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Justice Department appealing judge's OK of AT&T-Time Warner merger

9 days 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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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

9 days 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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Department of Justice appealing court ruling that paved way for AT&T-Time Warner merger

9 days 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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Department of Justice Appeals Court Ruling That Allowed AT&T-Time Warner Merger

9 days 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

9 days 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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Trump administration appeals AT&T-Time Warner decision

9 days 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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Government appeals AT&T-Time Warner approval

9 days ago   |   By CNN Money

The Justice Department on Thursday filed notice that it is appealing a judge's approval of AT&T's purchase of Time Warner.
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Justice Department to appeal approval of AT&T acquisition of Time Warner

9 days 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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