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  • July 6- Former Fox News anchor Gretchen Carlson sued Fox News Chairman and Chief Executive Roger Ailes on Wednesday claiming sexual harassment and that he wrongfully fired her after years of making unwanted advances. A Fox News representative did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Doocy and Fox News were not named as defendants in the lawsuit.

  • A sign for Sun Valley Resort hangs outside before the Allen & Co. annual conference.

    Attendees at the this year's Allen & Co. conference in Sun Valley, Idaho, will have no shortage of topics to discuss.

  • LONDON, June 28- The sharp fall in sterling since Britain voted to leave the European Union will make its economy more competitive, media owner Rupert Murdoch said on Tuesday at a conference hosted by one of his newspapers, The Times. Ed Conway, economics editor at Sky News and a columnist at the Times, said on Twitter that Murdoch also blamed sharp falls in share...

  • PARIS, June 22- Vivendi Chairman Vincent Bollore urged French lawmakers on Wednesday to help him build a global media giant by easing anti-trust rules he said were shackling the industry. The billionaire, who took the helm of Vivendi in 2014, fended off accusations during a Senate committee hearing that he is jeopardizing the editorial independence of the...

  • June 16- Twenty-First Century Fox Inc said Jim Gianopulos would step down as chief executive of its film studio business in June next year and co-Chairman Stacey Snider would succeed him. Snider joined Fox in November 2014 after eight years as chief executive and co-chairman of DreamWorks Studios, where she worked with director Steven Spielberg.

  • June 16- Rupert Murdoch- controlled Twenty-First Century Fox Inc said Jim Gianopulos would step down as chief executive of its film studio business in June next year.

  • LONDON, June 14- Sterling skidded over 1 percent against the dollar on Tuesday to hit its lowest level in two months, after another opinion poll put the "Leave" campaign clearly ahead just nine days before a referendum on whether Britain should stay in the European Union. "It is becoming a much broader issue than just sterling weakness," said RBC Capital Markets...

  • LONDON, June 14- Sterling fell more than 1 percent against the dollar on Tuesday to hit 8- week lows, after opinion polls showed growing support for Britain leaving the European Union ahead of a vote next week. Betting markets have lowered the chances of the country remaining in the European Union, creating more anxiety among investors. Many analysts believe a...

  • Sun Newspaper urges readers to support Brexit vote

    Rupert Murdoch's newspaper tells voters they must 'set themselves free from dictatorial Brussels.'

  • LONDON, June 14- Sterling fell 1 percent against the dollar on Tuesday to trade near 8- week lows, after opinion polls showed growing support for Britain leaving the European Union ahead of a vote next week. Betting markets have lowered the chances of the country remaining in the European Union, creating a fresh bout of anxiety among investors.

  • Britain's "Leave" campaign opened up a 7-point lead over "Remain" ahead of a referendum on membership of the European Union an opinion poll showed.

  • *Sun says UK must set itself free from "dictatorial Brussels". LONDON, June 14- Britain's "Leave" campaign opened up a 7- point lead over "Remain" ahead of a referendum on membership of the European Union an opinion poll showed late Monday, while the nation's biggest-selling newspaper urged readers to vote to quit the bloc. The result of the June 23 referendum will have...

  • May 18- Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg heard from more than a dozen U.S. conservative leaders on Wednesday and said he will work to build trust with users who believe the social network displays politically biased news content. After a closed-door meeting at the company's Silicon Valley headquarters, Zuckerberg defended his company's practices...

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    Murdoch isn't listed on the company's cap table but owns a stake through an investment vehicle, Recode reports.

  • May 5- News Corp, the owner of the Wall Street Journal and book publisher HarperCollins, reported its fifth drop in quarterly revenue in a row as print ad sales decline. New York- based News Corp, controlled by Rupert Murdoch, said "currency fluctuations" also contributed to a 7.3 percent fall in the company's revenue to $1.89 billion in its third quarter.

  • As a result broadband net additions in Britain were 46,000, about half the level of a year earlier. Retail customer growth of 73,000 in Germany were also down on a year earlier, and churn- the percentage of customers leaving- was up in Britain, Ireland and Italy and flat in Germany and Austria quarter-on-quarter. Chief Executive Jeremy Darroch said the group had...

  • MILAN/ PARIS, April 8- French media group Vivendi agreed on Friday to buy the pay-TV operation of Italian broadcaster Mediaset, completing a major step in billionaire businessman Vincent Bollore's plan to build a southern European content and video-on-demand powerhouse. It also secures Italian tycoon and former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi,...

  • By Claudia Cristoferi and Giulia Segreti. The deal is a stepping stone in billionaire businessman Vincent Bollore's plan to create a southern European pay-TV and content powerhouse to compete with Rupert Murdoch's Sky and online video giant Netflix. Bollore has been accumulating strategic assets in Italy, including a 24.9 percent stake in Telecom Italia.

  • The SEC said Smith and his investment research firm NBT Group Inc agreed in May 2012 to tout publicly traded IceWEB Inc, as part of a scheme by the data storage company's chief executive to inflate its trading volume and stock price. Smith and NBT did not fully disclose their compensation and incentive fees to investors, and made false and misleading statements...

  • Republican presidential debate scheduled for next week in Utah has been canceled, host Fox News said on Wednesday, after party front-runner Donald Trump told the network he would not participate. Fox News, part of the Twenty-First Century Fox Inc broadcast media and entertainment company controlled by Rupert Murdoch, had announced the debate, to be held in...