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Comcast prepares to top Disney's $50 billion offer for Fox

Comcast Corp confirmed on Wednesday it was preparing a higher, all-cash offer for most of the media assets of Twenty-First Century Fox , setting up a bidding war with rival Walt Disney Co , which already has agreed to a $52-billion deal with Fox.

Paddy Power Betfair merging U.S business with FanDuel

Paddy Power Betfair has agreed to merge its U.S. business with fantasy sports company FanDuel to target the U.S. sports betting market that is set to open up in the coming years, the Irish bookmaker said on Wednesday.

Rio Tinto negotiates Grasberg copper exit

Global miner Rio Tinto Ltd confirmed on Wednesday it was in discussions to sell its interest in the world's second largest copper mine to Indonesia's state mining holding company Inalum.