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FILE - In this Feb. 15, 2018, file photo, Emanuel Lawton, left, and his family dressed in Wakanda-inspired attire arrive to see Black Panther in Silver Spring, Md. Just as "Black Panther" is setting records at the box office, a new study finds that diverse audiences are driving most of the biggest blockbusters and many of the most-watched hits on television. UCLA's Bunche Center released its fifth annual study on diversity in the entertainment industry Tuesday, Feb. 27, unveiling an analysis of the top 200 theatrical film releases of 2016 and 1,251 broadcast, cable and digital platform TV shows from the 2015-2016 season. (AP Photo/Sait Serkan Gurbuz, File)
February 27, 2018 - 5:56 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Just as "Black Panther" is setting records at the box office, a new study finds that diverse audiences are driving most of the biggest blockbusters and many of the most-watched hits on television. UCLA's Bunche Center released its fifth annual study on diversity in the entertainment...
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Chelsea's Willian, right, challenges for the ball with Manchester United's Paul Pogba during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester United and Chelsea at the Old Trafford stadium in Manchester, England, Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)
February 27, 2018 - 5:35 am
LONDON (AP) — Comcast, the owner of NBC and Universal Pictures, has launched a bid for British pay TV broadcaster Sky that threatens to thwart the takeover ambitions of media mogul Rupert Murdoch. The firm is offering 22.1 billion pounds ($29.50 billion) for Sky. The proposed cash offer values each...
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In this Jan. 9, 2018, photo, Chinese President Xi Jinping, left, walks during a welcome ceremony for French President Emmanuel Macron at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. The ruling Communist Party's move to let leader Xi remain China's president indefinitely is fueling anxiety that Beijing might be undermining reforms needed to keep its economy healthy. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
February 27, 2018 - 5:06 am
BEIJING (AP) — The ruling Communist Party's move to let leader Xi Jinping remain China's president indefinitely is fueling anxiety that Beijing might be undermining reforms needed to keep its economy healthy. Businesspeople and economists see a slide toward one-man rule under Xi, already China's...
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A currency trader watches monitors at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018. Asian markets mostly extended gains on Tuesday after Wall Street finished higher overnight. The upcoming Federal Reserve chair's testimony at U.S. Congress later in the day, his first public appearance as chair of the Fed, was in focus. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
February 27, 2018 - 5:05 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global stock markets were mixed Tuesday ahead of the Federal Reserve chair's testimony in the U.S. Congress later in the day, his first public appearance as head of the Fed. KEEPING SCORE: Britain's FTSE 100 added 0.1 percent to 7,298.20 and France's CAC 40 inched up 0.1...
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February 27, 2018 - 5:04 am
LONDON (AP) — Comcast, the owner of NBC and Universal Pictures, has launched a bid for British pay TV broadcaster Sky that threatens to thwart the takeover ambitions of media mogul Rupert Murdoch. The firm is offering 22.1 billion pounds ($29.50 billion) for Sky. The possible cash offer values each...
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February 27, 2018 - 4:46 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Danish newspaper says a whistleblower warned the management of Denmark's biggest bank in 2013 that family members of Russian President Vladimir Putin and Russia's spy agency were using its Estonian bank branch for money laundering. Denmark's Berlingske daily says...
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February 27, 2018 - 4:35 am
LONDON (AP) — Comcast, the owner of NBC and Universal Pictures, has launched an ambitious takeover bid for British satellite broadcaster Sky, an offer which threatens to thwart the ambitions of media mogul Rupert Murdoch. The firm is offering 22.1 billion pounds ($29.50 billion) for Sky. The...
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February 27, 2018 - 4:25 am
BEIJING (AP) — The ruling Communist Party's move to let leader Xi Jinping remain China's president indefinitely is fueling anxiety that Beijing might be undermining reforms needed to keep its economy healthy. Businesspeople and economists see a slide toward one-man rule under Xi, already China's...
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February 27, 2018 - 4:18 am
BEIJING (AP) — The ruling Communist Party's move to let leader Xi Jinping remain China's president indefinitely is fueling anxiety that Beijing might be undermining reforms needed to keep its economy healthy. Businesspeople and economists see a slide toward one-man rule under Xi, already China's...
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FILE- In this Nov. 28, 2017, file photo, Jerome Powell, President Donald Trump's nominee for chairman of the Federal Reserve, sits in the audience before being called to testify during a Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Powell testifies to Congress on Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, in his first public appearance as chairman of the Federal Reserve. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
February 27, 2018 - 12:41 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — When Jerome Powell testifies to Congress on Tuesday in his first public appearance as chairman of the Federal Reserve, investors will be paying close attention to his every word. Financial markets are always on high alert for any hints of policy shifts when the leader of the world...
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