Charles Yonts of CLSA says there is little "clear-cut guidance" on what Japanese companies have to do in terms of corporate governance, although best practices are recommended. » Read More
Josh Kallmer of the Information Technology Industry Council says the U.S. and China are doing a "good job" of separating the trade issues from the legal matter of the arrest of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou. » Read More
By: Dan Mangan
Butina is charged with conspiracy and failing to register as a foreign agent. She and federal prosecutors filed a joint motion in U.S. District Court in Washington to ask a judge to set a date for a change-of-plea hearing as soon as possible. » Read More
By: Kevin Breuninger
Attorneys for Corsi are demanding $100 million in "general and compensatory damages" and $250 million in "punitive damages" from Mueller, the Justice Department, the National Security Agency, the FBI and the CIA. » Read More
Former FBI Director James Comey on Friday defended his conduct and the bureau's handling of the months-long investigation into Hillary Clinton's controversial private email.
A sentencing document concludes that Cohen acted "in coordination and at the direction" of President Donald Trump in making the payments to two women who said they had affairs with the president.
The special counsel says Manafort lied about contacts with the Trump administration and a suspected Russian spy.
Cohen gave Mueller "information about attempts by other Russian nationals to reach" Trump's presidential campaign as far back as November 2015, the special counsel said.
Prosecutors said the sentence "should reflect the seriousness of Cohen's brazen violations of election laws."
The Education Department will not release the student debt and earnings information of certain schools and programs.
The final 2018 Farm Bill is expected to be voted on as early as next week and would legalize hemp cultivation and could be a catalyst for explosive growth in a nascent industry that some forecast could top $20 billion by 2022.
President Donald Trump's chief of staff, John Kelly, has been questioned by special counsel Robert Mueller's team of investigators as part of a probe of possible obstruction of justice. Kelly is reported to be close to leaving the White House.
Papadopoulos was released from an Oxford, Wisconsin, federal prison Friday morning around 9 a.m. local time. He was also sentenced to one year of supervised release, and must pay a $9,500 fine.
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.
Trump's tweets come as Mueller is expected to file new disclosures Friday about former Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort and the president's ex-personal lawyer, Michael Cohen.
In addition, federal prosecutors in New York will be filing a sentencing memo detailing Cohen's cooperation after his guilty plea in their separate case against him.
The Republican-controlled state legislature in Wisconsin passed a set of bills on Wednesday to limit the power of the new Democratic governor and attorney general, part of a growing trendalso seen in Michigan and North Carolina.
National security advisor John Bolton said Thursday that "I knew in advance" from the Justice Department that giant smartphone maker Huawei's global CFO Meng Wanzhou would be arrested in Vancouver, Canada, at the behest of U.S. authorities.
The case concerns the so-called "dual sovereignty" exception to the Constitution's Double Jeopardy clause.
In April, the Pentagon stopped selling mobile phones and modems made by Huawei and ZTE at stores on military bases around the world due to potential security risks.