Belgium urged to break EU-Canada trade deadlock by Monday
BRUSSELS (AP) ? If Belgium cannot break a deadlock over the European Union's landmark free deal with Canada by Monday night, EU leaders will consider canceling a signing ceremony scheduled for later in the week, sources said Sunday.
Senate to hold hearing on AT&T acquisition of Time WarnerWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate subcommittee on antitrust will hold a hearing sometime this year on AT&T Inc's planned acquisition of Time Warner, a spokesman for the subcommittee's chairman, Mike Lee, said on Sunday.
Riding high in polls, Clinton barnstorms swing states
Hillary Clinton has soared to a 12-point lead over Donald Trump in the race for the White House, a new poll showed Sunday, as the Democratic presidential frontrunner stepped up efforts to see her party make gains in Congress. The 68-year-old Clinton -- in swing state North Carolina on Sunday after two stops in another key battleground, Pennsylvania -- definitely has the momentum with 16 days to go before Election Day. The former secretary of state is reaching out to undecided Republicans and independents and has said she will focus on boosting Democratic candidates in House and Senate races, with control of Congress up for grabs.
Obama heads to the West aiming to boost Democrats' prospectsWASHINGTON (AP) ? President Barack Obama is heading to Nevada ? looking to give a boost to Hillary Clinton and help Democrats retake control of the Senate.
Rockwell Collins buys B/E Aerospace for $62 per share
Aircraft component maker Rockwell Collins Inc has struck a deal to buy aircraft interior maker B/E Aerospace Inc for $62 per share in cash and stock, the companies said on Sunday. The acquisition, valued at $6.4 billion plus the assumption of $1.9 billion in debt, expands the range of products Rockwell Collins supplies to major commercial and business aircraft and broadens its customer based internationally. Rockwell agreed to pay $34.10 per share in cash and $27.90 in shares of Rockwell Collins stock, a 22.5 percent premium to B/E Aerospace's closing price on Friday.
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Venezuela congress presses for Maduro trial, escalating standoff
By Alexandra Ulmer and Deisy Buitrago CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's opposition-led National Assembly on Sunday vowed to put Nicolas Maduro on trial for violating democracy, days after authorities nixed a recall referendum against the unpopular leftist president. The measure is unlikely to get traction given the government and a compliant Supreme Court have systematically undermined the legislature, but it marked a further escalation of political tensions in the crisis-hit OPEC nation. "It is a political and legal trial against President Nicolas Maduro to see what responsibility he has in the constitutional rupture that has broken democracy, human rights, and the future of the country," said opposition majority leader Julio Borges during a special congressional session.