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Musk’s lawyers call tweet in U.S. SEC’s contempt bid ‘not material’

FILE PHOTO: Tesla CEO Elon Musk attends the Tesla Shanghai Gigafactory groundbreaking ceremony in Shanghai, China January 7, 2019. REUTERS/Aly Song/File Photo NEW YORK (Reuters) – Elon Musk’s lawyers said that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission failed to satisfy its heavy burden of showing that the Tesla Inc chief executive should be held in […]

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U.S. lawmaker seeks Boeing whistleblowers, some MAX 737 orders in jeopardy

WASHINGTON/JAKARTA (Reuters) – A U.S. lawmaker on Friday urged current or former Boeing Co and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) employees to come forward with any information about the certification program for the 737 MAX, which has suffered two fatal crashes in five months. Boeing and the FAA are under global regulatory scrutiny over software and […]

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U.S. lawmaker seeks Boeing whistleblowers, some MAX 737 orders in jeopardy

WASHINGTON/JAKARTA (Reuters) – A U.S. lawmaker on Friday urged current or former Boeing Co and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) employees to come forward with any information about the certification program for the 737 MAX, which has suffered two fatal crashes in five months. Boeing and the FAA are under global regulatory scrutiny over software and […]

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Factbox – Smoke or fire? Contacts between Trump campaign and Russia

(Reuters) – Special Counsel Robert Mueller and other U.S. prosecutors have been investigating whether President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign conspired with Russia. Trump and Moscow have denied any collusion. U.S. President Donald Trump takes part in a Greek Independence Day celebration in the East Room at the White House in Washington, U.S., March 22, 2018. […]

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Newsmaker – Under heavy fire from Trump, Mueller soldiered on in Russia probe

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Twelve days after being named special counsel to investigate Russia’s role in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, Robert Mueller delivered a speech to his granddaughter’s high school graduating class at Tabor Academy in Marion, Massachusetts. FILE PHOTO: Robert Mueller, as FBI director, pauses after making an opening statement at a U.S. Senate […]

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Explainer – Why Trump’s legal woes go beyond the Mueller report

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The closure of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russia’s role in the 2016 U.S. election does not mark the end of legal worries for President Donald Trump and people close to him. Other ongoing investigations and litigation are focussing on issues including his businesses and financial dealings, personal conduct, charitable foundation […]

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Factbox – Guilty pleas, indictments abound in Trump-Russia probe

(Reuters) – Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russia’s role in the 2016 U.S. election has ensnared dozens of people, including several advisers to President Donald Trump and a series of Russian nationals and companies. FILE PHOTO: Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort departs from U.S. District Court in Washington, U.S., February 28, 2018. REUTERS/Yuri […]

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Factbox – A scorecard of key players in U.S. special counsel Russia probe

(Reuters) – U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller and other federal prosecutors have been investigating whether President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign conspired with Russia and whether the president unlawfully tried to obstruct the inquiry. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump’s son, Donald Trump Jr. speaks during a campaign event for Republican congressional candidate Rick Saccone at […]

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Explainer – How much of the Mueller report must U.S. attorney general disclose?

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Now that Special Counsel Robert Mueller has submitted the report on his investigation of Russia’s role in the 2016 U.S. election, Attorney General William Barr must decide how much of the document – if any – to make public. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Attorney General William Barr attends a Justice Department event in […]

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Mueller submits Trump-Russia inquiry report to U.S. attorney general

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Friday handed in a long-awaited report on his investigation into Russia’s role in the 2016 presidential election and any potential wrongdoing by U.S. President Donald Trump, setting off a clamour from lawmakers in both parties for the document’s release. Mueller submitted the report to Attorney General William […]

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Letter from U.S. attorney general to lawmakers on Mueller report

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Attorney General William Barr attends a Justice Department event in Washington, U.S., February 26, 2019. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The following is the text of the letter United States Attorney General William Barr sent to the heads of the Senate and House of Representatives Judiciary committees after Special Counsel Robert […]

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Timeline – Big moments in Mueller investigation of Russian meddling in 2016 U.S. election

(Reuters) – Here is a timeline of significant developments in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russia’s role in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and whether President Donald Trump’s campaign conspired with Moscow. One of the buildings that houses an office of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team is seen in southwest Washington, U.S., March 21, […]

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Some Boeing 737 MAX orders in jeopardy, U.S. pilots try software fix

JAKARTA/CHICAGO (Reuters) – Indonesian airline Garuda plans to cancel a $6 billion (£4.5 billion) order for Boeing 737 MAX jets because some passengers say they would be frightened to board the plane after two fatal crashes, although industry analysts said the deal was already in doubt. Still, Garuda is the first airline to publicly announce […]

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Mueller sends Russia probe report to U.S. attorney general

FILE PHOTO: Special Counsel Robert Mueller (R) departs after briefing members of the U.S. Senate on his investigation into potential collusion between Russia and the Trump campaign on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., June 21, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Special Counsel Robert Mueller has handed in a keenly awaited report on his […]

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Image sharing website Pinterest files for IPO

FILE PHOTO: A Pinterest banner hangs on the facade of the New York Stock Exchange, (NYSE) during the morning rush in the financial district in New York City, U.S., February 9, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid (Reuters) – Pinterest Inc, the owner of the image search website known for the food and fashion photos that its users […]

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Pinterest files for IPO | Reuters

FILE PHOTO: A Pinterest banner hangs on the facade of the New York Stock Exchange, (NYSE) during the morning rush in the financial district in New York City, U.S., February 9, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid (Reuters) – Pinterest Inc, the owner of the image search website known for the food and fashion photos that its users […]

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Ireland kicks off hunt for successor to ECB-bound central bank chief

DUBLIN (Reuters) – Ireland began the search for a new central bank governor after Philip Lane was appointed on Friday to the European Central Bank’s executive board by European Union leaders. FILE PHOTO: Governor of the Central Bank of Ireland Philip Lane speaks at a European Financial Forum event in Dublin, Ireland February 13, 2019. […]

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U.S. Treasuries signal trouble, stocks fall on global growth worries

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks around the world fell and U.S. Treasuries yields sent warning signals for a possible recession on Friday after weaker-than-expected U.S. and European data intensified fears of a global economic slowdown. FILE PHOTO: The German share price index DAX graph is pictured at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, March 21, […]

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U.S. adds criminal charges against ex-Autonomy CEO Lynch

(Reuters) – U.S. prosecutors on Friday added three new criminal charges to their indictment against British entrepreneur Mike Lynch related to the $11.1 billion (£8.4 billion) sale of his software company Autonomy to Hewlett-Packard in 2011. FILE PHOTO: Mike Lynch, founder of Autonomy, poses for photographers at an awards ceremony in central London March 13, […]

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Trump reverses first North Korea sanctions since failed summit after one day

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday reversed North Korea sanctions imposed by the U.S. Treasury Department just a day earlier and the White House said he was doing so because he “likes” North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and did not consider them necessary. A person walks past a […]