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Disney and Fox shareholders approve blockbuster $71-billion deal

Walt Disney Co. and 21st Century Fox Inc. shareholders on Friday overwhelmingly approved Disney's proposed $71.3-billion takeover of much of Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox - a milestone in a merger that is expected to dramatically reshape the entertainment industry.

The deal's contours began to form nearly a year

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