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    NY Atty Seeks To Avoid Jail For Pump-And-Dump Scheme

    A New York attorney who pled guilty in August to playing a role in a pump-and-dump scheme urged a Florida federal judge Monday not to send him to jail, saying his crime was inexcusable but “an aberration in an otherwise exceptionally upstanding...

    ITC Recommends Tariffs To Curb Samsung, LG Washer Imports

    After concluding last month that Whirlpool was hampered by surging washing machine imports from competitors like LG and Samsung, the U.S. International Trade Commission on Tuesday proposed a set of tariffs that would penalize the companies for exceeding...

    ITC Recommends Tariffs To Curb Samsung, LG Washer Imports

    After concluding last month that Whirlpool was hampered by surging washing machine imports from competitors like LG and Samsung, the U.S. International Trade Commission on Tuesday proposed a set of tariffs that would penalize the companies for exceeding...

    Romance Writer, Amazon Beat Claims That They Stole Plot

    READY FOR SLOT An Illinois federal judge granted romance novelist Donna Fasano and Amazon.com Inc. an early win Tuesday in a copyright infringement suit brought by an author alleging Fasano copied the plot of the book "Reclaim My Heart” from her...

    ICC Mulls Probe Into Reports Of US Abuses In Afghanistan

    The prosecutor for the International Criminal Court requested authorization on Monday to investigate reports of human rights abuses in Afghanistan by the U.S. armed forces, the CIA, Afghan security forces, the Taliban and affiliated armed groups. ...read...

    FERC Says Enviros Can't Redo $2.2B Pipeline Fight

    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and developers of the $2.2 billion Nexus pipeline on Tuesday told the D.C. Circuit that the Sierra Club shouldn't get another chance at blocking the project's construction after discovering that a landowner...

    FERC Says Enviros Can't Redo $2.2B Pipeline Fight

    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and developers of the $2.2 billion Nexus pipeline on Tuesday told the D.C. Circuit that the Sierra Club shouldn't get another chance at blocking the project's construction after discovering that a landowner...

    DOJ Accuses Doc Of Faking Prescriptions To Get Opioids

    A pain management doctor in Amherst, New York, was arrested on Tuesday and charged with fraudulently obtaining opioids by writing and receiving prescriptions for at least two patients already deceased at the time he prescribed the drugs, according to...

    DOJ Accuses Doc Of Faking Prescriptions To Get Opioids

    A pain management doctor in Amherst, New York, was arrested on Tuesday and charged with fraudulently obtaining opioids by writing and receiving prescriptions for at least two patients already deceased at the time he prescribed the drugs, according to...

    DC Circ. Denies NJ Radio Station’s Frequency Swap Request

    A D.C. Circuit panel on Tuesday told a New Jersey radio station it could not switch channels, affirming a Federal Communications Commission finding that bumping another media company to the station owner’s channel would violate agency channel spacing...

    DC Circ. Denies NJ Radio Station’s Frequency Swap Request

    A D.C. Circuit panel on Tuesday told a New Jersey radio station it could not switch channels, affirming a Federal Communications Commission finding that bumping another media company to the station owner’s channel would violate agency channel spacing...

    Trump Moving To Nix Foreign Entrepreneur Rule

    The Trump administration has given notice that it intends to do away with the International Entrepreneur Rule, an Obama-era rule that would have allowed about 3,000 international entrepreneurs per year to grow businesses in the U.S. ...read more

    Ex-Ecuador Soccer Boss's Son Says He Helped Launder Bribes

    The son of the former leader of Ecuador's national soccer organization told jurors at the FIFA corruption trial on Tuesday about laundering his father's kickbacks from a sports marketing company, and choked up empathizing with other ex-soccer...

    Ex-Ecuador Soccer Boss's Son Says He Helped Launder Bribes

    The son of the former leader of Ecuador's national soccer organization told jurors at the FIFA corruption trial on Tuesday about laundering his father's kickbacks from a sports marketing company, and choked up empathizing with other ex-soccer...

    Ex-Ecuador Soccer Boss's Son Says He Helped Launder Bribes

    The son of the former leader of Ecuador's national soccer organization told jurors at the FIFA corruption trial on Tuesday about laundering his father's kickbacks from a sports marketing company, and choked up empathizing with other ex-soccer...

    Whistleblower Attys Fight Sanctions In Hastert Case

    Illinois attorneys who represented a whistleblower in an unsuccessful suit against former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert for alleged misuse of government funds are seeking to overturn sanctions imposed on them for pursuing the litigation in the face...

    Whistleblower Attys Fight Sanctions In Hastert Case

    Illinois attorneys who represented a whistleblower in an unsuccessful suit against former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert for alleged misuse of government funds are seeking to overturn sanctions imposed on them for pursuing the litigation in the face...

    Whistleblower Attys Fight Sanctions In Hastert Case

    Illinois attorneys who represented a whistleblower in an unsuccessful suit against former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert for alleged misuse of government funds are seeking to overturn sanctions imposed on them for pursuing the litigation in the face...

    Gov't Sued Over Fla. Birth That Cost Baby Use Of Her Arm

    The mother of a baby who sustained a permanent arm injury during birth sued the federal government for medical malpractice in Florida federal court, after a public hospital doctor allegedly neglected to deliver the baby via caesarian section. ...read...

    Wells Fargo’s Bid To Retry Case Must Be Denied, Feds Say

    Wells Fargo’s attempt to retry settled matters of law and fact relating to a tax refund claim should be denied out of hand because the bank did not meet rules governing post-trial arguments, the Department of Justice told a Minnesota federal judge...

    Texas Man Gets 4 Years For $6.4M Diamond Fraud Scheme

    A Texas federal judge on Tuesday ordered a Dallas businessman to forfeit about $3.79 million together with two co-conspirators in a diamond investment fraud scheme, also sentencing him to nearly four years in prison and two years of supervised release...

    Texas Man Gets 4 Years For $6.4M Diamond Fraud Scheme

    A Texas federal judge on Tuesday ordered a Dallas businessman to forfeit about $3.79 million together with two co-conspirators in a diamond investment fraud scheme, also sentencing him to nearly four years in prison and two years of supervised release...

    Phillips 66’s $5.5M Wage Deal Drives Toward Approval

    A California federal judge preliminarily approved on Tuesday Phillips 66’s $5.5 million settlement that would resolve a putative class action alleging the energy company violated wage and hour statutes shorting refinery operators' pay, but she...

    Phillips 66’s $5.5M Wage Deal Drives Toward Approval

    A California federal judge preliminarily approved on Tuesday Phillips 66’s $5.5 million settlement that would resolve a putative class action alleging the energy company violated wage and hour statutes shorting refinery operators' pay, but she...

    9th Circ. Blocks 6 States From Hawaii Travel Ban Suit

    The Ninth Circuit on Monday blocked Massachusetts, California, New York and three other states from intervening in Hawaii’s challenge to the Trump administration’s third travel ban, telling the states to make their case in amici briefs instead...