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  • WASHINGTON, June 15- A U.S. judge late on Wednesday extended the deadline for Volkswagen AG, U.S. government regulators and owners of nearly 500,000 2.0 liter vehicles to reach a final diesel emissions settlement until June 28. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, California Air Resources Board, U.S. Justice Department, Federal Trade Commission and lawyers...

  • NEW YORK, June 14- Medical device maker Biomet Inc breached a deferred prosecution agreement it reached in 2012 to resolve a foreign corruption investigation, U.S. prosecutors said in a court filing. In a status report filed in federal court in Washington, D.C. on June 6, the U.S. Department of Justice said Biomet breached the agreement through activity in Brazil...

  • CHICAGO, June 14- The chairman of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday urged federal antitrust officials to conduct a "careful analysis" of Dow Chemical Co's proposed $130 billion merger with DuPont, adding pressure on officials to scrutinize how rapid consolidation in agriculture will affect farmers and consumers. Senator Charles Grassley called...

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ SEOUL, June 9- The U.S. Department of Justice asked the Supreme Court to overturn an appeals court ruling that had favored Apple Inc over Samsung Electronics Co Ltd in smartphone patent litigation, and asked that it return the case to the trial court for more litigation. Samsung had appealed a federal appeals court ruling to the Supreme Court, which...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, June 8- The U.S. Department of Justice asked the Supreme Court to overturn an appeals court ruling that had favored Apple Inc over Samsung Electronics Co Ltd in smartphone patent litigation, and asked that it return the case to the trial court for more litigation. Samsung had appealed a federal appeals court ruling to the Supreme Court, which agreed...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, June 8- The Department of Justice asked the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn an appeals court ruling that had favored Apple Inc over Samsung Electronics Co Ltd in smartphone patent litigation, and asked that it return the case to the trial court for more litigation. Samsung had appealed a federal appeals court ruling to the Supreme Court, which agreed...

  • WASHINGTON, June 6- Pharmaceutical companies Genentech and OSI Pharmaceuticals LLC will pay $67 million to resolve allegations they made misleading statements about the effectiveness of lung cancer drug Tarceva, the U.S. Justice Department said on Monday. As a part of the settlement, the federal government will get $62.6 million and state Medicaid programs...

  • MUMBAI, May 28- The U.S. Department of Justice has subpoenaed India's largest drugmaker Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd seeking information about the pricing and marketing of the generic drugs it sells in the United States, the company said on Saturday. Senator Bernie Sanders and Democratic Representative Elijah Cummings. Sun Pharma, the world's...

  • Outdated federal IT systems are being used to handle nuclear, taxpayer, prisoner and veterans' functions.

  • The purchases of two distributors in California, two in Colorado and one in New York have since closed. There is a precedent, however, for the Justice Department to put limits on incentive programs. Investigators at the Justice Department have contacted beer distributors and craft brewers, asking about the incentive plan as well as AB InBev's other steps aimed...

  • NEW YORK, May 23- A U.S. appeals court on Monday threw out a jury's finding that Bank of America Corp was liable for mortgage fraud leading up to the 2008 financial crisis, voiding a $1.27 billion penalty and dealing the U.S. Department of Justice a major setback. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York found insufficient proof under federal fraud statutes to...

  • NEW YORK, May 23- A U.S. appeals court on Monday threw out Bank of America Corp's $1.27 billion penalty in a fraud case over defective mortgages, dealing the U.S. Justice Department a major setback in a lawsuit related to the 2008 financial crisis. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York said the proof at trial was insufficient under federal fraud statutes to...

  • Executive Edge: Insider trading charges

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on the U.S. government's insider trading charges against the former chairman of Dean Foods and Las Vegas sports gambler Billy Walters. Golfer Phil Michelson is named as a "relief defendant."

  • DOJ opens investigation into Russian doping scandal -NYT

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on the Department of Justice opening an investigation into the Russian doping scandal, according to the New York Times.

  • NC Gov. McCrory: Businesses should be careful on social issues

    North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory talks about the economic impact of his state's controversial "bathroom law" requiring facilities to be used only according one's "biological sex," as indicated on one's birth certificate.

  • DOJ files federal civil rights lawsuit against NC

    CNBC's Mary Thompson reports the latest details behind North Carolina's law that impacts transgender individuals.

  • NC Sues Government over transgender law

    CNBC's Mary Thompson reports that North Carolina is swinging back at the Federal government accusing the Department of Justice of vastly overreaching.

  • Quicken Loans says 'no' to DOJ deal: CEO

    Bill Emerson, Quicken Loans CEO, discusses the Justice Department's claim the mortgage giant knowingly submitted claims for improperly-written FHA-insured loans.

  • David Cordani, chief executive officer of Cigna Corp.

    Cigna warned in its regulatory earnings filings that it may not receive approval to be acquired by Anthem by the end of this year.

  • LOS ANGELES, April 29- Dole Food Co Inc said on Friday the U.S. Department of Justice was investigating a deadly Listeria monocytogenes outbreak linked to packaged salad products from its processing plant in Springfield, Ohio. Thirty-three people in the United States and Canada fell ill in the outbreak from May 2015 to February 2016. Plant officials found...