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Cal Thomas: The McDonnell verdict

...along with gifts and loans from businessman Bernard Goldfine. Adams acknowledged that he had conferred with the Federal Trade Commission and Securities and Exchange Commission about Goldfine's trouble with those agencies. Adams eventually resigned...

...reputation of a household name in wireless communications.In its complaint filed in a federal court in Seattle, the Federal Trade Commission claimed that T-Mobile billed consumers for subscriptions to premium text services such as $10-per-month...
State deal with Hilcorp will cap gas prices, limit sales for LNG

...Hilcorp agreed Wednesday to abide by its terms between now and the time it is approved, Sniffen said. The U.S. Federal Trade Commission meanwhile agreed to drop its own investigation of the Marathon-Hilcorp sale and has deferred to the state of...
Hilcorp starts operation of Marathon assets a legal document holding the company to do business in a certain way for a period of time."Because the (Federal Trade Commission) was involved with an informal investigation, this was the state's way of satisfying their concerns over...
Conoco returns to North Slope

...after leaving Alaska. The company, awaiting Federal Trade Commission approval for a merger with Phillips Petroleum...companies prior to approval of the merger by the Federal Trade Commission, which is expected the second half of this year...
Stevens says new merger agreement could save jobs

...U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens said Thursday in his annual address to the Legislature. The sale may remove the Federal Trade Commission's objection to the merger of Arco with British Petroleum-Amoco, which Stevens said would get the bureaucrats...
Alaska can join companies' defense of merger

...U.S. District Judge Susan Illston granted Alaska's request to enter the case over the objection of the Federal Trade Commission, which has sued to block the merger. California, Oregon and Washington have filed a separate suit challenging...
Salmon, merger make news

...recently stepped down as director of the state Division of Oil and Gas. The year began with BP Amoco pressuring the Federal Trade Commission to approve its takeover of Arco. But in February the FTC rejected the $29 billion deal by a 3-2 vote. The...
Busting myths about the U.S. Postal Service

...federal laws protecting the sanctity of the mail are enforced by the U.S. Postal Inspection Service. The Federal Trade Commission estimates approximately 2 percent of identity crimes occur through the mail. Theft of a wallet or purse is responsible...
Business Briefs

...identity theft prevention tips. In 2009, over 278,000 people filed identity theft complaints, according to the Federal Trade Commission's Consumer Sentinel Network report. Victims of identity theft usually spend an average of 44 hours and $500...


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