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U.S. judge tells Cablevision to stop calling Verizon ‘liar’

U.S. judge tells Cablevision to stop calling Verizon ‘liar’

Published 11/08/2015

NEW YORK A U.S. judge has ordered Cablevision Systems Corp to stop running advertisements accusing rival Verizon Communications Inc of lying about having the fastest [more…]

Google morphs into Alphabet- investors cheer clarity

Google morphs into Alphabet- investors cheer clarity

Published 11/08/2015

SAN FRANCISCO Google Inc (GOOGL.O) announced a surprise overhaul of its operating structure on Monday, creating a holding company called Alphabet to pool its many [more…]

Senator offers plan to pay for New Jersey-New York rail tunnel

Senator offers plan to pay for New Jersey-New York rail tunnel

Published 11/08/2015

NEW YORK U.S. Senator Charles Schumer of New York on Tuesday put forward a plan to pay for a new rail tunnel under the Hudson [more…]

China slowdown has some U.S. investors moving to consumer stocks

China slowdown has some U.S. investors moving to consumer stocks

Published 11/08/2015

NEW YORK/BOSTON The slowdown in the Chinese economy, which prompted the Chinese government to devalue the yuan currency on Tuesday, has already hammered the shares [more…]

Meghan Trainor cancels tour after vocal cord hemorrhage

Meghan Trainor cancels tour after vocal cord hemorrhage

Published 11/08/2015

LOS ANGELES U.S. singer Meghan Trainor canceled the remainder of her "MTrain Tour" on Tuesday after suffering a hemorrhaged vocal cord.

Trainor, 21, who broke [more…]

Jeb Bush says Hillary Clinton should share blame for Islamic State rise

Jeb Bush says Hillary Clinton should share blame for Islamic State rise

Published 11/08/2015

WASHINGTON Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush on Tuesday will launch an attack on Democrat Hillary Clinton's handling of Iraq when she was secretary of state, [more…]

Buffett’s biggest deal casts light on pension burden

Buffett’s biggest deal casts light on pension burden

Published 11/08/2015

NEW YORK Growing pension obligations at Precision Castparts Corp (PCP.N), which Berkshire Hathaway has agreed to buy for $32 billion, highlight an issue that large [more…]

Obama issues challenge on climate change with power plant rule

Obama issues challenge on climate change with power plant rule

Published 11/08/2015

(Corrects fifth paragraph to delete reference to President Barack Obama acting by executive order)

By Jeff Mason and Valerie Volcovici

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack [more…]

Tired, speeding driver held responsible for 2014 Tracy Morgan crash

Tired, speeding driver held responsible for 2014 Tracy Morgan crash

Published 11/08/2015

WASHINGTON A speeding Wal-Mart truck driver who had been awake for 28 hours was held responsible on Tuesday for a 2014 highway crash that left [more…]

FBI tracking tips spurred by video tied to 25-year-old Boston art heist

FBI tracking tips spurred by video tied to 25-year-old Boston art heist

Published 11/08/2015

BOSTON Days after surveillance video from the 1990 Stewart Gardner Museum heist was made public, FBI officials on Tuesday said they are investigating a "handful [more…]