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  • WASHINGTON— Justice Department lawyers asked a federal judge Friday to let them file a legal appeal that could, for now, keep President Donald Trump's critics from getting access to financial records related to his Washington, D.C., hotel. In a sally to prevent the case moving on to legal discovery— which would potentially unearth financial records such as...

  • President Donald Trump at a press conference at Chequers in the U.K., on July 13, 2018, where he refused to answer a question by a CNN journalist

    Trump told reporters on Friday that he expected to "quickly" remove the security clearance of Bruce Ohr, a Justice Department official with ties to special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election.  

  • Former CIA director John Brennan testifies before the House Intelligence Committee on “Russian active measures during the 2016 election campaign” in the U.S. Capitol in Washington, May 23, 2017.

    The move targets one of President Donald Trump's most vocal critics. 

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 15- Corey Lewandowski, President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, touted on Wednesday benefits he sees in federal government approval of T-Mobile US Inc's bid to acquire Sprint Corp, while also denying that he has worked directly for the company. "I have no idea what the Justice Department does on it. I haven't spoken to anyone at the Justice...

  • Pedestrians walk past Aetna headquarters in Hartford, Connecticut.

    The American Medical Association urged the U.S. Justice Department on Wednesday to stop CVS Health Corp's plan to buy insurance provider Aetna, saying the deal could result in higher prices for prescription medicines.

  • Aug 8- Insys Therapeutics said on Wednesday it had reached a deal to pay at least $150 million to resolve a U.S. Justice Department investigation into claims that the drugmaker paid doctors kickbacks to prescribe a powerful opioid medication. Insys announced the tentative deal shortly before a former district sales manager pleaded guilty in a federal court...

  • 1 Malaysia Development Berhad is at the center of money-laundering investigations in at least six countries, including the United States, Switzerland and Singapore. The investigation into how $4 billion disappeared from 1 Malaysia Development Berhad, or 1 MDB, has involved U.S. attorneys' offices in Los Angeles and New York, but the U.S. Department of Justice...

  • Aug 7- Federal prosecutors drafted a criminal complaint against a former Goldman Sachs banker early this year for his alleged role in a Malaysian fraud, but the charges were never filed because of a Justice Department turf battle, the New York Times reported on Tuesday. The inquiry is now with federal prosecutors in Brooklyn who are investigating Goldman Sachs...

  • Goldman Sachs signage on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Goldman Sachs is being investigated for its role in a scandal involving the disappearance of about $4 billion from a giant Malaysian government investment fund, The New York Times reports. 

  • MILAN, Aug 7- Italy's biggest bank UniCredit expects to reach a deal with the United States in a dispute over alleged sanctions violations in Iran in the coming months, its CEO said on Tuesday. The U.S. Department of Justice then opened an investigation in 2012 to look into the extent to which the bank had met measures introduced by the U.S. Treasury Department's...

  • There's a lot of minefields out there for large M&A, says David Faber

    The "Squawk on the Street" team discusses the mergers and acquisitions environment as the Department of Justice appeals the decision over the AT&T-Time Warner merger.

  • Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appears with U.S. President Donald Trump at a roundtable on immigration and the gang MS-13 at the Morrelly Homeland Security Center in Bethpage, New York, May 23, 2018.

    The move signals a sharp escalation in the ongoing tensions between Trump's allies in Congress and Rosenstein, who oversees special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation.

  • Deputy U.S. Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.

    Paul Ryan's opposition to the impeachment effort greatly decreases the chances of Rosenstein being removed from office. 

  • Trump issued the tweet after saying documents about his former presidential campaign adviser Carter Page confirmed with little doubt that the Department of Justice and Federal Bureau of Investigation had misled the courts. The FBI released documents on Saturday related to the surveillance of Page as part of an investigation into whether he conspired...

  • A recruiter for The Art Institutes, left, greets a job seeker at a National Career Fairs job fair in San Diego.

    Thousands of students from The Art Institutes are asking the government to cancel their loans, saying the school defrauded them. 

  • By a 3-0 vote, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco said the government fell short of the "high bar" needed to dismiss the Oregon case, originally brought in 2015 against the administration of President Barack Obama. A trial is scheduled for Oct. 29 in the federal court in Eugene, Oregon. Representatives of the U.S. Department of Justice did not...

  • The document highlights the increasingly critical role that private sector companies are playing in national security matters.

  • WASHINGTON, July 18- AngioDynamics Inc has agreed to pay the U.S. government $12.5 million to resolve allegations it caused healthcare providers to submit false claims to federal healthcare programs over the use of two medical devices, the Justice Department said on Wednesday. The New York- based medical device maker will pay $11.5 million over allegations it...

  • Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington, July 9, 2018. 

    Meanwhile, a new poll shows that Kavanaugh's support from the public is narrower than usual for a Supreme Court nominee, another detail that could point to a tough confirmation process for the judge.

  • He became the 12th person to plead guilty as part of a larger investigation by the Justice Department into bribery at Petroleos de Venezuela SA that became public with the arrest of two Venezuelan businessmen in December 2015. De Leon is scheduled to be sentenced on Sept. 24. De Leon was arrested in October 2017 in Spain and was extradited to the United States...