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Mass evacuations ordered as Hurricane Florence heads toward Carolinas

Sep 11 2018

HOLDEN BEACH, N.C., Sept 11 Mass evacuations were ordered along the U.S. Atlantic Coast as Hurricane Florence, a Category 4 storm and the most powerful to menace the region in nearly three decades, barreled toward the region on Tuesday.

Hurricane Florence nears Carolinas as 1 million-plus ordered to evacuate

Sep 10 2018

HOLDEN BEACH, N.C. More than 1 million people along the Carolina coast fled toward higher ground on Monday in a mass evacuation ordered three days before the expected arrival of Hurricane Florence, a Category 4 storm and the most powerful to menace the region in nearly three decades. | Video

AT&T's results match Street expectations, smartphone subscriber base grows

Jan 25 2017

AT&T Inc , the No. 2 U.S. wireless carrier, reported quarterly results that matched analysts' estimates, as it added more smartphone customers in a saturated wireless market, and said it was confident its deal to buy Time Warner Inc would be approved.

Two company veterans tapped to lead Fox News after Ailes' exit

Aug 12 2016

NEW YORK Rupert Murdoch on Friday named company veterans Jack Abernethy and Bill Shine as co-presidents to lead Fox News after Chief Executive Officer Roger Ailes resigned last month following sexual harassment allegations.

Blame it on Rio: Some U.S. companies see sales hit from Olympics

Aug 05 2016

NEW YORK The Olympics are already proving to be a boon for Comcast Corp’s NBC and a drag for its U.S. media competitors, as well as for restaurants that rely on customers venturing out in the evening for a bite to eat.

Viacom warns bylaw change may hurt stock - SEC filing

Jun 10 2016

Viacom Inc warned on Friday that its shares could fall as a result of a bylaw change by controlling shareholder Sumner Redstone to restrict Viacom's planned sale of a stake in its Paramount film unit.

Viacom CEO lawyers urge speedy trial, citing Redstone's health

Jun 06 2016

NEW YORK Viacom's Chief Executive Philippe Dauman, who is suing over his removal from Sumner Redstone's trust, on Monday said in a court filing that a judge should expedite the matter because the 93-year-old media mogul is in ill health and may soon not be able to provide needed evidence.

Rockefeller Family Fund hits Exxon, divests from fossil fuels

Mar 24 2016

HOUSTON/NEW YORK The Rockefeller Family Fund said on Wednesday it would divest from fossil fuels as quickly as possible and "eliminate holdings" of Exxon Mobil Corp , saying the oil company associated with the family fortune has misled the public about climate change risks.

Rockefeller fund dumping fossil fuels, hits Exxon on climate issues

Mar 23 2016

The Rockefeller Family Fund said on Wednesday it will divest from fossil fuels as quickly as possible and "eliminate holdings" of Exxon Mobil, chiding the oil giant for allegedly misleading the public about climate change risks.

Mansion sales and discount dining: oil rout hits Houston's rich

Feb 26 2016

HOUSTON Prices for mansions in Houston's swankiest neighborhood have tumbled in lock step with crude prices. The Houston Opera has offered free season tickets to patrons who lost their jobs in the oil bust. A fancy restaurant offers cut-price dinners.

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