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Nasty & devious’ anti-vaccination billboard sparks outrage in Australia

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A new anti-vaccination billboard in Perth has sparked outrage amongst Australian doctors and caused a dispute to flare on social media. The ad poses the controversial question “Do you know what’s in a vaccine?” The billboard was met with fierce criticism from Australian doctors and the authorities, which vowed to pull it down, as social Read More

PR stunt or more? Robbie Williams' middle finger at FIFA World Cup opening puzzles Twitter community

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Pop legend Robbie Williams unleashed a true avalanche of comments on Twitter after sticking up his middle finger while performing a song at the FIFA World Cup opening ceremony in Russia. Twitter users were left puzzled as to why. Thousands of fans in the Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium sang in unison on Thursday with one of Read More

AT&T closes $85 billion deal for Time Warner

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – AT&T Inc, the No. 2 wireless carrier, on Thursday closed its $85 billion deal to acquire media company Time Warner Inc after U.S. antitrust regulators indicated they would not seek a delay. Coaxial TV Cables are seen in front of AT&T and Time Warner logos in this picture illustration taken June 13, Read More

AT&T to close Time Warner deal but government does not rule out appeal

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. government and AT&T Inc agreed on Thursday on conditions that would allow the wireless company to close its deal for Time Warner Inc while the Justice Department considers an appeal. Coaxial TV Cables are seen in front of AT&T and Time Warner logos in this picture illustration taken June 13, Read More

Comcast offers $65 billion to lure Fox from Disney bid

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(Reuters) – Comcast Corp (CMCSA.O) offered $65 billion on Wednesday to lure Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (FOXA.O) away from a merger with Walt Disney Co (DIS.N), saying its all-cash bid was about 19 percent higher and launching the first salvo in what could be a bidding war between two of the largest U.S. media companies. Read More

Apache Opens Application for 2018-2019 Tree Grant Program

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HOUSTON, June 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Apache Corporation (NYSE:APA) (NASDAQ:APA) today announced applications for the Apache Tree Grant Program are now available, providing an opportunity for nonprofits and charitable organizations to apply for participation. Now in its thirteenth year, the award-winning Apache Tree Grant Program has awarded more than 4 million trees to nonprofits Read More

Comcast offers to buy Fox media assets for $65 billion in cash

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(Reuters) – Comcast Corp (CMCSA.O) offered $65 billion on Wednesday for Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (FOXA.O) media assets, emboldened by AT&T Inc (T.N) prevailing over the Trump administration’s attempt to block a merger with Time Warner Inc (TWX.N). A sign is shown at the entrance to Fox Studios in Los Angeles, California, U.S. June 13, Read More

What the AT&T-Time Warner decision means for you

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AT&T-Time Warner deal approved So AT&T will be allowed to buy Time Warner. What does that mean for you? In the short term, very little. In the long term, potentially a lot. AT&T delivers media content, most of which it doesn’t own, to hundreds of millions of customers — through phones, satellite and cable. Time Read More

Fox, media firms rise after AT&T-Time Warner approval

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(Reuters) – Twenty First Century Fox Inc’s shares rose 8 percent to a record-high on Wednesday as an approval for AT&T’s buyout of Time Warner Inc spurred speculation that Comcast Corp would proceed with an offer for most of the media company’s assets. FILE PHOTO: An AT&T logo and communication equipment is shown on a Read More