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  • Blumenthal Calls For End Of NFL's, Other Sports Leagues 'Blank Check' Anti-Trust Exemption

    EAST HARTFORD - What's the best way to get the National Football League to take the issue of domestic violence more seriously? U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal unveiled a proposal Monday that he said was designed to do just that, by putting an end to "blank...
  • Scandals put the NFL in Congress' crosshairs

    Scandals put the NFL in Congress' crosshairs
    Several U.S. senators have proposed stripping the NFL of its tax-exempt status — a warning analysts say the image-damaged league can't afford to ignore even if the threat proves hollow. Just as it did during Major League Baseball's steroid...
  • U.S. senator says no place for violence in NFL

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Women of the U.S. Senate have taken notice and will speak up about how the National Football League has handled domestic abuse cases involving its players, a leading lawmaker said on Sunday. Several recent cases involving NFL...
  • WRAPUP 4-Chagrined NFL teams bow to pressure on domestic abuse cases

    (Recasts, adds new domestic violence allegations) By Eric Kelsey and Mary Milliken Sept 17 (Reuters) - Another National Football League player was arrested on domestic violence allegations hours after two teams succumbed to public pressure and suspended...
  • Steve Almond: 5 myths about the NFL

    Steve Almond: 5 myths about the NFL
    Over the past few weeks, Americans have been confronted by a slew of scandals besieging our most popular sport. Outrage over the off-the-field violence of star running backs Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson has been accompanied by the revelation that the...
  • China fines Glaxo $492 million in bribery case

    China on Friday leveled a nearly half-billion-dollar fine against British drug maker GlaxoSmithKline after an investigation concluded that the company bribed physicians and hospitals to use its products. The company's ex-country manager was given a...
  • Dollar General solicits votes against Family Dollar deal

    Dollar General on Friday ratcheted up its fight to break up a planned acquisition of Family Dollar by a third company, launching an effort to solicit shareholders to vote against the deal. The solicitation, filed Friday with the Securities and Exchange...
  • China fines drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline $492 million in bribery case

    China fines drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline $492 million in bribery case
    China on Friday leveled a half-billion-dollar fine against British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline after an investigation concluded that the company bribed physicians and hospitals to use its products. One company executive was given a suspended three-year...
  • Qualcomm shows off robot technology, but mum on China dispute

    Qualcomm shows off robot technology, but mum on China dispute
    Qualcomm Inc executives showed off robots made with smartphone technology at an annual developer conference on Thursday, but they steered clear of talking about China, a key growth market where the chipmaker is entangled in an antitrust investigation....
  • News Corp's Robert Thomson asks European regulators to reconsider Google settlement

    News Corp's Robert Thomson asks European regulators to reconsider Google settlement
    (Reuters) - News Corp Chief Executive Robert Thomson has urged European regulators to reconsider their settlement with Google Inc over its search practices, calling the Internet company an "egregious" aggregator and a "platform of piracy." In a letter...
  • Treasury's Lew warned China on antitrust probes of foreign firms: WSJ

    Treasury's Lew warned China on antitrust probes of foreign firms: WSJ
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew has written to the Chinese government warning that a recent spate of antitrust investigations against foreign companies could have serious implications for U.S.-China relations, the Wall Street...