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Man gets 10 years in prison for plot to defraud Walmart
June 15th, 2018  4:44 PM

A federal judge in Louisiana has sentenced a Connecticut man to 10 years in prison for his conviction on charges he engaged in an identity theft scheme that cost Walmart nearly $1 million

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The Latest: Keystone XL opponent says 'fight is not over'
June 14th, 2018  11:52 PM

An attorney for an organization opposing the Keystone XL oil pipeline says the "fight is not over" after the South Dakota Supreme Court dismissed a legal appeal from project foes

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The Latest: AT&T, Time Warner complete major merger
June 14th, 2018  8:28 PM

The Latest: AT&T, Time Warner complete major merger

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South Dakota high court dismisses appeal against Keystone XL
June 14th, 2018  6:49 PM

South Dakota's Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal from opponents of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, saying a lower court lacked jurisdiction to hear their cases

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Judge considers public access to data about opioid shipments
June 14th, 2018  5:54 PM

A federal judge overseeing hundreds of lawsuits by local governments is considering a request to make public information showing where prescription opioid painkillers have been shipped throughout the country

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The Latest: Pipeline company pleased legal appeal dismissed
June 14th, 2018  3:27 PM

A TransCanada Corp. spokesman says the Keystone XL oil pipeline developer is pleased with the South Dakota Supreme Court's decision to dismiss a legal appeal from opponents fighting the project

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Greece refuses to extradite slain reporter's source to Malta
June 14th, 2018  9:47 AM

Greece's supreme court has rejected a second bid by Malta for the extradition of a Russian whistleblower who helped a murdered Maltese journalist investigate money-laundering in high places

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Comcast-Disney fight highlights shifting media landscape
June 14th, 2018  2:05 AM

Comcast is making a $65 billion bid for Fox's entertainment businesses, setting up a battle with Disney to become the next mega-media company

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Judge shows skepticism to New York climate change lawsuit
June 13th, 2018  8:23 PM

A New York federal judge has shown skepticism toward New York City's attempt to hold five of the world's biggest oil companies responsible for damage from global warming

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The Latest: Comcast eyes Fox's international business
June 13th, 2018  6:44 PM

Comcast is making a $65 billion bid for Fox's entertainment businesses, setting up a battle with Disney to become the next mega-media company

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After AT&T's win, here comes the expected Comcast-Fox bid
June 13th, 2018  5:06 PM

Now that a federal judge has approved AT&T's $85 billion takeover of Time Warner, other companies are likely to rush to consolidate

After AT&T's win, here comes the expected Comcast-Fox bid
The Latest: Comcast $65B bid for Fox exceeds predictions
June 13th, 2018  4:48 PM

Comcast is making a $65 billion bid for Fox's entertainment businesses, setting up a battle with Disney to become the next mega-media company

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Comcast challenges Disney with $65B bid for Fox
June 13th, 2018  4:42 PM

Comcast is making a $65 billion bid for Fox's entertainment businesses, setting up a battle with Disney to become the next mega-media company

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Ohio's top court hears arguments on promotions tax dispute
June 13th, 2018  10:43 AM

The Ohio Supreme Court has heard arguments in a dispute over promotions including bobbleheads and other items offered by the Cincinnati Reds to ticket buyers

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In test case for gig economy, UK court backs contractor
June 13th, 2018  10:33 AM

A London plumber who claimed he was unfairly dismissed after years of working as a contractor has won a court ruling giving him employment rights, in a case seen as a key test of labor rules in the so-called gig economy

In test case for gig economy, UK court backs contractor
AT&T antitrust win may herald new wave of media mergers
June 13th, 2018  10:33 AM

AT&T antitrust win may herald a new wave of media mergers

AT&T antitrust win may herald new wave of media mergers
Comcast, Twenty-First Century Fox and Disney are in motion
June 13th, 2018  8:52 AM

A potential bidding war sends Comcast, Disney, Twenty-First Century Fox into motion

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UK Court rules in landmark gig economy case
June 13th, 2018  5:07 AM

A London plumber who claimed he was unfairly dismissed after years of working as a contractor has won a court ruling giving him employment rights, in a case seen as a key test of labor rules in the so-called gig economy

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Brothers who ran 7-year health fraud scam face sentencing
June 13th, 2018  12:09 AM

Two brothers who ran a bribes-for-referrals health fraud scam that brought in more than $100 million face sentencing

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The Latest: Judge approves merger of AT&T and Time Warner
June 12th, 2018  9:58 PM

A federal judge has approved the $85 billion mega-merger of AT&T and Time Warner

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