BONN, Germany (Reuters) – The merger between T-Mobile US (TMUS.O) and Sprint (S.N) is within reach, the head of T-Mobile’s main owner Deutsche Telekom (DTEGn.DE) said on Wednesday, vowing to go on the offensive to close a valuation gap with U.S. market leaders AT&T and Verizon. Timotheus Hoettges, Chief Executive Officer of Germany’s telecommunications giant
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FILE PHOTO: Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games mascot Miraitowa and Paralympic mascot Someity hold placards with their names during the mascots’ debut in Tokyo, Japan, July 22, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon/File Photo TOKYO (Reuters) – Toyko’s 2020 Olympic Games mascots headed out from the capital’s Haneda airport on Wednesday for a promotional tour of Europe, bemusing travelers
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The Major League Baseball Players Association disputed commissioner Rob Manfred on Tuesday evening, saying it did not resist the league’s efforts during the MLB’s investigation of the Houston Astros’ 2017 electronic sign-stealing. FILE PHOTO: Rob Manfred, commissioner of Major League Baseball, takes part in the Yahoo Finance All Markets Summit in New York, U.S., February
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FILE PHOTO: A screen displays the company logo for Uber Technologies Inc on the day of its IPO at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., May 10, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo (Reuters) – Uber Technologies Inc (UBER.N) is closing its office in downtown Los Angeles, where the ride-hailing company employs customer
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FILE PHOTO: A Qatar Airways Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner airplane is pictured at Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport in Rome, Italy, March 30, 2019. REUTERS/Alberto Lingria LONDON (Reuters) – Qatar Airways Group said on Wednesday it had increased its holding in British Airways-owner IAG (ICAG.L) to 25.1%, buying another stake worth $600 million as part of a
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FILE PHOTO: Tourists wearing masks pass by Malaysia’s Prime Minister’s Office in Putrajaya, Malaysia January 28, 2020. REUTERS/Lim Huey Teng/File Photo KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysia expects to meet its target of a record 30 million tourists this year by redirecting its marketing efforts to local and other markets as arrivals from coronavirus-hit China fall,
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg on Tuesday outlined a sweeping financial services policy proposal to rein in Wall Street trading, boost consumer protections, increase Americans’ access to banking services and crack down on financial crime. FILE PHOTO: Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg addresses a news conference after launching his
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FILE PHOTO: Pump jacks operate at sunset in Midland, Texas, U.S., February 11, 2019. REUTERS/Nick Oxford/File Photo TOKYO (Reuters) – Oil prices were slightly higher on Wednesday with gains limited by the widening economic impact from the coronavirus epidemic that started in China, although new confirmed cases fell for a second day in the province
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FILE PHOTO: Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg attends a campaign event at Buffalo Soldiers national museum in Houston, Texas, U.S. February 13, 2020. REUTERS/Go Nakamura/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic presidential contender Michael Bloomberg will sell Bloomberg LP, the financial information company that made him a billionaire, if he is elected to the White House
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New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees will be back in 2020. FILE PHOTO: Jan 22, 2020; Kissimmiee, Florida, USA; New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees throws the ball during NFC practice at ESPN Wide World of Sports. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports Brees, 41, announced Tuesday he is set to return and make “another
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FILE PHOTO: Feb 15, 2020; Chicago, Illinois, USA; Los Angeles Lakers’ Lebron James addresses the media during media day for the NBA All Star Game at Wintrust. Mandatory Credit: Quinn Harris-USA TODAY Sports/File Photo LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James on Tuesday expressed his outrage over the Astros 2017 sign-stealing scandal,
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump came under fire on Tuesday for commuting the sentence of Rod Blagojevich, the ex-Illinois governor convicted of trying to peddle Barack Obama’s vacated U.S. Senate seat. Trump also pardoned Michael Milken, once considered Wall Street’s “junk bond king,” and six others, and commuted the sentences of another three
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg on Tuesday outlined a sweeping financial services policy proposal to rein in Wall Street trading, boost consumer protections, increase Americans’ access to banking services, and crack down on financial crime. FILE PHOTO: Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg addresses a news conference after launching his
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(Reuters) – InterContinental Hotels (IHG.L)(IHG) warned on Tuesday that fewer travellers are booking its rooms in China because of the coronavirus outbreak. FILE PHOTO: The ticker symbol and company logo for InterContinental Hotels Group is displayed on a screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., January 22,
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