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‘True Blood’s’ Deborah Ann Woll Joins ‘Daredevil’!ENDVALUE!
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‘True Blood’s’ Deborah Ann Woll Joins ‘Daredevil’!ENDVALUE!
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'Rich Hill' Directors on Creating an Intimate Portrait of Poverty and Rural Life
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Tragos focused on the duality that exists within the lives of her subjects. 鈥淭here鈥檚 the smells and the beauty just of rural America and some of the patriotism and the small town [quality] of everybody knowing each other,鈥?she says. 鈥淏ut it is deeply sad that there are so many people that are struggling and don鈥檛 have jobs. They鈥檒l have their car break down and they don鈥檛 have money for gas. I think I never fully appreciated what that would feel like until making this film, how isolating that can Celine UK be and how alone and unseen. That was part of the surprise in how welcomed we were in these homes, the fact that they really were appreciative that somebody was knocking on their door. Here we were. 鈥楥ome in. Somebody wants to talk to me and hear what I鈥檝e got going on?鈥?I was honored that we were welcomed in and that we got to bear witness.鈥?
 

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Mo. general revenue up $31.5M in July - News
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JEFFERSON CITY聽鈥?Missouri started fiscal year 2015 with an increase in general revenue for the month of July.General revenue increased 6.5 percent -- or 31.5 million -- from July of last year, according to聽State Budget Director Linda Luebbering.The increase comes just a month after Luebbering announced general revenue for the fiscal year that ended June 30 was Celine Bags Outlet down 1 percent -- or 79.4 million -- from 2013.Gov. Jay聽Nixon, a Democrat, initially projected 2.8 percent revenue growth for Celine Outlet Store fiscal year 2014, while the Republican-led Legislature estimated 2 percent.After both overestimated how much revenue would grow, Nixon cut $1.1 billion from the $26.4 billion fiscal year 2015 budget. About $400 million of the $786 million in general revenue cuts were because of this overestimation.聽That makes the governor and the Legislature's goal for revenue growth in the current fiscal year -- 5.2 percent and 4.2 percent, respectively -- seem even loftier than before.The governor's budget Celine UK cuts聽assumed fiscal year 2014 revenue would be down 1 percent and fiscal year 2015 revenue would grow 5 percent.Luebbering previously said聽revenue for the current fiscal year would have to grow several percentage points more to reach the 5 percent given the lack of growth in fiscal year 2014.

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FBI takes over search for missing 6
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BREMERTON, Wash. - Searchers worked through the night looking for a 6-year-old girl who disappeared from her Bremerton home, and the FBI has now taken charge of the search effort.<br><br>A Kitsap County sheriff's dispatcher said Tuesday morning there's still no sign of Jenise Wright. She was last seen Saturday night but not reported missing by her family until Sunday night.<br><br>The little girl's disappearance was being called a missing person case with "suspicious circumstances," said Deputy Scott Wilson. Most missing children would have surfaced by now, he said.<br><br>Investigators spent several hours looking for evidence inside the girl's home at the Steele Creek Mobile Home Park in East Bremerton. In addition, both of the girl's parents have taken lie detector tests to help Celine Cabas Bags with the investigation, but the results were not released.<br><br>On Monday, state child welfare workers removed two other children from the home, an 8-year-old boy and 12-year-old girl.<br><br>About 80 searchers including dog teams looked Monday for Jenise, who was last seen Saturday night when she went to bed. Her family noticed her missing Sunday morning but didn't become worried and call for help until that night because she had left the home on previous occasions and wandered around the neighborhood.<br><br>The family felt it was relatively safe because it's a fenced property, Wilson said.<br><br>A decision on whether to continue the ground search Tuesday was pending, the spokesman Celine Wallets said.<br><br>Investigators, who now include the FBI and detectives from nearby police agencies and the Washington State Patrol, are "looking at the entire spectrum of possibilities: has the child sustained an accident? Has the child been abducted? Has the child come to harm?" Wilson said.<br><br>The FBI has resources "that we can only dream about - investigative tools, personnel that specialize in child abduction," Wilson said. "We're not calling it an abduction, but why not get those resources early on, examine all the possibilities."<br><br>Two parents Celine Clasp Bags live in the home in a blended family. The 8-year-old and 12-year-old were the only other children in the home last weekend. A 16-year-old boy was out of town. Two other offspring are adults.<br><br>The search began at about 1:30 a.m. Monday with deputies and volunteers in and around the Steele Creek Mobile Home Park. They cleared the park and searched later in the surrounding neighborhood and wooded area, Wilson said.<br><br>"She's really independent, she's tenacious," the little girl's father, James Wright, told KOMO-TV, describing the neighborhood as safe and saying his daughter roamed the park.<br><br>Other residents in the park described Jenise as outgoing and unafraid to talk to anyone.

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'Bobblehead' Quinn aims to keep the sacks coming - Sports
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By a mere one-half sack, Robert Quinn missed becoming the inaugural winner of the Deacon Jones Award, which goes to the NFL鈥檚 sack champion. But he did make his first Pro Bowl in 2013, was named first-team All Pro and was the league鈥檚 defensive player of the year as voted on by the Pro Football Writers of America.But in this day and age of professional sports, you haven鈥檛 truly arrived until you get your own bobblehead doll. Well, that day is coming for Quinn, whose 19 sacks last year were the most for a Rams player since the quarterback sack became an official NFL statistic in 1982.As part of its promotional schedule for home games at the Edward Jones Dome, the Rams announced at the start of camp that the Oct. 19 contest against Seattle will be Robert Quinn Bobblehead Day for the first 15,000 fans in attendance.鈥淭o have a bobblehead, now that鈥檚 a humbling experience,鈥?Quinn said in all sincerity. 鈥淭he good man upstairs put me in the right position to even have the opportunity. To have the team here even put myself in position to have a bobblehead is a great honor.鈥淚鈥檓 gonna put it on my mantel once I get one, and sit back and smile.鈥漄uinn may have been serious, but several of his defensive teammates couldn鈥檛 avoid applying the needle. They all can鈥檛 wait to get their hands on one.鈥淗e鈥檚 gonna sign it for me and it鈥檒l go Celine Bags Outlet Store in the man cave for sure,鈥?defensive end William Hayes said. 鈥淎fter I鈥檓 done with football, if Rob goes to the Hall of Fame, I鈥檓 just gonna put it on eBay and sell it. It鈥檒l take care of my retirement; I won鈥檛 even have to go into my savings.鈥漀ext up, linebacker James Laurinaitis: 鈥淚t鈥檒l stay in my locker. I won鈥檛 go as far as Cortland Finnegan. When my bobblehead came out (last year), he actually glued it to the top of his truck.鈥滾ike a hood ornament.And in closing, defensive end Chris Long: 鈥淩obert Quinn has like a size 9 hat, you know. So I鈥檇 like to see that bobblehead 鈥檆ause he鈥檚 like a human bobblehead.鈥漈he added bonus with the Quinn bobblehead is that it shows him doing his popular sack dance 鈥?the Bernie 鈥?in which he goes into convulsions (see the movie: 鈥淲eekend at Bernie鈥檚鈥?.鈥淚f I tried to get in that pose, I鈥檇 tear my back out,鈥?Long said.鈥淚 can鈥檛 do the Bernie,鈥?Laurinaitis said. 鈥淎 lot of things would tear on my action figure if I tried to do the Bernie.鈥滼ames Laurinaitis 鈥渁ction figure鈥?day is the home finale against the New York Giants. For the uninitiated, compared to a bobblehead an action figure basically is a likeness of a player minus the grotesquely oversized head.The fact that Quinn鈥檚 bobblehead shows him doing his sack dance Celine UK Online puts some pressure on Quinn to keep the sacks coming in this, his fourth NFL season.鈥淗opefully, I can get plenty of them this year,鈥?Quinn said.But 19 sacks is rarified air in the NFL; it鈥檚 not far from the official single-season record of 22陆 set by Hall of Famer Michael Strahan in 2001.Has Quinn, still only 24, hit his ceiling? Or does he still have room to grow as an NFL player?鈥淭here is no ceiling,鈥?Quinn stated flatly. 鈥淭o have another season like that, or even to better it, that鈥檚 gonna be a little tough. That鈥檚 what makes this sport so fun, to try to better your last performance.鈥漃ro football is very much a here and now business. And Quinn very much takes a here and now approach to his craft.鈥淚f you look too far into the future, you realize you鈥檝e got a long way to go before you get to where you want to be,鈥?Quinn said.So Quinn isn鈥檛 worried about 19 or more sacks this season. For now, it鈥檚 all about the grind of training camp and getting ready for the regular-season opener against Minnesota.Nor is he concerned with his contract situation. After his breakout 2013 campaign, Quinn is widely considered one of the league鈥檚 elite pass rushers.Had he been an unrestricted free agent at the end of 2013, he would鈥檝e commanded $10 million plus per season. As it is, he will earn about $8.6 million over the next two years combined.Quinn鈥檚 base salary this season, the last year of his original contract, pays him $1.66 million. That鈥檚 like getting a Porsche at Yugo prices. And in a feature of the new collective bargaining agreement, the Rams exercised an option in late April for a fifth year (2015) at $6.96 million 鈥?Celine Online Outlet a figure determined by league formula. Still a bargain.But Quinn isn鈥檛 fretting about an extension.鈥淭here鈥檚 nothing I can do about it, so I don鈥檛 let it bother me,鈥?he said. 鈥淚鈥檓 just going day-by-day. Whatever happens, happens. That鈥檚 just my personality.鈥淚f they want to do something, that鈥檚 on them. Like I said, it鈥檚 out of my control right now. I鈥檝e got two more years left on this contract. I鈥檓 just going to come out here and try to be the best player I can be. Help this team win the best way possible that I can.鈥漁f course, if Quinn has a couple of more seasons even approaching his 2013 output 鈥?seasons with lots of Bernie dances 鈥?he can all but name his price.鈥淭he plays that he made last year at critical times in ballgames were very, very impressive if you go back through the end of the games, the end of halves, the two-minute things,鈥?coach Jeff Fisher said. 鈥淗e feels like he can get better. We鈥檙e doing everything we can to help him get better.鈥?

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WATCH- Baby seal hitches surprise ride on surfer’s board
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鈥淢e and my friend Andrew Flounders were out enjoying some Celine Wallets summer waves when this little guy came along and scared the hell out of Andy because we didn鈥檛 know what it was! It nudged his foot from underneath,鈥?he explained.
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Minor league weekend roundup- Weaver struggles in debut - Sports
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2014 first-round pick Luke Weaver struggled mightily in his High-A Palm Beach debut Friday, allowing five earned runs in 1 2/3 innings. Weaver, drafted 27th overall out of Florida State, walked three against one strikeout and allowed a home run. The righty previously made four starts in the Gulf Coast League.Andrew Morales, drafted 71th overall (competitive balance), enjoyed a much steadier debut in relief of Weaver. The righty out of UC Irvine went three innings, allowing one run.聽Class AAA Memphis Redbirds (60-55, Pacific Coast League)Weekend Record: 2-2Highlights: Jermaine Curtis鈥?game-winning single in the seventh scored Xavier Scruggs and completed a doubleheader sweep of Round Rock (Texas Rangers) Celine Cabas Bags Sunday, as the Redbirds rebounded after starting the weekend with two straight losses.Tyler Lyons tossed seven shutout innings to earn his sixth win (and fourth straight) in Game 1. He was supported by a Tommy Pham home run and Randal Grichuk, who doubled and drove in a run. Memphis jumped out to a 4-0 lead in Game 2, and Greg Garcia tied it at five after Boone Whiting lasted just three innings. Grichuk added two more hits and catcher Ed Easley drove in two.Marco Gonzales got a no-decision despite striking out seven in 6 1/3 one-run innings Saturday against Round Rock. After lasting just three innings in his first Class AAA start, Gonzales has dropped his ERA to 3.74 over four starts.Memphis and Round Rock play another doubleheader Monday.Lowlights: Cooney struggled Friday for the first time in over a month, allowing 13 hits and four runs in 5 2/3 innings in a loss to Omaha (Kansas City Royals).聽Jorge Rondon took his fourth loss after allowing two runs in an inning in aerlief of Gonzales Saturday. Dean Kiekhefer allowed two runs in 2/3 of an inning t round out a game-altering eighth inning.聽Class AA Springfield (17-26 second half, 51-62 overall, Texas League)Weekend Record: Celine Wallets 0-3Lowlights: The Cardinals were outscored 17-6 over a three-game sweep at the hands of Arkansas (Los Angeles Angels). Kurt Heyer lost Friday despite allowing two runs in seven innings, and Jimmy Reed (5 IP, 5 R) received zero support Sunday. Kyle Hald surrendered seven earned in five Saturday and took his fourth loss against eight wins.Breyvic Valera鈥檚 two-hit, two RBI game Saturday proved the weekend鈥檚 most prolific offensive performance.High-A Palm Beach (26-17 second half, 62-50 overall Florida State League)Weekend Record: 0-3Lowlights: The bullpen soured a nice start from Nick Petree (5 2/3 innings) Saturday, the Cardinals dropped a slugfest Friday and were walked-off on Sunday.Palm Beach was swept on a weekend it hit five home runs, a high number for the spacious parks of the Florida State League. The power spiked Friday, when Luke Voit, Celine Clasp Bags Nick Martini and Bruce Caldwell all went deep. That wasn鈥檛 enough to counter poor performances from Weaver and Dixon Llorens (2 IP 3 ER).Danny Miranda and Ronnie Shaban combined to allow seven runs (six earned) in relief of Petree Saturday, when Voit homered again.Silfredo Garcia tossed a quality start Sunday despite walking five against seven strikeouts. But Chris Perry allowed two runs in two innings and took his first loss and blown save.Silver lining: Mason Katz added four hits over the weekend to improve his average to .308 in 78 at bats. The infielder hit .212 in 250 at bats for Low-A Peoria earlier this year.Low-A Peoria (22-19 second half, 59-51 overall Midwest League)Weekend Record: 1-1Highlights: Rob Kaminsky earned his sixth win Saturday after allowing three runs in 5 1/3 innings. The lefty former first-round pick struck out six. His ERA rose to 1.75 in 14 starts. Rose.Lowlights: Luis Perdomo lost Friday despite allowing zero earned runs in a 5-1 loss. Perdomo (2-2) was victimized by two errors.Extra weekend records:Short Season State College (32-18 New York Penn League): 0-3Rookie Johnson City (20-22): 1-2

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Ukrainian officials, like some of their counterparts in the West, worry about a Buy Celine Bags reckless lashing out by a ruler who feels cornered. Putin, they counsel, still should be offered a face-saving way of retreating from Ukraine. President Petro Poroshenko and the interim government, which have been offering such compromises all along, are set to renew negotiations with the Russian-backed forces this week.
Russia should not be allowed to permanently entrench its proxy forces in eastern Ukraine, creating a frozen conflict.
The West also should not shrink from the destabilization of Putin s regime. Once considered a partner, this Kremlin ruler has evolved into a dangerous rogue who threatens the stability and peace of Europe. If he can be undermined through sanctions and the restoration of order in eastern Celine UK Outlet Ukraine, he should be.

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Daimler AG To Cut Prices Of Mercedes
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Daimler AG (OTCMKTS:DDAIF), the German luxury automaker perhaps best known for the Mercedes-Benz brand of cars, said Sunday that it would cut prices by up to 15 percent for more than 10,000 spare parts of the brand in China, in response to an investigation by the country's antitrust regulator.
Daimler's new prices will reportedly come into effect on Sept. 1 and the move follows German automaker Volkswagen AG鈥檚 (OTCMKTS:VLKAY) announcement some days ago that it would cut prices for Audi spare parts by up to 38 percent. The prices of parts like windscreens for Mercedes-Benz Celine Bags Outlet Store cars will reportedly be cut by almost 20 percent, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing a company statement released Sunday.
Chinese regulators are working to get foreign companies -- who it accuses of earning high Celine UK Online profits by controlling the market and charging customers extravagant prices -- to reduce prices under an anti-trust law signed in 2008.
鈥淭he Chinese car fleet is relatively young, so the spare-part business is smaller than in saturated markets,鈥?Frank Biller, a Stuttgart-based analyst at LBBW, said to Bloomberg, adding: 鈥淭he direct impact of lower component prices on Daimler鈥檚 profits will be limited.鈥?
Other parts destined for a price cut include聽power steering pumps聽and radiators by 24 percent and 16 percent respectively, ecns.cn, a Chinese news agency聽.聽
Marc-Oliver Nandy, executive vice president of Mercedes-Benz鈥檚 after-sales in China said, to Reuters, that the reduction in prices would 鈥渇urther lower the usage cost for our customers and would improve Mercedes-Benz's competitiveness in the after-sales market.鈥?
Mercedes-Benz, which reportedly began sales on a mellow note in China in 2001, is now enjoying strong growth in the country with sales of 135,972 vehicles in the first half of this year, up 38 percent from last year鈥檚 first half, the Journal reported. The company also expects to sell more than 300,000 cars in 2015.
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Last year, China as the world's largest auto market as Chinese consumers bought nearly 2.7 million more new domestic and foreign vehicles than Americans.

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American Soccer Futures – Invest in San Jose’s Tommy Thompson
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(left 鈥?Tommy Thompson 鈥?very good at soccer.)
San Jose Earthquakes homegrown player, Tommy Thompson, 18, owns a bundle of Celine Doctor Frame Bags talent. The kid knows what he wants when he steps on to the field.
鈥淚 like to put a few in the back of the net. You never leave the field happy in a tie,鈥?he said, after appearing for the youthful MLS Homegrown team against Portland Timbers U-23, in a scoreless game Monday night in the Rose City. The city is hosting the MLS All-Star game this Wednesday. German champion, Bayern Munich, is the visitor.
鈥淭hat鈥檚 my mentality,鈥?says Thompson, who signed for the Quakes in January this year, a graduate from the club鈥檚 academy. 鈥淚 want the ball, I want to make things happen. I鈥檓 not one of those guys who hides behind defenders and hopes for someone else to make the play.鈥?
Note his rise on the curve. America鈥檚 soccer future needs players willing to take charge; smart players who can think intelligently about their game.
鈥淪occer is played a lot in the head. I鈥檝e learned that, as a professional. Doing it as a job makes it even more of a mental game. You can practice all you want but nothing matters until you are under the lights in front of a crowd. It鈥檚 not Celine Luggage fun and games, it鈥檚 pressure, and I鈥檓 ready for it.鈥?
Wowing the audience when the spotlight in on. This is what elevates the talented to the top of the pyramid, to be talked about, to be courted by agents and money. Hard work and understanding at the core, self-criticism and learning as constructs.
鈥淵ou have to think about the game afterwards; what you could have done better, who you should have taken on, touches you should have made earlier, passes you should have laid off. But there comes a point when you must not over-analyze yourself.鈥?
Self-confidence has to be the trump card.
Asked if an older professional was to say, 鈥楬ey Tommy, give me the ball, let me show you how to do it, kid鈥? 聽Thompson laughs and jokes, 鈥淚 might say OK and go on and do whatever I鈥檓 used to doing. I鈥檒l pretend that I am listening, then do what I know is best.鈥?
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Something I fear is Celine Bags Outlet getting a bit lost in all the reports of chairman Rupert Murdoch鈥檚 pit-bull like approach to acquisitions 鈥?Time Warner chairman Jeff Bewkes is no slouch either.
With all the talk around 21st Century Fox鈥檚 pursuit of Time Warner Inc., something I fear is getting a bit lost in all the reports of chairman Rupert Murdoch鈥檚 pit-bull like approach to acquisitions 鈥?Time Warner 聽chairman Jeff Bewkes is no slouch either. 聽
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Volumes have been written about Murdoch鈥檚 take-no-prisoners attitude, how he is not afraid to pay big prices for assets that he sees as transformational, that his vision is unparalleled. But Bewkes hasn鈥檛 just been keeping the chair warm at Time Warner. Bewkes became chairman and CEO of Time Warner in 2008 (he was president and COO from 2006 to 2007), but cut his teeth as chairman and CEO of Home Box Office between 1995 and 2002, building that premium channel from a repository for B-movies into the original programming powerhouse it is today. At Time Warner, he streamlined operations, spinning off both online company 聽and its cable operation Time Warner Cable in 2009 and splitting from its publishing unit Time Inc. earlier this year. Under Bewkes鈥?leadership, Time Warner has more than doubled its stock price and its market capitalization and returned billions to investors in the form of stock buybacks and dividends.
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鈥淚 think he鈥檚 been willing to shrink the asset base to create value. He鈥檚 managed the company pretty brilliantly in that respect, said RBC Capital Markets media analyst David Bank. 鈥淗e鈥檚 created a much cleaner, better company.鈥?
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Bank added that because any Fox deal would seem to consist mostly of Fox stock 鈥?the deal Time Warner rejected was for about $32.41 per share in cash and 1.531 Fox shares for every share of Time Warner stock鈥?Bewkes has to decide whether that is the legacy he wants to leave his shareholders.
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鈥淭ime Warner shareholders, the guys that signed up for the Time Warner thesis, they鈥檙e going to be inheriting Fox shares, they鈥檙e going to be inheriting Fox management, they鈥檙e going to be inheriting the Fox voting structure,鈥?Bank said.
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While Murdoch has a reputation of being willing to do almost anything to get what he wants 鈥?and with a to BSkyB, he鈥檒l have $8 billion more to play with it will ultimately come down to whether investors on both side believe they鈥檙e getting what the signed up for, Bank says.
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Murdoch has already proven he is willing to go to extremes to get what he wants 鈥?in the early part of the century he was willing to buy General Motors just to get a crack at DirecTV (he didn鈥檛 have to). And his record is mixed 鈥?his decision to pay more than $1 billion for NFL rights for Fox in 1993 was at the time considered a huge overpayment, but proved downright visionary, making Fox a major broadcaster; while his 2005 purchase of MySpace for $585 million turned Celine Outlet Store out to be a bust. (He sold it in 2011 for $35 million).
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鈥淗is industrial logic is exceptional,鈥?Bank said of Murdoch, adding that is the least of investors鈥?concerns,聽that shareholders are more worried about how a Time Warner purchase would affect the asset they already own.
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鈥淎s shareholders, what people do care about is the thesis to which they bought into the stock, which is the highest organic secular growth profile company in the space,鈥?Bank said. 鈥淎nd depending on the level of synergies, Time Warner will probably have lower growth.鈥?
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Bank added in the long run, the price really doesn鈥檛 matter to Fox investors.
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鈥淚n an abstract sense, the price paid could Celine UK be a fair price paid,鈥?Bank added, but shareholders are thinking, 鈥業s it what I bought into? Is this what I signed up for?鈥?鈥ery few people, disagreed with the industrial logic.鈥?
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In the meantime, Time Warner bought itself a little time earlier this month when it in its bylaws that allowed for as few as 15% of shareholders to call for a special meeting of shareholder. Now a special meeting can only be called by the CEO or a majority of directors. It said it intends to reinstate the old provision at its next annual shareholders meeting, which gives Time Warner about a year to think of a way to thwart Murdoch鈥檚 advances.
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One way to do that would to be to continue to run the business successfully as it has for decades, and maybe do a small acquisition to prove to shareholders that it is serious about the entertainment business. Or it could give Time Warner more time to find another suitor.
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鈥淚 personally think they are saying, 鈥榞ive us a year to operate the company, but also give us a year to negotiate our affiliate agreements without the overhang of a transaction, and if we鈥檙e ultimately going to monetize the company through a sale, let鈥檚 wait until there is a real marketplace as opposed to one bidder,鈥欌€?Bank said.
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So while Murdoch retreats to his underground bunker to think up a new way to go after Time Warner, Bewkes and Time Warner have some time to figure out what they are going to do next.
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Murdoch has already made it well known what he wants. Now, it鈥檚 your move, J.B.

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