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Broadcom closes $5.5 billion Brocade deal

Broadcom Ltd said on Friday it closed its acquisition of network gear maker Brocade Communications Systems Inc, giving it a larger share of the data center products market.

Fox shares jump on signs of more takeover interest

Twenty-First Century Fox Inc shares jumped 8 percent in premarket trading on Friday after sources said both Comcast Corp and Verizon Communications Inc were also interested in buying parts of its studio and TV operations.

Ex-Trump lawyer to defend AT&T-Time Warner merger

AT&T Inc said it hired media lawyer Daniel Petrocelli, whose clients have included U.S. President Donald Trump, to defend its acquisition of media and entertainment company Time Warner Inc if the government sues to block the deal.

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Tax overhaul drama moves to Senate as House approves its bill

WASHINGTON Congressional Republicans took important steps on Thursday toward the biggest U.S. tax-code overhaul since the 1980s, with the House of Representatives approving a broad package of tax cuts, and a Senate panel advancing its own version of the legislation sought by senior lawmakers and President Donald Trump. | Video