Media and entertainment giant Time Warner Inc. said that it had established $500 million in legal reserves related to pending government investigations, and that it intends to restate its accounting for its interests in AOL Europe prior to 2002.

Time Warner said that the $500 million represents its "current best estimate" of the amounts that would be involved ultimately to resolve the investigations, and that it believes that some portion of that will be available to settle related shareholder litigation.

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