Archive for August 5th, 2014

21st Century Fox withdraws Time Warner bid

August 5, 2014
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NEW YORK (AP) — Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox is abandoning its attempt to take over Time Warner in a proposed deal that would have combined two of the world’s biggest media companies.
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Tour buses collide in NYC’s Times Square

August 5, 2014
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At least 13 people were injured when two tourist buses collided in the heart of New York City’s Times Square on Tuesday.
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Afghan attack kills US 2-star general

August 5, 2014
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An American general was killed today and 15 other soldiers wounded in an attack at a military academy in Afghanistan today.
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NY driver crashes into firehouse at snake-neck speed

August 5, 2014
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By Laila Kearney NEW YORK (Reuters) – A New York woman, who crashed her Toyota Prius into a firehouse with a stolen python wrapped around her neck, faces charges of reckless endangerment and larceny, police said on Tuesday.
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US stocks move lower on earnings, Chinese data

August 5, 2014
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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. financial markets were lower in mid-morning trading Tuesday, hurt by disappointing earnings results out of retail giant Target as well as economic data that appeared to show the Chinese economy slowing down.
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TSX slips as China data weighs on resources

August 5, 2014
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By John Tilak TORONTO (Reuters) – Canada’s main stock index declined on Tuesday as weak economic data from China raised fears of a slowdown in the world’s second-biggest economy and weighed on shares of natural resource producers, for which China is a major market.
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