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Politics Nov 09Barr authorizes election probes despite little evidence of fraud
Barr's action comes days after Democrat Joe Biden defeated President Donald Trump and raises the prospect that Trump will use the Justice Department to try to challenge the outcome.
Nation Nov 02Trump decries FBI probe of supporters surrounding Biden bus
On Sunday night, Trump retweeted a screenshot of the FBI statement, adding: “In my opinion, these patriots did nothing wrong."…
Nation Oct 21Justice Department says OxyContin maker will plead guilty to 3 criminal charges
Justice Department officials tell The Associated Press that Purdue Pharma, the company that makes OxyContin, will plead guilty to three federal criminal charges as part of a settlement of more than $8 billion.
Nation Oct 20Justice Dept. files landmark antitrust case against Google
The Justice Department is expected to file a lawsuit Tuesday alleging that Google has been abusing its online dominance in online search to stifle competition and harm consumers, a person familiar with the matter told The Associated Press.
Nation Oct 08Law enforcement preps for potential election-related unrest
It comes in the wake of claims by President Donald Trump and his allies that the vote will be rigged and his call to supporters to "go into the polls and watch very carefully."…
Nation Sep 21Woman arrested in case of ricin letters sent to White House, Texas
The letter addressed to the White House appeared to have originated in Canada, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police have said.
Nation Sep 19AP source: Envelope addressed to White House contained ricin
Federal officials intercepted an envelope addressed to the White House that contained the poison ricin, a law enforcement official told The Associated Press on Saturday.
Politics Sep 17300 and counting: Push by feds to make arrests at U.S. protests
In a private call with federal prosecutors across the country, Attorney General William Barr's message was clear: Aggressively go after demonstrators who cause violence.
Economy Sep 14Automaker Daimler AG to pay $1.5 billion to settle emissions cheating probes
Officials say Daimler violated environmental laws by using so-called "defeat device software" to circumvent emissions testing and sold about 250,000 cars and vans in the U.S. with diesel engines that didn't comply with state and federal laws.
Politics Sep 11Prosecutor looking into the origins of Russia probe resigns
Nora Dannehy was a top prosecutor on a team led by U.S. Attorney John Durham of Connecticut, who was appointed last year to lead an investigation into how the FBI and other federal agencies set out to investigate Russian interference…