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  • That's all? Citigroup eludes real punishment on securities

    The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Monday, July 21: Last Monday, the Department of Justice announced a $7 billion settlement with Citigroup, the nation's third-largest bank, over a federal investigation into the bank's...
  • Is Michigan man a war criminal?

    DUBLIN, Ireland They moved in lockstep, nearly 400 of them, to the rhythms of a drummer and a piper. They marched a half-mile through downtown streets in the Irish capital, on their way to the U.S. Embassy. The straight-lined formation of former Irish...
  • JPMorgan begins to provide consumer help under $13 billion settlement

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co has begun to provide the debt forgiveness and other help to struggling homeowners under last year's $13 billion accord with federal and state authorities, though it has only turned over a handful of details, a...
  • U.S. to appeal Obamacare subsidies ruling

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department will appeal to the full District of Columbia circuit court a ruling that threw out a key aspect of President Barack Obama's healthcare overhaul, a spokeswoman for the agency said on Tuesday. In a...
  • Britain's fraud office launches criminal probe into FX rigging

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's anti-fraud agency said on Monday it has launched a criminal investigation into alleged rigging of the $5.3 trillion-a-day currency market. "The director of the Serious Fraud Office has today opened a criminal investigation...
  • BNP case spurs calls for whistleblower incentives in banking

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - BNP Paribas SA's $9 billion settlement with U.S. authorities, aided by internal whistleblowers, has spurred calls for federal banking regulators to protect and reward individuals who report wrongdoing by banks. The U.S. Securities...
  • Vote fraud myths meet voting rights reality

      Vote fraud myths meet voting rights reality
    Before she was allowed to register and vote for the first time in Franklin County, N.C., Rosanell Eaton had to read the entire preamble to the U.S. Constitution out loud in front of three men in the county courthouse. Eaton is black. The three men...
  • Banks helped hedge funds dodge taxes, Senate panel says

    WASHINGTON Two giant global banks helped at least a dozen hedge funds skirt full tax payment on more than $100 billion worth of stock trades, according to a congressional investigation made public Monday. The findings of the Senate Permanent Subcommittee...
  • Former Qualcomm executive pleads guilty to insider trading

    (Reuters) - A former president of Qualcomm Inc's global business operations pleaded guilty on Monday to insider trading in shares of the mobile phone chipmaker and a company it bought in 2011, as well as to a related money laundering charge. Jing Wang,...
  • Philadelphia man accused of Nazi war crimes is hospitalized, criminal case on hold

    PHILADELPHIA An 89-year-old Philadelphia man facing extradition to Germany to face Nazi war crimes charges was hospitalized over the weekend, throwing into doubt the future of U.S. efforts to quickly remove him. Johann Breyer, a retired tool and die...
  • Obama, Senate make progress on NSA data-collection reform bill

    The Obama administration and Senate negotiators appear close to an agreement to strengthen legislation that would curtail the bulk collection of data on Americans. In May, the House passed a watered-down version of a bill sponsored by Rep. Jim...