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    4 monthes ago - By Miami Herald

    Trump DOJ appealing judge's OK of AT&T-Time Warner merger WASHINGTON - Stung by a federal judge's dismissal of its objections to AT&T's megamerger with Time Warner, the Trump Justice...
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  • Department of Justice appealing court ruling that paved way for AT&T-Time Warner merger

    4 monthes ago - By ABC

    The Department of Justice says it is appealing the court ruling that paved the way for AT&T's merger with Time Warner.
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  • Justice Department appealing judge's OK of AT&T-Time Warner merger

    4 monthes ago - By The Morning Call

    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. The Justice Department said Thursday it is appealing the ruling last month by U.S. District Judge Richard Leon, which blessed...
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  • Trump DOJ appealing judge's OK of AT&T-Time Warner merger

    4 monthes ago - By National Post

    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.
    The Justice Department said in a one-sentence document Thursday it is appealing the ruling last month by U.S. District Judge Richard Leon, which blessed one of the biggest media deals ever following a landmark antitrust trial.
    Leon rejected the government's argument that the phone and pay-TV giant's $81 billion takeover of the entertainment conglomerate would hurt competition, limit choices and jack up...
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  • Department of Justice Appeals Court Ruling That Allowed AT&T-Time Warner Merger

    4 monthes ago - By Time

    The U.S. Justice Department said it's appealing a judge's decision allowing AT&T Inc.'s takeover of Time Warner Inc., renewing the government's antitrust fight against a merger that created a telecommunications and media giant.
    The department's antitrust division filed a notice of appeal Thursday in Washington federal court. AT&T slipped 0.9 percent to $31.95 in extended trading at 4:19 p.m. in New York.
    A Justice Department win at the appeals level would undo a stinging rebuke for the government and vindicate the decision by the head of the antitrust division, Makan Delrahim, to challenge...
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  • U.S. Justice Department to appeal approval of AT&T acquisition of Time Warner

    4 monthes ago - By Reuters

    The U.S. Justice Department said on Thursday it would appeal a federal judge's approval of AT&T Inc's $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner, raising the prospect that the deal could be undone.
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  • The U.S. Justice Department is appealing the AT&T and Time Warner deal

    The U.S. Justice Department is appealing the AT&T and Time Warner deal

    4 monthes ago - By iMore

    Not even a month after AT&T purchased Time Warner for $85 billion, the U.S. Justice Department is now appealing the deal.
    A court document was filed on Thursday, July 12, confirming the news. The appeal is being led by District Court Judge Richard Leon.
    Per CNBC , Leon noted in his 200-page appeal filing that "the government failed to meet its burden to establish that the deal would significantly decrease competition."
    On June 15, AT&T officially completed its purchase of Time Warner following months of debating the acquisition in court. Time Warner owns major brands such as HBO, DC, and...
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  • Justice Department Plans Appeal of AT&T-Time Warner Merger Approval

    4 monthes ago - By NY Times

    A federal judge approved the deal a month ago, saying the federal agency did not sufficiently prove that the merger would harm competition and consumers.
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  • Justice Department to appeal approval of AT&T acquisition of Time Warner

    4 monthes ago - By Reuters

    The U.S. Justice Department said on Thursday it would appeal a federal judge's approval of AT&T Inc's $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner.
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  • Trump administration appeals AT&T-Time Warner decision

    4 monthes ago - By Politico

    DOJ said today it will appeal a judge's decision to allow the merger of AT&T and Time Warner, reviving a quest to kill the $85 billion deal opposed by President Donald Trump. U.S. District Judge Richard Leon last month rejected the government's argument that the merger would raise rates on consumers and stifle competition in the pay-TV market.
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  • The Justice Department is reportedly going to appeal the AT&T-Time Warner merger

    The Justice Department is reportedly going to appeal the AT&T-Time Warner merger

    4 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    The US Justice Department is set to appeal the $85 billion merger between AT&T and Time Warner, Bloomberg says, citing a court filing.
    The deal, which has been nearly two years in the making, was approved by federal judge Richard Leon just one month ago. It closed just days later, but the Justice Department was given 60 days to appeal the ruling.
    The deal's approval was closely watched by an industry in the midst of consolidation, and led to Comcast making a $65 billion bid for 21st Century Fox's assets. That bid was later topped by Disney, who offered $71.3 billion.
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