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  • Nov 2- Twenty-First Century Fox Inc reported first-quarter profits on Wednesday that beat Wall Street's expectations, as the company's cable channels and box office saw a boost in revenues. Fox News is the most watched cable news network and has maintained strong ratings in the wake of the high-profile departure of its former CEO Roger Ailes.

  • Nov 2- Twenty-First Century Fox Inc reported a bigger-than- expected rise in quarterly revenue due to strong revenue from the box office and its cable division, home of Fox News, helped by the fraught U.S. presidential election. The first presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump was televised across cable and broadcast...

  • Nov 2- Twenty-First Century Fox Inc, owner of Fox News and the Twentieth Century Fox movie studio, reported a 7.1 percent rise in quarterly revenue due to higher ad revenue at its cable division, helped by the U.S. presidential election campaign. The Rupert Murdoch-controlled company's revenue increased to $6.51 billion in first quarter ended Sept. 30 from $6.08...

  • The code name for Time Warner in deal talks was "Rabbit," perhaps an homage to Warner Bros' carrot-chewing, wise-talking cartoon character. As a result, investment banking rival Morgan Stanley is now No. 1 in the U.S. merger advisory rankings with $435.3 billion in announced deals, about $435 million ahead of Goldman, which has $434.9 billion, according to Thomson...

  • LONDON, Oct 13- Almost 30 percent of voting shareholders at Sky opposed the appointment of James Murdoch as chairman of the European pay TV group on Thursday, with some saying he was too closely linked to the group's largest investor, owned by his father Rupert. James Murdoch, who became Sky chairman in January, won 71.55 percent support in a vote to confirm his...

  • 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.

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Swisher: Yahoo/Verizon bid is a safe choice

    Kara Swisher, Recode executive editor, weighs in on the news that Roger Ailes has resigned from Fox, Peter Thiel's comments at the Republican National Convention and Verizon's bid for Yahoo.

  • NYT's Stewart: Ailes had a burning intensity

    New York Times columnist Jim Stewart discusses Roger Ailes' resignation from Fox as well as the Lehman legacy on the RNC.

  • Murdoch returns to head Fox

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin provides a look at what's next for Fox after CEO Roger Ailes resigned in the wake of a sexual harassment lawsuit.

  • Roger Ailes and Rupert Murdoch in October, 2010.

    Barton Crockett, FBR Capital Markets, discusses Fox's succession plans now that Roger Ailes has left and Rupert Murdoch will take the helm at Fox News.

  • A file photo of Roger Ailes from July, 2006.

    Rupert Murdoch will assume the role of chairman and acting CEO of Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network, the company said.

  • Ailes out, Rupert Murdoch to take on role

    CNBC's David Faber reports the latest details on Roger Ailes' resignation from Twenty First Century Fox.

  • Ann Coulter on Roger Ailes and Fox News

    Ann Coulter, author and columnist, weighs in on Roger Ailes and the future of Fox News.

  • Roger Ailes is an 'over the top' guy: Bob Wright

    When you get to be an over-the-top person you've got to be very careful, says former NBCUniversal CEO Bob Wright, talking about Roger Ailes and his working relationship with him.