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A federal judge pushed back the sentencing of Michael Flynn on Tuesday, saying a delay could help Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election. (AP)

Flynn Sentencing Put Off So He Can Help Mueller's Probe

A D.C. federal judge Tuesday postponed the sentencing of Michael Flynn until 2019, saying that President Donald Trump's former national security adviser may still need to cooperate in ongoing investigations by Special Counsel Robert Mueller's office.

  • Judge Scolds DOJ For 'Defensive' Attitude In CVS-Aetna Case

    A D.C. federal judge took U.S. Justice Department lawyers to task for a second time Tuesday over their court filings as they seek final approval of the multibillion-dollar merger of CVS and Aetna, calling their tone "unnecessarily defensive."

  • Flynn Associate Denies Turkish Lobbying Charges

    A onetime business partner of former national security adviser Michael Flynn on Tuesday pled not guilty to acting as an unregistered agent for Turkey by allegedly using the pair’s lobbying firm to conduct a smear campaign against an exiled Turkish cleric.

  • German Auto Co. Agrees To $35M Fine In VW Emissions Case

    A German automotive engineering company entered into a plea agreement Tuesday to pay $35 million for its alleged role in a long-running scheme by Volkswagen AG to sell diesel vehicles in the United States that use a "defeat device" to cheat on vehicle emissions tests required by federal law.

  • Jury Clears Ramen Noodle Makers In Antitrust Suit

    A California federal jury found Monday that Korean ramen companies were not liable for price-fixing, following a rare antitrust class action jury trial that lasted well over a month.

  • NY Fines Barclays $15M Over CEO's Whistleblower Hunt

    New York’s top banking regulator has hit Barclays with a $15 million fine as part of a settlement announced Tuesday resolving claims stemming from the agency’s investigation into a push by the bank’s CEO to smoke out the source of two 2016 whistleblower letters that raised concerns about a recently hired executive.

  • Trump Foundation Agrees To Shutdown, NY AG Says

    The Donald J. Trump Foundation has agreed to dissolve under judicial supervision, following a recent state court decision allowing a suit by New York against the charity to move forward, the New York attorney general’s office said Tuesday.

  • Charter To Pay $174M Settlement In NY AG’s Net Speed Suit

    Charter Communications Inc. and Spectrum Management Holding Co. agreed to a $174 million payout in what the New York attorney general on Tuesday called a record settlement, ending a suit alleging it defrauded customers by promising high-speed internet when it knew it couldn’t deliver.

  • 'Fresh Prince' Actor Sues Game Makers Over 'Carlton' Dance

    The actor who played Carlton Banks on “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” claimed Monday in California federal court that video game makers Epic Games and Take-Two Interactive copped his choreography without permission, noting similarities between the famous “Carlton Dance” he created and moves performed by characters in two widely played video games.

  • CBS Kills Moonves Exit Pay After Covington, Debevoise Probe

    CBS Corp. announced Monday that former CEO Leslie Moonves won’t get a severance payment reportedly worth $120 million, after an investigation by Covington & Burling LLP and Debevoise & Plimpton LLP found the former executive violated company policies and didn’t cooperate with the probe into sexual harassment at the media giant.

  • Judge Censured For Allegedly Groping Fellow Judge, 2 Others

    A state district court judge in Texas who was accused by three women, including a fellow judge, of groping them at a party received two public reprimands from the State Commission on Judicial Conduct — the stiffest punishment the organization can hand out short of initiating removal proceedings.

  • BNY To Pay $54M To Settle Claims It Mishandled ADRs

    Bank of New York Mellon has agreed to pay more than $54 million to settle U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission charges that the bank improperly handled thousands of “pre-released” American depositary receipts in violation of the Securities Act of 1933, the agency said Monday.

  • 2nd Circ. Revives Enviro's CWA Suit Against Recycler

    The Second Circuit on Monday revived the Sierra Club's lawsuit seeking to stop a New York construction waste recycling company from discharging polluted stormwater, ruling that the company's activities could be subject to Clean Water Act permitting requirements.