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|U.S. sues to stop AT&T buying Time Warner, says would hike rates
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice sued AT&T Inc on Monday to block its $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc , saying the deal could raise prices for rivals and pay-TV subscribers while hampering the development of online video.
POSTED NOVEMBER 20, 2017 7:14 PM
|Canada, Mexico to rebuff U.S. over NAFTA goals as talks bog down
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Canada and Mexico will rebuff the United States over its demand for tougher NAFTA automotive content rules, top officials said on Monday as negotiations to renew the treaty bogged down with only a few months to go.
POSTED NOVEMBER 20, 2017 8:06 PM
|White House asks Supreme Court to allow full travel ban
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday to allow President Donald Trump's latest travel ban to take full effect after an appeals court in California ruled last week that only parts of it could be enacted.
POSTED NOVEMBER 20, 2017 9:11 PM
|Trump declares North Korea state sponsor of terrorism, triggers sanctions
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump put North Korea back on a list of state sponsors of terrorism on Monday, a designation that allows the United States to impose more sanctions and risks inflaming tensions over Pyongyang's nuclear weapons and missile programs.
POSTED NOVEMBER 20, 2017 8:24 PM
|U.S. networks suspend Charlie Rose after sex harassment allegations
(Reuters) - CBS and other networks on Monday suspended Charlie Rose, one of the most prominent American interviewers, after eight women told the Washington Post he sexually harassed them and prompted Rose to apologize for his "inappropriate behavior."
POSTED NOVEMBER 20, 2017 8:25 PM
|SoftBank funding may spur Uber to re-think tough Southeast Asian market
SINGAPORE(Reuters) - SoftBank Group's multi-billion dollar investment in Uber Technologies Inc opens up the possibility of combining it with other ride-hailing assets the Japanese group owns in a consolidation of a rapidly growing business across Asia, industry sources say.
POSTED NOVEMBER 20, 2017 8:37 PM
|Yellen to leave Fed board once successor Powell sworn in
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said on Monday she will resign her seat on the Fed's Board of Governors once Jerome Powell is confirmed and sworn in to replace her as head of the U.S. central bank.
POSTED NOVEMBER 20, 2017 3:29 PM
|Hundreds of Las Vegas shooting victims file lawsuits in California court
(Reuters) - Hundreds of victims of the Oct. 1 mass shooting in Las Vegas filed five lawsuits on Monday in a California court against the operators of the hotel from which the gunman fired, the organizers of the country music festival he targeted and the killer's estate.
POSTED NOVEMBER 20, 2017 6:43 PM
|Trump calls for Lynch suspension if anthem protest continues
(Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch should be suspended by the NFL if he continues to protest during the national anthem after Lynch sat during a rendition of the song before Sunday's game in Mexico City.
POSTED NOVEMBER 20, 2017 5:19 PM
|Merkel signals readiness for new election after coalition talks collapse
BERLIN (Reuters) - Chancellor Angela Merkel said she would prefer a new election to ruling with a minority after talks on forming a three-way coalition failed overnight, but Germany's president told parties they owed it to voters to try to form a government.
POSTED NOVEMBER 20, 2017 4:25 PM