Sinclair Broadcast Nears Deal For Tribune Media

(Reuters) – Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc is nearing a deal to acquire Tribune Media Co for close to $ 4 billion after prevailing in an auction for one of the largest U.S. television station operators, according to people familiar with the matter. A potential deal for Tribune, first reported by Reuters, could come as soon […]

Weekend Roundup: North Korea Nears The Brink

Not even two months into office and with only a skeleton national security team in place, U.S. President Donald Trump is facing what could be the most perilous nuclear-related military confrontation since the Cuban Missile Crisis over half a century ago. Fearing an outbreak of “actual war” as North Korea has threatened, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi […]

As Rio Nears, Zika Questions Increase

What are we to make of Zika, a mosquito-transmitted virus that poses risks to Olympic athletes, spectators and media members in Rio de Janeiro? Some people claim the U.S. media has completely overblown the risks, while others contend that an international outbreak of Zika is a very real possibility due to the fact that thousands […]