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Comcast likely to be new owner of Sky
The US cable TV giant Comcast is likely to be the new owner of Sky after a lengthy takeover battle.


Ryanair flight cancellations to hit UK and Ireland routes
The Irish low-cost airline is facing a series of walkouts by staff over working conditions.



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Powers Michael R. Powers, author of Acts of God and Man: Ruminations on Risk and Insurance, is professor of risk management and insurance at Temple University's Fox School of Business, and distinguished visiting professor of finance at Tsinghua University's School of Economics and Management. He serves as chief editor of the Journal of Risk Finance and the Asia-Pacific Journal of Risk and Insurance.

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