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A county canvassing board voted to certify the Nov. 3 election results, officials said, hours after the bipartisan panel deadlocked on the matter—and sent the state’s election into uncertainty.

Election 2020

President Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani claimed in federal court that the presidential election had been marred by voter fraud, particularly because of the prevalence of mail-in ballots.

Risk & Compliance Journal

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development Working Group on Bribery in International Business Transactions, in a report published Tuesday, lauded the U.S. for raising the level of enforcement of its Foreign Corrupt Practices Act since its last evaluation by the group in 2010.

Pro Bankruptcy Bankruptcy

A bankruptcy judge approved an $8.34 billion settlement between Purdue Pharma and the Justice Department that requires the drugmaker to plead guilty to three felonies over its marketing and distribution of OxyContin.

U.S.

The Justice Department’s civil-rights division said troubling conditions within Massachusetts Department of Correction facilities have resulted in prisoners dying or seriously injuring themselves while on mental-health watch.

Crime

From Jan 1. through Sunday, the city has recorded 1,359 shootings, an increase of nearly 95% from the same period last year, according to NYPD data.

Television Review

The first installment of Steve McQueen’s five-film anthology about Black life in Britain during the ’70s and ’80s looks at a criminal trial that revolved around a small restaurant and a West Indian immigrant community.

Pro Cyber News

Businesses could be forced to adopt strict encryption practices and ensure the personal data of Europeans can’t be decrypted if companies move that information to the U.S. and other countries outside the EU, the draft rules said.

Politics

President Trump’s bid to contest Michigan’s election results has fueled a fierce partisan dispute over allegations of misconduct at Detroit’s absentee-ballot counting center.

U.S.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation reported a record number of homicides classified as hate crimes in 2019, according to fresh data analyzed by a research center that focuses on extremism.

U.S.

More than 80,000 claims were expected to be filed by Monday in bankruptcy court, according to attorneys involved in the case.

WSJ News Exclusive

High-end mall developer Taubman Centers has agreed to accept a price cut in its takeover by Simon Property, in a move will allow the companies to avoid a drawn-out legal battle that was set to start Monday.

Election 2020

At least 21 people were arrested and numerous people injured, authorities said, as left- and right-wing activists clashed in Washington, D.C., over the results of the U.S. election.

Politics

A federal judge in New York invalidated Trump administration rules narrowing the program that protects immigrants living in the U.S. since childhood without legal permission, ruling the restrictions were improperly issued.