Time Warner/AT&T Merger: Hollywood Success Now Means Survival of the Biggest

  1. Time Warner/AT&T Merger: Hollywood Success Now Means Survival of the Biggest  IndieWire
  2. How the AT&T Antitrust Ruling Helps Tech and Telecom Giants  TheStreet.com
  3. Stocks are mixed after AT&T ruling and before Fed meeting results  Los Angeles Times
  4. Opinion: How the AT&T-Time Warner merger may boost shares of CVS and Express Scripts  MarketWatch
  5. Why You Will See Bigger, Not Cheaper, Cable Bundles  Wall Street Journal
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Basketball teams playing for survival in critical NBA playoffs are more likely to lose

A new study finds that basketball teams playing for survival in critical NBA playoff games are more likely to lose. This study is the first to illustrate ‘choking’ in a real-world team sports environment. The results suggest that ‘choking’ is a common phenomenon in high-stakes situations and may be applicable to a variety of high-pressure performance situations, including those found in the workplace.
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Merck's Keytruda extends lung cancer survival in two trials

Merck's Keytruda extends lung cancer survival in two trialsBy Deena Beasley CHICAGO (Reuters) – Merck & Co’s immunotherapy Keytruda improved survival as a stand-alone treatment for newly-diagnosed lung cancer patients and with chemotherapy for hard-to-treat squamous cell lung cancer, new data released on Sunday showed, further cementing the company’s lead in the most lucrative oncology market. Keytruda is competing with drugs from Roche, Bristol-Myers Squibb and others that also unleash the body’s immune system to attack tumors for dominance in lung cancer. The new results, presented at the American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) meeting in Chicago, add to the view that Keytruda has “set the floor against which other therapies will need to be compared,” Roy Baynes, head of clinical development at Merck, told Reuters.


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Trump's Plan for Political Survival: Blame Obama for Everything

  1. Trump’s Plan for Political Survival: Blame Obama for Everything  Daily Beast
  2. Donald Trump Tweets Democrats “MEDDLING” In Midterm Elections  Deadline
  3. Trump claims that Mueller’s team will be ‘meddling’ in midterm elections  NBCNews.com
  4. Donald Trump digs ever deeper rabibit holes: Paul Waldman  The Australian Financial Review
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Survival and restoration of China's native forests imperiled by proliferating tree plantations

China’s reforestation efforts have led to an increase in tree cover by 32 percent but the increase mostly comes from people turning former croplands into tree plantations with only one type of tree, which is of little value to wildlife. Likewise, native forests actually decreased by 6 percent because people continued to clear native forests to make way for tree plantations.
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