Fox, Disney close transformative $71.3 billion deal

The Walt Disney Company’sOpens a New Window. $71.3 billion purchaseOpens a New Window.of key 21st Century Fox properties closed on Wednesday, expanding Disney’s Hollywood holdings while creating a new Fox CorporationOpens a New Window.featuring a streamlined media portfolio focused on television and news assets. For Fox, the sale ushers in a new era for Rupert Murdoch, whose son Lachlan is poised to take the reins of the slimmed-down company — known…

Top Dem’s Trump probe targets miss deadline in sweeping document request

The majority of individuals and groups targeted in House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler’s sweeping request for documents as part of an expansive Trump probe have missed the Nadler-imposed deadline to respond, Fox News has learned, raising questions about whether the chairman is facing his own “resistance.” Though the powerful Democratic committee chairman touted the responses he’s gotten in…