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  • Prodded by Trump, FBI to look into complaint about its 2016 tactics May 22, 2018
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Justice Department agreed on Monday to investigate "any irregularities" in FBI tactics related to President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign after Trump questioned whether an FBI informant had been planted into his political organization.
  • Companies win big at U.S. top court on worker class-action curbs May 21, 2018
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court delivered a blow to the rights of workers on Monday by allowing companies to require them to sign away their ability to bring class-action claims against management, agreements already in place for about 25 million employees.
  • U.S. top court takes up challenge to Virginia uranium mining ban May 21, 2018
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether states have the right to ban uranium mining for public health reasons in a dispute over a moratorium Virginia put in place on the radioactive metal in 1982.
  • U.S. Supreme Court takes up dispute over power plant in India May 21, 2018
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to consider reviving a lawsuit by Indian villagers seeking to hold a Washington-based international financial institution responsible for widespread environmental damage they blame on a power plant it financed.
  • Socially responsible funds dump or rethink Facebook over data privacy May 21, 2018
    BOSTON (Reuters) - Several socially conscious investment firms are selling or rethinking their Facebook Inc holdings, unsatisfied by the company's moves to strengthen personal data protection and online safety after scandals involving the improper sharing of users' information.
  • Cambridge Analytica files for bankruptcy in U.S. following Facebook debacle May 18, 2018
    (Reuters) - Cambridge Analytica, the political consultancy at the center of Facebook Inc's privacy scandal, filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in the United States late on Thursday.
  • Fujifilm set to sue Xerox soon for scrapping takeover deal May 18, 2018
    TOKYO (Reuters) - Fujifilm Holdings Corp is planning to sue Xerox Corp soon deeming that the U.S. photocopier company has no legal right to unilaterally scrap their $6.1 billion merger, a senior Fujifilm executive said on Friday.
  • Mueller outlines scope of Russia probe in court filing May 18, 2018
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's office on Thursday gave a federal court a classified memo describing the extent of his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election and other related crimes.
  • Some U.S. House Republicans see progress on 'Dreamer' immigration deal May 18, 2018
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans in the U.S. Congress who are pushing for action on immigration legislation said on Thursday they were getting closer to an agreement on a bill that President Donald Trump could support.
  • Trump campaign decries lawsuit claiming Russian link to hacked emails May 18, 2018
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A lawyer for U.S. President Donald Trump's campaign on Thursday rejected as "wild speculation" allegations by three Americans that it conspired with Russians to disseminate their private information from hacked emails to deter them from supporting Hillary Clinton in the 2016 election.