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Tue, 25 Oct 2016 21:58:45 EDTVolkswagen received final approval of a $14.7 billion deal reached with consumers and government agencies that could get nearly half a million dirty diesel vehicles off U.S. roads.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 22:54:44 EDTArizona sheriff Joe Arpaio was formally charged with contempt of court Tuesday for defying a judge’s order to halt immigration patrols.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 20:39:03 EDTMedia mogul Sumner Redstone has sued two former companions, alleging they abused him, took more than $150 million and left him in debt.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 00:31:00 EDTDraftKings and FanDuel will each pay $6 million to resolve lawsuits over their advertising practices in New York, ending a year-long legal battle.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 18:27:26 EDTAlmost three quarters of the guns recovered at crime scenes in New York originated from out-of-state purchases, according to a new analysis by the state’s attorney general.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:23:46 EDTA large construction trade group won an injunction blocking a federal rule requiring companies seeking federal contracts to disclose past labor-law violations, a blow to the Obama administration in its effort to strengthen workers’ rights to fair pay and job safety.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 14:23:41 EDTBrazilian aircraft maker Embraer reached an agreement with U.S. and Brazilian authorities to settle an investigation into alleged bribes paid to foreign officials, paying $205 million in compensation, the SEC said.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 17:19:19 EDTJames Merrill, who founded and then captained the meteoric rise of TelexFree before it was shut down by federal authorities, has pleaded guilty to criminal fraud charges for his role in running a multibillion-dollar pyramid scheme at the company.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 04:04:07 EDTAlibaba co-founder and Executive Chairman Jack Ma encouraged officials to embrace internet data in their fight against thieves and terrorists.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 21:38:49 EDTBridget Kelly, the former aide to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, described to a jury Monday how she thought she was framed for closing lanes at the George Washington Bridge.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 22:19:33 EDTUnder cross-examination, Chelsea Altman said she doesn’t remember telling police decades ago that 6-year-old Etan planned to go away with a man who gave him candy.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 16:41:15 EDTThe political organization of Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, a Democrat with longstanding ties to Bill and Hillary Clinton, gave nearly $500,000 to the election campaign of the wife of an official at the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 11:11:16 EDTA bill signed by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo that penalizes some Airbnb users with steep fines reverberated this weekend around New York City, where thousands of Airbnb hosts could be breaking the new law.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 17:23:44 EDTThe proposed merger of Alaska Air Group and Virgin America ran into a new complication this week from a federal judge who is overseeing a consumer lawsuit to block the $2.6 billion transaction on antitrust grounds.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:23:19 EDTA federal judge agreed to dismiss the involuntary bankruptcy case filed against former basketball star Christian Laettner, who reached a repayment deal that should close a decade of financial troubles.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:17:28 EDTA heightened emphasis by banking regulators and law-enforcement officials on financial misconduct may be constraining global growth, some officials warn.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 22:00:16 EDTThe Justice Department is making Alaska Air Group and Virgin America cool their jets on a $2.6 billion merger plan, fanning speculation that regulators believe consolidation in the industry has gone too far.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 13:55:04 EDTAn adviser to the European Union’s highest court has thrown his weight behind Intel’s appeal against a decision by the bloc’s antitrust regulator to fine the chip maker $1.17 billion for abusing its market position.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 23:03:42 EDTBrazilian federal prosecutors filed homicide charges Thursday against 21 people in connection with a catastrophic dam collapse last year that killed 19 people.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 23:40:10 EDTThe shooting of Jose Antonio Elena Rodriguez sparked a high-profile lawsuit at the heart of which lies a question: When can a foreign national bring claims under the U.S. Constitution for an incident that happened on foreign soil?
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 18:25:08 EDTA federal appeals court ruled Thursday that the military could try a Guantanamo Bay detainee for conspiracy, potentially expanding the number of enemy fighters at the offshore prison who can be prosecuted.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:49:30 EDTAn appeals court dealt a setback to a long-running lawsuit against the wireless industry over health concerns surrounding cellphones, deciding that a different legal standard for evidence should have been applied.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:40:48 EDTPresident Barack Obama defended his signature health-care act in a speech that described his pride in the achievements of the law and acknowledged significant challenges his successor will face.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:22:38 EDTA plan to wind down the remains of former Silicon Valley startup Jumio Inc. won final approval from a bankruptcy judge, bringing the contentious chapter 11 case nearer to a close.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 09:50:47 EDTTruckers say faulty background checks and difficulties getting access to paid reports and resolving disputed information are depriving them of jobs.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 11:28:04 EDTProsecutors charged the chairman of Lotte Group and four other family members with tax evasion, embezzlement and breach of trust, concluding a corruption investigation of one of South Korea’s biggest businesses.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:48:25 EDTA Los Angeles jury on Wednesday found Knicks guard Derrick Rose not liable in the $21.5 million lawsuit in which a woman accused Rose and two of his friends of breaking into her home and raping her.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 17:41:30 EDTA federal lawsuit filed in Flint, Mich., alleges that public-school students affected by the city’s lead-tainted water crisis are being denied special education services.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 16:35:16 EDTA federal judge in Kansas handed down a 15-month prison sentence to a developmentally disabled man who lent $100 to someone he thought was planning to attack a U.S. military base on behalf of Islamic State.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 10:46:18 EDTA lawsuit filed Tuesday in state Supreme Court in Manhattan accuses a real-estate firm of overcharging rent-stabilized tenants across New York City.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 10:31:48 EDTComedian and actor Harry Shearer said in a lawsuit filed Monday that he’s been bilked for years out of profits generated by “This Is Spinal Tap,” the classic comedy film he starred in and helped create.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 21:33:29 EDTA retired four-star general has pleaded guilty to a charge that he lied to investigators who were examining leaks about secret U.S. government hacking efforts directed at Iran’s nuclear program.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 21:22:47 EDTA federal judge denied a motion to dismiss an indictment that accuses Turkish businessman Reza Zarrab of helping Iranian entities evade U.S. sanctions.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 17:43:24 EDTDaniel L. Stein, a top official in the Manhattan U.S. attorney’s office who oversees more than 150 federal prosecutors, is departing for private practice.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 13:44:24 EDTThe Ivy League school will pay $18.2 million over six years to settle the lawsuit by local homeowners who disputed the university’s property-tax exemption.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 21:25:58 EDTFormer Port Authority official Bill Baroni testified that he was following directions when he ignored a New Jersey mayor’s requests for help during the George Washington Bridge closures.
Sun, 16 Oct 2016 21:10:00 EDTFBI Director James Comey gave an impassioned defense of police officers Sunday, saying most are overwhelmingly good people in a “uniquely difficult time in American law enforcement.”
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 09:22:19 EDTThe latest front in the battle over doctor-assisted suicide is unfolding in Colorado, where voters will consider a ballot measure next month that would permit physicians to aid terminally ill patients in dying.
Sun, 16 Oct 2016 21:26:28 EDTThe time is drawing nearer for Bill Baroni and Bridget Kelly, the two defendants in the George Washington Bridge trial, to take the stand on their own behalf against charges that they orchestrated the lane closures.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 13:38:04 EDTGov. Andrew Cuomo has tried to distance himself from those charged in a federal corruption case, but a memo prepared for him before a fundraiser outlines ties between his administration and some of the alleged conspirators who attended.
Sun, 16 Oct 2016 09:22:41 EDTGoldman Sachs won a lawsuit in which Libya’s sovereign-wealth fund sued the U.S. investment bank for $1.2 billion to cover losses from derivatives it bought in 2008, a High Court judge in London ruled.
Sat, 15 Oct 2016 13:11:30 EDTThe families failed to show that manufacturer Remington Outdoor Co., distributor Camfour Inc., and the East Windsor gun shop that sold the firearm could foresee any misuse of the rifle in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, Judge Barbara Bellis ruled.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 13:49:42 EDTVolkswagen AG has agreed to pay $175 million to plaintiffs’ lawyers representing U.S. drivers in litigation over the auto maker’s diesel-emissions crisis, according to a person familiar with the matter.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 21:23:48 EDTXerox’s largest individual shareholder, billionaire Darwin Deason, has filed a lawsuit that seeks to block the copier and services giant from splitting itself into two public companies.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 10:51:36 EDTDeere & Co. said the Justice Department is unfairly accusing the company of trying to monopolize a market that doesn’t exist with its challenge to the planned purchase of Monsanto’s seed-planting equipment line.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 15:25:17 EDTA deal has been reached to end the long-running fight over $7.3 billion raised in the bankruptcy liquidation of former Canadian telecommunications giant Nortel Networks Corp.
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 14:41:53 EDTFederal Aviation Administration proposes fourth penalty in as many months, says retailer improperly shipped dangerous goods on aircraft,
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 15:13:43 EDTThe U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether a debt-collection agency can be punished for trying to collect an old credit-card debt from a woman who filed for bankruptcy.
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 21:04:15 EDTThe San Francisco Police Department must address racial disparities in its policing practices, according to a federal review, which recommended 272 changes, including training on implicit bias.
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 22:00:36 EDTIn a separate twist, a Los Angeles Police Department detective handling the criminal investigation into the rape allegations against Rose died Tuesday of a gunshot wound.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 11:10:40 EDTSunEdison received a subpoena from the SEC seeking emails and other electronic communications in connection with a non-public, fact-finding investigation.
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 20:37:37 EDTA handful of urban ‘taggers’ accuse the burger chain of stealing their work to decorate restaurants in Europe; Norm’s lament
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 10:17:07 EDTA federal appeals-court panel ruled the structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is unconstitutional but rejected the idea of shutting down the agency.
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 09:12:21 EDTGawker Media has asked the judge overseeing the company’s bankruptcy to authorize a probe into the relationship between billionaire Peter Thiel and the lawyer who is representing former professional wrestler Hulk Hogan.
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 02:25:44 EDTThe Supreme Court on Tuesday appeared frustrated over how to resolve a high-stakes battle between Apple and Samsung Electronics, indicating it may not provide final resolution of how much money the South Korean electronics company owes for infringing patents on the iPhone’s design.
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 09:14:55 EDTGeneral Motors Co. is asking a judge to halt a litigation battle with bankrupt auto-parts supplier Clark-Cutler-McDermott Co.
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 09:23:30 EDTJoe Arpaio, the Arizona sheriff famous for his aggressive pursuit of undocumented immigrants, will face a criminal contempt-of-court charge for defying a judge’s order to stop conducting immigration patrols in the state.
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 19:23:47 EDTThe Supreme Court weighed Tuesday whether driving racial bias from the justice system was more important than promoting candid deliberations in the jury room.
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 22:10:10 EDTThe Department of Homeland Security is a month away from running out of money to detain illegal immigrants.
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 15:29:24 EDTHedge fund accuses embattled company of a “series of lies” to attract investment of nearly $100 million.
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 14:58:11 EDTFaced with client pressure to keep down costs and industry competition to achieve the highest profits, law firms now frequently assess which lawyers are worthy enough for the top rungs of partnership.
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 11:54:01 EDTThe state of Washington and a local timber company have agreed to pay $60 million to survivors and families of those who died in a devastating 2014 mudslide that buried the mountain community of Oso, 60 miles north of Seattle.
Mon, 10 Oct 2016 09:10:48 EDTThe City University of New York said it is seeking a “comprehensive investigation” by the state after the former president of its flagship school, City College of New York, allegedly misused funds to pay for personal expenses.
Sun, 09 Oct 2016 21:50:09 EDTThe way in which several investigations unfold is likely to play a significant role in whether Bill de Blasio faces a difficult race or skates to a second term.