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Fox Networks’ U.K. Offices Raided by EC Competition Watchdog

The London offices of Rupert Murdoch’s Fox Networks were raided by investigators from the European Commission, kicking off a wide-ranging probe of anti-competitive behavior related to sports rights. The unannounced inspections were carried out in several European countries at companies active in sports, said the commission, which is concerned they may have breached competition rules,…

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Murdoch firm raided in competition probe

Image copyright Al Bello/Getty Image caption Rupert Murdoch is executive chairman of 21st Century Fox Rupert Murdoch's film and media giant 21st Century Fox says it is cooperating with the European Commission after officials raided its Fox Network offices in London. EC competition authorities are reported to have seized documents relating to sport media rights…

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Damian Lewis to play ex-mayor Rob Ford

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Actor Damian Lewis British actor Damian Lewis will playing Toronto's controversial former mayor Rob Ford in an upcoming film. The Hollywood Reporter says the actor has been cast to play the mayor, who died in 2016, in a drama called Run This Town. The 47-year-old Eton-educated actor is best…

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Donald Trump has it backwards on ‘an attack on our country’

Justice Department followed the law in FBI raid on Michael Cohen. President should remember that in considering Robert Mueller's fate: Our view President Trump on April 9, 2018. (Photo: Susan Walsh, AP) In a meandering eight-minute rant Monday evening, President Trump sat with arms folded and his face sullen, casting himself before cameras as the personification of America. The…

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How Stormy Daniels and her brash lawyer cornered President Trump and Michael Cohen

In this 2007 file photo, adult film actress Stormy Daniels arrives for the 49th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. (Photo: Matt Sayles, AP) WASHINGTON — Michael Avenatti, the combative California lawyer representing porn actress Stormy Daniels in her legal battle with President Trump, operates far outside the staid worlds of federal banking regulations and campaign-finance…

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BofA Will Stop Lending to Makers of Assault-Style Guns

Bank of America Corp. plans to stop lending to companies that make assault-style guns used for non-military purposes. “It’s our intention not to finance these military-style firearms for civilian use,” Anne Finucane, a vice chairman at Bank of America, said Tuesday in a Bloomberg Television interview. The firm has had “intense conversations over the last…

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