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July 12, 2016 8:42 PM DreamWorks CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg Payouts to Top $400 Million Following Comcast Deal

When chief executive departs, he will cash out about $380 million in equity and receive payments of $44.5 million In addition to cashing out nearly $400 million in company stock, DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. Chief Executive Jeffrey Katzenberg can expect an additional payout of about $44.5 million when he departs his studio following its expected sale to Comcast 14

June 25, 2016 8:09 AM Debris in Tanzania to be examined for link to missing MH370

KUALA LUMPUR A new piece of debris found in Tanzania will be examined for a possible link to the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, Malaysian state news agency Bernama cited the country's transport minister as saying on Saturday. "This debris is quite large... only if it is confirmed to be that of Boeing 777 will we send an investigation team there 52

June 16, 2016 6:35 PM EU allows Iran's state carrier to resume flights in bloc

BRUSSELS Iran's state airline, which has just reached an agreement with Boeing Co to purchase new jetliners, can resume flights in the EU, the European Commission said on Thursday. Iran is dangling the prospect of significant business for Western planemakers as it emerges from decades of sanctions. While the European Commission, the EU's executive, said Iranair 53

June 10, 2016 4:04 AM Debris in Madagascar, Australia to be analyzed by MH370 team

SYDNEY – Australian officials say debris discovered in Madagascar by a man who previously found a part from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 will be examined by investigators to see if it, too, came from the missing plane. The Australian Transport Safety Bureau said Friday that they had been contacted about the debris by Blaine Gibson, an American adventurer 55

June 1, 2016 2:25 PM Ancient rice seeds help explain settlement of Madagascar

"The origins of Southeast Asian settlers in Africa has long puzzled historians and archaeologists," archaeologist Mark Horton said. BRISTOL, England, June 1 (UPI) -- Researchers in England believe the remnants of ancient crops in East Africa and on Madagascar hold clues to the settlement of the island by people of Southeast Asian origins. How Southeast 96

May 26, 2016 7:28 PM The Great Predator: Facts About Florida's New 'Man-Eating' Invader, Nile Crocodile

Nile crocodiles are large scaled, lizard-shaped reptile with four short legs and a long muscular tail. , Nile crocodiles, Africa's second largest crocodiles reach maximum size of about 20 feet (6 meters) and can weigh up to 1,650 pounds (730 kilograms). They are native in the freshwater marshes and mangrove swamps of sub-Saharan Africa, the Nile Basin 57

May 12, 2016 1:18 PM More debris matches missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, May 12 (UPI) -- Two pieces of debris found on beaches in South Africa and in Rodrigues Island near Mauritius are "almost certainly" from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, according to officials. Malaysian and Australian officials made the announcement on Thursday, raising the total number of pieces believed to have come from MH370 to five. Each piece 68

April 28, 2016 3:02 PM Katzenberg to relinquish DreamWorks Animation CEO role after Comcast deal

Jeffrey Katzenberg, the Hollywood mogul whose name has been synonymous with DreamWorks Animation, will step down as chief executive after his company is sold to Comcast Corp.'s NBCUniversal. After the deal closes, Katzenberg will become chairman of DreamWorks New Media, made up of the company’s stakes in Awesomeness TV and NOVA, NBCUniversal said Thursday 47

April 28, 2016 1:40 PM Comcast's NBCUniversal buys DreamWorks Animation in $3.8-billion deal

NBCUniversal on Thursday said it has reached an agreement to acquire DreamWorks Animation in a deal valued at $3.8 billion. Under terms of the agreement, the Comcast Corp. media unit pledged to pay DreamWorks Animation shareholders $41 in cash for each share of their DreamWorks' stock. The transaction is expected to close later this year, subject to a government 45

April 27, 2016 5:20 PM Don't Let This 'Cute' Video Fool You

Conservation experts say these kinds of videos give the wrong impression about the wild animals. The video (above) shows two young boys outside petting a ring-tailed lemur and scratching his back. When they stop, the lemur pats its own back, which many people interpreted as the lemur requesting more scratching. Nazaire Paubert Tsimanova, who shot the video 52