Mergers & acquisitions

IT'S A BIDDING WAR: Disney boosts its offer for 21st Century Fox assets to $71. 3 billion

IT'S A BIDDING WAR: Disney boosts its offer for 21st Century Fox assets to $71. 3 billion

30 minutes ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

Disney has raised its offer for 21st Century Fox assets to $38 a share, or a total of $71.3 billion in cash and stock. Shares of 21st Century Fox are up almost 6% on the...
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Exclusive: Taiyo Nippon, Carlyle frontrunners to buy Linde and Praxair assets - sources

2 hours ago   |   Reuters

NEW YORK/FRANKFURT - Taiyo Nippon Sanso Corp and private equity firm Carlyle Group have emerged as frontrunners to buy assets that gases groups Linde and Praxair need to divest...
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Owner of Edina Realty solidifies dominance in Omaha with acquisition

15 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

HomeServices, an affiliate of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway, bought one of its franchisees, Ambassador Real Estate.
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AMA Says Regulators Should Block CVS-Aetna Deal

16 hours ago   |   Forbes

The American Medical Association said regulators should block the CVS-Aetna merger.
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Walgreens to Open Senior Care Centers With Humana

17 hours ago   |   Fortune

Walgreens wba will open care centers focused on senior citizens within some of its stores in partnership with health insurer Humana , hum the latest illustration of how...
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The AT&T-Time Warner Merger Is Already Damaging

17 hours ago   |   Slate

The Department of Justice's loss in its challenge to the merger of AT&T and Time Warner Inc., is probably a historic one, and definitely not just for the government. It is...
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Cisco is buying an Intel-backed startup that uses WiFi to track people as they move around malls and airports

Cisco is buying an Intel-backed startup that uses WiFi to track people as they move around malls and airports

19 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Cisco announced its intent to acquire July Systems, a startup that uses wifi to track people around physical spaces like malls, stadiums and airports. Cisco, which already...
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Upping Ante, POTUS Threatens New Tariffs On Chinese Imports

23 hours ago   |   CBS   |   3 articles

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump directed the U.S. Trade Representative to prepare new tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports on Monday as the two nations moved closer...
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A Merger That Would Have Made Crypto Investing Easier Fails

1 day ago   |   Wired

The deal would have united a a risk-averse financial trust in Kentucky with a venture-backed startup in Silicon Valley.
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AT&T Merger Makes Telecoms Attractive

1 day ago   |   Forbes

Money manager Harley Lance Kaplan thinks the ruling approving the AT&T merger of Time Warner will allow content companies to go in and buy telecommunications assets, making...
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Teen rushed to hospital after encounter with venomous caterpillar

Teen rushed to hospital after encounter with venomous caterpillar

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Lawsuit: School officials forced 12-year-old who killed herself to hug bullies

Lawsuit: School officials forced 12-year-old who killed herself to hug bullies

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Youngest migrants held in 'tender-age' shelters

Youngest migrants held in 'tender-age' shelters

There are plans to open a fourth shelter to house hundreds of young migrant children in Houston, where city leaders denounced the move Tuesday. Read more ...

Hunter Strickland apologizes for 'stupid decision' that broke his hand

Hunter Strickland apologizes for 'stupid decision' that broke his hand

The Giants closer punched a door in frustration after a blown save, resulting in a broken hand requiring surgery. Read more ...

New York to sue Trump administration for family separations

New York to sue Trump administration for family separations

New York intends to file a lawsuit against the Trump administration over family separations at the border, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Tuesda Read more ...

Governors call National Guard troops back from southwest US due to family...

Governors call National Guard troops back from southwest US due to family separation issue

Governors are clashing with the Trump administration, withdrawing National Guard service members from the U.S.-Mexico border. Read more ...

Pope Francis criticizes policy of migrant family separation

Pope Francis criticizes policy of migrant family separation

VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis has criticized the Trump administration's policy of separating migrant families at the Mexican border, saying populism is not the answer to the... Read more ...

Sterling Brown is suing Milwaukee over stun gun arrest

Sterling Brown is suing Milwaukee over stun gun arrest

Milwaukee Bucks guard Sterling Brown is suing the city and its police department because officers used a stun gun on him during his arrest for a parking violation in January... Read more ...

Lower costs, fewer benefits in new health insurance option for small...

Lower costs, fewer benefits in new health insurance option for small businesses, others

The Trump administration is rolling out a health insurance option for small businesses and self-employed people. Read more ...

New GOP plan: Hold kids longer at border - but with parents

New GOP plan: Hold kids longer at border - but with parents

Calls mount for President Donald Trump to end family separations. Read more ...