Hiking along the Kokoda Trail in remote eastern Papua New Guinea last summer, Denis O’Brien discovered he didn’t have a mobile phone signal. The sturdily built Irish telecommunications tycoon knew how to fix that. He stormed into the local office of Digicel Group Ltd., the wireless operator he’d founded in 2001, and demanded that extra phone towers be erected along the route.
Senator Charles Schumer endorsed Hillary Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination in an Iowa speech yesterday, more than two years before the state hosts the country’s first presidential caucuses.
Hillary Clinton’s re-emergence on the national scene to address major policy issues and campaign for political allies is casting a shadow over her party’s still- unformed 2016 presidential field -- and risking her own prime spot at its pinnacle.
President Barack Obama enlisted the help of former President Bill Clinton as his administration opens a campaign to get millions of Americans to enroll for insurance under his signature health-care law.
Blackstone Group LP President Tony James said the “good times” are just starting for private- equity firms because the U.S. economic recovery is still in its early stages, Europe has stabilized and China is rebounding.
Former U.S. President Bill Clinton and former Vice President Al Gore talk with Charlie Rose at the Clinton Global Initiative about climate change and alternative energy. ("Charlie Rose" airs weeknights on PBS and Bloomberg Television. Source: Charlie Rose)