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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 11:34 PM
White House asks Supreme Court to allow full travel ban
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House 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 9:51 PM
Judge in California blocks Trump's order on sanctuary cities
(Reuters) - A federal court judge in California on Monday blocked an executive order from President Donald Trump to deny some federal grants to so-called sanctuary cities, undermining the administration's crackdown on illegal immigration.


POSTED NOVEMBER 21, 2017 12:30 AM
U.S. to end protected status for Haitians in July 2019
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States in July 2019 will end a special status given to about 59,000 Haitian immigrants that protects them from deportation after a devastating 2010 earthquake, senior Trump administration officials said on Monday.


POSTED NOVEMBER 20, 2017 11:21 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
South Korea, Japan say listing North Korea as terror sponsor will pressure Pyongyang to denuclearize
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea and Japan on Tuesday welcomed U.S. President Donald Trump putting North Korea back on a list of state sponsors of terrorism, saying it would ramp up pressure on Pyongyang to denuclearize the Korean peninsula.


POSTED NOVEMBER 21, 2017 12:42 AM
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 10:33 PM
Myanmar hopes for deal with Bangladesh on Rohingya refugees: Suu Kyi
NAYPYITAW (Reuters) - Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi said on Tuesday she hopes talks with Bangladesh this week will result in a memorandum of understanding on the "safe return" of Rohingya Muslims who fled to Bangladesh in the past three months.


POSTED NOVEMBER 21, 2017 12:45 AM
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

Business Insurance

Florida opens delinquency proceedings for allegedly insolvent insurer
Florida insurance regulators are asking the state’s chief financial officer to initiate delinquency proceedings against Guarantee Insurance, claiming it “is impaired or insolvent” or “is about to become insolvent,” according to a letter issued Friday.

POSTED NOVEMBER 20, 2017 2:31 PM
OSHA cites two companies for hazardous chemical release
The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration is proposing a combined $43,458 in penalties against two companies following a release of a chemical refrigerant.

POSTED NOVEMBER 20, 2017 2:15 PM
Bakery workers making deliveries in own cars entitled to overtime
A federal appeals court has overturned a lower court ruling and held that district sales managers for a bakery who frequently used their own cars to make deliveries are entitled to overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

POSTED NOVEMBER 20, 2017 1:57 PM
Small and medium enterprises forgoing cyber coverage: Survey
A total of 57% of small and medium enterprises do not have cyber insurance, while 63% have experienced some form of cyber incident, says a survey by Argo Group International Holdings.

POSTED NOVEMBER 20, 2017 1:21 PM
Case of mistaken foliage leads to lawsuit against insurer
A Pennsylvania couple is suing an insurer whose adjuster was sent to investigate a fallen tree on their property but reported to police that the couple was growing marijuana — when it was really a hibiscus plant, the Associated Press reported.

POSTED NOVEMBER 20, 2017 12:19 PM
Connecticut man charged with comp fraud
A man is facing workers compensation fraud charges after investigators with the workers comp fraud unit in the Connecticut Office of the Chief State’s Attorney claimed he illegally collected more than $30,000 in benefits while working for another company.

POSTED NOVEMBER 20, 2017 11:40 AM
Treasury urges new process for determining ‘too big to fail’
The U.S. Treasury Department has recommended a different approach to evaluating the potential risks posed by nonbank financial companies rather than the current method that has led to several major insurers being tagged as “too big to fail.”

POSTED NOVEMBER 20, 2017 11:10 AM
Brexit prompts British ship insurer to set up Dublin subsidiary
(Reuters) — British ship insurer North of England P&I Association Ltd. is setting up a new EU subsidiary in Dublin in case Britain loses access to the single market after Brexit, becoming the first of these specialized providers to announce such a move.

POSTED NOVEMBER 20, 2017 8:30 AM
Grain miller faces $1.8 million OSHA fine after explosion kills 5 workers


POSTED NOVEMBER 20, 2017 7:58 AM

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