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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....

Sprint and T-Mobile Merger Approval, Said to Be Near, Could Undercut Challenge by States

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T-Mobile-Sprint Merger Wins Approval of F.C.C. Chairman Ajit Pai said the companies had secured his support by making what he called “significant commitments” to expand rural broadband service, build a robust 5G network and sell off Boost Mobile....
2019-05-21 15:15

NYT: Sprint, T-Mobile merger could get federal approval next week Just days after AGs representing ten states filed suit to stop the combining of Sprint and T-Mobile, the New York Times reports the Justice Department is "moving closer" to approval. Doing so apparently hinges on an arrangement, previously reported,....
2019-06-15 04:45

FCC Chairman Pai recommends approval of T-Mobile-Sprint Merger Earlier today, we told you about the concessions that T-Mobile and Sprint have agreed to, hoping to get necessary approval of the FCC and Justice Department for their $26.5 billion merger. T-Mobile and Sprint will complete their 5G rollout in three y...
2019-05-21 16:45

FCC chair recommends approval of merger between T-Mobile and Sprint FCC chairman Ajit Pai has formally recommended Wednesday approving the merger between wireless carriers T-Mobile and Sprint.       ...
2019-08-14 18:15

Talk between FCC and DOJ chiefs might result in approval for the T-Mobile-Sprint merger Last Monday, T-Mobile and Sprint executives had quite a roller coaster day. First came word that FCC Chairman Ajit Pai had recommended to the other four FCC commissioners that they vote to allow the $26.5 billion merger of T-Mobile and Sprint to take...
2019-05-26 01:30

T-Mobile and Sprint May Have to Create Fourth Competitor to Win Merger Approval Right now, most estimates of a T-Mobile/Sprint merger getting approved say its a coin flip. That’s because while FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has given the deal his blessing, the Justice Department still hasn’t signed off. And according to a new report from...
2019-05-30 19:30

Report claims that the T-Mobile-Sprint merger will receive DOJ approval next week Late last month, we told you about the good news and bad news related to the $26.5 billion merger between T-Mobile and Sprint. While FCC Chairman Ajit Pai had approved the deal and told other commissioners that they should vote in favor of it, the Ju...
2019-06-15 11:30

Ten states sue to block T-Mobile merger with Sprint The proposed merger between T-Mobile and Sprint just ran into a major roadblock. Ten states, including California and New York, have sued to stop the merger on the grounds that it would hurt competition and raise prices for cellphone service. They ar...
2019-06-12 03:01

States sue to stop Sprint-T-Mobile merger A group of state attorneys general led by New York and California filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday to block T-Mobile's $26.5 billion bid for Sprint, citing consumer harm. (June 11)       ...
2019-06-12 04:30

T-Mobile, Sprint Merger Challenged by States A group of state attorneys general filed a lawsuit to block the proposed merger of T-Mobile and Sprint, a highly unusual challenge that comes as federal antitrust officials are still reviewing the more than $26 billion deal....
2019-06-11 23:30

DOJ to approve T-Mobile/Sprint merger despite 13 states trying to block it Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | NurPhoto ) The Justice Department plans to approve the T-Mobile/Sprint merger as part of a settlement involving the sale of spectrum licenses, wholesale access, and a prepaid wireless business to Dish Network, The Wa...
2019-07-24 18:45

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 ...
2019-06-12 07:01

Sprint-T-Mobile Merger Faces New Hurdle With Lawsuit by States A group of state attorneys general filed a federal lawsuit to block a proposed merger of the third- and fourth-largest wireless carriers in the United States....
2019-06-11 19:15

Sixteen States Now Suing to Stop the T-Mobile and Sprint Merger Oregon has joined several other states in a lawsuit to stop the planned T-Mobile merger with Sprint, adding strength to a movement to stop the shrinking telecom market from becoming even less competitive. Read more......
2019-08-13 23:15

Ten states file lawsuit to stop Sprint, T-Mobile merger: release Ten state attorneys general, led by New York and California, filed a lawsuit on Tuesday to ask a court to stop T-Mobile US Inc's acquisition of smaller telecommunications rival Sprint Corp, the New York attorney general's office said in a statement....
2019-06-11 20:15

Oregon joins states' lawsuit to block T-Mobile, Sprint merger Oregon has joined a multistate lawsuit to block the merger of U.S. wireless carriers T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp , the New York attorney general's office, which is leading the lawsuit along with California, said on Monday....
2019-08-12 19:15

Nine states and Washington D.C. file suit to block T-Mobile-Sprint merger It has been one step forward, two steps back for the $26.5 billion T-Mobile-Sprint merger. Last month, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai recommended that the deal be approved, but the Department of Justice has yet to make a decision. Amid rumors that the DOJ wan...
2019-06-12 00:15

Texas joins other states' effort to block T-Mobile and Sprint merger The Justice Department's approval of the Sprint/T-Mobile merger has done nothing to sway the states suing to block the deal. In fact, the State of Texas has just joined the lawsuit, with Attorney General Ken Paxton assuming a key leadership role...
2019-08-02 18:15

Three states join AG group probing planned merger of Sprint and T-Mobile The attorneys general of Arizona, Michigan and Pennsylvania have joined a group of states probing T-Mobile's plan to buy rival Sprint for $26 billion, which is believed to be nearing the end of a regulatory review....
2019-06-06 23:15

Harris, L3 win U.S. antitrust approval for merger Military communication equipment providers Harris Corp and L3 Technologies Inc have won U.S. antitrust approval for their merger, the Justice Department said on Thursday....
2019-06-20 22:30

FCC and DOJ may agree on Sprint, T-Mobile merger When it comes to T-Mobile and Sprint, President Trump’s top regulators may be more closely aligned than previously thought. Before making this week’s surprise announcement that he supported the controversial, $26 billion merger between the telecom gi...
2019-05-25 02:15

Why a T-Mobile/Sprint Merger Would Be Bad for the Public Opinion: FCC chair Ajit Pai says the deal is in the public interest. Except it would raise prices, reduce competition and innovation, and harm low-income Americans....
2019-05-22 11:45

DOJ could approve T-Mobile and Sprint merger tomorrow T-Mobile and Sprint are still grappling with state lawsuits attempting to block their merger, but they can at least take some consolation from the federal government. CNBC sources claim that the Department of Justice is expected to approve the merge...
2019-07-24 20:15

U.S. DoJ may sue to block Sprint, T-Mobile merger - CNBC The U.S. Department of Justice would sue to block the merger of T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp if the parties do not settle next week, CNBC tweeted on Thursday, citing sources. (http://bit.ly/2XV7c2x)...
2019-07-18 17:15

U.S. Poised to Approve Merger of T-Mobile, Sprint The Justice Department is poised to approve T-Mobile US’s merger with Sprint under a divestiture plan that would equip satellite-TV operator Dish Network with the building blocks for a new wireless network....
2019-07-24 14:30

Dish execs met with DOJ, FCC on T-Mobile, Sprint merger Dish Network Corp executives met this week with the U.S. Justice Department's antitrust chief Makan Delrahim and Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai on the government's review of the proposed $26.5 billion tie-up of wireless carriers ...
2019-06-14 19:30

FCC chairman backs T-Mobile, Sprint merger Sprint and T-Mobile US on Monday will announce a series of changes to their $26 billion deal, while U.S. regulators are expected to announce agreement on the conditions necessary to approve the merger, sources said....
2019-05-21 15:15

FCC chair says he will back T-Mobile, Sprint merger Federal Communications Commission chair Ajit Pai said Monday he is giving a thumbs up to the $26.5 billion merger between T-Mobile and Sprint after the companies agreed to a series of commitments....
2019-05-21 16:45

FCC chairman Ajit Pai endorses T-Mobile / Sprint merger The proposed merger of Sprint and T-Mobile is inching ever closer to being complete, after the Department of Justice gave its conditional endorsement last month. Now, Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai is formally recommending that t...
2019-08-14 21:15

Two huge issues now threaten the T-Mobile-Sprint merger The T-Mobile-Sprint merger, which seemed on the verge of getting approved by the Department of Justice, now faces some new hurdles. According to the New York Post, Dish Network chairman Charles Ergen could be months away from pulling the trigger on a...
2019-06-21 19:00

Reuters: Amazon wants to buy Boost after the T-Mobile-Sprint merger Amazon seems to be interested in operating its own cellular network, a report claims, as the giant retailer is looking at a potential Boost purchase. Boost is Sprint’s prepaid brand, which the carrier would have to get rid off, alongside wirele...
2019-05-31 17:45

T-Mobile's Legere explains why the U.S. needs the merger with Sprint to be approved The week comes to an end tomorrow and we are still awaiting an official announcement about Dish Network's rumored acquisition of Boost Mobile for more than $6 billion. The transaction is supposed to help Dish create a new nationwide competitior that ...
2019-06-21 03:45

Dish was against the T-Mobile and Sprint merger, now it wants to buy Boost and Metro The satellite TV honchos from Dish have been at the forefront of the T-Mobile and Sprint merger opposition, as they have expressed their suspicions about the reduction in competition and boost of prices numerous times in front of the FCC.Now, however...
2019-06-17 11:30

T-Mobile-Sprint merger appears to be in major trouble The legal mess engulfing T-Mobile’s $26 billion deal to buy Sprint looks more complicated than ever, but experts say the upshot is starting to look simple: the merger is in major trouble. New York Attorney General Letitia James on Tuesday, along with...
2019-06-13 05:15

Charter gets final approval to stay in NY despite breaking merger promise Enlarge / A Charter Spectrum vehicle in West Lake Hills, Texas. (credit: Tony Webster) Charter Communications has received final approval to stay in New York State despite violating merger commitments related to its 2016 purchase of Time Warner Cab...
2019-07-13 05:15

UPDATE 1-Harris Corp, L3 Technologies win U.S. antitrust approval for merger Military communication equipment providers Harris Corp and L3 Technologies Inc have won U.S. antitrust approval for their merger, the Justice Department said on Thursday....
2019-06-20 22:30

State attorneys general sue to block merger between Sprint and T-Mobile Nine states and the District of Columbia filed a lawsuit Tuesday to block the proposed merger of T-Mobile and Sprint, believing that the combination of the country’s third- and fourth-largest wireless carriers would threaten competition and harm cons...
2019-06-11 22:45

T-Mobile/Sprint merger reportedly hinges on Dish assets The long-awaited merger of T-Mobile and Sprint is being held up by continued negotiations over how their divested assets will be handled by Dish Network.Read More...
2019-07-12 00:45

DOJ Attorneys Reportedly Ready to Block T-Mobile/Sprint Merger To literally no one’s surprise, the head of the Federal Communications Commission on Monday announced Monday that he’d recommend approving the merger of T-Mobile and Sprint. But it now looks as if the Justice Department’s own attorneys vehemently opp...
2019-05-23 05:30

Pennsylvania utilities commission approves T-Mobile-Sprint merger Pennsylvania's Public Utility Commission on Thursday approved T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion purchase of rival Sprint Corp, bringing the megamerger one step closer to completion....
2019-05-24 01:30

State AGs fighting T-Mobile, Sprint merger say October trial may not be possible An attorney for the state attorneys general who filed a lawsuit in hopes of stopping T-Mobile's $26 billion merger with Sprint told the judge on Monday that an Oct. 7 trial may not be possible....
2019-07-16 03:45

Democratic commissioner questions FCC review of Sprint T-Mobile merger The senior Democrat on the Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday criticized the FCC's review of the proposed $26.5 billion tie-up of Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc, saying Republican commissioners moved toward approving the merger without a...
2019-06-13 00:00

Rift emerges between regulators reviewing merger between Sprint and T-Mobile The proposal to combine the nation's third- and fourth-largest wireless carriers entered uncertain legal territory after the Federal Communications Commission and the Justice Department appeared to split in their thinking about the transaction....
2019-05-22 02:15

The Bullshit Reason Ajit Pai Is Using to Back the T-Mobile/Sprint Merger The merger of T-Mobile and Sprint looks increasingly inevitable on Monday after Ajit Pai, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, said he’ll recommend approving the $26.5 billion deal due in large part to the idea that it will hasten 5...
2019-05-21 14:45

Ajit Pai oks T-Mobile/Sprint merger, “requires” 5G rollout that’ll happen anyway Enlarge / FCC Chairman Ajit Pai with his oversized coffee mug in November 2017. (credit: Getty Images | Bloomberg) T-Mobile and Sprint are one big step closer to getting the US government's approval to merge, as Federal Communications Commission Ch...
2019-05-21 14:37

U.S. Justice Department may sue to block Sprint, T-Mobile merger: source The U.S. Justice Department has told T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp to wrap up a deal by the end of next week to sell assets that are to be divested as a condition of their proposed merger or face a lawsuit aimed at stopping the transaction, a sou...
2019-07-19 02:15

DOJ and T-Mobile reportedly reach "rough agreement" on merger with Sprint Approval from the Department of Justice (DOJ) is one of three remaining roadblocks preventing T-Mobile and Sprint from closing on their $26.5 billion merger that was first announced on April 29th, 2018. According to a report from CNBC, the DOJ has r...
2019-07-03 02:15

FCC chief Ajit Pai backs controversial Sprint, T-Mobile merger T-Mobile’s controversial deal to buy rival Sprint won’t be getting any more static from the Federal Communications Commission. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai threw his weight behind the $26 billion mega-merger on Monday, saying the deal could bolster the roll...
2019-05-21 18:45

T-Mobile, Sprint make concessions, FCC chairman supports $26B merger T-Mobile and Sprint have made enough concessions that FCC chairman Ajit Pai is prepared to approve the telecom companies' $26 billion merger.        ...
2019-05-21 18:30

T-Mobile CEO Legere has a message to those "haters" opposed to the merger with Sprint T-Mobile is still awaiting Justice Department approval for its proposed $26.5 billion merger with Sprint. And for T-Mobile CEO John Legere, the deal brings back memories of the carrier's merger six years ago with pre-paid provider MetroPCS. As the ex...
2019-06-07 08:45

Justice Department may sue to block Sprint, T-Mobile merger: CNBC The U.S. Justice Department would sue to block the merger of T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp if the parties do not settle next week, CNBC reported on Thursday, citing sources....
2019-07-18 21:00

Exclusive: U.S. state AGs prepare lawsuit to stop Sprint and T-Mobile merger A group of at least 10 state attorneys general are preparing on Tuesday to file a lawsuit to stop the $26 billion merger of Sprint and T-Mobile, a deal that would reduce the number of nationwide wireless carriers from four to three, according to thre...
2019-06-11 16:30

UPDATE 2-Senators ask if Trump interfering in Sprint T-Mobile merger review A group of U.S. senators on Monday asked the U.S. Justice Department to disclose if President Donald Trump or anyone else in the White House has sought to interfere in the continuing review of the proposed $26 billion merger of T-Mobile US Inc and Sp...
2019-06-03 21:30

New York AG: Sprint, T-Mobile merger would raise prices and hurt consumers America was the world leader in developing 4G coverage as a result of vigorous competition, writes Letitia James, attorney general of New York.       ...
2019-06-19 01:00

Clear wireless Sprint merger with T-Mobile. Lawsuit is on the wrong side. In 5G era, three strong wireless competitors are better than two leaders, Verizon and AT&T, and two also-rans: Our view       ...
2019-06-19 01:00

UPDATE 1-U.S. Justice Department may sue to block Sprint, T-Mobile merger - CNBC The U.S. Justice Department would sue to block the merger of T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp if the parties do not settle next week, CNBC reported on Thursday, citing sources....
2019-07-18 17:15

Rift emerges between federal agencies reviewing the Sprint and T-Mobile merger A merger between T-Mobile and Sprint, the nation's third- and fourth-largest wireless carriers, entered uncertain legal territory this week, after the two federal agencies reviewing the $26 billion deal appeared to split in their thinking about the t...
2019-05-21 19:30

Justice Department staff had urged rejection of Sprint-T-Mobile merger Justice Department staff reviewing the proposed merger of T-Mobile and Sprint had recommended that the U.S. government sue to block the $26 billion deal. The recommendation came before the two companies offered a set of concessions this week....
2019-05-22 23:45

FCC Chair Backs T-Mobile and Sprint Deal, Clearing Hurdle for Merger Ajit Pai said he's satisfied with the companies' promises to build a 5G network and spin off a subsidiary brand. The Justice Department still has doubts....
2019-05-22 11:45

Lawmakers urge the FCC to seek public input on T-Mobile / Sprint merger T-Mobile and Sprint found a powerful ally in FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, who officially endorsed the merger after the DOJ's conditional approval in August. In fact, Pai asked the FCC's commissioners to vote in favor of the deal, and the two Repu...
2019-08-17 10:15

State AGs fighting T-Mobile, Sprint merger request new trial date in Dec An attorney for the state attorneys general who filed a lawsuit in hopes of stopping T-Mobile U.S. Inc's $26 billion merger with Sprint Corp has requested a new trial date for the case....
2019-08-01 02:30

U.S. Justice Department set to decide on T-Mobile, Sprint merger as soon as next week: source The U.S. Justice Department is set to decide as early as next week whether to approve the $26.5-billion merger of wireless carriers T-Mobile USA and Sprint Corp, a person briefed on the matter said on Friday....
2019-06-15 00:30

United Tech chief says Raytheon merger does not require Chinese approval: Bloomberg The chief executive of United Technologies Corp said in a television interview that merging with Raytheon Co did not require approval from China, removing one possible hurdle from the creation of the proposed conglomerate....
2019-06-10 18:15

United Tech chief says Raytheon merger does not require Chinese approval -Bloomberg The chief executive of United Technologies Corp said in a television interview that merging with Raytheon Co did not require approval from China, removing one possible hurdle from the creation of the proposed conglomerate....
2019-06-10 18:45

UPDATE 1-Deutsche Telekom sets meeting as T-Mobile, Sprint deal nears approval-report Deutsche Telekom has called a leadership meeting on Wednesday in expectation of U.S. regulatory approval of the proposed merger of its U.S. T-Mobile unit with rival Sprint, according to business daily Handelsblatt....
2019-07-24 11:45

The looming merger of T-Mobile and Sprint is a wake-up call to the free market’s failures By traditional antitrust analysis, T-Mobile's proposed $26.5 billion acquisition of Sprint doesn’t come close to satisfying the the law’s requirement that it not lessen competition. But the looming merger of the two telecom giants is a warning sign a...
2019-06-19 13:00

Looming merger of T-Mobile and Sprint is a wake-up call to the free market’s failures By traditional antitrust analysis, T-Mobile's proposed $26.5 billion acquisition of Sprint doesn’t come close to satisfying the law’s requirement that it not lessen competition....
2019-06-19 14:45

Justice Department staff urged blocking $26 billion merger of Sprint and T-Mobile The recommendation — confirmed by a source familiar with the Justice Department’s thinking — came before the two wireless providers offered new concessions this week meant to appease regulators, including pledges to divest certain lines of business a...
2019-05-22 23:45

UPDATE 1-U.S. Justice Department set to decide on T-Mobile, Sprint merger as soon as next week -source The U.S. Justice Department is set to decide as early as next week whether to approve the $26.5-billion merger of wireless carriers T-Mobile USA and Sprint Corp, a person briefed on the matter said on Friday....
2019-06-15 04:15

T-Mobile and Sprint May Offload $6 Billion in Assets to Dish As Part of Merger Deal With DOJ Dish Network Corp. is “in talks” to buy up assets that T-Mobile and Sprint are planning to sell off in order to have their terrible merger approved by antitrust authorities, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday.Read more......
2019-06-19 13:15

State attorney generals prepare lawsuit to stop Sprint and T-Mobile merger A group of at least 10 state attorneys general are preparing on Tuesday to file a lawsuit to stop the $26 billion merger of Sprint and T-Mobile, a deal that would reduce the number of nationwide wireless carriers from four to three, according to thre...
2019-06-11 18:45

State AGs fighting T-Mobile, Sprint merger request new trial date in December An attorney for a group of 13 state attorneys general who filed a lawsuit in hopes of stopping T-Mobile U.S. Inc's $26 billion merger with Sprint Corp has requested a new trial date for the case....
2019-08-01 10:01

States' Lawsuit Muddles T-Mobile and Sprint Deal Plans T-Mobile US and Sprint, whose union was blessed by the Justice Department last week, are still wrangling with a group of state attorneys general trying to sink the wireless companies’ merger in court....
2019-07-31 21:15

Four more states join lawsuit to stop T-Mobile-Sprint deal Four more U.S. states have joined an unusual effort by state attorneys general to stop T-Mobile US Inc's acquisition of Sprint Corp, a New York official said at a court hearing on Friday....
2019-06-21 18:00

Four U.S. states join lawsuit to stop T-Mobile-Sprint deal Four more U.S. states joined an unusual effort by state attorneys general to stop T-Mobile US Inc's acquisition of Sprint Corp, a New York official said at a court hearing on Friday....
2019-06-22 00:45

Ten U.S. states sue to stop Sprint-T-Mobile deal, saying consumers will be hurt Ten states led by New York and California have filed a lawsuit to stop T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion purchase of Sprint Corp, warning that consumer prices will jump due to reduced competition....
2019-06-11 20:15

4 states join effort to stop T-Mobile’s acquisition of Sprint Four more states joined an effort by state attorneys general, including NY’s Letitia James, to stop T-Mobile‘s acquisition of Sprint, it emerged Friday. Hawaii, Massachusetts, Minnesota and Nevada will be included in an amended complaint being filed ...
2019-06-22 09:15

Freezing plan prices and a Boost sale puts T-Mobile's merger with Sprint back on track UPDATE: The rumored merger approval concessions have now taken shape. T-Mobile and Sprint will have to spin off Boost, and complete their 5G network rollout in a time span of three years, during which the new T-Mobile can't raise plan prices from the...
2019-05-21 16:45

Democratic Senators Urge FCC to Delay T-Mobile-Sprint Merger Vote, Seek Public Comment In July, the Department of Justice cleared T-Mobile’s planned takeover of Sprint, paving the way for the nation’s third and fourth largest wireless carriers to merge into a titan to rival AT&T and Verizon. Sixteen states are suing to block the me...
2019-08-18 04:00

Sen. Kamala Harris Wants States to Get Approval From DOJ Before Passing Restrictive Abortion Laws California Sen. Kamala Harris will announce her presidential policy proposal to stop states from passing unconstitutional abortion laws by including a pre-clearance requirement from her Department of Justice....
2019-05-28 20:00

New York, California and Other States Are Suing to Block T-Mobile’s Sprint Deal (NEW YORK) — 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. The state attorneys general said the promised benefits,...
2019-06-11 23:00

Kamala Harris calls for federal approval before states pass abortion restrictions Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., plans to announce Tuesday evening that if she wins the White House next November she will seek to institute a pre-clearance requirement for states and localities seeking to pass laws barring abortions....
2019-05-28 22:15

CBS and Viacom agree billion-dollar merger to challenge Disney and Netflix Pair reunify after more than 10 years as separate companiesShari Redstone expected to be named chairwoman of the boardUS media companies CBS and Viacom announced a merger on Tuesday in a bid to strengthen their position as they take on Netflix’s stre...
2019-08-14 00:15

Texas joins states’ lawsuit to block T-Mobile-Sprint deal Fourteen states and the District of Columbia have joined in on the lawsuit against the massive $26.5 billion takeover.       ...
2019-08-02 04:15

Texas joins states suing to stop T-Mobile, Sprint deal as trial delayed U.S. states suing to stop T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion merger with Sprint Corp won two victories on Thursday as Texas' Republican attorney general joined 14 Democrats, adding political depth to the group, and a judge agreed to give states until Dece...
2019-08-02 03:45

UPDATE 2-Texas joins states suing to stop T-Mobile, Sprint deal as trial delayed U.S. states suing to stop T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion merger with Sprint Corp won two victories on Thursday as Texas' Republican attorney general joined 14 Democrats, adding political depth to the group, and a judge agreed to give states until Dece...
2019-08-02 06:15

12 states challenge White House plan to freeze mpg penalties Led by California and New York, 12 states petitioned to reverse the Trump administration's move to suspend a 2016 Obama White House rule that more than doubled penalties for automakers that don't meet fuel efficiency rules. Automakers claim the fines...
2019-08-03 04:00

Finding a buyer for Boost Mobile is still the key to closing the T-Mobile-Sprint merger (VIDEO) Time to check back in to see what is happening with our favorite soap opera, "As the Deal Turns." When we last left our cast of characters, the Justice Department (DOJ) was waiting to see if outspoken Dish Network CEO Charles Ergen would go ahead and...
2019-06-29 11:15

Sprint, T-Mobile merger gets OK from Justice Department, Dish gets Boost Mobile The $26-billion T-Mobile-Sprint merger cleared another major regulatory hurdle gaining approval from the Justice Departmentl. Is it a done deal?       ...
2019-07-31 18:15

Group of 12 U.S. states challenge Trump fuel economy penalty freeze A group of 12 states led by California and New York on Friday challenged the Trump administration's decision to suspend a 2016 Obama administration regulation that more than doubled penalties for automakers that fail to meet fuel efficiency requireme...
2019-08-02 22:45

T-Mobile enemy Dish could help save the T-Mobile/Sprint merger Enlarge / A field service specialist for Dish Network prepares to install a satellite TV system at a residence in Denver, Colorado, on Aug. 6, 2013. (credit: Getty Images | Bloomberg) T-Mobile US and Sprint are reportedly near a deal to sell spectr...
2019-07-04 02:30

Redmi just undercut the OnePlus 7 Pro with a cheap ‘flagship killer’ of its own OnePlus launched three new OnePlus 7 versions in the past few weeks, including a phone that looks a lot like the OnePlus 6T, a OnePlus 7 Pro that features a brand new design, and a 5G version of the Pro phone that’s only available in the UK for...
2019-05-28 23:45

Colombian breeds, sells rare frogs to undercut animal traffickers CUNDINAMARCA, Colombia — In a small farmhouse surrounded by cloud forest, Iván Lozano inspects dozens of glass containers that hold some of the world’s most coveted frogs. The conservationist has been fighting the illegal trade in rare tropical frogs...
2019-05-24 20:00

Rich states, poor states: How a federal minimum wage hike would widen the gap With growing enthusiasm for lifting the federal minimum wage in Congress, it’s time to consider some data on wages and differences in the cost of living across the 50 states. The Raise the Wage Act, introduced by Rep. Bobby Scott, D-Va., in January w...
2019-06-04 03:30

IBM Said to Be Set to Win Unconditional EU Approval for Red Hat Deal IBM is set to secure unconditional EU approval for its $34 billion bid for software company Red Hat, people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday....
2019-06-20 11:15

Pakistan gets approval from IMF for $6 billion loan International Monetary Fund approves $6 billion bailout plan requested by the government of Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan to resuscitate the country’s ailing economy...
2019-07-03 20:45

FAA chief has no timetable for Boeing 737 MAX approval The acting head of the Federal Aviation Administration said on Wednesday he does not have a specific timetable to approve Boeing Co's 737 MAX for flight after two fatal crashes since October prompted the plane to be grounded worldwide....
2019-05-23 10:15

Sprint's Deal Is Still a Marathon Sprint and T-Mobile moved closer to a deal with a positive decision from the FCC on Monday, but the market’s strong reaction gives a misleading sense of the improved chances....
2019-05-21 15:30

The best Sprint plans in May 2019 The best Sprint plans are fairly easy to find, since Sprint has very few options to choose from. Aside from it’s three unlimited data plans, the mobile carrier only has a single alternative plan. However, it does offer a number of add-on plans...
2019-05-23 08:00

The first confidential, actively managed ETF just got SEC approval. Here's how it works Transparency is key… or is it? With the first-ever non-transparent, actively managed exchange-traded fund receiving approval from the SEC, "ETF Edge" goes straight to the source with the man behind the new product....
2019-06-15 20:30

The beauty industry now has its own green 'seal of approval' Environmental Working Group has launched EWG Verified, a label that will help consumers spot products that meet stringent ingredient and transparency requirements It may soon be easier for shoppers to find beauty products without toxic chemicals. The...
2019-05-21 21:01

Pfizer's Avastin biosimilar wins FDA approval Pfizer Inc said on Friday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration had approved its biosimilar to Roche Holding AG's blockbuster cancer treatment Avastin....
2019-06-28 22:30

US prepped for strikes on Iran before approval was withdrawn WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States made preparations for a military strike against Iran on Thursday night in retaliation for the downing of a U.S. surveillance drone, but the operation was abruptly called off with just hours to go. That from a U.S. ...
2019-06-21 09:45

Steam Workshop Content Must Now Go Through An Approval Process Valve has quietly changed the way the Steam Workshop handles new content and updates to existing content. Maps, weapons and other user-created items will now need to go through moderation and get approved before they can be downloaded by other player...
2019-08-11 22:00

Islanders get approval for $1.3 billion arena project The New York state board responsible for economic development has approved a $1.3 billion project to build 19,000-seat arena that will be the new home of the New York Islanders as well as a 350,000-square-foot entertainment complex, according to a re...
2019-08-10 04:00

IBM gains unconditional EU approval for $34 billion Red Hat deal U.S. tech giant International Business Machines Corp on Thursday won unconditional EU antitrust approval for its $34 billion acquisition of software company Red Hat ....
2019-06-27 19:45

Merck wins U.S. FDA approval for expanded use of antibiotic The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved expanded use of Merck & Co Inc's antibiotic to treat hospital-acquired pneumonia in patients 18 years and older....
2019-06-03 22:00

Groenewegen comes from behind to sprint to Stage 7 glory "Dutchman Dylan Groenewegen prevailed in a slug-fest finale in Chalon-sur-Saone to win the longest stage of the 2019 Tour de France by a whisker over Australia’s Caleb Ewan."...
2019-07-13 09:15

Sprint lights up its 5G network in four markets Sprint is the latest US carrier that launches its 5G services in select locations. The network operator has just announced that customers will be offered “blazing-fast download speeds” in areas of Atlanta, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston, and Kansas City....
2019-05-31 00:00

Sprint 5G arrives where people actually live Sprint’s 5G network for phones just went live yesterday in what’s becoming the biggest competitive market for 5G: Chicago. And, it’s offering a very different package from what we’ve seen from Verizon’s 5G network.&...
2019-07-12 21:30

Sprint's next 5G phone is made by OnePlus Sprint is adding another 5G phone to its (currently narrow) selection, and you might like who's making it -- though it won't be great news for people on other networks. The carrier has announced that OnePlus is prepping a 5G device for the...
2019-08-06 17:00

Sprint turns on 5G service in four cities Make that three big US carriers that have hopped aboard the 5G bandwagon -- Sprint has launched its 5G service in parts of Atlanta, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston and Kansas City. You'll need to wait until May 31st to buy the LG V50 ThinQ or HTC 5G ...
2019-05-30 21:15

Surprise: a OnePlus 5G phone may come to the US after all with Sprint While Sprint has been slower to roll out its 5G network compared to other American carriers, the company has signed on to support a device that its competition doesn’t have in the US: a OnePlus 5G phone.Sprint didn’t name the handset, n...
2019-08-06 21:30

Bury takeover went through without full Football League approval • EFL says Steve Dale has not provided full information • Bury understood to be under transfer embargoThe December takeover of Bury, who are in extreme financial distress under the owner Steve Dale, was completed without being approved by the EFL und...
2019-07-12 13:45

Eton Pharma's conjunctivitis treatment fails to win FDA approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration declined to approve Eton Pharmaceuticals Inc's treatment for conjunctivitis, the drug developer said on Friday....
2019-07-12 23:45

Trump approval rating jumps, just shy of locking in reelection President Trump’s approval rating has been improving and now is at his all-time high and just a few points shy of what’s needed to guarantee him a second term....
2019-07-19 22:30

Vodafone wins EU approval for Liberty Global deal Vodafone secured on Thursday antitrust approval from the European Union for its $22 billion bid to buy Liberty Global's cable networks in Germany and central Europe after offering concessions in May....
2019-07-18 12:15

Beyond Meat competitor Impossible Foods receives FDA approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved a key ingredient in plant-based burger patties made by Impossible Foods, a rival to Beyond Meat , clearing the way for direct-to-consumer sales at U.S. grocery stores....
2019-07-31 19:00

Merck's treatment for urinary, abdominal infections gets FDA approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Merck & Co Inc's combination treatment for complicated forms of urinary tract and abdominal infections, the drugmaker said on Wednesday....
2019-07-17 14:15

Merck's biosimilar to AbbVie's Humira wins FDA approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Merck & Co Inc's biosimilar to AbbVie Inc's blockbuster rheumatoid arthritis treatment Humira, the health agency said on Tuesday....
2019-07-24 02:30

Roche's combo lymphoma treatment wins U.S. FDA approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday granted earlier-than-expected approval to Roche Holding AG's antibody-drug conjugate Polivy for treatment of patients with advanced lymphoma....
2019-06-11 01:30

Congress Gives Final Approval to Long-Delayed Disaster Aid An emergency relief package, stymied for months, will finally go to President Trump. It allocates billions of dollars in relief for hurricanes, fires and floods....
2019-06-04 03:15

Bayer's MRI contrast agent gets FDA approval for use in cardiac disease Bayer AG on Monday said U.S. regulators approved its contrast agent for use in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to assess patients with known or suspected coronary artery disease....
2019-07-15 17:30

Dhoni Not To Remove Insignia From Gloves, Have Sought ICC Approval: CoA MS Dhoni was sporting wicket-keeping gloves with what looked like a military insignia during the World Cup 2019 league match with South Africa on June 5....
2019-06-07 10:45

AstraZeneca's Farxiga fails to get U.S. approval for Type-1 diabetes British drugmaker AstraZeneca Plc said on Monday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration declined to approve its diabetes treatment, Farxiga, for use as a supplement to insulin in adults with a rare-type of the condition....
2019-07-15 16:45

AstraZeneca's Farxiga fails to get FDA approval for Type-1 diabetes British drugmaker AstraZeneca Plc said on Monday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration declined to approve its diabetes treatment, Farxiga, for use as a supplement to insulin in adults with Type-1 diabetes....
2019-07-15 10:15

Allergan's Vraylar wins FDA approval for bipolar depression Allergan Plc's Vraylar won U.S. regulatory approval to treat depressive episodes of bipolar I disorder, expanding its scope of treatment to a full spectrum of symptoms related to the condition, the company said on Monday....
2019-05-28 19:15

RPT-AstraZeneca's Farxiga fails to get FDA approval for Type-1 diabetes British drugmaker AstraZeneca Plc said on Monday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration declined to approve its diabetes treatment, Farxiga, for use as a supplement to insulin in adults with Type-1 diabetes....
2019-07-15 10:15

Mulvaney Sees Approval of USMCA Trade Deal Likely The U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement has “a better than two-thirds chance” of passing through Congress this year, President Trump’s acting chief of staff, Mick Mulvaney, said, adding its approval depends on support among House Democrats....
2019-06-13 00:15

Orion, Bayer prostate cancer drug gets FDA approval Finland's Orion and Germany's Bayer said on Wednesday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) had approved prostate cancer drug daroluramide, which the two companies have been developing together....
2019-07-31 17:45

Adani still needs further federal approval despite pre-election green light Work related to groundwater research will need to be signed off as opponents say new government papers show mine is ‘not ready to go’Adani will not be allowed to dig any coal from its Carmichael mine until it gets further federal government approval ...
2019-05-31 00:15

Ted Cruz bill would speed FDA approval of drugs OK'd in other countries Drugs and medical devices that have been authorized in other developed countries would face fast-track approval in the U.S. under a bill introduced Thursday by Ted Cruz....
2019-07-19 00:00

Nobio gets FDA approval for anti-bacterial dental fillings Israel's Nobio Ltd said on Monday it received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to market its anti-bacterial composite designed to remain in the teeth for decades....
2019-08-05 16:00

This Eco-Friendly Parking Idea Has Anand Mahindra's Nod Of Approval After promising to "banish" plastic water bottles in the boardroom, Anand Mahindra has given one of his famous Twitter shout-outs to another innovative idea for curbing plastic pollution. This......
2019-07-18 22:15

Novartis' breast cancer treatment wins FDA approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said on Friday that it had approved Novartis AG's treatment in combination with a hormone therapy for postmenopausal women, as well as for men, with a form of advanced breast cancer....
2019-05-24 23:45

Roche's personalized cancer treatment wins FDA approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Roche Holding AG's personalized cancer treatment, which targets tumors with specific genetic mutations, irrespective of where in the body the disease started, the agency said on Thursday....
2019-08-16 14:45

FCC ruling gives Verizon approval to lock new phones for 60 days Back in February, Verizon asked the FCC to allow it to SIM lock for 60 days all new phones that it sells. At the time, the nation's largest carrier said that it requested this to protect its customers from fraud and identity theft. Because the compan...
2019-06-28 06:45

Boeing at two-week high as approval for 737 MAX to fly seen by late June Shares of Boeing Co rose as much as 3% to more than a two-week high on Friday after Reuters reported that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) expects to approve 737 MAX jets to return to service as soon as late June....
2019-05-24 22:15

Novartis says it knew of Zolgensma data problems before U.S. approval Swiss Drugmaker Novartis AG on Wednesday said it knew about discrepancies in data it submitted to regulators as it sought approval of its more than $2 million gene therapy Zolgensma, but delayed notifying authorities until it completed an internal in...
2019-08-07 23:45

Novartis says knew of Zolgensma data problems before U.S. approval Swiss Drugmaker Novartis AG on Wednesday said it knew about discrepancies in data it submitted to regulators as it sought approval of its more than $2 million gene therapy Zolgensma, but delayed notifying authorities until it completed an internal i...
2019-08-07 17:30

Exclusive: FIS to win EU approval for $35 billion Worldpay deal: sources U.S. financial services provider Fidelity National Information Services Inc (FIS) is set to gain unconditional antitrust approval from the European Union for its $35 billion bid for payments company Worldpay , people familiar with the matter said o...
2019-07-01 22:45

WTCR extension provisionally agreed, subject to FIA approval A new agreement has been reached between World Touring Car Cup promoter Eurosport Events and the WSC Group behind the TCR regulations to provisionally extend the series' current framework...
2019-06-20 22:45

CBOE RECEIVES SEC APPROVAL FOR TIED HEDGE PROCEDURE Chicago, August 18, - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced it received Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approval for an exception to the Exchange's current rules restricting anticipatory hedging.The new "tied hedge" proc...
2019-05-23 21:15

IL&FS Seeks Tribunal Approval For Sale Of Wind Energy Arm IL&FS had already received approval earlier last month for the sale of its wind energy business from Justice (Retired) DK Jain, appointed by the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) to......
2019-08-11 14:45

FAA says Boeing 737 MAX 8 approval could come early as late June: sources FAA and Boeing representatives briefed members of the International Civil Aviation Organization's governing council in Montreal on Thursday on efforts to return the plane to service....
2019-05-24 01:30

SEAL’s lawyer says Navy spied on defense without approval LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lawyers for a Navy SEAL accused of murder say documents show prosecutors misled a judge to get approval to track emails sent to defense attorneys and a journalist. Attorney Tim Parlatore says Navy investigators and the prosecutor d...
2019-05-22 02:45

U.S. Prepared to Strike Iran Before Approval Was Abruptly Withdrawn (WASHINGTON) — The United States made preparations for a military strike against Iran in retaliation for the downing of a U.S. surveillance drone, but the operation was abruptly called off with just hours to go, a U.S. official said. The offici...
2019-06-21 16:30

Sprint 5G network coverage map: which cities are covered? Sprint launched its True 5G Network at the end of May 2019 and because it uses mid-band spectrum as the underlying technology for the network, it has been able to offer the widest 5G coverage of all US carriers at launch.In contrast, rivals Verizon W...
2019-06-14 23:15

Companies sprint to ship goods from Mexico Companies have been rushing to ship as many goods as possible out of Mexico to get ahead of possible tariffs threatened by President Trump, hurriedly sending cars, appliances and construction materials across the border to beat Monday’s deadlin...
2019-06-10 18:15

Stocks to Watch: UPS, Caterpillar, Sprint, Chipotle, and More United Parcel Service, Caterpillar, Tupperware Brands, Snap, Visa, and Chipotle are some of the companies with shares expected to trade actively on Wednesday....
2019-07-24 18:15

Sprint and T-Mobile Still Face Their Toughest Hurdle While the FCC and the Justice Department often move in lockstep, the $26 billion merger of T-Mobile and Sprint might be one of those instances where they don’t....
2019-06-10 15:15

| Ireland's Sam Bennett storms Criterium sprint Irish speed king Sam Bennett left rivals reeling, timing his mass bunch sprint effort to perfection to win the third stage of the Criterium du Dauphine....
2019-06-11 20:45

Sprint 5G: coverage map, phones and speed tests The Sprint 5G coverage map is live in select US cities and they’re the second American carrier with a 5G phone. That’s a pretty good start for the nation’s fourth-largest network.Sprint 5G speed tests were found to offer 350 and ...
2019-06-08 01:45

Incyte's Jakafi gets FDA approval to treat Graft vs Host Disease The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Incyte Corp's treatment for acute Graft versus Host disease (GvHD), an inflammatory response by the immune system after a bone marrow transplant....
2019-05-24 21:30

U.S. regulator sees approval of Boeing 737 MAX to fly as soon as late June: sources The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) expects to approve Boeing Co's 737 MAX jet to return to service as soon as late June, representatives of the U.S. air regulator informed members of the United Nations' aviation agency in a private briefing on...
2019-05-24 07:15

FDA advisory panel recommends approval of TB Alliance's tuberculosis treatment Independent experts of an FDA advisory panel voted in favor of the not-for-profit TB Alliance's treatment for drug resistant tuberculosis, as a part of a three-drug combination regimen....
2019-06-07 07:45

Edwards Lifesciences, Medtronic heart valves win FDA approval for expanded use Heart valve systems from Edwards Lifesciences Corp and Medtronic Plc have been approved for use in a condition that restricts blood flow from the heart in patients at low-risk of death linked to open-heart surgeries, the FDA said on Friday....
2019-08-16 21:15

Trans Mountain approval comes too late for some: ‘Many families didn’t survive this’ "There will be a lag time between when the construction starts and job hiring happens, and that's really worrisome because how do you sustain people through this time of transition?"...
2019-06-19 15:30

American Airlines and Qantas win tentative U.S. approval for joint venture American Airlines Group Inc and Qantas Airways Ltd have been given the U.S. government's tentative approval to operate a joint venture after a prior effort was rejected in 2016....
2019-06-03 21:30

Russia’s Putin tries softer touch as his approval rating falls. Will it last? President Vladimir Putin will be doing his annual television call-in show at a time when the Kremlin is becoming more sensitive to shifting public opinions as challenges to authority have appeared more frequently on the political landscape....
2019-06-20 05:15

Karyopharm Therapeutics prices blood cancer treatment after FDA approval Karyopharm Therapeutics Inc on Wednesday set a list-price for its blood cancer treatment Xpovio at $22,000 per month, following accelerated approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration....
2019-07-03 23:30

Despite Deficit Worries, Senate Gives Final Approval to Spending Increases The Senate gave final approval to a two-year budget deal that would lift the federal debt limit and raise spending by hundreds of billions of dollars....
2019-08-01 18:30

UPDATE 3-Roche's combo lymphoma treatment wins U.S. FDA approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday granted earlier-than-expected approval to Roche Holding AG's antibody-drug conjugate Polivy for treatment of patients with advanced lymphoma....
2019-06-11 01:30

Queensland approval of Adani plan ‘unlawful’, say environment groups Activists consider legal challenge, saying rules related to source aquifer have been compromisedThe Queensland environment department may have acted “unlawfully” when it approved of Adani’s groundwater plan, in the process backing down on a longstand...
2019-06-23 02:15

Fast-Track Drug Approval, Designed for Emergencies, Is Now Routine Three-quarters of new drugs get an expedited regulatory review, a process that offers a measure of hope to critically ill patients. It also thrusts families and doctors into a new world of trade-offs, raising questions about the value of drugs with l...
2019-07-05 22:15

Indonesia's parliament delays approval for levy on plastic bags Indonesian members of parliament have decided to delay confirmation of a government plan for a levy on plastic bags, but the finance minister said she was optimistic the legislation was on track to be adopted this year....
2019-07-03 08:15

Saudi Arabia Allows Women To Travel Without Male 'Guardian' Approval Saudi Arabia will allow women to obtain passports and travel abroad without approval from a male "guardian", the government said Thursday, ending a longstanding restriction that drew heavy......
2019-08-02 03:30

PG&E wins court approval to set up $105 million wildfire assistance fund PG&E Corp may set up a $105 million housing fund for victims of 2017 and 2018 wildfires in California, which set records for devastation and were blamed on the utility's equipment, the judge overseeing the bankruptcy of the investor-owned power produ...
2019-05-22 22:30

Facebook to testify its cryptocurrency will not go ahead without full government approval Facebook executive David Marcus says he agrees with Federal Reserve Chair Jerome H. Powell that the Libra digital currency needs a patient and thorough review process....
2019-07-15 20:30

Saudi women can now travel without male guardian's approval – report Okaz newspaper reports key step in dismantling strict controls over nation’s womenWomen in Saudi Arabia will no longer need the permission of a male guardian to travel, according to local news reports. The policy, if confirmed, would mark a key step ...
2019-08-02 04:45

Trump’s approval rating hits record high: poll Riding the wave of a red-hot economy, President Trump’s approval rating is the highest of his presidency, a new poll out Sunday showed. Forty-four percent of Americans gave Trump a thumbs up for the way he’s handling his office, an increa...
2019-07-07 18:30

Catalyst Pharma sues FDA over approval of cheaper rival drug Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Inc, which has come under fire for the high price tag on its rare disease drug, on Wednesday sued the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to challenge the recent approval of a lower-cost rival drug....
2019-06-12 17:45

UPDATE 1-Allergan's Vraylar wins U.S. FDA approval for bipolar depression Allergan Plc's Vraylar won U.S. regulatory approval to treat depressive episodes of bipolar I disorder, expanding its scope of treatment to a full spectrum of symptoms related to the condition, the company said on Monday....
2019-05-28 15:45

Edinburgh limits pupil climate strike approval to once a year Activists vow to keep on after council votes to authorise only one day’s school absenceYoung activists have vowed to keep protesting in Edinburgh despite the city council saying it will only authorise pupils to miss school once a year to attend clima...
2019-08-17 03:15

Campaigners criticise 'reckless' approval of Adani mine in Australia Environmentalists say opening up Queensland’s Galilee Basin ignores global climate goalsEnvironmentalists have described as reckless the decision by the Australian government to grant the Indian mining company Adani the final approvals it needs to st...
2019-06-14 15:45

UPDATE 2-Novartis says it knew of Zolgensma data problems before U.S. approval Swiss Drugmaker Novartis AG on Wednesday said it knew about discrepancies in data it submitted to regulators as it sought approval of its more than $2 million gene therapy Zolgensma, but delayed notifying authorities until it completed an internal in...
2019-08-07 19:30

Trump now says he never gave final approval on nixed Iran strike President Trump said Friday that he never gave final approval for a military strike against Iran — apparently softening his earlier statement that the US was “cocked and loaded” and ready to retaliate until he called it off with minutes to spare. The...
2019-06-21 22:00

Novartis's older MS drug Gilenya wins Chinese approval Novartis's Gilenya multiple sclerosis drug has won approval in China, the Swiss drugmaker said on Friday, as the company expands further into the world's most-populous country's growing healthcare sector....
2019-07-19 13:15

Brazil pension reform approval within reach, markets surge Brazil's lower house of Congress is expected to vote on a landmark overhaul to the country's pension system on Wednesday, triggering a surge across Brazilian markets on growing optimism that the bill will pass this first round of voting....
2019-07-10 16:45

UPDATE 1-Merck's treatment for urinary, abdominal infections gets FDA approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Merck & Co Inc's combination treatment for complicated forms of urinary tract and abdominal infections, the drugmaker said on Wednesday....
2019-07-17 14:15

Daimler, Bosch Get Approval To Test Driverless Valet Parking Daimler and auto supplier Bosch will start valet parking using autonomous driving technology in Stuttgart, Germany, after local authorities gave the carmaker permission to start testing the......
2019-07-23 19:15

UPDATE 1-Novartis' breast cancer treatment wins FDA approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said on Friday that it had approved Novartis AG's treatment in combination with a hormone therapy for postmenopausal women, as well as for men, with a form of advanced breast cancer....
2019-05-25 02:45

UPDATE 1-AstraZeneca's Farxiga fails to get U.S. approval for Type-1 diabetes British drugmaker AstraZeneca Plc said on Monday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration declined to approve its diabetes treatment, Farxiga, for use as a supplement to insulin in adults with a rare-type of the condition....
2019-07-15 10:15

Spanish PM Pedro Sanchez loses parliament approval vote Pedro Sanchez was unsuccessful in getting parliamentary approval on Tuesday. He has another two days to build an agreement with the far-left Podemos party to secure his government's confirmation....
2019-07-23 15:30

Bolsonaro supporters take to Brazil’s streets as approval ratings drop Rallies were reported in more than 300 towns and cities, including Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and Juiz de ForaHardcore devotees of Brazil’s far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, have taken to the streets across the country in their first major show of ...
2019-05-26 20:30

Sprint to launch Chinese-made OnePlus 5G smartphone in U.S. Sprint Corp said on Tuesday it would launch a 5G smartphone made by OnePlus, becoming the second U.S. wireless carrier after T-Mobile to offer a cellphone made by the Chinese company....
2019-08-06 17:00

T-Mobile-Sprint talks slow over Dish ownership - WSJ Negotiations to complete the merger of T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp are dragging on, as the parties haggle over ownership restrictions and other conditions for Dish Network Corp once it gets assets from the wireless companies, the Wall Street Jour...
2019-07-11 18:30

T-Mobile, Sprint considering divesting wireless spectrum: sources U.S. wireless carriers T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp are considering divesting wireless spectrum, according to two sources familiar with the matter, as the companies work to gain regulatory approval for their merger....
2019-05-31 01:01

Riding the Transcontinental: my saddle-sore sprint across Europe The self-supported cycle race from the Black Sea in Bulgaria to France’s Atlantic coast is the toughest test of its kindAs I rolled along quiet lanes in the mountains of Serbia, a ferocious barking delivered a jolt of adrenaline and canine feet appro...
2019-08-18 13:30

Sprint is the latest telecom to offer a tracking device that uses LTE Following in the footsteps of AT&T and Verizon*, Sprint is now offering an LTE tracker. The matchbook-sized device, simply called Tracker, provides real-time location tracking on Safe + Found app. Sprint’s new Tracker The Tracker competes with...
2019-06-18 07:15

Dish could help T-Mobile and Sprint merge without spending a penny The 2013 takeover battle between SoftBank and Dish Network to win the hand of Sprint was quite a drama. Finally, SoftBank won out and the company now owns 80% of the fourth-largest U.S. carrier. Six years later, Sprint is involved in another merger w...
2019-06-23 00:45

Bike, swim and run to help children in need at Tri for Kindness Sprint Triathlon TUCSON – Santa Claus is coming to town a little early this year. With hopes of burning the extra cookie pounds from last Christmas, Kris Kringle with be making an appearance at La Mariposa Resort and Spa Sept. 7 for the 10th annual Tri for Kind...
2019-07-03 11:00

Hackers broke into Sprint accounts through Samsung's website Sprint's security team is having a very, very lousy 2019. On top of the earlier Boost Mobile breach, the carrier has revealed that hackers obtained "unauthorized access" to an unspecified number of Sprint accounts through Samsung's "add a ...
2019-07-17 11:45

Dish Leads Bidding to Buy Assets From Sprint, T-Mobile Dish Network is leading the race to scoop up assets that the Justice Department forces Sprint and T-Mobile to divest of to save their $26 billion deal....
2019-06-15 12:15

FCC chairman circulates order to approve Sprint, T-Mobile tie-up Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai on Wednesday circulated a draft order that would grant approval to the $26 billion tie-up of T-Mobile Us Incand Sprint Corp....
2019-08-14 17:45

T-Mobile-Sprint Talks Slow Over Dish Ownership Talks between T-Mobile US and Sprint are dragging on over ownership issues and the new wireless company to be formed when Dish Network gets some of their assets as part of their $26 billion merger....
2019-07-11 19:15

Moto Z2 Force owners on T-Mobile, AT&T and Sprint are told "No Pie for you!" Motorola, through a statement posted on the Lenovo support forum (via Droid-Life), announced late Tuesday that only the Verizon version of the Moto Z2 Force will be updated to Android 9 Pie in the U.S. That means those who purchased the handset from ...
2019-06-28 06:45

How T-Mobile, AT&T, Verizon and Sprint fight robocalls on their network Your cell phone provider can help protect you from robocalls. These are the tools T-Mobile, Verizon, AT&T and Sprint offer to their customers.       ...
2019-07-08 11:15

Democrat wants FCC to open T-Mobile, Sprint settlement for comment U.S. Representative David Cicilline urged Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai on Thursday to give the public the chance to comment on a draft order that would grant agency approval to the $26 billion merger of T-Mobile US Inc and Spri...
2019-08-16 20:45

F2 Hungary: Schumacher takes first F2 victory with sprint race win Ferrari Formula 1 junior Mick Schumacher took his first Formula 2 victory in the reversed-grid race at the Hungaroring despite intense pressure from Honda-backed driver Nobuharu Matsushita...
2019-08-04 14:45

AT&T beats Sprint and T-Mobile to the Android Pie punch for the LG V40 ThinQ Formally unveiled in early October and commercially released both on US carriers and in an unlocked variant later that same month, the LG V40 ThinQ could have theoretically been powered by Android Pie out the box. Unfortunately, that wasn't the case,...
2019-06-12 00:15

5G bands explained: Verizon vs AT&T vs Sprint vs T-Mobile vs World 5G is here. Well, at least in a few places in the US. The network of the future has started rolling out in the United States and across the globe across various carriers and starting in the first half of 2019, users can get a taste of what 5G really ...
2019-06-14 07:45

Stocks to Watch: United Technologies, Beyond Meat, Sprint, and More United Technologies, Beyond Meat, Dave & Buster’s, TransMedics, Medidata Solutions, Alphabet, Sprint, and Tesla are among Wednesday’s stocks to watch....
2019-06-12 17:30

10 ways for IT to survive a merger Consolidating staff and system platforms during a merger is a highly charged and complex undertaking -- and IT is right in the thick of it. Here's what you should know going in....
2019-05-23 11:30

CNN Poll: Democratic support for impeachment rises, Trump approval steady Democrats are increasingly in support of impeaching President Donald Trump and removing him from office but the majority of Americans remain opposed to the prospect, a new CNN Poll conducted by SSRS shows....
2019-06-03 21:45

Illinois bill to legalize recreational marijuana wins legislative approval Illinois will become the 11th U.S. state to legalize the recreational use of marijuana for adults under a bill that won final passage in the state legislature on Friday....
2019-05-31 23:15

Adam Sandler Got Approval From Chris Farley's Mom for Emotional Tribute Song Adam Sandler said the mother of his late friend and SNL co-star Chris Farley gave her blessing for him to perform a special song to him on TV. Earlier this month, the actor and comedian......
2019-05-31 00:45

UPDATE 2-Karyopharm Therapeutics prices blood cancer treatment after FDA approval Karyopharm Therapeutics Inc on Wednesday set a list-price for its blood cancer treatment Xpovio at $22,000 per month, following accelerated approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration....
2019-07-03 22:45

Facebook vows Libra currency will wait for approval as U.S. airs worries Facebook Inc said on Monday it would not proceed with the launch of its Libra cryptocurrency until regulatory concerns are addressed, as the U.S. Treasury secretary took the unusual step on of saying he had serious concerns it could be used for illic...
2019-07-16 09:15

Bosch and Daimler obtain regulatory approval for level 4 self-parking system Bosch and Daimler claim that their fully autonomous parking system at the Mercedes-Benz Museum is the first to pass regulatory muster in Germany.Read More...
2019-07-23 17:30

Police Let Mom Keep Feeding Son Bleach After She Showed Them YouTube Videos, Doctor Approval Search YouTube for “Miracle Mineral Solution” or “MMS” and you will find a trove of videos about how consuming bleach will treat various illnesses—acne, flu, malaria, HIV, hepatitis, cancer, and autism.Read more......
2019-06-14 22:30

CORRECTED-UPDATE 3-Roche's combo lymphoma treatment wins U.S. FDA approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday granted earlier-than-expected approval to Roche Holding AG's antibody- Polivy for treatment of patients with advanced lymphoma....
2019-06-15 04:15

Exclusive: Trump Says the Mueller Investigation Hurt His Approval But Fired Up His Base President Donald Trump‘s approval rating has never cracked 50% in Gallup polls, but he argues that it would be several points above that if it weren’t for Special Counsel Robert Mueller‘s investigation. “Based on the economy, ...
2019-06-19 01:45

UPDATE 2-Catalyst Pharma sues FDA over approval of cheaper rival drug Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Inc, which has come under fire for the high price tag on its rare disease drug, on Wednesday sued the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to challenge the recent approval of a lower-cost rival drug....
2019-06-12 17:30

Impossible Foods gets FDA approval to sell fake meat in grocery stores Fake meat is coming to a barbecue near you. Impossible Foods has been granted approval by the FDA to sell its plant-based meat in US grocery stores this fall, reported Bloomberg. After expressing some initial doubts, the agency formally ruled that so...
2019-08-01 11:30

REFILE-UPDATE 1-Allergan's Vraylar wins U.S. FDA approval for bipolar depression Allergan Plc's Vraylar won U.S. regulatory approval to treat depressive episodes of bipolar I disorder, expanding its scope of treatment to a full spectrum of symptoms related to the condition, the company said on Monday....
2019-05-28 19:15

UPDATE 2-American Airlines and Qantas win tentative U.S. approval for joint venture American Airlines Group Inc and Qantas Airways Ltd have been given the U.S. government's tentative approval to operate a joint venture after a prior effort was rejected in 2016....
2019-06-03 21:30

Bayer seeks approval to treat children with blockbuster drug Xarelto Bayer will apply for approval to make its blockbuster blood thinner Xarelto available for treating children, the German company said on Monday, after a study showed strong efficacy and safety in children with thromboembolism....
2019-07-08 16:30

Merck's Keytruda wins FDA approval to treat head and neck cancer Merck & Co Inc said on Tuesday its blockbuster cancer drug Keytruda won approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat a type of head and neck cancer....
2019-06-11 17:15

Trump's Approval Rating At Highest Point Of Presidency, Aided By Economy Aided by a strong economy and perceptions that he has dealt with it effectively, President Donald Trump's approval rating has risen to the highest point of his presidency, though a slight majority of......
2019-07-07 20:45

Catalan government approval moves Spanish GP closer to 2020 F1 deal The Spanish Grand Prix is set to remain on the 2020 Formula 1 calendar after the Catalan government approved a plan for a one-year extension of the Barcelona circuit's contract...
2019-08-02 08:15

Khloe Kardashian Wrangles All Her Sisters Together for a Group Pic, but "Photo Approval Is a Whole Other Story" Hi, ladies! Fans well know this group of famous sisters, but it's not always easy to get them all in the same frame. So, when Khloe Kardashian managed to get her four sisters, Kendall......
2019-07-02 18:30

U.S. gives tentative approval for expanded Delta, Air France, Virgin joint venture U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao granted tentative approval on Friday for an expanded transatlantic joint venture made up of Delta Air Lines Inc , Air France KLM SA and Virgin Atlantic....
2019-08-02 22:45

Exclusive: U.S. set to grant tentative approval to American, Qantas venture - sources The U.S. Transportation Department is expected to provide tentative approval to a bid by American Airlines Group Inc and Qantas Airways Ltd to operate a joint venture, two people briefed on the matter said on Sunday....
2019-06-03 04:15

UPDATE 2-PG&E wins court approval to set up $105 million wildfire assistance fund PG&E Corp may set up a $105 million housing fund for victims of 2017 and 2018 wildfires in California, which set records for devastation and were blamed on the utility's equipment, the judge overseeing the bankruptcy of the investor-owned power produ...
2019-05-23 00:00

UPDATE 1-Edwards Lifesciences, Medtronic heart valves win U.S. approval for expanded use Heart valve systems from Edwards Lifesciences Corp and Medtronic Plc have been approved for use in a condition that restricts blood flow from the heart in patients at low-risk of death linked to open-heart surgeries, the U.S. FDA said on Friday....
2019-08-17 12:15

Aided by a strong economy, Trump approval rises, but a majority also see him as ‘unpresidential’ In 2020 matchups, Trump trails Biden but runs even with four other potential challengers. The electorate sharply divided between pro- and anti-Trump....
2019-07-07 09:15

American Airlines-Qantas joint venture wins final U.S. approval The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) on Friday granted American Airlines Group Inc and Qantas Airways Ltd final approval to operate a joint venture after a prior effort was rejected in 2016....
2019-07-20 18:00

Saint John community group ‘encouraged’ by conditions of AIM’s new approval to operate The facility has been deeply unpopular in Saint John due to the dozens of explosions caused by the facility's metal shredder that culminated in a stop-work order last fall....
2019-06-04 03:45

9/11's first responders say House approval of victims' funding bill is 'step in the right direction' John McLean, a retired New York City firefighter who was among one of the first at the scene on Sept. 11, 2001, and is still suffering from a multitude of illnesses related to the Wolrd Trade Center attacks says he is "hopeful" after receiving news t...
2019-07-13 00:30

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2019-07-19 20:15

Roche wins Japan approval for personalized cancer drug Rozlytrek Swiss drugmaker Roche on Tuesday won approval in Japan for Rozlytrek as the world's biggest maker of cancer drugs pushes ahead in personalized medicines that require a biomarker test to identify prospective patients....
2019-06-18 08:45

T-Mobile-Sprint deal clears FCC hurdle: Will you pay more for your cellular plan? The pending $26-billion T-Mobile-Sprint merger cleared a major regulatory hurdle when the FCC gave its blessing. Will consumers embrace the union too?        ...
2019-05-21 18:30

Amazon interested in buying Boost from T-Mobile, Sprint: report Amazon.com Inc is interested in buying prepaid cellphone wireless service Boost Mobile from U.S. carriers T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp, two sources familiar with the matter said on Thursday. Amazon is considering buying Boost – currently one...
2019-05-31 14:45

Hodeg beats Bennett in sprint finish at BinckBank Tour "Alvaro Hodeg (Deceuninck–Quick-Step) grabbed the fifth stage of the BinckBank Tour as the Colombian held off Sam Bennett (Bora–Hansgrohe) in a tight sprint finish in Venray on Friday."...
2019-08-16 17:45

U.S. tells T-Mobile, Sprint to wrap up divestiture deal: source The U.S. Justice Department has told T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp to wrap up a deal by the end of next week to sell assets that need to be divested or face a lawsuit aimed at stopping their proposed merger, a source familiar with the deal said o...
2019-07-19 02:15

Coleman ready for friend and rival as he seeks sprint double Hamstring injuries kept Christian Coleman out of last year's U.S. championships, but the world 100 meters silver medallist is going all out at this week's nationals/world championships trials....
2019-07-24 16:45

Sprint HTC 5G Hub available on May 31: Fast speeds on an Android-powered media center 5G networks are starting to go live and one of the first ways to experience this on Sprint is with the new HTC 5G Hub. It offers an Android media device with long battery life, connectivity for up to 20 devices, and VPN configuration for your small b...
2019-05-21 14:38

Sprint launches Samsung Galaxy S10 5G, pre-orders get a solid $250 discount Sprint has recently lit up its 5G network in four major US cities and just a couple of weeks after the launch of the service, it adds one more phone to its fleet of 5G handsets: the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G is now available for pre-order.The Galaxy S10 ...
2019-06-14 16:15

T-Mobile's Sprint takeover won't save consumers money, state AGs say It's possible that T-Mobile's controversial takeover of Sprint will deliver the better, faster, and cheaper cellphone service that executives have been promising consumers for the past year, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra says. But the ev...
2019-06-12 06:30

Bloomberg: Dish is close to a $6 billion deal with Sprint and T-Mobile Over the last couple of weeks, we've heard that getting DoJ approval for T-Mobile's proposed $26 billion purchase of Sprint will require making moves to create a new national wireless carrier as a competitor. That could be achieved by selli...
2019-06-19 20:00

Report says that the DOJ will approve the T-Mobile-Sprint deal with one crazy condition While the FCC is okay with the T-Mobile-Sprint merger, the Department of Justice (DOJ) is not. That's because both agencies have different responsibilities; the FCC is concerned with the technical aspects of the merger while the DOJ investigates the ...
2019-05-30 06:30

Athletics: Thompson completes sprint double at Jamaican trials Olympic champion Elaine Thompson posted a world-leading 22.00 to win the 200 meters on Sunday and complete the sprint double on the last day of the Jamaican trials....
2019-06-24 06:30

Sprint loses more phone subscribers than feared in the fourth quarter Wireless carrier Sprint on Tuesday reported greater-than-feared losses in phone subscribers who pay a monthly bill, as the company struggled to keep customers from going to larger rivals....
2019-05-21 15:45

Tour de France: Viviani storms bunch sprint to win Stage 4 Italian rider Elia Viviani has claimed his first career stage win on the Tour de France after storming a bunch sprint       ...
2019-07-09 19:45

Motorola Moto G7 hits lowest price yet at Best Buy (Sprint, Verizon, and AT&T only) Officially released in the US three months ago, the Motorola Moto G7 is one of the best affordable smartphones on the market. While the handset's regular price is $299.99, Motorola is currently selling it for $269.99, thus letting you save $30. But w...
2019-05-24 19:30

Sprint is the second US carrier to pick up the Samsung Galaxy A50 at a reasonable price While US carriers don't sell a lot of mid-range Galaxy devices nowadays, Samsung didn't exactly catch us off guard with the A50 announcement for Verizon earlier this week. More interestingly (and somewhat surprisingly), the company vaguely suggested ...
2019-06-14 07:45

5G bands cheat sheet: Verizon vs AT&T vs Sprint vs T-Mobile vs World 5G is here. Well, at least in a few places in the US. The network of the future has started rolling out in the United States and across the globe across various carriers and starting in the first half of 2019, users can get a taste of what 5G really ...
2019-06-14 17:45

Merger Would Create New Aerospace Giant United Technologies doubled down on the aerospace market with an all-stock deal to merge with defense contractor Raytheon, after UTC executives earlier chose to exit the escalator and air-conditioner businesses....
2019-06-10 02:45

Takeaway.com and Just Eat agree merger terms Amsterdam-based Takeaway.com and British rival Just Eat have finalised the terms of their deal to create a global food delivery company that can rival Uber Eats as the largest outside China....
2019-08-06 01:45

HBO’s ‘Succession’ Tries to Get the Merger-Mad Media Industry Right Hidden debt, asset swaps, corporate raids: Financial journalists and a playwright well versed in the Enron scandal watch over the show’s arcane scenarios to make sure they’re plausible....
2019-08-04 14:00

A CBS-Viacom merger is a logical step, but probably only a first one CBS and Viacom are inching closer to a deal that would join the onetime siblings after a three-year dance. But whether the reunion will solve their problems or simply kick them down the road remains one of the media world’s biggest questions....
2019-08-13 04:45

UPDATE 3-Transat accepts Air Canada's buyout offer, deal needs shareholder approval Air Canada said on Thursday that Canadian tour operator Transat AT Inc accepted its all-cash bid of C$520 million ($396 million), but some Transat shareholders want more and must approve the transaction....
2019-06-27 21:45

Trans Mountain pipeline expansion approval ‘isn’t a victory to celebrate’: Alberta premier Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says while he is pleased with the federal government's reapproval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project, it "isn't a victory to celebrate."...
2019-06-19 03:15

House approval of border bill triggers Democratic progressive-moderate split ‘The Squad’ accuses party leaders of caving to White HouseAmash: Pelosi making mistake on impeachmentCongressional approval for funds for the Trump administration to spend at the southern border has triggered open warfare between a “squad” of high-pr...
2019-07-08 04:30

Zogby: ‘Poor performances’ of Democrats boost Trump’s approval to 51%, up with blacks and Hispanics President Trump’s approval rating has edged up, driven by long-term confidence in his economy and boosted by the lackluster performances of the two dozen Democrats trying to beat him in the 2020 election, according to the latest Zogby Analytics poll....
2019-08-17 02:45

Beyond Meat competitor Impossible Foods receives FDA approval for 'bleeding' plant burger The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved a key ingredient in plant-based burger patties made by Impossible Foods, a rival to Beyond Meat, clearing the way for direct-to-consumer sales at U.S. grocery stores....
2019-07-31 20:45

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi cites key problems in way of USMCA trade pact approval U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday outlined several key impediments to congressional approval of a U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement, as Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was set to arrive in Washington to push for ...
2019-06-19 17:00

U.S. to grant final approval to American Airlines-Qantas joint venture: sources The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) is set on Friday to grant American Airlines Group Inc and Qantas Airways Ltd final approval to operate a joint venture after a prior effort was rejected in 2016, two people briefed on the matter told Reut...
2019-07-19 22:00

Japan announced export approval after South Korea 'embargo' claim - Seko Industry minister Hiroshige Seko said on Thursday that Japan does not usually announce each time it grants approval for exports but did so this time after South Korea called Japan's recent restrictions an "embargo" on shipments....
2019-08-08 09:45

Justin Amash demands congressional approval for any 'offensive military action' against Iran Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich., joined Democrats on Friday in calling on President Trump to seek Congressional approval for military action against Iran. ...
2019-06-22 01:45

UPDATE 1-U.S. gives tentative approval for expanded Delta, Air France, Virgin joint venture U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao granted tentative approval on Friday for an expanded transatlantic joint venture made up of Delta Air Lines Inc , Air France KLM SA and Virgin Atlantic ....
2019-08-03 00:30

Trump pulls back from launch of military strikes on Iran after initial approval: NYT U.S. President Donald Trump approved military strikes on Friday against Iran in retaliation for the downing of an unmanned $130-million surveillance drone, but pulled back from launching the attacks, the New York Times said....
2019-06-21 07:30

CBOE Futures Exchange Receives Registered Market Operator Approval in Singapore CHICAGO, IL -- August 17, 2016 -- CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE®) today announced it recently received approval from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) to be a Registered Market Operator (RMO) in Singapore.  With this designation, CFE ma...
2019-05-22 12:15

Justice Department ready to stop the celebration at T-Mobile and Sprint headquarters This morning we told you that FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has recommended that his fellow Commissioners approve the T-Mobile-Sprint merger. With one other Commissioner stating that he would vote to allow the deal to go through, the odds of the merger closi...
2019-05-21 16:45

Apollo in talks to finance Dish Network bid for T-Mobile and Sprint assets The talks between Apollo and Dish demonstrate private equity interest in the wireless business as regulators are pushing to create a viable fourth U.S. wireless competitor, even as the nation's third- and fourth-largest carriers are combining....
2019-06-15 02:45

Tour de France: Peter Sagan powers to sprint victory on stage five • Sagan collected his first win of this year’s Tour• Julian Alaphilippe retains the yellow jerseyPeter Sagan won stage five of the Tour de France in Colmar as Julian Alaphilippe retained the yellow jersey.The 175.5km stage from Saint-Dié-des-Vosges c...
2019-07-10 19:15

Ewan wins bunch sprint as Fuglsang crashes out of Tour in Stage 16 "Australia’s Caleb Ewan notched his second win of the Tour de France with a well-timed surge to the line to deny Elia Viviani and Dylan Groenewegen in Nimes on a day Denmark’s Jakob Fuglsang crashed out of the race and defending champion Geraint Thom...
2019-07-24 02:45

U.S. judge sets pre-trial hearing next week for Sprint/T-Mobile deal The judge hearing a complaint from state attorneys general seeking to stop T-Mobile US Inc from buying Sprint Corp for $26 billion will hold a pre-trial hearing next week....
2019-06-14 02:15

Exclusive: T-Mobile, Sprint could sell Boost for up to $3 billion, potential bidders say A group of potential buyers are preparing bids for prepaid wireless brand Boost Mobile in an upcoming sale valuing the offshoot of U.S. wireless carriers T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp at up to $3 billion, interested buyers told Reuters....
2019-05-29 03:15

Sprint says hackers used Samsung’s website to access customer account data In late June, hackers managed to access an unknown number of Sprint accounts by exploiting a security loophole on Samsung’s “add a line” website, according to a new report from ZDNet. According to Sprint, which sent out a letter to ...
2019-07-17 12:00

Apple SIM hell: How Sprint Mobile sent my iPad into a customer service nightmare After reformatting my iPad Pro, my cellular plan wouldn't work. Worse, going to the Apple Store and talking to Sprint customer reps made me feel like I was losing my mind. These big companies really don't invest much effort to support this particular...
2019-05-31 23:30

Sprint begins 5G service in Atlanta, Dallas, Houston, and Kansas City The fourth-place U.S. carrier has launched its 5G network across four initial U.S. cities, with several more scheduled to come online shortly.Read More...
2019-05-30 18:45

Exclusive: Amazon interested in buying Boost from T-Mobile, Sprint - sources Amazon.com Inc is interested in buying prepaid cellphone wireless service Boost Mobile from U.S. carriers T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp, according to two sources familiar with the matter....
2019-05-31 01:01

Sprint's 5G-enabled LG V50 ThinQ is on sale at a colossal $696 discount with monthly installments Whether or not Sprint will ultimately be allowed to merge with T-Mobile, the "Now Network" certainly doesn't want to be left behind when it comes to the nation's 5G revolution, rapidly following in Verizon's footsteps with a limited rollout of the ne...
2019-06-05 20:30

Demare stuns rivals to win Stage 10 as big crash disrupts sprint finish "Frenchman Arnaud Demare ended his winless streak for 2019 with a surprise win in stage 10 ahead of Italy’s Elia Viviani after a nasty crash inside the final kilometre thwarted any chances of a hat-trick for the in-form Pascal Ackermann."...
2019-05-22 05:15

Tungesvik crowned Xtri world champion after thrilling sprint finish With just two hundred meters to go in a 220 kilometers extreme triathlon, Hans Christian Tungesvik burst past favorite Allan Hovda to snatch victory on Saturday in the first Xtri World Championship that ended at the top of a Norwegian mountain....
2019-08-05 14:30

Buckle in: Supreme Court prepares for dramatic four-week sprint to end the term The Supreme Court is entering the final rounds of a term featuring a newly solidified conservative majority that has faced off at times against the four liberal justices and seen some dramatic moments....
2019-06-03 06:15

Sprint loses fewer-than-expected phone subscribers, shares rise Sprint Corp on Friday reported fewer-than-expected losses in quarterly net phone subscribers who pay a monthly bill, as the U.S. wireless carrier's cheaper plans helped it retain customers amid its pending merger with larger rival T-Mobile US ....
2019-08-02 18:15

Amazon is interested in buying Boost from T-Mobile, Sprint, sources tell Reuters Amazon is considering buying Boost mainly for an attached wholesale deal that would allow the buyer to use T-Mobile's wireless network for at least six years, one of the sources said....
2019-05-31 11:30

'It's good news the FCA/Renault merger has fallen through' Opinion 9 Jun, 2019 The idea of a potential merger between FCA and Renault sounded like a bad idea, so Mike Rutherford is glad the deal has fallen through...
2019-06-09 17:15

Fiat Chrysler proposes 50-50 merger with Renault Italian carmaker Fiat Chrysler says it has made a 50-50 merger proposal to France's Renault. If accepted, the deal would create one of the world's biggest auto empires across three continents....
2019-05-27 14:45

Fiat Chrysler proposes merger with Renault Italian-American car firm proposes 50/50 merger with Renault after revelation of 'wide-ranging' talks over partnership Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has proposed a '50/50 merger' with Renault, the French car maker's board has confirmed. Group Rena...
2019-05-27 10:30

FCA, Renault talks could lead to merger, reports say Talks between Fiat Chrysler and Renault have accelerated in recent days as negotiators found a way to structure a deal, people familiar with the discussions told Bloomberg. Renault’s board is scheduled to meet early Monday....
2019-05-27 05:15

LSC Communications terminates $1.4 bln merger with Quad/Graphics LSC Communications Inc said on Tuesday the company and Quad/Graphics Inc have terminated their $1.4 billion merger, a month after the U.S. Justice Department filed a lawsuit against the deal....
2019-07-23 13:30

Employees fear layoffs after CBS and Viacom merger The merger of CBS and Viacom has staffers bracing for layoffs — but the companies are keeping mum about when and where they’ll wield the ax. “The bigwigs are concerned for their jobs,” said a CBS source, explaining that corporate-level execs, like th...
2019-08-14 05:45

FCA may improve Renault merger bid to win French backing Fiat Chrysler is discussing with Renault an improved merger offer that would see the combined company's operations headquartered in France and the French state granted a seat on its board, sources told Reuters....
2019-06-03 05:15

Trump says he is ‘a little bit concerned’ about massive defense merger The morning after defense manufacturer Raytheon merged with United Technologies in a massive all-stock deal, President Trump told CNBC that he is concerned that the merger will decrease competition in the Defense Department supply chain....
2019-06-10 21:30

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

CBS and Viacom in final stages of all-stock merger CBS and Viacom are inching closer to a deal to reunite Sumner Redstone’s media empire, sources tell The Post. The two companies, which are both majority owned by Redstone’s National Amusements Inc. holding company, agreed on a range for combining the...
2019-08-13 04:15

The Latest: Putin says no plan for Belarus merger ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — The Latest on Russian President Vladimir Putin at an investment forum (all times local): 7:20 p.m. Russian President Vladimir Putin says there is no plan for a full merger of Russia and Belarus. Speaking Friday at an inv...
2019-06-07 20:01

FCA talks with Renault could lead to merger, reports say Talks between Fiat Chrysler and Renault have accelerated in recent days as negotiators found a way to structure a deal, people familiar with the talks told Bloomberg. Renault’s board is scheduled to meet early Monday....
2019-05-26 22:15

Nissan CEO sees no big downside to FCA-Renault merger Nissan sees no major downside to partnering with a combined Renault and Fiat Chrysler (FCA), it said on Wednesday in a lukewarm endorsement of the proposed $35 billion tie-up, which would complicate an already uneasy alliance....
2019-05-29 22:15

CBS-Viacom merger would put Bob Bakish in charge: reports A merged CBS-Viacom would put Viacom CEO Bob Bakish at the head of the table, according to reports. CBS acting CEO Joe Ianniello would be offered a job overseeing all of the combined network’s branded assets, the Wall Street Journal reported. The two...
2019-08-03 06:30

American Airlines and the Australian airline Qantas received DOT approval to operate a joint venture Reuters The US Department of Transportation granted American Airlines and the Australian airline Qantas approval for a joint venture. The joint venture status will mean that the airlines can coordinate their flights and pricing on routes between the...
2019-07-20 01:45

Facebook says cryptocurrency Libra won't happen without 'full government approval' amid broad resistance Amid growing bipartisan resistance to its proposed digital coin, Facebook will tell lawmakers that it won't move forward with its Libra cryptocurrency without full government approval and regulatory oversight....
2019-07-17 00:45

Son of tourist who died at luxury resort awaits Dominican AG's approval to get mother's blood sample to US The son of a New York hospital technician who died suddenly in her room at an all-inclusive resort in Punta Cana on June 10 says the U.S. Embassy and his congressional representatives have helped pave the way for a sample of his mother's blood to be ...
2019-06-18 23:45

A Year After Approval, Migraine Drugs Are Changing Lives. But Insurance Battles Are Creating a Whole New Headache Last May, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Amgen and Novartis’ Aimovig, the first drug specifically designed to prevent chronic migraines, and offered new hope to the millions of Americans regularly weathering these debilitating ...
2019-06-28 00:15

Adani Wins Final Approval To Begin Work On Australia Coal Mine Project The mining company is now expected to start construction at the site within days. The State Department of Environment and Science said in a statement that it has approved the most recent version of......
2019-06-13 08:01

Donald Trump gave 'initial approval' for Iran strikes in response to drone attack Military operation was called off, New York Times reports, as Democratic leaders warn the US could ‘bumble into a war’ with IranDonald Trump reportedly gave initial approval for the military to launch strikes on Iran in retaliation for Tehran shootin...
2019-06-21 10:45

Federal cabinet ministers visit Edmonton, Calgary in wake of Trans Mountain approval Two federal cabinet ministers are making appearances in Alberta Wednesday following the Trudeau government's second approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion....
2019-06-19 16:15

Trump administration may use Iran threat to sell bombs to Saudis without Congress' approval: senator U.S. President Donald Trump's administration plans to use a loophole and rising tensions with Iran to sell bombs to Saudi Arabia, even though Congress blocked such sales for months over concerns about civilian deaths in the war in Yemen, Senator Chri...
2019-05-23 05:15

UPDATE 1-Beyond Meat competitor Impossible Foods receives FDA approval for 'bleeding' plant burger The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved a key ingredient in plant-based burger patties made by Impossible Foods, a rival to Beyond Meat , clearing the way for direct-to-consumer sales at U.S. grocery stores....
2019-07-31 19:00

Exclusive: FAA tells U.N. panel it expects Boeing 737 MAX approval as early as late June - sources U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) representatives told members of the United Nations' aviation agency they expect approval of Boeing Co's 737 MAX jets to fly in the United States as early as late June, three people with knowledge of the matt...
2019-05-24 01:30

Senator claims Trump may use Iran threat to sell bombs to Saudis without Congress' approval U.S. President Donald Trump's administration plans to use a loophole and rising tensions with Iran to sell bombs to Saudi Arabia, Senator Chris Murphy said on Wednesday....
2019-05-23 05:15

Tour de France: Elia Viviani edges Kristoff in stage four bunch sprint • Deceuninck Quick-Step rider wins after frenzied finish in Nancy• Teammate Julian Alaphilippe retains yellow jerseyThe Tour de France peloton sped eastwards towards Thursday’s first summit finish in the Vosges, with the Italian Elia Viviani of the D...
2019-07-09 20:15

Dish reportedly in talks to buy Boost; $6 billion deal could allow T-Mobile to merge with Sprint This week could be a very pivotal one for the $26.5 billion T-Mobile-Sprint merger. With FCC approval in the bag, the Department of Justice will reportedly sign off on the transaction this week. The DOJ has been against the deal since the beginning, ...
2019-06-19 05:45

Quick-Step claim 30th win of season with Hammer Sprint victory in Stavanger "Deceuninck - Quick-Step dominated the Hammer Sprint as Jumbo-Visma maintained their control of the overall leaderboard as the first stop of 2019 Hammer Series continues in Norway …"...
2019-05-26 17:15

Apollo in talks to finance Dish Network bid for T-Mobile, Sprint assets - sources Private equity group Apollo Global Management is in talks with satellite TV provider Dish Network to finance a bid for wireless assets that will be divested in the proposed merger between T-Mobile and Sprint Corp, according to two people familiar wit...
2019-06-15 09:45

Sprint 5G network launches today in Atlanta, Dallas, Houston and Kansas City Sprint has officially launched its 5G network in a handful of US cities: Texas, Georgia and Kansas/Missouri today, with aims to expand to more including Los Angeles and New York City by the end of 2019. The carrier is the third to join the 5G race th...
2019-05-30 22:45

Comcast says no interest in acquiring divested spectrum from Sprint, T-Mobile deal - statement U.S. cable operator Comcast Corp has no interest in acquiring divested spectrum from the Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc transaction, the company said on Friday....
2019-05-31 18:30

Cable firm Charter submitted plan to buy Sprint/T-Mobile assets: sources Charter Communications submitted a proposal to the Justice Department to buy telecom assets being sold under the T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp combination, but never heard back from the agency, three sources familiar with the matter said....
2019-07-25 00:30

F2 Austria: Sette Camara wins sprint, Schumacher charge falls short McLaren Formula 1 junior Sergio Sette Camara took his first Formula 2 win since 2017 in the Austrian sprint race, as Mick Schumacher narrowly missed a podium despite starting 18th...
2019-06-30 16:45

U.S. Justice Department staff recommends blocking T-Mobile-Sprint deal, sources say The U.S. Justice Department's antitrust division staff has recommended the agency file a lawsuit to block T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion acquisition of smaller rival Sprint Corp, according to two sources familiar with the matter....
2019-05-22 15:45

Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s 18-year-old niece is miraculously OK after horrifying sprint car crash Karsyn Elledge, Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s niece, is OK after her sprint car flipped several times and rolled off the track at a USAC Racing event.       ...
2019-07-10 16:15

T-Mobile-Sprint deal would boost prices, hurt poorest U.S. consumers, experts say Concessions by T-Mobile US Inc to win U.S. government approval to buy Sprint Corp will likely lead to higher prices for the poorest Americans, many of whom use prepaid wireless plans, analysts and activists said....
2019-05-22 21:15

Dish Network nearing $6 billion deal for T-Mobile-Sprint assets: Bloomberg Satellite TV provider Dish Network Corp is nearing a $6 billion deal to buy the wireless assets of T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter....
2019-06-18 20:30

Renault board to review FCA merger proposal Tuesday Renault directors will decide whether to open formal talks with FCA over a $35 billion merger offer. France, Renault's biggest shareholder with a 15 percent stake, reiterated its support for the deal on Friday - on condition that it preserve French i...
2019-05-31 15:30

Will stockholders approve the merger between GateHouse owner and Gannett? Stockholders need to OK the tie-up of New Media Investment Group's GateHouse Media and USA TODAY owner Gannett. Could new investments complicate that?       ...
2019-08-10 15:00

Raytheon and United Technologies announce an all-stock merger Dow component United Technologies and Raytheon announced an all-stock merger on Monday. Wall Street Journal reporter Cara Lombardo, who broke the story, joins 'Squawk Box' to discuss....
2019-06-10 16:15

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....
2019-06-10 11:00

Viacom Improves Performance as CBS Merger Talks Continue Viacom posted revenue growth thanks to its first uptick in domestic advertising in 20 quarters, a sign that the media giant’s performance is improving....
2019-08-08 19:00

Renault board to review FCA merger move on Tuesday The board of Renault will meet on Tuesday to discuss Fiat Chrysler's merger offer, the French carmaker said, as Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire reiterated the government's conditional support for the tie-up....
2019-05-31 17:45

Mattel rejects renewed merger bid from rival MGA Entertainment Toymaker Mattel Inc last week rejected another merger offer from Bratz doll maker MGA Entertainment Inc, MGA's chief executive officer, Isaac Larian, said on Tuesday....
2019-06-12 19:45

Renault's Senard laments loss of FCA merger deal Renault Chairman Jean-Dominique Senard went on the offensive against the French state, Renault’s most powerful shareholder, over the collapse of merger talks with FCA....
2019-06-13 18:45

A Fiat Chrysler-Renault Merger Would Put Nissan in a Bind Nissan’s clout could be diminished by a merger between its longtime partner Renault and Fiat Chrysler. How it responds could help reshape the global auto industry....
2019-05-29 03:30

CBS-Viacom merger talks are about to get serious, but CBS board has concerns about leadership CBS and Viacom are expected to begin seriously discussing a merger after tomorrow's board meeting. The companies must agree on a number of leadership questions to get a deal done....
2019-06-14 01:30

Nissan's Position In Alliance Might Be Weakened By FCA-Renault's Merger Nissan Motor Co Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa likely first caught wind of the merger plan through his own chief operating officer, Yasuhiro Yamauchi, who also serves on Renault's board, one of the......
2019-05-29 11:15

Fiat Chrysler Unveils Renault Merger Proposal The Italian-American car giant is proposing a merger with rival Renault, a move that if completed would create the third-largest auto maker by production and shake the global car industry....
2019-05-27 18:30

Nation’s 2 largest newspaper chains announce merger The deal between Gannett and GateHouse Media would create a conglomerate that controls hundreds of U.S. newspapers but still faces immense pressure to cut costs....
2019-08-05 21:45

Bloomberg: T-Mobile's merger could require creating a competitor While FCC commissioner Ajit Pai is ready to recommend approval of a merger between T-Mobile and Sprint, the Department of Justice has been reportedly unconvinced. Now Bloomberg reports that one thing the two could do to convince unnamed "top" officia...
2019-05-30 10:15

Fiat Chrysler confirms merger talks with Renault Fiat Chrysler has made a "transformative merger" proposal to French peer Renault , the Italian carmaker said on Monday, in a deal which would create a world leader and help address some of the weaknesses in both Renault and Fiat....
2019-05-27 09:45

Fiat-Renault’s Giant Merger Doesn’t Look So Simple Now A sweetener for the French may be needed to get this deal over the line. This will be a problem if it enshrines the position of Paris in the merged company....
2019-06-03 17:45

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...
2019-06-11 14:30

EU Blocks Merger of Steelmaking Units of Tata, Thyssenkrupp The EU’s antitrust enforcer blocked the planned merger of two steelmaking businesses, 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 ...
2019-06-11 13:30

FCA chairman says Renault merger plan was 'act of courage'-paper The merger proposal made by Fiat Chrysler (FCA) to Renault in May was an "act of courage" but the Italian-American carmaker felt the conditions were not right to go ahead, FCA Chairman John Elkann told La Stampa newspaper....
2019-07-10 23:45

Gannett Holds Merger Talks With GateHouse Media USA Today publisher Gannett has recently held merger talks with GateHouse Media, a possible deal that would bring together the two largest newspaper groups in the country....
2019-05-30 22:15

Lockheed: No concern that Raytheon-UTC merger will affect F-35 program Lockheed Martin F-35 program manager Greg Ulmer said on Monday he had "no concern" that the proposed merger of Raytheon Co and United Technologies Corp would affect the F-35 program or pressure its margins....
2019-06-17 14:30

UTX CEO Greg Hayes on the reaction to the proposed Raytheon merger United Technologies Chairman and CEO Greg Hayes joins CNBC's Phil LeBeau at the Paris Air Show to discuss some of the reactions he's heard from investors and the Department of Defense about the proposed merger with Raytheon....
2019-06-17 16:15

CBS and Viacom Announce Deal to Reunite in Mega Merger (NEW YORK) — CBS and Viacom said Tuesday they will reunite, bringing together their networks and the Paramount movie studio as traditional media giants challenge streaming companies like Netflix. Viacom owns Paramount Pictures and pay TV channe...
2019-08-13 22:15

CBS and Viacom agree to sign $30 billion merger deal CBS and Viacom have reached a long-rumored merger agreement. The two companies announced today that they will reunite as ViacomCBS. According to The Wall Street Journal, CBS and Viacom hope that, together, they'll be better positioned to fight a...
2019-08-14 05:15

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....
2019-06-06 18:45

Renault board adjourns FCA merger meeting to Wednesday Renault's board has adjourned a meeting to examine the merger proposal pitched last week by Fiat Chrysler until Wednesday afternoon, the French carmaker said....
2019-06-04 20:15

New Media-Gannett duo hit the road to sell merger to investors Michael Reed, the chairman and CEO of New Media Investment Group, hit the road Tuesday to convince investors that they should stay the course as he tries to merge New Media’s Gatehouse Media with USA Today owner Gannett Corp. The merger, announced Au...
2019-08-15 03:45

Media powerhouses CBS and Viacom reach merger deal CBS finally put a ring on it. After years of discussions, CBS Corp. and Viacom Inc. have agreed to merge in a deal that will better position the two TV companies to compete against streaming video giants like Netflix and Disney. The all-stock deal, a...
2019-08-14 00:15

Woodford crisis scuppers £1bn investment trust merger The crisis surrounding Neil Woodford, the former 'star' fund manager who has blocked investors from offloading their holdings in his flagship fund, has put paid to a merger between two London-listed finance companies....
2019-08-17 01:15

Fiat Chrysler withdraws Renault merger proposal Fiat Chrysler Automobiles withdrew its offer to merge with Groupe Renault on Thursday after the French automaker said it was unable to make a decision on the proposal....
2019-06-06 02:45

Raytheon and United Technologies announce $121bn merger Trump says he is a ‘little concerned’ about the deal and wants ‘to see that we don’t hurt our competition’United Technologies and defense contractor Raytheon have agreed a $121bn merger that will create the world’s second-largest defense contractor.T...
2019-06-10 19:15

Fiat Chrysler withdraws Renault merger offer Renault's ongoing delays in whether to engage in formal discussions cited; French government blamed Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has withdrawn its offer of a '50/50 merger' with Renault. If it had gone ahead the deal would have created one of the...
2019-06-06 14:15

The Latest: FCA says French politics caused merger pullout PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the potential merger of carmakers Renault and Fiat Chrysler (all times local): 1:20 a.m. Fiat Chrysler says political conditions in France caused it to withdraw its offer to merge with French automaker Renault. The company ...
2019-06-06 02:00

Fiat Chrysler withdraws merger offer for Renault FCA proposed a 50-50 merger with Renault in May, saying it would create the world's third-largest automaker.        ...
2019-06-06 05:15

Railway Announcements You Need To Know After Merger Of Rail, Union Budget This year's Budget - the first full budget by PM Modi-led NDA government after returning to power in May- will also include announcements for Railways....
2019-06-28 15:15

Third Point Opposes United Technologies-Raytheon Merger Hedge fund Third Point panned United Technologies’s plan to merge with Raytheon and is calling for the industrial conglomerate to rethink the transaction....
2019-06-28 21:15

Fiat Chrysler ends merger talks with Renault Fiat Chrysler said "political conditions" in France did not make the merger possible. The merger would have created the world's third-largest automaker, after Volkswagen and Toyota....
2019-06-06 04:01

How Fiat Chrysler's Proposed Merger With Renault Crashed The deal was doomed by the collision of cold financial logic with politics and pride, leaving mistrust and annoyance on all sides of the 10-day tangle. “It’s about trust, and that’s the problem here.”...
2019-06-07 03:30

Group trolls Trump during UK visit by projecting Obama approval ratings, U.S.S. John McCain hat on landmarks An activist group is attempting to get under President Donald Trump's skin during his state visit to the United Kingdom with some strategically posted images on London's biggest landmarks....
2019-06-04 02:15

South African National Treasury hopes for swift approval of bill to speed up funds to Eskom The South African National Treasury hopes parliament will approve a bill to speed up funds to struggling state power utility Eskom before the end of August, a department official said on Thursday....
2019-06-20 22:00

CBOE FILES FOR APPROVAL OF BINARY OPTIONS ON BROAD-BASED INDEXES: Binaries on S&P 500 Index (SPX) to Be Among First Listed CHICAGO, April 8, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced it has submitted a rule filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to begin trading binary options on broad-based indexes. ......
2019-05-23 22:30

UPDATE 1-Argentina's Bioceres eyes 2020 approval of drought-resistant soybean seed in China Argentine biotechnology firm Bioceres SA hopes a soybean seed it is developing with drought-resistant proprieties receives approval within the next month in the United States and by the end of 2020 in China, its chief executive said on Thursday....
2019-06-13 21:45

UPDATE 1-U.S. Justice Dept staff recommends blocking T-Mobile-Sprint deal, sources say The U.S. Justice Department's antitrust division staff has recommended the agency file a lawsuit to block T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion acquisition of smaller rival Sprint Corp, according to two sources familiar with the matter....
2019-05-22 15:30

UPDATE 2-U.S. Justice Dept staff recommends blocking T-Mobile-Sprint deal, sources say The U.S. Justice Department's antitrust division staff has recommended the agency block T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion acquisition of smaller rival Sprint Corp, according to two sources familiar with the matter....
2019-05-22 17:45

UPDATE 2-Cable firm Charter submitted plan to buy Sprint/T-Mobile assets -sources Charter Communications submitted a proposal to the Justice Department to buy telecom assets being sold under the T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp combination, but never heard back from the agency, three sources familiar with the matter said....
2019-07-25 02:45

How Was the Stairs Challenge? It’s the end of our stairs challenge, so tell us how it went! Did you do a lunge-focused lower body workout? Try our ladder of increasingly difficult push-ups?...
2019-06-01 13:45

Kelly Ripa reveals daughter Lola didn't seek approval for alterations to prom dress Kelly Ripa told Jerry O'Connell on the premiere of “Jerry O’” that Lola Consuelos’ prom dress alterations were not parent-approved.        ...
2019-08-14 07:45

Matt Gaetz defends bipartisan plan to block Trump from using military force against Iran without congressional approval Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz, typically a staunch supporter of President Trump, on Tuesday defended his bipartisan plan that would block the president from using military force against Iran without congressional approval....
2019-07-10 05:30

Fiat Chrysler proposes merger with Renault to reshape car industry Deal would create world’s third-largest automaker and ‘save €5bn a year’ by sharing researchFiat Chrysler has proposed a merger with France’s Renault that would create the world’s third-largest carmaker and save billions needed to invest in the race ...
2019-05-27 12:45

Fiat Chrysler Formally Proposes Merger Deal With Renault A few years ago, then-Fiat Chrysler boss Sergio Marchionne seemed desperate to merge or partner his conglomerate with someone—anyone. He saw a future where every car company made its own individual models, engines, transmissions, parts and more as in...
2019-05-27 18:45

Fiat Chrysler and Renault merger would create "world leader" Renault claims it will "study with interest" Fiat Chrysler's 50/50 merger proposal after board met today to discuss it Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has proposed a '50/50 merger' with Renault, the French car maker's board has confirmed. If agreed,...
2019-05-27 16:30

FCA, France reach tentative agreement on Renault merger: sources Fiat Chrysler has reached a tentative agreement with France on the terms of its proposed merger with Renault, two sources told Reuters, as the French carmaker's board met to consider the bid late on Wednesday....
2019-06-05 22:15

Renault will decide next week whether to proceed with FCA merger talks, report says Renault board members will likely decide next week on whether to sign a non-binding agreement with FCA to proceed with its proposal to negotiate a full merger, Reuters reported....
2019-05-28 02:45

Fiat Chrysler puts merger offer to Renault board In a "transformative merger" proposal to its French peer, FCA said Monday the combined business would be 50 percent owned by FCA shareholders and 50 percent owned by those of Renault, with a “balanced governance structure.”...
2019-05-27 21:15

FCA chairman calls Renault merger plan an 'act of courage,' report says Fiat Chrysler Automobiles ultimately felt conditions were not right to press ahead with the proposed Renault merger, Chairman John Elkann told La Stampa newspaper....
2019-07-11 09:15

Third Point tells United Technologies that it opposes Raytheon merger Billionaire investor Daniel Loeb said on Friday that his hedge fund Third Point LLC will vote against the planned merger of United Technologies Corp and Raytheon Co , saying there is no "strategic......
2019-06-28 20:30

PSA shares fall as Fiat proposes merger to rival Renault Peugeot-maker PSA's shares fell on Monday, which some analysts put down to the fact that Fiat had chosen to seek a merger with Renault rather than PSA....
2019-05-27 15:45

Divorce? Merger? Renault-Nissan alliance faces crossroads Renault was poised to strengthen its hand in its alliance with Nissan just a couple weeks ago, when Fiat proposed a combination of the two European automakers. Instead, Nissan’s reluctance to back further negotiations triggered the deal’s collapse....
2019-06-11 20:45

Factbox: The road to Fiat Chrysler, Renault merger talks American-Italian carmaker Fiat Chrysler has made an all share merger proposal to French rival Renault as part of a new wave of auto industry consolidation....
2019-05-27 15:45

Fiat Chrysler proposes merger with French carmaker Renault PARIS (AP) — Fiat Chrysler is proposing a merger with French carmaker Renault aimed at saving billions of dollars for both companies. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles said in a statement Monday that the merged company would be 50 percent owned by FCA shareh...
2019-05-27 08:15

Exclusive: FCA discusses improved Renault merger bid to win French backing Fiat Chrysler is discussing a Renault special dividend and stronger job guarantees in a bid to persuade the French government to back its proposed merger between the carmakers, sources close to the discussions said....
2019-06-03 00:45

Raytheon, United Technologies merger to create defense powerhouse United Technologies and Raytheon announced a "merger of equals" that would form a combined company with revenues of $74 billion and a valuation of $166 billion....
2019-06-11 02:00

ACCC ponders merger law revamp to stay relevant in the digital era The watchdog has highlighted challenges in implementing merger law in situations where tech giants are scooping up startups and potentially closing room for competition....
2019-05-27 10:15

Renault to decide next week whether to proceed with FCA merger talks: sources Renault board members will meet informally for work sessions within days with a view to a decision early next week on whether to go ahead with Fiat Chrysler merger talks, two sources with knowledge of the matter said....
2019-05-28 03:45

Renault to decide next week whether to proceed with FCA merger talks -sources Renault board members will meet informally for work sessions within days with a view to a decision early next week on whether to go ahead with Fiat Chrysler merger talks, two sources with knowledge of the matter said....
2019-05-27 20:30

Merger of nation’s largest magazine, book publishers called off Magazine and book publishers are breathing a sigh of relief after a blockbuster printer merger was called off amid concerns that it would lead to higher prices. Printing giants Quad Graphics and LSC Communications said Tuesday that they are voluntari...
2019-07-24 04:15

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...
2019-06-04 20:15

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....
2019-06-23 22:00

Is bigger better? Gannett merger will test whether local news can be saved. Some experts predict the deal, if successful, will lead to a much more dramatic consolidation of newspaper ownership, with Tribune Publishing, McClatchy and other chains discussed as companies that may join others....
2019-08-09 22:00

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 be closed down and that jobs for French workers be preserved if a proposed merger between...
2019-05-28 18:30

FCA withdraws Renault merger offer, blaming French state Fiat Chrysler pulled a $35 billion merger offer for Renault. FCA said "political conditions in France do not currently exist for such a combination to proceed successfully."...
2019-06-06 18:45

Gannett-New Media merger will test whether local news can be saved Some experts predict the deal, if successful, will lead to a much more dramatic consolidation of newspaper ownership, with Tribune Publishing, McClatchy and other chains discussed as companies that may join others....
2019-08-10 06:00

Why your next Jeep could be electric: What Fiat Chrysler-Renault merger means for you Your next Jeep could be electric if a budding deal to combine Jeep maker Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and French automaker Renault becomes a reality.        ...
2019-05-28 21:30