Weekly Roundup: U.S. Brings Case Against SAC Capital, Senators Seek Sanctions on Nations that Harbor Snowden, and More

A U.S. Senate panel said unanimously Thursday that it would impose trade or other sanctions against Russia or any other country that harbors Edward Snowden, Reuters reported. The lawmakers adopted an amendment to an appropriations bill that would direct the U.S. State Department and other congressional committees to work together on sanctions against the federal contractor. More SAC Capital Advisors LLP pleaded not guilty to insider trading charges on Friday, a day after prosecutors accused the firm of encouraging its employees to illegally obtain and share data on publicly traded companies, Reuters reported. In a civil case, prosecutors are seeking...