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U.S. FCC pauses review of Sinclair's plan to buy Tribune Media Co

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(Reuters) - The said on Thursday that it was pausing its review of Broadcast Group Inc's plan to buy Company .

The agency said that its review would entail evaluating Sinclair's offer of divestitures, and that because the agency would need an opportunity "to fully review them," it paused its informal 180-day transaction clock.

is in talks to buy about 10 television stations from as part of the divestiture, two sources familiar with the situation told this week.

(Reporting by Diane Bartz, editing by G Crosse)

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First Published: Fri, January 12 2018. 05:33 IST