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Internet firms winding up for a fight on 'net neutrality'

The rules approved by the FCC in 2015 prohibit broadband providers from giving or selling access to speedy internet, essentially a "fast lane", to certain inter...


AT&T CEO Expects Time Warner Deal to Happen 'This Year'

According to AT&T , the growth of the DirecTV Now over-the-top pay TV package , launched last fall, helped to offset the declines on the traditional pay-TV si...


Macron is a realist who tells the truth. French voters have responded

Since taking the reins of the FN in 2011 from her father (who she later booted out for describing Nazi gas chambers as "a detail of history"), Le Pen has been...


Paint giants squabble in merger battle as takeover bid rises

Last week, Akzo presented its case for remaining independent, offering shareholders €41.6bn in extra dividends and detailing plans to sell or float its chemical...


Kirkland's Chappell edges Koepka by 1 stroke to win Texas Open

Koepka, a member of the U.S. He had the best round of the day at seven-under 65. Koepka had a four-foot putt to tie Chappell for the lead on the par-5 14th ...


United changes policy, crew can't displace seated passengers

David Dao, was forcibly removed from an overbooked United flight from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. United Airlines will no longer bump passengers...


Wall Street gears up for busiest earnings week in years

Wall Street's main markets fell on mixed earnings and cautious investor sentiment ahead of the French presidential election this weekend. "Our first quarter p...


Ontario, Canada brings in foreign housing tax to cool market

Premier Kathleen Wynne announced more than a dozen new initiatives aimed at reining in prices that have soared out of reach for many homebuyers, including a 1...


Bebe will close all stores in May, including 5 in Orange County

While bebe didn't provide details on its future plans in its filing , the store closures don't necessarily mean the end of the bebe brand. Bebe also plans to...


Most Active Volume Stock: Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX)

However, AmEx is curbing costs in other areas to bolster margins and said it was on track to remove $1 billion from its expenses this year and was "very confi...


Grayson Allen to return to Duke for senior season

Allen averaged 14.5 points per game last season on a loaded Duke squad that won the ACC tournament before falling in the second round of the NCAA tournament to ...


Dairy farmers worry about trade to Mexico

Both are shielded from open trade in the existing North American Free Trade Agreement, employ more than 200,000 people in Canada, and claim a similar economic v...


Neuer fractures left foot in loss to Real

Arturo Vidal was sent off in Bayern's defeat to Madrid . Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 100th Champions League goal as Real Madrid dumped 10-man Bayern Mun...


Insurers say Trump must do more to stabilize 'Obamacare'

The measures address many complaints insurers had about the exchanges, but will make it tougher for consumers to enroll. The payments - estimated to add up to...


Wells Fargo orders former senior executives to pay back $75 million

Then-CEO John Stumpf was dragged in front of both the Senate and House of Representatives to testify, where politicians on both sides of the aisle called for cr...


Uno, dos, tres, Garcias! Chicago White Sox outfield filled with Garcias

Avisail Garcia is batting.565 when he puts the ball in play this season, which is tied with the Reds' Zack Cozart for the Major League Baseball lead (minimum ...


Uber Fires Back At Google Spinoff In Self-Driving Car Case

After the alleged theft, Levandowski left Google early previous year to found a self-driving vehicle startup called Otto that Uber bought for $ 680 million l...


Living standards squeeze returns as inflation tops wage rises

Core inflation figures , which strip out volatile goods like oil and food, actually fell , dropping from 2.0% in February, to 1.8% in March. However, the CP...


KFC Chicken Will Go Antibiotic Free at the End of 2018

KFC, the second-biggest USA chicken chain by sales after privately held Chick-fil-A, on Thursday told Reuters that it has given its chicken suppliers until the ...


Rajya Sabha passes GST bill without amendments

The Rajya Sabha today (6 April) passed the much-awaited Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill. They will now be presented before the President for his consent, fo...


Cuomo says he'll keep negotiating on budget

The governor said he heard Republican senators may leave Albany tonight, but when asked about conflicting statements regarding Easter break, he said, "Look, I h...


Markets Right Now: US stocks are off to a mixed start

At present, 5 analysts recommended Holding these shares while 1 recommended sell, according to FactSet data. America's third-largest beer company posted Q4 ea...


Germany threatens Facebook with fines over hate speech

The list of offensive materials includes various forms of hate speech and online incitement of hatred as well as fake news, libel, and defamation, along with ch...


Donald Trump Signs Internet Privacy Regulations Repeal Resolution

Congress' decision to repeal the FCC regulations "had zero effect on the privacy protections afforded to consumers", he wrote . But rather than apply simil...


Ben & Jerry's Free Cone Day is April 4

Free Ice Cream Day is here, once again, this time thanks to Ben & Jerry's! The inaugural Free Cone Day took place in 1979. The day usually draws a larg...


5 things to know about the gender pay gap

It's not just progressive states like California taking the wage gap seriously, either - North Dakota passed a bill in 2015 strengthening employer salary report...


Scotland's Nicola Sturgeon formally requests referendum

Some 62 percent of Scottish voters were in favour of remaining in the EU. On Tuesday Scottish MSPs voted 69 to 59 in favor of requesting another referendum, w...


Trump to sign executive orders targeting trade abuses

Officials will have 90 days to produce a country-by-country, product-by-product report that will serve as the basis of future decision-making by the administrat...


FT: Totally' possible for United States to address North Korea threat alone

The rehearsals refer to Foal Eagle and Key Resolve against North Korean provocations that began on March 1 for a two-month run in the South. Tangun Trading Corp...


White House says real story is about leaking, not Russia

Nunes briefed President Trump on the information the next day, though Representative Schiff remained skeptical as to the change of hands that these documents ...


Southern New England gets second day of snow, sleet, rain

Snow will have a hard time accumulating on the roads, with most accumulation occurring overnight Friday . After a mix of snow and heavy rain Friday , sleet ...


US stock indexes mixed in late-afternoon trading

European stock markets traded in narrow ranges Friday, March 31, 2017, though trading has the potential to become quite volatile in the hours before the first q...


EU Wants Spain To Control How Brexit Affects Gibraltar

Britain and Spain have engaged in centuries of squabbling over the territorial status of "the rock", and the EU's stance is likely to intensify those arguments....


House Freedom Caucus must 'get on the team'

Appearing on Fox News Thursday, Freedom Caucus member Jim Jordan (R-OH) said the group would not back down following the Trump Tweet . Earlier on Thursday ...


First major shakeup rocks Trump's White House

Why was Walsh so unpopular in the Trump White House? Walsh is expected to serve as an adviser to both pro-Trump nonprofit, America First, and the RNC, accordi...