Report: Federal, State Regulators To File Antitrust Lawsuit Against GoogleFederal and state regulators in the U.S. are preparing to file antitrust lawsuits alleging Google has abused its dominance of online search and advertising to stifle competition and and boost its profits, according to a report.
Feds Target California Emissions Deal With Automakers That Bypasses Trump Administration RulesThe U.S. Justice Department and two other federal agencies are moving to dismantle a deal between California and four automakers to abide by emissions and mileage standards tougher that those proposed by the Trump administration.
Justice Department Launches Antitrust Probe Of Big Tech CompaniesThe U.S. Justice Department on Tuesday said it is opening a sweeping antitrust investigation of big technology companies and whether their online platforms have hurt competition, suppressed innovation or otherwise harmed consumers.
Judge Blocks US From Ending Temporary Protected Status For Some ImmigrantsA judge on Wednesday blocked the Trump administration from ending protections that let immigrants from four countries live and work legally in the United States, saying the move would cause "irreparable harm and great hardship."
Judge Won't Dismiss Lawsuit Challenging Termination Of Temporary Protected StatusA federal judge in San Francisco turned down a U.S. Justice Department request for dismissal of a lawsuit challenging the planned termination of temporary protected status.
Trump Appeals California Judge's Curb On Birth Control RulesThe U.S. Department of Justice is appealing a California judge's decision to temporarily block new Trump administration rules allowing more employers to opt out of providing no-cost birth control to women.
Feds Get iPhone Passcode In Brooklyn Drug Case, Withdraw Demand For Apple's HelpThe government said it no longer needs Apple's assistance to unlock the iPhone and is withdrawing its request for an order requiring Apple's cooperation in a New York drug case.
Government Will Try To Force Apple To Open iPhone In Brooklyn Drug CaseThe U.S. Justice Department still wants an order requiring Apple's cooperation in a Brooklyn drug case even though it recently dropped the fight to compel Apple to unlock an iPhone used by a gunman in a San Bernardino mass killing.
FBI, Apple Clash Before Congress As Encryption Fight SimmersThe U.S. government calls it a "vicious guard dog" that hurts national security. Apple says it's critical to protecting consumer privacy against increasingly sophisticated hackers.
Feds Probe Whether Major Airlines Illegally Conspired To Limit Seats, Keep Fares HighThe Justice Department is investigating possible collusion among major airlines to limit available seats, which keeps airfares high.
Vice-President Biden's Son, Beau Dies Of Brain Cancer At 46Beau Biden, who followed his father, Vice President Joe Biden, into politics and was twice elected attorney general of Delaware, died Saturday of brain cancer. He was 46.
San Francisco Tofu Maker Agrees To Stop Operating Unsanitary Facility; Pigeons And Insects CitedThe owners of a San Francisco tofu company agreed in a consent decree filed in federal court Tuesday to cease operations until the U.S. Food and Drug Administration determines the company is selling clean and sanitary food.
Oakland Fights Feds In Appeals Court To Keep Nation's Largest Medical Marijuana Dispensary OpenThe City Of Oakland continues to do battle with the Federal government in court attempting to keep the doors of its largest medical marijuana dispensary open. The arguments were heard Tuesday by three-judge panel from the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco.
HP To Pay $32.5 Million To Settle Allegations It Overcharged U.S. Postal ServiceHewlett-Packard Co. has agreed to pay $32.5 million to settle allegations that it overcharged the U.S. Postal Service during a 10-year contract for computers and services.
3 Dozen Officers Graduate From Oakland Police AcademyThe Oakland Police Department has taken another step in beefing up its understaffed force with the graduation of three-dozen officers from the police academy on Friday.