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Comcast prepares to top Disney's $52bn bid for 21st Century Fox

Comcast prepares to top Disney's $52bn bid for 21st Century Fox

The announcement of a potential bid follows a $52.4 billion all-stock offer posted by Disney back in December . After the Justice Department sued to block AT&T (T) from buying CNN parent company Time Warner ( TWC ), a Disney-Fox or a Comcast-Fox deal would nearly certainly face antitrust scrutiny.


China says it hopes US-North Korea summit can proceed smoothly

China says it hopes US-North Korea summit can proceed smoothly

We built a very good relationship, we speak a lot. The country's first test was largely seen as a failure and produced an estimated yield of only about one kiloton, compared to as much as 250 kilotons in the sixth - an explosion 16 times more powerful than the United States atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima in 1945.


Manchester attack: 'Trees of Hope' trail for tributes

Manchester attack: 'Trees of Hope' trail for tributes

Grande suspended her Dangerous Woman Tour after the bombing and returned for the One Love Manchester charity concert weeks later, which raised funds for victims of the attack. Flowers left by people as they pay their respects in St Annes Square on the 1st anniversary. William read a passage from the Bible's book of Corinthians, ending: "Faith, hope and love abide, these three; but the greatest of these is love".


Vedanta shares drop 6% after Sterlite protests in Tamil Nadu

Vedanta shares drop 6% after Sterlite protests in Tamil Nadu

Stalin also sought to know who ordered police firing on the protesters who were demanding the closure of Vedanta's Sterlite Copper unit over pollution concerns. Rajendran. "They are the ones who lose their lives, earlier due to Sterlite and now due to the Government's orders". "Why were automatic weapons used to disperse the crowd and under what law is this permitted?" Congress president Rahul Gandhi termed the killings a "brutal example of state-sponsored terrorism".


American Sent Home From China After 'Abnormal Sensations'

American Sent Home From China After 'Abnormal Sensations'

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday that the brain injury sustained by an American official in China was "very similar" to those that affected U.S. "Twenty-four people have had symptoms and findings consistent with what looks like a mild traumatic brain injury", State Department medical director Dr.


IS fighters vacating outskirts of Syria's capital

IS fighters vacating outskirts of Syria's capital

A temporary humanitarian ceasefire had been in place since Sunday night in Al Hajar Al Aswad to allow women, children and old people to leave the area, state media said early on Monday. Syrian government forces and allied militias had encircled and besieged south Damascus since 2013. With a mix of military pressure and surrender deals brokered by Russian Federation, thousands of opposition fighters capitulated and were evacuated in March and April from Damascus suburbs known as eastern ...