Trump backs Democrats on debt limit in rare bipartisan deal – Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump forged a surprising deal with Democrats in Congress on Wednesday to extend the U.S. debt limit and provide government funding until Dec. 15, embracing his political adversaries and blindsiding fellow Republicans in a rare bipartisan accord. Trump, living up to his reputation for unpredictability, met at the White House […]

T-Mobile is giving away Netflix service to its family-plan customers – Business Insider

T-Mobile is giving away Netflix service to its family-plan customers – Business Insider

T-Mobile US CEO John Legere speaks at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.Steve Marcus/Reuters T-Mobile customers will soon be getting Netflix service for free, compliments of the wireless company. Starting Tuesday, customers with at least two lines on T-Mobile’s One family plan will be able to activate a standard $10-a-month Netflix subscription at […]

Fresh North Korea tensions hit Wall Street – Reuters

(Reuters) – U.S. stocks sank on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 stumbling to its biggest single-day loss in about three weeks, as investors weighed fresh tensions with North Korea. North Korea on Sunday conducted its sixth nuclear test, which it said was of an advanced hydrogen bomb for a long-range missile, marking a dramatic escalation […]

Elon Musk thinks AI will lead to World War III — take that with a pinch of salt – Business Insider

Elon Musk thinks AI will lead to World War III — take that with a pinch of salt – Business Insider

Elon Musk, founder, CEO and lead designer at SpaceX and co-founder of Tesla, speaks at the International Space Station Research and Development Conference in Washington, U.S., July 19, 2017. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein Elon Musk, the billionaire entrepreneur who cofounded companies like PayPal, Tesla, and SpaceX, has once again warned that artificial intelligence (AI) poses a threat […]

United Technologies Agrees to Buy Rockwell Collins – Bloomberg

United Technologies Corp. agreed to buy Rockwell Collins Inc. for about $23 billion, creating an aerospace behemoth that can outfit warplanes and jetliners from tip to tail. Rockwell Collins shareholders will receive $140 a share in cash and stock, the companies said in a statement Monday. Including net debt, the total deal value is about $30 […]

Frustration mounts over premiums for individual health plans – STLtoday.com

WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of people who buy individual health insurance policies and get no financial help from the Affordable Care Act are bracing for another year of double-digit premium increases, and their frustration is boiling over. Some are expecting premiums for 2018 to rival a mortgage payment. What they pay […]

Hurricane Harvey relief brings millions in corporate gifts – CBS News

Hurricane Harvey relief brings millions in corporate gifts – CBS News

Corporate America is pitching in to help Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. U.S. companies have committed more than $170 million for relief efforts in the week since Hurricane Harvey made landfall and deluged Houston, the nation’s fourth-largest city. Companies in industries from energy to airlines are pitching in, led by pledges of $20 million from Walmart […]

How do Whole Foods’ new prices compare to Wal-Mart, Publix and Aldi? The answer is surprising | Doreen’s Deals – Sun Sentinel

When Amazon slashed prices at Whole Foods Market on Monday after completing a speedy $13.7 billion acquisition, analysts hastily began making burial arrangements for the grocery industry. Amazon, that pesky Internet company whose goal is to buy, kill, own and sell everything on the planet, made a bold first move by cutting prices on some […]

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