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  • California man sentenced to 15 years for corporate spying on DuPont

    A federal judge on Thursday sentenced a California chemical engineer to 15 years in prison and fined him $28 million after his rare economic-espionage conviction for selling China the technology that creates a white pigment. U.S. District Judge...
  • Feds on Quinn probe: Stand down or pose 'substantial risks' to investigation

    Feds on Quinn probe: Stand down or pose 'substantial risks' to investigation
    As Illinois Republicans argued Thursday that a legislative panel should push ahead with an election-year inquiry into Gov. Pat Quinn’s troubled anti-violence program, the U.S. Department of Justice issued a letter to clear up any misunderstanding:...
  • Animation Guild to Look Into Possible Action Over Studios' 'No Poaching' Pacts

    While a federal judge recently gave her approval to a settlement of a class-action antitrust suit over alleged "no-poaching" agreements involving Lucasfilm and Pixar, the Animation Guild is reviewing a recent report that highlighted similar hiring...
  • NSA tracked email accounts of leading Muslim Americans, report says

    The National Security Agency and the FBI allegedly tracked email accounts of five Muslim American leaders between 2006 and 2008, according to an NSA spreadsheet of email addresses disclosed by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden. The spreadsheet, which...
  • Immigration court backlog adds to border crisis

    Immigration court backlog adds to border crisis
    On a June morning last year, Alex Alvarez left his home in the lush Salvadoran region of Morazan to make the now-familiar journey of tens of thousands of other young immigrants from Central America. There was no father or mother to send him off with a...
  • Orange again tops state in student restraints

    Orange again tops state in student restraints
    More than 1,000 times this past year, an Orange County public-school student with a disability was held facedown on a mat, wrapped in a full-body restraint or otherwise prevented from moving by a staffer. That was the highest number of restraints by any...
  • Newark, N.J., prepared to accept federal police monitor

    Newark, N.J., prepared to accept federal police monitor
    Mayor Ras Baraka said Wednesday that he would not oppose appointment of a federal monitor to oversee reforms in New Jersey's largest police department, one of the fixes the Justice Department is likely to mandate following a years-long inquiry into...
  • U.S. prosecutors decline criminal probe in CIA-Senate dispute

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. prosecutors have declined to pursue criminal investigations into a heated dispute between Senate investigators and the Central Intelligence Agency over documents related to its use of "enhanced interrogation techniques," the U....
  • Exclusive: Commerzbank may pay $600 million-$800 million to settle U.S. probe - sources

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Germany's second-biggest bank Commerzbank AG is expected to pay $600 million to $800 million to resolve investigations into its dealings with Iran and other countries under U.S. sanctions, sources familiar with the matter said. The...
  • Kerry: US and China have agreed to disagree on key issues

    BEIJING U.S. leaders have accused China of hacking into American companies' files, bullying U.S. allies in Asia and treating dissidents and ethnic minorities inhumanely. But pay little heed to the appearance of a hostile Sino-U.S. relationship. That's...
  • Louisiana guard fired after arrest on suspicion of raping inmate

    (Reuters) - A male corrections officer in northwestern Louisiana was fired this week after his arrest on suspicion of forcibly raping a female inmate, authorities said Thursday. The arrest of Natchitoches Parish Detention Center guard Lindsey Webster...