Changes afoot for HBO under AT&T’s new reign

Changes afoot for HBO under AT&T’s new reign
Winter is coming for HBO. Only instead of an army of the undead, it’s corporate bean-counters seeking more “engagement.” The premium cable network known for hits such as “Game of Thrones” and “Westworld” is going to face “a tough year” ahead as it changes direction under AT&T Inc. T, +0.25%  , its new corporate owner, according to a New York... Read More

The Wall Street Journal: David Davis, U.K. minister in charge of Brexit negotiations, quits

The Wall Street Journal: David Davis, U.K. minister in charge of Brexit negotiations, quits
LONDON — David Davis, the minister in charge of negotiating Britain’s exit from the European Union, resigned unexpectedly Sunday night, according to someone familiar with the decision, likely heralding a further period of turmoil for the trouble-prone government of Prime Minister Theresa May. The resignation by a prominent minister who campaigned for Britain to leave the EU follows a cabinet... Read More

The Wall Street Journal: Trump still deciding on Supreme Court pick ahead of Monday-night reveal

The Wall Street Journal: Trump still deciding on Supreme Court pick ahead of Monday-night reveal
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump deliberated Sunday about his Supreme Court nominee, appearing to favor different finalists before a planned Monday night announcement that he views as crucial to his legacy. Trump was undecided over the weekend and was making calls Sunday to outside advisers and asking questions about a quartet of finalists: federal judges Brett Kavanaugh, Raymond Kethledge, Thomas... Read More

The Wall Street Journal: Giuliani demands new conditions for Mueller to interview Trump

The Wall Street Journal: Giuliani demands new conditions for Mueller to interview Trump
WASHINGTON — Rudy Giuliani said Sunday that President Donald Trump would only submit to an interview with Robert Mueller if the special counsel could show a “factual basis” for the Russia investigation, which he characterized as corrupt. The new statement from Trump’s lawyer, repeated on three Sunday news shows and in an interview with the New York Times, suggests prospects... Read More

The Wall Street Journal: Ethiopia and Eritrea take concrete steps to ending two-decade-old conflict

The Wall Street Journal: Ethiopia and Eritrea take concrete steps to ending two-decade-old conflict
Ethiopia and Eritrea announced the first concrete steps toward normalizing relations after two decades of conflict during an unprecedented visit Sunday by the Ethiopian prime minister. The two neighboring archenemies agreed to open up their airspace to one another, re-establish telephone communications, reopen embassies and allow Ethiopia — which became landlocked when Eritrea seceded a quarter-century ago — to use... Read More

The Wall Street Journal: U.S. clears $6.3 billion Chinese shipping acquisition

The Wall Street Journal: U.S. clears $6.3 billion Chinese shipping acquisition
Cosco Shipping Holdings Co.’s takeover of rival Orient Overseas International Ltd. has received the blessing of a U.S. national-security review body, removing a major overhang of the $6.3 billion deal. China’s state-run Cosco 601919, -1.89%   said Sunday the Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S. has cleared its planned takeover of the Hong Kong-based container shipping operator, after Cosco... Read More

The Wall Street Journal: Conflicting messages after Pompeo’s visit to North Korea

The Wall Street Journal: Conflicting messages after Pompeo’s visit to North Korea
TOKYO — The path ahead for talks with North Korea appeared uncertain after a weekend visit by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo ended with Pyongyang accusing the U.S. of “gangster-like tactics” and increasing the “risk of war,” but saying it retained confidence in President Donald Trump to reach an agreement on denuclearization. Pompeo characterized the talks very differently, saying the... Read More