Celebrity lawyer Michael Avenatti is found guilty in Nike extortion case

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A U.S. jury on Friday found Michael Avenatti guilty in a criminal trial accusing the celebrity lawyer of trying to extort Nike Inc out of... Read more »

Attorney General Barr taps outside prosecutor to review case against ex-Trump adviser Michael Flynn

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Attorney William Barr has tapped the top federal prosecutor in St. Louis to review the Justice Department’s politically-charged case against President Donald Trump’s former national... Read more »

Justice Dept. drops probe of ex-FBI official McCabe, a top Trump target

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department on Friday dropped its criminal investigation of a top target of President Donald Trump, former No. 2 FBI official Andrew McCabe, at... Read more »

R. Kelly accused of sex with teen girl in 1990s as indictment is updated

(Reuters) – Singer R. Kelly, already facing trial in three states on sexual abuse, child pornography, kidnapping and obstruction of justice charges, has been hit with an updated indictment... Read more »

U.S. accuses Huawei of stealing trade secrets, assisting Iran

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. prosecutors on Thursday accused Huawei of stealing trade secrets and helping Iran track protesters in its latest indictment against the Chinese company, escalating the... Read more »

U.S. adds new charges to its case against Huawei

FILE PHOTO: The Huawei logo is pictured at the IFA consumer tech fair in Berlin, Germany, September 6, 2019. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke/File Photo NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. government... Read more »

Airbus agrees to settle corruption probes with U.S., France, UK

FILE PHOTO: An Airbus A350 takes off at the aircraft builder’s headquarters in Colomiers near Toulouse, France, September 27, 2019. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau PARIS (Reuters) – Airbus (AIR.PA) has agreed... Read more »

Canada prosecutors say fraud at heart of Huawei CFO Meng’s U.S. extradition case

VANCOUVER (Reuters) – Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou returned to a Vancouver courtroom on Wednesday where Canadian prosecutors defended a U.S. extradition request, saying Meng’s alleged bank fraud... Read more »

U.S. seeks big contempt fines against Turkey’s Halkbank

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. government said on Tuesday that Turkey’s state-owned Halkbank should be subjected to escalating fines totaling millions of dollars until it responds in court... Read more »

Chinese court jails former Interpol chief for 13-1/2 years over graft

BEIJING (Reuters) – A court in China on Tuesday jailed former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei for 13-1/2 years and fined him 2 million yuan ($290,000) for receiving bribes and... Read more »