NEW YORK, Dec 2 (Reuters) – A U.S. judge on Friday dismissed an indictment against Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Huawei Technologies Co [RIC:RIC:HWT.UL], formally ending a criminal sanctions case that strained U.S.-China relations. Meng, whose father Ren Zhengfei founded Huawei and is the telecommunications company’s chief executive, entered an

A federal judge in the US has denied a request from a 19-year-old woman to allow her to watch her father’s death by injection, upholding a Missouri law that bars anyone under 21 from witnessing an execution. Kevin Johnson is set to be executed Tuesday for killing Kirkwood police officer William McEntee in 2005. Johnson’s […]

WASHINGTON, Oct 31 (Reuters) – A planned $2.2 billion merger of Penguin Random House, the world’s largest book publisher, and rival Simon & Schuster cannot go forward, a judge ruled on Monday. Unlike most merger fights, which are focused on what consumers pay, this one focused on authors’ earnings. The government argued that the deal […]

A voter places a ballot in an election voting drop box in Mesa, Ariz., on Friday. Ross D. Franklin/AP hide caption toggle caption Ross D. Franklin/AP A voter places a ballot in an election voting drop box in Mesa, Ariz., on Friday. Ross D. Franklin/AP PHOENIX — A federal judge Friday refused to bar a […]

Oct 28 (Reuters) – Polish national airline PLL LOT on Friday asked a U.S. judge to declare it was a crime victim in the Boeing 737 MAX criminal case, a move that could make the airline eligible for significant compensation. U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor in Texas ruled last week that people killed in two […]

Oct 28 (Reuters) – A U.S. federal judge in New York on Friday called it “troubling” that a Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) policy makes people who settle charges of fraud, insider trading or other allegations agree not to deny them later. Under the decades-old policy, defendants who settle without admitting to allegations must agree […]

A Texas judge has dismissed voter fraud charges against Hervis Rogers, the Houston man who drew national attention – and praise – for waiting seven hours in line to vote in the March 2020 presidential primary. Rogers, who is Black, became a symbol of tenacity when news of the circumstances surrounding his voting experience surfaced. […]

Oct 21 (Reuters) – A U.S. judge in Texas ruled on Friday that people killed in two Boeing (BA.N) 737 MAX crashes are legally considered “crime victims,” a designation that will determine what remedies should be imposed.

Oct 20 (Reuters) – A federal judge on Thursday barred the state of New York, at least for now, from enforcing the part of a closely watched gun law that bans firearms from churches or other places of worship. The ruling marks the latest victory for gun owners in a tug-of-war with the state of […]

On Monday, a U.S. District Court judge overturned a jury’s decision to award Kyle Zoellner $750,000 in damages for what he alleged was “malicious prosecution” by former Arcata Police detective Eric Losey during the investigation into the killing of David Josiah Lawson. Zoellner The ruling, issued by presiding U.S. District . . .

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