Apple says $14 billion EU tax order ‘defies reality and common sense’

LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) – The European Union’s order to Apple (AAPL.O) to pay 13 billion euros ($14 billion) in back taxes “defies reality and common sense”, the U.S. firm said... Read more »

RPT-Apple takes fight against 13-billion-euro EU tax order to court

(Repeats SEPT 16 story, no change to text) By Foo Yun Chee LUXEMBOURG, Sept 16 (Reuters) – Apple will launch a legal challenge on Tuesday to a European Commission... Read more »

Prudential subsidiaries to pay nearly $33 million to settle disclosure charges: SEC

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Two Prudential subsidiaries have agreed to pay nearly $33 million to settle charges they failed to disclose conflicts of interest and made misleading disclosures regarding 94... Read more »

McCabe lawyer presses Justice Department to drop criminal case

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A lawyer for former FBI official Andrew McCabe pressed U.S. prosecutors on Friday to drop their politically sensitive case against him, citing reports that suggest they... Read more »

Senator Harris takes aim at Trump antitrust probe of automakers over emissions

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris on Friday asked a government watchdog to look into the Trump administration’s decision to launch an antitrust probe... Read more »

Parents of murdered Democratic staffer Seth Rich can sue Fox News: U.S. court

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A federal appeals court on Friday revived a lawsuit against Fox News Network over its reporting on Seth Rich, a former Democratic National Committee employee... Read more »

Hong Kong police break up clashes between rival protesters

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Baton-wielding Hong Kong police moved in to break up scuffles on Saturday between pro-China protesters and those denouncing perceived Chinese meddling at the start of... Read more »

U.S. Justice Gorsuch sees value of immigration through wife’s eyes

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch on Friday extolled the value of immigration and said his wife’s experience as a naturalized U.S. citizen from Britain has helped... Read more »

Senator Harris takes aim at Trump antitrust probe of automakers over emissions

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris on Friday asked a government watchdog to look into the Trump administration’s decision to launch an antitrust probe... Read more »

Houston climate protesters charged with violating ‘infrastructure law’: sheriff

HOUSTON (Reuters) – Climate protesters, who dangled beneath a bridge on Thursday shutting the channel to the nation’s busiest petrochemical port at Houston, were charged on Friday with violating... Read more »