Los Angeles Times

Brazil approves Disney's purchase of Fox assets, paving the way for the deal to close

Walt Disney Co. has cleared one of the last major hurdles in its quest to buy much of 21st Century Fox.

Brazil's antitrust regulator, Cade, after a proceeding Wednesday, approved Disney's $71.3-billion deal after Disney agreed to sell a sports channel in Brazil. The South American government's conditional approval of the deal moves the

You're reading a preview, sign up to read more.

More from Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times2 min readPolitics
Guatemalans Vote Amid A Widespread Sense Of Uncertainty And Disillusionment
MEXICO CITY - Guatemalans went to the polls Sunday to elect a new president, congressmen and other lawmakers amid widespread disenchantment with a corruption-plagued political system long unresponsive to poverty and violence. Voters began arriving ea
Los Angeles Times4 min readPolitics
Hong Kong's Leader Apologizes As Crowds Demand Her Resignation
SINGAPORE - Hong Kong was once again the scene of enormous peaceful demonstrations Sunday, a day after the territory's chief executive bowed to public pressure by suspending a contentious extradition bill viewed as a challenge to the city's autonomy.
Los Angeles Times3 min read
Bill Plaschke: Lakers Had To Trade For Anthony Davis, Otherwise They Waste LeBron James
LOS ANGELES - This was more than just a trade for Anthony Davis. This was a trade for a championship. In dealing Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Josh Hart and three first-round draft picks to the New Orleans Pelicans for the NBA's most dominating inside