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United States media giant Comcast considering challenge to Disney's 21st Century Fox bid

United States media giant Comcast considering challenge to Disney's 21st Century Fox bid Comcast did not detail the exact value of its bid Wednesday, though sources have previously told CNN that the offer would be worth about $60 billion. Disney's stock was down 1 percent, while Fox shares were up 0.9 percent. Comcast and Disney are on the verge of a head-to-head bidding war for Fox's entertainment properties. [Full Article...]

Serena Williams drug tested twice weekly while ranked No. 454

Serena Williams drug tested twice weekly while ranked No. 454 She was ranked number one when she took leave from the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) tour a year ago, and had dropped to rank 453 during her absence. Williams "was not ready yet but needed to feel the competition, so she chose to play even though she was far from being at 100 percent", said Patrick Mouratoglou. [Full Article...]

Jared Kushner's security clearance has been restored

Jared Kushner's security clearance has been restored White House adviser Jared Kushner speaks during a Prison Reform Summit in the East Room of the White House May 18. Lowell continued to sidestep the question of whether Kushner was a target, subject, or witness, saying, "Nobody has indicated they have any intention of saying to him, you've done something wrong that would merit any charges". [Full Article...]

Marks and Spencer to close 100 stores

Marks and Spencer to close 100 stores The figure of more than 100 closures includes 21 that have already shut and 14 stores newly identified for closure. "These changes come with short term costs which are reflected in today's results", said Steve Rowe, Marks & Spencer CEO in a statement. [Full Article...]

Oil prices edge up on Venezuela, Iran supply worries

Oil prices edge up on Venezuela, Iran supply worries Venezuela and Iran are members of OPEC, which with its allies has curbed production since January 2017 to get rid of a supply glut that in mid-2014 led to a price collapse. He explained that what little PDVSA is producing, the majority is allocated for internal consumption, and for the payment of debt with China and Russian Federation. [Full Article...]

Maduro declared victor of Venezuela's presidential election

Maduro declared victor of Venezuela's presidential election Moreover, US President Donald Trump , citing fraudulent election, issued an executive order banning US citizens from all transactions tied to Venezuelan government debt. Leaders said the Venezuelan people had delivered a silent but powerful message by largely abstaining from Sunday's vote. Venezuela is facing increasing worldwide isolation, with a growing list of countries joining the Unit... [Full Article...]

Police, Santa Fe Suspect Exchanged Fire For Nearly 30 Minutes

Police, Santa Fe Suspect Exchanged Fire For Nearly 30 Minutes Survivors of previous school shootings and people who have lost loved ones to gun violence have also joined the campaign. On May 18, 10 students and teachers of Santa Fe High School in Texas were killed when a gunman, suspected to be a 17-year-old student, opened fire with guns and explosives. [Full Article...]

ISS sides against two Tesla directors, backs split of Musk's roles

ISS sides against two Tesla directors, backs split of Musk's roles Elon Musk finally announced the highly anticipated dual-motor, all-wheel drive, and performance versions of the Tesla Model 3 . It manages the same 310 miles of range and 140mph top speed of a long-range Model 3, but drops the 0-60mph time from 5.1 to 4.5 seconds. [Full Article...]

Andy Serkis' Mowgli Is A Darker Take On The Jungle Book

Andy Serkis' Mowgli Is A Darker Take On The Jungle Book But with the 2016 release of Disney's Jon Favreau-helmed live-action version of The Jungle Book and now Andy Serkis' live-action take called Mowgli , one of our favorite childhood cartoons has been getting a serious makeover lately. "There is no singing and dancing by the animals that is for sure". Talking specifically about Share Khan, Serkis explained that Cumberbatch plays this chara... [Full Article...]

Texas Governor to Hold Talks on School Violence After Massacre

Texas Governor to Hold Talks on School Violence After Massacre Greg Abbott has arrived at Arcadia First Baptist Church in Santa Fe, where he hugged grieving parishioners reeling two days after a teenage gunman killed 10 people in his high school. "But the boy found them". Pagourtzis' family said in a statement it was "saddened and dismayed" by the shooting and "as shocked as anyone else" by the events. [Full Article...]

Lava Spatter Crushes Man's Leg in First Known Injury from Hawaii Volcano

Lava Spatter Crushes Man's Leg in First Known Injury from Hawaii Volcano Authorities have warned that the most risky place to be exposed to " laze " is near the entry point of the lava into the sea. Snyder told Reuters that lava spatter "can weigh as much as a refrigerator" and noted that "even small pieces of spatter can kill ". [Full Article...]

LGBT community cheers pope's 'God made you like this' remark

LGBT community cheers pope's 'God made you like this' remark Juan Carlos Cruz , one of three Chilean victims invited by the pope to Rome earlier this month, said the "corrupt" bishops should be replaced by those in the church who had helped abuse victims. "Our hope, though, is that Pope Francis would say these words publicly, not just in the context of a private conversation". Pope Francis will declare Blesseds Oscar Romero, Paul VI and four others sa... [Full Article...]

US DOJ says pursuing investigations related to Malaysia's 1MDB

US DOJ says pursuing investigations related to Malaysia's 1MDB Wearing an open-neck shirt, Najib looked relaxed and smiled once he entered the building's atrium. In 2015, a separate investigation into the 1MDB scandal ended after Najib terminated then-Attorney General Gani Patail who apparently was preparing a charge sheet to prosecute the prime minister. [Full Article...]

Conte gives Mourinho a dose of his own medicine

Conte gives Mourinho a dose of his own medicine In what is still widely expected to be Conte's final game in charge, the Blues withstood a second-half onslaught from United after Hazard's 22nd-minute spot-kick to ensure Jose Mourinho's men end the season trophyless. "You see how Manchester City and Manchester United are spending and working". Thibaut Courtois may not know where his or manager Antonio Conte's future lies, but the g... [Full Article...]

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle release official royal wedding photos

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle release official royal wedding photos The Duke and Duchess of Sussex released Monday three photos taken by their official royal wedding photographer. In another photo, Prince Harry and Meghan are seen posing for an official wedding photograph with (L-R back row) Master Brian Mulroney, Miss Remi Litt, Miss Rylan Litt, Master Jasper Dyer, Prince George of Cambridge, Miss Ivy Mulroney, Master John Mulroney and (L-R front row)... [Full Article...]

Pompeo threatens USA will 'crush' Iran through sanctions and pressure campaign

Pompeo threatens USA will 'crush' Iran through sanctions and pressure campaign President Hassan Rouhani said that the United States can not make decisions for Iran or other independent countries in the world. "The sting of sanctions will only grow more painful if the regime does not change course from the unacceptable and unproductive path it has chosen for itself and the people of Iran ", Pompeo said in his first major foreign policy speech since becoming secreta... [Full Article...]

Shootout Between Texas School Gunman And Deputies Lasted 25 Minutes

Shootout Between Texas School Gunman And Deputies Lasted 25 Minutes The two services unfolded a day after authorities officially released the names of the eight students and two teachers slain on Friday at Santa Fe High School , marking the fourth deadliest shooting at a public school in modern United States history. [Full Article...]

Warriors star Steph Curry reacts to deadly Texas school shooting

Warriors star Steph Curry reacts to deadly Texas school shooting The Houston Rockets didn't do anything well in Game 3 last night, and the scoreboard reflected as much. We're going to be just fine. The Warriors come out victorious if Thompson has a great game on offense. "We've already graded [the Warriors] a victor", Golden Nugget sportsbook manager Aaron Kessler said before the start of the Western Conference Finals. [Full Article...]

Pep Guardiola signs new three-year contract with Manchester City

Pep Guardiola signs new three-year contract with Manchester City Guardiola has been one of Europe's most successful coaches in recent times, winning three league titles and two Champions League trophies during his time at Barcelona before moving to Bayern Munich , where he also conquered the league on three occasions. [Full Article...]

Messi, Suarez, Iniesta star as Barcelona win in South Africa

Messi, Suarez, Iniesta star as Barcelona win in South Africa In what was the Catalans' second-to-last match of the season, their host on the night Sundowns denied kept Lionel Messi at bare but couldn't keep out Ousmane Dembele and Luis Suarez . La Liga's newly crowned champions then doubled their lead on the 19th-minute mark after Suarez was put through in on goal to calmly slot the ball past Sundowns keeper Denis Masinde Onyango to make it 2-0. [Full Article...]


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