Sunday, April 30, 2017

NYT subscribers dropping paper over climate column

A new columnist at The New York Times and his views on climate change have prompted some readers to cancel their subscriptions in protest.
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Asia and Australia Edition: Rodrigo Duterte, Pope Francis, Delta: Your Morning Briefing


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21st Century Fox and Blackstone Said to Be Interested in Buying Tribune Media

James Murdoch, chief executive of 21st Century Fox, in Manhattan this month.
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Bipartisan Agreement Reached to Fund Government Through September

The Capitol building last week. A government shutdown would have been a major political embarrassment for Republicans.
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Sebastian Gorka Likely to Be Out of White House Role, Officials Say

Sebastian Gorka, second from left, a White House adviser on national security, in February.
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Shaming Children So Parents Will Pay the School Lunch Bill

Caitlin Dolan, 13, with her mother, Merinda Durila. Caitlin was embarrassed when cafeteria workers in Canonsburg, Pa., would not serve her lunch on the first day of school because of an unpaid lunch bill.
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Dick Contino, Accordion Heartthrob, Dies at 87

Dick Contino performing in 1948.
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As Trump Assails the Media, Washington Finds the Will to Party

Guests attended the after-party for Samantha Bee’s “Not the White House Correspondents’ Dinner” on Saturday at the W Hotel in Washington.
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Amid Brick-and-Mortar Travails, a Tipping Point for Amazon in Apparel

Aaron Brockett of Indochino, an internet retailer of custom-fit suits, measuring Mark Papish last week in New York.
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In France’s Poor Suburbs, Angry Voters May Skip Big Election

Posters of the French presidential candidates Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen in Stains, a working-class suburb north of Paris, on Friday.
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Fact Check: Trump’s Account of His First 100 Days in Office

President Trump at a rally on Saturday in Harrisburg, Pa.
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SpaceX delays launch of secretive satellite for U.S. Intelligence agency

Elon Musk's SpaceX has pushed back its launch of a mysterious satellite for the U.S. intelligence community because of a sensor issue.
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U.S. to probe Japanese, German automakers over alleged patent violations

TOKYO, May 1 (Reuters) - The United States will begin an investigation into whether thermoplastic components used in some Japanese and German vehicle models sold in the country violate its patent laws, trade authorities said late last week.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian equities steady as Japan outperforms, dollar regains traction

* Dollar/yen up with funding deal to avert U.S. govt shutdown

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Twitter partners with Bloomberg for streaming TV news

April 30 (Reuters) - Twitter Inc is partnering with Bloomberg Media for a round-the-clock streaming television news service on the social networking platform, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday.

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PRECIOUS-Gold falls after dollar firms on deal to fund U.S. govt

May 1 (Reuters) - Gold fell on Monday after the dollar edged up as U.S. congressional negotiators hammered out a deal on a spending package to keep the federal government funded through September. FUNDAMENTALS * Spot gold dropped 0.3 percent to $1,264.06 per ounce, as of 0236 GMT. * Gold, last week, saw its biggest weekly percentage fall since the week of March 10, ending about 1.2 percent lower. * U.S. gold futures eased 0.2 percent to $1,265.20 an ounce.

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Nikkei edges up, high-tech shares jump on earnings

TOKYO, May 1 (Reuters) - Japanese stock prices posted modest gains on Monday as high-tech shares such as Tokyo Electron and Murata Manufacturing gained on upbeat earnings in otherwise holiday-lulled trading.

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Fox, Blackstone considering bid for Tribune Media

21st Century Fox and the private equity firm Blackstone are in talks to launch a bid for Tribune Media, one of the nation's largest television broadcasting companies, a source with knowledge of the matter said Sunday.
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Ueli Steck, Renowned Mountain Climber, Dies Near Everest at 40

The mountain climber Ueli Steck in his native Switzerland in 2015.
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BRIEF-Gruden Group entered into strategic partnership with Paypal

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Apple’s Stock Races Ahead as Investors Bet on New iPhones

Customers at the Apple store in Lower Manhattan. The company is expected on Tuesday to report a slight increase in iPhone sales and overall revenue for the financial quarter that ended in March.
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Yellow-Light Crusader Fined for Doing Math Without a License

Mats Jarlstrom, at the intersection in Beaverton, Ore., where his wife received a red-light camera ticket.
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UPDATE 1-Twenty-First Century Fox in talks with Blackstone to buy Tribune

NEW YORK, April 30 (Reuters) - Twenty-First Century Fox Inc is in talks with Blackstone Group LP about submitting an offer to buy Tribune Media Co, one of the largest U.S. television station operators, sources familiar with the matter said on Sunday.

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