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Trial date set for AT&T, Time Warner case

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UPDATE 3-AT&T/Time Warner antitrust trial set for March

WASHINGTON, Dec 7 (Reuters) - The trial to determine if the U.S. Department of Justice can stop AT&T Inc's $85 billion purchase of media company Time Warner Inc will begin on March 19 with no decision expected before the companies' April 22 deadline to complete the deal, a federal judge said on Thursday.

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AT&T/Time Warner antitrust trial set for March

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The trial to determine if the U.S. Department of Justice can stop AT&T Inc's $85 billion purchase of media company Time Warner Inc will begin on March 19, a federal judge in Washington said during a hearing on Thursday.

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UPDATE 2-AT&T/Time Warner antitrust trial set for March

WASHINGTON, Dec 7 (Reuters) - The trial to determine if the U.S. Department of Justice can stop AT&T Inc's $85 billion purchase of media company Time Warner Inc will begin on March 19, a federal judge in Washington said during a hearing on Thursday.

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AT&T/Time Warner antitrust hearing to focus on trial date

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice and AT&T Inc will meet in court for the first time on Thursday as the antitrust regulator attempts to stop the U.S. No. 2 wireless company's $85 billion purchase of media company Time Warner Inc .

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U.S. urges judge to reject AT&T/Time Warner court date proposal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government on Tuesday urged a federal judge to reject the February court date sought by AT&T and Time Warner in a dispute over the firms' proposed merger, arguing the companies are rushing to meet an April 22 closing deadline for their $85.4 billion deal.

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BRIEF-Time Warner Inc. Announces Cash Tender Offers And Consent Solicitations For Debt Securities

* TIME WARNER INC. ANNOUNCES CASH TENDER OFFERS AND CONSENT SOLICITATIONS FOR DEBT SECURITIES

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Warner calls for McFarland to testify about 'thrown' election emails

Virginia Democratic Sen. Mark Warner said on CNN's "State of the Union" that KT McFarland, a former Trump transition official and deputy national security adviser, needs to provide testimony to Congress and special counsel Robert Mueller.

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Sen. Warner reserving 'final judgment' on collusion

Senate Intelligence Committee member Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) says he is reserving judgment on whether he thinks the Trump campaign colluded with Russia, but said he has never seen a political campaign with as much outreach to a foreign government.

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Sen.: I believe Comey on Flynn

Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) says he believes former FBI Director James Comey's claim that President Trump asked him to drop the investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn.

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Sen. Warner: Tax vote my single worst day as senator

Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) said the late night tax vote was his single worst day as senator because he believes the contents of the bill are "swamp 101" that only benefits special interests.

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AT&T CEO says blackout ban shows company willing to settle DOJ fight

(Reuters) - AT&T Inc's proposed seven-year ban on programming blackouts to distributors of some Time Warner Inc content shows that the company is willing to offer concessions to close its $85.4 billion bid for the programmer, AT&T's chief executive officer said on Wednesday.

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UPDATE 1-AT&T CEO says blackout ban shows company willing to settle DOJ fight

Nov 29 (Reuters) - AT&T Inc's proposed seven-year ban on programming blackouts to distributors of some Time Warner Inc content shows that the company is willing to offer concessions to close its $85.4 billion bid for the programmer, AT&T's chief executive officer said on Wednesday.

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AT&T CEO sticks to guns on Time Warner deal

Nov 29 (Reuters) - AT&T Inc remains determined to pursue its case against the government to push through its purchase of Time Warner Inc, Chief Executive Randall Stephenson said on Wednesday.

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Trump calls for boycott of television network CNN: tweet

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump urged a boycott of CNN on Wednesday, ramping up his fight against the television network as his administration fights AT&T Inc's deal to buy CNN's owner Time Warner Inc.

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Trump calls for boycott of television network CNN -tweet

WASHINGTON, Nov 29 (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump urged a boycott of CNN on Wednesday, ramping up his fight against the television network as his administration fights AT&T Inc's deal to buy CNN's owner Time Warner Inc.

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AT&T and Time Warner say proposed merger is 'pro-consumer'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - AT&T Inc and Time Warner Inc argued on Tuesday that their proposed $85.4 billion merger was "pro-competitive" and "pro-consumer", as they sought to refute U.S. Justice Department allegations that the deal breaks antitrust law.

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UPDATE 1-AT&T and Time Warner say proposed merger is 'pro-consumer'

WASHINGTON, Nov 28 (Reuters) - AT&T Inc and Time Warner Inc argued on Tuesday that their proposed $85.4 billion merger was "pro-competitive" and "pro-consumer", as they sought to refute U.S. Justice Department allegations that the deal breaks antitrust law.

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AT&T, Time Warner say their proposed deal is 'pro-competitive'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - AT&T Inc and Time Warner Inc argued in a court filing on Tuesday that their proposed merger was "pro-competitive" and "pro-consumer" as they sought to rebut Justice Department allegations that the deal breaks antitrust law.

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Op-Ed Contributor: The Trump Administration’s Incoherent Stance on Competition

It’s planning to end net neutrality while opposing the Time Warner and AT&T merger. This doesn’t make sense.

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Amazon signs Time Warner's Turner unit as cloud customer

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc said Time Warner Inc's broadcast unit Turner had signed up for its Amazon Web Services (AWS), a notable contract win for the Seattle tech company as competition within the fast-growing cloud computing market intensifies.

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Box Office: 'Coco' Beats 'Justice League' Over Holiday Weekend

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Disney-Pixar's "Coco" handily won the Thanksgiving holiday box office over the second weekend of Warner Bros.-DC Entertainment's "Justice League," with $71.2 million at 3,987 North American sites during the Wednesday-Sunday period.

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Trump Justice Dept. puts Corporate America on notice

Blocking AT&T's purchase of Time Warner is a seemingly odd assault on business from the CEO president.

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UPDATE 1-China's CEFC, Penta team up for Time Warner's Central European Media - sources

PRAGUE/LONDON, Nov 22 (Reuters) - Chinese energy and investment group CEFC has teamed up with Czech-Slovak financial group Penta Investments to buy Time Warner's Central European Media Enterprises, three sources familiar with the matter said.

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China's CEFC, Penta team up for Time Warner's Central European Media - sources

PRAGUE/LONDON, Nov 22 (Reuters) - Chinese energy and investment group CEFC has teamed up with Czech-Slovak financial group Penta Investments to buy Time Warner's Central European Media Enterprises, three sources familiar with the matter said.

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Trump comments on AT&T-Time Warner deal

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Trump says AT&T plan to buy Time Warner 'not a good deal'

(Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday stood by his criticism of pay TV and wireless company AT&T's deal to buy movie and TV show maker Time Warner Inc, which the Justice Department has sued to stop.

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Republican-appointed judge to hear AT&T lawsuit, Time Warner shares rise

(Reuters) - A Republican-appointed judge with extensive antitrust experience was selected on Tuesday to preside over the U.S. government's lawsuit to block AT&T Inc's acquisition of Time Warner Inc, sending Time Warner shares higher as investors bet the judge would be more likely to allow the deal to proceed.

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UPDATE 3-Republican-appointed judge to hear AT&T lawsuit, Time Warner shares rise

Nov 21 (Reuters) - A Republican-appointed judge with extensive antitrust experience was selected on Tuesday to preside over the U.S. government's lawsuit to block AT&T Inc's acquisition of Time Warner Inc, sending Time Warner shares higher as investors bet the judge would be more likely to allow the deal to proceed.

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New judge assigned to US lawsuit against AT&T-Time Warner deal

WASHINGTON, Nov 21 (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice's lawsuit aimed at stopping AT&T Inc from buying movie and TV show provider Time Warner Inc will be heard by District Court Judge Richard Leon, according to a court filing on Tuesday.

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UPDATE 2-AT&T lawyer says U.S. effort to stop Time Warner deal 'foolish' -CNBC

Nov 21 (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice's move to block AT&T Inc's $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc was "foolish" because the deal posed no threat to consumers, the wireless carrier's trial lawyer Dan Petrocelli told CNBC on Tuesday.

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UPDATE 1-AT&T lawyer says U.S. effort to stop Time Warner deal 'foolish' -CNBC

Nov 21 (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice's move to block AT&T Inc's $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc was "foolish" because the deal posed no threat to consumers, the wireless carrier's trial lawyer Dan Petrocelli told CNBC on Tuesday.

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AT&T lawyer calls DoJ move to block Time Warner deal "foolish" - CNBC

Nov 21 (Reuters) - The United States Justice Department's argument to block AT&T Inc's $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc was "foolish" as the deal posed no threat to consumers, the wireless carrier's lawyer Dan Petrocelli told CNBC on Tuesday.

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Law likely on AT&T's side in Time Warner battle: analysts

(Reuters) - AT&T Inc is likely to emerge victorious from a legal fight with the United States Department of Justice over its $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc, analysts said in a series of research notes on Tuesday.

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DealBook Briefing: The Fallout From the AT&T-Time Warner Lawsuit

Media executives quietly express hope that the Justice Department’s case goes to trial and loses, putting pressure on the government in future merger reviews.

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UPDATE 6-U.S. sues to stop AT&T buying Time Warner, says would hike rates

WASHINGTON, Nov 20 (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice sued AT&T Inc on Monday to block its $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc, saying the deal could raise prices for rivals and pay-TV subscribers while hampering the development of online video.

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U.S. sues to stop AT&T buying Time Warner, says would hike rates

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice sued AT&T Inc on Monday to block its $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc , saying the deal could raise prices for rivals and pay-TV subscribers while hampering the development of online video.

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UPDATE 5-U.S. sues to stop AT&T buying Time Warner, says would hike rates

WASHINGTON, Nov 20 (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice sued AT&T Inc on Monday to block its $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc, saying the deal could raise prices for rivals and pay-TV subscribers while hampering the development of online video.

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AT&T ready for trial on Justice Dept lawsuit -lead counsel

NEW YORK, Nov 20 (Reuters) - AT&T Inc is prepared to go to trial as soon as possible, ideally within 60 days, after the U.S. Department of Justice sued the company to block its $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc, the lead trial counsel representing the company said on Monday.

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AT&T CEO: CNN sale a non-starter

AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson addresses the Justice Department's decision to file a lawsuit to block AT&T's takeover of Time Warner, the parent company of CNN.

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U.S. sues to block AT&T purchase of Time Warner

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice sued AT&T Inc on Monday to block its $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc , saying the deal could raise prices for rivals and pay-TV subscribers.

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U.S. Said to Be Poised to Sue Over AT&T’s Deal for Time Warner

A Justice Department lawsuit to block the merger would set up a showdown over the first blockbuster acquisition to come before the Trump administration.

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U.S. sues to block AT&T purchase of Time Warner: source

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice will sue AT&T Inc later on Monday to block its $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc , a source familiar with the matter told Reuters.

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BRIEF-‍AT&T and Time Warner to hold press conference at 5:30pm EST on Nov 20​

* ‍AT&T and Time Warner to hold press conference at 5:30pm EST on November 20​

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Justice Department set to sue to block AT&T-Time Warner deal

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U.S. to sue to stop AT&T from buying Time Warner: source

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice will file a lawsuit aimed at blocking AT&T Inc's $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc , a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Monday.

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US to sue to stop AT&T from buying Time Warner - source

WASHINGTON, Nov 20 (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice will file a lawsuit aimed at blocking AT&T Inc's $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Monday.

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BRIEF-AT&T faces U.S. antitrust suit over Time Warner deal - Bloomberg‍​

* AT&T is said to be subject of U.S. antitrust announcement - Bloomberg, citing sources ‍​

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Box Office: 'Justice League' opens with gloomy $96 million in North America

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Warner Bros.-DC's costly "Justice League" has dominated the North American box office but fallen well short of expectations with a $96 million opening weekend at 4,051 locations.

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Common Sense: With AT&T and Time Warner, Battle Lines Form for an Epic Antitrust Case

The Justice Department is favoring divestiture, meaning CNN might have to go. But experts say many concerns can be addressed with “conduct remedies.”

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UPDATE 2-Ex-Trump lawyer to defend AT&T-Time Warner merger

WASHINGTON, Nov 16 (Reuters) - AT&T Inc said it had hired media lawyer Daniel Petrocelli, whose clients have included U.S. President Donald Trump, to defend its acquisition of media and entertainment company Time Warner Inc if the government sues to block the deal.

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Ex-Trump lawyer to defend AT&T-Time Warner merger

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - AT&T Inc said it had hired media lawyer Daniel Petrocelli, whose clients have included U.S. President Donald Trump, to defend its acquisition of media and entertainment company Time Warner Inc if the government sues to block the deal.

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AT&T continues to believe Time Warner deal will close - CFO

NEW YORK, Nov 16 (Reuters) - AT&T Inc still thinks its $85.4 billion deal to buy media and entertainment company Time Warner Inc will close, its chief financial officer said on Thursday.

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AT&T hires ex-Trump lawyer to defend possible Time Warner deal lawsuit

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - AT&T said on Thursday it had hired prominent media lawyer Daniel Petrocelli to serve as lead trial counsel if the U.S. Justice Department files a lawsuit to block the No. 2 U.S. wireless company's acquisition of media and entertainment company Time Warner .

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American Heart Association president has heart attack

The president of the American Heart Association, Dr. John Warner, had a minor heart attack Monday during the organization's scientific conference taking place in Anaheim, California, according to a press release.

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'Justice League' races to catch up with Marvel

The success of "Wonder Woman" provided a golden ray of hope that Warner Bros. and DC had finally mastered this whole comic-book-movie thing. "Justice League," by contrast, reflects the haste with which the parties rushed to create their cinematic universe and catch up with Marvel, leaping several intermediate steps in a single bound.

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Op-Ed Contributor: Why the AT&T-Time Warner Merger Makes Sense

The proposal will not hurt competition or consumers. The Justice Department has no solid antitrust reasons to block it.

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Editorial: Mr. Trump Casts a Shadow Over the AT&T-Time Warner Deal

He politicizes everything he touches, so unless his appointees act with utmost integrity they will be tainted as his henchmen.

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Watch Live: Senators Discuss Bipartisanship in Politics

Bob Corker, the Republican chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and Mark Warner, the highest ranking Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee, assess the dissolution of compromise in politics at a TimesTalks event.

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Washington state AG's office confirms Justice Department circulating AT&T Time Warner complaint

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Washington state attorney general's office acknowledged on Wednesday that it was reviewing a draft complaint being circulated by the U.S. Justice Department regarding AT&T's plan to buy Time Warner , confirming that the Justice Department has drawn up a complaint.

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U.S. government approaches 18 states to fight AT&T-Time Warner deal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department has approached 18 state attorneys general to try to win their support for an antitrust lawsuit to block pay TV and wireless powerhouse AT&T Inc's $85.4 billion deal to buy media and entertainment company Time Warner Inc, a person briefed on the matter said on Wednesday.

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UPDATE 3-U.S. government approaches 18 states to fight AT&T-Time Warner deal

* Deal is a political flashpoint amid Trump's CNN criticism (Adds source saying no states have yet joined, Justice Department track record in merger challenges, share prices)

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Some states reluctant to join DOJ against AT&T-Time Warner deal

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UPDATE 2-U.S. Justice Dept. approaches states to block AT&T-Time Warner deal -source

WASHINGTON, Nov 15 (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department has approached state attorneys general to try to win their support for a bid to block telecommunications powerhouse AT&T Inc's $85.4 billion deal to buy media and entertainment company Time Warner Inc, a person briefed on the matter told Reuters on Wednesday.

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Justice Department approaches states to block AT&T-Time Warner deal: source

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department has approached state attorneys general in a bid to block telecommunications powerhouse AT&T Inc's $85.4 billion deal to buy media and entertainment company Time Warner Inc, a person briefed on the matter told Reuters on Wednesday.

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UPDATE 1-U.S. Justice Dept. approaches states to block AT&T-Time Warner deal -source

WASHINGTON, Nov 15 (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department has approached state attorneys general in a bid to block telecommunications powerhouse AT&T Inc's $85.4 billion deal to buy media and entertainment company Time Warner Inc , a person briefed on the matter told Reuters on Wednesday.

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Senators Warner and Corker to Speak With The Times on Withering Bipartisanship

In an era where comity is fleeting and the art of the deal appears closed for business, some senators are lamenting the sunset of bipartisanship.

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Sessions declines to say if White House asked about AT&T-Time Warner merger

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions would not say on Tuesday if White House officials contacted his department about its review of AT&T Inc's proposed purchase of Time Warner , which one analyst said the Justice Department may sue to block as soon as Wednesday.

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UPDATE 2-Sessions declines to say if White House asked about AT&T-Time Warner merger

WASHINGTON, Nov 14 (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions would not say on Tuesday if White House officials contacted his department about its review of AT&T Inc's proposed purchase of Time Warner, which one analyst said the Justice Department may sue to block as soon as Wednesday.

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Sessions refuses to say if White House asked about AT&T-Time Warner merger

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday declined to answer when asked if any White House officials contacted the Justice Department to discuss the government's review of AT&T Inc's proposed $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc .

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Sessions will not answer if White House asked about AT&T Time Warner merger

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions declined on Tuesday to answer if any White House officials contacted the Justice Department to discuss the government's review of AT&T Inc's proposed $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc .

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'Supergirl' showrunner suspended amid sexual harassment claims

Warner Bros. Television Group has sidelined a prominent television producer and writer amid allegations of sexual harassment.

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Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Why Blocking the AT&T-Time Warner Merger Might Be Right

The Trump administration is correct in taking a hard look at the proposed takeover, which could discourage competition and hurt consumers.

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Trump's CNN attacks may hobble legal case to block AT&T-Time Warner deal

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's broadsides against cable network CNN may complicate the U.S. government's legal case if it decides to block AT&T's deal to buy media company Time Warner, according to legal experts.

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UPDATE 5-Trump's CNN attacks may hobble legal case to block AT&T-Time Warner deal

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK Nov 9 (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's broadsides against cable network CNN may complicate the U.S. government's legal case if it decides to block AT&T's deal to buy media company Time Warner, according to legal experts.

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AT&T armed for fight with U.S. on Time Warner deal: CEO

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - AT&T Inc will not sell cable network CNN to win antitrust approval of its proposed $85.4 billion purchase of media company Time Warner Inc and will fight the government in court if the two sides cannot reach an agreement, the wireless company's chief executive said on Thursday.

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AT&T ready to fight U.S. on Time Warner deal: CEO

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - AT&T Inc will not sell cable network CNN to win antitrust approval of its proposed $85.4 billion purchase of media company Time Warner Inc and will fight the government in court if a negotiated settlement is not reached, the wireless company's chief executive said on Thursday.

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UPDATE 3-AT&T ready to fight U.S. on Time Warner deal -CEO

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK Nov 9 (Reuters) - AT&T Inc will not sell cable network CNN to win antitrust approval of its proposed $85.4 billion purchase of media company Time Warner Inc and will fight the government in court if a negotiated settlement is not reached, the wireless company's chief executive said on Thursday.

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BRIEF-Justice Dept staff recommended AT&T divest Turner or DirecTV - gov't official

Nov 9 (Reuters) - U.S. Justice department's main concern over at&t acquisition of time warner is merged firm will raise costs of time warner content to rivals - source

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U.S. worried AT&T and Time Warner would hike costs for media rivals

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. antitrust regulators believe that AT&T Inc's proposed acquisition of Time Warner Inc would raise costs for rival entertainment distributors and stifle innovation, a Department of Justice official told Reuters on Thursday.

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BRIEF-Dish CEO says partnership with Sprint or T-Mobile may be an option

* Dish CEO on AT&T/Time Warner deal - "I think by no means is it dead and I think there's certainly maybe ways they can work it out" - Conf call‍​

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UPDATE 2-U.S. worried AT&T and Time Warner would hike costs for media rivals

WASHINGTON, Nov 9 (Reuters) - U.S. antitrust regulators believe that AT&T Inc's proposed acquisition of Time Warner Inc would raise costs for rival entertainment distributors and stifle innovation, a Department of Justice official told Reuters on Thursday.

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BRIEF-US Government never tried to force CNN sale in AT&T-Time Warner deal- CNBC

* Government never tried to force CNN sale in AT&T-Time Warner deal, official says - CNBC

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U.S. worried AT&T buying Time Warner would hike costs for media rivals: source

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department is concerned that AT&T Inc's proposed $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc would raise costs for rival entertainment distributors, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Thursday.

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UPDATE 10-U.S., AT&T at odds over CNN in Time Warner deal

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON, Nov 8 (Reuters) - U.S. antitrust regulators and AT&T Inc sparred on Wednesday over whether the wireless carrier would be required to sell Time Warner Inc's CNN cable network as a condition of approval of its deal to buy the media company.

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Mediator: In AT&T Deal, Government Action Catches Up With Trump Rhetoric

CNN is at the heart of a dispute between the Justice Department and AT&T and Time Warner, raising the possibility of interference by President Trump.

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Pokemon Go's Niantic taps 'Harry Potter' magic for new augmented reality game

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Fantastic beasts, wizard adventures and magic spells will come to life in a new "Harry Potter" augmented reality mobile game from Pokemon Go developer Niantic Inc and Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment, the companies said on Wednesday.

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Pokemon Go's Niantic taps 'Harry Potter' magic for new AR game

LOS ANGELES, Nov 8 (Reuters) - Fantastic beasts, wizard adventures and magic spells will come to life in a new "Harry Potter" augmented reality mobile game from Pokemon Go developer Niantic Inc and Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment, the companies said on Wednesday.

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U.S., AT&T at odds over CNN in Time Warner deal

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. antitrust regulators and AT&T Inc sparred on Wednesday over whether the wireless carrier would be required to sell Time Warner Inc's CNN cable network as a condition of approval of its deal to buy the media company.

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U.S. demands CNN or DirecTV sale to approve AT&T/Time Warner deal: sources

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice is pushing AT&T Inc to sell Turner Broadcasting, parent of CNN cable network, or its DirecTV satellite television unit to satisfy antitrust concerns over its purchase of Time Warner Inc , sources told Reuters on Wednesday.

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UPDATE 7-U.S. demands CNN or DirecTV sale to approve AT&T/Time Warner deal -sources

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON, Nov 8 (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice is pushing AT&T Inc to sell Turner Broadcasting, parent of CNN cable network, or its DirecTV satellite television unit to satisfy antitrust concerns over its purchase of Time Warner Inc, sources told Reuters on Wednesday.

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Conway: Trump not interfering with AT&T deal

Kellyanne Conway tells CNN's Brian Stelter that President Trump is not influencing the Department of Justice to block a potential merger between AT&T and Time Warner.

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What it means to 'own' the news

AT&T just purchased Time Warner for $85 Billion. Included in the deal? CNN. Brian Stelter, host of CNN's "Reliable Sources" gives AT&T a primer on the perks, and pitfalls, of owning a news outlet.

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U.S. Said to Seek Sale of CNN or DirecTV in AT&T-Time Warner Deal

The demands from the Justice Department set up a potential battle over the fate of the pending $85.4 billion deal.

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U.S. demands CNN sale to approve AT&T/Time Warner deal: sources

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice is pushing AT&T Inc to sell Turner Broadcasting, parent of CNN cable network, or its DirecTV satellite television unit to satisfy antitrust concerns over its purchase of Time Warner Inc , sources told Reuters on Wednesday.

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UPDATE 6-U.S. demands CNN sale to approve AT&T/Time Warner deal -sources

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON, Nov 8 (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice is pushing AT&T Inc to sell Turner Broadcasting, parent of CNN cable network, or its DirecTV satellite television unit to satisfy antitrust concerns over its purchase of Time Warner Inc, sources told Reuters on Wednesday.

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BRIEF-U.S. regulators demand CNN sale to approve At&T-Time Warner deal - FT

* U.S. regulators demand CNN sale to approve AT&T-Time Warner deal- FT, citing sources Source text : http://on.ft.com/2zmMT5H Further company coverage:

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U.S. pushes for possible asset sales in AT&T/Time Warner deal

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice is pushing AT&T Inc to sell assets or come up with other ways of satisfying antitrust concerns over its purchase of Time Warner Inc , a new and potentially costly obstacle to the U.S. No. 2 wireless carrier's effort to buy the large entertainment company.

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AT&T says timing of Time Warner deal completion now uncertain

(Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice is pushing AT&T Inc for "structural remedies" in order to satisfy antitrust concerns over its purchase of Time Warner Inc , a source told Reuters on Wednesday.

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UPDATE 3-AT&T says timing of Time Warner deal completion now uncertain

Nov 8 (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice is pushing AT&T Inc for "structural remedies" in order to satisfy antitrust concerns over its purchase of Time Warner Inc, a source told Reuters on Wednesday.