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LOS ANGELES— Captain America continues to vanquish box office foes, triumphing in ticket sales for the third consecutive week and dominating over megastar Johnny Depp's new movie. Directed by longtime Christopher Nolan cinematographer Wally Pfister, the Warner Bros. film is Depp's third consecutive box office disappointment.
Tuesday will not be the first time the court's nine justices will have the final say over the fate of a new TV viewing technology.
WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, April 20- When the U.S. Supreme Court hears a one-hour oral argument in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, it will not be the first time the court's nine justices will have the final say over the fate of a new TV viewing technology.
April 19- Comcast Corp is in talks with Charter Communications over selling or spinning off roughly 3 million subscribers worth approximately $18 billion to $20 billion as part of the divestitures related to its $45.3 billion takeover of Time Warner Cable, according to a source familiar with the matter.
Comcast Corp. rose$. 76 or 1.6 percent, to $49.17. Walt Disney Co. rose $1.29 or 1.7 percent, to $78.95. Gannett rose$. 69 or 2.7 percent, to $26.64.
WASHINGTON, April 16- Justice Samuel Alito is no longer recusing himself from two upcoming U.S. Supreme Court business cases, including a challenge by broadcast networks to online TV startup Aereo Inc..
Comcast Corp. rose$. 60 or 1.2 percent, to $49.01. Gannett rose$. 42 or 1.6 percent, to $26.37. Time Warner Inc. rose$. 60 or. 9 percent, to $63.88.
Cisco Systems Inc. rose. 6 percent to $23.03 with 30,873,300 shares traded. Comcast Corp. rose 1.6 percent to $49.17 with 20,014,400 shares traded. Facebook Inc. rose 1.1 percent to $59.72 with 76,473,700 shares traded.
Comcast Corp. rose$. 33 or. 7 percent, to $48.74. Walt Disney Co. rose$. 89 or 1.1 percent, to $78.55. Gannett rose$. 19 or. 7 percent, to $26.14.
Comcast Corp. rose$. 70 or 1.5 percent, to $48.66. Walt Disney Co. rose$. 61 or. 8 percent, to $77.62. Viacom Inc. rose$. 70 or. 9 percent, to $82.92.
2. "Rio 2," 20th Century Fox, $39,327,869, 3,948 locations, $9,961 average, $39,327,869, 1 week. 3. "Oculus," Relativity Media, $12,005,402, 2,648 locations, $4,534 average, $12,005,402, 1 week. 4. "Draft Day," Lionsgate, $9,783,603, 2,781 locations, $3,518 average, $9,783,603, 1 week.
Comcast Corp. rose$. 76 or 1.6 percent, to $48.72. Walt Disney Co. rose$. 71 or. 9 percent, to $77.72. Viacom Inc. rose$. 76 or. 9 percent, to $82.98.
SAN FRANCISCO— Netflix's videos are streaming through Comcast's Internet service at their highest speeds in 17 months, thanks to a recent deal that bought Netflix a more direct connection to Comcast's network.
Comcast Corp. rose$. 41 or. 9 percent, to $48.37. Walt Disney Co. rose$. 13 or. 2 percent, to $77.14. Gannett rose$. 11 or. 4 percent, to $26.27.
NEW YORK, April 14- After years of responding to shareholder calls for stock buybacks and dividends, major American companies are hearing a different demand from investors: buy growth.
NEW YORK— "Captain America" continued to flex its Marvel muscle at the global box office, as "The Winter Soldier" took in $41.4 million domestically and $60.6 million overseas. The strong second-week performance for the Walt Disney release in North America was enough to narrowly edge 20th Century Fox's "Rio 2" in a springtime battle of sequels.
Comcast Corp. fell$. 46 or 1.0 percent, to $47.96. Walt Disney Co. fell$. 50 or. 6 percent, to $77.01. Gannett fell$. 74 or 2.8 percent, to $26.16.
Comcast Corp. rose$. 15 or. 3 percent, to $48.57. Walt Disney Co. fell$. 02 or percent, to $77.49. Gannett fell$. 39 or 1.4 percent, to $26.51.
CNBC's David Faber speaks with Robert Kindler, Morgan Stanley vice chairman and global head of M&A, about the deal between Comcast and Time Warner Cable, and the likelihood Charter Communications will launch another bid for TWC.
Comcast Corp. fell$. 18 or. 4 percent, to $49.61. Walt Disney Co. fell$. 44 or. 5 percent, to $80.03. Gannett fell$. 10 or. 4 percent, to $27.80.