Disney streaming service to get ‘Star Wars’ and Marvel
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Disney streaming service to get ‘Star Wars’ and Marvel

NEW YORK (AP) — “Star Wars” and the Marvel comic-book movies will join Disney’s upcoming streaming service , potentially giving it broader appeal beyond families with young children. The Disney service will be the only place to stream those movies on demand in the U.S. as part of a monthly subscription. (So, not on Netflix.) A price … Continue reading

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In jail, ex-coal CEO says he’s ‘American political prisoner’

A defiant Don Blankenship declared himself an “American political prisoner” on his blog, blaming others for the 2010 mine explosion that killed 29 men and led the former West Virginia coal operator to be imprisoned. The ex-Massey Energy CEO said this week that he plans to distribute 250,000 copies of the 67-page diatribe in booklet … Continue reading

Big beer merger leaves future uncertain for competitors
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Big beer merger leaves future uncertain for competitors

LONDON (AP) — It’s no fun being in the middle. Heineken, Molson Coors and Carlsberg are storied brewers that trace their roots back hundreds of years and have loyal drinkers around the world. But the merger of their two biggest competitors leaves such mid-size brewers without a clear way forward. They find themselves squeezed between … Continue reading

Nick Jonas, Rick Ross, Meek Mill added to Tidal concert
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Nick Jonas, Rick Ross, Meek Mill added to Tidal concert

  NEW YORK (AP) — Nick Jonas and rappers Rick Ross, Meek Mill and French Montana have been added to the Tidal X concert in October, concert organizers announced Friday October 9th. Previously announced artists include Tidal-owners Beyonce and Jay-Z, as well as Prince, Nicki Minaj, Usher, Lil Wayne, Damian Marley, Thomas Rhett. The concert, … Continue reading

Nike surged 7 percent
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Nike surged 7 percent

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are opening solidly higher after a three-day slump. Nike surged 7 percent early Friday, the most in the Standard & Poor’s 500, after its results easily beat analysts’ estimates. The Dow Jones industrial average climbed 174 points, or 1.1 percent, to 16,376 as of 9:35 a.m. Eastern time Friday. … Continue reading

United Airlines abruptly replaces CEO
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United Airlines abruptly replaces CEO

United Airlines abruptly replaced its CEO as a federal investigation continued into whether the airline gave preferential treatment to a former chairman of the agency that operates the New York-area airports who has political ties to New Jersey Gov. and presidential candidate Chris Christie. Federal prosecutors are probing United’s ties to David Samson, the former … Continue reading