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September 25, 2018 10:06 PM Community Health unit to pay $260 million to resolve U.S. fraud probe

(Reuters) - A hospital operator now owned by Community Health Systems Inc will pay more than $260 million to resolve claims it defrauded government health care programs and paid doctors kickbacks for patient referrals, the U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday. Health Management Associates, which Community Health acquired in 2014, agreed to pay the sum to resolve 102

September 24, 2018 4:20 PM White supremacist hate group targets Gov. Cuomo in free speech flier

BOLTON LANDING — A white supremacist group is distributing fliers across the state hitting Gov. Cuomo for attacking their right to free speech. “Freedom of speech? Not in New York,” says the flyer, which features a black and white image of Cuomo and promotes the group Identity Evropa. The neo-Nazi group, which was founded in 2016, says on its website 64

September 19, 2018 4:14 PM EU Starts Preliminary Probe into Amazon's Treatment of Merchants

European Union antitrust authorities have opened a preliminary investigation into Amazon.com Inc.’s treatment of other merchants that sell products using its platform, starting a new regulatory front against an American tech giant. EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said Wednesday that investigators recently sent out questionnaires to merchants 58

September 19, 2018 4:04 PM McDonald’s Avoids Fines as Europe Rules Its Tax Deal Is Legal

The decision is in line with a double-taxation treaty between Luxembourg and the U.S., and doesn’t constitute favorable treatment, says commission BRUSSELS—European Union regulators said Wednesday that McDonald’s Corp.’s tax arrangement in Luxembourg is legal, dropping an investigation against the U.S. fast-food giant while lauding efforts to close tax loopholes 81

September 18, 2018 9:54 PM WeWork Reaches Settlement on Noncompete Pacts

Shared-office firm to curb the employee agreements amid probe by New York, Illinois WeWork Cos. agreed to sharply curtail its practice of requiring most employees to sign broad noncompete agreements, as part of a settlement with the attorneys general of New York and Illinois. The shared-office company previously had required “nearly all” employees, including 68

September 17, 2018 10:24 PM Senate Judiciary to probe Kavanaugh accusation in public hearing

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Senate Judiciary Committee will reopen its hearings on the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to a seat on the U.S. Supreme Court following allegations of sexual misconduct that he has denied, Republican Senator John Thune said on Monday. “The Judiciary Committee is going to move forward with a process and that process will include 86

September 17, 2018 10:05 PM President Trump orders declassification of highly-sensitive Russia investigation documents and texts

President Trump on Monday ordered the declassification of a trove of records relating to the early days of Russia investigation, including text messages from former FBI Director James Comey and the surveillance application that permitted the bureau to monitor ex-Trump campaign aide Carter Page. The extraordinary move, which the President said he ordered 68

September 17, 2018 1:55 PM Cassini's last view of Saturn moon shows fabulous methane lakes

The Cassini mission's last image of Saturn's moon Titan was taken just four days before the spacecraft plummeted into the gas giant in September 2017. (NASA/JPL-Caltech/SSI) Just four days before the Cassini spacecraft's dramatic dive into Saturn's atmosphere last year, cameras aboard the spacecraft captured the mission's last image of Saturn's largest 174

September 17, 2018 3:13 AM Guatemala court rules for return of chief of anti-graft body

GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - Guatemala’s constitutional court on Sunday made a provisional ruling by a unanimous vote to allow the chief of a United Nations-backed anti-graft body to return to the country, a judge told a news conference at the court. President Jimmy Morales last month announced the shuttering of the International Commission Against Impunity 63

September 13, 2018 7:17 PM Russia winger Denis Cheryshev cleared in Spain doping probe

Spain's anti-doping agency has closed its investigation into Russia and Valencia winger Denis Cheryshev, who fell under suspicion after his father Dmitri told Russian media that his son had taken an injection containing "growth hormone" to treat an injury. "The AEPSAD has closed the investigation, the decision has been communicated to the player, the Russian 52