Citing three unspecified sources "familiar with the matter", the news agency reports that Comcast CEO Brian Roberts sees an opening if US federal courts approve AT&T's $85b acquisition of Time Warner to go forward - a ruling is expected on that matter in June.
Further Comcast is only apparently planning to make the formal offer to Fox if the U.S. Justice Department is defeated in court in its challenge of AT&T Inc.'s separate and unrelated bid to purchase Time Warner.
Via CNBC, Comcast is attempting to secure financing for a $60 billion dollar cash bid for the Fox assets, which could potentially displace Disney's bid. In doing so, it topped an earlier offer for the entirety of Sky by Fox.
Fox ended up announcing an all-stock deal with Disney for $29.54 per share. Comcast's stock fell 5.5 percent Tuesday to $30.59 in response to the news. Instead, Disney is now planning to acquire Fox's film, television and worldwide businesses.
Back in December, Disney said it reached an agreement with Fox to buy the company's film and TV studios, as well as its cable networks and worldwide TV businesses in a stock-based deal. It is not clear how receptive he would be to an all-cash offer.
Comcast also has plans to acquire all of the assets of United Kingdom broadcaster Sky, including its vast array of sports broadcasting deals. The Roberts family controls Comcast through a dual-class stock structure. Fox previously rejected Comcast's $60 billion bid back in November due to similar regulatory concerns. It is not a solicitation to make any exchange in commodities, securities or other financial instruments.
If lawmakers fail to elect a prime minister a second time, parliament will be dissolved and early elections will take place. He said his ministers will be chosen "as a result of discussions" with his allies and other political groups.
Israel claims all of Jerusalem as its "eternal and undivided" capital which it captured from Jordan in the Six Day War in 1967. "By recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and the seat of its government, we're recognizing reality", U.S.
Acknowledging this, Reynolds said that her actions on Friday were "bigger than just a law", and that she will not be backing down. There had been little doubt that Reynolds, who describes herself as "100 percent pro-life", would sign the bill.
Diamond King, who won the Federico Tesio Stakes at Laurel, is also possible for the race. "We saw something really great". Bravazo, sixth in the Derby, might be the top Derby foe to challenge Justify over the shorter distance in Baltimore.
You've got to give time to people and sometimes you don't get a lot of time to yourself. "It drives him to do that", Swatton said. The Australian made a 10ft putt to birdie the 16th and then took aim at the par-3 17th hole with a 7-iron from 230 yards.
Five people were killed in an explosion on Saturday in the central Gaza Strip, according to Palestine's official news agency. Israel says it's defending its sovereign border, including nearby communities, and that soldiers only target instigators.
While the singer changed her mind and attended the ceremony, she says she has vast respect for those who boycotted it. The 65 National Film Awards was surrounded with controversies as over 60 awardees had skipped the event.
The California company is still struggling to ramp up the Model 3 production, for which it has received almost 500,000 pre-orders. Wall Street analysts are closely following Tesla's progress as the company works to resolve Model 3 production delays.
Red Sox, Yankees to play in London
Three more National Football League games are scheduled for this year, including one at Tottenham Hotspur's new north London soccer stadium .
Childish Gambino Dropped New Song 'This Is America'
The video got a variety of reactions across social media from fellow musicians, journalists, and new and longtime Gambino fans. However, that was SZA making a cameo at the very end, giving us hope that future collaborations are coming.
Apple shrugs off iPhone X fears and enjoys strong quarter
Apple also sold 9.1 million iPad tablets during the three month period, basically in-line with forecasts of 9.17 million units. In today's reported market numbers, we see iPhone X as the clear leader in smartphone sales - by a significant margin.
Booming: Unemployment Drops to Lowest Level Since 2000
The unemployment rate is an incomplete indicator, since it excludes all who haven't sought a job over the previous four weeks. The level of jobs in civil undertakings has now caught up with its peak from before (in 2007), at about 1.0 million.
Trump to host S.Korean President on May 22
At the same meeting last week , Kim also vowed to begin shutting down North Korea's nuclear test site in Punggye-ri this month. The heads of North and South Korea met on April 27 inside the Demilitarized Zone dividing the Koreas.