Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the seizure of the online black market AlphaBay at a news conference in Washington on Thursday.
"It's clear we have smashed the ball out of the park with our 'Selfridges' of sport concept," boasted Sports Direct chief executive Mike Ashley to financial analysts, following the release of the company's latest results.
The Culture Secretary says she is not ready to decide if the takeover should be referred to the CMA for an in-depth investigation.
Plans to electrify the railway past Cardiff to Swansea have been scrapped by the UK government again. Back in July 2012 the Department for Transport announced plans for the electrification of the line as part of a �16bn package of rail improvements.
Energy giant British Gas has paid out �1.1million to around 12,000 customers after its employees missed or were late to appointments.