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The United States Department of Justice (DOJ), also known as the Justice Department, is a federal executive department of the U.S. government, responsible for the enforcement of the law and administration of justice in the United States, equivalent to the justice or interior ministries of other countries. The department was formed in 1870 during the Ulysses S. Grant administration.

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U.S. seizes $1 billion worth of cocaine from ship in Philadelphia

Federal authorities seized 16.5 tons of cocaine worth more than $1 billion from a ship in Philadelphia in one of the largest drug seizures in U.S. history, the U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday.
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Authorities seize 16.5 tons of cocaine from ship in Philadelphia: Justice Department

Authorities seized more than 16 tons of cocaine on Tuesday from a ship at the Packer Marine Terminal in Philadelphia and the crew has been arrested and charged, the U.S. Justice Department said.
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Walmart To Pay Millions In Settlement [Video]Walmart To Pay Millions In Settlement

Walmart has agreed to pay more than $282 million to settle bribery allegations. These were brought by the US Securities and Exchange Commission and the US Department of Justice. The SEC charged Walmart..

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U.S. Seizes $1 Billion Worth Of Cocaine From Port In Philadelphia [Video]U.S. Seizes $1 Billion Worth Of Cocaine From Port In Philadelphia

The U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday that federal authorities seized 16.5 tons of cocaine worth more than $1 billion from a ship in Philadelphia in one of the largest drug seizures in U.S...

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Manafort Kept In Federal Custody Due To Manafort Kept In Federal Custody Due To "Safety Concerns"

Reuters reports a U.S. Justice Department official said on Tuesday that convicted felon Paul Manafort will remain in federal custody due to “health and personal safety” concerns that would be..

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U.S. Justice Department Keeps Manafort In Federal Custody, Citing Health and Personal Safety Reasons [Video]U.S. Justice Department Keeps Manafort In Federal Custody, Citing Health and Personal Safety Reasons

The U.S. Justice Department has decided to keep convicted felon Paul Manafort in federal custody, it said on Tuesday. The department citing concerns about the “health and personal safety” of..

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DOJ May Decide On T-Mobile, Sprint Merger As Soon As Next Week [Video]DOJ May Decide On T-Mobile, Sprint Merger As Soon As Next Week

Sources say the U.S. Justice Department is set to decide as early as next week whether to approve the $26.5-billion merger of wireless carriers T-Mobile USA and Sprint Corporation. According to..

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DOJ Backs Up Mnuchin In Refusing To Release Trump's Tax Returns [Video]DOJ Backs Up Mnuchin In Refusing To Release Trump's Tax Returns

In a legal opinion released by the Department of Justice on Friday, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin was vindicated in his decision not to release the tax returns of President Donald J. Trump...

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Trump shields census documents from Congress [Video]Trump shields census documents from Congress

President Donald Trump refused to hand over documents to a U.S. House committee related to his administration's plan to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, citing executive privilege. Conway..

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Trump Invokes Executive Privilege [Video]Trump Invokes Executive Privilege

According to CNN, The Department of Justice informed the House Oversight Committee on Wednesday that President Donald Trump has asserted executive privilege over materials related to the addition of a..

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Ten U.S. states sue to stop Sprint-T-Mobile deal [Video]Ten U.S. states sue to stop Sprint-T-Mobile deal

Ten states led by New York and California have filed a lawsuit to stop T-Mobile US Inc’s $26 billion purchase of Sprint Corp, warning that consumer prices will jump due to reduced competition. Chris..

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Justice Department Formally Asks To Extradite Assange [Video]Justice Department Formally Asks To Extradite Assange

According to Reuters, the Justice Department has formally asked the United Kingdom to extradite Julian Assange to the United States. The founder of WikiLeaks faces 17 charges in the US, including a..

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House Democrats to Get More Mueller Evidence, Trump Calls Witness 'Sleazebag' [Video]House Democrats to Get More Mueller Evidence, Trump Calls Witness 'Sleazebag'

According to Reuters, Congressional Democrats on Monday struck a deal in their wide-ranging probes of President Donald Trump as the U.S. Justice Department agreed to hand over more evidence from..

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Justice Department To Release Mueller Evidence [Video]Justice Department To Release Mueller Evidence

On Monday congressional Democrats and President Donald Trump’s administration struck a rare compromise in the battle over their investigations of him, with the Justice Department agreeing to provide..

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Justice Department Will Provide Evidence Related To Mueller Investigation [Video]Justice Department Will Provide Evidence Related To Mueller Investigation

Reuters reports the U.S. Justice Department has agreed to provide further evidence, related to the Mueller investigation, to lawmakers. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler agreed to hold..

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Opioid Manufacturer Insys Caught In A Kickback Probe [Video]Opioid Manufacturer Insys Caught In A Kickback Probe

According to Reuters, Drugmaker Insys Therapeutics Inc filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday amid mounting expenses driven by a U.S. Justice Department probe into claims it paid doctors bribes to..

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Unit of Drugmaker Insys Pleads Guilty to U.S. Opioid Bribe Scheme [Video]Unit of Drugmaker Insys Pleads Guilty to U.S. Opioid Bribe Scheme

According to Reuters, a unit of Insys Therapeutics pleaded guilty on Friday to fraud charges as part of an $225 million deal with the U.S. Justice Department resolving claims that the drugmaker bribed..

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Could Report On Russia Probe Kill Democratic Oversight? [Video]Could Report On Russia Probe Kill Democratic Oversight?

Democrats in Washington are moving toward potential impeachment of President Donald Trump. They are ramping up probes into the President. Politico reports that DC Democrats are becoming increasingly..

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Oral Roberts University Settles U.S. Claim It Violated Admissions Incentive Ban [Video]Oral Roberts University Settles U.S. Claim It Violated Admissions Incentive Ban

According to Reuters, the U.S. Department of Justice said that Oral Roberts University agreed to pay over $300,000 to resolve allegations that it illegally compensated a recruiter with a share of..

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Justice Department And FTC Announce Antitrust Probes [Video]Justice Department And FTC Announce Antitrust Probes

According to Reuters, federal antitrust regulators are moving forward with a broad investigation of four tech giants. But the Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission are sharing the case..

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Federal Investigators Will Probe Tech Firms For Antitrust Violations [Video]Federal Investigators Will Probe Tech Firms For Antitrust Violations

According to Gizmodo, a flurry of antitrust probes have been opened by federal authorities into tech companies. Although the Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission are responsible for..

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Federal Antitrust Regulators Will Probe Big Tech Firms [Video]Federal Antitrust Regulators Will Probe Big Tech Firms

According to Business Insider, the Federal Trade Commission will oversee antitrust investigations into Facebook and Amazon. The Justice Department will manage similar investigations into Apple and..

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Tech selloff slams Nasdaq [Video]Tech selloff slams Nasdaq

Regulatory fears hurt big name tech stocks Monday, dragging down the Nasdaq and the S&P 500 on the first trading day of June. Fred Katayama reports.

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U.S. Justice Dept Considering Apple Probe [Video]U.S. Justice Dept Considering Apple Probe

According to Reuters, the U.S. Justice Department has jurisdiction for a potential probe of Apple as part of a broader review of whether technology giants are using their size to act in an..

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Justice Department To Oversee Antitrust Probe Of Apple [Video]Justice Department To Oversee Antitrust Probe Of Apple

According to Business Insider, the Justice Department will oversee a federal antitrust investigation into Apple. Although the Federal Trade Commission is also responsible for investigating antitrust..

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Did William Barr Contradict Himself Over The Mueller Report [Video]Did William Barr Contradict Himself Over The Mueller Report

Attorney General William Barr recently told CBS News information about the Robert Mueller report. He said the Department of Justice “didn’t agree with the legal analysis” of the special counsel...

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