AT&T's CEO Randall Stephenson, however, has countered that notion and said he was never under pressure to spin off CNN. Historically, it's rare for the government to successfully block vertical mergers.
AT&T responded in a statement, calling the lawsuit "a radical and inexplicable departure from decades of antitrust precedent". Now, CNBChas reported that the DOJ has issued the suit today.
The lawsuit is the first major challenge to a merger by the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump, who has repeatedly criticized Time Warner's CNN news unit and announced his opposition to the deal previous year, saying it would concentrate too much power in AT&T's hands.
The Justice Department's lawsuit cited internal Time Warner documents that said long-term contracts to host live sporting events like college basketball and baseball would help allow it to achieve "targeted rate increases".
According to local media, the captain of the ARA San Juan contacted the naval base again after reporting the mechanical problem. More than a dozen boats and aircraft from Argentina, the United States, Britain, Chile and Brazil had joined the effort.
Peterman, a fifth-round pick from Pittsburgh, was awful as he made bad decisions and he couldn't handle the Chargers' pass rush. Buffalo had to settle for a Stephen Hauschka field goal, as they trailed 40-10 in the third quarter.
Police later found an unoccupied Jeep Grand Cherokee not far from the scene that was wanted in connection with the shooting. Authorities said the suspect, Rahmael Sal Holt, 29, got out of his auto and ran away after Shaw pulled him over.
The tech titan is updating the Maps color scheme and adding new icons so you can more easily suss out points of interest. First up, you will be able to easily identify different places with a new colour scheme on Google Maps .
However, relentless compaign was launched on social media for return following the appeal of his parents. He was a second-year under-graduate commerce student at the Government Boys' Degree College, Anantnag .
Sunday's tweet from the president of the United States calling out Lavar Ball by name somehow seemed like a foregone conclusion. LaVar Ball had seemingly diminished Trump's role in getting the three players back home when he spoke on the sports network.
Proceeds from the cookoff will benefit the Salvation Army's efforts to help provide Thanksgiving meals to those in need. Walmart Bell ringing shifts are generally scheduled between 9 a.m. and 8 p.m., but there may be some wiggle room.
Some analysts have said Pyongyang could use the designation as a pretext for renewed weapons tests after a two-month hiatus. The United States has designated only three other countries - Iran, Sudan and Syria - as state sponsors of terrorism.
Manushi Chhillar and the other four finalists had to face the question and answer round which would determine the Miss World. Stephanie Hill, a former Miss South Yorkshire, was crowned Miss England at a glittering awards ceremony earlier this year.
Tesla unveils electric tractor-trailer
As non-renewable energy sources as getting more costly, it's time to replace petrol/diesel vehicle with electric vehicles. Joseph Spak of RBC Capital Markets said he was impressed by the truck, saying its specifications "exceeded expectations".
Apple pushes launch of HomePod smart speaker to early 2018
Apple today announced that the HomePod smart speaker will no longer be made available this year, but rather in early 2018. The spokesperson told The Verge the device will ship to the US, United Kingdom, and Australia in early 2018.
ZCTU Warns SADC Against Protecting Mugabe
Mugabe's compound, where they remain under effective house arrest, one political source said. The pair managed to escape on the evening of the coup and make it to Mr.