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  • Aug 6- Twenty-First Century Fox Inc, the film and TV company controlled by Rupert Murdoch, reported quarterly revenue and profit that exceeded analysts' expectations, helped by the box-office success of films such as "X-Men: Days of Future Past".

  • Time Warner mulls massive build out for HBOGo Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 4:26 PM ET
    HBO Go streaming service.

    Time Warner's Jeff Bewkes unveiled a vision for unlocking potential across Time Warner's business, and particularly that crown jewel of HBO.

  • Aug 6- Twenty-First Century Fox Inc, the film and TV company controlled by Rupert Murdoch, reported a 16.8 percent rise in quarterly revenue, helped by the box office success of films such as "X-Men: Days of Future Past" and growth in its cable network business.

  • *Russia has 20,000 troops on Ukraine border- NATO. NEW YORK, Aug 6- U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday after buyers stepped in as the S&P 500 hit a more than two-month low, but concern about an escalation of the Russia- Ukraine conflict and two nixed deals weighed on sentiment.

  • Aug 6- Time Warner Inc Chief Executive Jeff Bewkes opened his remarks during the company's second quarter earnings call on Wednesday vowing he would not discuss Twenty-First Century Fox's stunning turnabout to pull its offer to buy Time Warner.

  • Time Warner shares slide despite earnings beat Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 12:05 PM ET

    Time Warner beat quarterly profit estimates, but the news failed to prevent its shares from tumbling more than 10 percent.

  • *Russia has 20,000 troops on Ukraine border- NATO. NEW YORK, Aug 6- U.S. stocks rose in morning trading on Wednesday after buyers stepped in as the S&P 500 hit a more than two-month low, but concern about an escalation of the Russia- Ukraine conflict and two nixed deals weighed on sentiment.

  • Double no deal  Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    The "Squawk Alley" team, and Jon Steinberg, Daily Mail North America CEO, weigh in on Rupert Murdoch's surprise announcement to withdraw 21st Century Fox's bid for Time Warner and Sprint's move to abandon its bid for T-Mobile.

  • Aug 6- Time Warner Inc reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit and boosted its stock buyback program, but the news failed to prevent its shares from tumbling 11 percent a day after Rupert Murdoch withdrew his bid for the company.

  • Don't hold your breath waiting on Fox: Pro  Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 10:06 AM ET

    Barton Crockett, FBR Capital Markets, weighs in on Disney's charmed quarter and Rupert Murdoch's surprise announcement to withdraw 21st Century Fox's bid for Time Warner.

  • Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 9:31 AM ET

    **Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox decided to pull its $80 billion offer to buy Time Warner Inc on Tuesday, abandoning plans to create one of the world's largest media conglomerates.

  • *Russia has 20,000 troops on Ukraine border- NATO. NEW YORK, Aug 6- U.S. stocks were poised to fall at the open Wednesday on worries of an escalation of the conflict in Ukraine and after several key merger and acquisition deals fell through.

  • Why 21st Century Fox quit Time Warner  Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 9:05 AM ET
    Rupert Murdoch attends the Time 100 Gala at Lincoln Center in New York.

    CNBC's David Faber shares his thoughts on the Rupert Murdoch's surprising decision to withdraw 21st Century Fox's bid for Time Warner.

  • Aug 6- Time Warner Inc reported a 3 percent jump in quarterly revenue, helped by the popularity of "Game of Thrones" and other shows on its HBO network. Time Warner shares were down 13 percent before the bell on Wednesday, a day after Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox abandoned an $80 billion bid for the company.

  • *NATO says Russia could be readying Ukraine invasion. NEW YORK, Aug 6- U.S. stock index futures fell on Wednesday, with S&P e-minis at a more than two-month low, on worries of an escalation of the conflict in Ukraine and as key merger and acquisition deals fell through.

  • Bewkes has a lot to answer: Analyst  Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 7:51 AM ET

    Rich Greenfield, BTIG analyst, provides his thoughts on the fallout from shareholders after Rupert Murdoch withdrew his bid for Time Warner.

  • Time Warner Inc revenue rises on HBO gains Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 7:20 AM ET

    Aug 6- Time Warner Inc reported a 3 percent jump in quarterly revenue, helped by gains from premium TV service Home Box Office. Net income from continuing operations attributable to Time Warner common shareholders rose to $843 million, or 94 cents per share, for the second quarter ended June 30, from $698 million, or 73 cents per share, a year earlier.

  • Gerald Levin, former Time Warner chairman & CEO, shares his thought on 21st Century's decision to drop its bid for Time Warner. I don't think it's a "head shake," says Levin. There's a lot more work to be done to properly valuate Time Warner.

  • *Sprint to name Brightstar's Marcelo Claure as CEO- source. Aug 5- Sprint Corp has dropped its bid to acquire No. 4 U.S. carrier T-Mobile U.S. Inc after regulatory resistance showed no signs of softening despite months of lobbying, people familiar with the matter told Reuters.

  • *Fox drops bid for Time Warner, Sprint gives up on T-Mobile. SYDNEY, Aug 6- Asian stocks slipped on Wednesday while the U.S. dollar held firm after a slump on Wall Street and tensions over Ukraine instilled a mood of risk aversion across markets.