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Fri, 09 Dec 2016 18:16:54 ESTShareholders allege director Marc Andreessen privately coached the CEO by text message on how to win over other members of the board.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 17:11:49 ESTA federal judge denied a request by Energy Transfer Partners to quickly force the federal government to approve the final link in its Dakota Access pipeline, but said he would take up the issue next year.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 13:57:43 ESTSix former executives and managers at Insys Therapeutics were arrested and charged with conspiring to defraud health insurers and bribe doctors in exchange for prescribing the company’s fentanyl painkiller, Subsys.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 14:41:52 ESTPfizer has become the latest drugmaker taken to task for high prices after U.K. authorities hit the company with a record $107 million fine over the price of an anti-epilepsy drug.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 21:43:40 ESTTennessee law-enforcement officials said they arrested two juveniles Tuesday in connection with the wildfires that swept through Gatlinburg and the surrounding area last week, killing 14 people.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 16:14:02 ESTA racially mixed jury has been seated in the death-penalty trial of Dylann Roof, a white man who is accused of seeking to incite a race war.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 09:14:15 ESTSouth Korea’s trade regulator will file criminal complaints against Volkswagen and five of its executives and impose a heavy fine on the German auto maker over advertising claims that its cars met emissions regulations.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 17:38:20 ESTA Bumble Bee Foods executive has agreed to plead guilty to fixing prices on canned tuna, the first criminal charges in an ongoing Justice Department probe in the packaged seafood industry.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 22:58:54 ESTThe Supreme Court Tuesday ruled a lower court should reconsider how much money Samsung owes rival Apple for infringing patents on the iPhone’s design.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 13:45:00 ESTThe Supreme Court handed the government a significant win in its pursuit of insider trading, ruling prosecutors in such cases don’t always have to show that something valuable changed hands to prove a crime was committed.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 20:31:54 ESTMia Ballard, a 15-year-old formerly known as John, was a plaintiff in the class-action lawsuit that successfully challenged New York restrictions on Medicaid gender-transition care. She is now taking puberty blockers.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 18:25:53 ESTPedro Hernandez, the man accused of killing 6-year-old Etan Patz in 1979, said that for years he saw shadowy “demons” in his bedroom and an “angel” who watched over him, a psychiatrist testified Tuesday.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 23:10:29 ESTThe judge in the murder trial of former North Charleston, S.C., police Officer Michael Slager declared a mistrial Monday, after the jury said its members were hopelessly deadlocked.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 18:41:07 ESTA federal judge on Monday allowed Dylann Roof to reverse his week-old decision to represent himself in the initial phase of a Charleston, S.C., hate-crimes trial.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 18:38:04 ESTDallas Mayor Mike Rawlings filed a lawsuit Monday in an effort to halt exits from the city’s police and fire pension fund following more than $500 million in withdrawals since early August.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 13:05:13 ESTA gene-editing tool called Crispr-Cas9 has sparked millions of dollars of investments. Rival research teams that claim patents are going to court to determine who owns the commercial rights.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 15:59:55 ESTThe prosecution is expected to rest its case Monday in the retrial of Pedro Hernandez, the New Jersey man accused of killing 6-year-old Etan Patz in 1979.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 08:27:51 ESTAirbnb agreed to drop a lawsuit against New York City over recently enacted legislation that will fine hosts there for listing many common short-term rentals.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 08:33:26 ESTThe judge in the murder trial of a former North Charleston, S.C., police officer sent the jury back to work, despite the jury’s insistence that its members were deadlocked.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:15:39 ESTGawker Media, which has long defended its right to publish a video that showed wrestler Hulk Hogan having sex, is now blaming the ensuing legal battle on a former editor.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 13:36:18 ESTWal-Mart Stores Inc. reached a tentative agreement to settle a class-action complaint that accused the retailer of discriminating against gay employees and their spouses by denying them health benefits.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 18:18:25 ESTThe Supreme Court said it would review Lexmark International’s power to prevent third-party companies from refilling and reselling patented toner cartridges initially sold by the printer manufacturer.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 17:49:15 ESTLeaders of Dallas’s Forest Park Medical Center face criminal charges after prosecutors said they paid roughly $40 million worth of bribes and kickbacks to health-care professionals who agreed to send patients to the high-end hospital.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 09:51:09 ESTBillionaire Steven A. Cohen and his former hedge fund SAC Capital Advisors agreed to a $135 million class-action settlement Wednesday, bringing legal costs tied to SAC-related insider-trading cases close to $2 billion.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 19:38:23 ESTPreet Bharara has agreed to stay in his current role under the Trump administration, a surprise move that could signal the president-elect is serious about cracking down on Wall Street wrongdoing.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 23:03:47 ESTGary, Ind., is among six cities in a program that fights crime by asking officers to look at their own shortcomings and biases to build relationships in even the most dangerous neighborhoods.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 23:10:35 ESTProsecutors said a Charlotte, N.C., police officer acted appropriately in the September fatal shooting of a black man that sparked violent protests in the city.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 07:47:43 ESTThe president-elect said he is taking steps to separate himself from his businesses “to fully focus on running the country.” But House Democrats and others questioned whether conflicts of interest would remain if his adult children take control of his global real-estate empire.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 18:01:37 ESTMaryland has agreed to give neighboring West Virginia unchecked access to water from the Potomac River, ending a flare up that briefly entangled consumer products giant Procter & Gamble Co.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 09:58:18 ESTA French criminal court convicted three Air France workers of aggravated assault and sentenced them to suspended jail terms for accosting two company executives and tearing off their shirts.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 16:34:55 ESTThe stakes couldn’t be much higher, as the company fights being regulated as a transportation provider in the European Court of Justice, its business model effectively on trial.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 16:39:31 ESTMichael Liberty, the founder of one of the most highly-valued U.S. financial-technology startups pleaded guilty this week to making illegal contributions to a presidential campaign five years ago.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 18:01:35 ESTThe Supreme Court appeared skeptical Tuesday of Texas legal rules that permit execution of convicts who are considered intellectually disabled under current medical standards.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 20:21:00 ESTDelmar House was justice for Jefferson County’s Village of West Carthage near the Canadian border.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 00:20:09 ESTThe New Jersey Supreme Court is set to hear arguments Wednesday on whether more than 200 towns and cities should have to allow tens of thousands of affordable-housing units to be built.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 19:06:05 ESTRobertson Stephens & Co. co-founder Robert Colman accused Theranos Inc. in a lawsuit filed Monday of making false and misleading claims about its operations and technology while soliciting money from investors.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 08:27:32 ESTDylann Roof will represent himself in a hate-crimes trial under way in Charleston, S.C., a decision made by a federal judge after days of closed-door hearings on the accused mass shooter’s competency.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 00:14:37 ESTSeveral hours into a police interview of the man accused of killing 6-year-old Etan Patz, suspect Pedro Hernandez was curled on the floor in the fetal position and asking to go home, an assistant district attorney testified Monday.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 17:27:39 ESTElite law firm Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP told its junior lawyers Monday that year-end bonuses will be the same as last year’s, a sign that law firms continue to tread somewhat carefully in the postrecession world.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 09:42:42 ESTHealth-benefits broker Zenefits was fined $7 million by the California Department of Insurance on Monday, one of the largest penalties the agency has assessed for licensing violations in its history.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 10:51:00 ESTNewly unsealed court testimony shows health insurers Anthem and Cigna have significant disagreements over their proposed merger, offering details about a rift that is highly unusual for two companies pressing to merge.
Sat, 26 Nov 2016 20:52:43 ESTEfforts to overhaul criminal-justice laws have been a hot topic in Washington and a rare spot of bipartisan agreement. But advocates of easing laws that have led to the nation’s high incarceration rates are struggling to figure out President-elect Donald Trump’s views on the subject.
Fri, 25 Nov 2016 20:53:48 ESTA federal judge ruled Friday that Dylann Roof, the South Carolina man accused of killing nine black worshipers at a Charleston, S.C., church last year, is competent to stand trial.
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 20:44:31 ESTThe U.S. Department of Justice announced that two major contractors at the cleanup effort at the Hanford nuclear-weapons site have agreed to pay $125 million to settle allegations they had made false statements to the government and provided deficient materials and services.
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 14:44:40 ESTAttorneys for the U.S. House of Representatives asked a federal court to delay a lawsuit over President Barack Obama’s signature health-care law, citing negotiations with President-elect Donald Trump over the future of the Affordable Care Act.
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 18:26:39 ESTThe Justice Department and health insurer Anthem Inc. each sought to score points Tuesday when Cigna Corp. Chief Executive David Cordani took the witness stand in a trial that will determine the fate of the two companies’ proposed merger.
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 21:39:05 ESTThe rate of felony convictions of Baltimore’s top prosecutor Marilyn Mosby dropped soon after she took office in January 2015, and the lower rate has persisted at a time of increased violent crime.
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 20:46:11 ESTFederal authorities arrested a Brooklyn man accused of attempting to join Islamic State, who they said was recorded plotting an attack on Times Square.
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 09:45:39 ESTAlly Financial Inc. said it will pay $52 million under a settlement related to Residential Capital LLC mortgage-backed securities.
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 21:20:55 ESTThe Justice Department and Anthem Inc. kicked off an antitrust trial by presenting starkly different visions of the health insurer’s proposed Cigna acquisition, vying to set the terms in a proceeding with high stakes for both companies.
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 20:33:39 ESTAn anorexic woman who weighs 69 pounds can refuse force-feedings, a New Jersey superior court judge ruled. The woman told the court that she doesn’t want food or water and wants to enter palliative care.
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 17:06:01 ESTPlatinum Partners’ flagship hedge fund secured a legal shield that puts on-hold litigation accusing the troubled fund of looting Texas oil and gas company Black Elk Energy Offshore.