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Justice Dept. Sues Ferguson, Missouri, To Force Police Reforms

DOJ seeks to force city to change its police department and court system after the federal government found both to be biased against minorities.

February 10, 2016

U.S. To Slap Record $8.9 Bn Fine On BNP Paribas

New York (AFP) — French bank BNP Paribas has agreed to pay U.S. authorities a $8.9 billion fine to avoid being tried in court for dealing with U.S.-blacklisted countries, sources close to the matter told AFP. The deal ends months of haggling which saw French President Francois Hollande pressing his U.S. counterpart Barack Obama to […]

June 30, 2014

FBI Agents Focus On 9/11 Hearing In Session At Guantanamo

By Carol Rosenberg, The Miami Herald GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba — A military judge convened an unusual two-day hearing Monday to gather facts on whether a series of episodes of FBI agents questioning defense lawyers’ staff raised ethical issues that could imperil progress in the historic trial of five men accused of conspiring in […]

June 16, 2014

U.S.: International Raid Targets Data-Stealing Computer Virus

Washington (AFP) – An international dragnet has dismantled a global computer hacker network which used a sophisticated computer virus to steal millions of dollars from companies and consumers, the U.S. Justice Department announced Monday. Gameover Zeus, which first appeared in September 2011, stole bank information and other confidential details from victims. According to FBI investigators, […]

June 3, 2014

Justice Department Defends Health Care Reform in Court

Obama Administration lawyers fought back against the conservative legal attack on health care reform today, urging the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta to strike down a January ruling where a judge tried to invalidate the entire law because he argued that requiring all Americans to buy health care was unconstitutional. The three-judge panel […]

June 8, 2011