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The federal government is set to shut down early Saturday morning after Senate Democrats blocked a short-term funding measure, following a breakdown in spending negotiations and partisan wrestling over immigration policy.
The Federal Trade Commission is looking for additional information from Broadcom Ltd. as part of an antitrust review process into its ongoing attempt to take over Qualcomm Inc., the semiconductor technology company said in a statement Friday.
The Federal Trade Commission on Friday signed off on a $3.3 billion deal that would let 7-Eleven's parent company acquire nearly 1,100 gas stations from Sunoco LP on the condition that nearly 60 stores stay with or move to Sunoco.
The head of the U.S. Department of Justice's antitrust division and the Federal Trade Commission's acting chairman both said Friday that competition enforcers have a role to play in helping protect intellectual property rights in order to encourage innovation, but warned against going to far.
Two media organizations have launched a challenge to the Federal Communications Commission’s deregulation of its broadcast media ownership rules, telling the Third Circuit that the agency slashed important diversity safeguards without ample justification.