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Federal judge upholds restriction on Huawei products
A federal judge on Tuesday denied telecommunication giant Huawei's claim that the restriction on its US business was unconstitutional. The company alleged in its complaint that Section 889 of the National Defense Authorization Act violated its du (More)
New federal indictment against Huawei alleges racketeering and conspiracy to steal trade secrets
A new federal indictment was unsealed on Wednesday in a district court in New York, alleging that Huawei Technologies Co., a China-based telecommunications equipment manufacturer, and two of its subsidiaries engaged in racketeering and conspired to s (More)
US indicts four Chinese military members over Equifax hacking
US Attorney General William Barr announced on Monday the indictment of four members of the Chinese military charged with hacking into the computer systems of credit reporting agency Equifax and exposing nearly half of Americans' personal data in 2017 (More)
Former US Rep. Chris Collins sentenced to 26 months for insider trading
A federal judge in the Southern District of New York on Friday sentenced former New York Republican Congressman Chris Collins to 26 months in federal prison for insider trading and helping his son and others evade nearly $1 million in stock losses. H (More)
House approves impeachment managers, sending proceedings to Senate
The US House of Representatives on Wednesday approved seven impeachment managers to prosecute President Donald Trump, sending the proceedings to the Senate. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the names of the seven House Democrats to serve as the (More)
Former top Mexican official indicted on drug trafficking
Former Mexican Secretary of Public Security Genaro Garcia Luna was arrested in the US Tuesday for accepting multimillion-dollar bribes to permit "El Chapo's" Sinaloa Cartel to operate. Garcia Luna was essentially head of Mexican law enforcement f (More)
Federal appeals court affirms sentencing enhancement in drug possession case
The US Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit on Monday affirmed a district court's denial of the defendant's motion to strike the government's notice of sentencing enhancement. In 2008 the defendant, Joe Santillan, received a felony convicted fo (More)
Federal judge partially overturns conviction of opioid-maker Insys executives
A federal judge on Tuesday partially overturned convictions against high-level executives of Insys Therapeutics Inc. (Insys), a prominent opioid manufacturer. In her ruling, US District Judge Allison Burroughs wrote that the evidence presented at tri (More)
Supreme Court hears arguments on race discrimination and creditor's rights
The US Supreme Court heard oral arguments Wednesday in cases concerning race discrimination in contracting and bankruptcy. The first involves whether a plaintiff must show in its pleadings that the defendant's action would not have been taken but for (More)
US Department of Justice reaches settlement in 1MDB fraud case
The US Department of Justice (DOJ) reached a settlement Wednesday in the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) fraud case in which Malaysian government officials allegedly siphoned money from the development bank for personal gain. The DOJ's Kleptoc (More)
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