei, the world’s second largest smartphone vendor behind Samsung.However the legal roller-coaster that preceded it has now transformed th...
2019-05-22 01:00

Vivid World Cup Party Concludes After England's 60-Second Challenge Win Cricket World Cup Opening Ceremony: The World Cup 2019 kick-started tonight with a opening ceremony at The Mall, in front of Buckingham Palace in central London....
2019-05-29 20:16

Argentine court denies challenge to law against mining on glaciers Argentina's Supreme Court on Tuesday shot down a challenge to an environmental law banning mining in glacial areas that had been brought by Canadian miner Barrick Gold....
2019-06-04 23:32

Ferrari F1 team could use FIA 'review' to challenge Vettel penalty The Ferrari Formula 1 team may use the FIA's 'right of review' to re-examine Sebastian Vettel's Canadian Grand Prix penalty rather than pursuing a formal appeal, Autosport has learned...
2019-06-13 14:48

| SuperSport Rugby Challenge semi-finalists confirmed The Pumas will meet Boland and Western Province will faceGriquas next weekend in the semi-finals of the 2019 edition of the SuperSport Rugby Challenge....
2019-06-09 17:32

Malta challenge withdrawn from 2021 America's Cup: organizers The next America's Cup regatta in New Zealand in 2021 suffered a blow on Friday with its organizers confirming that a challenge from Malta has been withdrawn....
2019-05-31 09:48

Defeated Indonesia candidate to challenge vote at top court The defeated candidate in Indonesia's presidential election is expected to file a court challenge to the result as calm returned to the capital Jakarta following a 24-hour spasm of apparently orchestrated violence....
2019-05-23 08:00

Explainer: How the U.S. Congress could challenge Trump tariffs on Mexico If President Donald Trump follows through on his threat to impose across-the-board tariffs on Mexican goods entering the United States, the U.S. Congress will likely try to halt the action with legislation that would face formidable hurdles to enactm...
2019-06-06 02:00

Supreme Court refuses to hear challenge to U.S. gun silencer law The U.S. Supreme Court declined requests Monday to consider a challenge that says firearm silencers are protected under the Second Amendment, and therefore owners should not be required to register them....
2019-06-11 00:16

Christian Eriksen says he is ready to leave Tottenham for new challenge Midfielder says any move ‘would have to be a step up’Real Madrid may have to pay £130m to buy him this summerChristian Eriksen has confirmed the worst kept secret at Tottenham: that he wants to take on a new challenge at another club this summer. The...
2019-06-05 14:32

Food Challenge: Can You Finish These Humongous Chhola Bhaturas? Here's Where To Try The humongous bhaturas at Punjabi By Nature are not only astonishing but are extremely delicious too. And guess what, it costs only 250 bucks and is served steaming hot with some delightful paneer......
2019-06-10 22:48

Indonesian opposition set to challenge election result in court Defeated Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto is set to lodge a challenge to the result of the April 17 election in the Constitutional Court on Friday after complaining that the vote was rigged....
2019-05-24 11:16

French demands challenge FCA-Renault deal push Talks on Fiat Chrysler's proposed merger with Renault became mired in politics on Monday, as France sought more concessions to maintain government influence over the new carmaker's management and French assets, sources told Reuters....
2019-06-04 01:16

Former FIFA official to challenge life ban at sports court Former FIFA Council member Kwesi Nyantakyi will challenge his life ban from soccer for financial corruption at the Court of Arbitration for Sport next month       ...
2019-06-11 20:32

Salvini steps up attacks on Italian judges who challenge him Italy’s far-right interior minister escalates campaign against judicial independenceA simmering row over the rule of law and the independence of the judiciary in Italy has erupted after the far-right interior minister publicly singled out three magis...
2019-06-06 19:00

Becker slates younger generation's inability to challenge 'big three' Boris Becker says younger players on the men's tour do not have the right mindset to challenge the "big three" of Roger Federer, Rafa Nadal and Novak Djokovic in the Grand Slams....
2019-06-11 08:32

Widow Honors Husband In Memorial Day Crossfit Challenge LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– On this Memorial Day, a family who lost their loved one honored him by taking on the Murph Challenge. The challenge includes push ups, pull ups, squats, and running. Emily Dieruf Chambers and hundreds of others spent Mo...
2019-05-27 23:48

Houston Texans fire general manager Brain Gaine in surprise move The Houston Texans fired general manager Brian Gaine in a surprising move, with mandatory minicamp just four days away and a month after the NFL draft.       ...
2019-06-08 03:32

Dollar General's strong same-store sales, profit beat lift shares Dollar General beat analysts' estimates for quarterly same-store sales, as customers spent more on groceries, seasonal products and home goods at the discount retailer's stores....
2019-05-30 19:48

Political power of women suffering ‘serious regression’, General Assembly President warns There has been a “serious regression” in the political power of women across the world in recent years, UN General Assembly President María Fernanda Espinosa told delegates to the annual summit of women activists at UN Headquarters in New York on Tue...
2019-05-21 17:48

Insurance firm Legal & General adopts Amazon’s blockchain for pension deals Legal & General, a multinational British insurer, has partnered with Amazon to create a blockchain system for corporate pension deals. According to Reuters, Legal & General will be using Amazon Web Services’ managed blockchain system to process bulk ...
2019-06-12 17:00

New York Jets hiring former Eagles executive Joe Douglas for general manager role Joe Douglas, who served as vice president of player personnel with the Eagles, has come to terms with the Jets to be the team's next general manager.       ...
2019-06-08 03:32

General Jack Keane: US heroes at Normandy won D-Day with inherent characteristic of American troops U.S. heroes on the beaches of Normandy on June 6, 1944, succeeded because of an inherent American ability, according to Retired four-star Gen. Jack Keane....
2019-06-07 00:48

10 ways for IT to survive a merger Consolidating staff and system platforms during a merger is a highly charged and complex undertaking -- and IT is right in the thick of it. Here's what you should know going in....
2019-05-23 04:48

The U.S. World Cup team’s greatest challenge: Rising European powers After major investments, England and France have joined Germany and the United States at the top of the international rankings and brought greater parity among the favorites at the 2019 World Cup....
2019-06-14 21:48

Larry Hogan says he won’t challenge Trump for Republican 2020 nomination Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said in an interview published Saturday that he will not run against President Trump in a longshot big for the GOP’s 2020 nomination -- dealing a significant blow to the efforts by Trump’s Republican critics...
2019-06-01 21:32

MBA students face off in challenge to create the next best idea in impact investing An inaugural competition challenged MBA students to come up with investment portfolios that have a positive social and environmental impact without sacrificing financial returns. The contest could point to where the industry is headed....
2019-05-21 15:00

NASA Announces University Student Design Challenge Winners NASA’s Glenn Research Center in Cleveland has chosen scholars from The University of Akron, Akron, Ohio and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), Blacksburg, Virginia, as first and second place winners of the 2018-2019 ...
2019-05-21 20:00

Opinion: Patriots' challenge in offseason is to merge new elements with old ones As the Patriots look to launch their Super Bowl title defense, there will be plenty of changes and new wrinkles to account for this season.        ...
2019-06-05 05:32

Atletico leads Spanish challenge to Champions League revamp PARIS (AP) — Seven Spanish soccer teams have protested against a plan to transform the Champions League into a largely closed competition, openly opposing the European Club Association ahead of emergency meetings in Malta. Atletico Madrid, second to ...
2019-06-05 17:00

Judge rejects Congress' challenge of border wall funding A federal judge has denied a request by the House to prevent President Donald Trump from tapping Defense Department money for his proposed border wall with Mexico....
2019-06-04 02:48

John Krasinski encourages fans to take The Murph Challenge for Memorial Day Memorial Day is known for barbecues and beers but most importantly, it's also time to remember and reflect on the fallen who lost their lives serving our country....
2019-05-27 21:16

Will Challenge Opposition Chief Rule If Congress Allows: Abhishek Singhvi Congress leader Abhishek Singhvi on Friday said the single largest party in Lok Sabha deserves the post of Leader of Opposition and alleged that the rule cited to deny it the status was......
2019-06-07 22:16

| Boris Johnson wins court challenge over misconduct summons Former foreign minister Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister, won his bid to block a lawsuit accusing him of knowingly lying during the Brexit referendum campaign....
2019-06-07 23:32

The Big Challenge for Policy Makers: Policing American Tech Giants Free services are good for consumers. Monopolies tend to be bad for them. The big tech platforms have elements of both and that’s vexing global policy makers as they struggle to police America’s digital powerhouses....
2019-06-04 05:32

Collapsing Car Sales Show PM Modi's Growth Challenge: 10 Points The sales of passenger vehicles have fallen for the seventh straight month in the longest stretch of declines since 2014, industry body SIAM or Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers' data shows.......
2019-06-12 11:16

Indonesian opposition submits legal challenge to election result Lawyers for defeated Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto submitted a lawsuit to the Constitutional Court late on Friday challenging the result of the April 17 election after complaining that the vote was rigged....
2019-05-24 19:32

Video Shows Challenge Of Search For An-32 Survivors In Remote Terrain A day after the wreckage of an An-32 aircraft that went missing with 13 on board last week was found in a remote region in Arunachal Pradesh, a team comprising Air Force and Army personnel,......
2019-06-12 12:16

Chamber of Commerce could challenge Trump's Mexico tariffs in court The Chamber of Commerce may give President Trump a legal fight over his plan to slap 5% tariffs on all Mexican goods, eventually rising to 25%, if the country doesn't crack down on immigration to the U.S....
2019-06-01 11:48

Navy draft pick embraces double challenge: Duty first, Red Sox soon Noah Song tells ESPN he plans to sign with Boston in the next week. He'll report to Class A but will head shortly to flight school and, like NBA legend David Robinson before him, serve out his commitment to the armed forces....
2019-06-12 17:16

REFILE-Pipeline opponents challenge Louisiana law targeting protesters Environmental groups and demonstrators arrested near an Energy Transfer LP crude pipeline filed a lawsuit on Wednesday challenging a 2018 Louisiana state law that made trespassing near oil and gas pipelines a criminal offense....
2019-05-22 20:48

Moronic ‘Vacuum Challenge’ is latest dangerous online trend A moronic new social media challenge involving a vacuum cleaner and trash bags has gone viral, much to the dismay of health experts, who warn that the idiotic trend could have fatal results. Numerous videos have emerged on YouTube showing participant...
2019-06-04 20:48

Lalu Yadav's Absence Big Challenge In Fighting Polls, Says Son Tej Pratap The absence of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad during campaigning in Bihar for the seven-phase Lok Sabha polls was a "very big challenge", but the party has put up a "good fight"......
2019-05-22 16:00

TikTok Owner Said to Challenge Spotify, Apple With Music Service ByteDance, owner of the popular video app TikTok, is said to be developing a paid music service that will challenge industry leaders Spotify and Apple Music in emerging markets....
2019-05-22 14:16

Instagram Rises Gloriously To Neha Dhupia's 'Caption This' Challenge Shutterbugs recently managed to capture a candid moment between actors Arshad Warsi and Neha Dhupia - and now the Internet can't stop suggesting hilarious captions for it....
2019-06-06 12:48

Nigeria's Buhari kicks off challenge-filled second term with low-key inauguration Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari was sworn in on Wednesday for a second term at a low-key inauguration ceremony in which he surprised many by not delivering a speech....
2019-05-29 22:16

Janoris Jenkins survived Giants purge and is facing next challenge Cornerbacks are part of a defense and members of a team, of course, but they are often on an island — not in the Tom Hanks/“Cast Away’’ sense, but in that they often do their best work in isolation, one-on-one with a receiver. Janoris Jenkins in many...
2019-05-22 03:48

Nepal Faces Mountainous Challenge Identifying Everest Bodies The bodies of four climbers who failed their Everest challenge and left little clue as to their identity have thrown up a new challenge for Nepalese authorities who control the world's tallest peak....
2019-06-09 14:16

North Carolina Rep. Walker declines Tillis primary challenge RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Rep. Mark Walker’s announced Thursday that he won’t challenge Sen. Thom Tillis in North Carolina’s Republican primary next year, a move that shows President Donald Trump’s influence on state politics and t...
2019-06-13 16:48

Rise of smaller rivals throws up fresh challenge to bitcoin Bitcoin's weathered hacks, heists, booms and busts to reign as the king of cryptocurrencies through its first decade. But now there's a fresh challenge to its dominance of the fledgling market: some 2,000 smaller digital coins....
2019-06-11 13:01

Oakland Raiders general manager defends signing Richie Incognito despite controversial past The Oakland Raiders signed offensive lineman Richie Incognito to a one-year deal Tuesday, despite a controversial past that includes a bullying scandal and multiple run-ins with law enforcement....
2019-05-29 18:16

Dozens of attorneys general ask Betsy DeVos to forgive  disabled vets students loans  Attorneys general from 47 states, three territories and the District of Columbia on sent a letter Friday to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos asking her to forgive more than $1 billion in student loans for disabled veterans....
2019-05-26 09:00

State attorneys general in U.S. plan lawsuit to stop Sprint-T-Mobile deal: sources At least 10 state attorneys general plan to file a lawsuit as soon as Tuesday to stop the $26 billion merger of Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc, according to three sources familiar with the matter, a deal that would reduce the number of nationwide wi...
2019-06-11 18:32

Cboe Global Markets Announces General Counsel’s Planned Retirement and Successor’s Appointment CHICAGO – January 10, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE) today announced the planned retirement of its Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary Joanne Moffic-Silver, after 37 years of service to the ...
2019-05-21 16:00

‘Comprehensively include migrants’ or sustainable development won’t happen, warns General Assembly President Migration and sustainable development are “deeply interconnected” and the 2030 Agenda, the UN’s blueprint for a sustainable future for all, will not be achieved if we do not “comprehensively include migrants,” the President of the General Assembly sa...
2019-05-21 14:32

UPDATE 1-Dollar General's strong same-store sales, profit beat lift shares Dollar General Corp beat analysts' estimates for quarterly same-store sales and profit on Thursday, as customers spent more on groceries, seasonal products and home goods at the discount retailer's stores, sending its shares up 6%....
2019-05-30 14:16

Merger Would Create New Aerospace Giant United Technologies doubled down on the aerospace market with an all-stock deal to merge with defense contractor Raytheon, after UTC executives earlier chose to exit the escalator and air-conditioner businesses....
2019-06-10 07:16

Why a T-Mobile/Sprint Merger Would Be Bad for the Public Opinion: FCC chair Ajit Pai says the deal is in the public interest. Except it would raise prices, reduce competition and innovation, and harm low-income Americans....
2019-05-22 03:01

FCC and DOJ may agree on Sprint, T-Mobile merger When it comes to T-Mobile and Sprint, President Trump’s top regulators may be more closely aligned than previously thought. Before making this week’s surprise announcement that he supported the controversial, $26 billion merger between the telecom gi...
2019-05-24 22:16

‘The Young and the Restless,’ ‘General Hospital’ stars dish on why soap operas remain so popular in 2019 In the age of digital streaming and on-demand cable television, fewer shows are managing to stave off elimination despite the unparalleled access many viewers have to seemingly endless catalogs of available programming....
2019-05-31 14:16

51 attorneys general urge Betsy DeVos to forgive disabled veterans' student loan debt A group of bipartisan attorneys general from 51 states and territories on Friday wrote to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos urging the Department of Education automatically forgive the student loan debt of eligible veterans who became disabled through ...
2019-05-27 06:48

20 Democratic state attorneys general sue to stop Trump religious discrimination protections for healthcare workers Democratic attorneys general in 20 states and the District of Columbia sued the Trump administration Tuesday to overturn a rule that protects healthcare workers from providing services that contradict their religious beliefs, including abortions....
2019-05-22 02:32

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Bicycles for the environment, new leader for the UN General Assembly, UN values, Ebola, Syria and Libya This Tuesday, we cover: Bicycles in China; a new President elected for the 74th session of the UN General Assembly, to start in September; vital food crops destroyed in Syria; migrants and refugees in Libya’s detention centres; Ebola in the Democrati...
2019-06-04 21:16

Newly-elected Nigerian UN General Assembly President pledges focus on ‘peace and prosperity’ for most vulnerable The global reach of the United Nations makes it “the world's best hope for peace and security, sustainable development and the promotion and protection of human rights and social progress”, said the top Nigerian diplomat who will be the next Presiden...
2019-06-04 21:00

Navy: US Naval War College president administratively reassigned pending outcome of inspector general investigation NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — Navy: US Naval War College president administratively reassigned pending outcome of inspector general investigation. The post Navy: US Naval War College president administratively reassigned pending outcome of inspector general i...
2019-06-10 16:32

G Suite’s Work Insights hits general availability, now tracks Word, Excel, and PowerPoint usage Google announced that Work Insights, a G Suite tool for insights on app adoption, work patterns, and collaboration, is generally available for Enterprise.Read More...
2019-06-04 20:48

Denmark’s center-right prime minister resigns following general elections; Social Democrats to try to form government COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark’s center-right prime minister resigns following general elections; Social Democrats to try to form government. The post Denmark’s center-right prime minister resigns following general elections; Social D...
2019-06-06 13:16

Tony Finau claws way into early lead in Charles Schwab Challenge Tony Finau changes his putting grip and shoots 64 to take the early lead at the Charles Schwab Challenge in Fort Worth, Texas.        ...
2019-05-24 04:16

Roundup Weed Killer Litigation Is Kenneth Feinberg’s Next Challenge as Mediator A federal judge overseeing 900 lawsuits alleging that glyphosate causes cancer called on a lawyer who has helped resolve disputes involving Sept. 11 victims, BP and Volkswagen....
2019-05-23 01:32

If we can't challenge China, no one can, warns operator of only US mine for rare earth metals "If we can't be economic, there's no hope for the U.S. industry," said James Litinsky, owner of the only rare earth minerals mine in the U.S....
2019-05-31 05:00

U.S. Supreme Court rejects Iraqi man's torture-related deportation challenge The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected a bid to avoid deportation by a Christian Iraqi immigrant who argued he would be tortured if sent back to his home country for a drug conviction after more than three decades in the United States....
2019-05-21 20:32

Teams 3D Print Planetary Habitats, Awarded $700K in NASA Challenge After 30 hours of 3D printing over four days of head-to-head competition, NASA and partner Bradley University of Peoria, Illinois, have awarded $700,000 to two teams in the final round of the 3D-Printed Habitat Challenge....
2019-05-21 20:00

Boris Johnson wins legal challenge over Brexit campaign misconduct Britain's High Court has thrown out a lawsuit accusing Johnson of intentionally lying during the Brexit referendum campaign. This removes a potential hurdle to his Conservative Party leadership bid....
2019-06-07 22:16

Top court rejects challenge to rules accommodating Pennsylvania transgender students The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday preserved a Pennsylvania school district's policy accommodating transgender students, declining to hear a challenge backed by a conservative Christian group to rules letting them use bathrooms matching their gender i...
2019-05-28 23:00

Police May Challenge Lone Acquittal In Kathua Rape, Murder Case The Jammu and Kashmir police on Monday said it may challenge the acquittal of the seventh accused in the Kathua gang rape and murder case, in which three persons were sentenced to jail for life and......
2019-06-11 03:16

Black Voters in Mississippi File Lawsuit to Challenge Racist Election Law A group of black voters represented by a foundation affiliated with former Attorney General Eric Holder’s National Democratic Redistricting Committee is challenging Mississippi’s Jim-Crow era laws written to place black candidates for statewide offic...
2019-06-03 04:16

Paul Pogba alerts Real Madrid with talk of ‘time to have a new challenge’ • Manchester United midfielder suggests he wants transfer• Pogba has been linked with Real Madrid and JuventusPaul Pogba has made his move to drive a summer transfer from Manchester United – with Real Madrid and Juventus most prominent among his suit...
2019-06-16 20:00

Two local students compete in 2019 Braille Challenge National Finals TUCSON- Two local students are headed off to nationals for the 2019 Braille Challenge Competition in Los Angeles. Local regional winners 15-year-old Joey Parra and 13-year-old Ciara Peterson are advancing in the Braille Challenge, the only national r...
2019-06-15 03:32

Sarri on shaky ground as Chelsea challenge Arsenal for European glory "When Chelsea meet Arsenal in the Europa League final on the shores of the Caspian Sea on Wednesday, it might be coach Maurizio Sarri\u0027s last match in charge despite what appears as a solid first year at Stamford Bridge."...
2019-05-27 13:16

This keyboard app spell-checks gender bias to challenge how we talk to girls Language is not gender-neutral, and it’s time to identify and challenge the societal structure that systematically stops all women from thriving — one of these structures is gendered language and the patriarchal ideas built into it. One project hopin...
2019-06-06 12:32

Michigan State and Duke to meet as highlight to next season's ACC/Big Ten Challenge Michigan State basketball will host Duke for first time since 2003 as part of the ACC/Big Ten Challenge on Dec. 3. Other matchups include        ...
2019-06-06 22:32

US is preparing big weapons sale to Taiwan in a challenge to China amid trade war The United States is pursuing the sale of more than $2 billion dollars worth of tanks and weapons to Taiwan, four people familiar with the negotiations said, in a move likely to anger China as a trade war between the world's two biggest economie...
2019-06-06 03:16

The Latest: FCA withdraws merger offer with Renault PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the potential merger of carmakers Renault and Fiat Chrysler (all times local): 1 a.m. Fiat Chrysler says it has withdrawn an offer to merge with French automaker Renault. The company says in a statement Wednesday evening th...
2019-06-06 01:16

FCC chair says he will back T-Mobile, Sprint merger Federal Communications Commission chair Ajit Pai said Monday he is giving a thumbs up to the $26.5 billion merger between T-Mobile and Sprint after the companies agreed to a series of commitments....
2019-05-21 16:16

FCC chairman backs T-Mobile, Sprint merger Sprint and T-Mobile US on Monday will announce a series of changes to their $26 billion deal, while U.S. regulators are expected to announce agreement on the conditions necessary to approve the merger, sources said....
2019-05-21 14:48

Dish execs met with DOJ, FCC on T-Mobile, Sprint merger Dish Network Corp executives met this week with the U.S. Justice Department's antitrust chief Makan Delrahim and Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai on the government's review of the proposed $26.5 billion tie-up of wireless carriers ...
2019-06-14 19:32

Nissan would review Renault relationship after FCA merger - CEO Nissan would carry out a "fundamental review" of its relationship with alliance partner Renault if it accepted a merger proposal from Fiat Chrysler, the Japanese carmaker said on Monday....
2019-06-03 13:48

Trump says he is ‘a little bit concerned’ about massive defense merger The morning after defense manufacturer Raytheon merged with United Technologies in a massive all-stock deal, President Trump told CNBC that he is concerned that the merger will decrease competition in the Defense Department supply chain....
2019-06-11 09:32

FCA may improve Renault merger bid to win French backing Fiat Chrysler is discussing with Renault an improved merger offer that would see the combined company's operations headquartered in France and the French state granted a seat on its board, sources told Reuters....
2019-06-03 09:32

States sue to stop Sprint-T-Mobile merger A group of state attorneys general led by New York and California filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday to block T-Mobile's $26.5 billion bid for Sprint, citing consumer harm. (June 11)       ...
2019-06-12 06:16

How the Fiat-Renault merger deal died In Italy, FCA Chairman John Elkann’s patience was wearing thin. The scion of the Agnelli family and disciple of the late Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne was also getting updates on the Renault board meeting back in Paris, and to him, this latest French go...
2019-06-07 00:01

T-Mobile, Sprint Merger to Be Challenged by 10 States A group of 10 state attorneys general plan to sue T-Mobile and Sprint to block their merger, according to people familiar with the matter, adding another complication to an already unusual antitrust review....
2019-06-11 19:32

Fiat Chrysler proposes merger with Renault Italian-American car firm proposes 50/50 merger with Renault after revelation of 'wide-ranging' talks over partnership Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has proposed a '50/50 merger' with Renault, the French car maker's board has confirmed. Group Rena...
2019-05-27 09:16

Ten states sue to block T-Mobile merger with Sprint The proposed merger between T-Mobile and Sprint just ran into a major roadblock. Ten states, including California and New York, have sued to stop the merger on the grounds that it would hurt competition and raise prices for cellphone service. They ar...
2019-06-11 21:32

FCA talks with Renault could lead to merger, reports say Talks between Fiat Chrysler and Renault have accelerated in recent days as negotiators found a way to structure a deal, people familiar with the talks told Bloomberg. Renault’s board is scheduled to meet early Monday....
2019-05-26 22:32

'It's good news the FCA/Renault merger has fallen through' Opinion 9 Jun, 2019 The idea of a potential merger between FCA and Renault sounded like a bad idea, so Mike Rutherford is glad the deal has fallen through...
2019-06-09 18:16

Nissan odd man out in partner Renault’s FCA merger decision TOKYO (AP) — Japanese automaker Nissan wasn’t consulted about a proposed merger between its French alliance partner Renault and Fiat Chrysler and has little say over the issue. Renault’s board is set to meet Tuesday to vote on the propose...
2019-06-04 14:32

Nissan CEO sees no big downside to FCA-Renault merger Nissan sees no major downside to partnering with a combined Renault and Fiat Chrysler (FCA), it said on Wednesday in a lukewarm endorsement of the proposed $35 billion tie-up, which would complicate an already uneasy alliance....
2019-05-29 19:32

Fiat Chrysler proposes 50-50 merger with Renault Italian carmaker Fiat Chrysler says it has made a 50-50 merger proposal to France's Renault. If accepted, the deal would create one of the world's biggest auto empires across three continents....
2019-05-27 14:00

Danish Prime Minister Lars Loekke Rasmussen concedes defeat in general elections, says will resign Thursday. COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish Prime Minister Lars Loekke Rasmussen concedes defeat in general elections, says will resign Thursday. The post Danish Prime Minister Lars Loekke Rasmussen concedes defeat in general elections, says will resign Thursd...
2019-06-06 01:16

'It could be a good time for a new challenge': Pogba hints at move from Manchester United – video Manchester United midfielder and former world record signing Paul Pogba says the time may have come for a move away from the Premier League club. The Frenchman told reporters in Tokyo that now 'could be a good time to have a new challenge somewhere e...
2019-06-16 21:32

Google looks to challenge Amazon's cloud market dominance with major acquisition The purchase of Looker will add a new analytics tool for Google Cloud’s customers, giving the company an edge against industry leader Amazon.        ...
2019-06-06 22:00

Justin Bieber inspiring people to challenge celebrities 31 years older than them to fights Yesterday, we reported on pop star Justin Bieber inexplicably challenging Tom Cruise to an MMA fight . We’re still very much in the dark as to why Bieber thinks it’s a good idea to square off against Cruise who—it must be said—could definitely kick h...
2019-06-11 19:00

White House physicist sought aid of rightwing thinktank to challenge climate science William Happer contacted Heartland Institute, one of the most prominent groups to dispute that fossil fuels cause global heatingA member of the Trump administration’s National Security Council has sought help from advisors of a conservative thinktank...
2019-06-14 17:48

Adani coalmine: minister loses legal challenge on water pipeline assessment Australian Conservation Foundation says case shows federal government hasn’t scrutinised Carmichael projectThe federal government will have to reassess water infrastructure for Adani’s Carmichael coalmine after conceding in a legal challenge that was...
2019-06-12 15:00

Justin Bieber backs down from Tom Cruise fight challenge, depriving us all of prime entertainment Within the space of a week, we’ve gained and lost the possibility of witnessing the fight of the century. Bieber V. Cruise, which was first suggested by young Justin, was to be a clash between two of the most insufferable celebrities on the planet. T...
2019-06-13 20:48

Congress’ challenge of U.S.-Mexico border wall funding rejected by federal judge A federal judge on Monday denied a House request to prevent President Donald Trump from tapping Defense Department money for his proposed border wall with Mexico, saying Congress lacked authority to sue....
2019-06-04 09:48

Satanic Temple to challenge Supreme Court abortion ruling on fetal remains The Satanic Temple said Tuesday it will challenge a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling that upheld an Indiana law that requires the burial or cremation of fetal remains in the name of religious freedom....
2019-05-30 03:32

Latest 'Vacuum Challenge' craze could have fatal consequences, health experts warn A new social media challenge involving a vacuum cleaner and trash bags has gone viral, much to the dismay of health experts, who warn that the idiotic trend could have fatal results....
2019-06-05 15:16

Kevin Na gives caddie 1973 Dodge Challenger he got for winning Charles Schwab Challenge Kevin Na gave caddie Kenny Harms the 1973 Dodge Challenger he received for winning the Charles Schwab Challenge.        ...
2019-05-27 06:48

Senate unveils record-setting defense bill, laying down challenge for House The bill would ban the transfer of F-35s to Turkey as long as it continues to buy air defense systems from Russia, but is silent on Saudi Arabia’s Yemen campaign — and replenishes funding Trump diverted to pay for the border wall....
2019-05-23 23:32

Pompeo authorizes emergency arms sale to Mideast allies in challenge to Congress President Trump authorized arms sales to Middle Eastern allies Friday despite congressional attempts to block recent weapons deals with Saudi Arabia....
2019-05-25 05:01

Supreme Court declines to hear challenge to transgender restroom policy in Pennsylvania The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to hear a legal challenge to a Pennsylvania school district's policy that allows transgender students to use whichever restroom they identify with....
2019-05-28 21:32

French Open 2019 - Can Federer and Djokovic challenge Nadal, will Serena triumph? "The 2019 French Open will see Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic attempting to upset the king of clay Rafael Nadal - and can Serena Williams triumph?"...
2019-05-22 18:16

Judge Rejects Congress’ Challenge Over President Trump’s Border Wall Funding WASHINGTON — A federal judge has denied a request by the House to prevent President Donald Trump from tapping Defense Department money for his proposed border wall with Mexico. U.S. District Judge Trevor McFadden ruled Monday that the House did...
2019-06-04 15:32

Google AI researchers use mannequin challenge YouTube videos to improve depth prediction Google AI researchers used 2,000 mannequin challenge videos from YouTube to train AI that predicts depth in videos with people and objects in motion.Read More...
2019-05-23 21:16

Renault board to review FCA merger proposal Tuesday Renault directors will decide whether to open formal talks with FCA over a $35 billion merger offer. France, Renault's biggest shareholder with a 15 percent stake, reiterated its support for the deal on Friday - on condition that it preserve French i...
2019-06-01 01:32

UTX CEO Greg Hayes on the reaction to the proposed Raytheon merger United Technologies Chairman and CEO Greg Hayes joins CNBC's Phil LeBeau at the Paris Air Show to discuss some of the reactions he's heard from investors and the Department of Defense about the proposed merger with Raytheon....
2019-06-17 13:48

Fiat-Renault’s Giant Merger Doesn’t Look So Simple Now A sweetener for the French may be needed to get this deal over the line. This will be a problem if it enshrines the position of Paris in the merged company....
2019-06-03 11:32

Gannett Holds Merger Talks With GateHouse Media USA Today publisher Gannett has recently held merger talks with GateHouse Media, a possible deal that would bring together the two largest newspaper groups in the country....
2019-05-31 02:48

Reuters: Amazon wants to buy Boost after the T-Mobile-Sprint merger Amazon seems to be interested in operating its own cellular network, a report claims, as the giant retailer is looking at a potential Boost purchase. Boost is Sprint’s prepaid brand, which the carrier would have to get rid off, alongside wirele...
2019-05-31 21:48

Mattel rejects renewed merger bid from rival MGA Entertainment Toymaker Mattel Inc last week rejected another merger offer from Bratz doll maker MGA Entertainment Inc, MGA's chief executive officer, Isaac Larian, said on Tuesday....
2019-06-12 05:16

United Technologies, Raytheon both gain on $121 billion merger Stock market investors gave their seal of approval to the $121 billion merger of defense contractor Raytheon Co and United Technologies Corp on Monday, pushing shares of both companies higher after the surprise weekend announcement....
2019-06-10 16:32

Fiat Chrysler Unveils Renault Merger Proposal The Italian-American car giant is proposing a merger with rival Renault, a move that if completed would create the third-largest auto maker by production and shake the global car industry....
2019-05-27 17:48

Raytheon and United Technologies announce an all-stock merger Dow component United Technologies and Raytheon announced an all-stock merger on Monday. Wall Street Journal reporter Cara Lombardo, who broke the story, joins 'Squawk Box' to discuss....
2019-06-10 17:48

EU Blocks Merger of Steelmaking Units of Tata, Thyssenkrupp The EU blocked the planned merger of the European steel businesses of India’s Tata Steel and Germany’s Thyssenkrupp, saying the resulting company would have reduced competition in the supply of special steel for the car and packaging industries....
2019-06-11 15:16

Fiat Chrysler Confirms Merger Talks With Renault Fiat Chrysler has made a -transformative merger- proposal to French peer Renault, the Italian carmaker said on Monday, in a deal which would create a world leader and help address some of the......
2019-05-27 10:48

A Fiat Chrysler-Renault Merger Would Put Nissan in a Bind Nissan’s clout could be diminished by a merger between its longtime partner Renault and Fiat Chrysler. How it responds could help reshape the global auto industry....
2019-05-29 02:48

Nissan's Position In Alliance Might Be Weakened By FCA-Renault's Merger Nissan Motor Co Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa likely first caught wind of the merger plan through his own chief operating officer, Yasuhiro Yamauchi, who also serves on Renault's board, one of the......
2019-05-29 16:32

UPDATE 1-Nissan CEO sees no big downside to FCA-Renault merger Nissan sees no major downside to partnering with a combined Renault and Fiat Chrysler (FCA) , it said on Wednesday in a lukewarm endorsement of the proposed $35 billion tie-up, which would complicate an already uneasy alliance....
2019-05-29 19:16

Bloomberg: T-Mobile's merger could require creating a competitor While FCC commissioner Ajit Pai is ready to recommend approval of a merger between T-Mobile and Sprint, the Department of Justice has been reportedly unconvinced. Now Bloomberg reports that one thing the two could do to convince unnamed "top" officia...
2019-05-30 12:32

Raytheon and United Technologies announce $121bn merger Trump says he is a ‘little concerned’ about the deal and wants ‘to see that we don’t hurt our competition’United Technologies and defense contractor Raytheon have agreed a $121bn merger that will create the world’s second-largest defense contractor.T...
2019-06-10 18:48

T-Mobile-Sprint merger appears to be in major trouble The legal mess engulfing T-Mobile’s $26 billion deal to buy Sprint looks more complicated than ever, but experts say the upshot is starting to look simple: the merger is in major trouble. New York Attorney General Letitia James on Tuesday, along with...
2019-06-13 12:16

Fiat Chrysler withdraws Renault merger offer Renault's ongoing delays in whether to engage in formal discussions cited; French government blamed Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has withdrawn its offer of a '50/50 merger' with Renault. If it had gone ahead the deal would have created one of the...
2019-06-06 09:00

FCC Chairman Pai recommends approval of T-Mobile-Sprint Merger Earlier today, we told you about the concessions that T-Mobile and Sprint have agreed to, hoping to get necessary approval of the FCC and Justice Department for their $26.5 billion merger. T-Mobile and Sprint will complete their 5G rollout in three y...
2019-05-21 17:16

Fiat Chrysler withdraws Renault merger proposal Fiat Chrysler Automobiles withdrew its offer to merge with Groupe Renault on Thursday after the French automaker said it was unable to make a decision on the proposal....
2019-06-06 03:16

France hopes 'door not closed' on FCA/Renault merger France said it hoped the door had "not closed" on the possibility of a merger between Fiat Chrysler and Renault and said it would be happy to re-examine any new proposal after FCA announced it had abandoned its $35 billion merger offer for the French...
2019-06-06 11:48

Fiat Chrysler ends merger talks with Renault Fiat Chrysler said "political conditions" in France did not make the merger possible. The merger would have created the world's third-largest automaker, after Volkswagen and Toyota....
2019-06-06 08:32

FCA and Renault shares drop after merger talks collapse Shares in Fiat Chrysler (FCA) and Renault fell sharply in early trading on Thursday after their $35 billion-plus merger plan fell apart only 10 days after being made public, with FCA blaming French politicians....
2019-06-06 12:16

CBS-Viacom merger talks are about to get serious, but CBS board has concerns about leadership CBS and Viacom are expected to begin seriously discussing a merger after tomorrow's board meeting. The companies must agree on a number of leadership questions to get a deal done....
2019-06-14 00:48

Fiat Chrysler withdraws merger offer for Renault FCA proposed a 50-50 merger with Renault in May, saying it would create the world's third-largest automaker.        ...
2019-06-06 02:48

Lockheed: No concern that Raytheon-UTC merger will affect F-35 program Lockheed Martin F-35 program manager Greg Ulmer said on Monday he had "no concern" that the proposed merger of Raytheon Co and United Technologies Corp would affect the F-35 program or pressure its margins....
2019-06-17 13:48

Renault board adjourns FCA merger meeting to Wednesday Renault's board has adjourned a meeting to examine the merger proposal pitched last week by Fiat Chrysler until Wednesday afternoon, the French carmaker said....
2019-06-04 19:48

Dish was against the T-Mobile and Sprint merger, now it wants to buy Boost and Metro The satellite TV honchos from Dish have been at the forefront of the T-Mobile and Sprint merger opposition, as they have expressed their suspicions about the reduction in competition and boost of prices numerous times in front of the FCC.Now, however...
2019-06-17 10:48

Renault's Senard laments loss of FCA merger deal Renault Chairman Jean-Dominique Senard went on the offensive against the French state, Renault’s most powerful shareholder, over the collapse of merger talks with FCA....
2019-06-13 15:32

How Fiat Chrysler's Proposed Merger With Renault Crashed The deal was doomed by the collision of cold financial logic with politics and pride, leaving mistrust and annoyance on all sides of the 10-day tangle. “It’s about trust, and that’s the problem here.”...
2019-06-07 10:00

Nissan wants to protect 'interests,' is noncommittal on FCA-Renault merger In his first official statement on the potential merger of Renault and Fiat Chrysler, Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa said he sees some upside but remains noncommittal until he is sure Nissan's interests are protected....
2019-06-04 19:16

T-Mobile-Sprint Merger Wins Approval of F.C.C. Chairman Ajit Pai said the companies had secured his support by making what he called “significant commitments” to expand rural broadband service, build a robust 5G network and sell off Boost Mobile....
2019-05-21 21:48

NYT: Sprint, T-Mobile merger could get federal approval next week Just days after AGs representing ten states filed suit to stop the combining of Sprint and T-Mobile, the New York Times reports the Justice Department is "moving closer" to approval. Doing so apparently hinges on an arrangement, previously reported,....
2019-06-15 04:16

Citing Trump’s ‘character,’ D.C. residents challenge city to revoke his hotel’s liquor license Religious leaders and others are invoking a law that says applicants must be of “good character and generally fit for the responsibilities of licensure.”...
2019-06-14 18:16

Violence breaks out as protesters challenge bill allowing criminal suspects to be tried in mainland China Hong Kong’s city legislature has postponed debating a controversial extradition bill after thousands of protesters blocked entry to the building Wednesday out concern the measure would allow Beijing to exert greater authority over the semiautonomous ...
2019-06-12 12:00

Ricky Ponting insists the dark times are behind Australia ahead of their Cricket World Cup challenge Australia are a "drastically different" team to the outfit that got drubbed 5-0 by England last summer, according to their assistant coach and two-time World Cup winning captain Ricky Ponting....
2019-05-23 17:32

PSA shares fall as Fiat proposes merger to rival Renault Peugeot-maker PSA's shares fell on Monday, which some analysts put down to the fact that Fiat had chosen to seek a merger with Renault rather than PSA....
2019-05-27 12:32

Fiat Chrysler puts merger offer to Renault board In a "transformative merger" proposal to its French peer, FCA said Monday the combined business would be 50 percent owned by FCA shareholders and 50 percent owned by those of Renault, with a “balanced governance structure.”...
2019-05-27 13:32

Fiat Chrysler Formally Proposes Merger Deal With Renault A few years ago, then-Fiat Chrysler boss Sergio Marchionne seemed desperate to merge or partner his conglomerate with someone—anyone. He saw a future where every car company made its own individual models, engines, transmissions, parts and more as in...
2019-05-27 16:16

Raytheon, United Technologies merger to create defense powerhouse United Technologies and Raytheon announced a "merger of equals" that would form a combined company with revenues of $74 billion and a valuation of $166 billion....
2019-06-11 00:16

Renault-FCA merger plan unleashes fresh uncertainties on Nissan Renault's looming tie-up with Fiat Chrysler potentially puts Nissan in a tight spot in terms of influence, management and even product planning within its alliance with the French automaker....
2019-05-27 13:32

Fiat Chrysler and Renault merger would create "world leader" Renault claims it will "study with interest" Fiat Chrysler's 50/50 merger proposal after board met today to discuss it Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has proposed a '50/50 merger' with Renault, the French car maker's board has confirmed. If agreed,...
2019-05-27 19:16

Aerospace giants Raytheon, United Technologies announce merger Raytheon Co., one of the world’s largest defense contractors, and the aerospace giant United Technologies Corp. announced an all-stock merger on Sunday that would create the second-biggest defense and aerospace company in the United States, beh...
2019-06-10 19:16

Fiat Chrysler proposes merger with Renault to reshape car industry Deal would create world’s third-largest automaker and ‘save €5bn a year’ by sharing researchFiat Chrysler has proposed a merger with France’s Renault that would create the world’s third-largest carmaker and save billions needed to invest in the race ...
2019-05-27 14:00

The Bullshit Reason Ajit Pai Is Using to Back the T-Mobile/Sprint Merger The merger of T-Mobile and Sprint looks increasingly inevitable on Monday after Ajit Pai, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, said he’ll recommend approving the $26.5 billion deal due in large part to the idea that it will hasten 5...
2019-05-21 14:48

Factbox: The road to Fiat Chrysler, Renault merger talks American-Italian carmaker Fiat Chrysler has made an all share merger proposal to French rival Renault as part of a new wave of auto industry consolidation....
2019-05-27 12:32

Rift emerges between regulators reviewing merger between Sprint and T-Mobile The proposal to combine the nation's third- and fourth-largest wireless carriers entered uncertain legal territory after the Federal Communications Commission and the Justice Department appeared to split in their thinking about the transaction....
2019-05-21 22:48

Nissan board nominees not broaching merger issue: member Nissan Motor Co is not considering the possibility of a merger with top shareholder Renault at the moment, and none of the nominees to the Japanese automaker's board are pressing to make it an issue now, an external director said on Thursday....
2019-05-23 14:32

Pennsylvania utilities commission approves T-Mobile-Sprint merger Pennsylvania's Public Utility Commission on Thursday approved T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion purchase of rival Sprint Corp, bringing the megamerger one step closer to completion....
2019-05-23 23:16

Ajit Pai OKs T-Mobile/Sprint merger, “requires” 5G rollout that’ll happen anyway Enlarge / FCC Chairman Ajit Pai with his oversized coffee mug in November 2017. (credit: Getty Images | Bloomberg) T-Mobile and Sprint are one big step closer to getting the US government's approval to merge, as Federal Communications Commission Ch...
2019-05-21 21:32

Talk between FCC and DOJ chiefs might result in approval for the T-Mobile-Sprint merger Last Monday, T-Mobile and Sprint executives had quite a roller coaster day. First came word that FCC Chairman Ajit Pai had recommended to the other four FCC commissioners that they vote to allow the $26.5 billion merger of T-Mobile and Sprint to take...
2019-05-26 05:16

ACCC ponders merger law revamp to stay relevant in the digital era The watchdog has highlighted challenges in implementing merger law in situations where tech giants are scooping up startups and potentially closing room for competition....
2019-05-27 04:16

Democratic commissioner questions FCC review of Sprint T-Mobile merger The senior Democrat on the Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday criticized the FCC's review of the proposed $26.5 billion tie-up of Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc, saying Republican commissioners moved toward approving the merger without a...
2019-06-12 21:16

Fiat Chrysler proposes merger with French carmaker Renault PARIS (AP) — Fiat Chrysler is proposing a merger with French carmaker Renault aimed at saving billions of dollars for both companies. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles said in a statement Monday that the merged company would be 50 percent owned by FCA shareh...
2019-05-27 09:16

Sprint-T-Mobile Merger Faces New Hurdle With Lawsuit by States A group of state attorneys general filed a federal lawsuit to block a proposed merger of the third- and fourth-largest wireless carriers in the United States....
2019-06-11 20:48

T-Mobile, Sprint make concessions, FCC chairman supports $26B merger T-Mobile and Sprint have made enough concessions that FCC chairman Ajit Pai is prepared to approve the telecom companies' $26 billion merger.        ...
2019-05-21 16:32

FCC chief Ajit Pai backs controversial Sprint, T-Mobile merger T-Mobile’s controversial deal to buy rival Sprint won’t be getting any more static from the Federal Communications Commission. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai threw his weight behind the $26 billion mega-merger on Monday, saying the deal could bolster the roll...
2019-05-21 16:00

Divorce? Merger? Renault-Nissan alliance faces crossroads Renault was poised to strengthen its hand in its alliance with Nissan just a couple weeks ago, when Fiat proposed a combination of the two European automakers. Instead, Nissan’s reluctance to back further negotiations triggered the deal’s collapse....
2019-06-11 17:32

DOJ Attorneys Reportedly Ready to Block T-Mobile/Sprint Merger To literally no one’s surprise, the head of the Federal Communications Commission on Monday announced Monday that he’d recommend approving the merger of T-Mobile and Sprint. But it now looks as if the Justice Department’s own attorneys vehemently opp...
2019-05-23 05:00

T-Mobile and Sprint May Have to Create Fourth Competitor to Win Merger Approval Right now, most estimates of a T-Mobile/Sprint merger getting approved say its a coin flip. That’s because while FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has given the deal his blessing, the Justice Department still hasn’t signed off. And according to a new report from...
2019-05-30 20:48

Why your next Jeep could be electric: What Fiat Chrysler-Renault merger means for you Your next Jeep could be electric if a budding deal to combine Jeep maker Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and French automaker Renault becomes a reality.        ...
2019-05-28 21:16

France says planned Renault-Fiat merger must protect jobs Finance minister seeks guarantee no factories will close before any deal is agreedFrance’s finance minister has demanded that no factories in the country be closed down and that jobs for French workers be preserved if a proposed merger between Renaul...
2019-05-29 00:32

France says Fiat-Renault merger must protect French jobs Local factories must stay open as part of a proposed merger between the French and Italian automakers, insists France's finance minister. If accepted, the deal would create one of the world's biggest auto empires....
2019-05-29 00:48

FCA withdraws Renault merger offer, blaming French state Fiat Chrysler pulled a $35 billion merger offer for Renault. FCA said "political conditions in France do not currently exist for such a combination to proceed successfully."...
2019-06-06 15:32

BRF board minority resisted merger talks with Marfrig -sources Management at Brazilian food processor BRF SA has met with resistance from a minority of its board to talks on a potential merger with Marfrig SA that would create one of the world's largest meat producers, three people with knowledge of the matter s...
2019-06-04 12:49

Wheels24.co.za | Fiat and Renault merger collapses - Here are 5 major car deals Italian-US automakers Fiat Chrysler has abruptly shelved its proposed partnership with Renault of France, thwarting the latest attempt to reshape Europe's auto sector....
2019-06-06 20:48

FCA, France reach tentative agreement on Renault merger -sources Fiat Chrysler has reached a tentative agreement with France on the terms of its proposed merger with Renault, two sources told Reuters, as the French carmaker's board met to consider the bid late on Wednesday....
2019-06-05 23:32

T-Mobile CEO Legere has a message to those "haters" opposed to the merger with Sprint T-Mobile is still awaiting Justice Department approval for its proposed $26.5 billion merger with Sprint. And for T-Mobile CEO John Legere, the deal brings back memories of the carrier's merger six years ago with pre-paid provider MetroPCS. As the ex...
2019-06-07 06:48

UPDATE 1-Gannett holds merger talks with Gatehouse Media - WSJ USA Today owner Gannett Co Inc has recently discussed the possibility of a merger with Gatehouse Media Inc, the Wall Street Journal reported https://www.wsj.com/articles/gannett-holds-merger-talks-with-gatehouse-media-11559228913 on Thursday, citing ...
2019-05-30 19:48

Elkann tries selling FCA-Renault merger to Japanese with promised payoffs Fiat Chrysler Chairman John Elkann has conveyed his "huge respect" for Nissan and Mitsubishi Motors and promised that the Japanese automakers will derive big benefits from his proposed tie-up of FCA with their French partner Renault....
2019-05-28 10:16

United Technologies and Raytheon in advanced merger talks, reports say A Raytheon and United Technologies pairing could result in an aerospace and defense powerhouse worth more than $100 billion, second only to Boeing.       ...
2019-06-09 21:48

Exclusive: FCA discusses improved Renault merger bid to win French backing Fiat Chrysler is discussing a Renault special dividend and stronger job guarantees in a bid to persuade the French government to back its proposed merger between the carmakers, sources close to the discussions said....
2019-06-03 05:16

Fiat Chrysler says French politics ended Renault merger PARIS — Fiat Chrysler abruptly withdrew an offer to merge with French automaker Renault late Wednesday, a shocking reversal of a deal that could have reshaped the global auto industry. The Italian-American automaker blamed its move on France’s ...
2019-06-06 09:00

Renault to decide next week whether to proceed with FCA merger talks: sources Renault board members will meet informally for work sessions within days with a view to a decision early next week on whether to go ahead with Fiat Chrysler merger talks, two sources with knowledge of the matter said....
2019-05-27 21:32

Renault will decide next week whether to proceed with FCA merger talks, report says Renault board members will likely decide next week on whether to sign a non-binding agreement with FCA to proceed with its proposal to negotiate a full merger, Reuters reported....
2019-05-28 00:32

French government: No rush for Renault-Fiat Chrysler merger PARIS (AP) — France’s finance minister says Renault and Fiat Chrysler shouldn’t rush into a merger. Bruno Le Maire said Wednesday on BFM television that the government is keeping up pressure on both carmakers to accept French government c...
2019-06-05 17:00

NFL adjusts replay review of pass interference, forcing coaches to challenge in final two minutes of half The league adopts revision to newly implemented rules to review pass interference, forcing coaches (not the booth) to challenge at end of each half.        ...
2019-05-22 18:32

Daily on Energy: Trump faces court challenge over ethanol plan as he takes victory lap in Iowa Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
2019-06-12 02:32

Lindsey Graham Faces a Challenge to His 2020 Re-Election Dreams in SC Democratic Leader Jaime Harrison South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham, the man who once wanted the Oval Office for himself before becoming an apologist for the current occupant, now has someone coming for his seat — Jaime Harrison, the former chair of the state’s Democratic Party....
2019-05-30 05:00

Three states join AG group probing planned merger of Sprint and T-Mobile The attorneys general of Arizona, Michigan and Pennsylvania have joined a group of states probing T-Mobile's plan to buy rival Sprint for $26 billion, which is believed to be nearing the end of a regulatory review....
2019-06-07 00:32

Brazil meat companies BRF and Marfrig agree to discuss merger -filing The boards of Brazilian food processors BRF SA and Marfrig Global Foods SA have agreed to open discussion on a potential merger of the two companies that would create one of the world's largest meat producers, they said on Thursday in a securities fi...
2019-05-31 03:16

FCC chair backs merger after T-Mobile and Sprint pledge 97% U.S. 5G coverage in 3 years Ajit Pai has thrown his weight behind T-Mobile's and Sprint's merger after the carriers promised to deploy 5G across the entire U.S., including rural areas.Read More...
2019-05-21 15:16

If I were involved in the FCA/Renault merger talks and walked away from the table, scrapping a poten If I were involved in the FCA/Renault merger talks and walked away from the table, scrapping a potentially $40 billion deal, I would have flown directly to the American southwest, hopped in my Jeep Scrambler, and bugged out to the middle of nowhere f...
2019-06-07 05:32

Rift emerges between federal agencies reviewing the Sprint and T-Mobile merger A merger between T-Mobile and Sprint, the nation's third- and fourth-largest wireless carriers, entered uncertain legal territory this week, after the two federal agencies reviewing the $26 billion deal appeared to split in their thinking about the t...
2019-05-21 18:48

UPDATE 1-Senators ask if Trump interfering in Sprint T-Mobile merger review A group of U.S. senators on Monday asked the U.S. Justice Department to disclose if President Donald Trump or anyone else in the White House has sought to interfere in the continuing review of the proposed $26 billion merger of T-Mobile US Inc and Sp...
2019-06-03 18:48

UPDATE 2-Senators ask if Trump interfering in Sprint T-Mobile merger review A group of U.S. senators on Monday asked the U.S. Justice Department to disclose if President Donald Trump or anyone else in the White House has sought to interfere in the continuing review of the proposed $26 billion merger of T-Mobile US Inc and Sp...
2019-06-03 20:16

Justice Department staff had urged rejection of Sprint-T-Mobile merger Justice Department staff reviewing the proposed merger of T-Mobile and Sprint had recommended that the U.S. government sue to block the $26 billion deal. The recommendation came before the two companies offered a set of concessions this week....
2019-05-22 22:48

FCC Chair Backs T-Mobile and Sprint Deal, Clearing Hurdle for Merger Ajit Pai said he's satisfied with the companies' promises to build a 5G network and spin off a subsidiary brand. The Justice Department still has doubts....
2019-05-21 18:32

Gannett and Tribune may restart merger talks after surviving takeover bids The two largest newspaper chains in the country, USA Today publisher Gannett and Chicago Tribune owner Tribune, may reignite merger talks, now that both have dispatched with hostile takeovers by smaller suitors. Sources tell Media Ink that there have...
2019-05-21 19:16

CBOE Holdings Stockholders Approve Share Issuance In Bats Merger CHICAGO, IL – January 17, 2017 – At a special meeting of stockholders of CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) held today, CBOE Holdings stockholders voted in favor of a proposal to approve the issuance of shares of CBOE Holdings common stock pursuant t...
2019-05-21 17:16

Report claims that the T-Mobile-Sprint merger will receive DOJ approval next week Late last month, we told you about the good news and bad news related to the $26.5 billion merger between T-Mobile and Sprint. While FCC Chairman Ajit Pai had approved the deal and told other commissioners that they should vote in favor of it, the Ju...
2019-06-15 13:32

Renault board delays vote on FCA merger after deal hits resistance Renault's board failed to make a decision on Fiat Chrysler's proposed merger, extending discussions for a second day after Nissan put up resistance to the deal....
2019-06-05 12:48

No need to rush Renault-Fiat merger talks: French finance minister French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said there was no need to rush regarding the $35 billion merger talks between carmakers Renault and Fiat Chrysler, while reiterating that he nevertheless wanted the deal to go ahead....
2019-06-05 10:16

U.S. Justice Department set to decide on T-Mobile, Sprint merger as soon as next week: source The U.S. Justice Department is set to decide as early as next week whether to approve the $26.5-billion merger of wireless carriers T-Mobile USA and Sprint Corp, a person briefed on the matter said on Friday....
2019-06-15 14:48

PSA's shares rise as Fiat Chrysler withdraws merger offer for Renault Shares in Peugeot-carmaker PSA rose on Thursday, as analysts examined the possibility that Fiat Chrysler (FCA) might turn back to PSA after FCA withdraw a merger offer for Renault....
2019-06-06 12:16

UPDATE 1-FCA, France reach tentative agreement on Renault merger -sources Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV has reached a tentative agreement with France on the terms of its proposed merger with Renault, two sources told Reuters, as the French carmaker's board met to consider the bid late on Wednesday....
2019-06-05 23:32

European shares higher on possible Fiat-Renault merger, EU vote in focus European shares rose on Monday as a possible Fiat Chrysler-Renault merger thrust auto stocks higher, while investors assessed the results of the EU parliament elections where pro-European parties are expected to hold on to two-thirds of seats....
2019-05-27 11:32

Italian government might ask for symmetry with Paris in FCA-Renault merger - League lawmaker Italian government will defend national interest in the FCA- Renault merger and might ask for a stake in the new global automaker to match French state holdings, a prominent League ruling party lawmaker said on Monday....
2019-05-27 12:32

Pentagon in talks with industry on United Technologies and Raytheon merger: statement Pentagon leadership is engaging with industry leadership to understand the implications of the United Technologies Corp merger with Raytheon Co, a Pentagon official said on Monday....
2019-06-11 01:32

Exclusive: U.S. state AGs prepare lawsuit to stop Sprint and T-Mobile merger A group of at least 10 state attorneys general are preparing on Tuesday to file a lawsuit to stop the $26 billion merger of Sprint and T-Mobile, a deal that would reduce the number of nationwide wireless carriers from four to three, according to thre...
2019-06-11 16:16

Renault-FCA merger idea remains good opportunity -France's Le Maire The idea of a merger between Renault SA and Fiat Chrysler (FCA) remains a good opportunity, but nothing has changed in terms of the conditions the French government has set, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Monday....
2019-06-10 13:32

Renault-FCA merger idea remains good opportunity: France's Le Maire The idea of a merger between Renault SA and Fiat Chrysler (FCA) remains a good opportunity, but nothing has changed in terms of the conditions the French government has set, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Monday....
2019-06-10 12:48

Nine states and Washington D.C. file suit to block T-Mobile-Sprint merger It has been one step forward, two steps back for the $26.5 billion T-Mobile-Sprint merger. Last month, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai recommended that the deal be approved, but the Department of Justice has yet to make a decision. Amid rumors that the DOJ wan...
2019-06-11 23:32

Fiat Chrysler seeks Renault merger to meet auto challenges Fiat Chrysler pitched a finely balanced merger of equals to Renault on Monday in a move to cope with the costs of far-reaching technological and regulatory changes by creating the world's third-biggest carmaker....
2019-05-27 12:32

Asian shares follow Europe higher on EU relief, auto merger Asian shares tracked European gains on Tuesday, as relief over EU election results eased concerns about political difficulties in the bloc and merger news supported auto shares, although persistent concerns about trade capped regional sentiment....
2019-05-28 04:01

Renault, Fiat Chrysler Discuss Merger as Part of Alliance Talks Renault and Fiat Chrysler are discussing the possibility of a merger, according to people familiar with the matter, as the auto makers explore options for combining their businesses to better cope with slowing sales and the expensive challenge of ele...
2019-05-27 02:48

Italy's Tria sees no reason for state to buy stake in FCA in any merger with Renault Italy's economy minister said on Thursday he saw no reason for the state to buy a stake in Fiat Chrysler should the carmaker merge wit peer Renault ....
2019-05-30 19:48

Ten states file lawsuit to stop Sprint, T-Mobile merger: release Ten state attorneys general, led by New York and California, filed a lawsuit on Tuesday to ask a court to stop T-Mobile US Inc's acquisition of smaller telecommunications rival Sprint Corp, the New York attorney general's office said in a statement....
2019-06-11 20:16

Urgent Health Warning: The Surgeon General Has Issued A Reminder To Parents That No Amount Of Vegetables Can Stop Their Children’s Heads From Rocketing Off Their Bodies And Into The Sky If you are a parent with a young child, you absolutely need to stop what you’re doing and read this immediately: The Surgeon General has issued an urgent health warning telling parents that no amount of vegetables can stop their children’s heads from...
2019-05-22 03:16

Pelosi faces twin challenge on Trump impeachment — tamp down talk and give nation a tutorial on the process Democratic proponents envision a speedy procedure similar to the impeachment of President Bill Clinton, while the House speaker is thinking about a deliberate approach....
2019-06-06 20:32

Astronomers find white dwarf merger that may spawn future fiery explosion Astronomers have discovered a rare celestial object. Scientists suggest the fiery orb was created when two dead white dwarfs merged and become reanimated....
2019-05-21 19:16

UPDATE 1-U.S. Justice Department set to decide on T-Mobile, Sprint merger as soon as next week -source The U.S. Justice Department is set to decide as early as next week whether to approve the $26.5-billion merger of wireless carriers T-Mobile USA and Sprint Corp, a person briefed on the matter said on Friday....
2019-06-15 01:32

Single neutron star merger supplied half the Solar System’s plutonium Enlarge / The aftermath of a simulated neutron star merger. (credit: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center/CI Lab) We are all, as Carl Sagan said, star-dust. You might think that since most stars are pretty much the same, all star-dust is equal. But w...
2019-05-21 16:32

Fiat Chrysler withdraws merger offer for Renault, blames French politics Fiat Chrysler said it has abandoned its $35 billion merger offer for Renault, blaming French politics for scuttling what would have been a landmark deal to create the world's third-biggest automaker....
2019-06-06 06:48

United Tech chief says Raytheon merger does not require Chinese approval: Bloomberg The chief executive of United Technologies Corp said in a television interview that merging with Raytheon Co did not require approval from China, removing one possible hurdle from the creation of the proposed conglomerate....
2019-06-10 20:32

Investor Ackman opposes United Technologies' aerospace merger with Raytheon: source Billionaire investor William Ackman's hedge fund Pershing Square Capital Management LP is opposing United Technologies Corp's planned $120 billion aerospace merger with defense contractor Raytheon Co, a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday...
2019-06-12 00:00

Fiat Chrysler and Renault pursue $35 billion merger to combat car industry upheaval Fiat Chrysler pitched a finely balanced merger of equals to Renault on Monday to tackle the costs of far-reaching technological and regulatory changes by creating the world's third-biggest automaker....
2019-05-27 21:32

Nissan tells Renault 'not opposed' to Fiat Chrysler merger plan: Nikkei Nissan on Wednesday told Renault it wasn't opposed to its partner's potential $35 billion merger with Fiat Chrysler, the Nikkei newspaper said, as the two met to hash out the future of their alliance amid a deal that could upend the auto industry....
2019-05-29 12:00

Investor Ackman opposes United Technologies' aerospace merger with Raytheon -source William Ackman's activist hedge fund Pershing Square Capital Management LP is opposed to United Technologies Corp's $120 billion aerospace merger with defense contractor Raytheon Co, a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday....
2019-06-11 22:48

FCA, Renault face tall odds delivering on cost-cutting promises in merger FCA and Renault have raised the stakes for themselves by ruling out plant closures. That increases the pressure to achieve more than $5 billion in promised annual savings from pooling procurement and research investments....
2019-05-29 23:16

Justice Department staff urged blocking $26 billion merger of Sprint and T-Mobile The recommendation — confirmed by a source familiar with the Justice Department’s thinking — came before the two wireless providers offered new concessions this week meant to appease regulators, including pledges to divest certain lines of business a...
2019-05-22 22:48

Nissan tells Renault 'not opposed' to Fiat Chrysler merger plan -Nikkei Nissan on Wednesday told Renault it wasn't opposed to its partner's potential $35 billion merger with Fiat Chrysler, the Nikkei newspaper said, as the two met to hash out the future of their alliance amid a deal that could upend the auto industry....
2019-05-29 12:00

Elephant & Castle regeneration plan: High Court set to rule on social housing quota following crowdfunded legal challenge Campaigners are challenging the number of low-cost homes included in the £1 billion regeneration plan for Elephant & Castle's shopping centre, which has already been approved by Southwark council....
2019-05-22 11:01

UPDATE 1-Italy's Tria sees no reason for state taking stake in FCA in Renault merger Italy's economy minister said on Thursday he saw no reason for the state to buy a stake in Fiat Chrysler should the Italo-American carmaker merge with France's Renault....
2019-05-30 19:48

Fiat Chrysler Abruptly Backs Out of Merger Negotiations With Renault: Report (Update: FCA Confirms) Just over one week ago, Fiat Chrysler executives laid out a formal offer to a “merger of equals” with French automaker Renault. Today, according to the Wall Street Journal, that offer has been abruptly rescinded after the second day of negotiations c...
2019-06-06 03:32

UPDATE 1-Investor Ackman opposes United Technologies' aerospace merger with Raytheon -source Billionaire investor William Ackman's hedge fund Pershing Square Capital Management LP is opposing United Technologies Corp's planned $120 billion aerospace merger with defense contractor Raytheon Co, a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday...
2019-06-11 23:48

UPDATE 3-Fiat Chrysler withdraws merger offer for Renault, blames French politics Fiat Chrysler said it has abandoned its $35 billion merger offer for Renault , blaming French politics for scuttling what would have been a landmark deal to create the world's third-biggest automaker....
2019-06-06 06:48

Fiat Chrysler's business is already complicated — a merger with Renault would make it even more challenging (FCAU, RACE) FCA FCA and Renault announced plans to execute a 50/50 merger that would create the world's 3rd-largest automaker. Renault is in a longtime alliance with Nissan and Mitsubishi; that alliance could be ending, as its engineer, Carlos Ghosn, awaits tri...
2019-05-28 03:48

South Korean Hyundai Heavy workers stage full-scale strike over merger Unionized workers at Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. staged a full-scale strike on Wednesday to protest a plan to split up the company for a merger with a smaller local shipbuilder....
2019-05-22 12:48

Fiat Chrysler proposes 50-50 merger with France’s Renault amid carmaker consolidation push PARIS (AP) — Fiat Chrysler proposes 50-50 merger with France’s Renault amid carmaker consolidation push. The post Fiat Chrysler proposes 50-50 merger with France’s Renault amid carmaker consolidation push appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-05-27 09:16

Brexit Party Euro election results: Nigel Farage eyes general election as Tories and Labour slump - Brexit Party has 28 MEPs, with 32 per cent of the vote and largest party in 9 regions - Tories slump to fifth with just 3 MEPs, down from 15 - Lib Dems top polls in London with 15 MEPs - Labour have 10 MEPs, with vote share falling by 11 per cent -...
2019-05-27 10:48

UPDATE 1-Shares of Brazilian mall operator Aliansce jump after Sonae Sierra merger deal Shares of Brazilian malls operator Aliansce Shopping Centers SA were up 7% in Sao Paulo stock exchange, at 23 reais, after the announcement of a merger with smaller rival Sonae Sierra Brasil S.A.....
2019-06-07 18:32

Freezing plan prices and a Boost sale puts T-Mobile's merger with Sprint back on track UPDATE: The rumored merger approval concessions have now taken shape. T-Mobile and Sprint will have to spin off Boost, and complete their 5G network rollout in a time span of three years, during which the new T-Mobile can't raise plan prices from the...
2019-05-21 17:16

Bucks' George Hill throws down beer challenge to Packers' David Bakhtiari Packers lineman David Bakhtiari set the bar high with his beer-chugging at Bucks playoff games. George Hill thinks he can take Bakhtiari.        ...
2019-05-28 04:48

No new clothes for a year: 6 months into the challenge, here's what I've learned Stylist Shaunie Brett loves fashion, but last year she decided to give up buying new clothes. Halfway through her No New Clothes challenge, here's what she has learned...
2019-06-15 09:48

Next Tory leader: Leadership battle commences with Jeremy Hunt declaring bid for PM and Sir Graham Brady 'considering' challenge Jeremy Hunt and Sir Graham Brady emerged today as being among senior Tories to set their sights on Downing Street just hours after Theresa May announced her resignation....
2019-05-24 21:32

Jack Sock's tennis sock challenge Jack Sock - winner of the 2017 Paris Masters - is living the dream. But can he live up to his name? Can Sock guess the tennis player from their socks?...
2019-05-21 21:00

Theresa May speaks out over 'disappointing' EU election result days after quitting... as Nigel Farage eyes general election Theresa May has spoken out about her party's humiliating night in the European elections, saying she "sincerely hopes these results focus minds in Parliament"....
2019-05-27 17:48

United Technologies-Raytheon Merger Builds Scale for Scale's Sake The proposed merger between United Technologies and Raytheon to create the U.S.’s second-biggest aerospace-and-defense company should be easy for regulators to swallow: There is little overlap between the two. For the same reason, investors should be...
2019-06-10 16:48

Fiat Chrysler seeks 50-50 merger with Renault, whose board will study deal 'with interest' Adding Renault's partnerships with Nissan and Mitsubishi, the merger would create the world's largest automaker alliance.        ...
2019-05-29 01:32

Jordan Peterson announces new social media platform amid Pinterest controversy Jordan Peterson recently announced he will be launching a social media website alongside Dave Rubin and other key figures. Peterson says the site will have strong free speech policies, and the announcement is quite timely in light of the new Pinteres...
2019-06-14 06:01

Tennis: Barty looking forward to fresh start on grass Newly-crowned French Open champion Ashleigh Barty is looking forward to a fresh start as she gets ready to begin her build-up to Wimbledon on Birmingham's grasscourts next week....
2019-06-14 21:00

Indians vs. Tigers: All signs point to Cleveland Transactions you may have missed: Dodgers’ Corey Seager was placed on the 10-day IL. White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is leaving the Trump administration. And goalie Sukanya Chor Charoenying, who could not stop anything in her team’...
2019-06-14 21:32

Volkswagen Factory Workers in Tennessee Reject Union The vote was a defeat for the United Automobile Workers, which has tried unsuccessfully to organize workers at plants owned by foreign automakers in the South....
2019-06-15 04:16

Arctic permafrost is going through a rapid meltdown — 70 years early In the Canadian Arctic, layers of permafrost that scientists expected to remain frozen for at least 70 years have already begun thawing. The once-frozen surface is now sinking and dotted with melt ponds and from above looks a bit like Swiss cheese, s...
2019-06-15 08:32

Global stocks dip as Fed meeting looms, oil climbs on geopolitical fears U.S. stocks ended nominally lower on Friday as investors awaited next week's Federal Reserve meeting for signs of imminent easing, while the U.S.-Iran confrontation in the Gulf of Oman added to geopolitical uncertainty, sending oil prices higher....
2019-06-15 14:48

Berrettini eases past Struff in Stuttgart, to face Auger-Aliassime in final Italian Matteo Berrettini reached his first grasscourt final with a 6-4 7-5 victory over home favorite Jan-Lennard Struff at the Stuttgart Open on Saturday....
2019-06-15 21:16

AP Source: Lakers, Pelicans, agree on Anthony Davis trade Two people familiar with the situation say the New Orleans Pelicans have agreed to trade six-time All-Star Anthony Davis to the Los Angeles Lakers in return for three players and three first-round picks.       ...
2019-06-16 02:16