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DOJ declines to prosecute Comey despite finding that he leaked memo

James Comey shared a handwritten memo with a friend which described a private conversation between the former FBI director and US President Donald Trump.

US Justice Department prepares antitrust investigation of Google

The potential investigation represents the latest attack on a tech company by the administration of US President Donald Trump.

Jho Low slapped with another charge in US

The US Justice Department says, to win influence, the fugitive financier gave RM89 million to a musician friend and that some of this money ended up as campaign donations for former president Barack Obama’s re-election bid.

US Justice Dept may advise Trump to claim privilege over Mueller...

The Justice Department threatens to have President Donald Trump invoke executive privilege if Attorney General William Barr is held in contempt.

Tesla’s SEC deal provides ammunition for US probe, investor lawsuits

Tesla is expected to release third-quarter production this week, and investors are watching to see if it hit targets for the Model 3, a high-volume car.

US charges 601 people in healthcare fraud, opioid crackdown

The arrests came as part of what the department said was the largest healthcare fraud takedown in US history.

Trump ‘demands’ probe of alleged spying on his campaign

US President Donald Trump has described the infiltration allegations as being potentially "bigger than Watergate".

US investigating Cambridge Analytica

The US Justice Department and the FBI are investigating Cambridge Analytica, reported New York Times.

1MDB: Debt now at RM30bn, backed by RM43bn assets

Company head Arul Kanda tells CNBC that 1MDB has not defaulted on any loan obligation.

Arul Kanda: DoJ yet to contact 1MDB

1MDB chief says the company itself is not under investigation, and is open and willing to cooperate.

DOJ: Trump lawyer under investigation for ‘business dealings’

US Attorney Robert Khuzami has redacted the alleged criminal conduct for which Cohen is being investigated.

US Justice Department asks high court to drop Microsoft email case

The law, enacted March 23 as part of the massive spending bill, lays out rules for international data requests by law enforcement.

California at ‘war’ with Washington over immigration: governor

California Governor Jerry Brown accused the Trump administration Wednesday of launching a war over the state's protections for illegal immigrants after the Justice Department sued to block its sanctuary laws.

US Justice Dept to sue California over ‘sanctuary’ policies

The U.S. Justice Department will file a lawsuit against the state of California alleging it is interfering with the enforcement of federal immigration laws, escalating a long-simmering battle over "sanctuary" policies that try to protect illegal immigrants against deportation.

Microsoft clashes with Justice Department at US Supreme Court

The dispute between Microsoft and the US Justice Department relates to laws regarding the handing over of data stored abroad.

Trump says arming teachers could help prevent school massacres

But others disagree, saying that nobody wants to see a shootout in a school.

Trump moves to outlaw ‘bump stocks,’ considers other steps after Florida...

Tightening gun laws would mark a change in course for Trump, who has championed gun rights during his campaign and presidency.

US Justice Dept launches new Clinton Foundation probe

According to a report by The Hill, FBI agents from Arkansas had taken the lead in the investigation and interviewed at least one witness in the past month.

US now moves criminal investigation into 1MDB funds

DoJ has asked a court in Los Angeles to put on hold its civil forfeiture lawsuits against Jho Low.

‘Wolf of Wall Street’ producer in talks to settle 1MDB suit

Lawyers for Red Granite Pictures Inc. and US Justice Department on Tuesday asks federal judge in Los Angeles to extend a deadline in the lawsuit so that they can 'focus on their ongoing negotiations.'

DoJ seizure moves on with Jho Low’s family sidelined

Even if US wins default judgment, it will take years before government can take possession of assets allegedly acquired with funds siphoned from 1MDB, says lawyer.

1MDB: How the US can end corporate shell games

1MDB is just the latest illustration of a global problem arising from the ability of individuals to use shell companies to conceal the proceeds of crime.

Ambassador gives cautious reminder about DoJ suit

In farewell press interview, Joseph Yun says 'we should really wait for the first hearing before we see where this goes'.

Ismail: DoJ suits way out of IGP’s jurisdiction

'I think Kit Siang is confused. He can't differentiate between a civil and a criminal case. It's America's jurisdiction. How can the IGP go there and investigate it,' he says.