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Jamila Novotna

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Jarmila Novotna, a Czech-born soprano who starred at the Metropolitan Opera in the 1940s and 1950s, died Wednesday. She was 86. Novotna made her U.S. debut in 1939 in “Madama Butterfly,” and her Met…

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News Corp. revs up 9%

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Bouyed by "Mrs. Doubtfire" and other film and television successes, revenues for Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. rose 9% to $ A5.8 billion ($ 4.2 billion) in the half-year to Dec. 31.

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News Corp. revs up

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News Corp.'s first quarter, ended Sept. 30, showed a 27% rise in net operating profit after tax and abnormal items, climbing to $ A246 million ($ 164 million) vs. $ A193 million ($ 129 million ) for…

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