Martin Shkreli found guilty of security fraud

NEW YORK CITY (UPI) — A jury on Friday found Martin Shkreli, the pharmaceutical executive who came under scrutiny for hiking the cost of a drug by 5,000%, guilty on three counts related to securities fraud. Martin Shkreli smiles after speaking to the media at the United States Federal courthouse after being found guilty of multiple criminal More...

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By United Press International On Monday, July 31st, 2017
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Anthony Scaramucci out as White House communications chief

Danielle Haynes, United Press International Writer WASHINGTON (UPI) — Anthony Scaramucci resigned after 10 days as President Donald Trump‘s communications director to give new chief of staff John More...

By United Press International On Monday, July 31st, 2017
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Charter Communications declines a merger with Sprint

Ed Adamczyk, United Press International Writer STAMFORD, Conn./OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (UPI) — Charter Communications Inc. ended speculation it would acquire Sprint Corp., announcing it would not seek a merger More...

By Jake Leonard On Monday, July 31st, 2017
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Discovery to buy Scripps in deal valued at $14.6 billion

SILVER SPRING, Md./CINCINNATI, Ohio (Heartland Newsfeed) — Discovery Communications Inc. said Monday they have reached an agreement to buy Scripps Networks Interactive Inc. in a cash-and-stock deal valued More...

By United Press International On Monday, July 31st, 2017
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N.J. Gov. Chris Christie faces off with Chicago Cubs fan who heckled him

Ray Downs, United Press International Writer MILWAUKEE (UPI) — Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey got into a Chicago Cubs fan’s face at Miller Park in Milwaukee Sunday. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie More...

By Jake Leonard On Sunday, July 30th, 2017
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WSJ report: Charter says no thanks to Sprint mega-merger

Charter Communications sign as shown at a location in Chesterfield, Missouri. (Photo credit: Bloomberg) STAMFORD, Conn./OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (Heartland Newsfeed) — Charter Communications Inc. said it isn’t More...

By United Press International On Saturday, July 29th, 2017
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Sprint pursuing merger with cable giant Charter, according to reports

Eric DuVall, United Press International Writer OVERLAND PARK, Kan./STAMFORD, Conn. (UPI) — The owner of wireless company Sprint has proposed a merger with cable giant Charter Communications, though Charter’s More...

By Jake Leonard On Friday, July 28th, 2017
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Chevron shares flat after revenue beats estimates, profits rise from a year ago

SAN RAMON, Calif. (Heartland Newsfeed) — Chevron on Friday reported quarterly profits and revenues that beat Wall Street’s expectations as the company cut costs and as oil and gas prices and refining More...

By United Press International On Thursday, July 27th, 2017
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House passes spending bill with $1.6 billion to begin border wall

Ray Downs, United Press International Writer WASHINGTON (UPI) — The House approved a $788 billion national security bill Thursday that includes $1.6 billion towards a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. The More...

By United Press International On Thursday, July 27th, 2017
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Twitter loses users in U.S. as revenue declines

Allen Cone, United Press International Writer SAN FRANCISCO (UPI) — Twitter, the social media powerhouse, had stagnant worldwide growth of users last quarter and lost users in the United States. Twitter, More...