Cheddar morning business report 11/9: DOJ reportedly stalls AT&T, Time Warner purchase

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Top morning business and technology headlines for Nov. 9, 2017:

  • The United States Justice of Department is reportedly putting the brakes on AT&T's planned purchase of Time Warner. That is unless Time Warner sells the Turner TV unit, which includes CNN. Some are questioning whether this is all about politics. President Donald Trump has often called CNN “fake news.”
  • Goldman Sachs wants to make it easier for American businesses to invest in China. The bank tells CNBC that it's working with the China Investment Corporation to establish a $5 billion fund, so U.S. companies can have better access to the Chinese market.
  • Put away the Zombie fraps, and get ready for Starbuck's newest creations: Toasted White Chocolate Mocha and Chestnut Praline Chai Tea Latte. There's also a Candy Cane Whoopie Pie, which is made of two chocolate cakes with peppermint icing.
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  • It's OK to use nasal spray flu vaccine again, US panel says

    It's OK to use nasal spray flu vaccine again, US panel says

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 2:54 PM EST2018-02-21 19:54:47 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 7:46 PM EST2018-02-23 00:46:49 GMT
    Federal panel says it's OK for doctors to start using a kid-friendly nasal spray flu vaccine again.
    Federal panel says it's OK for doctors to start using a kid-friendly nasal spray flu vaccine again.
  • Dutch prosecutors reject calls for criminal tobacco case

    Dutch prosecutors reject calls for criminal tobacco case

    Thursday, February 22 2018 4:13 AM EST2018-02-22 09:13:53 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 7:46 PM EST2018-02-23 00:46:46 GMT
    Dutch prosecutors are set to announce if they will open a criminal investigation into four major tobacco companies on charges including attempted murder or manslaughter.
    Dutch prosecutors are set to announce if they will open a criminal investigation into four major tobacco companies on charges including attempted murder or manslaughter.
  • Russian indicted by US seen as doing favors for Putin

    Russian indicted by US seen as doing favors for Putin

    Thursday, February 22 2018 5:05 PM EST2018-02-22 22:05:34 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 7:06 PM EST2018-02-23 00:06:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, file). FILE - In this Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016 file photo, businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin, left, gestures on the sidelines of a summit meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip E...(AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, file). FILE - In this Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016 file photo, businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin, left, gestures on the sidelines of a summit meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip E...
    The journey of Russian businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin has led from prison to wealthy entrepreneur.
    The journey of Russian businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin has led from prison to wealthy entrepreneur.
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