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  • Comcast, Time Warner to face lawmakers on merger plan Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 1:00 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, April 9- Executives from Comcast Corp and Time Warner Cable Inc are expected to defend their plan to merge as they go before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday, the first hearing since the $45.2- billion deal was announced in February.

  • Rio Tinto to give away Pebble Mine project shares Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 1:21 PM ET

    JUNEAU, Alaska— A major shareholder of a company behind a contentious Alaska mine project on Monday announced it was giving its shares away to two Alaska charitable organizations, at least one of which belongs to a larger group that has come out publicly against the project.

  • US court rejects early look at surveillance case Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 9:53 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— The Supreme Court on Monday declined an early look at a constitutional challenge to the National Security Agency's bulk collection of millions of Americans' telephone records, instead allowing the dispute to work its way through the usual lower-court process. But the Supreme Court rarely grants such requests.

  • 7M enrolled doesn't guarantee health law's success Saturday, 5 Apr 2014 | 8:47 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— Seven million people signed up, so there is an appetite for President Barack Obama's health care law, but that doesn't guarantee success for the country's newest social program.

  • Correction: Fast-Growing Salmon story Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 7:51 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— WASHINGTON— In a story April 3 about genetically modified salmon, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Recombinetics, a Minnesota- based company, wanted to produce cattle without horns for meat. WASHINGTON— Don't expect to find genetically modified salmon— or any other engineered fish or meat— on store shelves anytime soon.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, April 6- The personal data gathering abilities of Google, Facebook and other tech companies has sparked growing unease among Americans, with a majority worried that Internet companies are encroaching too much upon their lives, a new poll showed.

  • Supreme Court ruling that struck down the overall cap on federal election contributions is sending ripples across American politics, as states have begun backing away from their own restrictions on donations and lawyers are forecasting a new wave of challenges to campaign finance laws nationwide.

  • Engineered salmon may be a tough sell Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 12:03 AM ET

    So far, two of the nation's biggest grocers, Safeway and Kroger, have pledged to keep the salmon off their shelves if it is approved. "The FDA delay has caused developers to take a pause," says Dr. David Edwards of the Biotechnology Industry Organization, the main industry group for genetically engineered agriculture.

  • VANCOUVER, April 2- Canada's energy regulator said on Wednesday it would hold hearings on Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP's proposed expansion of the Trans Mountain oil pipeline from Edmonton to Vancouver, with its review expected to wrap up in mid-2015.

  • WASHINGTON, April 2- The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down a key pillar of federal campaign finance law by allowing donors to give money to as many political candidates, parties and committees as they wish.

  • WASHINGTON, March 30- President Barack Obama's embattled U.S. healthcare law, having survived a rollout marred by technology failures, reaches a milestone on Monday with the end of its first enrollment wave, and with the administration likely to come close to its goal of signing up 7 million people in private health insurance.

  • WASHINGTON, March 28- The White House said on Friday it will take a hard look at whether new regulations are needed to cut emissions of methane from the oil and gas industry, part of President Barack Obama's plan to address climate change.

  • WASHINGTON, March 28- The White House said on Friday it will take a hard look at whether new regulations are needed to cut emissions of methane from the oil and gas industry, part of President Barack Obama's plan to address climate change.

  • "Restrictions on information flows are trade barriers," Google's executive chairman, Eric Schmidt, said at a Cato Institute event last month, warning that the worst possible outcome would be for the Internet to turn into "Splinternet." Brazil and the European Union plan to lay their own undersea communications cable to reduce reliance on the United States.

  • A key moment, Sporny and others say, will be a meeting in Paris next week hosted by the World Wide Web Consortium, or W3C, one of the key bodies for setting internet standards.

  • WASHINGTON, March 13- Raising the retirement age and scrapping regressive taxes such as deducting the interest on mortgages can help richer governments address income inequality without straining their pocketbooks, IMF staff said in a paper on Thursday.

  • *China likely to exceed 2015 hydropower targets by 5-10 GW. China, already the biggest hydropower producer, is on course to exceed a target to raise its hydro capacity by 70 gigawatts over 2011-2015, but a slowdown in project approvals means it is behind on its longer-term goals.

  • March 6- A disclosure system that Wall Street's watchdog promotes as a tool for researching brokers lacks crucial details, a group of consumer lawyers says it will reveal in an analysis on Thursday.

  • March 6- Endo International Plc said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved its thrice-rejected testosterone replacement therapy, Aveed, to treat male hypogonadism.

  • March 6- A disclosure system that Wall Street's watchdog promotes as a tool for researching brokers lacks crucial details, a group of consumer lawyers says it will reveal in an analysis on Thursday.

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Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 7:15 AM ET

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