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  • 'Guardians' lands $10.4 million at box office Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 5:12 PM ET

    The Fox comedy "Let's Be Cops" starring Damon Wayans Jr. and Jake Johnson slid into third place with $5.6 million, bringing its total to $66.8 million after four weeks at theaters. 2. "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles," Paramount, $6,506,688, 3,273 locations, $1,988 average, $174,653,217, 5 weeks.

  • Midday Glance: Media companies Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 1:36 PM ET

    Comcast Corp. rose$. 08 or. 1 percent, to $55.78. Walt Disney Co. fell$. 37 or. 4 percent, to $90.57. Gannett rose$. 01 or percent, to $33.51.

  • Early Glance: Media companies Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 10:34 AM ET

    Comcast Corp. rose$. 20 or. 4 percent, to $55.90. Walt Disney Co. fell$. 20 or. 2 percent, to $90.74. Gannett rose$. 19 or. 6 percent, to $33.69.

  • LOS ANGELES/ NEW YORK, Sept 7- "Guardians of the Galaxy," already the biggest film of the year, continued its improbable assault on the box office, collecting $10.2 million in weekend sales to lead all films after more than a month in theaters. "If I Stay" was third with sales of $5.8 million, according to the box office tracking site Rentrak.

  • A&E, which is jointly owned by Walt Disney Co and media group Hearst Corp, is investing $250 million in Vice Media, which started as a Canadian magazine and has ballooned into a multimedia conglomerate known for producing edgy videos and news reports.

  • The top films at the North American box office Sunday, 24 Aug 2014 | 12:57 PM ET

    LOS ANGELES/ NEW YORK, Aug 24- Following are the top 10 movies at North American box offices for the three days starting Aug. 22, led by "Guardians of the Galaxy," according to studio estimates compiled by Reuters. $17.6 million 2 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles........... $16.8 million 3 If I Stay..............................

  • LOS ANGELES/ NEW YORK, Aug 17- "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles," last weekend's most popular film, collected ticket sales of $28.4 million to top the U.S. and Canadian box office rankings for a second consecutive week, beating "Guardians of the Galaxy" in a battle of superhero misfits.

  • LOS ANGELES/ NEW YORK, Aug 17- "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles," last weekend's most popular film, collected ticket sales of $28.4 million to top the U.S. and Canadian box office for a second consecutive week, beating "Guardians of the Galaxy" in a battle of superhero misfits.

  • *Equities have come under pressure because of the problems between Russia and Ukraine, with the S&P 500 at one point down about 4 percent from a record closing high in late July. *The gain implied by futures came despite ongoing concerns about the region, with Ukraine reporting that Russia had massed 45,000 troops on its border.

  • Aug 11- Hedge fund ValueAct Capital LLC said it had taken a $1 billion stake in Rupert Murdoch- controlled film and TV company Twenty-First Century Fox Inc.. Fox withdrew its $80 billion bid to buy Time Warner Inc last week after being rebuffed by the owner of CNN, HBO and Warner Bros studios.

  • Midday Movers: Wal-Mart, Tekmira, Tesla & more Monday, 11 Aug 2014 | 12:32 PM ET
    NYSE exchange floor

    Take a look at some of Monday's midday movers:

  • Rupert Murdoch triggered M&A shockwave Monday, 11 Aug 2014 | 10:52 AM ET
    Rupert Murdoch

    When Rupert Murdoch and Masayoshi Son walked away from their deals last week, the moguls created a shock wave on Wall Street.

  • ValueAct takes $1 bln stake in 21st Century Fox-CNBC Monday, 11 Aug 2014 | 10:51 AM ET

    Aug 11- Hedge fund ValueAct Capital LLC has taken a $1 billion stake in Rupert Murdoch- controlled film and TV company Twenty-First Century Fox Inc, CNBC reported. ValueAct built its position when Fox was seeking to buy Time Warner Inc, CNBC's David Faber said.

  • US soccer's continued expansion gamble Saturday, 9 Aug 2014 | 7:00 AM ET
    Manchester United plays Real Madrid during a exhibition soccer match at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Mich., August 2, 2014.

    With World Cup fervor still lingering, MLS is continuing with an aggressive expansion that will see five new teams in five years.

  • Parade of mergers: for better or for worse? Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 8:36 AM ET

    The M&A wave could be a harbinger of a booming economy...or a collection of last-minute attempts to beat higher debt rates. NYT reports.

  • UPDATE 2-CBS revenue falls but profit beats forecasts Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 6:38 PM ET

    Aug 7- Media company CBS Corp, owner of the most-watched U.S. television network, reported a quarterly profit that beat Wall Street forecasts on Thursday, though weaker advertising and a decline in television licensing dragged on revenue.

  • Aug 7- News Corp, publisher of the Wall Street Journal, reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue as growth in its book publishing business helped to make up for a decline in revenue in its bigger news and information division.

  • News Corp revenue falls as advertising sales stay weak Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 4:16 PM ET

    Aug 7- News Corp, publisher of the Wall Street Journal, reported a 3 percent decline in quarterly revenue as advertising sales remained weak and subscription income fell.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 7- U.S. stocks dipped in choppy trading Thursday, with all three indexes erasing morning gains spurred by upbeat labor data, amid uncertainty following Russia's retaliatory measures over Western sanctions.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 7- U.S. stocks fell in choppy trading on Thursday as a sanctions confrontation between Russia and the West kept traders eager to cash any gains. Markets kept an eye on eastern Europe as Moscow imposed a ban on imports of many Western foods, retaliating against sanctions imposed for its support of rebels in eastern Ukraine and the annexation of Crimea.