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  • Would an Obama immigration order be on firm legal ground?

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama is about to flex his muscles on immigration; perhaps, skeptics believe, past the breaking point. As chief of the executive branch, Obama enjoys considerable authority to act on his own in certain areas, including...
  • UNC coach Roy Williams reiterates desire to coach six to 10 more years

    RALEIGH, N.C. North Carolina coach Roy Williams has no plans to go anywhere any time soon, he said on Wednesday, and he's still planning on coaching the Tar Heels for perhaps the next decade. "Hopefully I'm going to last another six to 10 years...
  • Hospitals and pharmacies grapple with rising drug prices

    ST. LOUIS Fed up with the rising price of drugs, Ascension Health last month did something unusual. It publicly banned a drug company's sales reps. The reason: The company had reclassified three cancer drugs, causing prices to spike. In a memo to...
  • U.S., Wells Fargo not as 'optimistic' about lawsuit settlement: lawyer

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wells Fargo & Co and the U.S. Department of Justice are "no longer as optimistic" about settling a lawsuit accusing the country's largest mortgage lender of fraud, a lawyer for the bank said on Tuesday. Douglas Baruch, a lawyer for...
  • Cleveland settles police chase shooting for $3 million

    CLEVELAND (Reuters) - Cleveland will pay $3 million to resolve claims brought by the families of a man and woman shot dead after a high-speed police chase in 2012 that involved dozens of officers and nearly 140 rounds fired, a local probate judge ruled on...
  • Timeline: Ferguson, Missouri police shooting and investigation

    Timeline: Ferguson, Missouri police shooting and investigation
    A St. Louis County grand jury is expected to decide by the end of November whether to indict white Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown. A timeline on the shooting and investigation follows....
  • Reggae icon Bob Marley's family to lend name to cannabis brand

    SEATTLE (Reuters) - The family of Reggae icon Bob Marley and a Seattle-based private equity firm on Tuesday said they are launching the first global cannabis brand with marijuana products sold under a name long tied to a plant he lovingly called "the...
  • Accused Mexican drug boss Beltran Leyva appears in U.S. court

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Accused Mexican drug lord Alfredo Beltran Leyva made an initial appearance in a U.S. court on Monday to face charges of shipping cocaine and methamphetamines to the United States, the Justice Department said. Beltran Leyva, 43, was...
  • Defense says Guantanamo detainee is soldier, exempt from war crimes

    FORT MEADE Md. (Reuters) - A U.S. military lawyer for a Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, detainee described as an al-Qaeda commander said on Monday he may be classified as a soldier under international war rules - and therefore exempt from prosecution - so charges...
  • Ferguson, Mo., correctional officer faces sex charges, rape lawsuit

    FERGUSON, Mo. Prosecutors have accused a Ferguson correctional officer of allowing an inmate to escape in 2013 in exchange for sex, but a civil suit calls it rape. After an FBI investigation, Jaris Hayden, 29, of Ferguson, was charged in St. Louis County...
  • Halliburton faces tough sell in taking Baker Hughes deal to regulators

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Halliburton Co will have a tough time convincing U.S. regulators to approve its $35 billion deal to buy smaller rival Baker Hughes Inc but could prevail with the right divestitures, antitrust experts said Monday. The deal, if...