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  • What will Comcast buy next?   Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 7:41 AM ET
    What will Comcast buy next?

    I think wireless makes a lot of sense, says Rich Greenfield, BTIG media & tech analyst, sharing his thoughts on where Comcast to make its next acquisition.

  • Inside 'black box' of media mergers: Pro   Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 7:16 AM ET
    Inside 'black box' of media mergers: Pro

    Reed Hundt, REH Advisors and former FCC chairman, says he thinks the DirecTV-AT&T will likely go through and weighs in on the future of media mergers under a different administration.

  • Comcast-TWC deal in jeopardy from beginning: Expert

    I don't think there was any way Comcast could have saved it, says Reed Hundt, REH Advisors and former FCC chairman, providing insight to Comcast's bid for Time Warner Cable.

  • WASHINGTON, April 23- An executive of Hitachi Automotive Systems Ltd has been sentenced to 15 months in prison for his role in a plan to fix the price of starter motors, alternators and other auto parts, the Justice Department said on Thursday. Takashi Toyokuni, who pleaded guilty in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, also agreed to pay a...

  • WASHINGTON, April 23- The U.S. Justice Department has sued Quicken Loans Inc for filing false claims on government-insured mortgages and other violations. The complaint, filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on Thursday, said the company improperly originated and underwrote mortgages insured by the Federal Housing Administration.

  • NEW YORK— The Justice Department is suing Quicken Loans, saying the lender approved hundreds of mortgage loans that didn't meet federal standards, leaving the government stuck with the bill when borrowers defaulted. The U.S. Department of Justice said Thursday that between September 2007 and December 2011, Quicken approved, underwrote, and certified the...

  • April 23- Comcast Corp plans to drop its $45 billion offer to buy Time Warner Cable Inc in the face of opposition from U.S. regulators, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing people with knowledge of the matter. The news comes after Comcast and Time Warner Cable officials' meetings on Wednesday with Federal Communications Commission and the Justice Department...

  • April 23- Comcast Corp plans to drop its $45 billion offer to buy Time Warner Cable Inc in the face of opposition from U.S. regulators, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing people with knowledge of the matter. The news comes after Comcast and Time Warner Cable officials' meetings on Wednesday with Federal Communications Commission and the Justice Department...

  • WASHINGTON, April 23- The U.S. Justice Department has sued Quicken Loans Inc for filing false claims on government-insured mortgages and other violations. The complaint, filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on Thursday, said the company improperly originated and underwrote mortgages insured by the Federal Housing Administration.

  • Comcast could drop Time Warner Cable bid: Source Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 | 3:29 PM ET
    It's standing room only at the Public Utilities Commission's public comment meeting concerning the proposed Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger on April 14, 2015 in Los Angeles, CA.

    Comcast could drop its bid for Time Warner Cable as soon as Friday, a source told CNBC.

  • DoJ sues Quicken Loans over FHA loans Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 | 2:50 PM ET
    Dan Gilbert, founder and CEO of Quicken Loans

    The United States has filed a lawsuit against Quicken Loans over alleged mortgage lending violations, the DoJ announced Thursday.

  • WASHINGTON, April 23- The United States has filed a lawsuit against Quicken Loans Inc over allegations that the company improperly originated and underwrote mortgages insured by the Federal Housing Administration, the Justice Department said on Thursday.

  • LONDON, April 22- A British trader accused by U.S. authorities of an illegal role in the May 2010 Wall Street "flash crash" was granted bail by a London court on Wednesday after saying he opposed being extradited to the United States to face trial. The U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday it had criminally charged Navinder Singh Sarao, 36, with wire fraud,...

  • Track record in deals may be hitch for Comcast, TWC Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 10:44 AM ET
    David L. Cohen, executive vice president of Comcast, and Robert D. Marcus, chairman and CEO of Time Warner Cable, testify during a House Judiciary Committee hearing on the proposed merger of Time Warner Cable and Comcast, on Capitol Hill, May 8, 2014 in Washington, DC

    Comcast’s record of compliance is now in the spotlight as regulators scrutinize its proposed takeover of Time Warner Cable.

  • April 22- Exxon Mobil Corp has agreed to pay $5.07 million to resolve allegations it violated the federal Clean Water Act and state environmental laws in connection with a 2013 oil spill in Arkansas, the U.S. Department of Justice and Environmental Protection Agency said on Wednesday. Under a consent decree made public on Wednesday, Exxon will pay $4.19 million...

  • LONDON, April 22- Navinder Singh Sarao, a trader accused by U.S. authorities of an illegal role in the "flash crash" that briefly wiped out nearly $1 trillion in market value in May 2010, told a London court on Wednesday he opposed being extradited to the United States. The U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday it had criminally charged Sarao, 36, of west London, with...

  • LONDON, April 22- Navinder Singh Sarao, a trader accused by U.S. authorities of an illegal role in the "flash crash" that briefly wiped out nearly $1 trillion in market value in May 2010, told a London court on Wednesday he opposed being extradited to the United States. The U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday that it had criminally charged Sarao, 36, of London, with...

  • Trader charged for contributing to 2010 flash crash Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 2:50 PM ET
    The final numbers of the day's trading is shown on a board on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York May 6, 2010.

    A high-frequency trader has been charged with illegal market manipulation called "layering," contributing to the May 2010 flash crash.

  • Trader alleged to have manipulated market   Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 1:09 PM ET
    Trader alleged to have manipulated market

    CNBC's Bob Pisani, Sue Herera and Brian Sullivan, weigh in on the arrest of a trader charged with fraud related to the "flash crash."

  • McLEAN, Va.— The Justice Department said Tuesday that it is stepping into a long-running lawsuit against one of the nation's largest nursing-home chains, accusing it of systematic Medicare overbilling and sometimes putting frail, dying patients through arduous rehab schedules just to increase revenue. The department is taking control of a whistleblower...