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CBS, Viacom Strike Deal for Long-Thwarted Merger

CBS and Viacom agreed to merge in a deal that would reunite mogul Sumner Redstone’s media empire in the hopes of creating a more formidable competitor to the entertainment industry’s giants....

CBS, Viacom Strike Deal for Long-Thwarted Merger

Source: wsj.com

CBS and Viacom have reportedly agreed that Viacom CEO Bob Bakish would lead the combined company if a merger deal is reached (CBS, VIAB) Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Viacom (Reuters) — Viacom Inc's Chief Executive Officer Robert Bakish is expected to lead the combined company if merged with CBS Corp, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing sources familiar with the matter. The companies, both controlled by Shari Reds...
01:00 2019-08-03

CBS, Viacom merger deal won't be announced Thursday CBS and Viacom likely won't reach a merger agreement in time for CBS's earnings release on Thursday. The companies originally planned to have a deal by August 8....
18:00 2019-08-07

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 channels such as Comedy Central, MTV and BET, while CBS ...
02:39 2019-08-14

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 agains......
21:13 2019-08-13

Media powerhouses CBS and Viacom reach merger deal CBS finally put a ring on it. After months of discussions, CBS Corp., the network behind “The Big Bang Theory,” has agreed to tie the knot with Viacom to better position the two TV companies to compete against streaming video giants like Netflix and Disney. The all-stock deal, announced Tuesday, uni...
10:39 2019-08-14

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....
00:26 2019-08-13

Viacom, CBS Executives to Earn Big From Merger Bob Bakish, who will become president and CEO of ViacomCBS, has signed a contract worth about $31 million a year. Joe Ianniello, who will be chairman and CEO of CBS at the combined company, will get earn about $70 million when the deal closes....
10:39 2019-08-20

CBS and Viacom in final stages of all-stock merger CBS and Viacom are in the final stages of negotiating an all-stock merger that values Viacom at a discount to its closing price on Friday, two sources told Reuters. Shares of CBS rose 0.6 percent to $49.21 in early trading, while Viacom fell 2.9 percent to $29.14. Viacom shareholders will receive ju...
18:26 2019-08-12

CBS-Viacom merger leads to big payouts for top execs The merger of Viacom and CBS is shaping up to be lucrative for its top two execs. Acting CBS Chief Executive Joe Ianniello, who will be chairman and CEO of CBS at the combined firm, will bank a hefty payout of $70 million when the deal closes. That payout is tied to a provision in......
17:00 2019-08-20

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 those with human resources, communications and ad sa...
05:52 2019-08-14

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 media companies, which are controlled by Sumner R...
07:26 2019-08-03

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....
20:39 2019-08-08

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....
00:13 2019-06-14

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 streaming insurgency and face up to the loss of “cord-...
23:26 2019-08-13

CBS and Viacom set August target date for merger talks, after exploring for more than a year Both companies report earnings on Aug. 8, so the CBS and Viacom boards have set that as a natural deadline to agree to a merger. Price won't be discussed by the companies until the end of negotiations, sources say....
00:39 2019-07-16

What Shari Redstone won’t say about a Viacom deal CBS and Viacom reported earnings on Thursday — and refused to discuss what everyone wanted to know: the status of their merger plans. “We will not be responding to questions or comments regarding potential M&A,” reps from Viacom sternly noted at the top of their third-quarter earnings call. Likewise...
17:39 2019-08-09

CBS, Viacom Reach Tentative Deal on New Leadership CBS and Viacom reached a working agreement on the management team of a combined company, with CBS acting chief Joe Ianniello to oversee all of CBS branded assets and Viacom boss Bob Bakish to become CEO....
19:00 2019-08-04

CBS and Viacom are reuniting with new deal and set to become ViacomCBS Inc. by end of year CBS and Viacom are bringing their networks back together to form a new company. The combined company will be called ViacomCBS Inc.       ...
06:39 2019-08-14

CBS, Viacom in Final Stages of Deal Talks CBS and Viacom are in the final stages of negotiating a deal that would reunite mogul Sumner Redstone’s media empire in the hopes of creating a more formidable competitor to the entertainment industry’s giants....
03:39 2019-08-13

CBS shareholders to get slight premium from Viacom deal: sources CBS Corp and Viacom Inc are in the final stages of negotiation of an all-stock merger that values the latter at a discount to its closing price on Friday, two sources told Reuters....
16:13 2019-08-12

CBS, Viacom Reach Tentative Deal on Team to Lead a Combined Company CBS and Viacom reached a working agreement on the management team of a combined company, with CBS acting chief Joe Ianniello to oversee all of CBS branded assets and Viacom boss Bob Bakish to become CEO....
22:26 2019-08-02

Wall Street slams CBS-Viacom deal, causing drop in companies’ stocks Shares of “The Big Bang Theory” network CBS plummeted Wednesday as Wall Street digested its planned merger with Viacom and decided the benefits of the merger are too little too late. Bernstein analyst Todd Juenger cast the deal — aimed at creating a media conglomerate to compete with the likes of Ne...
05:00 2019-08-15

South Korean Hyundai Heavy workers stage full-scale strike over merger Unionized workers at Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. staged a full-scale strike on Wednesday to protest a plan to split up the company for a merger with a smaller local shipbuilder....
10:26 2019-05-22

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 government curve ball was one too many....
21:52 2019-06-06

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....
15:13 2019-06-13

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....
15:00 2019-06-10

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 increasingly wasteful. That’s even more true with th...
22:39 2019-05-27

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....
16:00 2019-05-21

Renault board delays vote on FCA merger after deal hits resistance Renault's board failed to make a decision on Fiat Chrysler's proposed merger, extending discussions for a second day after Nissan put up resistance to the deal....
11:01 2019-06-05

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......
06:26 2019-06-19

Obamas Strike Podcasting Deal With Spotify Spotify struck a deal for Higher Ground, the entertainment-production company started by Barack and Michelle Obama, to develop and produce podcasts that will be available only on the streaming service....
02:26 2019-06-07

Kushner tries to strike bipartisan asylum deal Jared Kushner is working with Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin and GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham to try and broker a bipartisan deal on asylum laws, which could be the next step in Congress’ piecemeal approach to immigration reform after passage of a $4.5 billion border spending bill next week.Graham, the Sena...
19:26 2019-06-19

Volkswagen and SEC Are Told to Strike Deal on Lawsuit A federal judge ordered Volkswagen and the SEC to seek a settlement over allegations the auto maker defrauded U.S. investors, rather than continue an expensive legal fight....
03:52 2019-08-18

Alaska labor deal reached to end 10-day ferry strike Alaska officials and the union for striking boat workers have reached a deal to end a walkout that has shut down the state's ferry system for 10 days at the peak of the summer tourist season, the parties said on Friday....
02:26 2019-08-03

Norway oil rig workers in wage deal, preventing strike Norwegian labour unions and oil rig owners agreed a wage deal on Friday, averting the outbreak of a strike that would have halted some of the Nordic country's crude production and paralysed exploration activity for new resources, the unions said....
07:13 2019-06-28

As DOJ nears deal approval, T-Mobile bets Sprint merger is worth giving Dish a new lease on life T-Mobile is choosing to move ahead with a merger with Sprint even though it will prop up Dish Network as a new, possibly disruptive fourth U.S. wireless competitor....
21:39 2019-07-22

UPDATE 1-Norway oil rig workers in wage deal, preventing strike Norwegian labour unions and oil rig owners agreed a wage deal on Friday, averting the outbreak of a strike that would have halted some of the Nordic country's crude production and paralysed exploration activity for new resources, unions and companies said....
07:13 2019-06-28

UAW, Faurecia reach tentative deal to end strike at Mich. plant Workers were told to report for the afternoon shift after a nine-hour strike. The settlement ends the threat of disrupted interior parts shipments to Ford, Fiat Chrysler and Tesla....
18:13 2019-06-21

The Jonas Brothers strike deal for memoir called ‘Blood’ NEW YORK (AP) — The Jonas Brothers want to share their story. Musicians Kevin, Joe and Nick Jonas have signed a deal with Macmillan to publish their memoir. The book will delve into the band’s formation, rise to stardom, breakup in 2013 and reconciliation as a music group earlier this year. In...
22:52 2019-05-28

Churches strike deal to restore Jerusalem holy site The three churches in charge of Jerusalem's holiest Christian site say they have reached an agreement to begin a multi-million dollar renovation of the Church of the Holy Sepulcher....
19:39 2019-05-27

Trump urges Theresa May to ‘stick around’ to strike trade deal with US President Trump on Tuesday told lame duck British Prime Minister Theresa May to “stick around” and suggested the two countries could ink a trade deal as England tries to negotiate its withdrawal from the European Union. “It’s an honor to have worked with you. And I don’...
15:13 2019-06-04

Why Spider-Man 3 might launch before Avengers 5 even if Sony and Disney strike a deal Sony shocked MCU fans earlier this week when it confirmed the rumors that said the studio failed to extend its MCU deal with Disney. Sony, hoping it can make blockbuster Spider-Man movies on its own without the MCU, didn’t agree to Disney’s proposed terms for a future deal. As a result, ...
10:26 2019-08-24

Unions to strike at Chile's Chuquicamata after labor deal falls through Unionized workers at Codelco's Chuquicamata copper mine, one of the world´s largest, said late on Wednesday they would walk off the job beginning Friday after failing to reach a labor deal with Codelco, the world's top copper producer....
13:26 2019-06-13

Fiat Chrysler may strike Renault deal to survive changing car industry Fiat Chrysler hasn't been on the cutting edge of automotive change as of late. Unless you count concepts like the Centoventi, the company hasn't done much with EVs -- and its support for autonomy mostly involves supplying minivans to Waymo. The aut......
04:00 2019-05-26

Albany leaders strike deal to strengthen rent protections for tenants State lawmakers struck a deal Tuesday to overhaul and strengthen the laws that set the rents in nearly 1 million New York City apartments, backing reforms that would make it harder for landlords to raise rents and evict tenants. The package of rent bills is set to be formally rolled out Wednesday an...
23:13 2019-06-11

Major League Baseball and FanDuel strike sports betting deal Major League Baseball and FanDuel on Thursday announced a multi-year agreement that makes the sportsbook operator an official gaming partner of the U.S. professional league....
14:13 2019-08-16

Justice Department and House intelligence panel strike deal for Mueller materials The agreement means the committee will not enforce a subpoena against the attorney general, while the Justice Department works to turn over requested materials....
16:52 2019-05-22

Congress and Trump Administration Strike Deal on Federal Budget, Ensuring No Shutdown WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump and congressional leaders announced late Monday they had struck a critical debt and budget agreement. The deal amounts to an against-the-odds victory for Washington pragmatists seeking to avoid politically dangerous tumult over the possibility of a governmen...
05:52 2019-07-23

Tentative deal reached to end Alaska ferry boat strike: federal mediator The union for striking Alaska ferry boat workers and state officials have reached a tentative deal to end a nine-day-old walkout that shut down the state Maritime Highway System at the peak of summer tourist season, federal mediators said on Friday....
22:52 2019-08-02

Sen. Richard Blumenthal pushes AT&T and Nexstar to strike a deal, restore channels for DirecTV, U-verse Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal is urging AT&T and Nexstar to restore access to 120-plus Nexstar stations that were blacked out July 3.       ...
08:52 2019-07-09

Detroit Golf Club workers threaten strike if no deal reached before Rocket Mortgage Classic Detroit Golf Club groundskeepers are calling for new contract ahead of this week's Rocket Mortgage Classic on the PGA Tour.        ...
21:13 2019-06-27

Tilray and Peter Thiel-backed fund strike deal to release its shares gradually over the next two years Tilray struck a deal with its majority shareholder, a Peter Thiel-backed fund, to sell the fund's stake gradually over the next two years, the Canadian pot company announced Monday....
12:26 2019-06-10

Fiat Chrysler seeks 50-50 merger with Renault, whose board will study deal 'with interest' Adding Renault's partnerships with Nissan and Mitsubishi, the merger would create the world's largest automaker alliance.        ...
14:39 2019-05-28

South Western Railway strike: Thousands of commuters brace for second day of travel chaos as rail strike continues Thousands of commuters are bracing for a second day of travel chaos as South Western Railway (SWR) staff continue a strike over the role of train guards....
08:52 2019-06-19

British Airways strike: Thousands of angry customers vent fury over cancelled flights due to strike action British Airways has been inundated with messages from angry customers after thousands of passengers received emails overnight to say their flights had been cancelled....
01:52 2019-08-25

CBS and Viacom to merge after 13 years apart After much speculation, Viacom and CBS are back together once again after 13 years apart. Early this afternoon, the two media companies officially announced plans to merge into a new company dubbed ViacomCBS. Once the merger becomes official, current Viacom CEO Bob Bakish will head up the company. &...
00:13 2019-08-14

South Western Railway strike: passengers complain of 'chronic overcrowding' in trains on day three of strike Commuters are facing a fresh bout of travel chaos as the third day of South Western Railway (SWR) staff's strike over the role of train guards gets underway....
10:13 2019-06-20

CBS and Viacom have finally agreed to merge — here's what they could buy next CBS and Viacom finally have agreed to a merger, but the combined company still wants to get bigger. There might be several options for Shari Redstone, including Discovery, Lions Gate and Sony Pictures....
21:13 2019-08-13

Cutting the cord could get costlier with CBS and Viacom Latest media marriage could follow past history: removing popular shows and asking you to pay more to see them, a la Friends and Netflix       ...
20:39 2019-08-17

Viacom beats quarterly revenue estimates Viacom, the owner of MTV, Comedy Central, and Nickelodeon, beat estimates for quarterly revenue on Thursday, helped by a rare growth in domestic advertising revenue....
16:39 2019-08-08

CBS and Viacom to Reunite in Victory for Shari Redstone The merger was viewed as necessary at a time when audiences for traditional television have eroded, as it helps the new ViacomCBS push further into streaming....
02:13 2019-08-14

CBS Is Planning Offer for Sister Company Viacom CBS is preparing to make an offer for sister media company Viacom in the coming weeks, following a meeting of CBS directors last week in which a potential deal was discussed....
07:26 2019-06-19

CBS, Viacom to reunite, hoping to take on Disney and Netflix The combined company will include a film studio, Paramount Pictures, as well as the CBS network, cable channels such as MTV and Comedy Central and a host of digital platforms....
01:52 2019-08-14

Viacom buys lasagna-loving Garfield for Nickelodeon Garfield, the lasagna-loving, lazy comic-strip cat is getting adopted by Viacom. The company, which owns Nickelodeon, announced Tuesday that it has entered a deal to acquire Paws, a holding company which owns the rights to "Garfield."...
07:13 2019-08-07

Viacom and CBS are merging again, because true corporate love never dies For the first time since they split up in 2005—which was nearly 14 whole years ago!—Viacom and CBS have announced that they intend to merge together into a single company… again. This comes from The Verge, which says the new company will be branded ViacomCBS and that current Viacom CEO Bob Bakish wi...
03:00 2019-08-14

Viacom betting big that Pluto TV will rival Netflix, Amazon Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Disney+ and…Pluto TV? Viacom boss Bob Bakish is betting big on a little-known startup to compete among a fast-growing crop of video-streaming titans — but media insiders wonder whether the millennial viewers he’s targeting will have any time for it. Under Bakish, the own...
14:33 2019-05-21

UPDATE 2-Viacom stages U.S. ad rebound as CBS talks continue Viacom Inc, the owner of MTV, Comedy Central and Nickelodeon cable networks, beat estimates for quarterly revenue and profit on Thursday, as it posted rare growth in domestic advertising revenue after five years of declines....
17:26 2019-08-08

Viacom to Launch BET Streaming Service With Tyler Perry BET Networks is preparing to launch a streaming-video service aimed at African-American audiences as parent company Viacom pursues new business lines to counter the decline of its traditional pay-TV operation....
23:13 2019-06-10

CBS, Viacom reach working agreement on leadership team: sources Viacom Inc and CBS Corp have worked out a management structure in which Viacom Chief Executive Officer Robert Bakish would lead the combined company if the two entities reach a deal to merge, sources familiar with the matter said....
00:52 2019-08-03

CBS, Viacom reunite with plans for bigger role in streaming TV wars CBS Corp and Viacom Inc have reached a deal to reunite media mogul Sumner Redstone's U.S. entertainment empire, betting that a larger company will be able to compete and partner better in a media industry dominated by giants....
09:52 2019-08-14

J.C. Penney, Viacom, General Electric: Stocks That Defined the Week Major U.S. stock indexes fell for the week on renewed concerns that the economy could be headed toward a recession, fueled by an inversion of the yield curve and other market signals flashing red....
23:52 2019-08-16

UPDATE 3-CBS, Viacom reach working agreement on leadership team -sources Viacom Inc and CBS Corp have worked out a management structure in which Viacom Chief Executive Officer Robert Bakish would lead the combined company if the two entities reach a deal to merge, sources familiar with the matter said....
08:52 2019-08-03

Lions Gate, Spyglass Media, Viacom Are Leading Contenders to Buy Stake in Miramax Several potential buyers have expressed interest in purchasing a stake in Miramax, which is owned by BeIN Media Group and has produced popular and critically acclaimed films such as “Good Will Hunting” and “Pulp Fiction.”...
02:39 2019-08-02

Viacom beats quarterly revenue, profit estimates as ad revenue rebounds Viacom Inc , the owner of MTV, Comedy Central and Nickelodeon, beat estimates for quarterly revenue and profit on Thursday, as it posted rare growth in domestic advertising revenue after about five years of declines....
15:00 2019-08-08

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....
00:13 2019-05-23

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

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....
22:00 2019-06-20

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....
08:52 2019-05-22

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 giants, Ajit Pai, chairman of the Federal Communicat...
05:00 2019-05-25

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....
13:13 2019-08-04

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....
19:00 2019-08-05

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....
03:13 2019-06-10

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....
14:26 2019-05-27

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......
22:26 2019-06-11

Nissan odd man out in partner Renault’s FCA merger decision TOKYO (AP) — Japanese automaker Nissan wasn’t consulted about a proposed merger between its French alliance partner Renault and Fiat Chrysler and has little say over the issue. Renault’s board is set to meet Tuesday to vote on the proposed merger, which would create the world’s thi...
14:52 2019-06-04

Fiat Chrysler proposes merger with Renault PARIS — Fiat Chrysler proposed on Monday to merge with France’s Renault to create the world’s third-biggest automaker, worth $40 billion, and combine forces in the race to make electric and autonomous vehicles. The merged company would reshape the global industry: it would produce some 8.7 million v...
10:00 2019-05-28

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....
20:13 2019-06-11

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......
17:01 2019-07-24

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....
17:00 2019-07-24

Daimler CEO says there are no plans to pursue a merger or spin-off Daimler has no plans to spin off its trucks division or to pursue a merger with BMW as a way to raise the company's share price, Chief Executive Ola Kaellenius said on Wednesday....
09:52 2019-07-24

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....
00:52 2019-06-11

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....
16:52 2019-05-21

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....
05:52 2019-05-27

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....
19:01 2019-05-21

Boots merger mastermind Murphy to join CVC One of the leading figures in Britain's private equity industry is in talks to join CVC Capital Partners, the new backer of Premiership Rugby, following more than a decade at one of its biggest rivals....
08:52 2019-08-19

ThyssenKrupp sues EU for blocking Tata merger German steel giant ThyssenKrupp has said the European Commission was "too far-reaching and wrong" in blocking a merger with Tata Steel. ThyssenKrupp has filed a complaint against the Commission's decision....
06:52 2019-08-23

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....
05:13 2019-06-03

'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...
15:39 2019-06-09

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....
20:26 2019-05-29

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....
01:26 2019-05-27

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 T-Mobile USA and Sprint Corp....
19:52 2019-06-14

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)       ...
03:26 2019-06-12

FCA and Renault shares drop after merger talks collapse Shares in Fiat Chrysler (FCA) and Renault fell sharply in early trading on Thursday after their $35 billion-plus merger plan fell apart only 10 days after being made public, with FCA blaming French politicians....
11:39 2019-06-06

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....
22:52 2019-06-28

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....
14:00 2019-06-06

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,......
04:39 2019-06-15

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....
13:52 2019-06-17

Fiat Chrysler confirms merger talks with Renault Fiat Chrysler has made a "transformative merger" proposal to French peer Renault, FCA said on Monday. FCA said the combined business would be 50 percent owned by FCA shareholders and 50 percent owned by those of Renault....
10:00 2019-05-27

Lockheed: No concern that Raytheon-UTC merger will affect F-35 programme Lockheed Martin F-35 programme manager Greg Ulmer said on Monday he had "no concern" that the proposed merger of Raytheon Co and United Technologies Corp would affect the F-35 programme or pressure its margins....
10:52 2019-06-17

How Fiat Chrysler's Proposed Merger With Renault Crashed The deal was doomed by the collision of cold financial logic with politics and pride, leaving mistrust and annoyance on all sides of the 10-day tangle. “It’s about trust, and that’s the problem here.”...
03:52 2019-06-07

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....
22:00 2019-07-10

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, after it became clear that the carriers may have...
13:13 2019-06-17

United Technologies, Raytheon both gain on $121 billion merger Stock market investors gave their seal of approval to the $121 billion merger of defense contractor Raytheon Co and United Technologies Corp on Monday, pushing shares of both companies higher after the surprise weekend announcement....
15:01 2019-06-10

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.The new company, to be called Raytheon Technologies...
18:13 2019-06-10

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 purchase of Boost Mobile from Sprint for $6 billi...
06:52 2019-06-21

UPDATE 3-U.S. sues to stop merger of two printing companies The U.S. Justice Department said on Thursday it had filed a lawsuit aimed at stopping Quad/Graphics Inc from buying LSC Communications , two of the biggest companies that print books, magazines and catalogs....
04:00 2019-06-21

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 will go up against Verizon, AT&T and the New T-Mob...
02:13 2019-06-21

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....
20:39 2019-08-16

FCC chairman Ajit Pai wants to approve T-Mobile and Sprint merger U.S. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai circulated a draft order that would approve the $26 billion tie-up of T-Mobile and Sprint.Read More...
15:00 2019-08-16

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 Aug. 5, has gotten off to a rocky start, including o...
05:52 2019-08-14

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 eight other states and the District of Columbia, ...
06:13 2019-06-13

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.       ...
21:52 2019-08-14

Ten States Seek to Block T-Mobile, Sprint Merger A group of 10 state attorneys general plan to sue T-Mobile and Sprint to block their merger, according to people familiar with the matter, adding another complication to an already unusual antitrust review....
18:26 2019-06-11

EU Blocks Merger of Steelmaking Units of Tata, Thyssenkrupp The EU blocked the planned merger of the European steel businesses of India’s Tata Steel and Germany’s Thyssenkrupp, saying the resulting company would have reduced competition in the supply of special steel for the car and packaging industries....
15:00 2019-06-11

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 years, freeze prices at current levels during that ...
17:26 2019-05-21

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......
20:13 2019-08-14

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....
20:52 2019-06-10

Fiat Chrysler makes merger offer to Renault Fiat Chrysler has made a "transformative" all-share merger proposal to French rival Renault, the Italian-American carmaker said on Monday, in a deal to create a new third-ranked global manufacturer....
08:39 2019-05-27

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 Wall Street Journal reported today. "The companies h...
00:39 2019-07-25

Gannett holds merger talks with Gatehouse Media - WSJ USA Today owner Gannett Co Inc has recently discussed merger with Gatehouse Media Inc, reported https://www.wsj.com/articles/gannett-holds-merger-talks-with-gatehouse-media-11559228913 the Wall Street Journal on Thursday, citing sources familiar with the matter....
18:00 2019-05-30

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....
06:26 2019-06-06

Fiat Chrysler withdraws Renault merger proposal Fiat Chrysler Automobiles withdrew its offer to merge with Groupe Renault on Thursday after the French automaker said it was unable to make a decision on the proposal....
03:52 2019-06-06

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 industrial jobs and sites, safeguard an alliance wi...
17:26 2019-05-31

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....
12:39 2019-06-17

Fiat Chrysler withdraws merger offer for Renault FCA proposed a 50-50 merger with Renault in May, saying it would create the world's third-largest automaker.        ...
03:13 2019-06-06

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....
12:26 2019-08-06

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 says its board made the decision at a meeting Wedn...
01:52 2019-06-06

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....
19:00 2019-05-30

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....
04:13 2019-06-12

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?       ...
22:26 2019-08-09

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....
23:13 2019-05-21

Renault board to review FCA merger move on Tuesday The board of Renault will meet on Tuesday to discuss Fiat Chrysler's merger offer, the French carmaker said, as Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire reiterated the government's conditional support for the tie-up....
15:52 2019-05-31

Nissan wants to protect 'interests,' is noncommittal on FCA-Renault merger In his first official statement on the potential merger of Renault and Fiat Chrysler, Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa said he sees some upside but remains noncommittal until he is sure Nissan's interests are protected....
11:00 2019-06-04

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....
22:00 2019-05-29

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......
08:13 2019-05-29

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 world's biggest car firms, but a FCA statement sa...
12:39 2019-06-06

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....
21:52 2019-05-27

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....
14:00 2019-06-03

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......
14:26 2019-05-30

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 wireless spectrum, in the event its merger with T-Mobile...
13:00 2019-05-31

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 place. But not too long after that story broke, a...
03:52 2019-05-26

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....
21:00 2019-06-02

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....
17:39 2019-06-11

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 in eight other states and the District of Columbia...
03:26 2019-06-12

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.        ...
00:00 2019-05-29

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 Bloomberg that cites a source close to the matter...
18:13 2019-05-30

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 adequate economic and legal analysis....
22:00 2019-06-12

France says Fiat-Renault merger must protect French jobs Local factories must stay open as part of a proposed merger between the French and Italian automakers, insists France's finance minister. If accepted, the deal would create one of the world's biggest auto empires....
16:13 2019-05-28

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, the deal would create one of the world's biggest ...
05:52 2019-05-28

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....
22:52 2019-06-14

France says planned Renault-Fiat merger must protect jobs Finance minister seeks guarantee no factories will close before any deal is agreedFrance’s finance minister has demanded that no factories in the country be closed down and that jobs for French workers be preserved if a proposed merger between Renault and Fiat Chrysler is to goes ahead.Fiat Chrysler...
01:26 2019-05-29

Renault chief frustrated by French state over botched merger PARIS (AP) — Renault’s chairman has expressed his frustration with the French government, a majority shareholder, which he says resisted a merger deal proposed by Fiat Chrysler. Jean-Dominique Senard told a shareholders’ meeting in Paris on Wednesday that “I have rarely seen a merg...
18:26 2019-06-12

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 consumers....
21:13 2019-06-11

Sprint-T-Mobile Merger Faces New Hurdle With Lawsuit by States A group of state attorneys general filed a federal lawsuit to block a proposed merger of the third- and fourth-largest wireless carriers in the United States....
19:00 2019-06-11

Fiat Chrysler puts merger offer to Renault board Fiat Chrysler has made a "transformative" merger proposal to Renault, the Italian-American carmaker said, in a deal that would create a new third-ranked global manufacturer....
10:01 2019-05-27

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....
10:01 2019-05-27

United Technologies and Raytheon in advanced merger talks, reports say A Raytheon and United Technologies pairing could result in an aerospace and defense powerhouse worth more than $100 billion, second only to Boeing.       ...
19:52 2019-06-09

Renault to decide next week whether to proceed with FCA merger talks: sources Renault board members will meet informally for work sessions within days with a view to a decision early next week on whether to go ahead with Fiat Chrysler merger talks, two sources with knowledge of the matter said....
22:26 2019-05-27

Renault-FCA merger plan unleashes fresh uncertainties on Nissan Renault's looming tie-up with Fiat Chrysler potentially puts Nissan in a tight spot in terms of influence, management and even product planning within its alliance with the French automaker....
12:26 2019-05-27

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 to make electric and autonomous vehicles.The merge...
12:52 2019-05-27

Fiat Chrysler says French politics ended Renault merger PARIS — Fiat Chrysler abruptly withdrew an offer to merge with French automaker Renault late Wednesday, a shocking reversal of a deal that could have reshaped the global auto industry. The Italian-American automaker blamed its move on France’s government, saying that the country’s politi...
12:39 2019-06-06

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 rollout of high-speed 5G wireless networks across the ...
14:39 2019-05-21

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."...
14:00 2019-06-06

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....
17:13 2019-05-27

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....
23:39 2019-05-27

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 shareholders and 50 percent by Renault shareholders. Ren...
08:13 2019-05-27

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....
01:39 2019-05-28

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.        ...
14:33 2019-05-21

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 executive pointed out in a video released today, "th...
06:52 2019-06-07

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 meeting at its headquarters near Paris that it will mee...
20:13 2019-06-04

French government: No rush for Renault-Fiat Chrysler merger PARIS (AP) — France’s finance minister says Renault and Fiat Chrysler shouldn’t rush into a merger. Bruno Le Maire said Wednesday on BFM television that the government is keeping up pressure on both carmakers to accept French government conditions for the proposed tie-up. The French stat...
10:39 2019-06-05

FCA, France reach tentative agreement on Renault merger -sources Fiat Chrysler has reached a tentative agreement with France on the terms of its proposed merger with Renault, two sources told Reuters, as the French carmaker's board met to consider the bid late on Wednesday....
22:52 2019-06-05

Aerospace giants Raytheon, United Technologies announce merger Raytheon Co., one of the world’s largest defense contractors, and the aerospace giant United Technologies Corp. announced an all-stock merger on Sunday that would create the second-biggest defense and aerospace company in the United States, behind only Boeing Co. There’s a new defense and aer...
00:52 2019-06-11

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....
22:00 2019-06-10

FCA, France reach tentative agreement on Renault merger: sources Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV has reached a tentative agreement with France on the terms of its proposed merger with Renault, two sources told Reuters, as the French carmaker's board met to consider the bid late on Wednesday....
23:01 2019-06-05

Raytheon, United Technologies merger creates defense powerhouse Untied Technologies and Raytheon announced a "merger of equals" Sunday that would form a combined company with revenues of $74 billion and a valuation of $166 billion....
16:26 2019-06-10

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....
05:00 2019-05-27

Wheels24.co.za | Fiat and Renault merger collapses - Here are 5 major car deals Italian-US automakers Fiat Chrysler has abruptly shelved its proposed partnership with Renault of France, thwarting the latest attempt to reshape Europe's auto sector....
14:00 2019-06-06

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 Cable. The New York State Public Service Commission (...
20:39 2019-07-12

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 source familiar with the deal said on Thursday....
03:39 2019-07-19

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....
07:39 2019-08-10

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 Chairman Ajit Pai today announced his support for th...
16:39 2019-05-21

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....
07:39 2019-08-10

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 oppose the merger.Read more......
02:26 2019-05-23

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......
20:01 2019-06-28

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...
03:26 2019-07-12

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....
22:00 2019-06-20

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....
03:13 2019-05-24

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....
22:52 2019-05-21

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....
15:13 2019-06-23

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....
23:26 2019-07-10

Nissan board nominees not broaching merger issue: member Nissan Motor Co is not considering the possibility of a merger with top shareholder Renault at the moment, and none of the nominees to the Japanese automaker's board are pressing to make it an issue now, an external director said on Thursday....
17:39 2019-05-23

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......
01:00 2019-08-14

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....
01:52 2019-07-16

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 voluntarily ending their $1.4 billion merger plans thanks t...
03:52 2019-07-24

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....
20:39 2019-07-18

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 reached a "rough agreement" with T-Mobile; the regu...
01:13 2019-07-03

Pentagon in talks with industry on United Technologies and Raytheon merger: statement Pentagon leadership is engaging with industry leadership to understand the implications of the United Technologies Corp merger with Raytheon Co, a Pentagon official said on Monday....
21:13 2019-06-10

Hedgie Leon Cooperman waffling on New Media-Gannett merger: sources Hedge fund activist Leon Cooperman is wavering in his earlier support for the nation’s biggest newspaper merger as falling stock prices put the deal in jeopardy, The Post has learned. Cooperman, whose Omega Advisors owns a 9.9 percent stake in New Media Investment Group, is telling people he will vo...
04:00 2019-08-13

Pentagon in talks with industry on United Technologies and Raytheon merger - statement Pentagon leadership is engaging with industry leadership to understand the implications of the United Technologies Corp merger with Raytheon Co , a Pentagon official said on Monday....
22:00 2019-06-10

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 Republican mem......
10:13 2019-08-17

FCA-Renault merger collapse a blow for Goldman and its alumni network - sources The collapse of merger talks between Fiat Chrysler Automobiles(FCA) and Renault marks a setback for a tight network of current and former Goldman Sachs' bankers who tried to convince the French political establishment to back the deal....
20:52 2019-06-06

Ascott REIT, Ascendas unit merger presents 'huge opportunity' Ascott Residence Trust and Ascendas Hospitality Trust are set to merge to form Asia Pacific's largest hospitality trust. Tan Juay Hiang of Ascendas Hospitality Trust weighs in....
12:00 2019-07-03

CBOE Holdings Stockholders Approve Share Issuance In Bats Merger CHICAGO, IL – January 17, 2017 – At a special meeting of stockholders of CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) held today, CBOE Holdings stockholders voted in favor of a proposal to approve the issuance of shares of CBOE Holdings common stock pursuant to the previously announced Agreement and Plan of M...
22:13 2019-05-21

European shares higher on possible Fiat-Renault merger, EU vote in focus European shares rose on Monday as a possible Fiat Chrysler-Renault merger thrust auto stocks higher, while investors assessed the results of the EU parliament elections where pro-European parties are expected to hold on to two-thirds of seats....
11:39 2019-05-27

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....
03:13 2019-08-01

Italian government might ask for symmetry with Paris in FCA-Renault merger - League lawmaker Italian government will defend national interest in the FCA- Renault merger and might ask for a stake in the new global automaker to match French state holdings, a prominent League ruling party lawmaker said on Monday....
08:39 2019-05-27

If I were involved in the FCA/Renault merger talks and walked away from the table, scrapping a poten If I were involved in the FCA/Renault merger talks and walked away from the table, scrapping a potentially $40 billion deal, I would have flown directly to the American southwest, hopped in my Jeep Scrambler, and bugged out to the middle of nowhere for a year or so. In fact, I wasn’t involved in tho...
04:26 2019-06-07

Merger of Yards in South Korea, China Will Control Global Shipbuilding Mega shipyard mergers in South Korea and China will create two behemoths that will control around 46% of the global market among the world’s top 10 yards, according to marine data provider VesselsValue....
14:00 2019-08-01

Renault-FCA merger idea remains good opportunity: France's Le Maire The idea of a merger between Renault SA and Fiat Chrysler (FCA) remains a good opportunity, but nothing has changed in terms of the conditions the French government has set, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Monday....
15:01 2019-06-10

Fiat Chrysler's U.S. Business Would Change Corporate Parent---Again---in a Merger With Renault Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ proposed merger with Renault of France would bring Chrysler electric-car technology and a partner with global heft—as well as more exposure to Europe’s long-troubled car market....
11:39 2019-06-03

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 Sprint Corp ....
21:00 2019-06-03

No need to rush Renault-Fiat merger talks: French finance minister French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said there was no need to rush regarding the $35 billion merger talks between carmakers Renault and Fiat Chrysler, while reiterating that he nevertheless wanted the deal to go ahead....
14:52 2019-06-05

UPDATE 2-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 source familiar with the deal said on Thursday....
22:00 2019-07-18

Renault, Fiat Chrysler Discuss Merger as Part of Alliance Talks Renault and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles have discussed the possibility of a merger as they explore options for combining their businesses, according to people familiar with the matter....
22:39 2019-05-26

As Putin Pushes a Merger, Belarus Resists With Language, Culture and History With President Vladimir Putin of Russia looking to accelerate moves toward a “union state,” Belarusians are promoting a stronger sense of their own national identity....
14:39 2019-06-29

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....
01:39 2019-06-07

Gannett and Tribune may restart merger talks after surviving takeover bids The two largest newspaper chains in the country, USA Today publisher Gannett and Chicago Tribune owner Tribune, may reignite merger talks, now that both have dispatched with hostile takeovers by smaller suitors. Sources tell Media Ink that there have already been back-door reach-outs in recent month...
14:33 2019-05-21

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 alon......
17:00 2019-08-02

PSA's shares rise as Fiat Chrysler withdraws merger offer for Renault Shares in Peugeot-carmaker PSA rose on Thursday, as analysts examined the possibility that Fiat Chrysler (FCA) might turn back to PSA after FCA withdraw a merger offer for Renault....
11:39 2019-06-06

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....
22:26 2019-05-22

FCC chair backs merger after T-Mobile and Sprint pledge 97% U.S. 5G coverage in 3 years Ajit Pai has thrown his weight behind T-Mobile's and Sprint's merger after the carriers promised to deploy 5G across the entire U.S., including rural areas.Read More...
15:39 2019-05-21

Alden Global Capital throws a wrench in Gannett’s merger plans Heath Freeman, the boss of private equity firm Alden Global Capital, is throwing a wrench into the mega-merger between Gatehouse Media and USA Today owner Gannett. In a bombshell disclosure Friday, it was revealed that MNG Enterprises, the newspaper group Alden controls, snapped up 9.4% of the stock...
05:52 2019-08-11

Education group urges U.S. Justice Department to block textbook merger An education group seeking to increase access to college textbooks and research materials on Wednesday asked the U.S. government to block the proposed merger of textbook publishers McGraw-Hill Education Inc and Cengage Learning Holdings II Inc....
18:13 2019-08-14

Asian shares follow Europe higher on EU relief, auto merger Asian shares tracked European gains on Tuesday, as relief over EU election results eased concerns about political difficulties in the bloc and merger news supported auto shares, although persistent concerns about trade capped regional sentiment....
03:39 2019-05-28

France: Fiat Chrysler scrapped Renault merger plan too fast PARIS (AP) — A French government official says Fiat Chrysler is at fault for the collapse of a potential industry-changing merger with Renault because the carmaker pushed too hard and too fast. As Renault’s biggest single shareholder, the French government had placed conditions on the deal and...
09:39 2019-06-06

Gannett revenue declines, digital subscriptions rise as merger is announced Gannett, owner of USA TODAY and more than 100 other media properties saw revenues decline in the second quarter, but digital subscriptions rose.       ...
02:26 2019-08-06

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       ...
01:26 2019-06-19

Canadians are paying sky-high prices for flights – and merger could make it worse Air Canada’s planned C$520m purchase of Air Transat could be bad news for passengers who already pay double what Americans doFor most Canadians, flying from one corner of their country to the other can be a pricey endeavour – so expensive, in fact, that they could fly to Europe or Asia for nearly th...
14:13 2019-06-29

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.       ...
01:26 2019-06-19

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 Justice Department had concerns. Both regulatory age...
05:13 2019-06-15

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....
11:00 2019-06-15

State Attorneys General Will Sue to Stop Sprint and T-Mobile Merger: Report It’s been one year since T-Mobile announced its intention to buy Sprint for $26 billion and, despite some scrutiny, the mega-merger has trudged forward at pace, save a few hiccups. That might have something to do with the lobbying blitz the companies embarked on a year ago.Read more......
18:39 2019-06-11

U.S. sues to stop merger of hydrogen peroxide makers Evonik and PeroxyChem The Federal Trade Commission said on Friday that it was suing to stop Evonik Industries AG's purchase of rival hydrogen peroxide maker PeroxyChem Holding Company. (Reporting by Diane Bartz, editing by G Crosse)...
20:39 2019-08-02

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....
19:13 2019-06-11

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 transaction....
22:52 2019-05-21

UPDATE 1-FCA, France reach tentative agreement on Renault merger -sources Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV has reached a tentative agreement with France on the terms of its proposed merger with Renault, two sources told Reuters, as the French carmaker's board met to consider the bid late on Wednesday....
22:52 2019-06-05

Amit Shah, JP Nadda Praised Smooth Merger Of Legislators: Goa BJP Leader BJP national President Amit Shah and working President JP Nadda were impressed by how the Goa Congress MLAs merged into the BJP "so easily", "so smoothly", while a similar process was still dragging......
12:26 2019-07-12

Italy pushing telecoms merger to break broadband logjam: sources Italy's sovereign wealth fund is maneuvering to pull off a multibillion-euro telecoms merger and end a prolonged corporate stalemate that has held up Rome's plans to create a national broadband network, sources say....
17:52 2019-06-21

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....
21:52 2019-08-12

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 wants T-Mobile and Sprint to help set up a new compet...
05:00 2019-06-12

Gannett merger marks shift for troubled American newspaper giant Its flagship publication, USA Today, successfully introduced the country to a national newspaper that could reach millions of readers, complete with digestible coverage, color photos and eye-popping graphics....
12:26 2019-08-06

Japan reportedly helped derail Fiat's proposed merger with Renault The Japanese government reportedly played a role in the breakdown of merger talks between Renault SA and Fiat Chrysler earlier this month, raising concerns the combination could harm Nissan Motor Co., according to a report by Bloomberg News....
17:26 2019-06-21

Lego strikes deal to buy back Legoland; deal includes Madame Tussauds The owner of popular Lego brand toys is about to be reunited with Legoland theme parks — and wax museum Madame Tussauds. A group of investors, including the family behind toy giant Lego, has agreed to pay for $7.5 billion for Merlin Entertainments, which operates Legoland theme parks and Madame Tuss...
20:13 2019-06-28

Deal: Apple Watch Series 4 LTE killer deal drops price to all-time low Prices for the newest Apple smartwatch start at $400, but the cheapest model doesn't come with cellular support. However, for $100 extra, anyone can buy an Apple Watch Series 4 (GPS + cellular) and pair it with any of the major carriers in the US, including AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon. Unsurp...
21:00 2019-06-20

Boris Johnson's government sets aside additional $2.8B to deal with potential no-deal Brexit fallout The British government headed by newly elected Prime Minister Boris Johnson has set aside an additional £2.1 billion ($2.3 billion) in preparation for a no-deal Brexit....
19:39 2019-08-01

Astronomers find white dwarf merger that may spawn future fiery explosion Astronomers have discovered a rare celestial object. Scientists suggest the fiery orb was created when two dead white dwarfs merged and become reanimated....
18:00 2019-05-21

Fiat Chrysler and Renault pursue $35 billion merger to combat car industry upheaval Fiat Chrysler pitched a finely balanced merger of equals to Renault on Monday to tackle the costs of far-reaching technological and regulatory changes by creating the world's third-biggest automaker....
17:13 2019-05-27

Fiat Chrysler withdraws merger offer for Renault, blames French politics Fiat Chrysler said it has abandoned its $35 billion merger offer for Renault, blaming French politics for scuttling what would have been a landmark deal to create the world's third-biggest automaker....
06:00 2019-06-06

Single neutron star merger supplied half the Solar System’s plutonium Enlarge / The aftermath of a simulated neutron star merger. (credit: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center/CI Lab) We are all, as Carl Sagan said, star-dust. You might think that since most stars are pretty much the same, all star-dust is equal. But we have evidence that some star-dust is more equal ...
14:33 2019-05-21

Renault delays decision on Fiat Chrysler merger proposal, to meet again Wednesday PARIS (AP) — Renault delays decision on Fiat Chrysler merger proposal, to meet again Wednesday. The post Renault delays decision on Fiat Chrysler merger proposal, to meet again Wednesday appeared first on LEX18.com....
20:13 2019-06-04

UPDATE 1-State AGs fighting T-Mobile, Sprint merger request new trial date in Dec 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....
03:13 2019-08-01

Investor Ackman opposes United Technologies' aerospace merger with Raytheon: source Billionaire investor William Ackman's activist hedge fund Pershing Square Capital Management LP is opposing United Technologies Corp's planned $120 billion aerospace merger with defense contractor Raytheon Co, a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday....
02:52 2019-06-12

Fiat Chrysler's Elkann Keeps Family Support in Wake of Busted Merger Talks After a deal with Renault fell through earlier this month, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Chairman John Elkann maintains family support while trying to diversify the company’s wealth....
13:13 2019-06-20

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 and cap prices for consumers....
00:26 2019-05-23

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....
18:26 2019-06-19

FCA, Renault face tall odds delivering on cost-cutting promises in merger FCA and Renault have raised the stakes for themselves by ruling out plant closures. That increases the pressure to achieve more than $5 billion in promised annual savings from pooling procurement and research investments....
23:13 2019-05-29

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 about the market's excesses....
12:52 2019-06-19

Gannett, GateHouse parent New Media offer more details, aim to offset merger concerns Amid concerns about the merger of GateHouse Media and Gannett, owner of USA TODAY, the companies issued new details in a filing with the SEC.       ...
01:00 2019-08-15

UPDATE 2-U.S. sues to stop merger of hydrogen peroxide makers Evonik and PeroxyChem The U.S. Federal Trade Commission said on Friday it was suing to stop Evonik Industries AG's proposed purchase of rival hydrogen peroxide maker PeroxyChem Holding Company, citing concerns that the deal would lead to higher prices....
08:52 2019-08-03

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

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

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....
01:26 2019-06-15

Investor Ackman opposes United Technologies' aerospace merger with Raytheon -source William Ackman's activist hedge fund Pershing Square Capital Management LP is opposed to United Technologies Corp's $120 billion aerospace merger with defense contractor Raytheon Co, a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday....
23:39 2019-06-11

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....
18:52 2019-06-10

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 three sources familiar with the matter....
20:00 2019-06-11

Dan Loeb joins Bill Ackman in opposing United Technologies’ merger with Raytheon A second hedge fund activist has come forward to oppose United Technologies’ planned merger with defense contractor Raytheon. Dan Loeb, known for pushing for change at Sony and Campbell Soup, has joined Bill Ackman in blasting the aerospace union announced earlier this month. “We have concluded that...
20:13 2019-06-28

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....
20:00 2019-06-10

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....
05:13 2019-08-01

PS4 DEAL: Last of Us, Horizon Zero Dawn and Uncharted 4 for £219 is a great Prime Day deal Amazon Prime Day is here and there are some amazing offers on games, consoles, hardware and more to be had - here's one of the best things we've found so far...
05:00 2019-07-17

| WATCH | Jeremy Corbyn: Hunt and Johnson are perusing post no-Deal Brexit trade deal with Trump UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has accused Conservative leadership candidates Jeremy Hunt and Boris Johnson of using the possibility of a no-deal Brexit as a way to form a new trade agreement with Donald Trump's US administration. WATCH NOW....
08:39 2019-07-15

Fiat Chrysler Abruptly Backs Out of Merger Negotiations With Renault: Report (Update: FCA Confirms) Just over one week ago, Fiat Chrysler executives laid out a formal offer to a “merger of equals” with French automaker Renault. Today, according to the Wall Street Journal, that offer has been abruptly rescinded after the second day of negotiations came to a close....
03:13 2019-06-06

Fiat Chrysler proposes 50-50 merger with France’s Renault amid carmaker consolidation push PARIS (AP) — Fiat Chrysler proposes 50-50 merger with France’s Renault amid carmaker consolidation push. The post Fiat Chrysler proposes 50-50 merger with France’s Renault amid carmaker consolidation push appeared first on LEX18.com....
08:13 2019-05-27

Fiat Chrysler's business is already complicated — a merger with Renault would make it even more challenging (FCAU, RACE) FCA FCA and Renault announced plans to execute a 50/50 merger that would create the world's 3rd-largest automaker. Renault is in a longtime alliance with Nissan and Mitsubishi; that alliance could be ending, as its engineer, Carlos Ghosn, awaits trial in Japan. On its face, the proposed merger look...
22:39 2019-05-27

UPDATE 1-Investor Ackman opposes United Technologies' aerospace merger with Raytheon -source Billionaire investor William Ackman's hedge fund Pershing Square Capital Management LP is opposing United Technologies Corp's planned $120 billion aerospace merger with defense contractor Raytheon Co, a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday....
23:39 2019-06-11

Hedge fund chief Daniel Loeb opposes United Technologies, 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......
22:26 2019-06-28

UPDATE 2-Fiat Chrysler withdraws merger offer for Renault, blames French politics Fiat Chrysler said on Wednesday it was withdrawing its $35 billion merger offer for Renault, blaming French politics for scuttling what would have been a landmark deal to create the world's third-biggest automaker....
03:26 2019-06-06

Britain's Malthouse says: We want a Brexit deal but should prepare for no deal British Housing Minister Kit Malthouse, who has put himself forward as a candidate to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, said he wanted a Brexit deal but that preparations should begin in earnest for a no-deal exit....
08:52 2019-05-28

Deal: Apple iPad mini 5 deal gets you $70 off a new model The iPad mini series is great for mobility, it's smaller than a regular tablet and slightly larger than the biggest smartphone. The iPad mini tablets were so loved by Apple fans that the Cupertino-based company had to bring back the lineup by popular demand.One of the most recent tablets launched by...
22:52 2019-06-18

UPDATE 2-Hedge fund chief Daniel Loeb opposes United Technologies, 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 rationale for this transaction."...
21:52 2019-06-28

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 merger, and now some congressional Democrats are lob...
23:26 2019-08-17

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 their current levels. "New T-Mobile will make availab...
17:26 2019-05-21

Andrew Cancio: ‘I’ve got to strike while it’s hot right now’ Ahead of his crucial WBA title rematch with Alberto Machado, Andrew Cancio is still putting in shifts at the Southern California Gas Company. He speaks to Thomas Gerbasi The post Andrew Cancio: ‘I’ve got to strike while it’s hot right now’ appeared first on Boxing News....
21:39 2019-06-19

Angry MLB players could strike without big changes The next labor showdown is already in full force, and the phrase “work stoppage” is already being thrown around. Amid a free-agency market that seems to dwindle with each offseason and service-time exploitation that seems to grow each year — with the exact opposite labor situation ...
21:52 2019-07-10

Brexit Under Boris Johnson: Deal or No Deal? Theresa May’s designated successor as prime minister says he is willing to leave the European Union without an agreement, despite dire predictions and opposition in Parliament....
20:01 2019-07-23

Deal or no deal, we leave EU on Oct. 31: UK PM candidate Johnson Boris Johnson, frontrunner to be Britain's next prime minister, promised on Monday to lead the country out of the European Union on Oct. 31 with or without an exit deal, launching his leadership bid in a campaign video....
18:00 2019-06-03

Deal or no deal: what next for Brexit, the Tories and the country? Things will have to move fast if the new PM is to take the UK out of the EU before 31 OctoberToday’s developments - liveNow that Theresa May has announced her resignation date, what happens next?Initially nothing. She will remain in post to bear the burden of the European election results, which wil...
20:52 2019-05-24

Lightning strike at PGA tournament injures 6 At least five people were injured after lightning struck a tree at the Tour Championship golf tournament in Atlanta, police and the organizers said on Saturday....
09:52 2019-08-25

CGT leadership announces 24-hour strike for May 29 CGT leaders announce sixth strike of Macri administration's time in office, to take place in two weeks time. Walk-out is in protest at government's economic and social policies, leadership says....
15:52 2019-05-21

Ryanair pilots vote to strike Members of Ryanair's British pilot union have voted for strike action in a ballot triggered by a dispute over working conditions, the British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA) said on Wednesday....
19:39 2019-08-07

SAS says 6-day pilot strike cost it $68 million Scandinavian Airlines says that a six-day pilot strike that led to the cancellation of 4,000 flights and affected more than 370,000 passengers, cost 650 million kronor ($68 million)...
11:00 2019-05-28

Sudan: 4 killed on first day of general strike At least four people were killed by Sudanese security forces Sunday as the opposition began a general strike that has emptied many of the capital's streets in protest against the country's military rule....
08:26 2019-06-10

Swiss women go on strike over inequality Switzerland is one of the lowest-ranked countries in the West in terms of wage equality. Public workers in Zürich have disputed that supporting the strike violates political neutrality laws....
13:39 2019-06-14

Hong Kong Paralyzed by Strike Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam said the city was becoming dangerous and unstable, condemning violent protests in her first public comments in two weeks on the political turmoil engulfing the city, as the financial center was thrown into further chaos by a strike Monday morning....
09:39 2019-08-05

'Oh my God, how can we do this?': An oral history of the 1994 MLB strike Twenty-five years ago today, all major league games were canceled. Ultimately, the World Series would be lost too. On the anniversary of that infamous morning, Tim Kurkjian shares the stories of some key figures in a conflict that nearly killed the sport....
17:00 2019-08-12

How to Support the Amazon Prime Day Strike For the second year in a row, Amazon workers are planning to strike on Prime Day. In 2018, Amazon warehouse workers in Germany, Poland, and Spain went on strike during Prime Day; this year, fulfillment center workers in Minnesota have planned a similar strike, in part due to Amazon’s recent announce...
17:39 2019-07-12

Strike Brett Gardner Down, And He Will Only Become More Powerful When he gets upset about poor umpiring, Yankees outfielder Brett Gardner has been doing ... whatever it is he’s doing in that GIF above. Some might call it a healthy venting of frustration, but others might call it obnoxious tantrum-throwing. Someone who is definitely on Team Obnoxious is umpire Phi...
01:39 2019-08-20

A Prime Day for an Amazon workers' strike When Hibaq Mohamed started working at a new Amazon fulfillment center in Shakopee, Minnesota, in 2016, she was required to pack a minimum of about 160 boxes an hour with items ordered by the e-commerce giant's customers....
11:13 2019-07-12

Why some Amazon workers are going on strike on Prime Day At a time of rising activism among workers, some Amazon employees are using Prime Day to protest their pay, working conditions and a range of other issues....
02:52 2019-07-16

The Morning After: Amazon Prime Day strike Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Morning, there! Did you join the not-so-secret society of Instant Pot owners following those Amazon Prime Day sales? We're here to make sure it doesn't gather dust, with a bunch of tips (and crucially) recipes f......
13:00 2019-07-16

Humans are probably safe from a catastrophic asteroid strike — for now If you ever clean out the gutters on your roof, take note: The dirt you’re tossing may have come from outer space. The new book “Cosmic Impact: Understanding the Threat to Earth from Asteroids and Comets,” by Andrew May (Icon Books), gives an overview of the potential dangers we may one day face fro...
07:52 2019-06-12

UAW calls strike against supplier to Ford, FCA, Tesla The UAW said it launched the strike at Faurecia's plant in Saline, Mich., at 12:05 a.m. EDT, but negotiations were continuing into the early hours. The plant, which employs 1,900 UAW members, supplies interior parts to FCA, Ford and Tesla, the UAW said....
07:26 2019-06-21

At Least 42 Killed, Dozens Wounded In Libya Air Strike At least 42 people were killed and dozens wounded in an air strike targeting a town hall meeting in southern Libya, a local official and the UN-recognised government said Monday, accusing forces of......
02:52 2019-08-06

Computer outages strike US airlines about once a month WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. airline industry suffers about one technology outage per month, most of them serious enough to disrupt flights. However, regulators don’t oversee airline information-technology systems, and outages aren’t covered by consumer protections for passengers. The Gove...
00:39 2019-06-13

U.S. Planned Strike Against Iran but Called Off Mission After Iran shot down a U.S. reconnaissance drone, Washington was preparing to launch a retaliatory strike, but the mission was called off at the last minute, U.S. officials said....
13:00 2019-06-21

Amazon Workers Plan to Strike on Prime Day Employees at Amazon’s now-infamous Shakopee, Minnesota, warehouse—the first of the famously anti-union retailer’s locations to stage a walkout in the U.S.—is planning a strike next week to coincide with Prime Day, the company’s invented shopping holiday.Read more......
23:26 2019-07-08

Real Madrid Are Spending Big To Strike Fear Once Again Three managers in one season; a distant third place in La Liga; an early come-from-ahead Champions League exit; the continued ignominy of paying Gareth Bale’s massive wages. The 2018-19 season was not a good one for Real Madrid, who saw their streak of three straight (and four out of the last five)...
00:00 2019-06-14

New Zealand Teachers Have Gone on a ‘Mega-Strike’ for Higher Pay More than 50,000 teachers across New Zealand took to the streets on strike Wednesday to demand pay rises and better working conditions following fruitless negotiations with the government, the Guardian reports. The “mega-strike” is the largest education walkout the country has seen, join...
13:52 2019-05-29

Around 200 Norway oil workers threaten strike from June 4 Around 200 Norwegian offshore oil and gas workers plan to go on strike on June 4 unless wage negotiations lead to a deal with with employers, the Lederne labour union said on Wednesday....
12:26 2019-05-29

Women strike in Switzerland for fairer pay, more equality GENEVA (AP) — Women across Switzerland are walking off the job and staging demonstrations to demand fairer pay, more equality, and less sexual harassment and violence. It’s the first such protest in the Alpine country in 28 years. Turnout was uncertain but supporters were vowing to make their ...
10:52 2019-06-14

Swiss women strike to demand equal pay Hundreds of thousands protest against ‘culture of sexism in everday life’Hundreds of thousands of women across Switzerland have taken to the streets to demand higher pay, greater equality and more respect, protesting that one of the world’s wealthiest countries continues to treat half its population...
15:00 2019-06-14

Brazilians strike against Bolsonaro's pension plans A nationwide strike has paralyzed transport in the South American country's major cities as police used tear gas to clear protesters. Many Brazilians are furious about President Bolsonaro's planned retirement changes....
22:13 2019-06-14

Restaurants Strike Back in Food-Delivery War While the U.S. online food-delivery market continues to burn hot, data suggests growth in restaurants offering the service may be slowing. That could limit the sector’s long-term growth, as restaurant selection is key to consumer adoption of delivery apps....
16:39 2019-07-15

Trump Stopped Strike on Iran Because It Was ‘Not Proportionate’ President Trump said “we were cocked and loaded to retaliate” after Iran struck an American drone, but he said the 150 predicted deaths was not a proportionate action....
16:13 2019-06-21

Doctors' Strike: 40,000 Boycott Work In Maharashtra More than 40,000 doctors in Maharashtra are boycotting work today as part of a strike call given by the Indian Medical Association (IMA) in support of their agitating colleagues in West Bengal, an......
13:13 2019-06-17

The Latest: LNA wants probe into strike on migrant center A spokesman for the self-styled Libyan National Army is calling for the U.N. to open an investigation into the airstrike on a detention center in Tajoura that killed at least 44 migrants...
20:52 2019-07-03

Turkey says air strike hit Syria convoy, killed three Turkey said a Syrian government air strike on a Turkish military convoy in northwest Syria killed three civilians and wounded 12 on Monday as Syrian troops advanced on rebels in a key town....
00:00 2019-08-20

| Nearly 40 killed in air strike on Libya migrant centre Nearly 40 migrants were killed in an air strike in their detention centre in a Tripoli suburb blamed on Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar, who has been trying for three months to seize the capital....
12:00 2019-07-03

NVIDIA's new RTX Super cards are a pre-emptive strike on AMD With AMD's next generation of GPUs just days away, NVIDIA is making good on its drawn-out tease with a trio of new graphics cards: the RTX 2060 Super, RTX 2070 Super and the RTX 2080 Super. What does that "Super" mean? Well, there's not a single answ......
16:39 2019-07-02

Massive lightning strike at the Tour Championship Six people were injured Saturday when lightning struck a 60-foot pine at the Tour Championship, showering the area with debris, Atlanta police said.       ...
12:13 2019-08-25

'Lefty' feels the heat after lightning strike Golf great Phil Mickelson has been finding it a struggle on the course in recent weeks so could have done without a freak occurrence which left his participation in the final round of the BMW Championship at Medinah in some doubt....
00:26 2019-08-19

More than 100 flights canceled as Hong Kong goes on strike People are striking and protesting across seven districts of Hong Kong, in the most ambitious and wide-ranging day of demonstrations this summer. Follow here for the latest....
11:13 2019-08-05

Mass strike shuts down city of 2M people The streets of the Sudanese capital were mostly deserted Sunday, the first day of the country's Islamic working week, amid a mass general strike called by opposition groups....
12:52 2019-06-10

Pakistani businesses on strike over new IMF-backed taxes Hundreds of thousands of Pakistani businesses are on strike nationwide to protest a new sales tax, which opposition political parties say is being imposed as part of the International Monetary Fund’s recent $6 billion bailout package for Islamabad...
12:13 2019-07-13

‘I’m really thankful I’m still alive:’ Boy survives lightning strike (KHNL) Three people were struck by lightning during severe weather Tuesday night, in a rare occurrence that prompted Honolulu, Hawaii city officials to urge residents to take extra precautions during thundershowers. Those injured include a 10-year-old boy – Neziah Ki-lusi – who was struc...
02:26 2019-06-28

Ryanair's UK pilots vote to strike later this month Members of Ryanair's British pilot union voted on Wednesday in favor of strike action later this month in a dispute over working conditions, the British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA) said....
20:00 2019-08-07

The Morning After: Amazon Prime Day strike plans Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Good morning, there! Amazon's Prime Day faces a threat, and we're not talking about Target and eBay's competitor sales. We also nail down some more details on Pokémon Sword and Shield, get a better look a......
12:52 2019-07-09

Israeli forces strike several targets in Syria At least three soldiers were killed in the Israeli airstrikes which came in response to rockets launched from Syria. Tensions have risen over Iran's role in Syria....
14:26 2019-06-02

The Latest: Trump says he’s in ‘no hurry’ to strike Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest on The United States and Iran’s tensions over the shoot-down of a massive U.S. drone (all times local): 8:10 p.m. President Donald Trump says he abruptly called off the military strikes on Iran Thursday because the likely deaths of 150 Iranians would have been out ...
08:26 2019-06-22

11,000 People Who Prepare Your Airline Food Are Considering a Strike A shortage of controllers hastened the end of the government shutdown this year. Now catering employees hope a similar dynamic will help them win better pay....
20:13 2019-06-04

Schoolchildren go on strike across world over climate crisis Hundreds of thousands walk out of lessons in 110 countries demanding urgent action Hundreds of thousands of schoolchildren across the world have gone on strike in protest at the escalating climate crisis. Students from 1,800 towns and cities in more than 110 countries stretching from India to Austra...
20:52 2019-05-24

SJCAM launches SJ9 Strike and SJ9 Max action cameras SJCAM has announced a fresh SJ9 series of action cameras, with its two debut models being the first of their kind to offer wireless charging.The SJ9 Strike is the more senior of the pair, and it arrives with an Amabarella H22S85 chipset and the Sony IMX377 image sensor, enabling it to record 4K 60p ...
20:52 2019-05-22

Workers protest and strike as Amazon doubles Prime Day Amazon warehouse workers around the world are protesting and striking today to demand fairer working conditions as the company begins its Prime Day sales promotion....
20:13 2019-07-15

Amazon workers in Germany to strike over pay, Verdi union says Workers at seven Amazon sites across Germany will go on strike over pay for at least two days this week starting on Sunday night going into Monday, labor union Verdi said....
00:26 2019-07-15

Is Wimbledon 2019 the Year the Young Strike Back? At age 32, Novak Djokovic is the second-oldest, top-seeded Wimbledon men’s singles player since the Open Era began in 1968, when the Grand Slam tournaments allowed professional players to compete with amateurs. He trails only Roger Federer, who set the record last year at age 34. In 2019, Fede...
01:39 2019-07-03

Reds strike out 14, beat short-handed Brewers 3-0 MILWAUKEE (AP) — Sonny Gray and three Cincinnati relievers held down the Milwaukee Brewers, who were missing Christian Yelich because of back spasms, in the Reds’ 3-0 victory Tuesday night. It was the major league-leading seventh shutout for the Reds as the Brewers were blanked for the first t...
05:39 2019-05-22

Bird strike may have triggered software issue in second 737 Max crash Investigators might know what triggered the software panic aboard an Ethiopian Airlines 737 Max before its fatal crash, and it could be something Boeing considered months earlier. Unnamed officials talking to the Wall Street Journal claim that US av......
00:39 2019-05-22

Red Sox trade for Andrew Cashner to strike first in AL arms race Your move, Brian Cashman. The Red Sox struck first in the AL East arms race by acquiring starting pitcher Andrew Cashner and cash consideration from the Orioles on Saturday. Boston is sending Baltimore minor league infielder Noelberth Romero and outfield prospect Elio Prado, both of whom are in rook...
03:26 2019-07-14

The Latest: Trump: US was ‘cocked and loaded’ to strike Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on The United States and Iran’s tensions over the shoot-down of a massive U.S. drone (all times local): 9:25 a.m. President Donald Trump says the U.S. was “cocked and loaded” to retaliate against Iran for downing an American drone, but canceled the stri...
05:00 2019-06-22

Some shops reopen in Sudan’s cities despite strike call Shops and businesses have reopened and some traffic returned to the streets of Sudan’s capital of Khartoum and another major city despite calls by pro-democracy protesters to continue a general strike and other civil disobedience...
21:26 2019-06-10

New migrants brought to Libya center hit by deadly air strike More migrants have been moved to a detention center in Libya's capital where an air strike killed more than 50 last week, despite a risk it could be hit again which led to survivors being evacuated, Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) said on Friday....
21:52 2019-07-12

US called off retaliatory strike against Iran in last minute: source The Trump administration made a last-minute decision to call off retaliatory strikes against Iran in response to the downing Thursday of a Navy drone that Washington said was over international airspace, a source told Fox News early Friday....
13:52 2019-06-21

The Latest: Germany welcomes US decision not to strike Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on The United States and Iran’s tensions over the shootdown of a massive U.S. drone (all times local): 6:35 a.m. Chancellor Angela Merkel’s spokeswoman says Germany welcomes reports that President Donald Trump apparently decided against immediate military str...
13:00 2019-06-21

EVA Air attendants strike halts flights for 1,000s in Taiwan TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A strike by flight attendants at EVA Air, Taiwan’s second-largest airline, has left thousands of passengers scrambling for alternative transport. Dozens of flights had been canceled as a Friday after flight attendants walked off the job on Thursday afternoon after negotia...
06:26 2019-06-21

Envoy says Sudan talks to resume as strike suspended Sudan's military and opposition groups have agreed to resume talks on the formation of a transitional council, an Ethiopian envoy said on Tuesday, as an opposition alliance said it was suspending its campaign of civil disobedience and strikes....
22:26 2019-06-11

Hong Kong strike: Can protesters shut down the city? Protesters in Hong Kong are calling for civil servants to stay home on Monday as a sign of solidarity with the pro-democracy movement. However, civil servants supporting the demonstrations are taking a big risk....
20:26 2019-08-02

Louvre reopens after staff go on strike amid overcrowding PARIS — The Louvre museum in Paris reopened to the public Wednesday after being shut down for a day when workers complained about overcrowding and walked out Monday. Union representatives met Wednesday to discuss plans from the museum’s management on how to ease the traffic flow at the world’s most ...
20:39 2019-05-29

U.S. Prepared to Strike Iran Before Approval Was Abruptly Withdrawn (WASHINGTON) — A U.S. official said the military made preparations Thursday night for limited strikes on Iran in retaliation for the downing of a U.S. surveillance drone, but approval was abruptly withdrawn before the attacks were launched. The official, who was not authorized to discuss the o...
08:00 2019-06-21

Activists blast Rio gov comment about slum missile strike A human rights official and community activists are criticizing the governor of Rio de Janeiro state for saying that a missile could be sent to "blow up" drug traffickers in a local slum....
02:52 2019-06-16

Air strike hits Libya migrant detention center Dozens were killed in an air strike on a center housing migrants on the outskirts of Tripoli, with many more wounded. Center officials blamed the attack on forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar, but his militants denied it....
05:52 2019-07-03

| Sudan braces for strike as protesters pile on pressure Sudan is bracing for a two-day nationwide strike called by protesters to pile pressure on the military to hand power to a civilian administration as talks remain deadlocked....
17:26 2019-05-28

British Airways pilots back August strike Airline tries to obtain injunction to prevent strike backed by 93% of pilots The travel plans of hundreds of thousands of British Airways passengers face the threat of disruption next month after pilots at the airline voted to go on strike over pay.In the ballot, 93% of BA’s 4,000 pilots voted in fa...
22:26 2019-07-22

Nicaragua warns banks of sanctions if they join strike Nicaragua's finance minister warned banks Wednesday that the government will sanction those that participate in a general strike scheduled for Thursday to pressure for the freeing of political prisoners....
00:01 2019-05-23

Sudan talks resume as protest strike suspended Sudan's military council and opposition groups have agreed to resume talks on the formation of a transitional council. The opposition alliance has also decided to suspend its campaign of civil disobedience....
13:39 2019-06-12

Sudan’s protesters launch general strike after crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Shops are closed and streets are empty across Sudan’s capital on the first day of a general strike called for by protest leaders demanding the resignation of the ruling military council. The Sudanese Professionals Association had called on people to stay home Sunday in p...
13:39 2019-06-09

U.K. Couple End Joint Hunger Strike Over Her Detention in Iran Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a British-Iranian national, has been imprisoned in Tehran since 2016. Her husband camped out in front of the Iranian Embassy in London to demand her release....
14:39 2019-06-29

Israeli forces strike Syria air base — report Israel has fired missiles onto a Syrian air base, killing a soldier and wounding two others, said Syria's state media. If confirmed, it would be the second such attack by Israel in Syria over the past 24 hours....
01:52 2019-06-03

Doctors' Strike Conspiracy Of The Left, BJP, Says Mamata Banerjee West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday accused Home Minister and BJP president Amit Shah of encouraging his party workers to create communal tension in the state....
22:39 2019-06-13

Hong Kongers Go on Strike to Support the ‘Revolution of Our Time’ For the third consecutive day, police unleashed rounds of tear gas on Hong Kong demonstrators, shrouding Monday’s general strike in all too familiar clouds of stinging smoke. At the day’s outset, the citywide strike crippled public transportation during the morning commute and forced the...
23:26 2019-08-05

U.S. appeals court signals sympathy to bid to strike down Obamacare A federal appeals court panel appeared sympathetic on Tuesday to Republican efforts to overturn Obamacare, expressing skepticism to Democratic calls to overturn the ruling of a Texas judge who found the landmark U.S. healthcare reform law unconstitutional....
02:00 2019-07-10

Nepal on high alert for general strike after explosions Security forces in Nepal were on high alert Monday amid a general strike called by an outlawed communist group suspected in a series of explosions that killed four people and wounded seven more in the capital....
08:00 2019-05-27

New ransomware strike kicks 23 Texas agencies offline Authorities are examining a new ransomware attack in Texas that has taken nearly two dozen government agencies offline -- the latest in a string of digital hijackings against municipalities nationwide....
17:00 2019-08-20

IAF Removes Restrictions On Air Routes Imposed After Balakot Strike All temporary restrictions imposed on air routes over India's airspace after the Balakot air strike have been lifted, the Air Force said on Friday. The move comes immediately after Prime Minister......
10:26 2019-06-01

Infiltration Down 43 Per Cent After Balakot Strike, J&K Safer: Centre Security situation in Jammu and Kashmir has witnessed an improvement and the net infiltration from across the border has reduced by 43 per cent after a surgical strike was carried out on terror camps......
15:13 2019-07-09

Workers at Chilean Walmart retailers strike over wages As many as 17,000 workers at Walmart´s largest union in Chile walked off the job early Wednesday morning, demanding better salaries after negotiations over a new labor contract broke down earlier this week, the union's president said....
15:52 2019-07-10

Amazon staff will strike during Prime Day over working conditions While Amazon is busy hyping up this year's Prime Day extravaganza, its workers will be drawing attention to more serious issues than price cuts. Staff at a warehouse in Shakopee, Minnesota will hold six hours of strikes on July 15th (the start of Pri......
20:00 2019-07-08

Sudan's protesters launch general strike after crackdown Shops are closed and streets are empty across Sudan's capital on the first day of a general strike called for by protest leaders demanding the resignation of the ruling military council....
14:52 2019-06-09

Yemen's Houthi rebels strike Saudi airport Houthi rebels have attacked a civilian airport in Saudi Arabia for the second time in less than two weeks. The Houthis said the strike was in retaliation for Saudi airstrikes in Yemen....
02:39 2019-06-24

Iran-Allied Rebels Strike Saudi Airport A missile fired Wednesday by Iran-allied militias in Yemen injured 26 civilians in Saudi Arabia, according to a U.S.-backed military coalition fighting the insurgents, an attack that comes amid heightened tensions between Washington and Tehran....
15:52 2019-06-12

| Young Sudanese workers strike for 'civil rule' The chants grew louder as the army pick-up passed. "Power to the civilians," the dozens of young Sudanese bankers cried outside their closed Khartoum branch, heeding a protest group's calls for a general strike....
22:13 2019-05-30

Holliday Grainger: how the Strike star cast off her corsets The actor swaps period drama for partying hard in the film Animals, a subtle look at female friendship. She talks about playing drunk in Dublin and perfecting an Irish accentHolliday Grainger turned 30 last year in Dublin, while shooting her new film. In Animals, she plays Laura, a 32-year-old write...
12:39 2019-07-12

Public transport strike: Delays at Amsterdam’s airport BRUSSELS (AP) — Amsterdam’s busy Schiphol Airport is warning passengers about likely delays due to a nationwide public transport strike. Most Dutch buses, trains, trams and ferries lay idle Tuesday as unions held a one-day strike as part of a campaign against rising retirement ages. Schiphol s...
11:39 2019-05-28

Rooney scores from own half in stunning strike for DC United Wayne Rooney grabbed the headlines in Major League Soccer on Wednesday when he scored an incredible goal for DC United with a strike from inside his own half for the second time in his career....
19:00 2019-06-27

British Airways pilots threaten first strike since the 1970s British Airways pilots have voted by a big majority to strike, escalating a pay dispute with the airline that could throw the summer travel season into disarray....
00:00 2019-07-24

How to strike balance between supervised and unsupervised machine learning Since the first use of advanced software in asset-intensive industries such as utilities, airports, ports, road, rail and mining more than four decades ago, manufacturers have been on a journey to transform their businesses and create added value for stakeholders.Today, a fresh generation of technol...
15:13 2019-07-08

Abdullah Öcalan supporters end hunger strike after request Thousands of inmates in Turkish prisons and politicians have ended their hunger strike, after a call from jailed Kurdish rebel leader Abdullah Öcalan. They had been protesting his jail conditions....
04:00 2019-05-27

"Strike On Encephalitis, Please": RJD's Jibe At Amit Shah After Tweet A hundred children have died due to encephalitis in Bihar's Muzaffarpur in the last 16 days. Nearly 300 children have been admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of a hospital....
13:13 2019-06-17

UN Security Council delays response to Libya air strike The United Nations Security Council has failed to deliver a joint statement on the bombing of a migrant detention center in the Libyan capital, Tripoli. Diplomatic sources said US officials delayed agreement on a text....
06:26 2019-07-04

At least 44 die as air strike hits Libya migrant detention center: U.N. An air strike hit a detention center for mainly African migrants in a suburb of the Libyan capital Tripoli late on Tuesday, killing at least 44 people and wounding more than 130, the United Nations said....
00:52 2019-07-04

Syrian air strike on village market kill at least 12: rescuers At least 12 people were killed and scores wounded on Tuesday in aerial strikes believed to have been carried out by the Syrian air force on a popular market in a village in opposition-held northwestern Syria, rescuers and residents said....
21:52 2019-07-16

Lightning strike at golf's PGA Tour Championship injures 6 Storm clouds rolled in, players were pulled off the course, and fans told to seek shelter — but that didn't stop lightning strikes from showering debris onto spectators. In the past similar strikes have been fatal....
11:26 2019-08-25

She’s on a Hunger Strike in an Iranian Jail. He’s Joining In, From London. The husband of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who has been held in Iran since 2016, has camped out in front of the Iranian Embassy to demand her release....
20:01 2019-06-19

Kane labels halfway-line strike 'one of the best in my career' "Harry Kane described his stunning halfway-line strike against Juventus as \"one of the best goals\" of his career as the Italian champions were beaten 3-2 in an enthralling International Champions Cup contest in Singapore on Sunday."...
20:52 2019-07-21

Pre-emptive strike shows May's successor is in for rough ride MPs have launched a pre-emptive strike against Boris Johnson, showing the likely next prime minister he is in for as rough a ride in the Commons as his predecessor....
17:52 2019-07-18

Lightning strike injures fans at Tour Championship At least five spectators were injured and at least two were unresponsive when lightning struck East Lake Golf Club on Saturday afternoon during a weather delay at the Tour Championship....
23:52 2019-08-24

Man dies after lightning strike causes tree limb to crush car A Connecticut man was killed when a tree was struck by lightning — sending a massive limb, along with electrical wires, crashing onto his car, according to a report. Jarrod Marotto, 21, of Southington, was in his car around 5:15 p.m. Wednesday when the branch landed on his car near the Fairfield-Bri...
21:00 2019-07-18

Indian doctors call off strike after safety assurances Doctors in India's eastern state of West Bengal called off a strike late on Monday after authorities promised improved hospital security, ending a week-long dispute that had spread to other parts of the country and crippled medical services....
21:00 2019-06-17

Six spectators hurt after lightning strike at Tour Championship Six spectators were injured when lightning struck a tree during the Tour Championship at East Lake in Atlanta on Saturday, a PGA Tour official said on American broadcaster NBC....
01:00 2019-08-25

Several injured by massive lightning strike at PGA Tour Championship Six spectators were struck by lightning at the PGA Tour Championship at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta Saturday. All were taken to a nearby hospital for treatment. Preliminary reports said none of the injuries were life-threatening, but few details were immediately released. The championship match w...
01:52 2019-08-25

Lightning strike injures up to 12 people in South Carolina A lightning strike on the Fourth of July injured as many as a dozen people near a South Carolina sand bar, according to reports. The incident was reported around 2:10 p.m. Thursday near a river by the Lawshe Plantation, where a tree was struck by the lightning bolt, according to news station WPDE. E...
00:52 2019-07-05

Advocates aim for 1.5 million students in 2nd 'Global Climate Strike' Hundreds of thousands of students around the world are expected to take part in a global event Friday to draw attention to the fight against climate change....
16:00 2019-05-24

For Modern Strikeouts, Pitchers Veer Outside the Strike Zone It’s a paradox for today’s big-league pitchers: M.L.B. is on pace for another strikeout record, but fewer pitches than ever are going inside the rule-book zone....
15:39 2019-07-16

6 Injured in Lightning Strike at PGA Tour Championship in Atlanta A half-dozen people were injured, including one of the tournament’s vendors, after lightning struck a tree near the 16th tee during a weather delay. “It was like a sonic boom,” the vendor said....
03:00 2019-08-25

Air strike hits warehouse co-owned by Italy's ENI in Libya A storehouse belonging to Libya's Mellitah Oil & Gas, a joint-venture between the National Oil Corporation (NOC) and Italy's ENI, was damaged in an air strike on Tuesday, wounding three workers, the state oil firm said in a statement....
01:26 2019-06-19

At least 44 dead, 130 wounded in strike on migrant center in Libya: U.N. At least 44 people were killed and more than 130 wounded in an air strike on a migrant detention center in the Libyan capital Tripoli, the U.N. mission to the country said on Wednesday....
12:00 2019-07-03

Norway to shut at least 2 oilfields in case of strike -industry Oil and gas production at Norway's Draugen and Gjoea fields will have to close down from June 4 if oil workers go on strike, a spokesman for industry group Norwegian Oil and Gas (NOG) said on Wednesday....
16:39 2019-05-29

Pak Opens Its Airspace, Closed Since Balakot Strike: Report Pakistan opened its airspace for all civilian traffic on Tuesday morning, removing the ban on Indian flights that were not allowed to use majority of its airspace since the Balakot air strikes in......
03:39 2019-07-16

British Airways pilots to strike for three days in September Airline says industrial action over pay will disrupt plans of ‘tens of thousands’ of passengersPilots at British Airways will go on strike for three days in September after talks failed to settle a long-running pay dispute, the union has announced.The pilots will take industrial action on 9, 10 and ...
10:26 2019-08-24

Prisoners end hunger strike for Kurdish leader in Turkey ISTANBUL (AP) — A Kurdish politician has announced the end of a hunger strike by prisoners demanding improved conditions for Abdullah Ocalan, the imprisoned leader of an outlawed Kurdish rebel group. In a statement Sunday on the 200th day of the hunger strike, Leyla Guven said they had reached their...
14:52 2019-05-26

Supplier to Ford, FCA, Tesla faces possible strike Friday Nearly 2,000 UAW hourly workers at a Faurecia plant in Saline, Mich., are prepared to strike at 12:01 a.m. Friday as contract talks continue into the night. The plant supplies plastic interior parts to Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Ford Motor Co. and Tesla Inc., the UAW said....
21:13 2019-06-20

Four Killed In Separate Incidents Of Lightning Strike In Chhattisgarh Four people, including two brothers, were killed in separate incidents of lightning strike during rain and thunderstorm in northern part of Chhattisgarh, police said on Sunday....
13:52 2019-06-16

Sudan opposition pushes ahead with two-day strike from Tuesday Sudan's alliance of opposition and protest groups said on Monday that it will push ahead with a general two-day strike starting on Tuesday after talks with the ruling military council collapsed....
00:13 2019-05-28

Zomato Riders' Strike "Nothing To Do With Food Or Religion": Founder The Zomato delivery workers' protest in West Bengal's Howrah has "nothing to do with food or religion or beliefs", the company's founder has said in an email to staff, warning against "conflating......
12:00 2019-08-13

Soccer: Nicholson strike gives Jamaica win over United States A goal from Shamar Nicholson early in the second half gave Jamaica a 1-0 win over the United States in a warm-up match for the Gold Cup on Wednesday....
07:00 2019-06-06

All-India Doctors' Strike Tomorrow: Your 10-Point Guide Parts of the country are bracing for a strike by doctors tomorrow - to be held in solidarity with the doctors in Bengal, who after six days of protest, today said they were ready for talks with the......
19:00 2019-06-16

UPDATE 1-Around 200 Norway oil workers threaten strike from June 4 Around 200 Norwegian offshore oil and gas workers plan to go on strike on June 4 unless wage negotiations lead to a deal with employers, the Lederne labour union said on Wednesday....
12:26 2019-05-29

Amazon workers' Prime Day strike begins in Minnesota Amazon workers in Minnesota and Germany are striking as Prime Day kicks off, in a stand against working conditions and wage practices. The action in Minnesota represents the first major strike of Amazon workers in the U.S. during Prime Day....
21:26 2019-07-15

The UK after May: no-deal, new deal, socialism - or no Brexit? The end of Theresa May's premiership will usher in an even more turbulent phase of Britain's exit from the European Union as any new leader is likely to seek to strike a tougher divorce deal, and there could be an election within months....
19:39 2019-05-23

This Pokémon Let's Go Bundle Deal Is the Very Best, Like No Deal Ever Was If you’re super hyped about last night’s Pokémon news and it’s given you a reason to want to buy Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu!, Walmart has a great deal on the bundle. Right now, Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! w/ Poke Ball is just $79, or $20 off its regular price....
23:26 2019-05-29

Congress, BJP Leaders On Hunger Strike Over Death Of Driver In Rajasthan A hunger strike by a Congress and a BJP lawmaker protesting the death of a tractor driver under mysterious circumstances in Rajasthan's Tonk district entered third day today....
15:26 2019-06-03