Tag Archives: Justice Department

Top U.S. prosecutor says he is fired by Trump administration

By Andy Sullivan & Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A prominent U.S. prosecutor said he was fired by the Trump administration on Saturday after refusing to step down, adding a…

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Takata to plead guilty, pay $1 billion U.S. penalty over air bag defect

By Paul Lienert & David Shepardson DETROIT/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Japan's Takata Corp <7312.T> on Friday agreed to plead guilty to criminal wrongdoing & to pay $1 billion to resolve a…

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Justice Department to monitor Tuesday's election in 28 states

By Julia Harte WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Personnel from the U.S. Justice Department's civil rights division will be deployed to polling sites in 28 states to monitor Tuesday's election, five more…

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U.S. succeeds in cracking Apple's iPhone, drops legal action

By Dan Levine SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department said on Monday it had succeeded in unlocking an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters &…

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Considered twice before, Garland gets call to top court

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Merrick Garland, the federal appeals court judge picked by President Barack Obama for the Supreme Court, was twice before considered as a nominee for…

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Special Report: The final days and deals of Aubrey McClendon

By John Shiffman, Brian Grow & Michael Flaherty OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) – The night before Aubrey McClendon died, the oil-and-gas pioneer was expected at a private dinner here with potential…

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Justice Department asks judge to reconsider NY iPhone case

By Julia Edwards WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department on Monday resubmitted its case for Apple to unlock an encrypted iPhone belonging to a drug offender to a higher…

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U.S., Apple ratchet up rhetoric in fight over encryption

By Dustin Volz & Julia Edwards WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Justice filed a motion on Friday seeking to compel Apple Inc to comply with a judge's order…

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Privacy versus security at heart of Apple phone decrypt order

By Jim Finkle & Joseph Menn (Reuters) – A court order demanding that Apple Inc assist the U.S. government unlock the encrypted iPhone of one of the San Bernardino shooters…

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Volkswagen managers were notified about diesel probe in May 2014: sources

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – A high-ranking employee warned senior Volkswagen managers in May 2014 that U.S. regulators might examine car engine software as part of an investigation into pollution levels, two…

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