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Federal judge approves AT&T-Time Warner merger

FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 24, 2016, file photo, the AT&T logo is positioned above one of its retail stores, in New York.  The fate of the AT&T-Time Warner merger, a massive media deal opposed by the government that could shape how much consumers pay for streaming TV and movies, rests in the hands of a federal judge.  U.S. District Judge Richard Leon is expected to announce in court Tuesday, June 12, 2018  his decision in the biggest antitrust trial in years.  (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

WASHINGTON — A federal judge approved the $85 billion mega-merger of AT&T and Time Warner on Tuesday, a move that could usher in a wave of media consolidation while shaping how much consumers pay for streaming TV and movies. U.S. ...

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AT&T CEO says he won’t sell CNN as antitrust tension rises

FILE - This Thursday, July 27, 2017, file photo shows an AT&T logo at a store in Hialeah, Fla. AT&T now says it’s “uncertain” when its $85 billion Time Warner purchase will close. AT&T had maintained that the deal would be done by the end of 2017. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File)

AT&T Inc. won’t sell CNN and never proposed such a deal, Chief Executive Officer Randall Stephenson said as a battle escalated with antitrust officials over the $85.4 billion acquisition of the network’s owner, Time Warner Inc. Discussions of individual assets, ...

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AT&T-Time Warner merger draws tough questions from lawmakers

FILE - In this March 30, 2011 file photo, Randall Stephenson, CEO of AT&T, speaks at the Council on Foreign Relations, in New York. The CEOs of AT&T and Time Warner are heading to Capitol Hill in a bid to convince senators that a merger of their two companies will mean innovative new experiences for consumers. The CEOs, Stephenson of AT&T and Jeffrey Bewkes of Time Warner, are due to appear Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016, before a Senate antitrust panel whose Republican chairman and senior Democrat have said the proposed $85.4 billion merger of the communications giants would potentially raise significant antitrust issues. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

U.S. lawmakers grilled chief executives of AT&T Inc. and Time Warner Inc. about whether their proposed tie-up would benefit consumers and called for antitrust officials to closely scrutinize potential competitive harm from the deal. Republicans and Democrats questioned at a hearing ...

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AT&T contributes to Baltimore schools

Nine Baltimore city public high schools will receive over $385,000 from AT&T to support programming, the company announced. The schools that will share $386,569 are: Academy for College and Career Exploration, Baltimore Leadership School for Young Women, Carver Vocational-Technical High ...

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Maryland gets $788K as part of AT&T cramming settlement

Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler says Maryland will receive $788,000 for its participation in a settlement with AT&T. The $105 million multistate settlement announced Wednesday resolves allegations that the company unlawfully billed wireless customers for tens of millions of dollars ...

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