Yahoo salvages Verizon deal with $350 million discount

NEW YORK (AP) — Yahoo is taking a $350 million hit on its previously announced $4.8 billion sale to Verizon in a concession for security lapses that exposed personal information stored in more than 1 billion Yahoo user accounts.

  • Written by MICHAEL LIEDTKE , AP Technology Writer

Burger King, Tim Hortons parent to buy Popeyes for $1.8B

NEW YORK (AP) — Restaurant Brands International says it's buying Popeyes for $1.8 billion, bringing the fried chicken chain under the same corporate umbrella as Burger King and Tim Hortons.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Famine declared in part of South Sudan by government and UN

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Famine has been declared in two counties of South Sudan, according to an announcement by the South Sudan government and three U.N. agencies, which says the calamity is the result of prolonged civil war and an entrenched economic crisis that has devastated the war-torn East African nation.

  • Written by JUSTIN LYNCH , Associated Press

Draft DHS guidelines sharpen focus on those here illegally

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Homeland Security Department has drafted sweeping new guidelines aimed at aggressively detaining and deporting immigrants living in the U.S. illegally, according to a pair of memoranda signed by DHS Secretary John Kelly.

  • Written by HOPE YEN and JULIE PACE , Associated Press