Comcast Corp. vowed to help more low-income families connect to the Internet as a top executive began meeting today with U.S. regulators who will review the company’s $45.2 billion bid for competitor Time Warner Cable Inc.
At a museum near the U.S. Capitol three weeks ago, 700 guests sampled bratwurst and vodka and watched the Olympics on a mammoth screen. From the second floor, Comcast Corp.’s David Cohen addressed the crowd, which included the Russian ambassador and a White House official.
NATO and the Obama administration made a plea for keeping post-revolutionary Ukraine in one piece as tensions mounted in the Crimea and the Kremlin ordered a test of combat readiness of nearby Russian military units.
Boosting the minimum wage may cost as many as 500,000 people their jobs, said a new report from Congress’s financial scorekeeper that diminishes chances for an agreement on one of President Barack Obama’s priorities.
The United Auto Workers could be forced to reconsider its efforts to organize at foreign-owned factories in the U.S., a labor expert said, as the union vowed to keep fighting after losing a closely watched vote at Volkswagen AG’s Tennessee plant.
Opponents including a Tennessee U.S. senator are warning employees that voting for the United Auto Workers at a Volkswagen AG assembly plant in Chattanooga would bring the kind of economic malaise that crippled Detroit.
The United Auto Workers lost its bid to organize workers at a Volkswagen AG factory in Tennessee, a setback in its effort to gain a foothold in the U.S. South and a victory for Republicans who urged voting against the union.
The New Jersey legislative committee investigating the role played by aides to Governor Chris Christie in intentional traffic jams at the George Washington Bridge has issued 38 subpoenas to people and organizations.
As New Jersey’s Democratic Party chairman from 2010 to 2013, John Wisniewski’s job was to attack Chris Christie on everything, from his spending of federal disaster aid to his personal use of a state helicopter. Few listened, and the Republican governor’s popularity soared.