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Exclusive: Viacom willing to make an all-cash deal to buy Scripps Networks - sources

Viacom Inc has informed Scripps Networks Interactive it is willing to pay all cash to acquire the U.S. TV network operator, sources familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

Kendrick Lamar scathing 'Humble' video leads MTV VMA nominations8:33pm EDT

LOS ANGELES Rapper Kendrick Lamar earned a leading eight MTV Video Music Award (VMA) nominations on Tuesday for his searing critique on the excesses of fame and social media in his "Humble" music video, while Katy Perry and The Weeknd scored five nods each. | Video

AT&T's quarterly profit tops Wall Street estimates, shares rise6:05pm EDT

NEW YORK AT&T Inc's quarterly profit topped Wall Street estimates on Tuesday as the No. 2 U.S. wireless carrier lowered operating costs and introduced new promotions bundling video with phone service that helped it compete in a fierce market for customers.

Apple CEO promised to build 3 'big' plants in U.S., Trump tells WSJ5:25pm EDT

Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook has committed to build three big manufacturing plants in the United States, the Wall Street Journal quoted U.S. President Donald Trump as saying.

Geek fight! Musk says Zuckerberg naive about killer robots4:54pm EDT

SAN FRANCISCO Silicon Valley baron Elon Musk insulted rival billionaire Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday, escalating a tech wizard war of words over whether robots will become smart enough to kill their human creators.

Options traders bullish on Facebook ahead of second-quarter results4:49pm EDT

NEW YORK As Facebook Inc geared up to report second-quarter results on Wednesday, traders in the options market are exhibiting a greater degree of bullishness in more than a year, options data showed.

Trump speech to Boy Scouts raises ire of parents, former Scouts4:38pm EDT

NEW YORK President Donald Trump's campaign-style address to the Boy Scouts of America touched off a firestorm of criticism on Tuesday as parents and former Scouts decried a speech peppered with partisan attacks and ridicule of "fake media."

House panel wants Google, Facebook, AT&T CEOs to testify on internet rules4:26pm EDT

WASHINGTON The chairman of the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee on Tuesday asked chief executives from companies representing the two sides of the net neutrality debate, including Alphabet, Facebook, AT&T and Verizon, to testify at a Sept. 7 hearing.

Stories of survival, women to highlight Toronto film festival3:17pm EDT

TORONTO Stories of survival in turbulent times, including David Gordon Green's world premiere of "Stronger" about a victim of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, are among the highlights in store at this year's Toronto International Film Festival.

Frank Sinatra's fourth wife Barbara dies at age 903:15pm EDT

LOS ANGELES Barbara Sinatra, the fourth wife of singer Frank Sinatra, died on Tuesday at the age of 90, her representative said.

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