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Justice Dept. sues to stop AT&T's $85B Time Warner deal
Technology
Published in 21-11-2017
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NEW YORK (AP) The Justice Department is suing AT&T to stop its $85 billion purchase of Time Warner, setting the stage for an epic legal battle with the telecom giant. It could also create a new headache for President Donald Trump, whose public statements have raised suspicions that he might have interfered with the department's decision, potentially undermining its legal case. DOJ's ant ...>>
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Epic antitrust fight looms for AT&T's $85B Time Warner deal
Technology
Published in 21-11-2017
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NEW YORK (AP) The Justice Department is suing AT&T to stop its $85 billion purchase of Time Warner, setting the stage for an epic legal battle with the telecom giant. It could also create a new headache for President Donald Trump, whose public statements have raised suspicions that he might have interfered with the department's decision, potentially undermining its legal case. DOJ's ant ...>>
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Thanksgiving tribe reclaims language lost to colonization
Technology
Published in 21-11-2017
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MASHPEE, Mass. (AP) The Massachusetts tribe whose ancestors shared a Thanksgiving meal with the Pilgrims nearly 400 years ago is reclaiming its long-lost language, one schoolchild at a time. "Weesowee mahkusunash," says teacher Siobhan Brown, using the Wampanoag phrase for "yellow shoes" as she reads to a preschool class from Sandra Boynton's popular children's book "Blue Hat, Green Hat ...>>
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Big Tobacco's anti-smoking ads begin after decade of delay
Technology
Published in 21-11-2017
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WASHINGTON (AP) Decades after they were banned from the airwaves, Big Tobacco companies return to prime-time television this weekend but not by choice. Under court order, the tobacco industry for the first time will be forced to advertise the deadly, addictive effects of smoking, more than 11 years after a judge ruled that the companies had misled the public about the dangers of cigarettes. But ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 21-11-2017
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According to an alleged victim of multiple assaults by an ex-football player, Baylor coach Art Briles and university president Ken Starr did nothing after being informed.

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ER doctors' business plan and hospitals fleece patients
Business
Published in 21-11-2017
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Abstain from doing harm. That's the foundational principle of the Hippocratic Oath that every physician takes. But many emergency department doctors, and the administrators of the hospitals where they work, don't seem to mind wringing every possible penny out of their patients during their most desperate moment. If compounding a patient's financial troubles doesn't qualify a ...>>

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Veterans Business Battle accepting applications for its 2018 event
Business
Published in 21-11-2017
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Veterans Business Battle is accepting applications for its 2018 competition at Rice University.

The annual event began in 2015 as a partnership between Entrepreneurs' Organization of Houston and Rice Veterans in Business Association.

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Creamistry ice cream shop to open in Town & Country Village
Business
Published in 21-11-2017
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Creamistry, a California-based chain serving ice cream made on the spot using liquid nitrogen and custom mix-ins, will open a shop at Town & Country Village in west Houston in mid December. The store, at 791 Town & Country Blvd., Suite 140, will be owned and operated by franchisees Mohammed Albanaa and James Alaskare. The duo plans at least three more locations over the next two years.< ...>>

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Investment advisor who swindled clients gets 10 years
Business
Published in 21-11-2017
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A Houston investment advisor who swindled more than $5 million from more than 50 victims he met at church was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison.

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8 things that will be more expensive in August
Economy
Published in 21-11-2017
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As the summer season starts to wind down, you'll find plenty of discounts from retailers that are trying to clear their shelves. But that doesn't mean you're going to score a great deal on everything you see.

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Minorities, Americans without college degrees showed greatest gains in wealth
Economy
Published in 21-11-2017
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WASHINGTON - Americans who were left behind as the country pulled out of the Great Recession - African-Americans, Hispanics and people without college degrees - saw large gains in net worth in the last three years, the Federal Reserve said Wednesday. But the improvements did not make up for deepening economic inequality: The share of America's income held by the top 1 percent of households ...>>

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Houston economy could add some 70,000 jobs next year: forecast
Economy
Published in 21-11-2017
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The question is when Houston will return to the economic growth rate that defined the city and drew thousands to the region in the years after the Great Recession in 2009.

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Texas unemployment rate falls to record low
Economy
Published in 21-11-2017
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The state unemployment rate fell to a record low in October, slipping below for the first time in more than 40 years, the Texas Workforce Commission reported Friday.

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Astros trade outfielder Ramon Laureano to Athletics
Sports
Published in 21-11-2017
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Rather than add Ramon Laureano to their 40-man roster to protect him from December's Rule 5 Draft, the Astros traded the right-handed-hitting outfielder to the Oakland Athletics on Monday for righthander Brandon Bailey.

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Dynamo Honduran trio ready to play after Australia visit
Sports
Published in 21-11-2017
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Dynamo boss Wilmer Cabrera said Honduran internationals Alberth Elis, Boniek Garcia and Romell Quioto will be available for selection Tuesday night in the first leg of the Western Conference finals against Seattle Sounders FC.

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