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  • BERLIN, Nov 24- The German Finance Ministry's controversial idea to sell a stake of just under 50 percent in a planned organization to manage the country's motorways to enable more efficient infrastructure development has been shelved, a newspaper reported on Thursday. Sueddeutsche Zeitung said German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble, Economy...

  • BERLIN, Nov 24- The German Finance Ministry's controversial idea to sell a stake of just under 50 percent in the country's motorways to enable more efficient infrastructure development has been shelved, a newspaper reported on Thursday. Sueddeutsche Zeitung said German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble, Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel and Transport...

  • BERLIN, Nov 24- The German Finance Ministry's controversial idea to sell a stake of just under 50 percent in the country's motorways to enable more efficient infrastructure development has been shelved, a newspaper reported on Thursday. Sueddeutsche Zeitung said German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble, Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel and Transport...

  • BERLIN, Nov 24- The German Finance Ministry's controversial idea to sell a stake of just under 50 percent in the country's motorways to enable more efficient infrastructure development has been shelved, a newspaper reported on Thursday. Sueddeutsche Zeitung said German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble, Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel and Transport...

  • BERLIN, Nov 24- The German Finance Ministry's controversial idea to sell a stake of just under 50 percent in the country's motorways to enable more efficient infrastructure development has been shelved, a newspaper reported on Thursday. Sueddeutsche Zeitung said German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble, Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel and Transport...

  • Donald Trump views a photo of himself on the cover of The New York Times during an RNC goodbye reception at the Westin Hotel in Cleveland, on Friday, July 22, 2016.

    Donald Trump will meet with journalists from The New York Times, a spokeswoman said hours after his posts on Twitter canceling the meeting.

  • FRANKFURT, Nov 22- Pottermore, J.K. Rowling's digital publishing company, expects to turn a profit in its current fiscal year, buoyed by rising sales of audio books and new ebooks that build on the nearly 20- year-old Harry Potter franchise, the company said on Tuesday. "If ebooks can work for anyone, they are going to work for Harry Potter", said Joseph Evans, a...

  • TORONTO, Nov 18- Postmedia Network Canada Corp will take longer than expected to announce results of its latest buyout offer to employees, a spokeswoman for Canada's largest newspaper chain said on Friday. The publisher of the National Post and a string of major city newspapers that include broadsheets and tabloids across Canada had said on Oct. 20 it was...

  • “Designed by Apple in California" book

    Apple has released a $299 book filled with 450 photographs of Apple products, The Verge reports.

  • Donald Trump views a photo of himself on the cover of The New York Times during an RNC goodbye reception at the Westin Hotel in Cleveland, on Friday, July 22, 2016.

    Typically, investing in a company that is in the crosshairs of the president is a bad idea. Not so much in this case.

  • Students walk past the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity house on the University of Virginia campus on December 6, 2014 in Charlottesville, Virginia. On Friday, Rolling Stone magazine issued an apology for discrepancies that were published in an article regarding the alleged gang rape of a University of Virginia student by members of the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity.

    A jury awarded $3 million in damages to a University of Virginia administrator that found was defamed by Rolling Stone magazine's now-retracted story of a gang rape.

  • Nov 7- News Corp, the owner of the Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires and book publisher HarperCollins, reported a quarterly loss as it struggles to cope with a decline in newspaper advertising sales. Revenue in the company's news and information division, which accounts for about two-thirds of total revenue, fell 5.3 percent to $1.22 billion in its first...

  • Nov 7- News Corp, the owner of the Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires and book publisher HarperCollins, reported a 2.4 percent fall in quarterly revenue as it struggles to cope with a decline in newspaper advertising sales. Spending on newspaper advertising in the United States is expected to fall 11 percent this year to about $12 billion, according to media...

  • Nov 7- News Corp, the owner of the Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires and book publisher HarperCollins, reported a 2.4 percent fall in quarterly revenue as it struggles to cope with a decline in newspaper advertising revenue. The company, controlled by media mogul Rupert Murdoch, said on Monday its revenue fell to $1.97 billion in its first fiscal quarter...

  • Nov 4- Tronc Inc Non-Executive Chairman Michael Ferro agreed on Friday there was a possibility of striking "a different type of deal" with fellow newspaper publisher Gannett Co, days after merger talks between the companies fell apart. Ferro was asked on CNBC if Tronc, publisher of the Chicago Tribune and the Los Angeles Times, might agree to "a different type of...

  • Gannett never had the money: Tronc chairman

    We were as surprised as anyone, says Michael Ferro, Tronc chairman, discussing Gannett taking its bid off the table after it was unable to secure financing. We are the improving balance sheet company right now, says Ferro.

  • LAGOS, Nov 4- A commander of a Nigerian militant group has attacked the Trans Forcados oil pipeline in the Niger Delta without authorisation, a local newspaper said on Friday, quoting a statement from the group. "The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta takes full responsibility for the Trans-Forcados Crude Export pipeline attack in the Batan area of...

  • TV network, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit and revenue, helped by an increase in fees from CBS- affiliated stations as well as growth from digital distribution platforms. CBS, home to popular shows such as "Homeland" and "The Big Bang Theory", said revenue rose 4.3 percent to $3.396 billion in the third quarter. CBS said net income from continuing...

  • *Shares rise as much as 6.77 pct to $13.40. Shares of the company, which reported strong growth in ad revenue, rose as much as 6.77 percent to $13.40 in morning trading on Thursday. The Wall Street Journal has started laying off employees and reducing the number of sections in the newspaper, while the New York Times said in April it would shut some of its Paris...

  • Nov 3- Time Inc, publisher of People, Sports Illustrated and Fortune magazines, posted a near 3 percent fall in quarterly revenue as income from print advertising offset gains in its digital business. The company's net loss narrowed to $112 million, or $1.13 per share, in the third quarter ended Sept. 30, from $913 million, or $8.30 per share, a year earlier.