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Since the merger between cable behemoths Time Warner Cable and Comcast fell apart, perhaps we should remember the leviathan tragedy of the marriage between America Online and Time Warner. Back in 2000, a time when mergers were considered sound ideas, the failed merger of the two media giants was a sobering event. In Stealing Time: Steve Case, Jerry Levin, and the Collapse of AOL Time Warnerby Alec Klein, we get a front-row seat to watch the whole thing go sour. The decision to combine the old media of Time Warner with the new media assets of America Online led to a clash of egos and cultures that disassembled the company within three years.

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Amy Coney Barrett

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Donald Trump will select U.S. Appeals Court Judge Amy Coney Barrett as his Supreme Court pick Saturday, multiple news outlets confirmed with White House officials on Friday — and the outlook couldn't be more bleak for reproductive rights, LGBTQ rights, immigration, and the future of health care in the United States.

According to the New York Times, Trump "will try to force Senate confirmation before Election Day."

"The president met with Judge Barrett at the White House this week and came away impressed with a jurist that leading conservatives told him would be a female Antonin Scalia," the Times reported.

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