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Former UAW vice president charged in U.S. corruption probe

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. prosecutors in Detroit on Monday charged a former high-ranking United Auto Workers official in charge of the labor union’s relations with Fiat Chrysler (FCA) of misusing funds for lavish purchases for himself and other union officials. FILE PHOTO: UAW Vice President Norwood Jewell addresses their Special Bargaining Convention held at COBO Read More

U.S. prosecutors charge former UAW vice president in corruption probe

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FILE PHOTO: UAW Vice President Norwood Jewell addresses their Special Bargaining Convention held at COBO Hall in Detroit, Michigan March 25, 2015. REUTERS/Jeff Kowalsky WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Federal prosecutors in Detroit on Monday charged a former United Auto Workers vice president with conspiracy to violate labor laws. Norwood Jewell, who headed the Fiat Chrysler department Read More

Mosque massacre suspect Tarrant fires lawyer, wants to represent himself in court

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Brenton Tarrant, a suspect behind the massacre of 50 people in two New Zealand mosques, has fired his court-appointed lawyer and wants to defend himself amid concerns he might use the high-profile trial to promote his beliefs. Tarrant, a 28-year-old Australian charged with murder in the brutal attack on two Christchurch mosques, has sacked his Read More

Massive college admission scandal is all about widening US inequality gap – lawyer to Boom Bust

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The college admissions scam recently making headlines clearly shows that there are “two Americas,” with one of them only for the rich, a lawyer for civil justice and consumer rights at Public Citizen told RT. Earlier this week, the Department of Justice revealed that dozens of people were involved in a fraud to help students Read More

SEC sues Volkswagen, ex-CEO over alleged emissions fraud on investors

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WASHINGTON/FRANKFURT (Reuters) – The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is suing Volkswagen (VW) and its former chief executive Martin Winterkorn over the German automaker’s diesel (gasoil) emissions scandal, alleging a “massive fraud” on U.S. investors. A Volkswagen logo is seen on a new car model at the 89th Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Read More

SEC sues Volkswagen, Winterkorn over 'Dieselgate'

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission sued Volkswagen AG and its former chief executive Martin Winterkorn over the German automaker’s diesel (gasoil) emissions scandal late Thursday, accusing the company of perpetrating a “massive fraud” on U.S. investors. A Volkswagen logo is seen on a new car model at the 89th Geneva International Read More

Ethiopia crash may test Boeing's success in defeating U.S. lawsuits: legal experts

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(Reuters) – The crash of Boeing Co’s 737 MAX 8 passenger jet in Ethiopia raises the chances that families of the 157 victims, even non-U.S. residents, will be able to sue in U.S. courts, where payouts are larger than in other countries, some legal experts said. A Saudi man who’s brother died in the Ethiopian Read More

Huawei pleads not guilty to U.S. charges in New York court

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(Reuters) – China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd on Thursday pleaded not guilty to a 13-count indictment filed in a New York federal court against the company, as tensions have ratcheted up between the U.S. and Beijing. The Huawei brand logo is seen above a store of the telecoms equipment maker in Beijing, China, March 7, Read More

California jury awards $29 million to woman with cancer who used J&J talc

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(Reuters) – A California jury on Wednesday awarded $29 million to a woman who said that asbestos in Johnson & Johnson’s talcum-powder-based products caused her cancer. FILE PHOTO: A Johnson & Johnson building is shown in Irvine, California, U.S., January 24, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo The verdict, in California Superior Court in Oakland, marks the Read More

Former Trump campaign chief jailed for 43 more months

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Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort has been jailed for an additional three-and-a-half years after admitting two charges of conspiracy. On sentencing the 69-year-old, the judge questioned his remorse and criticised him for his crimes and years of lies. “It is hard to overstate the number of lies and the amount of fraud and Read More