U.S. Department of Justice

The game is up for ‘Initial Coin Offerings’

It's a crypto clampdown.<p>Professional investors are worried, celebrities are piling in, billions are being raised and even the Wolf of Wall Street …

Bitcoin

HSBC ordered to hand over records in ‘front-running’ case

, Banking Editor<p>HSBC has suffered another setback over allegations that it manipulated foreign exchange markets, after a British judge ordered the …

Determine

The U.S. government's long history of suing AT&T

Few companies in history have faced as much antitrust scrutiny as AT&T.<p>The Justice Department has sued the company more than a dozen times over the past century, including several landmark cases.<p><b>1913: Kingsbury Commitment.</b> Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone in 1876, and the company he …

Woodrow Wilson

The US Department of Justice is reportedly considering action against rogue ICOs

• <b>DoJ looking for a case of "pure fraud" to prosecute, according to former crypto "tsar."</b>• <b><br>SEC has already taken action and scrutiny of the initial coin offering space is intensifying globally.</b><p>LONDON — The US Department of Justice (DoJ) is considering taking action against "initial coin offerings" …

Business

President Trump's huge new plan for the internet could change it forever — here's how it'll affect you

• <b>President Trump's FCC chairman Ajit Pai proposed ending net neutrality.</b>• <b><br>Net neutrality is the principle that internet service providers can't discriminate among websites (or apps).</b>• <b><br>Ending the rule would allow ISPs like Verizon and Comcast to charge more money to use different websites.</b>• <b><br>There's not</b> …

Net Neutrality

Pakistan releases terrorist behind Mumbai attacks that killed rabbi, wife

LAHORE, Pakistan — Pakistani authorities acting on a court order have released a US-wanted terrorist who allegedly founded a banned group linked to …

Israel

Trump wants Ivanka, Jared Kushner to move back home to New York: Report

US President Donald Trump has told his daughter Ivanka Trump, and her husband, Jared Kushner, to move back to New York, according to a new report.

Donald Trump

City agrees to report immigrant arrests to federal agents

Officials in a cash-poor northeast Ohio city say they've agreed to report the arrests of immigrants who are in the country illegally after accepting …

Business

Why federal database is failing to bar some from buying guns

Potentially thousands of people who should not have guns are able to buy them because of an apparent failure of federal record-keeping. Attorney …

Guns

Illegal Cannabis Grows Continue Even In Era Of Legalization

Cannabis may be legal in Washington and Oregon, but police continue to bust illegal marijuana operations that are not licensed by the state.<p>The …

Cannabis

Donald Trump administration’s AT&T-Time Warner block stuns Wall Street M&A

The Trump administration's stunning move to block AT&T's $US85 billion takeover of Time Warner has rattled deal makers on Wall Street, divided …

Randall Stephenson

Google's plan to "de-rank" Russian media equals censorship, Moscow says

Google's plan to "de-rank" Russian media equals censorship, Moscow says<p>Google hardware products are displayed during a launch event in San Francisco, …

News (China)

Opinion | Jeff Sessions has quietly become Trump's most dangerous tool

Almost immediately after Sessions was sworn in, he rescinded an Obama administration memorandum to phase out the federal justice system’s use of private prisons. Though Obama's guidance would not have ended the scourge of the Prison Industrial Complex, it was a crucial step in the reform …

Jeff Sessions

Sessions orders review of gun background check system after Texas church shooting

US attorney general gives FBI and ATF 60 days to investigate whether military and other agencies are failing to provide information to database<p>Three weeks after a gunman used an assault rifle purchased despite a court-martial conviction to kill 25 people in a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, …

Gun Control

Why your child support payments may be adjusted, starting Wednesday

If you pay or receive child support, you may see the monthly amounts change now that the Department of Justice has updated the federal child support …

Canadian News

Thousands of names purged from FBI background check system for gun buying

<b>(CNN) —</b> Tens of thousands of names were removed from the national criminal background check database this year after the FBI narrowed its interpretation of who is a "fugitive from justice," according to an administration official.<p>Under the narrowed definition, in place since February, gun purchases …

U.S. Politics

Comcast, Disney Keep Focus on 21st Century Fox Assets Despite AT&T-Time Warner Battle

Comcast and Disney are staying focused on the prospect of bidding for key 21st Century Fox assets despite the concern about the climate for media …

21st Century Fox

Trump DOJ Vs. Harvard Over Discrimination Case Is Getting Serious

The Department of Justice is investigating Harvard University for allegedly discriminating against Asian Americans in its admissions policies — and …

Conservative View

Elon Musk's giant battery is set for testing in South Australia

The billionaire's giant battery being built in South Australia will be energised in coming days and begin testing, indicating Tesla is on track to …

Elon Musk

APNewsBreak: Ferguson leaders wonder if monitor worth cost

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Ferguson, Missouri, has paid about a half-million dollars to the monitor team overseeing its police and court reforms, but city leaders question what they've gotten for their money, especially after the departure of the original lead monitor.<p>Washington attorney Clark Kent Ervin …

News (U.S.)

SAP confirms resignation of Middle East and North Africa region exec

The ERP giant is investigating business activities in the region.<p>Global enterprise software provider SAP has confirmed the resignation of one of its …

Hewlett Packard

Crooks and Liars Daily Update For 11/23/2017

By Steve M. at Thu, 11/23/2017 - 8:00am<p>If you're wondering what your right-wing uncle is going to say on Thanksgiving about Roy Moore and other …

Liberal View

KSU says it’s ‘considering its options’ after losing suit to keep sexual-misconduct files secret | The State Journal

Kentucky State University says it’s “considering its options” after losing a lawsuit against the University of Kentucky student newspaper, which had …

University of Kentucky

Justice officials didn't alert Tánaiste to McCabe email for an entire week

Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald wasn't told about an email at the centre of the latest justice crisis until a full week after it was discovered, the …

News (Ireland)

British Government to Restart Sale of Royal Bank of Scotland

The British government is planning to restart its stalled sale of shares in the Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc before March 2019, according to the …

Banking

Happy Trumpsgiving!

A Happy Thanksgiving to all from President Trump and Attorney General — for now — Jeff Sessions. It’s hard to believe we’ve been through less than …

Liberal View

£15 billion RBS sale to boost UK government funds

Britain will reprivatise bailed-out lender Royal Bank of Scotland by selling £15 billion of shares, according to budget documents released yesterday.

News (Ireland)

Bankers warn tech giants Google and Apple are the real threat, not past misconduct

Chairmen of two of the country's biggest banks have sounded a warning over the future threat from global technology giants trying to muscle into …

Malcolm Turnbull

Illegal immigrant, 24, took teen across state lines for sex, feds say

A 24-year-old illegal immigrant spent several weeks trying to romantically pursue a 15-year-old Texas girl, eventually kidnapping the teen -- a distant relative -- at her birthday party and taking her to Georgia for sex, prosecutors say.<p>Andres Castaneda-Guzman, of Mexico, pleaded not guilty to …

Crime

A former Republican attorney general says Jeff Sessions's war on marijuana is a waste of time

Attorney General Jeff Sessions’s apparent plans to prosecute medical marijuana distributors in states that have legalized it are a waste of time, …

Cannabis