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Charter nears deal for Time Warner Cable
Charter Communications Inc. is close to buying Time Warner Cable for about $55 billion, two people familiar with the negotiations.
2 B.B. King daughters allege 2 closest aides poisoned him
LAS VEGAS (AP) â€” Two B.B. King heirs who've been most outspoken about the blues legend's care in his final days are accusing King's two closest aides of poisoning him.
U.S. does damage control after defense chief's remarks on Iraq
By Jeff Mason WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Vice President Joe Biden reassured Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi of the U.S. commitment to help fight Islamic State militants in an effort at damage control on Monday after Defense Secretary Ash Carter questioned Iraqi troops' desire to fight. Carter told CNN on Sunday that Iraqi forces showed no will to battle against Islamic State militants during the fall of Ramadi a week ago, and U.S. forces were trying to encourage them to engage more directly.