NEW YORK – Organizations critical of President Donald Trump’s immigration policies filed a broad lawsuit Thursday challenging new restrictions for green-card seekers who may need government help to pay for food and health care. The legal challenge amplifies similar litigation ...Read More »
The government’s warrantless collection of emails and other Internet data for national security purposes is lawful, but searching that information for Americans’ communications raises constitutional privacy questions, a federal appeals court in New York ruled Wednesday. At issue is an ...Read More »
Manafort’s fraud case in New York was dismissed, blocking local prosecutors’ effort to undercut potential Trump pardon
NEW YORK – A state court judge in Mahattan dismissed Paul Manafort’s residential mortgage fraud case Wednesday, deciding the local charges against President Trump’s former campaign chairman amounted to a double-jeopardy violation. Manafort, 70, who was previously convicted in a ...
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The government is entitled to any money former National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden makes from his memoir and paid speeches because he disclosed classified information without approval, a federal judge ruled Tuesday. Snowden has been charged with espionage since ...
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Sackler family transferred $1.36 billion in Purdue Pharma profits overseas, company says in court filing
The family that owns Purdue Pharma, manufacturer of the narcotic painkiller OxyContin, transferred $1.36 billion to overseas accounts and affiliated companies after 2008, part of $10.3 billion in total profits distributed out of the company, according to an accounting of ...Read More »
The Justice Department is pushing back on Amazon’s decision to withhold certain information from the public in its lawsuit over President Donald Trump’s alleged meddling in procurement matters. Amazon Web Services, the cloud computing division of Amazon, is suing to ...
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John Durham has a stellar reputation for investigating corruption. Some fear his work for Barr could tarnish it.
WASHINGTON – When the U.S. government needed a prosecutor to ferret out corruption in its own law-enforcement and intelligence ranks, John Durham was its go-to guy. The longtime prosecutor helped exonerate men wrongly convicted on murder charges, exposed an FBI ...Read More »