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Justice Department to Sue to Block AT&T-Time Warner Merger

WASHINGTON — The Department of Justice has scheduled an afternoon press call to announce a lawsuit to block AT&T’s plans to merge with Time Warner, according to a source familiar with the matter. The lawsuit will be filed Monday afternoon, the source said. The DOJ was holding a press call with reporters on Monday afternoon to discuss an antitrust matter.

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How a Shirt Covered in Swastikas Ends Up in a Department Store

FLORIDA, United States — The shirt looked, at first glance, quite simple, even humdrum—a short-sleeved, black button-down, from the streetwear label Airwalk, priced at $ 12.99, and patterned with tiny, white polka dots. Except they weren’t dots. They were swastikas, roughly 14,000 of them in all. How exactly a shirt covered in swastikas made it through the design process, much less crammed into a rack in a ...

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Police Department Tweets, Then Deletes Michael Scott Meme About Dead Family Members

The post, which actually featured a GIF of Michael Scott saying “this is the worst,” was, clearly, not meant to offend, but was so poorly thought out that it was quickly labeled “tone-deaf” and “absolutely horrible” by those who saw it and seen as a post that would surely be deleted…which it was. The department responded to one criticism by ...

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News: Norwegian UK given foreign air carrier permit by US department of transport

Norwegian has welcomed news that its British subsidiary has been granted a foreign air carrier permit by the US department of transportation. The permit allows Norwegian UK to operate flights between the UK, Europe and the United States. The subsidiary was set up in 2015 to allow Norwegian to build on its growing long-haul operations by accessing bilateral traffic rights ...

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4 Things American Department Stores Must Do to Survive

Hello BoF Professionals, your exclusive weekly briefing is ready, with members-only analysis and a digest of the week’s top news. Don’t forget to download the BoF Professional iPhone app. Attention, American department stores: things aren’t going back to the way they were. For the past two years, BoF has documented the challenges facing the traditional American department store model, one which ...

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Macy's, Kohl's Renew Fears of Department Store Slump

NEW YORK, United States — A fresh round of sales declines at Macy’s Inc. and Kohl’s Corp., though less severe than Wall Street had feared, is renewing concerns that the department store industry is mired in a slump. Shares of both retailers declined on Thursday after the quarterly results failed to assure investors that a comeback was taking hold. Same-store ...

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