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Antitrust trial puts book publishing industry in the dock

Aug. 06, 2022 08:47 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Justice Department's effort to block the merger of Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster isn't just a showcase for the Biden administration's tougher approach to corporate consolidation, it's a rare moment for the publishing industry itself to be placed in the dock. ...

US begins court battle against publishing giants' merger

Aug. 01, 2022 18:51 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government and publishing titan Penguin Random House exchanged opening salvos in a federal antitrust trial Monday as the U.S. seeks to block the biggest U.S. book publisher from absorbing rival Simon & Schuster. The case comes as a key test of the Biden...

Trolling along: Fetterman going big on social media vs. Oz

Aug. 01, 2022 12:38 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — In one of this year's most competitive U.S. Senate races, the biggest moments aren't playing out on the campaign trail. They're unfolding on social media. For one stunt, Democrat John Fetterman of Pennsylvania rolled out an online petition to get his...

EXPLAINER: Bid to block book merger sets competition fight

Jul. 30, 2022 23:24 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — At a time of mega-mergers and flashy high-tech corporate hookups, the biggest U.S. book publisher’s plan to buy the fourth-largest for a mere $2.2 billion may seem somewhat quaint. But the deal represents such a key test for the Biden administration's antitrust policy that the...

Today in History: July 29, Charles marries Diana

Jul. 29, 2022 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Friday, July 29, the 210th day of 2022. There are 155 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 29, 1981, Britain’s Prince Charles married Lady Diana Spencer in a glittering ceremony at St. Paul’s...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of July 24-30

Jul. 18, 2022 09:51 AM EDT

Celebrity birthdays for the week of July 24-30: July 24: Actor John Aniston (“Days of Our Lives”) is 89. Comedian Ruth Buzzi is 86. Actor Mark Goddard (“Lost In Space”) is 86. Actor Chris Sarandon is 80. Comedian Gallagher is 76. Actor Robert Hays (“Airplane!”) is 75....

Vogt hits home run, sacrifice fly as A's beat Blue Jays 5-1

Jul. 05, 2022 00:41 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Vogt cherished going to San Francisco Giants games on July 4 or Mother's Day as a kid coming from Central California, and now he really appreciates playing on special holidays. On Monday, the 37-year-old Vogt changed his walk-up music to “Born in...

Today in History: July 2, Amelia Earhart disappears

Jul. 02, 2022 00:05 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Saturday, July 2, the 183rd day of 2022. There are 182 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 2, 1937, aviator Amelia Earhart and navigator Fred Noonan disappeared over the Pacific Ocean while attempting...

Lamar closes Glastonbury with call for women's rights

Jun. 27, 2022 08:07 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Rapper Kendrick Lamar has closed this year's Glastonbury Festival with a powerful headline set that saw him chant “Godspeed for women’s rights” as fake blood poured down his face from a crown of thorns. Lamar, 35, ended his new song “Savior” by chanting...

Paul McCartney wows Glastonbury with Dave Grohl and The Boss

Jun. 26, 2022 08:13 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Paul McCartney’s Glastonbury Festival show was two years late. Fans thought it was worth the wait. The former Beatle pulled out all the stops — and brought on big-name rock ’n’ roll guest stars — for a 2½-hour concert at the southwest England festival on...