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July 6, 2018 9:12 AM Echostar seeks $3.2 billion bid talks with Inmarsat as deadline looms

LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. satellite group EchoStar (SATS.O) urged Britain’s Inmarsat (ISA.L) to open talks about a takeover approach worth $3.2 billion to shareholders just hours before a deadline for the American company to make a firm offer was due to expire. Shares in Inmarsat fell 8.5 percent on Friday morning to 481 pence after EchoStar revealed it had made a cash and shares 81

May 22, 2018 8:35 PM Ben Simmons, Donovan Mitchell, Jayson Tatum on All-Rookie team

NEW YORK -- Philadelphia's Ben Simmons and Utah's Donovan Mitchell are unanimous selections to the NBA's All-Rookie team. The two guards received all 100 first-place votes from a panel of sports writers and broadcasters. Both players helped their teams reach the second round of the playoffs. Boston's Jayson Tatum also was selected Tuesday to the first 65

April 24, 2018 12:10 PM Netflix Breaks Up Audience Romance With Telenovela

New competitors force Televisa and other Latin American broadcasters to develop real-life, edgier dramas and crime stories to replace the torrid romances that once enthralled millions MEXICO CITY—Isaac Lee, a top executive at Mexican broadcaster Grupo Televisa SAB, says he stays up at night worrying about people like Alicia Torres, the 83-year-old matriarch 79

April 18, 2018 9:05 PM Arizona's Larry Fitzgerald Boxing HOF parade grand marshal

Arizona's Larry Fitzgerald Boxing HOF parade grand marshal Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald has been named grand marshal for the International Boxing Hall of Fame's annual parade. Fitzgerald, who starred in college at Pittsburgh, is a lifelong boxing fan and says he considers it a great honor. Fitzgerald says it'll be great to share in the celebration 70

February 2, 2018 4:25 PM YouTube Takes Aim at Conspiracies, Propaganda

Google unit to provide more context around some videos YouTube said it is planning changes to give users more context for videos promoting conspiracy theories or state-sponsored content, the latest effort by an internet giant to clean up its platform amid criticism over its role in spreading misinformation. YouTube said starting Friday it would label 54

January 26, 2018 8:28 AM Four senior BBC male journalists agree pay cuts after inequality row

LONDON (Reuters) - Four of the highest paid male BBC journalists have agreed to pay cuts, the broadcaster said on Friday, following revelations that its top male news reporters and presenters were earning significantly more than women doing similar jobs. Radio broadcasters Jeremy Vine and John Humphrys, news anchor Huw Edwards and North America editor 56

January 12, 2018 8:07 PM FCC receives complaints over uncensored broadcasts about President Trump’s ‘s--thole’ remark

President Trump drew outrage for his "s--thole" comments. Some people weren't too happy about flipping on their TVs Thursday night to see and hear a vulgar word the President used in a White House meeting. The Federal Communications Commission received several complaints from viewers offended by the decision made by some broadcasters to use the expletive 57

January 5, 2018 8:02 PM Astros announce 2018 Caravan schedule

Houston Astros players L.J. Hoes, left, and Robbie Grossman sign baseballs during the team's caravan stop in Conroe Wednesday. Astros players, alumni and front office staff are visiting 31 cities in seven days to reach out to fans before the start of the 2014 season. Mayor Pro Tem Guy Martin addresses the crowd as Houston Astros prospect Michael Foltynewicz 63

December 24, 2017 3:10 AM Joan Walsh joins CNN after MSNBC pulls her paid contributor contract

Joan Walsh said she was baking pies with her daughter on Friday night when she learned MSNBC would not be renewing her contract. MSNBC has parted ways with political analyst Joan Walsh after more than a decade of contributing to the news network. Walsh said she learned MSNBC was nixing her contract as a paid contributor Friday night while baking pies with her daughter 83

December 22, 2017 8:47 AM Dick Enberg, award-winning US sports broadcaster, dies at 82

US sports broadcaster Dick Enberg, famous for his cries of "Oh my!" while covering events over a career spanning almost 60 years, has died aged 82. He was found dead at his family home in San Diego after suffering a suspected heart attack, his family has said. Enberg received several awards for his sports coverage for US broadcasters, including NBC, CBS and ESPN. His daughter 72