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Reuters| Mon Nov 20 16:03:47 EST 2017
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice sued AT&T Inc (T.N) on Monday to block its $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc (TWX.N), saying the deal could raise prices for rivals and pay-TV subscribers while hampering the development of online video. 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 before the election last year, saying it would concentrate too much power in AT&T’s hands. The Justice Department is arguing that AT&T would use Time Warner’s films and movies to force rival pay-TV companies to pa..

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