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News on Walt Disney (Ticker: DIS) continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

3 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

Ben Foster Joins Cast of Disney's the Finest Hours

Coast struck New England, damaging an oil tanker off the coast of Cape Cod and literally ripping it in half. On a small lifeboat faced with frigid temperatures and 70-foot high waves, four members of the Coast Guard set out to rescue the more than 30 STRANDED sailors trapped aboard the rapidly-sinking vessel.

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7 hrs ago | Insider Monkey

Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (CMG), The Walt Disney Company (DIS)...

Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. and The Walt Disney Company are two stocks to consider getting in on now if you haven't yet done so, as they're expected to see growth throughout the remainder of the year on the back of continued expansion and growth. That according to Rosenthal Wealth Management Group President Larry Rosenthal, who spoke about the stocks on Fox Business News today.

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Related Topix: Media, Television, Chipotle Mexican Grill, ABC News Online, The Active Network, Star Cruises, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, Restaurant Management, Cruise Lines

7 hrs ago | Canada.com

Disney warns regulations could threaten its place in Canadian television

The Walt Disney Co. doesn't want to pull out of Canadian television, but it will have to re-evaluate the business case for staying if regulations become too burdensome, vice-president Susan Fox warned on Monday.

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9 hrs ago | Business Journal

Disney's Frozen plans for Norway not supported in reader comments, poll

Maybe it's just our readers, but seems like Disney went too far with the news it would replace the Maelstrom attraction at Epcot for a new experience based on the Frozen film.

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15 hrs ago | Miami New Times

Who Killed JFK? UM Professors Get To the Bottom of Conspiracy Theories in New Book

The CIA created lesbianism. The Walt Disney Company was secretly in league with spies.

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16 hrs ago | Brand Republic

Yahoo appoints Tom Toumazis as head of partnerships in EMEA

Yahoo has appointed former Walt Disney and Endemol leader, Tom Toumazis, as head of partnerships EMEA, as part of its attempts to boost its commercial prowess in the region. He brings with him 30 years of experience in the media and entertainment industry and will be focused on business development activities, working closely with the Global Partnerships team.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

KDWN

`No Good Deeda defeats `Guardiansa at theaters

It took a murderous Idris Elba and a pair of dolphin buddies to defeat "Guardians of the Galaxy" at movie theaters. The Sony thriller "No Good Deed," which stars Elba as an escaped convict and Taraji P. Henson as the innocent he terrorizes, opened on top of the box office with $24.5 million, according to studio estimates Sunday.

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Related Topix: Dolphin Tale, Celebrities, Ashley Judd, Morgan Freeman, Viacom, Media, Television

KIII

Yet another 'Frozen' spinoff: An Epcot theme park attraction

Walt Disney Resorts announced Friday that construction has begun on a new attraction based on the animated hit "Frozen." It will take the place of Maelstrom, a Norwegian boat ride at Walt Disney World's Epcot center in Florida.

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Money Morning

The Big Opportunity in the "Orbital Junkyard" By Michael A. Robinson

As a Money Morning Member, you'll get our top financial news stories delivered straight to your inbox - every weekday morning. Cancel at any time During the wildly productive portion of his tenure as the head of the Walt Disney Co.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Seeking Alpha

3 Stocks For An Expensive Market

Warren Buffett once said, "It's far better to buy a wonderful company at a fair price than a fair company at a wonderful price." In an optimal situation, you would buy a wonderful company at a wonderful price.

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Seeking Alpha

Disney Hits Another Home Run With 'Maker Studios'

As always when a traditional media company spends some serious money on a new media property, it always raises some eyebrows, as it's not always apparent what the value of a unproven company may be to a entertainment giant such as Disney when it acquired "Maker Studios", one of the largest networks on YouTube. It paid about $500 million for the company, with performance targets that could bring the total to as high a $950 million.

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Related Topix: Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, Media, Television, Theater, Arts

Fri Sep 12, 2014

New York Post

Mexican president, Disney and GM heads to be honored

The Mexican president, along with the heads of General Motors and The Walt Disney Company, will be honored this month in Manhattan by a prestigious inter-faith coalition of business and religious leaders. The Appeal of Conscience Foundation will present President Enrique PeA a Nieto with its World Statesman Award during a black-tie gala on Sept.

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Rock102online.com

Disney building 'Frozen' movie attraction at Flori...

Walt Disney Co is adding a new attraction based on the movie "Frozen" to its Epcot theme park in Orlando, Florida, the media company's latest move to capitalize on the popularity of the blockbuster animated film. The attraction in the Norway Pavilion will bring to life the world of Arendelle, the Scandinavian setting for the icy kingdom inhabited by two princesses, Anna and Elsa.

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Seeking Alpha

What To Make Of The Class-Action Lawsuit Against Disney

Disney has enjoyed immense success in 2014, so Monday's announcement was sort of a killjoy after shares breached the $90 watermark. Emailed communications show that Disney's animation studios have at least discussed the idea of non-solicitation agreements with competitors.

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Forbes.com

Disney Planning New Star Wars Attraction For Paris Park

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Billboard

Why Deadmau5' Trademark Battle With Disney Has Cost...

Deadmau5 -- aka Joel Zimmerman -- unleashed fury upon The Walt Disney Company in early September for opposing his attempt to register a trademark of the signature mouse head he wears while performing. On Twitter, the DJ told his 3 million followers how "stupid" it was that anyone could confuse him with a cartoon.

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Related Topix: Media, Television, LucasArts, Star Wars, Video Games

Money Morning

If You Own Only One Investment, Make Sure This Is It By William Patalon III

As a Money Morning Member, you'll get our top financial news stories delivered straight to your inbox - every weekday morning. Cancel at any time During the wildly productive portion of his tenure as the head of the Walt Disney Co.

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The Disney Blog

Competing Walt Disney BioPic Trailers

You may have heard about the new unofficial Walt Disney Biopic. It focuses on Walt's early years from his birth until the point he loses Oswald The Lucky Rabbit and partners with Ubb Iwerks to create Mickey Mouse.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

History will be made as sports fans witness a border battle, decades ... )--Liquidmetal Technologies, Inc. , the leading developer of amorphous metal solutions, has announced its participation at MEDevice San D... )--Law office of Brodsky & Smith, LLC announces that it is investigating potential claims against the Board of Directors of Annie's, Inc. --TSYS a annonce aujourd'hui son role de soutien dans les transactions securisees et de facilitation dans l'habilitation des emetteurs, commercants ... )--Trinity Industries, Inc. has declared a quarterly dividend of 10 cents per share on its $1.00 par value common stock.

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Bloomberg

Disney, Fox Said to Weigh Joining Sony's Web-TV Service

Walt Disney Co. and 21st Century Fox Inc. are in discussions to supply Sony Corp. with programming for its planned Internet-based TV service, according to people familiar with the conversations.

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