AT&T, Time Warner in mega-deal worth over $80 bn: banking source
Telecoms heavyweight AT&T has struck a deal to buy entertainment powerhouse Time Warner for $80 billion-plus, a banking source said Saturday, in a merger that would create a new media-telecom giant. AT&T is the second-largest US wireless carrier and third-largest cable TV provider in the United States, while Time Warner controls a valuable stable of entertainment content suppliers, including Warner Bros. film and TV studios, the HBO television production group, cable news giant CNN, and the TNT and TBS cable channels. A deal could price Time Warner at more than $105-110 per share, or more than $80 billion, the source said.
AT&T is reportedly in talks to buy Time Warner for $80B
Exclusive: Goldman Sachs' Latam investment bank chief to leave - source
By Christine Murray and Olivia Oran MEXICO CITY/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Martin Werner, co-head of Goldman Sachs' investment banking business in Latin America, will depart the Wall Street bank at the end of this year, according to a person familiar with the situation. Werner, who also runs Goldman's investment banking business in Mexico, told the Mexico office last week he was retiring after 16 years at the bank. A spokesman for Goldman Sachs in New York declined to comment.
Emails show Clinton campaign attention to black voters.
AP Interview: Kaine already reaching out to GOP
Tim Kaine is sounding a hopeful note that a Democratic White House could work with Republicans to bridge deep divides laid bare by this bitter presidential campaign. The vice presidential candidate told ...
British banks preparing to leave UK over Brexit - Observer
Britain's biggest banks are preparing to move out of the country in early 2017 because of fears over the impending Brexit negotiations, while smaller banks are making plans to leave before Christmas, the chief executive of the British Bankers' Association Anthony Browne said. Banks in Britain depend on a European "passport" to serve clients across the 28-country European Union from one base and lenders worry that this right will end after Britain leaves the EU. Banks have already said they are making contingency plans to move some of their operations to continental Europe if Britain does not negotiate access to the EU single market after Brexit.
For Clinton, struggle to change public perception persists
WASHINGTON (AP) ? Hillary Clinton bested Donald Trump in three debates. She leads in many preference polls of the most competitive states. Barring a significant shift in the next two weeks, she is in a strong position to become the first woman elected U.S. president.
Iraq forces in fierce Kirkuk clashes with IS
Security forces battled for a second day Saturday with Islamic State group gunmen who infiltrated Kirkuk in a brazen raid that rattled Iraq as it ramped up an offensive to retake Mosul. A toxic cloud released by a fire IS militants started at a sulphur plant south of Mosul earlier this week killed at least two civilians and forced some US service members to wear masks. A day after the shock attack on the Kurdish-controlled city of Kirkuk, jihadist snipers and suspected suicide bombers were still at large, prompting Baghdad to send reinforcements.
Cubs could get Schwarber back if they reach World SeriesCHICAGO (AP) ? Injured slugger Kyle Schwarber could return for the Chicago Cubs if they make it to the World Series.
Jackson has 4 TDs, No. 7 Louisville routs NC State 54-13
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) ? Lamar Jackson broke a school single-season record with four first-half touchdowns, Louisville had three interceptions leading to 17 points and the seventh-ranked Cardinals burst past North Carolina State 54-13 on Saturday.