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Murdoch must wait extra month to learn fate of Fox-Sky deal

Bill O’Reilly forced out at Fox News Rupert Murdoch will have to wait an additional month to learn the fate of his planned takeover of British pay TV provider Sky. U.K. culture secretary Karen Bradley said Friday that she will give regulators extra time to review the contentious deal because of snap national elections scheduled for early June. The decision from media regulator Ofcom, which had been due by May 16, must now be wrapped up before June 20. The £18.5 billion deal struck by Murdoch in December would give ...

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New Lincoln Navigator wants to be your extra large happy place

Lincoln Navigator wants to be your extra large happy place The dashboard design of the new Lincoln Navigator features lots of broad, horizontal lines. It should remind you, at least subconsciously, of a wide open horizon, said Lincoln designer David Woodhouse. Kind of like you’re at the beach, even though, really, you might be stuck in traffic on the Cross Bronx Expressway. “The interior we want to be about a sanctuary,” he said. “We want to imbue a feeling of calmness and equilibrium.” BMW and Cadillac can go ahead and ...

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Sources: Durant hires extra security for return

3:11 AM ET OKLAHOMA CITY — Kevin Durant and his business manager, Rich Kleiman, are taking preventive safety measures as Durant heads back to Oklahoma City for the first time as a member of the Golden State Warriors on Saturday. A heightened armed security team has been procured, tripling the normal amount of security personnel the Warriors typically travel with, league sources told ESPN. During what is expected to be an emotionally charged, contentious scene at Chesapeake Energy Arena, Kleiman — who orchestrated Durant’s free-agent meetings in The Hamptons last ...

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Truss: Extra 2,100 prison officers to be deployed

An extra 2,100 prison officers are to be recruited to ease staffing shortages in jails in England and Wales, Justice Secretary Liz Truss will say later. Unveiling a White Paper, Ms Truss will say the new recruits should help to reduce attacks on staff and prisoners. She will detail plans for more autonomy for governors and ensure drug tests for inmates when they enter and leave jail. But Labour said the speech would be a “blatant PR stunt” unless comprehensive plans to address staffing cuts. Since 2010, prison officer numbers ...

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Buy an Xbox One S, Get an Extra Free Game for a Week

In the market for a new Xbox One S? Microsoft has launched a new promotion you may want to consider. Now through October 1, you can get a free game of your choosing when you buy a new console at a number of retailers, including Amazon, Target, GameStop, and Microsoft’s own store. This offer is good on Xbox One S bundles that already come with free games such as the Halo, Madden, and FIFA bundles, so you’re actually getting multiple freebies. Xbox One S bundles start at $ 300. Some ...

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Struggling Djokovic gets extra time to restore mojo

3:58 PM ET Greg GarberSenior Writer Close Greg Garber joined ESPN in 1991 and provides reports for NFL Countdown and SportsCenter. He is also a regular contributor to Outside the Lines and a senior writer for ESPN.com. NEW YORK — He has been the best player in men’s tennis for the past five years, ranked No. 1 for 113 consecutive weeks. But for a variety of resonating reasons, Novak Djokovic doesn’t feel like the favorite here at the US Open. That would be No. 2 seed Andy Murray, riding the ...

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Amazon is pumping an extra $3 billion into India

Alexa: Amazon’s high-tech assistant Amazon is plowing billions more dollars into India, saying it sees “huge potential” for the fast growing economy. The e-commerce giant’s founder and CEO, Jeff Bezos, said the company will invest an extra $ 3 billion in India on top of the $ 2 billion it announced two years ago. “We have already created some 45,000 jobs in India and continue to see huge potential in the Indian economy,” he said at an India-U.S. business event in Washington on Tuesday attended by Indian Prime Minister Narendra ...

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