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Justice Dept. Asked to Examine Whether Swiss Bank Kept Helping Tax Dodgers

Justice Dept. Asked to Examine Whether Swiss Bank Kept Helping Tax Dodgers

Justice Dept. Asked to Examine Whether Swiss Bank Kept Helping Tax Dodgers Justice Dept. Asked to Examine Whether Swiss Bank Kept Helping Tax Dodgers WASHINGTON — The chairman of the Senate banking panel asked Attorney General Merrick B. Garland on Tuesday for information about whether Credit Suisse continued to help rich Americans defraud the I.R.S. even after it signed a …

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Deb Haaland, Biden’s Pick for Interior Dept., Embodies Partisan Chasm

Deb Haaland, Biden's Pick for Interior Dept., Embodies Partisan Chasm

Deb Haaland, Biden’s Pick for Interior Dept., Embodies Partisan Chasm Deb Haaland, Biden’s Pick for Interior Dept., Embodies Partisan Chasm WASHINGTON — When Representative Deb Haaland was tapped in December to be President Biden’s interior secretary, the decision was hailed as historic. She was the first Native American ever nominated to serve in cabinet — in this case to head …

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Biden Justice Dept. Asks British Court to Approve Assange Extradition

Biden Justice Dept. Asks British Court to Approve Assange Extradition

Biden Justice Dept. Asks British Court to Approve Assange Extradition Biden Justice Dept. Asks British Court to Approve Assange Extradition WASHINGTON — The Biden administration has signaled that for now it is continuing its predecessor’s attempt to prosecute Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks founder, as the Justice Department filed a brief this week appealing to a British court to overturn a …

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Biden Signals Break With Trump Foreign Policy in a Wide-Ranging State Dept. Speech

Biden Signals Break With Trump Foreign Policy in a Wide-Ranging State Dept. Speech

Biden Signals Break With Trump Foreign Policy in a Wide-Ranging State Dept. Speech Biden Signals Break With Trump Foreign Policy in a Wide-Ranging State Dept. Speech But Mr. Biden also made clear that while he was seeking to force the Saudis to face up to the huge human toll of their intervention in Yemen, he was not leaving them alone …

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Justice Dept. Suit Says Facebook Discriminates Against U.S. Workers

Justice Dept. Suit Says Facebook Discriminates Against U.S. Workers

Justice Dept. Suit Says Facebook Discriminates Against U.S. Workers Justice Dept. Suit Says Facebook Discriminates Against U.S. Workers WASHINGTON — The Department of Justice on Thursday filed a lawsuit against Facebook for hiring discrimination against U.S. workers, in the Trump administration’s latest action against large tech companies. In the complaint, the department’s civil rights division said Facebook “refused to recruit, …

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State Dept. to Remove Sudan From List of Terrorist States

State Dept. to Remove Sudan From List of Terrorist States

State Dept. to Remove Sudan From List of Terrorist States State Dept. to Remove Sudan From List of Terrorist States WASHINGTON — The State Department will take Sudan off a list of countries that sponsor terrorism, clearing the way for the East African nation’s fragile government to seek international assistance and, potentially, normalized relations with Israel — a diplomatic goal …

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Justice Dept. Urges Congress to Limit Tech’s Legal Shield

Justice Dept. Urges Congress to Limit Tech’s Legal Shield

Justice Dept. Urges Congress to Limit Tech’s Legal Shield Justice Dept. Urges Congress to Limit Tech’s Legal Shield WASHINGTON — The Justice Department sent Congress draft legislation on Wednesday that would reduce a legal shield for platforms like Facebook and YouTube, in the latest effort by the Trump administration to revisit the law as the president claims those companies are …

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Justice Dept. Case Against Google Is Said to Focus on Search Dominance

Justice Dept. Case Against Google Is Said to Focus on Search Dominance

Justice Dept. Case Against Google Is Said to Focus on Search Dominance Justice Dept. Case Against Google Is Said to Focus on Search Dominance WASHINGTON — The Department of Justice’s impending lawsuit against Google has narrowed to focus on the company’s power over internet search, a decision that could set off a cascade of separate lawsuits from states in ensuing …

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Justice Dept. to Brief States on Google Antitrust Inquiry

Justice Dept. to Brief States on Google Antitrust Inquiry

Justice Dept. to Brief States on Google Antitrust Inquiry Justice Dept. to Brief States on Google Antitrust Inquiry WASHINGTON — The Justice Department on Wednesday plans to brief officials from state attorneys general offices on its antitrust action against Google, in what is expected to be one of the final steps before filing a landmark case against the tech giant. …

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Labor Dept. Lawyer Says Trump Appointee Intervened in Oracle Case

Labor Dept. Lawyer Says Trump Appointee Intervened in Oracle Case

Labor Dept. Lawyer Says Trump Appointee Intervened in Oracle Case Labor Dept. Lawyer Says Trump Appointee Intervened in Oracle Case The Labor Department had no comment on that account. M. Patricia Smith, the Labor Department solicitor under President Barack Obama from 2010 to 2017, said in a text message that the two labor secretaries she served under did not directly …

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