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April 27, 2016 2:14 AM Reports: Comcast in talks to buy DreamWorks for $3 billion

Comcast is in talks to buy DreamWorks Animation in a multi-billion-dollar deal, The Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg are reporting. The cost of the deal would be more than $3 billion, according to both news organizations, citing unnamed sources. Jeffrey Katzenberg, CEO of DreamWorks Animation, has been searching for a buyer for the company, which has a current 29

April 27, 2016 1:48 AM Comcast in Talks to Buy DreamWorks Animation for $3 Billion-Plus

The move comes after CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg has tried for years to sell the company. Jeffrey Katzenberg might have finally found a buyer for his DreamWorks Animation. The Glendale animation company is in talks with Comcast to be sold for more than $3 billion, sources confirm to The Hollywood Reporter. The potential acquisition would fold DWA into an entertainment 57

April 6, 2016 2:45 PM Amnesty: ‘Disturbing’ Rise in Executions Worldwide in 2015

More people were put to death in countries around the world last year than in any other year during the past quarter-century, Amnesty International said Tuesday. The report said at least 1,634 people were executed in 2015, a rise of 54 percent from the year before and the highest number the human rights watchdog has recorded since 1989. Executions were carried 93 12

April 6, 2016 12:42 PM Executions doubled in 2015 due to Pakistan, Iran, Saudi Arabia; 25-year high

LONDON, April 6 (UPI) -- There was a 54 percent increase in executions globally in 2015, the highest recorded number in 25 years, a report released by Amnesty International on Wednesday indicates. There were 1,634 people executed in 2015 -- a 54 percent increase from 2014. The London-based human rights organization attributed the "alarming surge" of executions 43

March 31, 2016 12:15 PM MH370: Malaysian court refuses to throw out lawsuit against airline

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, March 31 (UPI) -- A court in Malaysia on Wednesday rejected a bid by Malaysia Airlines to throw out a lawsuit filed by the relatives of three people who went missing on Flight 370. The court's decision could open the way for more relatives to sue the airline. More than 50 lawsuits have been filed in Malaysia over the plane's disappearance 40

March 24, 2016 6:54 PM Ghana defeat Mozambique in African Nations Cup qualifying

Ghana defeated Mozambique 3-1 in Accra in a 2017 African Nations Cup qualifier on Thursday. Frank Acheampong gave the hosts the lead after just four minutes, while John Boye and Jordan Ayew added second-half goals. Apson Majante pulled a goal back for the visitors, but Ghana made it three wins from three in Group H, midway through the qualifying campaign 25

March 21, 2016 7:55 AM Possible debris from Malaysia Airlines MH370 arrives in Australia

SYDNEY Debris found earlier this month off the southeast African coast which some believe could be from a missing Malaysia Airlines flight has arrived in Australia for testing, officials said on Monday, two years after the plane disappeared. A white, meter-long chunk of metal was found off the coast of Mozambique this month by a U.S. adventurer who has been carrying 39

March 17, 2016 6:07 AM New Report Finds Many Africans Unhappy

People in a number of African countries, including Burundi, Benin, Rwanda, Guinea, Liberia, Tanzania, Madagascar, and Togo, are the least happy people in the world, according to the World Happiness Report 2016. Jon Clifton, managing partner with the U.S.-based global research company Gallup, said the report took into account countries' per capita gross 57

March 16, 2016 9:03 AM Denmark world's happiest country, Burundi least: new report shows

ROME Denmark overtook Switzerland as the world's happiest place, according to a report on Wednesday that urged nations regardless of wealth to tackle inequality and protect the environment. The report, prepared by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) and the Earth Institute at Columbia University, showed Syria, Afghanistan and eight sub-Saharan 47

March 12, 2016 12:00 PM Much Of The World Doesn't Do Daylight Saving Time. How Come?

The sun sets over Alexandria, Egypt. The Brits brought daylight saving time to Egypt, but the country is currently DST-free. On Sunday morning, Americans will "spring forward." With the exception of Hawaii and some parts of Arizona, people will set their clocks ahead to get more light at night. Not everybody's on board. Sure, Australia and most of Europe 46