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  • Chesapeake-based Dollar Tree and Dollar General fight over Family Dollar takeover

    Chesapeake-based Dollar Tree and Dollar General fight over Family Dollar takeover
    Dollar Tree and Dollar General on Friday criticized each others' plans to take over Family Dollar Stores Inc. while saying that their own bids are making progress toward winning regulatory approval. Dollar Tree said in a statement that the U.S....
  • Donald Sterling wants to question Adam Silver in suit against NBA

    Donald Sterling wants to question Adam Silver in suit against NBA
    Donald Sterling wants to question NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and V. Stiviano in the former Clippers owner’s federal antitrust lawsuit against the league. A filing Thursday in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles outlined 18 witnesses Sterling...
  • EU lawmakers consider urging Google to be split up

    EU lawmakers consider urging Google to be split up
    The European Union’s parliament is considering a proposal that pushes for Google’s dominant search engine business to be split from its other “commercial services,” according to media reports. European lawmakers have long...
  • Apple's $1-billion antitrust suit goes to trial this week

    Apple's $1-billion antitrust suit goes to trial this week
    After an almost decade-long legal battle in federal court, Apple is facing a jury in Oakland on Tuesday that will decide whether the Cupertino, Calif.-based company violated antitrust laws when it blocked music downloaded from competitors' software from...
  • Jepsen For Re-Election As Attorney General

    Jepsen For Re-Election As Attorney General
    In Richard Blumenthal's long tenure as attorney general, there grew a perception that the office had an anti-business bias. George Jepsen had to deal with that when he was elected to succeed Mr. Blumenthal in 2010. He has. By closing hundreds of dormant...
  • Port of Virginia-related firm pleads guilty to federal charges in Baltimore

    Port of Virginia-related firm pleads guilty to federal charges in Baltimore
    A long-time Japanese ocean carrier with ties to the Port of Virginia has been popped by the feds after pleading guilty for price fixing and rigging bids for services at the Port of Baltimore. Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd., or K-Line, will pay nearly $70...
  • Samsung says Microsoft deal invites 'charges of collusion': filing

    Samsung says Microsoft deal invites 'charges of collusion': filing
    Samsung said its collaboration with Microsoft on Windows phones raised antitrust problems once Microsoft completed its acquisition of Nokia's handset business, according to a court filing. The filing late on Thursday stems from Microsoft Corp's lawsuit...
  • National CineMedia, Screenvision Merger Opposed by Justice Department

    The Department of Justice's Antitrust Division is suing to block the proposed merger of cinema advertising networks National CineMedia and Screenvision. Bill Baer, assistant attorney general for the Antitrust Division, said that if the $375 million...
  • Germany's top publisher bows to Google in news licensing row

    Germany's top publisher bows to Google in news licensing row
    Germany's biggest news publisher Axel Springer has scrapped a move to block Google from running snippets of articles from its newspapers, saying that the experiment had caused traffic to its sites to plunge. Springer said a two-week-old experiment to...
  • Holiday airfares are rising amid record airline profits

    Holiday airfares are rising amid record airline profits
    The nation's largest airlines are reporting record profits thanks to a stronger economy and declining fuel costs. But don't expect the once-struggling industry to pass its good fortune on to travelers during the upcoming holidays. Instead, airfares...
  • Shipping company fined $67.7 million for price-fixing at Port

    Shipping company fined $67.7 million for price-fixing at Port
    A Japanese shipping line will pay a nearly $70 million fine after agreeing to plead guilty to fixing prices and rigging bids for services at the port of Baltimore, the Justice Department said Friday. Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd., or K-Line, is the latest...