WARNER - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/WARNER News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Utah state ed board member calls for investigation http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58310543-78/board-state-superintendent-warner.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58310543-78/board-state-superintendent-warner.html.csp">Utah state ed board member calls for investigation</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By lisa schencker</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-19T01:01:04.67-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Amid a rash of resignations and allegations of inappropriate use of power, at least one state school board member is calling for an independent investigation into board actions. Board member Terryl Warner of Hyrum, in Cache County, sent a letter to fellow state school board members Sunday night asking for an independent investigation into possible misuse of power and authority by fellow board members. She’s also alleging the board discussed topics in closed session that should have been public a...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58310543@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 01:01:04 MDT 21st Century Fox abandons Time Warner bid http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58264709-68/warner-fox-century-corp.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58264709-68/warner-fox-century-corp.html.csp">21st Century Fox abandons Time Warner bid</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">tribune news services</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-05T19:16:01.616-06:00">Updated Aug 5, 2014 07:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox is abandoning its attempt to take over Time Warner in a proposed deal that would have combined two of the world’s biggest media companies. The about-face announced Tuesday comes three weeks after Time Warner Inc. revealed that it had rejected 21st Century Fox’s unsolicited $76 billion buyout offer. There had been hopes that 21st Century Fox, which owns the 20th Century Fox movie studio, Fox broadcast network, and TV channels Fox News and FX, might ra...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58264709@www.sltrib.com Tue, 05 Aug 2014 19:16:01 MDT 21st Century Fox abandons pursuit of Time Warner http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58264304-79/century-fox-warner-pursuit.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58264304-79/century-fox-warner-pursuit.html.csp">21st Century Fox abandons pursuit of Time Warner</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-05T15:47:12.46-06:00">Updated Aug 5, 2014 03:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Twenty-First Century Fox is abandoning its attempt to take over Time Warner in a proposed deal that would have combined two of the world’s biggest media companies. The about-face announced Tuesday comes three weeks after Time Warner Inc. revealed that it had rejected 21st Century Fox’s unsolicited $76 billion buyout offer. Besides that rebuff, 21st Century Fox CEO Rupert Murdoch cited a decline in his New York company’s stock price as one of the reasons for ending the pursuit of Time ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582643042014-08-05T15:47:12.46-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-05T15:47:12.46-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58264304@www.sltrib.com Tue, 05 Aug 2014 15:47:12 MDT Trial set for Jeremy Johnson, four co-workers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58263922-78/johnson-sltrib-swallow-trial.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58263922-78/johnson-sltrib-swallow-trial.html.csp">Trial set for Jeremy Johnson, four co-workers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tom Harvey</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-05T21:56:38.522-06:00">Updated Aug 5, 2014 09:56PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Three years into his criminal case, St. George businessman Jeremy Johnson finally has a trial date. U.S. Magistrate Judge Paul Warner scheduled Johnson and four others from Johnson’s defunct I Works online marketing and sales company to stand trial March 2 on 86 charges related to alleged bank fraud. The Salt Lake City trial, to be presided over by U.S. District Judge David Nuffer, is projected to last four to six weeks. In setting a trial date, Warner pointed to the time that has passed since J...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58263922@www.sltrib.com Tue, 05 Aug 2014 21:56:38 MDT Three cheers for a 'Big Bang' contract resolution! http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/tv/58259945-63/actors-bang-money-bros.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/tv/58259945-63/actors-bang-money-bros.html.csp">Three cheers for a 'Big Bang' contract resolution!</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-04T14:16:02.701-06:00">Updated Aug 4, 2014 02:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">If reports that the three lead actors in "The Big Bang Theory" have settled on new contracts are true, I'm thrilled.If Kaley Cuoco, Johnny Galecki and Jim Parsons are really each going to make $1 million per episode over three seasons along with other considerations that could bring them each $90 million, I say - good for them.Is that an obscene amount of money? Sure.I'm not arguing that actors deserve more money than teachers and healthcare workers, but that's the world we live in.And if these ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58259945@www.sltrib.com Mon, 04 Aug 2014 14:16:02 MDT Senate Democrats seek to split GOP on export bank http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58236878-79/bank-gop-export-republican.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58236878-79/bank-gop-export-republican.html.csp">Senate Democrats seek to split GOP on export bank</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CHARLES BABINGTON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T10:10:01.931-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 10:10AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Familiar with the Export-Import Bank? In all likelihood, most voters in Louisiana and Virginia aren’t either. And yet Democratic Sen. Mark Warner is talking about the bank on the campaign trail, portraying it as a job creator that must be protected against tea party ideologues. “We’ve got to do more so support our export capabilities. We’ve got to make sure we keep Virginia competitive in the global economy,” Warner told all of a dozen unionized port workers in Norfolk at an event M...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582368782014-07-29T10:10:01.931-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-29T10:10:01.931-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58236878@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:10:01 MDT BSkyB to create multinational TV network http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58224127-79/bskyb-fox-century-sky.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58224127-79/bskyb-fox-century-sky.html.csp">BSkyB to create multinational TV network</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By GREGORY KATZ</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-25T11:47:02.378-06:00">Updated Jul 25, 2014 11:47AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • London-based pay TV network BSkyB has agreed to take control of its sister companies in Italy and Germany, creating a multinational European broadcaster. The deal could have a wider impact on the media industry, giving Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox a cash boost to potentially revive its attempt to buy Time Warner. BSkyB said Friday it will buy Sky Italia and 57 percent of Sky Deutschland for $9.1 billion from media giant 21st Century Fox. Besides being chairman and CEO of 21st Centu...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582241272014-07-25T11:47:02.378-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-25T11:47:02.378-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58224127@www.sltrib.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:47:02 MDT Bewkes could make a fortune if Time Warner sold http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58206415-79/warner-bewkes-aol-company.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58206415-79/warner-bewkes-aol-company.html.csp">Bewkes could make a fortune if Time Warner sold</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Anousha Sakoui</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-21T10:02:43.503-06:00">Updated Jul 21, 2014 10:02AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • Chief Executive Jeff Bewkes would reap more than $79 million in added payments with any change in control at Time Warner, making him a top beneficiary among shareholders who toughed out a lost decade after 2001’s ill-fated America Online merger. Joining Bewkes are investor Mario Gabelli and clients of Gamco Investors, owners of a $350 million stake. In addition to benefiting from Time Warner’s return from the AOL mess, they’ve notched a 23 percent gain since a $75 billion takeover bid b...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58206415@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 10:02:43 MDT Murdoch bid for Time Warner gives markets a lift http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58190142-79/percent-markets-warner-murdoch.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58190142-79/percent-markets-warner-murdoch.html.csp">Murdoch bid for Time Warner gives markets a lift</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">By The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-16T09:27:02.532-06:00">Updated Jul 16, 2014 09:27AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • Solid Chinese economic growth figures combined with news that Rupert Murdoch’s Twenty-First Century Fox made an offer to buy Time Warner to give markets a big lift Wednesday as traders mulled the possibility of further corporate activity. Though Time Warner rejected the bid — reported to be worth $80 billion — from Twenty-First Century Fox and said it has no interest in further discussions with Rupert Murdoch’s media entertainment giant, it hasn’t stopped traders getting animated by the...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581901422014-07-16T09:27:02.532-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-16T09:27:02.532-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58190142@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Jul 2014 09:27:02 MDT Murdoch’s Fox bid for Time Warner is rejected http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58190053-79/warner-fox-person-bid.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58190053-79/warner-fox-person-bid.html.csp">Murdoch’s Fox bid for Time Warner is rejected</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By RYAN NAKASHIMA and MAE ANDERSON </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-16T12:17:12.496-06:00">Updated Jul 16, 2014 12:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In a move that aims to counter consolidation among TV distributors, Rupert Murdoch’s Fox has made an unsolicited takeover offer for rival media giant Time Warner for about $76 billion in cash and stock. Time Warner rejected the bid, which amounted to about $86.30 per share, but an analyst called it just a first attempt in a courtship that would make the combined company as large as Disney in market value. The rejected cash-and-stock offer comes on the heels of cable giant Comcast Corp.’s propose...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581900532014-07-16T12:17:12.496-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-16T12:17:12.496-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58190053@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Jul 2014 12:17:12 MDT U.S. stocks rebound following encouraging news http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58189994-79/percent-news-stock-earnings.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58189994-79/percent-news-stock-earnings.html.csp">U.S. stocks rebound following encouraging news</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ALEX VEIGA </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-16T17:10:36.749-06:00">Updated Jul 16, 2014 05:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Major stock indexes rebounded Wednesday, finishing higher for the third time in four days and lifting the Dow Jones industrial average to its second record close this month. Investors had lots of market-moving news to consider, including encouraging corporate earnings from Intel, a higher profit forecast from hospital operator HCA Holdings and a pickup in U.S. homebuilders’ confidence. Trading appeared to get the biggest jolt from the latest batch of corporate deal news. Investors dro...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581899942014-07-16T17:10:36.749-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-16T17:10:36.749-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58189994@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Jul 2014 17:10:36 MDT Beanie Babies creator defends probation sentence http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58170398-79/warner-probation-babies-beanie.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58170398-79/warner-probation-babies-beanie.html.csp">Beanie Babies creator defends probation sentence</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-10T12:59:01.473-06:00">Updated Jul 10, 2014 12:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Chicago • Lawyers for the billionaire creator of Beanie Babies say a federal judge didn’t let him off too easily by giving him probation and no prison time for hiding at least $25 million from U.S. tax authorities in Swiss banks. In a 57-page filing Thursday with the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals, Ty Warner denies the judge in Chicago sent a message that there’s a different standard for the wealthy. That’s the prosecutors’ argument in their recent appeal asking for a do-over of Warner’s sent...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581703982014-07-10T12:59:01.473-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-10T12:59:01.473-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58170398@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Jul 2014 12:59:01 MDT