Rod Blagojevich ’s lawyer scoffed at prosecutors’ case against the former Illinois governor, who is accused of trying to trade official acts for campaign cash, saying several times in closing arguments, “give me a break!”
Rod Blagojevich ’s federal corruption trial is in the hands of jurors after a U.S. judge instructed them on the law they must apply to the indicted former Illinois governor and told them to decide the facts.
Switzerland said it expects to deliver account data on almost 4,450 UBS AG clients suspected by the U.S. of tax evasion, prompting the Internal Revenue Service to say it will drop a lawsuit against the bank within months.
Takeda Pharmaceutical Co., Asia’s biggest drugmaker, may face as many as 10,000 lawsuits in U.S. courts over allegations that its Actos diabetes drug causes bladder cancer, and a group of judges is preparing to decide where they should be consolidated.
The jury considering corruption charges against former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich , in its 13th day of deliberations, asked the court for a transcript of testimony by former gubernatorial staff member Bradley Tusk .