Published: May 06, 2022
Authorities in Fiji have seized a $300 million yacht of Russian oligarch Suleiman Kerimov at the request of the United States, the U.S. Justice Department said on Thursday (May 5), as Washington and its allies press Russia over its invasion of Ukraine.
Published: Apr 22, 2022
The United States has charged former Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez, who was extradited to the U.S. on Thursday (April 21), for alleged participation in a cocaine-importation conspiracy and related firearms offences, the Justice Department said.
Published: Oct 19, 2021
WASHINGTON - Facebook has agreed to pay penalties totaling more than $14 million under a settlement with the Justice Department over findings that the companys hiring practices intentionally discriminated against Americans in favor of foreign workers, U.S. officials said Tuesday.
Published: Jun 06, 2021
WASHINGTON - Former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows sent a series of emails to the acting attorney general in the waning weeks of Donald Trumps presidency, as part of a campaign to strong-arm the Justice Department into investigating Trumps spurious claims of widespread election fraud.
Published: Jan 11, 2021
WASHINGTON - The Justice Department in the Biden administration is likely to increase resources for the civil rights division and resume wide-ranging scrutiny of troubled police departments nationwide, analysts say, as President-elect Joe Biden seeks to fulfill his campaign promises of combating systemic racism and fighting for equal rights.
Published: Dec 15, 2020
Attorney General William Barr's imminent departure will leave the Justice Department in the hands of his handpicked deputy, who could quickly find himself under pressure from Donald Trump to sustain his false claims of election fraud and pursue his political enemies.
Published: Oct 21, 2020
WASHINGTON - The Justice Department on Tuesday sued Google over allegations that its search and advertising empire violated federal antitrust laws, launching what is likely to be a lengthy, bruising legal fight between Washington and Silicon Valley that could have vast implications for the entire tech industry.
Published: Sep 22, 2020
WASHINGTON - The Justice Department is expected to brief state attorneys general this week about its imminent plans to file an antitrust lawsuit against Google, setting in motion a landmark legal clash between the U.S. government and the search-and-advertising behemoth.
Published: Sep 21, 2020
WASHINGTON - The Justice Department on Monday labeled the cities of Portland, Ore., New York and Seattle as jurisdictions "that have permitted violence and destruction of property," targeting them for possible cuts in federal funding.
Published: Jun 16, 2020
WASHINGTON - Senate Democrats on Monday asked the Justice Department's internal watchdog to investigate the role of Attorney General William Barr in the forceful clearing of largely peaceful protesters ahead of a photo op by President Donald Trump at a church near the White House.
Published: Mar 17, 2020
The U.S. Justice Department moved Monday to drop its two-year prosecution of a Russian company charged with orchestrating a social media campaign to interfere in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.