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  • Volkswagen CEO Matthias Mueller addresses a news conference at Volkswagen's headquarters in Wolfsburg, Germany, on September 25, 2015.

    Matthias Mueller told CNBC that he hopes the DOJ will reach a conclusion in its investigation of the German car-maker by Christmas.

  • PARIS— Volkswagen CEO Matthias Mueller says the company is cooperating with U.S. authorities and hopes to reach a settlement on a fine with the Justice Department for equipping diesel vehicles to cheat on emissions tests. Mueller said the company admits it "made a big mistake" and that "we have worked on a very cooperative basis with the authorities in Germany,...

  • John Stumpf, chief executive officer of Wells Fargo & Co., prepares to testify before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs in Washington, Sept. 20, 2016.

    John Stumpf, CEO of Wells Fargo, prepares to face a congressional tribunal on Thursday for the second time in two weeks, reports NYT.

  • Sept 28- Japan's Takata Corp is in talks with the U.S. Department of Justice to resolve allegations of criminal wrongdoing related to its faulty air bags, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday. Federal prosecutors have found evidence of unlawful conduct in Takata's handling of rupture-prone air bags and are waiting for the company's proposal on how to...

  • DOJ weighs criminal charges against Takata

    The U.S. Justice Department is reportedly in talks with auto airbag maker Takata to resolve allegations of criminal wrongdoings.

  • Finished Volkswagen cars arrive at the end of the assembly line prior to a visit by Volkswagen Group Chairman Matthias Mueller and Lower Saxony Governor Stephan Weil at the Volkswagen factory on October 21, 2015 in Wolfsburg, Germany.

    Volkswagen dropped on Tuesday after a report said the U.S. government is assessing a criminal fine against the German carmaker.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 26- The United States said on Monday it had sanctioned a Chinese industrial machinery and equipment wholesaler, taking a step in tightening the financial noose around North Korea's nuclear program that the company has links with. The U. S Department of Justice said it had filed criminal charges against the Chinese firm and the individuals for...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 26- The United States has charged four Chinese nationals and a China- based company for using front companies to evade U.S. sanctions on North Korea's nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programs, the U. S Department of Justice said on Monday. The department said it had filed criminal charges against Dandong Hongxiang Industrial Development...

  • Attorney General Loretta Lynch at the end of this month, two years after the Department of Justice opened an investigation into the shooting. Attorney Michael Wright, who represents the family of John Crawford III in a federal wrongful-death lawsuit delayed by the department's investigation, told the Dayton Daily News he is meeting with Lynch on Sept. 30.

  • SALT LAKE CITY— A Salt Lake City company specializing in the little-known business of tracking down heirs to unclaimed inheritances pleaded not guilty Friday in a federal antitrust case that's part of a wider U.S. Department of Justice probe into the industry. Kemp& Associates is accused of conspiring with fellow heir-tracking companies for more than 14...

  • A police officer frisks a man in Albuquerque, NM.

    Some of America's cities, including Trump's hometown of NY, have become case studies in the perils of aggressive stops, NBC News reports.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 20- The U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday it would join officials from Montana and other federal agencies on Wednesday to announce a "significant development" toward restoring natural resources damaged by a 2011 crude oil spill from a pipeline owned by Exxon Mobil Corp. The announcement will be made in Laurel, Montana, at 10:30 a.m. EDT/...

  • Senator Elizabeth Warren, a Democrat from Massachusetts, questions John Stumpf, chief executive officer of Wells Fargo & Co., during the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs in Washington, on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016.

    Senator Elizabeth Warren pressed Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf during the committee hearing on Wells Fargo’s account-opening practices.

  • OTTAWA, Sept 16- Canada's main stock index lost ground on Friday as heavyweight banks, energy and mining stocks all weighed amid lower oil prices and uncertainty about when the Federal Reserve might raise U.S. interest rates. Investors also dumped shares of banks in North America and Europe after the U.S. Department of Justice told Deutsche Bank to pay $14...

  • *Deutsche Bank, Goldman, JPMorgan shares close lower. Sept 16- U.S. stocks fell on Friday as the possibility of a $14 billion fine against Deutsche Bank weighed on big banks and investors wrestled with lingering uncertainty about when the U.S. The settlement proposal, made during negotiations between the U.S. Department of Justice and Deutsche Bank over claims...

  • *Deutsche fine risk weighs on bank stocks. Sept 16- U.S. stocks fell on Friday as the possibility of a $14 billion fine against Deutsche Bank weighed on big banks and investors wrestled with lingering uncertainty about when the U.S. The settlement proposal, made during negotiations between the U.S. Department of Justice and Deutsche Bank over claims that the...

  • *Deutsche fine risk weighs on bank stocks. Sept 16- U.S. stocks were lower Friday afternoon as the possibility of a $14 billion fine against Deutsche Bank weighed on financial stocks, especially on the big Wall Street banks. The settlement proposal, made during negotiations between the U.S. Department of Justice and Deutsche Bank over claims that the German bank...

  • *Deutsche fine risk weighs on Goldman, JPMorgan, other banks. Sept 16- Wall Street was lower on Friday as a drop in oil prices weighed on energy stocks and as financials came under pressure in the wake of the possibility of a massive $14 billion fine on Deutsche Bank. The settlement proposal, made during negotiations between the U.S. Department of Justice and...

  • *Deutsche fine risk weighs on bank stocks. Sept 16- Wall Street was near session lows late on Friday morning as Oracle led a decline in tech stocks and financials came under pressure on the possibility that Deutsche Bank could face a $14 billion fine. The settlement proposal, made during negotiations between the U.S. Department of Justice and Deutsche Bank over...

  • Sept 16- U.S. stock index futures were lower on Friday, a day after Wall Street rallied about 1 percent and as oil prices dropped due to concerns of oversupply. *News overnight that the Department of Justice proposed Deutsche Bank pay $14 billion to settle claims it missold mortgage-backed securities is likely to weigh on Wall Street banks as they are doing on...