Trust Digest 140 (May 23, 2016)


Anthem, Cigna Privately Bicker as They Seek Merger Approval
Squabbles could delay or derail antitrust approvals.
Key Words: Anthem, Cigna, antitrust 
Trust Issues: Adjustment, Power, Interests 

 
Highmark Sues U.S. Over Affordable Care Act
Insurer says it didn’t get nearly $223 million owed under ‘risk corridors’ program.
Key Words: Affordable Care Act, federal government, lawsuit 
Trust Issues: Adjustment, Interests, Similarities
 
Battle Ensues Over Control of Sumner Redstone’s Trust
Viacom CEO Dauman, board member Abrams told they had been removed, but executives question legitimacy of the order.
Key Words: Viacom, Sumner Redstone, media empire 
Trust Issues: Power, Interests, Capabilities

 
Obama: Hiroshima visit to emphasize current U.S. ties with Japan
U.S. President Barack Obama said on Sunday his visit to Hiroshima, the first city to suffer an atomic bombing, would emphasize friendly ties between former enemies, and reiterated he would not apologize for the devastating attack.
Key Word: Obama, Shinzo Abe, Hiroshima 
Trust Issues: Interests, Adjustment, Communication 

 
Top US commander makes secret visit to Syria
On a secret trip to Syria, the new commander of U.S. forces in the Middle East said Saturday he felt a moral obligation to enter a war zone to check on his troops and make his own assessment of progress in organizing local Arab and Kurd fighters for what has been a slow campaign to push the Islamic State group out of Syria.
Key Words: Syria, U.S. Central Command 
Trust Issues: Benevolent Concern, Integrity 
 
Israel says return of artifacts to Egypt shows relations warming
Israel on Sunday returned to Egypt two stolen sarcophagi lids, saying the repatriation of the millennia-old artefacts was a sign of warmer relations between the two countries.
Key Words: Israel, Egypt, sarcophagi
Trust Issue: Interests, Communication, Situational Security
 
 
Inside the fight between Daniel Snyder and Native American activists over ‘Redskins’
“I’d think about changing it,” President Obama said in early October 2013, explaining what he would do about the Washington Redskins’ controversial name if he owned the team. Suddenly, a ¬¨decades-long effort by Native American activists to force the franchise to retire its moniker reignited, commanding national attention for months to come.
Key Word: NFL, Daniel Snyder
Trust Issues: Interests, Adjustment


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