Tag Archives: Justice Department

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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Justice Department launches review of San Francisco police

By Julia Edwards WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department said on Monday it would launch a review of the San Francisco Police, in the wake of the fatal police…

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Chicago looks to other cities for guidance on police reform

Chicago might have one of the largest police departments in the country, yet amid a series of high-profile police shootings & persistent calls for reform, the Windy City is turning…

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U.S. makes arrests over Venezuelan energy corruption scheme

By Nate Raymond (Reuters) – Two men including an oil equipment supply firm executive have been arrested on charges related to an alleged scheme to corruptly secure energy contracts from…

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Clock is ticking on destruction of Chicago police misconduct files

In the late 1980s, when journalist John Conroy first began investigating claims that a decorated Chicago police detective named Jon Burge was torturing criminal suspects on the South Side, he…

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Exclusive: U.S. Justice Department probes data breach at Uber – sources

By Joseph Menn & Dan Levine SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Justice is pursuing a criminal investigation of a May 2014 data breach at ride service Uber,…

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Exclusive: U.S. Justice Department probes data breach at Uber – sources

By Joseph Menn & Dan Levine SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Justice is pursuing a criminal investigation of a May 2014 data breach at ride service Uber,…

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Hospitals to pay U.S. $28 million to settle false spinal treatment claims

By Suzanne Barlyn (Reuters) – A group of 32 hospitals will pay a total of $28 million to settle allegations that they submitted false claims to Medicare for a type…

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