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  • ISTANBUL— Turkey passed two new decrees Saturday— one that expelled more than 4,000 civil servants and another that banned television dating programs. The country's Official Gazette published the decrees Saturday evening. The second decree, among other things, banned radio and television programs for "finding friends and spouses" by adding a clause to the...

  • Writers' strike imminent?

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports on the likelihood of a Writers Guild of America strike, with its contract ending in five days.

  • LOS ANGELES/ NEW YORK, April 28- U.S. Late-night talk shows and topical satire, including NBC's "Saturday Night Live," will be the first hit if the Writers Guild of America goes on strike next week in a stoppage that media analysts say could send viewers flocking irreversibly to streaming services. "A strike of any duration will drive audiences off broadcast and cable...