Latest U.S. Justice Department Stories

2009-08-12 12:48:50

The U.S. Justice Department said UBS has agreed to reveal names of U.S.

2009-08-08 09:56:26

More time is needed to iron out an agreement between the United States and Swiss banker UBS AG over access to accounts of suspected tax cheats, officials say. In a conference call Friday with U.S. District Judge Alan Gold in Miami, U.S.

2009-07-07 10:21:11

A Wall Street Journal report on Monday said the US Justice Department has begun looking at big telecom companies such as AT&T and Verizon Communications to try to determine if they have abused their market power.

2009-06-11 06:25:00

The US Justice Department has sent an official notice to Google Inc informing the internet giant that federal antitrust attorneys are investigating its settlement with publishers intended to make millions of books available for online readers.

2009-06-09 18:13:27

The U.S. Justice Department Tuesday sued Capmark Finance Inc. in Los Angeles, accusing the lender of violating the False Claims Act. Justice officials allege the California company made false statements on U.S.

2009-05-11 07:40:15

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2009-05-09 12:27:57

Across the US, a number of state attorneys general have begun taking a closer look at a proposed deal between Google Inc and several author and publisher groups that would allow the Internet giant to digitize millions of books.

2009-05-06 13:53:27

The U.S. Justice Department said that a 21-year-old Swede was indicted on charges of hacking into NASA and Cisco's computer systems.

2009-04-17 12:45:17

Court papers filed on Thursday showed that Microsoft and the US Justice Department would extend some portions of federal antitrust oversight by 18 months.

2009-04-15 18:49:54

NetApp Inc. and NetApp U.S. Public Sector Inc. have agreed to pay $128 million to settle charges that the company defrauded the U.S. government, officials said. The agreement marks the largest contract fraud settlement the General Services Administration has obtained to date, the U.S.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.