Thursday , November 23 2017


Charlie Rose Ousted by CBS and PBS After Harassment Allegations

Advertisement CBS fired Charlie Rose on Tuesday, a day after multiple women accused him of sexual misconduct. Not long afterward, PBS canceled distribution of his self-titled nightly interview program. David Rhodes, the president of CBS News, told staff members in an internal email that Mr. Rose, a host of “CBS ...

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U.S. Sues to Block AT&T-Time Warner Merger

Advertisement WASHINGTON — The Justice Department sued to block AT&T’s $ 85.4 billion bid for Time Warner on Monday, setting up a showdown over the first blockbuster acquisition to be considered by the Trump administration and drawing limits on corporate power in the fast-evolving media landscape. By challenging the deal, ...

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Retailers Experiment With a New Philosophy: Smaller Is Better

Advertisement Brick-and-mortar retail chains, known for sprawling stores that stock a bit of everything, are trying to lift sagging sales using a different strategy: cozier spaces that sell very little of anything. Showrooms — a retail model popular with bridal designers, car dealers and, recently, online apparel start-ups — are ...

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Lower Corporate Taxes, Higher Wages? Voters Are Skeptical

Republicans argue that their plan to cut corporate taxes will increase wages for American workers. A new survey suggests even the party’s strongest supporters aren’t buying that argument. The House of Representatives could vote this week on a plan that would fulfill a longtime Republican promise to cut taxes on ...

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Haste on Tax Measures May Leave a Trail of Loopholes

“Slow down” is the last thing that supporters of the Republicans’ proposed tax overhaul want to hear. “My donors are basically saying get it done or don’t ever call me again,” Chris Collins, a representative from New York, said last week. But the rush to “get it done” — particularly ...

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