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  • Opponents of U.S. President Donald Trump's executive order imposing a temporary immigration ban on seven Muslim-majority nations protest outside a federal appeals court February 7, 2016 in San Francisco, California.

    The court has some options beyond a straightforward yes or no, NBC News reports.

  • The U.S. Justice Department sued in July to stop Anthem's purchase of Cigna, a deal that would have created the largest U.S. health insurer by membership, and Aetna Inc's planned $33 billion acquisition of Humana. The merger would have worsened an already highly concentrated market and is likely to raise prices, Judge Amy Berman Jackson of the U.S. District Court...

  • The U.S. Justice Department sued in July to stop Anthem's purchase of Cigna, a deal that would have created the largest U.S. health insurer by membership, and Aetna Inc's planned $33 billion acquisition of Humana. The merger would have worsened an already highly concentrated market and is likely to raise prices, Judge Amy Berman Jackson of the U.S. District Court...

  • Feb 8- A federal judge on Wednesday ruled against U.S. health insurer Anthem Inc's proposed $54 billion merger with smaller rival Cigna Corp, derailing an unprecedented effort to consolidate the country's health insurance industry. The U.S. Justice Department sued in July to stop Anthem's purchase of Cigna, a deal that would have created the largest U.S. health...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 8- The U.S. Labor Department asked a federal district court on Wednesday to put the brakes on a pending ruling in a legal challenge to its "fiduciary" rule that governs how brokers give retirement advice to their customers. The request to the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, filed by the Justice Department on the Labor...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 7- Japan's Takata Corp is set to plead guilty Feb. 27 in federal court in Detroit to a single felony count of wire fraud to resolve a U.S. Justice Department investigation into ruptures of its air bag inflators linked to at least 16 deaths worldwide, according to a court filing Tuesday. Takata has agreed to pay a $25 million fine, $125 million in a victim...

  • The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco will hear arguments later in the day from Justice Department lawyers and opposing attorneys for the states of Washington and Minnesota about whether to restore the ban. The Islamic State militant group had threatened "to infiltrate the United States and other countries through the migration," he said,...

  • The Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco is to hear arguments later in the day from Justice Department lawyers and opposing attorneys for the states of Washington and Minnesota about whether to restore the ban. The Islamic State militant group had threatened "to infiltrate the United States and other countries through the migration," he said.

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ WASHINGTON Feb 7- The U.S. Justice Department will face off with opponents in a federal appeals court on Tuesday over the fate of President Donald Trump's temporary travel ban on people from seven Muslim-majority countries, his most controversial act since taking office last month. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco will hear...

  • Signage for 1Malaysia Development Bhd. (1MDB) is displayed at the site of the Tun Razak Exchange (TRX) project in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

    A jet belonging to Malaysian tycoon Low Taek Jho, under investigation regarding the scandal-hit 1MDB, was reportedly seized.

  • In a brief filed on Monday, the Justice Department said last week's suspension of Trump's order by a federal judge was too broad and "at most" should be limited to people who were already granted entry to the country and were temporarily abroad, or to those who want to leave and return to the United States. The 9th Circuit in San Francisco on Monday asked lawyers for...

  • In a brief filed on Monday, the Justice Department said last week's suspension of Trump's order by a federal judge was too broad and "at most" should be limited to people who were already granted entry to the country and were temporarily abroad, or to those who want to leave and return to the United States. The 9th Circuit in San Francisco on Monday asked lawyers for...

  • Behnam Partopour, a Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) student from Iran, is greeted by his sister Bahar (L) at Logan Airport after he cleared U.S. customs and immigration on an F1 student visa in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S. February 3, 2017. Partopour was originally turned away from a flight to the U.S. following U.S. President Donald Trump's executive order travel ban.

    "The district court therefore erred in entering an injunction barring enforcement of the order," the Justice Department argued.

  • People demonstrate during a protest at Downing Street in central London against US President Donald Trump's controversial travel ban on refugees and people from seven mainly-Muslim countries.

    Trump's travel ban is forcing Iranian-German tech entrepreneur Amin Shokrollahi to look outside the U.S. for future growth.

  • Protesters rally during a demonstration against the travel ban at John F. Kennedy International Airport on January 28, 2017 in New York City.

    The Washington Post reported the figure, citing a government attorney at a federal court hearing in Virginia.

  • Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) testifies at a Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing for Sessions to become U.S. attorney general on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S. January 10, 2017.

    CNBC's John Harwood reports that the Senate Judiciary Committee has voted to send Sen. Jeff Session's nomination to be attorney general to the Senate for a full vote.

  • Cramer: Trump had to foresee DOJ noncompliance

    The "Squawk on the Street" crew discusses President Donald Trump's firing of Acting Attorney General Sally Yates.

  • LONDON, Jan 26- Royal Bank of Scotland has taken a 3.1 billion pound provision as it prepares to settle claims in the United States that it mis-sold toxic mortgage-backed securities in the run up to the 2008 financial crisis. RBS is preparing to start negotiations with the U.S. Department of Justice over a settlement of the mis-selling claims, the timing of which...

  • LONDON, Jan 26- Royal Bank of Scotland has taken a 3.1 billion pound provision as it prepares to settle claims in the United States that it mis-sold toxic mortgage-backed securities in the run up to the 2008 financial crisis. RBS is currently in negotiations with the U.S. Department of Justice over the settlement, the timing of which is still uncertain.

  • LONDON, Jan 26- Royal Bank of Scotland has taken a 3.1 billion pound provision as it prepares to settle claims in the United States that it mis-sold toxic mortgage-backed securities in the run up to the 2008 financial crisis. RBS is currently in negotiations with the U.S. Department of Justice over the settlement, the timing of which is still uncertain.