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  • Comedian offers serious guide to career success Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 8:32 AM ET

    LOS ANGELES— Comedian and writer Carol Leifer has something serious to say in her new book, "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Crying." Third, it's more fun to read a how-to guide with anecdotes about Jerry Seinfeld, Bryan Cranston and Frank Sinatra than one without them.

  • WASHINGTON, April 9- The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee's chairman on Wednesday urged Comcast Corp to extend its commitment to Internet neutrality beyond 2018 as the cable company's executive reassured lawmakers the proposed merger with Time Warner Cable Inc would not hurt consumers.

  • SENATOR AL FRANKEN TELLS JUDICIARY COMMITTEE HE OPPOSES COMCAST DEAL TO BUY TIME WARNER CABLE.

  • Senator Al Franken warned telecommunications regulators on Thursday that Comcast Corp's proposed acquisition of Time Warner Cable Inc could mean "higher prices, fewer choices, and even worse service for consumers." Comcast, the largest U.S. cable company, said on Feb. 13 it had agreed to acquire No. 4 Time Warner Cable for $45.2 billion.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 13- Consumer advocates and U.S. lawmakers are worried that Comcast Corp's proposed $45 billion takeover of Time Warner Cable Inc will create a company with too much power to decide what Americans can watch on television and do online, and they expect intense regulatory scrutiny of the deal.

  • NEW YORK/ BOSTON, Jan 10- The data breach at Target Corp over the holiday shopping season was far bigger than initially thought, the U.S. company said on Friday, as state prosecutors announced a nationwide probe into the second-biggest retail cyber attack on record.

  • NEW YORK/ BOSTON, Jan 10- The data breach at Target Corp over the holiday shopping season was far bigger than initially thought, the U.S. company said on Friday, as state prosecutors announced a nationwide probe into the second-biggest retail cyber attack on record.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 13- Search giant Google Inc on Wednesday warned that U.S. spying operations risk fracturing the open Internet into a "splinter net" that could hurt American business.

  • Close race makes up for waning zeal in US expat vote Sunday, 28 Oct 2012 | 9:00 AM ET

    BERLIN, Oct 28- With the U.S. presidential election too close to call, hundreds of thousands of Americans living in Europe have been posting their absentee ballots with a sense that they could truly make a difference on Nov. 6.

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Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 3:15 AM ET

Jonny Forsyth, global drinks analyst at Mintel, says China has been a "cash cow" for drink-makers, but the slowdown is having a big impact on sales.

Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 1:35 AM ET

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Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 3:00 AM ET

European shares opened mixed on Thursday, failing to continue a rally on Wall Street after accommodative comments from U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.