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Combined, the two office supply giants would have annual sales of some $39 billion. But their last attempt at a merger was blocked, back in 1996.
Jordan executed two prisoners in revenge for the horrific killing of the 26-year-old pilot, including the Iraqi woman who was sought by the so-called Islamic State for a hostage exchange.
After months of debate, discussion and culling four million comments from the public on "net neutrality," the Federal Communications Commission is due to propose new Internet regulations this week.
First up, more on steady improvement for the job market. Plus, the Senate Armed Services Committee holds its nomination hearing Wednesday for the President’s nominee for defense secretary, Ashton Carter. One item for discussion maybe the President’s proposed 4.5 percent increase in military spending. What would that extra money be spent on and will both parties go for it? Also, this is a heavy earnings week for companies that invest in real estate. REIT's, they're called - Real Estate Investment trusts for long. One of the biggest - American Capital Mortgage Investment reports after the bell on Wednesday. Shares in these companies did explosively well in 2014, but this year's not looking quite so good.