The movie and music mogul is reportedly negotiating with Sam Zell on a possible deal for the Los Angeles Times following Zell’s successful bid for Tribune Co (TRB). Zell has indicated he does not intend to break up the company, aside from selling the Chicago Cubs baseball team. But analysts have said the Times or other assets still could be sold if they attract premium prices.
All new vehicles will be required to have anti-rollover technology by the 2012 model year. The Transportation Department said "electronic stability control" could save up to 9,600 lives and prevent up to 238,000 injuries a year. Electronic stability control senses when a driver may lose control of the vehicle and automatically applies brakes to individual wheels to avoid a rollover.