Tie-up of world's biggest beer makers clears final hurdleA deal worth over $100 billion to combine the world's two biggest beer companies cleared its last major hurdle Wednesday when the shareholders of SABMiller approved the takeover by Budweiser maker Anheuser-Busch ...
Britain sets out reasons to bypass parliament over EU divorce papers
By Michael Holden LONDON (Reuters) - The British government's legal reasons for stating that Prime Minister Theresa May has the power to begin divorce proceedings from the European Union without parliament's authority were made public for the first time on Wednesday. In its submission, the government said this argument was unfounded.
Deutsche Bank relief helps European markets regain footing
European stock markets brushed aside a mixed performance in Asia earlier Wednesday to post solid gains amid some relief over the financial future of Germany's largest bank, Deutsche Bank. KEEPING SCORE: ...
Orders for US durable goods slipped slightly in August
U.S. factories saw slightly fewer orders for big-ticket manufactured goods in August, with a decline in aircraft orders accounting for the modest slip. Orders for durable goods were nearly flat in August, ...
Clinton seeks campaign lift from Sanders, Michelle Obama
WASHINGTON (AP) ? Hillary Clinton sought Wednesday to build on her widely praised debate performance by making a direct appeal to younger voters whose enthusiasm drove Bernie Sanders' unlikely campaign.
House aides: Deal reached to help Flint, keep US gov't open
Congressional leaders have broken a stalemate over money to address the Flint, Michigan, water crisis, top House aides said Wednesday, clearing the way for a spending bill needed to keep the government ...
Tribune Media completes sale of Tribune Tower, other assetsNEW YORK (AP) ? Tribune Media has completed the sale of several real estate assets, including the Tribune Tower in Chicago.
Israel mourns as preparations begin for Peres' funeral
JERUSALEM (AP) ? Israel on Wednesday mourned the death of Shimon Peres, a former president and prime minister whose life story mirrored that of the Jewish state, as the government began preparations for a funeral that is expected to bring together an array of world leaders and international dignitaries.
Orders to US factories for durable goods edged down in August, as volatile aircraft category causes slight dipOrders to US factories for durable goods edged down in August, as volatile aircraft category causes slight dip.
'The Magicians' author writing novel set in post-Camelot eraNEW YORK (AP) ? The author of the best-selling "Magicians" fantasy trilogy will next take on the aftermath of King Arthur and Camelot.