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  • Despite Controversy, Malloy Sticks With Schriro As Public Safety Commissioner

    Despite Controversy, Malloy Sticks With Schriro As Public Safety Commissioner
    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Monday that he'll reappoint Dora Schriro, whose first year as commissioner of the Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection (DESPP) was clouded by controversy over problems in her previous job as head of New York...
  • Chuck Schumer's silly war on high air fares

    Democratic Sen. Charles Schumer of New York has always been relentless in defending the middle class (or at least in presenting himself that way), but his latest cause doesn't make much sense. Schumer recently called for a Justice Department...
  • Obama to nominate Georgia attorney for No. 2 at Justice Department

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama on Monday announced his intention to nominate Georgia-based U.S. Attorney Sally Quillian Yates for the key position of deputy attorney general, setting the stage for a history-making duo atop the Justice Department. If...
  • Foes of Comcast merger with Time Warner Cable take last shots

    Foes of Comcast merger with Time Warner Cable take last shots
    A contentious period of public comment regarding Comcast Corp.'s proposed $45 billion deal to acquire Time Warner Cable Inc. ended Tuesday with opponents again calling for the government to reject it and Comcast saying the deal will lead to public good....
  • Gov. Brown names Commissioner Michael Picker president of PUC

    Moving to limit fallout from a growing scandal at the California Public Utilities Commission, Gov. Jerry Brown named his former renewable energy advisor, Michael Picker, as the new president of the powerful regulatory agency. The governor also chose...
  • Newly freed Cuban spy's wife pregnant -- with a little help from U.S.

    The release of five Cuban intelligence agents imprisoned in the United States has been a cause celebre here for years -- the one issue that officials constantly harped on, seeing the incarceration of the men and denial of access to their families as the...
  • U.S. helped imprisoned Cuban spy artificially inseminate wife

    U.S. helped imprisoned Cuban spy artificially inseminate wife
    The United States helped a Cuban spy imprisoned in California artificially inseminate his wife back in Cuba, a goodwill gesture while Washington and Havana were engaged in secret talks on restoring diplomatic ties, U.S. officials said on Monday. Now...
  • U.S. Justice Dept to review fatal shooting by Milwaukee police officer

    The U.S. Justice Department said on Monday it would review a case involving the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man by a police officer in Milwaukee after the local prosecutor chose not to pursue criminal charges. The federal review of the April 30...
  • New York mayor calls for pause in protests after police killings

    New York mayor calls for pause in protests after police killings
    New York Mayor Bill de Blasio implored protesters on Monday to wait until after the funerals of two policemen shot dead in an ambush before resuming rallies that have roiled the city and beyond over the deaths of black men at the hands of police. But de...
  • Alstom to pay record $772 million to settle bribery charges with U.S.

    The French firm Alstom SA has pleaded guilty and will pay $772 million in criminal penalties to settle charges with the U.S. Justice Department alleging the company bribed government officials to win business around the world. The settlement announced by...
  • Pittsburgh judge grants US more time to prepare appeal of immigration ruling

    PITTSBURGH A federal judge on Tuesday granted the Justice Department extra time to prepare its appeal of his ruling last week that President Barack Obama violated the Constitution in issuing an executive order delaying deportation for millions of...