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Top 7 Father-Son Business Mogul Pairs
The pressures of being the son of a mogul can be many: not being able to choose your own career, expectations to follow in big footsteps, and the suspicion that nepotism is the reason for your success. On the other hand, you could be the son of mega-investor Carl Icahn. Icahn gave $3 billion to his
Hal Steinbrenner says family has no intention of selling Yankees
TAMPA, Fla. -- The New York Yankees are not for sale. Not now and, if the Steinbrenner family has its way, perhaps not ever. Hal Steinbrenner, the Yankees' managing general partner, says that despite a recent Forbes Magazine story valuing his team at $3.2 billion -- the second-most-valuable
Rupert Murdoch Testified in Leveson Inquiry in U.K.
Rupert Murdoch appeared before a British inquiry about press standards today, as the parliamentary committee turned its attention to his political connections rather than the phone hacking scandal that has roiled the company. Murdoch, chairman and chief executive of News Corp., said he wanted to
The Global Note: North Korea Nuclear Test?…One Syrian's Plea…The Murdochs Testify…A Volleyball From The Tsunami
NORTH KOREA: NEW THREAT, POSSIBLE NUCLEAR TEST We can never really divine the plans or intentions of the North Korean regime - but today a top military chief in Pyongyang announced his country is armed with “powerful modern weapons” capable of defeating the United States....
Damning Emails Put Murdochs, UK Gov. Back in Headlines
After simmering on the backburner for months, the Murdoch scandal is back on the front pages of London’s newspapers today with damning revelations that are igniting a new crisis for British Prime Minister David Cameron and his government. More than 170 pages of James Murdoch’s...
The Global Note: Mexico's Sea Change…Austerity Blues…Africa's Cry For Help…A Marathoner's Gift
MEXICO IMMIGRATION: “TIDE TURNS” It’s a statistic not seen in half a century. Net migration from Mexico has plummeted to zero thanks to changing demographic and economic conditions on both sides of the border, a new study says, even as political battles over illegal immigration...
James Murdoch Testifies in Leveson Inquiry in U.K.
Rupert Murdoch and his son James are appearing before a British inquiry about press standards less than a year after being questioned at a parliamentary special committee over evidence of phone hacking at the defunct tabloid News of the World. The widening hacking scandal rocked the media and
Rebekah Brooks Re-arrested In Hacking Probe
In an early morning raid, the British Metropolitan Police today re-arrested Rebekah Brooks, Rupert Murdoch’s former top executive of News International. Brooks was being questioned by police officers and her premises searched. Six people were picked up including Brook’s husband, Charlie Brooks, who
James Murdoch Steps Down From News International
Rupert Murdoch’s son, James Murdoch, has stepped down from his position as executive chairman of News International, News Corporation’s UK publishing unit that has been rocked by a phone hacking scandal and police investigation. James Murdoch will focus on expanding News Corp.’s international ...