Acquisitions and Divestitures

Court tosses Carl Icahn's suit seeking Occidental acquisition records

29 minutes ago   |   Reuters

Activist investor Carl Icahn will not have access to Occidental Petroleum Corp's Anadarko takeover records to support his proxy fight against the oil firm's board, a Delaware...
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Buffett's firm adds stake in RH, trims Wells Fargo holdings

46 minutes ago   |   My Sanantonio

OMAHA, Neb. - Warren Buffett's company has added new investments in luxury retailer RH and Occidental Petroleum while trimming its Wells Fargo holdings. Berkshire Hathaway Inc...
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Microsoft moves from acquiring game studios to showing off their games

Microsoft moves from acquiring game studios to showing off their games

2 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

After its acquisition binge, Microsoft is moving on from its feeding frenzy and getting on to digestion. The company is now beginning to show off the games
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Shareholders OK GateHouse's $1.4B acquisition of Gannett

4 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

Two of the largest U.S. newspaper companies are set to combine after shareholders approved GateHouse Media's $1.4 billion acquisition of Gannett.
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Why The Cincinnati Reds Are Closer To Contention Than They Look

5 hours ago   |   Forbes

Don't look now, but with a few savvy acquisitions the Cincinnati Reds could be baseball's surprise team of 2020.
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In China's Bumpy World of Electric Cars, One Startup Is Gaining Speed

In China's Bumpy World of Electric Cars, One Startup Is Gaining Speed

9 hours ago   |   Fortune

Guangzhou-based electric vehicle maker Xpeng Motors announced Wednesday that it had raised $400 million from investors, including smartphone maker Xiaomi, and won “several...
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Smith & Wesson Maker to Split Into Two Companies

9 hours ago   |   NY Times

American Outdoor Brands said it would separate its firearms business into a publicly traded company.
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WPP says acquisitions back on agenda after Kantar sale

12 hours ago   |   Reuters

Advertising group WPP will consider making acquisitions to bolster its capabilities in faster growing segments such as technology and commerce after selling a majority stake in...
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MM 11.14: The early signing period recruiting roundup

12 hours ago   |   Comcast SportsNet Baltimore

Lul marc / Twitter Wednesday marked the open of the early signing period for all Division I non-football sports, and Maryland basketball both the mens and womens teams turned...
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Key antitrust lawmaker frustrated with Google's Fitbit deal

1 day ago   |   Reuters

Lawmakers pressed top U.S. antitrust enforcers on their probes of tech giants Alphabet's Google , Facebook , Amazon and Apple on Wednesday, with the chair of a House...
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President Trump wants Supreme Court to block subpoena for his taxes

President Trump wants Supreme Court to block subpoena for his taxes

The filing sets the stage for a high court showdown over the tax returns the president has refused to release, unlike every other modern president. Read more ...

'Suspect in custody' after several people injured in shooting at southern...

'Suspect in custody' after several people injured in shooting at southern California high school

Several people were injured in a school shooting in the Los Angeles area Thursday morning and reports indicate the suspect is "no longer a threat." Read more ...

Man mistakes hunting buddy for deer, shoots him during hunt in South...

Man mistakes hunting buddy for deer, shoots him during hunt in South Carolina, officials say

A hunter was shot Thursday after he was mistaken for a deer by one of his hunting buddies, according to the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources. Read more ...

Several people injured in shooting at southern California high school, says...

Several people injured in shooting at southern California high school, says LA County Fire Dept

Information about the reported victims has not been released. Read more ...

Multiple victims injured in California high school shooting; police are...

Multiple victims injured in California high school shooting; police are hunting for the gunman

Multiple people were injured in a shooting at a California high school Thursday morning. Authorities said they were searching for a male, Asian suspect wearing black... Read more ...

Pastor: Former President Jimmy Carter ‘up and walking' post brain surgery

Pastor: Former President Jimmy Carter ‘up and walking' post brain surgery

The Rev. Tony Lowden of Maranatha Baptist Church visited Carter in an Atlanta hospital Wednesday and told reporters that the 95-year-old was in good spirits. Read more ...

Deval Patrick announces White House bid

Deval Patrick announces White House bid

BOSTON - Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick made his last-minute presidential campaign official on Thursday, posting an announcement video online where he explains the... Read more ...

Bevin Concedes Contentious Kentucky Gubernatorial Race

Bevin Concedes Contentious Kentucky Gubernatorial Race

Republican Gov. Matt Bevin conceded to Democratic archnemesis Andy Beshear on Thursday, putting an end to Kentucky's bitterly fought governor's race , the AP reports. Bevin, an... Read more ...

Will Smith lands first big free-agency deal of offseason from Braves

Will Smith lands first big free-agency deal of offseason from Braves

The first big signing of MLB's offseason was completed on Thursday, not long after the GM Meetings ended. The Atlanta Braves inked Giants closer Will Smith to a three-year, $40... Read more ...

Santa Clarita high school shooter identified as Nathaniel Berhow

Santa Clarita high school shooter identified as Nathaniel Berhow

The shooter who opened fire inside a Santa Clarita high school Thursday is a junior at the school who chose his own birthday for the attack, authorities said. The 16-year-old... Read more ...