US government files antitrust lawsuit against Google

US government files antitrust lawsuit against Google

The US Justice Department and 11 states filed an antitrust lawsuit against Alphabet Inc's Google on Tuesday for allegedly breaking the law in using its market power to fend off rivals.

Justice Department asks judge to allow US to bar WeChat from US app stores

Justice Department asks judge to allow US to bar WeChat from US app stores

The US Justice Department asked a federal judge in San Francisco early on Friday to allow the government to bar Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google from offering WeChat for download in US app stores pending an appeal.

US formally asks UK to extradite WikiLeaks' Assange

US formally asks UK to extradite WikiLeaks' Assange

The US Justice Department has formally asked Britain to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the United States to face charges that he conspired to hack US government computers and violated an espionage law, the U.K has confirmed.

US announces arrests in $530mn cyber identity fraud scheme

US announces arrests in $530mn cyber identity fraud scheme

The US Justice Department announced one of its largest-ever takedowns of a global cybercrime ring on Wednesday, saying it had indicted 36 people accused of trafficking in stolen identities and causing more than $530 million in losses to consumers.

US probing whether post-election incidents are hate crimes

US probing whether post-election incidents are hate crimes

The US Justice Department is investigating whether recent reports of intimidation and harassment, including in schools and at churches, violate federal hate crime and other civil rights laws, following a divisive presidential election campaign.

Malaysian PM Najib outed as key scandal figure

Malaysian PM Najib outed as key scandal figure

A Malaysian cabinet minister has admitted that Prime Minister Najib Razak was the mysterious unnamed official who the US Justice Department said took part in rampant looting of state funds.

Washington D.C. police officer charged with helping Islamic State

Washington D.C. police officer charged with helping Islamic State

A Metro transit police officer in Washington, D.C. was arrested on Wednesday morning on charges he attempted to provide material support to Islamic State, according to the US Justice Department.