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In a first, Swiss court fines man for ''liking'' posts on Facebook

In a first, Swiss court fines man for ''liking'' posts on Facebook

Beware as even `liking` a controversial post on Facebook can land you in trouble. In a first such case, a Switzerland court has fined a man over $4,000 just for clicking the "like" button on comments that a judge deemed defamatory.

May 31, 2017, 12:51 PM IST
Two Indian-Americans indicted on H-1B visa fraud

Two Indian-Americans indicted on H-1B visa fraud

Two Indian-Americans have been indicted by a US federal court for using fraudulent documents in obtaining H-1B visa for Indian technology professionals.

Mar 29, 2017, 12:12 PM IST

US charges two HSBC executives over forex-related scheme

A senior HSBC Holdings Plc manager has been arrested and charged alongside a former foreign exchange executive with engaging in a scheme to front-run a $3.5 billion transaction by one of the bank`s clients, US prosecutors said on Wednesday.

Jul 21, 2016, 08:54 AM IST

Nestle accused of using slave-caught fish in cat food

Swiss food giant Nestle is being sued in the US for allegedly knowingly allowing its Fancy Feast cat food to contain fish from a Thai supplier that uses slave labour.

Aug 28, 2015, 14:49 PM IST

Accused Russian Taliban faces unprecedented US trial

  A former Soviet army officer accused of being a Taliban fighter goes on trial on Thursday as the first military prisoner from Afghanistan to be tried in US federal court.

Jul 30, 2015, 17:09 PM IST

Boston suspect makes rare court appearance

Shaggy-haired, bearded and attentive, accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev today made his first public appearance in 17 months, attending a brief court hearing before his trial begins January 5.

Dec 19, 2014, 03:49 AM IST

Sitting Heads of State enjoy immunity: US

Visiting heads of State not only enjoy immunity from American lawsuits but also they cannot be personally served or handed court summons, the US on Friday said, a day after a court here issued summons against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his alleged role in the 2002 communal violence in Gujarat when he was the state's chief minister.

Sep 26, 2014, 22:53 PM IST

US sentencing for fraudulent wine dealer postponed again

Sentencing for disgraced wine dealer Rudy Kurniawan, who was found guilty of fraud for manufacturing fake vintages, has been postponed to July, a US federal court said Wednesday.

May 29, 2014, 03:55 AM IST

Apple and Samsung to renew patent battle in US court

Apple and Samsung will return to federal court in the heart of Silicon Valley Monday for a new round in their seemingly perpetual patent war.

Mar 30, 2014, 15:27 PM IST

A-Rod vows to fight on after 2014 season doping ban

Alex Rodriguez, the highest-paid player in Major League Baseball, was given a record 162-game doping suspension by an arbitrator on Saturday, banning him for the entire 2014 season and playoffs.

Jan 12, 2014, 13:36 PM IST

Sonia Gandhi never shielded any anti-Sikh riots accused: Brar

After US Federal Court`s summon to Sonia Gandhi over 1984 anti-sikh riots issue, Congress MP from Punjab Jagmeet Brar said the party president had never shielded anybody involved in the riots.

Sep 06, 2013, 00:11 AM IST

Indian-American sentenced to 10 months for concealing $1.2 mn

A US federal court has sentenced Indian American Sameer Gupta, to 19 months of imprisonment for concealing more than USD 1.2 million income in various domestic and Indian banks.

Jul 10, 2013, 09:23 AM IST

Prosecutors 'tarring' Rajat Gupta: US judge

A US federal court judge trying Rajat Gupta on insider trading charges has observed that prosecutors were "tarring" the former Indian-American managing director of McKinsey & Co. with an unrelated separate scheme.

Jun 02, 2012, 10:18 AM IST

US court sets date for pre-trial in ‘84 riots case

A US Federal Court has set Sep 21 for pre-trial oral arguments in a case against Indian Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath and India`s Congress party for their alleged role in the November 1984 anti-Sikh riots.

May 31, 2011, 09:22 AM IST

Two LTTE supporters sentenced by US federal court

Two youths of Tamil origin were on Saturday sentenced by a US federal court to 26 and 14 years in prison for efforts to purchase advanced weaponry, including surf act-to-air missiles for the LTTE.

Jan 23, 2010, 14:10 PM IST