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Nevada indicts two over ‘forged’ foreclosure documents

Two title officers employed by Lender Processing Services — one of the largest companies of its type, whose services are retained by virtually all of the top 50 banks in America — are facing lengthy jail sentences after a grand jury in Nevada on Wednesday handed down hundreds of felony…

Judge sets first hearing in AT&T anti-trust case

WASHINGTON — The federal judge hearing the US government’s lawsuit seeking to block AT&T’s $39 billion takeover of T-Mobile has set a first meeting to discuss the prospects for a settlement. US District Judge Ellen Huvelle ordered lawyers for the Justice Department, AT&T and T-Mobile, the US unit of Germany’s…

Swiss to supply bank information to U.S.: report

Swiss authorities will meet some of Washington’s demands to transmit information on accounts held by US citizens in the country, local media reported on Tuesday. According to Swiss daily TagesAnzeiger, state secretary for international affairs Michael Ambuehl will transmit by Tuesday evening information on the number of accounts and the…

DOJ files antitrust suit to block AT&T’s T-Mobile purchase

The U.S. Justice Department announced Wednesday it would seek to block AT&T’s $39 billion takeover of T-Mobile, saying it would be anti-competitive. The DOJ asked the court for a declaration that the takeover would violate U.S. antitrust law because it would “substantially lessen competition” in the U.S. wireless market. “The…

White House dragging its feet on wiretapping rules

Citing the need to protect intellectual property and consumer information like the emails that were leaked in this week’s massive Epsilon hack, the Senate Judiciary Committee called a hearing Wednesday to update the Electronic Communications Privacy Act. Committee member Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) emphasized that while amending the law and…

‘Use live ammunition’ against Wisconsin protesters, Indiana official says

Update (3:15 pm ET): Indiana deputy attorney general loses job The Indiana Attorney General’s office announced Wednesday that the deputy attorney general who called for Wisconsin riot police to use deadly force on protesters is no longer employed by the agency, according to WISH. Update (2:30 pm ET): Indiana official…

Pakistan court adjourns US immunity case

LAHORE, Pakistan – A Pakistan court on Thursday put off ruling whether a US official accused of double murder has diplomatic immunity, threatening to prolong a crisis with Washington for another month. The court adjourned until March 14, extending tensions between the United States and Pakistan, where an anti-American population…

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