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  • LONDON, Sept 20- European pay-TV group Sky may have violated consumer rules by making it too difficult for customers to cancel or switch providers, Britain's communications regulator said on Tuesday, potentially putting the broadcaster in line for a major fine. Ofcom said there were "reasonable grounds" to believe Sky broke the rules between May 2015 and July...

  • LONDON, Sept 20- European pay-TV group Sky may have violated competition rules by making it too difficult for customers to cancel or switch providers, Britain's communications regulator said on Tuesday, potentially putting the broadcaster in line for a major fine. Ofcom said there were "reasonable grounds" to believe Sky broke the rules between May 2014 and...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 14- Twenty-first Century Fox Inc said on Wednesday that Jack Abernethy and Bill Shine have signed new multiyear contracts to head up Fox News, deals that put to rest some uncertainty about the cable channel's direction after the departure of former Chairman Roger Ailes. Former Fox News anchor Gretchen Carlson sued Ailes in July, claiming sexual...

  • Warren Buffett eats a Dairy Queen ice cream bar prior to the Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting in Omaha, Nebraska, May 1, 2010.

    Warren Buffett has averaged a gain of wealth of $2 million per day — for every day of his life.

  • An instagram photo on Ivank Trump's Instagram shows herself with Wendi Deng Murdoch in Croatia captioned: "Sight seeing with @wendimurdoch in Dubrovnik". Wendi Deng Murdoch has been linked romatically with Vladmir Putin.

    Ivanka Trump revealed that she went sightseeing with Wendi Deng Murdoch, who is reportedly dating Vladimir Putin.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 12- Rupert Murdoch on Friday named company veterans Jack Abernethy and Bill Shine as co-presidents to lead Fox News after Chief Executive Officer Roger Ailes resigned last month following sexual harassment allegations. "While this has been a time of great transition, there has never been a greater opportunity for Fox News and Fox Business to...

  • Aug 12- Rupert Murdoch on Friday named company veterans Jack Abernethy and Bill Shine as co-presidents to lead Fox News after Chief Executive Officer Roger Ailes resigned last month following sexual harassment allegations. "While this has been a time of great transition, there has never been a greater opportunity for Fox News and Fox Business to better serve...

  • Aug 12- Rupert Murdoch named a new leadership team for Fox News on Friday following the departure of Chief Executive Roger Ailes last month. Murdoch took over as CEO of Fox News and Fox Business Network on an interim basis after Ailes resigned. Fox News also named Suzanne Scott as executive vice president of programming and development for Fox News Channel and...

  • Fox News also said that Fox Television Stations Chief Executive Jack Abernethy and Senior Executive Vice President Bill Shine would serve as co-presidents, effective immediately, and would report to Rupert Murdoch.

  • FOX NEWS SAYS JACK ABERNETHY AND BILL SHINE NAMED CO-PRESIDENTS OF FOX NEWS, REPORTING TO RUPERT MURDOCH; CFO MARK KRANZ TO RETIRE.

  • *CEO in spotlight after expenses allegations in UK press. Britain's vote to leave the European Union in June and the Bank of England base rate cut that followed has put Lloyds' ambitious profit and dividend targets under strain, and cast fresh doubts about when the government might be able to recoup the last of the taxpayer cash used in its 2008 bailout.

  • Aug 8- Former Fox News Channel Chairman Roger Ailes on Monday dropped a bid to move a sexual harassment lawsuit by a former anchor from New Jersey to a federal court in New York. In the lawsuit filed last month in federal court in New Jersey, Gretchen Carlson accused Ailes of repeatedly propositioning her for sex and said he terminated her contract in June after she...

  • Rupert Murdoch (L) leaves the News Corporation building with his son Lachlan Murdoch (R) on July 21, 2016 in New York City.

    The company's news and information services unit saw a 1% year-over-year increase in revenue.

  • Aug 8- Rupert Murdoch's News Corp reported an unexpected 5.1 percent rise in quarterly revenue, helped by growth in its digital real estate business and in its news division that houses the Wall Street Journal and the New York Post. An extra week in the fourth quarter ended June 30 also helped the New York- based company's revenue rise in the quarter and snap a...

  • The New York- based company, controlled by media baron Rupert Murdoch, said revenue rose to $2.23 billion in the fourth quarter ended June 30 from $2.12 billion a year earlier. Apart from the Journal, the division includes the New York Post and Dow Jones Newswires as well as the Times and the Sun in the UK and newspapers in Murdoch's native Australia.

  • Aug 8- News Corp, the owner of the Wall Street Journal and book publisher HarperCollins, reported a 5.1 percent rise in quarterly revenue, helped by strong growth in its digital real estate business. The New York- based company, controlled by media baron Rupert Murdoch, said revenue rose to $2.23 billion in the fourth quarter ended June 30 from $2.12 billion a year...

  • Analyst: Fox positioning to be a consolidator

    Barton Crockett, FBR Capital Markets Senior Analyst, discusses Twenty-First Century Fox's quarterly earnings as the media company undergoes a regime change with Lachlan and James Murdoch.

  • "Throughout this process, we have moved quickly and decisively to protect the business, protect its employees and protect the unique and important voice Fox News has," Co-Executive Chairman Lachlan Murdoch said on a conference call with analysts, addressing Ailes' resignation two weeks ago from the network he built into a powerhouse. Fox News is on track to...

  • "Throughout this process, we have moved quickly and decisively to protect the business, protect its employees and protect the unique and important voice Fox News has," Co-Executive Chairman Lachlan Murdoch said at the beginning of a conference call with analysts, addressing Ailes' resignation two weeks ago from the network he built into a powerhouse.

  • Fox News, known for a lineup of politically conservative commentators, is the most-watched channel in basic cable television this year, with an average of 2.2 million prime-time viewers, according to Nielsen data through June. Revenue from its cable division, home to the Fox News channel among others, rose 9.9 percent in the fourth quarter, accounting for more...