The National Security Agency was blocked by a judge from carrying out plans tomorrow to begin destroying phone records collected for surveillance after a privacy group argued they are relevant to lawsuits claiming the practice is unconstitutional.
Mt. Gox Co., the Bitcoin exchange that filed for bankruptcy in Tokyo after millions of dollars’ worth of virtual currency vanished from customer accounts, won a temporary halt to lawsuits it faces in the U.S.
Vietnamese searchers looking for a missing Malaysian Airline Boeing Co. 777-200 said they found a suspected window or door fragment as efforts to learn the plane’s fate extended to scrutiny of security camera images of two passengers using stolen passports.
Malaysia stepped up efforts to locate a jet that may have crashed in the Gulf of Thailand, focusing on oil slicks and two passengers who used stolen passports, with officials examining television footage.
Oil slicks signaled that a missing Malaysian Airline System Bhd. jet may have crashed in the Gulf of Thailand even as the mystery surrounding the plane deepened with the discovery that two passengers used stolen passports.
The U.S. National Security Agency was barred by a federal judge from indefinitely keeping the bulk phone records it collects that might be demanded in lawsuits challenging a secret surveillance program.
The former chairman and four others at Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP, which collapsed in the biggest-ever law firm bankruptcy, were sued by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission over claims they led a “bold and long-running accounting fraud.”
President Xi Jinping’s campaign against corruption is growing into one of the broadest in China’s modern history, snaring dozens of businessmen and government officials and positioning Xi as the country’s most powerful leader in decades.
Prosecutors in the case of Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law can show jurors an image of him seated next to the al-Qaeda leader from a video taken the day after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, a judge ruled.
U.S. agents probing deliberate traffic jams at the George Washington Bridge called New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s former campaign chief, William Stepien, and interviewed his landlord, according to a lawyer.