Despite a ferocious lobbying effort to get federal approval for a deal since last year, cable giant Comcast is planning to drop its highly-contested bid to merge with its largest competitor Time-Warner, reports Bloomberg news on Thursday. According to Bloomberg : Comcast Corp. is planning to walk away from its proposed $45 billion takeover of Time...
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New Yorkers acclimated to being terrorized by the NYPD are agog because four young Swedish cops on vacation calmly, humanely stopped a subway beatdown without shedding any blood, breaking any necks, shooting any retreating backs or otherwise launching any unwarranted executions. Back home, Swedes were baffled by the fuss: "If you see something bad, you just do something to help - it's ordinary." The cops were likewise confounded, asking, "Is this a big deal?" Actually... no, it shouldn't be.
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