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  • Pandora CEO Tim Westergren steps down

    The "Squawk on the Street" news team talks about the departure of Pandora's CEO as a search for his replacement begins immediately.

  • iHeartMedia CEO: Social media is part of our ecosystem

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin sits down with Bob Pittman, iHeartMedia chairman and CEO, and Ryan Seacrest in Cannes, France to talk about consolidation in the radio space, and competition from digital players like Facebook and Google. Also Seacrest weighs in on rumors he is returning to "American Idol."

  • BUENOS AIRES, June 15 (Reuters)- A judge told a radio station in the Argentine province of San Juan that he had lifted a suspension on leaching operations at Barrick Gold Corp's Veladero mine on Thursday. It also lowered its forecast for total 2017 gold production in the first quarter, largely reflecting the sale of a 50- percent stake in Veladero to Shandong Gold...

  • OTTAWA, June 13- Interest rate cuts instituted in 2015 have largely done their job as the Canadian economy gathers momentum, the Bank of Canada's head said on Tuesday, the second top official in as many days to set the stage for rate hikes. Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz said in an interview with CBC Radio that the economic recovery from weak oil prices...

  • Guo Wengui

    Voice of America cut short an interview with controversial billionaire Guo Wengui, who alleged corruption among senior Chinese officials.

  • The Pandora Media app is seen on an Apple iPhone.

    The "Squawk on the Street" crew talks about Sirius' huge infusion of capital into Pandora to boost its streaming music business.

  • Offices at Pandora

    Sirius XM, the satellite radio company controlled by John Malone's Liberty Media, is seeking to invest in internet music provider Pandora Media.

  • ALGIERS, June 1- Algeria's state energy firm Sonatrach has completed a new natural gas pipeline as it tries to meet local demand and increase exports, state radio reported on Thursday, citing the company's chief executive. OPEC member Algeria has been hit by a fall in budget revenues since the decline in crude oil prices, forcing the government to freeze...

  • LONDON, May 24- A BBC radio station located just outside Manchester city center briefly stopped live broadcasting on Wednesday after it was evacuated for what turned out to be a fire alarm. Britain is on its highest level of security alert after a suicide bomb attack killed 22 people on Monday evening, just two miles from the headquarters of BBC Radio 5 live.

  • CAPE TOWN, May 24- Six South African telecoms companies, including MTN Group and Vodacom, can keep their broadband radio spectrum licenses until they expire in 2028 after agreeing to buy at least 30 percent of the government's new Wireless Open Access Network, the communications minister said on Wednesday. Minister Siyabonga Cwele told reporters an agreement...

  • LONDON, May 13- The British government does not yet know who was behind Friday's global cyber attack that disrupted the UK's health system, interior minister Amber Rudd said on Saturday. That work is still ongoing, "she told BBC radio. She said Britain's National Cyber Security Centre was working with the country's health service to ensure the attack was...

  • As of March 31, the company had debt of $20.37 billion and total assets of $12.27 billion. IHeart, formerly known as Clear Channel Communications Inc, was taken over by private equity firms BainCapital LLC and Thomas H. Lee Partners through a leveraged buyout in 2008 for $26.7 billion, piling up the company with huge debts. The company, which hosts syndicated radio...

  • Trump questions the Civil War

    The president is now questioning whether America's Civil War could have been avoided.

  • At a speech to broadcasters in Las Vegas, the FCC chief said the commission will vote May 18 to start the review. In 2016, the FCC under President Barack Obama voted to retain nearly all rules limiting cross-ownership of newspapers, radio and TV stations in the same market. Struggling newspaper companies had pushed for the FCC to relax the restrictions.

  • Hamdi Ulukaya, founder and CEO of Chobani

    Chobani filed a lawsuit against right-wing radio host Alex Jones, accusing the conspiracy theorist of publishing false information about the company.

  • TORONTO, April 20- In a move seen as a victory for net neutrality advocates, Canada's telecom regulator said all data delivered online should be treated equally by internet service providers as it blocked one company's effort to leverage content to win customers. The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission ruled on Thursday that...

  • TORONTO, April 20- Canada's telecom and broadcast regulator ruled on Thursday that all data delivered online should be treated equally by internet service providers, a blow to large companies seeking to leverage either their own or other companies' content to win customers. The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission specifically...

  • MONTREAL/ OTTAWA, April 3- Canadian plane and train maker Bombardier tried to contain a public relations debacle on Monday after protests and a dressing down by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau over hefty executive pay hikes just weeks after its latest government loan. "We didn't do a good job of communicating it," Chief Executive Alain Bellemare told a Quebec radio...

  • Mad Money Lightning Round

    Jim Cramer rattles off his take on caller favorite stocks, including this concerning energy stock.

  • Pandora shares surge on layoff announcement and strong Q4 projection

    Shares of Pandora are trading higher after the company said it would cut jobs and beat earnings forecast, reports CNBC's Landon Dowdy.