Additionally, the New York Times is reporting that the sale of CNN is part of a larger request to sell Turner Broadcasting, which includes CNN among its numerous network holdings. The Justice Department brought up the idea of divesting either DirecTV, the satellite provider, or Turner Broadcasting, which includes CNN, TNT and TBS, one of the people said. It had previously said the acquisition would close by the end of this year.
Selling off the cable news network is one of the demands being made by the US antitrust authority before it signs off on a deal that could reshape the landscape of both the media and telecom industries.
AT&T hopes to benefit from marrying all of Time Warner's assets to its own.
Packers waive TE Martellus Bennett, ending short tenure
Bennett played with New England last season, winning the Super Bowl over the Atlanta Falcons in a historic comeback. Bennett practiced on Tuesday after the bye last week before going on the injury report with a shoulder injury.
Time Warner shares fell 6.3 percent at 2:54 p.m.to $88.68, compared with the $107.50 offer price. "I can't comment on those discussions, but with those discussions, I can now say that the timing of the closing of the deal is now uncertain".
"If today's news is just cover for an attack on CNN, it's only the latest example of how Trump is all too willing to abuse his power to intimidate the press".
It would, however, represent a change in stance by the head of the justice department's antitrust division, Makan Delrahim, who prior to taking office said he did not "see [the deal] as a major antitrust problem".
Flying cars? Uber teams with NASA for 'Uber Elevate'
Uber plans to make vertical take-off and landing vehicles, which will allow their flying cars to take off and land vertically. Customers could hail a flying taxi much in the same way they would with an Uber auto : via smartphone.
There are many ways to resolve concerns about the deal, a Justice official said on Wednesday, adding that no decision had been made and that conversations with AT&T were continuing.
In an emailed statement, the Justice Department said that it "is committed to carrying out its duties in accordance with the laws and the facts". It is, however, the condition viewed as the most likely sticking point as AT&T has opposed it in the past and argued the deal isn't anticompetitive.
"By immediately lowering the corporate tax rate to 20 per cent, this bill will stimulate investment, job creation and economic growth in the United States", said Randall Stephenson, AT&T chief executive.
Kevin Spacey was officially removed from CBS' upcoming special celebrating the 50th anniversary of "The Carol Burnett Show". An attorney for Unruh said her son has spoken to police on the island and a criminal investigation has been opened.
It's apparently teaming with micro-channels filled with "healing chemistries", and can detect where cracks in the material appear. While promising, the car's design does present certain challenges which could take years for Lamborghini to overcome.
Yet no legal or medical standards exist for identifying overtired drivers on the road the same way we target drunk drivers'. Not only does it affect your ability to drive, sleep deprivation has also been linked to diabetes, obesity and depression.
As the very small number incrementation shows you, it's not a big feature update , only a bug fixing release. The new Apple Pay improvements are also expected in the upcoming Apple Watch update watchOS 4.2.
Magic Leap , which has been quietly working on its own augmented reality hardware, is thought to be targeting consumers instead. That new operating system, internally called "rOS" for "reality operating system", is based on iOS.
Rene Albert Boucher, 59, is accused of tackling Paul and was charged with fourth-degree assault, according to court documents. It was a very regrettable dispute between two neighbors over a matter that most people would regard as trivial".
In March of this year , he was arrested and charged with assault which is a misdemeanor following an altercation at the St. Charges from both incidents were eventually dismissed, but that didn't stop the judge from sending him to prison.
The Paradise Papers is the name for a huge leak of financial documents that is throwing light on the world of offshore finance. The paper reported Apple, with the help of law firm Appleby, chose Jersey for its 0 percent corporate tax rate.
GW Varsity Programs Earn Perfect Graduation Success Rate
The rates are a four-year rolling average, so athletes who began in 2007 through 2010 are included in the current numbers. Under the calculation, institutions are not penalized for outgoing students who leave in good academic standing.
New looks come to Snapchat and Twitter in bid for more users
Only five percent of users went above 140 characters during the test, and only 2 percent ever went north of 190 characters. Now every Twitter user - from first-day users to President Donald Trump - will have twice the room to share their thoughts.
Rockies 3B Arenado grabs 5th consecutive Gold Glove
Four years ago, Rawlings added a sabermetric component that comprises about 25 percent of the selection total. Gordon's five awards are the second most in franchise history, behind Frank White's eight (1977-82, '86-87).
Sheep recognize faces of celebrities
In follow-up experiments, the authors of the new study had the sheep once again chose between images of celebrities or strangers. When a portrait of the handler was interspersed randomly, the sheep chose them seven out of 10 times.
Three militants, soldier killed in Pulwama encounter
He however said that the forces can't reveal the number or "identity of the militants hiding there, as of now". A joint team of Army's 44 RR, SOG and CRPF following a specific information cordoned off village Kandi Aglar.
Intel and AMD Combine Forces for New Processor
The union will combine AMD's graphics chip with a Core H-series CPU with second generation high bandwidth memory ( HBM2 ). These systems average 26 mm in thickness whereas the modern premium laptops are trending down to 16 mm or less.
Cong makes PM think of 'nest of termites'
Party president Amit Shah and Uttar Pradesh chief Minister Yogi Adityanath also addressed public meetings. Rahul said that while Narendra Modi always talks about corruption, he has been silent on the Vyapam scam.