For AT&T, Time Warner was always on the menu
By Liana B. Baker NEW YORK (Reuters) - When Time Warner Inc's Jeff Bewkes welcomed AT&T Inc's Randall Stephenson for lunch at Time Warner Center in New York in late August, their meeting was supposed to be one of the catch-ups the two chief executives have had over the years. Stephenson and Bewkes discussed how Time Warner could reach more customers through AT&T's mobile network, and how that content could reinforce the loyalty of customers.
Alex Smith leads Chiefs past mistake-prone Saints, 27-21
AT&T-Time Warner may signal start of new media industry consolidation
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The tie-up of AT&T Inc and Time Warner Inc , bringing together one of the country's largest wireless and pay TV providers and cable networks like HBO, CNN and TBS, could kick off a new round of industry consolidation amid massive changes in how people watch TV. Discovery Communications Inc gained 3.6 percent, AMC Networks Inc rose 3.9 percent and Scripps Networks Interactive Inc jumped 5.6 percent. Media content companies are having an increasingly difficult time as standalone entities, creating an opportunity for telecom, satellite and cable providers to make acquisitions, analysts say.
Venezuelan congress 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. In an emergency session on the economic and political crisis gripping the South American oil giant, lawmakers called on Venezuelans to "actively defend" the constitution and declared they would ask the international community to "activate mechanisms" to restore democracy. "A continual coup d'etat has been perpetrated in Venezuela, culminating in the decision to rob us of a recall referendum.
13 dead in California tour bus, truck crash: authorities
Thirteen people were killed and 31 injured on Sunday when their tour bus collided with a truck on a major highway in southern California, the authorities said. "They believe everyone was asleep on the bus," an emotional California Highway Police chief Jim Abele said, giving condolences to families of the victims, who were believed to have been visiting casinos.
Trump adviser acknowledges: 'We are behind'
By Alana Wise and Luciana Lopez WASHINGTON/RALEIGH, N.C. (Reuters) - A top adviser to Donald Trump acknowledged on Sunday the Republican presidential candidate was lagging behind rival Hillary Clinton, as the Democratic nominee pressed a strategy of encouraging early voting in key battleground states. Trump campaign manager Kellyanne Conway said Clinton had "tremendous advantages," including a large campaign war chest that had allowed her to spend millions on television ads ahead of the Nov. 8 election. "We are behind," Conway said on NBC's "Meet the Press." But she added the Trump campaign was looking to sway undecided voters not ready to support Clinton.
Hamilton keeps F1 title bid alive with United States GP win
Defending champion Lewis Hamilton kept alive his bid for a fourth world title on Sunday when he claimed his first victory in six races at the United States Grand Prix in Austin. The Briton produced a flawless drive from pole position to finish almost five seconds ahead of his Mercedes team-mate and championship leader Nico Rosberg to seal the 50th win of his glittering Formula One career. Australian Daniel Ricciardo finished third for Red Bull and four-time champion Sebastian Vettel came home fourth for Ferrari after team-mate Kimi Raikkonen had been forced into a bizarre retirement when he left the pits with a loose rear wheel.
Fear and questions hang over doomed French migrant camp
CALAIS, France (AP) ? Migrants prayed, plotted and played soccer together Sunday, a day before France starts clearing them by the thousands from a makeshift refugee camp that is doomed for destruction.
Tour bus hits truck, killing 13, injuring 31 in California
A tour bus slammed into the back of a semi-truck on a Southern California highway early Sunday, killing 13 people and injuring at least 31 others, some critically, authorities said. The passenger bus was ...
The Latest: California tour bus crash kills 13, injures 31
The Latest on a deadly tour bus crash in Southern California (all times local): 2 p.m. Authorities say 13 people died when a tour bus rear-ended a semi-truck on a California highway. California Highway ...