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  • NEW YORK, May 18- The death of Fox News founder Roger Ailes could pose a major hurdle to a series of lawsuits that claimed he sexually harassed female anchors and contributors at America's most-watched cable channel. His departure from Fox News in July amid a sexual harassment scandal abruptly ended his 20- year reign at the cable channel that helped reshape...

  • NEW YORK, May 18- Roger Ailes, founder and former chief executive of Fox News, the cable news channel popular with conservatives that helped reshape the U.S. political landscape, has died at age 77.. Ailes' widow, Elizabeth Ailes, announced his death in a statement posted on the Fox News website on Thursday. He resigned from Fox News last July following allegations of...

  • NEW YORK, May 18- Roger Ailes, founder and former chief executive of Fox News, the cable news channel popular with conservatives that helped reshape the U.S. political landscape, has died at age 77.. Ailes' widow, Elizabeth Ailes, announced his death in a statement posted on the Fox News website on Thursday. He resigned from Fox News last July following allegations of...

  • NEW YORK, May 18- Roger Ailes, founder and former chief executive of Fox News, the cable news channel popular with conservatives that helped reshape the U.S. political landscape, has died at age 77.. Ailes' widow, Elizabeth Ailes, announced his death in a statement posted on the Fox News website on Thursday. He resigned from Fox News last July following allegations of...

  • NEW YORK, May 18- Roger Ailes, former chief executive of Fox News, the cable news channel popular with conservatives that helped reshape the U.S. political landscape, has died at age 77.. Ailes' widow, Elizabeth Ailes, announced his death in a statement posted on the Fox News website on Thursday. Fox News is owned by Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. Ailes...

  • May 18- Roger Ailes, who became one of the most powerful figures in both U.S. politics and media by turning the Fox News network into a booming voice for conservatives before he was brought down by sexual harassment charges, has died at the age of 77.. Ailes worked as a media strategist for Republican Presidents Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush before...

  • NEW YORK, May 18- Roger Ailes, former chief executive of Fox News, the powerful cable news channel for conservatives that helped reshape the U.S. political landscape, has died at age 77.. Ailes' widow, Elizabeth Ailes, announced his death in a statement posted on the Fox News website on Thursday. Fox News is owned by Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. Ailes...

  • NEW YORK, May 18- Roger Ailes, former chief executive of Fox News Channel, has died at age 77, Fox News said on Thursday. Fox News is owned by Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. Ailes received a severance package of about $40 million when he left Fox News, according to a source familiar with the situation, and went on to serve as an informal adviser to...

  • Ailes resigned from Fox News last July following allegations of sexual harassment, marking an abrupt end to his 20- year reign over America's most lucrative and powerful cable news channel for conservatives. Fox News is owned by Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. Ailes received a severance package of about $40 million when he left Fox News,...

  • May 18- Roger Ailes, who became one of the most powerful figures in both U.S. politics and media by turning the Fox News network into a booming voice for conservatives before he was brought down by sexual harassment charges, has died at the age of 77.. Ailes worked as a media strategist for Republican Presidents Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush before...

  • Ailes resigned from Fox News last July following allegations of sexual harassment, marking an abrupt end to his 20- year reign over America's most lucrative and powerful cable news channel for conservatives. Ailes was 77, according to the website of Fox News, which is owned by Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox Inc.. Ailes' widow, Elizabeth Ailes,...

  • May 10- Twenty-First Century Fox Inc, the television and film company controlled by Rupert Murdoch, reported quarterly revenue below Wall Street's expectations on Wednesday, weighed down by weaker box office results. Chief Executive James Murdoch, Rupert's son, told analysts on a post-earnings call that all of its networks except National Geographic showed...

  • May 10- Twenty-First Century Fox Inc, the television and film company controlled by Rupert Murdoch, reported quarterly revenue below Wall Street's expectations on Wednesday, weighed down by weaker box office results. Chief Executive James Murdoch, Rupert's son, told analysts on a post-earnings call that all of its networks except National Geographic showed...

  • Sexual harassment claims and lawsuits at Fox News, which have led to the departures of its former chair Roger Ailes, network co-president Bill Shine and star anchor Bill O'Reilly, have weighed on the Sky bid. Revenue at Fox's cable division, which houses the Fox News, FX and Fox Sports networks, rose 2.1 percent to $4.02 billion, accounting for more than half of total...

  • Shares of the company, which is in midst of a $14.5 billion bid to take control of UK- based pay-TV group Sky, fell 1.4 percent in extended trading on Wednesday. Hugh Jackman starrer "Logan," part of the company's "X-Men" franchise, released during the quarter and grossed around $606.2 million worldwide, compared with the $783.1 million that the 2016 hit "Deadpool" made,...

  • May 10- Twenty-First Century Fox Inc, the television and film company controlled by Rupert Murdoch, reported a 4.6 percent rise in quarterly revenue due to strong Super Bowl advertising and high ratings for its cable news channel, Fox News. The company, which also owns the Twentieth Century Fox movie studio, said total revenue rose to $7.56 billion in the third...

  • *Q3 adj profit $0.07/ shr vs est $0.05/ shr. May 9- News Corp reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue as the owner of the Dow Jones Newswires and the Wall Street Journal saw an uptick in its digital real estate business and growth in its advertising revenue. The company said digital subscribers accounted for 53 percent of total subscriptions for the Wall...

  • Rupert Murdoch, center, with sons James Murdoch, (R) and Lachlan Murdoch.

    A consensus of analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected earnings per share of 5 cents on revenue of $1.86 billion.

  • May 9- News Corp reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue as the owner of the Dow Jones Newswires and the Wall Street Journal saw an uptick in its news and information unit and its digital real estate business. The company, whose newspapers include the New York Post, the Times in London and the Australian, has been transforming its business and moving...

  • Net loss available to shareholders narrowed to $5 million, or 1 cent per share, in the third quarter ended March 31, from $149 million, or 26 cents per share, a year earlier. News Corp, controlled by media mogul Rupert Murdoch, said its revenue rose to $1.98 billion from $1.89 billion. The company, whose newspapers include the New York Post, the Times in London and the...