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The cable operator will now focus on the $ 34 billion offer to acquire 61 percent of Sky . Comcast's move de-escalates one of the media industry's most high-profile confrontations, which pitted Comcast Chief Executive Brian Roberts against Fox Executive Chairman Rupert Murdoch and Disney CEO Bob Iger.
  • The CW Is Planning a Batwoman Series

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    You can check out some of the reactions below! In the new series, she "soars onto the streets of Gotham as Batwoman , an out lesbian and highly trained street fighter primed to snuff out the failing city's criminal resurgence". First introduced in Detective Comics #233 and created by Edmond Hamilton and Sheldon Moldoff in 1956, Batwoman has gone through two different incarnations and they're both named Katherine.
  • Amazon faces web issues around the world on Prime Day

    Amazon faces web issues around the world on Prime Day

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    Amazon shoppers will be able to find deals organized by more than 40 of the most-shopped-for interests from style and fashion to electronics, cooking, travel and more. Shoppers experienced everything from the main Prime Day homepage failing to launch to product searches returning zero items or product links leading to error pages.
  • Second quarter Netflix subscription numbers disappoint

    Second quarter Netflix subscription numbers disappoint

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    Subscription numbers are one of the most closely watched metrics for Netflix, and Daniel Ives, a technology analyst at GBH Inisights, said the miss was concerning. In their letter, Netflix officials acknowledged that the company's subscriber growth was lower than anticipated but didn't off much of an explanation of how it came up short.
  • 'Amazon Prime Day 2018' is today

    'Amazon Prime Day 2018' is today

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    Inc.'s sales rose sharply during the first three hours of its Prime Day sales event, dispelling fears that the technical glitches that incensed shoppers would significantly hurt business. It's likely that, in all of our excitement, we've broken Amazon . Nearly 1,800 workers in Spain went on strike Monday, according to The Washington Post , and more are expected to join the protest on Tuesday in Germany and Poland.
  • 'Mamma Mia!' sing-along returns with star-studded sequel premiere

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    Here We Go Again has arrived and you can listen to the music before seeing the film. Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again! is out on Friday . Despite being a superstar in her own right, the Believe singer, 72, admitted she was very nervous for her first day on set - but that her co-stars were nothing but welcoming, with Meryl Streep even confessing she was a fan.
  • Amazon.com Having Site Outages During Amazon Prime Day Launch

    Amazon.com Having Site Outages During Amazon Prime Day Launch

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    However, it should be noted that these deals will be open exclusively for Prime members only. In addition, Kindle users will also receive 50 per cent cashback on e-books they purchase during Amazon Prime Day . Those digital wallets are expected to be fatter thanks to the new US tax code and fuel prices that have cooled from a three-year high in May. That number is expected to be much higher again by Monday, said Marissa Tarleton, chief marketing officer of RetailMeNot .
  • Stranger Things 3 Teaser Reveals New Setting

    Stranger Things 3 Teaser Reveals New Setting

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    If you've never seen a Stranger Things episode, you'd think Netflix made this teaser for a different show. "Coming next summer." We're just gonna take that as confirmation that Netflix will release Stranger Things season 3 in June or July of 2019.
  • Rapper Cardi B reveals freaky baby name

    Rapper Cardi B reveals freaky baby name

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    She and her husband , a member of hip hop trio Migos , have actually proved to be pretty adept at keeping secrets. It makes sense that the couple would wait before posting their announcement since their marriage was also secretive, happening back in September 2017.
  • Demi Moore helps roast ex-husband Bruce Willis

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    Given that Bruce Willis' character John McClane visits his estranged wife and two daughters during Christmas Eve at a party at his wife's workplace, a debate has centered on whether " Die Hard " is actually a Christmas movie. Moore's jokes during the Comedy Central show took aim at her marriage to Willis and his career. After the roast, Willis told reporters her performance was "terrific...very surprising and very cool", and he was just as shocked as the audience about her appearance.
  • Obama arrives in Kenya for family visit

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    His third trip to his ancestral home today, as Private Citizen Obama is anticipated to be an emotional one, for a man who had very little time to interact with his father. He was born in Hawaii, where he spent most of his childhood. Obama who is in Nairobi for a two-day visit discussed several issues with Raila including the spirited fight against corruption and the "Building Bridges to a New Kenyan Nation" initiative.
  • Obama 'proud' to visit Africa again

    Obama 'proud' to visit Africa again

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    He praised the continent for its "wonderful diversity, thriving culture, and remarkable stories". On Friday, the former POTUS posted his summer reading list (as well as what inspired each pick) on Facebook ahead of his trip to Africa this week.
  • Meghan Markle is faking her smile, says her father

    Meghan Markle is faking her smile, says her father

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    Anytime anyone comes up to me and says, 'So sorry, your daughter looked lovely.' For the rest of my life I've got to live that down". She said of the tournament a year ago, 'It is such a quintessential part of English summer'. Serena Williams had attended Meghan's wedding a couple of months back. Kensington Palace has not commented on his remarks. He added that he feels he is being shunned after his staged photo shoot and even went as far to slate her dress sense.
  • Kate Middleton and Prince William Release Prince Louis's 3 Official Christening Photos

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    James Palace last Monday. Members of the royal family appear in another photo without the Middletons, a third photo features the Cambridge five, and the fourth photo is an image of just Kate and Louis. The youngest royal was swathed in an embroidered silk and lace robe for the occasion, the same one donned by his big brother and sister, Princess Charlotte (3) on their special days.
  • France win World Cup after beating Croatia 4-2 in Moscow

    France win World Cup after beating Croatia 4-2 in Moscow

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    On their way to that success, Les Bleus overcame Croatia in the semi-final and Zlatko Dalic's men will be hoping Sunday will be the moment they take their revenge and win Croatia their first World Cup. That year, Croatia's World Cup dreams were ended when France beat them 2-1 in the semi-finals before going on to win the tournament. They have managed to qualify after extra time three times in a row.
  • Tiger Woods cheers on Serena Williams in Wimbledon final

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    Immediately following her defeat against Angelique Kerber during the Ladies' Single Final on Saturday, the tennis star gave an emotional interview that expressed her feelings about the heartbreaking loss. The 36-year-old paired the shirt with chic white Ralph Lauren pants. Williams failed in her bid to win an eighth Wimbledon title just 10 months after giving birth to her daughter.
  • France, Croatia to battle for 2018 World Cup

    France, Croatia to battle for 2018 World Cup

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    If he gets a foothold against Kante and the ever impressive Paul Pogba France will worry. We must stay calm, we must have confidence and we must concentrate - these are the three words we've have been focusing on to get them ready for the final.
  • Angelique Kerber's energy stuns Serena Williams

    Angelique Kerber's energy stuns Serena Williams

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    The world number 10, known for her returning prowess, will be hoping to engage Serena in long rallies in a bid to tire the veteran. It is a message that resonates with women in countless arenas, not just sports. How do you juggle all that - go to practice, train physically and take care of your child? Those aren't mere words, but at the same time they literally do not offer much in the way of nuance.
  • Meghan Markle watched on friend Serena William's defeat

    Meghan Markle watched on friend Serena William's defeat

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    She wore wide-leg cream pants with a blue and white striped shirt by Ralph Lauren . The Duchess of Sussex's outfit was vastly different to sister-in-law Kate, who never fails to wear a dress while in the Royal Box at Wimbledon . Sitting in the Royal Box, ready to watch friend Serena Williams play in the Women's Singles Final, the Duchesses shared plenty of giggles. Williams spoke about her "wonderful friendship" with Meghan following her match Thursday, when she defeated Julia ...
  • Frank Sinatra's first wife Nancy dies at 101

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    The cause of death was not immediately known. Their children Frank Sinatra Jr. and Nancy Sinatra Jr. went on to embark singing careers of their own while their youngest Tina Sinatra went on to work in film and production. He married actress and Hollywood bombshell, Ava Gardner, just 10 days after his divorce from Nancy Sinatra. After Sinatra became a pop-music sensation in the 1940s, the couple moved to Los Angeles, where the singer would also become a movie star, raconteur and notorious ...
  • FIFA confirms no positive doping tests; England investigated

    FIFA confirms no positive doping tests; England investigated

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    It has been monitoring games and says it has "documented more than 30 cases". "We had 98 per cent stadium occupancy, more than one million fans travelling from overseas, more than three billion viewers on TV". "The results are extremely clear and extremely positive", he said. The tournament has left visitors with good memories, Samoura said, adding that she thought the doping level has been at record lows.
  • Trumps get royal treatment at tea with Queen Elizabeth II

    Trumps get royal treatment at tea with Queen Elizabeth II

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    The Queen, whose father was on the throne when Donald Trump's Scottish-born mother became a U.S. citizen in 1942, has hosted 12 USA presidents, only missing Lyndon B Johnson. There were handshakes, smiles and the USA national anthem was played by the military band as the Trumps placed their hands over their hearts. Much has been made on Twitter about Donald Trump not bowing to The Queen upon meeting her.
  • Duchess of Sussex stuns in Dior dress at RAF Centenary

    Duchess of Sussex stuns in Dior dress at RAF Centenary

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    The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, addressed the congregation and said the RAF has in its first 100 years been a decisive factor in serving the country, as well as being key in protecting democracy and freedom. When Walter Cullen, 3, met Meghan and Prince Harry during their visit to Dublin this week , the little boy reached out to touch the Duchess of Sussex's brunette locks before clasping his palm to his mouth in disbelief.