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Rupert Murdoch and Jerry Hall at the Golden Globe Awards 2016 in Beverly Hills
Rupert Murdoch and Jerry Hall at the Golden Globe Awards 2016 in Beverly Hills

No need for Twitter if you are a media baron. Australian media mogul Rupert Murdoch placed an announcement in the Births, Marriages and Deaths page of The Times, the storied London-based newspaper he owns, to share the news of his engagement to American actress and former supermodel Jerry Hall.

Murdoch, 84, is the executive chairman of News Corporation, which owns The Times. He has six children from his three previous marriages. Hall, 59, was previously in a long-term relationship with the Rolling Stones' lead singer Mick Jagger, with whom she has four children.

No date has been set for the Murdoch-Hall wedding, but this latest power couple certainly won't go unnoticed.

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As global rivalries and over-fishing impact the seas around South America, countries there must find a common strategy to protect their maritime backyards.

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BUENOS AIRES — As the U.S.-China rivalry gathers pace, oceans matter more than ever. This is evident just looking at the declarations and initiatives enacted concerning the Indian and Pacific oceans.

Yet there is very little debate in South America on the Sino-American confrontation and its impact on seas around South America, specifically the South-Eastern Pacific (SEP) and South-Western Atlantic (SWA). These have long ceased to be empty spaces — and their importance to the world's superpowers can only grow.

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