Almost 600,000 cars on US roads are powered by engines rigged to appear to emit less nitrogen oxide than they do. Photograph: EPA

Volkswagen, Europe’s largest carmaker, hopes to avoid a US court battle on Thursday by offering US drivers of its manipulated diesel cars a free fix a(...)

US journalist Steven Sotloff was murderered by Islamic State in 2014. File photograph: The Daily Caller/Reuters

The family of journalist Steven Sotloff is suing Syria in a US court, claiming the government of president Bashar al-Assad provided support to Islamic(...)

State Street has a significant presence in Ireland, employing more than 2,000 people from offices in Dublin, Drogheda, Kilkenny and Naas.

US prosecutors announced charges on Tuesday against two former State Street Corp executives for scheming to defraud six clients, including the Nationa(...)

The FBI wants Apple to help it hack into  encrypted iPhone belonging to one of the San Bernardino shooters. Photograph: EPA

The US department of justice filed a motion on Friday seeking to compel Apple to comply with a judge’s order to unlock the encrypted iPhone belonging(...)

Caddies contended wearing bibs effectively made them into “human billboards”. Photo: Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images

Professional caddies were scheduled to meet at Pebble Beach and discuss whether to continue fighting the PGA Tour after losing a class action lawsuit (...)

“Without Twitter, the explosive growth of Isis over the last few years into the most-feared terrorist group in the world would not have been possible,” a complaint has claimed. File photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

The widow of an American killed in a shooting attack at a Jordanian police training centre has sued Twitter Inc, blaming the social media company for (...)

Martin Shkreli leaves the courthouse after his arraignment in New York, Thursday.

Martin Shkreli, the former hedge fund manager vilified across America for buying a pharmaceutical company and increasing the price of a life-saving dr(...)

Eric Feight (55), of Hudson, New York state, pleaded guilty in January to a federal charge of providing material support to terrorists in a plot intended to harm  US president Barack Obama (above). File photograph: Carlos Barria/Reuters

An upstate New York man was sentenced to more than eight years in prison for his role in a plot to build a radiation-emitting “death ray” intended to (...)

An Australian court has ordered Nurofen’s UK owner to stop selling several versions of the popular painkiller that were identical to its standard ibuprofen pills but nearly twice as expensive.

An Australian court has ordered Nurofen’s UK owner to stop selling several versions of the popular painkiller that were identical to its standard ibup(...)

Outgoing Argentina president Cristina Kirchner delivers a speech to supporters in front of Casa Rosada presidential residence in Buenos Aires. Photograph: EPA

Tens of thousands of supporters filled Argentina’s most famous square to say goodbye to president Cristina Kirchner, who lauded her government’s achie(...)