Aetna and Humana call off their $34-billion deal to combine

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Aetna Inc. and Humana Inc. called off a $34-billion proposal to combine the two major health insurers, weeks after a federal judge, citing antitrust concerns, shot down the deal. The announcement Tuesday comes several days after another federal judge rejected … Continued

Walmart to add 10,000 retail jobs in the US

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Wal-Mart plans to add about 10,000 retail jobs in the U.S. as it opens new stores and expands existing locations. The world’s biggest retailer said Tuesday that its plans will also generate about 24,000 construction jobs. The jobs will come … Continued

‘Dump Trump’: Thousands join global march

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Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of London, Paris and other cities across the world chanting “dump Trump” in solidarity with US protesters, a day after America’s new president was inaugurated. In London, a largely female crowd, … Continued

Trump, sworn in as U.S. president, vows to put ‘America First’ in defiant speech

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By Steve Holland | WASHINGTON Donald Trump took power as the 45th president of the United States on Friday and pledged to pursue “America First” policies in an inaugural address that was a populist, anti-Washington rallying cry. Sketching a bleak … Continued

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