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Georg Szalai / Hollywood Reporter:
Charter to acquire Time Warner Cable for $55B in cash and stock, including debt, values TWC at $78.7B; buys Bright House for $10.4B
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Sources: Twitter has held talks to acquire Flipboard in an all-stock deal valued at over $1B, but talks are now stalled
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Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian's trial closed to the public
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