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This Week: Coca-Cola, AT&T and Starbucks results

Jul. 22, 2019 1:00 AM EDT

A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week: Flat Coke Wall Street expects Coca-Cola will report that its earnings stagnated in the second quarter while its revenue grew. Analysts surveyed by FactSet estimate that the Atlanta-based maker of Coke, Sprite, Minute Maid and...

TV channels go dark after AT&T, Nexstar fail to reach deal

Jul. 4, 2019 7:26 PM EDT

Some DirecTV customers saw blacked-out channels on Thursday where they would usually see local news. DirecTV and its owner AT&T failed to reach a new deal with telecom company Nexstar, and Nexstar says 120 channels across 97 markets in the U.S. fell blank on Thursday. Instead of showing local news affiliates...

Documents show NSA again improperly collected call records

Jun. 26, 2019 3:10 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Documents released Wednesday show the National Security Agency improperly collected phone records four months after it said it had fixed technical problems that caused another similar collection of unauthorized and inaccurate data that violated federal law. The internal documents obtained...

New network for first responders raises concern among media

Jun. 13, 2019 11:06 AM EDT

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The police chief of Alaska's largest city hurried out of the department's glass building after the ground began to shake. Phone lines jammed and even police radios were spotty after a major earthquake, but his cellphone was recently equipped with a national wireless network...

Justice's antitrust chief sketches how he'll assess big tech

Jun. 11, 2019 9:41 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department's antitrust chief suggested Tuesday he'll take a broad view of how competition is harmed when assessing whether big tech firms should be broken up. Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim also was clear in a speech in Israel that he is well aware that just...

States sue to stop $26.5 billion Sprint-T-Mobile deal

Jun. 11, 2019 5:16 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A group of state attorneys general led by New York and California filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday to block T-Mobile's $26.5 billion bid for Sprint, citing consumer harm. The state attorneys general said the promised benefits, such as better networks in rural areas and faster service...

Trump, in tussle with CNN, suggests boycott of parent AT&T

Jun. 3, 2019 7:33 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Monday to reiterate his complaints about CNN and suggest a boycott of its parent company, AT&T. Soon after his arrival in London for a pomp-filled state visit, Trump tweeted that CNN is the primary source of U.S. news in the United Kingdom....

Editorials from around New England

May. 24, 2019 3:31 PM EDT

Editorials from around New England: ___ CONNECTICUT Where's the talk about cutting spending? The Hartford Courant, May 24 For all the talk about where and how to raise taxes, legislators have actively avoided any talk about cutting spending in state government. That conversation needs to start. Some claim there's...