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  • Tyson, Hillshire reach deal with Justice Dept. on takeover

    Tyson, Hillshire reach deal with Justice Dept. on takeover
    Tyson Foods Inc. needs to divest its Heinold Hog Markets sow buying business in order to proceed with its $8.5 billion acquisition of Hillshire Brands Co., the Department of Justice said on Wednesday. Farmers sell sows, or female adult pigs, for...
  • New York Mayor Calls for Conditions on Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger

    New York Mayor Bill de Blasio is not calling for the FCC to reject Comcast's proposed merger with Time Warner Cable, but he is asking that they impose a series of conditions on the transaction, including an expansion of lower-cost Internet service and...
  • Dollar General bids $8.9 billion for Family Dollar, topping rival move

    Dollar General bids $8.9 billion for Family Dollar, topping rival move
    Dollar General Corp. launched a bidding war for Family Dollar Stores on Monday, offering $8.9 billion for the chain and besting rival Dollar Tree's bid last month. Three weeks after Dollar Tree offered $74.50 a share, or about $8.5 billion for Family...
  • U.S. tech firms under increasing scrutiny in China

    The Silicon Valley economy is hot these days, but U.S. tech firms are feeling a chill in China. Anti-monopoly investigators have raided Microsoft's China offices, and the government has banned Windows 8 from state computers. San Diego-based chip maker...
  • Berkshire Hathaway to pay $896,000 to settle antitrust reporting suit

    Berkshire Hathaway Inc., the investment and holding company run by billionaire Warren Buffett, agreed to pay $896,000 to settle allegations that it violated antitrust reporting requirements when acquiring stock in a Chicago building materials company last...
  • O'Bannon decision affects area schools but won't alone revolutionize college sports

    Ed O’Bannon is the only player in the last quarter-century to score at least 30 points and grab at least 15 rebounds in the NCAA tournament title game. His 30-and-17 performance in 1995 led UCLA past defending champion Arkansas, giving the Bruins...
  • Family Dollar rejects $8.9-billion takeover bid from Dollar General

    Family Dollar Stores Inc. rejected an $8.9-billion takeover offer from rival Dollar General Corp., citing antitrust concerns that prompted the company to reaffirm its support for a less lucrative deal with smaller Dollar Tree Inc. Dollar Tree's offer...
  • Sprint, T-Mobile duke it out with new unlimited plans

    Sprint, T-Mobile duke it out with new unlimited plans
    After antitrust concerns sank a Sprint and T-Mobile merger this summer, the two carriers are now duking it out for customers with new unlimited data packages announced Thursday morning. Sprint introduced a $60 monthly plan that features unlimited talk,...
  • NBA files counterclaim against Donald Sterling

    NBA files counterclaim against Donald Sterling
    The NBA filed a counterclaim against Donald Sterling and the Sterling Family Trust in federal court Monday, saying the Clippers owner caused “devastating and incalculable harm” to the league. Filed in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles in...
  • A Bleak View Of NCAA's Future

    A Bleak View Of NCAA's Future
    Walter Harrison, a serious man of letters, is not without that most important of qualities: A dry sense of humor. "So you want to check in with the wrong side of history," the University of Hartford president said after picking up the phone the other...
  • Judge rules against NCAA in Ed O'Bannon antitrust lawsuit

    U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken dealt a major  blow Friday afternoon to the NCAA and its long-held value of amateurism, ruling in an antitrust case that the association's policies banning athletes from profiting from their own names, images and...