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Innovation or A Monopoly? AT&T, Time Warner Go Before Senate

CORPORATE | By Marcy Gordon | Dec 8
The CEOs of AT&T and Time Warner are heading to Capitol Hill in a bid to convince senators that a merger of their two companies will mean innovative new experiences for consumers.

EU Fines 3 Banks $520 Million Over Rate Market Rigging

FINANCE | By Raf Casert | Dec 8
European Union regulators on Wednesday fined banks JPMorgan Chase, HSBC and Credit Agricole a combined $520 million for colluding to manipulate the price of financial products linked to interest rates.

Video Company Challenges Gay Marriage Law

LEGAL | Dec 8
The owners of a video company have filed a legal challenge to Minnesota's gay marriage law because they want to shoot weddings for heterosexual couples only.

Australia Considers Charging Power Generators for Pollution

LEGAL | Dec 7
Australia will consider making electrical power companies pay for greenhouse gas pollution they create, three years after the government scrapped the national carbon tax, a Cabinet minister said Monday.

Trump Threatens Payback for U.S. Companies That Move Abroad

CORPORATE | By Paul Wiseman | Dec 7
President-elect Donald Trump is threatening to impose heavy taxes on U.S. companies that move jobs overseas and still try to sell their products to Americans.

Drive-by Lawsuits

LEGAL | Dec 7
Thousands of lawsuits have been filed in the U.S. for violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act, but many business owners say they're nothing more than a shakedown.

Mother Settles JetBlue Lawsuit After Son is Flown to Wrong City

LEGAL | Dec 7
A woman has agreed to settle her lawsuit against JetBlue Airways after it mixed up her 5-year-old son with another boy and flew him to the wrong city, her lawyer said Tuesday.

Alaska Airlines Gets U.S. Approval to Buy Virgin America

CORPORATE | Dec 6
Alaska Airlines has won government approval to buy rival Virgin America after agreeing to reduce its flight-selling partnership with American Airlines.

Obama Blocks Proposed Takeover of Germany's Aixtron

CORPORATE | Dec 6
Citing a national security risk, President Barack Obama on Friday blocked a Chinese investor's proposed takeover of Aixtron SE, a German maker of semiconductor manufacturing equipment.

Can't Buy Love? Drug Price Hikes Put Sex Beyond Reach

FINANCE | By Linda A. Johnson | Dec 6
Imagine not being able to afford one of life's great pleasures - sex. That's true for many older couples, doctors say. Soaring prices for prescription medicines for impotence and other problems have put the remedies out of reach for some.

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