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  1. Major Viacom Shareholder Wants Alibaba to Buy a Stake in Paramount

    12:24 pm 12/3/2015

    Mario Gabelli owns the second-largest block of voting shares in Viacom, and he has suddenly become a very vocal, activist shareholder.Read more

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  2. Viacom's Second Largest Shareholder Calls for Disclosure of Sumner Redstone's Mental Capacity

    12:11 pm 12/2/2015

    Mario Gabelli's request comes on the heels of a legal battle involving Redstone's former girlfriend, Manuela Herzer, and trustees.Read more

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  3. War Over Sumner Redstone: How His Ex's Lawsuit Sets Up a Trust Battle

    7:40 am 12/2/2015

    As the frail billionaire's ex Manuela Herzer sues claiming he's incompetent, the legal fight may impact when his trustees take control of CBS and Viacom, with a media empire hanging in the balance. Read more

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  4. Sumner Redstone Won't Immediately Undergo Examination In Healthcare Legal Fight

    2:00 pm 11/30/2015

    The mogul's ex filed Wednesday to be put in charge of his healthcare, declaring him mentally incompetent, and wanted him medically examined this week.Read more

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  5. Sumner Redstone: Sad New Claims and What's Next in the Fight

    2:15 pm 11/25/2015

    The mogul's ex paints a picture of Redstone in decline ("obsessed" with sex and steak, "a living ghost") in new court documents over who will care for him, while others deny the depiction ("engaged and attentive," says Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman).Read more

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  6. Who Knew? Daughter of Sumner Redstone's Ex Is Star of His Network's 'Madam Secretary'

    10:00 am 11/13/2015

    Kathrine Herzer, real-life daughter of Redstone's ex-companion Manuela Herzer, plays Tea Leoni's onscreen daughter on the CBS series.Read more

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  7. New Twist in Sumner Redstone Soap Opera: Daughter, Ex-Companion on Verge of Fight Over Mental Competency

    7:00 am 11/4/2015

    As the Viacom mogul's health is said to be in decline and Shari Redstone asserts more control over his care, she might face a challenge from former flame Manuela Herzer. "We are monitoring this fluid situation on a daily basis," says Herzer's new lawyer Read more

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  8. Sumner Redstone Took a Mental Competency Test Last Month (Report)

    6:17 pm 10/6/2015

    Health concerns continue to swirl around the 92-year old Viacom executive chairman, who holds roughly 80 percent of the voting rights at his company. Read more

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  9. New England Patriots Owner Robert Kraft Quits Viacom Board

    4:31 pm 8/7/2015

    Viacom stock is off 39 percent so far this year.Read more

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  10. CBS Beats Quarterly Earnings Expectations

    1:09 pm 8/5/2015

    CEO Les Moonves ups his goals for retransmission and reverse compensation revenue.Read more

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