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Second US judge orders freeze on Trump travel ban

Second US judge orders freeze on Trump travel ban

A second US judge ordered a freeze on President Donald Trump`s newest travel ban order Wednesday, saying it was essentially targeted at Muslims in violation of the US Constitution.

Oct 18, 2017, 19:47 PM IST
Twitter's lawsuit over surveillance can move forward: US judge

Twitter's lawsuit over surveillance can move forward: US judge

In a boost to Twitter's effort to reveal more about surveillance requests from the US government, a US judge has ruled that the microblogging site can move forward with a lawsuit over the discussion of national security letters.

Jul 07, 2017, 12:10 PM IST

US judge expands order blocking Iraqis' deportation

A federal judge late on Monday halted the deportation of all Iraqi nationals detained during immigration sweeps this month across the United States until at least July 10, expanding a stay he imposed last week that initially only protected 114 detainees from the Detroit area.

Jun 27, 2017, 09:17 AM IST

Qatar to fly barred nationals after US travel ban stayed

Qatar Airways said Saturday it would fly passengers to the United States from seven previously barred Muslim-majority countries after a US judge temporarily halted a controversial travel ban.

Feb 04, 2017, 14:35 PM IST

Football: US judge delays Honduran sentencing

A US judge has delayed sentencing of disgraced former Honduran president Rafael Callejas in the sweeping corruption scandal rocking world soccer.

Aug 04, 2016, 02:39 AM IST
US judge delays Jeffrey Webb`s FIFA sentencing

US judge delays Jeffrey Webb`s FIFA sentencing

Webb was the first former FIFA official to be hauled publicly before court in New York last July.

Jun 03, 2016, 05:29 AM IST
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.

Feb 26, 2016, 10:40 AM IST

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.

Oct 08, 2015, 02:22 AM IST

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.

Aug 24, 2015, 16:31 PM IST

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.

Jun 06, 2015, 07:37 AM IST

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.

Mar 14, 2015, 09:42 AM IST

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.

Mar 11, 2015, 05:22 AM IST

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.

Dec 19, 2014, 02:27 AM IST

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.

Nov 22, 2014, 08:41 AM IST

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.

Oct 28, 2014, 03:39 AM IST

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.

Sep 12, 2014, 04:14 AM IST

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.

Sep 05, 2014, 09:48 AM IST

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.

Aug 09, 2014, 10:47 AM IST

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.

Jul 17, 2014, 15:42 PM IST

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.

Jul 17, 2014, 02:15 AM IST