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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 streng...

CBS and Viacom agree billion-dollar merger to challenge Disney and Netflix

Source: theguardian.com

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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 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

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 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-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, 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....
21:39 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

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

Disney will bundle ESPN+, Hulu, and Disney+ for $13/month to take on Netflix in November Disney today announced it’ll bundle ESPN+ and Hulu along with Disney+ for $12.99 a month when the entertainment giant’s streaming service launches in November. The company’s CEO, Bob Iger, said during the quarterly earnings call that these services are “three legs of a stool.” Individually, ESPN+ an...
08:39 2019-08-07

Disney to bundle Disney+, Hulu, ESPN+ at popular Netflix price Walt Disney Co on Tuesday said it would offer a $13-per-month bundle of its three streaming services starting in November, a move to attract audiences who have embraced digital services such as Netflix Inc ....
03:26 2019-08-07

Disney will bundle Hulu, ESPN+ and Disney+ together for the same price as Netflix Disney CEO Bob Iger announced a new bundle offer that will include the company’s three main streaming services - ESPN+, Hulu and the upcoming Disney+ - all for the same price as a standard Netflix subscription ($12.99 per month in the US).Iger made the announcement during a call with investor...
11:39 2019-08-07

Disney might not steal Netflix customers — but it will make it harder for Netflix to raise prices Video streaming isn't going to be a zero-sum game. But Disney's pricing may hinder part of the long-term Netflix narrative — that Netflix can turn customer growth into earnings growth by raising prices once subscribers plateau....
20:26 2019-08-07

Netflix investor isn't worried about Disney, Apple streaming services — Netflix is 'future of film' Netflix shouldn't be worried about streaming wars, Morris Mark, CEO of Mark Asset Management, said Tuesday ahead of the company's fiscal earnings....
20:00 2019-05-21

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

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

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

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

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

ViacomCBS CEO: We have the scale to take on Disney and Netflix Bob Bakish, the head of a newly combined CBS and Viacom, said the company's vast content library should help it fight off rivals in the TV streaming wars....
15:00 2019-08-14

Disney to take on Netflix as streaming war heats up The crowded market for video streaming, currently dominated by Netflix Inc, is expected to heat up further as Walt Disney Co rolls out its Disney+ service on Nov. 12 in the United States, Canada and the Netherlands....
17:26 2019-08-20

Factbox: Disney to take on Netflix as streaming war heats up The crowded market for video streaming, currently dominated by Netflix Inc, is expected to heat up further as Walt Disney Co rolls out its Disney+ service on Nov. 12 in the United States, Canada and the Netherlands....
00:00 2019-08-20

Netflix and Disney speak out against Georgia’s new abortion law Georgia is one of the latest states to pass legislation that will make it harder for women to get abortions, but Georgia also happens to be one of the countries where several movie studios shoot some of their pictures, including Netflix and Disney. Both studios spoke out against Georgia’s &ldq...
13:26 2019-05-30

How Disney+ Compares to Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime Now that Disney’s long-awaited streaming service, Disney+, finally has an official launch date (November 12) and more details have been released, it’s clear that this isn’t just a niche supplemental service for Disney fans—the media giant is making a play for dominance in the streaming market. But w...
19:52 2019-08-08

Disney Enlists Superfans as It Prepares to Face Off Against Netflix Disney’s high-profile attempt to compete in streaming was center stage at D23, where a slew of new shows and movies for Disney+ was announced and fans were offered a three-year deal for the service at a deep discount....
01:26 2019-08-25

Disney, Netflix React to Georgia’s Anti-Abortion Ban As the country’s top producer of pecans, peanuts, and trap music, the state of Georgia is a bit of a paradox—case in point, it’s the birthplace of both the civil rights movement and the televised antics of Stevie J. and Karlie Redd....
20:52 2019-05-30

Netflix creates UK production hub at Disney's preferred studios Netflix is setting up another big production hub, and this one is steeped in cinematic history. The streaming giant is establishing a 14-stage UK operation at Shepperton Studios in Surrey, a location that has been used to shoot more than a few class......
01:13 2019-07-04

Disney, king of the box office, now primed to do battle with Netflix World’s biggest entertainment company reports its results this weekDisney’s domination at the global box office and its plans to take on Netflix will be centre stage when it reports its latest results this week, with films from Avengers: Endgame to The Lion King driving its best year ever on the big...
11:39 2019-08-05

Forget all the Netflix doom and gloom – it’s Apple, Disney, and even HBO that should be worried now If you believe much of the commentary in recent days about Netflix’s unimpressive second-quarter results, you’d be forgiven for assuming the streaming giant’s House of Cards will soon come tumbling down. Netflix lost 126,000 subscribers during the quarter, the first time that&rsquo...
16:26 2019-07-22

How the streaming wars between Disney, Netflix, Apple and everybody else will change TV forever Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime Video and others are about to come head-to-head with the likes of Disney Plus, Apple TV Plus, HBO Max and CNBC's parent company, NBCUniversal. Welcome to the streaming wars....
23:00 2019-08-10

Netflix, Disney consider boycotting Georgia, continue partnerships with Egypt, China Entertainment giants Netflix and Disney are threatening to pull their business out of Georgia over the state's recently-enacted "heartbeat" abortion bill....
06:52 2019-05-31

Disney’s new streaming bundle priced to compete with “standard” Netflix plan Enlarge / Here they come, all together in a streaming bundle. (credit: Disney / Sam Machkovech) The Walt Disney Company's latest quarterly earnings call included an announcement to investors that appears to take dead aim at Netflix: an all-Disney, three-service streaming bundle for $12.99/month, c...
09:00 2019-08-07

Facebook approaches Netflix, Disney to support TV chat device: The Information Facebook Inc has approached Netflix Inc, Walt Disney Co and other media companies about putting their streaming services on a new Facebook device for making video calls from televisions, The Information reported on Wednesday....
18:39 2019-07-31

Analyst lays out six reasons why the new Disney streaming service will eat Netflix's lunch Disney+ is set to launch in November. Needham said Disney's streaming customers will "mostly come" from Netflix because "US consumers have shown a reluctance to add" additional streaming services....
15:13 2019-08-07

Netflix and Amazon Trail a Local Video Rival in India That's Now Disney-Owned As Netflix and Amazon rush to India to sign up new users, they are up against Hotstar, a mobile-first streaming platform with 300 million monthly users and a new corporate parent—Disney....
15:52 2019-06-04

CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-WarnerMedia joins Disney, Netflix in reconsidering Georgia business over abortion law WarnerMedia on Thursday became the third major U.S. media company to say it would reconsider working in Georgia if a new law banning abortions after a fetal heartbeat can be detected takes effect, following Walt Disney Co and Netflix....
23:01 2019-05-30

Disney and Netflix should quit Georgia and quit seeking subsidies It’s a story you’ve seen before. Red states pass laws the Left find objectionable, and within days, the entertainment sector threatens to leave that state until conservatives see things their way. This time, Disney CEO Bob Iger has suggested that Disney may exit the state of Georgia over their recen...
03:52 2019-05-31

Gartner, IDC agree that PC sales are up—but they don’t agree what a PC is Enlarge / Does this Chromebook count as a traditional PC? Gartner says no, IDC says yes. (credit: Valentina Palladino) We've been hearing for quite some time that the traditional PC is dying, but it's not quite dead yet. Business analyst firms Gartner and IDC tackle the numbers differently, but bo...
02:00 2019-07-13

Inside Disney's Animation Research Library, the repository for 100 years of Disney artwork In managing director Mary Walsh’s words, the Disney Animation Research Library is a massive repository “for all the original artwork that was created for both the short and feature length [Disney] animated films, from the 1920s stuff at the very beginning up until present day.” The ARL has long been...
23:13 2019-07-18

Stay in bed, Disney fans: Walt Disney World now offers discounted mid-day tickets Walt Disney World Resort announced a new cheaper ticket offering called the Mid-Day Magic Ticket, good for admission to the park after 12 p.m..       ...
08:39 2019-08-20

Disney's bundle of Disney+, ESPN+ and ad-supported Hulu will cost $12.99 per month Disney is finally bundling its three streaming services and it's going to cost you $12.99 a month. On an earnings call Tuesday, CEO Bob Iger said that U.S. customers would be able to get Disney+, ESPN+ and ad-supported Hulu for under $15 a month....
23:52 2019-08-06

Disney unveils bundle with Disney+, ESPN+ and Hulu for $12.99/month Yet another new subscription video bundle has been unveiled, for those of you keeping score at home. It’s an additional packaged offering from Disney, and it’s a good one — starting on November 12, as a complement to the company launching its much-anticipated Disney+ Netflix rival for $6.99, D...
01:00 2019-08-07

Disney executives apparently worried Jojo Rabbit's anti-Nazi message is too edgy for Disney fans Thanks to the massive success of Thor: Ragnarok, Taika Waititi has become a beloved entity at Marvel, which recently signed the filmmaker to direct the follow-up, Thor: Love And Thunder. Waititi’s next film, however, has reportedly become something of an emblem for parent company Disney’s rocky acqu...
20:52 2019-08-13

Disney workers can enroll at a Florida college, and Disney will pay for it Disney will pick up the tab for workers who attend the University of Central Florida. The program is called Disney Aspire. It covers 100% of tuition upfront, and it reimburses application fees, books and course materials....
22:52 2019-05-24

Disney's streaming bundle: Disney+, ESPN+ and Hulu for $12.99 On their quarterly earnings call, Disney execs confirmed a pricetag for the bundled streaming offer they'd teased while announcing Disney+. While that service will cost $7.99 per month on its own, this push to bring cord cutters back into their fold......
12:26 2019-08-07

Disney reveals where you can stream its Disney+ service Disney today revealed more about its upcoming streaming service, Disney+. Specifically, we now know which devices the service will be on, and to which countries it’ll be rolling out at launch. Disney revealed the new streaming service would be rolling out to Canada and the Netherlands on November 12...
20:52 2019-08-19

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

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

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

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

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 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

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, 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, 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

How to use Netflix codes to find specific categories of movies and shows that Netflix won't show you otherwise sitthiphong/Shutterstock You can use Netflix codes to find very specific subsets of movies and shows on Netflix. Once you know the link structure needed, you can use these codes to navigate to any section of the site, with categories as broad as "action/adventure" to ones specific as movies featur...
07:26 2019-06-22

The best Netflix series in the UK (August 2019): fantastic Netflix shows to binge If you've ditched regular TV and you're getting your fix online, we bet you're using Netflix. The online streaming platform has more than 140 million subscribers worldwide, so it's made sure there's a diverse range of Netflix shows, as well as exclusive Netflix TV series, fo...
23:00 2019-08-05

The best Netflix series in the US (June 2019): fantastic Netflix shows Best Netflix Shows: Welcome to TechRadar's guide to the best shows and TV series you can stream on Netflix in the United States. These days Netflix plays host to some of the best TV shows on the planet, bar none. From originals like Stranger Things and Orange is the New Black, to syndicate...
01:52 2019-06-06

Netflix price hikes are complicating T-Mobile’s ‘Netflix on Us’ promotion T-Mobile announced a series of changes to its most popular phone plane on Thursday, one of which potentially means a price increase if you’re on a plan that includes a Netflix subscription One of the side-effects of the Netflix price increase that’s been rolling out in waves recently is ...
00:39 2019-05-24

The best Netflix series in the US (August 2019): fantastic Netflix shows Best Netflix Shows: Welcome to TechRadar's guide to the best shows and TV series you can stream on Netflix in the United States. These days Netflix plays host to some of the best TV shows on the planet, bar none. From originals like Stranger Things and Orange is the New Black, to syndicate...
03:26 2019-08-15

The best Netflix series in the UK (May 2019): fantastic Netflix shows to binge If you're getting your TV fix online, the chances are you're using Netflix. The online streaming platform has over 140 million subscribers worldwide, and so it's made sure there's a diverse range of Netflix shows and Netflix TV series for all sorts of viewers to enjoy.Netflix off...
13:52 2019-05-28

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

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

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

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

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

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

Netflix details the ‘best’ 2019 TVs for watching Netflix Choosing what to watch on Netflix can be a time-consuming experience, but actually accessing the platform, and navigating your way around it, doesn't need to be. Some TVs are better at this than others, so Netflix has revealed its official 2019 list......
18:52 2019-06-19

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

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

Netflix says that these are the best 2019 TVs for watching Netflix The television landscape has changed drastically over the last decade or so, with smart TVs having become the new normal for countless consumers. One of the primary benefits of owning a smart TV is being able to access all of your apps without having to own a secondary device, such as a Roku or a vi...
02:52 2019-06-20

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

What's The One Car Every American Can Agree On? I realize this likely isn’t news to anyone, but current-day America is an extremely divided place. Everybody hates everybody else, and we’re all the absolute worst. I’d like to believe the cleansing, healing power of the automobile can help bridge the divide here, but even that is tricky. If you had...
22:52 2019-08-22

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

F1 teams agree to 22 races in 2020 "Formula One teams have agreed the calendar can expand to a record 22 races next year but without increasing the number of engines allowed, according to Mercedes boss Toto Wolff."...
15:13 2019-08-04

The movie stars all Americans can agree on This year will be remembered as the year America went to the dogs. At least cinematically. We’ve just seen the release of “A Dog’s Journey.” It is not to be confused with its predecessor “A Dog’s Purpose,” which was different from “A Dog’s Way Home,” which is different (obviously) from “Isle of Dogs...
17:52 2019-06-01

How much does lithium cost? The industry can't seem to agree Opaque pricing for lithium, the powerhouse metal fueling the electric vehicle revolution, is expected to be top of mind this week as the industry's leaders gather in Santiago, with calls rising for more transparency to attract much-needed expansion funding....
15:13 2019-06-09

EU leaders agree on top jobs: Tusk European leaders have agreed on who should fill the top jobs for its main institutions for the next five years after a marathon summit, European Council President Donald Tusk and Luxembourg Prime Minister Xavier Bettel said on Twitter....
20:13 2019-07-02

I Designed a Car for Sloths and You’ll Agree It’s Brilliant Sloths are perennial contenders for the title of Earth’s Cutest Creature, due partially to their inherent helplessness. They’re pretty much just sentient compost piles, and on the rare occasions that they have to traverse the ground, they’re in danger. So you know what they need? Sloth-sized cars....
23:52 2019-06-22

Markets Bet on Fed Rate Cut---but Goldman, UBS Don't Agree Despite the market’s conviction, analysts from Goldman Sachs to Bank of America doubt the Fed will cut rates this summer. As the central bank kicks off its meeting, here’s a look at what analysts are calling for and why....
14:52 2019-06-18

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

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

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

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

Nintendo Switch Netflix App: Can you watch Netflix on Nintendo Switch in 2019? THE Nintendo Switch is a popular portable gaming console, but it is lacking one major feature – media entertainment. So when can you start watching Netflix on the Nintendo Switch?...
16:52 2019-05-31

Lizzo Reveals the One and ''Only'' Performer Who Intimidates Her--And We'd Have to Agree Lizzo cannot stop singing her praise for Rihanna. Like most people, the singer is a huge fan of the Fenty designer. So when Lizzo saw that Ri-Ri gave her a standing ovation for her......
12:13 2019-06-28

Sources: Crabtree, Cardinals can't agree to terms Free-agent receiver Michael Crabtree, after working out for Arizona and receiving a contract offer, could not agree to a deal and will continue looking for a new team, sources say....
09:00 2019-08-06

Baseball's Cranks Agree: The Sport Was Better When They Were Part Of It Hall of Fame reliever Goose Gossage has been complaining about the state of baseball for so long that his complaints have spanned multiple decades of the sport. It feels like just yesterday, he was lecturing Joba Chamberlain on “the Yankee way.” (Joba Chamberlain is now retired.) Eleven years later,...
08:39 2019-08-21

Why media and sharps don’t agree on Broncos’ chances There’s an interesting “debate” this summer between many in the mainstream media and the NFL betting market involving new Broncos head coach Vic Fangio. (Denver hosts San Francisco Monday at 8 p.m. on ESPN). Pundits are very enthusiastic about defensive guru Fangio, commenting regularly that he’s ca...
22:52 2019-08-19

Trump, Duda Agree on More U.S. Troops in Poland President Trump signed an agreement to send 1,000 additional U.S. troops to Poland while treating his Polish counterpart to a military flyover at the White House as thanks for a commitment to buy F-35 fighter jets....
01:00 2019-06-13

EU leaders agree to pick new 'Mr or Ms Europe' next month European Union leaders engaged in a first skirmish on Tuesday over who should become the next chief of the European Commission, giving themselves a short deadline to agree on the bloc's top jobs and a target of assigning half of them to women....
01:00 2019-05-29

Majority of Americans agree this makes sex more satisfying Despite the complications, stresses and distractions of modern life, a majority of Americans feel their sex life is in good shape, according to new research. A poll of 2,000 sexually active Americans saw as many as 92 percent say they feel at least satisfied overall with the quality of their sex liv...
00:00 2019-06-15

Venezuela Negotiators Agree to New Round of Talks Both sides of Venezuela’s political divide agreed to hold a new round of negotiations, Norway’s foreign ministry said, as Oslo looks to mediate a solution to the South American nation’s political standoff and humanitarian crisis....
06:39 2019-05-26

Jeremy Corbyn: I agree with Macron on Brexit Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is in agreement with Emmanuel Macron's stance on Brexit - after the French president insisted the Irish border backstop is "indispensable"....
23:39 2019-08-22

U.S., China Agree to Resume Trade Negotiations President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed to resume trade talks and the U.S. consented to halt additional tariffs on Chinese goods for now....
07:39 2019-06-29

Sudan Rivals Agree to Share Power Sudan’s military junta and protest leaders reached a truce to share power until elections, raising tentative hopes for a transition to democratic rule....
14:00 2019-07-05

United Technologies and Raytheon agree to merge A Raytheon and United Technologies pairing could result in an aerospace and defense powerhouse worth more than $100 billion, second only to Boeing.       ...
23:52 2019-06-09

James Ellroy thinks he's a moralist – do you agree? American Tabloid is populated almost entirely with baddies of one sort or another, and ethical judgments are left up to the reader• Warning: this article contains spoilers for American TabloidLet’s take a look at the character arcs of some of the leading players in American Tabloid:Ward J Littell: I...
15:00 2019-05-21

Renewing racist criticism, Trump says many agree with him WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are planning a vote on a resolution that condemns President Donald Trump’s racist comments about four congresswomen of color. The proposed measure says Trump’s words “have legitimized and increased fear and hatred of new Americans and people of col...
08:52 2019-07-16

Afghan Leaders and Taliban Agree on a Way Forward Afghans took a step toward ending nearly 18 years of war, as Taliban insurgents and a range of influential political and civic leaders agreed on a set of principles for negotiations over the country’s political future....
22:13 2019-07-09

Trump and Xi Jinping agree to de-escalate trade war President Trump and China’s President Xi Jinping agreed to resume negotiations and de-escalate their trade war following a meeting at the G-20 summit in Japan on Saturday. The leaders met for 80 minutes on Saturday. Afterward, Xi announced that Trump had agreed not to add new tariffs on Chinese exp...
14:39 2019-06-29

Jets agree to terms with RB Bilal Powell NEW YORK (AP) — The Jets have agreed to terms with Bilal Powell, bringing back the franchise’s 10th-leading rusher after a neck injury cut short his season last year. The 30-year-old Powell worked out for New York on Friday and appears to have proven he is healthy. He had surgery to repair a b...
02:39 2019-06-08

Migrants stalemate ends as six EU countries agree to take them in Malta has agreed to let 356 migrants aboard a humanitarian ship in the Mediterranean Sea, to disembark after six European countries agreed to accept them all....
20:00 2019-08-23

Soccer Idiots Agree: The USWNT Is Cool, VAR Is Not It’s Independence Day, the day on which every American feels especially proud to be American, which also now means every taking it upon yourself, as an American, to make sure that every other American is behaving in a suitably proud way re: how American they are. In real life, this holiday mostly re...
23:00 2019-07-04

6 EU nations agree to take in 'Ocean Viking' migrants Six EU countries have said they will accept more than 300 migrants from a rescue ship stranded in the Mediterranean. The Maltese prime minister said none would stay in Malta, where they will disembark....
14:13 2019-08-23

Italy: Several EU nations agree to take migrants from ship The Italian foreign minister says Italy’s appeal to fellow EU nations to take some of the 40 migrants still aboard a rescue ship anchored off a tiny Mediterranean island in a weeks-long standoff has obtained a “positive” response from five countries...
20:00 2019-06-28

Scouts, execs don’t agree with Vegas when it comes to Nets Two weeks ago, eight teams had better odds of winning next season’s NBA title than the Nets. After general manager Sean Marks put on a clinic in how to run free agency, that list is down to two: the Lakers and Bucks. Talk to people around the league, and they’ll say Vegas is getting a......
04:26 2019-07-03

4 reasons to go multicloud according to tech experts. Do you agree? Using multiple cloud service providers offers companies advantages such as flexibility, cost savings, and and avoiding vendor lock-in. Do you agree? We want to know....
17:52 2019-05-22

EU leaders agree on France's Lagarde to lead ECB European Union leaders agreed on Tuesday to name Frenchwoman Christine Lagarde as the new head of the European Central Bank and sealed a deal on filling the other four top jobs in the bloc after tortuous marathon talks exposed their deepening divisions....
20:13 2019-07-02

ITV, BBC agree to offer BritBox at 6 pounds/month in UK (Reuters - British broadcaster ITV said on Friday it had finalised an agreement with public broadcaster BBC to launch streaming service BritBox in the UK at nearly 6 pounds ($7.51) per month for high-definition services....
09:52 2019-07-19

EU leaders agree replacements for Tusk and Juncker The Belgian prime minister has been picked by leaders in the EU to become its next council president - and for the first time a woman has been put forward for the role of EU Commission president....
00:52 2019-07-03

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

California lawmakers agree to health benefits for immigrants SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will become the first state in the country to pay for some adults living in the country illegally to have full health benefits as the solidly liberal state continues to distance itself from President Donald Trump’s administration. Democrats in the state Leg...
03:00 2019-06-10

| Brady, Patriots agree on 2-year extension - reports Six-time Super Bowl champion Tom Brady has agreed to terms on a two-year contract extension with the New England Patriots, according to multiple US media reports....
06:00 2019-08-05

Battle of the exomoon: Astronomers can't agree on controversial find What appeared to be the first moon ever discovered around a planet circling another star may not really exist, but it seems like we’ll never know for sure...
14:33 2019-05-21

Calipari, Kentucky Agree to New Long-Term Contract LEXINGTON, Ky. (UK Athletics) – UK Athletics has released the details of its contract with UK Coach John Calipari. Calipari signed a new long-term contract Thursday with the school that will offer him the opportunity to end his career in Lexington. The new deal, with total guaranteed compensation – ...
23:39 2019-06-13

Reports: Pelicans agree to trade Davis to Lakers The New Orleans Pelicans agreed to trade All-Star big man Anthony Davis to the Los Angeles Lakers in return for Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Josh Hart and three first-round picks -- including the No. 4 overall selection in next week's draft -- ESPN reported Saturday....
02:13 2019-06-16

G20 countries agree to close tax loopholes for tech companies Tech giants are already finding themselves on the hook for more taxes in parts of Europe, but there could now be a much more coordinated effort to have them pay up. Reuters says it has obtained a Group of 20 draft communiqué revealing an agre......
23:00 2019-06-09

EU countries agree to new migrant influx mechanism: Macron Fourteen member countries of the European Union have agreed to a new "solidarity mechanism" proposed by Germany and France to allocate migrants across the bloc, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday....
20:52 2019-07-22

Sources: Markieff Morris, Pistons agree to deal Markieff Morris, who averaged 9.4 points and 4.6 rebounds while coming off the bench for Oklahoma City and Washington last season, has agreed to a two-year deal with the Pistons, sources told ESPN....
00:26 2019-07-04

Islanders agree to terms with Eberle on $27.5M, 5-year deal The New York Islanders and winger Jordan Eberle have agreed to a five-year, $27.5 million contract. The contract counts $5.5 million against the salary cap through the 2023-24 season under the deal general manager Lou Lamoriello announced Friday. Eberle averaged $6 million a year on his previous con...
20:39 2019-06-14

Venezuela government, opposition agree to continue talks There will be further talks to end to Venezuela's stalemate, negotiators have said. For years, the president's adversaries had been wary of lengthy dialogue, insisting that he has used talks to stall for time....
07:39 2019-07-12

U.N. says Yemeni warring sides agree "ceasefire mechanism" Yemen's warring sides have agreed on a "mechanism and new measures to reinforce the ceasefire and de-escalation" around the flashpoint port of Hodeidah, as well as technical aspects of a troop pullback, the United Nations said on Monday....
19:26 2019-07-15

Ukraine Wants Chernobyl To Be Tourist Site. Experts Don't Agree The tourists first started flocking to Chernobyl nearly 10 years ago, when fans of the video game S.T.A.L.K.E.R. wanted to see firsthand the nuclear wasteland they'd visited in virtual reality....
16:00 2019-07-13

Union chiefs agree Labour should back Remain Labour-affiliated trade unions have agreed the party should campaign for a second EU referendum and support Remain if the next Conservative prime minister negotiates a fresh Brexit deal....
21:26 2019-07-08

Jets agree to terms with Eagles exec Joe Douglas to be GM NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets have hired Philadelphia Eagles executive Joe Douglas to be their general manager. Douglas, the Eagles’ vice president of player personnel, was one of four candidates interviewed twice by New York for the vacancy. He met with team officials last Saturday and Su...
02:39 2019-06-08

Sudan's military, opposition agree constitutional declaration The African Union said the ruling generals and opposition leaders have reached "full agreement" on a constitutional declaration. Negotiations between the two sides have been going on for months amid bouts of violence....
07:13 2019-08-03

Finland's coalition parties agree spending boost The five Finnish parties in talks to form a new government plan to increase public spending by 1.2 billion euros over four years, Finland's likely next prime minister Antti Rinne told reporters on Tuesday....
18:13 2019-05-28

India, US Agree On Collaboration Between Defence Industry And Start-Ups Indian and American officials on Friday agreed to pursue a policy environment conducive to collaboration between the defence industry and start-ups in both countries. An understanding in this regard......
05:52 2019-08-03

Taliban and Afghan government agree to reduce violence The Taliban and Afghan officials have agreed on a "promise to reduce violence," Germany's envoy says. Hosted by Qatar, the German-brokered talks could also spark progress in negotiations between the US and the Taliban....
01:13 2019-07-09

These pension plans are at risk of going broke. Now lawmakers need to agree on a fix Retirement benefits for more than 1 million people could be at risk if nothing is done to help save underfunded multiemployer pensions. The House of Representatives is set to consider a bill that addresses the problem....
04:39 2019-07-13

Reports: C Chandler, Rockets agree to one-year deal Free agent center Tyson Chandler, who spent most of last season with the Los Angeles Lakers, agreed to a one-year deal with the Houston Rockets, multiple outlets reported Friday....
00:26 2019-07-13

Mueller Delivered a Message. Washington Couldn’t Agree on What It Was. As he stepped down from his role as special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III refused to exonerate President Trump but also avoided being declarative enough to change many minds....
03:39 2019-05-30

Simmons, 76ers agree to $170 million, 5-year deal The Philadelphia 76ers and star guard Ben Simmons have agreed to a $170 million, five-year contract extension, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. The max deal is the latest big commitment by a team expected to make a serious push at its first NBA championship since 1983....
12:52 2019-07-16

Lakers agree with Cousins, bring back Rondo Free-agent center DeMarcus Cousins has agreed to a one-year contract with the Lakers, and sources say the team is bringing back point guard Rajon Rondo on a two-year deal....
02:13 2019-07-07

Elizabeth Warren and AOC Agree: Game Of Thrones Blew It It’s been two days since Game of Thrones withered away into the annals of middling finales in television history, but naturally (thankfully?), there is still content to be mined from the show’s putrid ending. The latest installment, from Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez today,...
01:52 2019-05-22

Report: Thomas, Saints agree to $100 million extension All-Pro Michael Thomas and the New Orleans Saints agreed to a five-year, $100 million contract with a $20 million signing bonus that will make him the league's highest-paid wide receiver....
20:52 2019-07-31

'I agree with AOC': Ted Cruz and congresswoman find common ground The lawmakers tweeted their support for a potential lifetime ban on former Congress members becoming lobbyistsA conversation on Twitter has led to an unlikely collaboration between the Republican senator Ted Cruz and the Democratic representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to pass legislation targetin...
06:26 2019-05-31

Markets rally after Trump and Xi agree to resume talks Stock markets have rallied after the US and China agreed to restart trade talks, easing fears over the escalation of a damaging dispute between the world's two biggest economies....
12:13 2019-07-01

EU countries agree plan to handle migrants and refugees Macron says 14 states back mechanism to redistribute people saved in MediterraneanThe French president, Emmanuel Macron, has said European countries have made progress on plans to redistribute refugees rescued in the Mediterranean, efforts criticised by Italy’s far-right interior minister, Matteo Sa...
13:13 2019-07-23

Mobile operators agree to cut charges for out-of-contract customers A number of UK mobile phone operators have agreed to cut charges for out-of-contract customers as research by Ofcom found they were overpaying £182m a year....
14:39 2019-07-22

EU countries agree to share out Ocean Viking migrants Six European Union countries have agreed to take in the 356 migrants stranded at sea for two weeks aboard the Ocean Viking rescue vessel, ending the latest standoff in the bloc over migration across the Mediterranean....
00:26 2019-08-24

More and More Countries Agree on This Climate Change Goal. But Will It Work? As lawmakers around the world debate how best to fight climate change, one goal is rapidly becoming standard: net-zero emissions by 2050. That means that greenhouse gases would be dramatically reduced — most likely by using a combination of switching from coal and gas to wind and solar, becomi...
21:26 2019-06-21

Trump and Kim Jong-un 'agree' Biden has a 'low IQ', White House says Sarah Sanders told Meet the Press the president’s point of view was not guided by the North Korean leaderDonald Trump and Kim Jong-un “agree in their assessment” that former vice-president and 2020 Democratic candidate Joe Biden has a “low IQ”, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said.Speaking...
23:52 2019-05-26

AP Source: Panthers agree to terms with DT Gerald McCoy CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A person familiar with the situation says the Carolina Panthers have agreed to terms with six-time Pro Bowl free agent defensive tackle Gerald McCoy on a one-year contract worth up to $10.25 million with incentives. McCoy, who was cut by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in a salary ca...
01:52 2019-06-04

Japan, U.S. agree to accelerate trade talks from July Japan and the United States agreed on Friday to hold working-level meetings intensively from early next month to accelerate progress towards a two-way trade agreement, Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi said....
13:39 2019-06-28

Mets agree to deal with Santana, reportedly add Kemp The New York Mets agreed to a minor league deal with veteran right-hander Ervin Santana on Friday, and multiple reports indicated outfielder Matt Kemp also signed a similar deal....
04:52 2019-05-25

Finland's coalition parties agree on government program Finland's election-winning Social Democrats and four smaller parties reached an agreement on a joint government program for their four-year term, Finland's likely next prime minister Antti Rinne said on Friday, in a decisive step to secure a majority coalition....
17:26 2019-05-31

The Latest: Barr declines to agree on treason claim WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and special counsel Robert Mueller (all times local): 9:10 a.m. Attorney General William Barr is declining to agree with President Donald Trump’s assertion that senior FBI officials were engaged in treason when they investigated whether Tr...
18:13 2019-05-31

Liverpool agree to sign Dutch defender Van den Berg "Liverpool have agreed a deal with Dutch top division side PEC Zwolle to sign 17-year-old defender Sepp van den Berg, the Premier League side said on Thursday."...
22:00 2019-06-27

Gambling firms agree more funding and support for addicts The UK's largest gambling firms have agreed to significantly bolster funding and support to tackle addiction following pressure from the government and health chiefs....
12:00 2019-07-02

EU summit ends in deadlock as leaders fail to agree over top job Leaders will have meet again on Tuesday after several countries refused to back France and Germany’s choiceThe longest ever EU summit has ended without agreement as Angela Merkel warned that with Brexit “looming” imposing the centre-left candidate Frans Timmermans as European commission president ri...
21:00 2019-07-01

Sheffield United agree £20m Oli McBurnie deal with Swansea Striker in line to become club’s fourth record signing of summerSwansea agree to buy Kristoffer Peterson from Heracles for £1mSheffield United have agreed a club-record £20m deal to sign the Swansea City striker Oli McBurnie. After weeks of talks Chris Wilder’s side have made a breakthrough with an ...
18:13 2019-07-31

Ocasio-Cortez and Ted Cruz actually agree on lobbying reform Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez offered to “make a deal” with Texas senator Ted Cruz on Thursday after the diametrically opposed politicians actually agreed with each other on lobbying reform. The Democratic socialist wrote on Twitter that “at minimum there should be a long wait period...
01:00 2019-05-31

Britain and Sweden agree to co-operate on fighter plans Britain and Sweden agreed on Friday to study air combat co-operation and opened the door to other potential partners in a move that could see the Scandinavian country join a planned next-generation UK fighter project....
13:39 2019-07-19

G20 Countries Agree on Approach to Shut Down Big Tech's Tax Loopholes Group of 20 finance ministers meeting in Fukuoka, Japan reached a tentative agreement on Saturday to “compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants” such as Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google, Reuters reported—with a particular focus on reducing the practice by some companies o...
03:39 2019-06-10

Sources: Isaiah Thomas, Wizards agree to deal The Wizards lost point guard Tomas Satoransky to the Chicago Bulls on Monday, opening an opportunity for Isaiah Thomas to be a backup point guard for the franchise...
05:26 2019-07-02

G20 finance leaders agree trade tensions have 'intensified' World financial leaders are meeting in Japan amid increasing trade and geopolitical tensions. Following rocky negotiations, they have reportedly pledged to take further action to address these economic risks....
07:26 2019-06-09

Tottenham agree £55m fee with Real Betis for Giovani Lo Celso • Argentina midfielder must agree personal terms• Tottenham also hoping to sign Ryan SessegnonTottenham have reached an agreement with Real Betis to sign Giovani Lo Celso for a club record-equalling €60m (£55.3m) while Mauricio Pochettino is also hoping a deal for Fulham’s Ryan Sessegnon can be comp...
21:13 2019-08-07

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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-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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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-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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

UK and South Korea agree to sign free trade deal The UK has signed a free trade agreement (FTA) in principle with South Korea that will ensure businesses from both countries can continue trading freely after Brexit....
16:13 2019-06-10

Report: Dallas, Powell to agree to three-year, $33 million deal The Dallas Mavericks are expected to come to terms with big man Dwight Powell on a three-year, $33 million contract extension soon after free agency begins Sunday night, according to multiple reports....
01:26 2019-07-01

Moldovan parties agree to form government after months of deadlock Moldovan parties on Saturday agreed to form a government and appoint Maia Sandu, a former education minister and World Bank adviser, as prime minister with a mandate to curb the power of oligarchs in one of Europe's poorest countries....
22:52 2019-06-08

Kevin Hart and Paramount Are Developing a Remake of Scrooged, Which We Can All Agree is Very Necessary When I think of movies I need to see again, with new actors and a slightly refreshed script, of course I think of the moderately charming late-’80s Bill Murray vehicle Scrooged. Do you—do you not?Read more......
01:39 2019-06-09

German finance minister says G20 ministers agree on minimum taxation Finance Ministers at a Group of 20 meeting in Japan are agreed that minimum taxation is a good idea, German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Saturday, adding that it would come....
02:26 2019-06-09

Agent: Saints, Thomas, agree on 5-year, $100M contract The agent for New Orleans Saints leading receiver Michael Thomas says Thomas and the Saints have agreed on a new five-year contract worth up to $100 million       ...
17:39 2019-07-31

'Back on track': China and U.S. agree to restart trade talks The United States and China agreed on Saturday to restart trade talks and Washington will not levy new tariffs on Chinese exports, China's foreign ministry said, raising hopes for the world's two largest economies to resolve their trade war....
09:26 2019-06-29

Cowboys, LB Smith agree on extension amid Elliott holdout When the Dallas Cowboys announced a contract extension for Jaylon Smith, it was first a celebration of the linebacker's journey from a career-threatening knee injury in college to one of the NFL's richest contracts at his position....
17:52 2019-08-21

Futures Now: Crude oil bounces back, but traders don't agree on where it could be headed "Futures Now" Scott Nations, NationsShares, and Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, discuss where they see crude oil headed with CNBC's Seema Mody....
17:00 2019-08-21

On Gun Control, 2020 Democrats Agree: No Reason to Hold Back After mass shootings jolted the nation this month, the Democratic candidates seemed to move in lock step toward more aggressive gun control positions without resistance from moderates....
02:52 2019-08-13

Humanity needs bold new space mission, Apollo legends agree A new, bold challenge in space exploration is needed to advance American prosperity and unite humanity with a common goal, a group of Apollo-era legends said Tuesday....
02:13 2019-07-17

Spurs agree club record £55m fee for Lyon’s Tanguy Ndombele • Deal includes €10m in potential add-ons• France midfielder has been Mauricio Pochettino’s top targetTottenham are on the verge of shattering their transfer record for the Lyon midfielder, Tanguy Ndombele, after agreeing a fee for him of €62m (£55.45m) plus €10m in add-ons.Mauricio Pochettino, the ...
22:39 2019-06-30

European spirits makers agree to calorie content labels Europe's spirits makers announced plans on Tuesday to list the number of calories and ingredients in spirit drinks, as businesses and regulators step up efforts to cater for healthier lifestyles....
18:26 2019-06-04

Ministers agree £300m British Steel support package The government has agreed to provide financial support to British Steel potentially worth hundreds of millions of pounds, paving the way for Turkey's military pension fund to secure the company's immediate future....
04:39 2019-08-10

Sudan's opposition agree power-sharing deal with military Sudan's ruling military council and a coalition of opposition and protest groups agreed provisionally on Friday to share power for three years, bringing thousands onto the streets to hail a first step toward ending decades of dictatorship....
22:13 2019-07-05

US Soccer, women’s team tentatively agree to mediate lawsuit REIMS, France (AP) — U.S. Soccer and players for the women’s national team have tentatively agreed to mediate a lawsuit that accuses the federation of gender discrimination and seeks equitable pay. The federation and representatives for the players confirmed the agreement, first reported in th...
14:13 2019-06-22

Italy’s Government Parties Are Feuding, but Leaders Agree to Talk The League party and Five Star Movement have been increasingly at odds, raising speculation that the coalition might collapse, forcing early elections....
17:13 2019-07-19

UPDATE 1-Britain and Sweden agree to co-operate on fighter plans Britain and Sweden agreed on Friday to study air combat co-operation over the next decade and opened the door to other potential partners in a move that could see the Scandinavian country join a planned next-generation UK fighter project....
15:52 2019-07-19

Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo agree to disclose loot box odds Loot boxes have been a source of controversy in recent years. They offer gamers a way to snag virtual items, but because the rewards are typically randomized and players can buy them with real money, they've been called as a form of gambling. Some ju......
21:13 2019-08-07

Trump administration, Congress agree on spending levels: Mnuchin U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday that the Trump administration and congressional leaders have agreed on broad spending levels for the next two fiscal years, but House Speaker Nancy Pelosi would not confirm there was a deal....
20:13 2019-07-18

Callum Hudson-Odoi set to agree new £100,000-a-week Chelsea contract • Teenager commits future with five-year deal• Chelsea beat Barcelona 2-1 in JapanCallum Hudson-Odoi is set to sign a new five-year contract at Chelsea, curtailing Bayern Munich’s protracted pursuit of his services, and will join Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Mason Mount in committing his long-term future ...
21:39 2019-07-23

NATO allies agree to partner on acquiring maritime munitions Eight countries, including seven NATO allies and one partner nation, on Thursday reached a memorandum of understanding on multinational cooperation for maritime battle decisive munitions....
21:39 2019-06-27

Swiss agree to extradite Chinese scientist to U.S. on theft charges Switzerland has agreed to extradite a Chinese researcher to the United States where prosecutors have charged him with helping his scientist sister steal secrets allegedly worth $550 million from British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline....
16:52 2019-07-17

G7 finance chiefs agree to tackle digital tax challenges: summary G7 finance ministers agreed to address the tax challenges raised by the digital economy and push ahead with plans for a minimum corporate tax level, a draft of the chair's summary seen by Reuters said on Thursday....
18:52 2019-07-18

Bundesliga: Eintracht Frankfurt and West Ham agree a deal for Haller Sebastien Haller has made his record move to the Premier League side a day after a deal was agreed with Eintracht Frankfurt. Keep up with all of the Bundesliga moves right here!...
17:26 2019-07-17

AP Source: Panthers agree to deal with 1st-round pick Burns A person familiar with the situation says the Carolina Panthers have agreed to terms with defensive end and first-round pick Brian Burns on 4-year contract with option for 5th season.       ...
17:52 2019-07-24

| Twitter agree to meet with Manchester United over Pogba abuse Twitter have reacted to calls for more to be done in preventing racist abuse of footballers on social media platforms and will meet with officials from Manchester United....
00:13 2019-08-22

ESPN, NWSL agree to TV deal for rest of season following World Cup Capitalizing on the popularity of the World Cup, ESPN will televise 14 games during remainder of NWSL season including title game and semifinals.       ...
17:52 2019-07-04

Thermo Fisher, Roper agree to terminate $925 million deal Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc and Roper Technologies Inc on Monday said they have mutually agreed to terminate Thermo Fisher's deal to buy Roper's unit Gatan Inc....
16:13 2019-06-10

Trump and Kim Jong Un ‘agree in their assessment’ of Biden, Sarah Sanders says The White House press secretary on Sunday defended Trump’s tweet that he “smiled” when the North Korean leader “called Swampman Joe Biden a low IQ individual, & worse.”...
19:13 2019-05-26

White House says Trump, North Korea agree Biden is ‘low IQ’ President Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un don’t always see eye-to-eye but they both agree that Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden is a “fool of low IQ,” said White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders. “I think they agree in their assessment of former Vice Preside...
20:26 2019-05-26

Sudan military and opposition agree on power-sharing deal Sudan’s ruling military council and civilian protest leaders have reached an agreement to share power for a transition period. The plan envisages a rotating presidency and civilian-military ruling council....
05:39 2019-07-05

‘Many People Agree With Me.’ Trump Defends Racist Tweets About Congresswomen (WASHINGTON) — Unbowed by searing criticism, President Donald Trump on Monday emphatically defended his tweet calling on four Democratic congresswomen of color to go back to their “broken and crime infested” countries. Condemnation of his comments “doesn’t concern me be...
02:00 2019-07-16

U.N. says Yemeni warring sides agree port ceasefire moves Yemen's warring parties have agreed new measures to enforce a ceasefire and facilitate a troop pullback from the flashpoint port of Hodeidah, the United Nations said on Monday....
23:13 2019-07-15

Paper Round: Real Madrid and Chelsea agree Hazard fee "Real Madrid agree a fee for Eden Hazard, Barcelona will keep Ernesto Valverde, Spurs need £88m for Giovani Lo Celso, and Declan Rice focuses on England."...
08:39 2019-05-29

Sudanese factions agree constitutional declaration for transitional government Sudan's military council and its main opposition coalition have agreed a constitutional declaration to usher in a new period of transitional government, African Union mediator for Sudan Mohamed Hassan Lebatt told a news conference in the early hours of Saturday morning....
02:39 2019-08-03

Sudanese factions agree plan to pave way for transitional government Sudan's military council and the main opposition coalition have reached an agreement to usher in a new period of transitional government, African Union mediator for Sudan Mohamed Hassan Lebatt told a news conference in the early hours of Saturday morning....
04:13 2019-08-03

Mitch McConnell: 'For the first time in my memory, I agree with Nancy Pelosi' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., told Fox News' Laura Ingraham on Thursday that he has found himself in rare agreement with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi,  D-Calif....
06:26 2019-06-14

Mercedes-Benz likely to agree to California's tougher emissions rules Mercedes-Benz may be the next company to agree to California's voluntary emissions rules, The New York Times reports. Ford, BMW, Volkswagen and Honda have already pledged to meet California's standards and make their engines more efficient every year......
22:39 2019-08-20

WFP, Yemen's Houthis agree deal that could lift partial aid suspension The World Food Programme (WFP) and Yemen's Houthi movement, which controls the capital Sanaa, have said they had reached a deal that could lift the U.N. agency's partial suspension of aid which has affected around 850,000 people....
18:39 2019-08-04

Bayern Munich agree Philippe Coutinho loan deal The Barcelona playmaker has struggled since moving to the Camp Nou 18 months ago. Bayern see him as an ideal acquisition following the departures of Arjen Robben and Franck Ribery....
10:39 2019-08-17

Bengal Doctors Agree To Meet With Mamata Banerjee, Set One Condition After nearly a week of strike, the doctors in Bengal said they were ready for talks with the government. Junior doctors, who had been protesting after a colleague at a government hospital was......
13:52 2019-06-16

| Sudan generals, protest leaders agree on constitutional declaration Sudan's ruling generals and protest leaders reached a "full agreement" on the constitutional declaration, the African Union said on paving the way for transitioning to civilian rule....
16:26 2019-08-03

Ford, BMW, Honda, and Volkswagen agree to California emissions framework Ford, BMW, Volkswagen and Honda said on Thursday they have reached a voluntary agreement with the state of California to adopt compromise vehicle emissions rules....
20:39 2019-07-31

AP source: Warriors, Green agree on 4-year, $100M extension Person with knowledge of situation tells AP that Draymond Green, Golden State Warriors agree on $100 million, four-year extension       ...
21:52 2019-08-03

Ford and VW Agree to Share Costs of Self-Driving and Electric Cars A deal announced Friday is an example of how carmakers are joining forces to survive a major shift in technology. But can two longtime rivals cooperate?...
02:26 2019-08-04

Protesters agree to lift Newmont Goldcorp blockade in Mexico Mexican protesters agreed to lift a blockade at Newmont Goldcorp's Penasquito mine on Friday, according to a government document seen by Reuters, ending a standoff that led to the mine stopping production for more than a month....
23:39 2019-06-14

Donald Trump, Xi Jinping agree to extended meeting at G20 next week U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping will meet for an extended period at an economic summit in Japan next week, officials said Tuesday amid an ongoing trade conflict....
19:52 2019-06-18

Norway's DNB and KLP agree to sell stakes in Oslo Bors to Euronext Norway's DNB and KLP said on Thursday they had agreed to sell their stakes in Norwegian stock exchange Oslo Bors to pan-European exchange operator Euronext....
13:26 2019-06-06

Trump and Dems agree US infrastructure needs a $2 trillion fix, but 5 states are in the best shape America's infrastructure needs a major overhaul, yet Washington is stalling. Despite the administration's inaction, these five states have managed to make impactful investments to ensure economic stability and improve its residents' well-being....
15:39 2019-07-10

Pacific Islands leaders agree on climate plan with loopholes Pacific Islands leaders failed to agree on tough new climate change commitments at an annual summit on Thursday, agreeing instead to endorse a plan that allows them to opt out of specific measures they opposed....
02:13 2019-08-17

UK PM candidates agree: EU exit needed to defeat Brexit Party Britain's next prime minister has to take the country out of the European Union to defeat the challenge of Nigel Farage's Brexit Party, five of the six candidates for the job said on Sunday....
22:00 2019-06-16

Virginia Public Colleges Agree To Freeze Tuition Next Year RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Every public college in Virginia is freezing tuition for the next school year for the first time in almost 20 years. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that Longwood University recently became the last school to approve a tuition freeze. Lawmakers included $57.5 million in this...
15:00 2019-05-29

49ers, PK Gould agree to deal, beat franchise deadline Robbie Gould and the San Francisco 49ers agreed to a two-year, $10.5 million deal on Monday, beating the 4 p.m. deadline for franchise players to receive a new contract....
21:00 2019-07-15

US, Taliban Resume Talks After Rival Afghans Agree To End Bloodshed US and Taliban officials will on Tuesday resume talks in Qatar aimed at ending Afghanistan's 18-year war, hours after a delegation of Afghan citizens and the militants ended a meeting with both sides......
14:13 2019-07-09

Pochettino calls Coutinho as Spurs agree Dybala fee – reports "Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino has reportedly called Barcelona attacker Philippe Coutinho to try and persuade the Brazilian to move to the club on loan."...
23:00 2019-08-06

Manchester City agree to meet Rodri’s €70m release clause "Atletico Madrid midfielder Rodri has asked to leave the club as Manchester City prepare a €70 million bid to meet his release clause, according to reports."...
13:13 2019-06-18

U.S. Team and Soccer Federation Agree to Mediation in Pay-Equity Suit The U.S. Soccer Federation and the 28 players in the U.S. women’s soccer team player pool suing it for pay discrimination have tentatively agreed to pursue mediation after the World Cup ends, according to people familiar with the situation....
19:52 2019-06-21

‘Not Everyone Will Agree.’ How YouTube Is Defending its Handling of Homophobic, Racist Videos YouTube on Wednesday published a lengthy explanation of its harassment and hate speech policies, following a controversy over its refusal to remove videos by a popular right-wing host who has made homophobic and racist comments targeting another video maker. “As an open platform, we sometimes ...
18:26 2019-06-06

Nations agree new contract for delayed Airbus A400M: sources Airbus has reached final agreement with European buyer nations for a revised contract for its delayed A400M military transporter plane, resetting Europe's largest defense project after a lengthy wrangle over costs and military capability....
23:26 2019-06-13

G20 environment ministers agree to tackle marine plastic waste Reduction of marine plastic trash was one of the major issues at the G20 summit of environment ministers in Japan. Delegates also discussed the future of energy security following the tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman....
16:26 2019-06-16

Manchester United agree £80m deal to buy Harry Maguire from Leicester • Maguire in line to become world’s most expensive defender• Transfer is subject to England player passing medicalManchester United have agreed an £80m deal to buy Harry Maguire from Leicester City, making the England international the world’s most expensive defender.Leicester wanted more for Maguir...
19:39 2019-08-02

Lakers, Pelicans agree on Anthony Davis trade: source Two people familiar with the situation say the Pelicans have agreed to trade Davis to the Lakers for Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Josh Hart and three first-round picks....
10:00 2019-06-16

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Trump, Xi Agree To Restart Trade Talks; No New Tariffs On Chinese Goods Chinese President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump agreed on Saturday to restart fractious China-US trade negotiations, with Beijing saying Washington agreed not to slap new tariffs on its......
07:52 2019-06-29

Taliban, Afghan leaders agree to peace 'road map' ahead of U.S. talks Taliban officials and Afghan government leaders, acting in an unofficial capacity, said Tuesday they've ended two-days of meetings in Qatar with an eight-point road map for peace....
18:39 2019-07-09

EU, South American countries agree on draft free trade treaty The European Union and the Mercosur bloc of South American countries have agreed on the draft text of a free-trade deal. Both sides have been negotiating the agreement for almost 20 years....
20:52 2019-06-28

Tokyo 2020: U-turn as hotels agree to wheelchair rooms for Paralympics Promise by Japan that rooms will stay accessible as Paralympics legacy follows Guardian revelation that hotels wanted payment for conversionsThe Japanese government has promised that all hotel rooms that are converted to make them accessible for wheelchair visitors to the 2020 Paralympics will now r...
16:52 2019-06-10

Kim, Xi agree to grow ties whatever external situation: North Korean media North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and China's President Xi Jinping reached a consensus on "important issues," and agreed to build on their countries' friendly relations "whatever the international situation," North Korean state media reported....
03:52 2019-06-22

Will Olivia Pierson Agree to Take Little Sister Sophia to London With Her & Natalie Halcro? Pretty please? She's never been to England before! It's still looking like a "no" from Olivia Pierson and Natalie Halcro in this clip from Sunday's Relatively Nat......
20:26 2019-06-14

US and China agree to continue tariff talks. Here's a timeline of how the trade war started Trump's face-to-face meeting with Xi at the G-20 summit in Japan is just the latest step in a U.S.-China trade war with huge global implications....
07:39 2019-06-29

Paper Round: Rashford set for £300,000-a-week deal, Spurs agree €72m Ndombele fee "Marcus Rashford is set for a new contract worth £300,000-a-week whilst Tottenham Hotspur have agreed a fee for Tanguy Ndombele. It’s Monday’s Paper Round."...
01:52 2019-07-01

Stressing War’s Toll, Taliban and Afghan Representatives Agree to Peace Road Map In two days of often emotional discussions that for first time included the Afghan government, Taliban and Afghan officials called for ending civilian deaths and assuring women’s fundamental rights....
08:52 2019-07-09

Rival Bosnia leaders agree to form government 10 months after vote Bosnia's rival Serb, Croat and Bosniak leaders agreed on Monday to form a central government 10 months after a general election, reaching a compromise about Bosnia's integration into NATO which had been a key stumbling block....
20:39 2019-08-05

Bankers Agree To Take Steps To Review Lending Rate Transmission: Centre Since December 2018, monetary policy has been eased substantially by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) with policy rates being cut by 75 basis points (bps) and policy outlook being changed to......
00:13 2019-08-06

Heathrow Airport labor strike delayed one day as both sides agree to keep talking On Sunday, airport officials and labor unions agreed to keep talking for at least one more day, delaying a two-day strike at Europe's busiest airport.       ...
15:00 2019-08-05

U.S. and China Agree to a Trade War Cease-Fire as Rivals Seek Breakthrough OSAKA, Japan (AP) — President Donald Trump and China’s Xi Jinping agreed to a cease-fire Saturday in their nations’ yearlong trade war, averting for now an escalation feared by financial markets, businesses and farmers. Trump said U.S. tariffs will remain in place against Chinese i...
18:13 2019-06-29

Klay Thompson will stay with Warriors, agree to five-year, $189.6 million deal The All-Star guard tore his ACL during the NBA Finals and will miss most of the 2019-20 season. Now, the Warriors will try to keep Kevin Durant.       ...
05:52 2019-06-30

Formula 1 bosses and teams agree 2021 rules publication delay Formula 1 teams and series chiefs have agreed to delay the presentation of the 2021 regulations until October, following a summit meeting on Thursday joined by world champion Lewis Hamilton...
01:00 2019-06-14

U.S., North Korea agree at DMZ to resume stalled nuclear talks: Trump U.S. President Donald Trump said he and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un agreed on Sunday to resume stalled nuclear talks when they met in the Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) between the two Koreas....
13:39 2019-06-30

China, US Agree At Xi-Trump Meeting To Restart Trade Talks: Report Chinese President Xi Jinping and his American counterpart Donald Trump agreed Saturday to re-launch the stalled negotiations to end the bruising trade war, according to the Chinese state media which......
13:26 2019-06-29

U.S., Taliban resume talks after rival Afghans agree steps to end bloodshed U.S. and Taliban officials will on Tuesday resume talks in Qatar aimed at ending Afghanistan's 18-year war, hours after a delegation of Afghan citizens and the militants ended a meeting with both sides calling for an end to civilian casualties....
09:13 2019-07-09

UPDATE 1-Nations agree new contract for delayed Airbus A400M -sources Airbus has reached final agreement with European buyer nations for a revised contract for its delayed A400M military transporter plane, resetting Europe's largest defence project after a lengthy wrangle over costs and military capability....
19:13 2019-06-13

Donald Trump: Congressional leaders agree on two-year budget deal President Donald Trump announced Monday that congressional leaders reached a tentative two-year budget deal to avoid automatic spending caps and suspend the debt ceiling....
02:13 2019-07-23

EU leaders fail to agree on 2050 carbon neutral climate target A proposal for the European Union to go carbon neutral by 2050 failed to garner unanimous support at a leaders summit in Brussels. The target date has been relegated to a footnote on the final summit statement....
02:00 2019-06-21

Kim, Xi agree to grow ties whatever the external situation: North Korean media North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and China's President Xi Jinping reached a consensus on "important issues," and agreed to build on their countries' friendly relations "whatever the international situation," North Korean state media reported....
13:39 2019-06-22

US Soccer, women's team tentatively agree to mediate lawsuit U.S. Soccer and players for the women's national team have tentatively agreed to mediate a lawsuit that accuses the federation of gender discrimination and seeks equitable pay       ...
15:00 2019-06-22

Mexico Did Not Agree to Agricultural Deal Touted by President Trump, Officials Say President Donald Trump doubled down on his boast of “large” agricultural sales to Mexico as part of a deal on border security and illegal immigration that averted the threat of U.S. tariffs. But the deal as released had none, and three Mexican officials said they’re not aware of an...
17:13 2019-06-09

UK and South Korea agree to sign post-Brexit trade deal Agreement is Britain’s first major trade deal in Asia since the vote to leave the EUThe UK has reached a preliminary trade deal with South Korea to avoid disruption if Britain leaves the EU without an agreement.The two countries have agreed in principle a free trade agreementthat will allow business...
13:13 2019-06-10

Impeachment chaos: Pols can’t agree on whether or not they’ve launched process to oust Trump The phrase “constitutional crisis” has been used by House Democrats to describe Donald Trump's presidency -- but it turns out they may be creating one of their own....
22:13 2019-08-12

States agree to pause lawsuits against bankrupt opioid maker Insys Five states have agreed to facilitate settlement talks by dropping objections to a bid by Insys Therapeutics Inc in bankruptcy court to put on hold their lawsuits alleging the drugmaker helped fuel the opioid epidemic....
21:00 2019-07-02

Fourteen EU states agree to Franco-German 'solidarity mechanism' for migrants French President Emmanuel Macron gave a positive spin to the partial approval of a plan to allocate migrants across the EU. Italy did not take part in the meeting held in Paris....
03:52 2019-07-23

Tottenham agree terms with Dybala while Sessegnon and Lo Celso await medicals Image rights and agents’ fees still to be resolved for DybalaSpurs hoping to make three deadline day signingsTottenham are hopeful of making three deadline day signings. Ryan Sessegnon and Giovani Lo Celso are set to have medicals on Thursday after Spurs agreed fees of £25m and £55.3m with Fulham an...
11:52 2019-08-08

State lawmakers reject veto, agree to sink surplus submarine COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina legislators have reaffirmed their decision to sink the USS Clamagore, a submarine that’s been floating in Charleston Harbor for 40 years. The Post and Courier of Charleston reports lawmakers on Tuesday overturned Gov. Henry McMaster’s ...
01:52 2019-06-28

Trump and Xi Agree to Restart Trade Talks, Avoiding Escalation in Tariff War The agreement, reached at the Group of 20 meeting in Osaka, Japan, represented a temporary cease-fire to give negotiators another chance to forge a permanent accord....
14:00 2019-06-29

USWNT, USSF agree to mediation in gender-discrimination lawsuit after World Cup Both sides are interested in resolving the longstanding disagreement over pay and working conditions, according to two people with knowledge of each parties’ thinking....
22:52 2019-06-21

Tennessee Titans, Kevin Byard agree to five-year, $70.5 million extension Kevin Byard and the Tennessee Titans agreed on a five-year, $70.5 million contract extension, making Byard the highest-paid safety in NFL history.       ...
10:52 2019-07-25

Asia stocks rise after Trump and Xi agree to a pause in tariff escalation Stocks in Asia Pacific rose in Monday morning trade after U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed to hold off on slapping additional tariffs in an effort to resume trade talks....
02:52 2019-07-01

Derrick Rose, Detroit Pistons agree on two-year, $15 million deal The Pistons will add Derrick Rose to a point guard rotation that includes Reggie Jackson. Rose, the 2011 MVP, had a resurgent season with Minnesota.       ...
03:13 2019-07-01

'The View' hosts find something to agree on, claim there's 'obviously sexism' in women's World Cup pay The hosts of ABC's "The View" found themselves all in agreement on Monday about the state of inequality in sports, following the U.S. women's soccer World Cup victory....
23:26 2019-07-08

U.S. stock futures jump after U.S. and China agree to resume trade talks U.S. stock futures jumped more than one percent when trading resumed on Sunday, after the United States and China agreed on Saturday to restart stalled trade talks....
08:26 2019-07-01

Opinion: The Open Championship at Portrush might be only thing Northern Ireland can agree on The Open Championship makes first appearance in Northern Ireland since 1951; the Troubles are in past, but province retains slightly sinister air.       ...
12:52 2019-07-16

The Democratic Presidential Candidates Mostly Agree on Marijuana Legalization. The Exception? Joe Biden In 2016, legalizing marijuana was a niche issue. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders mentioned it occasionally, while former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton supported the lesser step of removing pot from Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act. Things have changed. Nearly every major Democratic conte...
02:13 2019-06-08

Rangers, Jacob Trouba agree to massive seven-year, $56 million deal Jacob Trouba and the Rangers will be together for a long time. The team announced it had agreed to terms with the recently acquired blueliner on Friday. The Post’s Brett Cyrgalis confirmed the contract is a seven-year deal worth $56 million. Trouba, acquired mid-June for a first-round pick and...
22:39 2019-07-19

Call of Duty Pros Agree To Ditch Their Cosmetics To Avoid A Major Bug Days before a major Black Ops 4 event, Call of Duty pro players are agreeing to ditch their cosmetic items in order to avoid a bug that could affect the outcome of matches....
03:52 2019-07-16

Jeremy Hunt says he does not agree with views in UK ambassador's leaked memo Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has said he does not agree with all the views expressed by Sir Kim Darroch in the leaked messages, insisting Britain has the "warmest" of relationships with the US....
12:00 2019-07-08

Pentagon, Lockheed agree to 'historic' $34B F-35 deal, lowest per-plane cost yet Lockheed Martin and the Pentagon have reached a "handshake agreement" on a $34 billion contract to produce three future lots of F-35 Lightning II fighter planes at the lowest cost in the program's history...
16:26 2019-06-11

UK Conservative Party agree leadership election rules to reduce numbers: Sky Britain's governing Conservative Party agreed its rules for a new leadership contest to replace Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday, Sky News reported, including measures to eliminate candidates more quickly from a crowded race....
20:13 2019-06-04

UK Conservative Party agree leadership election rules to reduce numbers Britain's governing Conservatives on Tuesday agreed rules for the contest to replace Prime Minister Theresa May as party chief, including measures to eliminate candidates more quickly from a crowded race....
22:52 2019-06-04

Trump, Senate agree to $19.1B disaster relief plan with no border funding The Senate on Thursday reached a deal with President Donald Trump on a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill after the president dropped pressure to include funds to build a border wall....
01:13 2019-05-24

Premiership clubs agree early release of players for Rugby World Cup • Decision follows changes to World Rugby player insurance rules• Wales among countries to benefit for pre-tournament friendliesWales and Scotland are among a number of countries who have received a major boost to their World Cup preparations after Premiership Rugby agreed to the early release of th...
01:26 2019-05-24

Angela Merkel, Boris Johnson agree on Brexit goal, but not how to reach it In talks with German Chancellor Merkel, British PM Johnson reiterated a call to renegotiate the UK's divorce from the EU. Both leaders said they want to avoid a no-deal Brexit, but differ on how to achieve it....
21:26 2019-08-21

Major Phone Service Providers Agree to Plan to Slow Robocallers Verizon, AT&T, Comcast and nine other phone service providers reached a deal with 51 attorneys general across the country to install call-blocking technology. But the deal doesn’t have a deadline....
01:39 2019-08-23

Finland's coalition partners agree on tax hikes worth 700 million: media The five Finnish parties in talks on forming a government after an election five weeks ago have agreed on tax hikes worth at least 700 million euros ($783 million), Finland's largest daily Helsingin Sanomat reported on Thursday, citing government sources....
02:00 2019-05-24

Merkel urges EU leaders to agree fast on Commission presidency nominee Chancellor Angela Merkel urged EU leaders on Monday to agree fast on a nominee for the post of European Comission president, saying her government backed the idea of naming a "Spitzenkandidat" from a winning party....
21:13 2019-05-27

Opposition MPs agree to meet Jeremy Corbyn in bid to block no-deal Brexit Senior opposition leaders have agreed to meet Jeremy Corbyn next week in Westminster to discuss plans to prevent the UK crashing out of the EU without a deal....
06:52 2019-08-23

Trump encourages UK to go for no-deal Brexit if EU doesn't agree to favorable terms President Donald Trump encouraged the United Kingdom to walk away from negotiations with the European Union if they are unable to secure a favorable Brexit deal....
20:13 2019-06-02

Twitter Agree To Meet With Manchester United Over Paul Pogba Abuse Manchester United executives were keen for a meeting with Twitter after their French World Cup winning midfielder Paul Pogba was the victim of racist abuse....
19:13 2019-08-21

How Was the Stairs Challenge? It’s the end of our stairs challenge, so tell us how it went! Did you do a lunge-focused lower body workout? Try our ladder of increasingly difficult push-ups?...
08:13 2019-06-01

A first look at Disney+ Disney isn't holding anything back at its D23 Expo. The company kicked off the event on Thursday with a couple of major reveals, including that of its new Avenger Campus theme park and a Disney+ docu-series that will focus on the people behind its mo......
13:13 2019-08-24

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

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

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