US Department of Justice

Type: Organization
Name: US Department of Justice
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 16 mins ago - 3 reports

Facebook Gets U.S. Antitrust Approval To Buy Oculus

Well, it looks like it's a done deal . Facebook just got the okay from the U.S. Department of Justice and FTC to buy Oculus.Social network giant Facebook Inc has won U.S. antitrust approval to buy Oculus VR Inc, a two-year-old maker of virtual reality ... [Published Hard OCP - 15 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 18 mins ago - 2 reports

REGULATORY: U.S. Justice Department Fines Showa for Price Fixing

In its ongoing investigation into automotive industry regulatory violations, the U.S. Justice Department announced that a 27th auto supplier has agreed to plead guilty.Japan's Showa Corp., a manufacturer of pinion-assist electric powered steering assemblies, ... [Published Automotive NewsWire - 12 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 47 mins ago - 1 reports

Megaupload applies for Hong Kong assets takeaway

KIM DOTCOM has applied for the release of Megaupload assets in Hong Kong, having just won the release of his assets in New Zealand.A statement on the Rothken law firm website says that Dotcom has appled to "set aside" the US Department of Justice (DoJ) ... [Published TheInquirer.net - 2 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

St. Croix Fossil Fuel Power Plant to Comply with Clean Air Act (4/23/14)

NEW YORK, April 23 -- The Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release:Under a legal agreement announced today by the U.S Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Justice, the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority ... [Published Targeted News Service - 1 hour ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

U.S. Justice Department announces clemency review of drug offenders

By Julia Edwards and Aruna ViswanathaWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department laid out new clemency guidelines on Wednesday that are expected to make thousands of drug offenders eligible for a reduction in the sentences they are currently s ... [Published Bayou Buzz - 13 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

SHOWA announces plea agreement with U.S Department of Justice; expects extraordinary loss for Q4 of FY 2014

12:00am BSTSHOWA CORP:Entered into a plea agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), agreeing to pay a fine of $19.9 million based on charges that it violated the U.S. antitrust law in connection with a part of sales of certain automotive products ... [Published Reuters UK - 5 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Barack Obama: The U.S. Justice Department has "taken on more than 100 voting rights cases since 2009."

The Truth-O-Meter Says: The U.S. Justice Department has "taken on more than 100 voting rights cases since 2009."Barack Obama on Friday, April 11th, 2014 in a speechDuring the week of the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, President Barack Obama ... [Published St. Petersburg Times - 7 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 4 reports

Megaupload Asks Hong Kong Court To Drop Restraining Order On Megaupload Assets, Claiming Legal Violations

from the frozen dept In the continuing global legal fight over Megaupload, the company apparently is asking the Hong Kong high court to set aside the restraining order on the company's assets that was put in place over two years ago, following a request ... [Published Techdirt - 7 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 4 reports

Amedisys’ $150 million settlement finalized

The U.S. Department of Justice has finalized a $150 million settlement with Baton Rouge-based home nursing company Amedisys Inc. involving allegations that the company submitted false home health care billings to the Medicare program.Amedisys had set ... [Published The Advocate - 16 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 2 reports

Justice Department's criminal division names new No. 2 | Reuters

6:00pm EDT WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice has named Marshall Miller as the new No. 2 official in its criminal division, after a spate of departures thinned its top ranks, according to an internal memo obtained on Wednesday.Miller, ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 11 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 2 reports

U.S. may charge ex-Blackwater guard with murder for Iraq massacre

By Aruna ViswanathaWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department is considering charging a former Blackwater Worldwide security guard with murder over his alleged role in a 2007 massacre of unarmed civilians in Baghdad, a federal prosecutor said ... [Published Bayou Buzz - 13 hours ago]
Entities: Massacre, Homicide, Iraq
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 6 reports

U.S. Justice Department announces clemency review of drug offenders

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department laid out new clemency guidelines on Wednesday that are expected to make thousands of drug offenders eligible for a reduction in the sentences they ... ... [Published Big News Network - 16 hours ago]

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"Needless to say, Megaupload and its cloud storage users have been severely prejudiced by the US DOJ's conduct. Indeed, as further argued in Megaupload's application, the US DOJ's inability to prosecute Megaupload over this long period of time is grounds to discharge the injunction independent from the US DOJ's nondisclosure." Our evidence & expert witnesses expose: US Government misled Hong Kong courts to achieve the destruction & seizure of #Megaupload
The Union, on Monday, has started hunger strike while continuing the production process, to mark their protest. "We are worried of the situation. The management is not giving us proper reply on the fate of the factory or the job security of the workers" said M Saravana Kumar, president of the Union earlier
...An agency report said that KVP had denied any knowledge about the uranium scam. "I have not received any notice officially and have no information about what the US authorities are doing" PTI quoted him as saying
"We're not going to let voter suppression go unchallenged," Obama said on April 11. "So earlier this week you heard from the attorney general, and there's a reason the agency he runs is called the Department of Justice. They've taken on more than 100 voting rights cases since 2009, and they've defended the rights of everybody, from African-Americans to Spanish speakers to soldiers serving overseas."

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Megaupload Asks Hong Kong Court To Drop Restrai... [Published Techdirt - 8 hours ago]
In the continuing global legal fight over Megaupload, the company apparently is asking the Hong Kong high court to set aside the restraining order on the company's assets that was put in place over two years ago, following a request from the US Justice ...
Megaupload seeks return of millions in frozen H... [Published PC World: Techlog - 9 hours ago]
Megaupload, the defunct file-storage site, is asking a Hong Kong court to release millions of dollars in assets as part of efforts to allow its former users to reclaim their data. The company’s assets were frozen by Hong Kong at the request of the U.S. ...
Amedisys, Inc. Settles Civil False Claims Act L... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - 14 hours ago]
PHILADELPHIA and BOSTON, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States Department of Justice and several whistleblowers have reached an agreement with Louisiana based home healthcare provider Amedisys, Inc. ("Amedisys") to resolve civil fraud liabilities ...
St. Croix Fossil Fuel Power Plant to Comply wit... [Published EnviroLib - 15 hours ago]
Release Date: 04/23/2014Contact Information: Elias Rodriguez, (212) 637-3664, rodriguez.elias@epa.gov (New York, N.Y.) Under a legal agreement announced today by the U.S Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Justice, the Virgin Islands ...
Amedisys to pay $150 million for over billing M... [Published Yahoo! Health News - 17 hours ago]
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Home healthcare company Amedisys Inc will pay $150 million to resolve allegations that it submitted false billings to Medicare, the U.S. Justice Department said on Wednesday. Louisiana-based Amedisys between 2008 and 2010 im... ...
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Toyota to pay record $1.2 billion recall fine [Published Reuters Video: Business - Mar 19 2014]
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Target data breach under investigation: Holder [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jan 29 2014]
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Amedisys Finalizes Settlement Agreement With Go... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - 15 hours ago]
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