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Sold! Billionaire Patrick Drahi will buy Sotheby's for $3.7 bln

1 hour ago   |   Reuters   |   5 articles

Patrick Drahi, the billionaire behind telecoms and media group Altice, has agreed to buy art auction house Sotheby's in a deal worth $3.7 billion on an enterprise value basis...
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Billionaire Patrick Drahi snaps up Sotheby's in $3.7 billion deal

1 hour ago   |   Reuters   |   5 articles

Patrick Drahi, the billionaire behind telecoms and media group Altice, agreed on Monday to buy Sotheby's in a deal worth $3.7 billion, marking the storied art auction house's...
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Bellator 222: Chael Sonnen, Fedor Emelianenko take opposing roads at close of career

Bellator 222: Chael Sonnen, Fedor Emelianenko take opposing roads at close of career

4 hours ago   |   MMAjunkie

Gallery Lyoto Machida def. Chael Sonnen at Bellator 222: Best photos view 12 images (This story first appeared in Monday's USA TODAY .) Bellator 222 lived up to its billing as...
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Local Temps Warm to Seasonal Averages

Local Temps Warm to Seasonal Averages

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KSBW Meteorologist Art Jarrett has your local forecast.
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Billionaire Patrick Drahi agrees to buy Sotheby's in $3.7 billion deal

4 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   5 articles

Patrick Drahi, the billionaire behind telecoms and media group Altice, has agreed to buy art auction house Sotheby's in a deal worth $3.7 billion on an enterprise value basis.
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BidFair USA taking Sotheby's private in deal worth $3.7B

5 hours ago   |   Boston Herald   |   3 articles

NEW YORK - BidFair USA is taking auction house Sotheby's private in a deal valued at $3.7 billion. BidFair USA will pay $57 per share, which is a 61% premium to the company's...
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Sotheby's to be taken private by French billionaire Patrick Drahi

5 hours ago   |   Reuters

Art auction house Sotheby's said on Monday it would be taken private for $2.66 billion by a company owned by Altice Europe founder Patrick Drahi.
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Bonnaroo attendee dies after becoming unresponsive at festival

Bonnaroo attendee dies after becoming unresponsive at festival

5 hours ago   |   New York Post

A 27-year-old Bonnaroo attendee died after becoming unresponsive at the three-day music and arts festival in Tennessee, organizers said. The male concertgoer, who was there...
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New York's Tribute to the ‘Tombs Angel': Lost, Found, Now Restored

8 hours ago   |   NY Times

A long-forgotten monument to a woman who helped inmates in New York's infamous 19th-century jail is to be installed in a courthouse lobby.
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World War II Planes Can Still Fly, but Who Will Keep Them Flying?

14 hours ago   |   NY Times

A number of organizations are now training young pilots and engaging students in the art of flying and repairing vintage aircraft.
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Supreme Court Hands Democrats A Win On Racial Gerrymandering In Virginia

Supreme Court Hands Democrats A Win On Racial Gerrymandering In Virginia

Eleven legislative districts in Virginia were declared to be sorted by race and were redrawn. The court's decision Monday left that in place. Read more ...

Socialite fashion designer Gloria Vanderbilt has died at the age of 95

Socialite fashion designer Gloria Vanderbilt has died at the age of 95

Gloria Vanderbilt, the heiress fashion designer, has died at the age of 95. Vanderbilt's son, CNN anchor Anderson Cooper, revealed the news to his network Monday morning. Visit... Read more ...

Gloria Vanderbilt, iconic fashion designer and socialite, dies at age 95

Gloria Vanderbilt, iconic fashion designer and socialite, dies at age 95

The American artist, author, actress, fashion designer, heiress and socialite was born in 1924. Read more ...

Bodies of missing mother, 3-year-old son found after father arrested for murder

Bodies of missing mother, 3-year-old son found after father arrested for murder

An autopsy found the mother's cause of death was a single gunshot to the head, while additional testing will determine how her 3-year-old son died. Read more ...

Supreme Court sides with Oregon bakery that refused to make cake for...

Supreme Court sides with Oregon bakery that refused to make cake for same-sex wedding

The court's decision puts off a major case for next term and allows the issue to further percolate in the courts below. Read more ...

This Day in History: O.J. Simpson leads police on infamous Bronco chase

This Day in History: O.J. Simpson leads police on infamous Bronco chase

The infamous white Ford Bronco police chase came days after Simpson's ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, was killed along with her friend Ron Goldman. Read more ...

Tree that inspired Dr. Seuss tale ‘The Lorax' falls in California

Tree that inspired Dr. Seuss tale ‘The Lorax' falls in California

He spoke for the trees, for the trees have no tongues. The Monterey Cypress thought to have inspired Dr. Seuss' tree-hugging classic, “The Lorax,” has fallen in its plot at... Read more ...

'You're better off getting a job': 11-year-old recounts fighting off...

'You're better off getting a job': 11-year-old recounts fighting off intruder with machete

Braydon Smith was alone in the house and on the phone with his mom when the suspect entered through a window. Read more ...

Mohammed Morsi, Egypt's ousted president, dies in court

Mohammed Morsi, Egypt's ousted president, dies in court

Mohammed Morsi, the ousted president of Egypt, collapsed in court and died Monday, according to the country's state TV. Morsi, 67, was on trial on espionage charges when he... Read more ...

Taylor Swift drops ‘You Need to Calm Down' music video with Katy Perry

Taylor Swift drops ‘You Need to Calm Down' music video with Katy Perry

Swifties, please remain calm. Taylor Swift has just debuted the video for the second single, “You Need to Calm Down,” off her new album “Lover,” on sale August 23. The song... Read more ...