Luxury department store Barneys will start selling marijuana products – Business Insider

Barneys New York is taking its product offerings one step higher. The luxury department store is making headway in the cannabis world with the upcoming March debut of its head shop, The High End, in its Beverly Hills location, reported Alex Williams of The New York Times. “Barneys New York has always been at the…

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Justice Department sues freight companies for overcharging government – MarketWatch

The Department of Justice filed charges YRC Freight, Roadway Express and Yellow Transportation, alleging the companies systematically overcharged the government for freight carrier services and made false statements to the government that hid their misconduct. The government alleges the firms defrauded the Department of Defense by millions of dollars for shipments that were actually lighter,…

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Transportation Department Looks To Clear The Road For Cars Without Steering Wheels

A self-driving Waymo Chrysler Pacifica in Chandler, Ariz., in July. The Department of Transportation says it wants to remove barriers to innovation in autonomous car technology. Caitlin O’Hara/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Caitlin O’Hara/Bloomberg via Getty Images A self-driving Waymo Chrysler Pacifica in Chandler, Ariz., in July. The Department of Transportation says…

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Justice Department Nearing Antitrust Approval of Health Mergers Combining CVS-Aetna, Cigna-Express Scripts

WASHINGTON—Justice Department antitrust enforcers are preparing to give the green light to two deals in the health-care industry, CVS Health Corp.’s planned acquisition of health insurer Aetna Inc. and Cigna Corp.’s planned purchase of Express Scripts Holding Co., according to people familiar with the matter. Both deals could receive formal antitrust approval as soon as…

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The Justice Department drove a stake through the heart of Comcast’s bid for Fox

It might be time for Comcast to throw in the towel. By appealing the AT&T-Time Warner decision, the Justice Department complicated the company’s chance to buy most of 21st Century Fox (FOXA). Comcast (CMCSA) has been in a bidding war with Disney (DIS) over Fox, which is selling its movie studio, international assets and cable…

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Justice Department Appeals Court Ruling Allowing AT&T-Time Warner Merger

WASHINGTON—The Justice Department is trying to undo AT&T Inc.’s purchase of Time Warner Inc., appealing the ruling that last month struck down one of the era’s highest-profile antitrust challenges. The government initiated the appeal Thursday with a two-page notice in federal court, a month after U.S. District Judge Richard Leonrejected Justice Department arguments that the…

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