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Report: Disney looking to buy major YouTube content provider

Media and entertainment giant Disney is in talks to buy Maker Studios, one of the largest content providers for online video sharing website YouTube, a report said Tuesday. Specialist website Re/code cited “people familiar with the negotiations” and said the transaction would value Maker Studios at $500 million or more. “If it goes through,

GOP lawmaker to Obama: No more funny stuff until all Benghazi questions answered

A Texas Republican lawmaker was less than amused by President Barack Obama trading insults with comedian Galifianakis during a light-hearted interview segment. “The President shouldn’t be wasting time on a parody interview,” tweeted Rep Randy Weber (R-TX). “He should be focusing on the current state of affairs across the globe.” The President shouldn't be

Joe McGinniss, controversial writer of ‘Fatal Vision,’ dies at 71

Controversial US author Joe McGinniss, who pushed the boundaries of journalistic convention, at times becoming nearly as notorious as his subjects, has died. He was 71. News reports said McGinniss passed away Monday at a hospital in Worcester, Massachusetts. The writer’s death was confirmed on his Facebook page, which for months offered a running

Neil deGrasse Tyson tells Stephen Colbert that science ‘is true whether you believe in it or not’

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson addressed his recent comments on balancing scientific discourse Monday night on “The Colbert Report.” Host Stephen Colbert asked Tyson, who was promoting his new Fox documentary series, “Cosmos,” why he believed that opposing viewpoints were not necessary in every scientific debate. “That would be a waste of everyone’s time,” Tyson

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