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Devastated by Lawsuit, Gawker.com to Shut Down After 14 Years
In the wake of a devastating lawsuit and a proposed selloff of its holding company to Univision , Gawker .com will shut down next week, ending 14 years of independent -- and at times inflammatory -- publishing. A post on the news site announcing the shutdown said that “near-term plans for
Univision to Buy Gawker Media
In the wake of a lawsuit, Gawker Media has agreed to sell the company to Univision , according to Nick Denton, Gawker's founder. A source familiar with the deal told ABC News that the agreed price is $135 million. "I am pleased that our employees are protected and will continue their work under new
Gawker Founder Nick Denton Files for Bankruptcy Protection
Gawker Media founder Nick Denton today filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy to protect his personal assets from former wrestler Hulk Hogan , according to paperwork obtained by ABC News. Denton owes $125 million to Hogan, according to his bankruptcy filing, which helps keep Hogan from collecting on his
The Note: The Curtain Comes Down on the RNC
NOTABLES --TRUMP TELLS RNC ‘SAFETY WILL BE RESTORED’ WHEN HE’S SWORN IN: Donald Trump "humbly and gratefully" accepted his party's presidential nomination on last night, capping off the Republican National Convention and Trump's year-long campaign to win the GOP contest. "Who would’ve believed that
Trump-Related Search Traffic Surges the Final Night of the RNC
The final day of the Republican National Convention -- but in particular, Donald Trump 's nomination acceptance speech -- dominated Google searches across the U.S. Thursday evening, the Mountain View, California-based company announced. Twenty of the top 20 trending queries on Google in the U.S.
PayPal Co-Founder Peter Thiel Says He's 'Proud to Be Gay' at the RNC
Peter Thiel , an early investor in Facebook and a co-founder of PayPal, announced onstage at the Republican National Convention that he is gay. "Every American has a unique identity. I am proud to be gay. I am proud to be a Republican. But most of all, I am proud to be an American," Thiel said, to
Peter Thiel : 'I'm Proud to Be Gay, I'm Proud to Be a Republican'
Silicon Valley businessman says he doesn't believe in all of the party's platforms, but he does believe that Donald Trump is the only honest candidate.
Peter Thiel Says He's 'Proud to Be Gay'
I'm not a politician. But neither is Donald Trump. He estate builder. And it's time to rebuild America. When I moved to Cleveland defense research was laying the foundations for the Internet. It is all of program was just about them. And it was Neil Armstrong from right here in Ohio. The future
Republican National Convention 2016: Schedule, Themes and Headline Speakers
Here is a rundown of the key themes and headlining speakers at the 2016 Republican National Convention , according to a release from convention CEO Jeff Larson. The nightly descriptions are excerpted from the RNC release: Monday: Make America Safe Again From the RNC: “A Donald Trump administration
Speakers to Watch at the Republican National Convention
An initial list of speakers for next week's Republican National Convention in Cleveland was released today, and it includes some big names. Speeches at national conventions have the potential to thrust politicians into the national spotlight -- and even to change the course of history. Many