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Japan's SoftBank has reached a broad accord to merge its US subsidiary Sprint with T-Mobile to create a rival to America's top two wireless carriers, a newspaper said Saturday. SoftBank and German group Deutsche Telekom, which holds 64 percent of T-Mobile, are considering a stock swap for the deal, which could be announced as early as this month, the Nikkei daily said. The Japanese telecom giant is also planning to begin procedures for the approval of the US Federal Communications Commission and the US Department of Justice, the report said.
Tara Wood, the director of a new Quentin Tarantino documentary, is moving to cut The Weinstein Co. from her project, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
BATESVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Latest on the trial of a man charged with burning to death a Mississippi woman (all times local):
President Donald Trump is expected to decertify the 2015 international agreement that limits Iran's nuclear program this week. The move will inject uncertainty into the already chaotic geopolitics in the Middle East.
Tennessee Sen. Bob Corker (R) blasted President Donald Trump in a scathing interview with The New York Times on Sunday, saying the "vast majority" of congressional Republicans were concerned with the president's volatile behavior and that rhetoric from the White House could set America "on the path to World War III."
The deadliest mass shooting in modern American history took place on Sunday, when a gunman opened fire at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas.
The conservative news outlet reposted tweets calling for stricter gun legislation following the mass shooting in Las Vegas.
Syria's war killed at least 3,000 people including 955 civilians in September, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor said Sunday, in the deadliest month of the conflict this year. "More than 70 percent of the civilians were killed in regime and Russian air strikes, or in air raids of the international coalition" fighting the Islamic State group, the Britain-based monitor's head Rami Abdel Rahman said. Backed by Russian air strikes, the forces of Syria's President Bashar al-Assad are pressing a battle to retake IS-controlled areas in the eastern province of Deir Ezzor.
Another day, another string of tweets from Donald Trump.
By Steve Holland and Idrees Ali WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump warned North Korea on Tuesday that any U.S. military option would be "devastating" for Pyongyang, but said the use of force was not Washington's first option to deal with the country's ballistic and nuclear weapons program. "We are totally prepared for the second option, not a preferred option," Trump said at a White House news conference, referring to military force. "But if we take that option, it will be devastating, I can tell you that, devastating for North Korea.
Dunford, the head of the Joint Chiefs, warns that unilaterally pulling out would anger allies and complicate the North Korea crisis.
US relations with North Korea may be "charged" but tensions in the standoff remain political rather than military, the US chairman of the joint chiefs of staff said Tuesday. "While the political space is clearly very charged right now, we haven't seen a change in the posture of North Korean forces," General Joe Dunford told the Senate Armed Services Committee.
The widow of a former NFL player who died while serving in the U.S. Army issued a powerful response to President Donald Trump using her husband's name to criticize athletes who protest the national anthem.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. ramped up its response Monday to the humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico, even as President Donald Trump brought up the island's struggles before Hurricane Maria struck - including "billions of dollars" in debt to "Wall Street and the banks which, sadly, must be dealt with."
When Hurricane Maria's Category 4 winds roared across Puerto Rico last week, it left the U.S. territory and its 3.4 million residents nearly entirely without power. It's possible that parts of Puerto Rico could be without electricity for months, due in part to the hurricane's diagonal track across the entire island. The darkness that has fallen on the island is so prevalent that it's even visible in photos of the territory taken from space. SEE ALSO: Photos from Puerto Rico reveal the devastating power of Hurricane Maria A nighttime photo taken of Puerto Rico from space on September 25 shows most of the island has gone completely dark. This is particularly apparent...
A new study highlights the role that aspirin can play in preventing heart attack and stroke
The disgraced ex-congressman also was sentenced to three years of supervised release in Manhattan federal court Monday.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Iran's president warned Wednesday that his country will "respond decisively" to any violation of the agreement that reins in its nuclear program and called U.S. President Donald Trump's "ignorant, absurd and hateful rhetoric" about Iran unfit for the United Nations.
Hillary Clinton's post-election appearances have involved leather, a caftan and a new haircut ― the kind of statement-making looks you'd wear for your ex, to show you're getting on just fine without him.
The first death attributed to Hurricane Maria has been reported in Guadeloupe, officials say. Maria is expected to hit Puerto Rico Wednesday morning.