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Prospect of tougher antitrust regulation worries deal investors

The top U.S. antitrust regulator has sent a chilling message to dealmakers with his opposition to AT&T Inc buying Time Warner Inc: Companies do not have to be competitors for their merger to hurt competition, and there are no simple fixes to get such deals approved.

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U.S. attorney general orders review of gun background check system

WASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday ordered a review of a government database used for background checks on gun buyers, after a man who killed 26 people in a Texas church was left off the system despite having a criminal record.