America Movil Hires Bank of America to Sell Assets

America Movil SAB (AMXL), Latin America's largest wireless provider, has hired Bank of America Corp. to sell phone assets as part of a breakup plan to appease Mexican lawmakers, according to people familiar with the matter. Potential buyers include AT&T Inc. (T) and SoftBank Corp. (9984), one of the people said, who asked not to be named because sale discussions are private. America Movil ...

America Movil Said to Hire Bank of America to Sell Assets

America Movil SAB, Latin America's largest wireless provider, has hired Bank of America Corp. to sell phone assets as part of a breakup plan to appease Mexican lawmakers, according to people familiar with the matter. Potential buyers include AT&T Inc. (T) and SoftBank Corp. (9984), one of the people said, who asked not to be named because sale discussions are private. America Movil, controlled ...

Military Guns Missing From Police Agencies

The guns-drawn streets of Ferguson jolted America awake to the militarization of the nation's police. Local cops, often untrained in military tactics, may be carrying assault rifles used by our Marines and even Special Forces, using surplus weaponry donated by the Pentagon in a program designed to better equip civilian police against terrorists and heavily armed criminals. However, an ABC News ...

Police stock up on spoils of war

Albany At 17 tons, the hulking, all-black armored truck is an intimidating sight. Built for the military to survive roadside bomb attacks in Iraq and Afghanistan, this lightly used MaxxPro Dash "Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected" vehicle last fall went into service with the Albany County Sheriff's Department. Normally, the county could not afford a $658,000 piece of equipment. But as America's ...