justice department

Justice Sues to Block Halliburton/Baker-Hughes Sale
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department has sued to stop Halliburton Co. from acquiring oilfield services rival Baker Hughes Inc. The deal would combine two of the world’s three leading providers of those services to oil and gas companies. It would create a bigger rival to the industr…
Justice Department To Oversee Wyoming Election
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The United States attorney for Wyoming says his office will be handling any complaints about election fraud or voting rights abuses in next month’s election. U.S. Attorney Christopher “Kip” Crofts says that lawyer Stephanie I. Sprecher of his office …
Enviromental Groups Challenge Adobe Town Drilling [AUDIO]
The Justice Department has outlined proposed legislation that would stiffen federal sentences for certain domestic violence crimes in Indian Country, Doug Randall reports. Four environmental groups have begun a legal challenge against proposed drilling in Adobe Town. Click past the jump to listen to…