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Viacom directors dig in for control of media giant

Viacom's six independent directors are vowing to contest any attempt to oust them, arguing that overthrowing the board would be "inconsistent" with Sumner Redstone's wishes.

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Big Latin American airline latest to halt flights to Venezuela

More signs of deep trouble in Venezuela.

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'X-Men' takes top spot as 'Alice' flops at Memorial Day box office

The X-Men had fairly ordinary powers at the box office and "Alice Through the Looking Glass" fell down a box office rabbit hole this Memorial Day weekend.

"X-Men: Apocalypse" took the top spot with an estimated $80 million at North American box office...

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Striking Verizon workers score raise and bonuses

Unionized Verizon workers who had been striking since mid-April will return back to work this week after negotiating a healthy pay raise and bonus.

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Johnny Depp's latest movie flops

Johnny Depp's latest movie, "Alice Through the Looking Glass," got off to a bad start over the weekend.

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France going 'all the way' to collect tax from Google, McDonald's

France will go "all the way" to make corporations like Google and McDonald's pay their fair share of taxes, the country's finance minister said.

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Gawker has this billionaire in its corner

Gawker learned this week that billionaire Peter Thiel is funding legal cases against it, but now Gawker has a billionaire in its corner too.

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Two hours and 1,600 fake credit cards later: $13 million is gone

A South African bank became a victim of a bank heist 10,000 miles away, after a group of criminals stole $13 million out of cash machines on another continent using fake South African credit cards.

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'X-Men: Apocalypse' has DNA for box office success

The X-Men look to save the day following last year's apocalyptic Memorial Day box office.

"X-Men: Apocalypse," 20th Century Fox's latest film involving the mutant heroes, sprang into action bringing in an estimated $26.4 million opening day on Friday.

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Verizon reaches deal with 36,000 striking workers

Verizon and its striking labor unions reached a tentative deal on Friday, potentially ending a six-week labor dispute involving 36,000 workers.

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