Tag: LEGAL

  • Musk denies sexually harassing flight attendant on private jet

    Elon Musk speaks at the Automotive World News Congress at the Renaissance Center in Detroit, Michigan January 13, 2015. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook//File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register OAKLAND, May 19 (Reuters) – Billionaire Elon Musk took to Twitter on Thursday night to denounce claims in a news report that he sexually […]

  • Oklahoma lawmakers pass near-total abortion ban

    May 19 (Reuters) – Oklahoma lawmakers on Thursday gave final approval to a bill that would ban nearly all abortions and allow private citizens to sue anyone who helps women terminate a pregnancy. The bill would go into effect upon its signature by Republican Gov. Kevin Stitt, making it the most restrictive abortion ban in […]

  • Tesla removed from S&P 500 ESG index, angering Musk

    May 18 (Reuters) – S&P Dow Jones Indices has removed electric car maker Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) from its widely followed S&P 500 ESG Index (.SPXESUP), citing issues including allegations of racial discrimination and crashes linked to its Autopilot vehicles, a move that prompted harsh tweets from Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Wednesday. The back and […]

  • Google’s Russian subsidiary to file for bankruptcy after bank account seizure

    May 18 (Reuters) – Google’s Russian subsidiary is considering filing for bankruptcy after authorities seized its bank account, making it impossible to continue operations, a Google spokesman said on Wednesday. Alphabet Inc’s Google (GOOGL.O) Google has been under pressure in Russia for months for not removing content Moscow deems illegal and for restricting access to […]

  • US accuses casino magnate Wynn of acting as Chinese agent

    WASHINGTON, May 17 (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department on Tuesday sued Steve Wynn, the former CEO of Wynn Resorts (WYNN.O), forcing him to register as a China agent and accused him of pressuring then-President Donald Trump. at Beijing’s request in 2017. Wynn’s lawyers have denied the allegations, saying he never acted as an agent […]

  • Allianz to pay $6 billion in US fraud case, fund manager charged

    NEW YORK/MUNICH, May 17 (Reuters) – Germany’s Allianz SE (ALVG.DE) has agreed to pay more than $6 billion and its U.S. asset management unit will plead guilty to criminal securities fraud following to the collapse of its Structured Alpha funds earlier this year. Covid19 pandemic. Allianz’s settlements with the US Department of Justice and the […]

  • U.S. Supreme Court backs Ted Cruz and drops campaign finance restriction

    WASHINGTON, May 16 (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday further undermined campaign finance restrictions, striking down as a free speech violation part of a 2002 bipartisan law challenged by Republican Senator Ted Cruz that federal officials had touted as an anti-corruption safeguard. . The justices, in a 6-3 decision, found that a $250,000 […]

  • U.S. Supreme Court to hear SEC bid to avoid challenging domestic judges

    May 16 (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court agreed on Monday to hear the Securities and Exchange Commission’s request to block a constitutional challenge to its domestic court brought by a Texas accountant whom the agency punished after criticizing its audits of listed companies. businesses. The justices took up the SEC’s appeal of a lower […]

  • Racist Buffalo shooting suspect questioned after being threatened last year

    BUFFALO, NY, May 15 (Reuters) – A white teenager who killed 10 people in a racist attack at a Western New York grocery store in a black neighborhood was arrested last year and given an assessment of his mental health after he made a threat to his high school, authorities said. New details, including the […]

  • Gunman kills 10 in livestreamed racial attack on New York State supermarket

    BUFFALO, NY, May 14 (Reuters) – An 18-year-old white gunman shot and killed 10 people and injured three at a grocery store in a black upstate New York neighborhood on Saturday, before turning himself in after what authorities called an act of “racially motivated violent extremism”. Authorities said the suspect, who was armed with an […]