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  • Authorities in Denmark, Estonia, Britain and the United States are investigating payments totalling 200 billion euros made through Danske Bank's tiny Estonian branch between 2007 and 2015.. The threat of a heavy fine from the U.S. Department of Justice has sent Danske's shares down almost 50 percent since March, erasing around $15 billion of market value and...

  • Authorities in Denmark, Estonia, Britain and the United States are investigating payments totalling 200 billion euros made through Danske Bank's tiny Estonian branch between 2007 and 2015.. The threat of a heavy fine from the U.S. Department of Justice has sent Danske's shares down almost 50 percent since March, erasing around $15 billion of market value and...

  • Authorities in Denmark, Estonia, Britain and the United States are investigating payments totalling 200 billion euros made through Danske Bank's tiny Estonian branch between 2007 and 2015.. The threat of a heavy fine from the U.S. Department of Justice has sent Danske's shares down almost 50 percent since March, erasing around $15 billion of market value and...

  • President Donald Trump says he will nominate William Barr, former President George H.W. Bush's attorney general, to serve in the same role. 

    President Donald Trump will nominate William Barr as attorney general. Barr, who previously was attorney general under President George H.W. Bush, would succeed Matt Whitaker, who became acting AG after Trump effectively fired Jeff Sessions in November.

  • *Top 5 selling phones in Japan are Huawei- Kakaku.com. TOKYO, Dec 6- Japan's Nikkei closed at more than a five-week low on Thursday as chip-related stocks were hit after Canada arrested a top executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei at the request of the United States, threatening a new spike in Sino-U.S. tensions. Canada's Department of Justice said on Wednesday...

  • *Huawei 5 most popular phones in Japan- Kakaku.com. TOKYO, Dec 6- Japan's Nikkei skidded to a two-week low on Thursday as chip-related stocks were hit after Canada arrested a top executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei at the request of the United States, threatening a new spike in Sino-U.S. tensions. Canada's Department of Justice said on Wednesday Huawei's global...

  • VANCOUVER/WASHINGTON, Dec 5- Canada has arrested Chinese telecoms giant Huawei's global chief financial officer in Vancouver, where she is facing extradition to the United States, Canada's Department of Justice said on Wednesday. China's embassy in Canada said it resolutely opposed the arrest and called for Meng's immediate release.

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 5- Canada has arrested Huawei's global chief financial officer in Vancouver, where she is facing extradition to the United States, Canada's Department of Justice said on Wednesday. China's embassy in Canada said it resolutely opposed the arrest and called for Meng's immediate release. The arrest could drive a wedge between China and the United...

  • TOKYO, Dec 6- U.S. stock futures tumbled on Thursday and Asian markets followed after Canadian authorities arrested a top executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei Technologies, fanning fears of further tensions between China and the United States. The Canadian Justice Department said Meng Wanzhou, deputy chair of Huawei, was arrested early this month and that...

  • TOKYO, Dec 6- U.S. stock futures tumbled on Thursday and Asian markets followed after Canadian authorities arrested a top executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei Technologies, fanning fears of further tensions between China and the United States. The Canadian Justice Department said Meng Wanzhou, deputy chair of Huawei, was arrested early this month and that...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 5- Canada has arrested Huawei's global chief financial officer in Vancouver, where she is facing extradition to the United States, Canada's Department of Justice said on Wednesday. The U.S. Justice Department probe is being run out of the U.S. attorney's office in Brooklyn, the sources said. In January 2013, Reuters reported that a Hong Kong- based...

  • TOKYO, Dec 6- U.S. stock futures tumbled on Thursday and Asian markets looked set to follow after Canadian authorities arrested a top executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei Technologies, fanning fears of further tensions between China and the United States. The Canadian Justice Department said Meng Wanzhou, deputy chair of Huawei, was arrested early this month...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 5- Canada has arrested Huawei's global chief financial officer in Vancouver, where she is facing extradition to the United States, Canada's Department of Justice said on Wednesday. Meng Wanzhou, who is one of the vice chairs on the Chinese technology company's board and the daughter of company founder Ren Zhengfei, was arrested on Dec. 1 and a court...

  • Former U.S. National Security Adviser Michael Flynn departs U.S. District Court, where he was expected to plead guilty to lying to the FBI about his contacts with Russia's ambassador to the United States, in Washington, U.S., December 1, 2017.

    The special counsel in a sentencing memo said Michael Flynn's "substantial assistance" to his probe warrants a light criminal sentence — which could include no jail time for the retired Army lieutentant general.

  • Former DOJ employee pleads guilty to conspiracy to deceive U.S. banks

    CNBC's Leslie Picker reports a DOJ employee, George Higginbotham, has been charged with trying to deceive banks about foreign lobbying funds.

  • The Justice Department said in a statement that the alleged architect of the 1 MDB scheme had hired George Higginbotham, who was then a senior congressional affairs specialist at the Justice Department, to help transfer tens of millions of dollars from foreign bank accounts to the United States. Higginbotham did not play a role in the investigation and failed...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 28- A federal judge in San Francisco on Wednesday ordered the U.S. Justice Department and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV to hold new talks with a court-appointed settlement master to try to settle the government's civil suit over the Italian-American automaker's diesel vehicle emissions. The Justice Department is seeking "substantial" civil...

  • At the same time the Justice Department said it had indicted Faramarz Shahi Savandi, 34, and Mohammad Mehdi Shah Mansouri, 27, both of Iran, in a 34- month-long international computer hacking and extortion scheme. The Justice Department said it had indicted two Iranians for infecting data networks in the United States, Britain and Canada with SamSam.

  • Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker speaks to state and local law enforcement on efforts to combat violent crime and the opioid crisis in Des Moines, Iowa, November 14, 2018.

    Before becoming Jeff Sessions' chief of staff, acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker received more than $1.2 million in salary from a conservative nonprofit that does not reveal its donors, according to financial disclosure forms. 

  • From 2003 to 2013, the bank executed billions of dollars in illegal transactions to parties in countries subject to embargoes or otherwise sanctioned by the United States, including Iran, Sudan, Cuba and Libya, the authorities said. The fines were issued by the Federal Reserve, U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. Treasurys Office of Foreign Assets Control, the New...