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  • BISMARCK, N.D.— The Latest on the proposed merger of Sanford Health and Mid Dakota Clinic:. The Federal Trade Commission and North Dakota Attorney General are trying to block Sanford Health's proposed merger with Mid Dakota Clinic. The two agencies jointly filed a complaint in U.S. District Court alleging the deal would violate antitrust law by significantly...

  • BISMARCK, N.D.— Sanford Health is on the verge of absorbing another health care provider in the Dakotas, though the move is being contested in federal court. Sanford has signed a merger agreement with Mid Dakota Clinic, which has nearly 100 physicians who serve patients in the Bismarck- Mandan area. However, the Federal Trade Commission and North Dakota Attorney...

  • WASHINGTON, June 21- A federal judge has approved a temporary halt of a merger between sport fantasy companies DraftKings and FanDuel. Earlier this week, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, California and the District of Columbia said they would seek to stop the merger because the combined company would control more than 90 percent of the U.S. market for paid daily...

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    Amazon and Whole Foods can "engage in low-cost pricing and it also going to put pressure on wages," Ro Khanna tells CNBC.

  • WASHINGTON, June 19- U.S. antitrust enforcers have authorized legal action aimed at stopping the merger of DraftKings and FanDuel, alleging that the combined firm would control more than 90 percent of the U.S. market for paid daily fantasy sports contests, the Federal Trade Commission said on Monday. The FTC, jointly with offices of the attorneys general in...

  • U.S. enforcement agencies— the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Federal Trade Commission— in recent years have closed only seven companies that lured consumers with rosy promises to reduce or forgive student loan debt. The search of state and federal documents nationwide identified companies hit by lawsuits, court actions or negative Better...

  • FTC to advise blocking Rite Aid-Walgreens merger

    CNBC's Susan Li reports on the Federal Trade Commission advising to block a Rite Aid-Walgreens merger as Rite Aid shares plummet.

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  • Herbalife said sales were hurt by the impact of new technology and tools that were put in place to better document sales following an agreement with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission. The company also blamed softer sales in Mexico for the new forecast. Under a July 2016 agreement with the FTC, Herbalife agreed to pay $200 million and change the way it does business...

  • June 4- Nutritional supplement maker Herbalife Ltd said it will lower its sales outlook for the current quarter before Monday's market open, CNBC reported Sunday. Herbalife now expects revenues to be 1.5 percent lower than earlier estimates, according to a press release reviewed by CNBC. The company said the transition to the new Federal Trade Commission...

  • WASHINGTON, May 31- The Federal Trade Commission said on Wednesday it had filed a complaint against a Louisiana state real estate appraisers board for allegedly punishing companies that set their fees too low. The FTC, which has pursued organists and other professional organizations for antitrust violations, said that the Louisiana Real Estate Appraisers...

  • WASHINGTON, April 27- The Federal Trade Commission gave a private equity firm approval on Thursday to sell to Dollar General Corp 323 stores that Sycamore purchased as part of a divestiture package two years ago, the agency said on Thursday. Sycamore Partners II, LP bought the stores in 2015 when Dollar Tree was forced to sell shops in 35 states to win antitrust...

  • WASHINGTON, April 27- The Federal Trade Commission gave Sycamore Partners II, LP approval on Thursday to sell Dollar General Corp 323 stores that Sycamore purchased as part of divestiture package two years ago, the agency said on Thursday.

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    Here's how the government collects unpaid taxes, why they are concerning consumer groups, and how to spot a scam, NBC News reports.

  • FCC Chairman Ajit Pai praised the repeal in a statement late on Monday for having appropriately invalidated one part of the Obama-era plan for regulating the internet. Pai said the FCC would work with the Federal Trade Commission, which oversees websites, to restore the "FTCs authority to police internet service providers privacy practices.

  • The unit, called World's Foremost Bank, was supposed to be bought by Capital One last year, but the deal wasn't able to get timely regulatory approval. Cabela's in October last year agreed to be bought by rival Bass Pro Shops in a deal valued at $5.5 billion, uniting two of the country's largest hunting and fishing retailers. The Federal Trade Commission had also...

  • WASHINGTON, March 13- A veteran of the Obama administration's Agriculture Department, Lillian Salerno, is under consideration to fill the empty Democratic seat on the Federal Trade Commission, which enforces antitrust law and investigates scams. While at the Agriculture Department, Salerno worked on the opioid epidemic and on an initiative on promoting...

  • WASHINGTON, March 13- A veteran of the Obama administration's Agriculture Department, Lillian Salerno, is under consideration to fill the empty Democratic seat on the Federal Trade Commission, which enforces antitrust law and investigates scams. While at the Agriculture Department, Salerno worked on the opioid epidemic and on an initiative on promoting...

  • WASHINGTON, March 13- A veteran of the Obama administration's Agriculture Department, Lillian Salerno, is under consideration to fill the empty Democratic seat on the Federal Trade Commission, which enforces antitrust law and investigates scams. While at the Agriculture Department, Salerno worked on the opioid epidemic and on an initiative on promoting...

  • WASHINGTON, March 13- A veteran of the Obama administration's Agriculture Department, Lillian Salerno, is under consideration to fill the empty Democratic seat on the Federal Trade Commission, which enforces antitrust law and investigates scams. While at the Agriculture Department, Salerno worked on the opioid epidemic and on an initiative on promoting...