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Comcast Corp. rose$. 18 or. 4 percent, to $50.64. Walt Disney Co. rose$. 14 or. 2 percent, to $80.07. Gannett rose$. 22 or. 8 percent, to $27.96.
Comcast Corp. rose$. 29 or. 6 percent, to $50.75. Walt Disney Co. rose$. 35 or. 4 percent, to $80.28. Time Warner Inc. rose$. 29 or. 4 percent, to $66.98.
Comcast Corp. fell$. 14 or. 3 percent, to $50.32. Walt Disney Co. rose$. 12 or. 2 percent, to $80.05. Gannett rose$. 10 or. 3 percent, to $27.84.
Comcast Corp. fell$. 52 or 1.0 percent, to $50.46. Walt Disney Co. fell $1.45 or 1.8 percent, to $79.93. Gannett fell$. 66 or 2.3 percent, to $27.74.
March 13- Readers of some of the top U.S. news sites are more engaged when they go directly to the website rather than through Facebook, according to a study from the Pew Research Center released on Monday. Direct visitors also view about five times as many pages per month as those coming through Facebook referrals or through search engines such as Google Inc..
BOSTON, March 11- Billionaire investor William Ackman renewed his attack on Herbalife on Tuesday, saying he has evidence showing the nutrition and weight loss company is breaking direct-selling laws in China, its fastest growing market.
*Interpol says doubts "terrorist incident". KUALA LUMPUR, March 12- Malaysia's military believes a jetliner missing for almost four days turned and flew hundreds of kilometres to the west after it last made contact with civilian air traffic control off the country's east coast, a senior officer told Reuters on Tuesday.
March 10- William Ackman's hedge fund Pershing Square Capital Management LP said it would unveil on Tuesday details about Herbalife Ltd's violations in China as the activist investor sharpened his attack against the nutritional products company.
March 6- Media executive Jack Griffin was appointed on Thursday as chief executive of Tribune Co's forthcoming spinoff newspaper company, Tribune Publishing. Tribune also announced that Eddy Hartenstein, the publisher of the Los Angeles Times and former DirecTV executive, will become non-executive chairman of Tribune Publishing's board.
WASHINGTON, March 6- The U.S. company that handles public relations for Russia in the United States distanced itself on Thursday from the Ukraine crisis, saying that it advises the Kremlin largely on economic development, not foreign policy.
LOS ANGELES, March 6- Walt Disney Co said on Thursday that it is cutting jobs in its interactive division, which houses its video game and online properties, and a person with knowledge of the situation said that about 700 jobs would be eliminated. Disney, which announced the job cuts in a statement, declined to comment on the number of jobs affected.
NEW YORK-- The New York Times has printed a correction for misspelling 161 years ago the name of a black man who was sold into slavery and whose memoirs were turned into the Oscar-winning movie "12 Years a Slave." In a Jan. 20, 1853, article, the Times misspelled Solomon Northup's surname as Northrop and as Northrup.
WASHINGTON, March 3- As the years-long fight over the Keystone XL pipeline grinds toward resolution, green groups are broadening their focus to include the possibility that the Obama administration will loosen curbs on how much oil and gas the United States exports.
March 3- In the biggest management reshuffle at Microsoft Corp since Satya Nadella took over as its chief executive, two top executives, Tony Bates and Tami Reller, will leave the company while a former Clinton family aide will become its chief strategy officer, according to media reports.
NEW YORK, Feb 28- A five-year bull market may have finally outdueled one of the U.S. stock market's biggest bulls, and Warren Buffett will probably tell investors on Saturday that his 43- year run of beating the Street has come to an end.
Feb 24- Billionaire investor Carl Icahn accused eBay Inc Chief Executive John Donahoe of failing to spot- or ignoring- conflicts of interest on the company's board and called again for the spinoff of its fast-growing PayPal division. Marc Andreessen and Scott Cook, both long-term eBay board members, bore the brunt of Icahn's conflict allegations.
NEW YORK, Feb 23- BuzzFeed has come a long way from cat lists. This month one of its journalists was on the ground in Kiev reporting on the crisis in Ukraine, and last December it published an in-depth article on a Chinese dissident living in Harlem, New York.
WASHINGTON, Feb 21- If U.S. antitrust enforcers decide to challenge the proposed $45 billion merger of Comcast Corp and Time Warner Cable Inc, it may be because of an idea with a funny-sounding name that has been gaining currency in government offices.
Feb 19- Renaissance Learning, an education technology start-up, said on Wednesday that Google Inc's investment fund had bought a minority stake in the company, valuing it at $1 billion. The Renaissance investment is Google's first in education. New York Times said on Wednesday Google's investment was $40 million.
WASHINGTON, Feb 14- Vice President Joe Biden on Friday acknowledged concerns by fellow Democrats, including the top two in Congress, about President Barack Obama's free-trade agenda but defended the U.S. pursuit of a proposed pan-Pacific trade pact.