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CANBERRA, Aug 9- Rupert Murdoch's News Corp appointed Julian Clarke as chief executive of its Australian arm News Corp Australia on Friday, replacing former pay TV boss Kim Williams after less than two years in the job. Clarke has a strong publishing background and was most recently chairman of the Herald and Weekly Times group.
DUBLIN, Aug 8- The Irish edition of The Sun, part of media mogul Rupert Murdoch's News Corp, has dropped photos of topless women from its infamous page 3, the newspaper's editor said on Thursday.
LOS ANGELES, Aug 8- Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox Inc, the film and TV company recently separated from News Corp, expects to increase profit over the next few years as it invests in new sports and entertainment networks, Chief Operating Officer Chase Carey said on Thursday.
LOS ANGELES, Aug 8- The board of Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox Inc, the film and TV company recently separated from News Corp, authorized a $4 billion share buyback over the next 12 months and a dividend increase, Chief Operating Officer Chase Carey said on Thursday.
Aug 7- Five of the largest U.S. publishers objected to tough new restrictions sought by the U.S. government against Apple Inc for illegally conspiring to raise e-book prices.
In a motion filed on Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Manhattan, the publishers contended the proposed final order in the case would effectively prevent Apple from entering agreements that limit its ability to discount books. The publishers said the U.S. Justice Department's proposed provisions don't impose any limits on Apple's pricing behavior.
Aug 7- Hit movies and strong cable TV advertising boosted Time Warner Inc's second-quarter profit, and the media company raised its profit forecast for the year and said the spinoff of its Time Inc magazine division would be early next year.
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Stocks closed near session lows Tuesday, with major averages logging their biggest declines since June, after two Federal Reserve Presidents said the central bank could begin tapering its easy-money program as early as September.
Investors had been waiting for years for Murdoch to split News Corp giving its cable, movie and equity stakes in pay-TV assets their own spotlight away from the publishing division.
U.S. stock index futures were slightly lower Tuesday with investors looking for fresh catalysts to further propel the recent market gains that pushed major averages to record highs.
Aug 5- Amazon.com Inc founder Jeff Bezos will buy the Washington Post newspaper for $250 million in a surprise deal that ends the Graham family's 80 years of ownership and hands one of the country's most influential publications to the businessman whose Internet company has transformed retailing.
ESPN faces tough comparisons to a year ago. But the advertising recovery should benefit the valuable sports network as well as Disney's other networks.
LOS ANGELES/ NEW YORK, Aug 4- "2 Guns," starring Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg as rival federal agents, shot through its weekend competition at movie theaters, collecting $27.4 million to lead the North American box office, according to studio estimates released on Sunday.
*Judge found Apple tried to end price competition. *Apple calls plan "draconian and punitive". NEW YORK, Aug 2- Apple Inc is headed for a showdown with the U.S. government and dozens of states, which on Friday urged that tough new restrictions be imposed on the company for illegally conspiring to raise e-book prices.
*Judge found Apple sought to end price competition. NEW YORK, Aug 2- Apple Inc is headed for a showdown with the U.S. government and dozens of states, which on Friday urged that tough new restrictions be imposed on the company for illegally conspiring to raise e-book prices.
*Judge found Apple sought to end price competition. NEW YORK, Aug 2- Apple Inc should face several restrictions to protect consumers and promote competition after a judge found it illegally conspired to raise e-book prices, federal and state officials said on Friday.
NEW YORK, Aug 2- Apple Inc deserves a five-year ban from entering anti-competitive e-book distribution contracts and should end its business arrangements with five major publishers with which it conspired to raise e-book prices, federal and state regulators said on Friday.
LOS ANGELES/ NEW YORK, July 28- "The Wolverine," starring Hugh Jackman as Marvel Comics' sharp- clawed superhero, slashed its way to $55 million in U.S. and Canadian ticket sales to claim the box office crown in a summer that hasn't been kind to some other big-budget action films.
July 28- Following are the top 10 movies at North American box offices for the three days starting July 26, led by "The Wolverine," according to studio estimates compiled by Reuters. $9.4 million 7 Pacific Rim........................... $5.9 million 10 Fruitvale Station......................