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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...
05:00, 06/14/2019

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....
11:51, 05/27/2019

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       ...
18:51, 06/14/2019

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.        ...
18:00, 06/14/2019

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       ...
17:51, 06/22/2019

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?...
22:34, 06/10/2019

Strong sales of Barbie, 'Jurassic Park' toys help stem Mattel losses, shares soar Shares of Mattel skyrocketed as much as 14 percent after the closing bell Thursday after the company posted a narrower earnings loss than analysts had expected....
22:17, 04/28/2019

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...
20:00, 06/08/2019

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 ...
07:34, 06/07/2019

Mattel says Fisher-Price Rock 'n Play recall will cost millions, safety 'highest priority' The recall of the Rock 'n Play sleepers will cost Fisher-Price and its parent company, Mattel, millions of dollars this year, officials said Thursday.        ...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Eldorado Resorts to buy Caesars Entertainment for about $8.5 billion Eldorado Resorts Inc has agreed to buy Caesars Entertainment Corp for about $8.5 billion in cash and stock, as it looks to build scale to take on competition from larger companies such as Las Vegas Sands and Wynn Resorts....
14:34, 06/24/2019

Eldorado Resorts to buy Caesars Entertainment in $17.3 bln deal U.S. casino operator Eldorado Resorts Inc has agreed to buy Caesars Entertainment Corp in a $17.3 billion cash-and-stock deal, including debt, the companies said on Monday. (Reporting by Ankit Ajmera in Bengaluru; Editing by Maju Samuel)...
12:34, 06/24/2019

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....
07:17, 05/31/2019

Marvel and NetEase will collaborate on new original entertainment Marvel and NetEase are collaborating to create new original entertainment, including games, TV shows, and comic books based on Marvel's universe of superhero characters.Read More...
13:00, 05/20/2019

Caesars Entertainment bidder could be looking to clean house Caesars Entertainment may soon be handing out mass pink slips, including some to its executive suite, The Post has learned. A looming sale of America’s largest casino chain is shaping up to result in mass layoffs as lead prospective bidder Eldorado R...
07:17, 05/15/2019

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....
05:00, 05/24/2019

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...
00:51, 06/20/2019

Latest Kentucky news, sports, business and entertainment at 6:20 a.m. EDT KENTUCKY PENSIONS Regional university presidents endorse Bevin’s pension plan FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The presidents of several regional universities in Kentucky are urging lawmakers to support a pension proposal drafted by Gov. Matt Bevin’...
13:00, 05/03/2019

Latest Kentucky news, sports, business and entertainment at 3:20 p.m. EDT KENTUCKY GOVERNOR’S RACE Pro-Edelen group launches attack ad against Beshear FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A group with ties to Adam Edelen has unleashed the first TV attack ad in Kentucky’s Democratic primary for governor. The ad says Andy Beshe...
21:34, 05/02/2019

AMC Entertainment shares tumble as CEO holds out for ‘Avengers’ rescue Shares of AMC Entertainment tumbled as much as 10 percent Thursday — even as the theater chain’s CEO predicted “Avengers: Endgame” would come to the rescue. Investors sent AMC’s stock down double digits in midday trading — and down 7 percent at the c...
04:34, 05/10/2019

Latest Kentucky news, sports, business and entertainment at 5:20 p.m. EDT KENTUCKY GOVERNOR’S RACE Kentucky Democratic hopefuls hammer away at Bevin, not Trump FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The three leading Democrats running for Kentucky governor agree their state badly needs a new chief executive, and they’ve hit the...
00:17, 05/11/2019

Latest Kentucky news, sports, business and entertainment at 11:20 a.m. EDT VIDEO-RESTRAINED INMATE PUNCHED 3 ex-jail workers indicted in handcuffed inmate’s beating LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Three former corrections officers have been indicted in connection with the alleged beating of a handcuffed inmate at the Louisvill...
18:17, 05/09/2019

Latest Kentucky news, sports, business and entertainment at 4:20 p.m. EDT MISSING GIRL-HOMICIDE Kentucky man could face death sentence in girl’s killing SCOTTSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man could face the death penalty if convicted of murder in the death of a 7-year-old girl. The Glasgow Daily Times reports that a ...
23:34, 05/05/2019

Latest Kentucky news, sports, business and entertainment at 3:20 a.m. EDT KENTUCKY PENSIONS GOP leaders: Bevin lacks votes to pass pension bill in House FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Some top Republican lawmakers in Kentucky say GOP Gov. Matt Bevin hasn’t lined up enough votes yet to pass his pension bill in an expected spec...
09:51, 05/07/2019

United covers over the cameras on its in-flight entertainment systems Just because airlines don't want passengers video chatting from phones while they're in the air doesn't mean there was never a thought of selling it as a service, and as a result some airplanes have seat-back entertainment systems with...
20:34, 04/28/2019

Latest Kentucky news, sports, business and entertainment at 1:20 a.m. EDT KENTUCKY DERBY-POLITICS Politicians look to make hay at Kentucky Derby LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The masses crammed into Churchill Downs will be fixated on 3-year-old thoroughbreds running in the Kentucky Derby. But in some sections of the famed track, ...
09:00, 05/04/2019

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...
02:51, 05/07/2019

Caesars Entertainment, ESPN tie-up for sports betting content U.S. casino operator Caesars Entertainment Corp said on Tuesday it was tying up with Walt Disney Co's ESPN for content and news related to sports betting....
21:00, 05/14/2019

Latest Kentucky news, sports, business and entertainment at 9:20 p.m. EDT KENTUCKY PENSIONS GOP leaders: Bevin lacks votes to pass pension bill in House FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Some top Republican lawmakers in Kentucky say GOP Gov. Matt Bevin hasn’t lined up enough votes yet to pass his pension bill in an expected spec...
05:51, 05/07/2019

Eldorado Resorts to buy Caesars Entertainment in $8.5 billion deal Eldorado Resorts has agreed to buy Caesars Entertainment for about $8.5 billion in cash and stock, as it looks to build scale to take on competition from larger companies such as Las Vegas Sands and Wynn Resorts. The deal comes more than three months...
15:17, 06/24/2019

Eldorado Resorts, Caesars Entertainment casino companies to merge Eldorado Resorts and Caesars Entertainment announced a merger on Monday in a deal that brings together two large casino operators.       ...
14:34, 06/24/2019

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...
10:17, 05/29/2019

Entertainment Software Association announces Stanley Pierre-Louis as next CEO The Entertainment Software Association, the game industry's lobbying group and the creator of the big E3 trade show, has named Stanley Pierre-Louis as its new president and CEO.Read More...
21:00, 05/13/2019

Sony and Microsoft team up on cloud-based gaming and entertainment In an unlikely turn of events, Microsoft and Sony announced today that they are to tackle the future of entertainment. The companies are planning to work together to build future cloud solutions in Microsoft Azure that will support gaming and content...
01:17, 05/17/2019

Sony and Microsoft ink key entertainment deal ahead of PS5 and next-gen Xbox launch Sony and Microsoft are huge rivals in the gaming business, with each company set to unveil new hardware in the not too distant future. In a surprising move, the two companies have inked an entertainment-related partnership with plenty of time left to...
16:17, 05/17/2019

'This is Us' renewed for three more seasons NBC has renewed "This is Us" for three more seasons, as part of a play-it-safe fall lineup that will add just three new series to the network's primetime roster....
23:17, 05/12/2019

This Is Us Renewed By NBC For 3 More Seasons Our regularly scheduled bout of crying on Tuesday nights will continue for at least three more seasons as NBC has called for a 4th, 5th and 6th season of fan-favorite This Is Us....
17:17, 05/13/2019

This Is Us Renewed Through Season 6 The story of the Pearson family will continue for at least three more seasons. NBC officially announced This Is Us has been picked up through season six. "In a television landscape......
04:51, 05/13/2019

'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%....
12:00, 06/06/2019

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...
23:34, 06/19/2019

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...
22:51, 06/13/2019

Chelsea Handler calls for Trump's impeachment for saying semi-automatic guns are 'entertainment' Comedian Chelsea Handler called for President Trump’s impeachment after he appeared on British TV to speak about gun violence in America calling semi-automatic rifles “entertainment.” ...
16:34, 06/06/2019

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....
00:51, 06/01/2019

Is Constance Wu Mad That Fresh Off the Boat Got Renewed? What's going on, Constance Wu? After news broke that Fresh Off the Boat had been renewed for a sixth season on ABC, the actress, who has starred on the show for five seasons and also......
04:00, 05/11/2019

'Grey's Anatomy' renewed for Seasons 16 and 17 at ABC ABC’s medical drama "Grey’s Anatomy" continues to secure its place in TV history with a two-year renewal for seasons 16 and 17. The series’ star, Ellen Pompeo, is set for both seasons....
21:34, 05/10/2019

UK PM May faces renewed pressure to set out departure date British Prime Minister Theresa May will come under renewed pressure from senior members of her Conservative Party on Thursday to set out a clear timetable for her departure....
12:17, 05/16/2019

Barcelona ready to make renewed bid for Griezmann "Barcelona are set to make another attempt to sign Antoine Griezmann from Atletico Madrid after last year\u0027s long saga led to the France international rejecting the Catalan club, according to multiple reports in the Spanish media on Tuesday."...
16:34, 05/14/2019

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...
02:34, 06/20/2019

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...
23:17, 05/21/2019

Is your favorite TV show canceled? A guide to what’s renewed and what’s in limbo. It's that time of year when networks are deciding the fates of many shows. Here's a list of where all the broadcast (and some cable and streaming) series stand....
14:17, 05/09/2019

Grey’s Anatomy renewed for 16th and 17th seasons, will likely never, ever end Don’t look for those “is that show still on” jokes about Grey’s Anatomy to end anytime soon. ABC announces today that Grey Sloane Hospital will continue operations for at least two additional seasons, extending into seasons 16 and 17. This makes it t...
22:17, 05/10/2019

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....
18:51, 05/31/2019

‘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....
00:17, 06/05/2019

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....
13:17, 06/03/2019

Grey's Anatomy Renewed Through Season 17 With More Station 19 Crossover Grey's Anatomy is officially coming back for season 16--and season 17! ABC announced the long-running medical drama has a two-season order. Ellen Pompeo is staying put. She previously......
20:00, 05/10/2019

British Gas owner faces renewed pressure after customer exodus British Gas owner Centrica has revealed a fresh customer exodus at the start of the year and warned that a "challenging trading environment" will put further pressure on its annual performance....
09:17, 05/13/2019

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...
03:17, 05/23/2019

Tech, Industrial Stocks Slide on Renewed Trade Fears Shares of technology and industrial companies reliant on Chinese demand slid, a sign President Trump’s latest tariff threat is eroding the optimism that has supported markets so far this year....
20:34, 05/06/2019

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....
20:51, 04/28/2019

Nissan said to push back Renault's renewed efforts to merge Nissan is opposing renewed efforts by alliance partner Renault to merge under a holding company because such a structure will not help turn around the Japanese automaker, Bloomberg reported....
22:00, 05/13/2019

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...
05:17, 06/13/2019

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....
17:51, 06/18/2019

Conway defends Trump over renewed criticism over Charlottesville comments White House counselor Kellyanne Conway defended President Trump on Sunday over renewed criticism of his comments following the 2017 violence in Charlottesville, Va. – arguing that the president had “condemned white nationalism” and that his words fol...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Biden's staff faces renewed accusations of mistreating reporters It has been less than two weeks since former Vice President Joe Biden launched his 2020 bid, but numerous reporters have already voiced their concerns about the treatment they have received from his staff. ...
14:17, 05/07/2019

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...
15:17, 06/03/2019

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...
18:34, 06/04/2019

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....
18:00, 06/18/2019

Revenge Body With Khloe Kardashian and 2 More E! Shows Renewed! All the Details Get ready for more laughter, tears and transformations! Today E! announced that three popular shows will be returning for additional seasons in 2019 and 2020. First up, Revenge Body With......
20:34, 05/03/2019

'No plans' for Jussie Smollett's 'Empire' character to return as series is renewed, Fox says Fans of Fox Entertainment’s hit show “Empire” can rejoice as the series has officially been picked up for a sixth season, albeit without one of its mainstays, Jussie Smollett....
02:51, 05/01/2019

Fernández de Kirchner sparks renewed speculation with PJ National Council visit The presence of the Unidad Ciudadana leader, who has not officially declared her candidacy for this year's election in October, will spark renewed speculation over a presidential run....
02:17, 05/15/2019

Sleepy equity options jolted by renewed U.S.-China trade tensions Months of calm in U.S. stocks gave way to a surge in activity in the options market on Tuesday as investors spooked by escalating trade tensions between the United States and China boosted Wall Street's so-called fear gauge to the highest level in th...
00:17, 05/08/2019

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?...
19:51, 06/13/2019

Airbnb Faces Renewed Criticism Over Listings in Occupied West Bank Campaigners in support of Palestinians are calling for Airbnb users to deactivate their accounts to protest the company’s decision to allow rental listings for settlements in the occupied West Bank. In April, the company reversed its decision t...
11:34, 05/15/2019

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.        ...
16:34, 05/28/2019

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?...
15:00, 06/14/2019

U.S. exchanges must face renewed high-frequency trading claims: judge A Manhattan federal judge has ordered seven U.S. stock exchanges to face proposed class-action claims that they defrauded ordinary investors by quietly enabling high-frequency traders to trade faster and at better prices....
19:17, 05/29/2019

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...
14:17, 06/09/2019

Asia shares linger near five-week low amid renewed U.S.-China trade jitters Asian shares wallowed near five-week lows on early Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump's threat to raise tariffs re-ignited worries about U.S.-China trade tensions while Japan's Nikkei opened down after a 10-day break....
05:00, 05/07/2019

Scientology cruise ship faces renewed quarantine at home port in Curacao A Church of Scientology cruise ship quarantined by the Caribbean nation of St. Lucia for measles is due to arrive on Saturday back at its home port on the island of Curacao, where it will face similar restrictions, a top health official there said....
09:51, 05/04/2019

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...
17:00, 06/16/2019

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....
03:51, 05/30/2019

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.        ...
08:00, 05/22/2019

U.S., China agree to renewed trade talks as Donald Trump, Xi Jinping prepare for G20 Ahead of the G20 economic summit in Japan this week, the United States and China have agreed to officially resume trade negotiations with designs on ending a trade conflict that's now into its second year....
17:17, 06/25/2019

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...
16:17, 05/23/2019

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.        ...
11:17, 05/22/2019

JGBs gain as renewed trade worries stoke demand for safe-haven debt Japanese government bond prices gained across the board on Tuesday as U.S. President Donald Trump's threat to raise tariffs on Chinese goods this week rekindled fears of a trade war, stoking demand for safe-haven debt....
07:51, 05/07/2019

Asia Pacific stocks mixed as investors digest renewed US-China trade tensions Stocks in Asia were mixed during Tuesday afternoon trade amid renewed tensions between the U.S. and China after Washington said tariffs on Chinese goods will rise on Friday....
07:51, 05/07/2019

Constance Wu issues apology after fans called her 'ungrateful' for complaining about her sitcom 'Fresh Off the Boat' being renewed Kelsey McNeal/ABC via Getty Images On Saturday, actress Constance Wu took to Twitter to apologize for recently complaining about the renewal of her ABC sitcom "Fresh Off the Boat." Wu explained that the renewal meant she would have to pass on anothe...
22:00, 05/11/2019

Book publisher drops ex-prosecutor involved in Central Park Five rape case following renewed outcry, rep confirms NEW YORK (AP) — Book publisher drops ex-prosecutor involved in Central Park Five rape case following renewed outcry, rep confirms ....
21:51, 06/07/2019

METALS-London base metals mixed amid renewed U.S.-China trade tensions London base metals were mixed in early trade on Tuesday amid concerns that an escalating U.S.-China trade tension could hurt the global economy, but copper and nickel on the Shanghai Futures Exchange rebounded from the previous session's slump. U...
07:51, 05/07/2019

Carter Page alleges extensive contacts with alleged FBI informant, as Strzok-Page texts draw renewed scrutiny Following President Trump's decision to allow the declassification of key Russia records at Attorney General Bill Barr's discretion, former Trump campaign aide Carter Page told Fox News his contact with alleged FBI informant Stefan Halper at a pivota...
01:17, 05/29/2019

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....
20:51, 06/16/2019

"Everyone Knows How Dimple Yadav Won In 2012", Says Her BJP Rival In UP Subrat Pathak, the BJP's candidate from Uttar Pradesh's Kannauj, the high-profile seat where Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav's wife Dimple Yadav is fighting her second Lok Sabha election, took a......
06:34, 04/29/2019

Boris Johnson bid gets support from former rival LONDON (AP) — Boris Johnson’s bid to become Britain’s next prime minister has been bolstered by fresh support from one of his former rivals. Health Secretary Matt Hancock threw his support behind Johnson on Monday, saying the Brexit-backi...
11:00, 06/17/2019

The new Apple TV app is here – a step towards a Netflix rival, or something else? Apple has unveiled big changes to its TV app, rolling out visual improvements and setting things up to integrate the hotly anticipated Apple TV Plus streaming service later this year.The app is now live on Apple TV devices, iPads, iPhones and iPods (...
22:34, 05/13/2019

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....
18:34, 04/28/2019

WhatsApp 'Will Never Be Secure', Says Russian Rival Telegram The Russian founder of popular messaging app Telegram has warned that WhatsApp, the world's top messaging app, will continue to be open to surveillance...
16:17, 05/16/2019

'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....
17:17, 06/13/2019

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, ...
12:00, 06/13/2019

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....
14:51, 06/17/2019

Biden is Trump's most anticipated and feared rival He's the Democratic candidate President Donald Trump has long worried would emerge as his general election rival. Now, with the entry of former Vice President Joe Biden into a crowded primary field, a race that once seemed to Trump like abstract chat...
18:51, 04/28/2019

Here's why you should always research AirPower rival charging mats After the original AirPower mat from Apple was finally confirmed as dead on arrival, users have been hunting for a decent replica. It looked like one had been found, but that might not be the case.An AirPower alternative from AirUnleashed promises to...
12:51, 05/03/2019

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....
21:34, 06/04/2019

Venezuela on Edge on Day of Rival Maduro Protests “Today we continue,” vowed the opposition leader Juan Guaidó, who has called on Venezuelans to rise up against their president. Government supporters planned their own demonstrations....
17:34, 05/01/2019

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...
03:51, 06/08/2019

| Caster rival slams testosterone ruling Kenya's Margaret Nyairera Wambui, who has herself faced questions over her testosterone levels, has slammed an IAAF ruling against her rival Caster Semenya....
18:17, 05/02/2019

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...
19:34, 06/20/2019

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....
11:34, 05/25/2019

Facebook's new crypto platform could rival Apple Pay Back in 2018, Bloomberg revealed that Facebook was developing a cryptocurrency backed by the US dollar that users can transfer to each other via WhatsApp. According to a new report by The Wall Street Journal, though, Facebook has bigger plans for its...
18:34, 05/03/2019

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...
22:00, 06/21/2019

LG Chem sues rival SK over battery secrets Battery maker LG Chem has sued rival SK Innovation in the U.S. for allegedly stealing trade secrets by poaching scores of highly knowledgeable employees....
21:00, 04/30/2019

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....
02:34, 06/05/2019

Samsung patents possible rival to Apple Arcade Samsung could be planning on launching a games subscription service to rival Apple Arcade, if a new patent is anything to go by.As spotted by LetsGoDigital, The South Korean manufacturer filed a patent on April 23 to the US Patent and Trademark Offic...
12:00, 04/29/2019

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....
01:34, 05/23/2019

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....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Uber’s London Taxi Rival Will Cost You Peanuts Carlyle must be hoping that some of Uber’s magic valuation dust rubs off on Addison Lee. The investment has been difficult for the private equity firm....
12:00, 05/03/2019

"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....
21:34, 06/14/2019

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....
12:00, 06/03/2019

Porto ordered to pay nearly 2 million euros to rival Benfica PORTO, Portugal (AP) — A judge has ordered Porto to pay nearly 2 million euros ($2.2 million) for releasing internal emails obtained from Portuguese rival Benfica. The club must also return any documents it still possesses related to the case. Benfic...
21:51, 06/07/2019

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....
22:00, 05/31/2019

UPDATE 2-Phillips 66 follows rival Valero with a profit beat U.S. refiner Phillips 66 posted a better-than-feared quarterly profit on Tuesday, as higher income from its pipelines and terminals business offset the impact of higher Canadian crude prices on refining....
20:17, 04/30/2019

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....
16:17, 06/07/2019

McGraw-Hill to Merge With Rival Textbook Publisher McGraw-Hill and Cengage plan to merge in a deal that would create the second-largest provider of college textbooks and other higher-education materials in the country....
15:51, 05/01/2019

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....
20:17, 06/23/2019

UPDATE 1-Phillips 66 follows rival Valero with a profit beat U.S. refiner Phillips 66 on Tuesday beat analysts' quarterly profit estimates, becoming the second major refiner to post bullish numbers at a time when investors and analysts had largely expected poor performance due to higher Canadian crude prices....
14:17, 04/30/2019

DJI Osmo Action review: A worthy GoPro rival Well, here's a surprise. After GoPro trod on DJI's foot with its ill-fated Karma drone, DJI is stomping right back with a rugged camera of its own -- the Osmo Action. It looks like a GoPro, is similarly priced ($349 -- $51 cheaper) and pret...
17:34, 05/15/2019

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....
16:17, 06/06/2019

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....
14:34, 06/21/2019

Starbucks' big China rival arrives on Wall Street China's Starbucks has arrived on Wall Street. Luckin Coffee begin trading on Friday and provided an immediate caffeine jolt to the market. The stock surged nearly 50% to $25 a share before pulling back a bit....
08:17, 05/20/2019

Official: OnePlus 7/7 Pro to be noticeably faster than rival flagships OnePlus 7 Pro CAD-based renderThe Samsung Galaxy S10 and LG G8 ThinQ both sport Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 855. The OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro are also expected to include this chip. But as announced by OnePlus today, its flagship smartphones will be not...
23:51, 05/05/2019

What Akhilesh Yadav Said On Bhojpuri Star Nirahua, His BJP Rival Samajwadi Party leader Akhilesh Yadav, contesting the national election from Azamgarh in Uttar Pradesh, faces the BJP's Nirahua, a Bhojpuri star he had once honoured with an award. "...
11:17, 05/08/2019

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...
01:00, 06/19/2019

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...
04:17, 06/18/2019

The company behind TikTok is reportedly launching a Spotify rival ByteDance, the owner of the Vine-like social media app TikTok, might challenge Spotify with a paid streaming service in emerging markets, according to Bloomberg. It could introduce an app (not named after TikTok), in several non-first-world countries...
15:17, 05/21/2019

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....
18:17, 06/11/2019

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....
07:51, 06/17/2019

Rival governments vie for power in Moldova political crisis Moldova’s political crisis deepened Tuesday, with rival governments accusing each other of usurping power and showing little inclination for compromise...
19:51, 06/11/2019

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...
06:17, 05/17/2019

Amazon is backing Uber Eats rival Deliveroo in the UK Amazon's restaurant delivery service in the UK folded in late 2018, because it couldn't keep up with rivals like Deliveroo. Now, the corporation is subscribing to the old adage "if you can't beat 'em, join 'em" by becoming De...
12:17, 05/17/2019

October trial set in Michigan school stabbing of rival MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich. (AP) — An October trial is scheduled for a young woman accused of fatally stabbing a classmate at their Detroit-area school in an alleged dispute over a boy. The Macomb Daily reports Macomb County Circuit Court Ju...
14:51, 06/11/2019

Ex-rival backs Boris Johnson in UK leadership race LONDON (AP) — A former candidate to lead Britain’s Conservative Party has thrown her support behind front-runner Boris Johnson. Andrea Leadsom, an ardent backer of Britain’s exit from the European Union, told LBC Radio that she’s ba...
13:00, 06/18/2019

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....
01:17, 05/22/2019

SSE sparks merger talks over £1bn retail arm SSE, one of Britain's biggest gas and electricity suppliers, is scrambling to find a buyer or merger partner for its £1bn retail‎ division months after scrapping a tie-up with rival Npower....
19:51, 04/28/2019

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...
11:34, 05/25/2019

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....
01:51, 06/10/2019

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....
16:17, 06/01/2019

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...
23:17, 06/03/2019

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....
21:17, 06/12/2019

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....
02:00, 06/13/2019

Trump: GOP rival Justin Amash has been a loser ‘for a long time’ President Trump on Monday blasted GOP Rep. Justin Amash as a "loser" after the Michigan congressman doubled down on accusations that the president engaged in impeachable conduct....
04:17, 05/21/2019

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. ...
21:17, 06/12/2019

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....
20:34, 05/30/2019

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 ...
08:34, 06/13/2019

Novak Djokovic has ‘sick obsession’ to be like Roger Federer: rival A brutally honest Nick Kyrgios unloaded on tennis greats Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic in a raw interview. Speaking to tennis writer Ben Rothenberg of the New York Times for the “No Challenges Remaining” podcast, the Aussie star blasted...
17:17, 05/16/2019

Sam Adams Brewer to Buy Rival Dogfish Head in $300 Million Deal Boston Beer is acquiring Dogfish Head Brewery in a $300 million cash-and-stock deal that combines two early craft brewers that now confront slowing industry sales and hundreds of competitors....
10:34, 05/10/2019

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....
15:51, 05/17/2019

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...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Starbucks' China rival Luckin surges in market debut Shares of Luckin Coffee Inc surged as much as 52.7% in their market debut on Friday, indicating strong investor demand for the self-declared challenger to Starbucks Corp in China....
22:17, 05/17/2019

AOC as Wonder Woman? DC Comics not happy about rival publisher’s illustration: reports For many political progressives, U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., has become something of a wonder woman. But DC Comics, which owns the rights to the Wonder Woman comic-book character, apparently doesn’t appreciate that a rival publisher h...
15:17, 05/19/2019

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...
10:00, 05/22/2019

Booted lawmaker wants rival axed for ‘irresponsible’ sex crimes remark A lawmaker who was booted off the City Council’s Immigration Committee last month is now demanding a rival politician receive the same treatment for opposing the addition of certain sex offenses to a list of crimes warranting deportation....
04:34, 05/20/2019

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....
02:34, 06/11/2019

Luckin, an Unprofitable Chinese Rival to Starbucks, Seeks U.S. Money A successful initial public offering by the fast growing, big spending coffee company would buck the recent trend of weakness among tech start-ups in China....
13:34, 05/17/2019

Brazil healthcare firm Hapvida to buy rival São Francisco for $1.26 bln -source Brazilian healthcare company Hapvida Participacoes e Investimentos SA has reached an agreement to acquire rival group São Francisco Saúde for 5 billion reais ($1.26 billion), a source with knowledge of the matter said....
19:51, 05/07/2019

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 ...
02:51, 06/16/2019

| Boris Johnson challenges rival to back Brexit deadline Boris Johnson challenged his rival for Britain's leadership on Tuesday to deliver Brexit by the end of October whatever happens, only to be accused once again of trying to avoid scrutiny....
06:00, 06/26/2019

Only 17 Days in Office, Erdogan’s Rival Saw Spending to ‘Spoil a Mayor’ Before President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey forced a do-over of the Istanbul election, the opposition leader Ekrem Imamoglu found evidence of wasteful spending by Mr. Erdogan’s allies, he said....
01:51, 05/10/2019

Pressured by rival, Chevron walks away from Anadarko takeover fight Chevron Corp abandoned its pursuit of Anadarko Petroleum Corp on Thursday, outmaneuvered by a higher rival bid of $38 billion that included more than three times as much cash....
16:17, 05/09/2019

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.”...
14:34, 06/19/2019

Netanyahu set for fifth term as Israel's leader as rival concedes defeat Benjamin Netanyahu was on course to secure a record fifth term as Israeli Prime Minister after his main election rival conceded defeat on Wednesday evening....
19:34, 04/28/2019

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 ...
02:17, 06/17/2019

Canada's Garda World drops interest in British rival G4S Canada's Garda World Security Corporation does not intend to make an offer for rival G4S, it said on Sunday, having previously said it was considering a cash offer for some or all of the British company....
01:34, 05/06/2019

Starbucks' China rival Luckin seeks to raise up to $586.5 million in IPO Luckin Coffee Inc, the Chinese challenger to Starbucks Corp, is looking to raise up to $586.5 million, its filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday showed....
21:17, 05/06/2019

UPDATE 2-Starbucks' China rival Luckin seeks to raise up to $586.5 mln in IPO Luckin Coffee Inc, the Chinese challenger to Starbucks Corp, is looking to raise up to $586.5 million, its filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday showed....
21:17, 05/06/2019

UK PM contender Johnson challenges rival to commit to Oct. 31 Brexit date Boris Johnson, front-runner in the race to become British prime minister, has challenged his rival Jeremy Hunt to commit to leaving the European Union on Oct. 31, whether he has agreed a Brexit deal or not....
18:17, 06/25/2019

Siemens takes radical step to avoid fate of US rival It is one of Europe's biggest and most important manufacturing companies – an €87bn giant that, in terms of stock market valuation, is dwarfed in its native Germany by only SAP, the software company and Allianz, the insurer....
19:17, 05/08/2019

Insects tipped to rival sushi as fashionable food of the future Analysts believe falling prices and reduced ‘yuck factor’ will build appetite for bug cuisineCricket crisps and buffalo worm burgers could be as fashionable as sushi within a decade due to falling prices and a waning “yuck factor”, which analysts bel...
21:51, 06/25/2019

| 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....
20:00, 04/28/2019

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...
17:34, 06/19/2019

UPDATE 1-Privatisation of Slovenia's Abanka will see it merge with domestic rival Slovenia said on Wednesday that its second biggest bank Nova KBM (NKBM) will buy the country's No. 3 lender Abanka after submitting the winning bid in a scheme to privatise the lender....
18:51, 06/19/2019

Google's competition for advertising heats up from Amazon, rival platforms Alphabet Inc's Google, the largest U.S. digital advertising platform, is facing increased competition from sites where people purchase products and places thought to be safe from potentially offensive content, advertising buyers say....
15:34, 05/01/2019

Guatemalan presidential candidate allegedly plotted to kill rival As Guatemala prepares for elections on June 16, the race has been dogged by controversy, including the arrest of now-former presidential candidate Mario Estrada on drug trafficking charges in the United States....
18:51, 04/28/2019

Surging Yankees bash rival Astros for statement victory Aaron Judge’s return from the injured list on Friday has raised the question about just how deep the Yankees’ lineup will be. According to Chad Green, his buddies in the pitching fraternity are going to find out it won’t be much fun to navigate aroun...
14:00, 06/21/2019

Rival Teams Make Teen’s Baseball Dream Come True OWSLEY COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Two rival baseball teams from eastern Kentucky met on the baseball field Tuesday evening, and one run, in particular, is getting all of the attention. Adam Faulkner’s mother tells LEX 18 that her son has alway...
03:51, 05/08/2019

"Bullying" Won't Work, Maneka Gandhi Warns 'Gathbandhan' Rival A minor argument took place between BJP's Maneka Gandhi and her Lok Sabha opponent of the SP-BSP alliance, Sonu Singh, today after the Union Minister alleged that Mr Singh's supporters were......
08:51, 05/12/2019

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...
01:51, 06/16/2019

Venezuela starting 'final phase' to oust Maduro, rival says Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido says he has started the "final phase" of his plan to oust President Nicolas Maduro, as the government says it is confronting a small group of "military traitors" seeking to promote a coup....
14:00, 04/30/2019

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....
19:17, 05/29/2019

T-Mobile-Sprint Merger Gets Backing From FCC Chairman FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said he would back the more than $26 billion combination of cellphone carriers T-Mobile US and Sprint after the companies agreed to a package of concessions....
17:17, 05/20/2019

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...
20:34, 06/06/2019

T-Mobile, Sprint Get Merger Backing From FCC Chairman FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said he would back the more than $26 billion combination of cellphone carriers T-Mobile US and Sprint after the companies agreed to a package of concessions....
21:00, 05/20/2019

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....
23:17, 05/20/2019

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....
01:00, 05/21/2019

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....
04:34, 05/27/2019

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...
18:34, 06/07/2019

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....
10:34, 05/27/2019

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)       ...
02:17, 06/12/2019

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....
19:17, 06/11/2019

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....
21:00, 06/11/2019

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...
11:00, 05/27/2019

'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...
16:00, 06/09/2019

FCA set for Renault deal that may 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....
21:51, 05/26/2019

Australia regulator: Vodafone-TPG merger would cut competition Australia's competition regulator on Wednesday said it opposed the proposed merger between TPG Telecom Ltd and Vodafone Group's Australian unit because it would reduce competition, particularly in mobile services....
14:17, 05/08/2019

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...
12:34, 06/04/2019

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....
21:17, 06/10/2019

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....
07:17, 06/03/2019

| 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....
07:34, 06/03/2019

Zuckerberg Rejects Call to Break Up Facebook Zuckerberg has rejected the call for breaking up his company, saying the size of Facebook was actually a benefit to its users and for the security of the democratic process....
14:17, 05/13/2019

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....
22:34, 05/21/2019

Slovak court rejects to ban parliamentary far right party Slovakia's Supreme Court has dismissed a request by the country's prosecutor general to ban a far-right party that has 14 seats in the country's parliament....
13:00, 04/29/2019

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"....
20:00, 05/21/2019

Prostitute, 24, STRANGLED love rival, stabbed with dirty needle: 'You're gonna die, b***h' A SEX worker from the United States is accused of stabbing a fellow prostitute with a needle after chasing her down in revenge for her "stealing her date"....
08:17, 05/05/2019

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....
15:17, 06/24/2019

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...
03:51, 06/09/2019

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....
02:00, 06/10/2019

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...
15:34, 06/16/2019

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....
10:34, 05/25/2019

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...
23:17, 05/23/2019

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...
14:34, 05/23/2019

Swisscom begins selling Europe’s first 5G phone as rival awaits devices The wait for actual 5G smartphones has ended for Europe's first commercial 5G carrier, while preventing another from earning bragging rights.Read More...
19:34, 05/02/2019

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....
12:34, 05/30/2019

OnePlus rival trolls company on Twitter, teases "Flagship Killer 2.0" The OnePlus 7 ProThe ‘Flagship Killer’ tagline has been attached to OnePlus smartphones ever since the launch of the original way back in 2014. But following the introduction of the company’s most expensive smartphone ever, one rival brand made the m...
06:34, 05/16/2019

Uber rival Bolt relaunches in London after quick 2017 exit LONDON (AP) — Estonian ride-hailing service Bolt has launched service in London two years after a short-lived attempt to expand in the British capital. The company, previously known as Taxify, kicked off service Tuesday with a half-price deal aimed a...
14:51, 06/11/2019

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        ...
13:34, 05/24/2019

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....
21:00, 06/23/2019

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...
06:34, 06/18/2019

Facebook’s Bitcoin rival might be used to power a massive online payment system We’ve known for a while now that Facebook formed its own blockchain team, and several reports said the company was working on a Bitcoin-like cryptocurrency that could be used for money transfers over its chat apps, like WhatsApp and Messenger. ...
16:34, 05/04/2019

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...
19:34, 05/21/2019

Johnson lays down gauntlet to Hunt after rival mocks debate no-show Boris Johnson has tried to divert attention away from his refusal to take part in a Sky News debate, by challenging Jeremy Hunt to guarantee Brexit will happen at the end of October....
21:17, 06/25/2019

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...
02:51, 06/01/2019

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....
15:00, 06/14/2019

Jabra Elite 85h review: Noise cancellation to rival Bose and Sony Jabra shocked the world (ok, maybe just me) in 2018 when it debuted 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 dependable...
18:51, 06/12/2019

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...
23:51, 06/06/2019

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....
18:00, 06/12/2019

McGraw-Hill merging with rival Cengage to create textbook giant Textbook giant McGraw-Hill Education said Wednesday it plans to combine with rival Cengage Learning in an all-stock merger. The merged company will be named McGraw Hill and will hold about $3.16 billion in annual revenue, both companies had earlier t...
13:00, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 1-Starbucks' China rival Luckin surges in market debut Shares of Luckin Coffee Inc surged as much as 52.7% in their market debut on Friday, indicating strong investor demand for the self-declared challenger to Starbucks Corp in China....
19:51, 05/17/2019

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...
13:00, 06/08/2019

Jealous Nxivm leader allegedly had sex slave seduce rival to keep tabs on him 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...
23:00, 06/07/2019

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......
10:17, 05/21/2019

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....
18:34, 06/17/2019

Maximum Security ran like a ‘drunk driver’ at the Kentucky Derby, rival trainer says The trainer of War of Will accused Maximum Security jockey Luis Saez of improperly blocking horses both headed into the far turn and during the home stretch....
20:17, 05/08/2019

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...
15:00, 06/21/2019

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....
14:51, 06/10/2019

McGraw-Hill, Cengage Plan All-Stock Merger McGraw-Hill and Cengage plan to merge in a deal that would create the second-largest provider of college textbooks and other higher-education materials in the country....
06:34, 05/01/2019

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....
12:51, 06/06/2019

FCA, Renault hoping merger talks will restart, report says Executives at Fiat Chrysler and Renault-Nissan remain open to the idea that a merger deal could still happen, but they warn that conditions imposed by each side could hurt efforts to restart talks, the Wall Street Journal reported....
23:34, 06/24/2019

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....
02:34, 05/29/2019

United Technologies, Raytheon both gain on $121 billion merger Stock market investors gave their seal of approval to the $121 billion merger of defense contractor Raytheon Co and United Technologies Corp on Monday, pushing shares of both companies higher after the surprise weekend announcement....
16:17, 06/10/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. sues to stop merger of two printing companies The U.S. Justice Department said on Thursday it had filed a lawsuit aimed at stopping Quad/Graphics Inc from buying LSC Communications , two of the biggest companies which print books, magazines, and catalogs....
01:17, 06/21/2019

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...
19:34, 06/10/2019

Fiat Chrysler confirms merger talks with Renault Fiat Chrysler has made a "transformative merger" proposal to French peer Renault, FCA said on Monday. FCA said the combined business would be 50 percent owned by FCA shareholders and 50 percent owned by those of Renault....
09:51, 05/27/2019

United Technologies, Raytheon Announce Merger Deal United Technologies agreed on Sunday to combine its aerospace business with US contractor Raytheon Co and create a new company worth about $121 billion....
13:51, 06/10/2019

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....
14:17, 05/27/2019

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...
09:17, 06/06/2019

Would you like to see the Sprint-T-Mobile merger blocked? (poll results) T-Mobile and Sprint asked for another extension of their proposed merger approval timeframe, seeing as most analysts are now placing the possibility between 33%-50%, down from nearly 90% just a few months ago. Leaving Sprint to hobble along is not an...
15:51, 05/02/2019

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....
04:34, 06/14/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. sues to stop merger of two printing companies The U.S. Justice Department said on Thursday it had filed a lawsuit aimed at stopping Quad/Graphics Inc from buying LSC Communications , two of the biggest companies that print books, magazines and catalogs....
04:34, 06/21/2019

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 ...
02:34, 06/21/2019

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,....
05:51, 06/15/2019

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.”...
04:17, 06/07/2019

Barr recuses himself from T-Mobile-Sprint merger decision US Attorney General William Barr has recused himself from weighing in on a planned $26 billion merger of T-Mobile and Sprint due to potential conflicts of interest, a source with direct knowledge of the situation said. That gives Assistant Attorney G...
15:00, 05/02/2019

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......
11:34, 05/29/2019

Thyssenkrupp expects EU to 'block' Tata merger plan Neither Thyssenkrupp nor Tata were prepared to make the concessions necessary to get their planned merger passed by the European Commission, fearing a negative effect on synergy. Thyssenkrupp then announced job cuts....
15:00, 05/10/2019

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....
03:51, 06/06/2019

Fiat Chrysler withdraws merger offer for Renault FCA proposed a 50-50 merger with Renault in May, saying it would create the world's third-largest automaker.        ...
03:17, 06/06/2019

Gannett Holds Merger Talks With GateHouse Media USA Today publisher Gannett has recently held merger talks with GateHouse Media, according to people familiar with the matter, a possible deal that would bring together the two largest newspaper groups in the country....
18:34, 05/30/2019

Vodafone and TPG are taking the ACCC to court over blocked merger After confirming last year that the Australian Vodafone mobile network and TPG internet service were planning a merger, the consumer watchdog ACCC wasn’t necessarily pleased with the idea.Now, the ACCC has officially revealed that it will be b...
02:17, 05/10/2019

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....
18:17, 05/20/2019

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....
12:34, 06/03/2019

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...
11:17, 06/17/2019

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....
17:51, 06/04/2019

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....
15:34, 05/31/2019

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...
15:00, 05/21/2019

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...
19:34, 05/31/2019

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...
15:51, 05/31/2019

EU regulator blocks Thyssenkrupp-Tata Steel merger BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union’s antitrust regulator says it’s blocking a planned merger between German steelmaker Thyssenkrupp and India’s Tata Steel because the move would have cut competition and pushed up prices. The decisio...
14:51, 06/11/2019

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....
13:51, 06/13/2019

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...
08:34, 06/13/2019

Regulator to Oppose TPG, Vodafone Hutchison Australia Merger One of the biggest recent deals in Australia faces collapse after the country’s antitrust regulator said it would block the combination of TPG Telecom and Vodafone Hutchison Australia....
12:34, 05/08/2019

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...
07:17, 05/30/2019

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....
10:51, 06/17/2019

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....
03:34, 05/30/2019

France hopes 'door not closed' on FCA/Renault merger France said it hoped the door had "not closed" on the possibility of a merger between Fiat Chrysler and Renault and said it would be happy to re-examine any new proposal after FCA withdrew its offer....
12:17, 06/06/2019

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....
02:34, 06/06/2019

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....
14:00, 06/11/2019

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....
19:17, 06/04/2019

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....
15:17, 06/17/2019

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....
06:17, 06/03/2019

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....
00:00, 05/02/2019

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....
08:51, 05/30/2019

Human hedge fund managers embrace robot-rival tools to amp returns Traditional stock-pickers in the hedge fund world have been struggling to justify their expenses and weak returns in recent years, as low-cost algorithmic funds have done better. Now, human managers......
21:34, 05/01/2019

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....
04:00, 06/18/2019

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, ...
14:17, 06/21/2019

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...
22:17, 06/21/2019

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?...
10:51, 06/14/2019

Nation-sponsored hackers likely carried out hostile takeover of rival group’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...
14:51, 06/20/2019

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....
15:51, 05/25/2019

Rafael Nadal: Will 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....
16:34, 06/10/2019

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......
02:34, 06/16/2019

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....
20:17, 06/05/2019

PlayStation, Xbox and Nintendo Switch's big video game rival might be dead in the water SLIGHTLY Mad Studios was planning a console to rival the likes of Playstation, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch. But now the future of the ‘Mad Box’ could be under threat....
17:17, 05/04/2019

Harman Kardon's top-notch Echo and Google Home rival is on sale for only $40 ($160 off list) If you're in the market for a trendy smart speaker that won't break the bank or deliver mediocre audio performance, you may want to hurry and take advantage of the latest killer eBay deal on the Harman Kardon Invoke. This bad boy is nowhere near as p...
00:00, 05/12/2019

Cory Booker staffer donates to rival Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand’s campaign A staffer for Democratic presidential hopeful Cory Booker said Wednesday that she donated money to rival Kirsten Gillibrand’s campaign to help her qualify for the primary debates. Jenna Lowenstein, Booker’s deputy communications director, said she ma...
08:34, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 3-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....
21:34, 05/21/2019

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....
21:17, 06/04/2019

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....
10:17, 06/21/2019

Brazil's top court rejects Lula release request Brazil's Supreme Court has turned down a request to free jailed ex-President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva following allegations the judge who convicted him was biased. Lula's lawyers say he was denied a fair trial....
09:51, 06/26/2019

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. ...
02:51, 05/29/2019

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 &...
17:51, 05/30/2019

| 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....
19:00, 06/23/2019

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....
23:51, 06/04/2019

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....
20:17, 06/03/2019

CONMEBOL rejects Copa Libertadores outside South America ASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) — CONMEBOL has rejected any chance of another Copa Libertadores final being played out of South America, as happened last year. CONMEBOL President Alejandro Dominguez said at a news conference on Monday there were neither plan...
00:51, 05/14/2019

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 ...
20:51, 05/20/2019

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....
17:51, 06/14/2019

UN council rejects Russian request for a meeting on Ukraine The U.N. Security Council rejected a Russian request Monday to hold a meeting on a new language law in Ukraine, with opponents calling it an attempt by Moscow to interfere in the inauguration of Ukraine's new president, Volodymyr Zelenskiy....
05:17, 05/21/2019

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....
00:34, 06/12/2019

El Salvador rejects America Movil bid to buy Telefonica unit El Salvador's competition authority on Tuesday said it had rejected a bid by Mexican telecoms company America Movil to acquire the local unit of Spanish rival Telefonica, arguing the planned takeover did not meet anti-trust requirements....
21:34, 05/21/2019

Exit from mainstream looms after Orban rejects EU conservative The leader of Germany's conservatives said she expected Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban's Fidesz party would quit Europe's main center-right group after he withdrew support for the bloc's candidate to head the European Commission....
00:34, 05/07/2019

Boeing boss rejects accusations about 737 Max jets that crashed ‘We don’t make safety features optional,’ Dennis Muilenburg tells AGM in Chicago The boss of Boeing has denied accusations that its two 737 Max aircraft involved in fatal crashes lacked an optional safety feature, which might have alerted the pilots ...
16:00, 05/01/2019

U.S. rejects Tesla bid for tariff exemption for Autopilot 'brain' U.S. trade officials rejected Tesla Inc's bid for relief from President Donald Trump's 25-percent tariffs on the Chinese-made Autopilot "brain" of its Model 3 and other electric vehicles, one of more than 1,000 product denials linked to China's indus...
06:34, 05/04/2019

Biden rejects anger in call for national unity His party may be enraged by Donald Trump's presidency, but Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden insisted Saturday that Democrats will not defeat the Republican president if they pick an angry nominee. (May 18)     ...
19:00, 05/20/2019

FIFA rejects Chelsea appeal against 1-year transfer ban ZURICH (AP) — FIFA has rejected Chelsea’s appeal against a one-year transfer ban for breaking youth transfer rules. FIFA says its appeals committee upheld the ban imposed in February but added that Chelsea will be allowed to register players un...
15:00, 05/08/2019

Saudi diplomat rejects activist's allegation he's a target A top Saudi diplomat says the kingdom has no information about an Arab activist living in Norway who says the CIA tipped Norwegian security about a threat against him emanating from Saudi Arabia....
22:00, 05/19/2019

Guatemalan court rejects candidacy of ex-prosecutor Aldana GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — An official with Guatemala’s Constitutional Court says justices have rejected the presidential candidacy of former top prosecutor Thelma Aldana. The official agreed to reveal the ruling Wednesday only on condition of anony...
02:34, 05/16/2019

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....
19:17, 06/13/2019

EU rejects Iran's two-month ultimatum on nuclear deal European foreign ministers regret US sanctions but remain committed to pactThe European Union and the foreign ministers of Germany, France and Britain have said they are still committed to the Iran nuclear deal but would not accept ultimatums after I...
13:18, 05/09/2019

Turkey rejects U.S. ultimatums, says it will not back down on Russian S-400s 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....
16:17, 06/13/2019

EU rejects any ultimatums after Iran's move on nuclear deal The European Union and the foreign ministers of Germany, France and Britain on Thursday said they were still committed to the Iran nuclear deal but would not accept ultimatums after Iran announced it was scaling back curbs to its nuclear program....
11:00, 05/09/2019

U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin rejects subpoena for Trump tax returns U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin defied a congressional subpoena seeking six years of President Donald Trump's tax returns on Friday, all but guaranteeing a federal court battle with Congress over the records....
05:00, 05/18/2019

Turkey rejects ultimatums, says will not back down on Russian S-400s Turkey will not back down from its decision to buy Russian S-400 missile defense systems and rejects any ultimatums on the issue, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday in response to U.S. warnings about the purchase....
12:51, 06/13/2019

Saudi diplomat rejects activist’s allegation he’s a target DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A top Saudi diplomat says the kingdom has no information about an Arab activist living in Norway who says the CIA tipped Norwegian security about a threat against him emanating from Saudi Arabia. Responding to a que...
15:17, 05/19/2019

Botswana’s High Court rejects laws criminalizing gay sex JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Botswana’s High Court has rejected sections of the penal code that criminalize same-sex relations and impose up to seven years in prison. Tuesday’s unanimous ruling in the southern African nation calls the sections unc...
14:51, 06/11/2019

U.S. rejects Tesla bid for tariff exemption for Model 3 'brain' U.S. trade officials rejected Tesla Inc's bid for relief from President Donald Trump's 25 percent tariffs on the Chinese-made computer "brain" of its Model 3 electric vehicles, one of more than 1,000 product denials linked to China's industrial deve...
00:34, 05/04/2019

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....
21:34, 05/28/2019

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....
20:00, 05/28/2019

Supreme Court rejects appeal over transgender bathrooms WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will not take up a challenge to a Pennsylvania school district’s policy allowing transgender students to use bathrooms and locker rooms that correspond with their sexual identity. The justices on Tuesday reje...
16:00, 05/28/2019

University of Alabama rejects $26M gift after abortion flap The University of Alabama board of trustees is expected to vote Friday on returning $21.5 million to a top donor who recently called on students to boycott the school over the state's new abortion ban....
22:34, 06/07/2019

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...
17:34, 05/27/2019

Europe rejects Iran 'ultimatums' on nuclear deal The EU said it still backs the nuclear deal with Iran, but would not be held ransom to keep it alive. Iran said it hopes to bring the deal "back on track" after saying it will stop some curbs on its nuclear program....
12:00, 05/09/2019

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...
12:17, 06/20/2019

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....
19:00, 05/23/2019

Pakistan’s top court rejects bail extension for ex-PM Sharif ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s top court has rejected a plea from former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for an extension of his bail so that he could travel abroad for medical treatment. Friday’s decision by the Supreme Court comes days before ...
13:00, 05/03/2019

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...
08:34, 06/11/2019

U.S. rejects bid by Tesla for tariff exemption for Model 3 'brain' U.S. trade officials rejected Tesla Inc's bid for relief from President Donald Trump's 25 percent tariffs on the Chinese-made computer "brain" of its Model 3 electric vehicle, one of more than 1,000 product denials linked to China's industrial devel...
23:17, 05/03/2019

US rejects Tesla's bid for tariff exemption for Model 3 'brain' U.S. trade officials rejected Tesla's bid for relief from President Donald Trump's 25% tariffs on the Chinese-made computer "brain" of its Model 3 electric vehicle....
23:34, 05/03/2019

FCA withdraws Renault merger offer, blaming French state Fiat Chrysler pulled a $35 billion merger offer for Renault. FCA said "political conditions in France do not currently exist for such a combination to proceed successfully."...
12:17, 06/06/2019

UAE's Abu Dhabi Financial Group and Shuaa Capital agree on merger Abu Dhabi Financial Group (ADFG) and Shuaa Capital have agreed on the terms of their merger, which will create an entity with $12.8 billion in assets under management....
16:51, 06/26/2019

FCA, France reach tentative agreement on Renault merger: sources Fiat Chrysler has reached a tentative agreement with France on the terms of its proposed merger with Renault, two sources told Reuters, as the French carmaker's board met to consider the bid late on Wednesday....
22:17, 06/05/2019

Fiat Chrysler and Renault Hope Merger Talks Will Restart Soon The outcome of a vote by Nissan shareholders this week could help determine whether Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Renault can revive their $40 billion merger talks....
22:17, 06/23/2019

T-Mobile CEO Legere has a message to those "haters" opposed to the merger with Sprint T-Mobile is still awaiting Justice Department approval for its proposed $26.5 billion merger with Sprint. And for T-Mobile CEO John Legere, the deal brings back memories of the carrier's merger six years ago with pre-paid provider MetroPCS. As the ex...
10:34, 06/07/2019

Sprint and T-Mobile Merger Approval, Said to Be Near, Could Undercut Challenge by States Provisions set by the Justice Department, described by people familiar with the plan, could weaken a lawsuit that 10 attorneys general filed to try to block the $26 billion deal....
23:17, 06/14/2019

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...
10:00, 06/05/2019

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.       ...
21:34, 06/09/2019

Aerospace giants Raytheon, United Technologies announce merger Raytheon Co., one of the world’s largest defense contractors, and the aerospace giant United Technologies Corp. announced an all-stock merger on Sunday that would create the second-biggest defense and aerospace company in the United States, beh...
19:00, 06/10/2019

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....
01:00, 06/12/2019

State attorneys general sue to block merger between Sprint and T-Mobile Nine states and the District of Columbia filed a lawsuit Tuesday to block the proposed merger of T-Mobile and Sprint, believing that the combination of the country’s third- and fourth-largest wireless carriers would threaten competition and harm cons...
23:00, 06/11/2019

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....
19:00, 06/11/2019

Raytheon, United Technologies merger to create defense powerhouse United Technologies and Raytheon announced a "merger of equals" that would form a combined company with revenues of $74 billion and a valuation of $166 billion....
23:51, 06/10/2019

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....
14:00, 06/06/2019

The Latest: Renault delays decision on Fiat Chrysler merger PARIS (AP) — The Latest on Fiat Chrysler’s proposal to merge with Renault (all times local): 6:50 p.m. Renault is delaying a decision on whether to launch exclusive merger talks with Fiat Chrysler. Renault’s board said Tuesday after meeti...
19:34, 06/04/2019

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...
22:51, 06/12/2019

Fiat Chrysler says French politics ended Renault merger Fiat Chrysler pulled out of an offer to merge with French automaker Renault late Wednesday, saying in a statement that France’s political climate would prevent the tie-up from being a success...
02:34, 06/06/2019

NY attorney general spearheads new challenge of T-Mobile-Sprint merger New York State Attorney General Letitia James is leading a group of states in challenging T-Mobile’s controversial merger with Sprint — an unusual legal salvo that throws the $26 billion deal into doubt. James — joined on Tuesday by her counterparts ...
03:17, 06/12/2019

New Research Shows Why the Sprint/T-Mobile Merger Could Be a Disaster for Your Wallet Despite a lengthy process that started way back in the spring of 2018, today Sprint and T-Mobile agreed to extend the deadline for their proposed merger another two months until June 29th. However, even if the FCC ends up approving the deal, after se...
00:00, 04/30/2019

FCC chief Ajit Pai backs controversial Sprint, T-Mobile merger Sprint and T-Mobile US has won the support of the chairman of the US telecommunications regulator but will require a series of changes to their proposed $26 billion merger, including selling Sprint’s Boost Mobile cell service. Federal Communications ...
22:34, 05/20/2019

France says Fiat-Renault merger must protect French jobs Local factories must stay open as part of a proposed merger between the French and Italian automakers, insists France's finance minister. If accepted, the deal would create one of the world's biggest auto empires....
17:00, 05/28/2019

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...
21:17, 05/20/2019

T-Mobile and Sprint make promises to clinch FCC's merger approval T-Mobile and Sprint are still determined to secure a merger, and they've just made a fresh round of promises to win regulators' hearts. The carriers have made new commitments to the FCC that would guarantee wider access to high-speed mobile...
20:51, 05/20/2019

Renault board to vote next week on merger with Fiat Chrysler PARIS (AP) — French automaker Renault says its board will meet on Tuesday to vote on a possible merger with Fiat Chrysler. Fiat Chrysler has proposed to merge with Renault to create the world’s third-biggest automaker, worth almost $40 billion,...
13:51, 05/31/2019

Fiat Chrysler puts merger offer to Renault board Fiat Chrysler has made a "transformative" merger proposal to Renault, the Italian-American carmaker said, in a deal that would create a new third-ranked global manufacturer....
11:51, 05/27/2019

T-Mobile, Sprint make concessions, FCC chairman supports $26B merger T-Mobile and Sprint have made enough concessions that FCC chairman Ajit Pai is prepared to approve the telecom companies' $26 billion merger.        ...
16:00, 05/20/2019

France says planned Renault-Fiat merger must protect jobs Finance minister seeks guarantee no French factories will close before any deal is agreedFrance’s finance minister has demanded that no factories in the country shut and that jobs for French workers be preserved if a proposed merger between Renault a...
14:34, 05/28/2019

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....
23:34, 05/23/2019

Nissan board nominees not broaching merger issue: member Nissan Motor Co is not considering the possibility of a merger with top shareholder Renault at the moment, and none of the nominees to the Japanese automaker's board are pressing to make it an issue now, an external director said on Thursday....
14:00, 05/23/2019

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...
11:00, 05/21/2019

T-Mobile and Sprint push merger deadline to July 29th T-Mobile and Sprint have pushed back the deadline to complete their $26 billion merger, reports Reuters. The companies will now have until July 29th to earn the approval of the US Justice Department and the Federal Communications Commission....
22:34, 04/29/2019

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....
11:00, 05/22/2019

Sprint, T-Mobile push back deadline to complete merger T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp on Monday extended the deadline for completing their proposed $26 billion deal to July 29 as the U.S. Justice Department's Antitrust Division chief said he had not decided whether to approve the transaction....
20:00, 04/29/2019

Why your next Jeep could be electric: What Fiat Chrysler-Renault merger means for you Your next Jeep could be electric if a budding deal to combine Jeep maker Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and French automaker Renault becomes a reality.        ...
21:51, 05/28/2019

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...
02:00, 05/23/2019

U.S. attorney general recuses self from T-Mobile, Sprint merger probe U.S. Attorney General William Barr has recused himself from the Justice Department's deliberations on whether to allow T-Mobile to proceed with its $26 billion acquisition of Sprint, according to a source familiar with the decision....
22:17, 04/30/2019

T-Mobile and Sprint May Have to Create Fourth Competitor to Win Merger Approval Right now, most estimates of a T-Mobile/Sprint merger getting approved say its a coin flip. That’s because while FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has given the deal his blessing, the Justice Department still hasn’t signed off. And according to a new report from...
17:34, 05/30/2019

US antitrust chief says has not made up mind on Sprint, T-Mobile merger Makan Delrahim, the head of the U.S. Justice Department's Antitrust Division, said on Monday that there had been no decision made on whether to approve the merger of Sprint and T-Mobile but that meetings on the matter continued....
18:34, 04/29/2019

U.S. antitrust chief says has not made up mind on Sprint, T-Mobile merger Makan Delrahim, the head of the U.S. Justice Department's Antitrust Division, said on Monday that there had been no decision made on whether to approve the merger of Sprint and T-Mobile but that meetings on the matter continued....
18:00, 04/29/2019

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...
07:00, 05/26/2019

LIGO may have spotted a black hole-neutron star merger Enlarge / Our gravitational wave detectors really are a series of tubes. (credit: Caltech/MIT/LIGO Lab) On April 1, the teams behind the three gravitational wave detectors started them up for a new observational run, the first with all three operat...
22:17, 05/02/2019

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...
16:17, 05/27/2019

ACCC ponders merger law revamp to stay relevant in the digital era The watchdog has highlighted challenges in implementing merger law in situations where tech giants are scooping up startups and potentially closing room for competition....
04:00, 05/27/2019

Axiata, Telenor in merger talks to create telecoms giant KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia’s Axiata Group Berhad says it is in talks with Norway’s Telenor ASA to merge their Asian operations to create one of the world’s top telecommunications giants with some 300 million customers in...
13:17, 05/06/2019

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 ...
13:51, 05/27/2019

Renault-FCA merger plan unleashes fresh uncertainties on Nissan Renault's looming tie-up with Fiat Chrysler potentially puts Nissan in a tight spot in terms of influence, management and even product planning within its alliance with the French automaker....
12:51, 05/27/2019

Fiat Chrysler proposes merger with French carmaker Renault PARIS (AP) — Fiat Chrysler is proposing a merger with French carmaker Renault aimed at saving billions of dollars for both companies. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles said in a statement Monday that the merged company would be 50 percent owned by FCA shareh...
11:00, 05/27/2019

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....
11:51, 05/27/2019

UK regulator blocks Sainsbury's merger with Walmart-owned Asda Britain's competition regulator has blocked Sainsbury's proposed 7.3 billion pound ($9.4 billion) takeover of Walmart owned Asda — a huge blow to the supermarket groups who wanted to combine to overtake market leader Tesco....
19:17, 04/28/2019

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....
01:51, 05/28/2019

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,...
19:51, 05/27/2019

How Anadarko, Occidental, Chevron stocks are reacting to the merger talks Anadarko Petroleum on Monday announced it will restart negotiations with Occidental, after striking a $33 billion deal earlier this month with Chevron to sell its business. The "Squawk on the Street" team discusses....
17:34, 04/29/2019

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....
22:51, 05/27/2019

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....
20:51, 06/02/2019

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....
22:51, 05/27/2019

Are you British? India government asks Modi's main election rival, Gandhi, to respond India's government has asked Rahul Gandhi, the president of the main opposition Congress party, to respond to a complaint by a lawmaker from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party accusing him of holding dual British citizenship against Indian law....
10:17, 04/30/2019

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....
09:00, 05/24/2019

Japan's Suntory joins rival Coca Cola to push Vietnam on plastic recycling Japanese beverage giant Suntory Holdings said it would work with rival Coca-Cola as well as Nestle to push the government in Vietnam, among the biggest contributors to plastic waste in the ocean, to create a large-scale recycling system....
17:34, 06/25/2019

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....
12:51, 06/11/2019

‘Climate change will cost us more’: Ontario Green Party releases rival gas station sticker The sticker, which was revealed Thursday morning, is being offered to gas stations across the province. The Green Party version mocks the Ford government’s stickers, which were designed to attack the federal carbon tax....
14:00, 05/02/2019

India's Election Commission rejects ballot tampering claims India's Election Commission rejected opposition fears of possible tampering of electronic voting machines ahead of the counting of votes Thursday that will determine the outcome of the country's mammoth national elections....
11:34, 05/22/2019

US Senate Rejects Saudi Arms Sales In Rebuke To Trump The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted to block the sale of billions of dollars in military sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and other countries, rejecting President Donald Trump's decision......
02:00, 06/21/2019

Pakistani court rejects ex-President Zardari's bail request A Pakistani court has rejected a request by former President Asif Ali Zardari and his sister for an extension of their bail that would allow them to remain free despite facing a multimillion-dollar money laundering case....
16:17, 06/10/2019

Catholic Church rejects use of gender identity theory in education In a new document aimed at Catholic schools, the Church has rejected the idea that people should be free to choose their gender. The LGBT community has said the document would encourage more hatred and bigotry....
02:00, 06/11/2019

Supreme Court rejects bid to extend legal protections for gun silencers The Supreme Court rejected a bid to have silencers protected by the Second Amendment in a ruling Monday — just days after one was used in the Virginia Beach massacre. A Kansas gun shop owner and a customer were fighting federal convictions for ...
23:34, 06/10/2019

Amazon rejects facial recognition, climate change proposals NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon said Wednesday that shareholders voted against proposals related to climate change and facial recognition technology despite pressure from civil rights groups, activist investors and its own employees. The two proposals on faci...
23:34, 05/22/2019

Sudan’s leading opposition party rejects strike call KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — A leading Sudanese opposition party says it is refusing a call by protest leaders for a two-day general strike, in a sign of divisions within the pro-democracy movement that is challenging military rule in Sudan. The opposition...
15:34, 05/26/2019

EU high court rejects compensation bid on Greek bond losses ATHENS, Greece (AP) — An EU high court has rejected a bid for compensation from the European Central Bank by some private owners of Greek bonds who suffered losses at the height of Greece’s debt crisis seven years ago. Near-bankrupt in 2012, Gr...
12:51, 05/23/2019

Germany's FDP rejects women's quota, elects new general secretary Germany's male-heavy opposition Free Democrats (FDP) have rejected women quotas. Gearing up for polls in three eastern German regions, they did, however, pick a new general secretary, Linda Teuteberg from Brandenburg....
18:17, 05/01/2019

Proxy firm ISS backs MNG director for Gannett board, rejects two others Shareholder advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services Inc backed a nominee from hedge fund-owned MNG Enterprises Inc for the board of newspaper company Gannett Co Inc on Thursday, adding a twist in the fight for control of the media company....
15:34, 05/02/2019

Sudan's leading opposition party rejects strike call A leading Sudanese opposition party says it is refusing a call by protest leaders for a two-day general strike, in a sign of divisions within the pro-democracy movement that is challenging military rule in Sudan....
20:51, 05/26/2019

Ukraine: Court rejects appeal of nationalized bank verdict A Ukrainian court has rejected an appeal of a lower court ruling that said the nationalization of the country’s largest commercial bank had been illegal...
23:17, 05/13/2019

India’s Election Commission rejects ballot tampering claims NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s Election Commission has rejected opposition fears of possible tampering of electronic voting machines ahead of Thursday’s vote-counting to determine the outcome of the country’s mammoth national elections. A...
11:34, 05/22/2019

Woodstock 50 Is Back on After a Court Rejects an Ex-Investor’s Attempt to Cancel It (NEW YORK) — The Woodstock 50 festival is back on after a court rebuffed an ex-investor’s effort to cancel the anniversary extravaganza — but organizers will have to do without some $18 million, at least for now. Manhattan judge Bar...
06:34, 05/16/2019

U.S. House committee rejects low-yield nukes in defense bill The House Armed Services Committee rejected two Republican amendments in defense appropriations for additional funding and deployment of low-yield nuclear warheads....
19:34, 06/13/2019

UPDATE 4-U.S. rejects Tesla bid for tariff exemption for Autopilot 'brain' U.S. trade officials rejected Tesla Inc's bid for relief from President Donald Trump's 25-percent tariffs on the Chinese-made Autopilot "brain" of its Model 3 and other electric vehicles, one of more than 1,000 product denials linked to China's indus...
04:17, 05/04/2019

| Folau rejects settlement offer over 'anti-gay' posts - report Israel Folau's code of conduct hearing was extended to a third day after a weekend stalemate amid reports the star fullback rejected a lucrative settlement....
14:00, 05/05/2019

Iran rejects US blame for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said the US believes Iran was behind Thursday's attack on oil tankers in the Strait of Hormuz. Diplomatic tensions had already been high since attacks on four vessels last month....
07:00, 06/14/2019

New Zealand's highest court rejects Eminem damages appeal New Zealand's top court on Tuesday rejected an appeal by U.S. rapper Eminem against a lower court ruling that reduced the damages a political party was ordered to pay for using music similar to his 2002 hit "Lose Yourself" in a TV commercial....
10:51, 05/15/2019

Romney rejects Trump judicial pick who smeared Obama Mitt Romney was the only Republican senator to vote against one of President Donald Trump's judicial nominees on Tuesday. And he did so in part to defend former President Barack Obama.Romney cast the lone GOP "no" vote against Michael Truncale, who w...
09:34, 05/15/2019

Judge rejects public defender for Avenatti in fraud case SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A federal judge has rejected attorney Michael Avenatti’s request to be represented by a public defender in a case alleging he stole from clients, cheated on his taxes and committed bank fraud. Judge James Selna denied t...
01:51, 05/15/2019

Turkish electoral body rejects opposition demand in Istanbul Turkey's electoral board has rejected a demand by opposition parties to annul local election results in Istanbul's 39 districts, following the board's decision to strip the opposition of its victory in the mayoral race....
19:34, 05/13/2019

"Baseless": Amethi Hospital Rejects PM Accusation Of Turning Away Patient Authorities of the Sanjay Gandhi Hospital in Amethi today denied allegations that they had turned away a man in need of medical attention just because he was a beneficiary of the central government's......
19:34, 05/05/2019

German minister to look at how to proceed after EU court rejects toll, Merkel says German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday her transport minister would look at how to proceed after the EU's top court rejected plans to introduce a German highway toll....
16:17, 06/18/2019