5 dead in wrong-way crash on Massachusetts highwayMIDDLEBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) ? State police say five young adults have died in a fiery wrong-way crash on a southeastern Massachusetts highway.
Poles protest plan to ban abortion of unviable fetusesWARSAW, Poland (AP) ? Polish women are gathering in the streets of several cities across the country to protest a proposal for a new abortion law that would ban abortions in cases where fetuses are badly damaged or even have no chance of survival after birth.
With email dumps, WikiLeaks tests power of full transparency
Candidates clash in battlegrounds as Trump path narrows
Election Day just 15 days off, Donald Trump was fighting to preserve his narrow path to the presidency in must-win Florida on Monday as Hillary Clinton tries to slam the door on her Republican opponent ...
Venezuelan assembly declares 'coup' by Maduro govt
Venezuela's opposition-majority legislature declared Sunday that President Nicolas Maduro's government had committed a coup d'etat by blocking a referendum on removing him from power, vowing mass protests and international pressure. The measure came during an emergency session on the economic and political crisis gripping the South American oil giant, which briefly descended into chaos when a group of Maduro supporters forced its way past security guards and burst into the National Assembly, causing lawmakers to halt the proceedings for 45 minutes.
US stocks jump on wave of deals and gains for tech companies
NEW YORK (AP) ? U.S. stocks are rising Monday morning following a series of corporate deals. The largest by far is AT&T's plan to buy Time Warner for $85.4 billion, but investors aren't sure if the combination will happen. Aerospace company Rockwell Collins agreed to buy B/E Aerospace. Technology and industrial companies are making some of the largest gains while phone companies are lagging the rest of the market.
AT&T CEO expects Time Warner deal clearances; shares fall
AT&T Inc Chief Executive Randall Stephenson on Monday told investors he expects the planned $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc to receive regulatory clearances as investors showed skepticism by pushing shares of both companies lower. AT&T said on Saturday it had agreed to buy Time Warner for $107.50 per share, giving it control of cable TV channels HBO and CNN, film studio Warner Bros, and other coveted assets in a deal that will reshape the media landscape if it receives government approvals. "While regulators will often times have concerns with vertical integrations, those are always remedied by conditions imposed on the merger, so that's how we envision this one to play out," Stephenson told CNBC in an interview.
TD Ameritrade to buy Scottrade in $4B cash-and-stock deal
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) ? Online brokerage TD Ameritrade is buying Scottrade in a $4 billion cash-and-stock deal that would significantly expand its branch network at a time when many financial firms are expanding automated adviser programs.
In blow to EU, byzantine politics blocks Canadian trade deal
BRUSSELS (AP) ? In a major embarrassment to the European Union, a small region of Belgium continued to withhold on Monday its necessary support for a landmark free trade deal that the rest of the bloc and Canada wanted to sign this week.
Relief, shattered dreams for migrants leaving 'Jungle'
Hundreds of migrants bade farewell to the notorious "Jungle" camp in Calais on Monday, leaving behind the sprawling settlement and their dreams of reaching Britain with a mixture of relief and despair. Wahid was up before dawn to be among the first to get on one of the buses taking the camp's estimated 6,000-8,000 occupants to 451 centres across France. A 25-year-old Sudanese man, Abbas Hussein Ali, was also upbeat about leaving the insalubrious camp that has served as a launchpad for attempts to reach Britain.