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Former Iconix Brand CEO charged with accounting fraud in U.S.

Former Iconix Brand CEO charged with accounting fraud in U.S.

6.12.2019 | Praveen Paramasivam | 2

Iconix Brand Group Inc founder and former Chief Executive Officer Neil Cole has been charged with accounting fraud, while the former chief operating officer has pleaded guilty to related charges and is cooperating with authorities, federal prosecutors announced Thursday.

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New York doctor convicted of taking kickbacks from opioid maker Insys

New York doctor convicted of taking kickbacks from opioid maker Insys

6.12.2019 | Brendan Pierson | 2

A New York doctor was convicted on Thursday of accepting thousands of dollars in bribes and kickbacks from Insys Therapeutics Inc in exchange for prescribing his patients an addictive fentanyl spray the drug manufacturer produced.

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R. Kelly faces new bribery charge in Brooklyn criminal case

R. Kelly faces new bribery charge in Brooklyn criminal case

6.12.2019 | Brendan Pierson | 2

Federal prosecutors in Brooklyn on Thursday unveiled a new criminal charge against singer R. Kelly, accusing him of arranging to bribe an official as part of a scheme to recruit underage girls for sex.

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US House approves Uighur human rights bill

US House approves Uighur human rights bill

5.12.2019 | Keegan Boyle | 10

The US House of Representatives approved a bill on Tuesday requiring intervention in China over the mass detention centers located in the Xinjiang program.

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EU court rules in favor of German vinegar producer

EU court rules in favor of German vinegar producer

5.12.2019 | Zoe Gujral | 11

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled Wednesday that the protected status of the name “Aceto Balsamico di Modena” does not extend to the non-geographic terms in the name.

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Walmart favors 'reasonable controls' over collection and use of personal data

Walmart favors 'reasonable controls' over collection and use of personal data

5.12.2019 | Nandita Bose | 10

Walmart Inc for the first time on Wednesday revealed the breadth of customer information it collects as it came out in favor of consumers having “reasonable controls” with regard to collection, use and sharing of personal data.

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Supreme Court asked to allow federal executions to proceed

Supreme Court asked to allow federal executions to proceed

4.12.2019 | Jessica Lusamba | 11

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) filed an emergency request to the Supreme Court on Monday in an attempt to resume federal executions .

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HRW: Bangladesh denying education to Rohingya refugee children

HRW: Bangladesh denying education to Rohingya refugee children

4.12.2019 | Xi Lucy Shi | 11

Human Rights Watch (HRW) reported Tuesday that the Bangladesh government is violating the right to education of nearly 400,000 school-age Rohingya children by barring UN humanitarian agencies and NGOs from providing Rohingya children with any formal, accredited education.

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Bavaria court rules parts of integration law unconstitutional

Bavaria court rules parts of integration law unconstitutional

4.12.2019 | Xi Lucy Shi | 12

The Bavarian Constitutional Court held Tuesday that parts of the Bavarian Integration Act are unconstitutional.

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U.S. Justice Department closes antitrust probe over wireless carrier-switching technology

U.S. Justice Department closes antitrust probe over wireless carrier-switching technology

29.11.2019 | Diane Bartz | 35

The Justice Department has closed an antitrust investigation into a trade group that includes Verizon and AT&T among its members and which had been criticized for making it harder for consumers to switch carriers.

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