SYDNEY (Reuters) – CBS Corp (CBS.N) has sweetened its bid for Australian broadcaster Ten Network Holdings Ltd (TEN.AX), ahead of a key creditors’ vote later on Tuesday on the future of the company. CBS, Ten’s biggest creditor, swooped on the TV station after it went into administration three months ago, challenging acquisition plans by Twenty-First
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Liberal Democrats are to set out on Tuesday their plan to stop Brexit, with party leader Vince Cable appealing to opponents in all parties to put aside “tribal differences” and fight a divorce from the European Union. The fourth largest party with 12 representatives in the 650-seat parliament, the Liberal Democrats
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(Reuters) – The convicted Indonesian wine dealer Rudy Kurniawan on Monday failed to persuade a U.S. judge to set aside his 10-year prison term for counterfeiting an estimated $30 million of wine. U.S. District Judge Richard Berman rejected Kurniawan’s argument that his trial lawyers represented him ineffectively by failing to demand hearings to suppress evidence
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BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (Reuters) – A rapidly strengthening Hurricane Maria barreled towards the eastern Caribbean islands with 125 mile-per-hour (200 kph) winds on Monday, threatening the region with its second major storm this month. Officials from French-controlled Martinique to the U.S. Virgin Islands warned residents to prepare for the storm, now ranked by U.S. forecasters as
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic leaders in the U.S. Congress on Monday demanded that legislative analysts examine both the budgetary and healthcare impacts of a last-ditch effort by Republicans to repeal Obamacare. In a long-running war on former President Barack Obama’s signature healthcare law, Republicans face a two-week countdown before Senate procedural rules make it much
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LONDON (Reuters) – The long-predicted march of Chinese men into the top echelons of tennis has been so slow to emerge that some observers have started asking when it will happen. Teenager Wu Yibing is doing his best to put the debate back on the agenda, though, prompting talk that China might finally have unearthed
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PONTIDA – “Se pensano di bloccarci rubandoci il frutto del nostro lavoro hanno sbagliato. Andiamo avanti più determinati e arrabbiati di prima, i giudici andassero a sequestrare i conti correnti dei mafiosi che girano liberi per l’Italia” ha dichiarato il leader della Lega Nord, Matteo Salvini, chiudendo il raduno del Carroccio a Pontida. “Il prossimo
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ROMA – “A luglio 2017, rispetto al mese precedente, si registra una diminuzione per le esportazioni (-1,4%) e una crescita per le importazioni (+0,9%)” ha dichiarato l’Istat in una nota “Il calo congiunturale dell’export coinvolge sia i mercati extra Ue (-1,8%) sia, in misura minore, l’area Ue (-1,1%). Tutti i raggruppamenti principali di industrie sono
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PARIGI – Da oggi, nella capitale francese, sono partiti i lavori per proteggere la Torre Eiffel da eventuali attacchi terroristici. L’opera costerà circa 20 milioni di euro e dovrebbe essere pronta entro il 13 luglio 2018, alla vigilia della Festa Nazionale francese che commemora la presa della Bastiglia del 1789. Lo scorso inverno, i gestori
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Seventeen people were injured after a New York City transit bus and a tour bus collided early on Monday in the city’s borough of Queens then slammed into a restaurant, fire officials said. Passengers were pulled from the wreckage by firefighters after the city bus collided with a Dahlia charter bus
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