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United States Department of Justice: U.S. federal executive department in charge of law enforcement
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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China says opposes U.S. long-arm jurisdiction following Chinese firm's indictment

China said on Wednesday it opposes the long-arm jurisdiction of the United States following the indictment of a Chinese firm by the U.S. Department of Justice on charges related to sanctions against..
Reuters - Published

Chinese company, owner indicted in U.S. on North Korea sanctions charges

A Chinese company, its owner and three managers have been indicted on charges they conspired to evade U.S. sanctions intended to stop North Korean companies from helping Pyongyang develop nuclear..
Reuters - Published

Videos for United States Department of Justice

Booker Announces Solution For White Supremacy [Video]Booker Announces Solution For White Supremacy

On Thursday, U.S. Senator Cory Booker revealed his solution for combating white supremacy. If he was elected he said he would create a White House office to combat white supremacy and hate crimes. The..

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U.S. applies to seize Iran oil tanker [Video]U.S. applies to seize Iran oil tanker

The U.S. has applied to seize the Iranian tanker held in Gibraltar, scuppering hopes that it would be released on Thursday and allow an easing of tensions. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

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Top lawmaker demands answers in Epstein's death [Video]Top lawmaker demands answers in Epstein's death

A top U.S. lawmaker joined the chorus of officials demanding answers from the Bureau of Prisons over the apparent suicide of Jeffrey Epstein while in federal custody. Jonah Green has more.

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Mueller-linked trial begins for ex-Obama lawyer [Video]Mueller-linked trial begins for ex-Obama lawyer

A trial for former Obama administration lawyer Greg Craig is now underway in a case linked to Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe. Nathan Frandino reports.

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Former top FBI official McCabe sues agency over firing [Video]Former top FBI official McCabe sues agency over firing

Former top FBI official Andrew McCabe, who was dismissed from the agency following a tumultuous relationship with President Donald Trump, filed a lawsuit on Thursday alleging the termination violated..

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Hong Kong's lawyers protest against 'political prosecutions' [Video]Hong Kong's lawyers protest against 'political prosecutions'

Lawyers are suspicious that the Department of Justice is trying to fast-track prosecution of people on rioting charges.

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Trump lays out steps to prevent gun violence [Video]Trump lays out steps to prevent gun violence

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday discussed steps to stop gun violence including working with social media companies to detect mass shooters before they strike, limiting violent video games and..

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House panel seeks evidence to assess impeachment [Video]House panel seeks evidence to assess impeachment

The Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee asked a federal court on Friday for access to grand jury evidence from the Mueller probe that lawmakers say they need to determine whether to begin..

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House Judiciary weighing Trump impeachment after Mueller [Video]House Judiciary weighing Trump impeachment after Mueller

U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler on Friday said the committee is considering "all remedies" including recommendation of "articles of impeachment" in the wake of..

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Mueller corrects testimony on Trump indictment decision [Video]Mueller corrects testimony on Trump indictment decision

During his second hearing on Wednesday, former Special Counsel Robert Mueller said that he wanted to correct comments made earlier in which he confirmed to Democratic Representative Ted Lieu that the..

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Mueller says Trump can be charged when term ends [Video]Mueller says Trump can be charged when term ends

Former special counsel Robert Mueller is affirming that a president can be charged with crimes after leaving office. He says Justice Department guidelines prevented him from considering charges against..

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The Department of Justice just filed a new lawsuit against Facebook accusing it of failing to protect your privacy (FB) [Video]The Department of Justice just filed a new lawsuit against Facebook accusing it of failing to protect your privacy (FB)

Facebook settled ongoing privacy probes with the FTC and SEC over the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Yet the Consumer Protection Branch of the U.S. Department of Justice is now filing a lawsuit against..

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What will U.S. lawmakers ask Mueller? [Video]What will U.S. lawmakers ask Mueller?

Democratic lawmakers on Wednesday will finally have their chance to speak with Special Counsel Robert Mueller, when the former FBI director testifies on Capitol Hill about his report on President..

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Wall Street falls as CSX drops [Video]Wall Street falls as CSX drops

U.S. stock indexes fell on Wednesday as weak results from CSX stoked concerns that the U.S.-China trade war could dent corporate earnings. Fred Katayama reports.

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No federal charges for NYPD in Eric Garner death [Video]No federal charges for NYPD in Eric Garner death

None of the New York police officers whose attempted arrest of Eric Garner in 2014, which led to the man's death and helped fuel the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement, will face federal criminal..

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"Today, we can't breathe": Eric Garner's mother

Eric Garner's mother Gwen Carr and daughter, Emerald Snipes on Tuesday blasted a Justice Department decision clearing Daniel Pantaleo, the officer who put Garner in a prohibited chokehold, as a..

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Trump Administration Creates New Barrier For Immigrants Seeking U.S. Asylum [Video]Trump Administration Creates New Barrier For Immigrants Seeking U.S. Asylum

The Trump administration unveiled a new rule to bar almost all migrants from applying for asylum at the southern border. Under the new rule, migrants are required to first pursue safe haven in a third..

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Even More Bad News For Deutsche Bank [Video]Even More Bad News For Deutsche Bank

Deutsche Bank is being investigated by the US Department of Justice. The investigation was part of a wider probe of the 1MDB scandal, the Wall Street Journal reported. The New York Times also reported..

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Reckitt pays $1.4bln to settle U.S. federal probe [Video]Reckitt pays $1.4bln to settle U.S. federal probe

British consumer goods giant Reckitt Benckiser has agreed to pay $1.4bln to settle U.S. federal probes into the marketing of an opioid addiction treatment. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

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A Federal Appeals Court Ruled That Donald Trump Violated The Constitution [Video]A Federal Appeals Court Ruled That Donald Trump Violated The Constitution

A federal appeals court ruled that President Donald Trump violated the Constitution. Trump did this by blocking people whose views he disliked from his Twitter account. According to Reuters, the 2nd..

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DOJ Changes How They Will Handle Immigration Hearings? [Video]DOJ Changes How They Will Handle Immigration Hearings?

Business Insider reports the Department of Justice is planning to replace human interpreters at immigration court hearings. The translators will be replaced with informative videos briefing migrants..

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Census Question Lingers [Video]Census Question Lingers

The U.S. Justice Department is still considering how to proceed on an effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census. This news comes via Reuters, which viewed court papers filed on..

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Trump Tweets About Justice Department Decision Over Citizenship Question On Census [Video]Trump Tweets About Justice Department Decision Over Citizenship Question On Census

The Justice Department recently said a question about citizenship would not be in the 2020 census. According to CNN, President Donald Trump did not agree with the “consensus” and said so on..

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Four Indian-American executives arrested in US on charge of H-1B visa fraud; accused released on $250,000 bonds

Four Indian-American executives from two IT staffing companies have been arrested on charges of fraudulently using the H-1B visa programme to gain an unfair advantage over their competitors, the US..
Firstpost - Published

H1B visa fraud: Four Indian-Americans arrested in US

Vijay Mane, 39, Venkataramana Mannam, 47, and Fernando Silva, 53, from New Jersey while Sateesh Vemuri, 52, from California were each charged by complaint with one count of conspiracy to commit visa..
DNA - Published

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.
Reuters - Published

U.S. formally asks UK to extradite WikiLeaks' Assange

The U.S. Justice Department has formally asked Britain to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the United States to face charges that he conspired to hack U.S. government computers and..
Reuters - Published

Special Counsel Robert Mueller resigns, says didn't charge Donald Trump with crime as 'it was not an option'

Robert Mueller opened his remarks by announcing that he was formally closing the Special Counsel's office and resigning his post at the Department of Justice
Firstpost - Published

Senior Sinaloa drug cartel member extradited to U.S.: Justice Department

A senior member of the Mexican Sinaloa drug cartel who was charged in 2012 has been extradited to the United States and will appear in court in Texas on Wednesday to face racketeering charges, the U.S...
Reuters - Published

U.S. charges WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with espionage

The U.S. Justice Department unveiled 17 new criminal charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Thursday, saying he unlawfully published the names of classified sources and conspired with and..
Reuters - Published

U.S. unveils espionage charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

The U.S. Justice Department unveiled 17 criminal charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Thursday, saying he unlawfully published the names of classified sources and conspired and assisted..
Reuters - Published

Protesters at Venezuela's U.S. Embassy appear in court to face criminal charges

Four protesters arrested on Thursday for occupying the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington, D.C. appeared in federal court on Friday where they were charged with trespassing and interfering with the U.S...
Reuters - Published

Former CIA officer jailed for 20 years for spying for China

A former spy for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency was sentenced on Friday to 20 years in prison after being convicted on charges of conspiring to transmit U.S. defense secrets to China, the Justice..
Reuters - Published

U.S. seizes North Korean ship it accuses of violating sanctions

The United States has for the first time seized a North Korean cargo ship it accused of illicit coal shipments in violation of U.S. and United Nations sanctions, the U.S. Justice Department announced..
Reuters - Published

U.S. indicts operators of 'dark web' drug referral service

U.S. prosecutors have filed money laundering charges against two Israelis who allegedly made millions of dollars operating a website connecting customers to sellers of fentanyl, heroin, guns and other..
Reuters - Published

Indian jailed in US for 5 years for smuggling foreigners including Indians

The human smuggling carried out by him resulted in at least one death and endangered the lives of many, according to the Department of Justice statement.
DNA - Published

Robert Mueller report reveals Donald Trump wanted to fire special counsel before he could deepen probe in Russian poll meddling

The more than 400-page document, made public in redacted form by the Justice Department, detailed how Donald Trump instructed his then White House counsel, Don McGahn, to tell the acting attorney..
Firstpost - Published

Attorney General William Barr says Robert Mueller found 'no collusion' between Trump campaign and Russia during 2016 polls

Barr was addressing the media at the Department of Justice in Washington on the release of Mueller's redacted report on the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.
Firstpost - Published

Assange hacking charge limits free speech defense: legal experts

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has portrayed himself as a champion of a free press, but the U.S. Department of Justice's decision to charge him with conspiring to hack government computers limits his..
Reuters - Published

U.S. expects to bring additional charges against Assange: CNN

The U.S. Justice Department expects to bring additional charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, but it was not clear what those charges would be or when they would be filed, CNN reported on..
Reuters - Published

Robert Mueller probe into 2016 presidential election, collusion between Russia and Donald Trump inconclusive: What's in store for US president

The Justice Department says that special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation did not find evidence that Donald Trump's campaign conspired or coordinated with Russia to influence the 2016..
Firstpost - Published

Mueller Investigation Finds No Trump-Russia Collusion: Attorney General Reports

mueller investigation finds no trump-russia collusion: attorney general reports
by Stephanie Boyd - One of the most momentous points in Donald Trumps’ US Presidency has come to pass this weekend. With the handing in of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report into the..
One News Page Staff - Published

Republicans block U.S. Senate Democrats' move on making Mueller report public

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday blocked a second attempt by Democrats to pass a measure aimed at prodding the Justice Department to release to the public Special Counsel Robert..
Reuters - Published

Mueller said three weeks ago he wouldn't reach decision on obstruction: Justice official

Special Counsel Robert Mueller informed top U.S. Justice Department officials three weeks ago that he would not be reaching a conclusion on whether President Donald Trump had obstructed justice during..
Reuters - Published

White House defers on Mueller's report release, Democrats seek details

The White House said on Monday it was up to the Justice Department to decide whether detailed findings from Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation will be released, a day after the top..
Reuters - Published

White House defers on release of Mueller's report, Kremlin warms

The White House said on Monday it was up to the U.S. Justice Department to decide if detailed findings from Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation would be made public, a day after the..
Reuters - Published

Trump slams Russia probe as 'illegal takedown'

U.S. President Donald Trump criticized the federal probe into whether his presidential campaign worked with Russia to sway the 2016 election, and encouraged a look at "the other side," after the..
Reuters - Published

Mueller report finds no evidence that Trump campaign colluded with Russia: Justice Department

U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller found no evidence of collusion between President Donald Trump's election team and Russia in the 2016 election, Attorney General William Barr said on Sunday. Barr..
Reuters - Published

White House spokeswoman says DOJ findings a 'total exoneration' of Trump

White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said on Sunday the Department of Justice's findings on the probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election were a "total and complete exoneration of the..
Reuters - Published

Mueller report does not have proof of Trump crimes: Justice Department

U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russian interference in the 2016 election did not find that President Donald Trump committed a crime but also does not exonerate him, according to a..
Reuters - Published

U.S. lawmakers expected to receive letter from Attorney General soon

U.S. members of Congress are expected to receive a letter from Attorney General William Barr within the hour, a Department of Justice official said on Sunday, as lawmakers await a summary of Special..
Reuters - Published

Special counsel Robert Mueller concludes Russia-Donald Trump probe, delivers final report to Justice Department

Special counsel Robert Mueller on Friday turned over his long-awaited final report on the contentious Russia investigation that has cast a dark shadow over Donald Trump's presidency, entangled Trump's..
Firstpost - Published

Ex-U.S. intelligence officer pleads guilty to attempted espionage for China

A former U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency officer pleaded guilty to attempted espionage for China, the Justice Department said on Friday.
Reuters - Published

Top Mueller prosecutor to leave Russia probe: reports

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - One of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's top prosecutors is leaving the Department of Justice, according to a National Public Radio report on Thursday, possibly signaling the..
Firstpost - Published

Don't expect details from Mueller probe - senior U.S. Republican

By David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's Justice Department is unlikely to grant Democrats in Congress access to underlying evidence from Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe..
Firstpost - Published

U.S. Democrats face hurdles in bid to get full Mueller report

By Jan Wolfe WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic U.S. lawmakers have vowed a court fight if necessary to secure the public release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's full report on his investigation..
Firstpost - Published

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