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  • April 21- Daimler AG said on Thursday that it will be conducting an internal investigation into the certification process related to exhaust emissions in the United States upon the request of the U.S. Department of Justice. The company said it will fully cooperate with the authorities and will investigate any possible indications of irregularities.

  • NEW YORK, April 21- Volkswagen AG faces further legal fights on several fronts in the United States despite its announcement on Thursday it reached a preliminary deal to resolve consumers' and regulators' claims over vehicles outfitted with software to cheat on diesel-emissions tests. The U.S. Department of Justice said its criminal investigation into the...

  • District Judge Charles Breyer of San Francisco made the formal announcement in court Thursday morning: Volkswagen has reached an agreement in principle to resolve the clean diesel emissions cheating mess in the U.S. The company's settlement encompasses U.S. and California officials, including the Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission, and...

  • April 21- Volkswagen AG and the U.S. Justice Department have reached a deal in principle to address excess diesel emissions in nearly 600,000 polluting vehicles that will include buyback offers and a possible fix, a federal judge in San Francisco said on Thursday. Judge Charles Breyer said the settlement is expected to include a buyback offer for 482,000 2.0-...

  • A solar technician employed by SunEdison checks the rooftop array of solar panels

    SunEdison is one of the largest bankruptcies by asset value in a decade.

  • April 21- Volkswagen AG and the Justice Department reached a deal in principle to address excess diesel emissions in nearly 600,000 polluting vehicles that will include buyback offers and a possible fix, a federal judge said Thursday. Judge Charles Breyer said the settlement is expected to include a buyback offer for nearly 500,000 2.0- liter vehicles and a...

  • Federal regulators are investigating blood-testing start-up Theranos over whether it misled investors.

  • Swisher on running for Mayor: If Trump can run...

    Re/code Executive Editor Kara Swisher talks about the White House taking on the cable box, Microsoft suing the Justice Department and her political ambitions.

  • Microsoft sues government over customer data

    CNBC's Eamon Javers provides insight to news Microsoft has filed suit against the Department of Justice over consumer data.

  • April 12- The U.S. Justice Department is in talks with hedge fund Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC over a possible criminal guilty plea in relation to a five-year international bribery investigation, the Wall Street Journal reported. Federal authorities are pushing the New York- based firm to plead guilty in what would be a rare move for a big financial...

  • Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced on Monday that Bill Baer will serve as acting associate attorney general, leaving his position as head of the department's Antitrust Division to take the No. 3 post at the department. "From his work at the Federal Trade Commission to his leadership of the Justice Department's Antitrust Division, he has demonstrated...

  • DOJ settles with Goldman Sachs

    Goldman Sachs will pay $5 billion to settle federal and state investigations in to the sale of its mortgage backed securities prior to the financial crisis, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.

  • April 8- Wells Fargo& Co admitted to deceiving the U.S. government into insuring thousands of risky mortgages, as it formally reached a record $1.2 billion settlement of a U.S. Department of Justice lawsuit. The settlement with Wells Fargo, the largest U.S. mortgage lender and third-largest U.S. bank by assets, was filed on Friday in Manhattan federal court.

  • April 8- Wells Fargo& Co has formally reached a $1.2 billion settlement to end a U.S. Department of Justice lawsuit accusing it of knowingly deceiving the federal government into insuring thousands of risky mortgages. The accord was filed on Friday in Manhattan federal court. It also resolves claims against Kurt Lofrano, a former Wells Fargo vice president.

  • In a letter filed in federal court in Brooklyn, New York, the Justice Department said "the government continues to require Apple's assistance in accessing the data that it is authorized to search by warrant." The letter came a day after Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey said the agency's secret method for unlocking an iPhone 5 c used by one of...

  • FBI Director James Comey

    The FBI's secret method for unlocking the iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters would not work the later models.

  • April 7- The Federal Bureau of Investigation's secret method for unlocking the iPhone 5 c used by one of the San Bernardino shooters will not work on newer models, FBI Director James Comey said. The Justice Department has asked a New York court to force Apple to unlock an iPhone 5 s related to a drug investigation. If the government continues to pursue that case, the...

  • Cramer: Thank the Treasury for accidental rally

    Jim Cramer says the bulls should be thanking the Treasury & Justice departments, as they accidentally sparked a rally in these stocks.

  • US JUSTICE DEPARTMENT SAYS IT FILED A LAWSUIT TO STOP MERGER OF HALLIBURTON AND BAKER HUGHES.

  • "The U.S. Department of Justice takes very seriously all credible allegations of high level, foreign corruption that might have a link to the United States or the U.S. financial system," said Peter Carr, spokesman for the Justice Department's criminal division. The "Panama Papers" revealed financial arrangements of tens of thousands of rich and powerful people,...