US Justice Department

US sues Pennsylvania town for ban on building mosque

The US Justice Department said Thursday it is suing a Pennsylvania community for religious discrimination over the town`s refusal to grant a permit to build a mosque.

Jul 22, 2016, 03:53 AM IST

US drops probe of ex-Countrywide CEO over subprime loans

The US Justice Department has dropped plans to sue the former head of Countrywide Financial, a driver of the subprime mortgage debacle behind the 2008 financial crisis, his lawyer said Friday.

Jun 18, 2016, 03:52 AM IST

US drops legal action against Apple over encrypted iPhone

The U.S. Justice Department said it successfully accessed data stored on an encrypted iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters and asked a court to withdraw an order compelling Apple to assist, according to a court filing on Monday.

Mar 29, 2016, 03:30 AM IST

US attempt to unlock San Bernardino iPhone could impact New York case: Apple

Apple Inc said the U.S. Justice Department`s new attempts to unlock an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters without the tech giant`s help could eliminate the government`s need for its assistance in a similar dispute in New York

Mar 25, 2016, 20:43 PM IST

Apple says US smearing it with claim of being ''corrosive''

Apple has accused the US Justice Department of trying to "smear" the company with "desperate" and "unsubstantiated" claims.

Mar 11, 2016, 15:10 PM IST

US says Apple assistance in attacks probe `modest`

The Justice Department argued Thursday that compelling Apple to help unlock an iPhone in California is a "modest" demand which may find "evidence of a terrorist attack."

Mar 11, 2016, 03:13 AM IST

NY judge: US cannot make Apple provide iPhone data

A federal judge has ruled that the US Justice Department cannot use a 227-year-old law to force Apple to provide the FBI with access to locked iPhone data, dealing a blow to the government in its battle with the company over privacy and public safety.

Mar 01, 2016, 13:40 PM IST

Six US cops fired after shooting 137 bullets into car

Six US police officers who fired 137 bullets into a car carrying two unarmed African Americans lost their jobs, three years after the deadly car chase in Cleveland, Ohio.

Jan 27, 2016, 07:40 AM IST

FBI opens criminal probe into report that Seattle police beat student

The FBI has launched a criminal civil-rights probe into a 2012 incident in which a university student claims police beat him and who last month received a $100,000 settlement from the city of Seattle. 

Dec 15, 2015, 06:51 AM IST

Lance Armstrong settles with promoter: Report

Disgraced former cyclist Lance Armstrong has paid out over $10 million (8.9 million euros) in a settlement to Bob Hamman and his SCA Promotions company, British newspaper the Sunday Times reported.

Sep 27, 2015, 23:31 PM IST

Brazil-Argentina US friendly cancelled as FIFA probe fallout

A friendly between Brazil and Argentina planned in the United States in September has been cancelled as part of the fallout from the investigation into alleged corruption involving FIFA.

Jul 22, 2015, 11:03 AM IST

US Justice Department gives nod to AT&T-DirecTV merger

AT&T Inc has won U.S. antitrust approval to buy DirecTV for $48.5 billion, an acquisition that will combine the country`s No. 2 wireless carrier with the largest satellite-TV provider, the Justice Department said on Tuesday.

Jul 22, 2015, 04:13 AM IST

Copa America: The show must go on

Chile football team coach Jorge Sampaoli this week described the Copa America as a "football fiesta" that was capable of "rising above any other issue".

Jun 05, 2015, 16:00 PM IST

Airport baggage handlers accused of flying drugs throughout US

Fourteen people, including several airport baggage handlers, have been charged in a scheme to transport drugs across the United States using carry-on luggage, the Justice Department announced Monday.

May 19, 2015, 07:08 AM IST

US demands guilty plea in forex rigging deal: JPMorgan

JPMorgan Chase said Thursday that the US Justice Department will require the bank to plead guilty to settle charges it conspired with other banks to rig the foreign exchange market.

May 15, 2015, 09:16 AM IST

Ex-CIA officer get 3.5 years for NY Times leak

 Former CIA officer Jeffrey Sterling was sentenced Monday to 3.5 years in prison for leaking classified information to a New York Times journalist.

May 12, 2015, 08:55 AM IST

US Justice Department to investigate Baltimore police: media

The US Justice Department will conduct a federal probe into Baltimore`s police department following riots triggered by the death of a black man under police arrest, the Washington Post reported Thursday.

May 08, 2015, 08:00 AM IST

UK speed trader arrested over role in 2010 US ''flash crash''

A high-frequency trader was arrested in the United Kingdom over charges he manipulated the futures market and played a role in sparking the May 2010 "flash crash", the US Justice Department said on Tuesday.

Apr 22, 2015, 00:51 AM IST

US charges four companies, five people over alleged tech exports to Iran

Four companies and five people have been charged with illegally exporting high-tech microelectronics, uninterruptible power supplies and other products to Iran through Taiwan and Turkey, the U.S. Justice Department said on Friday.

Apr 18, 2015, 01:03 AM IST

US warns agents not to consort with prostitutes

The head of the US Justice Department on Friday warned the agency`s employees -- including FBI and DEA agents -- not to solicit prostitutes.

Apr 11, 2015, 05:16 AM IST