President Donald Trump's commission investigating voter fraud may request voter roll data from U.S. states, a federal judge ruled on Monday, in a setback for groups that contend the effort could infringe on privacy rights. Full Article
Iran's top judge called on the United States on Monday to release Iranians held in U.S. jails and billions of dollars in Iranian assets, days after Washington urged Tehran to free three U.S. citizens. Full Article
The head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Scott Pruitt, was in his home state of Oklahoma on at least 43 of the 92 days of March, April and May, according to copies of his travel records obtained by the Environmental Integrity Project watchdog group and reviewed by Reuters. Full Article
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WASHINGTON President Donald Trump's son-in-law,Jared Kushner, emerged from behind the scenes on Monday to tellSenate investigators he had no part in any Kremlin attempt tomeddle in the U.S. election despite having met Russians fourtimes last year.
Qualcomm Inc fired back in its caseagainst Apple Inc on Monday, accusing its critics ofwaging a "coordinated effort aimed at misdirecting" traderegulators.
NEW YORK Wells Fargo & Co has askedjudges in New York and New Jersey to require a lawyerrepresenting a former employee to immediately return reams ofclient information the bank mistakenly sent to the attorney, abank spokeswoman said on Monday.
Martin Shkreli, the pharmaceutical entrepreneurvilified as the "pharma bro" for raising the price of alife-saving drug by 5,000 percent, said on Monday in federalcourt that he would not testify in his securities fraud trial.
WASHINGTONPresident Donald Trump's commissioninvestigating voter fraud may request voter roll data from U.S.states, a federal judge ruled on Monday, in a setback for groupsthat contend the effort could infringe on privacy rights.
NEW YORK A federal jury in Chicago on Mondayfound AbbVie Inc fraudulently misrepresented the risksof its testosterone replacement drug AndroGel and ordered thedrugmaker to pay $150 million in punitive damages.
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump urged SenateRepublicans on Monday to move ahead this week on a bid to repealhis predecessor's signature healthcare law, saying any senatorwho votes against it is telling America "you are fine with theObamacare nightmare."
NEW DELHI The state government in India'scapital told Philip Morris International Inc and othertobacco companies on Saturday to remove all advertisements fromtobacco shops in the city, warning them of legal action if theydo not comply.
NEW YORK The U.S. Commodity Futures Commissionsaid on Monday it has granted New York-based LedgerX, a bitcoinoptions exchange, the first license to clear and settlederivative contracts for digital currencies.
Energy Transfer Partners LP's Roverpipeline, the biggest natural gas pipeline under construction inthe United States, received more bad news after West Virginiatold the company to stop some work, citing environmentalviolations, regulators said on Monday.
A National Labor Relations Board spokeswoman said the agency plans to appear during U.S. Supreme Court oral argument on Oct.2 to defend its view that class-action waivers in workers’arbitration agreements are invalid under federal labor law. Read more
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to decide whether the U.S. Constitution limits how far lawmakers can go to redraw voting districts to favor one political party over another in a case that could have huge consequences for American elections. Full Article
On Friday, lawyers for onetime “Buckets of Money” radio host Raymond Lucia filed a petition asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review whether the Securities and Exchange Commission’s use of administrative law judges is unconstitutional under the Appointments Clause. And according to the petition, one of the strongest arguments that SEC ALJs are subject to the clause comes from a 2007 memo from the Justice Department - the same Justice Department that has been defending the SEC in a spa