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  • 9 states back Utah ruling tossing federal prairie dog rules

    Nine states have stepped into a lawsuit over the Utah prairie dog to support a ruling that animal activists say threatens to undermine the Endangered Species Act. The attorneys general asked an appeals court to uphold a ruling striking down federal...
  • Patriot Act's future uncertain as Sunday night Senate vote looms

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama on Friday urged the Senate not to let the National Security Agency's power to collect Americans' phone records expire, warning that U.S. intelligence agencies could be left in the dark. Meeting in the Oval Office with...
  • JPMorgan's Jamie Dimon is fed up with you 'lazy' investors voting against him

    JPMorgan's Jamie Dimon is fed up with you 'lazy' investors voting against him
    You might think that the chairman and CEO of a major bank that had just pleaded guilty to a federal felony charge and has paid out more than $20 billion in legal settlements in recent years would show a little humility. But then you wouldn't be...
  • Zimmerman shooter will try a Stand Your Ground defense

    An attorney for a Florida man charged with shooting at George Zimmerman said Friday that he planned to use a "Stand Your Ground" defense — the same legal strategy considered but ultimately not used by lawyers for the former neighborhood watch leader...
  • Re-Elected Blatter Says He Can Solve FIFA's Problems

    ZURICH — In the end, nothing could stop Sepp Blatter. Not a far-reaching corruption scandal. Not a tarnished international image. Not a young prince who gave him a stronger-than-expected challenge. Despite the biggest crisis in FIFA's 111-year...
  • Judge defers ruling on probe into handling of Ferguson case

    A judge on Friday deferred ruling on a request by activists for an independent probe of a prosecutor's handling of grand jury proceedings in the Ferguson police shooting of Michael Brown, but he again gave strong indications he might toss the lawsuit....
  • FIFA scandal reverberating across soccer-crazy South America

    Within hours of the FIFA scandal breaking, Sergio Jadue, the president of Chile's soccer federation, was declaring his innocence even though he wasn't formally accused of anything. Jadue was referring to a part of Wednesday's sweeping U.S. Justice...
  • Baltimore needs an independent investigation into the handling of the riots

    Baltimore needs an independent investigation into the handling of the riots
    Baltimore City Police Commissioner Anthony Batts took the unusual step Thursday of personally apologizing to the officers under his command for decisions he made that put them in harm's way during the unrest following the death of Freddie Gray. Despite...
  • Blatter calls crisis meeting, skips 3rd public appearance

    FIFA President Sepp Blatter chaired an emergency meeting with continental soccer bodies Thursday while staying out of public view himself. Blatter called together leaders of FIFA's regions as world soccer is rocked by an American federal racketeering...
  • Va. senators recommend Boente to stay on as US Attorney

    Virginia's U.S. senators are recommending that the top federal prosecutor in northern Virginia, Richmond and Hampton Roads stay on as U.S. Attorney. Dana Boente (BENN'-tay) has been acting U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia since Neil...
  • Defiant soccer chief resists calls to resign amid scandal

    As defiant as ever, Sepp Blatter resisted calls to resign as FIFA president Thursday and deflected blame for the massive bribery and corruption scandal engulfing soccer's world governing body. "We, or I, cannot monitor everyone all of the time,"...