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  • CHICAGO _ R.R. Donnelley& Sons Co. on Tuesday reported first-quarter net income of $39.8 million. R.R. Donnelley expects full-year revenue in the range of $11.3 billion to $11.5 billion. R.R. Donnelley shares have climbed 19 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • SALT LAKE CITY— The Salt Lake Tribune's pending sale to the wealthy Huntsman family unshackles the newspaper from cost-cutting corporate owners and resolves crippling financial uncertainty, but it also raises concerns about whether the influential family will meddle in the paper's coverage. But early reviews are encouraging at three other major...

  • May 2- Oaktree Capital Group LLC, the second largest shareholder in Tribune Publishing Co, wants the U.S. newspaper company to explore a sale, people familiar with the matter said on Monday. While Oaktree is not in favor of selling Tribune for the $815 million Gannett Co Inc had offered last month, the New York- based investment firm wants Tribune to actively engage...

  • NEW YORK— Gannett is escalating its pursuit of rival newspaper company Tribune, telling shareholders of Tribune not to vote for its board member nominees up for election in June. "This latest ploy to encourage Tribune Publishing shareholders to withhold their votes at the 2016 annual meeting is a distraction from the real issue, which is whether the Gannett...

  • DUBAI, April 29- Construction company Saudi Binladin Group has laid off 50,000 staff, a newspaper reported on Friday, as pressure on the industry rises amid government spending cuts to survive an era of cheap oil. The total workforce at Binladin, one of Saudi Arabia's biggest firms and among the Middle East's largest builders, is around 200,000, according to its...

  • Marissa Mayer

    A string of leaders failed to define what Yahoo is to its users, former Yahoo President Susan Decker says.

  • Our digital transformation is important: Pearson CEO

    John Fallon, CEO of Pearson, discusses the company's first-quarter earnings and how digital is changing education services.

  • MCLEAN, Va.— USA Today owner Gannett, which has offered to buy Tribune Publishing, saw its first-quarter performance pressured by lower advertising and circulation revenue. On Monday Gannett offered to buy Tribune Publishing— which owns The Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune and several other newspapers— for more than $388 million. Gannett Co., which also owns...

  • NEW YORK— Tribune Publishing said in a letter Tuesday that USA Today owner Gannett is "erratic" and "unreliable," as the two newspaper companies try to discuss a possible tie-up. Nonetheless, Tribune Publishing said it is still considering the $388 million takeover offer from Gannett. Tribune Publishing's letter comes a day after Gannett made public its bid to buy...

  • MINNEAPOLIS— Prince's sister believes the superstar musician didn't have a will and asked a Minnesota court on Tuesday to appoint a trust company to temporarily oversee his multimillion-dollar estate. Tyka Nelson, Prince's only full sibling, said in the court filing that immediate action was necessary to manage Prince's business interests following his...

  • Chicago Tribune

    Gannett, the publisher of USA today, said it offered to buy Tribune Publishing for $815 million, including the assumption of debt.

  • BUDAPEST, Hungary— Around a dozen journalists at Hungarian news website Vs.hu, including the chief editor, say they have resigned after revelations that the website's publishing company received large sums from foundations set up by the National Bank of Hungary. The disclosure came after the Supreme Court last month struck down laws meant to shield from...

  • Newspaper publisher Gannett said Monday that it wants to buy rival Tribune Publishing for more than $388 million, here's a closer look at each company and what it owns. Recent moves: Gannett moved all of its television companies into a separate company, Tegna, last summer. Other papers: 11 daily newspapers including Los Angeles Times, Baltimore Sun, Orlando...

  • GANNETT

    Gannett offers to acquire Tribune for about $815 million in cash, including debt

  • NEW YORK— Newspaper publisher Gannett wants to buy Tribune Publishing for more than $388 million, in a deal that would give the owner of USA Today control of the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune and several other newspapers. But Gannett said Monday that Tribune has refused to start "constructive discussions" about a deal since it first offered to buy its rival...

  • PROVIDENCE, R.I.— A Providence police officer has been arrested and suspended without pay after being accused of stealing bundles of coupons and inserts that go in the Sunday newspaper. Police say they arrested Jesse Ferrell on Friday after officers witnessed him trying to break into a company that distributes The Providence Journal. Ferrell was charged with...

  • LONDON— The owner of Britain's Daily Mail newspaper says it has not submitted a bid to purchase the U.S. internet company Yahoo. The Daily Mail and General Trust PLC says that it remains in discussions with parties "who may potentially be interested in Yahoo." Yahoo is under intense pressure to revive its fortunes even as advertisers pour money into digital...

  • SALT LAKE CITY— A son of wealthy industrialist Jon Huntsman Sr. has agreed to buy The Salt Lake Tribune, ending uncertainty about the future of Utah's largest newspaper that has long been an independent watchdog in a state where the Mormon church wields significant power. Digital First Media, which runs major publications in Colorado and California, reached an...

  • April 19- Kuwaiti oil and gas workers have ended a three-day strike that had temporarily cut the OPEC member's crude production by nearly half, local newspaper Al Jarida reported late on Tuesday, citing the trade union. News that the strike was over came just hours after Kuwait's oil minister had ruled out negotiations with the employees until they stopped...

  • OIL AND GAS WORKERS IN KUWAIT END STRIKE- TWEET FROM LOCAL NEWSPAPER AL JARIDA.