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  • Omarosa Manigault, a staffer for US President-elect Donald Trump, listens as Martin Luther King III speaks to the media after meeting with the President-elect at Trump Tower in New York City on January 16, 2017.

    Former "Apprentice" contestant Manigault Newman cites three sources in her book, "Unhinged: An Insider Account of Trump's White House," as telling her that there is a tape of Trump using the N-word during taping of his reality show.

  • Aug 9- News Corp topped Wall Street profit targets on Thursday, as it benefited from gains at its newly acquired TV network and recorded double-digit growth in its real-estate listings and book publishing businesses. Australian pay TV company Foxtel, which Rupert Murdoch- controlled News Corp acquired earlier this year, contributed $610 million to News...

  • Aug 9- News Corp's quarterly revenue rose nearly 30 percent as the newspaper and book publisher benefited from growth at its newly acquired TV network business and online real-estate listings unit. News Corp, home to the Wall Street Journal, said on Thursday net loss attributable to shareholders narrowed to $372 million or 64 cents per share in the fourth...

  • NEW YORK— Bill Clinton is a now a million-selling novelist. "The President is Missing," a thriller co-written with James Patterson, has more than 1 million combined hardcover, e-book and audio sales in North America alone since coming out June 4. Reviews were mixed, but Barnes& Noble fiction buyer Sessalee Hensley said in a statement released Wednesday by...

  • LONDON, Aug 3- The main UK subsidiary of Inc had a tax bill of 1.7 million pounds on profits of 72.4 million pounds in 2017 thanks to deductions related to share-based awards to staff, accounts published this week show. Amazon group books most of its $11.4 billion of UK revenues via a UK branch of Luxembourg- based Amazon EU Sarl, Amazon's main European...

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  • Comics

    In the 1950s, a moral panic swept across America and turned comic books into a social menace. Laws were passed. Careers were ruined. And comics fell under a strict censorship regime for decades to come.

  • BAGHDAD, June 28- When Maher Abu Hissam started his Baghdad bookshop two decades ago he was selling up to 40 books a day, such was the hunger for literature in the days of Saddam Hussein, even though the regime banned anything it did not like. Censorship was lifted when a U.S.-led invasion toppled Saddam in 2003 but far from an upturn in sales these days Hissam...

  • Comics

    In the 1950s, a moral panic swept across America and turned comic books into social menance. Laws were passed. Careers were ruined. And comics fell under a strict censorship regime for decades to come.

  • A former President Obama advisor writes that he was shocked that Americans elected "a cartoon."

  • Starbucks Chairman and CEO Howard Schultz talks about the company's goal of hiring 10,000 military veterans and military spouses.

    When you substitute facts for anger you come away with a new understanding about the role corporations have played and could play in addressing society's challenges.

  • *Harry Potter sales jump 31 pct due to special editions. May 22- Harry Potter special editions helped Bloomsbury's revenue to its highest level since 2007, when the last of the original books came out, lifting the publisher's shares to a 10- year high. Sales of the boy wizard's adventures rose 31 percent in the year to the end of February, while titles such as Tom...

  • May 10- News Corp, the owner of Wall Street Journal and book publisher HarperCollins, reported a 5.8 percent rise in quarterly revenue on Thursday, as more people used its real estate app and website. Net loss available to stockholders widened to $1.13 billion, or $1.94 per share, in the third quarter ended Mar. 31, from $5 million, or one cent per share, a year earlier.

  • *Australian banks vulnerable due to large mortgage books- Fitch. SYDNEY, April 30- Australia's four major banks could suffer a ratings downgrade in the event of a severe housing market downturn with second-order economic effects, a stress test report published by Fitch Ratings showed on Monday. Australia has seen a surge in property prices in recent years,...

  • Mary Higgins Clark

    The 90-year-old "Queen of Suspense" has published more than 50 books, and she told CNBC recently it's still a thrill.

  • Queen of Suspense

    At age 90, Mary Higgins Clark’s newest book just hit the top spot on the New York Times best-sellers list--something she’s been doing since 1975. We ask the “Queen of Suspense” the secret to finding the next great story and writing new compelling mysteries every year.

  • Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student David Hogg speaks onstage at March For Our Lives on March 24, 2018 in Washington, DC.

    The book will chronicle the Valentine's Day Shooting and how Parkland students aimed to start a revolution to stop gun violence.

  • The president unleashed a torrent of piercing tweets aimed at James Comey as new details from the former FBI director's new memoir emerged.

  • Former FBI Director James Comey testifies before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., June 8, 2017.

    The book describes Trump as being "untethered to truth" and calls his leadership of the country "ego driven and about personal loyalty."

  • Why this CEO says 'networking is dead'—and what you should do to boost your career

    Scott Gerber, CEO of CommunityCo and author of "Super Connector: Stop Networking and Start Building Business Relationships That Matter" discusses what to do to better help your career.