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July 13, 2018
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DOJ appeals authorization of AT&T's Time Warner buy
The Justice Department is appealing a ruling by US District Judge Richard Leon that gave AT&T permission to buy Time Warner. The case will go before a three-judge panel at the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
CNNMoney (7/12) 
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US posts 32% decrease in FDI for 2017
Foreign direct investment in the US dropped 32% last year compared with 2016 to $259.6 billion, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis. The total marked the second consecutive year of decrease, after a peak of $439.5 billion in 2015.
Deutsche Welle (Germany)/Deutsche Presse-Agentur/Reuters (7/12) 
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In the C-Suite
Team-building takes extra effort with remote workers
Leaders who manage remote employees need to work harder to build trust, ensure employees understand the vision and goals, and make sure meetings are run exceptionally, writes Julie Winkle Giulioni. "Effective virtual leaders focus less on the technology and details of connectivity and more on helping their teams create genuine, authentic connections," she writes.
SmartBrief/Leadership (7/12) 
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On the Move
Biggs Porter to become CFO of Maxar Technologies
Porter has served as CFO at Fluor.
Washington Technology (7/12) 
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Off the Charts
Scientists trace origin of high-energy neutrinos for the first time
Scientists have discovered a possible deep-space source for high-energy neutrinos detected in ice underneath Antarctica's surface. These neutrinos were traced to an elliptical galaxy known as a blazar located billions of light years away.
Reuters (7/12),  Science News (7/12),  Science (free content) (7/12) 
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