General Motors Corp. and its Hughes Holdings Inc. subsidiary say they are “disappointed” by the U.S. Dept. of Justice and Federal Communications Commission’s rejection of the proposed merger of Hughes’ DirecTV satellite business with Echostar Communications Corp.’s Dish Network. The U.S. government filed a lawsuit on Oct. 31 to prevent the $18 billion merger from going through on the grounds it would create a monopoly. On Oct. 28 EchoStar failed to persuade the Justice Dept. to approve the ...

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