US judge gives VW a month to present diesel fix plan

US judge gives VW a month to present diesel fix plan

A US judge has given Volkswagen one month to present a plan to fix diesel engine cars secretly outfitted with pollution cheat devices.

US judge refuses to undo government order on green cards

A US federal judge declined to issue an emergency order today that would allow tens of thousands of highly skilled immigrants from India and China to immediately apply to become permanent residents, as the government initially told them they could.

Indian-American among 11 full-time judges appointed by Barack Obama

A 46-year-old Indian-American federal judge is among 11 people elevated as a full-time judge in the third largest US state California by President Barack Obama.

US judge orders Argentina to pay $5.2 bn to additional creditors

A US judge ordered Argentina on Friday to pay $5.2 billion to some 500 creditors seeking repayment on the same favorable terms given to other holders of the South American country`s restructured debt.

US judge approves HP shareholder deal over Autonomy acquisition

A US judge on Friday granted preliminary approval to Hewlett-Packard Co`s settlement of shareholder litigation involving the information technology company`s botched acquisition of Autonomy Plc.

US judge recommends against Goldman gender-bias class action

A federal judge on Tuesday recommended against certifying a class-action lawsuit in which current and former women employees at Goldman Sachs Group Inc accused the Wall Street bank of gender-based bias in pay and promotions.

US judge says concerned about Google antitrust lawsuit

A U.S. judge said on Thursday she would require consumers suing Google to submit additional factual details in order for an antitrust lawsuit over Android to proceed.

US Judge approves $450 mn deal in Apple ebook suit

A US judge signed off Friday on Apple`s $450 million legal deal to compensate consumers harmed by an illegal price-fixing conspiracy for electronic books.

US jails Indian 15 years for Hezbollah weapons

A US judge on Monday sentenced an Indian man to 15 years in prison for conspiracy and attempting to provide weapons to Lebanon`s Hezbollah movement, designated by Washington as a terrorist group.

US judge fines HP $59 mn for bribing Russian officials

A judge on Thursday ordered US computer giant Hewlett-Packard to pay $58.8 million for bribing Russian government officials to win a big-money contract with the prosecutor general`s office in that nation.

BP ''grossly negligent'' in 2010 US spill, fines could be $18 billion

A US judge has decided that BP Plc was “grossly negligent” and “reckless” in the Gulf of Mexico oil spill four years ago, a ruling that could add nearly USD18 billion in fines to more than USD42 billion in charges the company took for the worst offshore environmental disaster in US history.

Judge rejects $324.5 million settlement over Apple, Google hiring

Four Silicon Valley companies including Apple and Google failed to persuade a U.S. judge to sign off on a USD 324.5 million settlement to resolve a lawsuit by tech workers, who accused the firms of conspiring to avoid poaching each other`s employees.

Death penalty ruled unconstitutional in California

A federal US judge ruled Wednesday that the death penalty in California is unconstitutional, mainly because of the dysfunctional system which administers it.

Briton sentenced 12.5 years in US for Taliban support

A US judge sentenced a British computer engineer to 12.5 years in prison today for conspiring to provide and for providing equipment and personnel to the Taliban in Afghanistan.

Two counts tossed in Rajaratnam brother's insider trading trial

A US judge on Tuesday dismissed two securities fraud counts against Rengan Rajaratnam, the younger brother of Galleon Group founder Raj Rajaratnam, in a surprise development in the federal criminal insider trading case.

US judge: Gay couples can wed in Chicago

A federal judge says gay couples in Chicago don`t have to wait until June to marry.

US judge dismisses Apple consumer lawsuit over data privacy

U.S. District Judge Lucy H. Koh in San Jose, California dismissed the case.

Lance Armstrong doping suit likely to proceed, says US judge

A federal judge said on Monday he likely will allow a lawsuit to move forward accusing cyclist Lance Armstrong and his business partners of defrauding the U.S. Postal Service of endorsement money through Armstrong`s use of performance-enhancing drugs.

US judge eases communication between Guantanamo inmates, lawyers

The military judge in the September 11 trial ordered the US government to hand over correspondence on Guantanamo prison conditions and lifted restrictions on lawyers` communications with detainees.

US judge overturns controversial Texas abortion rule

A federal judge has overturned a controversial restriction imposed on abortion providers in Texas, deeming it an unconstitutional "undue burden" on women seeking to terminate pregnancies.