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December 2, 2018 4:23 PM Exclusive: Nexstar clinches $4.1 billion deal to acquire Tribune Media

(Reuters) - Nexstar Media Group Inc has reached an agreement to acquire to Tribune Media Co for about $4.1 billion, a deal which would make it the largest regional U.S. TV station operator, people familiar with the matter said on Sunday. Nexstar’s acquisition would come just three months after Tribune’s $3.9 billion deal to sell itself to Sinclair Broadcast 98

November 29, 2018 2:42 PM NASA set to announce partners for Moon missions

NASA is set to announce the U.S. companies that will help take American astronauts back to the Moon. The space agency’s Administrator Jim Bridenstine will make the announcement at 2 p.m. ET Thursday. “Working with U.S. companies is the next step to achieving long-term scientific study and human exploration of the Moon and Mars,” NASA said in a statement 112

November 7, 2018 3:30 PM Neil Armstrong collection commands $5.2 million at auction

A spacecraft ID plate from the Apollo lunar module "Eagle" led the sale of the Armstrong Family Auction with a sale price of $468,500 at Heritage Auctions in Dallas on Nov. 1, 2018. (collectSPACE.com) DALLAS, Texas — A bumper sticker from Wapakoneta, Ohio, advertising the city as the hometown of the "First Man to Step on the Moon" sold for $250. The vintage 122

October 22, 2018 7:57 PM NASA’s historic Apollo 7 mission splashed down 50 years ago today

50 years ago today, NASA’s historic Apollo 7 mission splashed down in the Atlantic Ocean after spending almost 11 days in space. Apollo 7 was the first crewed Apollo mission in space and helped lay the foundations for subsequent lunar missions. Astronauts Walter Schirra, Donn Eisele and Walter Cunningham lifted off atop a Saturn 1B rocket from Cape Canaveral’s 109

October 11, 2018 9:58 PM ‘First Man’ Review: Sticking an Epic Landing

Ryan Gosling plays Neil Armstrong in Damien Chazelle’s film about Apollo 11. The radical notion behind Damien Chazelle’s remarkable “First Man” is this: Tell the story of mankind’s boldest adventure thus far, the Apollo 11 mission that reached the moon nearly a half-century ago, but tell it through a taciturn, emotionally closed-off hero, Neil Armstrong 104

September 5, 2018 12:16 PM Donald Trump says he won't see 'First Man' due to omission of planting the American flag on the moon

Movie slammed for omitting the flag planting on the moon. Is Hollywood tearing down American history and values? President Trump has publicly stated that he has no interest in seeing the Neil Armstrong biopic “First Man” after the director’s decision to omit the moment when the famed astronaut planted an American flag on the moon. Trump sounded off on the controversy 91

September 1, 2018 7:40 AM Dave Chappelle Paid His Respects to John McCain, and His Dance Moves

Dave Chappelle says John McCain is a symbol of national unity when our country needs it most, so he paid the late Senator his respects ... and gives props to his robot dance. We got the famed comedian on Capitol Hill Friday after he visited McCain's casket at the U.S. Capitol. Chappelle tells us he was inspired to do so after he saw a video Jamie Foxx shared 98

August 31, 2018 1:42 PM 'First Man' leaves out American flag in moon landing scene, Ryan Gosling defends decision

“First Man,” the Neil Armstrong biopic that tells the tale of the 1969 moon landing, has stolen the show at several international film festivals — but not everyone is happy. The film fails to show one of the most integral moments of American history – when Armstrong plants the American flag on the moon, according to The Telegraph. Ryan Gosling, the Canadian 96

August 23, 2018 7:21 PM Pence sets sights on Moon, Mars, in NASA speech

Scientists say they have found water-ice on the moon's north and south poles. The discovery means it can be used as a water source for future lunar missions. Vice President Mike Pence highlighted the critical importance of the Moon to America’s space future in a speech at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston Thursday. “We’re not content with just leaving 119

July 13, 2018 3:22 AM Apollo Global, CEO Leon Black sued by Caldera Holdings

(Reuters) - Apollo Global Management (APO.N) and its Chief Executive Leon Black are being sued by Caldera Holdings, a venture founded by Imran Siddiqui, a former managing director at the buyout firm, a court filing on Thursday showed. Caldera’s complaint, filed in the New York Supreme Court, alleges that Apollo pursued a campaign of “systematic defamation 50