Regulation Headlines

  • Bavaria piles pressure on Merkel for EU migrant deal to avert crisis

    BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel's Bavarian allies denied a newspaper report on Sunday that they will give her two weeks to deliver a European solution on migrant policy before defying her by starting to turn away refugees at the border.

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  • Facing coalition crisis, Merkel seeks migrant talks with EU states

    BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel is seeking talks with some EU member states on migrant policy before a leaders summit at the end of the month, a government spokesman said, in a last-ditch bid to avert a coalition crisis erupting this week.

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  • Facing coalition crisis, Merkel seeks migrant talks with EU states

    BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel is seeking talks with some EU member states on migrant policy before a leaders summit at the end of the month, a government spokesman said, in a last-ditch bid to avert a coalition crisis erupting this week.

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  • Facing coalition crisis, Merkel seeks migrant talks with EU states

    BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel is seeking talks with some EU member states on migrant policy before a leaders summit at the end of the month, a government spokesman said, in a last-ditch bid to avert a coalition crisis erupting this week.

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  • Trump's consumer watchdog pick draws criticism from left and right

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House said on Saturday that President Donald Trump will pick Kathy Kraninger, an Office of Management and Budget (OMB) official, to head the U.S. consumer watchdog, drawing criticism from consumer advocates and dividing conservatives.

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  • Trump's consumer watchdog pick draws criticism from left and right

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House said on Saturday that President Donald Trump will pick Kathy Kraninger, an Office of Management and Budget (OMB) official, to head the U.S. consumer watchdog, drawing criticism from consumer advocates and dividing conservatives.

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  • OMB's Kraninger picked to head U.S. CFPB: White House

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Kathy Kraninger, an official from the White House Office of Management and Budget, is President Donald Trump's pick for permanent director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), a White House official said on Saturday.

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  • OMB's Kraninger picked to head U.S. CFPB: White House

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Kathy Kraninger, an official from the White House Office of Management and Budget, is President Donald Trump's pick for permanent director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), a White House official said on Saturday.

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  • EPA's Pruitt faces new ethics query; Trump praises his work

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt faced fresh ethics questions on Friday, this time about how he got tickets to this year’s Rose Bowl college football game, but President Donald Trump reiterated that Pruitt has done a “fantastic job” leading the agency.

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  • Comcast gains unconditional EU antitrust approval to buy Sky

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU antitrust regulators have given the green light to U.S. cable company Comcast's plan to acquire European pay-TV group Sky without demanding concessions.

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  • Derailed Florida roller coaster passed inspection hours earlier: state

    (Reuters) - A small roller coaster that derailed in Daytona Beach, ejecting two riders who fell 34 feet (10 meters) to the ground, passed a state inspection earlier the same day, Florida state officials said on Friday.

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  • Sprint, T-Mobile plan to file deal application to FCC on Monday

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Wireless companies Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc have informed the Federal Communications Commission that they will formally file an application asking for approval to merge on Monday, according to a document seen by Reuters.

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  • EPA's Pruitt got tickets to Rose Bowl football game from PR chief: letter

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Embattled U.S. Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt obtained tickets to this year's Rose Bowl college football game from a public relations executive, said a letter by the top Democrat on the House of Representatives oversight committee released on Friday.

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  • Florida roller coaster derails, dropping two riders to ground

    (Reuters) - Two roller coaster riders fell 34 feet (10 m) to the ground when their car derailed on the Daytona Beach, Florida, boardwalk on Thursday, the fire department said.

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  • Comcast gains unconditional EU antitrust approval to buy Sky

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU antitrust regulators have given the green light to U.S. cable company Comcast's plan to acquire European pay-TV group Sky without demanding concessions.

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  • Comcast’s record all-cash Fox bid signals aggressive lending push

    NEW YORK (LPC) - Media company Comcast Corp’s record all-cash US$65bn bid to buy Twenty-First Century Fox’s media assets, a day after AT&T’s long-sought acquisition of Time Warner received a green light, signals an oncoming wave of M&A that banks will aggressively compete to finance.

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  • Trump announces 25 percent tariff on Chinese technology

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Friday announced that the United States will implement a 25 percent tariff on $50 billion of goods from China related to intellectual property and technology, and pledged to impose further levies if the Asian nation takes retaliatory measures.

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  • Qualcomm extends cash tender offer to buy NXP shares

    (Reuters) - Qualcomm Inc has extended by a week its cash tender offer to buy all shares of NXP Semiconductors NV for $44 billion, the chipmaker said on Friday.

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