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  • U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions looks during a press conference announcing the outcome of the national health care fraud takedown at the Justice Department in Washington, U.S., July 13, 2017.

    Trump questions why the "beleaguered" Sessions is not probing what he called Clinton's "crimes and Russia relations."

  • WASHINGTON, July 21- A group of Democrats in Congress urged the U.S. Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission in a letter this week to conduct a more in-depth review of online retailer Amazon.com Inc's plan to buy grocer Whole Foods Market Inc.. Amazon and Whole Foods hope to expand access to fresh food, said Brian Huseman, Amazon's vice president of...

  • WASHINGTON, July 21- A group of Democrats in Congress urged the U.S. Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission in a letter this week to conduct a more in-depth review of online retailer Amazon.com Inc's plan to buy grocer Whole Foods Market Inc.. Amazon and Whole Foods hope to expand access to fresh food, said Brian Huseman, Amazon's vice president of...

  • Robert Mueller in 2013.

    Trump had earlier said it would be "a violation" if Mueller expanded the probe to look at Trump family finances beyond ties to Russia.

  • Attorney General Sessions: I will continue to serve

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the latest on Attorney General Jeff Sessions following a press conference on cybercrime.

  • President Donald Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

    Sessions, who had been an advisor to the Trump campaign, recused himself in March from any probes related to the campaign.

  • WASHINGTON, July 18- The U.S. Justice Department is expected to announce this week it is dropping a requirement that Harley-Davidson Inc spend $3 million to reduce air pollution as part of a settlement the Obama administration announced in August, sources briefed on the matter said. It also agreed to spend about $3 million and enter into an agreement with the...

  • The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan said the 2015 trial of Anthony Allen and Anthony Conti improperly included evidence gained from testimony the men were forced to give in the United Kingdom. The Justice Department in Washington, which prosecuted the men, did not immediately return messages seeking comment. "We're thrilled and the client's...

  • President Donald Trump sits in a fire truck while participating in a Made in America event, with companies from 50 states featuring their products, on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington on Monday, July 17, 2017.

    Wall Street should right-size its expectations about what this all-Republican government is likely to achieve: not very much.

  • Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) speaks as Christopher Wray testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on his nomination to be the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill on July 12, 2017 in Washington,DC.

    Graham also presses Wray on the tumult surrounding revelations that Donald Trump Jr. met with an attorney with ties to the Kremlin.

  • July 11- CVS Health Corp has paid $5 million to resolve allegations that pharmacies it operates in California failed to keep and maintain accurate records of prescription drugs, the U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday. Opioids, including prescription painkillers and heroin, killed more than 33,000 people in the United States in 2015, more than any year on...

  • WASHINGTON, July 11- Japan's Nichicon Corp will plead guilty to fixing the prices of electrolytic capacitors sold in the United States and elsewhere, and will pay a $42 million fine, the U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday. The price-fixing conspiracy ran from September 1997 to 2014, and Nichicon participated from about 2001 to 2011, the Justice Department...

  • Donald Trump Jr.

    One critic says if Donald Trump Jr. knew about Natalia Veselnitskaya's Kremlin connections before he met her, it "borders on treason."

  • Are some executives too big to jail?

    Jesse Eisinger, ProPublica senior reporter, shares his thoughts on why the Justice Department appears hesitant to prosecute corporate wrongdoing at times.

  • WASHINGTON, July 6- The U.S. Justice Department said on Thursday it charged a former Audi manager with directing employees at the company, a division of Volkswagen AG, to design software to cheat U.S. emissions tests in thousands of Audi diesel cars. Giovanni Pamio, an Italian citizen, was charged with conspiracy to defraud the United States, wire fraud, and...

  • WASHINGTON, July 6- The U.S. Justice Department on Thursday said it has charged a former Audi manager with directing employees at the company, a division of Volkswagen AG, to design software to cheat U.S. emissions tests in thousands of Audi diesel cars. Giovanni Pamio, an Italian citizen, was charged with conspiracy to defraud the United States, wire fraud, and...

  • WASHINGTON, July 6- The U.S. Justice Department on Thursday said it has charged a former Audi manager with directing employees at the company, a division of Volkswagen AG, to design software to cheat U.S. emissions tests in thousands of Audi diesel cars. Giovanni Pamio, an Italian citizen, was charged with conspiracy to defraud the United States, wire fraud, and...

  • WASHINGTON, June 28- A former StarKist executive pleaded guilty on Wednesday to conspiring with officials from other tuna companies to fix the price of canned seafood in the United States from 2011 to 2013, the U.S. Justice Department said in a statement. Stephen Hodge, a former senior vice president of sales at StarKist, pleaded guilty to a one-count criminal...

  • WASHINGTON, June 26- The Trump administration and the state of Colorado sued PDC Energy Inc on Monday, claiming the company violated the federal Clean Air Act by allowing unlawful emissions from storage tanks. The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in Colorado by the Department of Justice, Environmental Protection Agency and the state, seeks civil penalties...

  • WASHINGTON, June 26- The Trump administration and the state of Colorado on Monday sued PDC Energy Inc on Monday, claiming the company violated the federal Clean Air Act by allowing unlawful emissions from storage tanks. The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in Colorado by the Department of Justice, Environmental Protection Agency and the state, seeks civil...