TOPNEWSBYUSA.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-06-12 07:00

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....

Mattel rejects renewed merger bid from rival MGA Entertainment

Source: reuters.com

MGA Entertainment CEO says Mattel will be bankrupt 'within a year or so' after takeover bid rejected MGA Entertainment CEO Isaac Larian said toymaker Mattel will be bankrupt "shortly, within a year or so" after the rival company rejected MGA's takeover. Mattel shares dipped briefly following the comments...
2019-06-14 01:17

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 19:00

Mattel's Hot Wheels: New and old The iconic best-selling toy brand now has videogame tie-in with physical toy & digital track. Apple Stores to tout Hot Wheels id with in-store display       ...
2019-06-14 19:34

Mattel revs up Hot Wheels to new digital generation The iconic best-selling brand now has videogame tie-in with physical toy and digital track. Apple Stores to tout Hot Wheels id with in-store display.        ...
2019-06-14 16:00

Mattel's Hot Wheels ready for a digital track The iconic best-selling toy brand now has videogame tie-in with physical toy & digital track. Apple Stores to tout Hot Wheels id with in-store display       ...
2019-06-22 17:17

Bratz maker trying to lure Mattel employees to his company The battle between Barbie and Bratz dolls is getting personal. Isaac Larian, the colorful head of MGA Entertainment, the company behind Bratz dolls, tried to buy Barbie maker Mattel three times and failed. So now he’s looking to pick off his rival’s ...
2019-08-07 23:34

A David Bowie Barbie: Mattel Unveils Ziggy Stardust Doll The new Barbie sports a skintight metallic outfit and a golden circle on her forehead, mimicking the image of the rock icon onstage in the early 1970s....
2019-07-12 04:01

Mattel’s David Bowie Barbie dressed as Ziggy Stardust sells out To quote David Bowie’s legendary “Starman” lyric, “Let the children use it.” Barbie-maker Mattel has given its classic doll a glam rock makeover as the singer’s sci-fi alter ego: Ziggy Stardust. “In a definit...
2019-07-11 23:51

Mattel's Comic-Con Batman Exclusives Include Some Very Colorful Action Figures Oh sure, there are other parts of Mattel’s Dark Knight-themed exclusives for San Diego Comic-Con. But do you really need convincing beyond the return of the Technicolor dreamboat that is Rainbow Batman?...
2019-06-10 21:00

Starwoman? Mattel announces David Bowie Barbie dressed as Ziggy Stardust Toy company heralds ‘the ultimate pop chameleon’ with new doll, complete with striped jumpsuit and accessoriesMattel has announced its latest Barbie doll: one dressed as David Bowie’s iconic alter ego Ziggy Stardust.Complete with red boots to match a...
2019-07-11 20:34

Mattel shares soar on narrower-than-expected loss, strong sales of Barbie, Hot Wheels Shares of Mattel jumped 7% in late trading Thursday after the company posted a narrower-than-expected loss and strong sales of Barbie and Hot Wheels....
2019-07-31 21:00

This Is All Entertainment to CNN CNN is asking for a minimum commitment of $300,000 in network advertising from sponsors interested in running commercials during the upcoming Democratic presidential debates, according a report from Variety published on Wednesday. A 30-second adverti...
2019-07-25 03:17

How drones became entertainment Drones might be the future of entertainment, if you believe Intel and its chief rivals. But how did drone-based light and dance shows become so popular?Read More...
2019-07-05 01:17

Renewed Life and Joy After Tragedy “You have these moments where you’re like: Are you kidding me? Again?” said Karen Soltero, who faced many hardships before meeting Andres Peña, who is 16 years younger. He brought vitality to her life....
2019-08-09 15:34

Hasbro to buy studio Entertainment One for $4 bln U.S. toy maker Hasbro Inc will buy Entertainment One Ltd for about $4 billion in cash, adding the independent studio with preschool brands such as Peppa Pig to the U.S. company known for Nerf and Power Rangers, the companies said on Thursday....
2019-08-23 00:34

Oil Tumbles on Renewed Demand Worries Oil prices slid, falling alongside stocks and other risky assets, after downbeat economic news from China and Germany fueled fresh worries about a slowdown in global growth....
2019-08-14 18:17

Amazon has already renewed 'The Boys' for a second season Amazon is apparently confident The Boys will prove a hit -- so confident that it's committing to more before the Prime Video show is even available. The company has renewed its ugly-side-of-superheroes production for a second season days ahead ...
2019-07-22 06:17

F1: Silverstone Circuit Renewed For Next Five Years The British Grand Prix will continue to be a part of the Formula 1 calendar for the next five years. The F1 bosses, the Silverstone circuit and the BRDC signed an agreement in London earlier this week......
2019-07-12 02:17

| Middendorp won't sacrifice results for entertainment Kaizer Chiefs coach Ernst Middendorp has placed priority on attaining results rather than playing entertaining football after the victory over Black Leopards....
2019-08-11 16:34

The future of home entertainment must be open I see a future of home entertainment based on open platforms, open standards, flexibility, and choice. Here’s why that openness is the best way forward.Read More...
2019-07-07 01:51

Arts and Entertainment: The Lion King One of the most anticipated films of 2019 hits the big screens this weekend. News 4 Tucson’s Herb Stratford has more in the video below....
2019-07-19 10:51

Promoted: French GP - Come for the F1, stay for the entertainment Motorsport Live explains what else there is to keep everyone entertained throughout the packed three-day schedule through an-depth look at what the French GP is doing to make the 2019 event more than just a race...
2019-06-09 00:00

Entertainment Weekly will become a monthly publication It’s been rumored for years, and on Thursday it finally became a reality: Meredith said Entertainment Weekly magazine will publish its last “weekly” issue on June 25 and become a monthly as of August. JD Heyman, deputy editor of People, will replace ...
2019-06-07 12:17

Roc Nation to lead NFL entertainment endeavors As part of a new partnership, Roc Nation will advise on the selection of artists for NFL tentpole events, including the Super Bowl, as well as play a key role in the production and promotion of new music....
2019-08-13 22:17

The Boys has already been renewed for a second season of superhero-murdering fun We’re still a week out from the arrival of Amazon’s The Boys, the show that dared to ask “What if superheroes were assholes, and what if Karl Urban really liked to murder them?” But the streaming service/retail giant/exactly the sort of megaconglomer...
2019-07-20 04:51

Democrats descend on Iowa — with renewed anxiety Democrats urgently want to defeat President Trump, and Joe Biden — for now — is their top choice. But with his age and his gaffes, there’s a nagging concern about whether he’s up to the job....
2019-08-10 20:00

U.S. small-cap stocks under renewed threat from tariffs Last week's announcement of more U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods may have undermined the prospects for small-cap stocks to rebound this year, even after a brief respite from the Federal Reserve's......
2019-08-09 02:00

Spa WEC deal renewed as 2020 FE clash avoided The World Endurance Championship has confirmed the date shift for the Spa round next season at the same time as announcing a new four-year deal with the Belgian venue...
2019-08-01 12:34

Looks like Christmas came early because Netflix just renewed I Think You Should Leave Doff a Stanzo brand fedora in the direction of Tim Robinson because Netflix just renewed his incredible sketch comedy show I Think You Should Leave for a second season. Now they just need a couple more dollars to get this thing really popping off. Ma...
2019-06-19 20:17

If You’re Looking for Some Simple Entertainment, Reading Cardi B’s Deposition Will Please You Cardi B doesn’t need to take a BuzzFeed quiz to realize that if she were a Powerpuff Girl, she’d be Buttercup. (By the way, I searched to see if there’s an actual “Which Powerpuff Girl Are You?” BuzzFeed quiz, and you’re damn Skippy peanut butter it ...
2019-08-22 20:00

Psy summoned for questioning amid YG Entertainment scandal South Korean entertainment company YG Entertainment has been embroiled in an ongoing scandal allegedly involving tax evasion, bribery, and per the language of the current investigation “procuring prostitution services.” The investigation is so far-re...
2019-06-28 20:00

Arts and Entertainment: Great movies to see this weekend Get ready to grab some popcorn and your favorite drink because there are some new movies coming out this weekend you won’t want to miss. News 4 Tucson’s Herb Stratford gives us a run down on which ones we should go see in the video below....
2019-05-31 07:34

Arts and Entertainment: New films hitting the box office There are some great movies coming out this weekend and News Four Tucson’s Herb Stratford has his suggestions. Watch the video below to learn more....
2019-05-24 09:51

British Airways is offering VR entertainment on flights British Airways is set to trial VR entertainment on select first class flights from London Heathrow to New York JFK. From now until the end of the year, customers on these flights will have their own 3D cinema in the sky, and will be able to watch a....
2019-08-14 21:51

Entertainment TV makes you less intelligent, more susceptible to populism A new in-depth report found that the advent of entertainment TV in Italy made its viewers more likely to vote for Berlusconi and other populists. These findings could be applied to other countries, the study says....
2019-07-07 17:17

Amazon Prime Video Has Renewed Four More Shots Please! for Season 2 Amazon Prime Video has renewed its Indian comedy series Four More Shots Please! for a second season, over four months after its release in late January. Nupur Asthana will direct season 2....
2019-06-03 10:00

Extended sanctions and renewed fighting in South Sudan An arms embargo, asset freezes and travel bans – the UN Security Council has slapped an extension of sanctions on South Sudan. In the meantime, new clashes have left scores dead....
2019-05-31 19:17

Rivalry renewed? Florida, Miami add to once-heated series Even though his father played at Miami and his older brother at Florida, Marco Wilson has little knowledge of the once-heated rivalry involving the two Sunshine State teams....
2019-08-21 17:34

Archer is renewed for an 11th season—and he's finally waking up There’s been a lot of speculation of late about the fate of FXX’s Archer, the show that started as a spy comedy, and then they were cocaine dealers, and then they were detectives (twice!), and then the main character just sort of fell asleep. (Also: ...
2019-07-20 04:51

Four killed in renewed Sudan protests, opposition medics say At least four protesters were killed and many injured by gunfire in the Sudanese city of Omdurman on Thursday, opposition medics said, as hundreds of thousands took to the streets to pile pressure on the country's military rulers....
2019-08-01 20:17

Starbucks shares rise more than 6% on renewed momentum in the US and China Starbucks shares rose by more than 6% in early market trading today after a resounding earnings beat has analysts raising their estimates for the coffee chain....
2019-07-31 19:51

Inter to make renewed offer for Lukaku – reports "Inter Milan will reportedly make a renewed offer for Romelu Lukuaku as they continue their attempts to bring the Manchester United striker to Italy this summer."...
2019-07-16 16:01

‘When They See Us’ prompts renewed backlash for former prosecutor Linda Fairstein The bestselling author, who led the sex crimes unit for the Manhattan District Attorney's Office, has maintained that the Central Park Five were guilty, despite the DNA evidence that exonerated them....
2019-06-05 00:01

Far-right rally in Hungary amid renewed tensions with Roma TOROSZENTMIKLOS, Hungary (AP) — A small far-right party has held a rally in a rural Hungarian city, exploiting renewed tensions with some of the local Roma population. About 400 people attended Tuesday evening’s rally by Our Homeland Movement i...
2019-05-21 22:17

Latest Kentucky news, sports, business and entertainment at 6:20 a.m. EDT MEMORIAL DAY-VETERANS Memorial Day ceremonies set at veterans cemeteries, centers FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Memorial Day ceremonies are planned at five state veterans cemeteries as well as veterans centers around the state. The Department of Veterans Aff...
2019-05-24 14:51

Latest Kentucky news, sports, business and entertainment at 1:20 a.m. EDT NOAH’S ARK PARK-LAWSUIT Lawsuit: Flood damage at Noah’s Ark attraction in Kentucky WILLIAMSTOWN, Ky. (AP) — In the Bible, the ark survived an epic flood. Yet the owners of Kentucky’s Noah’s ark attraction are demanding their i...
2019-05-25 08:51

UPDATE 1-Hasbro to buy studio Entertainment One, home of Peppa Pig, for $4 bln U.S. toy maker Hasbro Inc will buy Entertainment One Ltd for about $4 billion (3.27 billion pounds) in cash, adding the independent studio with preschool brands such as Peppa Pig and PJ Masks, the companies said on Thursday....
2019-08-23 00:34

Latest Kentucky news, sports, business and entertainment at 9:20 p.m. EDT KENTUCKY GOVERNOR’S RACE Rivals for Kentucky governor both have work to do FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The winning candidates for Kentucky governor drew just a fraction of the state’s voters in party primaries this week, a signal that both have...
2019-05-24 06:34

Latest Kentucky news, sports, business and entertainment at 4:20 p.m. EDT FATAL CRASH Police: Man, 2 children die in crash on Interstate 65 BONNIEVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Police say a man and two children from North Carolina have died in a crash on Interstate 65. News outlets report police said in a statement that ...
2019-05-26 23:17

Japanese entertainment tycoon Johnny Kitagawa dies at 87 Johnny Kitagawa, who produced famous boybands such as Arashi and SMAP, has died of subarachnoid cerebral hemorrhage after serving as kingpin of Japan’s entertainment industry for more than half a century...
2019-07-10 10:17

Hasbro to buy studio Entertainment One, home of Peppa Pig, for $4 billion U.S. toy maker Hasbro Inc will buy Entertainment One Ltd for about $4 billion (3.27 billion pounds) in cash, adding the independent studio with preschool brands such as Peppa Pig and PJ Masks, the companies said on Thursday....
2019-08-23 00:00

Rishard Matthews cites brainwashing, being used for entertainment in NFL retirement Former Tennessee Titans wide receiver Rishard Matthews announced his retirement from the NFL on social media Monday, citing "brainwashing" and being used "for entertainment" among his reasons for stepping away....
2019-08-12 19:51

E3 2019: everything we expect to see at the Electronic Entertainment Expo this year No matter how it changes over the years, E3 is still the biggest event in gaming. Whether it’s held at a hotel, a convention center or somewhere out in Hollywood, it is the definitive industry event of the year, where gamers from around the wo...
2019-05-30 04:51

Women slowly taking on more leading roles in entertainment Female filmmakers are seeing more representation in Hollywood’s less mainstream corners. Women are writing, directing and producing more independent films than ever, but they’re still getting less work than their male counterparts. Women are making s...
2019-06-19 23:00

Latest Kentucky news, sports, business and entertainment at 5:20 p.m. EDT SEVERE WEATHER-KENTUCKY Motorist killed during storm in eastern Kentucky city PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (AP) — Officials say one person was killed during a severe storm in eastern Kentucky when the roof of a building was blown off and landed on a moving vehi...
2019-05-29 23:34

Latest Kentucky news, sports, business and entertainment at 3:20 a.m. EDT KENTUCKY GOVERNOR Beshear vs. Bevin political showdown set in Kentucky LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — In Kentucky political circles, Beshear vs. Bevin has become shorthand for the bitter feud between the state’s governor and attorney general over legal...
2019-05-22 11:51

Latest Kentucky news, sports, business and entertainment at 11:20 a.m. EDT VETERAN-D-DAY BURIAL Decorated Indiana WWII veteran to be buried at Arlington (Information from: Evansville Courier & Press, http://www.courierpress.com) EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A World War II veteran from Indiana will be laid to rest at Arlington Na...
2019-05-27 17:51

Latest Kentucky news, sports, business and entertainment at 3:20 p.m. EDT KENTUCKY GOVERNOR-THE LATEST The Latest: Trump tweets support for Kentucky governor LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — President Donald Trump has tweeted support for Republican Gov. Matt Bevin in Kentucky’s primary election. Trump’s tweet encouraged ...
2019-05-21 22:17

Boeing seen winning renewed backing from 737 buyer at air show - source Boeing may win a significant reconfirmation of support from a buyer of the 737 MAX passenger jet at the Paris Airshow on Tuesday, an industry source said....
2019-06-18 17:34

Asian shares edge up, but renewed trade jitters cap gains Asian shares on Friday caught the tail of a Wall Street rally aided by China's solid export figures and a stabilization in the yuan, but fresh concerns about Sino-U.S. trade ties capped the region's gains....
2019-08-09 07:34

Eight civilians killed amid renewed clashes in Yemen's Aden At least eight civilians were killed on Friday in Aden, the temporary seat of Yemen's internationally-recognized government, amid renewed fighting between southern separatists and government forces, medical sources said....
2019-08-09 23:00

Netflix has renewed its beautiful show about the bond between dogs and their owners We called it the most life-affirming Netflix show of 2018 when it debuted last year, and with good reason. Dogs, an insanely heartwarming six-part Netflix series, followed a handful of storylines involving dog owners around the globe and the tight bo...
2019-06-13 04:17

Good news, horror fans: Joe Bob Briggs' The Last Drive-In has been renewed There’s been a lot of talk lately about the apparent death of “event TV,” with the recent finale of HBO’s Game Of Thrones—regardless of your petition-y feelings about it—marking for many the end of what could be seen as the last great communal watchi...
2019-05-23 00:01

West Ham make renewed £20m bid for Barcelona midfielder André Gomes • Club have already had an opening bid of £18m bid knocked back• West Ham likely to face competition from Everton for GomesWest Ham have underlined their determination to sign André Gomes after making a £20m bid for the Barcelona midfielder.While Wes...
2019-06-03 15:17

Dead To Me renewed for more black comedy plot twists in season 2 The Netflix series Dead To Me, which dropped about a month ago, saw the welcome return of Christina Applegate and Linda Cardellini to the small screen, as two grieving women who strike up a friendship in a support group. The chemistry between the two...
2019-06-04 17:51

Afghan peace talks: Renewed bid to kick-start progress Rival Afghan factions are set to meet in Doha on Sunday in an attempt to make headway in the country's long-stalled political deadlock. Qatar and Germany are brokering the talks, but expectations are low....
2019-07-05 18:17

Crude oil prices rise amid renewed Venezuela concerns Oil prices were higher early Tuesday amid renewed concern about Venezuelan supplies but market worries about China-U.S. trade issues prevented higher gains....
2019-05-21 20:17

Want wireless audio for in-flight entertainment and Nintendo Switch? This has you covered Wireless headphones are great, as they cut down the hassle of endlessly tangled wires, and pair easily with whatever device you use – if that device supports Bluetooth wireless headphones. If it doesn't, don't worry, because high-end...
2019-07-11 09:34

9 killed in mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio entertainment district AP Photo/John Minchillo Early Sunday police responded to another mass shooting in Ohio less than 24 hours after a massacre in El Paso that killed 20. Local media site WHIO reported the shooting occurred near Ned Peppers Bar on East Fifth Street in D...
2019-08-05 10:00

Kroenke Sports & Entertainment deal to acquire Echo Fox falls through The deal that would see Kroenke Sports & Entertainment acquire Echo Fox's League of Legends Championship Series slot fell apart on Friday, according to a statement from Echo Fox....
2019-08-10 10:34

'It's not entertainment': hundreds hold Mueller report read-a-thons It’s 448 pages long and most people haven’t read it, so volunteers have staged readings of the report of the Trump-Russia inquiryHundreds of actors, journalists and novelists have been holding public readings of former special counsel Robert Mueller’...
2019-07-23 09:34

Pokémon Sleep: game unveiled that 'turns sleeping into entertainment' After turning walking into a game, franchise now aims to ‘reward good sleep habits as part of a healthy lifestyle’The Pokémon Company has announced a new game in line with its hit Pokémon Go, called Pokémon Sleep, which aims to “turn sleeping into en...
2019-05-29 13:51

Hong Kong protesters and police clash across city with renewed tactics Demonstrators, who at one point lobbed two petrol bombs, retaliated with a flash-mob strategy: withdrawing when pressed, only to re-appear elsewhere....
2019-08-11 22:34

Britney Spears seeks renewed restraining order against alleged former manager Sam Lufti was ordered on May 8 to stay at least 200 yards from Britney Spears, her parents and her two sons.        ...
2019-05-28 16:00

A renewed focus has James 'Jazza' Dickens on the verge of a title opportunity James "Jazza" Dickens faces a potentially career-changing 10-round encounter against Nathaniel May on Friday, with the winner moving closer to an IBF featherweight world title shot against English rival Josh Warrington....
2019-07-10 20:17

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 10:00

El Paso, Dayton mass shootings prompt renewed gun-control debate While deadly mass shootings like those in Texas and Ohio regularly shock America’s psyche and prompt calls for tougher gun-control laws, the Senate has balked at even considering two House bills that would strengthen background checks for gun buyers....
2019-08-06 01:51

US Treasury yields tick lower amid renewed trade concerns U.S. government debt prices were higher on Wednesday morning, after President Donald Trump said Tuesday there is still a "long way to go" on trade talks with China....
2019-07-17 10:34

Nord Stream 2 builders forge ahead despite renewed US sanctions threat Despite a new US sanctions threat, companies involved in the Baltic Sea gas pipeline are ploughing ahead with plans to finish the project by the end of the year. But are Trump's latest remarks more serious?...
2019-06-14 17:17

Deal: Save $100 on Sony's WH-1000XM3 noise-canceling headphones (renewed) One of the most expensive pair of headphones manufactured by Sony, the WH-1000XM3 cost no less than $350, but that's no wonder since these are part of the company's premium lineup. If you can't afford them brand new, there are many retailers that off...
2019-06-28 18:51

Nord Stream 2 builders forge on with gas pipeline despite renewed US sanctions threat Despite a new US sanctions threat, companies involved in the Baltic Sea pipeline are ploughing ahead with plans to finish the project by the end of the year. But are Trump's latest remarks more serious this time around?...
2019-06-13 23:51

Save 45% on 5-month Now TV entertainment pass - stream Chernobyl, Agatha Raisin and more There have been some fantastic Now TV deals lately and this is a huge discount for TV fans keen to get stuck into a bunch of box sets and channels that can only be found via a Sky TV deal usually.A Now TV Sky Entertainment pass would usually set you ...
2019-08-05 14:34

Allied Esports Entertainment goes public in deal with Black Ridge Acquisition Allied Esports Entertainment, owner of esports venues and live events for both video games and poker, has gone public in a deal with Black Ridge.Read More...
2019-08-13 02:51

'Peppa Pig' owner Entertainment One says producer Mark Gordon to stay on with firm Entertainment One Ltd, which makes the popular children's television show "Peppa Pig", said award-winning producer Mark Gordon will continue to develop and produce content for the company, following a multi-year production deal....
2019-08-01 01:00

'Peppa Pig' owner Entertainment One denies reports of Mark Gordon's exit Entertainment One Ltd, which makes the popular children's TV show Peppa Pig, denied reports that president and award-winning producer Mark Gordon was leaving, sending the company's shares up as much as 17%....
2019-06-06 17:17

S. Korean police impose travel bans on ex-YG Entertainment chief, Seungri Yang Hyun-suk, former CEO of YG Entertainment, and Seungri, a former member of the company-managed K-pop boy band Big Bang, have been slapped with an exit ban....
2019-08-20 19:00

Kroenke Sports & Entertainment agrees to acquire Echo Fox's LCS slot for $30.25 million Kroenke Sports & Entertainment, owner of Arsenal, the Denver Nuggets and the Los Angeles Gladiators, has agreed to a deal that will see it acquire Echo Fox's League of Legends Championship Series slot, sources familiar with the deal told ESPN....
2019-07-24 12:34

From Hollywood to Seoul: How the #MeToo movement is upending Asian entertainment industries Asia is having its own #MeToo moment, with its homegrown entertainment industries grappling with many of the issues that have ended entertainment.        ...
2019-07-17 15:00

SM Entertainment and Capitol Music Group reveal the "Avengers of K-pop" with new supergroup, Super M SM Entertainment and Capitol Records have taken an aggressive step in the continued globalization of K-pop as they announced on August 7 the formation of Super M (not to be confused with Super Junior M), a supergroup consisting of various member from...
2019-08-08 20:34

NFL partners with Jay-Z on Super Bowl halftime entertainment, social justice initiative The deal, which extends to other league entertainment events throughout the season, does not contain a provision for Jay-Z to perform at the Super Bowl....
2019-08-14 04:51

The arrest of a 12-year-old boy in the same city where Stephon Clark was killed has renewed criticism of police The incident has sparked new accusations of police brutality in the city where Stephon Clark was killed in March 2018.        ...
2019-05-22 08:01

Nancy Pelosi’s renewed attacks on AOC aren’t just disrespectful, they’re dangerous | Arwa Mahdawi As America grows increasingly brazen in its bigotry, Pelosi should be standing up for her new colleagues – so why isn’t she?Can progressives please shut up and listen to Nancy Pelosi? The speaker of the House, I would like to remind everyone, is a ma...
2019-07-12 20:17

Japanese stocks lead decline in Asia amid renewed threat to trade Stocks in Japan were the biggest losers among major markets in the region on Thursday, with the other Asian bourses following suit, amid a renewed threat to trade....
2019-07-18 13:51

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street ends with gains on renewed trade hopes U.S. stocks climbed on Monday, but finished off earlier highs, led by gains in technology stocks on optimism for progress in U.S.-China trade talks and signs of a likely reprieve for Chinese telecom company Huawei....
2019-07-01 23:17

Hundreds of thousands take to streets in renewed Hong Kong protests – video report Protesters dressed in black have marched through central Hong Kong demanding a full retraction of the China extradition law. The huge new rally comes after Hong Kong's chief executive, Carrie Lam, announced an indefinite halt to the proposed bill, wh...
2019-06-16 21:34

In Graduation Speech, Hillary Clinton Calls for Renewed Attention on Russian Interference Speaking at Hunter College commencement in New York City, Mrs. Clinton urged Americans to confront Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election....
2019-05-30 02:51

Samsung has renewed its Android license deal with Google citing 'stable collaboration' Despite Google's run-ins with the European Union laws regarding its Mobile Application Distribution Agreements (MADA) with phone makers, Samsung has taken the recent plunge to sign precisely that with Google, reports Korean media today.European antit...
2019-05-23 17:00

CBS Renewed Love Island Despite Lackluster Ratings. Can the Show Find its Happily Ever After in Season Two? On July 29th, a record 3.6 million British viewers tuned in for the live finale of reality-show-become-social-institution Love Island’s fifth season. That’s just over 5 percent of the U.K.’s population. Last week in the U.S., meanwh...
2019-08-13 08:51

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment drives hard with both triple-A and mobile games David Haddad runs Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, a collection of game studios that are seeing success with both triple-A and mobile games.Read More...
2019-06-19 18:17

Mike Tyson’s latest startup mixes entertainment, games, fighting, and blockchain Fight to Fame is a new entertainment platform that hopes to boost fighters with the help of film, blockchain, and the star power of former boxer Mike Tyson.Read More...
2019-08-14 10:51

Mystics hope for a true home-court advantage at new Entertainment and Sports Arena The Mystics hope their new, 4,200-seat arena creates a more energetic game experience — but the team is also depending on its fan base to migrate from Chinatown to Southeast D.C....
2019-06-01 04:51

Now TV deal saves 45% on 5-month Entertainment Pass - stream Chernobyl and 100s of other box sets There have been some fantastic Now TV deals lately and this is a huge discount for TV fans keen to get stuck into a bunch of box sets and channels that can only be found via a Sky TV deal usually.A Now TV Sky Entertainment pass would usually set you ...
2019-08-05 16:34

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 19:17

Ellen DeGeneres fans, rejoice! Talk host's show renewed for three more years Ellen DeGeneres had big news for her studio audience Tuesday: Her popular talk show has been renewed for three seasons.        ...
2019-05-22 05:17

India denies Pakistan's claims of illegal bombs amid renewed tensions over Kashmir Pakistan accused India on Saturday of using illegal cluster bombs, killing two civilians and wounding 11, in the contested Kashmir region that both countries claim....
2019-08-03 18:01

Afghan women fear renewed chapter of Sharia law and regression of rights under Taliban’s thumb With the possibility of the U.S.-Taliban peace deal looming in the very near future – which would likely see the withdrawal of almost all American troops – Afghans are bracing for the next chapter of life in the war-ravaged nation. But with the Talib...
2019-07-25 00:34

Libya: Renewed commitment to Mediterranean rescues encouraging, but ‘overriding priority’ must be ‘lasting peace’, say UN officials The heads of the two key UN agencies championing refugees and migrants have called for an end to their “arbitrary detention” across Libya, following an agreement on Tuesday by European Union countries to offer those fleeing across the Mediterranean a...
2019-07-23 19:51

Asia stocks set to trade lower amid renewed US-China trade uncertainty U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that Washington and Beijing have a long way to go on trade, adding that America could place tariffs on an additional $325 billion worth of Chinese goods if needed....
2019-07-17 02:17

AT&T adds Spotify Premium as free entertainment option for 'Unlimited & More' customers AT&T 'Unlimited & More Premium' customers can now add a Spotify Premium subscription to their plan free of charge.       ...
2019-08-05 19:17

"These Are Not Exit Polls But Entertainment Polls": Kamal Nath Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath on Tuesday mocked the exit polls that predicted a majority for the National Democratic NDA in the Lok Sabha elections calling them "entertainment polls"....
2019-05-21 16:17

Donald Trump rally crowd chants 'send her back' as US president lashes out at Ilhan Omar in renewed attacks on Congresswomen Donald Trump has again stepped up his attacks against four liberal Congresswomen at a raucous rally that saw the crowd erupt into chants of: "Send her back!"...
2019-07-19 00:00

Libya PM Serraj will not sit down with rival Haftar to end war Libya's internationally recognized Prime Minister Fayez al-Serraj said on Sunday he was not prepared to sit down with eastern commander Khalifa Haftar to negotiate an end to the two-month offensive against Tripoli....
2019-06-16 23:51

In Ukraine, a Rival to Putin Rises Volodymyr Zelensky, a former comedian, appeals to Russian speakers his predecessor could never reach. He’s now putting his star power to diplomatic use....
2019-08-05 02:17

MS-13 gang members cut out rival's heart Members and associates of the notorious MS-13 gang in southern California have been charged with seven murders, including one in which a rival gang member his heart cut out....
2019-07-17 05:34

Racer pulls rival's brake at 130 mph Moto2 rider Romano Fenati has been dropped from the Marinelli Snipers Team after the dangerous incident where he pulled a rival's brake lever mid-race....
2019-05-21 22:17

Nancy O'Dell announces exit from 'Entertainment Tonight' after 9 years Nancy O’Dell announced during Friday's broadcast that she's stepping down from her post as the longtime co-host to spend more time with her family.        ...
2019-08-03 11:34

Brazil's TIM wants to rival Vivo in mobile market: CEO Brazilian wireless carrier TIM Participacoes SA wants to be seen as an alternative to Telefonica Brasil SA, TIM's chief executive said on Tuesday, adding that Brazil would struggle to roll out 5G technology without more antennas....
2019-06-05 01:17

IDC: Android smartwatches only rival Apple in China If you're eyeing a smartwatch, there are virtually hundreds you can choose from -- but odds are high you'll flock to Apple. The Apple Watch has beat out the competition in the global smartwatch market and will continue to do so, according t...
2019-06-20 23:00

Sotheby’s could get offers from rival investors despite $2.66B deal The bidding war for Sotheby’s may not be over, after all. The 275-year-old auction house — which agreed this week to sell itself for $2.66 billion to French telecom tycoon Patrick Drahi — could soon get at least two counteroffers from rival investors...
2019-06-21 20:17

New Mercedes-Benz GLA: Audi Q2 rival spied again 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLA New images show exterior and interior of second-generation A-Class-based crossover ahead of debut in September The new Mercedes-Benz GLA has been spied testing again ahead of a likely debut at the Frankfurt motor show in S...
2019-07-22 15:51

Europe's GPS Rival Galileo Back After Six-Day Outage Europe's Galileo satellite navigation system, a rival of the American GPS network, is back in service after a six-day outage, its oversight agency said on Thursday....
2019-07-18 17:17

Pompeii row erupts between rival scientific factions Volcanologists say excavations by archaeologists are destroying useful clues about lava flowIt is one of the most ambitious archaeological missions ever undertaken. The Great Pompeii Project promises remarkable discoveries about life in the Roman emp...
2019-07-22 12:17

| Dressel has sights set on rival Chalmers at Gwangju Caeleb Dressel says he's not aiming to top the seven world titles he bagged two years ago, but is focused on overcoming rival Kyle Chalmers in the 100m freestyle....
2019-07-19 15:51

Facebook to launch its Bitcoin rival as soon as this month Facebook has been working on its own cryptocurrency for quite a while now, and it looks like the company is seeking to unveil its product as soon as its month. Libra, the Facebook-made Bitcoin rival, will not actually be similar to Bitcoin, just in c...
2019-06-08 05:34

Johnson must be put to the test in UK PM race: rival Gove Boris Johnson, the front-runner to replace Theresa May as British prime minister but who has so far kept a low profile in the leadership race, needs to be put to the test, rival contender Michael Gove said on Monday....
2019-06-17 12:51

New Honda e: powertrain details of BMW i3 rival revealed Electric city car to be capable of 125-mile range; set for dynamic debut at July's Goodwood Festival of Speed Honda has revealed further details of its new electric city car, the Honda e, ahead of its dynamic debut later this year. The new machine, ...
2019-06-13 15:17

Johnson gets boost in race for UK PM's job as former rival backs him Boris Johnson got a boost in his bid to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday when one of his former rivals backed him and said he was almost certain to win the contest....
2019-06-17 12:51

Bovis swoops with offer for rival Galliford Try Two of the UK's biggest housebuilders have kicked off secret talks about ‎a tie-up just two years after a previous set of merger discussions broke down....
2019-05-25 13:34

'We will bring him down' - Tory rival's threat to Johnson Cabinet minister Rory Stewart has issued a stunning threat to "bring down" a Boris Johnson-led government - should his Tory rival suspend parliament in order to push through a no-deal Brexit....
2019-06-13 22:51

| Under fire Vettel gets support from rival Hamilton A beleaguered Sebastian Vettel received support from an unexpected source after another dismal outing for Ferrari in an action-packed British Grand Prix....
2019-07-15 23:17

Samsung’s new iPad Pro rival will have features no other tablet has When Apple launched the 2018 iPad Pro models last fall, it introduced the world’s first tablets to feature 3D face recognition cameras, something unavailable on other tablets. But Samsung will challenge Apple’s tablets with new hardware o...
2019-07-11 03:17

15 cruises that rival other vacations in experience and price 24/7 Wall Street compiled a list of some of the best cruises you can take for your next vacation, whether you're looking for a family trip or a romantic getaway.       ...
2019-07-16 22:34

Huawei could be about to reveal its own rival to Google Maps Not only is Huawei busy developing its own operating system to potentially replace Android, it's also got an in-house mapping service in the pipeline as well, according to reports.Based on reporting by China Daily, the mapping service is aimed a...
2019-08-17 15:34

Can Huawei's HarmonyOS rival Google's Android? The Chinese tech giant Huawei has unveiled a new operating system, HarmonyOS, which the company hopes will become an alternative to Android. But convincing customers to opt for the new platform may prove a daunting task....
2019-08-13 11:17

Terri Harper sees off South African rival Denaby super-featherweight Terri Harper picks up an IBO title with an eighth-round stoppage of South African Nozipho Bell, writes Ashley Bell The post Terri Harper sees off South African rival appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-07-22 15:51

Mets castoff T.J. Rivera getting chance with rival Nationals T.J. Rivera’s agent initially was hesitant to let the former Met try to resurrect his career with the Long Island Ducks of the lowly Independent Atlantic League. But it took only a month for Rivera’s decision to reject his agent’s a...
2019-08-04 22:17

Evolus says launch of its Botox rival ahead of its expectations Evolus Inc on Monday reported revenue of $2.3 million from early sales of its newly launched rival to Allergan Plc's Botox, ahead of its own expectations....
2019-08-12 13:51

Microsoft won't release more Xbox exclusives on rival platforms Microsoft has crushed the dreams of those who've been hoping to play Halo, Forza and any other first-party Xbox game on the Switch or the PS4. The tech giant has no plans to make exclusive Xbox titles available on rival platforms in the future, ...
2019-08-21 16:00

Australian swimmer in podium protest against Chinese rival Australian swimmer Mack Horton has reignited his feud with Chinese swimming star Sun Yang -- and most of China -- by refusing to share the podium with his longtime rival....
2019-07-22 15:34

New world heavyweight champ is 'an inspiration for all fat people,' says rival Braggadocio and trash talking -- where boxers taunt rivals to boost ratings and provide an alternative narrative for the media and fans outside of the ring -- are part and parcel of the boxing world....
2019-06-07 02:34

United Group acquires Croatian rival Tele2 for $245.7 mln Balkan telecoms and media company United Group B.V. on Friday acquired Croatian telecoms operator Tele2 Croatia for 220 million euros ($245.70 million), including debt, expanding its presence in south-eastern Europe....
2019-06-01 00:17

Shares Soar on First Day of Trading for China’s Nasdaq Rival Executives from 25 tech companies gathered in Shanghai to celebrate the start of trading of China’s new stock board, which launched Monday morning. After a day of trading, it’s clear they had reason to celebrate; the companies listed on S...
2019-07-22 13:00

Ex-Met Adeiny Hechavarria stays in NL East with rival Braves Adeiny Hechavarria has a new home, and it’s with a rival. The veteran infielder, who was released by the Mets last week following the signing of Joe Panik, was signed Friday by the Braves. Hechavarria was cut one day before a scheduled $1 milli...
2019-08-17 07:00

AOC's Dem rival, Joe Crowley, now backing candidate against hers in New York DA race Former U.S. Rep. Joe Crowley may get his revenge by proxy on Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in a district attorney race -- after being embarrassingly dethroned last year....
2019-06-21 16:34

Johnson needs to answer 'difficult questions', says rival Hunt Boris Johnson needs to show he can answer "difficult questions" amid renewed scrutiny of his personal life, his Conservative leadership rival Jeremy Hunt has told Sky News....
2019-06-23 22:17

Ray-Ban Maker Strikes $6.1 Billion Deal for European Rival EssilorLuxottica agreed to buy control of European rival GrandVision for about $6.1 billion, in a move that would further cement the Ray-Ban maker’s global position as the leading manufacturer and retailer of eyewear and lenses....
2019-07-31 19:00

Viacom betting big that Pluto TV will rival Netflix, Amazon Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Disney+ and…Pluto TV? Viacom boss Bob Bakish is betting big on a little-known startup to compete among a fast-growing crop of video-streaming titans — but media insiders wonder whether the millennial viewers he’s targetin...
2019-05-21 15:01

"Moldova is free" cheers new premier as rival steps aside Moldova's new prime minister Maia Sandu consolidated her power on Friday as her predecessor resigned, appearing to ease a crisis that shook the country for the past week as two rival governments jostled for control....
2019-06-14 19:51

Former rival Hancock backs Johnson to 'bring country together' Boris Johnson has won the much sought-after endorsement of former Tory leadership candidate Matt Hancock, despite being attacked by his rivals for snubbing the first TV debate....
2019-06-17 06:17

Video: Will any rival WRC team prise Ott Tanak away from Toyota? Hyundai and M-Sport Ford are trying to prise Ott Tanak away from Toyota, and the Estonian could be tempted away despite leading the World Rally Championship points' standings...
2019-07-24 04:51

German chipmaker Infineon to buy US rival Cypress for €9 billion Infineon, Germany's largest chip manufacturer, is on the verge of making its biggest-ever acquisition. The move comes amid a slump in the chip industry and a dip in the chipmaker's share price....
2019-06-03 15:51

This is our best look at Samsung’s iPad Pro rival that’s unlike any other Android tablet The best tablet money can buy right now is Apple’s iPad Pro, and there’s no question about it. The powerful hardware combined with the only mobile operating system that’s optimized for tablet use make the iPad a great laptop replace...
2019-07-23 19:01

Klobuchar laughs at male rival's abortion answer Sen. Amy Klobuchar laughed at fellow presidential contender Gov. Jay Inslee over him saying he was the only person on the stage who had passed legislation protecting abortion rights....
2019-06-27 18:34

Matt Prior: Why sharing is caring for rival carmakers Huge expense of EV tech is causing car makers to team up The radical reinvention of the car as we know it has forced companies to support eachother in uncertain times One of the first things I wrote in this game was a feature linking all car manuf...
2019-08-23 23:00

Huawei Unveils HarmonyOS to Rival Google's Android Huawei unveiled its own operating system HarmonyOS on Friday, as it faces the threat of losing access to Android systems amid escalating US-China trade tensions....
2019-08-09 13:00

Ford to Invest $500 Million in Rivian, a Tesla Rival Rivian is developing a pickup and an S.U.V. on a chassis that Ford plans to use for models of its own. Two months ago, Amazon led a $700 million investment....
2019-05-21 17:17

The First Major Airline Just Dropped Boeing’s 737 Max for a Rival Airplane (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — A Saudi budget airline is ordering 30 Airbus planes in a deal that replaces a $6 billion agreement it had with Boeing for its troubled 737 Max jets, which have been grounded after two deadly crashes. It’s t...
2019-07-09 08:51

EU fines Qualcomm £217m for forcing UK rival out of the market The European Commission has fined American chipmaker Qualcomm €242m (£217m) for abusing its market dominance with the aim of forcing British rival Icera out of the market....
2019-07-18 13:51

McLaren would support Alonso returning to F1 with rival team McLaren would support Fernando Alonso returning to Formula 1 with a rival if the two-time world champion had the opportunity, after retaining its current driver line-up for 2020...
2019-07-13 00:17

Facebook just announced its Bitcoin rival, but is it really safe and secure? Just as expected, Facebook on Tuesday announced its Bitcoin rival called Libra, a cryptocurrency created by a Facebook subsidiary called Calibra that will be managed by an oversight body called the Libra Association. The Libra coin will not be availa...
2019-06-18 17:17

Hamilton chases "imaginary" rival to avoid complacency Formula 1 championship leader Lewis Hamilton says he make himself chase an "imaginary" rival whenever he is ahead of title rival Valtteri Bottas, to avoid getting complacent....
2019-07-14 11:34

Facebook Unveils Libra, Cryptocurrency Rival to Bitcoin Facebook formally announced plans to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, promising a secure blockchain-based payment system backed by hard assets and designed for mainstream users....
2019-06-18 13:17

UK cloud cold storage rival to BackBlaze emerges British-based company Zoolz has released a new storage tier that targets the growing market of cloud-based file archiving. Competing with the likes of Carbonite, Backblaze and to a lesser extent, Amazon S3 Deep Glacier, Microsoft Azure Archive a...
2019-07-16 12:00

Huawei has reportedly been working on its Android rival for seven years Huawei has reportedly been building its Android rival for the last 7 years in secret, anticipating a possible ban on using U.S. software for its products....
2019-06-11 18:00

Unless Facebook can gain our trust, we’re not interested in its Bitcoin rival Facebook on Tuesday is widely expected to release a white paper that explains how its upcoming Bitcoin rival, tentatively called Libra, will work. Libra won’t actually be available for users until next year, at which point it will likely suppor...
2019-06-18 05:00

Suu Kyi's bid to reform charter sparks rival protests in Myanmar Hundreds of people demonstrated in Myanmar's largest city, Yangon, on Wednesday in support of proposed constitutional amendments that would reduce the power of the military....
2019-07-17 10:17

2020 rival on Biden's abortion reversal: 'Now do the Iraq War' 2020 presidential contender Seth Moulton offered a backhanded compliment to Joe Biden for reversing his support for the Hyde Amendment, a provision that largely prohibits federal money being used for abortions....
2019-06-08 08:00

US defeats rival Sweden 2-0, finishes atop group LE HAVRE, France (AP) — The defending champion U.S. national team faced its toughest test of the Women’s World Cup and remained dominant Thursday night, beating Sweden 2-0 to serve up a measure of revenge against the team that stunned the confi...
2019-06-21 01:17

Volkswagen ID 3: new Nissan Leaf rival seen barely disguised Volkswagen's first bespoke EV will get up to 342 miles of range, 125kW rapid charging capability and £25k base price Volkswagen's new ID 3 electric hatch has been spotted again in a German suburb, this time with a more revealing disguise.  The firm'...
2019-07-09 13:51

Who is next in big pharma's merger spree? Consolidation in the U.S. healthcare industry, which has already witnessed a string of multi-billion dollar deals, is expected to remain a major theme for the rest of 2019....
2019-08-20 00:34

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 04:34

Joe Biden rejects criticism he is the ‘old guy’ Joe Biden on Saturday rejected the idea that he’s too old to run for office. “I know I get criticized — ‘Biden says he can bring the country together.’ Well guess what? I refuse to accept, ‘He’s the old guy.’...
2019-06-30 04:00

Amazon closes down its shopping-focused Instagram rival Spark Amazon Spark, the e-commerce giant's social network, has seemingly shut down after only a couple of years. If you don't even know what it is, we don't blame you. You can think of it as Amazon's version of Instagram, except it focu...
2019-06-16 04:51

Disney Overshadows Rival Studios as Reboots and Sequels Sputter So far this summer, studios not named Walt Disney Co. are failing to capture moviegoers’ attention in a significant way. Attempting to capitalize on the weekends in which Disney isn’t releasing one of its blockbusters, rivals have tried to stand out ...
2019-06-17 06:17

Leak seems to confirm another key feature of Samsung’s unreleased iPad Pro rival Samsung is expected to unveil its latest iPad Pro rival at some point this week, at least according to a recent teaser video, but the Galaxy Tab S6 isn’t exactly a secret. The new tablet has been featured in an increasing number of leaks recent...
2019-07-31 17:51

The Latest: Blatter pays tribute to 1st FIFA election rival Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter has paid tribute to his first election opponent, the late Lennart Johansson        ...
2019-06-05 11:51

Walmart Grocery's Amazon Prime Now rival costs $98 per year Walmart knows that it needs to have a stellar delivery service in order to compete with Amazon, which is why it's been rolling out Prime-like offers of its own. For Walmart Grocery, in particular, there's Delivery Unlimited: a subscription ...
2019-06-16 04:51

eBay Planning New Shipping Service to Challenge Rival Amazon eBay is launching a service to deliver orders more quickly and cheaply, the company's latest effort to be more appealing to shoppers and sellers as well as compete with Amazon.com....
2019-07-25 10:34

Jealous Nxivm leader allegedly had sex slave seduce rival Nxivm’s Keith Raniere was so jealous about a romantic rival that he instructed one of his sex slaves to seduce the younger man so the accused sex cult leader could keep tabs on him, a witness said Friday. The reputed slave, known only as Nicole...
2019-06-08 03:00

Alaska: temperatures rival Miami amid 'unprecedented' heatwave Anchorage’s weather station recorded 90F on Thursday, breaking the previous record high of 85FAlaska’s temperatures soared to new highs on the Fourth of July as the state bisected by the Arctic Circle endures a heatwave that has shattered records in ...
2019-07-05 19:17

Mozart’s Rival Returns to La Scala in a Double Bill With Puccini In a project by the house’s academy, Antonio Salieri’s opera “Prima la Musica e Poi le Parole” will be staged with Giacomo Puccini’s opera “Gianni Schicchi.”...
2019-06-19 06:17

Gunman shoots suspected rival in broad daylight: video Police have released video of a man who opened fire on a Brooklyn street, wounding his suspected target and then fleeing. The suspect is seen in footage released late Tuesday walking on Nostrand Avenue near Farragut Road in Flatbush around 5:30 p.m. ...
2019-06-12 23:00

Samsung’s new iPad Pro rival just leaked, and it’s got a pretty weird new feature Samsung isn’t done making high-end tablets and recent rumors revealed the company has been working on an iPad Pro alternative that will deliver a bunch of nifty tricks, including features that aren’t available on any other tablets. A bran...
2019-07-19 06:34

Coleman ready for friend and rival as he seeks sprint double Hamstring injuries kept Christian Coleman out of last year's U.S. championships, but the world 100 meters silver medallist is going all out at this week's nationals/world championships trials....
2019-07-24 15:34

American Eagle Outfitters is following rival Abercrombie & Fitch by getting into the CBD business Teen apparel retailer American Eagle Outfitters is following in rival Abercrombie & Fitch's footsteps by getting into the booming CBD business and partnering with Green Growth Brands....
2019-07-11 13:51

Is the Samsung Galaxy Book 2 Microsoft's biggest Surface Pro rival? When reviews editor Cherlynn Low spent some time with Samsung's Galaxy Book 2 back in October, she determined that the brilliant display, long-lasting battery and LTE connectivity made a compelling argument for owning the tablet. While it would ...
2019-07-04 18:17

We finally know the director who will helm Amazon’s ‘Game of Thrones’ rival Game of Thrones is history — and it still hurts — but HBO’s rivals are already working on the next big fantasy series that could replace it in our hearts. Both Netflix and Amazon have epic shows in the works that could easily compet...
2019-07-04 20:00

Catalyst Pharma sues FDA over approval of cheaper rival drug Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Inc, which has come under fire for the high price tag on its rare disease drug, on Wednesday sued the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to challenge the recent approval of a lower-cost rival drug....
2019-06-12 18:51

Founder and CEO completely blindsided by sale of Steiner Sports to rival Last month’s sale of Steiner Sports Memorabilia came as a complete surprise — including to its controversial founder and CEO, Brandon Steiner. Steiner — who, in addition to making a fortune off his savvy trading of sports collectibles, has weathered ...
2019-06-13 03:51

New Mercedes-Benz GLA: 2020 Audi Q2 rival hits the road Crossover version of the A-Class is seen in less disguise sporting an evolutionary look ahead of debut in September Mercedes-Benz will add yet another model to its compact car line-up in the form of the new GLA, which has been seen in lighter disgu...
2019-06-19 17:00

Boris Johnson is making promises he cannot keep, says UK leadership rival Stewart Boris Johnson is making promises over Brexit he will not be able to keep if he wins the contest to become Prime Minister, one of his rivals for the top job, Rory Stewart, said on Wednesday....
2019-06-12 23:17

Alex Morgan ripped by rival for ‘distasteful’ tea celebration at World Cup The English are well known for loving their tea. Just not this cup. After scoring the second goal in the USWNT’s 2-1 win over England on Tuesday, Alex Morgan celebrated by pretending to drink a cup of tea. The goal proved to be the decisive goal as t...
2019-07-03 16:00

Dueling Superpowers, Rival Billionaires. Inside the New Race to the Moon It’s easier to love Apollo 11 if you were around to see it happen. For those who didn’t camp along the Cape Kennedy causeway to watch the Saturn 5 liftoff on July 16, 1969, or huddle around a rabbit-ear TV to watch Neil Armstrong climb do...
2019-07-18 17:17

2019 Ford Focus ST review: a true Golf GTI rival? Is Ford's latest hot hatchback its best yet? We've been finding out Ford has a long history of excellent hot hatchbacks, from the Escort Cosworth to the current Fiesta ST. Now there's another model looking to join that exclusive list. The new Focus ...
2019-07-08 17:34

Uber's European rival Bolt enters London market, again Estonia's Bolt, which until early 2019 was called Taxify, will on Tuesday re-enter the competitive London taxi market, promising cheaper rides to passengers and a better cut to drivers than its bigger global rival Uber Technologies Inc....
2019-06-11 02:17

UPS adding Sunday delivery next year, joining rival FedEx United Parcel Service Inc next year will join rival FedEx Corp in adding Sunday delivery services, efforts viewed as bids to fend off customer-turned-competitor Amazon.com Inc....
2019-07-24 02:00

What would Churchill say? Boris Johnson needs to be braver and face media, says rival Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister, needs to be braver and face the media, one of his main rivals said on Friday following accusations the former foreign secretary was avoiding scrutiny....
2019-06-14 11:00

At least 40 dead after Libya airstrike; rival forces trade blame An airstrike on a migrant center in Libya's capital early Wednesday killed at least 40 people amid a heightening conflict between the United Nations-backed Libyan transition government and its main opposition group....
2019-07-03 22:34

US, Taliban Resume Talks After Rival Afghans Agree To End Bloodshed US and Taliban officials will on Tuesday resume talks in Qatar aimed at ending Afghanistan's 18-year war, hours after a delegation of Afghan citizens and the militants ended a meeting with both sides......
2019-07-09 14:17

Puerto Rico governor tabs former political rival as successor Outgoing Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello nominated Resident Commissioner Pedro Pierluisi Wednesday as secretary of state, clearing a path for him to succeed the governor of the U.S. territory this week....
2019-07-31 18:34

Comcast is working on an Amazon Echo rival that tracks your health The cable giant everyone loves to hate is reportedly planning to expand into a hardware category dominated by Amazon and Google, with a device along those lines coming as soon as next year. Comcast has been working for more than a year now on a healt...
2019-05-22 08:00

This is the most important thing you need to know before you see Netflix’s upcoming ‘Game of Thrones’ rival Game of Thrones is dead and buried, leaving behind a massive vacuum that everyone is looking to take advantage of. HBO is working on two separate fantasy shows, including a Thrones prequel as well as His Dark Materials, based on the novel trilogy of ...
2019-08-20 23:34

Four dead as rival fans riot at Honduras soccer game Four people died and others injured, including three players, as a result of violence that broke out at a soccer game in Honduras.       ...
2019-08-19 18:34

Novartis hopes Kisqali data will help narrow gap to blockbuster rival Novartis has released data showing sharply improved overall survival rates for its breast cancer drug Kisqali, which the Swiss drugmaker hopes will help it chip away at the dominance of Pfizer's blockbuster Ibrance....
2019-06-01 14:17

Putin’s New Problem in Ukraine: A Charismatic, Quick-Witted Rival Volodymyr Zelensky, a former comedian, appeals to Russian speakers his predecessor could never reach. He’s now putting his star power to diplomatic use....
2019-08-04 19:17

Google to allow rival search engines to compete on Android - at a price Alphabet Inc's Google will allow rivals to compete to be the default search engines on new Android devices in Europe, but they will have to pay for the privilege....
2019-08-02 21:34

The 2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class Hatchback Is Now a Solid GTI Rival The 2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class is a refreshing take at the luxury compact segment. It looks dashing—especially in CLA four-door coupe form—comes with fancy tech, drives well and it’s quite cheap too. But as a Canadian, I have to tell you, America, th...
2019-06-04 01:00

| Google offers Europeans choice to download rival web browser Google began prompting Android users in Europe with the choice of downloading an alternative to its own Chrome web browser and search engine, in a bid to fend off antitrust scrutiny by European competition regulators....
2019-05-21 20:34

Amazon to Invest in Deliveroo, a Rival to Uber in Food Delivery The $575 million investment strengthens one of the biggest overseas rivals to Uber’s food-delivery division, which the ride-hailing company considers a key business....
2019-05-21 15:17

Regeneron's Ebola treatment proves superior to rival in trial Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Monday its experimental treatment for Ebola proved superior to a rival therapy from Mapp Biopharmaceutical at preventing death, in a trial evaluating four treatments for infections caused by the deadly virus....
2019-08-12 19:51

Airbus Profit Leaps Amid Woes at Rival Boeing The European aircraft maker said its quarterly net profit rose more than fivefold, driven by an increase in deliveries that positions it to overtake Boeing as the industry No. 1....
2019-07-31 19:00

Netanyahu Rival Turns Elections Into Referendum on Religious Influence Israel’s surprise elections have thrust one man and one issue into the spotlight: Avigdor Lieberman, a bitter rival of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu who says he is trying to stop the country from becoming a religious state....
2019-05-30 21:34

Hamilton's dominance continues as new main rival emerges As Lewis Hamilton moves ever closer to Michael Schumacher's Formula One record of 91 Grand Prix wins a younger and equally ambitious driver is emerging as his main rival        ...
2019-08-06 08:34

Gannett defeats newspaper rival MNG’s hostile takeover attempt Newspaper giant Gannett won all eight board seats in a hotly contested shareholder vote on Thursday, winning a bitter proxy war with its cost-cutting rival MNG Enterprises. MNG, reviled by journalists for slashing staff at papers like the Denver Post...
2019-05-21 15:01

A CBS-Viacom merger is a logical step, but probably only a first one CBS and Viacom are inching closer to a deal that would join the onetime siblings after a three-year dance. But whether the reunion will solve their problems or simply kick them down the road remains one of the media world’s biggest questions....
2019-08-13 04:51

Viacom, CBS Executives to Earn Big From Merger Bob Bakish, who will become president and CEO of ViacomCBS, has signed a contract worth about $31 million a year. Joe Ianniello, who will be chairman and CEO of CBS at the combined company, will get earn about $70 million when the deal closes....
2019-08-20 03:34

HBO’s ‘Succession’ Tries to Get the Merger-Mad Media Industry Right Hidden debt, asset swaps, corporate raids: Financial journalists and a playwright well versed in the Enron scandal watch over the show’s arcane scenarios to make sure they’re plausible....
2019-08-04 12:17

Merger Would Create New Aerospace Giant After deciding to exit escalators and air conditioners, United Technologies is doubling down on the aerospace market with an all-stock deal to merge with defense contractor Raytheon....
2019-06-10 01:34

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...
2019-05-25 00:00

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 03:17

Takeaway.com and Just Eat agree merger terms Amsterdam-based Takeaway.com and British rival Just Eat have finalised the terms of their deal to create a global food delivery company that can rival Uber Eats as the largest outside China....
2019-08-05 20:51

U.S. Goalkeeper Rejects Questions About Her Skill The U.S. women’s soccer team has moved through the World Cup with a superstar-loaded roster, but one question loomed: Did its goalkeeper measure up? Alyssa Naeher answered....
2019-07-03 15:51

Lyft sues San Francisco to block rival bike-sharing services It looks like San Francisco's call for applications to expand its dockless bicycle program didn't sit well with Lyft. The company has just filed a lawsuit against the California city, seeking an injunction that would prohibit SF from giving...
2019-06-09 06:34

Earin's M-2 true wireless earbuds might just rival Apple's AirPods (2019) If you’re looking to buy a pair of true wireless earbuds, you’ve no doubt come across the Apple AirPods (2019). While they’re possibly the most well-known totally wireless earphones on the planet, these days lots of smaller brand...
2019-06-08 12:17

U.S., Taliban resume talks after rival Afghans agree steps to end bloodshed U.S. and Taliban officials will on Tuesday resume talks in Qatar aimed at ending Afghanistan's 18-year war, hours after a delegation of Afghan citizens and the militants ended a meeting with both sides calling for an end to civilian casualties....
2019-07-09 09:34

DJR Team Penske tipped off Supercars rival Triple Eight to pitlane fire Triple Eight team manager Mark Dutton says it was a member of rival squad DJR Team Penske that helped him tackle Nick Percat's burning Holden in Townsville on Sunday...
2019-07-08 14:51

Chinese swimmer Sun Yang to rival Mack Horton: 'You must respect China' Australian swimmer Mack Horton has reignited his feud with Chinese swimming star Sun Yang -- and most of China -- by refusing to share the podium with his longtime rival....
2019-07-22 11:34

Brazil's Hapvida to acquire smaller rival America Group -filing Brazilian healthcare provider Hapvida Participacoes e Investimentos SA has reached an agreement to acquire smaller rival America Group for 426 million reais ($109.87 million), according to a securities filing on Sunday....
2019-06-10 02:34

Hacker site’s incriminating database published online by rival group Enlarge (credit: DeviantArt100ManoWar / MAD Magazine) Hackers from Raidforums recently breached the site of rival hacking forum Cracked.to and spilled data for more than 321,000 of its members. The hackers did so while some of their victims were di...
2019-08-13 14:51

Leap Motion, Once a Virtual-Reality High Flier, Sells Itself to U.K. Rival A virtual reality startup that helped pioneer gesture tracking technology has agreed to sell itself to British rival UltraHaptics for approximately $30 million, about a 10th of its valuation just a few years ago....
2019-05-30 12:34

Jabra Elite 85h review: Noise cancellation to rival Bose and Sony Jabra shocked the world (OK, maybe just me) in 2018 when it unveiled the Elite 65t true-wireless earbuds. Those headphones quickly shot to the top of a lot of "best of" lists, including a couple of Engadget Buyers Guides. The Elite 65t have dependabl...
2019-06-12 22:17

Health minister pulls out of race to be next UK PM as rival taunts Boris Johnson Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister, came under pressure on Friday to face the media over his Brexit plans as another of his rivals dropped out of the leadership battle....
2019-06-14 14:51

U.S. court rules in favor of MillerCoors in a sour fight with rival Bud Light A U.S. court on Friday barred Anheuser Busch InBev NV, the maker of Bud Light beer, from using marketing that suggested rival Molson Coors Brewing Co's MillerCoors used corn syrup, a sweetener, in the final production of its light beers....
2019-05-25 13:17

Italian bid edges Swedish rival in 2026 Olympic host study The Italian bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics in Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo looks stronger than the Stockholm-Are project in an IOC analysis of the candidates        ...
2019-05-24 14:17

Saudi crown prince accuses rival Iran of tanker attacks DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said in remarks published Sunday that the kingdom will not hesitate to confront threats to its security and joined the U.S. in accusing its bitter rival Iran of being...
2019-06-16 16:00

British Empire Trophy 1952 rival cars reunited at Thruxton Two cars that last raced against each other in 1952 will share the grid at Thruxton during the Woodcote Trophy race at the circuit's Motorsport Celebration event...
2019-05-23 20:17

Al Qaeda mocks terror rival ISIS by leaking 'blooper' reel Al Qaeda has leaked a video of outtakes featuring an Islamic State fighter in Yemen trying to renew his allegiance, only to be interrupted by a loud bird that causes him to forget what he is saying....
2019-08-17 03:34

More details surface on Huawei's planned rival to Google's Play Store After Google pulled Huawei's Android support for future models, the Chinese brand has been left with a big problem: how to give users of its devices access to apps, the lifeblood of the modern smartphone.Huawei's vision is to bolster its Ap...
2019-05-23 14:34

Roche cancer treatment priced at $17,050 a month, lower than rival Vitrakvi Roche Holding AG has priced its personalized cancer treatment, Rozlytrek, at about $17,050 per month, nearly half of the monthly price of a rival drug from Bayer AG and Eli Lilly and Co that was approved last year....
2019-08-17 07:00

Boeing inks deal to provide parts for rival Airbus planes Boeing reached a deal with British Airways to provide parts for some of its plane's made by rival manufacturer Airbus, part of Boeing's push to grow its services business....
2019-06-17 18:34

El Chapo had doctor revive rival so he could keep torturing him, court docs claim Convicted Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman once called a doctor to revive a man who’d been tortured into unconsciousness — just so he could torture him some more, according to newly released court papers. The freshl...
2019-06-27 19:51

Biden spars with Warren and Sanders at first event facing rival Democrats Event organized by The Poor People’s Campaign tackled issues ranging from bipartisanship to inequality and systemic racismJoe Biden, the Democratic frontrunner, clashed with his primary rivals on Monday over whether it is “naive” to try and work with...
2019-06-18 09:00

UPDATE 2-Catalyst Pharma sues FDA over approval of cheaper rival drug Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Inc, which has come under fire for the high price tag on its rare disease drug, on Wednesday sued the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to challenge the recent approval of a lower-cost rival drug....
2019-06-12 17:17

2019 Ford Focus ST video review: a true Golf GTI rival? Is Ford's latest hot hatchback its best yet? We've been finding out Ford has a long history of excellent hot hatchbacks, from the Escort Cosworth to the current Fiesta ST. Now there's another model looking to join that exclusive list. The new Focus ...
2019-07-05 12:34

Explosives seized by police in Hong Kong as rival camps rally Police in Hong Kong discovered a stash of a powerful homemade explosive as the semi-autonomous Chinese city readied for another major pro-democracy protest on Sunday following a pro-Beijing rally that attracted thousands....
2019-07-21 03:34

Modi's main political rival formally quit. The move was 'inevitable' Rahul Gandhi, president of the Indian National Congress, formally stepped down just months after a resounding defeat in the 2019 parliamentary elections that saw Prime Minister Modi return to power....
2019-07-04 10:00

Rival in UK PM race calls on frontrunner Johnson to answer 'difficult questions' The frontrunner to be Britain's next prime minister, Boris Johnson, came under renewed pressure on Sunday to explain the circumstances of a late-night row between him and girlfriend that led to the police being called to their home....
2019-06-23 21:00

In Marrakesh, a secret garden to rival St. Laurent’s famed Jardin Majorelle Le Jardin Secret, a recently renovated 400-year-old courtyard home, provides a peaceful alternative to crowds dressed in cobalt blue and lemon yellow....
2019-08-01 21:34

UK's Hunt quits government after leadership rival Johnson takes office British foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Wednesday he was quitting the government after new prime minister and recent leadership rival Boris Johnson asked him to take a different ministerial role....
2019-07-24 20:51

Huawei’s Android rival is incoming and will be compatible with Play Store apps We’re still watching how the Trump administration’s Huawei ban in the US plays out, especially after Google revoked the company’s access to Android and the Google Play Store. Yes, the US Commerce Department eased that ban te...
2019-05-21 17:51

Uber-rival Bolt enters European food delivery business Estonia's Bolt, a popular ride-sharing service in Eastern Europe and Africa, on Wednesday launched food delivery service in its home town of Tallinn, the nation's capital, and said it plans to roll out Bolt Food this year in South Africa, Latvia and...
2019-08-21 06:00

Indonesia's Joko Widodo Re-Elected President As Rival Cries Foul Thousands of soldiers fanned out across Jakarta on Tuesday after the surprise early announcement of official results in Indonesia's election showed Joko Widodo re-elected leader of the world's......
2019-05-21 15:34

Agency sues rival for ‘poaching’ rising model Meghan Roche A modeling agency has filed a $500,000 Manhattan lawsuit against a rival company, saying it poached up-and-coming model Meghan Roche in violation of her contract. The 18-year-old model — who has been featured in a Givenchy ad campaign and walke...
2019-06-01 02:34

Rival Bosnia leaders agree to form government 10 months after vote Bosnia's rival Serb, Croat and Bosniak leaders agreed on Monday to form a central government 10 months after a general election, reaching a compromise about Bosnia's integration into NATO which had been a key stumbling block....
2019-08-05 19:51

Roger Federer looks to defy daunting odds against old rival Rafael Nadal The Spaniard still looks unbeatable on the red clay of Paris but the 38-year-old Swiss believes he can end his French Open runNobody in the history of athletic endeavour has dominated a single geographical space the way Rafael Nadal has ruled the 2,1...
2019-06-07 03:34

UK PM Hopeful Hunt Says Rival Boris Johnson "Coward" For Avoiding Debate British Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Jeremy Hunt has urged his Conservative leadership rival Boris Johnson not to be "a coward" about facing public scrutiny, the media reported on Monday....
2019-06-24 11:00

CBS and Viacom in final stages of all-stock merger CBS and Viacom are in the final stages of negotiating an all-stock merger that values Viacom at a discount to its closing price on Friday, two sources told Reuters. Shares of CBS rose 0.6 percent to $49.21 in early trading, while Viacom fell 2.9 perc...
2019-08-12 18:51

U.S. Poised to Approve Merger of T-Mobile, Sprint The Justice Department is poised to approve T-Mobile US’s merger with Sprint under a divestiture plan that would equip satellite-TV operator Dish Network with the building blocks for a new wireless network....
2019-07-24 14:34

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 15:34

ThyssenKrupp sues EU for blocking Tata merger German steel giant ThyssenKrupp has said the European Commission was "too far-reaching and wrong" in blocking a merger with Tata Steel. ThyssenKrupp has filed a complaint against the Commission's decision....
2019-08-22 19:00

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 22:00

Employees fear layoffs after CBS and Viacom merger The merger of CBS and Viacom has staffers bracing for layoffs — but the companies are keeping mum about when and where they’ll wield the ax. “The bigwigs are concerned for their jobs,” said a CBS source, explaining that corporate-level execs, like th...
2019-08-14 06:51

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 18:34

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 01:17

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...
2019-06-12 00:34

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 14:51

FCA, Renault talks 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 discussions told Bloomberg. Renault’s board is scheduled to meet early Monday....
2019-05-27 08:17

T-Mobile, Sprint Merger Challenged by States A group of state attorneys general filed a lawsuit to block the proposed merger of T-Mobile and Sprint, a highly unusual challenge that comes as federal antitrust officials are still reviewing the more than $26 billion deal....
2019-06-11 22:17

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 13:17

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 12:34

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....
2019-05-27 02:34

U.S. DoJ may sue to block Sprint, T-Mobile merger - CNBC The U.S. Department of Justice would sue to block the merger of T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp if the parties do not settle next week, CNBC tweeted on Thursday, citing sources. (http://bit.ly/2XV7c2x)...
2019-07-18 18:00

CBS-Viacom merger would put Bob Bakish in charge: reports A merged CBS-Viacom would put Viacom CEO Bob Bakish at the head of the table, according to reports. CBS acting CEO Joe Ianniello would be offered a job overseeing all of the combined network’s branded assets, the Wall Street Journal reported. The two...
2019-08-03 09:34

'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 16:00

Boots merger mastermind Murphy to join CVC One of the leading figures in Britain's private equity industry is in talks to join CVC Capital Partners, the new backer of Premiership Rugby, following more than a decade at one of its biggest rivals....
2019-08-18 19:34

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 05:17

Commerzbank downplays merger plans in the near future Commerzbank is working on a new strategic plan that it will present later this year after talks to merge with Deutsche Bank were discontinued in April....
2019-08-07 19:00

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 18:00

DOJ could approve T-Mobile and Sprint merger tomorrow T-Mobile and Sprint are still grappling with state lawsuits attempting to block their merger, but they can at least take some consolation from the federal government. CNBC sources claim that the Department of Justice is expected to approve the merge...
2019-07-24 20:17

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 00:34

CBS-Viacom merger leads to big payouts for top execs The merger of Viacom and CBS is shaping up to be lucrative for its top two execs. Acting CBS Chief Executive Joe Ianniello, who will be chairman and CEO of CBS at the combined firm, will bank a hefty payout of $70 million when the deal closes. That p...
2019-08-20 17:34

The Latest: Putin says no plan for Belarus merger ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — The Latest on Russian President Vladimir Putin at an investment forum (all times local): 7:20 p.m. Russian President Vladimir Putin says there is no plan for a full merger of Russia and Belarus. Speaking Friday at an inv...
2019-06-07 19:34

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....
2019-06-10 19:51

| Qatar rejects Mecca talks outcome Qatar's foreign minister said on Sunday that Doha rejected the outcome of the recent Mecca talks on mounting regional tensions with Iran as it had not been properly consulted....
2019-06-03 06:51

Ed Cooley rejects Michigan to stay at Providence Providence College men's basketball coach Ed Cooley signed a multiyear contract extension with the Friars after meeting with the University of Michigan on Monday....
2019-05-21 19:51

| Anglican Church of Canada rejects same-sex marriage The Anglican Church of Canada - which has more than 500 000 members - has rejected a motion to modify its definition of marriage to embrace same-sex unions....
2019-07-16 00:00

Iran's Rouhani rejects talks with Washington Iranian President Hassan Rouhani rejected talks with the United States on Tuesday, after President Donald Trump said Iran would call and ask for negotiations "if and when they are ever ready"....
2019-05-21 17:34

Afghanistan's president rejects foreign interference Afghanistan's president has said peace is only possible with an agreement between Afghanistan and the Taliban. His remarks come amid US efforts to finalize a peace deal with the Taliban....
2019-08-11 13:00

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 16:34

UN court rejects UAE request in Qatar dispute The highest U.N. court has rejected a request by the United Arab Emirates for interim measures to be imposed on Qatar in a racial discrimination dispute....
2019-06-14 17:51

DW strongly rejects accusations by Russia's Duma In reaction to a series of protests across the country, Russia's parliament has announced a probe into "foreign meddling" by Western governments and media — including DW....
2019-08-20 08:34

North Korea rejects talks with the South Pyongyang has rejected South Korea's hopes for dialogue, saying inter-Korea talks are off the table. North Korea launched two missiles into the sea in protest of joint US-South Korea military drills....
2019-08-16 18:00

Huawei unveils smartphone OS to rival Google’s Android amid worldwide mistrust Huawei on Friday unveiled a smartphone operating system that it said can replace Google’s Android, adding to the Chinese tech giant’s efforts to insulate itself against U.S. sanctions....
2019-08-09 19:34

Moon Girl And Devil Dinosaur gain a Fantastic rival in this exclusive preview Lunella “Moon Girl” Lafayette has gradually developed a strong relationship with the Fantastic Four over the years, at one point becoming an unofficial member of the team with her giant dinosaur companion when Mr. Fantastic and the Invisible Woman di...
2019-08-23 01:34

UPDATE 2-Pumps and valves maker Crane makes $894-mln hostile bid for rival Circor U.S. industrial manufacturer Crane Co on Tuesday made a hostile takeover bid for smaller rival Circor International Inc for about $894 million, after an earlier offer was rejected by Circor's board....
2019-05-21 14:39

Nation-sponsored hackers likely carried out hostile takeover of rival groups’s servers Enlarge If nation-sponsored hacking was baseball, the Russian-speaking group called Turla would not just be a Major League team—it would be a perennial playoff contender. Researchers from multiple security firms largely agree that Turla was behind...
2019-06-20 13:00

Huawei foldable phone patent reveals a Samsung Galaxy Fold-like rival Usually when we see a patent we know immediately if it's for a futuristic new phone, or a different design to an existing phone that never saw the light of day – but with a newly-released patent for a device similar to the Huawei Mate X, ...
2019-06-21 12:17

India’s ‘dosa king’ to begin life sentence for murder of love rival Restaurant tycoon P Rajagopal turns himself in after losing last-ditch attempt to avoid jailThe trailblazing Indian founder of a global restaurant chain has surrendered to a court after losing a last-ditch attempt to avoid a life sentence for murderi...
2019-07-09 17:00

Rory Lancman drops out of Queens DA race, endorses rival Melinda Katz In a stunning move mere days before the election, Rory Lancman announced Friday that he’s dropping out of the Queens district attorney race to endorse rival Melinda Katz. The decision was just as much about old-school Queens Democrats circling the wa...
2019-06-22 00:17

Firebrand RMT boss Mick Cash faces leadership challenge from an even more militant rival The firebrand RMT chief who has promoted rail and Tube strikes faces a leadership challenge – but the bad news for commuters is that the challenger is even more militant....
2019-06-21 10:51

New blow to Boeing from engine delay, Airbus long-range rival takes off Boeing suffered a fresh setback at the opening of the Paris Airshow on Monday as the U.S. planemaker's engine supplier revealed a delay affecting its all-new 777X jet, while Airbus targeted the middle of the market with a rival plane....
2019-06-17 20:17

UPDATE 2-Roche cancer treatment priced at $17,050 a month, lower than rival Vitrakvi Roche Holding AG has priced its personalized cancer treatment, Rozlytrek, at about $17,050 per month, nearly half of the monthly price of a rival drug from Bayer AG and Eli Lilly and Co that was approved last year....
2019-08-17 08:00

REFILE-U.S. court rules in favor of MillerCoors in a sour fight with rival Bud Light A U.S. court on Friday barred Anheuser Busch InBev NV, the maker of Bud Light beer, from using marketing that suggested rival Molson Coors Brewing Co's MillerCoors used corn syrup, a sweetener, in the final production of its light beers....
2019-05-25 11:34

Women's World Cup: Marta has record to rival Brazil legends Ronaldo and Pele Marta became the first player - male or female - to score in five different World Cups. But how does she compare to Brazilian greats such as Pele and Ronaldo?...
2019-06-14 11:34

Venezuela's Maduro claims to have defeated 'coup,' as rival Guaido urges more protests Venezuela's embattled President Nicolas Maduro has claimed his troops have defeated a "coup" attempt amid calls by opposition leader Juan Guaido for protesters to return to the streets Wednesday....
2019-05-21 16:17

Saudi Crown Prince Lashes Out At Arch-Rival Iran Over Tanker Attacks Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman accused arch-rival Iran of attacks on oil tankers in a vital Gulf shipping channel, adding he "won't hesitate" to tackle any threats to the kingdom, according to......
2019-06-16 04:34

42 inmates found strangled to death after rival gangs clash in Brazil prisons A federal task force is being sent to Manaus in an effort to halt the violence. Prison clashes often spread rapidly in Brazil, where drug gangs have de facto control over nearly all jails....
2019-05-28 04:17

Looser procurement rules for F-35 fighter jets will hurt Canada, rival companies say The Liberals revealed earlier this month that they plan to ease industrial requirements for aerospace companies in the $19-billion competition to replace Canada's aging CF-18s with 88 new fighter jets....
2019-05-30 03:34

Prosecutors accuse MS-13 of 7 'medieval-style' slayings, including cutting heart out of rival Los Angeles MS-13 gang members were charged Tuesday with the “medieval-style” slayings of seven people, including a rival gang member who had his heart cut out of his chest....
2019-07-16 23:51

Aaron Rodgers jabs rival quarterbacks amid beer-chugging drama Rivals of Green Bay Packers star Aaron Rodgers threw shade at the quarterback after he failed to guzzle down his beer during an NBA playoff game between the Milwaukee Bucks and Toronto Raptors....
2019-06-05 20:00

Harris mocks Gabbard attack on her AG record, calls herself 'top tier' while rival at 'zero or 1 percent' Sen. Kamala Harris mocked 2020 opponent Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, after the lawmaker from Hawaii slammed the Californian's record as a prosecutor on the debate stage Wednesday....
2019-08-01 20:34

White House Requested Hiding Warship From Trump, Named After Dead Rival The acting Pentagon chief confirmed Sunday that the White House had requested the hiding of a warship bearing the name of late Senator John McCain during a visit by Donald Trump to Japan....
2019-06-03 03:34

Rafael Nadal: Can Spanish star surpass great rival Roger Federer? No sooner had Rafael Nadal wiped away the red dust from his eyes and taken his hands off the resplendent trophy, the inevitable question was fired towards him....
2019-06-10 16:17

Hong Kong protesters and Chinese officials hold rival press conferences Beijing authorities issue strongest warning yet to demonstrators in rare media briefingChinese authorities and masked protesters have held rival press conferences in an attempt to take control of the narrative amid escalating demonstrations in Hong K...
2019-08-06 18:00

Netflix and Amazon Trail a Local Video Rival in India That's Now Disney-Owned As Netflix and Amazon rush to India to sign up new users, they are up against Hotstar, a mobile-first streaming platform with 300 million monthly users and a new corporate parent—Disney....
2019-06-04 15:51

Man Utd players working 50 per cent harder under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to rival Liverpool and City Manchester United's players have been forced to up their work rate by 50 per cent as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer plans to implement a high-energy game to rival Pep Guardiola and Jurgen Klopp....
2019-07-22 00:34

Miami Marlins apologise for blaming rival Rays for death of Steve Irwin Tweet came during two-game series between Florida teamsAustralian TV presenter was killed by stingray in 2006The Miami Marlins have said sorry after their official Twitter account blamed their cross-state rivals, the Tampa Bay Rays, for the death of ...
2019-08-05 21:17

Nation’s 2 largest newspaper chains announce merger The deal between Gannett and GateHouse Media would create a conglomerate that controls hundreds of U.S. newspapers but still faces immense pressure to cut costs....
2019-08-06 15:34

Woodford crisis scuppers £1bn investment trust merger The crisis surrounding Neil Woodford, the former 'star' fund manager who has blocked investors from offloading their holdings in his flagship fund, has put paid to a merger between two London-listed finance companies....
2019-08-16 19:00

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 22:34

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 08:00

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 08:00

RPT-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....
2019-05-30 03:51

FCC chairman Ajit Pai wants to approve T-Mobile and Sprint merger U.S. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai circulated a draft order that would approve the $26 billion tie-up of T-Mobile and Sprint.Read More...
2019-08-16 13:00

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...
2019-05-31 15:34

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 13:17

FCC chair recommends approval of merger between T-Mobile and Sprint FCC chairman Ajit Pai has formally recommended Wednesday approving the merger between wireless carriers T-Mobile and Sprint.       ...
2019-08-15 01:51

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 05:00

FCA chairman says Renault merger plan was 'act of courage'-paper The merger proposal made by Fiat Chrysler (FCA) to Renault in May was an "act of courage" but the Italian-American carmaker felt the conditions were not right to go ahead, FCA Chairman John Elkann told La Stampa newspaper....
2019-07-11 00:34

CBS board plans merger talks with Viacom- CNBC CBS Corp's board is preparing for merger talks with Viacom Inc, CNBC reported https://www.cnbc.com/2019/05/30/the-board-of-cbs-is-preparing-for-deal-talks-with-viacom-sources.html on Thursday, citing sources....
2019-05-30 17:00

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 10:17

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 03:51

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 16:51

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 14:17

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....
2019-05-30 20:51

Renault board to review FCA merger move on Tuesday The board of Renault will meet on Tuesday to discuss Fiat Chrysler's merger offer, the French carmaker said, as Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire reiterated the government's conditional support for the tie-up....
2019-05-31 16:00

UPDATE 1-Nissan would review Renault ties 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 15:34

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 14:01

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 11:51

DOJ to approve T-Mobile/Sprint merger despite 13 states trying to block it Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | NurPhoto ) The Justice Department plans to approve the T-Mobile/Sprint merger as part of a settlement involving the sale of spectrum licenses, wholesale access, and a prepaid wireless business to Dish Network, The Wa...
2019-07-24 18:34

CBS-Viacom merger equals $70M payout to top executive Joe Ianniello The merger of Viacom and CBS is shaping up to be lucrative for its top two execs. Acting CBS Chief Executive Joe Ianniello, who will be chairman and CEO of CBS at the combined firm, will bank a hefty payout of $70 million when the deal closes. That p...
2019-08-20 06:34

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 11:17

Lockheed: No concern that Raytheon-UTC merger will affect F-35 programme Lockheed Martin F-35 programme 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 programme or pressure its margins....
2019-06-17 10:51

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 17:34

Viacom Improves Performance as CBS Merger Talks Continue Viacom posted revenue growth thanks to its first uptick in domestic advertising in 20 quarters, a sign that the media giant’s performance is improving....
2019-08-09 04:34

FCC chairman Ajit Pai endorses T-Mobile / Sprint merger The proposed merger of Sprint and T-Mobile is inching ever closer to being complete, after the Department of Justice gave its conditional endorsement last month. Now, Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai is formally recommending that t...
2019-08-14 21:51

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 00:51

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 weaknesses in both Renault and Fiat....
2019-05-27 08:00

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 19:17

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 10:34

CBS and Viacom agree to sign $30 billion merger deal CBS and Viacom have reached a long-rumored merger agreement. The two companies announced today that they will reunite as ViacomCBS. According to The Wall Street Journal, CBS and Viacom hope that, together, they'll be better positioned to fight a...
2019-08-13 22:17

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 16:51

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 14:34

Third Point Opposes United Technologies-Raytheon Merger Hedge fund Third Point panned United Technologies’s plan to merge with Raytheon and is calling for the industrial conglomerate to rethink the transaction....
2019-06-28 19:34

Media powerhouses CBS and Viacom reach merger deal CBS finally put a ring on it. After months of discussions, CBS Corp., the network behind “The Big Bang Theory,” has agreed to tie the knot with Viacom to better position the two TV companies to compete against streaming video giants like Netflix and ...
2019-08-14 10:17

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 06:00

CBS and Viacom Announce Deal to Reunite in Mega Merger (NEW YORK) — CBS and Viacom said Tuesday they will reunite, bringing together their networks and the Paramount movie studio as traditional media giants challenge streaming companies like Netflix. Viacom owns Paramount Pictures and pay TV channe...
2019-08-13 21:17

New Media-Gannett duo hit the road to sell merger to investors Michael Reed, the chairman and CEO of New Media Investment Group, hit the road Tuesday to convince investors that they should stay the course as he tries to merge New Media’s Gatehouse Media with USA Today owner Gannett Corp. The merger, announced Au...
2019-08-14 06:51

NY AG’s challenge throws T-Mobile-Sprint merger into doubt 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 billion deal into doubt. James — joined on Tuesday by her counterparts ...
2019-06-13 03:51

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 16:51

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 10:34

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 16:00

Two huge issues now threaten the T-Mobile-Sprint merger The T-Mobile-Sprint merger, which seemed on the verge of getting approved by the Department of Justice, now faces some new hurdles. According to the New York Post, Dish Network chairman Charles Ergen could be months away from pulling the trigger on a...
2019-06-21 16:51

T-Mobile's Legere explains why the U.S. needs the merger with Sprint to be approved The week comes to an end tomorrow and we are still awaiting an official announcement about Dish Network's rumored acquisition of Boost Mobile for more than $6 billion. The transaction is supposed to help Dish create a new nationwide competitior that ...
2019-06-21 16:51

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 02:00

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 18:34

Will stockholders approve the merger between GateHouse owner and Gannett? Stockholders need to OK the tie-up of New Media Investment Group's GateHouse Media and USA TODAY owner Gannett. Could new investments complicate that?       ...
2019-08-10 01:00

Fiat Chrysler withdraws merger offer for Renault Fiat Chrysler said on Wednesday it was withdrawing its $35 billion merger offer for Renault, calling off what would have been a landmark deal to create the world's third-biggest automaker....
2019-06-06 01:34

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 02:34

Sudanese opposition rejects military's schedule for elections Sudan's opposition rejected on Tuesday a plan by military authorities to hold elections within nine months, a prominent opposition figure said, after the country's worst day of violence since ex-president Omar al-Bashir was ousted in April....
2019-06-04 11:34

Fernando Alonso rejects McLaren offer to buy him into Indy 500 Former F1 world champion failed to qualify for Sunday’s raceSpaniard did not want to deprive another driver of a placeMcLaren offered to buy Fernando Alonso a seat in the Indianapolis 500, but the two-time Formula One world champion told the team he ...
2019-05-21 19:34

Mexico again rejects 'safe third country' proposal by U.S. on migration Mexico reiterated its opposition to becoming a safe third country for asylum seekers, with the foreign minister on Thursday endorsing the senate leader's declaration that the legislature would never pass the measure requested by the United States....
2019-08-23 08:00

Indonesian court rejects appeal against election result Losing candidate Prabowo Subianto had claimed April’s poll was rigged against himIndonesia’s constitutional court has rejected a lawsuit filed by the presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto, who has for months alleged April’s election – was rigged ag...
2019-06-27 22:34

HBO Rejects Petition to Remake Game of Thrones Season 8 Once and for All Warning: This post contains spoilers for Game of Thrones season 8. HBO has officially dashed the hopes of the Game of Thrones fans who wanted an alternate version of the show’s eighth and final season. While speaking at the Television Critics ...
2019-07-25 06:17

| India rejects critical US religious freedom report India has hit out at a US report saying religious intolerance was growing under its right-wing government, setting off a new spat ahead of a visit by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo....
2019-06-24 02:17

U.N. deep sea mining body rejects Greenpeace criticism The International Seabed Authority (ISA) has rejected criticism from Greenpeace over its handling of ocean mining, fuelling a spat that threatens to overshadow talks this month by the U.N. body toward rules for deep sea mining....
2019-07-05 15:34

New Jersey rejects key permits for Williams' natgas pipeline- AP New Jersey regulators on late Wednesday rejected key permits from Williams Cos Inc on building the Northeast Supply Enhancement (NESE) natural gas pipeline from Pennsylvania to New York, the Associate Press reported....
2019-06-06 05:51

Iran Rejects Pompeo's Offer of Talks with 'No Preconditions' Tehran officials said the secretary of state’s suggestion amounted to “word play,” given the Trump administration’s escalating campaign of maximum pressure....
2019-06-03 20:51

Trump says payroll tax cut on the table, rejects recession warnings President Trump confirmed Tuesday that he's been considering a payroll tax cut but rejected the notion that he's worried about a possible recession on the horizon....
2019-08-20 23:00

EU rejects Boris Johnson request to remove backstop Johnson says MPs who claim they can prevent no deal are to blame for hardline EU responseAll the day’s Brexit and politics news – live The European Union has rebuffed Boris Johnson’s attempts to tear up the Irish backstop, in a coordinated response t...
2019-08-20 21:34

Guardiola rejects claims Man City was disrespectful in China Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has rejected claims that the team was arrogant and disrespectful during its preseason visit to China last week       ...
2019-07-23 13:51

Malaysia rejects Russian involvement in MH17 downing KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has rejected the implication that Russia may have been involved in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine in 2014. Mahathir says he doesn’t think the findi...
2019-06-20 13:00

China rejects threats, tariffs as way to resolve trade war BEIJING (AP) — China’s Commerce Ministry says officials on both sides are preparing for a meeting of Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping next week in Osaka, but that threats and tariffs will not resolve trade tensions between the two biggest...
2019-06-20 13:00

U.S. judge rejects 'El Chapo' request for better jail conditions A U.S. judge has rejected Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's request for better conditions at the Manhattan jail where the convicted Mexican drug lord awaits sentencing, after prosecutors said the request might be part of an effort to escape....
2019-06-05 06:01

Sweden rejects China's request to extradite former official Sweden has decided not to extradite a man wanted by Beijing on suspicion of having embezzled millions of dollars due to the risk that the former Chinese official would face persecution, a Swedish court said on Tuesday....
2019-07-09 11:17

Syria: Germany rejects US demand for ground troops US representatives had requested Germany increase their military presence in Syria as the US plans to move its own troops out of Syria in the near future....
2019-07-08 17:00

EU rejects US demand that agriculture be part of trade talks BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union’s top trade official insists that the agricultural sector cannot be included in negotiations on a new trade agreement with the United States, as the U.S. has demanded. After receiving the backing of EU ministe...
2019-05-27 17:17

Vatican Rejects the Idea that People Can Choose Genders (VATICAN CITY) — The Vatican issued an official document Monday rejecting the idea that people can choose or change their genders and insisting on the sexual “complementarity” of men and women to make babies. The document, published...
2019-06-11 05:51

Turkey rejects claims it is drilling illegally for gas off Cyprus Ankara hits back at Greek and EU officials and vows to press ahead with offshore operationsTurkey has hit back at Greek and EU officials, denying claims it is acting illegally by drilling for gas in waters off Cyprus.The country’s foreign ministry cr...
2019-07-11 06:17

EU rejects Trump pitch for quotas on cars, parts European Union trade chiefs meeting in Brussels dismissed an idea floated by President Trump earlier this month of fixing quotas on the EU's automotive exports to the U.S. ...
2019-05-29 03:34

European court rejects Catalan separatists’ suit The European Court of Human Rights has rejected a suit brought by Catalan separatist lawmakers claiming that Spain’s top court had violated their rights when it ruled to suspend a regional parliamentary session to declare independence in 2017....
2019-05-28 19:51

Canada Rejects Idea of Halting Extradition of Huawei CFO to US Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland has dismissed a suggestion that Ottawa block the extradition of Meng Wanzhou to the United States, saying it would set a dangerous precedent....
2019-06-14 08:34

European court rejects Catalan separatists' suit The European Court of Human Rights has rejected a suit brought by Catalan separatist lawmakers claiming that Spain's top court violated their rights when it ruled to suspend a regional parliamentary session to declare independence in 2017....
2019-05-28 22:00

Turkey rejects U.S. ultimatums, says will not back down on Russia deal Turkey will not back down from its decision to buy Russian S-400 missile defense systems despite U.S. warnings that it will lead to Ankara's exclusion from the F-35 fighter jet program, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday....
2019-06-13 19:34

EU rejects Trump suggestion for quotas on EU cars, parts European Union trade chiefs meeting in Brussels dismissed an idea floated by President Donald Trump earlier this month of fixing quotas on European automotive exports to the U.S. ...
2019-05-28 19:17

Nation's largest doctor group rejects 'Medicare for all' The nation's largest doctor group narrowly defeated a measure Tuesday that would have ended their opposition to proposals that would allow the government to fully finance the U.S. healthcare system....
2019-06-11 20:17

North Carolina rejects polygamy-themed beer Polygamy and beer reportedly don’t mix in North Carolina. A polygamy-themed beer was rejected for sale in North Carolina because “polygamy is illegal.” The beer in question is already being sold in at least 20 other states, including Utah. Utah-based...
2019-07-15 23:34

World Court rejects UAE demand for immediate measures against Qatar The United Nations' highest court for inter-state disputes on Friday rejected a United Arab Emirates request for immediate measures against Qatar in a dispute over alleged discrimination between the Arab neighbors....
2019-06-14 18:00

UN agency for Palestinians UNRWA rejects US call to close it down The US envoy to the UN believes the responsibility to deal with Palestinian refugees should be handed over to host countries. Washington cut funding to the UN agency for Palestinian refugees last year....
2019-05-23 22:17

Iran rejects UK's proposal for European-led maritime force Critics point to irony of UK calling on EU support while heading for BrexitPlans for a European-led maritime security force in the Gulf unveiled by the UK foreign secretary, Jeremy Hunt, hit choppy waters as the plan was rejected by Iran, met resista...
2019-07-23 16:17

Judge rejects Weinstein appeal over sex trafficking charge A judge has rejected Harvey Weinstein’s effort to get a federal appeals court to decide whether sex trafficking claims can legally be brought against him...
2019-08-06 11:34

Supreme Court rejects appeal from Guantanamo detainee WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is rejecting an appeal from a Yemeni man who has been held without charges at the U.S. Navy base in Cuba for more than 17 years. One justice says “it is past time” to examine the indefinite detention of...
2019-06-10 18:17

Gibraltar rejects US demand to seize Iranian tanker Gibraltar authorities have rejected a US warrant to seize an Iranian tanker that was previously detained by UK troops.  The ship has since been released, but the US tried to keep it in port by claiming terrorism links....
2019-08-18 16:00

Here's the first teaser for Rob Zombie's Devil’s Rejects sequel, 3 From Hell Rob Zombie’s long-simmering conclusion to his gory tale of the Firefly clan is on its way. 3 From Hell, a sequel to 2003’s House of 1000 Corpses and 2005's The Devil’s Rejects, wrapped filming earlier this year and now has a teaser, one in which ...
2019-06-10 19:34

Russia's Vladimir Putin rejects sanctions on Georgia Russian President Vladimir Putin said he is against imposing sanctions on Georgia despite an escalating row. A prominent Georgian journalist recently went on an expletive-filled tirade against Putin while live on air....
2019-07-09 16:34

Russia rejects US claim of violation of nuke test ban MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian Foreign Ministry has angrily rejected a U.S. claim of Moscow’s possible violation of a global nuclear test ban. Lt. Gen. Robert Ashley, the director of the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency, said Wednesday that Russia &...
2019-05-30 17:34

Ukrainian parliament rejects prime minister's resignation Ukraine's parliament voted to reject Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman's resignation on Thursday, with the largest faction arguing his resignation would lead to "chaos" before a snap election due in July....
2019-05-30 13:00

Iran Oil Tanker Departs After Gibraltar Rejects US Demand The Iranian oil tanker at the centre of a diplomatic dispute has departed from Gibraltar after the British overseas territory rejected a US demand to seize the vessel....
2019-08-19 07:34

Bentley Flying Spur grows, adds tech to rival Mercedes AMG S class, Maybach Bentley's third-generation Flying Spur sedan will grow in size and feature additional safety technology as the British ultraluxury brand looks to square up better with Mercedes-Benz's top-of-the line AMG S-class and Maybach lineup....
2019-06-11 14:17

Dem rival to Maine's Collins must face probe over admitted campaign finance violations, state's GOP says The Maine Republican Party is calling for a probe into Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Sara Gideon over alleged campaign finance violations to which she has admitted....
2019-08-08 15:00

Roger Federer eliminates rival Rafael Nadal in semis to reach Wimbledon final In their 40th meeting, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal added another chapter to their storybook rivalry as Federer advances to Wimbledon final.       ...
2019-07-12 21:17

Australian Swimmer Refuses To Share Podium With Chinese Rival Over Strange Doping Allegations Since Chinese swimmer Sun Yang won two gold medals at the 2012 Beijing Olympics, he has been the most dominant freestyle swimmer in the world. He’s the only swimmer in history to win either a World Championship or an Olympic gold medal in every frees...
2019-07-22 23:51

Nitin Gadkari Retains Nagpur Seat, Hansraj Ahir Loses To Congress Rival It was a bittersweet election for four Union ministers from Maharashtra as two, including senior BJP leader Nitin Gadkari, won while the other two lost the Lok Sabha poll....
2019-05-24 10:17

State AGs fighting T-Mobile, Sprint merger say October trial may not be possible An attorney for the state attorneys general who filed a lawsuit in hopes of stopping T-Mobile's $26 billion merger with Sprint told the judge on Monday that an Oct. 7 trial may not be possible....
2019-07-16 02:17

Is bigger better? Gannett merger will test whether local news can be saved. Some experts predict the deal, if successful, will lead to a much more dramatic consolidation of newspaper ownership, with Tribune Publishing, McClatchy and other chains discussed as companies that may join others....
2019-08-10 02:00

Gannett-New Media merger will test whether local news can be saved Some experts predict the deal, if successful, will lead to a much more dramatic consolidation of newspaper ownership, with Tribune Publishing, McClatchy and other chains discussed as companies that may join others....
2019-08-10 04:34

Merger of nation’s largest magazine, book publishers called off Magazine and book publishers are breathing a sigh of relief after a blockbuster printer merger was called off amid concerns that it would lead to higher prices. Printing giants Quad Graphics and LSC Communications said Tuesday that they are voluntari...
2019-07-23 22:34

T-Mobile/Sprint merger reportedly hinges on Dish assets The long-awaited merger of T-Mobile and Sprint is being held up by continued negotiations over how their divested assets will be handled by Dish Network.Read More...
2019-07-11 22:34

Sixteen States Now Suing to Stop the T-Mobile and Sprint Merger Oregon has joined several other states in a lawsuit to stop the planned T-Mobile merger with Sprint, adding strength to a movement to stop the shrinking telecom market from becoming even less competitive. Read more......
2019-08-13 23:51

UK competition watchdog flags concerns on Live Nation-MCD merger Britain's competition watchdog said on Thursday the proposed takeover of Ireland-based MCD Productions by the joint venture owned by U.S.-based Live Nation raises competition concerns in the music promotion industry in Northern Ireland....
2019-07-11 14:00

DOJ and T-Mobile reportedly reach "rough agreement" on merger with Sprint Approval from the Department of Justice (DOJ) is one of three remaining roadblocks preventing T-Mobile and Sprint from closing on their $26.5 billion merger that was first announced on April 29th, 2018. According to a report from CNBC, the DOJ has r...
2019-07-03 11:34

U.S. Justice Department may sue to block Sprint, T-Mobile merger: source The U.S. Justice Department has told T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp to wrap up a deal by the end of next week to sell assets that are to be divested as a condition of their proposed merger or face a lawsuit aimed at stopping the transaction, a sourc...
2019-07-19 05:51

Justice Department may sue to block Sprint, T-Mobile merger: CNBC The U.S. Justice Department would sue to block the merger of T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp if the parties do not settle next week, CNBC reported on Thursday, citing sources....
2019-07-18 18:51

FCA chairman calls Renault merger plan an 'act of courage,' report says Fiat Chrysler Automobiles ultimately felt conditions were not right to press ahead with the proposed Renault merger, Chairman John Elkann told La Stampa newspaper....
2019-07-10 23:51

Charter gets final approval to stay in NY despite breaking merger promise Enlarge / A Charter Spectrum vehicle in West Lake Hills, Texas. (credit: Tony Webster) Charter Communications has received final approval to stay in New York State despite violating merger commitments related to its 2016 purchase of Time Warner Cab...
2019-07-12 18:00

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 19:34

State attorneys general sue to block merger between Sprint and T-Mobile Nine states and the District of Columbia filed a lawsuit to block the proposed merger of T-Mobile and Sprint, arguing that the combination of the country’s third- and fourth-largest wireless carriers would threaten competition and harm consumers....
2019-06-12 02:17

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 20:00

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 19:34

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....
2019-05-27 23:51

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 19:00

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 17:00

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....
2019-05-24 00:34

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 21:34

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 06:00

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 an ongoing review of the proposed $26 billion merger of T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint...
2019-06-03 17:00

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 21:34

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 21:34

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 05:34

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 19:34

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....
2019-05-22 04:00

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 21:00

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 14:51

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....
2019-06-02 19:51

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 17:17

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 09:17

Fiat Chrysler puts merger offer to Renault board In the "transformative merger" proposal to its French peer, FCA said on Monday the combined business would be 50 percent owned by FCA shareholders and 50 percent owned by those of Renault....
2019-05-27 13:17

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 23:17

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 15:01

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 22:34