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  • U.S. national security prosecutors shift focus from spies to cyber

    U.S. national security prosecutors shift focus from spies to cyber
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department is restructuring its national security prosecution team to deal with cyber attacks and the threat of sensitive technology ending up in the wrong hands, as American business and government agencies face...
  • GAO upholds FCi protest against security contract to USIS unit

    (Reuters) - The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) on Monday upheld portions of a protest filed by vetting firm FCi Federal Inc against a $190 million contract awarded to a unit of U.S. Investigative Services LLC (USIS) earlier this year by the...
  • North Carolina academic fraud report to be released Wednesday

    A highly-anticipated report into the longstanding academic fraud at UNC-Chapel Hill is scheduled to be released Wednesday at a special meeting of UNC officials, the university said Monday. A meeting notice that appeared on UNC-CH's website said...
  • Seattle police officers' challenge to use-of-force policy dismissed

    SEATTLE (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Monday dismissed a lawsuit by Seattle police officers challenging new rules restricting the department's use of force, which they claimed could endanger both them and civilians. More than 120 officers joined the...
  • U.S. Dept. of Justice reveals plans to review Baltimore Police Dept.

    U.S. Dept. of Justice reveals plans to review Baltimore Police Dept.
    A U.S. Department of Justice official pledged Monday to conduct a thorough, independent and objective review of the city police force after hearing more concerns from residents about excessive force and other misconduct by Baltimore officers. While some...
  • Federal prosecutors recognized for Somali pirate case

    Four federal prosecutors were recently given Attorney General Awards for their work securing convictions in several Somali pirates' cases, according to a news release from the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Virginia. Managing...
  • Michael Brown's family disputes claim that officer feared for life

    Michael Brown's family disputes claim that officer feared for life
    A white police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black teenager in Missouri in August told investigators he was in fear for his life after the young man grabbed at his gun, which was discharged twice in his patrol car, the New York Times reported....
  • Obama putting key priorities on hold until after midterm election

    President Obama is taking time out from his much-trumpeted "year of action" to observe a period more important to his Democratic allies in Congress: the season of campaigning. One by one, the Obama administration is setting aside key priorities, in...
  • U.S. bans Hungarians from entry over corruption charges

    BUDAPEST (Reuters) - The United States has banned several Hungarian citizens from entry and alleged that they were engaged in or benefiting from corruption, prompting the Hungarian government to call for a show of evidence. Prime Minister Viktor Orban'...
  • 'Ebola' comment at Lehigh Valley soccer match 'racist'

    I think it is racist and disgusting what some members of the Northampton Area High School boys soccer team did to the African Nazareth Area High School soccer player by yelling "Ebola." This action by the Northampton team does show that there is a racism...
  • High court action on Texas ID law shows mixed record on voting rights

    “There is no right more basic in our democracy than the right to participate in electing our political leaders,” Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. wrote in April. Roberts spoke then for the court’s conservative majority in striking down...