Rallying-Driver and YouTube star Ken Block dies in snowmobile accident

Pro rally driver Ken Block, who later became an internet sensation with his daring stunts behind the wheel, died aged 55 after a snowmobile accident, his team Hoonigan Racing said…

Lina Khan, Aiming to Block Microsoft’s Activision Deal, Faces a Challenge

Lina Khan, the chair of the Federal Trade Commission, has pledged to usher in a new era of trustbusting of America’s corporate giants, recently saying the agency plans to “enforce…

FTC looks to block Microsoft’s blockbuster acquisition of Activision Blizzard

Washington CNN  —  The Federal Trade Commission on Thursday sued to block Microsoft’s $69 billion acquisition of Activision Blizzard, challenging one of the largest tech acquisitions in history. The administrative…

F.T.C. Sues to Block Microsoft’s $69 Billion Acquisition of Activision

The deal between Microsoft and Activision has been under review by 16 regulators around the world, but the F.T.C. is the first of three key regulators, including in Britain and…

Trump sues January 6 committee to block subpoena for testimony and documents

CNN  —  Former President Donald Trump has sued the House select committee investigating January 6, 2021, as a way to challenge its subpoena for documents and his testimony, according to…

Wisconsin group asks Supreme Court to block Biden’s student loan forgiveness plan

CNN  —  A Wisconsin taxpayers group has asked the Supreme Court to step in on an emergency basis and temporarily block the Biden administration’s student loan forgiveness program from taking…

Supreme Court declines to block order requiring Yeshiva University to recognize LGBTQ student club

In an unsigned order, the Supreme Court noted that the New York state courts had yet to issue a final order in the case, and that Yeshiva could return to…

FTC drops Mark Zuckerberg from lawsuit seeking to block Meta’s latest VR acquisition

Zuckerberg will no longer be a named defendant in the suit, according to a joint court filing by Meta and the FTC dated Tuesday. As part of the agreement, Zuckerberg…

Schools Block Donated Dictionaries Amid Ron DeSantis’ Book Crackdown

The definition of “woke” literature from Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has apparently grown so expansive that a public school district is now blocking a donation of dictionaries. Hundreds of dictionaries…

F.T.C. Sues to Block Meta’s Virtual Reality Deal as It Confronts Big Tech

WASHINGTON — The Federal Trade Commission on Wednesday filed for an injunction to block Meta, the company formerly known as Facebook, from buying a virtual reality company called Within, potentially…