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Bank of America $1.27 billion U.S. mortgage penalty is voided

A U.S. appeals court on Monday threw out a jury's finding that Bank of America Corp was liable for mortgage fraud leading up to the 2008 financial crisis, voiding a $1.27 billion penalty and dealing the U.S. Department of Justice a major setback.

Lending Club under probe by U.S. Justice Dept, receives subpoena

The U.S. Department of Justice has opened an investigation of Lending Club Corp , the online lender whose chief executive, Renaud Laplanche, was forced out last week after an internal probe found the company had falsified documentation when selling a package of loans.


Congress struggles to meet deadline for government funding bill

WASHINGTON The U.S. Congress, facing a Friday midnight deadline, toiled on Monday to finish writing a $1.2 trillion bill to fund the federal government through Sept. 30, as several thorny issues lingered, including funding President Donald Trump's border wall.