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Walt Disney Co Announces Semi-Annual Cash Dividend Of $0.88 Per Share
Wednesday, 28 Nov 2018 

Nov 28 (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co ::THE WALT DISNEY COMPANY ANNOUNCES SEMI-ANNUAL CASH DIVIDEND OF $0.88 PER SHARE.  Full Article

Walt Disney Receives Unconditional Approval From China For Twenty-First Century Fox Deal - CNBC
Monday, 19 Nov 2018 

Nov 19 (Reuters) - :WALT DISNEY RECEIVES UNCONDITIONAL APPROVAL FROM CHINA FOR TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY FOX DEAL - CNBC.  Full Article

Epic Games Says Received Investment Of About $1.25 Bln From KKR, Others
Friday, 26 Oct 2018 

Oct 26 (Reuters) - Epic Games: :EPIC GAMES - RECEIVED INVESTMENT OF ABOUT $1.25 BILLION FROM KKR, ICONIQ CAPITAL, SMASH VENTURES, AXIOMATIC, VULCAN CAPITAL, KLEINER PERKINS, OTHERS.EPIC GAMES, CREATORS OF FORTNITE, - TENCENT, DISNEY & ENDEAVOR ARE MINORITY SHAREHOLDERS IN CO, WHICH CONTINUES TO BE CONTROLLED BY CEO, TIM SWEENEY.  Full Article

Buzzfeed Taps Former Disney Exec Eric Muhlheim As New CFO - Variety
Tuesday, 9 Oct 2018 

Oct 9 (Reuters) - :BUZZFEED TAPS FORMER DISNEY EXEC ERIC MUHLHEIM AS NEW CFO - VARIETY.  Full Article

"Fox" Announces Key Leadership Appointments For New Company To Be Formed Following Close Of The Disney Transaction
Tuesday, 2 Oct 2018 

Oct 2 (Reuters) - Twenty-First Century Fox Inc ::"FOX" ANNOUNCES KEY LEADERSHIP APPOINTMENTS FOR NEW COMPANY TO BE FORMED FOLLOWING CLOSE OF THE DISNEY TRANSACTION.TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY FOX INC - ERIC SHANKS, ELEVATED TO CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF FOX SPORTS.TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY FOX - MIKE BIARD, ELEVATED TO PRESIDENT, OPERATIONS AND DISTRIBUTION FOR FOX FROM PRESIDENT, DISTRIBUTION FOR FOX NETWORKS GROUP.TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY FOX INC - STEVE TOMSIC, PROMOTED TO FOX'S CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER.TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY FOX INC - APPOINTMENTS ARE EFFECTIVE UPON CLOSE OF 21CF'S DISNEY TRANSACTION AND CREATION OF FOX.TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY FOX INC - SUZANNE SCOTT WILL CONTINUE TO SERVE AS CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF FOX NEWS AND FOX BUSINESS NETWORK.TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY FOX INC - JACK ABERNETHY WILL REMAIN CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF FOX TELEVISION STATIONS.  Full Article

Disneyland Resort Says Additional 2,700 Co's Hotel Cast Members Ratified 5-Year Term
Monday, 24 Sep 2018 

Sept 23 (Reuters) - Disneyland Resort::DISNEYLAND RESORT - ADDITIONAL 2,700 CO'S HOTEL CAST MEMBERS RATIFIED 5-YEAR TERM WITH MINIMUM WAGE INCREASE OF 40 PERCENT OVER NEXT TWO YEARS OF AGREEMENT.  Full Article

Espn Says Espn+ Hits One Million Paid Subscribers In Just Over Five Months
Thursday, 20 Sep 2018 

Sept 20 (Reuters) - :ESPN SAYS ESPN+ HITS ONE MILLION PAID SUBSCRIBERS IN JUST OVER FIVE MONTHS.  Full Article

Disney Board Elects Mastercard's Michael Froman As Newest Director
Thursday, 13 Sep 2018 

Sept 13 (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co ::DISNEY BOARD ELECTS MASTERCARD’S MICHAEL FROMAN AS NEWEST DIRECTOR.WALT DISNEY CO - ELECTION OF FROMAN TO BOARD IS EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY.WALT DISNEY CO - ANNOUNCED ELECTION OF A NEW DIRECTOR: AMBASSADOR MICHAEL FROMAN, VICE CHAIRMAN AND PRESIDENT, STRATEGIC GROWTH AT MASTERCARD.  Full Article

Walt Disney World Resort Says Cast Members Approve Disney Offer to Raise Starting Pay
Friday, 7 Sep 2018 

Sept 6 (Reuters) - Walt Disney World Resort: :WALT DISNEY WORLD RESORT SAYS CAST MEMBERS APPROVE DISNEY OFFER TO RAISE STARTING PAY TO ONE OF HIGHEST ENTRY-LEVEL WAGES IN U.S. SERVICE INDUSTRY.WALT DISNEY WORLD RESORT - FIFTY PERCENT PAY INCREASE BRINGS STARTING WAGES TO $15 AN HOUR BY 2021.  Full Article

Teamsters Reach Tentative Agreement With Walt Disney
Friday, 31 Aug 2018 

Aug 31 (Reuters) - Teamsters Local 385::WALT DISNEY WORLD TEAMSTERS REACH TENTATIVE AGREEMENT.TEAMSTERS LOCAL 385 - TENTATIVE AGREEMENT HAS BEEN REACHED FOR MEMBERS OF TEAMSTERS LOCAL 385 WHO WORK AT WALT DISNEY WORLD.TEAMSTERS LOCAL 385 - IF RATIFIED CONTRACT WITH WALT DISNEY WILL BE IN EFFECT UNTIL OCTOBER 1, 2022.TEAMSTERS LOCAL 385- CONTRACT WILL BE VOTED ON SEPTEMBER 5 AND 6, 2018.TEAMSTERS LOCAL 385 - AGREEMENT COVERS ALL OF WORKERS WHO FALL UNDER STCU'S LOCAL UNIONS.TEAMSTERS LOCAL 385 - DISNEY WORLD WORKERS TO GET A MINIMUM $4.75 IN WAGE INCREASES OVER LIFETIME OF CONTRACT.TEAMSTERS LOCAL 385 - UNDER NEW AGREEMENT, DISNEY WORLD EMPLOYEES WILL RECEIVE RETROACTIVE PAY BACK TO SEPTEMBER 24, 2017, AS WELL AS A $1,000 BONUS.TEAMSTERS LOCAL 385- DISNEY WORLD EMPLOYEES WILL BE AT A MINIMUM STARTING RATE OF $15 BY 2021.TEAMSTERS LOCAL 385 - WALT DISNEY WORLD CONTRACT HAS NO CUTS TO HEALTH CARE OR PENSION BENEFITS.TEAMSTERS LOCAL 385 - EVERYONE AT DISNEY WORLD RESORT GETTING A MINIMUM INCREASE OF $2.50 BY MARCH 6, 2019.  Full Article

Emily Blunt's terrifying moment as the new Mary Poppins

NEW YORK, Dec 17 She takes on a beloved movie character and dances with penguins, but what really terrified British actress Emily Blunt was descending slowly from the clouds as the new Mary Poppins.