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  • Justice Department sues to block AT&T takeover of T-Mobile [Updated]

     
    Justice Department files suit to block AT&T takeover of T-Mobile: The U.S. Department of Justice has filed an antitrust lawsuit seeking to block AT&T Inc.'s proposed $39 billion takeover of T-Mobile USA, arguing that the blockbuster purchase would...
  • Sprint backs government suit to block AT&T takeover of T-Mobile

     
    Sprint supports DOJ suit to block AT&T and T-Mobile deal: Unsurprisingly, Sprint is backing the Department of Justice's antitrust lawsuit that seeks to prevent AT&T from taking over T-Mobile in a $39-billion deal....
  • Sprint says AT&T merger would result in big job losses

     
    A day after the Justice Department sued to block AT&T's $39 billion merger with T-Mobile, an industry catfight raged on over whether the merger would add thousands of jobs to the U.S. economy -- or subtract them....
  • Groupon IPO delayed but its exclusivity rules are probably legal

     
    Speculation about Groupon Inc., the online coupon site, is spiraling this week with news that the company intends to delay its initial public stock offering. Reuters quoted sources as saying Groupon's meetings with investors had been postponed because...
  • Back off opposition to AT&T merger, Democratic lawmakers tell Obama

     
    A group of congressional Democrats is urging President Obama to reverse course on his administration's opposition to AT&T's $39-billion merger with T-Mobile....
  • California attorney general to join AT&T, T-Mobile antitrust suit

     
    California Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris is joining the U.S. Department of Justice in an antitrust suit opposing the proposed merger of AT&T and T-Mobile, sources close to the case confirmed....
  • Southwest merger with AirTran combines biggest BWI rivals

    Southwest merger with AirTran combines biggest BWI rivals
    Southwest Airlines' $1.4 billion bid for AirTran Holdings would combine the two largest carriers at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, cementing Southwest's dominance at BWI but possibly ushering in higher passenger fares amid...
  • DOJ files antitrust suit to block AT&T merger with T-Mobile

    DOJ files antitrust suit to block AT&T merger with T-Mobile
    The U.S. Department of Justice filed an antitrust lawsuit against AT&T on Wednesday to block its $39 billion merger with T-Mobile. Shares of AT&T tumbled nearly 4%. The merger would have created the largest wireless company in the United States,...
  • AT&T, T-Mobile Sale Talks Go Cold: Report

    AT&T, T-Mobile Sale Talks Go Cold: Report
    NEW YORK -- Talks over potential asset sales as part of AT&T's efforts to get approval of its $39 billion purchase of T-Mobile USA have gone cold, according to reports Sunday. Although AT&T could still try to fight the Department of Justice in court,...
  • Jim Irsay believes the lockout won't jeopardize the NFL season

    Jim Irsay believes the lockout won't jeopardize the NFL season
    Before he began to wax poetically about his past, Jim Irsay offered an apology. "You guys might think I end up getting too sentimental or whatever," said the Colts owner-who is known in person and on his Twitter account to reach back into his past for...
  • AT&T To Buy Bellevue-Based T-Mobile USA for $39 Billion

    AT&T To Buy Bellevue-Based T-Mobile USA for $39 Billion
    AT&T Inc plans to pay $39 billion for Deutsche Telekom AG's T-Mobile USA to create a new U.S. mobile market leader, but the pricey purchase is likely to attract intense antitrust scrutiny over potentially higher customer bills. The deal gives AT&T, the...