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  • U.S. Treasury seeks to guard against illegal sports wagers

    The U.S. Treasury Department's anti-money laundering unit may soon ask casinos to be on the lookout for illegal sports wagers flowing into the U.S. financial system, according to two sources familiar with the matter. The goal is to stifle illegal...
  • U.S. to review move not to charge ex-officer in Milwaukee fatal shooting

    The U.S. Department of Justice will investigate the death of a black man who was fatally shot by a white former Milwaukee police officer after local prosecutors refused to charge him, saying he acted in self-defense. Milwaukee District Attorney John...
  • U.S. rights groups want special prosecutor to probe CIA tactics

    U.S. civil rights groups on Monday called on the U.S. Justice Department to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate the CIA's use of torture and other extreme measures during interrogations. The American Civil Liberties Union and Human Rights Watch...
  • Two N.Y. police officers killed in possible revenge attack; Florida officer killed early Sunday

    Two N.Y. police officers killed in possible revenge attack; Florida officer killed early Sunday
    A gunman shot dead two New York City police officers and then killed himself, police said, after a social media post indicated he may having been seeking revenge for the death of an unarmed black man during an arrest attempt. The two New York City...
  • Seattle man, not interrogated detainees, helped Brits find man in London terror plots

    James Ujaama, a Seattle man who pleaded guilty in 2003 to aiding the Taliban, helped British law-enforcement authorities track down a man involved in London terrorism plots, according to a U.S. Senate report that discloses new details about Ujaama's...
  • Shad Ranking: The next seven

    Shad Ranking: The next seven
    I hope we all know not to take this too seriously ... while simutaneously subscribing to the Daily Press in order to read it. We've tried to have some fun here this year, and I hope we've suceeded without straying too far from the path of traditional...
  • France's Alstom to pay U.S. a record $772 million for foreign bribery

    The Justice Department on Monday announced that a French power and transportation company had agreed to pay the largest criminal fine ever under a U.S. law that prohibits bribery of foreign officials. Alstom, which is about to sell most of its power...
  • Alstom To Pay $772 Million In Bribe Case That Reached Former Windsor Unit

    Alstom To Pay $772 Million In Bribe Case That Reached Former Windsor Unit
    Alstom SA has agreed to pay $772 million to end a U.S. Justice Department bribery probe which resulted in the arrests of former executives in the French company's Windsor unit. It is the largest criminal fine the U.S. has levied against a company for...
  • Obama picks Sally Yates for No. 2 spot at Justice Department

    Obama picks Sally Yates for No. 2 spot at Justice Department
    President Barack Obama on Monday nominated Sally Yates, a federal prosecutor for the Northern District of Georgia, to fill the second-highest ranking position at the U.S. Justice Department on Monday. Yates, 54, has a record of fighting public...
  • Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio sues to halt Obama's action on immigrants

    Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio sues to halt Obama's action on immigrants
    Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio sought on Monday to overturn President Obama's executive action protecting up to 5 million immigrants without documentation from being deported. Arpaio and his attorney, Larry Klayman, argued in front of U.S....
  • Frankfort expects near full recovery of defrauded investment

    Frankfort expects near full recovery of defrauded investment
    Frankfort's village administrator expects the town will recover nearly all of the $140,000 it has tied up in a short-term investment fund that's been defrauded of $50.4 million. Village administrator Jerry Ducay also is board chairman of the Illinois...