Articles by Attorney General
Author Cristina Alger Unveils ‘The Darlings’ of the Financial Crisis
February 23 2012 1:54 PM EST
Q&A with Cristina Alger, author of “The Darlings.”
Top Tech Companies Agree on Mobile Application Privacy Says California Attorney General
February 22 2012 11:50 PM EST
The world's top consumer technology firms have agreed to provide greater privacy disclosures in mobile applications before users download them in order to protect the personal data of millions of consumers according to an annoucement by California Attorney General.
Apple, Google, Amazon, Smartphone Makers Sign Privacy Accord
February 22 2012 11:15 PM EST
Six of the world's top consumer technology firms sign privacy accord.
Apple, Google, Amazon and Smartphone Makers Sign Privacy Accord
February 22 2012 9:56 PM EST
Six of the world's top consumer technology firms have agreed to provide greater privacy disclosures before users download applications in order to protect the personal data of millions of consumers, California's attorney general said on Wednesday.
California Attorney General Reaches Accord on Consumer Privacy
February 22 2012 6:49 PM EST
Attorney General Kamala D. Harris of California said on Wednesday she reached an agreement with six major companies to provide consumers with greater privacy disclosures.
Honduras Prison: Probe Says Cigarette Caused Fire; Families of Inmates Smell Foul Play
February 22 2012 10:05 AM EST
The deadly fire at a prison in central Honduras that claimed the lives of 360 inmates last week could have been caused by a cigarette or candle, reveals the investigation.
Chamber of Commerce Asks Corruption Watchdogs for Help on Foreign Bribery Law
February 21 2012 10:18 PM EST
A Watergate-era law banning U.S.-based companies from bribing public officials has seen new life in the Obama administration, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce says corporations need guidance.
MSG Network Ratings: Jeremy Lin Drives Highest Ratings Ever
February 21 2012 5:13 PM EST
What a difference 2.8 million customers -- and one point guard -- can make. Madison Square Garden Co. said Tuesday that despite the first two losses of the Jeremy Lin era, the last two New York Knicks telecasts on the MSG network are its highest-rated regular-season events ever. The boost in ratings coincides with MSG resolving its carriage dispute with Time Warner Cable last Friday, in time for the Knicks' Friday night game against the Hornets to be broadcast.
Syrian Regime Mobilizes to Stifle Protest in Damascus
February 19 2012 1:32 PM EST
Police and regime militia patrols fanned out in Damascus' Mezze district Sunday to prevent a repeat of protests against President Bashar al-Assad that have threatened his grip on the capital, opposition activists said.
Syrian Security Forces Tighten the Screws on Damascus
February 19 2012 10:40 AM EST
Police and militia patrols fanned out in the Syrian capital's Mezze district on Sunday to prevent a repeat of protests against President Bashar al-Assad that have threatened his grip on Damascus, opposition activists said.
Obama Gay Rights: DOJ Will No Longer Block Benefits To Veterans in Same-Sex Marriages
February 17 2012 6:10 PM EST
Attorney General Eric Holder said in a letter to Congress Friday that the Obama administration would no longer defend legislation that blocks benefits to legally married same-sex couples.
Jeremy Lin Resolves Time Warner, MSG Network Dispute
February 17 2012 3:39 PM EST
Jeremy Lin and the New York Knicks will return shortly to the MSG Network, as the dispute between Madison Square Garden Co.'s MSG Network and Time Warner Cable has been resolved.
Joseph P. Kennedy III Announces Congressional Candidacy in Massachusetts [VIDEO]
February 16 2012 12:39 PM EST
Joseph Kennedy III has officially launched his congressional campaign for the House of Representatives on Thursdays, as he attempts to continue his family legacy by becoming a Massachusetts politician.
Jeremy Lin and New York Knicks' Linsanity Increase Stakes in TV War
February 15 2012 6:37 PM EST
Jeremy Lin and the New York Knicks' Linsanity have increased the stakes in an ongoing TV war between Time Warner Cable and the MSG and MSG+ cable networks.
RNC Valentines Day Cards Slam President Obama, Prominent Democrats
February 14 2012 1:29 PM EST
The Republican National Committee insists the lighthearted but personal attacks are meant in good fun.
Mortgage Settlement: Details May Not Yet Be Finalized, Says American Banker
February 11 2012 3:02 PM EST
A source has told American Banker that the terms of this week's massive national mortgage servicing settlement have not been finalized, and that politics drove Thursday's announcement
California A-G Kamala Harris
February 10 2012 12:29 AM EST
California Attorney General Kamala Harris, a veteran prosecutor with acute political instincts and a reputation for thick skin, gambled big in the settlement negotiations with banks over illegal foreclosures.
Intel Settles N.Y. Antitrust Case for Just $6.5M
February 09 2012 5:28 PM EST
Intel Corp agreed to pay just $6.5 million to resolve an antitrust lawsuit by New York's attorney general that accused the world's largest chipmaker of threatening computer makers and paying billions of dollars of kickbacks to maintain its market dominance.
Foreclosure Settlement: Is it Too Little? Top Negotiator Defends Deal
February 09 2012 2:41 PM EST
Officials Thursday detailed a nationwide settlement with five large banks over foreclosure practices. Negotiators defended the deal as a way to give immediate relief to homeowners and victims of foreclosure abuses.
Senator Slams Obama for Withholding Information on Awlaki Killing
February 09 2012 1:24 PM EST
Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., has joined a chorus of critics demanding that the Obama administration release its legal justification for assassinating the radical Muslim cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, a U.S. citizen, in Yemen.