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Verizon, Straight Path pay $614 mln civil penalty to U.S. FCC -statement
Verizon Communications Inc and its Straight Path Communications unit paid a $614 million civil penalty as part of a January 2017 settlement with the U.S. Federal Communications Commission, the agency said on Wednesday.
Verizon, Straight Path pay $614 million civil penalty to U.S. FCC: statement
Verizon Communications Inc and its Straight Path Communications unit paid a $614 million civil penalty as part of a January 2017 settlement with the U.S. Federal Communications Commission, the agency said on Wednesday.
US STOCKS-Wall St falls with energy; S&P set for biggest monthly fall since 2016
* Indexes: Dow off 0.7 pct, S&P down 0.4 pct, Nasdaq down 0.1 pct (Updates to late afternoon)
California areas advised to evacuate ahead of potential mudslides
Thousands of residents in a Southern California county where 21 people died from mudslides in January were advised on Wednesday to leave their homes, ahead of a rainstorm that officials said could again trigger a cascade of mud and rocks.
Wall Street falls with energy; S&P set for biggest monthly fall since 2016
U.S. stocks edged lower on Wednesday with a drop in energy shares, and the S&P 500 was on track for its biggest monthly fall since January 2016.
Trump asks Congress for broad bill on guns, schools after shooting
U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday urged a diverse group of lawmakers - some who want more gun restrictions, others averse to gun control - to come up with comprehensive legislation to prevent school shootings following the nation's most recent massacre.
Facebook CFO says news feed changes will not have profound impact on ads
The changes that Facebook Inc is making to its centerpiece News Feed to emphasize friends and family will not have a large impact on the social network's ad business, Chief Financial Officer David Wehner said on Wednesday.
Doctor admits disclosing patient info to drugmaker Aegerion
A Georgia pediatric cardiologist pleaded guilty on Wednesday to wrongfully disclosing information about his young patients to an Aegerion Pharmaceuticals Inc sales representative seeking to identify potential new users of an expensive cholesterol drug.
Too political to wear? Supreme Court debates voter apparel law
U.S. Supreme Court justices on Wednesday debated the legality of a Minnesota law barring voters from wearing political apparel at polling places, struggling to draw the line between protecting free speech and preventing voter intimidation.
U.S. Agriculture Secretary seeks to calm farmers after Trump biofuel talks
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue told an agriculture conference on Wednesday that he and President Donald Trump support the nation's biofuels policy, and that any reports to the contrary are "fake news."