Mid-day Update

PODCAST: Doing the numbers on police misconduct

David Brancaccio Mar 16, 2015
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Mid-day Update

PODCAST: Doing the numbers on police misconduct

David Brancaccio Mar 16, 2015
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The FTC is changing the way it fights mergers it doesn’t like, cutting back on challenges in its own internal court and relying more on federal injunctions. We check in with Marketplace’s Tracey Samuelson on what the rule changes could mean for pending, controversial mergers. Then, China has reportedly passed Germany to become the world’s third-largest arms exporter. That hardware is primarily going to equipping African and other Asian armies, many of them at odds with the U.S. and its allies. Finally, police misconduct trials and settlements can be hugely expensive, but departments keep surprisingly little data on suits and frequent offenders. Dan Weissmann investigates.

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