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By Mae Anderson, Associated Press
A federal appeals court on Tuesday cleared AT&T's takeover of Time Warner, rejecting the Trump administration's claims that the $81 billion deal will harm consumers and reduce competition in the TV industry.
By Marcy Gordon, Tali Arbel, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Stung by a federal judge's dismissal of its objections to AT&T's megamerger with Time Warner, the Trump Justice Department is challenging the decision with a legal appeal.
By Marcy Gordon, Associated Press
The bid comes just a day after a federal judge cleared AT&T's takeover of Time Warner and rejected the government's argument that it would hurt competition in cable and satellite TV and jack up costs to consumers for streaming TV…
AT&T can complete an $85 billion purchase of Time Warner, a federal judge ruled on Tuesday. Best known as a wireless provider, AT&T would acquire major content creators like HBO, CNN and Warner Brothers under the deal. The Justice Department…
By Associated Press
In a memo to employees, AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson said the company made a "big mistake" in hiring Cohen as a political consultant. While everything the company did was legal, Stephenson said that the association with Cohen was "a serious…
By Tali Arbel, Associated Press
AT&T is vowing to fight the U.S. government to save its $85 billion bid for Time Warner. Here's what we know.
By PBS NewsHour
The Justice Department is suing to block a $85 billion merger between media and telecom giants AT&T and Time Warner, in the first major antitrust case taken up by the Trump administration. Some observers have openly wondered if the decision…
The government's objections to the deal have surprised many on Wall Street. AT&T and Time Warner are not direct competitors. Mergers between such companies have typically had an easier time winning government approval.
AT&T says it's ready to fight the government for its $85 billion Time Warner deal if it has to. The Justice Department's objections surprised many on Wall Street.
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