Romance publisher Harlequin bought by News Corp.

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News Corp. (NWS, NWSA) buys Harlequin Enterprises from Torstar Corporation for C$455M ($414M).

The romance publisher pushes out more than 110 titles a month.

The company plans to accelerate Harlequin's digital presence.

Execs with News Corp. expect a lift to earnings from the acquisition.