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Comcast abandons $45bn Time Warner Cable deal | BBC News

“Today, we move on,” said Comcast chairman Brian L Roberts.

“We structured this deal so that if the government didn’t agree, we could walk away.” 115 more words

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Loretta Lynch Confirmed by Senate as United States Attorney General

Loretta Lynch was confirmed Thursday as attorney general, the first black woman in American history to hold the country’s top law enforcement post.

The Senate approved Lynch, a federal prosecutor from New York, on a 56-43 vote after an unusually lengthy confirmation delay. 858 more words


Lynch finally confirmed as AG

The vote was 56-43.

The only reason the full U.S. Senate didn’t vote on this key appointment was that Republican Ted Cruz of Texas didn’t cast a vote. 260 more words

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There Are Two Things That Could Stop The Comcast/TWC Merger, And We Might Get Both

Update: Comcast is reportedly planning to back out from the merger deal as early as tomorrow in the face of the likely opposition from both the FCC and Justice Department. 983 more words


Interview with James Koukios

Ed. Note-today I continue my series of interviews with people prominent in the FCPA space. Today is James Koukios, formerly a Manager in the DOJ’s FCPA unit, who recently went into private practice at Morrison & Foerster… 1,534 more words


DOJ Opens Up An Investigation In The Freddie Gray Death In Baltimore

“The Department of Justice has been monitoring the developments in Baltimore, Md., regarding the death of Freddie Gray,” spokeswoman Dena Iverson said in a statement. “Based on preliminary information, the Department of Justice has officially opened this matter and is gathering information to determine whether any prosecutable civil rights violation occurred.”

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