Disney submitted a $70.3 billion counterbid to Fox to buy the company, upping Comcast’s $65 billion offer. The deal would include Fox film and TV studios, some cable networks and international assets, but not Fox News Channel or the Fox television network. Rupert Murdoch, CEO of Fox, said the company “firmly believes” that the combination with Disney is a good fit.
PayPal closed the account of Acid Software for selling its products after releasing a video game called “Active Shooter.” The game simulates being either a school shooter terrorizing a school, or the SWAT team responding to the shooting. Police and civilian death totals are shown on the screen. PayPal stated, “PayPal has a longstanding, well-defined and consistently enforced Acceptable Use Policy, and regardless of the individual or organization in question, we work to ensure that our services are not used to accept payments for activities that promote violence.”
Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen is drafting an executive action for President Donald Trump to keep immigrant families together in detention after being detained for crossing the border illegally. It is unsure whether President Trump will be in favor of it or not.
Creed II is trending on Twitter. The new trailer has been released and the movie will be coming to theaters November 2018. People on Twitter are sharing their thoughts.
GOP strategist Steve Schmidt is trending on Twitter after announcing that he will be leaving the Republican party. Schmidt said that the party has become “corrupt, indecent and immoral.”