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US Democrats scrambled Sunday to contain damaging revelations of an insider effort to hobble Bernie Sanders's White House campaign that threatened an uneasy truce on the eve of the party's convention. Democrats converge Monday on Philadelphia, the "City of Brotherly Love", to elevate Hillary Clinton as the party's nominee who will battle Republican Donald Trump in 2016's presidential election. After a hard-fought primary campaign, the party had been heading to the Democratic National Convention far more unified than the Republicans, whose fissures were laid bare this week as they confirmed brash billionaire Trump as their flag-bearer.
(Reuters) - Verizon Communications Inc will announce an agreement on Monday to buy Yahoo Inc for about $5 billion, according to a person familiar with the matter. The deal will end months of uncertainty about Yahoo's future after the company announced plans to review strategic alternatives in February. Yahoo was not immediately available, and Verizon declined to comment.