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  • A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).

    The Obama Treasury secretary says he believes Trump made the final decision to fire the FBI director.

  • Preet Bharara

    "EVERYONE who cares about independence & rule of law in America should be 'troubled by the timing and reasoning' of Comey firing. Period," Bharara tweeted.

  • Attorney General Jeff Sessions joins White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer for the daily press briefing at the White House in Washington, U.S., March 27, 2017.

    The Department of Justice was told to come up with justification to fire FBI Director James Comey, The New York Times and CNN reported Tuesday.

  • FBI Director James Comey speaks to the Anti-Defamation League National Leadership Summit in Washington, Monday, May 8, 2017.

    Ousted FBI Director James Comey thought he had been pranked when reports surfaced that President Donald Trump fired him, The New York Times reported.

  • Wal-Mart is reportedly prepared to pay roughly $300 million to settle a bribery probe by its employees in Mexico, India, and China.

  • Former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates arrives at the Senate Judiciary Committee subcommittee hearing on Russian interference in the 2016 election, on May, 08, 2017 in Washington, DC.

    President Donald Trump attempted to shift the heat away from his administration before Sally Yates started her Senate testimony.

  • WASHINGTON, May 8- Bumble Bee Foods LLC has agreed to plead guilty to one count of fixing the prices of canned tuna sold in the United States and to pay a criminal fine of $25 million, the Justice Department said on Monday. In December 2015, the Justice Department stopped Thai Union Group from buying Bumble Bee. In its complaint, the Justice Department said that...

  • WASHINGTON, May 8- Bumble Bee Foods LLC has agreed to plead guilty to one count of fixing the prices of canned tuna sold in the United States and to pay a criminal fine of $25 million, the Justice Department said on Monday.

  • NEW YORK, May 6- David Miller, a white collar defense lawyer and former federal prosecutor, has emerged as a candidate to succeed Preet Bharara as the next Manhattan U.S. attorney, according to people familiar with the matter. Miller, a partner at Morgan, Lewis& Bockius in New York, has in recent weeks spoken with officials in the U.S. Department of Justice and the White...

  • Uber facing criminal probe by justice department

    CNBC's Deirdre Bosa reports the latest on the criminal investigation underway into an Uber software tool.

  • The complaint, filed in federal court in Los Angeles on Monday, came after the Justice Department earlier this year intervened in two separate whistleblower lawsuits against the country's largest health insurer. "This action sends a warning that our office will continue to scrutinize and hold accountable Medicare Advantage insurers to safeguard the...

  • The complaint, filed in federal court in Los Angeles on Monday, came after the Justice Department in February intervened in a whistleblower lawsuit filed by a former UnitedHealth executive.

  • *Operating EPS $1.04 vs est $0.99. The merger is still to be approved by regulators in the United States, Brazil, China, Australia and Canada. "We've had lots of substantive discussions, expect to hear from China and the U.S. Department of Justice next, followed by Brazil," Howard Ungerleider, Dow's chief financial officer, told Reuters.

  • NEW YORK/ SAN FRANCISCO, April 26- Even if President Donald Trump wins an appeal of a court ruling blocking his executive order on sanctuary cities, arguments made by the government in the case could permanently harm its efforts to cut off wide swaths of federal funding to targeted cities, some legal experts say. U.S. Justice Department attorneys defending the...

  • WASHINGTON, April 21- The U.S. Department of Justice threatened on Friday to cut some funding to California as well as eight cities and counties across the United States, escalating a Trump administration crackdown on so-called sanctuary cities that do not cooperate with federal immigration authorities. Those threatened were: the state of California; New...

  • WASHINGTON, April 21- The U.S. Department of Justice threatened on Friday to cut off funding to California as well as eight cities and counties across the United States, escalating a Trump administration crackdown on so-called sanctuary cities that do not cooperate with federal immigration authorities. Those threatened include: the state of California; New...

  • WASHINGTON, April 21- The U.S. Department of Justice threatened on Friday to cut off funding to California as well as eight cities and counties across the United States, escalating a Trump administration crackdown on so-called "sanctuary cities" that do not cooperate with federal immigration authorities. Those threatened include: the state of California; New...

  • WASHINGTON, April 21- The U.S. Department of Justice threatened on Friday to cut off funding to California as well as eight cities and counties across the United States, escalating a Trump administration crackdown on so-called "sanctuary cities" that do not cooperate with federal immigration authorities. Those threatened include: the state of California; New...

  • DETROIT, April 21- A federal prosecutor on Friday confirmed that the government plans to name former deputy U.S. attorney general Larry Thompson to serve as independent monitor of Volkswagen AG under a plea agreement over its diesel emissions scandal. District Judge Sean Cox is holding a hearing in Detroit Friday, where he is expected to sentence the world's...

  • WASHINGTON, April 20- Health insurer Anthem Inc denied a report on Thursday that it was in negotiations with the Justice Department in an effort to save its merger with smaller rival Cigna Corp.. The companies are awaiting a decision from a federal appeals court, which had been asked to rule on whether the Justice Department could stop the $54 billion merger on...