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PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - Dec 6
December 6, 2017 / 5:38 AM / in 5 days

PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - Dec 6

Dec 6 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

- The Walt Disney Co is in advanced discussions to buy significant parts of Twenty-first Century Fox Inc, the media company run by the Murdoch family, people briefed on the matter said on Tuesday. (nyti.ms/2AbZlX7)

- Britain's Cineworld Group Plc said on Tuesday that it had agreed to acquire Regal Entertainment Group, one of the biggest cinema operators in the United States, for $3.6 billion. (nyti.ms/2BM8Rxq)

- The Russian government declared the broadcasters Voice of America and Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty "foreign agents" on Tuesday, in retaliation for a similar action against Russian state-run news outlets in the United States. (nyti.ms/2Aw0gRp)

- Netflix Inc has fired actor Danny Masterson from the show "The Ranch", amid investigations of alleged sexual assault of three women in the early 2000s. (nyti.ms/2B2CZHB)

- Amazon.com Inc quietly began operations in Australia on Tuesday, the start of what could be a shake-up of the country's retail market, which is worth hundreds of billions of dollars. (nyti.ms/2knCbGh)

Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom

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