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DoJ Will Sue To Block AT&T-Time Warner Merger

DoJ Will Sue To Block AT&T-Time Warner Merger That "combined power" would let AT&T "use its control over Time Warner's popular and valuable networks to hinder its rivals, by forcing them to pay hundreds of millions of dollars more per year for the right to distribute those networks", the official said. [Full Article...]

Uber is Buying a 24000-Strong Self-Driving Taxi Fleet from Volvo

Uber is Buying a 24000-Strong Self-Driving Taxi Fleet from Volvo Uber plans to buy up to 24,000 self-driving cars from Volvo, marking the transition of the US firm from an app used to summon a taxi to the owner and operator of a fleet of cars. Neither Volvo nor Uber released financial details, but based on list prices for the cars the deal could be worth more than $1 billion (around 850 million euros). [Full Article...]

Area legislators weigh in on tax reform

Area legislators weigh in on tax reform Job creators praised the bill for lowering corporate rates permanently and sharply, and for overhauling the worldwide tax system. Carper explained that he believes the bill is unfair because the corporate tax cuts in the bill are permanent and tax cuts for middle income families are not. [Full Article...]

Fourth person shot and killed in Tampa neighborhood

Fourth person shot and killed in Tampa neighborhood We're shattered", she said. Police and Federal Bureau of Investigation agents searched the neighborhood for the suspect, but made no arrests. Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn added: "This has got to stop". "Likely, the person feels a sense of power, and possibly importance, because these series of actions or killings are being discussed on a national level", Heide said. [Full Article...]

Norway's oil fund wants to divest from ... oil

Norway's oil fund wants to divest from ... oil In a letter to the government, the bank said that if the world's largest sovereign wealth fund - commonly referred to as the "oil fund" - were to divest its oil and gas shares, Norway would be less vulnerable to a lasting decline in oil prices. [Full Article...]

Keystone I tar sands pipeline spills 210000 gallons

Keystone I tar sands pipeline spills 210000 gallons Amherst is about 200 miles north of Sioux Falls, S.D., and about 25 miles from the state's border with North Dakota. The pipeline from Hardisty, Alberta, to Cushing, Oklahoma, and to Wood River and Patoka in IL, has been shut, while the southern leg of the system to the Gulf Coast remains operational, the company said. [Full Article...]

Ireland misses out on Rugby World Cup 2023

Ireland misses out on Rugby World Cup 2023 Dick Spring, Chairman, Ireland 2023 Bid Oversight Board: "We want to congratulate France on their nomination today, by World Rugby , as hosts for the 2023 Rugby World Cup ". "We can not hide our desolation but, for the sake of rugby we wish the 2023 tournament hosts every success". So, they didn't even make it to the final round of voting where six more nations then sided with the French b... [Full Article...]

Man's body found in Tampa neighborhood where 3 were killed

Man's body found in Tampa neighborhood where 3 were killed Felton, 60, was killed when someone came up behind him as he was crossing North Nebraska Avenue at East McBerry Street just before 5 a.m. Tuesday and shot him. He was wearing black clothing and was armed with a large black pistol, police said . Anyone with information on the killings is asked to call Tampa police at 813-231-6130 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-8477. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom parliament to get vote on final Brexit deal

United Kingdom parliament to get vote on final Brexit deal Prime Minister Theresa May's governing Conservatives rely on support from Northern Irish unionists for a narrow majority in parliament . MPs will have their first chance to scrutinise the EU Withdrawal Bill, which would formally end Britain's membership of the European Union and transfer four decades of EU legislation into United Kingdom law. [Full Article...]

Missouri AG Josh Hawley launches investigation of Google

Missouri AG Josh Hawley launches investigation of Google Missouri's attorney general is trying to find out if Google has violated the state's antitrust and consumer protection laws. Federal regulators in the USA have also investigated Google over antitrust claims. Senate . Google agreed to change some business practices the FTC said were stifling competition in certain markets. He says "substantial evidence" suggests the company might manipulate sea... [Full Article...]

JC Penney Holding On To Strong Gain In Afternoon Trading

JC Penney Holding On To Strong Gain In Afternoon Trading Currently, J. C. Penney Company, Inc. Guggenheim initiated coverage on J.C. Penney in a report on Friday, September 30th. Of the analysts who provided ratings, 11 rated the company a Hold, and 3 rated it a Strong Buy. Penney's loss of $128 million, or 41 cents a share, compared with a loss of $67 million or 22 cents a share a year ago. The biggest holder now is Mr. [Full Article...]

Rupert Murdoch contacted AT&T CEO twice about buying CNN

Rupert Murdoch contacted AT&T CEO twice about buying CNN AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson said in a statement, "I have never offered to sell CNN and have no intention of doing so". "I have never been told that the price of getting the deal done was selling CNN, period", Stephenson said at a conference Thursday. [Full Article...]

Navya Arma involved in fender bender at Las Vegas debut

Navya Arma involved in fender bender at Las Vegas debut The new shuttle bus was cruising down South Sixth Street - one block east from the Vegas Strip - around noon local time Wednesday when it collided with a delivery truck, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported . Officials had hosted an unveiling ceremony just hours earlier to promote the oval-shaped shuttle. No one was injured during the accident. According to the Review-Journal, police ticket... [Full Article...]

Is Uber Seriously Promising Flying Cars in Three Years?

Is Uber Seriously Promising Flying Cars in Three Years? Uber on Wednesday unveiled a partnership with NASA that will see it develop flying taxis priced competitively with standard Uber journeys. They'll be able to take off and land vertically thanks to several small rotors. It might not be such a far-fetched idea now that Uber and NASA are teaming up to create an air-traffic control type system to manage the flying cars. [Full Article...]

Target selling fidget spinners with high levels of lead

Target's website said initially that the specific spinner wasn't available in stores within 100 miles of Cleveland, but Cleveland 19 checked that and went to two stores - not finding one at the first, but finding the spinner in question at the second store. [Full Article...]

Paradise Papers: Apple moved offshore tax haven to Jersey after Ireland crackdown

Paradise Papers: Apple moved offshore tax haven to Jersey after Ireland crackdown [Full Article...]

Broadcom offers to buy Qualcomm in $130bn deal

Broadcom shares gained about 1.2 percent hike early Monday morning. Jeffrey Henderson, another Qualcomm board director, was added a year ago as a compromise candidate. The deal stands regardless of the results of Qualcomm's $110 per share bid for NXP Semiconductors, Broadcom said in a news release. If Broadcom decides to make a hostile bid, Qualcomm's governance rules would allow the ... [Full Article...]

India vs New Zealand, 2nd T20I

India vs New Zealand, 2nd T20I He became only the third batsman to hit two T20i centuries. The last T20 match is scheduled at Thiruvananthapuram on Tuesday. MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli formed a steady partnership but the boundaries dried up. The Hyderabad-born pacer ultimately did get his maiden worldwide wicket in the form of Williamson but ultimately finished with figures of 1-53 off his four overs. [Full Article...]

Protestors Accuse Australia of Treating Refugees 'Like Animals'

Protestors Accuse Australia of Treating Refugees 'Like Animals' Despite pressure from the opposition Labor party - which also supports offshore detention - to take up the offer, Mr Turnbull declined it on the grounds that it could encourage people smugglers to ship more asylum seekers to Australia. Nicole Judge, who worked for the Salvation Army on Manus Island, said she advocated for closing the detention centre but didn't want people left there to suffer. [Full Article...]

Canada jobless rate rises slightly to 6.3pc

Canada jobless rate rises slightly to 6.3pc The rate over the past year, however, has trended downward, falling 0.7 percent over the period as total employment rose by 308,000. Canada added 35,300 jobs in October from September to a total of nearly 18.5 million jobs as gains in full-time work offset a loss of part-time jobs, according to seasonally adjusted numbers released today by Statistics Canada . [Full Article...]


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